3 bed Detached Under Offer
UNDER OFFER - CLOSING DATE - FRIDAY 16 JULY AT 12 NOON - Offering an outstanding and unique opportunity; Lynn of Shenval Cottage and Bothy provides a beautiful three bedroom refurbished traditional cottage with an attached bothy ripe for renovation to provide separate or further accommodation and amenity. The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming entrance hall and comprises of an open plan kitchen/dining/lounge area with inglenook fireplace and stove with views over the gardens, double bedroom and family bathroom, on the first floor there are two further double bedrooms, landing and a separate WC. The bothy is currently utilised for storage and would be ideal as a games area or additional accommodation with feature stone fireplace to the lounge area with potential for an additional kitchen and two bedrooms to the first floor area. The property is nestled in a fantastic location which is surrounded by magnificent scenery and offers outstanding open views. This especially rare opportunity will suit a variety of purchasers including those who may be seeking a rural retreat with great income potential or as an outstanding home with great flexibility in close proximity to the Cairngorms National Park, Lecht Ski Centre, Whisky Trails and Glenlivet mountain bike trails. Energy Performance Certificate Rating E, Council Tax Band C
The area is remarkably beautiful and unspoilt, and lies within the Tomintoul and Glenlivet - Cairngorms International Dark Sky Park. Primary schooling is at Glenlivet Primary and secondary education is at Speyside High in Aberlour. There is a free transport service to both. Aberlour (11 miles) provides a range of services including garage, hotel, delicatessen, butcher, general store, post office, 3 churches, hospital and health centre, community centre including a swimming pool, tennis court and bowling green. The area is ideal for access to the Cairngorm Mountain Range, Glenlivet Estate with its summer and winter sporting facilities, Mountain Bike Trails, the Malt Whisky Trail and fishing on the Rivers Spey and Avon. The area is famed for its range of outdoor pursuits.
Fishing can be taken on the Spey and Avon, two of Scotlands finest rivers, and shooting and stalking is available on nearby estates. Ballindalloch (5 miles) has a golf course, filling station and a small post office/store, and there is hillwalking and skiing at the Lecht and Cairngorms and water sports on the Moray Firth. The international airports at Aberdeen and Inverness offer an excellent range of domestic and European flights.
Double timber and glazed doors open into the charming hallway where doors lead to the lounge, bedroom one, bathroom and carpeted stairs lead up to the first floor. There is a storage cupboard under the stairs which houses the electrical switchgear and there is carpet flooring, recessed ceiling lighting and the heating controls are located here.
Relaxation is the order of the day in this bright and cosy lounge which is open plan with the kitchen / dining room with quality engineered oak flooring flowing throughout. The lounge features a warming Jotul multi fuel stove with black slate hearth creating the perfect place to cosy up on a cold night with a warming drink. Windows to the front and side allow fabulous countryside views and there is lovely wall lighting.
A marvellous light and well proportioned kitchen / dining room offering a good range of cream wall, drawer and base units with complimentary timber worktop incorporating a stainless steel one and a half bowl sink with modern mixer tap. Integrated within the kitchen is a Bosch dishwasher and washing machine, a Hotpoint fridge / freezer, oven with gas hob and stainless steel cooker hood above. The area provides ample space for a multiple person dining suit and is ideal for family living and entertaining guests. Natural light floods in through the high level Velux windows and the windows to the rear and each side of the room allowing beautiful countryside views. A traditional real oak door provides access to the garden and there is engineered oak flooring, two lovely four point ceiling lights and the Grant boiler is placed here.
A spacious double bedroom benefitting from windows to the front and rear flooding the room with natural light and providing excellent countryside views. There is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and recessed shelving.
This bright bathroom is fresh and spacious comprising of wc, wash hand basin and a P-shaped bath with modern twin taps housing a Mira Sport electric shower with contemporary glazed shower screen further complimented with tiling surround. There is a window to the rear allowing in good natural light, wood effect vinyl flooring and ceiling lighting.
The generous first floor landing enjoys a velux window to the front that allows in lovely natural light in addition to a large cupboard providing excellent level of storage. There is access to both first floor bedrooms, WC, carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.
A bright double bedroom enjoying a Velux window to the rear and a lovely Bay window to the front allowing beautiful scenic countryside views. There is carpet flooring, recessed ceiling lighting and loft access hatch.
A welcoming double bedroom benefitting from a beautiful Bay window to the front offering fabulous views over the stunning open countryside. There is carpet flooring and recessed ceiling lighting.
A delightful room comprising of a back to wall WC with integrated chrome flush button and a lovely corner wash hand basin with mixer tap. A window to the rear allows in great natural light and there is a chrome towel radiator, vinyl flooring, recessed ceiling lighting and an Xpelair extractor.
Adjoining the property is a superb traditional stone bothy with corrugated metal sheet roofing. The bothy is currently utilised for storage and with the relevant planning permission would be ideal as a games area or additional accommodation with feature stone fireplace to the lounge area with potential for an additional kitchen and two bedrooms to the first floor area. There is light and power supply.
The garden grounds which surround the property extend to approximately 0.5 acres and are predominantly laid to lawn with mature shrubs, bushes and trees and bounded with a mix of post and wire fencing, hedging and stone wall. The side garden offers an open outlook to a neighbouring field with regular visitors including deer and a wide variety of garden birds. There is a timber shed (4.2mx 2.46) which offers good storage for garden and sports equipment, an open-fronted wood store and a fabulous large greenhouse (6.6m x 3.04m) which also has space for a table and chairs where you can sit and enjoy the peace and quiet, an oil tank, an outside tap and parking for several vehicles.
It is understood the property is served by mains electricity, mains water supply and drainage to a septic tank. There is oil fired central heating.
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EPC Rating E
CLOSING DATE - FRIDAY 16 JULY AT 12 NOON
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