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6 bedroom guest house for sale

Nethy Bridge

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Key features

  • Amazing Opportunity
  • High Quality Guest House
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Superb Riverside Location
  • Attached One Bed Cottage
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SOLD - Tigh Na Drochaid is a beautifully presented five bedroom house of character currently trading as a successful guest house with an additional one bedroom self-contained cottage which is accessible from both the main house and separately. It is situated in centre of the sought after forest village of Nethy Bridge in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. The entire property has been lovingly modernised to the highest standard, including heating and redecoration, to provide that rare blend of character and luxurious modern amenity. The main house has a lovely characterful feel, with quality fixtures and fittings throughout, offering spacious accommodation over two floors. In addition to the main living area there is a very useful link-detached cottage with its own open plan lounge/kitchen, double bedroom, hallway and bathroom. The main house is currently used as a successful bed and breakfast. The cottage could be used as guest accommodation, accommodation for a dependant relative or even as office space. The property is set in beautifully mature and elegant grounds bounded by the River Nethy and its bridge and with many original features and sumptuous accommodation Tign Na Drochaid and cottage offers a superb opportunity to acquire a walk in and refined traditional home with an attached potential lifestyle business in a delightful location within this Highland Village. Energy Performance Certificate Rating D

Nethy Bridge - Nethy Bridge is a charming village situated in the Cairngorm National Park, 5 miles from Grantown on Spey and 8 miles from Aviemore and is ideally placed to take advantage of the many sporting and recreational facilities which the Cairngorms National Park has to offer. With the dramatic backdrop of the often snowcapped Cairngorms and hundreds of acres of Abernethy Forest (RSPB owned) where Ospreys nest, Nethy Bridge spans the lower reaches of the River Nethy, a mile before it reaches the River Spey one of Scotland's foremost salmon rivers. There is a 9 hole golf course at Nethy Bridge and excellent 18 hole golf courses in the surrounding villages. Salmon fishing is available at moderate cost on the River Spey. The village has a Primary School with education to University entrance standard provided by the secondary school at Grantown. Within easy reach are the Cairngorm Mountains with their winter sports facilities and the beaches of the Moray Firth are also close by. Aviemore in on the main Inverness - London Inter City rail line and the A9 gives easy access to all parts of the U.K.

Overview - The sale of Tigh Na Drochaid offers a rare opportunity to purchase a high quality, beautifully presented Highland property which is trading well but with potential for expansion of the business. It benefits from its highly desirable location and reputation as one of the town's best guest houses, synonymous with excellence.

The house retains many of its original features including high ceilings, a decorative pitch pine staircase, plaster cornicing, raised skirtings and ornate fireplaces. Tigh Na Drochaid enjoys refurbishment throughout creating a gorgeous blend of luxurious modern amenity along side the characterful charm this house has to offer.

Entrance Vestibule - 1.8m x 4.3m (5'11" x 14'1") - From the roadside the property is bounded by a picket fence with access through a wooden gate via a private gravel chip driveway which has ample parking space for several vehicles. The driveway leads to the attractive front entrance with double UPVC and glazed doors into the bright vestibule which is furnished with a tiled floor, colonial style windows to the side and front, ceiling lighting, space for coat and boot racks.

Hallway - Entry into the impressive hallway is through a timber and glazed door. The decorative wooden staircase as well as the high ceiling's and raised skirting's are in keeping with the property's character. There is also quality Amtico wood effect flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator.

Lounge - 5.0m x 3.7m (16'5" x 12'2") - The comfortable and spacious lounge has a beautiful bay window to the front flooding the room with natural light. A particular feature of the lounge is the fireplace housing a multi-fuel stove which has a complementary granite hearth, slate surround and a wooden mantle. There is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting, a radiator and a decorative recessed shelving unit.

Dining Room - 3.6m x 4.9m (11'10" x 16'1") - Elegant and generous room with ample space for multiple person dining. There is a delightful feature fireplace with a slate hearth and a decorative wooden mantle. Another feature of the room is the large bay window looking out to the beautiful front gardens. There is quality Amtico wood effect flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator and a wonderful high ceiling with with intricate cornicing. There is also a door providing access to the self contained cottage.

Kitchen - 3.6m x 3.9m (11'10" x 12'10") - The kitchen is bright and spacious with quality fitted base and drawer units under complementary work surfaces with a range of appliances including a Candy dishwasher, Kendal double electric oven with hob and a freestanding Swan fridge and freezer. There is also a 11/2 sink and drainer with a chrome mixer tap, ceiling lighting, windows to either side and wood effect vinyl flooring. An attractive feature of the room is the Rayburn with a painted brick surround and useful integrated storage cupboards to either side. The kitchen area opens up nicely into a useful dining area, providing an open plan area ideal for family living and entertaining guests.

Utility Area - 2.8m x 1.5m (9'2" x 4'11") - Leading through from the kitchen is the useful utility area with counter worktop and storage units. The room is plumbed for a washing machine and tumble drier and houses the Worcester oil fuelled boiler. There is wood effect vinyl flooring, spot ceiling lighting, a radiator and a hatch for entry to the useful loft space which has an extendable steel ladder, carpet flooring and lighting. The utility area also has high performance timber and glazed doors leading out to the garden grounds on either side of the property.

Bedroom Five - 2.9m x 3.5m (9'6" x 11'6") - Bedroom five is a pleasant double room. There is wood effect vinyl flooring, ceiling lighting, a radiator as well as a window to the side.

