Fasgadh, Glen Road, Newtonmore

Offers Over £400,000

Property Type: Bungalow
Bedrooms: 4
Postcode: PH20 1EA

  • Attractive 4 Bedroom Detached Bungalow In Desirable Location with Panoramic Views
  • Within 0.5 Mile of Village Amenities, River Calder & Glen Banchor
  • UPVC Double Glazing, Oil Fired Central Heating & Multi-Fuel Stove in Lounge
  • Detached Garage & 0.75 Acre Mature Garden Grounds
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Postcode: PH20 1EA

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Newtonmore is a traditional holiday village situated within the Cairngorms National Park nestling between the Cairngorm and Monadhliath Mountains ranges. The village has an excellent range of recreational facilities with its own 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 in Newtonmore is a sought after location, being within walking distance of the village (0.5 mile) and close to the River Calder and the beautiful Glen Banchor,  where walking routes through historic townships can be found.

“Fasgadh” is a detached bungalow, designed with all original rooms facing South, with views to Drumochter Pass.  Set within approximately 0.75 acre garden grounds on an elevated site, it enjoys a picturesque setting, surrounded by woodland.

Built around 1910 for local clergy, the property was used as a Montessori school during World War 2 and the original drawings are on display within the house. It has been renovated and modernized in recent years to a high standard, including UPVC double glazed windows, oil fired central heating and multi-fuel stove in the lounge.  There are also 16 PV solar panels generating an income of approximately £1,200 per annum through government payments until 2036.  Further details of which will be confirmed through the normal conveyancing process.

The garden grounds are landscaped with mature trees and shrubs and slope gently down to the road.  There is a detached timber garage with attached potting shed/store at the rear.

Garage                                           6.08m x 3.83m

Timber garage with double entrance doors, windows on each side, power and light and pedestrian door through to potting shed.

Potting Shed/Storage Area          3.90m x 3.82m

Glazed on two sides.  Pendant lighting.

Garden

The property is approached via a tarred drive, through wrought iron gates to a parking area at the front. The drive then continues round the side of the property to the rear garden.The front garden slopes up towards the house and is enclosed by timber fencing and hedging and is laid to lawn with mature trees, heather beds and patio area. The rear garden is laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs, paved drying area, oil tank, log store, garage and gravel parking area.

INCLUDED

Fitted floor coverings, wardrobe units in Bedroom 1, curtains, integrated kitchen appliances, freestanding washing machine and tumble dryer. Other items may be available by separate negotiation.

SERVICES

Mains electricity, water and drainage.

COUNCIL TAX

Currently Band F (£2707 pa 2019/20), including water rates.  Discounts are available for single occupancy.

Entrance Porch - 9' 1" x 4' 2" (2.77m x 1.28m)

UPVC glazed front door. Tiled floor. Large window with deep sill overlooking rear garden. Central heating radiator. Glazed door to hall.

Hallway One - 32' 2" x 4' 10" (9.82m x 1.48m) - at widest

Doors off to lounge, all bedrooms and bathroom. Wood effect laminate flooring. Window to side. Smoke alarm. Four matching uplighters. Hatch to loft.

Lounge - 20' 4" x 19' 9" (6.22m x 6.02m)

Impressive, triple aspect room with picture window to the front overlooking the garden, down the valley to the mountains beyond. Hexagonally shaped, with high ceilings, this room is located in the centre of the house. Double fronted multi-fuel stove on a slate hearth with stone surround and slate mantelpiece. Feature ceiling light fitting and picture light. Three central heating radiators. Ceiling coving. Doors off to hallways 1 and 2.

Hallway Two - 20' 11" x 3' 9" (6.39m x 1.16m)

Doors off to study and dining room. Window to rear. Three matching wall lights. Smoke alarm. Hatch to loft. Central heating radiator.

Study - 11' x 9' 3" (3.37m x 2.84m)

Fitted desk, storage cupboards and shelving along one wall. Double glazed door, giving access to the front garden. Telephone point. Central heating radiator. Brass effect picture light.

Dining Room - 15' 6" x 11' 8" (4.74m x 3.57m)

Generously sized room with large picture window to the front overlooking the garden. Feature 5 piece light fitting with dimmer switch. Two central heating radiators. Ceiling coving.

Hallway Three - 9' 4" x 3' 9" (2.87m x 1.15m)

Doors to kitchen and utility room. Window to rear. Built-in shelved storage cupboard. Central heating radiator. Chrome effect recessed spotlights.

Kitchen - 15' 3" x 11' 9" (4.67m x 3.6m)

Light and airy, double aspect room with ample space for family dining. Fitted with base and wall units incorporating 1½ bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, glass fronted display cupboards, wine rack, corner display shelving and carousel unit. Integrated appliances include electric oven and grill, ceramic hob, stainless steel extractor hood, undercounter fridge and dishwasher. Wall tiling above worksurfaces. Chrome effect recessed spotlights. Central heating radiator.

Utility Room - 16' 10" x 13' 4" (5.14m x 4.07m)

Fitted base unit with stainless steel sink and drainer. Long window to the side giving views over woodland to the hills. Wall tiling above work surface. Washing machine and tumble dryer below worktop. Two built-in storage cupboards, one housing the electricity meter and fuses, solar panel, central heating and hot water controls and free standing fridge-freezer, the other with coat hooks and shelving. Further built-in cupboard with central heating boiler, hot water cylinder and slatted shelves. Glazed door to rear garden. Door to WC.

WC - 4' 5" x 3' 2" (1.35m x 0.99m)

Two piece ivory coloured suite comprising wash hand basin and WC. High level window to the side. Two glass display shelves. Central heating radiator. Chrome accessories.

Master Bedroom - 18' 3" x 11' 10" (5.58m x 3.61m)

Bright and spacious double aspect room with views over the garden to woodland beyond. Free standing wardrobe units with folding doors, incorporating hanging and storage space, mirrors and overhead lighting. Two central heating radiators. Telephone point. Smoke alarm. Ceiling coving. Glass and chrome effect wall light. Door to en-suite.

En-Suite Shower Room - 8' x 3' 8" (2.46m x 1.13m)

Tiled shower room with three piece ivory coloured suite. Fitted furniture incorporating the wash hand basin, WC, storage space and worktop. Triple mirror above the wash hand basin with recessed spotlights. Extractor fan.

Bedroom Two - 11' 5" x 8' 8" (3.5m x 2.66m)

Single bedroom with window to the front overlooking garden. Brass effect recessed spotlights. TV point. Central heating radiator.

Bedroom Three - 12' 3" x 9' 9" (3.74m x 2.99m)

Double bedroom with two windows to the rear, overlooking garden. Wood effect laminate flooring. Built-in bookshelving on one wall. Two double built-in wardrobes with built-in dressing table along one wall. Four piece chrome effect spotlight cluster.

Bedroom Four - 11' 10" x 10' 6" (3.63m x 3.21m) - excl wardrobes

Bright and spacious double room with window to the side overlooking garden and with views to woodland. Wood effect laminate flooring. Built-in wardrobes along one wall with sliding mirror doors, hanging and storage space. Smoke alarm. Brass effect recessed spotlights. Central heating radiator. TV point.

Bathroom - 9' 11" x 8' (3.03m x 2.46m)

Tiled bathroom with three piece ivory coloured suite. Fitted furniture incorporating wash hand basin, WC and a mix of storage cupboards and drawers. Wall unit above wash hand basin incorporating mirror, recessed spotlights, glass display shelves and storage cupboards. . Panelled bath with mixer shower and glass screen above. Extractor fan. Shaver point. Central heating radiator. Tiled floor. High level opaque window to side.

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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.

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