4 bed House - Detached For Sale
Offers Over £285,000
Nestled within the charming village of Laggan near Newtonmore, this distinguished detached residence, comprising 3-4 bedrooms, epitomizes the essence of Highland living in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. Beyond its walls, mature gardens envelop the property, creating a haven of tranquility, while offering stunning views of the surrounding Highland landscape. The interiors of this dwelling have been thoughtfully designed to offer both spaciousness and versatility, accommodating various lifestyle needs. An inviting feature sitting room takes centre stage, where a gas stove adds warmth and character, creating an inviting atmosphere for relaxation. Additionally, the property offers a unique bonusâ€”a separate one-bedroom living annex. This annex, complete with its own kitchen and shower room, presents a myriad of possibilities, whether for accommodating guests, facilitating multi-generational living, or potentially serving as a lucrative rental space. Providing not only aesthetic appeal but also practicality, the property features convenient off-street parking and a garage, ensuring seamless access and storage for residents. Melding Highland charm with contemporary functionality, this property stands as a testament to the epitome of comfortable, flexible living within the breathtaking landscapes of the Cairngorms. Energy Performance Certificate Rating Band E, Council Tax Band E
Laggan, situated in the Central Highlands of Scotland is surrounded by the Strathmashie Community Woodlands, Monadhliath and Grampian mountain ranges and near the source of the River Spey, one of Scotland's finest fishing rivers. Living here provides the opportunity to explore the peaceful, majestic countryside with the chance to see a wide variety of wildlife from Golden Eagle or Osprey to Red Deer Stag and Pine Martin. There is an abundance of wild flowers, plants and trees along with excellent walking and cycling opportunities not least the well respected Laggan Wolftrax on your doorstep. From the cottage there are walks and cycle rides in Strathmashie Forest, where there are a number of low level forest trails and in Sherramore Forest the wild deer gather on Summer evenings. Next door is Laggan Coffee Bothy and Gallery which does breakfast, lunch and excellent coffee & cake. The nearby villages of Newtonmore & Kingussie are only 10 minutes away with shopping and all essential amenities.
Laggan, being in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, boasts a strategic location with good connectivity considering its village status. If you're looking to travel to or from Laggan, here are the primary travel links:
Newtonmore Railway Station: Situated on the Highland Main Line, this station provides direct services to major destinations including Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Inverness. The train journey can be a scenic treat, especially if you're heading north through the Cairngorms.
A9: The main arterial route passing near Newtonmore and Dalwhinnie, the A9 offers a direct link to both the north and south. It connects Laggan to Perth, Stirling, and the Central Belt to the south, and to Aviemore and Inverness to the north.
Local roads also connect Laggan to neighbouring villages and attractions.
Regular bus services operate in and around Laggan. These connect the village to other parts of the Highlands, including Aviemore, Inverness, and even connecting destinations as far as Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Inverness Airport (INV): About 1:15 hour drive from Laggan, this is the closest international airport. It offers flights to various UK destinations and limited international destinations.
The bright entrance porch features views overlooking the garden and surrounding landscape. Glazed windows on all sides fill this space with natural light. There is durable concrete flooring and wall mounted lighting.
From the front porch, there is a sturdy timber and glazed door which leads in to the entrance vestibule. A window to the side offers further admission of natural light to fill the space from the entrance porch. A glazed partition and further glazed door lead in to the hallway and remainder of the property. The entrance vestibule also features stairs that allow separate access to the annex living area. The hall serves as a central hub, connecting you to the various rooms and creating a seamless transition throughout the home. One notable feature of the hall is the sizable storage cupboard that makes clever use of space under the stairs.
An inviting sitting room which combines natural light and rustic charm. The focal point of this room is a large picture window that spans the front of the property, flooding the space with an abundance of sunlight. Bask in the warm glow as you take in the panoramic views of the surrounding scenery, creating a serene and picturesque atmosphere. Adding to the allure, a gas stove takes centre stage, emanating a comforting warmth that invites you to unwind and relax. The dining area boasts ample room to accommodate a generous table and chairs setup, making it the ideal spot for shared meals. The area features twin doors that create a serving hatch directly to the kitchen for added practicality. A glazed door leads to the main hall.
The kitchen features a good range of base, wall, and drawer units providing ample storage. Integral appliances include a double oven and four burner gas hob. Under the window to the side of the property the kitchen features a stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. There is additional undercounter space for a fridge/freezer. A sliding door leads to the utility room.
