UNDER OFFER - Sliemore Steading is an exceptional home of superior design and quality by Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) award-winning architects Mackenzie Strickland who have featured in various national newspapers and home magazines. Every aspect of the design and layout has been meticulously considered to reflect its magnificent surroundings and the property radiates modern elegance and style which is skilfully and seamlessly tied in with reclaimed traditional features. Combined with its truly unique situation and majestic cairngorm views, just outside the ever popular forest village of Nethy Bridge, the property is complemented with green technologies minimising running costs and environmental impact. The magnificent open plan living space is emphasised by the full height glazing which perfectly frames the dramatic Cairngorm vistas and is complemented by the stunning and stylish kitchen and dining area which all combine to provide a spectacular open plan living space. There is a utility / boot room, three sumptuous double bedrooms and extravagantly appointed bathroom and en-suites. The property enjoys a number of unique design features over approximately 172 sqm including full height ceilings, natural stone finishing's and designer doors that lead from the living space and each bedroom to the landscaped gardens to create a seamless blend between cutting edge design and inspiring living . A one of a kind and luxurious residence, Sliemore Steading is an elegant rural hideaway in a special setting within the National Park. Energy Performance Certificate Band C.
Nethy Bridge is a charming village situated in the Cairngorm National Park, 5 miles from Grantown on Spey and 8 miles from Aviemore and is ideally placed to take advantage of the many sporting and recreational facilities which the Cairngorms National Park has to offer. With the dramatic backdrop of the often snowcapped Cairngorms and hundreds of acres of Abernethy Forest (RSPB owned) where Ospreys nest, Nethy Bridge spans the lower reaches of the River Nethy, a mile before it reaches the River Spey one of Scotland's foremost salmon rivers. There is a 9 hole golf course at Nethy Bridge and excellent 18 hole golf courses in the surrounding villages. Salmon fishing is available at moderate cost on the River Spey. The village has a Primary School with education to University entrance standard provided by the secondary school at Grantown. Within easy reach are the Cairngorm Mountains with their winter sports facilities and the beaches of the Moray Firth are also close by. Aviemore in on the main Inverness - London Inter City rail line and the A9 gives easy access to all parts of the U.K.
Take a closer look at the specification for this stylish home and you will see every square metre has been designed without compromise. The focal hub of the home is the large front to rear thoughtfully designed contemporary living space with an emphasis on natural light and open plan spaces that epitomise luxury living and contemporary styling.
Designed with high performance Scandinavian windows the internal design and specification is of the highest standard with designer features throughout.
The focus is on quality with the bespoke designer kitchen with Siemens appliances adding a sleek, contemporary edge, and luxury sanitary ware provide an indulgent touch to bathrooms and en suites. The careful and intelligent use of stone and natural wood finishings throughout the property combined with the newest energy reduction features have resulted in a seamless blend of contemporary living with traditional warmth.
There are also clever hidden loft storage areas throughout the property, some of which offer potential for mezzanine accommodation.
There are various areas which have been sectioned off and floored within the bedrooms and main living area which could provide additional living space in the future as these areas are floored and lined. At present there is no fixed stair access to these areas but there are access hatches. Equally there is planning for a garage with games / office room to be sited to the rear of the steading which also has potential to be utilised as linked accommodation subject to the necessary consents. The property is currently used for holiday lets, http://www.cairngormcottages.co.uk/.
Completed in 2014 the owner has chosen to go beyond minimum regulation levels for CO2 emissions. By purchasing this home you will be better insulated and thus producing less carbon dioxide per annum, than a property complying with 2007 legislation levels. Green technologies are a feature of Sliemore Steading, providing underfloor heating throughout the house and hot water. This is achieved by utilising ground source heat pumps, air heat recovery and thermal panels all helping to reduce the impact on the environment.
Telephone and Satellite TV points are incorporated throughout the home and there are low energy down lighters to all areas with some feature and outside lighting. There are shaver sockets to the bathroom and en-suites. There are mains-wired smoke detectors, CO and heat detectors.
Immediately on approach to the steading it is easy to appreciate the quality of design that has gone into this development with full height glazed windows and a mixture of larch cladding and natural stone. Ideally located just off the Dorback road just outside the forest village of Nethy Bridge. Sited in large open grounds, the property enjoys tranquility and views to the majestic Cairngorm Mountains. The location is an ideal base from which to enjoy a fulfilling active lifestyle, with a wealth of sporting, cultural and historic amenity on your doorstep.
The full height entrance vestibule and hallway cannot fail to impress with feature pointed stonework and excellent use of glazing to provide excellent natural light.
A superbly designed open plan living space offering the buyer everything they could wish for and more. With an emphasis on open plan living the natural light and flow of the main living space is highlighted with a vaulted ceiling, floor to ceiling glazing and individual touches that are complemented with natural Oak flooring, wood burning stove and high quality floor tiling providing a unique and inviting family living and entertaining space. The expertly designed kitchen is simply stunning, well equipped with the best integral appliances and enjoys a breakfast bar which flows through to the open plan dining area and in turn opens into the lounge space offering the ideal space in which to entertain or relax, it's your choice!
The very useful utility / boot room is fitted with a sink, coat hooks, tiled flooring with space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. The utility room also has a storage cupboard and a separate cupboard housing the plant equipment. There is a door to the rear gardens.
A delightful bedroom suite of generous proportions with abundant natural light and vaulted ceiling which maximises the feeling of space. Ample storage including twin double wardrobes with matching shelves and hanging rails provided and impressive luxuriously appointed en-suite (2.5m x 2.5m) with walk in shower and WC and wash hand basin. There are floor to ceiling windows to the front and side of the bedroom and a door leading to the front garden grounds.
A king size bedroom with Velux window and glazed door providing garden access. There is a luxury en-suite shower room (2.4m x 1.5m) with glass finished walk in shower enclosure and quality rain forest shower head. There is a frosted window to the front providing natural light.
A double room with Velux window, an additional window to the front and half glazed door to the front garden which all combine to flood the room with natural light. There is an integral wardrobe with hanging and shelving.
The sumptuous design of the bathroom invites you to relax and unwind in sheer elegance. Contemporary sanitary ware is provided in white, and is complemented with stylish taps and fittings. The wash hand basin is wall mounted white with chrome mixer and pop up waste and their is a large inset wall mirror which optimises the feeling of space. The white WC pan has a concealed cistern and chrome push flush button and the bath is served by a thermostatic bath filler. There is a chrome towel warmer and designer wall tiling is provided around the bath and walk in shower enclosure.
Planning has been granted to add an extension to the rear of the property and which offers excellent further amenity including a lobby / changing area, media room, sauna room and games room. The extension extends to circa 75 sq m and further information is available by visiting the highland e planning website https://wam.highland.gov.uk/wam/ and entering the planning ref 17/00269/FUL
Sliemore Steading sits proudly in grounds extending to approximately 0.5 Acres which are mainly laid to grass for ease of maintenance and bounded by a combination of decorative timber and post and wire fencing. There is a sweeping gravel drive with timber farm gate and there is a turning area to the rear of the property. There is a substantial timber double sized storage shed to the rear of the property providing ample storage for sporting items and garden utensils. With magnificent open views and ample space the gardens fully complement the status of the property.
It is understood that there is mains electricity, private water supply and drainage to a septic tank. Heating is provided via a ground source heat pump to zoned controllable underfloor heating throughout the property and there is a supplementary wood burning stove in the main living space. There are also thermal panels which provide additional hot water provision.
The property is currently run as a business so there is no home report available.
EPC Band C
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