3 bed House - Detached For Sale
Offers Over £460,000
A special and well presented family home set in a magical location with a separate detached stone and slate L-shaped steading. Accommodation in the house extends to circa 192sqm over two floors and 129sqm in the steading. Enjoying a remote and romantic location but within easy reach of Grantown on Spey and the wider National Park, this gorgeous three/four bedroom home benefits from capacious living spaces and offers comfortable modern living for family against a backdrop of stunning Highland scenery. Set in circa 1.75 acres and with an elevated position offering panoramic uninterrupted views across open countryside across to the magnificent Cairngorm Mountain Range and Cromdale Hills, in the main house there is a wonderful sitting room with wood burning stove, a bright sunroom with impressive views, a country kitchen with space for dining and patio doors which lead to the gardens, a large utility room, dining room/bedroom four, entrance hallway, three double bedrooms on the first floor and a luxuriously appointed bathroom in addition to a WC. Configured to provide ideal family and entertaining space maximising the panoramic views over the Spey Valley and Cromdale Hills to the Cairngorms beyond there is a seamless blend between modern living and traditional warmth. Outside, the sweeping gravel driveway with large parking and turning area for several vehicles leads to the well maintained garden grounds which offer a wealth of variety and well-stocked mature flower and shrub beds together with numerous seating areas all ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining, the whole screened by mature planting, fencing and trees with excellent amenity. The separate stone and slate steading offers excellent storage and potential for further accommodation subject to the necessary consents. The unique package is rarely available and will suit a variety of purchasers. EPC E Council Tax F
Set in the Cairngorms National Park, Uchtogorm is surrounded by almost limitless opportunities for outdoor activities, and lies within a short drive of Grantown-on-Spey, the capital of Strathspey and gateway to the Malt Whisky Trail, is a leading tourist resort and offers a comprehensive range of day-to-day amenities including independent shopping, hotels, restaurants, health centre and Grantown Primary and Grammar schools together with sporting facilities including an 18-hole golf course, a leisure centre with pool, fishing on the River Spey, tennis courts and a bowling green. Inverness, the main business and commercial centre for the Highlands, offers extensive shopping, leisure and entertainment facilities. Communications links are excellent: the property sits 4.2 miles from the A95, connecting to the A9 which travels north to Inverness and south to Perth and beyond. Carrbridge station offers regular trains to Aviemore, Inverness, Edinburgh and beyond and Inverness Airport offers a wide selection of domestic and European flights.
A spacious and wonderfully bright sun room with a focus on the simply stunning countryside and hill views. With windows to three sides, carpet flooring, wall lighting and a bright and airy feel, this wonderful space is warm and welcoming and cannot fail to impress. There is a glazed door that opens on to the gardens allowing the freedom to allow the outdoors in when the weather is warm.
The impressive and spacious sitting room is filled with natural light from the dual aspect windows to both sides which also enjoy views across the private gardens and to the hills beyond. The focus of the room is a warming Morso wood burning stove with inset Granite mantle set on a black slate hearth and which creates a gentle ambience in which to relax and unwind. There is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.
The hall provides access to the sun room, sitting room, dining room and kitchen. There is a large under stair storage cupboard, ceiling lighting, oak flooring and the stairs rise to the first floor accommodation.
This beautifully spacious and bright room is situated off the inner hallway and enjoys excellent levels of natural light from windows to the side and front in addition to an external door with garden access. This inviting area is ideal for entertaining with its feature wood burning stove on a flagstone hearth, there is ample space for a large dining set for eight guests in addition to side furniture and could easily be utilised as a fourth bedroom if required with the benefit of carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.
The heart of the home is this wonderful and stylish kitchen/dining room that offers a fantastic range of shaker base and larder units in cream with complimentary worktops. Integrated within the kitchen is an impressive Rangemaster dual fuel range with 5 gas burner hob, 2 gas ovens and 1 electric oven with illuminated extractor over.. There is ample space to house a dining table and chairs making it an ideal area to entertain friends or relax with family. A large window to the rear allows for fabulous light to shine through and there is laminate tile effect flooring, charming feature lighting, doors out to the patio area and further doors lead to the utility room and hall.
The utility area provides good amenity with under counter units, sink with chrome mixer tap and worktop space. There is space and plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine in addition to space for a tumble dryer and fridge freezer. There is a window to the rear garden, laminate tile effect flooring, ceiling lighting and a cupboard housing the oil fired boiler.
A wonderfully useful boot room which is accessed to the rear of the home via a covered entrance. There is ample space to hang outerwear and store footwear with a handy bespoke timber bench for seating. There is tiled flooring, ceiling lighting and a further door leads into the utility room.
Located off the utility room, there is a wc with dual flush, pedestal wash hand basin with twin taps, tiled flooring, ceiling lighting, an opaque window and heated towel radiator.
The carpeted staircase with decorative balustrade leads up from the inner hallway to the landing where doors open to all the further three bedrooms, the bathroom and a generous walk in storage cupboard. A large Velux window to the front allows further light to flood the landing in addition to carpet flooring, ceiling lighting.
A generous and inviting principal bedroom which enjoys double aspect windows to both sides providing excellent levels of light and views. There is ceiling lighting, two integral wardrobes with excellent hanging and shelved storage and carpet flooring that complete this peaceful haven.
An attractive, extremely spacious and welcoming double bedroom with dual aspect windows to the front and side flooding the room with natural light and providing some unbelievable views. There is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting in addition to an integral double wardrobe with hanging and shelved storage.
A beautifully bright and light bedroom with a large picture window overlooking the garden that floods the room with natural light. There is an integral storage wardrobe, carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.
An indulgent oasis with feature wall tiling, laminate wood flooring and a recessed display alcove with storage. There is a double ended roll top and claw foot bath with centre mixer tap and shower attachment, wc with dual flush and pedestal wash hand basin with illuminated mirror over. There is a separate walk in shower enclosure, a window to the rear of the house, a chrome heated towel radiator and ceiling lighting.
A real benefit of this purchase is the impressive stone steading which extends to around 129 sqm under a timber and slated roof with several skylights. There are large twin access doors into the main steading and a further door access to the side. The steading benefits from concrete flooring and allows for superb storage. There is also a mezzanine storage level with access door. 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 which we understand was previously granted but has since lapsed.
These beautifully mature and exquisite garden grounds which are befitting of such a fantastic home extend to a rarely available size of circa 1.75 acres. There are a variety of areas of natural garden grounds with lawns including tree and shrub planting, a burn running along the bottom of the garden, a large wood store, vegetable patch, chicken enclosure and greenhouse in addition to gravelled off street parking and turning for several vehicles. There are numerous beautiful areas to sit out in the sunshine and relax or light up the barbecue and entertain your guests with potential for a delightful and beautiful spacious decking area in addition to a secluded patio area at the rear of the house enjoying stunning views across the Spey Valley to the Cairngorm Mountains. Quite simply, the perfect place to live the good life!
It is understood that there is mains electricity, private water and drainage to a septic tank. There is oil fired central heating.
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EPC Rating E
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Grantown on Spey
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