4 bed House - Detached Under Offer
UNDER OFFER £345,000
UNDER OFFER - A beautifully secluded and immaculately presented home in this most sought after village within the Cairngorms National Park with a special location and outstanding views of the Strathspey heritage railway. With accommodation arranged over three floors and extending to over 282sqm in total not including the basement area, there is an emphasis on open plan living with a plethora of natural light from the many windows and doors which combine to create a multi-functional, family space. The bright sitting room leads to the light filled sunroom with open views across the railway and doors lead out to a balcony area, additionally the sitting room flows through to the spacious dining area and well equipped kitchen with feature AGA all of which combines to provide sociable and fluid living. The entrance vestibule leads through into the large hall with good storage and the three sunny double bedrooms (two with en-suite wc's). The basement area has several useful rooms which are currently used as a games room and workshop / storage areas in addition to a double garage with twin access doors. The attic rooms and home working space offer superb potential for further accommodation subject to the necessary consents. The house is approached via a gravel driveway with gardens which afford excellent privacy as well as offering different landscaped areas to relax and unwind including lawned areas, a variety of mixed mature planting and access to the basement and garage. The house is located centrally in the village with the Boat hotel, Anderson's restaurant and the active community events in the new Community Hall just minutes away by foot. The property would suit a variety of purchasers and has it all, not least location with viewing a must. Energy Performance Certificate Rating F, Council Tax Band G
Boat of Garten, known as the Osprey Village, is a peaceful Highland community of friendly folk set amongst heather clad hills and native woodland in the Cairngorms National Park. Abundant wildlife, magnificent scenery, many sporting and leisure activities and a traditional Highland welcome await you. Play at the superb 18-hole golf course or fish the Spey. Unique bird watching opportunities abound, especially at nearby Loch Garten; tranquil woods and dramatic hillsides are yours to walk, climb or ski. Cycle on excellent tracks and quiet roads or travel on a scenic steam railway - it's all here for your Highland living. Ideally located and lying adjacent to the mighty River Spey in the Cairngorms National Park, Boat of Garten lies in an area of outstanding natural beauty, centrally located but easily accessible in the Highlands of Scotland. Within the village are a shop, post office, gallery, Strathspey steam railway, very active community hall and highly rated primary school with education to secondary standard at Grantown on Spey. The A9 gives easy access to the south and north there are regular main line rail services operating from Aviemore with regular daily flights to London Airports and other U.K. Destinations from Inverness Airport. Distances from Boat of Garten: Aviemore 6 miles; Grantown on Spey 9 miles; Inverness 31 miles; Perth 86 miles; Edinburgh 126 miles.
Located to the rear of the property amidst the pretty gardens, the sizable entrance vestibule has two doors and a large picture window in addition to offering ample space for outerwear and shoe / boot storage. There is tiled flooring, ceiling lighting and doors lead to the hall, utility and stairs to the basement rooms and garage.
The utility leads through to the kitchen and there is plumbing for a washing machine and two further storage cupboards. There is tiled flooring, ceiling lighting and windows to the rear garden and kitchen. A further door leads into the kitchen.
This large and well equipped kitchen benefits from a good range of base, wall and drawer units with complementary worktops and splashback tiling and includes a fantastic gas fired Aga Range which can also run the heating system in addition to the electric storage system. The space enjoys good natural light from twin double windows to the front and rear garden and there is space for a dining table and chairs. There is vinyl flooring and ceiling lighting in addition to further doors leading around to the hall and sitting room / dining area.
A beautifully bright and airy elevated sitting room with dining area that looks directly out onto the Steam Railway and beyond. The space is on open plan with the dining area which has ample room to site a large dining table and chairs making it an ideal sociable space for family and friends to enjoy. The sitting room is focused around a cosy open fire and as well as windows to the side, there are patio doors which lead out to a raised balcony, a door into the sunroom and a further door which accesses the hall. There is wood effect flooring and ceiling lighting.
The sun room provides a wonderful vantage point to view the heritage engines passing by and enjoys day around sunshine with glazing to three sides making it a perfect relaxation haven. There are further doors to the balcony and rear gardens in addition to carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a dwarf wall with display shelf.
A bright, welcoming and airy hall with doors opening to the sitting room, kitchen, wc and three bedrooms. Storage is generous with two cupboards, There are stairs to the second floor accommodation, ceiling lighting and wood effect flooring.
A handy guest cloakroom with wc and pedestal wash hand basin with twin taps, splashback tiling and mirror with light. There is an opaque window to the rear, ceiling lighting and wood effect flooring.
This peaceful bedroom benefits from excellent light levels and good integral storage wardrobes in addition to wood effect flooring, ceiling lighting and a further door which leads to the en-suite WC.
A handy en-suite with wc and pedestal wash hand basin with twin taps, splash back tiling, wall mirror with light and a chrome towel radiator. There is a window to the rear, wood effect flooring and ceiling lighting.
Another large double bedroom with twin aspect windows which flood the space with natural light. There is a storage wardrobe, wood effect flooring and ceiling lighting and a door through to the en-suite wc.
A useful en-suite with wc and pedestal wash hand basin with twin taps, splash back tiling, wall mirror with light and a chrome towel radiator. There is a window to the front, wood effect flooring and ceiling lighting.
A further double bedroom with pedestal wash hand basin with twin taps, splashback tiling, wall mirror, light, wood effect flooring and a picture window overlooking the heritage railway.
A freshly refurbished space with a three piece suite in white comprising of a P-shaped bath with shower and glazed screen, pedestal wash hand basin with twin taps, glass display shelf, corner vanity unit, mirror and shaver light and wc. There is complementary tiling, ceiling lighting a high level opaque window and tiled flooring with underfloor comfort heating.
The basement of the house is utilised fully to offer excellent amenity and a plethora of useful spaces. There is a large double garage with two sets of twin doors to the driveway, window and ceiling lighting, a wash room with sink, ceiling lighting and window, very sizeable workshop / storage room with twin windows, ceiling lighting and door to the rear garden, a boiler room with storage and ceiling lighting and finally, a very generous games room with ceiling lighting and window.
The attic rooms which currently comprise of an impressive 0 Gauge railway layout, workshop, single bedroom with elevated vista and a separate home working room with Cairngorm views offer excellent potential for conversion, subject to the necessary consents, allowing for extra bedrooms or relaxation spaces.
The privacy and unique location of the property has to be viewed to be fully appreciated. The house is approached via a gravel track with space to park several vehicles and the gardens wrap around the sides and rear of the property and are divided into different areas of interest. Outside the front door there is a seating area and patio with mature tree and hedge planting behind with steps leading down to the garage and parking. To the rear of the home is a large lawned area which is surrounded by a combination of tree and hedge planting as well as privacy fencing. To the other side of the property there is a further lawned area. There is a gas storage tank.
It is understood that there is mains water, drainage and electricity. There is a combination of gas fired and electric central heating. EPC Rating F
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EPC Rating F
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Grantown on Spey
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