UNDER OFFER - CLOSING DATE - WEDNESDAY 8 JUNE 2022 AT 12 NOON - A stunning and beautifully appointed Highland home set in circa 12 acres with equestrian facilities and which has been fully renovated to the highest standard to offer a truly unique residence, rarely seen on the market. A private location in the shadow of the Cromdale Hills in the Cairngorms National Park, this elegantly finished property has an exacting attention to detail including, on the ground floor, a large and welcoming entrance vestibule with utility area and storage cupboards, a divine bathroom with separate shower, a super impressive open plan lounge / sun / dining kitchen with amazing outlooks and with exceptional and detailed finishes in addition to a home working space / fifth bedroom. The first floor landing is a delight in itself with a feature Oak and glass staircase and gives access to the large triple aspect principal bedroom which is adorned with a very spacious and sumptuous en suite bathroom. There are three, equally attractive additional bedrooms with integral storage and beautiful views besides a modern wc. Outside the property is approached via a grand sweeping gravel drive to arrive at this magnificent home which lies in a combination of rolling lawns, mature tree and shrub planting, plentiful decked and seating areas in addition to wilder meadow and field areas which are bisected with a babbling burn with its own bathing pool to complete what is a very special location. There is a timber stables / workshop / garage which extends to circa 100 sqm in addition to a further shed and both with power and light and providing superb amenity. With over 2174 sqft of light filled and high quality accommodation combined with the never available circa 12 acres of ground, The Lade provides a true once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire a home of poise and the topmost quality in a spectacular setting. Viewing is a must to fully appreciate the quality of finish and accommodation on offer.
Cromdale &Grantown On Spey - Nestled within the Cairngorms National Park, Cromdale enjoys some superb panoramic views of the Spey Valley and is situated only 3 miles from the Capital of Strathspey and leading tourist resort Grantown on Spey. Grantown offers 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, superb leisure centre with 4 court sports hall, climbing wall, fitness suite and 20m pool, 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 of Cromdale / Grantown which is the gateway to the world renowned Speyside Malt Whisky Trail. Cromdale is also within easy reach of the Lecht and Cairngorm ski areas for winter sports facilities and hill walking is available throughout the Cairngorms National Park. The sandy beaches of the Moray Firth are within an hours drive. Other distances from Cromdale - Aviemore 18 miles; Elgin 33 miles and Inverness 37 miles.
Accommodation &Overview - With a floor area of approximately 202 square metres or 2,174 sqft this four bedroom bespoke family home offers large open plan spaces epitomising comfortable living and contemporary styling including floor to ceiling glazing and top quality fittings throughout including hardwood finishes, luxury bathrooms, stylish kitchen, quality floor coverings and lighting in addition to chrome switches all of which combine to make it easy to see why the this home is every bit as desirable as the location itself.
Entrance Vestibule and Utility Area - 2.32m x 4.12m (7'7 x 13'6 ) - This large and bright space provides an indication of what is to come with a spacious and open area which has a utility area with storage and worktop space including plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer with the whole area offered excellent natural light through the large picture window. There are two useful storage cupboards with Oak Panelled doors and direct access to the kitchen area with a further hall leading to the lounge, ground floor bathroom and the home working space / fourth bedroom.
Open Plan Lounge / Kitchen / Dining / Sun Room - 12.68m x 11.00m (41'7 x 36'1 ) - With an emphasis on open plan living the natural light and flow of these rooms are highlighted with glazing and individual touches that provide inviting family living and entertaining spaces. A particular feature of the home is this open plan arrangement of lounge / dining / sun room and kitchen area that is flooded with natural light thanks to a ribbon of windows that fill the room from many different aspects opening to the tantalising open countryside and hill views. An open plan designer kitchen which is combined with the dining area and lounge offers a flexible and open plan space for family living. The kitchen benefits from impressive oak worktops, contemporary sink and taps in addition to all the modern conveniences you could wish for with a range of high quality appliances including oven with grill, dishwasher and ceramic induction hob with an illuminated extractor fan plus a multitude of storage solutions. The seamless flow onto the dining area allows for a large dining table and chairs and the space continues through into the sun room where there are several large windows and doors leading out to the garden and decked area giving a beautifully light and welcoming ambience to the room. The lounge area is focused around an inset wood burning fireplace which incorporates a convection heat distribution system for maximum efficiency and warmth whilst the large windows look out to the magnificent vistas.
