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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Murrayfield, Francis Place, Elgin, Morayshire, IV30 1LQ

Offers in Region of £275,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance hall
  • Lounge
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen and Utility room
  • Middle hall/playroom
  • Shower room
  • Study
  • 4 double bedrooms
  • 2 attic bedrooms
  • Bathroom and toilet

Full description

Murrayfield is an exceptional detached, stone-built villa, believed to have been built around 1820 and extended to accommodate a local doctor who consulted from the property for many years. Murrayfield retains many of its original features, including cornicing, sash and case windows, moulded skirtings and the original panelled doors. With its high ceilings and well proportioned rooms, it offers a wonderfully spacious interior which would be ideal for a family, subject to some redecoration and upgrading.

The house sits in lovely established gardens, which enjoy a good degree of privacy and are relatively low maintenance.

Murrayfield is located in the centre of Elgin, convenient for a selection of shops, banks, restaurants and within walking distance of primary and secondary schooling. Private schooling is also available for children over 8 years of age at Gordonstoun School, Duffus, about 6 miles away. Moray is famous for its mild climate and the area provides a wide range of leisure and sporting opportunities, including fishing on the world-renowned River Spey, skiing at the Lecht and Cairngorm range, sailing and walking.


Entrance to the property is from Francis Place with a wrought-iron canopy leading to a side lane and the door to what was the doctor's surgery. A gate at the end of the lane leads to the enclosed garden and the front door of the property.

Double leaf front door leads to the carpeted hallway with staircase to the upper floor and doors to the lounge and dining room and archway to the middle hall.

5.15m x 6.75m
Beautifully proportioned lounge with south-facing bay window overlooking the garden. Curtains. Painted fireplace with tiled inset and open fire. Original picture rail and cornicing. Carpet.

5.0m x 6.35m
Another spacious, well proportioned room with original features, including picture rail, cornice and fabulous antique brass centre light fitting. Varnished fireplace with tiled open fire. Bay window overlooking the garden. Curtains and pelmet fitted at the window. Carpet. Archway with double doors to: -

3.7m x 3.85m
Family sized kitchen fitted with some units, although in need of upgrading. 2-oven gas-fired Aga. Ideal Mexico central heating boiler. Doors to walk-in shelved pantry with light. Carpet. Side facing window. Door to rear hall and door to: -

3.15m x 2.15m
Fitted with Belfast sink. Shelving. Rear facing window. Vinyl flooring.

The rear hall has a secure door to the back of the house. Plenty of natural light is provided by a rear facing window and a Velux window. Door to the extension housing what were the doctor's consulting rooms and doors to the lounge and middle hall. There is also a door at the end of the hall to vestibule with tiled floor and the side entrance of the property.

3.9m x 2.5m
Also accessed by an archway from the front hall. Suitable for a variety of uses including playroom or snug. Shelved recess. Carpet.

4.0m x 1.87m
Spacious shower room with 3 rear facing windows. Fitted with white W.C., wash hand basin and tiled walk-in shower enclosure with Mira electric shower. Built in shelved cupboard. Linoleum flooring.

3.4m x 3.75m
The original doctor's consulting room with painted fireplace (not in use) with rear facing windows on either side. Varnished floor. Curtains.

An elegant, curved staircase with carpet runner leads to the galleried first floor landing. Secondary glazed window with views over the gardens. Curtains. Doors to bedrooms 1 and 2 and archway to a passage with access to bedrooms 3 and 4, bathroom and W.C. Double glazed window on the passage.

4.8m x 5.34m
Spacious bedroom with cornicing and fireplace which is blocked and is now fitted with an electric fire. Secondary glazed windows to the garden and side. Carpet.

4.38m x 5.3m
Large double bedroom with secondary glazed window to the garden. Curtains. Tiled fireplace with electric fire. Fitted wardrobes with top cupboards. Carpet.

3.6m x 2.5m
Double bedroom with rear facing window with curtains. Painted fireplace (not in use). Carpet.

4.4m x 3.1m
Double bedroom with secondary glazed window to the side. Built in cupboard with hanging rail and shelf.

2.1m x 2.6m
Fitted with white wash hand basin and cast iron bath. Tiled to dado height. Cupboard housing hot water tank. Double glazed window with cupboard below. Carpet.

0.93m x 1.45m
The toilet is adjacent to the bathroom and is fitted with white W.C. Double glazed window. Carpet.

Carpeted staircase leads to the top floor landing. Double glazed skylight. Extensive storage in the eaves. N.B. the central heating does not extend to this floor.

3.8m x 3.6m
Double bedroom with double glazed window overlooking the garden and window to the side. Carpet.

3.7m x 4.3m
Charming bedroom with small side facing double glazed window and double glazed window with views over the garden. Carpet.

There is a large detached garage which is of block and stone construction under a pitched corrugated iron roof. Access to the garage is from Moray Street.

There are delightful mature gardens to the front of the house which enjoy a good degree of privacy. There is a good expanse of lawn, which is bordered on three sides by well filled borders with mature shrubs, trees and colourful flower beds.

At the back of the house, there is a brick-built shed and stairs leading down to the coal cellar, which has a light.



Included in the asking price will be all carpets and fitted floor coverings, curtains and Aga.

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Added on Rightmove:
18 August 2015

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