2 bed House - Detached For Sale

Shenval Cottage, Glenlivet, AB37 9DP

Offers Over £180,000


Nestled in the rolling hills of Glenlivet, this captivating detached two bedroom cottage radiates rustic charm and sophistication. Framed by a picturesque landscape, it offers breathtaking views that effortlessly tie the tranquillity of the countryside to the comfort of home. As you approach the property, the architecture beckons with a timeless allure. At the heart of the cottage is a stunning modern kitchen and dining area. Adorned with several integral appliances, the kitchen beautifully merges modern functionality and design. Adjacent to the kitchen, the dining area sets the stage for intimate family meals and lively dinner parties alike. The sitting room is a study in cosy elegance, featuring a wood burning stove nestled in an original fireplace with granite hearth. This is a room that invites relaxation and comfort, the flickering fire adding an enchanting glow during cooler evenings. The cottage boasts two generous bedrooms, one double, one single, each offering a tranquil retreat from the hustle and bustle of daily life. A separate bathroom provides modern amenities. Set on a generously sized plot, the property enjoys a sense of seclusion and peace. Bathed in the beauty of Glenlivet, this beautiful home offers a unique combination of country living and elegant comfort – a true jewel in the heart of the hills. EPC D, Council Tax Band B
To obtain a copy of the home report, please visit our website massoncairns.com where an online copy is available to download.

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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.

Entrance Hall

This welcoming hall, with its warm timber laminate flooring, serves as the central hub of the home. Radiating off this spacious area, doors lead to a two bedrooms, the combined kitchen and dining space, and bathroom. A cupboard provides a clever storage solution, seamlessly integrating functionality into the home's inviting design.

Sitting Room (3.63m x 4.44m)

This charming sitting room boasts twin aspect windows, framing exceptional views of the garden and bathes the room in natural light. An natural stone hearth lends a rugged beauty to the space, accentuated by a cosy wood-burning stove nestled on it. It's a room that perfectly marries rustic charm with a backdrop of stunning country serenity.

Kitchen / Diner (4.83m x 3.26m)

The kitchen is spacious and exudes quality with its light finish. It features a comprehensive range of base, drawer, and wall units, complemented by contrasting worktops. There is room for a breakfast / dining table, providing a convenient space for casual dining or additional preparation area. This fresh and modern kitchen comes equipped with an oven, a ceramic hob with an illuminated extractor fan above, and a one-and-a-half bowl sink fitted with a modern mixer tap. Additionally, there is a fridge freezer, dishwasher and combination washing-drying machine, enhancing the kitchen's functionality. Doors lead through to the sitting room and the outdoor decking space, whilst the presence of a dual aspect windows allows for natural light to enhance the space.

Bedroom One (3.62m x 2.24m)

This generously sized double bedroom boasts twin windows, with views of the gardens, filling the space with an abundance of natural light. It's a room designed for rest and tranquility, where the scenic hill views serve as a calming vista to wake up to each morning.

Bedroom Two (2.67m x 1.90m)

This spacious single bedroom is a haven of tranquility. The window frames views of the side garden, bringing the outside beauty into the room, creating a bright, airy atmosphere. It's a room where waking up becomes a delightful daily ritual.

Bathroom (2.27m x 1.83m)

This well equipped and tasteful bathroom features a three piece suite comprising of a WC, wall hung wash hand basin and full sized bath with shower and glazed screen. Above the basin there is a mirror and a convenient glass shelf.


Nestled within a sizeable private plot extending to approximately 0.29 acres, this property enjoys a quiet, secluded location. Gravel parking offers ample space for several vehicles, accommodating visitors with ease. The outdoor space is a verdant oasis featuring well-manicured lawns, and easily accessed areas of decking, perfect for relaxation or play. A timber shed provides practical storage solutions. This property, with its expansive private plot and thoughtful outdoor features, encapsulates a delightful blend of tranquility and utility whilst, outstanding hill views frame the property, lending an air of breathtaking beauty to this charming home.


It is understood that there is mains water, and electricity, with drainage to a shared 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 D


By mutual agreement.


Offers over £180,000 are invited

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Viewing is strictly by arrangement with and all offers to be submitted to:-Masson Cairns
Strathspey House
Grantown on Spey
PH26 3EQ
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