A practical and organised space designed for efficiency with a glazed door providing convenient access to the rear garden whilst also inviting natural light. 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. A slim cupboard space also houses the electrical consumer unit.
The principal bedroom is spacious and inviting, featuring a window and uniquely, a glazed door with direct private access to the rear garden. The windows allow an abundance of natural light to filter in and illuminate the space. The room features an integral wardrobe with hanging and shelved storage. Another door leads to the en-suite shower room, which is a functional space. The room is in need of some modernisation however it is equipped with all of the conveniences you need, including a WC, wash hand basin and shower enclosure.
Situated at the front of the house is another spacious bedroom. This room is not only a haven for relaxation but also boasts practical features, including an integral wardrobe, perfect for organisation. The room would also be ideally suited to use as a home working space.
The third bedroom, a cosy single, is adorned with a sizeable picture window that faces the front, allowing ample light and a pleasant view. For storage needs, it boasts an integral single wardrobe, ensuring the room remains neat and organised.
The bathroom features a bath with shower over and curtain enclosure, a pedestal wash hand basin with twin taps adds a touch of style and functionality to the room. Adjacent to the wash hand basin, you'll find a WC (water closet) for your convenience and a privacy window to the rear fills the room with natural light, creating a bright and airy atmosphere.
A hatch with ladder from the hall provides access to the loft area, above main living spaces, is floored, and insulated. The loft provides an abundance of easily accessible storage space. With the appropriate planning consents there is opportunity for further development of this space.
The landing, brightly illuminated via a shared window to the front of the property and ceiling lighting, provides access to the separate annex living areas.
The sitting room is the ideal space to relax after a long day, with plenty of room for a comfortable sofa and armchairs. Whether you're curling up with a good book, watching your favourite show, or enjoying a glass of wine with friends, this room is the perfect place to do it. Triple Velux windows to the front and rear provide ample levels of natural light whilst also offering exceptional views.
If you're a fan of modern & compact yet efficient spaces, then this kitchen is sure to impress. With plenty of natural light streaming in through the Velux window to the rear, and ceiling lighting that illuminates every corner, this room is bright, and inviting. The timber base and drawer units, with complementary worktops provide plenty of space for food preparation. The kitchen includes an integral over and electric hob making cooking a breeze. There is space for an under counter fridge freezer. The extractor fan ensures that the air in the kitchen is always fresh and clean.
This bedroom is a spacious sanctuary offering excellent storage through an integral wardrobe, which provides ample hanging and shelved space for all your clothing and accessories. Twin Velux windows to the front illuminate the room, showcasing superb views over the surrounding gardens and further to the mountains, offering a daily reminder of the home's tranquil setting.
Finally the annex features a door leading to the shower room, with corner shower enclosure that ensures ultimate convenience and comfort. Additionally, there's a WC and a wash hand basin, complemented by twin chrome taps. The bathroom benefits from an Velux window providing privacy while allowing in natural light, and ventilation to maintain a fresh atmosphere.
This spacious garage is a homeowner's dream. It's designed to keep your vehicle and stored items well-protected, no matter the weather. The double door to the front provides easy access and enhances the overall security of the space. Adding to the functionality, the garage features its own power and lighting supply. Combining practicality with thoughtful design, this garage is a truly valuable asset to the home.
The front garden artfully combines mature garden aesthetics with practicality, offering off-street parking and a low-maintenance driveway, thoughtfully bordered with mature shrub planting to provide a green and pleasant entrance. A path gently guides to the side, leading to the enchanting rear garden. On the way you will pass a delightful summer house, with power and lighting. At the rear, a garden unfurls in a tapestry of mature shrubs and tree plantings, establishing a tranquil outdoor retreat. Various interesting areas within the garden await exploration and enjoyment, each providing its own unique charm and character. The garden graciously backs onto an areas of secluded farm and woodland, not only enhancing the sense of privacy but also intertwining the property with the natural serenity of the adjacent landscape, making it a perfect sanctuary away from the bustle of daily life.
It is understood that there is mains water, drainage and electricity. There is gas central heating.
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EPC Rating E
By mutual agreement.
Offers over £285,000 are invited
Viewing is strictly by arrangement with and all offers to be submitted to:-Masson Cairns
Grantown on Spey
Tel: (01479) 874800
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