4 bed House - Detached Under Offer
UNDER OFFER - An astonishing, iconic and magical family home built from Scots Pine in a glorious setting extending to over 1/2 an acre on this most desirable of locations in the Cairngorms National Park. From every room, there are stunning elevated views of the woods, the mountains - or both! The main reception rooms are filled with light, with a wonderful emphasis on glazing. In particular, the sun room has different views from three windows and access to the deck complete with hot tub. The veranda wraps around the ground floor and leads to the decked area, a wonderful place from which to enjoy morning coffee with spectacular sunrises, to a cool drink with the sunset over the mountains. The kitchen, as with every detail. was hand built and is perfect for the keen cook. There is a sizable home office / bedroom, a cosy lounge with wood burning stove, useful and generously proportioned utility / boot room, a music room, a dining area, stylish shower room, separate bathroom, main bedroom suite with dressing room and galleried landing in addition to a further three double bedrooms. The accommodation is arranged over two floors and allows for a variable combination of up to six bedrooms depending on the owners requirements. Caledon has plentiful level parking at the front of the house, giving easy access to the main door to the property via an impressive sweeping gravel driveway. The gardens, with their naturalistic planting, wrap all around the house and feature in particular some prolific azaleas and birch tree. There is a under house store and further workshop with storage. This extremely rare opportunity would suit a variety of purchasers and viewing is essential. Energy Performance Certificate Rating D, Council Tax Band F
At the foothills of the Cairngorms and Monadhliath Mountain ranges and within the Cairngorm National Park, Kingussie is an attractive and popular town in Strathspey with its first class hotels, guest houses, medical facilities and primary and secondary schools offering education to University entrance standard. 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, Pony Trekking, and the fantastic facilities at the Badenoch Leisure Centre with 3 sports halls, fitness suite and variety of aerobic classes. Kingussie 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. The holiday village of Aviemore, 12 miles away, offers swimming, squash, pubs and club and other attractions. Other distances from Kingussie:- Grantown on Spey 28 miles; Inverness 42 miles; Elgin 60 miles. The main London/Inverness rail line runs through Kingussie and the Inverness Airport is 50 miles distant with regular daily flights to London, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Made of hand selected Scots Pine sourced from Finland, this wonderful family home was painstakingly constructed by the current owners and completed in 1991. The stewardship of this unique and enchanting residence is now being offered as the current owners seek to downsize allowing the new purchasers an exciting opportunity to purchase a significant and distinctive property in a special location. Arranged over two floors and with an easy going ambience, the current accommodation allows for a plethora of arrangements to suit the incoming owners and there is a combination of solid wood flooring to most rooms with tiled underfloor heating to the ground floor shower room and sun room.
From a covered veranda with seating, this impressive space boasts of the flavour of this impressive home with strong log intersections and a flow through to the main living spaces and with stairs up to the first floor bedrooms.
This is a fantastic and relaxing space which is the hub of the home and which exudes warmth and easy living. The lounge area is focused around a beautiful and warming Waterford wood burning stove and the room is flooded with natural light through the large picture windows to the front and side which offer wonderful views. The lounge area flows through into a dining space and the well equipped and laid out kitchen. From the dining area there are patio doors leading to the sun room.
This superb space provides an elegant and light filled relaxation area with ample room for dining and lounge furniture leading to the outside decking and hot tub area to offer connected outdoor living in the sun and snow.
A very useful utility room with plumbing for a washing machine and space for a freezer. The room is fitted with a range of shelved wall units and racks which make it ideal for wet and dry kit storage in addition to removing outerwear and boots before entry to the rest of the property.
Currently utilised as a home working space this room can also be utilised as a double bedroom with integral storage wardrobe.
The music room enjoys dual aspect windows which flood the area with natural light and also offer fantastic views of the gardens and beyond.
A generously proportioned and stylish room with wc, wash hand basin with twin taps and a luxuriously appointed oversized walk in shower with twin heads. There is an opaque window to the rear of the house.
The open tread solid pine stairs lead up to the first floor landing where the remainder of the bedrooms and bathroom can be accessed. There is a separate shelved linen cupboard in addition to a loft hatch and window to the side.
This distinguished bedroom (3.34m x 3.97m) offers space for a bed of your choice and flows through to the large dressing room (2.26m x 4.11m) with twin aspect windows which look out over the treetops to the valley and hills beyond as well as enjoying twin integral double wardrobes with hanging and shelved storage. A further door with windows to either side leads to a galleried landing (2.80m x 3.96m) overlooking the sun room and which has two velux windows allowing for excellent natural light levels.
A bright double bedroom with an integral wardrobe offering hanging and shelved storage as well as a window to the side of the home.
A further well proportioned double bedroom with integral clothes storage wardrobe and a picture window overlooking the gardens towards the mountains.
This bright double bedroom enjoys dual aspect windows to the front and side of the house in addition to an integral clothes storage wardrobe.
This sizeable and separate bathroom provides a sumptuous enclosed bath, wash hand basin and cleverly concealed wc.
The garden is richly planted with specimen trees including; spruces, firs, pines, oak and birch. The mature shrubs include rhododendrons and azaleas which create a spectacular display in early summer and the further gardens wrap around the property to offer excellent amenity and privacy. The decked terrace which is reached either from the sun room or wrap around veranda is, in essence, a wonderful outdoor dining room, the perfect place for entertaining, with views up and down the valley, as well as over to the mountains. A sweeping gravel drive with turning space creates a magnificent entrance which leads up to the house where there is parking and turning space and there is a further large level area for parking of several vehicles closer to the bottom of the garden. There is an integral workshop under the house with benches, power and light in addition to further under house storage. A further lockable store with power and light allows for secure sports and garden equipment storage.
It is understood that there is mains water, drainage and electricity. There is solar water heating, a pressurised water system and electric heating.
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EPC Rating D
By mutual agreement.
Viewing is strictly by arrangement with and all offers to be submitted to:-Masson Cairns
Grantown on Spey
Tel: (01479) 874800
Fax: (01479) 874806