Auchreay, Golf Course Road, Grantown-on-Spey PH26 3HY

£395,000 Offers Over - Under Offer, Virtual tour available
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Property Details

  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: Under Offer
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 3
  • Parking: Driveway, Garage
  • Outside Space: Private gardens
  • EPC Rating: E
  • Council Tax Band: G

Property Features

  • Truly incredible location with stunning views to the mountains
  • Large, private gardens
  • 4 bedrooms and 3 reception rooms
  • Very desirable location
  • Substantial stone cellar with shelves (wine cellar)

Property Summary

Closing date: Friday, 5 February 2021 at 12noon

Sitting in a superb, elevated position, surrounded by substantial gardens, this spacious house would make a fabulous family home. With four bedrooms, three reception rooms, kitchen, conservatory, utility room, boot room, bathroom, WC, shower room, large cellar and garage, Auchreay is located in an enviable position in Grantown-on-Spey, overlooking the golf course to the hills beyond. Double-glazed with gas central heating, this house exudes elegance.


Double wooden front doors with glazed panels lead into a tiled vestibule with a further glazed door with glass side panels opening to the wide, open L-shaped hallway providing access to all ground floor accommodation.  The carpeted hall has two large cupboards for storage and access to the cellar. Alarm system control panel. Stairs to upper floor.

The cellar is accessed via a hatch in the hall. Lined with wooden shelves it provides great storage or perhaps a wine cellar.

Sitting room (6.4m x 4.4m)

With wide bay windows looking out over the front lawn, across the golf course to the hills, this room is beautiful. Feature open fireplace with a slate hearth and marble-effect fire surround and mantelpiece. Alcoves to either side of the fireplace provide shelving and cupboard space. Glazed panel door and windows to the office/dining room.

Office/Dining room (2.9m x 3.6m)

A good sized, dual aspect office with glazed doors to the conservatory and sitting room and a sliding door to the kitchen. Carpet.

Kitchen (3.5m x 4.0m)

A large kitchen with ample counter space and wooden upper and lower units to three walls. Tiled backsplash and partially tiled wall. Under-cabinet lighting. A bowl-and-a-half sink with mixer tap sits beneath a large picture window looking through the conservatory to the enclosed, rear garden. Integrated double oven, hob and fridge. Plumbed for dishwasher. Vinyl floor. Phone point. Glass panel doors to the conservatory and hallway and a sliding door to the office/dining room.

Conservatory (6.3m x 3.2m)

A substantial conservatory currently used as a dining and sitting room. Space for table to seat 8 while still providing space for sofas and easy chairs. Lovely private room reaching out into the rear gardens. Door to back garden. Wall lights, blinds. Electricity point and radiator. Laminate flooring.

Bedroom 1 (4.3m x 4.1m)

A bright double bedroom to the rear of the house with a large window looking out over the gardens. Two sets of double built-in wardrobes with a dressing table area in between and further cupboards across the top. Mirror with glass shelves. Carpet. Curtains and curtain pole. Cornicing.

Bedroom 2 (4.1m x 3.5m)

A lovely double bedroom to the front of the house with lovely views to the hills. Wall-to-wall fitted cupboards, with a dressing table area, provide hanging and shelf space. Roller blind, curtains and curtain rail. Carpet.

Bathroom (2.2 m x 2.5m)

A bright room with a modern three piece white suite comprising sink, WC and bath with a separate shower enclosure with mains shower. The basin is inset to a white cabinet with cupboards beneath and a wall mounted cabinet with mirrored doors above. Heated towel rail. Tiled walls. Carpet. Towel ring and toilet roll holders. Opaque window to the rear of the house with roller blind.

WC (1.9m x 1.1m)

Convenient additional WC with a three piece pale blue suite comprising WC, basin and bidet. Large mirror above the basin. Tiled walls, carpet, towel rail and toilet roll ring. Window for natural light and ventilation.