Bathroom - 1.8m x 2.7m (5'11" x 8'10") - The newly refurbished luxury bathroom is furnished with a quality bath, a wash hand basin with storage below and a WC. The room is further complemented with a radiator, an extractor, an opaque window to the side and recessed ceiling lighting.

Landing - The decorative pine staircase provides elegant access to the first floor accommodation. The landing area features quality carpet flooring and there is a hatch providing access to the loft area. The landing area also has a useful storage cupboard housing the water tank, wall and ceiling lighting and a window to the side.

Bedroom One - 3.1m x 3.6m (10'2" x 11'10") - Bedroom one is a pleasant double room with a side facing window and enjoys good storage by a integrated wardrobe and shelving. There is also carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator.

Shower Room - 2.4m x 2.4m (7'10" x 7'10") - This well proportioned shower room is fitted with a three piece suite in white comprising WC, wash hand basin and shower unit with a mains shower. There is also an opaque window to the side, tile flooring, an illuminated mirror with shaver point, a heated towel rail, radiator and ceiling lighting.

Bedroom Two - 3.9m x 4.2m (12'10" x 13'9") - To the front of the property the luxurious double bedroom boasts impressive windows with views over the front gardens. There is also carpet flooring, storage cupboard, ceiling lighting and a radiator.

En-Suite Shower Room - 1.0m x 2.9m (3'3" x 9'6") - The indulgent en-suite shower room is furnished with an integrated quality shower cubicle with a Mira Events shower, a pedestal wash hand basin and WC. The room is further complemented with a heated towel rail, an illuminated mirror with shaver point, an extractor, wood effect vinyl flooring and ceiling lighting.

Bedroom Three - 3.1m x 2.6m (10'2" x 8'6") - Bedroom three is a spacious and inviting double room with a window to the front, ceiling lighting, a radiator and carpet flooring.

Bedroom Four - 4.2m x 3.9m (13'9" x 12'10") - Bedroom four is generous and inviting with windows to the front flooding the room with natural light. There is carpet flooring, storage cupboard, a radiator and a ceiling lighting. A door provides access to the en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room - 2.6m x 1.1m (8'6" x 3'7") - This well proportioned attractive shower room benefits from white sanitary wear and an integrated shower unit with a Mira Events electric shower. There is a heated towel rail, an illuminated mirror with shaver point, an extractor, wood effect vinyl flooring and ceiling lighting.

Outside - Tigh Na Drochaid garden grounds are accessed through a large timber gate which leads to a gravel laid parking for multiple vehicles and turning area to the front of the house. Like the house itself, the gardens are meticulously presented and beautifully landscaped with a number of colourful plants, shrubs and trees. The gardens are fully enclosed by timber fencing and mature trees and is laid mainly to lawn. There is a terraced patio area to the front providing a special area for relaxing and entertaining. There are also two timber garages to the side providing garden storage and space for a vehicle which also doubles as a workshop.

Cottage -

Entrance - The cottage is positioned to the right hand side of Tigh Na Drochaid and is accessed either via door to the rear or a door leading through from the main house dining room.

Lounge / Kitchen - 4.2m x 3.3m (13'9" x 10'10") - The generous lounge and kitchen are open plan with one another. A delightful feature of the room are the windows looking out to the front and rear gardens.
The kitchen has a comprehensive range of base, wall and drawer storage units with complementary tiling, an integrated Indesit electric hob and oven, a Lec fridge freezer, Indesit washing machine and a sink with drainer. There is also spotlighting and vinyl flooring.
The lounge area has a feature electric fireplace, a radiator, carpet flooring and spot lighting.

Dining Area - 4.3m x 2.1m (14'1" x 6'11") - The dining area is open plan with the lounge and kitchen. The bright and well proportioned room is flooded by natural light provided by a window to the front and the UPVC and glazed entrance door to the rear. The attractive dining area has recessed ceiling lighting, carpet flooring, an integrated storage cupboard and a hatch providing access to the loft space.

Bedroom - 2.9m x 3.5m (9'6" x 11'6") - Comfortable bedroom with windows to the front and rear of the property flooding the room with natural light. There is a ceiling light, carpet flooring, a radiator and access to the main house.

Bathroom - 1.7m x 2.4m (5'7" x 7'10") - The bathroom is well proportioned and there is a three piece suite in white comprising bath with a Mira Sprint electric shower over, WC and pedestal wash hand basin. There is a window to the side, a shaver point and light, ceiling lighting, complementary tiling and a radiator.

Rear Hallway - The bright hallway has a window to the front flooding the area with natural light, a storage cupboard housing the water tank, ceiling lighting and carpet flooring.

Outside - The cottage has its own garden grounds to the rear of the property. The private rear garden has been partitioned from the neighbouring properties by timber privacy fencing and mature hedging and has been landscaped to include a paved pathway to the rear of the main house and a lawned drying area.

Services - It is understood that the property is served by mains electricity, water and drainage.

Home Report - To obtain a copy of the home report, please visit where a online copy is available to download.

EPC Band D

Entry - By arrangement.

Price - SOLD

Viewings And Offers - Viewing is strictly by arrangement with and all offers to be submitted to:-
Masson Cairns
Strathspey House
Grantown on Spey
PH26 3EQ
Tel: (01479) 874800
Fax: (01479) 874806

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