3 bed House - Detached For Sale

Saffron Lodge, Ballindalloch, AB37 9AB

Offers Over £220,000

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A stunning timber built lodge nestled on a beautiful and sizeable plot within a small development of bespoke homes along the Speyside Way, Malt Whisky Trail and within a stones throw of Cragganmore Distillery. With splendid three bedroom accommodation arranged over two floors and all set in a wonderfully tranquil location overlooking the River Spey on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park, this well proportioned lodge offers a rarely available opportunity. The property benefits from beautifully appointed and spacious accommodation including an open plan lounge / dining / kitchen with patio doors opening to a large timber balcony overlooking the marvelous Highland scenery and the River, three double/twin bedrooms (two en-suite), a family bathroom and sauna. Outside there is parking for several vehicles and a generous and easily maintained garden. Inclusive of furniture and fittings viewing is essential to appreciate the standard of comfort and beautiful location of this desirable lodge which is ideal as a second home / holiday home or excellent investment opportunity. Ideal as a base for walking, fishing, touring or simply relaxing in a very peaceful location on the banks of the River Spey along the road that leads to Cragganmore Distillery. There are many walks right from the Lodge (The Speyside Way passes within 100m) and within an hours drive there are numerous attractions such as the Cairngorms National Park, the Highland Capital Inverness, miles of the Morayshire Coast, and Whisky Distilleries too numerous to mention. There is a petrol station, shop and restaurant all within 2 miles. Energy Performance Certificate Rating E

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Ballindalloch

On the edge of 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 region offers many opportunities for sport and recreation with a number of way marked walks and cycle trails nearby, including the Speyside Way, and 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 and The Lecht Ski and Activity Centre is open all year round. 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. Both Aberdeen and Inverness Airport provide regular domestic and European flights.

Hall

The entrance hall is accessed from the side of the building and has doors leading to the ground floor accommodation including the bathroom with sauna, twin bedroom and lounge with dining area and kitchen. There is a cupboard with twin sliding doors and internal shelving offering good storage. There is wall and ceiling lighting.

Lounge Area (4.60m x 4.60m)

The delightful lounge is on open plan with the dining area and kitchen offering light filled and airy family living. There are patio doors in the lounge which open out onto the decked and elevated balcony with fantastic views of the River Spey and hills beyond. The feature open fire set on slate hearth with stone surround and timber mantle provides a cosy focal point and a feature pine staircase leads up to the first floor accommodation. There are several windows providing not only a dual aspect but flooding the room with natural light in addition to the wall lighting.

Kitchen / Dining (3.00m x 4.60m)

This beautifully bright open plan kitchen and dining room connects to the lounge and enjoys dual aspect windows to the front and side which not only offer superb views but provide good natural light levels. There is a comprehensive range of wall, base and drawer units with complementary work surfaces, a stainless steel sink and drainer, ceramic hob and single oven with extractor and an integral washing machine and dishwasher in addition to a freestanding fridge freezer. The kitchen opens out into the large dining area with space to easily accommodate a large family dining suite and there is ceiling and wall lighting in addition to laminate wood flooring.

Bathroom and Sauna (2.40m x 2.79m)

The spacious and light room enjoys a three piece suite comprising of wc, wash hand basin and corner bath with shower attachment and complementary splash back tiling and opaque rear window. There is a mirrored medicine cabinet, light and shaver point and a further door leads through to the sauna (1.40m x 2.40m) with stepped seating and a window to rear.

Bedroom Three (3.67m x 3.50m)

A generous and bright double/twin bedroom with two windows to the rear. A double integral wardrobe with sliding doors provides hanging and shelved storage in addition to housing the hot water tank. There is carpet flooring and wall lighting.

First Floor Landing

The sense of space is continued with a vaulted ceiling and doors leading to the first and second ensuite bedrooms.

Bedroom One (4.01m x 3.33m)

This impressive principle bedroom enjoys a high vaulted ceiling and door which leads out to a small balconied deck with fantastic views out to the River Spey and beyond. There is an en-suite shower room which provides superb amenity and which has a velux window.

Ensuite (1.50m x 2.00m)

This light en-suite shower room enjoys a shower enclosure with mains pressure shower, wc and wash hand basin. There is a velux window and shaver light.

Bedroom Two (4.01m x 3.42m)

Another well proportioned double bedroom with a window to the rear of the property and an en-suite shower room with velux window providing convenient amenity for family or guests.

Ensuite (1.50m x 2.00m)

Another bright en-suite including a shower enclosure with mains pressure shower, wc and wash hand basin. There is a velux window and shaver light.

Outside

As well as an idyllic and peaceful location on the Speyside Way, the garden grounds are mainly laid to lawn to offer excellent and easy to use outdoor living spaces and for safe childs play. There is a gravel drive with parking for two vehicles and the decked areas provide the ideal space for al fresco dining and to enjoy a drink with friends and family.

Services

It is understood that the property has mains electricity, private water with a filtration and uv system and drainage is to a septic tank.

Home Report

As this property is classed as holiday accommodation this property does not require a Home Report.

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Entry

By mutual agreement.

Price

Offers over £220,000 are invited. The property is likely to be unsuitable for mortgage purposes although some specialist lenders may lend. The property is holiday accommodation and cannot be occupied as a year round home.

Viewings and Offers

Viewing is strictly by arrangement with and all offers to be submitted to:-Masson Cairns
Strathspey House
Grantown on Spey
Moray
PH26 3EQ
Tel: (01479) 874800
Fax: (01479) 874806
Email: property@lawscot.com
www.massoncairns.com

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