SOLD - Thistledown is a superbly appointed, immaculately presented and luxurious large bungalow sited in approximately 0.67 acres and set in a wonderful location overlooking the River Spey and on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park, beside the Speyside Way and Malt Whisky Trail. The property benefits from beautifully appointed and spacious accommodation including lounge with wood burner, bright sunroom, lovely kitchen, dining room, utility room, master en suite bedroom with walk in wardrobe, two further double bedrooms and a family shower room. This stunning property enjoys oil fired underfloor heating as well as as an internal heat recovery system and internal vacuum system. Outside there is parking for several vehicles, a double garage and a generous, mature and easily maintained landscaped garden. Viewing is recommended to appreciate the standard of comfort and beautiful location of this desirable bungalow which is ideal for family living or as a second home / holiday home or excellent investment opportunity. Energy Performance Certificate Rating D, Council Tax Band E
Close to the Cairngorm National Park and in the heart of Speyside, an area best known for its beautiful countryside, salmon fishing and malt whisky production. The region offers many opportunities for sport and recreation with a number of way marked walks and cycle trails nearby, including the Speyside Way, and fishing, shooting and stalking available on local estates, including salmon fishing on the world famous River Spey. There are a number of golf courses in the area and The Lecht Ski and Activity Centre is open all year round. Speyside is the home of malt whisky and this area forms part of the whisky trail with many distilleries with visitors' centres close by. Primary schooling is available in Aberlour and Speyside High School provides secondary education. Aberlour is home to the world famous Walkers Shortbread and provides a range of shops and amenities whilst Elgin and Inverness offer a larger selection of supermarkets, shops and recreational facilities. Both Aberdeen and Inverness Airport provide regular domestic and European flights.
A quality timber panel door leads into the charming entrance vestibule which offers access to the hallway. There is a low level cupboard housing the electrics and there is ceiling lighting and tiled flooring.
A charming spacious hallway offering access to the lounge, kitchen, dining room, all 3 bedrooms and the shower room. A shelved cupboard houses the Megaflow Heatrae sadia water tank and a further large sliding door cupboard houses the Lifestyle heating and water controls and the heating control thermostats. There is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting, 2 internal vacuum points and a smoke alarm.
This wonderful welcoming lounge has triple windows to the front enjoying wonderful scenic views and is centred around a homely Efel multi fuel stove with black hearth and brick wall surround. There is a classy 5 point ceiling light, carpet flooring and a Danfoss under floor heating thermostat.
This charming kitchen has a great range of quality base, drawer and wall units with complementary worktop which extends into a breakfast bar area. Integrated appliances include a freezer, Neff oven / grill and a Neff Scott Cerans induction hob with Whirlpool extractor hood over. There is room for a fridge / freezer. A black one and a half sink with quality Carron Phoenix mixer tap situates itself nicely at a double window to the rear of the property offering outstanding views over the garden and surrounding open countryside. There is recessed lighting along with under unit mood lighting and there is tiled flooring, an internal vacuum point and a Danfoss under floor heating thermostat.
This wonderful light room has windows to the front and rear and has glazed doors leading out to spacious patio area thus creating the perfect space to relax and enjoy the peace and tranquility and lovely views. There is tiled flooring and ceiling lighting.
A fantastic light dining room with a double window to the front offering lovely views of the surrounding countryside. There is plenty space to house a 6-8 seater dining table and chairs and there is a lovely 5 point ceiling light, carpet flooring and a Danfoss under floor heating thermostat.
This roomy and handily placed utility room provides access to the rear garden and houses the Grant boiler. There is a base unit offering good storage with complementary worktop housing a stainless steel sink with mixer tap and there is space for a washing machine. There is a window to the side, large clothes pulley, tiled flooring, ceiling lighting, Danfoss under floor heating thermostat and the Hampton extract and supply boost switches are placed here.
This sumptuous spacious en suite bedroom not only enjoys two white timber double fitted wardrobes with a vanity unit and shelved display area but also benefits from a large walk in wardrobe offering a magnitude of shelving and hanging storage. A double window to the rear allows amazing views over the garden and surrounding beautiful open countryside and there is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a Danfoss under floor heating thermostat.
This refined fully tiled fresh en suite bathroom consists of a luxurious double ended bath with mixer tap, a back to wall WC and a modern wash hand basin with mixer tap and mirrored light unit above which is incorporated lovingly into white vanity units with marble workspace which encompass one wall and offer fantastic storage. There is an opaque window to the rear, stainless steel towel warmer, ceiling lighting and extractor fan.
A lovely relaxed double room enjoying a double window to the side and benefitting from a large cupboard allowing great hanging and shelving storage. There is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a Danfoss under floor heating thermostat.
A comfortable cosy double room with a twin windows to the side allowing in great natural light and enjoying a double sliding mirrored door wardrobe offering fantastic storage. There is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a Danfoss under floor heating thermostat.
This fresh and warm shower room with floor to ceiling tiling consists of a back to wall WC, wash hand basin with mixer tap and a sliding door corner shower unit housing a mains pressure shower. Lovely beech units with modern silver handles encompass the WC and wash hand basin allowing fantastic storage and there is a mirrored light unit above. There is an opaque window to the side, stainless steel towel warmer, extractor fan, ceiling lighting and tiled flooring.
Thistledown is surrounded by a splendid spacious garden, extending to just over 0.67 Acres, which is mainly laid to lawn with a large paved patio area situated outside the sunroom. Double timber gates at the front of the property lead into a gravel area which lead to the double garage and there is a further enclosed gravel area at the rear of the garage where the oil tank, refuse bins and compost bins are kept. The garden is interspersed with trees, mature shrubs and bushes and bordered by flower beds and bounded by a low timber fence.
This fantastic double garage with two up and over doors to the front is situated at the side of the property with access from the front. There is an access door at the side, two windows at the rear overlooking the garden, power, light and the internal vacuum system leads to a unit within the garage for ease of emptying.
It is understood that the property has private water, drainage to a septic tank and electricity.
There is oil fired under floor heating with thermostats in all rooms as well as a Heat Recovery system with vents in all rooms
There is also an internal vacuum system with two access points in the hallway and one in the kitchen.
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EPC Band D
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Grantown on Spey
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