3 bed House - Detached Under Offer
UNDER OFFER £280,000
UNDER OFFER - CLOSING DATE - THURSDAY 19 JANUARY 2023, 12 NOON - A delightful and spacious home with large garden grounds of circa 0.4 acres backing onto the Balnagowan woods and offering flexible family living in this sought after forest village in the Cairngorms National Park. Accommodation briefly comprises an entrance vestibule which leads to the hall and then in turn the bright dual aspect lounge with wood burning stove (which could also be utilised as a bedroom, a bright and airy sitting room with wood burning stove and large picture windows, two ground floor bedrooms (one with en-suite bathroom), a kitchen with large dining area and doors to the garden, rear porch, bathroom and two attic rooms. Outside there are sizeable gardens which extend to circa 0.4 acres combining lawn, maturely planted areas and woodland offering good variety in addition to off street parking, greenhouse, raised beds, a detached garage and shed. With direct access to the woods at the rear of the house, it is ideally located to enjoy the wonderful amenities of not only the village but the wider National Park. The property would suit a variety of purchasers and offers very comfortable, well laid out accommodation ideal for family use located in this forest village in the Cairngorms National Park close to the RSPB nature reserve, golf and fishing on the rivers Nethy and Spey. Viewing is recommended. Energy Performance Certificate Rating G, Council Tax Band E
Nethy Bridge is a charming village situated in the Cairngorm National Park, 5 miles from Grantown on Spey and 8 miles from Aviemore and is ideally placed to take advantage of the many sporting and recreational facilities which the Cairngorms National Park has to offer. With the dramatic backdrop of the often snowcapped Cairngorms and hundreds of acres of Abernethy Forest (RSPB owned) where Ospreys nest, Nethy Bridge spans the lower reaches of the River Nethy, a mile before it reaches the River Spey one of Scotland's foremost salmon rivers. There is a 9 hole golf course at Nethy Bridge and excellent 18 hole golf courses in the surrounding villages. Salmon fishing is available at moderate cost on the River Spey. The village has a well respected Primary School with education to University entrance standard provided by the Grammar school at Grantown and there is a post office, grocery shop, butchers, farm shop, tea room and community hall. Within easy reach are the Cairngorm Mountains with their winter sports facilities and the beaches of the Moray Firth are also close by. Aviemore in on the main Inverness - London rail line and the A9 gives easy access to all parts of the U.K. The Strathspey Steam Railway at Broomhill Station (Glenbogle from the TV series, monarch of the glen) steams through the stunning Cairngorms National Park to Boat of Garten and Aviemore.
Access via a path to the front of the home leads to the main door with a glazed transom. There is a matwell, ceiling lighting and a further timber and glazed door leads through into the hall.
The L shaped hall leads to the sitting room, lounge (could be used as a bedroom), principal bedroom, further ground floor bedroom with en-suite, kitchen / dining and bathroom. There is carpet flooring, a timber dado, ceiling lighting and stairs leading to the attic rooms.
Located to the front of the property, this light filled space has twin aspect windows to the front and side with the focus of the room around the Morso wood burning stove set on a slate hearth with brick surround and timber inset mantle. There is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting. The room is in addition to a large sitting room and would also be equally at home as a double bedroom or home working space.
A double bedroom with a window to the side, carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.
The bathroom has a three piece suite in white comprising of WC, wash hand basin with tiled splash back and shaver light, a bath with twin taps and shower. There is an opaque window to the rear, half height timber panelling with a dado and tiled remainder. There is ceiling lighting.
A spacious and bright sitting room enjoying large windows to the front and centred around a homely Morso wood burning stove on a slate hearth with tiled surround and decorative mantle. There is carpet flooring, inset storage cupboards and ceiling lighting.
A light and airy bedroom with a window to the gardens in addition to patio doors which lead outside to a raised deck with steps to the garden and offers the chance to enjoy breakfast in bed whilst letting the outside in. There is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting with an additional door leading to the en-suite bathroom.
The impressive ensuite bathroom has a wc, pedestal wash hand basin with twin taps and splash back tiling in addition to a stand alone double ended claw foot bath with shower attachment. There is vinyl flooring, ceiling lighting and an extractor fan.
The bright open plan kitchen / dining offers a range of base, drawer, wall and display units with complementary worktops featuring a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap in addition to tiled splash backs. There is plumbing for a washing machine, cooker and a fridge/freezer. The dining area provides good space to site a 4-6 seater dining set and from here a timber French doors open to the side gardens. Dual aspect windows flood the space with natural light and there is a triple oven Rayburn with twin plates in addition to a further workspace with butchers block top and separate unit with ceramic belfast sink. There is carpet flooring to the dining area with ceiling lighting and vinyl flooring and ceiling lighting to the kitchen with an additional door through to the rear porch as well as further windows to both the garden and hall.
The rear porch leads out the gardens and garage and enjoys vinyl flooring, ceiling lighting and space for storing outer and footwear. There is also space to house a larder freezer or tumble dryer.
There are two attic rooms, one of which is currently utilised as a craft area and also houses the water cylinder. The further room is set up as a bedroom space.
The property is bounded by timber fencing and to the side there are gates which open to a gravel drive providing off street parking. In total the gardens extend to circa 0.4 acres with the front garden enjoying flower beds with mature shrubs and tree planting. There is access down the side of the property and the rear garden is mainly laid to lawn and particularly sheltered with a good mix of mature trees and planting to create privacy and numerous areas to sit and enjoy the outside space. There are patio and seating areas as well as raised beds and access to the woodland walks at the rear as well as an area of woodland owned by the property. There is a further timber shed measuring ideal for garden equipment or wood storage and a detached corrugated garage measuring approximately 4.5m x 7m offers vehicle and further storage options with a concrete base, power and light. There is a clothes line and oil tank.
It is understood that there is mains water, drainage and electricity.
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EPC Rating G
By mutual agreement.
CLOSING DATE - THURSDAY 19 JANUARY 2023, 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