5 bed Detached Under Offer
UNDER OFFER - Clachnastrone is a finely situated and elegant granite and slated Victorian villa standing in extremely attractive grounds just under three quarters of an acre with an enviable location at the Old Spey Bridge, just outside Grantown On Spey in the Cairngorms National Park. Retaining many period features which are blended with modern amenity, this secluded property has light filled and versatile accommodation overlooking the River Spey and located in front of the ancient Anagach pine woods. Arranged over ground and first floors, extending to approximately 205 square metres and comprising of an entrance vestibule, large and welcoming hallway, dining room with space for a sizable dining table and chairs, family room with focal multi-fuel stove which in turn leads through to the sun room overlooking the front gardens, lounge with bay window and open fire, luxurious family bathroom and four bedrooms (one on-suite). There is a study / fifth bedroom, WC, high quality kitchen with integrated appliances in addition to a separate utility. The grounds offer wonderful amenity from the gated entrance up the gravel driveway to the front of the house. The front and rear gardens offer wonderful privacy in addition to woodland access and useful timber outbuildings, decked area which all combine to offer a truly unique offering which must be seen to be fully appreciated. Energy Performance Certificate Rating E, Council Tax Band G
Situated in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, Clachnastrone backs on to 1,000 acres of community owned woodland with extensive all ability paths. Old Spey Bridge is situated on the banks of the River Spey, one of Scotland's most famous salmon fishing rivers. Nearby Grantown On Spey has a wide variety of shops and amenities including Doctors, Primary and Grammar schools offering education to university entrance standard, banks and a leisure Centre. Local activities amongst others include extensive hill walking, mountaineering, mountain biking, ski-ing, water sports, golf and bird watching. Well located, Aviemore is 20 minutes drive and has a main line railway station providing links to the North and South; Elgin is 50 minutes and Inverness is 40 minutes and has an airport providing daily flights to London and beyond; Aberdeen is an 1 hour 30 minutes and Perth is 2 hours by car.
This beautiful home offers an amiable mixture of character and elegance whilst showcasing many superb original features including high ceilings, an ornate and decorative pine staircase, intricate plaster cornices, dado's, ceiling coving, deep skirting's and restored pine doors. Clachnastrone sits comfortable in its surroundings and enjoys luxury bathrooms, a high quality kitchen and feature fireplaces, one with a multi fuel stove which all combines to offer a top class and rarely found blend of sumptuous modern amenity and characterful charm in this prime location.
From the driveway, Clachnastrone is accessed through double iron gates and along a sweeping stone chip driveway through the front garden to the attractive front timber door which leads to the entrance vestibule. The spacious vestibule is furnished with wood flooring, ceiling lighting and integrated matwell.
The impressive and airy hallway leads to the lounge, dining room and the family room in addition the staircase that provides access to the first floor. There is wood flooring and ceiling lighting.
A spacious lounge with high ceilings and deep roof cornices which is filled with natural light from the beautiful bay window to the front that enjoys views across the private and manicured front gardens. An open fire with slate hearth, decorative tile surround and timber mantle adds a focal feature to the room in addition to a recessed press cupboard with display shelves. There is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.
This large and bright room is located to the front of the property which could be used for a variety of purposes and has a lovely focal fireplace with stone surround and an inset Morso multi-fuel burning stove. There is a window to the side which allows for lovely natural light to enter into the room and there is a further door leading into the sun room, the room enjoys wood flooring and ceiling lighting.
A fantastic room in which to sit and relax with beautiful views of the gardens and beyond from three sides of glazed windows, an additional door leads directly out to the garden and offers a perfect oasis in the summer months.
The well equipped shaker kitchen has quality base, wall and drawer units in cream with contrasting worktops and chic splash back tiling. The heart of the kitchen is the decorative Rayburn stove (currently decommissioned) that creates a beautiful and homely atmosphere making it an ideal area to entertain friends or relax with family with ample space to house a dining table and chairs. There are windows to the side and rear of the room with a ceramic one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with contemporary chrome mixer tap. Integrated appliances include a dishwasher and Neff oven and hob with an extractor hood situated above there is tiled flooring and ceiling lighting.
