3 bed House - Detached Under Offer

CLOSING DATE Shepherd's Cottage, Glenlivet, AB37 9AN

UNDER OFFER £245,000


UNDER OFFER - CLOSING DATE - FRIDAY 26 MAY 2023 AT 12 NOON - This three bedroom cottage in Glenlivet is an absolute gem. With its close proximity to Drumin Castle, the smugglers trail and stunning views of the surrounding countryside, this property is highly desirable. The charming character of the cottage is enhanced by the beautiful gardens that surround it. Well-maintained and rarely available, this is an opportunity to own a piece of Scottish Highlands paradise. Whether you're seeking a peaceful retreat or an active outdoor lifestyle, this cottage has it all. This accommodation has everything you need for a comfortable lifestyle. The sitting room is the perfect place to unwind, with a cosy wood burning stove and stunning views of the surrounding area. The large, well-fitted kitchen and dining area provide ample space for preparing and enjoying meals. The modern bathroom is sleek and stylish, and the three bedrooms offer plenty of space to relax and recharge. The two upstairs bedrooms even come with convenient dressing/home working spaces, making it easy to stay organized and productive while away from home. Energy Performance Certificate Rating E, Council Tax Band B

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The area is remarkably beautiful and unspoilt. Primary schooling is at Glenlivet Primary and secondary education is at Speyside High in Aberlour. There is a free transport service to both. Aberlour (11 miles) provides a range of services including garage, hotel, butcher, general store, post office, 3 churches, hospital and health centre, community centre including a swimming pool, tennis court and bowling green. The area is ideal for access to the Cairngorm Mountain Range, Glenlivet Estate with its summer and winter sporting facilities, Mountain Bike Trails, the Malt Whisky Trail and fishing on the Rivers Spey and Avon. The area is famed for its range of outdoor pursuits. Fishing can be taken on the Spey and Avon, two of Scotlands finest rivers, and shooting and stalking is available on nearby estates. Ballindalloch has a golf course, hillwalking and skiing at the Lecht and Cairngorms and water sports on the Moray Firth. The international airports at Aberdeen and Inverness offer an excellent range of domestic and European flights.

Entrance Vestibule (2.38m x 1.78m)

As you step into the entrance vestibule of this property, you're greeted by a warm and inviting atmosphere. The timber door, with its intricate detailing, provides a glimpse of the quality craftsmanship to come. The ceramic tiled flooring, both practical and stylish, is a sign of the care and attention given to the smallest details. A window to the side of the vestibule lets in natural light and offers a view of the beautiful garden outside. Through further timber double doors, you enter the main hall, where a feature brass lion knocker is sure to catch your eye.


The spacious hall with ceramic flooring, provides easy access to all of the ground floor accommodation. The hall is bright and welcoming, with wall lighting and natural light flooding in from twin skylights. A staircase rises to the first floor, creating a sense of openness and inviting you to explore further.

Sitting Room (4.10m x 3.53m)

The sitting room boasts stunning twin aspect windows that offer beautiful views of the surrounding area. The inglenook fireplace with exposed stone and inset wood-burning stove adds a touch of warmth and character to the room, while the timber mantle provides a sense of elegance and sophistication. Exposed timber beams and carpet flooring add to the cosy and inviting atmosphere.

Kitchen / Dining (4.10m x 3.75m)

The country kitchen in this property is a fantastic space for cooking, entertaining, and enjoying time with loved ones. The ample space for a dining table and chairs makes it the perfect spot for family meals or entertaining guests. With timber worktops and a good range of base, wall, and drawer units, there's plenty of storage and workspace for all your culinary needs. The inset oven and grill with ceramic hob, tiled splash back, and illuminated extractor fan make meal preparation easy and enjoyable whilst the sizable shelved pantry cupboard offers excellent dry storage. The feature inglenook fireplace with mantle and inset wood-burning stove adds a touch of coziness and charm to the room, there is also under floor heating to the kitchen. Windows to the front and rear, as well as recessed down lighting, keep the kitchen bright and inviting. The wood panelled walls and ceiling add warmth and character.

Bathroom (3.16m x 2.22m)

This well equipped and tasteful bathroom features a three piece suite comprising of a WC, pedestal wash hand basin and bath with shower and glazed screen. Above the basin there is a mirror with shaver socket, and light. Plus, a convenient toiletries cabinet to keep all your essentials organised. There is a further recessed and shelved utility area housing the oil fired boiler and plumbed for a washing machine.

Principal Bedroom (3.16m x 3.09m)

This principal bedroom exudes a charming and cosy atmosphere with its notable features. The feature wood panelling adds character and depth to the space, providing a warm and inviting feeling. The window with views out to the rear is a great feature that brings in natural light and offers picturesque views and you can enjoy waking up to beautiful scenery, feeling refreshed and energised. The carpet flooring provides a soft and comfortable surface underfoot, while the wall lighting creates a warm and inviting ambiance. All these features come together to create a comfortable and stylish space that is perfect for relaxing and unwinding.


Carpeted stairs lead to the landing, branching off to bedrooms with dressing and home working spaces, and a rear skylight illuminates the area with natural light.

Bedroom Two & Dressing Room (3.10m x 3.53m & 3.08m x 3.28)

The dressing room in this house is a luxurious space that provides ample room for lounge furniture, making it the perfect place to slow down. The skylight to the front of the house floods the area with natural light, creating a bright and inviting ambiance. The carpet flooring adds warmth and comfort underfoot, while the recessed down lighting provides a cosy atmosphere. A further door leads to a double bedroom, creating a seamless flow between the two spaces providing a stylish and practical addition to the home that offers both functionality and comfort.

Bedroom Three & Home Working Space (3.08m x 3.53m & 3.08m x 2.89m)

The third bedroom in this house is a comfortable single with carpet flooring and recessed down lighting. The skylight at the front of the room floods the space with natural light, creating a light and airy ambiance. A further door leads into a home working space, providing an ideal environment for studying or work. The space features an additional front-facing skylight, which allows for plenty of natural light to enter the room and there are integral storage cupboards.


This very useful outbuilding is a fantastic space for secure storage of sports and garden equipment and offers ample room. There is further attic storage space whilst the main area has a concrete base, power and light.


The delightful garden grounds surrounding this house are truly impressive, and are a standout feature of the property. The lawns are well-maintained and provide plenty of space for outdoor activities, relaxing and socialising with family and friends while the mature tree and shrub planting add to the natural beauty of the area. The garden is bounded with attractive dry stone walling while parking is available for two vehicles, making it easy to access the property. The views of the surrounding countryside are truly breathtaking with rolling heather clad hills with the glen bisected by the River Avon combining to offer a peaceful and relaxing environment. Additionally, the property is only a short walk from Drumin Castle, which adds to the historical and cultural significance of the area. Overall, this property is situated in a truly idyllic setting, making it the perfect place to call home for anyone who enjoys the beauty of nature and the tranquility of the countryside.


It is understood that there is mains electricity, private water supply and drainage to a septic tank. There is oil fired central heating.

Home Report

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


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