SOLD An opportunity to acquire an impressive and prominently situated, luxury six en-suite bedroom traditional home with the benefit of additional accommodation in its grounds set in the heart of the Osprey village of Boat of Garten in the shadow of the Cairngorm Mountain Range. Built in the late 1800's Moorfield House epitomises the best of Victorian design and includes flexible accommodation boasting many original features including fireplaces, cornice work, stained glass windows, decorative wood panelling, timber floors and original doors and ironmongery. To the rear of the property there is a 3 bedroom timber chalet which has previously been successfully let on a holiday basis and there is a further timber building which is furnished and has been used as summer owners accommodation. Moorfield House would suit a variety of purchasers including those looking for an impressive family / second home or lifestyle business and offers an excellent opportunity to acquire a walk in and refined traditional home with in this sought after and delightful Highland Village close to Aviemore. Energy Performance Certificate Rating F. Council Tax Band A
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.
It is understood that the property was built in the late 1800's as a grand summer residence for the original owner of the boat (Corronich) sawmill and his family. Many years have passed since then and this beautiful property is presented in immaculate condition with newly refurbished kitchen, decoration and flooring to offer a home that would suit a variety of purchasers including those looking for an impressive family residence, second home or lifestyle business opportunity.
From the road side Moorfield House is accessed along a private gravel chip driveway providing ample parking space for several vehicles. The driveway leads to the rear of the property and an attractive natural stone path provides access to the impressive front entrance with double timber doors and through to the vestibule with a pitched pine and etched glass door.
The exposed decorative wooden staircase as well as the high ceiling's with intricate cornicing and raised skirting's are in keeping with the property's character. There is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and two radiators.
The comfortable and spacious lounge has a beautiful bay window to the front and a further window to the side flooding the room with natural light. A particular feature of the lounge is the original fireplace which has a complementary tiled hearth, surround and wooden mantle. There is carpet flooring, two radiators and a recessed shelving unit. The lounge flows through to the study on open plan and there are superb levels of natural light provided by the dual aspect windows.
Open plan with the lounge, the study has a window to the rear, carpet flooring, wall lighting, a radiator and a door leading to the rear hallway.
The bright and sizable dining room boasts many original features including, integrated shelving, cornice and picture rails all adding to the traditional character of the room. A delightful feature is the large bay window looking out over the front gardens and there is an impressive fireplace with a decorative tile surround and hearth with a wooden mantle. There is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator as well as further window to the side.
A generous en-suite double bedroom located on the ground floor enjoying a window to the rear overlooking the garden and benefitting from an integrated cupboard providing good storage. A timber vanity unit with storage under houses a wash hand basin with twin taps and there is a wall light above. There is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator.
A charming en-suite shower room providing a WC and a tiled shower cubicle housing a Mira Sport electric shower. There is a Dimplex panel heater, Manrose extractor, ceiling lighting and vinyl flooring.
The rear hallway is open to the private dining room and a door provides access to the study. There is a generous cupboard providing great storage, carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.
The newly fitted luxury shaker kitchen is on open plan with the private dining room and utility and is excellently equipped with quality base, wall and drawer units with a range of integrated Bosch appliances including a fridge/ freezer, dishwasher, a double oven / grill and induction hob with a stainless steel extractor hood situated above. Two windows to the side allow views over the garden and a stainless steel sink with contemporary mixer tap is positioned perfectly to take advantage of this. There is beautiful recessed ceiling lighting, vinyl flooring, a radiator, smoke alarm and a FireAngel heat detector.
A generous room which is open plan to the kitchen creating a light and airy place for the family to gather together to eat. Three integrated larder units which match the kitchen units provide fabulous storage, windows to the side and rear allow in lovely light and there is vinyl flooring, a radiator and two charming four point ceiling lights.
A handily placed utility room providing a spacious worktop with plumbing underneath for a washing machine, venting for a tumble dryer and space for a further kitchen appliance. Three windows to the rear allow lovely natural light in, a timber door provides access into the garden and there is vinyl flooring, a radiator, ceiling lighting, high level electrical switchgear and Drayton heating and hot water controls.
This room contains a WC, a Shanks wash hand basin with twin taps and the boiler. A window to the side allows in natural light and there is a Greenwood extractor, FireAngel smoke alarm, vinyl flooring and ceiling lighting.
An ornate decorative mahogany staircase provides elegant access up to half landing and first floor landing. The charming half landing situates the high level electrical switchgear and provides access to en-suite bedroom six and the shower room and the spacious landing allows access to bedrooms one to five and enjoys a decorative skylight allowing natural light over the stairs, carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a fire escape door opening to the external fire escape staircase.
A comfortable en-suite double bedroom benefitting from a double glazed panel door wardrobe offering good storage. There is a window to the side, carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator.
A generous charming bathroom comprising of a WC, wash hand basin with twin taps and a bath with twin taps housing a Mira Sprint electric shower with a glazed shower screen and fresh white tiling surrounding. A cupboard houses the water tank and offers shelved storage above and there is a window to the side allowing in lovely natural light, a radiator, wall and ceiling lighting, shaver point, extractor and vinyl flooring.
