7 bed House - Detached For Sale

Hillview Cottage, Glenlivet, AB37 9DB

Offers Over £349,000

bedrooms7
receptions2
bathrooms4

Nestled in the picturesque Glenlivet, on the outskirts of the world famous Glenlivet Distillery, is a truly enchanting seven 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. The property has been successfully operating as a short term holiday let, able to sleep 14 but could equally be a beautiful family home. Upon entering, you are greeted by a warm and inviting entrance hall which seamlessly flows into a cosy snug sitting room, ideal for intimate gatherings and moments of relaxation. Adjacent lies the heart of the home, a spacious, modern country kitchen infused with rustic charm, coupled with a dining area perfect for hearty meals and socialisation. The ground floor also hosts a versatile raised sitting room and social space, a haven for entertainment, two double bedrooms, a shower room and a practical utility room thoughtfully designed for modern living. Ascend to the first floor, and you are met with a spacious landing that branches out to five uniquely designed bedrooms, two of which are en-suite, each echoing the whispers of the surrounding landscape. A well-appointed shower room serves the remaining 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 the rear patio has a covered area, whilst additional raised spaces, including a patio and lawn, provide room for activates or alfresco dining, 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

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Glenlivet

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.

Currently operated as a very successful rental property which has been maintained to a high standard and offers a walk into and profitable investment. This successful business opportunity benefits from year-round trade and a solid level of repeat visitors which makes it highly sustainable. Its exceptional performance is evidenced by consistent turnover figures and solid profitability, achieved without the need for direct staffing. The business utilises a wide range of on-line marketing options which helps maintain occupancy levels, these include Booking.com, Expedia, Air BnB and several others. In addition, it has its own effective website.

Entrance Hall

Step into the inviting, light-filled entrance hall, setting the tone for this charming home. This spacious area serves as the gateway to the ground floor accommodation, providing access to various key living spaces, briefly comprising of, the snug sitting room, large modern kitchen/dining space, modern shower room, two double bedrooms and practical utility room.

To the left, you'll find the snug sitting room, offering a cosy retreat for relaxation or entertaining guests. With its warm ambiance and welcoming atmosphere, it's an ideal space to unwind.
Continuing through the entrance hall, you'll discover the expansive kitchen/dining space, designed to be the heart of the home. It's a bright and airy area, perfect for culinary endeavours and family meals.
Conveniently located on the ground floor, there's a well-appointed downstairs shower room for added practicality and ease.
The ground floor also hosts two comfortable double bedrooms, providing cosy and private spaces for rest and relaxation.
Completing the ground floor layout, a utility room adds functionality, offering space for laundry and additional household tasks.
This light, bright, and well-designed entrance hall provides seamless access to the various living spaces on the ground floor, ensuring a comfortable and functional layout for daily living in this inviting home.

Snug (3.48m x 4.29m)

Welcome to the snug sitting room, a cosy retreat designed for comfort and relaxation. This inviting space exudes warmth and charm, centred around a modern multifuel stove nestled within a fireplace adorned with a granite hearth and a beautifully crafted timber mantle. The room's ambiance could be set by the gentle crackling of the fire, providing a comforting and homely atmosphere, perfect for unwinding after a long day.

Sitting Room (4.15m x 7.0m)

Step into the elevated sitting room and entertainment space, a uniquely designed area that combines comfort with entertainment. The room boasts a striking vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, creating an open and airy atmosphere that adds character and charm. This spacious room offers ample space for two three-seater sofas, a media console, and a coffee table, providing a cosy setting for relaxation and entertainment. Additionally, behind the sofas, there's enough room for extra furnishings, such as a foosball table or additional seating, offering versatility in its use. Dual aspect windows flood the room with natural light, highlighting the architectural beauty of the exposed beams and creating a bright and inviting ambiance. Moreover, a glazed patio door leads to the outside, allowing for easy access to an outdoor area and patio, seamlessly merging indoor and outdoor living.

Linen Store / Home Working Space (4.15m m x 2.00m)

Adjacent to the sitting room lies a room to the front of the property, currently utilised as a linen store. A further door to the front provides access to the outside, and windows allow for the admission of natural light illuminating the space. This room has the potential to be converted to a home working space. Whether you're working, reading, or simply enjoying some quiet time, a home working space can provide a serene sanctuary away from the main living areas. Views from the windows, provide a constant connection to the natural beauty surrounding this charming home, making the space not just a practical addition, but also a delightful retreat.

Kitchen/Diner (7.15m x 4.08m)

Welcome to the heart of this home, a spacious and modern open plan country kitchen and dining area designed to be the social hub of gatherings and everyday living. The highlight of this space is the expansive dining table that comfortably accommodates up to 14 people, making it perfect for lively social interactions and shared meals. In the kitchen area, functionality meets style with a good range of base, wall, and drawer units, providing ample storage and workspace. Integrated into this culinary haven are twin Bosch ovens, ensuring ample cooking capacity, while twin Bosch dishwashers promise convenience for post-feast clean-up. An integral fridge keeps ingredients fresh, and the double butler sink adds a touch of classic charm to this contemporary setting. This space is not just a kitchen; it's a place where the warmth of shared meals and the joy of social gatherings merge seamlessly, making it the vibrant heart of this modern country home.