Bathroom - 2.23m x 2.55m (7'3 x 8'4 ) - This beautifully presented and indulgent bathroom is further enhanced by high quality full height tiling throughout. There is a luxury walk in shower with rain forest head in addition to handset, a wash hand basin with integral vanity unit and an illuminated mirror, a back to wall wc with wall push flush. Further to this there is a chrome heated towel rail, a window, extractor and ceiling lighting. There is underfloor heating which creates a comfortable and pleasing environment.
Bedroom Five/ Home Working / Craft Room - 3.40m x 2.80m (11'1 x 9'2 ) - Currently utilise as a craft room, this area would provide an ideal dedicated home working space where you can set aside household distractions and focus. The large picture window offers an expanse of light and provides a clean, bright and light space in which to think and create. Alternatively, of course, this is a generous double bedroom.
Landing - The impressive crafted oak and glass staircase leads to this wrap around landing which provides access to the principle bedroom, further three first floor bedrooms and the wc. A velux window provides good natural light in addition to a feature hanging light which provides a focal point.
Principle Bedroom - 5.12m x 6.11m (16'9 x 20'0 ) - A very generous and inviting principle bedroom which enjoys a triple aspect with large windows and double doors opening to a glazed Juliet balcony providing views over the garden grounds to the Cromdale hills. There is deep pile carpet flooring, integral wardrobes with excellent hanging and shelved storage and a further door leading to the en-suite bathroom.
En-Suite Bathroom - 3.00m cx 2.24m (9'10 cx 7'4 ) - Another sumptuous and stylish en-suite bathroom which serves the principle bedroom and enjoys an impressive freestanding slipper bath with contemporary mixer tap, over sized walk in shower enclosure housing a rainfall shower with hand held attachment and a wall hung wash hand basin with contemporary mixer tap and integrated vanity unit with an illuminated mirror placed above it. A Velux window allows in lovely natural light and there is a chrome towel radiator, tiled flooring and full height wall tiling.
Bedroom Two - 2.97m x 3.94m (9'8 x 12'11 ) - Relax in luxury in this bright double bedroom with the wow factor benefitting from a picture window overlooking the beautiful garden grounds and to the Cromdale hills beyond. Total relaxation is guaranteed and there is cosy carpet flooring and clothes storage provided by an integral wardrobes. There is a further cupboard housing the pressurised water cylinder.
Bedroom Three - 2.75m x 2.91m (9'0 x 9'6 ) - A further elegant and peaceful bedroom which is bathed in natural light from the large window overlooking the gardens. There is an integral storage wardrobe with hanging and shelved storage.
Bedroom Four - 2.27m x 4.32m (7'5 x 14'2 ) - The fourth bedroom also benefits from excellent natural light levels and provides a comfortable haven with an integral storage wardrobe. There is an access hatch to the eaves.
WC - 1.18m x 1.88m (3'10 x 6'2 ) - The WC room houses a back to wall WC with integrated chrome flush button and a wash hand basin with mixer tap and an integrated shelved vanity unit. There is a chrome towel warmer and an illuminated mirror.
Outside - Quite simply, the approximate 12 acres of grounds included with the sale are never available in the National Park and provide an array of rolling lawns around the house with secure fencing and are interspersed with mature planting. To the rear of the house and also accessible from the sun room, there is a delightful decked area with a goldfish stocked feature pond and pergola for shade if required, where you can sit in the sunshine with a drink and take in the breathtaking views. Beyond the house the grounds extend into amenity land which act as shelter and homes for the abundant wildlife and could equally be utilised for grazing. There is outdoor lighting placed in all of these areas to provide confidence and outside decorative lighting has been tastefully located throughout the garden to create a fantastic ambience. There are outside taps, a sizeable timber shed with a concrete base, power and light in addition to a very useful timber stable block with garage space, workshop with benches and three stables, all with power and light and which extends to circa 100sqm in total. To the rear of this building is a large covered wood store.
Services - It is understood that there is mains electricity and water with drainage to a septic tank. There is an environmentally friendly biomass Klover Belvedere Pellet boiler providing hot water and underfloor heating to the ground floor with radiators to the first. There is a supplementary inset Tempo fireplace in the lounge which not only looks incredible when lit but employs an ingenious convection system to circulate the warm air into the room for maximum efficiency.
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
Entry - By mutual agreement.
Price - UNDER OFFER
CLOSING DATE - WEDNESDAY 8 JUNE 2022 AT 12 NOON
Viewings and Offers - Viewing is strictly by arrangement with and all offers to be submitted to:-Masson Cairns
Grantown on Spey
Tel: (01479) 874800
Fax: (01479) 874806
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