1 bed House - Detached Under Offer
UNDER OFFER - CLOSING DATE - WEDNESDAY 15 JUNE 2022 AT 12 NOON - A delightful and charming detached cottage with a main bedroom, two attic bedrooms and a fantastic stone and slate steading extending to just under a 100 sqm with additional timber garage and all in an attractive location with gardens extending to circa 0.5 acres in this 'get away from it all' setting in Glenlivet. The property offers well proportioned accommodation comprising of a large and airy country kitchen, a lounge with wood burning stove and doors to the gardens and which extends into a spacious dining room, a modern bathroom, hallway, and entrance vestibule. Outside the gardens offer outstanding views of the Highland scenery and are easily maintained with large lawns which are complemented with mature planting and shrubs and there is off street parking for several vehicles on the generous driveway. Offering ideal family living or for use as a second / holiday home with letting potential, this is a rare and solid opportunity to acquire a property within this sought after location. There are delightful walks, woodland access and within easy reach of the local amenities. Viewing is essential to appreciate the potential and extent of accommodation offered by this rarely available property ideally located to take advantage of the recreational facilities and amenities of the Cairngorms National Park with excellent road, rail and air links to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and the south. Energy Performance Certificate Band F, Council Tax banding A
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 entrance vestibule is located to the front of the property and a door leads from the front patio into the space which also benefits from a window to the front. There is tiled flooring and ceiling lighting in addition to a further door which leads to the hall.
The hall provides access to the lounge, main bedroom and bathroom. There is some decorative timber cladding, tiled flooring and ceiling lighting.
The heart of the home is this cosy and warm lounge which is centred around an inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove and exposed feature wall in addition to patio doors which not only offer wonderful views but allow for easy access to the sheltered front gardens with a walled patio area ideal for al fresco dining or simply to enjoy a tipple on a warm summer evening. There is a further window to the side which offers good natural light and the lounge then flows through into the dining area which is a generous space capable of handling a large dining table and chairs with a full height window looking out to the side garden. A further door in the lounge provides access to the attic bedrooms and landing whilst there is an additional door through to the kitchen area. There is carpet flooring, wall and ceiling lighting as well as exposed timber roof beams which add great character to the space.
This generous country kitchen enjoys a freestanding kitchen with several timber units which create a homely and characterful environment. There is a range of timber, hand crafted base units with complementary solid wood worktop which is inset with a Belfast sink in addition to a gas range with illuminated extractor and a decorative rayburn with tiled surround. The room is flooded with natural light from triple windows to the front and back which also offer superb views. There is space for a dining table and there is tiled flooring and ceiling lighting in addition to a stable style door which leads out to the driveway and steading.
A well proportioned and generous double bedroom which features a beautiful exposed stone wall with inset fireplace in addition to a large full length garden window which offers excellent natural light levels. There is carpet flooring and wall lighting.
This stylish bathroom centres around the impressive roll top bath with rainforest shower head as well as enjoying a contemporary wash hand basin with bespoke vanity unit and wc. There is some full height tiling, a tiled floor, recessed down lighting, a chrome towel radiator, extractor fan and twin opaque windows.
This space is currently used for storage but could easily be configured as a hobby or home working space.
Both attic bedrooms are coombed with velux windows with the bedroom over the lounge benefitting from a further side window. The spaces are currently utilised for storage.
A real benefit of this purchase is this impressive stone steading which extends to around 100 sqm under a corrugated roof with several skylights. There is a sliding door in addition to a stable door access and internally there is power and light with concrete flooring. There is also a integral timber built room which houses the holding tank for the private water supply in addition to a recently fitted extensive UV filter system. This room is also a utility room with washing machine and worktop space. The steading offers a multitude of uses not least of which are as an extensive storage space or workshop but could easily be converted into bespoke accommodation subject to the necessary consents. Attached to the steading is a timber vertically clad garage with double doors to the front and a corrugated roof which is ideal for vehicle or equipment storage.
The wonderful grounds extend to just under a half of an acre and offer a variety of spaces from rolling lawns and driveway with a vegetable patch to the front garden which is well sheltered by mature hedging and enjoys a walled patio and further seating areas to offer a variety of outdoor living options. The gardens are approached via a farm track and are bounded with a mixture of post and wire fencing combined with mature tree planting.
It is understood that there is, mains electricity, a private water supply with current full uv filter system, drainage to a septic tank and oil fired central heating.
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
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CLOSING DATE - WEDNESDAY 15 JUNE 2022 AT 12 NOON
Viewing is strictly by arrangement with and all offers to be submitted to:-Masson Cairns
Grantown on Spey
Tel: (01479) 874800
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