4 bedroom detached house for saleSpeyburn Lodge, Rothes, By Elgin, Moray, AB38
Under Offer £425,000
- 4 bedrooms
- 2 reception rooms
- Excellent condition
- Spectacular views
- Quite and secluded setting
- Delightful garden
- Extensive wooded grounds
- Heat recovery and ventilation system
- Solar panels
Speyburn Lodge is a most impressive detached house located in a quiet and secluded setting near Rothes. Sitting in an elevated position, the house was designed and built to capture the fine views and using high tech building materials to maximise the property's energy efficiency. Constructed using SIPs (Structural Insulated Panels) both for the walls and roof, Speyburn Lodge is a highly energy efficient house and together with a 4kW solar panel system and a heat recovery and ventilation heating and cooling system, the monthly energy bills are currently below £100 (depends on usage). The annual receipt from the solar panels is anticipated to be about £500 and this began in January 2016 and will increase with inflation for the next 20 years.
Extending to approximately 426m² spacious and well laid out accommodation is provided over two storeys and allows for great flexibility of use. Accessed through a covered entrance, the dining hall is a wonderfully bright and airy room with large windows and glazed doors leading to a patio and seating area. A most impressive and elegant room, it has a wood burning stove which circulates heat throughout the house, oak floor boards and is overlooked by a galleried landing / lounge area. Steps lead to a similarly bright sitting room with picture windows and a feature fireplace and which is internally wired for a sound system. A well equipped breakfasting kitchen has a good range of fitted wall and floor units, a central island and various integrated appliances. A glazed door leads to the front garden. From the kitchen, a door leads to a good sized utility room with two large built in storage cupboards, further fitted floor units, a door leading to the side of the house and also to a superb double garage. The garage has two sets of roller doors and houses the heating system, heat pumped hot water tank and central vacuum system. Also on the ground floor are a shower room and a large double bedroom which is currently used a home office. The accommodation on the first floor is accessed from a well lit galleried landing / lounge. A door leads to a superb master suite with a double bedroom including ample built in storage, a dressing area and a shower room together with a sauna. There are two further substantial double bedrooms with ample built in storage and a family bathroom.
The house is in excellent condition and with its large double glazed windows and sliding glazed doors; it has a lovely bright and airy atmosphere. It is tastefully decorated throughout and has a great many attractive features including high quality kitchen and bathroom fittings, exposed oak floor boards, doors and skirtings, an integrated central vacuum system and ample built in storage space.
Accessed over a tarmac driveway, the property extends to about 2.6 acres and includes delightful wooded grounds with a wide variety of tree species. Surrounding the house is a delightful landscaped garden stocked with various specimen plants and rhododendrons, areas of lawn and a patio / seating area. There is a productive polytunnel with two peach trees and a vine. In the garden there are various fruit trees and bushes and well stocked rose beds whilst parking for a number of vehicles is provided on a mono-block driveway.
EPC Rating = D
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