 Utility room (4.3m x 3.9m)

Located at the end of the hall through a glazed door, the utility room provides incredible storage with upper and lower cabinets to two walls and shelves. There is a single sink and it is plumbed for washing machine. The electricity consumer unit and meters are housed in a cupboard and the heating controls on the wall. Space for a fridge freezer and separate freezer.  Floor mounted Worcester boiler. Door to boot room and integral garage.

Boot room (2.5m x 4.6m)

With a flagstone floor, workbench, coat hooks, shelves and window and half-glazed door to the rear garden, the boot room could be used for a multitude of purposes – a potting shed, storage, area for wet dogs along with wet boots and coats. Just a fabulous, practical room so rarely found in family houses.

Stairs to upper floor

An open, carpeted staircase, with wooden handrail, leads from the lower floor hallway to a landing (1.7m x 1.7m). The landing provides access to Bedroom 3, the upstairs shower room and the upper floor living room, with further access to Bedroom 4. A large walk-in laundry cupboard (1.3m x 1.7m) with shelves is on the landing. With a living room, two bedrooms and shower room, the upper floor provides wonderful guest or letting accommodation.

Bedroom 3 (2.7m x 2.3m)

A single, dual aspect, bedroom with coombed ceiling to the side of the house. With a single built in cupboard and windows to the side and ceiling, this bright room would be a perfect child’s bedroom or guest room. Hatch access to attic space. Access to coomb space. Carpet. Blinds.

Shower room (1.8m x 3.5m)

Accessed through a sliding door from the landing. Coombed ceilings. Two piece white suite (WC and basin), separate shower enclosure with mains shower. A Velux window provides natural light and ventilation. Wall mounted cabinet with mirrored doors, towel rail and ring.

Upper living room (3.9m x 5.5m)

A beautiful bright room spanning the width of the house, with large windows to the front and rear providing fabulous views to the hills and over the gardens to the rear. Coombed ceilings provide character. TV and phone points. Carpet. Blinds. Built-in cupboards providing additional storage space. Door to Bedroom 4.

Bedroom 4 (4.4m x 5.5m)

A beautiful, private upstairs bedroom, spanning the width of the house with windows to the front and rear. Two Velux windows, with blinds, look over the golf course to the hills and large picture windows to the rear, over the garden. Double built-in wardrobes provide hanging and shelf space with further built-in cupboards providing storage space. Carpet. Curtain and curtain rail.

Garden and Grounds

Auchreay’s gardens are truly lovely. A large lawn, with flower beds and mature shrubs to the side, slopes down from the house to the private road below. The driveway leads up to the garage with a further paved parking area to the front of the house with steps to the patio area adjacent to the front door.

A path to the side of the house leads to the side gate providing access to a wonderful, large, enclosed garden, primarily laid to lawn with impressive mature trees and a herbaceous border. Two sheds. Oil tank.

Services: Mains water, drainage and telephone

 Heating: Oil central heating

 Viewing: Viewing is through R & R Urquhart’s Property Department on (01309) 676600

Date of Entry: Early entry is available

Auchreay sits in a highly desirable area of Grantown-on-Spey, immediately across from the golf course and just minutes from the High Street, schools and local amenities. The house is set back from the road in an elevated position with a driveway leading to the front entrance.


Grantown-on-Spey, sits in the Cairngorm National Park. A beautiful, historic town, with well laid out streets of character homes, Grantown is a popular tourist resort. The High Street sports a wide-range of shops and cafes, an asset decreasingly found in smaller towns, with multiple guest houses and hotels in the town. Local amenities include primary and secondary schooling, health care facilities, an award winning 18-hole golf course, leisure centre, swimming pool and tennis courts. The River Spey offering excellent trout and salmon fishing is close by. Aviemore is 14 miles to the south, with the Cairngorm mountain ski area just 20 miles away and the Lecht Ski resport less than half an hour drive. Inverness, with its international airport and main rail terminus is approximately 30 miles.