5 bed House - Detached Under Offer
UNDER OFFER £575,000
UNDER OFFER - Immerse yourself in the serene allure of this delightfully positioned 4/5 bedroom home, situated in the ever-popular and rarely available area of the Old Spey Bridge, just a whisper away from Grantown On Spey. Embraced by seclusion, this property bathes in light-filled and versatile accommodation, each room offering garden and river views and set against the timeless backdrop of the ancient Anagach pine woods. Arranged over ground and first floors, and extending to approximately 225 square metres, the interior begins with an inviting entrance hall that leads to a sitting room, where a feature bay window and inset wood burning stove cast a warm and welcoming ambiance. Further on, an impressive open plan living space unfolds to reveal a harmonious blend of kitchen, dining area, family space, and sun room, each area thoughtfully designed to elevate daily living and entertaining alike. A utility room, two double bedrooms, and a stylish bathroom complete the ground floor, while a gentle stairway leads to the first-floor accommodation. Upstairs, a landing adorned with a velux window and equipped with a storage cupboard seamlessly connects to two en-suite bedrooms and a versatile home working space or single bedroom, providing ample space for relaxation, work, or guest accommodation. Externally, immaculately presented gardens gently wrap around the property, offering exquisite amenity through verdant lawns and inviting patios. A double detached garage and carport further enhance the functional appeal of this captivating home, ensuring it stands as a sanctuary where beauty, comfort, and practicality intertwine in a sublime embrace amidst one of the most sought-after locales. EPC Rating D, Council Tax Band G
Grantown on Spey is a charming town nestled in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, known for its picturesque beauty and rich cultural heritage. Located in the Cairngorms National Park, Grantown on Spey is surrounded by breathtaking scenery, including lush forests, sparkling rivers, and rolling hills. The town itself boasts a range of historic landmarks and attractions, including the Grantown Museum, the Craigellachie Nature Reserve, and the Grantown Heritage Trail. Visitors and residents can also enjoy a range of outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, fishing, and golfing, or simply take in the stunning scenery with a leisurely stroll around town.
Grantown on Spey also offers a range of shops, restaurants, and amenities, making it a convenient and comfortable place to call home. The town has a strong sense of community, with a range of social and cultural events throughout the year, including the popular Grantown Show, Thunder in the Glens Ride out and the annual Christmas market. Whether you're looking to explore the great outdoors, immerse yourself in local history and culture, or simply enjoy the peace and tranquility of the Scottish countryside, Grantown on Spey offers something for everyone.
From Grantown on Spey, 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 80 miles away, providing a wider range of domestic and international flights.
Carrbridge Railway Station: About 10 miles from Grantown on Spey, offering connections to Inverness, Perth, and Edinburgh.
Aviemore Railway Station: Approximately 14 miles away, with regular services to Inverness, Glasgow, Edinburgh and London, as well as connections to the wider UK rail network.
A95: This arterial road connects Grantown on Spey to the A9, a major north-south route traversing Scotland, providing access to Inverness, Perth, Stirling, and Glasgow.
A939: This scenic route connects Grantown on Spey to the A96, linking Inverness to Aberdeen, offering an alternative route to eastern Scotland.
With these options, Grantown on Spey serves as a convenient base for exploring the UK's diverse destinations, whether traveling by air, rail, or road.
A timber and glazed door, complemented by a side panel, welcomes you into a charming entrance featuring a warm terracotta tiled floor. A practical mat well and hanging hooks immediately accommodate outerwear, while a further glazed door invites you onward into the hall, seamlessly blending functionality with a warm welcome in this initial interaction with the home.
The main hall eloquently blends practicality with subtle elegance. Switchback stairs gracefully ascend, featuring an under-stairs cupboard and a charming window on the half landing, infusing the space with gentle natural light. Housing the electrical consumer unit, the cupboard integrates functionality while further doors provide access to the comprehensive ground floor accommodation with soft carpeting underfoot adding a touch of warmth and comfort.
The sitting room, a cosy enclave of comfort and style, hosts a Stovax stove, set upon a robust granite hearth, surrounded by an equally durable and elegant granite surround, all framed by a timeless timber mantle. A bay window, equipped with picture windows, offers enchanting vistas of the gardens, inviting nature to become a part of the room's aesthetic while carpeting underfoot provides a warm and plush foundation to this inviting and refined space.
Embrace open-plan family living at its zenith, where dining, cooking, and relaxation coalesce into a harmonious living space designed with both elegance and functionality in mind. A dedicated dining area warmly accommodates table and chairs, seamlessly merging into a well-appointed kitchen. Here, a plethora of base, wall, and drawer units adorned with complementary worktops and tasteful tiled splashbacks combine utility with aesthetic charm. A welcoming breakfast bar invites casual dining and convivial gatherings, under the subtle glow from windows that illuminate both kitchen and dining spaces merged with recessed and hanging ceiling lighting. The kitchen, embraced by ceramic stone flooring, features an integral fridge and dishwasher, melding convenience with sleek design. Cooking is a delight with an electric hob and an oil-fired Rayburn stove, offers warmth and varied culinary potentials. Transitioning smoothly from the kitchen, a casual family area beckons heartwarming chats whilst cooking, leading gracefully through to an impressive sunroom. Solid wood flooring, a lofty vaulted ceiling, and a cosy wood-burning stove come together to create a space that is both grand and intimate. Expansive views of the gardens through generous windows invite the outside in, while a door to the side facilitates easy access to the outdoors, culminating in a living space that’s both fluid and interconnected, ensuring every moment spent is steeped in comfort and warmth.
