3 bed House - Detached Under Offer
UNDER OFFER £180,000
UNDER OFFER - Nestled in a highly popular highland village in the Cairngorms National Park, this charming detached home on a sizable plot, offers a delightful retreat for those seeking tranquility and natural beauty. The property boasts a prime position, providing easy access to village amenities and its enchanting surroundings. As you approach 89 Main Street, you'll be greeted by well-developed gardens that beautifully frame the home. Lush greenery and vibrant hedging create a serene atmosphere, inviting you to relax and unwind. Step inside and discover the potential that this property offers with accommodation comprising of twin sitting rooms with wood burning stove, a large kitchen, bathroom, study and two double bedrooms, one en-suite. Outside, the impressive gardens are mainly laid to lawn, interspersed with a large variety of mature planting and bounded with fencing and hedging. The main potential lies in the possibility for subdivision and development in line with other properties in the vicinity. The garden features a poly tunnel offering versatility and additional storage space. Convenience is key, and this property offers off-street parking for your vehicles, ensuring easy access to your home at all times. The property would suit a variety of purchasers from those looking to live permanently, relocate or retire to those looking for a Highland retreat or investment property with potential to add value with a new build to the rear. Energy Performance Certificate F, Council Tax Band C
Tomintoul is the Eastern Gateway to the Cairngorms National Park and has the reputation of being the highest village in the Highlands at 1165 ft (350m) centred round a picturesque square and situated near the Lecht Ski Resort Centre on the scenic route between Grantown on Spey and Royal Deeside. It is the largest village in the Glenlivet area supporting B&B's, a post office and general stores, art studios, craft, gift and malt whisky shops.
Tomintoul also has its own distillery, "the Tomintoul", which made the Guinness Book of Records for producing "The Largest Bottle of Scotch Whisky in The World" - at 105.3 litres. There are also three more stills, "The Tamnavulin", "The Braeval" and "The Glenlivet" within a few miles.
The area is surrounded by the mountain ranges of the Cromdales, the Ladder Hills and the Cairngorms, facilitating spectacular views, walks and other outdoor pursuits, including wildlife appreciation, salmon and trout fishing on the nearby River Avon, mountain biking on many trails and nearby bike Glenlivet and hill walking a plenty.
The nearby Lecht Ski Centre 2090 provides winter sports and in the summer has quad biking and go-carts.
Located in the heart of the Highlands, Tomintoul offers a number of convenient travel options for local, regional, and international travel.
Road: Tomintoul is well-connected via road with the A939, a major scenic route running through Speyside, providing easy access to both Aberdeen to the east and Inverness to the north.
Air: The nearest airports are Inverness Airport (approximately 43 miles away) and Aberdeen International Airport (approximately 56 miles away), offering both domestic and international flights.
Rail: The nearest railway station is Aviemore (around 27 miles away), which is on the main line from Inverness to London, providing connections to major cities across the UK.
Public Transport: There are regular bus services that run through Glenlivet connecting it to neighbouring towns and villages.
For schooling, Tomintoul falls within the Moray Council area, which provides a comprehensive education system. Primary education is available at Tomintoul Primary School, a small but well-regarded school located right in Tomintoul. For secondary education, pupils typically attend Speyside High School in Aberlour, which is approximately 21 miles away and offers a broad curriculum.
For further education, the University of the Highlands and Islands offers a range of courses and has several campuses throughout the Highlands, with the nearest being in Elgin and Inverness. Other universities in Aberdeen and Dundee are available.
The hall serves as a central hub, connecting you to the various rooms and creating a seamless transition throughout the home. One notable feature of the hall is the clever use of space made under the stairs for a storage cupboard.
An inviting sitting room which combines natural light and rustic charm. The focal point of this room is a wood-burning stove that takes centre stage, emanating a comforting warmth that invites you to unwind and relax. Dual aspect windows to the front and side of the property fill the space with natural light. There is carpet flooring and hanging ceiling lighting.
A functional kitchen that features a good range of base, wall, and drawer units with a tiled splashback, providing ample storage. A window to the side provides delightful garden views whilst a sky light enhances the brightness and provides a dual aspect, making this kitchen a bright and inviting space. An opening provides access to the lower level secondary sitting room.
A beautifully spacious secondary sitting room with a window to the rear of the property which floods the room with natural light. There is a focal fireplace with a wood burning stove which creates a lovely warming ambience. A further door provides easy access to the garden, perfect for indoor-outdoor living. This room could equally be configured into a third double bedroom
Off the entrance hall, you'll find a beautifully proportioned study, designed to inspire creativity and productivity. A window to the side brings the outside in, flooding the space with natural light. The study's placement within the home provides easy access while maintaining a sense of tranquility, ensuring the perfect balance between connectivity and peaceful seclusion. Whether you're working, reading, or simply enjoying some quiet time, the study provides a serene sanctuary away from the main living spaces.
Also off the entrance hall you'll find a bathroom which features a three piece suite comprising a WC (water closet), pedestal basin and full sized bath with glazed panel and shower over. A window to the side of the property fills the room with natural light, creating a bright and airy atmosphere.
Carpeted stairs rise to the first floor landing which provides access to both double bedrooms. The staircase and landing enjoy windows to the front and back of the property which offer excellent levels of natural light.
The principal bedroom is spacious and inviting, featuring a window to the front, allowing an abundance of natural light to filter in and illuminate the space. As well as creating a bright and airy atmosphere the window provides a delightful view of the front of the property. The principal bedroom features an en-suite (1.80m x 1.75m) WC with pedestal basin, in addition to an integral wardrobe with hanging and shelved storage. There is carpet flooring and hanging ceiling lighting.
This second bedroom is bright and airy with a picture window to the front of the house, overlooking the garden. The room features twin integral wardrobes. there is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.
The beautiful and well manicured gardens are a particular feature of the property and offer an easy opportunity to add value with the potential to sub divide the garden to create a separate plot subject to the necessary consents. As they stand there is a substantial lawned area interspersed with colourful shrubs and flowers complimented by mature planting and trees bounded by a mixture of fencing and hedging with a large gate at the bottom providing vehicular access. There is a raised patio area to the side of the property which offers an outdoor space for seating or alfresco dining. There is a large poly tunnel which offers the ideal environment to cultivate fruit, veg and grow from seed and the benefit of an outside tap.
It is understood that there is mains water, drainage and electricity.
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EPC Rating F
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