Utility Room (3.20m x 3.35m)

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.

Downstairs Shower Room (1.77m x 2.96m)

A bright and modern shower room, where simplicity meets functionality. This space features a three-piece suite in timeless white, including a dual-flush WC, a wash hand basin with a sleek chrome mixer tap, and a welcoming large walk in shower enclosure. The glazed screen and full-height tiling around the shower ensure a polished look and there is an extractor fan for ventilation. The polished towel radiator and ceiling lighting, make this shower room a refreshing space to start and end your day.

Bedroom Six (3.59m x 4.19m)

Step into the inviting sixth double bedroom. Warm carpeting underfoot pairs beautifully with ambient ceiling lighting, ensuring a warm and welcoming space. A window to the front adds natural brightness, whether you're hosting guests or need a versatile bedroom space, this room is ready to adapt to your needs.

Bedroom Seven (3.59m x 4.17m)

The seventh and final bedroom in this home, seamlessly combines functionality and aesthetic appeal. With room for freestanding furniture such as a wardrobe and chest of drawers, the room allows for efficient organisation whilst the plush carpet flooring enriches the room's atmosphere, adding a layer of warmth and comfort underfoot. The picture window to the rear ushers in a flood of daylight. A feature fire place adds a touch of rustic charm with its slate hearth and granite surround.

Landing

Ascend to a bright, welcoming and spacious landing. Traditional pine doors, rich in character and warmth, lead you from this central hub to the home's private spaces. With a shower room and five bedrooms just steps away, the layout is as convenient as it is elegant.

Principal Bedroom & En-suite (3.65m x 4.05m & 1.77m x 2.93m)

This principal bedroom is a truly stunning space, with a range of features that make it both luxurious and practical. The large Velux window to the rear of the property allow natural light to flood the space. Another door leads to the en-suite shower room, which is a beautiful and functional space. The shower room is equipped with all of the modern conveniences you need, including a WC, wash hand basin and walk-in shower, all finished to a high standard, with elegant fixtures and fittings that add a touch of sophistication to the space. Overall, this bathroom is a stunning example of modern design. Whether you're looking to relax in shower or freshen up, this en-suite is the perfect space to do it.

Bedroom Two & En-suite (3.59m x 4.17m & 1.65m x 2.93m)

This comfortable double bedroom is a beautiful and welcoming space that is perfect for relaxation and rest. The large Velux window to the rear of the room allows plenty of natural light to flood the space, creating a bright and airy atmosphere. An integral wardrobe housed the pressurised hot water cylinder. There is ample space for a free standing wardrobe and desk or vanity unit. The en-suite bathroom is equipped with all of the modern conveniences you need, including a WC, wash hand basin and full-sized bath with shower over, all finished to a high standard.

Bedroom Three (3.57m x 4.03m)

The third bedroom in this home is a versatile and functional space that is perfect for both work and rest. The room has been designed with space for a freestanding wardrobe, providing ample storage space for all your clothes and belongings. The picture dormer window overlooking the front garden is a beautiful and tranquil feature, providing plenty of natural light and also creates a serene and peaceful atmosphere.

Bedroom Four (3.65m x 4.13m)

The fourth double bedroom in this home is another versatile and functional space. A dormer window to the front of the property fills the room with natural light. There is room for a freestanding wardrobe and double bed.

Bedroom Five (3.76m x 2.57m)

The fifth and final bedroom upstairs in this home is a well proportioned twin room, with space for a freestanding wardrobe or chest of drawers. A dormer window to the front of the property fills the room with natural light. There is carpet flooring and hanging ceiling lighting.

Upstairs Shower Room (1.98m x 2.93m)

Modern and stylish, this bathroom features a sleek basin set in a vanity unit with a chrome mixer tap and a tidy splashback. Located adjacent is a contemporary WC. A sizable shower enclosure features floor to ceiling tiling and is complimented by ceiling lighting and an extractor fan.

Outside

Situated in a highly sought-after location near the world famous Glenlivet Distillery, this magnificent home is set within grounds that splendidly mirror its fantastic nature, extending to approximately 0.24 acres. The exterior features well-manicured lawns, mature planting, alongside off-street parking facilities at the rear. Ensuring ample privacy, the home is aptly shielded by mature trees and fencing, creating a secluded oasis with numerous options for outdoor enjoyment. Further enhancing the outdoor living experience are the areas of patio, one of which houses an undercover hot tub (available by separate negotiation). Provisions such as outside taps, a wood store and timber shed add to the practicality of the space.

Services

It is understood that there is mains electricity, private water supply and drainage to a septic tank. 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

It is understood the subjects currently attract a rateable value of £6,500 per annum and should qualify for Small Business Rates Relief, currently at 100%.

Please visit the Moray Council for more information

If the property is purchased as a residential property, the seller will apply for a change of use.

Entry

By mutual agreement.

Price

Offers over £349,000 are invited

All furniture and hot tub available by separate negotiation.

Viewings and Offers

Viewing is strictly by arrangement with and all offers to be submitted to:-Masson Cairns
Strathspey House
Grantown on Spey
Moray
PH26 3EQ
Tel: (01479) 874800
Fax: (01479) 874806
Email: property@lawscot.com
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