With an exceptional location in Rothiemurchus and including River Druie access, this is a very exclusive opportunity to upgrade this architecturally designed home to its former glory or realise a dream new build (subject to the necessary consents). On the outskirts of Aviemore and on the ski-road at the foot of the Cairngorms the property enjoys a one-off location and extends to circa 0.376 acres in all. The current home offers four bedroom accommodation of some 219 square metres and centres around a wonderful covered atrium to provide a calming and warm feel to the property. The rooms are arranged over one floor and comprise entrance vestibule, hall, dining room, utility/kitchen, boiler room, bathroom, four bedrooms, kitchen, shower room, lounge and an atrium with a glazed roof. Outside the house is approached via a gated driveway and the gardens extend to circa 0.376 acres to provide a haven of mature planting and lawns with a delightful wooded section which leads down to the banks of the river where a decked area would be an ideal vantage point to sit and enjoy the burble of the water. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate this unique and special prospect. Energy Performance Certificate Rating F, Council Tax Band G
Rothiemurchus is a special and beautiful place in the Highlands of Scotland, in the Cairngorms National Park. At the foot of the ski road it enjoys access to magnificent native Caledonian woodland and there is a plethora of activities available for old and young from archery to river rafting, tennis and clay shooting. Within a stones throw is Aviemore, an internationally known tourist resort with splendid facilities for both summer and winter recreation including pubs, clubs, shops, restaurants and cafes. Sporting facilities include several 9 and 18 hole golf courses in nearby villages, excellent salmon and trout fishing in the River Spey and other waters, wind surfing, canoeing, rafting, indoor climbing wall, swimming and other indoor leisure facilities, tennis, downhill and cross country skiing and other winter sports. There is a Primary School in Aviemore and Secondary Schools giving education to University entrance standard at Grantown on Spey and Kingussie. Aviemore is on the main rail line from Inverness/ London and is just off the A9 giving easy access to all parts of the UK; Inverness Airport is approximately 40 miles away with regular daily flights to London and other UK destinations.
A timber and glazed door with glazed side panel opens into this bright entrance vestibule where a glazed door provides access into the inner hall. There is carpet flooring.
The inner hallway is open to the glazed atrium and doors open into the lounge and the family room. There is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.
Bring the outdoors in with this wonderfully sunny glazed atrium which can be accessed from the kitchen, dining room, the hallway and the inner hallway. A fabulous feature of the atrium is a warming Jotul wood burning stove which means you can sit and enjoy this bright area even on the coldest of days. The central garden area planters allow you to grow lovely plants and there is paved flooring and ceiling lighting.
This fabulous spacious lounge is on open plan with the dining room creating a fabulous place for the family to gather and socialise. Centred around an open fire set on a slate hearth with stone surround and timber mantle, there are excellent levels of natural light from the floor to ceiling windows located to the front and both sides. There are bespoke timber built cupboards provide excellent storage and there is ceiling lighting, carpet flooring, two radiators and a storage heater.
A wonderful bright and capacious room which is open to the lounge and where there is plenty of room to situate a large dining set. There is full height glazing to the side overlooking the garden and internally to the glazed Atrium which allows for excellent levels of light to flood through. Double glazed doors allow ease of access into the glazed atrium and there are integral cupboards along one wall which provide fantastic storage. There is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting, a radiator and storage heater.
Another light room enjoying a window to the front overlooking the gardens and benefitting from a full height window which looks into the glazed Atrium. Doors provide access to the hallway and the inner hallway and there is a five point ceiling light, carpet flooring and a radiator.
The side hall provides access between the kitchen, dining room, bedroom one and the shower room and enjoys carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and an access hatch to the loft.
A light filled double bedroom with a dual aspect enjoying windows to the rear and side allowing views over the private garden grounds. Benefitting from a full wall of integrated wardrobes with louvre doors which provide fabulous storage. There is carpet flooring, ceiling and wall lighting and a radiator.
This smart shower room presents a WC, a large sliding door shower enclosure housing a mains pressure shower with quality well wall surrounding and modern grey vanity units providing excellent storage underneath with an inset wash hand basin and mixer tap. An opaque window to the rear allows in natural light, a wall unit provides further storage and there is laminate flooring, wall and ceiling lighting, a white towel warmer, radiator and a Sunhouse high level wall heater.
A large kitchen enjoying glazed double doors which lead out into the private rear gardens and glazed double doors which lead into the glazed Atrium. The kitchen provides a generous range of timber wall, drawer and base units with complementary worktop and there is a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with drainer. Appliances include a Hotpoint cooker with Phillips extractor hood above, a Bosch Classixx fridge / freezer and a Bosch dishwasher. Doors open to the hallway and the side hall and there is carpet flooring, radiator and ceiling lighting.
The spacious hallway adjoins the family room, kitchen, bedrooms two, three and four, the bathroom and the utility / kitchen and a glazed door opens into the glazed atrium. Two shelved cupboards provide excellent storage and there is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and two radiators.
A double bedroom benefitting from a window to the rear looking over the lovely garden grounds. There is direct access to bedroom three, carpet flooring, a radiator and a five point ceiling light.
A well proportioned double bedroom which has a window to the side overlooking the garden grounds. There is direct access to bedroom two, carpet flooring, a radiator and a five point ceiling light.
A generous double bedroom enjoying a window to the side and benefitting from an integral wardrobe providing shelved and hanging storage. There is ceiling and wall lighting, carpet flooring and a radiator.
A well proportioned bathroom comprising of a WC, timber vanity units providing storage underneath housing an oval wash hand basin with twin taps and bath with mixer shower tap with shower curtain and complementary tiling. There is a chrome towel radiator, a high level wall heater, carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.
This sizeable room provides a good range of base, drawer and wall units with complementary worktop and tiling and featuring a double stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Windows to the front and side allow natural light to flood in, doors allow access to the boiler room, hallway and out into the garden and there is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting, a radiator and a Hotpoint washing machine. The Windhager tank and the Drayton heating and hot water controls are located here.
The boiler room houses a recently fitted Windhager wood pellet boiler system which provides premium performance and maximum efficiency, more details can be viewed by copying this address into your web browser address bar https://www.windhager.co.uk/ . There is concrete flooring, ceiling lighting and a door opens into the garden. The electrical switchgear has been placed at a high level.
Double wrought iron gates open at the front into a large gravel drive providing parking and turning for several vehicles and a paved path leads up to the property entrance. The property extends to 0.376 acres and is surrounded by lush lawned gardens with mature bushes, trees, shrubs and flowers and is bordered by a mixture of hedging and post and wire fencing. There is a timber summer house measuring 2.36m x 1.86m which looks over the garden and is a peaceful tranquil place to sit with a drink and relax and situated to the rear is a natural woodland path which leads you down to the riverside. There is a timber double garage, workshop and store, a timber hopper cover, timber log stores and an outside tap.
An up and over door opens in at the front of this large garage which has concrete flooring, power and ceiling lighting. A door at the rear provides access to the store and windows to each side allow in natural light.
Double timber doors open into the workshop and store which provides a great work space with storage for outdoor, sports and gardening equipment. A door to the side provides entry to the garage and there is concrete flooring, power and light.
It is understood that the property is served with mains electricity, water and drainage. The property has a Windhager Biomass boiler which we understand qualifies for the residue of the RHI payments of £6,400 per annum up to and including 2021.
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EPC Rating F
Offers over £350,000 are invited
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Grantown on Spey
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