3 bed Bungalow - Detached Under Offer
UNDER OFFER £375,000
UNDER OFFER - CLOSING DATE - FRIDAY 12 JANUARY 2024 AT 12 NOON - This charming bungalow, nestled just outside the picturesque forest village of Nethy Bridge, presents an exceptional opportunity to own a property in a sought-after location with breath-taking views of the Cairngorm Mountains. Situated on approximately 1.5 acres of land, the residence is an epitome of tranquil countryside living, offering both privacy and scenic beauty. The bungalow itself is a substantial property, providing ample space and easy potential for expansion. The existing loft space has attic trusses and is floored, so can be converted into additional living quarters, subject to the necessary consents, adding both functionality and value to the home. The current layout is arranged on one floor and includes a welcoming dual-aspect sitting room, complete with an open fireplace that adds a cosy ambiance to the space. The kitchen, spacious enough to accommodate a dining area, is perfect for family meals and entertaining guests. Accommodation is further comprised of three well-proportioned bedrooms, with the principal bedroom enjoying the luxury of an en-suite bathroom. There is also a separate utility room and an additional bathroom, catering to all the practical needs of modern living. The home also boasts a large integral garage, providing secure parking and additional storage space. The gardens provide a rarely available outdoor space of circa 1.5 acres with the area surrounding the bungalow decrofted, offering a beautifully landscaped area for relaxation and outdoor activities. This delightful property, with its unique location and potential for enhancement, represents a rare opportunity to acquire a piece of paradise in a serene setting within the Cairngorms National Park. EPC Rating D, Council Tax Band D
Nethy Bridge is a charming village located in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of the Cairngorms National Park. With its lush forests, meandering River Nethy, and an abundance of wildlife, this serene destination offers visitors an unforgettable experience. The village boasts a rich history, with evidence of settlements dating back to the Bronze Age. Nethy Bridge takes its name from the old stone bridge that crosses the river, connecting the village to a vast network of walking and cycling trails. Visitors can explore the ancient Caledonian Pine Forest, home to red squirrels, capercaillies, and other native wildlife, or venture further into the Cairngorms for breathtaking views and exhilarating hikes. Nethy Bridge is also a haven for birdwatchers, with the nearby Loch Garten Osprey Centre providing a unique opportunity to observe these magnificent birds of prey. The Strathspey Steam Railway, an iconic part of Scotland's heritage, allows visitors to travel through the stunning landscape in style. With a friendly community, local shops, cosy accommodation options, and tea room, Nethy Bridge offers a warm welcome.
From Nethy Bridge, you can easily access various transportation options to explore the wider UK:
Airports: Inverness Airport (INV): Approximately 36 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.
Train Stations: Carrbridge Railway Station: About 9 miles from Nethy Bridge, offering connections to Inverness, Perth, and Edinburgh.
Aviemore Railway Station: Approximately 13 miles away, with regular services to Inverness, Glasgow, and Edinburgh, as well as connections to the wider UK rail network.
Road Routes: A95: This arterial road connects Nethy Bridge to the A9, a major north-south route traversing Scotland, providing access to Inverness, Perth, Stirling, and Glasgow. A939: This scenic route connects Nethy Bridge to the A96, linking Inverness to Aberdeen, offering an alternative route to eastern Scotland. With these options, Nethy Bridge serves as a convenient base for exploring the UK's diverse destinations, whether traveling by air, rail, or road.
Upon entering the property, guests are greeted by a bright entrance vestibule, illuminated naturally by a partially glazed door. A further timber and glazed door beckons visitors into the home, leading directly to the hall. This transition maintains the home's airy feel, setting the tone for the rest of the dwelling.
The hall is both functional and stylish. Enhanced with ceiling lighting, the space casts a gentle, even glow that highlights its modern design. Serving as the central artery of the home, doors branch off this T-shaped corridor, providing access to most of the accommodation. For added convenience, two built-in cupboards offer ample space for linens, utilities, or miscellaneous items. The hall also provides access to the loft via a sizable hatch and folding ladder.
