3 bed House - Detached For Sale
Offers Over £290,000
CLOSING DATE - FRIDAY 1 DECEMBER 2023 AT 12 NOON - Nestled amidst the verdant expanses of the Scottish Highlands, this traditional stone cottage, complete with a charming slate roof and a sleek contemporary extension, has been fully refurbished and epitomises the harmonious blend of character and modernity. With its close proximity to Drumin Castle, the smugglers trail and stunning views of the surrounding countryside, this property is highly desirable. As you approach the property, you will immediately notice the attention to detail that has been put into its upkeep. The well-manicured gardens are a true delight, creating a peaceful and relaxing environment. Whether you're seeking a peaceful retreat or an active outdoor lifestyle, this cottage has it all. This accommodation has everything you need for a comfortable lifestyle. The open plan kitchen, dining and living space provides ample room for entertaining, with large windows offering stunning views of the surrounding countryside. The kitchen is a true highlight of the property, with modern appliances and ample storage space for all your cooking needs. The utility room provides a practical space for laundry and storage, while ensuring muddy boots and outdoor gear are kept separate from the rest of the house. There are three generously sized bedrooms, each offering outstanding views of the surrounding countryside. The bathroom has been tastefully decorated and includes a full-sized bathtub with shower enclosure. The property offers a fantastic range of amenities, making it ideal for families or those who enjoy an active lifestyle. The nearby town of Aberlour offers a range of shops, restaurants, and cafes, while the surrounding countryside offers endless opportunities for outdoor pursuits such as hiking, fishing, and skiing. Energy Performance Certificate Rating D
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 lies in 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 Elgin are within easy driving distance. Healthcare needs are catered for with a local GP surgery in Glenlivet, and more extensive medical facilities can be found in nearby Aberlour and Dr grays Hospital in Elgin.
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.
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 is a 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.
This welcoming entrance hall exudes warmth and charm, featuring a beautiful PVC and glazed door that invites an abundance of natural light. Nestled beyond secure gates and a graceful gravel drive and footpath, the property greets guests with outdoor lighting, ensuring a safe and well-lit entrance. Step inside to discover slate flooring that adds a practical element to the space's cosy atmosphere. A staircase leads to the first floor, whilst timber doors lead to the principal bedroom and the spacious open plan kitchen / dining / sitting space, making a delightful first impression that sets the tone for the rest of the home.
Welcome to an awe-inspiring open-plan kitchen, dining, and sitting area that effortlessly combines contemporary style with warm, inviting comfort. The kitchen is a modern masterpiece, featuring worktops that pair beautifully with the charming base, wall and drawer units. Integrated appliances, including an oven, grill, fridge freezer, dishwasher and wine cooler, streamline the space, while the induction hob, crowned by an illuminated extractor and glass splashback, adds a touch of sophistication. Adjacent to the kitchen, the sitting area has an airy vaulted ceiling and abundant glass which allows natural light to pour in, creating a bright, inviting atmosphere in addition to a freestanding wood burning stove which allows for a magnificent centrepiece and warming ambience. The dining area presents ample space for a large dining set, making it the perfect venue for memorable meals with family and friends. Doors lead out to a decked area, offering a seamless transition from indoor to outdoor living. From here, your eyes will be drawn to the breathtaking views and lush, verdant garden. This open-plan space is not just a heart of the home, but a sanctuary where timeless memories are created.
Step into this spacious and inviting bathroom, where functionality and relaxation harmoniously blend. The room features a luxurious bath, complete with elegant chrome taps and a shower attachment for a soothing soak or a quick rinse. The pedestal wash hand basin, adorned with a stylish mixer tap and illuminated wall mirror, adds a touch of sophistication to the space. The WC (water closet) sits adjacent to the basin for convenience. Natural light floods the space through the opaque window, providing privacy while illuminating the room with a warm, ambient glow. This spacious bathroom is more than just a place to wash and refresh - it's a haven of comfort and relaxation, where you can unwind and rejuvenate after a long day.
