SOLD - A well presented two bedroom stone and slate extended and semi-detached cottage on the High Street of this pretty and historic Highland Town. Lorne is a desirable home in immaculate condition and enjoys airy living space arranged over two floors including a large lounge with wood burning stove and dining area, modern and spacious kitchen, stylish and newly fitted shower room, hallway, landing and two double bedrooms. Outside the property has a small front garden bounded with a stone wall, fencing and hedging and is gravel chipped for ease of maintenance. To the rear there is a large garden which stretches down to the Speyside way with the River Spey beyond. The property would suit a variety of purchasers including those looking for a first, second or investment home in Speyside within easy reach of the Cairngorms National Park, Elgin, Inverness and Aberdeen. Energy Performance Certificate Rating D, Council Tax Band A
Aberlour, officially named 'Charlestown on Aberlour' is in the middle of the Spey Valley between Inverness and Aberdeen in the North East of Scotland. It is surrounded by the Cairngorm Mountains on one side and the Moray Firth coastline on the other.
Aberlour is famous for it's two main industries - Shortbread and Whisky. The Walker family has been producing shortbread in Aberlour for over a century and there are over 50 whisky distilleries within a 15 mile radius.
The River Spey runs through Aberlour and salmon fishing is a popular pastime for residents and tourists.
The village has a well respected Primary School and Secondary education at the Speyside High School with the provision of education to University entrance standard. The area has good road network links to all the major towns and villages. The nearest railway stations are Elgin (14 miles), Keith, Huntly and Aviemore. Air travel is served by Inverness (Dalcross Airport) and Aberdeen (Dyce Airport).
A upvc glazed door enters into the spacious hall where doors open to the lounge / dining room and shower room and stairs lead up to the first floor. A large cupboard and a further low level cupboard make full use of the excellent storage available underneath the stairwell and there is carpet flooring, wall lighting and a radiator.
A spacious open plan lounge and dining room enjoying a window to the front overlooking the immaculately kept pretty High Street, centred around a warming Flavel wood burning stove set on a black slate hearth. The dining area has space to house a 4-6 seater dining set and from here double timber glazed doors open into the kitchen. Laminate flooring flows throughout and there are two charming six point ceiling lights and a radiator.
A lovely well proportioned kitchen providing a range of base, wall, drawer and larder units with complementary worktop. There is plumbing for a washing machine and space for a cooker with extractor hood positioned above, fridge / freezer and another appliance. A stainless steel sink with mixer tap is placed at a window overlooking the garden, a upvc door to the rear allows ease of access out into the spacious rear garden and there is vinyl flooring, ceiling lighting, a Ductex extractor and a radiator.
A fresh and modern fully tiled shower room providing a walnut vanity unit with storage underneath housing a contemporary wash hand basin with mixer tap, and a matching walnut concealed cistern unit enjoys a back to wall WC and features a chrome push flush button. A spacious walk in shower enclosure houses an integral rainfall shower with separate attachment and feature integral chrome controls. There is underfloor heating, recessed ceiling lighting, an extractor fan and a chrome towel radiator.
A Velux window to the front shines light over the carpeted stairs which lead up to the first floor landing creating a light and friendly stairwell. From the landing a door opens to bedroom two and three further steps lead to bedroom one and a large shelved cupboard which provides good storage.
A spacious bright double bedroom enjoying an attractive bay window to the front overlooking the pretty High Street. A cupboard with louvre door houses the Intergas gas boiler and there is carpet flooring, recessed ceiling lighting and a radiator.
A double bedroom with a large dormer window to the rear overlooking the spacious garden. There is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator.
From the pretty High Street a wrought iron gate opens at the front and a path leads to the entrance door. The front garden is laid with gravel and a low level wall encases the front and low level timber fence runs along the sides. A communal path leads along the side of the property into the spacious rear garden which is mainly laid to lawn and features a paved area enjoying direct access from the kitchen where there is room to situate a dining set and is the perfect place to sit out and enjoy a drink in the sunshine. A high level timber fence surrounds the rear garden creating a private peaceful haven and a timber gate at the rear opens to steps which lead down to a gravel path which allows lovely walks alongside the beautiful River Spey. A timber shed measuring 2.30m x 5.70m provides fabulous storage for gardening and sports equipment and there is an outside tap.
It is understood that there is mains water, drainage and electricity. There is mains gas fired central heating and the combi-boiler is situated in bedroom one.
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EPC Rating D
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Grantown on Spey
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