2 bed House - Detached Under Offer
UNDER OFFER £250,000
UNDER OFFER - Nestled in the vibrant village of Carrbridge within the picturesque Cairngorms National Park, The Sheiling, built in 1880 is a centrally located two-bedroom detached stone and slate home that exudes charm and potential. With its inviting entrance porch, spacious rooms, and delightful features which include solid timber panelled doors and decorative stairway, this property offers a wonderful living space. Step inside to discover a warm and welcoming hallway that leads you to the heart of the home. The large dual aspect sitting room is bathed in natural light, creating a serene ambiance for relaxation and entertainment. The well-designed kitchen and dining area, with its windows overlooking the front and rear of the property, provide a delightful space while convenience meets functionality with a thoughtfully placed shower room on the ground floor. Further to this is a useful utility area which leads out to the rear gardens. Upstairs, a first-floor landing leads to two comfortable bedrooms, whilst a further two spacious store rooms offer versatility, whether as extra storage or creative spaces tailored to your needs. The outdoor space of this home are equally appealing. A neat front garden enhances the property's curb appeal, while the large rear garden invites you to relax amidst well-manicured lawns and flourishing plantings. A timber garage provides secure storage for vehicles or outdoor equipment, while a covered seating area attached to the house offers a cosy spot to enjoy the fresh air. Additional wood and equipment stores ensure ample space for your belongings. With its prime location, attractive features, and a wealth of potential, this home in Carrbridge is a true gem. This property will suit a variety of purchasers looking to add their own touch. Energy Performance Certificate Rating F, Council Tax Band E
Enveloped in the heart of Scotland's majestic Cairngorms National Park, Carrbridge is an enchanting village with an unspoiled character and timeless charm. Its panoramic vistas, vibrant local community, and wealth of outdoor pursuits create a vibrant yet tranquil retreat that's simply bursting with potential for your new home. Steeped in history, Carrbridge is home to the oldest stone bridge in the Highlands. Built in 1717, this captivating landmark tells a thousand stories of a time gone by, resonating with the rich history of the Scottish highlands. A short stroll from the bridge reveals the village center, a thriving hub of independent shops, cozy cafes, and traditional inns that perfectly reflect the warm and friendly spirit of the local community. A haven for outdoor enthusiasts, Carrbridge offers an unrivalled array of activities right on your doorstep. From invigorating hiking trails through ancient Caledonian forests to picturesque cycling paths, this quaint village allows you to immerse yourself in the heart of nature. In winter, the Cairngorms transform into a snow-dusted paradise, perfect for skiing, snowboarding, and sledging.
Carrbridge is also home to an exquisite selection of wildlife, making it a sanctuary for nature lovers. Roam the area and spot red squirrels, golden eagles, and ospreys in their natural habitats. Take a relaxing walk along the River Dulnain and watch salmon leap upstream, or quietly observe the majestic stags in the frost-touched winter mornings. For the golf enthusiast, Carrbridge boasts an enchanting 9-hole course set against the awe-inspiring backdrop of the Cairngorms. And for family fun, there's the Landmark Forest Adventure Park, an exhilarating day out for all ages. Despite its serene rural setting, Carrbridge is conveniently connected to larger towns and cities. Whether you're seeking a peaceful retirement haven, a dynamic family adventure base, or an idyllic holiday home, Carrbridge offers an exceptional quality of life. Experience the best of Highland living in this charming village, where heritage meets modern comfort, and nature is but a stone's throw away.
Education and Transport in Carrbridge
Carrbridge's local community benefits from a vibrant educational scene. Carrbridge Primary School is a small but well-resourced facility, offering an intimate and community-focused learning environment for children from nursery age to P7. The school's size ensures a strong teacher-student relationship and fosters a supportive learning environment.
For secondary education, students typically attend Grantown Grammar School in nearby Grantown on Spey, approximately a 15-minute drive away. This well-regarded school offers a comprehensive curriculum from S1 to S6 and has strong links with the local community.
Carrbridge enjoys excellent transport links, making it easy to connect with the rest of Scotland and the UK.
By Road: The A9, Scotland’s main arterial route, is only a few minutes from Carrbridge, providing direct connections to Inverness in the north (around 25 miles away) and Aviemore in the south (about 7 miles away). The village is approximately a three-hour drive from both Edinburgh and Glasgow.
By Rail: Carrbridge has its own railway station, providing regular services to Inverness, Edinburgh, and Glasgow. The famous Caledonian Sleeper also stops at Carrbridge, offering overnight service to London.
By Air: Inverness Airport, only around 30 miles away, provides regular flights to many UK destinations including London, Manchester, Bristol, and Birmingham, as well as international flights.
Despite its tranquil and secluded feel, Carrbridge's exceptional transport links ensure residents and visitors can enjoy the best of both worlds: the serenity of highland living combined with the convenience of excellent connectivity.
