3 bed House - Detached Under Offer
UNDER OFFER £270,000
UNDER OFFER - CLOSING DATE - THURSDAY 2 FEBRUARY 2023, 12 NOON - With a truly beautiful and picturesque location in the small settlement of Laggan, this traditional stone and slate cottage offers a dream location and luxurious living. With a special location, the destination is truly breathtaking and unique, set amidst rolling heather clad hills and within easy reach of all that the National Park has to offer. Accommodation briefly comprises of a pretty entrance porch, characterful hall, a bright and airy sitting room with an inglenook, dining room with wood burning stove, the third bedroom, a well equipped and spacious kitchen which leads through to a rear hall with wc and further through to the utility and boot rooms. From the hall the timber stairs with decorative balustrades rise up to the first floor landing which is flooded with natural light and offers access to the two first floor bedrooms (principal en-suite) and bathroom. With superb broadband speeds this is the ideal location to work from home and achieve that perfect work life balance. Outside there are gardens which offer excellent variety with lawn and patio areas including mature shrub and tree planting with some exceptional views. There is a further separate plot of land or additional garden ground circa 0.2 acres with building potential subject to the necessary consents, adjacent to the cottage which is available to purchase by separate negotiation if required. This especially rare opportunity will suit a variety of purchasers including those who may be seeking a rural retreat or as a cosy family home with additional development opportunity offered by separate plot of land. Viewing is essential to appreciate this exceptional Highland location. Energy Performance Certificate Rating F,
Laggan, situated in the Central Highlands of Scotland is surrounded by the Strathmashie Community Woodlands, Monadhliath and Grampian mountain ranges and near the source of the River Spey, one of Scotland's finest fishing rivers. Living here provides the opportunity to explore the peaceful, majestic countryside with the chance to see a wide variety of wildlife from Golden Eagle or Osprey to Red Deer Stag and Pine Martin. There is an abundance of wild flowers, plants and trees along with excellent walking and cycling opportunities not least the well respected Laggan Wolftrax on your doorstep. From the cottage there are walks and cycle rides in Strathmashie Forest, where there are a number of low level forest trails and in Sherramore Forest the wild deer gather on Summer evenings. Next door is Laggan Coffee Bothy and Gallery which does breakfast, lunch and excellent coffee & cake. The nearby villages of Newtonmore & Kingussie are only 10 minutes away with shopping and all essential amenities.
The sporting benefits and wider attractions of the Cairngorms National Park are all within easy reach with the abundance of natural woodlands, mountains and lochs dotted with pretty towns and villages which not only provide a plethora of outdoor activities but offer excellent amenity. Equally, the cottage is ideally located to explore the West Coast and Isles with easy access through to Fort William and Glencoe. There are strong road and rail links to the North and South with the main rail line from Inverness/ London running through Carrbridge, Aviemore, Kingussie, Newtonmore and Dalwhinnie whilst the easily accessible A9 provides easy access to all parts of the UK; Inverness Airport is within easy reach with regular daily flights to London and other UK destinations in addition to international cities and connections.
The cottage is approached along a short path behind a privacy beech hedge and leads to a pretty timber porch with an apex slate roof and front door with feature brass bee knocker. Inside the two large windows flood the space with light and there is ample space for storing outer and footwear. There is concrete flooring and a further door leads into the cottage.
The welcoming and warm hall has further doors leading to the sitting room, bedroom three and the dining room. In addition solid timber stairs with decorative balustrades rise to the first floor accommodation and offer display storage space underneath. There is a feature tiled area at the front door which runs into further stripped pine flooring throughout the rest of the hall and ceiling lighting.
Relaxation is guaranteed in this bright and cosy sitting room which features a decorative inglenook with solid stone surround creating the perfect place to settle down on the couch with a drink to unwind. Twin picture windows to the front and side flood the room with natural light and also allow for fabulous garden and hill views. There is ceiling lighting, stripped pine flooring and a storage nook under the front window.
Currently utilised as a twin room or a small double but could also be used as a home office, this bedroom is on the ground floor and enjoys stripped pine flooring and ceiling lighting.
