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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Catbells, Archiestown, , AB38 7RB

Offers in Region of £411,000

Property Description

Key features

  • For further information call Harry on 07770 273276
  • Garden and paddock approximately 1 acre
  • Grazing and natural woodland approximately 8 acres
  • Stunning 4 bedroom family house with study
  • Oak internal doors and oak staircase
  • Zoned oil central heating with radiators
  • Large profile steel outbuilding
  • Stunning views across Speyside
  • Viewing highly recommended
  • Seller will pay the Stamp Duty

Full description

Miller Stewart are delighted to present for sale, this stunning 4 bedroom detached family house, in a quiet rural location to the east of the village of Archiestown. This individually designed and built property must be seen to appreciate its architecture and features, set in its own part of Speyside. The property has its own private driveway and is bordered with a newly planted mixture of trees and shrubs.

Catbells is extremely well presented both internally and externally, the external walls are rustic grey granite and Fyfe stone with a slate - like tiled roof. Catbells is a beautiful family home offering a tremendous amount of accommodation over 2 floors. The house benefits from zoned oil central heating with radiators and Warm-Up under tile heating in dining kitchen, family bathroom, downstairs shower room and ensuite, as well as uPVC golden oak effect double glazing and external doors, roof fascias and soffits.

The property comprises on the ground floor: an entrance vestibule, hallway leading to a spacious lounge, dining kitchen, utility room, with access door leading to the garage, downstairs toilet, downstairs guest WC and shower room, guest bedroom and under stair cupboard. There is a large area of additional floored storage space above the garage and utility room. Upstairs there is the master bedroom with en-suite shower room, family bathroom, 2 further bedrooms, study/office and heated linen cupboard.


From the front of the house

Vestibule: (2m x 1.6m)

With radiator, internal window, ceramic floor tiles and glazed internal door leading to the main hallway, lounge, dining kitchen, downstairs shower room, guest bedroom and under stair cupboard.

Lounge: (5m x 4.8m)

A comfortable dual aspect room with a window facing east and double opening patio doors leading to a south facing elevated patio illuminated by external mains energy saving lights, steps to the garden and views of Ben Rinnes to the south, the Conval Hills to the east and the Cromdale Hills to the south west. There are 2 separate TV points, 3 radiators, dimmer controlled down lights and a fitted carpet.

Dining Kitchen: (5m x 6m)

This is again a double aspect room with a window facing north and double opening patio doors leading out to another south facing patio area, the garden and access to the out building, again illuminated by mains energy saving lights. The kitchen is an Ashley Ann design in Country Oak with a mix of drawers, cupboards, pan and casserole drawers, pull out larder and wine rack. There are 2 single pyrolitic (self cleaning) Neff ovens, with a Neff warming drawer beneath. The hob is a two zone induction hob and there is an integrated Neff dishwasher and Carron granite sink featuring 1 and bowls. The units in the dining area match those of the main kitchen area, 1 being a dresser with display and storage cupboards and the other is a storage unit, which houses 3 Sky HD digital boxes and one digital motorised satellite system. The kitchen has a mix of under tile heating and radiators. There is also an island unit which has a pop up Evoline socket port fitted. The splash back around the kitchen matches the worktops, and there is space for an American style fridge/freezer. There are 2 TV points and dimmer controlled down lights.

Utility Room: (1.9m x 4.5m)

Built in cupboards, wall units, large stainless steel sink and draining board and space for a washing machine and tumble dryer with radiator and ceramic floor tiles. The main fuse box for the house is situated in the utility room and there is also a telephone point. A Watchman unit allows you to monitor the level in the oil tank. A door leads to the downstairs toilet and a fire door into the garage. There is also a door to the back of the house where a ramp and steps both lead to a generous gravel parking and turning area.

Downstairs WC:

This has a toilet, cloakroom sink and heated towel rail. With a south facing frosted glass window.

Double garage: (6m x 6m, with loft space of 8.14m x 3.77m)

The garage has a Horman sectional electric door which opens vertically upwards. In addition, there is a Belfast sink, mains power, radiators, a south facing window and a painted floor. The garage houses the Worcester Bosch oil-fired boiler and Heatrae Megaflo hot water cylinder. The insulated loft space is accessed via a Fakro Wooden Loft ladder and has two south facing velux windows and pipe work is in place to install a radiator.

Downstairs Guest Bedroom: (3.1m x 4.0m)

This room has a window to the north, radiator, TV point, fitted carpet and a fitted double wardrobe with sliding oak doors.

