4 bed House - Detached For Sale
Fixed Asking Price £540,000
A luxurious and alpine style home in this most wonderful of locations close to Loch Insh with circa 0.78 acres of gardens and woodland. Located at the edge of Loch Insh within a small cluster of select homes, Two Farr offers warm and contemporary living spaces with a clever use of natural materials to create not least of which is the stone and slate fireplace with wood burning stove which is the centrepiece of the vaulted sitting room with a pine clad roof and French doors leading out to the beautiful gardens. From here there is a hall leading to the ground floor accommodation which briefly comprises a wonderfully spacious and well equipped kitchen with dining area and separate utility room, a luxurious shower room, entrance vestibule with ample space for outerwear and two double bedrooms, one with its own en-suite shower room. A door from the kitchen leads to a covered undercroft and carport in addition to the gardens and large garage sized store. Stairs rise from the hall to the first floor landing which is flooded with natural light from a large velux window and also offers access to the principal and second bedrooms. The expansive principal suite enjoys a walk in wardrobe and a luxurious en-suite bathroom with separate shower whilst the second bedroom has its own snug for relaxing in private in addition to a capacious bedroom with its own double doored balcony. Outside the grounds are every bit as impressive as the home with a variety of seating and grassed areas, patio with private hot tub and an area of woodland to the rear. The house is approached by a sweeping gravel driveway with parking for several vehicles and there are water taps. Energy Performance Certificate rating D
Located at the edge of Inshriach Forest, Insh Marshes RSPB Reserve and the Badenoch Way - provides some of the best walking and biking routes in the area
Even though you will feel as if you are in the middle of nowhere, you are really convenient for both Aviemore (15 minutes away) and Kingussie (under 10 minutes away). Close by and ready to be explored is the Spey Distillery (which runs fascinating tours); Insh Marshes - a peaceful haven for wildlife and location of some wonderful walks, and Ruthven Barracks, a site run by Historic Scotland and well worth a visit, particularly if you take an interest in Jacobite history. There are a number of walking routes that can be accessed only metres away from the drive of the lodge - for a full list of these see Walk Highlands.
Only 5 minutes drive from the lodge is the outdoor playground of Loch Insh - a watersports centre where you can sail, windsurf, Canadian canoe, kayak...as well as enjoy land based sports such as archery and dry slope skiing. It also has a large restaurant and bar. The terrace and beach is the locals’ favourite place to spend summer evenings soaking up the sun and holiday atmosphere - the sunsets across the loch from the beach in summer are simply beautiful.
From the front door, this is a bright and spacious entrance vestibule with ample space for outer and footwear storage. A further door leads through to the hall.
The hall offers access to most of the ground floor accommodation and there is a storage cupboard.
With a vaulted ceiling and French doors out to the gardens, this is a wonderful living space centred around a focal stone and slate fireplace with inset wood burning stove which creates a warm and inviting ambience. Four large picture windows to the front flood the room with natural light and there is ample space not only for lounge furniture but also a large dining table with chairs.
The modern and well equipped kitchen in dove gray is complemented with excellent worktop space, splashbacks and brushed chrome handles on the ample amount of base, wall and drawer units. There is an integral larder fridge and freezer in addition to an oven and ceramic hob with illuminated extractor and plumbing for a dishwasher. There is ample space for a dining table and chairs and a further door leads out to a small hall and then to the covered carport.
This is a really useful and spacious utility room, with plumbing for a washing machine, space for dryer, sink, hanging pulley, water cylinder and an opaque window to the side.
A very spacious shower room comprising of a wc, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap, vanity shelf, mirror and light, a quadrant enclosure with mains pressure shower and full height tiling plus a large vanity storage unit with display shelf. There is a large opaque window to the rear, an extractor and storage cupboard.
A beautifully bright twin aspect bedroom with an integral storage wardrobe and en-suite shower room.
This handy en-suite has a wc, vanity unit with integral wash hand basin, chrome mixer tap, mirror and shaver light, shower enclosure with mains pressure shower, extractor and an opaque window to the rear of the house.
A well proportioned double bedroom with a window looking out to the rear gardens and woods beyond. There is a double integral wardrobe providing excellent hanging and shelved storage.
Stairs from the hall rise to the bright landing which enjoys a velux window which bathes the space in natural light. Doors lead through to the principal bedroom and the snug for bedroom two.
This indulgent space enjoys a super generous bedroom bathed in natural light from twin velux windows and with a walk in wardrobe with a further door leading to the en-suite bath and shower room.
A fantastic and wonderfully spacious en-suite with bath, separate shower enclosure, wc with concealed cistern and vanity unit with integral wash hand basin. There is a velux window, extractor and chrome towel radiator.
Before reaching the second bedroom, there is a cosy snug room with velux window and space for a settee and tv creating a separate relaxation area. A further door leads through to the bedroom which is extremely spacious and enjoys excellent natural light levels from a combination of twin velux windows to the rear and double doors which lead out to balcony area with space for seating overlooking the front gardens.
A particular feature of the home is the spectacular location it occupies within a sizable plot of circa 0.78 acres. The house is approached from a small track and into a sweeping gravel driveway which enjoys parking for several vehicles as well as enjoying a carport. The front gardens are mainly laid to lawn with some mature tree and shrub planting providing good privacy and the boundary is enclosed with a low level stone wall. There is also a wonderful patio area, which is also accessible via the French doors in the sitting room, with a feature permanent bbq and ample space for garden furniture providing a superb place for outdoor socialising. To the rear of the house, there is a further large lawned area with several seating options, not least of which is the large patio with hot tub. The rear gardens are safely enclosed with a mixture of low level timber and wire fencing although the area of owned garden extends into an area of mature woodland which acts as a haven for wildlife. There is a wood store and large garage / store with concrete base, power and light which is ideal for sports and garden equipment storage. The beautiful Loch Insh and its fantastic watersports centre are directly accessible via a path at the end of the driveway. There is an outside water tap, oil fired boiler and oil storage tank.
It is understood that there is mains water and electricity with drainage to a septic tank. There is oil fired central heating and solar panels with a transferable feed in tariff.
To obtain a copy of the home report, please visit our website massoncairns.com where an online copy is available to download.
EPC Rating D
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By mutual agreement.
Fixed Price of £540,000
All white goods and Hot tub are to be included in the sale.
Furniture is avaiable by separate negotiation.
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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