An inviting sitting room which combines natural light and rustic charm. Dual aspect picture windows span the front and side 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. The focal point of this room is a large granite open fireplace with slate hearth, emanating a comforting warmth that invites you to unwind and relax. The area features twin doors that provides access to the hall and kitchen/dining space.
This kitchen is a culinary haven that marries functionality with style, offering a dedicated breakfast area complete with room for a table and chairs, perfect for casual dining or morning coffee. An excellent array of stylish base, wall, and drawer units are adorned with complementary worktops, creating a cohesive and attractive space. Under counter mood lighting sets a warm ambiance, enhancing both the aesthetic and practicality of the kitchen whilst large dual aspect windows to the side and rear flood the space with natural light, casting a welcoming glow over the integral appliances that include a double oven, electric hob. There is under counter space for a dishwasher and room for a freestanding fridge-freezer. The kitchen is also equipped with a practical stainless steel sink complete with a drainer and mixer tap, nestled beneath one of the windows. Doors lead from the kitchen to the sitting room and hallway offering a seamless transition perfect for navigation around the property.
This charming utility room offers a practical and organised space for all your laundry and storage needs. Featuring base units and a sturdy worktop and sink, it's designed to keep your essentials within easy reach. With space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, and additional room to store outerwear, this delightful utility room combines convenience and style to make everyday tasks a breeze.
The floor to ceiling tiling sets a tone of understated elegance, while the WC and pedestal wash hand basing, complete with twin chrome taps, blend functionality with style. A mirror with shelf below and shaver light above adds a touch of luxury and practicality while indulgence takes the form of a full-sized bath, with full height tiling, inviting relaxation and tranquility into the space. Further complemented by ceiling 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 spacious and light double room with a large window to the front of the house which takes full advantage of views of the front garden. There are triple integral storage wardrobes as well as carpet flooring and ceiling lighting with a further door leading to the en-suite. This spacious en-suite enjoys a three piece suite including pedestal wash hand basin, with twin chrome taps, adjacent WC for convenience and a built in shower enclosure with full height tiling. A privacy window to the side of the property provides plentiful levels of natural light.
Another double bedroom that radiates brightness, courtesy of a dual aspect windows strategically positioned to the side and rear, ensuring a steady influx of natural light. The room's design incorporates an integral wardrobe, optimising space while maintaining a clean, uncluttered appearance.
The third bedroom, a cosy double, 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.
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.
This spacious, double garage is a homeowner's dream. Set upon a solid concrete base, extends to an expansive approximate space of 45 sqm, seamlessly blending functionality with ample space. Twin double doors open to reveal a generous interior that not only accommodates vehicular storage but also a wealth of additional storage options. A window to the side allows for excellent levels of natural light, whilst an additional door allows access to the side and rear garden space. Combining practicality with thoughtful design, this garage is a truly valuable asset to the home.
This bungalow with room to extend, is set in a serene location near the forest village of Nethy Bridge, offers a unique blend of privacy, space, and breath taking views. The property is accessed via a sweeping driveway that gracefully encircles the house, leading to a spacious double-doored garage situated at the rear, enhancing the ease of access and convenience. The immediate grounds of the home are mainly laid to lawn, creating a tranquil and picturesque setting. The panoramic views encompass the open countryside, the undulating surrounding hills, and the majestic Cairngorm Mountains, offering a stunning backdrop to this idyllic residence. The presence of an outside tap, a practical woodstore adds to the functionality of the outdoor space, catering to both gardening enthusiasts and those who appreciate outdoor living. Adding to the allure of this property is the adjacent field, which is included in the sale. This field expands the potential and charm of the property. It features rough pasture ground, perfect for a variety of uses, and, like the house, boasts outstanding views of the surrounding landscape. The total acreage of the house and field combined extends to approximately 1.5 acres, offering ample space for recreation, or simply enjoying the natural beauty of the area.
It is understood that there is mains water and electricity with drainage to a septic tank located within the curtilage.
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EPC Rating D
By mutual agreement.
The garden shed will be removed.
CLOSING DATE - FRIDAY 12 JANUARY 2024 AT 12 NOON
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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