3 bed House - Detached For Sale

Livet Cottage, Glenlivet, AB37 9DB

Offers Over £270,000


Offering an outstanding and unique opportunity, Livet Cottage is sited in approximately a third of an acre and provides a beautiful three bedroom fully refurbished cottage with luxury fittings in this most unique of locations in view of the Glenlivet distillery and within the Cairngorms National Park. The accommodation is arranged on one floor but certainly has potential for extension into the loft area subject to the necessary consents and currently flows from a welcoming entrance hall into an open plan lounge with dual aspect views, a fireplace with multi fuel stove and a dining area. From here, the beautifully finished and newly fitted kitchen offers superb amenity with integral appliances and is in addition to the convenience of the utility room. There are three generous bedrooms and a stunning master en-suite shower room as well as a stylish and equally lavish family bathroom. The property is nestled in a fantastic location which is surrounded by magnificent scenery and offers outstanding open views as well as the benefit of a timber garage and stone harled out house. There is a newly fitted oil-fired central heating and double glazing. This especially rare opportunity will suit a variety of purchasers including those who may be seeking a rural retreat or as an outstanding family home with great flexibility in the Cairngorms National Park and with easy access to the Lecht Ski Centre, Whisky Trails and Glenlivet mountain bike trails. Energy Performance Certificate Rating D, Council Tax Band D

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The area is remarkably beautiful and unspoilt. Primary schooling is at Glenlivet Primary and secondary education is at Speyside High in Aberlour. There is a free transport service to both. Aberlour (11 miles) provides a range of services including garage, hotel, butcher, general store, post office, 3 churches, hospital and health centre, community centre including a swimming pool, tennis court and bowling green. The area is ideal for access to the Cairngorm Mountain Range, Glenlivet Estate with its summer and winter sporting facilities, Mountain Bike Trails, the Malt Whisky Trail and fishing on the Rivers Spey and Avon. The area is famed for its range of outdoor pursuits. Fishing can be taken on the Spey and Avon, two of Scotlands finest rivers, and shooting and stalking is available on nearby estates. Ballindalloch has a golf course, hillwalking and skiing at the Lecht and Cairngorms and water sports on the Moray Firth. The international airports at Aberdeen and Inverness offer an excellent range of domestic and European flights.


The property has recently undergone a thorough and particular refurbishment including new doors, freshly installed oil fired heating system with radiators and some outside landscaping in addition to a luxuriously equipped and well planned kitchen, sumptuously tiled and arranged bathroom, fresh flooring to most rooms and complete redecoration throughout to offer a property of character with superb modern amenity.

Entrance Hallway

A quality composite door with a glazed panel provides access into the light and airy entrance hallway which enjoys a double cupboard housing the electric switch gear and provides a magnitude of storage of outerwear, shoes and more. Doors open to all the bedrooms, kitchen and family bathroom, there is fresh laminate flooring, ceiling lighting and access to the loft hatch that could be further developed with the necessary planning consents.

Kitchen (5.00m x 2.88m)

This stylish and modern kitchen provides an excellent range of base, wall, drawer and display units in sage green with complimentary marble effect worktops, there is a one and a half bowl sink with chrome mixer tap and drainer. The room enjoys good natural light from a window to the front allowing gorgeous views to the Glenlivet distillery. There are a number of quality integrated appliances including a four plate induction hob with illuminated extractor over, double oven, dishwasher and a fridge/freezer. There is laminate flooring, recessed down lighting, a door leading to the porch and a further opening leading to the lounge/dining.

Lounge/Dining (7.34m x 3.33m)

This impressive and bright lounge is on open plan with the dining area and creates a lovely sociable family space with excellent levels of natural light from the large window to the front of the house which offer a stunning vista of the Glenlivet distillery. The lounge area enjoys a Stovax multi-fuel stove set on a Caithness slate hearth which creates a warm and welcoming space for the entire family to relax and enjoy. The dining area offers ample space for a dining suite in addition to quality laminate flooring throughout and ceiling lighting.

Porch (1.32m x 1.68m)

From the front garden steps lead up and through the UPVC glazed door there is access to the porch which has laminate flooring, ceiling lighting and further doors to the kitchen and utility room.

Utility Room (2.39m x 1.68m)

The handy utility room has a modern storage unit with complimentary workspace and a washing machine and dryer. There is a large cupboard which houses the hot water pressure tank, filter system in addition to laminate flooring and ceiling lighting.

Master Bedroom (4.78m x 2.88m)

A welcoming relaxed double en-suite bedroom enjoying a window to the rear allowing beautiful views to the hill and beyond and floods the room with with natural light. There is ceiling lighting in addition to a further door that leads to the luxurious en-suite shower room.

En-suite Shower Room (3.15m x 1.63m)

A fresh contemporary en-suite comprising of a large walk in shower enclosure with modern tiling surround, housing a mains pressure rainforest shower with handset, WC with dual flush, wash hand basin with mixer tap and integral vanity unit in addition to chrome ladder towel rail, tile flooring and recessed ceiling lighting.

Bedroom Two (4.17m x 3.33m)

A comfortable bedroom with an integral wardrobe, windows to side and ceiling lighting.

Bedroom Three (3.39m x 3.33m)

Another double bedroom with good integral storage space, a window to the side of the property and ceiling lighting.

Bathroom (2.92m x 1.67m)

An alluring and on trend bathroom with high quality finishes consisting of WC, wash hand basin with monobloc tap and vanity unit and a bath with central chrome mixer tap. Sumptuous modern tiling surrounds the room and there is an opaque window to the side, a chrome ladder towel rail and ceiling lighting.


With truly magical views and a stones throw from the River Livet, the gardens are mainly laid to grass with some mature tree and shrub planting and a gate to the front provides access to the gravel driveway and sizeable parking area. With an ever changing landscape and spectacular views of The Glenlivet Distillery, sitting outside or in, the glorious views from this property will always captivate the imagination and lead to rest and relaxation. There are plenty of amazing walks and mountain bike rides to be had directly from the house and within easy reach are many activities and sporting amenities, not least, the Lecht Ski centre and the Glenlivet mountain bike trails. There are a number of outbuildings and the timber garage benefit from double doors to the front, concrete base with power and light, a greenhouse to the side (2.4m x 3.66m), there is a further Log/Coal store measuring 3.02m x 2.46m and workshop/garden shed (2.99m x 2.46m).


It is understood that the property is served by mains electricity, a private water supply and drainage is to a septic tank.

Home Report

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EPC RatingD


By mutual agreement.


Offers over £270,000 are invited

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Strathspey House
Grantown on Spey
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