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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Dunphail, Forres, Moray, IV36

Sold STC £360,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Ideal family home with spacious and comfortable rooms
  • Orientated to appreciate the stunning scenery and views to Cairngorm
  • Numerous outbuildings with development potential
  • Paddock and stabling
  • Landscaped garden grounds and woodland
  • Energy Performance Rating E47

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Substantial detached four bedroom property with 4.2 acres including paddock in a secluded and tranquil setting close to the hamlet of Edinkillie, Forres

Johnstripe is a beautiful traditional property which has been sympathetically extended to provide flexible accommodation offering the purchaser numerous opportunities. The property has four bedroooms and could possibly be converted into two separate properties, This, along with the steadings, offers superb business potential for b & b, holiday cottages or craft workshops. Johnstripe should also appeal to the equestrian community with paddocks and stabling making this a fine country home.

Johnstripe is accessed via a gravelled driveway to the open porch area which has a stone floor and glazed door to the utility room and access to the boiler room.

The utility room has a range of floor and wall units in cream with wooden worksurface and stainless steel sink. There is plumbing available for a washing machine and tumble dryer. A door leads into the large dining kitchen where the style of units continues. Dual aspect windows enjoy the superb views to Cairngorm. A cream AGA offers plenty of warmth. Doors lead to the sun lounge, sitting room and hall.

To the left of the kitchen glazed double doors lead to the sun lounge which has triple aspect windows enjoying the open aspect and which makes this a most enjoyable room for relaxing. Access can be gained via an external door to the garden.

Moving to the lounge area, this cosy and traditional room benefits from triple aspect windows offering views to Cairngorm and over the garden and has a central feature of an open fire on a substantial stone hearth with stone surround.

A final door leads from the kitchen to the hallway which has a useful understair cupboard and stairs rise to the upper floor. The wide landing has two very large his and hers wardrobes and access to the master bedroom and bathroom. A pull-down Ramsay loft ladder accesses the large partially floored roof space.

The master bedroom is spacious and again enjoys super views from the triple aspect windows and the bathroom across the landing houses a modern three piece suite in white with a double walk in shower which is fully tiled.

Returning to the downstairs hall a door opens to the family room which could also be used as a dining room. This room has a lovely feature of a cast iron fireplace with tiled hearth. Exiting the room at the opposite side you enter the hallway of the original farmhouse with stairs to the upper floor and a door to the study. The study, which could also be used as a bedroom, has dual aspect windows and benefits from a multi-fuel stove and wood panelling features, fixed book shelving and a Victorian tiled floor. To the front of the study is access to an entrance hall which leads to the vestibule and has a WC off and also a secure gun room.

The vestibule has a stone floor, benches which have storage below and double doors to the front of the property.

Finally returning to the rear hall a staircase rises to the upper floor and bedrooms 2 and 3 which are both double rooms with coombed ceilings. Bedroom 3 has a few steps down to a smaller room which is an ideal room to use as a dressing room, student study or as a room for a small child the en-suite bathroom lies off this room and has a three piece suite in white with mains pressure shower over the bath.

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Added on Rightmove:
20 May 2016

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