A delightful shower room providing an Armitage Shanks WC, a shower area housing a Triton T80si electric shower with quality Respatex surrounding and a lovely vanity area containing a wash hand basin with twin taps which sits in a lovely alcove. There is a Velux window to the side, vinyl flooring, a towel radiator, extractor and shaver point.
Two large arched windows to the front flood the room with light creating a bright and welcoming en-suite double bedroom. There is a cupboard providing good storage, carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator.
A en-suite shower suite in white comprising of a WC, pedestal wash hand basin with twin taps and a shower area housing a Mira Sport shower encased with quality Respatex wall covering. There is a Dimplex panel heater, shaver point, extractor, ceiling and wall lighting and vinyl flooring.
A bright bedroom enjoying a double arched window to the front flooding the room with natural light. There is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator.
A wonderful spacious and light en-suite double bedroom benefiting from a twin windows with characterful arched tops allowing in fabulous natural light. There is a lovely recessed shelving area, carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator.
A chic en-suite consisting of a WC, pedestal wash hand basin with twin taps and a shower cubicle featuring a Mira Sport electric shower with quality Respatex wall panelling surrounding. There is a Primeline extractor, Dimplex panel heater, shaver point, ceiling lighting and vinyl flooring.
A spacious en-suite double bedroom with a window to the rear looking out over the garden grounds. There is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator.
A fresh en-suite shower room in white comprising of a WC, a pedestal wash hand basin with twin taps with tiling behind and a shower area enjoying quality wet wall panelling housing a Mira Sport shower. There is an extractor, shaver point, Dimplex panel heater, ceiling lighting and vinyl flooring.
A generous en-suite double bedroom enjoying a window to the rear overlooking the well maintained garden grounds. There is an integrated cupboard allowing good storage, carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator.
Another smart en-suite shower room featuring a WC, pedestal wash hand basin with twin taps and a shower area housing a Mira Sport shower surrounded by complementary wet wall panelling. The room enjoys vinyl flooring, ceiling lighting, an extractor, Dimplex panel heater and a shaver point.
To the rear of the property is a timber bothy allowing further accommodation. There is fresh laminate flooring throughout and a Dimplex panel heater in each room.
Access is through a timber door into the lounge / family room which measures a spacious 5.30m x 4.43m. A window to the front enjoys views over the garden and a door allows entry to the bedroom.
The comfortable double bedroom measures 4.7m x 3.19m and benefits from integrated mirrored door wardrobes which cover an entire wall providing fabulous storage. A window to the front allows views over the garden and a door provides entry to the shower room.
The charming shower room measures 1.51m x 2.05m and comprises of a WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a shower cubicle housing a mains pressure shower with Respatex wall panelling surrounding. There is a shelved cupboard which houses the Galaxy Aqua Premier water heater and there is an Emma extractor and a shaver point.
The chalet offers deceptively spacious self-catering accommodation situated in the rear garden grounds of Moorfield House and could provide an additional revenue stream as a successful holiday let as had previously been the case. The accommodation comprises of a living space including the lounge/kitchen/ dining area, three bedrooms and a bathroom.
Entry - A timber glazed panel door opens into the hallway providing access to all rooms. There is a sliding door cupboard which houses the electrical switchgear and offers good storage.
Lounge/Kitchen/Dining - (2.88m x 5.08m) - A spacious bright room enjoying a double window to the front and a window to the side allowing views over the garden grounds. The kitchen area provides base units with complementary worktop housing a stainless steel sink with twin taps and there is space to house a cooker and fridge. With room to situate a lounge suite and dining set this room is the perfect place for the family to socialise together.
Bedroom One - ( 2.88m x 2.73m) - A double bedroom enjoying a window to the side and benefitting from an integrated cupboard providing storage.
Bedroom Two - (1.90m x 3.60m) - A double bedroom with a window to the rear letting in good natural light.
Bedroom Three - ( 1.90m x 2.71m) - A cosy bedroom with a window to the rear allowing lovely natural light.
Bathroom - (2.87m x 1.46m) - A well proportioned bathroom comprising of a WC, wash hand basin and a bath housing a Mira Sport electric shower with wet wall surrounding. There is a high level Glen electric heater and a shaver point light.
The gravel laid driveway leads to a parking and turning area to the side and rear of the property. The extremely pretty front garden is a combination of lawn, flower beds and beautiful mature trees and features a picturesque timber summer house. The private rear garden is partitioned from the neighbouring properties by timber fencing and mature tree planting and includes a gravel seating area and lawned areas. There is a timber garage measuring 4.5m x 3m and a timber shed measuring 3m x 5m, both providing excellent storage for garden and sports equipment and there is a spacious greenhouse and an oil tank.
It is understood that the property has mains water, drainage and electricity. There is oil fired central heating.
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EPC Band F
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