A wonderful, spacious room which creates the perfect entertaining space. Benefitting from a large window to the rear in addition to a further separate window to the side of the property, the room is naturally light and airy. There is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and an attractive fireplace.
The rear hallway provides entry to the kitchen / breakfast room, utility and dining room. There is a cupboard providing a magnitude of storage, tiled flooring and wall lighting.
The utility room benefits from base units with worktop over and there is space and plumbing for a washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge freezer. Double timber doors lead out to the side of the garden, a butler sink is ideally placed looking out of the window to the rear. There is vinyl flooring, recessed down lighting and a further door that leads to the w.c.
A conveniently placed room housing a WC and wash hand basin with twin taps, there is vinyl flooring and recessed down lighting.
The carpeted stairs with timber balustrade provide access to the first floor accommodation. The half landing features stairs leading to the front of the property and stairs leading to the rear. There is wall lighting and ceiling lighting and carpet flooring
A marvellous master bedroom which is the height of luxury living with a window to the side and large French doors which open to a balcony overlooking the front gardens and beyond. There is a door to the en-suite shower room in addition to carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and bespoke hanging and shelved storage.
A light and spacious en-suite shower room comprising of a wc, his and hers wash hand basins with mixer taps, mirrors and integrated vanity units in addition to a shower enclosure with rainforest head. There is tiled flooring, a towel radiator and a velux window to the rear that provides natural light in addition to the ceiling lighting and ceiling mounted extractor.
This cosy double bedroom is located with views across the rear gardens to the Anagach woodland beyond and has carpet flooring in addition to ceiling lighting.
Another double bedroom with good levels of natural light provided by the window to the rear overlooking the impressive garden space. There is excellent integrated storage provision with a number of built in wardrobes and drawers in addition to carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.
A beautifully bright bedroom located to the front of the house with twin aspect windows and excellent integral storage. There is laminate wood flooring and ceiling lighting.
This single bedroom is at the front of the home with a large picture window overlooking the gardens and to the River Spey beyond. There is a built in desk and would make a delightful home working space. There is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.
Mid way to the first floor, the half landing has additional stairs to the rear of the house where the bathroom is located with a storage cupboard or alternatively to the first floor landing where there is access to all five bedrooms. There is carpet flooring, a decorative wood staircase and a skylight.
The luxuriously appointed bathroom provides an indulgent space to relax and unwind with a large P shaped bath with central chrome taps and feature tiling with an electric shower with curved glass screen. There is quality tiling to the walls and floor as well as a pedestal wash hand basin with a chrome mixer tap, w.c, wall mirror, chrome towel radiator and a velux window to the rear of the property which floods the room with natural light. There is a double door airing cupboard, extractor fan and ceiling lighting.
A particular feature of the property is its outstanding location and large gardens which extend to just under ¾ of an acre in this especially rare setting. There is a white timber picket fence with iron gates opening to the front of the property leading along a sweeping gravel drive to provide a suitably impressive access to this magnificent home. The front garden is large and sheltered being mainly laid to lawn with mature privacy hedging. To one side is further parking and access to the rear gardens and to the other side there is a double dog kennel and large timber storage shed. The rear gardens offer an open outlook to a copse of mature trees at the bottom of the garden which provides height and variety and which is a haven for wildlife with regular visitors including red squirrel, roe deer and a wide variety of garden birds. There is a raised deck area which with a timber pergola which provides an excellent and private relaxation area and it extends to an open deck with bar area overlooking the gardens and woodland beyond to offer the perfect outside living space. There is a sizeable timber building with a pitched and corrugated roof, doors and windows in addition to power and light which offers secure storage but could easily be re-purposed to offer a bespoke studio or home working space separate from the main house. There is an outside tap.
It is understood that the property is served by mains water, electricity and drainage. There is oil fired central heating.
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EPC Rating E
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