3 bed Detached For Sale
Offers over £325,000
Dallachapple is a beautifully appointed, detached stone & slate farmhouse with a south facing frontage set in beautifully landscaped grounds which extend to circa three acres in total. This characterful property enjoys far reaching views over the surrounding Strathspey countryside and Cromdale Hills. The cosy ambiance of the property has been retained and enhanced with many original features tastefully combined with modern amenity to provide warm and elegant living spaces. Finishes include period fireplaces, internal timber doors with high skirting's, pitch pine stairway and quality floor coverings. Offering over 1420 sqft of accommodation over two floors the property enjoys excellent living space with the spacious kitchen and dining area with attic room above being a particular feature. Further accommodation on the ground floor includes a lounge with open fireplace, rear porch, shower room, office / bedroom three, hallway and entrance porch. On the first floor there is a bathroom and two further double bedrooms. The formal garden grounds extend around the house to approximately a half of an acre and include a sweeping driveway with parking for several vehicles, lawns, pond, vegetable garden and a good variety of mature planting in addition to outbuildings including a summer house, garden sheds and log shed. In addition there is a further two and a half acres of amenity land which offer a wealth of opportunity not least of which is for grazing or development 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 Certificate Rating G, Council Tax Band D
Nestled within the Cairngorms National Park, Cromdale enjoys some superb panoramic views of the Spey Valley and is situated only 3 miles from the Capital of Strathspey and leading tourist resort Grantown on Spey. Grantown offers first class hotels and guest houses, Primary and Grammar schools offering education to university entrance standard, Cottage Hospital and Health Centre. Sporting facilities include 18 hole golf course, superb leisure centre with 4 court sports hall, climbing wall, fitness suite and 20m pool, excellent Salmon and Trout fishing in the River Spey and other waters, 8 tennis courts, bowling green, children's recreation park and forest walks through Grant Park. There are many places of interest to visit in the area of Cromdale / Grantown which is the gateway to the world renowned Speyside Malt Whisky Trail. Cromdale is also within easy reach of the Lecht and Cairngorm ski areas for winter sports facilities and hill walking is available throughout the Cairngorms National Park. The sandy beaches of the Moray Firth are within an hours drive. Other distances from Cromdale - Aviemore 18 miles; Elgin 33 miles and Inverness 37 miles.
Dallachapple is accessed through timber gates via a private gravel chip driveway and has ample parking and turning space for several vehicles. A path leads to the attractive front entrance porch with a timber and glazed door leading into the bright room which is furnished with tiled flooring and windows on either side flooding the room with natural light providing ample space to store shoes and boots.
Accessed from the entrance porch, the hallway allows access to the lounge, dining room/bedroom three and a decorative carpeted and timber staircase leads up to the first floor accommodation. There is an under stair cupboard that is placed under the stairwell which houses the pressurised hot water tank in addition to oak flooring and ceiling lighting.
A spacious lounge which is filled with natural light from the beautiful windows to the front and rear that enjoys views across the private and manicured gardens. An open fire with tiled hearth and surround and timber mantle adds a focal feature to the room in addition to a display alcove with shelving. There is oak flooring, ceiling lighting and further doors leading to the kitchen/dining and rear porch.
This handy room is located to the rear of the home making it the ideal place to access the property with wet gear and provides excellent space for outerwear, boot and shoe storage in addition to space and plumbing for a washing machine with shelving, attractive vinyl flooring, ceiling lighting, the electric switch gear is also located here and a further door leads to the shower room.
A lovely fresh shower room comprising of a WC, pedestal wash hand basin with twin mixer tap and a shower enclosure with curved door housing a mains pressure shower with wet wall surround. There is ceiling lighting and attractive vinyl flooring.
The well equipped country kitchen has quality base, wall and drawer units in oak with complimentary worktops and chic splash back tiling. The heart of the kitchen and a particular feature of the room is the original farmhouse range that creates a beautiful and homely atmosphere with open fire 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 overlooking the manicured front gardens and beyond with a butler sink and contemporary chrome mixer tap placed in front to take full advantage of the view. Integrated appliances include a dishwasher, fridge/freezer and double oven with plate warmer and five plate gas hob with an extractor hood situated above. There is tiled flooring, ceiling lighting, loft hatch providing access to the attic room and further double doors leading to the rear garden.
A timber ladder that drops down from the loft hatch in the kitchen provides access to a generous room with integrated wardrobes providing shelving and hanging space. The space that is currently used for storage but could easily be re-purposed (subject to the necessary consents) as a home working space or games/play room with the benefit of velux windows to the front in addition to a window to the side flooding the room with natural light. There is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.
The bright and sizable room that is currently used as an office boasts an impressive fireplace with open fire featuring a tiled hearth and surround with decorative timber mantle. There is oak flooring and ceiling lighting and this room could be equally utilised as a dining room or bedroom three with good privacy and a warm ambience.
The bright first floor landing enjoys a window to the front that floods the space with natural light and provides access to both bedrooms and family bathroom. There is oak flooring and ceiling lighting.
Relax your stresses away in this wonderful bathroom with a luxurious claw foot freestanding bath with centre mixer tap and handset. There is a wall mounted mirror, pedestal wash hand basin and WC in addition to vinyl flooring, velux window to the rear and ceiling lighting.
A wonderful bright and airy room with a window to the front overlooking the front gardens and Cromdale Hills and benefitting from a velux window to the rear in addition to carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.
A delightful double bedroom with a large window to the front of the house benefitting from integral wardrobes with shelving and hanging space, carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and access to the insulated loft.
Timber gates open into a sweeping gravel driveway which splits into two, one part leading to the side and back of the property to a spacious area allowing numerous vehicles to park and turn and the other leading to further amenity land. These beautifully mature and exquisite garden grounds extend to a rarely available size of circa three acres which encircle the property and interspersed with a variety of magnificent specimen trees and mature shrubs all bounded by a mixture of timber and post wire fencing. The formal grounds around the farmhouse are well manicured and mostly laid with lawn providing numerous areas where you can sit and relax in the sunshine in addition to a pond in front of the property and a vegetable patch to the side with greenhouse where you would be able to grow and cultivate your own fruit and vegetables. The home is afforded excellent privacy from the mature planting which screens the whole and a fantastic addition to the property are a number of timber outbuildings (2.97m x 2.39m and 2.48m x 1.52m and 3.63m x 4.86m), summerhouse (2.4m x 2.4m), children's playhouse, covered log store and oil tank.
It is understood that the property is served by mains electricity, water and drainage is to a septic tank.
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EPC Rating G
By mutual agreement.
Offers over £325,000 are invited
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