3 bed House - Detached Under Offer

Tomachlaggan Cottage, Ballindalloch, AB37 9AR

UNDER OFFER £260,000


UNDER OFFER - With a remote and romantic setting, this beautiful characterful three bedroom traditional cottage offers a dream location and views without compare with well proportioned and comfortable accommodation. This charming cottage is nestled in a fantastic location which is surrounded by magnificent scenery and benefits from double glazing, oil fired central heating and comprises of a lounge with wood burning stove, spacious well-appointed kitchen / dining room, three double bedrooms (one en-suite), family bathroom, entrance porch and a separate wc. Outside there is a generous garden extending to approximately 1/3 of an acre with numerous seating areas offering superb views of the idyllic surrounding countryside while also enjoying parking and turning for several vehicles . With a combination of hill views, privacy and space, viewing is essential to appreciate the position of this desirable property. This especially rare opportunity will suit a variety of purchasers including those who may be seeking a rural retreat with great income potential as it has been successfully run as a holiday let, or as an outstanding home with great flexibility in the Cairngorms National Park and close proximity to the Lecht Ski Centre, Whisky Trails and the Glenlivet mountain bike trails. Energy Performance Certificate Rating F, Council Tax Band A

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Tomachlaggan cottage is located within the Cairngorms National Park and in the heart of Speyside, an area best known for its beautiful countryside, salmon fishing and malt whisky production. The Cairngorms National Park offers an abundance of sport and recreation activities with a number of way marked walks and cycle trails nearby, including the Speyside Way. Fishing, shooting and stalking available on local estates, including salmon fishing on the world famous River Spey. There are a number of golf courses in the area as well as the Lecht Ski and Activity Centre, which is open all year round for skiing and mountain biking. Speyside is the home of malt whisky and this area forms part of the whisky trail with many distilleries with visitors' centres close by. Primary schooling is available Aberlour and Speyside High School provides secondary education. Aberlour is home to the world famous Walkers Shortbread, provides a range of shops and amenities whilst Elgin and Inverness offer a larger selection of supermarkets, shops and recreational facilities.

Nearby Attractions and Activities

Located within the Glenlivet Estate, the area offers an extensive range of outdoor pursuits. The Glenlivet Mountain Bike trails are a stones throw from the cottage in the forest immediately behind the cottage. With no opening and closing times, you can go whenever it suits! fly/reel permit fishing that is a walk away on the river Avon, skiing at the Lecht Ski Centre only 6 miles away, walking, hill climbing, stalking, shooting and road cycling on your doorstep and much more. Situated on the malt whisky trail you can go and visit some of the finest distilleries in the vicinity such as Glenlivet, Macallan and Tomintoul to mention a few. The observation area for the dark sky park is just outside of Tomintoul and has been designated as one of the best areas in the UK for observing the night sky as there is no light pollution. There are also a number of castles a short drive away, Ballindalloch, Balmoral or Braemar all good for a family visit.

Entrance Porch (1.6 x 1.8m)

A path leads to the attractive front entrance porch with a timber door leading into this bright area which is furnished with tiled flooring. There is a window to the front flooding the room with natural light. The porch provides ample space to hang outerwear and store shoes and boots. Two further doors lead to the hallway and wc.


The welcoming and warm hallway has further doors leading to the lounge, bedroom three and the dining / kitchen. There are carpeted stairs with decorative balustrades leading to the first floor accommodation and there is slate tiled flooring and ceiling lighting.

Lounge (4.29 x 3.69m)

Relaxation is the order of the day in this bright and cosy lounge which features a warming wood burning stove with black slate hearth creating the perfect place to cosy up on a cold night with a warming drink. A window to the front floods the room with natural light and allows for fabulous countryside and hill views. There is ceiling lighting, wood effect laminate flooring, a display alcove with shelving and a cupboard with shelving.

Kitchen / Dining (4.25 x 3.60m)

A marvellous light and well proportioned kitchen / dining room offering a good range of cream wall, drawer, base and display units with complimentary timber worktops incorporating a ceramic sink with modern mixer tap. Integrated within the kitchen is a fridge / freezer, oven with electric hob and stainless steel cooker hood above with space and plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher, the boiler is also located here. The area provides ample space for a multiple person dining suite and is ideal for family living and entertaining guests. Natural light floods in through the twin aspect windows to the front and side and allows for beautiful countryside views in addition to tiled flooring and ceiling lighting. A particular feature of the room is the original farmhouse stove which although not working, provides a pleasing and interesting decorative addition to the room.

Bedroom Three (3.02 x 3.5m)

A spacious double bedroom benefitting from a window to the rear flooding the room with natural light and providing excellent countryside views. There is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting, a storage cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and a stable door provides access to the hallway.

WC (1.6 x 1.1m)

A handily located room on the ground floor adjacent to the entrance porch with a wc and wash hand basin with mixer tap, splashback tiling and wall mirror. There is tiled flooring, ceiling lighting and a window to the front of the property.


The generous first floor landing enjoys a window to the front that allows in lovely natural light, there is access to both first floor bedrooms and bathroom in addition to carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a loft access hatch.

Bedroom One (4.1 x 3.63m)

A welcoming and relaxed double en-suite bedroom enjoying a window to the front allowing for fabulous scenic views and a velux window to the rear of the property amplifies the natural room light. There is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting in addition to a further door that leads to the en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room (1,7 x 1.5m)

A fresh en-suite shower room comprising of wc, pedestal wash hand basin with modern mixer tap and a shower enclosure with tiled surround. A velux window to the rear provides natural light and there is tiled flooring and ceiling lighting.

Bedroom Two (4.1 x 3m)

Another bright double bedroom enjoying a velux window to the rear and a further window to the front of the house allowing for beautiful and panoramic views. There is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.

Bathroom (1.7 x 2.77m)

This stylish and well proportioned bathroom offers a contemporary three piece suite in white comprising of a dual flush wc, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and bath with shower over. There is a velux window to the rear, tiled flooring and ceiling lighting.


With a truly remote and unique location, the cottage enjoys dreamy outside living space extending to approximately 1/3 of an acre. The private garden grounds that surround the property are predominantly laid to lawn with wild planting, mature shrubs, bushes and trees all bounded with post and wire fencing. Entry is gained through a steel gate with a drive through a field track leading to the rear of the property where there is further gated access leading into the parking area with ample turning and parking for several vehicles. The side garden offers an open outlook to a neighbouring field with a patio area built from the original kitchen flagstones and there is a further decked area at the rear of the house again with open views to the countryside and beyond. When combined these numerous areas offer a great variety of options where you can follow the sun and where you can sit and enjoy the peace and quiet or alternatively light up the barbecue and entertain your guests whilst enjoying the stunning views to the surrounding forest and hills. There is an oil storage tank and a timber storage shed with wood store as well as an additional wood store at the decking area.


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

Home Report

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EPC Rating F


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