This wonderfully characterful room enjoys excellent natural light from a large picture window to the front and features a cosy inset wood burning stove with an impressive floating timber mantle which is sure to warm anyone's spirits whilst sitting down to a feast with family or friends. There is a recessed and shelved display area with storage cupboard and a feature of the room is the stable door which leads to the kitchen area. There is stripped pine flooring and ceiling lighting.
A stylish, light and well proportioned kitchen offering a good range of wall, drawer, base and display units in slate grey with complementary solid wood worktops, splash back tiling and incorporating a stainless steel sink with modern mixer tap. Integrated within the kitchen is an oven with a separate ceramic hob and illuminated steel hood and glass extractor, an integral dishwasher and space for a fridge freezer. There is tiled flooring and recessed down lighting in addition to a window to the side, a loft access hatch and a ceiling velux window. There is a further door which leads through to the rear hall with wc and further through to the utility room and boot room.
The rear hall provides access to the WC and through to the utility room. There is tiled flooring and ceiling lighting.
A handily located room on the ground floor off the rear hall and with a wc with concealed cistern and display shelf in addition to a wash hand basin including an integral wall hung shelved vanity unit and with a chrome monobloc mixer tap and attractive splashback tiling. There is tiled flooring and ceiling lighting.
A useful and chic utility room with matching units and a solid timber worktop which is complemented with stone tiled splashbacks and an inset ceramic Belfast sink with twin copper taps. There is a integraed washing machine and dryer. There is concrete flooring, ceiling lighting and a glazed panel and door through to the boot room which provides natural light.
A perfect place to store muddy boots and outerwear after a long hill walk or forest cycle which enjoys ample coat hooks, a clothes airer and twin aspect windows out to the gardens. There is tiled flooring, ceiling lighting and a further door provides access to the garden.
Bathed in natural light from a large velux window to the front which also provides some amazing views, this light and airy landing provides access to both first floor bedrooms and the bathroom. There is stripped pine flooring and ceiling lighting.
This stylish and well proportioned bathroom offers a contemporary three piece suite in white comprising of a dual flush wc, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and bath with shower over. There is a velux window to the rear, vinyl flooring and ceiling lighting.
A welcoming and peaceful double bedroom enjoying a window with fabulous scenic views and a further velux window which amplifies the natural light in the room. There is stripped pine flooring and ceiling lighting in addition to an integral wardrobe providing space for clothes storage. There is a further door leading to the en-suite shower room.
A fresh and contemporary shower room comprising of wc, pedestal wash hand basin with modern chrome mixer tap, splash back tiling and a shower enclosure with electric shower, tiled surround and further half height tiling to the remainder of the room. A velux window to the rear provides natural light and there is tiled flooring and ceiling lighting.
Another bright double bedroom enjoying a velux window to the rear and a further window to the front of the house allowing for beautiful and panoramic views. There is stripped pine flooring and ceiling lighting in addition to a cupboard housing the boiler.
The cottage enjoys dreamy outside living space with the private garden grounds surrounding the property are predominantly laid to lawn with wild planting, mature shrubs, bushes and trees all bounded with beech hedging and post and wire fencing. Entry is gained through steps with a path leading to the front door and around to the gardens The garden is arranged to offer a number of seating areas where you take full advantage of the open outlook to the countryside and hills beyond. When combined these numerous areas offer a great variety of options where you can follow the sun and where you can sit and enjoy the peace and quiet or alternatively light up the barbecue and entertain your guests whilst enjoying the stunning views to the surrounding forest and hills. There is a gas storage tank and a timber storage shed with wood store.
There is a further plot of land adjacent to the property that is open for purchase by separate negotiation and extends to circa 0.2 acres in total. Seriously interested parties may discuss this upon viewing the property.
It is understood that there is mains water and electricity and drainage to a septic tank. There is gas central heating.
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
By mutual agreement.
CLOSING DATE - THURSDAY 2 FEBRUARY 2023, 12 NOON
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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