The entrance porch of this charming home welcomes you with a wealth of glazing, allowing natural light to stream in. This space offers ample room for storing outerwear, ensuring that coats, jackets, and shoes can be conveniently organised and kept within easy reach. As you step through the porch, a further timber and glazed door leads you into the inviting hallway.
The L shaped hallway and rear hall leads to the ground floor accommodation and there is an under stair storage cupboard. A decorative staircase adorned with ornate iron balustrades and a beautiful pine handle ascend to the first floor rooms.
This spacious sitting room is bathed in natural light, thanks to its twin aspect windows that provide views of both the front and side of the property. The room feels bright and airy and enjoys decorative ceiling coving, a shelved alcove and feature recess on the back wall, which adds a touch of elegance and character whilst a cosy focal point in the sitting room is the wood burning stove, offering both warmth and ambiance. The stove is surrounded by a bespoke polished granite hearth and mantle, with rough faced granite uprights.
This well-equipped kitchen features a range of base, wall, and drawer units, along with tiled splashbacks for a stylish touch. It is complete with an integral oven, Calor gas hob, and extractor, as well as a Rayburn stove. The kitchen also includes plumbing for a washing machine and offers ample space for multiple appliances. With windows at both the front and rear, the space is filled with natural light, while there is plenty of space for a dining table and chairs.
A spacious and accessible shower room designed for comfort and convenience. Adjacent to the shower, you'll find a WC and a pedestal wash hand basin, complete with a wall mirror and vanity unit. The room features an opaque window to the rear, allowing natural light to filter in while maintaining privacy. Beneath the window, you'll find cupboard storage, providing a handy space to keep your bathroom essentials neatly organized and easily accessible.
A versatile area that serves as a utility area for all your outerwear storage needs in addition to offering space for a freezer. This area is thoughtfully designed with shelves, providing ample storage for items and other outdoor accessories. Additionally, the porch offers a designated high level line for clothes drying, ensuring that your laundry can be conveniently air-dried. From the rear porch, a further door leads out to the covered sitooterie, a shed providing additional storage sapce that currently houses a chest freezer and tumble drier. Finally the rear porch provides access to the garden. This connection to the outdoor space allows for seamless transitions between indoor and outdoor living. The covered sitooterie provides a sheltered area where you can relax, unwind, and enjoy the fresh air, regardless of the weather conditions.
The landing offer access to both bedrooms and the two store rooms in addition to a loft hatch.
This comfortable double bedroom enjoys a dormer window to the front of the home allowing in excellent levels of natural light. There is a wash hand basin with twin taps and an integral vanity unit, splashback tiling and a wall mirror with shaver light.
Another commodious and bright bedroom with ample space for bed and wardrobes. There is a bay window to the front and a wash hand basin with twin taps and integral vanity unit as well as a wall mirror, shaver light and tiled splashback.
A small yet versatile room that is currently furnished with a single bed but would be ideal for a home working space. This compact area is thoughtfully designed to provide a comfortable and productive environment for all your professional needs. Equipped with a desk and chair, this dedicated workspace would offer ample surface area for your computer, paperwork, and other essentials. With a skylight to the front providing natural light, its quiet and secluded ambiance allows you to concentrate on your tasks without distractions.
A convenient and spacious storage area equipped with shelved storage to offer ample organised utility. A skylight positioned at the rear of the room allows natural light to filter in and the water cylinder is located here ensuring convenient access for maintenance.
To the front of the property is a beautifully maintained space with mature planting that elegantly frames the property. The garden creates a welcoming and picturesque entrance, enhancing the overall curb appeal. Moving to the rear of the property, you'll discover a covered seating area that offers a sheltered space to relax and enjoy the outdoors. This area provides a cosy spot for outdoor gatherings or simply unwinding while surrounded by nature. Adjacent to the seating area, a lush lawn awaits, bordered by mature planting that adds privacy and visual interest. A paved walkway leads through the garden where, you'll find a gravel area that hosts a patio, perfect for outdoor dining or entertaining. Adjacent to the patio, a rotary clothes airer provides a practical solution for drying laundry in the fresh air. To meet your storage needs, the property includes a timber store, wood store, workshop and a timber garage boasting a concrete base, power, and light. These additional structures offer ample space for storing outdoor equipment, tools, or other belongings, keeping them organized and easily accessible. There is an oil storage tank.
With its thoughtfully designed front garden, covered seating area, lawn with mature planting, paved walkway, gravel area with patio and clothes airer, as well as the timber store and garage, this property provides a harmonious blend of functionality and aesthetic appeal. It offers an inviting and well-equipped outdoor space for you to enjoy and make the most of your time at home.
It is understood that there is mains water, drainage and electricity.
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EPC Rating F
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