2 bed Bungalow - Detached Under Offer
UNDER OFFER £250,000
UNDER OFFER - Discover a piece of serene living with this delightful two-bedroom detached cottage, enviably located in the heart of Carrbridge. Nestled within the iconic Cairngorms National Park, this beauty is just a stone's throw from the village's bustling amenities. Ensconced by meticulously maintained and mature grounds, this home exudes a warm and welcoming aura. Off-street parking adds to its practicality. As you step in, an entrance vestibule offers ample space for outerwear storage. The hallway seamlessly ushers you into the core of the home, unveiling a spacious and light-filled sitting room, perfect for relaxation and intimate dinners whilst the country-style kitchen radiates rustic charm while being fully equipped for the modern-day chef. A contemporary bathroom and two amply sized double bedrooms complete this abode, making it a haven for various home-seekers. It is currently run as a successful licenced holiday let or can be used as a residential dwelling. Whether you're a first-time buyer or thinking of downsizing, this Carrbridge cottage promises a lifestyle of peace and convenience. Your Highlands hideaway awaits! EPC Rating F
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.
Following a gravel path, you're welcomed by a timber and glass door which leads into the cosy entrance vestibule. This space offers storage for shoes and hanging for outerwear, brightened by a front-facing window. A second door leads to the hall, all under a lit white pine ceiling and tiled flooring.
From this space, doors branch out to the bedrooms and the combined sitting and dining area. The room is unified by its warm timber flooring and ambient ceiling lighting, creating a affable and inviting atmosphere.
The sitting room radiates elegance, its design anchored by a prominent wood-burning stove resting on a slate hearth. Recessed display shelves offer a touch of sophistication, while a generous front-facing window floods the space with light. There is ample space to comfortably accommodate a dining table and chairs, allowing for convivial meals. A further door provides direct access to the kitchen whilst the room's ambiance is further enriched by its wood flooring and striking feature wall and ceiling lighting; A perfect blend of warmth and style.
The impressive country-style kitchen exudes warmth and charm with a generous assortment of well-designed base, wall, display and drawer units which offer ample storage solutions, while the streamlined worktops provide a harmonious contrast and all finished with tiled splash backs that add a touch of elegance. Sunlight filters through a strategically placed window, casting a soft glow across the room, while a classic timber and glazed door leads to the outdoor spaces. Adjacent to the kitchen is a discreet door that opens up to the bathroom, adding to the seamless flow of the living space. There's also a dedicated airing cupboard, home to a water cylinder. For those who find joy in cooking, the oven and grill paired with a sleek ceramic hob promise culinary delights. It is fully equipped with a washing machine, integrated dishwasher and stand alone fridge freezer. A gleaming stainless steel sink, equipped with a functional drainer and a polished chrome mixer tap, offering a blend of aesthetics and utility.
A bright and modern bathroom, where simplicity meets functionality. This space features a three-piece suite in timeless white, including a dual-flush WC, a pedestal wash hand basin with a sleek chrome mixer tap, and a welcoming bath with an integrated shower. The glazed screen and full-height tiling around the bath ensure a polished look and there is an extractor fan. The subtle elegance of natural light filtering through the opaque window coupled with recessed down lighting, making this bathroom a refreshing space to start and end your day.
A cleverly designed principal bedroom where traditional charm meets modern convenience. A large window graces the front, flooding the space with inviting light and complementing the carpet flooring. At the heart of the room stands a decorative fireplace, its ornate surround and stone hearth exuding timeless elegance. Flanking this centerpiece, the innovative use of recessed alcoves has been transformed to offer smart clothing storage solutions, seamlessly blending form and function. This main ceiling light is harmoniously complemented by a pair of lights on either side of the bed, ensuring a well-lit and cosy space, perfect for relaxation and rest.
Step into the inviting second double bedroom, presently set up as a twin. Warm carpeting underfoot pairs beautifully with ambient ceiling lighting, ensuring a warm and welcoming space. A window adds natural brightness, and the handy loft hatch offers easy accessibility to additional storage or space. Whether you're hosting guests or need a versatile bedroom space, this room is ready to adapt to your needs.
Located in a prime central location, this property boasts a charming timber picket fence that welcomes you at the front. The gates usher you into a well-laid tarmac drive complemented by a gravel parking area, spacious enough to accommodate several vehicles. The periphery of the property is further enhanced by mature hedging that provides both beauty and privacy. Upon entering, a gravel path leads you to the front door, passing by a lawn adorned with ornate trees. The rear garden is a blend of serenity and functionality. It is safely enclosed with a combination of both picket and ranch-style fencing. There is a well-kept lawn in addition to a sunny and secluded patio. Whether you're hosting a barbecue, reading a book, or simply soaking in the sun, this space is designed to cater to all. Additional features include two timber sheds, perfect for storage or potential workshop spaces. There is some low level rockery planting and a rotary clothes airer. This beautiful home strikes a perfect balance between classic aesthetics and modern convenience, making it a must-see for anyone looking for a harmonious blend of character and functionality in this sought after village.
It is understood that there is mains water, drainage and electricity. There is a combination of electric wall and infrared heating.
To obtain a copy of the home report, please visit our website massoncairns.com where an online copy is available to download.
EPC Rating F
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