1 bed Bungalow - Detached Under Offer
UNDER OFFER £230,000
UNDER OFFER - CLOSING DATE - FRIDAY 25 NOVEMBER 2022 AT 12 NOON - With a remote and romantic location, this beautiful stone clad and slate roofed cottage with additional large stone steading offers a dream location and views without compare. With a hillside location that is reached via a gated track, the destination is truly breathtaking and unique, set amidst rolling heather clad hills with panoramic story book views across Strathspey. The cottage has accommodation which comprises of entrance vestibule which leads into the hall and through to the sitting room with an open fireplace and picture view windows, a kitchen with dining area, rear porch, shower room and double bedroom with an ever changing view that never dulls. The substantial stone and slated steading extends to circa 90 sqm and currently offers excellent amenity with superb storage and a garage door which allows for vehicular parking. With the necessary consents, this is a perfect opportunity to convert the steading to create a wonderful living space as well as adding value. Outside the gardens offer a gated parking area and are mainly laid to grass with a patio area and bounded by post and wire fencing. There are a couple of stone ruins with good stone and the grounds extend to circa 0.5 acres. Viewing is essential to appreciate the potential and extent of accommodation offered by this rarely available property ideally located to take advantage of the recreational facilities and amenities of the Cairngorms National Park with excellent road, rail and air links to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and the south. With a fine aspect and sizeable grounds, the property offers the purchaser an ideal opportunity to own a home of character and charm with delightful generous grounds and the added value of the steading / garage. EPC rating Band F, Council Tax Band C
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.
To the front of the property, there is a glazed door which allows access and provides wonderful open views of the stunning scenery. There is carpet flooring, hanging hooks for outerwear and space for shoes and boots in addition to ceiling lighting and a further door which leads into the hall.
The hall leads to most of the property accomodation and is bathed in natural light from a large picture window to the front. There is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.
This cosy living space has a focal open fireplace with a stone surround and slate hearth which makes it ideal to sit and gaze out of the large windows to the front and side which offer amazing views out over Strathspey. There is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.
The well equipped kitchen enjoys base, wall and drawer units in oak with complementary splashback tiling and worktops. There is good natural light from twin windows to the rear and a sink with drainer and chrome mixer tap is placed to take advantage of the hill views. There is a cooker with hob and fridge freezer. There is a dining table with corner seat which makes it ideal for family meals.
There is a door with access to the rear garden and a shelved storage area which also houses the electrical consumer board. There is plumbing for a washing machine and tile effect vinyl flooring.
With a wc, pedestal wash hand basin with twin chrome taps, wall mirror and electric shaver socket in addition to a shower enclosure. There is a window to the rear in addition to ceiling lighting, a warm air heater, vinyl tile effect flooring and a cupboard housing the hot water tank.
The bedroom is placed to take full advantage of the spectacular hill and country views through a large picture window to the front of the property, a real dream to wake up to and there is also good storage with an integral wardrobe providing hanging and shelved storage with a built in dressing table.
A real benefit of this purchase is the impressive stone steading which extends to around 90 sqm under a timber and slated roof with several skylights. There are twin doors into the main steading and a garage door to one end which allows vehicular access into a concrete parking area. The rest of the steading has cobblestone flooring and allows for superb storage with one area securely sectioned off for garden equipment storage. There is also a mezzanine storage level. The steading offers a multitude of uses not least of which is as an extensive storage space or workshop but could easily be converted into bespoke accommodation subject to the necessary consents.
With truly magical views from this elevated vantage point, the gardens are mainly laid to grass with patio areas to the front and rear of the house and a sheltered undercroft to the front with the whole surrounded with post and wire fencing. There is some mature tree planting and a gate to the side provides access to a parking area. There are two dilapidated granite stone outbuildings which create interest and could be utilised for building. With an ever changing landscape, sitting outside or in, the glorious views from this property will always captivate the imagination and lead to rest and relaxation. There are plenty of amazing walks and mountain bike rides to be had directly from the house and within easy reach are many activities and sporting amenities, not least, the Cairngorm and Lecht Ski centre and the Glenlivet mountain bike trails.
It is understood that there is mains electricity, private water and drainage to a septic tank.
To obtain a copy of the home report, please visit our website massoncairns.com where an online copy is available to download.
EPC Rating F
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The property is located on the Dorback road connecting Nethy Bridge with the A939, Grantown on Spey to Tomintoul Road. If coming from the Nethy Bridge side the property is accessible along a rough dirt track which is on the right hand side, left hand side if coming from Grantown / Tomintoul side.
By mutual agreement.
CLOSING DATE - FRIDAY 25 NOVEMBER 2022 AT 12 NOON
Viewing is strictly by arrangement with and all offers to be submitted to:-Masson Cairns
Grantown on Spey
Tel: (01479) 874800
Fax: (01479) 874806