Dragonfly, 403 Field of Dreams, The Park, Findhorn, IV36 3TA
£365,000 Offers Over - Recently Sold
- Incredible location within minutes of fabulous beaches
- Located in the heart of the eco village at Findhorn
- Immaculate 3-bed, detached home
- Fantastic family home
- Beautiful, bright spaces
Property SummaryAn exceptional 3-bedroom property built with sustainable materials with flexibility in mind: built to be either a superb family home or easily separated to provide for two separate self-contained living spaces. Accommodation comprises: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, upper floor living/studio and large open plan kitchen/dining/living with stairs to a bright mezzanine area. With two log burning stoves, underfloor heating throughout the downstairs, and large windows to maximise solar gain, this house is wonderfully light and warm.
The property sits in private gardens with several areas in which to enjoy the sunshine.
This is a rare opportunity to purchase a property of character and quality in one of Scotland’s most unique seaside locations.
A newly laid, feature stone path leads from the Field of Dreams to the front door. Access from the front door to the Entrance Vestibule (3m x 2.3m) with tall windows to two sides, a spiral stair to the living room/studio and a cupboard housing the thermal store. Ceramic floor tiles.
Living Room/Studio (5.4m x 5.2m)
Accessed from the spiral stair, this full height living room with exposed beams is filled with light having windows to the east corner with a glass door opening to the balcony. Further windows to the south and west as well as letterbox windows along the north wall. A log burning stove with exposed flue provides a lovely feature. Curtain rails and curtains. Roller blinds. Two radiators. Wooden flooring.
Bedroom 1 (3.6m x 3.5m)
A spacious double bedroom with high slanted ceilings with north and south facing windows. Previously used as a second kitchen, the plumbing and wiring has been carefully concealed so that any future purchaser could easily re-instate the kitchen. Curtains and curtain rail. Carpet. Door to annexe bedroom.
Bedroom 2 (3.3m x 3.3m)
A bright dual aspect, double bedroom with a slanted ceiling giving wonderful character. Ceiling spotlights. Carpet. Curtains and curtain rail.
Bathroom (1.9m x 2.2m)
Containing a 3-piece white suite comprising WC, pedestal basin and bath with mains shower above. The walls surrounding the bath are tiled as is the back splash behind the wash hand basin. Medicine cupboard with mirrored doors sits above the wash hand basin. Wooden, wall mounted shelf. Tiled floor with underfloor heating. Window with curtain and curtain pole.
Utility Room (3.0m x 1.4m)
Built in storage along one wall with plumbing for a washing machine and vent for tumble dryer. Wall mounted coat hooks and space below provide excellent storage for outdoor clothing. Door to garden. Wall mounted central heating boiler. Ceramic floor tiles.
Bedroom 3 (3.1m x 3.0m)
A spacious double bedroom with high slanted ceilings and an apex window overlooking side garden. Curtain rail and curtains. Carpet.
Shower room (2.6m x 1.5m)
A bright shower room containing white, 2-piece suite comprising WC and pedestal wash hand basin. A separate shower enclosure houses a mains shower. Tiled backsplash with medicine cupboard with mirrored doors sits above the wash hand basin. Wooden, wall mounted shelf. Electric towel rail. Tiled floor with underfloor heating. Window with curtain and curtain pole.
Open Plan Dining/Kitchen/Living (5.0m x 4.6m)
A superb double-height, multi-function space with a large apex window with glass door opening to the private garden. Kitchen units along one wall with built-in hob and oven. A tiled splashback runs the length of the kitchen units. Space for a fridge. The tall window to the side, and letterbox windows to the gable and above the kitchen sink, allow light to stream in. Small wall mounted shelf above the gable window. Convenient clothes pulleys are attached to the ceiling. A log burning stove with exposed flue sits in the corner of the room giving a lovely ambience. Curtain rails, poles and curtains. Ladder to mezzanine platform with space for a double mattress. Excellent space for guest accommodation, meditation or play area. There is a letterbox window above the bed with curtain pole and curtains.
Garden and Grounds
The private gardens wrap around the house and have been tastefully landscaped inc seating areas, a wildlife pond with running water, home to newts and dragonflies, areas of lawn and raised beds. There are three adjoining sheds and the garden is bound by a mixture of wooden fence, woven willow and bushes.
Dragonfly, 403 Field of Dreams sits just minutes from the Phoenix café, Universal Hall and Cullerne Gardens. Close to the edge of The Park there are wonderful walks through the woods and dunes to the superb white sandy beaches of Findhorn and the Moray coast path.
It is part of The Park Ecovillage Findhorn which aims to produce a low overall carbon footprint. A small wind farm provides 'green' electricity for the community. Regular events focussing on health, wellbeing and the environment are within minutes’ walk. The sky is big, the air is clean and the weather unusually sunny for the North of Scotland. The Park has a lovely vegan café restaurant, artisan pizza takeaway, large convenience store with organic food, household goods and gifts, the Moray Arts Centre and The Universal Hall, a beautiful theatre with an auditorium for 300.
The historic Findhorn coastal village is within a short walking distance, with boatyard, cafés, pubs, shop & Post Office, the Royal Findhorn Yacht Club, and a broad variety of sports and social opportunities.
Car share schemes are available locally, and the flat terrain is ideal for cycling. Organic veg box schemes are in operation and “The Phoenix” local community shop stocks a wide range of organic produce. The Phoenix Café was recently listed as one of Scotland’s best vegetarian restaurants in The Times, and La Boheme pizzeria is always popular. The more widely known Universal Hall and Moray Art Centre offer wonderful live events and exhibitions.
Forres, approximately 5 miles away, offers a wide range of amenities, shops and supermarkets including Tesco, Co-op and LIDL. There are primary schools in Kinloss and Forres with Forres Academy and the Drumduan Steiner School providing secondary education. Gordonstoun private school is approximately 9 miles away. A modern health centre in Forres has two GP practices with Dr. Grays hospital in Elgin providing a wider range of health services.
Findhorn is located just 5 miles northeast of Forres with easy access to the A96, the main road between Inverness and Aberdeen. Good transport links are available in Forres with a regular train and bus services to Inverness and Aberdeen and train links to further south, north & west available from Inverness, just 26 miles from Forres. Findhorn is well located for access to both Inverness International Airport, at Dalcross, approximately 20 miles, offering daily flights to London and multiple other domestic and international locations, and Aberdeen International Airport at Dyce, approximately 70 miles.
Please note that all measurements and distances are approximate and provided for guidance only.