5 bed House - Detached For Sale

The Acres, Acres Road, Kingussie, PH21 1LA

Offers Over £450,000


A beautifully appointed and impressive family home with additional one bedroom annexe set within generous landscaped gardens in a most desirable location within this sought after and vibrant town in a prime position within the majestic Cairngorms National Park. Sitting proudly in its grounds, this attractive and well proportioned home boasts accommodation extending to approximately 310sqm and is located at the end of a private, tree lined cul-de-sac in a very desirable area of Kingussie which is convenient for all of the wonderful local amenities and the wider area. The beautifully appointed accommodation is arranged over a number of levels with wonderful living spaces which are luxurious, bright and comfortable. The home enjoys an elevated position and benefits from some stunning panoramic views over Strathspey to the Cairngorm Mountains. There is double glazing and central heating from an air source heat pump with a transferable feed in tariff as well as a multi-fuel stove in the entrance hall in addition to underfloor heating in the wc and bathroom in the main house. There is also a self contained one bedroom annexe on the ground floor, which offers a variety of uses with the opportunity to earn extra income potential or utilise for multi-generational living or home working. Outside there are impressive and mature grounds with easy access to riverside and woodland walks. The sale of The Acres would suit a variety of purchasers and provides an exceptional and rarely available lifestyle package which would offer a tremendous opportunity for those looking for an additional income or for multi-generational living. Energy Performance Rating C , Council Tax Band G

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At the foothills of the Cairngorms and Monadhliath Mountain ranges and within the Cairngorm National Park, Kingussie is an attractive and popular town in Strathspey with its first class hotels, guest houses, medical facilities and primary and secondary schools offering education to University entrance standard. Facilities include an 18 hole golf course, excellent salmon and trout fishing on the River Spey and other waters, tennis courts, bowling green and children's recreation park, Pony Trekking, and the fantastic facilities at the Badenoch Leisure Centre with 3 sports halls, fitness suite and variety of gym classes. Kingussie is surrounded by some of the finest grouse moors and deer forests in Scotland, the Insh Marshes are famous as a bird sanctuary and within easy reach are the Cairngorm Mountains for winter sporting facilities and hill walking. There is a sailing school at Loch Insh and the beaches of the Moray Firth are also close by. The holiday village of Aviemore, 12 miles away, offers swimming, squash, pubs and club and other attractions. Other distances from Kingussie:- Grantown on Spey 28 miles; Inverness 42 miles; Elgin 60 miles. The main London/Inverness rail line runs through Kingussie and the Inverness Airport is 50 miles distant with regular daily flights to London, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Entrance Vestibule (1.70m x 1.22m)

Accessed from steps to the front of the house, the pretty entrance vestibule is through a timber door with a glass side panel. There is tiled flooring, ceiling lighting and a further timber and glazed door leads into the entrance hall.

Entrance Hall

A perfect welcome to such a special home, is this very pleasant and comforting area which has been designed as a calm area and a reflection of what is to come from the rest of the home. The space is cleverly set out with doors leading to the family room / dining / kitchen, cloakroom / wc, bedroom four and with stairs down to the annexe and up to the further accommodation, in addition to a focal multi fuel burning stove providing a warm and peaceful environment.

Family Room / Dining Area / Kitchen (4.20m x 4.31 & 4.18m x 2.30m & 4.18m x 4.53m)

This sociable and open plan living space is flooded with natural light from the array of glazing with a focus to the gardens and wonderful surroundings which combine to provide both a private and warm environment perfect for family living and get togethers. The family room enjoys a bay window with mountain views whilst the dining area hosts enough space for a table and chairs of a size and design to suit. The kitchen has a range of base, wall and drawer units in addition to some clever design features including a breakfast bar and range cooker ideal for the foodies. There is a further door to a pantry (1.44m X 1.63m) which was originally utilised as a rear porch.

Cloakroom / wc (1.6m x 2.00m)

This light and spacious cloakroom is adorned with luxurious full height wall tiling with complementary floor tiling in addition to an impressive wall mounted vanity unit including drawers and gloss worktop in addition to an integral wash hand basin. There is a wall mounted illuminated mirror, underfloor heating and an extractor fan. A further door leads into a large airing cupboard which has ample space for outer and footwear storage in addition to housing the hot water cylinder.

