3 bed Bungalow - Detached Under Offer
UNDER OFFER £270,000
UNDER OFFER - Introducing Ossian Cottage, a picturesque dwelling nestled on the banks of the River Dulnain, just outside Grantown on Spey, in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands. This charming cottage boasts a single-floor layout, featuring a welcoming sitting room, a well-appointed kitchen/dining area, three bedrooms, a family bathroom, a utility room, and a delightful conservatory. The thoughtful design ensures seamless living on one level. Step outside to discover a large garden that complements the natural beauty of its surroundings. Mature trees and shrubbery create a tranquil atmosphere, providing a peaceful retreat for residents. Enhancing the property's functionality, several outbuildings, including timber sheds and a greenhouse, offer practical storage and potential for various uses. At the back of the garden, enjoy direct access to the picturesque River Dulnain, adding a touch of nature's charm to the property. Immerse yourself in Highland life with Ossian Cottage, where the beauty of the landscape meets the comfort of a well-designed home. This property harmoniously blends the comforts of living with the tranquility of its natural surroundings, making it a truly special place to call home. EPC Rating D, Council Tax Band E
Near Grantown On Spey, and in the Cairngorms National Park, the village is comprised of two communities, Dulnain Bridge itself is centred to the north of the bridge with a shop and garage. The crofting community of Skye of Curr stretches for about a mile to the south, terminating at the famous Speyside Heather Centre. Grantown On Spey situated nearby is within the Cairngorms National Park and is the Capital of Strathspey and a leading tourist resort. It has a fine shopping centre, first class hotels and guest houses, Primary and Grammar schools offering education to university entrance standard and Health Centre. Sporting facilities include 18 hole golf course, excellent Salmon and Trout fishing in the River Spey and other waters, 8 tennis courts, bowling green, children's recreation park and forest walks through Grant Park. There are many places of interest to visit in the area with Grantown being the gateway to the Malt Whisky Trail. The Grantown Heritage Centre is open through the summer and Highland Games are held at different venues throughout the Spey Valley. Within easy reach are the Cairngorm Mountains for winter sports facilities and hill walking. The sandy beaches of the Moray Firth are also close by.
From Dulnain Bridge, 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 87 miles away, providing a wider range of domestic and international flights.
Carrbridge Railway Station: About 5 miles from Dulnain Bridge, offering connections to Inverness, Perth, and Edinburgh.
Aviemore Railway Station: Approximately 9 miles away, with regular services to Inverness, Glasgow, and Edinburgh, as well as connections to the wider UK rail network.
A95: This arterial road connects Dulnain Bridge to the A9, a major north-south route traversing Scotland, providing access to Inverness, Perth, Stirling, and Glasgow.
A939: This scenic route connects Dulnain Bridge to the A96, linking Inverness to Aberdeen, offering an alternative route to eastern Scotland.
With these options, Dulnain Bridge serves as a convenient base for exploring the UK's diverse destinations, whether traveling by air, rail, or road.
Upon arriving at the property, you're immediately drawn to a charming entrance porch. As you step inside, you're instantly embraced by an atmosphere bathed in natural light. Every corner of the space is illuminated, thanks to a generous array of windows that invite the sun. Practicality is also thoughtfully woven into the space. There’s ample space to to store shoes and boots, and perhaps house some furniture such as a storage bench ensuring the home remains tidy while providing an organised welcome to guests and residents alike.
Step further into this inviting property through a solid timber door into a practical entrance hall. A spacious storage cupboard caters to boots, shoes, and outerwear while discreetly housing the electrical consumer unit. Beyond a glazed timber door lies the inner hallway, connecting all rooms on one floor. Discover a cosy sitting room, a kitchen/dining area, three bedrooms, a family bathroom, and a utility room. The inner hallway features another large storage cupboard housing the oil fired boiler and providing shelved storage for linens. Finally a loft hatch provides access to an insulated attic space. Thoughtful design and convenience define this charming home.
Illuminated generously by dual-aspect windows to both the front and side, the room is bathed in natural light throughout the day, casting gentle shadows and highlighting every elegant detail. Dominating the space is a striking feature fireplace. Its stone hearth lays a robust foundation, contrasting beautifully with the timber surround that frames it. Upon its embrace resides a wood-burning stove. The layout, combined with these timeless elements, offers an atmosphere of both relaxation and refined elegance. Whether hosting guests or enjoying a quiet evening with a book.
Step into the kitchen/dining area, where functionality meets style. A good range of base and wall units offer ample storage, complemented by an integral double oven and a 4-burner electric hob. The space is equipped with convenient provisions, including plumbing for a dishwasher and room for a free-standing fridge freezer. The large peninsula, featuring storage underneath, serves as a casual dining option. Alternatively, there's abundant space for a sizable dining suite. Dual aspect windows flood the area with natural light, creating a bright and inviting atmosphere.
The principal bedroom is generously sized, easily accommodating a large double bed and plenty of freestanding furniture. Convenience meets organisation with an integral double wardrobe offering ample storage. Natural light fills the room through a side window, creating a bright and welcoming atmosphere. For a touch of luxury, a glazed door provides exclusive access to the conservatory, enhancing the overall appeal of this spacious retreat.
The second bedroom in this home is a versatile and functional space that is perfect for both work and rest. The room has been designed with a triple integral wardrobe space, providing ample storage space for all your clothes and belongings. The picture window overlooking the front garden is a beautiful and tranquil feature, providing plenty of natural light.
This versatile room, currently utilised as a home working space, includes an integral double wardrobe. It features a picture window to the rear of the property overlooking the garden and providing a source of natural light.
The room features a WC, a surface mounted wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps, complemented by a wet-wall panelled splashback that adds a touch of elegance. A bath, complete with a chrome mixer tap and shower over, awaits to offer relaxation. The walls are adorned with stylish wet-wall panelling adding a touch of luxury. Under basin storage cupboards provide adequate room to store and keep everything organised.
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, this delightful utility room combines convenience and style to make everyday tasks a breeze. A window provides a source of natural light.
It's not hard to imagine spending a warm sunny afternoon relaxing in this beautiful space, enjoying panoramic views out over the garden. Patio doors to the rear provide easy access to the garden allowing a seamless connection to the outside.
Approach this charming property through a welcoming entrance framed by a timber picket fence. A convenient driveway offers off-street parking, leading to a path guiding you to the entrance porch. The boundaries are defined by sturdy timber fencing, ensuring privacy. A standout feature of this property are the gardens which are adorned with three timber sheds, a greenhouse, and raised beds, perfect for cultivating a variety of plants or produce. At the garden's end, a gate opens to a series of steps descending a bank, providing direct access to the tranquil River Dulnain. Enjoy the picturesque surroundings, enhanced by a mix of mature trees and shrubbery planting, creating a serene and natural ambiance.
It is understood that there is mains water, drainage and electricity. There is oil fired central heating. The property features solar panels to supplement the electricity supply.
To obtain a copy of the home report, please visit our website massoncairns.com where an online copy is available to download.
EPC Rating D
By mutual agreement.
Viewing is strictly by arrangement with and all offers to be submitted to:-Masson Cairns
Grantown on Spey
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