The utility room combines practicality and style with its durable ceramic tile flooring and a classic Belfast sink, which is elegantly set into an oak worktop and accented with a tiled splashback. Adequate storage is provided by both base and wall units, while designated space and plumbing are prepared for a washing machine. Additional space is available to accommodate a large fridge freezer, enhancing the room’s functionality. A window to the rear invites light into the space, and a door provides convenient direct access to the outdoors and onward to the garage.
The floor and half-height wall tiling set a tone of understated elegance, while the WC and wash stand, complete with a basin and a modern chrome mixer tap, blend functionality with contemporary style. An illuminated mirror paired with a glass display shelf adds a touch of luxury and practicality while indulgence takes the form of a separate walk-in shower, which complements the corner whirlpool bath, inviting relaxation and tranquility into the space. A shelved airing cupboard neatly houses the 250 litre pressurised water cylinder. Further complemented by a towel radiator, recessed down lighting, and an opaque window ensuring both privacy and a soft diffusion of light, the bathroom becomes a haven of calm and sophistication in the home.
A ground floor double bedroom providing a peaceful retreat, thoughtfully designed with twin integral wardrobes and a dressing table to accommodate your storage and grooming needs. A double window to the rear not only floods the space with natural light but also offers a tranquil view overlooking the patio.
Another delightful double bedroom, where a triple picture window frames a picturesque view of the manicured front lawns, inviting tranquility and natural light into the space. Twin double integral wardrobes provide ample storage, marrying convenience with elegance and ensuring the room remains a uncluttered haven.
The landing, provides access to all first-floor accommodations, is thoughtfully designed with utility and aesthetic in mind. Two eaves cupboards offer discreet storage options, keeping essentials stowed away yet easily accessible. Display shelving presents an opportunity to showcase personal touches, whether it be family photos, books, or cherished ornaments whilst a Velux window punctuates the space with a burst of natural light.
Elegance and functionality coalesce in the principal bedroom, offering a tranquil retreat adorned with two double integral eaves storage wardrobes, ensuring ample space for your belongings. A large triple window looks out to the enchanting River Spey, providing an ever-changing backdrop to the room, while carpet flooring adds a layer of warmth underfoot. A further door discreetly leads to the ensuite shower room, where tiled flooring, a WC, and a pedestal wash hand basin with twin taps cater to practical needs. A wall mirror, glass display shelf, and shaver socket offer additional conveniences, and the shower enclosure, highlighted with wet wall detailing, stands distinct against the timber panelling and tiling that characterize the remainder of the room, culminating in a space that is as refreshing as it is refined.
This further double bedroom, where natural light gracefully filters through a dual aspect — a twin window to the side and a Velux window to the front, has an ambiance that is both bright and airy. An integral storage wardrobe seamlessly blends into the room's design, providing practical storage and an additional door opens to reveal an ensuite shower room, where convenience meets sophistication. Step into a shower enclosure, complemented by wet wall surfaces that add a sleek, contemporary touch. A wash hand basin, featuring a modern chrome mixer tap, stands poised above travertine flooring that extends into half-height wall tiling, infusing the space with a timeless elegance. A second Velux window bathes the ensuite in further light, while a towel ladder radiator provides a practical and stylish solution for warmth and towel storage.
Versatility defines this home working space, designed with an integral wardrobe and display shelving, creating an environment conducive for focus and organisation. Illuminated by a Velux window to the front, the room basks in a gentle influx of natural light, crafting an inviting atmosphere whether you're working or relaxing. While currently utilised as a home office, the room carries the potential to seamlessly transition into a cosy single bedroom.
The home is accessed through timber double gates, flanked by twin stone pillars, leading you into a domain of tranquil privacy and refined aesthetics. Bounded by a decorative stone wall adorned with bespoke fencing, privacy is thoughtfully integrated into the landscape design. A meticulously laid tarmac drive meanders through the pristinely manicured lawns, punctuated with well-planted borders, guiding you towards a practical carport and a detached double garage, which boasts additional spaces for a workshop and store. At the rear of the house, a sheltered patio offers a secluded outdoor retreat, further enhanced by the lush maturity of shrub and hedge plantings. The quality cast iron gutters around the property enjoy trace heating and the rear patio transitions to a gravelled area, complete with a rotary clothes airer and wood store, which fluidly reconnects to the sprawling lawns, crafting a garden space that is both beautifully appointed and functionally considered whilst a raised deck gracefully encircles the sunroom, providing a vantage point from which to absorb the beautiful surroundings.
A substantial double garage, robustly built of block construction and set upon a solid concrete base, extends to an expansive approximate space of 47 sqm, seamlessly blending functionality with ample space. Twin electrically operated doors open to reveal a generous interior that not only accommodates vehicular storage but also a wealth of additional storage options. An extensively floored loft space maximises the utility of the garage by offering additional overhead storage. An integrated and separately accessed boiler room houses the oil-fired boiler and affords additional workshop space in addition to a separate woodstore. Outside and to the side, a raised oil storage tank is cleverly disguised behind mature trellis planting.
It is understood that there is mains water, drainage and electricity. There is oil fired central heating.
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EPC Rating D
By mutual agreement.
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Grantown on Spey
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