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An attractive and immaculate two bedroom cottage with attached gallery / shop premises and large rear garden in this pretty Highland village. Offering a number of options; this is either a walk in home and business lifestyle opportunity, holiday rental property and business or a chance to extend the two bedroom property into a larger home (subject to the granting of the necessary consents). Glencairn Cottage accommodation comprises of entrance hall, a lounge with wood burning stove, kitchen, utility, bathroom and two bedrooms. The Gallery is well respected and offers a bright and open floorspace to display artworks or could be easily reconfigured for alternative retail usage. there is a studio / workshop area which is partially partitioned from the main shop floor but again could be easily incorporated as further retail space. There is a WC. Outside there are large garden grounds to the rear and there is a large store for the gallery in addition to a separate timber store. This is a rare and fantastic chance to purchase a full package home and business lifestyle with viewing highly recommended. Energy Performance Certificate Rating E, Council Tax Band D


Tomintoul is the Eastern Gateway to the Cairngorms National Park and 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.


A two bedroom cottage with accommodation over one floor and attached to the Gallery. Options abound for the new owners and the cottage would provide ideal accommodation if purchased with the gallery for the new shop owners, equally it could provide additional revenue as a long term or holiday let or with the necessary consents or the current accommodation could be extended through into what is currently the gallery to provide further amenity and floorspace.

Entrance Hall

Access from the main street through a timber door with an inset glazed panel into the entrance hall which is part tiled with the remainder of laminate flooring. There are doors to the lounge and both bedrooms and there is a radiator, ceiling lighting, loft hatch and a high level cupboard housing the electrical fuse board.

Lounge / Dining

The charming lounge is centred around a beautifully warm wood burning stove with a natural wood surround and there is a twin window to the front providing good levels of natural light. There is laminate flooring, recessed ceiling lighting and a radiator.

Inner Rear Hall

There are two doors leading through to the bathroom and kitchen and there is laminate flooring and ceiling lighting.


The spacious and bright kitchen enjoys good natural light through windows to the rear and side and has views over the garden. The kitchen is well fitted with a good range of modern units in white with wooden worktops and contrasting blue tiled splash backs. There is an integrated oven and grill with electric hob and stainless steel illuminated cooker hood in addition to a one and half bowl stainless steel sink with chrome mixer tap and space to locate a fridge freezer. There is vinyl flooring, recessed down lighting, a door to the utility room and an extractor fan.

Utility Room

A useful utility area which is plumbed for a washing machine, has a window to the side and door out to the rear garden. There are programmable heating controls, tiled flooring and ceiling lighting.

Bedroom One

A spacious double bedroom with twin aspect to the front and rear flooding the room with natural light. There are two integral wardrobes with shelving and hanging space and there is carpet flooring, recessed ceiling lighting and a radiator.

Bedroom Two

Currently used as a bunk room but also suitable as a small double there is a window to the rear, carpet flooring, recessed down lighting and a radiator.


The modern bathroom to the rear of the house comprises a three piece suite in white including WC, wash hand basin with twin chrome taps and a bath with a mixer shower, folding shower screen and complementary tiling. There is a window to the rear, vinyl flooring, recessed down lighting, radiator, separate towel radiator, shaver point and extractor fan.


The well respected and popular gallery occupies a prime location within the village just off the pretty square. It offers a bright, well lit and modern gallery space extending to approximately 25 sqm with a further workshop / studio area of approximately 16.5 sqm and a WC. There are a number of options available for the incoming purchaser to continue the gallery or amend the layout for a different retail purpose or indeed extend the cottage accommodation through into the gallery subject to the necessary consents.

Studio / Workshop Area

A great workspace for the gallery owner which is partly partitioned from the main shop floor providing a degree of privacy in which to create new works. There is a worktop with under storage and windows to the front with a glazed door to the rear which combine to offer excellent natural light. There are two radiators, laminate flooring, ceiling lighting and a door to the WC.


This room is currently for staff use only but could easily be extended as a customer facility and comprises WC, wash hand basin with twin taps and incorporated vanity / storage unit. There is a velux window to the rear of the property, ceiling lighting and laminate flooring.


The gardens are large and shared by both properties but can be separated as follows -

Glencairn Cottage - large rear garden primarily laid to lawn with some mature planting, a timber storage shed (2m x 2M), sunny patio and vehicular access from Conglass Lane.

Gallery - There is a sheltered patio area with ornate planting and there is a large block built secure store attached (1.75m x 4.3m) with concrete floor, power and light and the Camray 5 boiler for the gallery is situated here.. There is access to the further gardens of Glencairn.


It is understood that there is mains drainage, electricity and water to both properties. There are separate oil fired central heating boilers to both Glencairn and the gallery with a shared oil storage tank.

Home Report

To obtain a copy of the home report, please visit www.massoncairns.com where an online copy is available to download.

EPC Band E


By arrangement


Offers over £170,000 are invited

Viewings and Offers

Viewing is strictly by arrangement with and all offers to be submitted to:-Masson Cairns
Strathspey House
Grantown on Spey
PH26 3EQ
Tel: (01479) 874800
Fax: (01479) 874806
Email: property@lawscot.com

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Bedrooms: 2

Reception Rooms: 1

Type: Cottage - semi detached

Postcode: AB37 9HA


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