5 bed House - Detached Under Offer
UNDER OFFER Ballintuim is an exceptional home which includes quality and spacious family living which extends to circa 250sqm over three floors and with the benefit of a large double garage. Every aspect of the design and layout has been well considered to reflect its magnificent surroundings and the property radiates comfort and style. Combined with its truly unique situation and majestic hill views from every window, just outside the ever popular forest village of Nethy Bridge, the home is complimented with green technologies minimising running costs and environmental impact. The magnificent elevated lounge space is emphasised by the full height glazing which perfectly frames the dramatic and wide ranging vistas. There is a kitchen with a separate utility / boot room, five bright double bedrooms (master with dressing room and walk in wardrobe which would be easily converted back into an en-suite), a shower room and separate bathroom in addition to a home office. Outside, the grounds wrap around the property and extend to circa 0.6 acres with some mature tree planting, a gravel driveway with turning space and grassed areas. A one of a kind and warm residence, Ballintuim is an elegant rural hideaway in a special setting within the National Park with viewing essential to appreciate the peace and solitude on offer. Energy Performance Certificate Rating E, Council Tax Band G
Dorback is situated a couple of miles from Nethy Bridge which is a is a charming village situated in the Cairngorm National Park, 5 miles from Grantown on Spey and 8 miles from Aviemore and is ideally placed to take advantage of the many sporting and recreational facilities which the Cairngorms National Park has to offer. With the dramatic backdrop of the often snowcapped Cairngorms and hundreds of acres of Abernethy Forest (RSPB owned) where Ospreys nest, Nethy Bridge spans the lower reaches of the River Nethy, a mile before it reaches the River Spey one of Scotland's foremost salmon rivers. There is a 9 hole golf course at Nethy Bridge and excellent 18 hole golf courses in the surrounding villages. Salmon fishing is available at moderate cost on the River Spey. The village has a well respected Primary School with education to University entrance standard provided by the Grammar school at Grantown and there is a post office, grocery shop, butchers, farm shop, tea room and community hall. Within easy reach are the Cairngorm Mountains with their winter sports facilities and the beaches of the Moray Firth are also close by. Aviemore in on the main Inverness - London rail line and the A9 gives easy access to all parts of the U.K. The Strathspey Steam Railway at Broomhill Station (Glenbogle from the TV series, monarch of the glen) steams through the stunning Cairngorms National Park to Boat of Garten and Aviemore.
The entrance hall is accessed from steps at the front of the property and a timber and side glazed doorway opens into a bright and welcoming hall which offers access to the ground floor bedrooms, shower and bath rooms and also has stairs leading up to the lounge / dining area and down to the further bedrooms, kitchen, utility and integral garage.
A superbly designed open plan living space offering the buyer everything they could wish for and more. With an emphasis on views out to the surrounding countryside and hills, the room is flooded with natural light from an expanse of glazing and sliding doors lead out to the balcony. There is a wonderful stone built open fireplace and there is ample space for several pieces of lounge furniture in addition to a dining suite and provides an inviting family living and entertaining space.
This is a generously proportioned room with two large picture windows to the front allowing for excellent natural light levels. There is a shelved storage wardrobe and a further walk in wardrobe which we understand was previously an en-suite bathroom which could easily be converted back to such as the plumbing remains in place. The large and bright separate dressing room (3.56m x 2.39m) has a window to the front of the house and also benefits from an array of integral shelved storage.
This is another well proportioned double bedroom with good natural light and views and the benefit of twin integral storage wardrobes which provide excellent hanging and shelved storage.
This third double bedroom also enjoys fantastic views and has a shelved integral storage wardrobe.
A further double bedroom with picture window and integral storage wardrobe.
The shower room is located next to the master bedroom suite and enjoys a wc, wash hand basin and separate shower cubicle.
The bathroom is located conveniently for bedrooms two, three and four and there are steps up to a sunken bath and there is a separate shower cubicle, wc and wash hand basin.
From the hall and down a short flight of steps is the lower ground floor accommodation which comprises of a further double bedroom, home office, kitchen, utility room and access to the integral double garage. There is a door which leads out to the gardens and a large under stair storage cupboard.
The last of the double bedrooms enjoys equally outstanding views and benefits from a double integral wardrobe with hanging and shelved storage.
With a multitude of integral shelved storage in addition to a beautiful outlook, this well proportioned room makes an ideal and peaceful work haven.
The well equipped kitchen is laid out in a convenient U shape with a good range of base, wall and drawer units and complimentary worktop space and splash back tiling. There is an integral double oven with grill, hob with integrated and illuminated extractor, larder fridge and dishwasher as well as a sink with drainer with the most fantastic views out of the twin picture windows.
This well proportioned utility room is furnished with a base unit and worktop with integral sink. There is a washing machine and tumble dryer in addition to a large built in bench which provides convenient seating for boot and shoe removal after accessing the property from the door leading from the drive into the utility. There are coat hooks for outerwear and a further door leads into the large double integral garage space.
This cavernous garage provides ample space for vehicle storage in addition to sports and garden equipment, work bench and there is a door from the utility in the main house which provides access. There is a further mezzanine loft storage area which provides more than adequate space. There is a door to the driveway and a further door to the side garden in addition to windows to the rear and an electrically operated garage door system. The ground source heat pump and oil boiler are located within the garage.
Ballintuim sits proudly in grounds extending to approximately 0.6 Acres which are mainly laid to grass for ease of maintenance and bounded by a combination of decorative timber and post and wire fencing. There is a sweeping gravel drive with timber farm gate and there is a turning area to the front of the property. There is a substantial double sized integral garage providing ample storage for sporting items and garden utensils in addition to vehicular requirements. With magnificent open views and ample space the gardens fully compliment the status of the property.
It is understood that there is mains electricity, private water supply and drainage to a septic tank. Heating is provided via a ground source heat pump to radiatiors in all rooms and there is a supplementary oil fired boiler as well as an open fireplace in the main living space. There are solar thermal panels mounted to the roof pitch which supplement the hot water supply.
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EPC Rating E
By mutual agreement.
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Grantown on Spey
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