A luxuriously furnished property at the foot of the Cairngorms within the 56,000 acres of the Glenlivet Estate. Ideal for country pursuits including walking and adventure activities and being on the Whisky Trail and the NE 250 route, is convenient for visiting numerous whisky distilleries, castles and the beautiful sandy beaches along the Moray coast.
On approach from the winding driveway, you already get a feeling of how truly special this property is. Open the large wooden front door and step inside the spacious hallway, complete with dining area and exposed oak beams and parquet flooring. A warm and welcoming living room has ample space for everybody to relax. The Swedish wood burner and floor-to-ceiling windows only add to the modern features, while the stunning green oak beams add extra charm. There is an outside balcony area which can be accessed via both the living room and kitchen.
The perfectly designed kitchen, complete with electric oven, hob and Aga, induction wok and Quooker, is a haven for budding chefs, providing a wide selection of utensils and implements. This wonderful, detached house benefits from a second living room, affectionately named ‘The Nook’, boasting an additional wood burner, completing the warm feeling in this room. The property has a second outside balcony area, complete with hot tub and more amazing views.
The three bedrooms are aptly named after the region’s finest whiskies. The master bedroom, The Cragganmore, has wonderful east-facing views and overlooks the burn in the grounds. The en-suite bathroom is a real stunner, providing a large and inviting space for enjoying a long soak after a busy day exploring the area.
Glenlivet Estate has a number of waymarked paths of various lengths together with a series of mountain bike trails with varied degrees of difficulty. There is a number of nearby adventure activities centered around the rivers Spey and Findhorn. Within Speyside there are approximately 50 whisky distilleries many with visitor centres. These include Glenlivet, Macallan, Glenfiddich, Aberlour, Glenfarclas and Balvenie. Dufftown is only 5 miles along Glenrinnes and is one of the major distillery centres where you can join a walk visiting all nine based in the town.
There are many castles to visit in the area starting with Ballindalloch Castle frequently referred to as The Jewel of the North. The North East 250 route leads to Deeside for Balmoral, Braemar, Crathies, Drum and numerous other castles. Within an hour’s drive are the sandy beaches on the south coast of the Moray Firth including Cullen, Lossiemouth and Nairne together with a number of small harbours and view points for seeing dolphins on the incoming tide.
For golf lovers, Ballindalloch, Dufftown and Grantown-on-Spey courses are close at hand with a number of links courses along the rugged coastline. Around a 36-mile journey will bring you to Aviemore, a popular large village offering plenty to keep the whole family entertained. For skiing in the season, as well as Cairngorm, The Lecht Ski School is approximately 17 miles from the property with Glenshee a little over an hour making it a fabulous choice in the winter months for lovers of the slopes. Shop, pub and restaurant 9 miles.
All on the ground floor.
Entrance hall/dining room: With beams and parquet flooring.
Living room 1: With wood burner and Bang and Oulfsen Freesat TV and electric piano.
Living room 2: With wood burner and Freeview TV.
Kitchen: With breakfast area, electric Aga, 2 hob electric oven, induction wok, microwave, America style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, beams and tiled floor.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bedroom 1 (The Cragganmore suite): With super kingsize bed and en-suite with bath, walk-in shower, toilet and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2 (The MacAllan room): With double bed.
Bedroom 3 (The Glenlivet room): With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize bed on request).
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet, heated towel rail and tiled floor.
Cloakroom: With toilet and airng cupboard.
Ground source underfloor heating, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack and doggy extras. 2 balconies with outdoor furniture. Hot tub for 6 (private). 4-acre natural grounds with woodland. Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking. Please note: The property has a natural water supply from a spring. There are sloping banks and an unfenced burn in the grounds, 50 yards away. This property has a security deposit of £150.