2 bed House - Detached Under Offer

CLOSING DATE Birch Cottage, Insh, Kingussie, PH21 1NU



UNDER OFFER - CLOSING DATE - THURSDAY 14 APRIL 2022 AT 12 NOON - An amazing opportunity to acquire a lodge / plot in a fantastic and peaceful location extending to approximately 1/3rd of an acre. Current accommodation is over one floor and comprises of a lounge with space for dining, kitchen, two double bedrooms and a bathroom. Outside there is parking to the front and wrap around wild garden areas with mature birch tree planting which offers a real get away from it all in the Highlands. The property is unsuitable for residential lending as it if of timber construction and offers a rare chance to acquire this special property with ample grounds.
Alternatively the property provides an opportunity for redevelopment in this much sought after area and would be ideal for a new build subject to the necessary consents. Set in an outstanding location, in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, Birch Cottage is at the edge of an extensive community birch wood which now forms part of the RSPB Insh Marshes Reserve and is close to Loch Insh and its extensive watersport activities as well as the wider sporting and recreational amenities the area has to offer. Energy Performance Certificate F, Council Tax Band B

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Insh is set amidst breathtaking scenery on the south side of Strathspey close to the Insh Marshes RSPB nature reserve and the Monadhliath Mountains. Conveniently located for the Cairngorm ski resort and Aviemore which is about a 15 minute drive, the area is renowned for its outdoor facilities and there is an excellent sailing school at Loch Insh, 8 golf courses within the neighbouring vicinity, and shooting, stalking and fishing is available on the neighbouring estates.
Nearby Kingussie provides a full range of shops for everyday needs together with both primary and secondary schools, hotels and restaurants and an excellent medical facility.
The A9 trunk road is accessed at Kingussie for travel south to the central belt and northwards to Inverness where a full range of shops and facilities are available.

Location & Potential

The property sits in a beautifully private and spacious birch woodland of around 1/3rd of an acre. With easy access to the greater Cairngorms it provides a fantastic location to enjoy the current property or has excellent potential as an exclusive new house site subject to the necessary consents.

Lounge/Dining (4.64m x 3.56m)

A spacious lounge/dining with twin windows to the front of the property overlooking the gardens in addition to carpet flooring and ceiling lighting. There is ample space for a multiple person dining suite ideal for formal dining making this the perfect space to entertain family and friends and there are further doors leading to the kitchen and hall.

Kitchen (1.69m x 2.83m)

Located to the rear, there are a range of base, wall and drawer units with a sink and window overlooking the rear of the property. There is a four plate hob with oven and extractor over, space and plumbing for a washing machine and fridge freezer. There is oak flooring and ceiling lighting.


The hall has a door to both bedrooms and the bathroom as well as hanging hooks for outerwear in addition to carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.

Bedroom One (3.29m x 3.54m)

A spacious double bedroom with a window to the front of the property flooding the room with natural light and benefitting from a storage cupboard with hanging and shelving space, the electric fuse board is also located here. There is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.

Bedroom Two (3.12m x 3.54m)

Another well proportioned double bedroom with a window to the rear and a storage cupboard housing the hot and cold water tanks. There is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.

Bathroom (1.77m x 2.45m)

There is a bath, pedestal wash hand basin and wc in addition to oak flooring and ceiling lighting.


The property is approached via a short track through some birch woodland and outside the property there is a parking space. The cottage is accessed through the front door on the outside veranda which offers an excellent outside seating space on which to enjoy the warmer weather with views down across the gardens and across to the hills beyond.


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

Home Report

To obtain a copy of the home report, please visit our website massoncairns.com where an online copy is available to download.

EPC Rating F


By mutual agreement.




Viewings and Offers

Viewing is strictly by arrangement with and all offers to be submitted to:-Masson Cairns
Strathspey House
Grantown on Spey
PH26 3EQ
Tel: (01479) 874800
Fax: (01479) 874806
Email: property@lawscot.com

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