5 bed Detached Under Offer
UNDER OFFER - Tigh Na Bruach is a beautifully appointed and impressively restored substantial granite and slated Victorian villa standing in extremely attractive grounds extending to 1.14 acres, situated on a desirable street within the popular Highland town of Newtonmore in the Cairngorms National Park. Many of the period features have been blended with modern amenity and this secluded property provides the perfect contemporary modern living against a contrast of charming traditional features. This elegant home offers almost 226 square metres of spacious and versatile accommodation arranged over two floors, comprising of an entrance vestibule, large and welcoming hallway, lounge with focal wood burning stove and bay window which in turn leads through to the sun room overlooking the side gardens, home office with open fire that could be used as a family/dining room, shower room, luxurious family bathroom and four bedrooms, the master bedroom benefitting from a dressing room and en suite bathroom. There is a bespoke kitchen/dining with integrated appliances all centred around a magnificent wood burning stove in addition to a separate utility and a handy rear porch. Outside the mature grounds offer a gravel driveway with large parking and turning area and bordered by well-stocked mature flower and shrub beds together with numerous seating areas and all ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining, the whole screened by mature shrubs and trees with excellent amenity and a number of outbuildings with easy access to the mature open woodland. There is also potential for a separate plot subject to the necessary consents. The property would suit a variety of buyers and this is a truly unique opportunity to acquire a home of character in the beautiful, protected environment of the National Park and enjoy the many and varied outdoor pursuits of this outstanding area on your doorstep. Energy Performance Rating F. Council Tax Band G
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.
Having recently undergone an extensive upgrade and refurbishment the property now provides high quality accommodation throughout yet retains its distinctive Highland character including pitch pine doors, skirtings and staircase, ornate ceiling coving, recessed press cupboards and high ceilings.
Tigh Na Bruach is accessed through timber gates via a private gravel chip driveway and has ample parking and turning space for several vehicles. The driveway leads to the attractive front entrance vestibule with double timber doors into the bright vestibule which is furnished with black tiled flooring and windows on either side flooding the room with natural light.
The impressive hallway greets you with a sense of the character and style of this exceptional home, and a taste of the quality of workmanship and its interior. There are pitch pine and moulded doors leading to the lounge, home office/family room, kitchen/dining room, an opening to the inner hall and a sweeping staircase with decorative balustrades leads up to the further accommodation. There is carpet flooring, ceiling and recessed lighting and an under stair cupboard with shelving ideal for storage.
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 front gardens. The focus of the room is a warming wood burning stove which creates a gentle ambience in which to relax and unwind. There is carpet flooring, ceiling coving and ceiling lighting in addition to a recessed display alcove and a further door leading to the sun room.
Currently being used as a dining room this is 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 heart of the home is this wonderful and exceptionally stylish kitchen, dining, family area which is focused around a wonderful and warming inset multi-fuel stove to offer a cosy and homely ambience to the whole area. The exceptionally well finished and bespoke kitchen offers a fantastic range of shaker base and larder units in light grey with stunning bespoke timber worktops and impressive island unit which is further complimented with a modern black one and a half bowl sink with drainer and mixer tap. Integrated within the kitchen is an impressive Cookmaster gas cooker with double oven and plate warmer and illuminated extractor hood above. Windows on either side of the room allow fabulous light to shine through and there is tiled flooring, recessed ceiling lighting and charming feature lighting situated above the worktops and breakfast bar. The kitchen flows into the wonderfully bright family and dining area with further doors leading to the utility and rear garden.
The utility room provides good amenity with under counter units, sink with modern chrome mixer tap and drainer and worktop space. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer and fridge freezer. There are windows to the side and rear, tiled flooring and recessed lighting.
Providing access from the hallway to bedroom four, shower room and the rear porch.
A beautifully bright bedroom located to the rear of the house with triple windows to the side and excellent bespoke integral storage. There is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.
