UNDER OFFER - A stunning, traditional and upgraded detached cottage surrounded by beautiful Highland scenery looking towards the Cairngorms and conveniently located just outside the popular village of Carrbridge. Accommodation is over two floors and has been sympathetically refreshed to offer a rare blend of luxurious modern living combined with some pleasing traditional features. The beautiful lounge features a striking stone inglenook fireplace and the large country kitchen and dining area are perfect for socialising whilst the four bedrooms (one en-suite), utility / boot room and shower room all add up to provide a home of great flexibility and style. This amazing and seldom available location is private but accessible and the property sits in a large plot extending to approximately one third of an acre enjoying landscaped grounds mainly laid to lawn, with generous parking, garage, shed and complemented with a patio seating area offering magnificent views . Because of the ample site proportions, a section of the land may lend itself to extended usage for a garden annexe / let subject to the necessary consents. This is a unique and rarely available opportunity to acquire a property that would suit a variety of purchasers with viewing a must. Energy Performance Rating E, Council Tax Banding E.
Carrbridge is located in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands and has a vibrant and friendly community (including a primary school, village shop, post office and two hotels). The area is peaceful and tranquil and is surrounded by spectacular mountain and moorland scenery making it the ideal base for exploring the Highlands. Famed for its outstanding beauty the area offers an extensive range of outdoor pursuits including skiing at Scotland's leading ski resorts - Aviemore, hillwalking, mountain biking, golfing, fishing and stalking. Other attractions include Landmark Forest Park, Strathspey Steam Railway and the Malt Whisky Trail. Carrbridge has a main-line railway station. The A9 is easily accessible with Inverness 25 miles north, which provides excellent shopping facilities, Cathedral, Theatre, Leisure Centre and Castle. Inverness Airport has regular daily flights to London, Manchester, Birmingham and other UK destinations.
A timber door opens into this bright and useful utility / boot room. Wall and base units provide storage and the complementary worktop features a stainless steel sink with mixer tap and there is plumbing for a washing machine and venting for a tumble dryer underneath. Doors open to the kitchen / dining room, the store and the stairwell leading to bedroom four. There is tiled flooring and ceiling lighting.
This spacious country kitchen and dining room offers the wow factor. Double patio doors lead out to the garden where you can enjoy al-fresco dining or simply sit in the sunshine and soak in the magnificent views. There is a fantastic range of base, wall and drawer kitchen units in sage green enjoying contrasting timber worktops with a ceramic inset Belfast sink and a chrome mixer tap looking out through a window to the side garden. There is a beautiful oil fired Rayburn AGA in cream, an Ariston two ring gas hob and an integrated Kuppersbusch dishwasher. Spanish style tiles cover the floor and there is recessed ceiling lighting. The dining area offers excellent space to site a large dining table where family or friends can dine and socialise in comfort.
The well proportioned and impressive lounge connects with the kitchen / dining room and there are windows to the front and rear which flood the lounge with natural light and allow for wonderful views over the open countryside, creating a peaceful, private and comfortable place to sit and relax. A beautiful aspect of the lounge is the impressive natural stone wall which spans the width of the room and features a striking inglenook fireplace with free standing wood burning stove set on a black tiled hearth. There is laminate flooring, a radiator and ceiling lighting.
The charming hallway adjoins the lounge with the master bedroom and the wet room, stairs lead up to the first floor and a timber door provides access out into the rear garden. A low level cupboard placed underneath the stairs houses the electrical switchgear and there is laminate flooring, a radiator and wall lighting and the Honeywell thermostat and Warmup underfloor heating controls for the wet room are located here.
A beautifully spacious double bedroom enjoying a window to the rear allowing for views over the stunning countryside and benefitting from integral wardrobes with four sliding doors, two of which are mirrored providing exceptional hanging and shelved storage. There is a recessed vanity area which has down lighting and there is laminate flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator.
A generous wet room comprising of a Heritage WC, Heritage pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and illuminated mirror above and a generous shower area with a low level folding shower screen and curtain housing a mains pressure rainfall shower and hand held attachment shower all surrounded with fresh wet wall and wet room flooring. There is a window to the front flooding the room with natural light, extractor shower light, recessed ceiling lighting and a chrome towel radiator.
Timber stairs lead up to the first floor landing which in turn provides access to bedrooms two and three. A Velux to the rear allows in lovely natural light and there is ceiling lighting and natural timber flooring.
A relaxing double bedroom benefitting from a Velux window to the rear providing views over the open countryside. There is carpet flooring, recessed ceiling lighting and a radiator.
A delightful double bedroom benefitting from a Velux window to the rear allowing good natural light and featuring an integral wardrobe with double doors providing storage and housing the hot water tank. There is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator.
This attractive comfortable en-suite double bedroom is a wonderful secret haven accessed via a private timber stairwell which is accessed from the utility / boot room. A window to the side as well as a Velux window to the rear offer wonderful picturesque views, an integral wardrobe with double sliding mirrored doors provides great storage and there is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator.
A charming en-suite shower room comprising of an Armitage Shanks WC, a Heritage wash hand basin with twin taps and a pivot door shower cubicle housing a Bristan Glee electric shower with quality wet wall surrounding. A double window to the front provides good natural light and there is a Manrise extractor, chrome towel radaitor, panel heater, recessed ceiling lighting and cork tile flooring.
A sizeable store providing wonderful shelved storage. The compression chamber for the boiler is placed here and there is vinyl flooring and ceiling lighting.
An excellent timber garage benefitting from concrete flooring, ceiling lighting and electricity. Double doors open at the front and a single entry door provides access at the rear.
A real feature of this outstanding property are the large and versatile gardens which extend to approximately one third of an acre from the roadside past the property. The cottage is approached from the road via a private track with parking for several vehicles in addition to the large timber garage. To the rear of the garage is a large area of garden which lends itself to a garden annexe which could add further amenity to the house e.g games room, garden studio or subject to the necessary consents would suit a pod / shepherds hut to serve guests. To the other side of the home is a fantastic lawned area with patio which is accessible from the kitchen and which provides unbelievable panoramic views of the surrounding Highland countryside. There is a timber garden shed, timber store, oil tank, boiler and two outside water taps.
It is understood the property is served with mains electricity, water and drainage. There is oil fired central heating and the property also benefits from Solar panels for additional electric supply and feed in tariff.
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EPC Band E
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