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A charming Grade B listed Victorian villa rich in character and traditional features with outbuildings set in circa 3.5 acres

Description

Tullich House will suit the buyer looking for a period property in a wonderfully private setting with a host of key attributes including presence, period features, flexibility and space.

The property has retained a wealth of period features including raised skirting, cornicing and fireplaces all of which combine to create a beautiful family home in lovely surroundings.   The current owners have sympathetically upgraded the property over the last few years and this includes a newly built detached double garage, enclosed walled potager and more recently a comprehensive overhaul of the Steading adjacent to the main house which has amongst other things has been fully re-roofed.

The accommodation comprises tiled entrance vestibule leading to the hallway.   In keeping with the era of the property the two main public rooms are located to the left and right hand side of the hallway.   On the left hand side is the formal dining room which is currently used as a library/sitting room and comes with fitted bookcases and storage as well as windows front and side flooding the room with natural light and an open fireplace.   On the right hand side the drawing room is also bright and airy with features including ceiling coving, centre rose and fireplace with inset wood burning stove.   The inner hallway leads to the master bedroom which has a walk-in storage area and an En suite bathroom complete with WC, bidet, wash hand basin and bath with shower over. There is a further large double en suite bedroom which has a walk-in shower, WC and wash hand basin.   The hallway passes the main staircase into the kitchen which has ample space for a dining table and chairs.   The kitchen comes with a range of fitted units and integrated appliances including Neff microwave oven, coffee maker, Rangemaster, Villeroy and Boch double sink, dishwasher and distinctive original flagstone flooring.   There is a convenient walk-in pantry and a further door leading to a WC and a staircase to the maid's bedroom directly above the kitchen.   To the side of the kitchen is a large conservatory overlooking the gardens with pitched roof and down-lighters.   The rear door of the property leads into the Boot Room which has a tiled floor and ample storage space and this leads to a large utility room with fantastic storage facilities and 2 large Shanks porcelain sinks.

The carpeted staircase with brass carpets rods leads to the mid landing and family bathroom which comes with Bath, WC, and wash hand basin.   On the upper level there are 2 large double bedrooms and an additional 2 attic bedrooms and linen cupboard.

The Steading/Studio

Located to the side of the property is the Steading/Studio which has a number of potential uses including inspiring home office, gym or studio.   A great space with exposed stonework and recently upgraded roof overlooking the gardens.   There is also an integral potting shed and tool store.

Outside

Set in around 3.5 acres of garden grounds comprising - driveway, orchard, walled vegetable gardens (potager), polytunnel, greenhouse, shed, rose arch, detached steading/studio, outbuildings, ample space for a paddock and detached large double garage.

The River Fiddich is a 10 minute walk away and the property benefits from 400 yards of fishing rights on the river.

Situation

Set in the heart of Speyside in north eastern Scotland, Dufftown is situated on the banks of the rivers Fiddich and Dullan at the foot of the Conval Hills .   Speyside is an attractive part of Scotland with wooded and heather clad hills creating an impressive backdrop.   The River Spey is within close proximity and is recognised as one of Scotland's premier fishing rivers.   As well as fishing, the area is renowned for its range of outdoor pursuits , including shooting, hillwalking and golfing.   There are a number of golf courses in the area including Dufftown, Rothes, Elgin and Spey Bay.   Mountaineering is available in the Cairngorms and skiing at Aviemore and the Lecht within an hour's travelling.   The area is also known for its Malt Whisky distilleries such as Glenfiddich, Glenlivet and the famous Macallan.

Dufftown provides for the daily amenities with a hospital, bank, post office, pharmacy and other shops and there is a local primary school and secondary schooling available at Speyside School in Aberlour.   Private education is available at Gordonstoun.

Tullich House is almost equidistant from Inverness and Aberdeen, both of which have airports with regular flights to London and other European destinations.   Inverness provides a range of retail parks and supermarkets as well as many entertainment, cultural and medical facilities expected of the Highland Capital.  Aberdeen provides all the ancillary leisure, recreational, shopping and entertainment facilities expected of the Oil capital.

Directions

On approaching Dufftown on the A941 turn at the sign for the B975 into Castle Road passing the distillery building and car park.   At the give way turn left signposted for Keith and then take first left signposted Maggieknockter.   Follow this road along for around one mile where you will find Tullich House located on the right hand side.

Accommodation 

Ground Floor:

Entrance vestibule, Hall, Sitting room, Dining room, Master bedroom with en suite, Further double en suite bedroom, Dining kitchen with maids bedroom above, WC, Utility room, Boot room, Conservatory.

Mid Landing:

Family Bathroom

Upper Level:

Two large double bedrooms, Storage, Further two attic bedrooms.

EPC Rating F

 

 

 

This house description is based upon information supplied by the owner, or on behalf of the owner. These property particulars are produced in good faith and do not constitute or form part of any contract. s1homes do not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information contained in this document.

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Tullich House, Dufftown Moray, AB55 4JT

7 bedroom Detached for sale

Offers Over £475,000

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