4 bed House - Detached For Sale

Monte Abbey, Glenlivet, AB37 9JS

Fixed Asking Price £275,000


Nestled in the picturesque Braes of Glenlivet, at the foot of the majestic Ladder Hills, is a truly enchanting four bedroom detached stone and slate dwelling that beckons to be called home. This picture postcard residence exudes traditional Scottish charm, offering a haven of tranquillity. Upon entering, you are greeted by a warm and inviting entrance hall which seamlessly flows into a cosy sitting room, ideal for intimate gatherings and moments of relaxation. Adjacent lies the heart of the home, a spacious country kitchen infused with rustic charm, coupled with a dining area perfect for hearty meals and socialisation. The ground floor also hosts a versatile playroom, a sanctuary for children or a haven for hobbies, and a practical utility room thoughtfully designed for modern living and a handy WC. Ascend to the first floor, and you are met with a spacious landing that branches out to four uniquely designed bedrooms, each echoing the whispers of the surrounding landscape. A well-appointed bathroom serves these rooms, blending style with utmost functionality. Stepping outside, the senses are delighted by the mature gardens, well planted and showcasing a rich tapestry of flora which wrap around the property, offering serene alcoves and picturesque vistas at every turn. Adding to its charm is a timber garage, harmonizing perfectly with the natural aesthetics of the dwelling. Positioned in a region steeped in history and surrounded by the breath taking landscapes of the Highlands, the home will suit a variety of purchasers. Energy Performance Certificate Rating E, Council Tax Band D

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Living in Glenlivet is a unique blend of tranquillity, history, and natural beauty. This picturesque hamlet, located in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, offers residents a peaceful and serene lifestyle surrounded by captivating landscapes. For outdoor enthusiasts, Glenlivet is a haven. The hamlet is adjacent to the Cairngorms National Park, providing countless opportunities for hiking, cycling, wildlife watching, and outdoor pursuits. The Lecht Ski Centre, a popular destination for skiing and snowboarding, is also within easy reach. The Glenlivet Estate offers a wealth of leisure and recreational activities, including walking trails, mountain biking routes, and fishing opportunities in the River Avon and River Livet. Despite its rural setting, Glenlivet has an array of local amenities. Tomintoul, the highest village in the Highlands, is just a short drive away and offers shops, a post office, and a selection of restaurants and cafés. For a wider variety of shopping, dining, and entertainment options, the larger towns of Aberlour and Dufftown are within easy driving distance. Healthcare needs are catered for with a local GP surgery in Tomintoul, and more extensive medical facilities can be found in nearby Grantown on Spey and Aberlour.
Glenlivet is, of course, synonymous with Scotch whisky, and the renowned Glenlivet Distillery is a highlight of the area. In essence, living in Glenlivet offers a balance of rural serenity, outdoor adventure, and community spirit, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a peaceful lifestyle amidst Scotland's stunning natural beauty.

Transport Links

Located in the heart of the Highlands, Glenlivet offers a number of convenient travel options for local, regional, and international travel.

Road: Glenlivet is well-connected via road with the A95, a major route running through Speyside, providing easy access to both Aberdeen to the east and Inverness to the west.

Air: The nearest airports are Inverness Airport (approximately 56 miles away) and Aberdeen International Airport (approximately 59 miles away), offering both domestic and international flights.

Rail: The nearest railway station is Aviemore (around 31 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, Glenlivet falls within the Moray Council area, which provides a comprehensive education system. Primary education is available at Glenlivet Primary School, a small but well-regarded school located right in Glenlivet. For secondary education, pupils typically attend Speyside High School in Aberlour, which is approximately 14 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.

Entrance (2.35m x 2.47m)

Upon arriving at the property, you're immediately drawn to a charming timber stable-style door, a subtle nod to rustic design. As you step inside, you're instantly embraced by an atmosphere bathed in natural light. Every corner of the space is illuminated, thanks to a generous array of windows that not only invite the sun but also frame picturesque views of the outdoors. Immediately eye-catching is the stone feature wall which is paired with an integral wood store, adding both functionality and a touch of cosy warmth to the surroundings. Practicality is also thoughtfully woven into the design. There’s ample space dedicated to everyday necessities — an area for shoes, boots, and coat storage ensures the home remains tidy while providing an organised welcome to guests and residents alike.


As you venture further into the property, you're ushered into a charming hall that exudes warmth and elegance. This inviting space effortlessly connects to most of the ground floor accommodation through tastefully designed doors, ensuring smooth flow and easy accessibility throughout the residence. What immediately captivates one's attention is the expansive breadth of the hallway – it's wide, allowing for ease of movement, and suffused with an abundance of natural light, creating an airy ambiance. The rich tones of the timber staircase, ascends gracefully to the first floor. The accompanying balustrades, meticulously crafted, add a touch of traditional sophistication, seamlessly blending with the overall decor. Furthermore, the thoughtful design incorporates practical elements, with ample under stair storage providing a discreet solution for household essentials or seasonal items.

