£185,000 Offers over
This three bedroom cottage in Cardhu is an absolute gem. With its close proximity to Cardhu Distillery founded in 1824 and featuring stunning views of the surrounding countryside, this property is highly desirable. The charming character of the cottage is enhanced by the beautiful gardens that accompany it. Well-maintained and rarely available, this is an opportunity to own a piece of Scottish Highland history. Whether you're seeking a peaceful retreat or an active outdoor lifestyle, this cottage has it all. This accommodation has everything you need for a comfortable lifestyle. The sitting room is the perfect place to unwind, with a cosy fireplace and stunning views of the surrounding area. The large, well-fitted kitchen and dining area provide ample space for preparing and enjoying meals. The modern bathroom is sleek and stylish, and the three bedrooms offer plenty of space to relax and recharge. Energy Performance Certificate Rating E, Council Tax Band B
Cardhu &Aberlour - In 1811, John and Helen Cumming sited their first still at Cardow Farm on the Mannoch Hill, high above the River Spey. At this location spring water, naturally softened by rising up through a layer of peat, bubbled from the ground. It is alleged that Helen Cumming distilled the first gallon of Cardhu, the only malt whisky to be pioneered by a woman. Nearby Aberlour provides a range of local services including schooling at Speyside High. This area benefits from good communications and is well placed for the A9 which links Inverness to Perth. On the doorstep of the Cairngorms National Park the house is within easy distance of all of its sporting and leisure amenities. The A96 can also be reached (at Elgin northbound or Huntly southbound) and links Inverness to Aberdeen.
Entrance Vestibule - 1.14m x 1.50m (3'8 x 4'11 ) - Entry to the property is through a white UPVC double glazed door which floods the area with natural light and doors lead to the sitting room and third double bedroom. There is ceramic tile flooring and ceiling lighting.
Sitting Room - 4.01m x 5.11m (13'1 x 16'9 ) - The sitting room boasts a large window to the front that offer beautiful views of the front garden and surrounding area. The fireplace with slate hearth adds a touch of warmth and character to the room, while the timber mantle provides a sense of elegance and sophistication. Inset alcoves either side of the fireplace with shelving proved ample storage. A further door leads to the rear hall and remainder of the property. There is ceramic tile flooring and ceiling lighting.
Inner Hall - A bright hallway which leads to the remainder of the property, including the kitchen/ diner, the shower room, the rear hall utility area and staircase leading to the first floor bedrooms. There is a large airing cupboard housing the oil fired boiler with shelving. There is ceramic tile flooring and hanging ceiling lighting. A loft hatch provides access to a storage area in the eaves.
Kitchen / Diner - 3.99m x 3.86m (13'1 x 12'7 ) - The kitchen in this property is a fantastic space for cooking, entertaining, and enjoying time with loved ones. The ample space for a dining table and chairs makes it the perfect spot for family meals or entertaining guests. With timber worktops and a good range of base, and drawer units, there's plenty of storage and workspace for all your culinary needs. There is space for a freestanding fridge freezer, space for a cooker unit, and space and plumbing for a dishwasher. Clever use of space within a feature fireplace has been established with shelved storage. Windows to the rear of the property offer views of the rear garden whilst in addition to ceiling lighting, keeps the kitchen bright and inviting.
Shower Room - 2.24m x 2.54m (7'4 x 8'3 ) - This well equipped and tasteful shower room features a three piece suite comprising of a WC, wash hand basin vanity unit and large walk in shower and glazed screen. Above the basin there is a mirror with shaver socket. The vanity unit is a convenient place to keep toiletries neat and organised, whilst also containing a hidden cistern for the WC.
Rear Hall - The rear hall which doubles as a utility space is brightly light with natural light flooding through the glazed door leading to the rear of the property. There is a good range of shelved and hanging storage. Space and plumbing has also been made for a washing machine and tumble drier.
Bedroom Three - 3.99m x 5.11m (13'1 x 16'9 ) - A charming bright double room with a window to front of the property that allows in generous levels of natural light. The room benefits from solid timber flooring, ceiling lighting and ample space for storage solutions, Currently space under the stairs has been utilised as a home working area.
Landing - Timber stairs lead to the bright landing that branches off to both bedrooms on the first floor. Hanging ceiling lighting, and a skylight to the rear illuminate the area with light.
Principal Bedroom - 4.04m x 4.64m (13'3 x 15'2 ) - The principal bedroom is a sanctuary of comfort and tranquility. A window at the front allows for ample natural light while offering views of the outdoor landscape. Storage needs can be met with space for an wardrobe, drawer units or dresser. Further traditional charm is added with the solid timber flooring, enhancing the overall aesthetic of the room. This room's blend of style, function, and elegance makes it a perfect personal retreat within the home.
Bedroom Two - 2.93m x 4.67m (9'7 x 15'3 ) - This spacious double bedroom boasts solid timber flooring space for freestanding storage options, and a window with picturesque views of the surrounding countryside.
Outside - The delightful gardens at the front and rear of this house are truly impressive, and are a standout feature of the property. The gardens are well-maintained and provide space for outdoor activities, relaxing and socialising with family and friends while the mature tree and shrub planting add to the natural beauty of the area. The garden is bounded with attractive timber fencing while garaged parking is available at the rear for one vehicle, making it easy to access the property. The views of the surrounding countryside are truly breathtaking with rolling heather clad hills. Additionally, the property is only a short walk from Cardhu Distillery founded in 1824, formerly being accommodation for workers which adds to the historical and cultural significance. Overall, this property is situated in a truly idyllic setting, making it the perfect place to call home for anyone who enjoys the beauty of nature and the tranquility of the countryside.
Services - It is understood that there is mains water and electricity with drainage to a septic tank.
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 E
Entry - By mutual agreement.
Price - Offers over £185,000 are invited
Viewings and Offers - 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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