3 bed House - Detached Under Offer
UNDER OFFER £435,000
UNDER OFFER - CLOSING DATE - THURSDAY 21 JULY AT 12 NOON - Surely, one of the areas prettiest homes in Strathspey with a magnificent location looking out over glorious views across the Spey Valley, River Spey and towards the Cromdale Hills. A very rare opportunity to purchase a special property, Midport Cottage is an extended traditional stone and slate three bedroom farmhouse set in the most spectacular location between Grantown On Spey and Advie in a fine spot within the Cairngorms National Park. This exceptional property is beautifully appointed and offers light and airy accommodation arranged over two levels with outstanding views of a perfect scale that must be viewed to be fully appreciated. Both private and secluded, Midport Cottage is accessed by a newly surfaced and well maintained track and sits in wonderfully presented, varied and manicured garden grounds of approximately 0.5 acres which surround the house to the front, sides and rear. Accommodation comprises:- useful utility and boot room with wc, with stairs that lead down to the large cellar with storage cupboards and lots of space. From the boot /utility a further door leads into the impressive and spacious sitting room with cosy open fire and French doors with a further door through to the beautiful sun room with simply stunning views and door to the gardens. Off the sitting room is a large double guest bedroom and double doors flow through into the farmhouse kitchen offers ample room for dining and is centred around a delightful Rayburn range. Upstairs there is a shower room, further double bedroom with integral storage and the principal bedroom with en-suite. The house is in excellent order throughout with a beautiful mix of charming features such as stripped pine flooring and deep recessed windows blended seamlessly with modern double glazing and oil fired central heating. This special home will appeal to a a variety of purchasers and this is a must see property in a magnificent setting.
The property sits proudly in rolling grounds of approximately half an acre around one and a half miles outside the popular Highland settlement of Grantown On Spey within the Cairngorms National Park and a short walk from Salmon Fishing on the River Spey as well as being within easy reach of the beautiful golf course. Grantown on Spey is a fine example of Georgian town planning with beautiful architecture and protected buildings which is cradled by the magnificent Spey Valley in the Cairngorms National Park. The town has a good range of individual shops and services, including hotels, restaurants, leisure centre with swimming pool, health centre and a petrol station. There are endless walks in and around the town and a purpose built cycle trail in the Anagach Woods for everyone to enjoy and get the most out of this beautiful area with wildlife that can be seen throughout the year including red squirrel, deer, birds of prey, pine marten and many others. There are daily train services to Inverness and the south from Aviemore, and Inverness Airport provides a variety of domestic and European flights. Other distances from Grantown on Spey - Aviemore 15 miles; Elgin and Inverness 34 miles; Aberdeen 80 miles; Perth 95 miles.
This bright and airy space welcomes you into the home through a fully glazed door and offers excellent amenity with a range of base units and an inset ceramic Belfast style sink which is set below a window overlooking the gardens. There is ample space for shoe and boot storage and there is a large coat hanging rack. A door leads to the separate wc and a further door provides access to the sitting room whilst concrete steps lead down to the cellar area.
This is a large and useful space which is lined along one wall with shelved storage cupboards. There is concrete flooring, ceiling lighting, a storage heater, hanging airer and extractor fan. This space could be adapted and utilised for a number of uses including as a wine cellar, games room or hobby space in addition to offering excellent storage.
This very well proportioned sitting room has doors out the gardens and two further windows which allow for excellent natural light. The stripped pine flooring creates a warm environment which is centred around the focal open fireplace located at one end of the room with an impressive midnight black slate hearth, cast iron surround and decorative timber mantle. There is a shelved recessed display and further doors lead through to the sun room, and bedroom three whilst double doors open into the kitchen and allow for the choice of open plan living or cosier surroundings depending on the mood and company.
With 'wow' views out across the Spey Valley, River Spey and towards the Cromdale Hills, this is a magical room to sit and marvel at the stunning Highland scenery. There is natural oak flooring and a vaulted ceiling with cathedral glazing makes the most of this wonderfully bright and welcoming space in which to relax and unwind which is further complemented with underfloor heating and a circular wood burning stove which creates a warming ambience. A further door leads out to the gardens and combined with the French doors in the sitting room to bring the outside in.
This classic take on a traditional farmhouse kitchen, fits in perfectly, with a focus on traditional materials and where guests are always welcome. The triple aspect windows flood the area with natural light and there is a good range of country style base, drawer and wall units with oiled wood, polished black granite worktops, inset ceramic Belfast sink and tiled splashbacks. The Rayburn range sits proudly in its space waiting to produce succulent meals and is complemented with a gas inset hob ready to cope with the largest of family meals. There is ample space to locate a dining table and chairs to create a homely family gathering space and there is inset display shelving with cupboard storage and a further under stair cupboard as well as space for a fridge freezer. Switch back stairs with a decorative balustrade lead up to the first floor accommodation.
This ground floor bedroom is perfect for a growing family or guests and enjoys a window overlooking the gardens in addition to stripped pine flooring and a wall hung wash hand basin with a chrome mixer tap.
The landing enjoys good natural light from a velux window, loft access hatch. There is carpet flooring and doors to the shower room, bedroom two and the principal bedroom.
This very well proportioned space offers a peaceful haven with windows to the front and rear, again offering some unbelievable views. There is carpet flooring and his and hers storage wardrobes as well as a further door leading to the en-suite bathroom.
A luxuriously appointed room with wc, bath, separate shower enclosure with glazed screen and a pedestal wash hand basin with twin chrome taps. There is complementary splashback tiling and a large picture window which overlooks the gardens. There is a shelved airing cupboard housing the water cylinder.
Another spacious double bedroom with stunning open views and excellent natural light from the dual aspect windows to the front and rear of the house. There is carpet flooring and integral wardrobes with hanging and shelved storage.
With a picture window that frames the views perfectly this warm space enjoys a wc, wall hung wash hand basin with twin chrome taps and a wall mounted mirror with feature lighting in addition to a chrome towel radiator, walk in shower enclosure with glazed screen and mains pressure shower.
A particular feature of the property are the stunning gardens which are approached through a gated entrance and over a gravelled driveway providing parking for multiple vehicles. Extending to circa 0.5 acres, the easily and well maintained garden is laid out mainly to lawn interspersed with mature trees and features numerous sitting areas ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining, all enjoying the stunning panoramic and far reaching views over the surrounding Highland countryside and neighbouring woodland. There is an outside tap, store housing the Calor Gas bottles, a fenced vegetable garden containing an array of herbs, fruits and vegetables to allow for a degree of self sufficiency at your will. There is a large vertically clad timber outbuilding (circa 22sqm) which is sectioned into a wood store, secure storage shed and kennels to provide the ultimate in flexibility.
It is understood that there is mains water, electricity and drainage is to a septic tank. There is electric storage and panel heating, an open fireplace to the sitting room and wood burning stove in the sun room.
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EPC Rating D
By mutual agreement.
CLOSING DATE - THURSDAY 21 JULY AT 12 NOON
We understand there is a pre-emption on the property.
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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