Sitting Room (4.96m x 5.48m)

Illuminated generously by dual-aspect windows to both the front and rear, the room is bathed in natural light throughout the day, casting gentle shadows and highlighting every elegant detail. Dominating the space with its timeless charm is a striking feature fireplace. Its stone hearth lays a robust foundation, contrasting beautifully with the timber surround that frames it. Within its embrace resides a wood-burning stove. The layout, combined with these timeless elements, offers an atmosphere of both relaxation and refined elegance. Whether hosting guests or enjoying a quiet evening with a book.

Kitchen / Diner (3.71m x 5.47m)

Venture into a rustic country kitchen that seamlessly blends tradition with functionality. Twin-aspect windows to the front and rear flood the space with soft, ambient light, illuminating the room's heart warming details and emphasizing its spaciousness. There is a good range of base and drawer units, each thoughtfully designed for maximum storage without compromising on style. Their timeless charm is further accentuated by complementary tiled splashbacks and generous worktop space, offering ample room for meal preparations. There is a stainless steel double bowl sink, adorned with a sleek chrome mixer tap and a beloved feature of many traditional kitchens, a Rayburn range occupies a place of pride, enhancing the kitchen's authentic country feel while promising warm meals and a cosy atmosphere. Adjacent to the workspace, there's ample room to accommodate a dining table and chairs, creating a perfect spot for family meals, morning coffee, or casual get-togethers. Adding to its versatility, a door leads directly to the playroom / home working space.

Playroom / Home Working Space (2.18m x 4.10m)

Discover a dynamic playroom and home workspace flooded with natural light. Windows adorn the front and side, infusing the space with brightness and connection to the outdoors. A door leads to the utility room, adding an element of intrigue to this multifunctional haven.

Utility Room (2.18m x 1.89m)

A practical and organised space designed for efficiency with a window on the side wall which invites in natural light, creating a pleasant atmosphere. The rear door provides convenient access to the garden, enhancing functionality. Shelved storage optimises the space, keeping essentials within easy reach and maintaining a clutter-free environment and there is plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer.

WC (1.65m x 1.60m)

The convenient ground floor WC includes a pedestal wash hand basin with twin taps and a tiled splashback. A deep recessed window with an elegantly tiled sill and opaque glazing ensures privacy while infusing the space with soft light. This thoughtfully designed setup combines functionality with aesthetic charm, creating a comfortable and stylish area.


The inviting landing, where exposed timber flooring exudes warmth and character. Connecting all first-floor spaces, this central hub effortlessly guides you to the bedrooms and bathroom. A sizable rear window graces the landing, offering garden views and welcoming natural light to fill the space.

Principal Bedroom (4.65m x 2.93m)

The principal bedroom is a luminous double bedroom situated at the front of the property. Bathed in natural light, this room emanates an airy ambiance and a well-positioned window offers a delightful view of the gardens, seamlessly bringing the outdoors inside.

Bedroom Two (3.67m x 2.73m)

A charming double bedroom that features recessed display shelving, creating an ideal space to showcase your cherished books or ornamental pieces. A window at the front floods the room with natural light, providing a refreshing and inviting atmosphere.

Bedroom Three (4.65m x 2.41m)

Nestled at the rear of the home, a single bedroom with a window which allows soft natural light to filter in.. Adding to its charm, a recessed alcove, thoughtfully adorned with shelving, serves as a versatile storage space.

Bedroom Four (2.67m x 2.74m)

At the front of the house, a quaint single bedroom exudes simplicity and comfort. The room is graced by a window that invites in natural light, creating a bright and inviting ambiance.

Bathroom (3.66m x 2.61m)

The room features a WC and a pedestal wash hand basin with twin taps, complemented by a tiled splashback that adds a touch of elegance. A bath, complete with a chrome mixer tap and shower attachment, awaits to offer relaxation. The walls are adorned with stylish tiling, and recessed shelving provides a practical space for storing essentials. Adding a touch of luxury, mirrored wall tiles reflect light and create a sense of openness. Adjacent to the bathroom, an airing cupboard stands ready to house towels and linens, complete with shelved storage to keep everything organized.


Nestled within expansive grounds, the property is enveloped by a harmonious blend of meticulously maintained lawns and untamed greenery, creating a captivating natural landscape. Flourishing with lush vegetation, the property is adorned with mature shrubs and majestic trees, each contributing to the serene ambiance. These natural elements are artfully bordered by a combination of robust dry stone walls and rustic timber fencing, creating a perfect union of rustic charm and secure boundaries. Adding to the allure, a timber garage stands as a functional and aesthetic element of the landscape. This structure complements the surroundings while providing a practical space for storage or sheltering a vehicle.


It is understood that there is mains electricity, private water (with a recent perfect clear pass 16/11/2023) and drainage. 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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Fixed Price

Fixed Price of £275,000

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Strathspey House
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