3 bed House - Detached Under Offer
UNDER OFFER £500,000
UNDER OFFER - A luxuriously finished, traditional Highland double fronted home with additional bothy set in wonderful grounds backing onto the river Nethy in a super desirable location within this forest village. The overwhelming sense of quality and style are immediately apparent upon entering this impressive property which has been lovingly upgraded and extended to offer a wonderfully warm and comfortable family home blended with the conveniences and elegance expected for modern living in such a house. The character of the home has been thoughtfully retained with features such as the decorative wrought iron staircase with polished timber rail, deep skirtings, moulded timber doors, ceiling roses and cornicing seamlessly integrated with elegant additions such as window shutters, blinds and the modern kitchen with center island, granite work tops and Bosch integrated appliances, stylish bath and shower rooms, a large back to front lounge with cosy wood burning stove, sizeable utility room and three large bedrooms with integral storage in addition to a home working office. There are quality floor coverings throughout the home including deep pile carpets, quality floor and wall tiling and engineered wood laminate as well as immaculate decor throughout. The outside gardens extend to circa 0.5 acres and offer excellent amenity being mainly laid to lawn with a variety of mature tree, hedge and shrub planting in addition to an off street gravelled parking area, large utility garage / storage unit (circa 40sqm) and separate timber garage. There is a detached one bedroom bothy in the grounds which comprises hall, lounge, bedroom, kitchen and shower room which is ripe for conversion subject to the necessary consents and would offer multi generational living or guest space. With a special location and combination of accommodation, Aldersyde would suit a variety of purchasers. Energy Performance Certificate E, Council Tax F
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.
From an external covered porch, entry is through a timber and glazed door with side windows and etched transom that offer good natural light into the impressive entrance hall which features a fine staircase with a beautifully ornate wrought iron balustrade and polished timber rail. Doors lead to the sitting and dining rooms and through to the utility area and kitchen in addition to two storage cupboards, one of which is shelved and the other beneath the stairs.
Befitting of such a beautiful home is this sitting room that offers ideal family living, spans from the front to the rear of the main house and which is flooded with natural light from the twin aspect picture windows to both sides. The focus of the room is a large Jotul wood burning stove that sits on a slate tiled hearth with decorative tiled surround and ornate timber mantle which is complemented with twin recessed display areas to either side of the space.
The spacious and airy dining room is connected to the kitchen with double glazed doors which allow for a more open plan ambience if preferred or closed for more personal occasions. There is another impressive fireplace which offers a decorative feature in addition to a shelved press cupboard, large window to the front and ample space to accommodate a large dining suite and chairs.
The clever design of the kitchen spoils the avid foodie with a plethora of oak base, wall and drawer units in addition to a centre island with cupboards which are all completed with polished granite worktops and splashback. Every detail has been catered for with the inclusion of top quality Bosch integrated appliances comprising of double oven with grill, ceramic hob with illuminated extractor, dishwasher and fridge freezer. The sink with drainer and chrome mixer tap sits under the window which overlooks the rear gardens.
The large utility area is flooded with natural light from windows to the side and rear of the property and there are doors to the boot room, shower room and a further door leads to the rear garden. There is a range of oak base units with complementary worktops and a sink with drainer and mixer tap as well as plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer and freezer.
This useful room provides ample space for outerwear and shoe / boot storage in addition to housing the water cylinder which provides a consistent warming environment. There are hanging hooks and an extractor fan.
Ideal for use after a long day of walking, cycling or any of the myriad outdoor activities that are on the doorstep, this smart and bright shower room comprises of a wc, pedestal wash hand basin with twin taps and a shower enclosure. There is an opaque window to the side of the house.
The split level first floor landing leads to the principal and second bedrooms, home working office at the front of the house and the third double bedroom and bathroom at the rear. There is a sun tunnel skylight and there are two loft hatches, one to the front and original loft and the second to the rear and newer extension loft area.
This delightful principal bedroom enjoys a delightfully ornate and decorative fireplace and also has excellent wardrobe space as well as further bespoke shoe and display storage under the dormer window to the front of the house.
Another impressive double bedroom with excellent natural light from the front dormer window in addition to superb hanging and shelved integral storage wardrobes along the length of the far wall.
Located to the rear of the house, this bright bedroom has natural light from twin picture windows and also enjoys excellent integral and shelved display storage.
This useful space is located to the front of the property and offers the perfect, peaceful spot to work from home. Alternatively it would be suitable as a nursery.
A stylish and modern bathroom with a contemporary wall hung wash hand basin with monobloc chrome mixer tap, wc, deep bath and built in shower enclosure.
The house and bothy sit in approximately 0.5 acre of lush grounds which back onto woodland walks and the River Nethy to one side and further woodland walks through Dell Wood to the other providing easy access to the perfect outdoor lifestyle. Areas of lawn are interspersed with mature hedge and tree planting to create private outdoor living spaces and there is off street parking for several vehicles on a gravel driveway. Further to this, there is a timber garage (5m x 5m approx) to one side of the property and a further steel garage with storage (8 x 5m approx) to the rear which sits on a concrete base with a roller garage door and further access door, power and light and provides superb and substantial secure storage. The detached bothy sits to the side of the house.
The bothy is of timber construction and comprises of hall, lounge, bedroom with shower, kitchen and shower room (not currently fitted out) and totals circa 35sqm in floor area. With power and light, the bothy would need complete refurbishment or replacement subject to the necessary consents but provides a fantastic opportunity to create multi generational living space or guest accomodation.
It is understood that there is mains water, drainage and electricity. There is oil fired central central heating.
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EPC Rating E
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