7 bed Detached Sold

Ard Na Coille And Squirrel Apartment, Station Road, Carrbridge



SOLD - A beautifully appointed and impressive family home with additional two bedroom apartment set within landscaped grounds in a most desirable location within this sought after and vibrant village in a prime position within the majestic Cairngorm National Park. Sitting proudly in its grounds, this dressed stone and slate home boasts a timeless quality and a wealth of period features which have been carefully interwoven with quality upgrades to produce a warm and inviting residence of the highest standard. The main house cannot fail to impress with its high ceilings, well proportioned rooms and luxury finishes and the Squirrel apartment offers immaculate and comfortable two double bedroom accommodation with well equipped kitchen, stylish bathroom and large lounge with dining area and patio door to a private garden. Outside there are impressive and mature grounds with a sizable timber garage and easy access to riverside and woodland walks. The sale of Ard Na Coille and The Squirrel Apartment would suit a variety of purchasers and provides an exceptional and rarely available lifestyle package which would offer a tremendous opportunity for those looking for an additional income or for multi-generational living. Energy Performance Rating F. Council Tax Band G

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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 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 Scotland's 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.


GROUND FLOOR: Sun Room l Sitting Room l Dining Room l Lounge l Shower Room l Kitchen Breakfast l Utility Room l Rear Porch.
FIRST FLOOR: Master Bedroom Suite with walk-in Dressing Room leading to En Suite Bathroom l Four Further Bedrooms l Bathroom
Lounge & Dining Area l Hall l Two Double Bedrooms l Bathroom l Kitchen

Grounds extending to 0.4 acres approx with mature planting. Off street parking and Garage for main house with separate access, garden and parking for The Squirrel apartment


Ard Na Coille is an impressive stone-built period property offering over 3,000 sqf or 292 sqm of light filled and fabulous accommodation arranged over two floors and including a self contained two bedroom apartment. There are a wealth of character features including generously-proportioned rooms, high ceilings, fine cornices, recessed press cupboards and alcoves, pitch pine doors ,decorative fireplaces and raised skirting's. The property benefits from substantial investment with recent kitchen, bathrooms, wood burning stoves, double glazing, quality flooring and central heating which has produced a rare blend of fine craftsmanship and proportion with modern amenity and warmth.

The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming sun room and reception hall and briefly comprises a spacious sitting room with feature fireplace and double window, a generous dining room and an inter-connecting lounge with feature fireplace and dual aspect windows, patio doors and feature bay, spacious shower room, rear porch, kitchen/breakfast room with a range of wall and floor units, integrated appliances and burred walnut breakfast bar for more informal meals, the whole combining to create an ideal family space. The ground floor accommodation is completed by the Squirrel self contained apartment which is a recently renovated two bedroom ground floor apartment with fully fitted kitchen, family bathroom and large living/dining room with French doors onto its own private fenced garden.

The apartment is annexed and behind the main residence and has its own private entrance and parking. It is warm and cosy due to the gas central heating and double glazing and there is plenty of hot water on demand. The apartment can also be accessed from the main house if necessary.

A feature pine staircase, rises to a spacious and light filled landing leading to the master bedroom suite with impressive dressing room and extremely spacious en-suite bathroom with separate shower. There are a further two bedrooms and family bathroom. A separate staircase from the inner hall rises to the property's remaining two bedrooms and a storage area.

Sun Room (5.10m x 1.80m)

A fantastic room in which to sit and relax with beautiful views of the gardens and beyond from three sides of glazed windows with a further door through to the hallway. Additional double doors lead directly out to the garden and combine to offer a perfect oasis in the summer months.

Hallway (3.5m x 7.8m)

The welcoming L shaped hall is accessed from the sun room to the front of the property and offers further access to the sitting room, dining room, kitchen, rear porch with space for shoes, boots, outerwear and with a door to the rear garden and has two separate sets of stairs leading to the first floor accommodation.

Sitting Room (4.80m x 4.40m)

This is a well proportioned and comfortable room with a large twin window to the front of the home and is focused around an impressive stove offering both warmth and ambience.

Dining Room (4.80m x 4.30m)

A pine panelled door opens into this lovely and capacious dining room which enjoys a large double window to the front overlooking the beautiful and mature front gardens. There is warm solid oak wood flooring, attractive ceiling cornices and lighting. There is a shelved press cupboard and a further door leads through to the formal lounge.

Lounge (5.30m x 4.80m)

A beautiful and well proportioned lounge enjoying a large bay window area which offers a wonderful place to sit and look out at the fabulous views of the gardens. A stunning feature of the lounge is a large Morso Viking wood burning stove set in a marvellous decorative stone surround and hearth. A patio door opens to the front allowing access into the garden, and further windows flood the room with natural light.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (4.40m x 3.15m)

An excellent and spacious modern country kitchen providing a fabulous range of base, wall, drawer and larder units with complementary granite and Scottish burr Oak worktops, fresh wall tiling and feature lighting which combine to offer excellent amenity. There is a gas hob with illuminated extractor, integrated under counter freezer and double oven in addition to plumbing for a dishwasher. Windows to the side allow views out into the well kept gardens and a separate double door lock gives access to the annexe if required.

