2 bed Bungalow - Detached Under Offer
UNDER OFFER £235,000
UNDER OFFER - Nestled within the captivating Cairngorms National Park in Skye of Curr, this charming two-bedroom cottage offers a delightful mix of traditional charm and modern convenience. Inside, the welcoming kitchen and dining area sets the stage for warm gatherings and home-cooked meals. Adjacent to the kitchen a further door leads to the hall where there is a hatch with ladder to a generously-sized, insulated attic area, bathed in natural light from velux windows, offering potential for various uses. A comfortable sitting room serves as a cosy retreat for relaxation, while the two bedrooms provide peaceful spaces. A well-appointed bathroom completes the internal accommodation. Outside, the extensive gardens not only facilitate off-street parking, but also deliver breathtaking views of the Cromdale Hills, creating an atmosphere of tranquil rural living. A substantial timber workshop sits on the property, equipped with power and light, offering immense utility, including mezzanine storage. In addition, there are dedicated wood stores and decked area, enhancing the practicality of this enchanting cottage. The epitome of idyllic country living, this property is a hidden gem in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. The property would suit a variety of purchasers with viewing recommended. Energy Performance Certificate Rating E, Council Tax Band C
Near Grantown On Spey, and in the Cairngorms National Park, the village is comprised of two communities, Dulnain Bridge itself is centred to the north of the bridge with a shop and garage. The crofting community of Skye of Curr stretches for about a mile to the south, terminating at the famous Speyside Heather Centre. Grantown On Spey situated nearby is within the Cairngorms National Park and is the Capital of Strathspey and a leading tourist resort. It has a fine shopping centre, first class hotels and guest houses, Primary and Grammar schools offering education to university entrance standard and Health Centre. Sporting facilities include 18 hole golf course, excellent Salmon and Trout fishing in the River Spey and other waters, 8 tennis courts, bowling green, children's recreation park and forest walks through Grant Park. There are many places of interest to visit in the area with Grantown being the gateway to the Malt Whisky Trail. The Grantown Heritage Centre is open through the summer and Highland Games are held at different venues throughout the Spey Valley. Within easy reach are the Cairngorm Mountains for winter sports facilities and hill walking. The sandy beaches of the Moray Firth are also close by.
From Dulnain Bridge, you can conveniently access various transportation options to explore the wider UK:
Inverness Airport (INV): Approximately 34 miles away, this regional airport offers domestic flights and some international connections.
Aberdeen International Airport (ABZ): Roughly 87 miles away, providing a wider range of domestic and international flights.
Carrbridge Railway Station: About 5 miles from Dulnain Bridge, offering connections to Inverness, Perth, and Edinburgh.
Aviemore Railway Station: Approximately 9 miles away, with regular services to Inverness, Glasgow, and Edinburgh, as well as connections to the wider UK rail network.
A95: This arterial road connects Dulnain Bridge to the A9, a major north-south route traversing Scotland, providing access to Inverness, Perth, Stirling, and Glasgow.
A939: This scenic route connects Dulnain Bridge to the A96, linking Inverness to Aberdeen, offering an alternative route to eastern Scotland.
With these options, Dulnain Bridge serves as a convenient base for exploring the UK's diverse destinations, whether traveling by air, rail, or road.
This kitchen and dining area is well-equipped and versatile. It has numerous base, wall, and drawer units with corresponding worktops, and features tiled splash backs. Twin aspect windows provide views of the gardens and hills. The kitchen includes an integral oven with a grill, a gas hob, and a sink with a chrome mixer tap and drainer. It's prepared for a washing machine and has space for a tumble dryer and a fridge freezer. The dining area has enough space for a table and chairs. Doors lead outside and into the hall for easy accessibility.
The hall in this charming cottage serves as a central point of access to the cozy sitting room, well-appointed bathroom, and the two bedrooms. An added feature of the hall is a loft hatch with an attached ladder that leads up to a generously proportioned loft space. This attic area is not only considerable, but is also fully floored and well-insulated, making it a functional and versatile addition to the cottage. Illumination and ventilation are ensured by two Velux windows facing the front, allowing natural light to cascade in. The loft also comes with power and light fixtures, rendering it a useful space for various purposes, from storage to potential usable space subject to the necessary consents.
The sitting room in the cottage exudes a sense of welcome. Twin windows at the front flood the room with natural light, while offering splendid views of the scenic surroundings. A focal point in the room is a gas fireplace and there is feature built-in display shelving and a recessed display cupboard, providing space for personal touches and decorative items that will add character to the room. Overall, the sitting room beautifully combines comfort, function, and aesthetics.
Bedroom one in the cottage is a thoughtfully designed space, featuring twin aspect windows on the front and side, which offer ample natural light and pleasing views of the surrounding landscape. It's furnished with integral wardrobes, providing generous storage for clothing and personal items. In addition, there's a built-in dressing table complete with drawers, adding convenience and functionality to the room.
The second bedroom, a cosy single, is efficiently designed with a high-level cupboard that neatly houses the electric meters. A wall mirror adds depth and light to the room and the room also features a window to the rear, allowing natural light to gently illuminate the space in addition to the ceiling lighting.
The bathroom offers a well-balanced blend of comfort and style. It's equipped with a WC featuring a concealed cistern, flanked by practical storage cupboards. The wash hand basin, set within a sleek vanity unit, comes with a chrome mixer tap and is complemented by a wall mirror, adding functionality and style to the space. For bathing options, there's a bathtub accompanied by a shower, complete with a glazed screen while an opaque window at the rear of the room provides privacy while letting in soft, diffused light. The bathroom is finished with full height wall tiling and matching floor tiling, creating a seamless, easy-to-clean surface that enhances the room's modern aesthetic. Adding a final touch of luxury, a chrome towel radiator ensures warm, dry towels are always within reach.
The outdoor space of this cottage is as impressive as its interiors. Sizeable gardens envelop the property, offering not only fantastic elevated views towards the Cromdale Hills, but also a myriad of outdoor features. The lawned gardens, punctuated by mature planting, create a beautiful green canvas.
Two decked areas provide excellent spots for outdoor relaxation or entertaining - one located at the front of the property for soaking up the views, and another, more sheltered spot, at the side.
The property also boasts an attached timber workshop or storage shed with a sturdy corrugated roof. Inside, it's equipped with workbenches, power sockets, and lights, with windows to the side and rear allowing for natural illumination. Access is easy with a door at the front, and a mezzanine storage area adds to the space's utility. The entire workshop sits on a concrete base, ensuring stability and durability. This cottage offers an ideal combination of indoor comfort and outdoor leisure, with a touch of the practical thrown in.
It is understood that there is mains water, drainage and electricity. There is oil fired central heating.
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EPC Rating E
By mutual agreement.
Viewing is strictly by arrangement with and all offers to be submitted to:-Masson Cairns
Grantown on Spey
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