Entrance to the property is via a double wood barn door to fit the original opening from 1860. 3 outside sensor lights. The house was renovated in 2005 to provide a lovely family home. The entrance leads to the open plan kitchen/lounge.
The Open plan hallway has 3 pendant light fittings, smoke alarm, wall mounted coat hooks, double power point, staircase to the 1st floor accommodation, wood flooring and a door to the rear hallway.
Kitchen – 12’11” (3.94m) x 9’7” (2.91m)
Double and single wall mounted cupboard, base units with drawers and roll top work surface which houses a stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer. Ceramic tiling to the walls. Space for a 4 ring gas cooker, washing machine and dishwasher. Recessed alcove under the staircase provides space for a fridge. Various double power points, extractor fan, double glazed window to the rear aspect and over to Findhorn Bay. Open Plan to the lounge.
Lounge – 12’9” (3.88m) x 15’8” (4.77m)
Vaulted ceiling with two velux windows which overlook the front and rear aspect providing natural light. Two ceiling light fittings and a further wall mounted light. Focal point of the room is a large 10 kwh multi fuel burner stove with a wooden mantle, Caithness stone insert and slate hearth. Wall mounted shelving either side of the fire. Double glazed windows with hanging curtains overlook the front and rear aspect. Carpet to the floor, various power points. Mezzanine balcony to the landing.
The rear hallway provides access to a bedroom and bathroom. Smoke alarm, 2 recess halogen bulb spotlights and wood flooring.
Bedroom 1 – 12’9” (3.88m) x 8’4” (2.54m)
4 Wall mounted light fittings, single panel radiator, carpet to the floor, TV and various power points. Recessed alcove with shelving, built-in storage cupboard which houses the fuse box. Double glazed windows to the front and rear aspect with hanging curtains. Built-in cupboard with part shelving and hanging storage. Wood door with glass panel leads into the green house.
Bathroom – 5’7” (1.7m) x 9’5” (2.86m)
Fitted white bathroom suite comprising of a low level W.C, freestanding table top wash and basin with a chrome mixer tap, tiled splash back and wall mounted mirror, wooden shelf and corner shelving. Square deep bath tub with chrome mixer tap and mains overhead shower and shower curtain. Double glazed window overlooks the rear aspect. Chrome heated towel rail, recess halogen spot lights to the ceiling.
Staircase & Landing
Carpeted staircase with a white painted balustrade and spindles leads on to the mezzanine landing which has carpet to the floor, pendant light fitting, smoke alarm, two double power points and a velux windows which overlooks the rear aspect. Cupboard houses the mega flow. Door to Bedroom 2.
Bedroom 2 – 11’8” (3.55m) x 11’3” (3.42m) Max measurement out with coombed ceilings
Double bedroom with 2 recess halogen spotlights, carpet to the floor, tv point, two double power points, and a dimplex radiator. Corner dressing table with shelving. Velux windows to the front and rear aspect. Built-in cupboard provides part shelf and hanging storage.
Front & Rear Gardens
The front of the property has a large area to concrete paving. A wooden decking to one side provides a seating area and has large decorative stone planters. A stone chip pathway leads to a wooden shed, the front has a good variety of trees, variety of roses and shrubs and the orchard to one side. Access here to the Paddock.
The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn and enclosed within a fence boundary. The uninterrupted views over the Moray Firth and towards Findhorn makes this an ideal haven for someone looking for a quiet countryside location. There is a large insulated summerhouse with shed storage and a wooden deck verandah. Split into two rooms. The summerhouse has double doors with side glazed windows, carpet to the floor and further window to the rear – 8’6”(2.59m) x 9’3”(2.81m) the 2nd room utilised as a shed has 3 windows to the front, one to the side and wood door access at the rear. Separate power circuit breaker with electrical sockets for appliances. – 8’7” (2.61m) x 9’3” (2.81m).
The plot in total is approximately 0.75 acres. The land is fertile, has 2 wells and is ideal for a small holding.
Hartley Botanics Greenhouse – 7’4” (2.23m) x 15’7” (4.74m)
Lean to greenhouse with glass windows and a sliding glass door sat on a concrete base. Wall mounted light. Access to Bedroom 1.
Enclosed by a fence boundary and gate access suitable for a small pony.
Access and Parking
Track access over farmland and two cattle grids. The driveway is laid to concrete and shared by the neighbouring property. Ample car parking.
The owner previously had full planning for an extension to the cottage. Details available on request.
Note 1 –
Sceptic tank, mains electric and water.
Note 2 –
All floor covering, light fittings, blinds and curtains are included in the sale.
Council Tax Band “C”