3 bed House - Detached For Sale
Offers Over £480,000
An impressive and substantial home of Edwardian elegance on this most desirable of locations within the Cairngorms National Park. This elegant and stylish home offers comfortable and spacious accommodation extending to circa 200sqm over two floors and is sited in generous grounds which extend to circa 0.25 acres on this sought after street within the friendly Highland town of Kingussie. Privately situated and with an elevated position, views of Strathspey and the Cairngorms are a particular feature in addition to the maturely planted gardens which also feature a decked area with hot tub. This beautiful home is immaculately presented and from the large sun porch there is access into the entrance hall which leads through to the twin aspect sitting room with wood burning stove, dining room and modern kitchen which is on open plan with the breakfast / family room. From the kitchen there is a large utility and separate shower room. The sweeping staircase leads to an impressive landing which boasts wonderful views and also leads to the three generous bedrooms (principal en-suite shower room) and the bathroom and separate wc. The property manages to seamlessly incorporate a fantastic blend of traditional features such as open fireplaces, cornices and deep skirtings with the conveniences of modern living including refreshed kitchen and bathrooms to offer flexible and luxurious family living spaces. Outside the property is approached through timber gates via a tarmacadam driveway and is surrounded with a mixture of planting including rhododendron, shrub and tree planting which create good privacy and character. There is a convenient vertically clad timber shed in addition to two log stores. The property has been successfully run as a profitable holiday let as well as enjoyed for family use. This fine example of a home is sure to appeal to a wide variety of purchasers and viewing is recommended. Energy Performance Rating F, Council Tax Band G
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 gym 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.
A beautifully bright and welcoming sun porch provides the perfect entrance into this perfect home. There is seating with boot and shoe storage built in plus coat hanging hooks for outerwear.
The entrance hall is befitting of the home with a sweeping staircase and fine decorative timber balustrade plus deep skirtings, decorative ceiling cornicing and an under stair storage cupboard.
With twin aspect bay and side windows in addition to a recessed display alcove, this warm room is flooded with natural light and offer an ideal space to sit and relax in front of the inset wood burning stove which provides a warming ambience that is hard to match.
With a good range of base, wall and drawer units under complementary black polished granite worktops and with a range of integrated appliances, this well proportioned kitchen offers the ideal space for cooking and is on open plan with the breakfast / family room to allow for easy family get togethers. There is a window to the rear of the house and a further door leads through to the utility area.
On open plan with the kitchen and with a further door through to the dining room, this social space has ample room for a large dining table and chairs in addition to further lounge furniture. There are windows to two sides which flood the room with natural light to create a lovely ambience.
This generous utility area is plumbed for a washing machine and has a cupboard housing the hot water tank. There is a door to the rear and a further internal door which leads to the shower room.
A stylish and sizeable shower room ideal after a dip in the hot tub or a long walk or cycle through the surrounding woodland. There is luxurious full height tiling throughout and a large glass enclosure with designer shower, chrome towel radiator, wc with concealed cistern and a wash hand basin set on an integrated vanity unit with wall mirror and shaver light.
This bright and airy dining room is currently used as a games area and is occupied with a table tennis table / pool table. Should it be necessary, the room could serve a range of functions including as a large dining room with twin aspect windows and focal fireplace or even as a ground floor double bedroom.
The impressive landing area enjoys a large picture window which looks out over the valley to the hills beyond and will never fail to inspire with the changing landscape and weather. There are two sizeable and useful lockable storage cupboards plus doors to all bedrooms, bathroom and the wc.
A generously proportioned main bedroom with superb views from the large picture window to the front of the room. There is also excellent storage with a combination of twin wardrobes and a further large storage area with triple mirrored wardrobes providing all the space you could desire. A further door leads to the en-suite shower room.
This is a bright and inviting en-suite with lavish full height tiling and a three piece suite comprising of a quadrant glass enclosure with designer shower, ceramic sink with chrome mixer tap, vanity unit with drawer storage and a wall mounted mirror and shaver light in addition to the wc with push flush. A large velux window to the rear overlooks the colourful gardens.
A further well sized double bedroom located to the front of the home with a large and bright window with excellent panoramic views across the countryside.
Another well proportioned double bedroom with some eaves storage and good natural light from the side window overlooking the gardens.
A stylish and airy bathroom which is afforded excellent natural light from the large twin opaque windows to the rear in addition to the recessed down lighting. There is a deep bath with chrome mixer tap, a contemporary wall hung wash hand basin with monobloc chrome mixer tap, chrome towel radiator, mirror and shaver light in addition to a large glass walk in enclosure with shower. The room enjoys luxurious full height tiling and is the ideal space in which to relax and wash away the days turbulences.
This handy separate wc comprises of a wc with push flush, wash hand basin and opaque window to the rear.
Set at the centre of a sizeable plot and having plenty of kerb appeal, the property is approached through double wooden gates over a tarmac driveway providing parking for multiple vehicles and giving access to the wonderfully mature gardens. The well-maintained garden surrounding the property is laid mainly to lawn bordered by shrubs, including a fantastic display of rhododendrons as well as mature trees and features a decked seating area with inset hot tub which is included and is ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining. The property enjoys a tranquil location and attracts a multitude of wildlife including many varieties of bird and red squirrel which enjoy the use of the rope park which has been constructed for their use. Out with the gardens there are excellent woodland and hill walks plus the town centre is within an easy stroll. There are two parking areas and a vertically clad storage shed with veranda in addition to an outside tap and wood storage sheds.
It is understood that there is mains water, electricity and drainage. There is LPG central heating.
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EPC Rating F
By mutual agreement.
Offers over £480,000 are invited
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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