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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Greenacres - The Whole, Elgin, Moray, IV30

Under Offer £215,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 Bedrooms & 1 Reception Room
  • Double glazing and oil central heating
  • Superb shed / workshop and garage
  • Charming sheltered garden
  • Close proximity to a wide range of amenities
  • Excellent grazing paddock of about 1.8 ha (4.6 acres)
  • Ideal for those with small holding or equestrian interests
  • River frontage onto River Lossie

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

CLOSING DATE SET FOR THURSDAY, 27 October 2016 AT 12 NOON.

Greenacres is a delightful detached house with an adjoining grazing paddock located on the outskirts of the historic Cathedral city of Elgin. The property is quite unique in that it offers excellent land suitable for grazing horses or other livestock in such close proximity to the town.

The city of Elgin, with its famous 13th Century Cathedral provides an excellent range of shops and amenities including a Hospital, leisure centre, swimming pool and cinema. The surrounding area also offers some fine hotels, restaurants and local attractions. There are a number of good primary schools in Elgin including highly regarded West End Primary School nearby whilst there are two secondary schools in the city. Private schooling for children over 8 years of age is available at Gordonstoun School, about 5 miles away.

The county of Moray is famous for its mild climate, has a beautiful and varied countryside with a coastline of rich agricultural land, prosperous fishing villages and wide, open beaches. The upland areas to the south are sparsely populated and provide dramatic scenery, some of which forms part of the Cairngorm National Park. This unspoilt landscape provides a wide range of leisure and sporting opportunities including fishing on the world famous Spey and Findhorn rivers, skiing at The Lecht and Cairngorm range (about 1 hour's drive), sailing and walking. There are many highly regarded golf courses in the area including Elgin Golf Club (about 3 miles), The Moray Golf Club in Lossiemouth (about 6 miles) and also the two championship links golf courses in Nairn and at Castle Stuart. Located about 20 minutes drive away is the 'jewel' of the Moray Coastline, the historic village of Findhorn with its sheltered bay providing excellent sailing, water sports and highly regarded Inns.

Inverness (38 miles) has all the facilities of a modern city including its Airport (31 miles) which offers regular flights to the south and summer flights to many European destinations. Aberdeen Airport is located about 63 miles to the east.

DESCRIPTION
Lot 1 - Greenacres comprises a delightful detached house located on the outskirts of Elgin. Originally dating from the 1930's, the house is built from stone and block under a pitched slate effect tiled roof. Sitting back from the public road, the property enjoys fine southerly views over the surrounding countryside. Accommodation is provided over a single storey and includes a well lit and spacious sun room which leads into the main hallway. From here, doors lead to a bright and airy sitting room with French doors leading out to the garden, a spacious kitchen with access directly into the rear hall / utility room, a bathroom with a large corner bath and separate shower and 3 bedrooms (two double and one single). The house appears to be in good condition and is tastefully decorated throughout. It is heated using oil central heating and is double glazed. Outside, the property sits in a generously sized garden with well stocked borders and a patio, which is sheltered by various mature trees. A single garage (about 5m x 2.9m) with power and lighting and timber garden shed provide useful storage space whilst in addition is 'Granda's shed', a magnificent timber built shed / workshop measuring 5.9m x 4m. The workshop is connected to mains electricity and water and is suitable for a wide range of uses, being an ideal place to work from home or for use as an artist's studio. Ample parking for several vehicles is provided on a gravelled driveway.

Lot 2 - Paddock comprises an excellent paddock of about 4.6 acres and a strip of amenity woodland / scrub which runs along the left bank of the river Lossie. The paddock will be of great appeal to those with equestrian or small holding interests whilst the river bank is an idyllic place to walk and relax overlooking the water. The paddock is currently occupied by a neighbouring farmer however vacant possession will be provided upon purchase.

If sold separately, purchasers should note that offers for the paddock will not be accepted until a buyer has been secured for lot 1 - Greenacres.

EPC Rating = E


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