SOLD - An impressive custom built and architect supervised 4 bedroom luxury home in this popular Highland Village within the beauty of the Cairngorms National Park. Ambrae is nestled in a quiet location within the village and benefits from many bespoke features including floor to ceiling windows, vaulted ceilings, oil fired Aga located in the impressive kitchen and superb master bedroom suite including a dressing room and bathroom. Internally the property is in excellent condition and the rooms are laid out to cater for modern family living requirements with accommodation over two levels including expansive kitchen / dining area, lounge, family room, sun lounge, four double bedrooms (two en-suite), bathroom and separate WC, Utility Room, Boot Room and integral double garage with full height floored loft area. Outside the home is bounded by stone wall and fencing with good off street parking and lawned areas. A fantastic combination of quality and amenity with an excellent location. Energy Performance Certificate Rating C, Council Tax Banding E
Tomintoul has the reputation of being the highest village in the Highlands at 1165 ft (350m) centred round a picturesque square and situated near the Lecht Ski Resort Centre on the scenic route between Grantown on Spey and Royal Deeside and is the North Eastern gateway to the Cairngorms National Park. . It is the largest village in the Glenlivet area supporting B&B's, a post office and general stores, art studios, craft, gift and malt whisky shops.
Tomintoul also has its own distillery, "the Tomintoul", which made the Guinness Book of Records for producing "The Largest Bottle of Scotch Whisky in The World" - at 105.3 litres. There are also three more stills, "The Tamnavulin", "The Braeval" and "The Glenlivet" within a few miles.
The area is surrounded by the mountain ranges of the Cromdales, the Ladder Hills and the Cairngorms, facilitating spectacular views, walks and other outdoor pursuits, including wildlife appreciation, salmon and trout fishing on the nearby River Avon, mountain biking and hill walking.
The nearby Lecht Ski Centre 2090 provides winter sports and in the summer has quad biking and go-carts.
Grantown on Spey 14 miles, Inverness 47 miles,
Inverness Airport 50 miles, Aberdeen 62 miles, Aberdeen Airport 60 miles.
From the roadside Ambrae is accessed along a private tar mac driveway providing ample parking for several vehicles. The driveway leads to the attractive front timber and glazed door and into the bright entrance hallway which is furnished with solid oak flooring, recessed ceiling lighting, a radiator, a feature staircase leading to the first floor and a window to the rear.
The comfortable and spacious lounge has windows to the front of the property and patio doors to the rear flooding the room with natural light and providing access to a decking area. A particular feature of the room is the beautiful fireplace housing an Olymberyl wood burning stove which has a slate hearth and there is also carpet flooring, recessed ceiling lighting and two radiators.
The kitchen is on open plan with the dining area and sun room. This sizable room is flooded by fantastic natural light provided by windows to the rear and both sides as well as glazed doors leading through to the family room.
The kitchen is spacious with quality fitted base, wall and drawer units with complementary work surfaces and a tiled surround. A feature of the room is the attractive oil fired gloss black Aga and there is also a double round sink, an integrated dishwasher, recessed ceiling lighting, two radiators and a combination of oak and porcelanosa tile flooring. The dining area provides ample space for a multiple person dining suite ideal for family living and entertaining guests. The bright space flows through to the sun lounge.
The beautifully proportioned sun room enjoys a great feeling of space enhanced by the wrap around glazing providing panoramic views of the gardens and the double height ceiling. Open plan with the kitchen / dining room, the sun room enjoys recessed ceiling lighting as well as a fan ceiling light, two radiators, oak flooring and double patio doors lead directly to the decked area.
Lovely double doors open into this spacious comfortable room which is flooded with natural light from the picture windows to the front and side. There is oak flooring, recessed ceiling lighting and a radiator.
The utility room has additional useful space with counter worktop and storage units with tiling behind. The room is plumbed for a washing machine and there is space for a tumble drier. There is also a window to the side, a door opening to the boot room, tiled flooring, recessed ceiling lighting, a radiator and the Sangamo heating and hot water controls are placed here.
The boot room provides excellent storage space for coats and footwear and there is access to the WC, the driveway and the garage through high performance timber doors. There is oak flooring with Matwell flooring at the doorways, recessed ceiling lighting, a radiator and the electrical switchgear is located here.
The WC has a pedestal wash hand basin and WC. There is tile flooring, ceiling lighting, an opaque window to the side, an extractor and a radiator.
This bright and spacious landing provides access to the first floor accommodation. A Velux window to the rear floods the landing with natural light and there is carpet flooring, recessed ceiling lighting, a radiator and useful integrated storage cupboards.
A luxurious master en-suite bedroom boasting Velux windows to either side flooding the room with natural light and enjoying fabulous storage provided by a walk in wardrobe measuring 1.9m x 2.3m. There is carpet flooring, recessed ceiling lighting, a radiator.
The bathroom is finished to a high specification with sanitary ware in white including a Heritage pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, WC, and a Heritage double ended bath with mixer tap housing a shower over. There is also attractive vinyl flooring, recessed ceiling lighting, an extractor, radiator and a side facing Velux window
Another comfortable double bedroom with a window to the front and Velux to the side of the property. There is also carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator as well as a door leading to the bathroom.
Bedroom three has a large Velux window to the rear, recessed ceiling lighting, a radiator and carpet flooring.
The fourth bedroom has a Velux window to the front, recessed ceiling lighting, a radiator and carpet flooring.
The Jack and Jill bathroom has been designed in such a way as to allow access from the hallway as well as bedroom two. The contemporary bathroom benefits from a Heritage pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, a WC and a Heritage bath with a mixer shower tap and a Mira Sport shower over and a glazed shower screen surrounding. There is also attractive flooring, recessed ceiling lighting, a radiator and a side facing Velux window.
The large double garage has an electric remote operated door to the front, power and light as well as a pedestrian door to the boot room and a door leading to the rear garden. Via an extendable ladder there is a fully floored full height loft area providing useful storage space.
Ambrae garden grounds are accessed along sizable tar mac driveway providing excellent parking and turning space to the front of the property. The private rear garden has been partitioned from the neighbouring properties by timber privacy fencing and has been creatively landscaped to include a two decking seating areas ideal for outdoor entertaining, a lawned area and a pretty planted area. The front garden is a combination of lawn and mature trees bounded by a decorative stone wall.
It is understood that the property is served by mains drainage, water and electricity. There is oil fired central heating.
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EPC Band C
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