- Beautiful Period Property With Great Accomodation
- Original Features Including Sash & Case Windows, Ornate Fire Surrounds, High Ceilings and Decorative Coving
- Oil Fired Central Heating and Multi-Fuel Stove
- Extensive Garden Grounds, Garage and Workshop Space
- Lots of Potential as a Family Home or Guest House
Newtonmore is a traditional highland village situated within the Cairngorm National Park nestling between the Cairngorm and Monadhliath Mountains ranges. The village has an excellent range of recreational facilities with a golf course, bowling green and tennis courts. The area also boasts splendid hill walking, water sports at Loch Insh, skiing on Cairngorm and fishing on the River Spey. There are also a good range of shops and restaurants in the village. Primary schooling is available, with the secondary school located three miles away in Kingussie. Also in Kingussie is a health centre, dental practice and community sports centre. Newtonmore is situated approx. 66 miles north of Perth and 48 miles south of Inverness with direct links by rail and road. The Cairngorm Mountain and Nevis Range ski areas are both within an hour’s drive. Inverness Airport is just over an hour away with direct flights to London or, alternatively, Edinburgh and Glasgow are around a two hour drive.
Glen Road is a desirable residential area at the west end of Newtonmore. Within walking distance of local facilities and amenities (0.5mile) and the numerous countryside walks surrounding Newtonmore. The famous Wildcat Trail circles around the village and Glen Banchor, a spectacular highland glen with historic townships are also close by.
Alder Lodge is a stunning nine bedroom detached Edwardian villa built in 1910 by Elizabeth Garett Anderson, the first woman to qualify in Britain as a physician and surgeon.The property, which has retained many traditional features, both inside and out, including bay windows to the front, ornate fire surrounds, deep skirtings and facings, high ceilings with decorative coving, picture rails and servant bells (not in use) and parquey flooring. Modern comforts include oil fired central heating and a multi-fuel stove in the lounge. The property has been extended to the rear and has been utilised as a guest house, with all bedrooms except one (Bedroom 9) having a vanity unit with wash-hand basin. A full fire alarm system and doors installed are installed throughout. It would also lend itself as a large family home. The mature garden grounds are landscaped with mature trees and shrubs with a large drive to the east of the property and a timber double garage with workshop space.
Entrance Vestibule 2.09m x 1.17m
Double timber storm entrance doors open into an entrance vestibule. An opaque glazed door with side screens lead into the main hallway. Space for shoe and coat storage. Viny flooring.
Entrance Hallway 2.11m x 5.23m
Spacious hallway with doors off to lounge, dining room and rear hall. An impressive staircase with painted timber balustrade and handrail lead up to the first floor. Under stairs storage cupboard. Pendant lighting. Central heating thermostat and radiator. Fitted carpet.
Lounge 4.5m x 5.43m
Bright and spacious, double aspect room with triple bay window to the front, overlooking woodland and mountains and a bay window to side overlooking garden. Feature fireplace housing a multifuel stove with slate heath, stone surround, timber mantle and display shelf. Shelved display recess with cupboard below. Telephone point. Brass effect ceiling triple light fitting and two matching wall lights. Two Central heating radiators. Fitted carpet. Glazed door to front giving access to open porch.
Open Porch 3.73m x 1.71m
Giving access to garden. Glazed on three sides, timber clad ceiling. Flush entrance light. Decorative stone floor.
Dining Room 4.57m x 4.23m
Bright and spacious room with triple bay windows to the front, giving beautiful views to the woodland. Shelved recess with cupboard below. Two Antique style matching wall lights. Central heating radiator. Parquet flooring. Archway to Snug.
Snug 1.92m x 4.53m
Window to side of property offering natural daylight. Pine-lined on one wall. Pendant Lighting and parquet flooring. Open hatch and door to hallway.
Hallway (behind snug) 0.92m x 2.68m
Door to kitchen, hatch to snug and built in storage cupboard with shelving and light. Pendant Light. Fitted carpet.
Rear hallway of kitchen 2.79m x 1.01m + 1.13 x 1.73 + 1.5m x 2.7m
Door of to kitchen, bedroom 8, family bathroom, storage cupboard, WC and rear entrance hall. High level cupboard. Fire hose and display shelf. Pendant light. Fitted carpet.
Kitchen 3.97m x 4m
Spacious kitchen with fitted base and wall units. Freestanding electric range cooker (Leisure Cuisine Master). Stainless steel flashback and extractor chimney. Space for fridge freezer. Worktop area with shelving below. Tiling around three walls. Strip light. Servant bells display box. Central heating radiator. Wood effect viny floor. Two windows to rear overlooking rear garden. Door to hallway behind snug and archway through to utility.
Utility Room 1.66m x 3.45m
Double aspect room with windows to driveway and rear garden. Fitted base units incorporating double stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Wall tilling around work surfaces. Spaces for freestanding appliances (dishwasher, tumble-dryer and washer). High level storage with shelf. Strip light. Central heating radiator. Wood effect vinyl floor.
Bedroom 8 2.16m x 4.53m
Single room with window to rear overlooking garden. Fitted wardrobe offering hanging and storage. Vanity unit with wash hand basin, tiled splashback, mirror and shaving point. Central heating radiator. Fitted carpet.
Downstairs Bathroom 2.1m x 1.43m
Two piece apricot colored suite incorporating pedestal wash hand basin and bath with electric shower over. Waterproof wall panelling on all four walls. Corner display shelves and end of bath cupboard. Wall mirror. Flush ceiling lights. Electric radiator. Wood effect vinyl floor. Opaque window to rear.
