SOLD - Located in an area of outstanding natural beauty and ideal for those who love the outdoor lifestyle this is a unique opportunity to purchase a home in the Highlands. The lodge has been operated on a group letting basis but would be ideal as a family home or could be adapted for other uses, such as a guest house given the necessary planning consents. The lodge has five very large bedrooms, two en-suite, a large catering kitchen with dining facilities; drying room; welcoming lounge with wood burning stove and ample car parking facilities. The property benefits from high levels of insulation and enjoys underfloor heating to the ground floor with radiators to the first floor accommodation. This is a real opportunity to own and run a lifestyle business in this prime location within easy reach of Aviemore, the further Cairngorms National Park and Inverness. Alternatively the lodge would make a stunning family home with excellent potential to rearrange the current layout to suit. Energy Performance Certificate Rating D
Carrbridge is located in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands and has a vibrant and friendly community (including a primary school, village shop, post office and two hotels). The area is peaceful and tranquil and is surrounded by spectacular mountain and moorland scenery making it the ideal base for exploring the Highlands. Famed for its outstanding beauty the area offers an extensive range of outdoor pursuits including skiing at Scotlands leading ski resorts - Aviemore, hillwalking, mountain biking, golfing, fishing and stalking. Other attractions include Landmark Forest Park, Strathspey Steam Railway and the Malt Whisky Trail. Carrbridge has a main-line railway station. The A9 is easily accessible with Inverness 25 miles north, which provides excellent shopping facilities, Cathedral, Theatre, Leisure Centre and Castle. Inverness Airport has regular daily flights to London, Manchester, Birmingham and other UK destinations.
Slochd Mhor Lodge is currently being used as a hostel, set in idyllic surroundings this unique property would make a stunning family home or could easily be adapted to create a guest house or hotel / restaurant. The lodge is double glazed and heated via a combination of gas and solid fuel central heating with under floor heating to the ground floor and accommodation consists of an entrance vestibule, lounge with multi fuel stove, five bedrooms (2 en-suite), kitchen / dining, utility, drying room, wet room, WC and toilet / shower cubicles and ample car parking facilities.
Entry is through double timber doors at the front into the spacious entrance vestibule which offers access to the front hallway and the lounge. There are two windows to the side, painted concrete flooring with Matwell incorporated mat, ceiling lighting, wall light and exit light above the door.
This light open hallway allows access to the inner hallway and enjoys a large window to the side and two windows to the rear. There is plenty space to store outerwear and footwear and there is tiled flooring and wall lighting.
This spacious hallway offers access to the lounge, kitchen / dining, bedroom five, wet room, toilet / shower cubicles and WC and where stairs are place allowing access to the first floor. There is a cupboard placed under the stairs, a window to the side, tiled flooring and wall and ceiling lighting.
A fantastic spacious lounge with a triple aspect window to the front and a further window to the side offering lovely views of the stunning countryside. The room centres around a large homely Efel multi fuel stove with stone hearth and surround and there is oak engineered flooring, fire alarm, ceiling lighting and access to the inner hallway and the entrance vestibule.
This exceptionally capacious room is currently set up as a commercial kitchen with a separate space for several dining room tables and chairs yet could easily be transformed into a modern family kitchen / dining room. There are several workspace areas with storage underneath and two stainless steel sinks with mixer taps. The room benefits from a Bosky Industrial Stove with three plates and two ovens which is self burning and can even be used in power cuts. There is a Moffat Module 61 gas hob and an oven / grill and there is tiled flooring throughout and ceiling lighting.
Accessed from the kitchen / dining room this exceptionally large utility has a vast area of worktop space with a stainless steel sink with twin taps and space below for a fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and more. There is an exterior timber panel door allowing access to the rear garden and there is access to the boiler room, windows to the rear and side, tiled flooring and ceiling lighting.
The boiler room houses the Worcester combi boiler and the ACL Lifestyle heating and water controls. The electrics are placed here and there is concrete flooring and ceiling lighting.
Accessed from the kitchen / dining, the drying room has a large pulley, hooks and shelving creating a great space for storing and drying clothing and footwear. There is a double radiator, painted concrete flooring and ceiling lighting.
A comfortable double room with a window to the side. There is an emergency help cord, shaver point, carpet flooring, loft access and ceiling lighting
A sizeable wet room with wheelchair accessibility consisting of back to wall WC, Armitage Shanks wash hand basin with twin taps and a mains shower. The shower area has a fold down seat, hand rails and an emergency help cord and there is a Vent Axia extractor and ceiling lighting.
A delightful room consisting of two Armitage Shanks wash hand basins with twin taps and three cubicles. One cubicle houses a WC and the other houses a mains pressure shower with wet room flooring and hooks for clothing. There is a window to the side, shaver point light, ceiling lighting and tiled flooring.
This room consists of a WC and a Twyfords built in wall wash hand basin with mixer tap. There is a Vent Axia extractor, tiled flooring and ceiling lighting.
Timber stairs lead up to the first floor landing which allows access to the North, South, East and West Rooms. There are two cupboards allowing access to the eaves and there is a fire escape door leading to metal fire escape stairs, carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.
An exceptionally sizeable light and airy room enjoying a veranda which is accessed through double panel doors to the front and benefitting from an en-suite WC. There are two window panels beside the double panel doors and a window at each side of the room allowing in great light and offering stunning views of the countryside. There are two double radiators, ceiling lighting, carpet flooring and hooks for hanging clothing.
This room contains a back to wall WC and an Armitage Shanks wash hand basin with twin taps. There is vinyl flooring and ceiling lighting.
A relaxed spacious room with a window and a Velux window to the rear allowing great views over the railway and stunning open countryside. There is timber flooring, double radiator, loft access and ceiling lighting.
A comfortable warm room benefitting from an en suite wet room. There is a window to the side allowing lovely views, carpet flooring, wall lighting and a radiator.
A handily placed en-suite consisting of back to wall WC, wash hand basin with twin taps and a shower area with mains pressure shower. There is an Addvent extractor, shaver point light, ceiling lighting and hooks for hanging clothing.
A pleasant friendly room enjoying an en suite wet room. There is a window to the side, carpet flooring, wall lighting and a radiator.
This well placed en-suite wet room consists of a back to wall WC, wash hand basin with twin taps and a shower area with mains pressure shower. There is an Addvent extractor, shaver point light, ceiling lighting and hooks for hanging clothing.
The property is surrounded by beautiful pine woodland, hills and open countryside. The immediate grounds are mainly laid to lawn and interspersed with mature planting and trees.
The property is served by mains electricity and there is a private water supply via borehole. The property enjoys high levels of insulation and there is oil fired central heating with zone controlled underfloor heating at ground floor level and radiators to the first floor accommodation. There is septic tank drainage.
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