5 bed House - Detached For Sale
Offers Over £560,000
A striking, substantial and superb detached five bedroom property of character which has been carefully upgraded, is immaculately presented and boasts a wealth of period features including original flooring, ornate cornicing, bay window and fire places with decorative ceramic tile inlays and intricate wood worked surrounds tied in with modern amenity. The graceful bathrooms, luxurious family spaces, spacious and impressive kitchen and peaceful bedrooms combine to offer exceptional living spaces and a sense of grandeur rarely seen. The top floor of the house has been stripped back, insulated and lined to offer a blank canvas and a myriad of opportunities for the incoming owner and could be utilised as multi generational accommodation, as an impressive media room or for holiday lets subject to the necessary consents. Situated in large and well stocked grounds extending to approximately half an acre, the property enjoys an enviable elevated position with an open outlook on one of Grantown's most desirable streets. Within a short walking distant of town and other amenities the property offers extensive accommodation over three floors with additional integral garage, Dar il Hena would suit a variety of purchasers and would be ideal as a large family home or has scope for guest house/ boutique hotel use. Viewing is essential for this rarely available opportunity. Energy Performance Certificate Rating E, Council Tax Band G
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.
Entrance Vestibule, Grand Hall, WC with wash hand basin, Kitchen/Dining/Family Room, Sitting Room, Play Room, Reading room, Sun Room, Conservatory, Rear Porch, Boot Room, Utility/Boiler Room, Pantry, Rear Lobby and covered Garage Access.
Landing, Five Grand Bedrooms (One En-Suite) and Bathroom
This floor has been stripped back to the walls to offer fantastic development potential and provides a blank canvas to transform the entire level into a variety of different options including a separate living space, fantastic media room, multi generational accommodation, letting accommodation or as further bedrooms.
From the beautiful covered veranda there is a wrap around sun room and entrance to the main house is through a door into the attractive vestibule which leads through to an inner hallway, w.c and the grand entrance which cannot fail to impress with its panelled walls, high ceilings and ornate fireplace housing an impressive wood burning stove. From here doors lead to the large reading and sitting rooms with intricately detailed inset timber display cabinets and fireplaces. A further door leads through to the comfortable study with fireplace and into the further sun room and conservatory. From the sitting room the fabulous open plan and well equipped kitchen with dining area is accessed which is the ideal hub for family and entertaining friends. The utility room and further stores can be found on the ground floor in addition to a rear playroom, and covered access into the garage.
The feeling of opulence is carried through to the first floor accommodation which is reached via a spectacular and ornate staircase which rises up to the next level. The main landing is simply impressive with its grand proportions, bay window and decorative fireplace. Doors lead to five large bedrooms (one en-suite) and luxurious bathroom with a secondary staircase leading to the attic floor.
The attic floor offers loads of potential and has been stripped back, re-insulated and lined by the current owners to leave a footprint which incorporates a potential bathroom, large open plan area measuring approximately 70 sqm which could be sub partitioned into several rooms or utilised as a cinema / games / media room.
In addition there is a further large room (approx 28sqm) with plumbing which could easily be adapted to provide superb mini suite living accommodation for a family member or paying guest, subject to the necessary consents.
The property is approached via a winding driveway leading to parking for several vehicles and to the main entrance. This grand property enjoys equally impressive and well-established garden grounds extending to approximately ½ an acre which encircle the property and are mainly laid to lawn and interspersed with a variety of tree and shrub planting. The house enjoys an elevated position and some nice views across the town with the Cromdale Hills and Cairmgorm Mountains visible from the upper floors. There is also a beautiful patio area with plentiful space for outdoor furniture and a further gravelled drive leading to the rear of the house where there is a fantastic patio which can also be accessed from the kitchen / dining area which provides a private and sheltered outdoor living space. The Garage is to the rear of the property and a wide path provides easy access around the outside of the house.
This large block built garage provides excellent room for vehicular or alternative storage/ workshop usage. There is power and light, a concrete floor and up and over garage door.
It is understood the property is served by mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil fired central heating with thermostatically controlled radiators. There are a number of feature fireplaces (purchaser to satisfy themselves re working order) and wood burning stoves. High Speed Broadband is available.
To obtain a copy of the home report, please visit our website massoncairns.com where an online copy is available to download.
EPC Rating E
Offers over £560,000 are invited
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Grantown on Spey
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