4 bed House - Detached Sold
SOLD - An immaculately presented, energy efficient and spacious four bedroom detached family home with separate garage, wonderfully presented and mature gardens and all located within an exclusive and desirable development in this sought after Highland Village in the Cairngorms National Park. Within a balls throw of the golf course and a short stroll to the village centre, this impressive and well proportioned home offers bright and airy accommodation arranged over two floors including a large sitting room with focal wood burning stove, contemporary fitted kitchen with quality integrated appliances which opens to a beautifully bright dining and family area with wood burning stove, patio doors out to and views over the private and well stocked gardens. There is a useful separate utility, downstairs wc, and double bedroom which is currently utilised as a home working space. To the first floor, there is a landing, family bathroom and a further three double bedrooms with integral storage (one with en-suite shower room). The property also benefits from a mains fire and burglar alarm system, a large detached garage with a wood store to the rear, generous off road parking and private gardens which offer a fantastic range of formal and wild planting with a patio, lawns and seating areas ideal for soaking up the sunshine but also with a quiet and sheltered location at the end of this sought after cul de sac. With excellent road and rail links from which to explore all of the natural, leisure and recreational facilities that the National Park and wider area has to offer, this rarely available home would suit a variety of purchasers, not least those looking for a low maintenance, energy efficient and well laid out high specification home in the Highlands. Energy Performance Certificate Rating C, Council Tax Banding F
Carrbridge is located in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands and has a vibrant and friendly community (including a primary school, village shop, post office and two hotels). The area is peaceful and tranquil and is surrounded by spectacular mountain and moorland scenery making it the ideal base for exploring the Highlands. Famed for its outstanding beauty the area offers an extensive range of outdoor pursuits including skiing at Scotland’s leading ski resorts - Aviemore, hillwalking, mountain biking, golfing, fishing and stalking. Other attractions include Landmark Forest Park, Strathspey Steam Railway and the Malt Whisky Trail. Carrbridge has a main-line railway station. The A9 is easily accessible with Inverness 25 miles north, which provides excellent shopping facilities, Cathedral, Theatre, Leisure Centre and Castle. Inverness Airport has regular daily flights to London, Manchester, Birmingham and other UK destinations.
The house has been built to an exacting standard with an eye for detail and finish to provide a luxurious, warm and long lasting home. With circa 181sqm of living space, there are quality floor coverings throughout including deep pile carpets, engineered oak flooring, Karndean and Amtico to provide comfortable and assured top standards throughout. There is a bespoke Crown Imperial kitchen with Neff, Bosch and Hotpoint integrated appliances and there are high life expectancy, energy efficient and robust double glazed Nordan windows and exterior doors throughout as well as stylish oak internal doors with chrome ironmongery. Building on the energy efficiency and lower running costs is the inclusion of a Dimplex air source heat pump which provides underfloor heating to the ground floor and feeds the radiators to the first floor in addition to hot water provision. The combination of all these factors align to offer a home of a first rate finish and amenity in a special location.
With a pretty flagstone path leading to the front door, this timber clad entrance to the property provides a glimpse of what lies ahead in this beautiful home. The welcoming entrance vestibule is wide and bright with windows to either side offering excellent natural light in addition to the ceiling lighting. There is half height internal cladding, a handy built in bench with concealed storage for footwear and there are coat hooks for outerwear.
The bright and welcoming hall enjoys oak flooring and leads to the ground floor accommodation with wide access providing a feeling of space combined with a vaulted ceiling to the first floor landing. There is a large under stair storage cupboard in addition to a further two cupboards, one housing the water cylinder and the other providing useful shelved storage.
The wonderfully bright and light filled sitting room offers a very comfortable and spacious enclave in which to relax and unwind. The room benefits from a triple aspect with double picture windows to the front and rear of the space in addition to a floor to ceiling window to the side, which combine to offer a blanket of natural light and lovely views of the pretty gardens. There is a focal wood burning stove on a polished granite hearth with a timber floating mantle which makes this room a great place to be.
The design of this amazing space makes it just perfect for family living and includes a stylish and modern kitchen arrangement with a wealth of base, wall and drawer units that also incorporate solid oak worktops, a wine rack, power points, under unit mood lighting, illuminated display shelves and integrated appliances including a double oven with grill, gas hob with illuminated extractor, fridge and dishwasher. There is a stainless steel sink with drainer and chrome tap which are located to take advantage of the garden view through the twin window to the rear. The kitchen flows through to the dining and family area which is again bathed in natural light from the large French doors which lead out to the patio and gardens in addition to a floor to ceiling glazed bay. There is ample space for both lounge furniture and a dining suite with a warm ambience provided by the corner sited wood burning stove with a large glass display window. There is recessed down lighting and a further door leads through to the utility.
This useful space offers good amenity with base and wall units, worktop space, extractor, splash back tiling and a sink with drainer and chrome mixer tap. There is space for a fridge freezer or tumble dryer and a further door leads to the driveway and rear gardens.
Currently utilised as a light filled home working space, this room could equally be a fourth bedroom and enjoys double aspect windows to the front and side as well as ceiling lighting.
Including a wc with concealed dual flush in addition to a pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and mosaic tiled splashback. There is ceiling lighting and an extractor.
The carpeted stairs with decorative timber bannister and rail lead up to the first floor landing which has a velux window and where there are doors to the further three bedrooms and bathroom.
The principal bedroom is generously proportioned and enjoys twin windows to the rear gardens and a double integral wardrobe with hanging and shelved storage. A further door leads into the en-suite shower room.
An stylish and modern en-suite with full height tiling and a velux window offering good natural light. A sizeable shower enclosure with glazed screen is complemented with a rainforest head and additional hand attachment. There is a wc with concealed cistern and dual push flush, wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap, splashback tiling and display shelf, chrome towel radiator, shaver socket, electric underfloor heating and feature wall lighting plus recessed down lighting.
Another well proportioned double bedroom located at the front of the property with dual aspect windows to the front and side in addition to full wall integral wardrobes with hanging and shelved storage.
An airy double bedroom with windows to the front and a double storage wardrobe providing excellent clothes storage.
The contemporary bathroom benefits from a pedestal wash hand basin, wc and a luxurious bath with an attractive tiled surround, mains pressure shower and glazed folding screen. There is also recessed downlighting, an extractor, a shaver point and a front facing Velux window.
Outside the property is complemented by beautifully presented garden grounds within a peaceful setting. The rear garden is a combination of lawn with mature tree and shrub planting interspersed with wild planting and there are two sheltered patio areas providing ideal spaces for outdoor entertaining and relaxation. The garden grounds to the front are mainly laid to gravel with a selection of shrub and tree planting which creates good privacy. The gravel drive is situated to the front of the garage providing off street parking for several vehicles. There is an outside tap and behind the garage there is a log store.
A fantastic part of the property is the superbly spacious garage. There is a metal up and over door to the front as well as an additional pedestrian door to the side, concrete flooring and there is also the benefit of a power and light supply.
It is understood that there is mains water, drainage and electricity. There is an air source heat pump which provides central heating.
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EPC Rating C
By mutual agreement.
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