3 bed House - Detached For Sale
Offers Over £250,000
Set within the magnificent Glenlivet countryside, this combination of traditional cottage and separate chalet enjoys a peaceful location and unrivalled views to all aspects. Internally the cottage accommodation comprises a spacious lounge with wood burner, a modern fitted kitchen, two bedrooms, one ensuite, a separate dining room with additional wood burner, utility room, large porch with utility area and bathroom with three piece suite and shower. There is electric heating and double glazing throughout. Externally the property sits on a good sized plot with parking for several cars to the front and access to a large storage shed / workshop. There is also a good sized garden to the rear and access to a large wood store. The delightful chalet has been designed to provide the perfect retreat with peaceful surroundings and private garden and an outdoor covered seating areas where you can relax in a secluded setting with pleasing views over the nearby countryside whatever the weather. The design layout is perfect for a variety of purposes whether that be as a letting income, multi generational living, extra living space for growing families or for visiting family and friends. The accommodation comprises of a hallway leading to a spacious bedroom with patio doors to the garden, modern shower room with alcove shelving and storage cupboard, light and airy sitting room and kitchen with room for a compact dining table, all finished to a modern standard and benefitting from good insulation, LPG for cooking, double glazing and is further enhanced by natural tones and neutral décor. Viewing is recommended to appreciate this rarely available combination of traditional cottage with chalet which perfectly complements the main property and allows for an additional income stream or for multi generational living. Energy Performance Certificate Rating F, Council Tax Band C
The area is remarkably beautiful and unspoilt. Primary schooling is at Glenlivet Primary and secondary education is at Speyside High in Aberlour. There is a free transport service to both. Aberlour (11 miles) provides a range of services including garage, hotel, butcher, general store, post office, 3 churches, hospital and health centre, community centre including a swimming pool, tennis court and bowling green. The area is ideal for access to the Cairngorm Mountain Range, Glenlivet Estate with its summer and winter sporting facilities, Mountain Bike Trails, the Malt Whisky Trail and fishing on the Rivers Spey and Avon. The area is famed for its range of outdoor pursuits. Fishing can be taken on the Spey and Avon, two of Scotlands finest rivers, and shooting and stalking is available on nearby estates. Ballindalloch has a golf course, hillwalking and skiing at the Lecht and Cairngorms and water sports on the Moray Firth. The international airports at Aberdeen and Inverness offer an excellent range of domestic and European flights.
A path leads to the front entrance vestibule with a PVC door leading into this bright area which is furnished with tiled flooring. There are two windows providing an abundance of natural light. The vestibule, with tiled flooring, provides ample space to hang outerwear and store shoes and boots and there is ample space for a larder style fridge or freezer and tumble dryer. Door leading to the hallway proving access to the rest of the accommodation.
The hallway, with matching tiled flooring with doors leading to the kitchen and utility room, family bathroom and dining room.
The bright and modern kitchen has a good range of white wall, drawer, base and display units with complementary worktops incorporating a stainless steel sink with modern mixer tap. This is the heart of the house with a seated breakfast bar and deep windows with wide window sills adding to the country cottage aspect. Integrated within the kitchen is an oven with electric hob and stainless steel cooker hood above in addition to laminate flooring and ceiling lighting.
From the kitchen there is access to a large and practical utility room with plenty of space for a fridge freezer and washing machine. The floor has complementary tiling.
From the hallway and adjacent entrance vestibule, a door leads to the family bathroom with white three piece suite, an over bath electric shower and full height complementary tiling and chrome heated ladder style towel rail. There is laminate flooring, ceiling lighting and a window to the rear of the property.
The hallway leads to the dining room which is ideal for entertaining guests or relaxing with family and friends for a relaxed evening in the cosy surround of the wood burning stove. The room is carpeted and is flooded with light with deep silled windows to both the front and rear of the property.
From the dining room, the sitting room provides additional space to relax in with an additional wood burning stove, feature alcove. Carpet and ceiling lighting. Window to the front of the property and additional front door. Stairs leading to the upper floor landing.
A welcoming and relaxed double en-suite bedroom enjoying a window to the front allowing for fabulous scenic views. There is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting in addition to a further door that leads to the white en-suite WC with wash hand basin and laminate flooring.
The upper landing gives access to the second single bedroom with window to the front of the property. There is carpet and ceiling lighting and space for a desk area.
The property is entered via the covered seating space into the kitchen / dining area.
The hallway which leads to all rooms in the chalet is carpeted with a window providing natural light in addition to the spotlighting.
With dual aspect picture windows this room benefits from an abundance of natural light complemented by a vaulted ceiling with spotlights. Feature alcove shelving with ample space for books / DVD's, TV point. Feature half height wall papering complements the painted walls and gives this room and bright but cosy aspect. Carpeted flooring, radiator.
Accessed from the outside seating area the kitchen has a modern range of fitted units complemented by contrasting worktops and splashback tiling. There is space for an under counter larder fridge and a microwave and there is a sink with drainer and chrome mixer tap and a gas hob. The kitchen benefits from laminate flooring with carpet to the dining area, recessed down lighting to the kitchen and a modern pendant light to the dining area. Electric radiator and doorway leading to the hall.
From the hallway there is access to the light and airy spacious double bedroom with both a window and French doors providing access to the garden. There is ample space for bedroom furniture together with a ceiling light, radiator and carpeted flooring.
The fresh and modern bathroom comprises low access corner shower cubicle with power shower, white WC and pedestal wash hand basin. There is decorative alcove shelving and a storage cupboard, downlighting and laminate flooring and chrome heated towel rail.
Useful large outbuilding for storage or perfect for a workshop adding extra amenity to the property. There is power and light.
With a picturesque country location the cottage enjoys a plentiful outdoor living space. The private garden grounds that surround the property extend to circa 0.4 acres and are predominantly laid to lawn with wild planting, mature shrubs, bushes and trees. There is separate entry and parking for the chalet. Both properties provide a great variety of options where you can follow the sun and where you can sit and enjoy the peace and quiet of the rural location. There is a timber storage shed / workshop with wood store as well as an additonal fully covered fuel log store with futher storage / workspace, both with power and light.
It is understood that there is private water, drainage to a septic tank and mains electricity. There is electric central heating.
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EPC Rating F
By mutual agreement.
Offers over £250,000 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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