Downstairs Guest Shower Room and WC: (1.8m x 3.3m)

This room has under tile heating, heated towel rail, mains Grohe mixer shower in double shower enclosure, semi recessed washbasin fitted above oak bathroom cabinets, large mirror, shaver point, toilet and a west facing frosted glass window. Black Ice Wetwall panelling is installed in splash areas and matching vanity worktops are fitted on cabinets. Other areas have a painted finish.

Downstairs cupboard: (0.8m x 2.2m)

This is situated under the stairs, has a fitted light and plenty of storage space.

The downstairs main hallway is carpeted, has a radiator and telephone point. The upper hallway is carpeted and has a radiator.

The oak stair case leads to the upstairs bedrooms, linen cupboard, study/office and family bathroom. The stairs are a half landing design featuring a stained glass north facing window on the intermediate landing and has a fully fitted carpet.

Master Bedroom: (7.1m at its widest x 4.8m)

This is a dual aspect room with windows facing east and south. This room has a triple fitted wardrobe with sliding oak doors, 2 radiators, TV point and a fully fitted carpet.

En suite: (5m x 1.8m)

This room has under tile heating, heated towel rail, mains Grohe mixer shower in double shower enclosure, semi recessed washbasin fitted above oak bathroom cabinets, large mirror, shaver point, toilet and a remote controlled electric velux window with a rain sensor. Black Ice Wetwall panelling is installed in splash areas and matching vanity worktops are fitted on cabinets. Other areas have a painted finish.

Bedroom 2: (4.8m x 3m)

This is a south facing room with a fitted double wardrobe with oak sliding doors which is part shelved and has access to the loft space. There is also a fitted unit incorporating a desk area, shelves and a bookcase. There are 2 radiators, a TV point and a fitted carpet.

Bedroom 3: (3.14m x 3.8m

This is a north facing bedroom with a radiator and TV point and has a double fitted wardrobe with oak sliding doors and a fully fitted carpet.

Study/office: (2.1m x 3.5m)

This is a west facing room with a fitted desk, a radiator, TV point and telephone point.

Family Bathroom: (3.8m x 2.74m)

This room has under tile heating, heated towel rail, double bath, mains Grohe mixer shower in a quadrant shower enclosure, semi recessed washbasin fitted above oak bathroom cabinets, large mirror, shaver point, toilet and a north facing frosted glass window. Black Ice Wetwall panelling is installed in splash areas and matching vanity worktops are fitted on cabinets. Other areas have a painted finish.

Linen Cupboard:

This is situated next to the family bathroom and is shelved, has a radiator and a light.

Profile Steel outbuilding: (18m x 8m)

This is a large building which could be used for a variety of purposes. It has a concrete floor which is water proofed internally, has electric sockets, lights and water. It has double sliding doors on the north and south sides and a single sliding door on the west side. A small paddock is adjacent on the south side.

The garden is mainly laid out to lawn and is bordered by a variety of newly planted trees and shrubs along the west side and north side of the house and driveway. The driveway is hard packed and covered in loose stones. The property also has around an acre of woodland situated to the south of the property and 7 acres of grass land situated to the north and west of the property is also included in the sale.

Note 1:

Included in the asking price will be all floor coverings, majority of curtains, induction hob, fitted single ovens and integral dishwasher. The Sky TV boxes and motorised digital TV receiver will be left in situ.

Council tax band: E

Note 2:

Measurements, taken at the widest point by an electronic measuring device and may be subject to a small margin of error.

Note 3:

Viewing and any assistance please contact the selling agents on 07770 273 276

Note 4:

Entry by mutual agreement

Note 5:

The American style Hotpoint fridge freezer and the Samsung flat screen TVs are available to the purchaser by separate negotiation with the vendor.

Note 6:

Sellers to pay stamp duty

Area overview:

Archiestown is a vibrant village with a very active community. It has a range of facilities, including a Post Office and an excellent hotel. There is a very good small primary school at Knockando. Aberlour is about 6 miles away and boasts an excellent comprehensive range of facilities, including a supermarket, banks, shops, swimming pool, leisure facilities, library, doctors surgery, cottage hospital and an excellent secondary school which has consistently been one of the best performing secondary schools in Moray.

The area is very popular with visitors attracted by the numerous excellent facilities. The River Spey is world famous for its salmon fishing. Archiestown is located in the Malt Whisky Trail with such famous distilleries as Macallan, Cardhu and Knockando, all within a few miles of the property. There are numerous golf courses in the local area and the Cairngorm Mountains are within easy reach for hill walking and skiing. Locally the area has an excellent pathways network for walking, mountain biking and horse riding linking the Speyside Way long distance path with the Forestry Commission woods. The airports of Inverness and Aberdeen are within easy travelling distance.

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08 November 2012


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