Homelands, Lynchat, By Kingussie


Property Type: Detached House
Bedrooms: 5
Postcode: PH21 1LT

  • Beautiful Detached Traditional Five Bedroom Property
  • Elevated Position With Excellent Views Of The Cairngorms & Surrounding Hills
  • Front Facing Sitting Room & Dining Room
  • Many Original Features With Fireplaces, Ceiling Coving Doors & Finishings
  • Large Kitchen Extension With Oil Fired Rayburn Stove
  • Modern Oil Central Heating & UPVC Double Glazed Windows & Doors
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Postcode: PH21 1LT

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“Homelands” is a substantial detached five bedroom Victorian style villa in an elevated location and from the front offers excellent views over to the Cairngorms and local hills.  The property has retained many original features including open fireplaces, ceiling covings, decorative window by the front entrance porch, picture and dado rails. Recent modern improvements have included a large extension built in 1990 which offers a spacious kitchen/dining and leisure area, fully fitted UPVC windows and doors, oil fired central heating system as well as electric storage heaters and there is an oil fired Rayburn stove in the kitchen which also heats the hot water. The improvements have been sympathetically applied and the property offers the ambiance and character of a period property.

Internal viewing is highly recommended in order to appreciate the many features on offer in this desirable property.

Garden Grounds

Large front garden set back from roadside with an iron gate and pathway. Lawns and a smaller chipped area at the front. Pathways extend around the property. Shared parking area at the rear with dedicated parking spaces. Steps concrete steps to the rear entrance. The garden enjoys views to the surrounding hills and mountains.


Mains electricity, water and drainage. Telephone. Satellite dish.

Council Tax

Currently Band F £2637p.a. 25% discount for single occupancy. Includes water rates.

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How To Get There

If approaching from Kingussie, turn left as you come into Lynchat, then first right and follow the rear access road for approximately 200m and the property is on the right hand side.  Park in front of the house signposted Sneuk Head.


Formal offers should be submitted to our office in Aviemore.


Viewing is by appointment only through the Selling Agents.



Entrance Vestibule - 5' 5" x 4' 11" (1.67m x 1.5m)

UPVC Security entrance door with letterbox and glazed panels on 3 sides. Wood panelled ceiling. Fitted carpet. Period door with decorative glass that opens to reception hallway.


Hallway with space for furniture. Under stair cupboard. Ceiling coving. Pendant light. Radiator. Fitted carpets. Doors to sitting room, dining room and rear hall. Stairs to first floor.

Sitting Room - 13' 8" x 13' 1" (4.18m x 4m)

Two large windows overlooking the front with views over the surrounding hills. Period tiled fireplace. Alcove with display shelves. Telephone cable. Satellite cable. Ceiling coving. Picture rail. Two picture lights. Pendant light. Radiator. Fitted carpet.

Dining Room/Office - 13' 8" x 13' 9" (4.18m x 4.2m)

Two large windows overlooking the front with views over the surrounding hills. Period tiled fireplace. Ceiling coving. Picture rail. Pendant light. Radiator. Fitted carpet. Currently used as an office (no picture but similar to the sitting room).

Rear Hallway

Doors to kitchen, family bathroom and double bedroom. High level fuse board. Ceiling light. Ceiling coving. Fitted carpet.

Kitchen/Dining Area - 11' 11" x 22' (3.65m x 6.71m)

Large extended open plan room incorporating a fitted kitchen, informal family dining and leisure seating. Fan assisted oven and grill. Kitchen base and wall units with breakfast bar with four stools, fitted stainless steel sink and worktops. Wall tiles above worktops. Traditional oil fired Rayburn. Plumbed for washing machine. Vinyl flooring. Two large windows to side. Doors to rear entrance and rear hall.

Rear Entrance - 6' 8" x 3' 6" (2.05m x 1.08m)

UPVC Security door which leads to car parking. Window to side. Space for storage. Pendant light. Fitted carpet.

Family Bathroom - 10' 9" x 12' 7" (3.3m x 3.85m)

Five piece suite consisting of WC, bath, shower unit Mira electric shower, vanity basin and bidet. Wall tiles. Bathroom accessories. Heated towel rail. Downflow heater. Ceiling light. Radiator. Fitted carpets.

Bedroom Five - 13' 4" x 10' 8" (4.07m x 3.27m)

Window to side. Double wardrobe with curtain. Single cupboard with hot water tank. Alcove with display shelves. Ceiling Coving. Pendant light. Radiator. Fitted Carpet.

Front Landing

Traditional staircase rising to the first floor with window to front offering natural daylight and excellent views of the surrounding hills. Space for furniture. Dado rail. Ceiling coving. Loft hatch. Pendant light. Radiator. Fitted carpets. Doors to bedrooms one and two.

Bedroom One - 15' 8" x 13' 8" (4.78m x 4.19m) - ex. Bay Windows

Double room with bay windows to the front offering excellent views of garden, Cairngorms and surrounding hills. Period tiled fireplace. Window to side. Ceiling coving. Pendant light. Radiator and storage heater. Fitted carpet.

Bedroom Two - 13' 7" x 13' 2" (4.16m x 4.02m)

Double room with windows to the front, again with views of Cairngorms and surrounding hills. Ceiling coving. Pendant light. Radiator. Fitted carpet.

Rear Landing

Window to the side. Pendant light. Radiator. Fitted carpet. Doors to bedroom three, four and shower room.

Bedroom Three - 9' 4" x 6' 7" (2.87m x 2.03m)

Single room with window to the side. Ceiling coving. Pendant light. Radiator. Fitted carpet.

Shower Room - 4' 5" x 9' 3" (1.36m x 2.82m)

Three piece suite consisting of WC, basin and shower unit with Mira electric shower. Pine wall panelling to dado height. Sky light. Bathroom accessories. Heated towel rail. Pendant light. Radiator. Fitted Carpet.

Bedroom Four - 13' 4" x 9' 10" (4.07m x 3m)

Double room with window to side. Built in cupboard (Press). Pendant light. Radiator. Fitted carpet.


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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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