Bedroom Four (3.1m x 3.53m)

This separate bedroom is a light and airy double with beautifully warm oak flooring and a double window looking out over the garden and fields beyond.

Sitting Room (5.68m x 8.14m)

This stunning space provides a sanctuary of warmth and light with an abundance of glazing looking out to the gardens and with panoramic mountain views across the Strath in addition to flooding the space with light and warmth. There are doors out to the raised veranda, which is a fantastic spot to sit, relax and contemplate or simply watch as the varied wildlife visits the gardens whilst soaking in the stunning vistas. There is an inset display area for a tv and there are further recessed and illuminated display areas which simply add to the sophistication of this marvellous room.

Principal Bedroom (3.78m x 5.35m)

With an emphasis on space, natural light and storage, this calming bedroom does not disappoint with dual aspect windows and a plethora of integral storage wardrobes. A further door leads to the en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room (2.76m x 2.17m)

A crisp and stylish room with built in shower enclosure with rainforest head, wc with concealed cistern and integral wash hand basin with vanity display shelf. There is half height tiling with full height to the shower enclosure and an opaque window.

Bedroom Two (3.94m x 3.52m)

Another well proportioned double bedroom which is flooded with natural light from the large picture window overlooking the rear gardens.

Bedroom Three (3.37m x 3.2m)

A bright and airy bedroom with a large window with bathes the space in natural light in addition to an integral double mirrored wardrobe.

Bathroom (3.59m x 3.2m)

This is a cleverly laid out space, again with a focus on natural light provided by a large opaque window. There is a bath with mixer tap and shower attachment in addition to a built in wall tv. There is also a separate shower quadrant shower enclosure, wc with concealed cistern and vanity unit with integral wash hand basin as well as a separate shower enclosure in addition to decorative half height tiling and several shelved storage units. Further storage cupboards house a washing machine and vented tumble dryer. Oversized floor and half height tiling with underfloor heating complete the luxurious fittings.

Self Contained Annexe

Sitting Room / Kitchen / Dining (3.96m x 4.13m & 4.08m x 2.21m)

This fantastic space enjoys a large open plan layout with space for lounge and dining furniture and large floor to ceiling glazed sliding doors to the front bathing the area, which is laid with warm oak flooring, in natural light. The kitchen area enjoys a good range of base and wall units in addition to a breakfast bar, complementary worktops, tiled splashbacks, space for a larder fridge and there is an integral oven with ceramic hob and illuminated extractor. A further door leads to the bedroom and utility room.

Utility Room (1.77m x 3.97m)

This is a handy and practical area with plumbing for a washing machine and a sink with twin taps and drainer in addition to a range of shelved units with complementary worktop. There is a large opaque window to the side and a further door leads to the vestibule.

Vestibule (1.78m x 2.38m)

Access is from the driveway into this handy vestibule for room for storing outer and footwear. There are further doors to the sitting room and utility room.

Bedroom (5.88m x 3.35m)

This spacious and bright bedroom enjoys a large picture window with views of the gardens as well as a further door leading outside. There is a further door to the en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room (2.08m x 1.78m)

There is a walk in shower enclosure, wc and pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap, glass display shelf and wall mirror. There is tiled flooring and some full height tiling.


The large garden surrounding the property extends to circa 0.4 acres and is laid mainly to lawn at the front and sides with a variety of planting and interspersed with mature trees bounded by a mixture of timber fencing and dry stone walling. An impressive lock block drive sits at the front and offers parking for several vehicles. There are numerous seating areas not least of which is the marvellous and sheltered courtyard decked area to the rear which is also well planted and enjoys a lock block paved terrace, ideal for entertaining. There is also a timber storage shed which offers excellent sports and garden storage. The whole property sits in a peaceful location surrounded by open land leading to the hills and woodland beyond which combine to provide a special location and atmosphere. The gardens are visited by a plethora of wildlife including red squirrel and a variety of birds.


It is understood that there is mains water, drainage and electricity. There is air source central heating with a transferable pay back tariff which will benefit the new owner. There is a wet underfloor heating system in the annexe main area, with radiator in bedroom. There is electric underfloor heating in the wc and main bathroom in the main house.

Home Report

To obtain a copy of the home report, please visit our website massoncairns.com where an online copy is available to download.

EPC Rating C


By mutual agreement.


Offers over £450,000 are invited

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Strathspey House
Grantown on Spey
PH26 3EQ
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