Downstairs WC 3.18m x 1.20m at widest
Two piece white suite with wall hung basin and WC with concealed cistern. Shaving point and wall mirror. Loft access hatch. Pendant light. Central heating radiator. Vinyl floor. Opaque window to rear.
Rear Entrance Hall 2.36m x 1.16m
Entrance door from back garden, door to bedroom 9 and door to large storage cupboard. Stairs to first floor. Storage cupboard includes fire alarm control, electric consumer unit and coat hooks. Pendant light. Fitted carpet.
Bedroom 9 2.78m x 5.33m
Spacious double bedroom with window overlooking rear garden. Under stairs storage cupboard. Brass effect Triple ceiling light. Central heating radiator. Fitted carpet.
Stairway to first floor
Stairway leading to half landing and first floor. Window overlooking garden to side. Pendant light. Central heating radiator. Fitted carpet.
Top Landing in Rear 5.26m x 1.47m
Doors to Bedroom 6, Bedroom 67, Shower Room and Inner Hallway. Window to side of the property. Antique style wall light and pendant light. Central heating radiator. Fitted carpet.
(Bedroom 1-7 all have built in vanity units with wash-hand basin and tile washback)
Bedroom 7 5.26m x 2.78m
Double bedroom with window to rear overlooking garden. Fitted wardrobe with hanging and storage. Pendant light. Central Heating radiator. Fitted carpet.
Upstairs Shower Room 1.28m x 2.46m
Three piece white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, WC and shower cubicle with instant electric shower. Extractor fan and pendant light. Fitted carpet.
Bedroom 6 2.74m x 3.71m
Single room with window overlooking garden to side. Fitted wardrobe with hanging and storage. Pendant lighting. Central Heating Radiator. Fitted carpet.
Inner Hallway 0.14m x 6.2m
Door to first floor landing from main staircase and bedroom 1-5. Skylight and pendant lighting. Fitted carpet.
Bedroom 1 4.49m x 3.28m
Double room with window to side offering natural daylight. Space for bedroom furniture. Pendant lighting. Central heating radiator. Fitted carpet.
Bedroom 2 3.92m x 4.18m
Bright and spacious double bedroom with two large windows overlooking the front garden and woodland beyond. Feature cast iron fireplace with tile surround and painted timber mantle. Edinburgh press cupboard. Comb ceiling. Pendant light. Central heating radiator. Fitted carpet.
Bedroom 3 2.4m x 2.6m
Single room with window facing front garden and views over woodlands. Space for bedroom furniture. Pendant lighting. Central heating radiator. Fitted carpet.
Bedroom 4 4.53m x 4.19m
Bright and spacious double room with two bay windows overlooking front garden and views over woodland. Feature cast iron fireplace with tile surround and painted timber mantle. Built in dressing table with cupboard above. Comb ceiling. Pendant light. Central heating radiator. Fitted carpet.
Bedroom 5 3.34m x 4.54m
Double room with window to side offering natural daylight, Feature cast iron fireplace with tile surround and painted timber mantle. Space for bedroom furniture. Pendant light. Central heating radiator. Fitted carpet.
First floor landing to main staircase 2.94m x 0.95m
Doors of to family bathroom, shower room and WC. Wall light. Fitted carpet.
Family Bathroom 2.8m x 3m at widest
Two-piece avocado suite comprising pedestal wash-hand basin and bath. White WC with concealed cistern. Built in storage cupboard. Secondary glazed window to rear. Central heating radiator incorporating heated towel rail. Hatch to loft as well as skylight. Fitted carpet.
WC 0.97m x 2.09m
Two piece white WC and wall hung wash-hand basin with tile splashback. Opaque window to rear. Pendant light. Fitted carpet.
Shower Room 2 2.77m (including shower) x 0.8m
Shower cubicle with mixer shower and tiling. Skylight, wall mirror and pendant lighting. Central heating radiator. Fitted carpet.
Garage 8m x 6m
Timber constructed double garage with corrugated iron roof, two up and over doors and power and light. Pedestrian side door.
The extensive garden grounds surrounding the property are a mixture of mature trees and shrubs as well as a maintained front lawn. To the back and west of the property are sloping garden grounds as well as a landscaped garden which leads to the side access of the garage. A large gravel driveway with room for multiple cars.
A boiler room is present on the west side of the property housing the hot water cylinder and the recently installed oil boiler.
Fitted floor coverings, curtains and freestanding electric cooker. Please note: no guarantees will be given for any electrical appliances. Other items may be available by separate negotiation.
Mains electricity, water and drainage.
Currently Band G (£3,484 pa), including water rates. Discounts are available for single occupancy.
A Home Report is available by using the below link:
Energy Performance Certificate Rating: Band F
Offers Over £435,000 are invited for this property.
The seller reserves the right to accept or refuse a suitable offer at any time.
Viewing is strictly by appointment only through the Selling Agents.
CONSUMER PROTECTION FROM UNFAIR TRADING REGULATIONS 2008
The above particulars, although believed to be correct, are not guaranteed, and any measurements stated therein are approximate only. Purchasers should note that the Selling Agents have NOT tested any of the electrical items or mechanical equipment (e.g. oven, central heating system etc.) included in the sale. Any photographs used are purely illustrative and may demonstrate only the surrounds. They are NOT therefore to be taken as indicative of the extent of the property, or that the photographs are taken from within the boundaries of the property, or what is included in the sale.