A lovely fresh shower room comprising of a WC, wash hand basin with integral vanity unit and mixer tap and a shower enclosure with sliding door housing a mains pressure shower with full height tiling surrounding. There is a chrome towel radiator, ceiling lighting and tiled flooring.
The bright and sizable room boasts many original features including a recessed display alcove with shelving, cornice and windows to the side and front adding to the traditional character of the room. A delightful feature is the impressive fireplace with open fire, a slate hearth with tile surround and decorative timber mantle. There is wood flooring and ceiling lighting and this room could be equally utilised as a family or dining room with good privacy and a warm ambience from the open fire.
This handy room is located to the rear of the home and provides excellent space for outerwear, boot and shoe storage in addition to tiled flooring and ceiling lighting.
With deep pile carpet and feature ceiling lighting there is access to the master bedroom and bedroom two further stairs lead to the lower landing.
A marvellous master bedroom which is the height of luxury living with triple windows to the front overlooking the gardens and beyond. There is an opening that leads to the dressing room in addition to carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.
A lovely jack and jill room benefitting from a window allowing natural light to fill the room and benefitting from bespoke hanging and shelved storage. It would be ideal as a nursery or a bedroom in it's own right, there is carpet flooring and a combination of recessed and ceiling lighting, a further door opens to the en-suite bathroom.
This luxurious and contemporary en-suite bathroom enjoys beautiful quality features and comprises of a wc, pedestal wash hand basin and bath with mains rainforest shower over in addition to a handset providing the perfect place where you can soak and relax in the bubbles in addition to natural light provided by a window to the side of the property. There is a towel warmer/radiator, quality oak flooring and ceiling lighting.
A smart and bright double bedroom with triple windows to the front providing excellent natural light in addition to a recessed press cupboard with display shelves, carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.
Providing access to the dressing room, bedroom three and family bathroom. There is carpet flooring, recessed lighting, the electric switch gear are located here and an airing cupboard with shelving housing the water tank.
Another double bedroom with good levels of natural light provided by the windows to the side and rear overlooking the impressive garden space. There is excellent integrated storage provision with a number of built in wardrobes and drawers in addition to open storage, carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.
An indulgent oasis that features a bath with bi-fold glass screen and rainforest shower over in addition to a handset with recessed display alcoves, wc with dual flush and an oversized integrated wash hand basin with vanity unit. There is tiled flooring, ceiling lighting and an opaque window to the side of the house.
The boiler room houses the oil fired boiler and is accessed externally at the side of the house.
A fantastic addition to the property are a number of stores at the side and rear of the property that are of timber construction under corrugated roofs, there is a generous garage with sliding doors currently being used as a workshop (4.69m x 5.24) providing excellent amenity for tools, sports and garden storage. At the back of the garage sits a log cabin (2.75m x 3.74m) that is currently being used as a sewing room but could easily be used for a home office/studio or games room. There are a further three stores measuring (4.8m x 2.39m and 4.81m x 3.32m x 6.0m x 1.77m). They all have the benefit of power and light.
Timber gates open into a sweeping gravel driveway which leads up to the front of the property and along the side to a spacious area allowing numerous vehicles to park and turn. The grand property enjoys equally impressive and well-established garden grounds extending to approximately 1.14 acres which encircle the property and interspersed with a variety of magnificent specimen trees and mature shrubs which are all bounded by timber and post wire fencing. The immaculate and generous front garden is mostly laid to gravel for ease of maintenance with a mixture of bushes, shrubs and beautiful flowers surrounding. The rear and side garden provides beautiful areas to sit out in the sunshine and relax or light up the barbecue and entertain your guests with a delightful and beautiful spacious decking area with a timber pergola enjoying beautiful views. A pretty wall runs along the side of the house and is filled with decorative planting creating a tranquil, private and peaceful ambiance. There are numerous covered wood stores, coal bunker, outside tap and oil tank.
The arrangement of the large gardens lends itself to the potential and added value for a separate plot to the rear subject to the necessary consents.
It is understood that there is mains water, electricity and drainage. There is oil fired central heating.
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EPC Rating F
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