Utility / Larder (3.16m x 2.21m)

With lots of space for appliances / larder storage and plumbing for a washing machine.

Shower Room (2.32m x 2.27m)

There is a large quadrant shower with additional pedestal wash hand basin, w.c and window to the rear of the house

First Floor Landing

An L shaped landing proving access to the master bedroom suite, bedrooms two, three and bathroom. There is a loft hatch and window to the front.

Master Bedroom Suite (4.80m x 4.24m)

This decadent and generous suite comprises of a large and bright bedroom area with a window to the front, doors to the dressing room and en-suite and all focused around a stunning decorative iron fireplace with timber mantle, tiling and slate hearth. The dressing room (4.8m x 2.38m 15'9" x 7'10") provides fantastic amenity and there are top lit integral wardrobes with ample hanging and shelved storage in addition to a large window to the front which floods the room with natural light and further twin doors lead through to the en-suite. With a focus on style and space, this luxurious and indulgent en-suite (4,8m x 2.38m 15'9" x 7' 10") comprises of twin pedestal wash hand basins, built in bath and separate shower enclosure to offer a calm oasis in which to relax and unwind.

Bedroom Two (3.74m x 2.32m)

A double bedroom with a picture window to the front of the property overlooking the gardens and to the woodland beyond.

Bedroom Three (3.74m x 2.27m)

A twin bedroom with a window to the side of the house offering good natural light levels,

Bathroom (2.43m x 2.27m)

This family bathroom is both spacious and well proportioned. There is a bath with electric shower, glass screen and full height tiling in addition to an opaque window to the rear of the house, w.c and pedestal wash hand basin with twin taps.

Separate Stairs/ Bed 4 & 5

From the main hall, there is a smaller and separate staircase which leads up to bedroom four (4.45m x 3.15m 14'7" x 10'4") which is a delightful double room with a window to the side and decorative fireplace, and bedroom five (3.08m x 2.21m 10'1" x 7'3") which is currently utilised as a home office. From the landing there is a large and useful storage area. These bedrooms offer excellent privacy because of their separate nature and would be ideal for teenagers, as games / gym / cinema rooms or for home working.

The Squirrel Apartment

This marvellous two bedroom apartment sits at and is connected at the rear of the property and has enjoyed recent redecoration and refurbishment to offer the highest quality of accommodation. With its own access, garden with secure storage and parking it provides a tremendous option to carry on as a successful holiday / long let or to utilise as a walk in multi generational living space.

Squirrel Lounge/Dining Area (6.34m x 3.61m)

This is an impressive open plan living space with ample room for a sofa, chairs and units in addition to a dining table and chairs. There are French doors which open to the rear and a private garden area which is ideal for summertime living. Further doors lead to both bedrooms and hall. A lockable double door lock is also available to provide access to the kitchen in the main house if required.

Squirrel Hall

Providing access to the lounge /dining, bathroom and kitchen. A separate cupboard houses the gas boiler.

Squirrel Kitchen (3.70m x 2.42m)

The well equipped kitchen offers base and drawer units with complementary worktops. There is a sink with drainer and mixer tap in addition to plumbing for a washing machine and space for a fridge freezer. There is a door to the rear garden.

Squirrel Bathroom (2.77m x 2.0m)

A clean and stylish bathroom with a three piece suite in white comprising of a bath with electric shower, w.c and pedestal wash hand basin with a window to the side of the house.

Squirrel Bedroom One (3.33m x 3.09m)

A pleasant double bedroom with a large picture window to the side and an integral mirrored wardrobe offering good hanging and shelved storage.

Squirrel Bedroom Two (3.45m x 3.09m)

Another bright double bedroom with a large window flooding the room with natural light in addition to an integral mirrored wardrobe with hanging and shelved storage.

Inventory & Goodwill

The website, goodwill and contents of The Squirrel apartment are available by separate negotiation should it be of interest and a comprehensive inventory can be made available to seriously interested parties after viewing the property.


Located on this most desirable street within the beautiful and vibrant village of Carrbridge, the grounds are befitting of such a fantastic home and extend to approximately 0.4 acres with lawns and mature planting in addition to off street parking for both the main house and separately for the apartment. There are beautiful woodland walks in mature woodland opposite the property and further river walks to the rear beside the River Dulnain.

The home is afforded good privacy by mature tree and shrub planting and offers lots of options to enjoy outside living. There are outside taps, wood store, polytunnel, summer house and tool shed. And the Squirrel Apartment has its own privately fenced and accessible garden space.

Timber Garage (7.0m x 4.0m)

This large vertically clad timber garage with pitched and corrugated roof on a concrete base provides excellent secure storage for garden and sports equipment in addition to a vehicle.


It is understood that there is mains drainage, water and electricity. There is gas central heating with radiators and additional wood burning stoves to the main reception rooms.

Home Report

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EPC Rating F


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