This spacious and beautifully appointed three bedroom detached family home stands in a truly superb position in the heart of the Highlands within the Cairngorms National Park. Inside, the house provides immaculate, light and airy living accommodation over one floor including a large lounge with wrap around picture windows providing superb views, a modern kitchen with large dining area and patio doors to the gardens, utility room, family bathroom and three double bedrooms (master benefitting from a luxury en-suite shower room). There is a integral double garage which offers excellent storage and with potential to extend the living accommodation subject to the necessary consents. In addition, Craig enjoys an enviable situation between Nethy Bridge and Boat of Garten on a large plot surrounded by beautiful open farmland and benefits from parking for several vehicles on the driveway. Viewing is essential to appreciate the accommodation on offer in this rarely available location. Energy Performance Certificate Rating D, Council Tax Band F
Boat of Garten, a peaceful Highland village, is set amongst heather clad hills and native woodland. Abundant wildlife, magnificent scenery, many sporting and leisure activities and a traditional Highland welcome await you. Play at the superb 18-hole golf course or fish the Spey. Unique bird watching opportunities abound; tranquil woods and dramatic hillsides to walk, climb or ski. Cycle on excellent tracks and quiet roads or travel on a scenic steam railway - it's all here for your Highland experience. Ideally located lying adjacent to the mighty River Spey in the Cairngorms National Park, Boat of Garten lies in an area of outstanding natural beauty, centrally located in the Highlands of Scotland. The perfect place from which to explore the Highlands or simply unwind. Within the village are two excellent shops, post office and primary school with education to secondary standard at Grantown on Spey. The A9 gives easy access to the south and north there are regular main line rail services operating from Aviemore with regular daily flights to London Airports and other U.K. Destinations from Inverness Airport. Distances from Boat of Garten: Aviemore 6 miles; Grantown on Spey 9 miles; Inverness 31 miles; Perth 86 miles; Edinburgh 126 miles.
A quality timber door with obscured side panel opens into the charming entrance vestibule and a 15 panel timber door with glazed panels at either side provides access into the hallway. There are hooks for hanging outerwear, lovely slate flooring and recessed ceiling lighting.
A spacious and welcoming L-shaped hallway with doors leading to the lounge, kitchen / dining room, all three bedrooms and the bathroom. There are two cupboards, one is shelved and provides great storage and the other houses the water tank and has shelved storage. There is loft access and Timeguard controls for the hot water. Solid Birchwood flooring flows through the hallway and there are two radiators, recessed ceiling lighting and Honeywell heating controls.
A fabulous, bright and spacious lounge enjoying a bay window to the front and further windows to each side allowing for wonderful views over the stunning open countryside. This beautiful room also enjoys a focal open fireplace which is complemented with a beautiful granite hearth, surround and mantle. There is quality solid Birchwood flooring throughout the lounge in addition to a four point ceiling light, wall lighting and two radiators.
A light and airy open plan kitchen / dining room where the whole family can gather together to cook, chat and eat.
The kitchen provides a lovely range of Beech base, drawer and larder units with modern chrome handles, complementary work surfaces and tiling. Integrated appliances include a Zanussi 5 ring gas hob with Zanussi stainless steel extractor over and a Bosch double oven/ grill, there is a freestanding Siemens dishwasher and there is space for a large fridge and freezer. A stainless steel one and a half bowl sink with mixer tap is perfectly placed below a twin window enjoying lovely views over the garden and surrounding countryside, there is a further window to the side and a door leads to the utility room.
The dining area provides ample space to house a 6-8 seater dining set and glazed patio doors provide access out into the garden creating the perfect place to enjoy al-fresco dining.
Solid Birchwood flooring flows throughout and there is a radiator at each end, recessed ceiling lighting in the kitchen area and a 4 point ceiling light in the dining area.
The well placed utility room provides good storage wall cupboards and a sizeable worktop space with plumbing for a washing machine and venting for a tumble dryer. Doors provide access to the WC and the integral garage and there is vinyl flooring and ceiling lighting.
There is a WC and wash hand basin with twin taps with complementary tiling. There is a Greenwood Airvac extractor, vinyl flooring and ceiling lighting.
A comfortable en-suite double bedroom enjoying a window to the front overlooking the well kept garden grounds and surrounding countryside and benefitting from an integral double wardrobe with mirrored doors providing excellent hanging and shelved storage. There is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting, a radiator, door to en-suite shower room and the en-suite underfloor heating controls are located in the wardrobe.
A fully tiled and contemporary en-suite which enjoys underfloor heating and comprises of a WC, beech vanity unit with storage underneath situating a wash hand basin with mixer tap with a large mirror behind and a shower enclosure housing a Mira Escape electric shower. There is an obscured window to the side, a chrome towel radiator, shaver point, extractor and recessed ceiling lighting.
A light and relaxing double bedroom enjoying an integral double wardrobe with mirrored doors providing shelved and hanging storage. A window to the front allows natural light to flood in and there is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator.
A spacious double bedroom with a window to the front overlooking the garden, benefitting from an integral triple mirrored door wardrobe providing fabulous shelving and hanging storage. There is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator.
The sizeable bathroom comprises of a WC, wash hand basin with mixer tap and lovely mirror with shelf and light above, and a bath with mixer tap housing a Triton Enrich shower and a glazed shower screen over. The room enjoys complementary full height tiling, an obscured window to the front, recessed ceiling lighting, vinyl flooring, a Greenwood Airvac extractor, a radiator and a chrome towel radiator.
The spacious double integral garage is accessible from the hallway and provides a great work space and storage for vehicles, sports and gardening equipment. Two up and over doors open at the front, there is a timber door to the side providing access to the garden and a window to the rear allows in lovely natural light. There is concrete flooring, power and light and the Worcester boiler and electrical switchgear are found here. There is potential to extend the living accommodation into the garage space subject to the necessary consents.
There is a large parking and turning area which would accommodate several vehicles and a high level timber fence provides a good degree of privacy. Double timber gates provide access into the spacious gardens which is mainly laid to lawn and surrounded by a mixture of low level fence and post and wire fence. There is a paved patio area located outside the dining room providing the perfect place to sit in the sunshine and enjoy the fresh air and amazing views over the open countryside. There is a harlequin oil tank, a timber store for logs and a timber store for the gas bottles.
It is understood that the property has mains electric and water and drainage is to a septic tank. There is oil fired central heating and the oil tank is located in the rear garden.
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EPC Band D
Offers over £285,000 are invited
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