3 bed House - mid terrace For Sale

The Shieling, Balvatin Cottages, Newtonmore CLOSING DATE, PH20 1BB

Offers over £155,000


CLOSING DATE - FRIDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER AT 12 NOON - A beautifully presented and spacious three bedroom home located within Balvatin Cottages that is one of eleven residences within this private and exclusive development. The property is in immaculate decorative condition throughout and the accommodation comprises of a bright and airy lounge with patio doors to the front garden and decorative fireplace which is on open plan with the dining area and leads through to the well equipped kitchen. Further ground floor accommodation comprises of an entrance hall, stylish family bathroom and bedroom three. To the first floor there is a landing, fresh shower room and two further bedrooms. Outside there is car parking provision to the front of the building and wrap around landscaped communal gardens that benefit from a generous patio with seating and drying area with views that extend to the surrounding countryside with Creag Dhubh and the Cairngorms visible. Located in the spectacular Cairngorms National Park, this rarely available opportunity would suit a variety of purchasers and make an ideal first / second home or rental investment property in this popular town. Energy Performance Certificate Rating D, Council Tax Band B

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A popular location being the Southern gateway to the Cairngorms National Park with shopping centre, hotels, guest houses, medical facilities, primary school and excellent secondary school at Kingussie offering education to University entrance standard. Sporting facilities include an 18 hole golf course, excellent salmon and trout fishing on the River Spey and other waters, tennis courts, bowling green and children's recreation park. Newtonmore is surrounded by some of the finest grouse moors and deer forests in Scotland, the Insh Marshes are famous as a bird sanctuary and within easy reach are the Cairngorm Mountains for winter sporting facilities and hill walking. There is a sailing school at Loch Insh and the beaches of the Moray Firth are also close by. Other distances from Newtonmore:-Kingussie 3 miles; Aviemore 15 miles; Grantown on Spey 31 miles; Inverness 45 miles; Elgin 63 miles.

Entrance Hall (2.22m x 2.12m)

The welcoming entrance hall is accessed through a high quality timber and glazed door offering excellent light levels. There is good space to store outerwear and shoes in addition to further doors providing access to the lounge, bedroom three, family bathroom and a storage cupboard with shelving. There is tiled flooring, ceiling lighting and a high level cupboard where the electric switch gear is located.

Lounge/Dining (5.50m x 5.31m)

This beautifully bright and airy lounge is on open plan with the kitchen and dining area, creating a lovely sociable space and also enjoys a wonderful dual aspect with a window to the rear of the house and patio doors opening to the front garden which all combine to flood the space with natural light. There is laminate oak flooring and the lounge benefits from a decorative fireplace with tile hearth and timber mantle. The dining area is to the rear and provides ample space to locate a sizeable dining table and chairs in addition to providing a great space to entertain family and friends, carpeted stairs lead up to the first floor accommodation.


The well equipped kitchen provides an excellent range of base, drawer, wall units with complementary worktop and fresh tiled splash backs. There are plentiful integral appliances including a fridge with ice box, dishwasher, oven and electric hob with illuminated extractor. There is a sink with drainer and mixer tap in addition to oak laminate flooring and ceiling lighting.

Bedroom Three (3.27m x 3.0m)

A delightful bedroom with window to the side allowing in excellent levels of natural light. There is carpet flooring and a combination of wall and ceiling lighting.

Bathroom (2.37m x 1.92m)

A light and inviting family bathroom comprising of a back to wall WC with concealed cistern, circular bowl wash basin with vanity unit, bath with electric shower and glass shower screen with full height tiling behind. There is oak laminate flooring, ladder towel radiator and a combination of wall and ceiling lighting.

First Floor Landing

The landing provides access to two bedrooms and the shower room. There is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a loft hatch.

Bedroom One (2.60m x 3.59m)

A wonderful bedroom enjoying a window to the side of the property and allowing natural light into the room also benefitting from an integral cupboard with shelving and hanging space. There is carpet flooring and a combination of wall and ceiling lighting.

Bedroom Two (2.80m x 2.90m)

An attractive double bedroom benefitting from a window to the side creating a bright and airy ambience in addition to carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.

Shower Room (2.77m x 1.85m)

A useful shower room fitted with a three piece suite in white comprising back to wall wc with concealed cistern, wash hand basin on a timber stand and shower cubicle with electric shower. There is laminate flooring, chrome ladder towel rail and built in vanity unit in addition to a velux window which provides excellent natural light.

Outside, Parking & Store

This small and quiet development is situated at the southern entrance to Newtonmore and creates a spacious feel with allocated parking bays in front of the property in addition to further visitor spaces. The property is surrounded by beautiful communal landscaped gardens and benefits from a generous courtyard with seating interspersed with colourful shrubs and flowers and further lawned areas bounded by timber fencing and mature pine trees. There is communal space below the property that has a washing machine and tumble dryer along with a secure storage space measuring (2.0m x 1.8).


It is understood that there is mains water, drainage and electricity.

Home Report

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EPC Rating D


By mutual agreement.


Offers over £155,000 are invited


Viewings and Offers

Viewing is strictly by arrangement with and all offers to be submitted to:-Masson Cairns
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Tel: (01479) 874800
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