This practical and well-appointed rear porch acts as a vital intermediary between the outdoors and the comfort of your home. Designed to cater to the demands of everyday life, this space provides a dedicated area for the storage of boots and outerwear. Whether coming in from a long walk or just a quick trip out, this room is the perfect place to shed the outdoor layers and keep the rest of the home pristine. The room offers generous space for hanging storage, ideal for organising additional items like hats, scarves, and gloves. The presence of a rear window not only provides an abundance of natural light but also offers a glimpse of the outdoors, brightening the space and making it feel airy and spacious. The rear porch grants direct access to the utility room and a storage cupboard making clever use of space under the stairs, further enhancing its convenience and practicality. The room is complete with a PVC glazed door that leads to the rear garden.
This charming utility room offers a practical and organized space for all your laundry and storage needs. Featuring base units and a sturdy worktop, and a stainless steel sink with drainer, it's designed to keep your essentials within easy reach. With an integral washing machine, and additional room to store outerwear, this delightful utility room combines convenience and style to make everyday tasks a breeze.
Discover the serene elegance of this principal bedroom, a true sanctuary designed for rest and relaxation. The spacious bedroom layout creates a sense of tranquillity and space, allowing for a generous sleeping area and room for additional furniture, providing excellent storage. The décor enhances the natural light, coming in through the picture window overlooking the front garden, creating a peaceful, airy feel throughout the room. An added convenience is the direct access to a luxurious en-suite shower room.
The en-suite shower room is a seamless blend of convenience and style. It features a modern wash hand basin and a WC, providing essential facilities in a well-designed space. A walk-in shower offers excellent amenity and a window to the rear ensures the space is naturally well-lit, enhancing the fresh, clean ambiance of the room. The window also provides ventilation, keeping the space fresh and steam-free. With its practical design and stylish features, this en-suite shower room ensures that the start and end of your day are as comfortable and refreshing as possible.
A Velux window to the rear allows lovely natural light over the stairwell. Stairs lead up to the landing which provides access to both bedrooms and WC. The landing has carpeted flooring and ceiling lighting.
A tranquil and inviting double bedroom, bathed in natural light streaming in through the dormer window that frames idyllic views of the verdant gardens and wider countryside. This space is a serene retreat with ample room to accommodate a double bed and additional furniture. The soothing colour scheme complements the outdoor scenery and enhances the overall calm ambience.
Step into this delightful double /twin bedroom, a cosy and comfortable sanctuary designed with restful nights in mind. The room is spacious enough to accommodate a double or two single beds, perfect for siblings, guests or simply having the extra space. The dormer window situated at the front of the room allows for plenty of natural light.
Tucked away for privacy, the WC offers a functional and well-designed space. It features a stylish sink with mixer tap for easy usability. Above the wash hand basin, a wall-mounted mirror enhances the sense of space while serving a practical purpose. The room also includes an Velux window, ensuring the area is filled with natural light and well-ventilated.
Experience an enchanting retreat in the world famous Glenlivet. As you pass through the welcoming gates, you're greeted by a generous gravelled area offering ample parking. This space is tastefully bordered by fencing, including a beautiful picket fence to the front, ensuring privacy while adding a rustic charm. The property, lies in its magnificent front, side and rear gardens with a plot extending to approximately 0.20 acres. Carefully curated lawns combine seamlessly with areas of gravel and a raised deck, inviting you to unwind and relax, and provide ample space for seating and outdoor entertaining. This peaceful haven is perfect for enjoying a quiet afternoon or hosting intimate gatherings. With the gentle rustling of leaves and the soothing sound of the countryside, this location truly encapsulates the serene beauty of Glenlivet.
There is mains water, drainage and electricity.
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EPC Rating D
By mutual agreement.
Offers over £290,000 are invited
Some furniture available by separate negotiation.
CLOSING DATE - FRIDAY 1 DECEMBER 2023 AT 12 NOON
First available viewing dates are 20th - 24th November 2023
Viewing is strictly by arrangement with and all offers to be submitted to:-Masson Cairns
Grantown on Spey
Tel: (01479) 874800
Fax: (01479) 874806