3 bed Detached Sold

An Sgoran, Avonside, Tomintoul CLOSING DATE, AB37 9HP



SOLD- CLOSING DATE - 17 MAY 2021 at 12 NOON - With a tranquil and romantic location, this detached and attractive bungalow with three bedrooms offers a dream location and special views. With an enviable elevated riverside location overlooking the spectacular River Avon this well presented home provides spacious and flexible accommodation. From the sweeping tarmac drive, access to the property from the front is into a bright vestibule and then into a wide T shaped hall with good storage which leads to the further rooms including a bright and airy double aspect lounge with an open fireplace and gorgeous hill views. The spacious kitchen is well equipped with a good range of units and there is space for a dining table and all of the bedrooms offer some beautiful views out to the surrounding countryside and wildlife. There is a stylish shower room and a large partly floored loft space, which subject to the necessary consents maybe suitable for conversion, whilst outside the detached garage has power and light and there is further storage provided by a timber shed. The beautiful gardens are mainly laid to lawn and are surrounded by timber fencing and across from the house is the River Avon where the new owner is entitled to apply for membership Strathavon Farmers Angling Association which has a 1.5 mile each bank beat of the Avon leased from the Crown. This is salmon/sea trout fishing at about the lowest possible cost. Energy Performance Rating E, Council Tax Banding D

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Avonside & Tomintoul

From this area there is easy access to the Lecht Ski Centre, the beaches of the Moray Firth in addition to being within easy reach of the whole of the Spey Valley with its well known winter sports facilities, excellent shooting, fishing, hillwalking, sailing, golf, pony trekking etc. This area of the Highlands and Glenlivet in particular, is internationally well known for excellence of its whisky largely due to the purity of the water and the climate which, although it can be crisp in winter, has a relatively low rainfall and high sunshine record. Within easy reach are Grantown-on-Spey, Aberlour and Elgin, all with fine shopping centres, first class hotels, guest houses, primary and grammar schools offering education to University entrance standard, cottage hospitals and health centres. Tomintoul has the reputation of being the highest village in the Highlands at 1165 ft (350m) centred round a picturesque square and situated near the Lecht Ski Resort Centre on the scenic route between Grantown on Spey and Royal Deeside and is the North Eastern gateway to the Cairngorms National Park..

It is the largest village in the Glenlivet area supporting B&B's, a post office and general stores, art studios, craft, gift and malt whisky shops.

Tomintoul also has its own distillery, "the Tomintoul", which made the Guinness Book of Records for producing "The Largest Bottle of Scotch Whisky in The World" - at 105.3 litres. There are also three more stills, "The Tamnavulin", "The Braeval" and "The Glenlivet" within a few miles.

Entrance Vestibule (1.80m x 1.0m)

There are steps leading to the high performance UPVC glazed door. Inside there is a small storage cupboard housing the electrics and laminate wood flooring. There is a further glazed timber door leading into the hallway.


A spacious and welcoming T-shaped hallway with doors opening to most rooms of the property. There are two cupboards which provide good storage with shelving and lighting, one of them houses the hot water tank, laminate flooring, ceiling lighting and a loft hatch with Ramsay ladder provides access to the partly floored loft area, which subject to the necessary consents maybe suitable for conversion.

Lounge (5.10m x 4.01m)

This wonderfully spacious and bright lounge takes full advantage of the amazing open views across the river towards the hills. Centred around an impressive open fire set on a polished stone hearth and surround with decorative timber mantle it is the ideal place to relax and unwind. There is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.

Kitchen (3.63m x 3.01m)

The airy and light kitchen is equipped with a good range of oak base, drawer and wall units which are complemented with excellent work top space and splash back tiling. Windows to the rear of the house flood the room with natural light and there is room for a dining table with chairs. There is laminate wood flooring, ceiling lighting and a uv water filter system under the sink.

Bedroom One (4.21m x 3.60m)

A large and peaceful double bedroom with windows to the front and also benefitting from a spacious integral wardrobe providing fabulous hanging and shelved storage. There is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.

Bedroom Two (4.33m x 3.30m)

Another well proportioned double bedroom with large windows to the side and with an integral twin wardrobe with hanging and shelving space that also houses the oil fired boiler. There is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.

Bedroom Three (3.18m x 3.01m)

Located at the rear of the property this is a great double bedroom with carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a storage wardrobe with shelved and hanging space.

Shower Room (2.60m x 1.91m)

The handy shower room enjoys a shower enclosure with electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin with twin chrome taps and a wc. There is laminate flooring, an opaque window to the side of the house and ceiling lighting.

Rear Porch (1.81m x 1.0m)

This area has laminate wood flooring and provides access to the kitchen and bedroom three in addition to a rear door leading to the outside. It is a great area to access the property with wet gear and there is a storage cupboard and ceiling lighting.

Garage (5.0m x 4.7m)

A substantial block built garage with a concrete base, power and light, door to the side and up and over garage door to the front. An ideal space for both vehicle and equipment secure storage.


With truly magical views from this elevated vantage point a stones throw from the River Avon, the gardens are mainly laid to grass with some mature tree and shrub planting and a gate to the side provides access from the driveway to a sizeable parking area. With an ever changing landscape, sitting outside or in, the glorious views from this property will always captivate the imagination and lead to rest and relaxation. There are plenty of amazing walks and mountain bike rides to be had directly from the house and within easy reach are many activities and sporting amenities, not least, the Lecht Ski centre and the Glenlivet mountain bike trails.
Fishing - The new owner of An Sgoran is entitled to apply for membership of the Strathavon Farmers Angling Association which has a 1.5 mile each bank beat of the Avon leased from the Crown. This is salmon/sea trout fishing at about the lowest possible cost.


It is understood that there is mains electricity, private water supply and broadband is available. Drainage is to a septic tank and there is oil fired central heating feeding radiators.

Home Report

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EPC Rating E


By mutual agreement.



CLOSING DATE - 17 MAY 2021 at 12 NOON

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