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Bramble Cottage, 41 Conicavel, Forres, Moray, IV36 2TU

£310,000 Offers Over - Sold
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Property Details

  • Type: Cottage, Detached cottage, Detached House, House
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Parking: Off Road Parking, Single Garage
  • Outside Space: Private gardens
  • EPC Rating: D
  • Council Tax Band: E

Property Features

  • Wonderful character cottage
  • Minutes from Darnaway Forest
  • Situated in a warm, friendly community
  • Minutes from transport and shops

Property Summary

A charming stone-built cottage in an idyllic location

This charming 3 bedroom detached cottage is offered for sale in immaculate condition having been significantly improved by the current owner. The cottage is deceptively spacious and is set in attractive private gardens. Full of character, Bramble Cottage has been tastefully upgraded to reflect the character of the cottage, with “old style” radiators, Amtico tile-effect flooring and two wood burning stoves. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the superior quality of accommodation offered by this superb property, in an excellent location within the historic hamlet of Conicavel, which is well placed for commuting on the A96 corridor.

Conicavel, a warm and friendly community, sits within the Darnaway estate. The location is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts, with access to Darnaway Forest just a few steps away. Wonderful walking, cycling and horse riding with close access to the River Findhorn for swimming, canoeing and white water rafting. Close to the Cairngorm National Park, skiing and mountaineering are within easy reach, and the white beaches of Findhorn, a mere 12 miles (approx.) away offers superb recreational opportunities including a wide array of watersports.


Entering through a wooden door with frosted glass panel into the L-shaped hall with access to all ground floor accommodation. Two large hall cupboards; one which is used as a utility space is plumbed for a washing machine and tumble dryer (1.0m x 1.4m), one with a hanging rail and shelves provides excellent space for outdoor coats and shoes. A further understairs cupboard houses the oil-fired boiler. Beautiful, high quality, black and white Amtico geometric flooring. Curtain rail and silk curtains above the front door. Two traditional style radiators, one with a shelf above

Shower Room (2.0m x2.4m)

An absolutely stunning, modern shower room with a white 2-piece suite comprising WC and wash hand basin inset to a bathroom cabinet with two drawers. A beautiful tile splash back, and large wall-mounted mirror, sit above the basin with a deep shelf area. A separate shower enclosure provides a mains shower. The window, to the front, has wooden blinds and a window shelf. Wall-mounted hand towel ring and toilet roll holder. Wood-effect vinyl flooring. Radiator.

Dining Kitchen (5.5m x 4.2m)

Installed in late 2021, this modern and bright dining kitchen, with light-coloured wooden cabinets, oak counter tops and a contrasting dark breakfast bar, is truly lovely. A double Belfast sink with mixer taps is inset to the countertop below the window looking into the sunroom /family room and colourful garden. Space for a fridge freezer and large range cooker with built-in extractor fan above. Wall-mounted wooden shelves provide plenty of extra storage space. Space for a dining table and chairs. Wood effect vinyl flooring. Ladder Radiator. A doorway leads to the sunroom / family room.

Included in the kitchen is an integrated Bosch dishwasher and dustbins. The range cooker, large complementary dresser with display shelves  may be available by separate negotiation along with the farmhouse pine table, pine benches and chairs.

Sunroom/Family Room (4.2m x 3.7m)

With wall-to-wall windows to three walls and patio doors to the rear garden, this room is incredibly bright. A recently installed wood burner adds a lovely feature, making the room a delight at all times of year. A wooden window shelf runs all around the windows, and beneath the window to the kitchen. Wood effect vinyl flooring. Blinds. Curtain rail and linen curtains. 2 radiators.

Sitting Room (4.9m x 4.8m)

To the front of the house, the sitting room is spacious and has a wonderful ambience. Dual aspect, the sitting room has a log burning stove inset to a beautiful wooden and marble mantlepiece, on marble tile hearth, creating a wonderful warming feature. Brass curtain poles. Carpet. 2 traditional style radiators.


The stairs, with a beautifully painted wooden handrail and soft carpet, lead up to the upper accommodation.

Master Bedroom (4.6m x 3.3m (incl. built-in wardrobes))

With a wonderful cottage-feel, this is an ample L-shaped double bedroom. To either side of the bed, built-in shelving units provide storage space. Built-in double wardrobes with hanging rail, shelf above and shoe storage. Velux window with views into the forest. Perfect-fit pleated blackout blinds. Carpet. Radiator.

Upstairs WC (1.9m x 1.6m)

With a 2-piece white suite comprising of WC and pedestal sink. Window to the front of the house. Vinyl flooring.

Bedroom 2 (3.3m x 3.3m)

A bright double bedroom with a Velux window to the side of the house. Perfect fit pleated blackout blind. Carpet. Fitted wardrobe. Radiator.

Bedroom 3 (2.1m x 3.0m)

A single bedroom to the front of the house currently used as an office. Ceiling window. Carpet. Radiator.

Gardens and Outbuildings

A gardener’s dream, the garden of Bramble cottage is planted throughout with flowering perennials and mature shrubs. Areas of patio for sitting out both to the south and west of the cottage, with pathways leading through the garden. Wrap around gardens lead to the large rear garden, which is primarily laid to stone chips with borders to the side and middle. Outbuildings include a wooden garden shed, greenhouse, large woodshed and single garage. The garage has been insulated and lined with ample electric sockets and lighting. This garden would be lovely to sit out in year-round, is peaceful and attracts a wide variety of birds and wildlife, including red squirrels.

The picturesque hamlet of Conicavel is set within the historic Darnaway Estate just 6 miles from Forres and a short walk from the Findhorn River and the miles of forest walks within the Estate. Conicavel has the added advantage of being only a few miles away from the A96 which makes commuting along the A96 corridor very convenient.

Forres is a thriving small town in the northeast of Scotland. With an active high street offering butchers, bakers, cafes, gift shops, hairdressers, a tailor, post office and grocery shops, it continues to offer a wide selection of services. The town boasts large parks and woodland walks, having been placed, or won, the relevant section of Britain in Bloom on multiple occasions.

Primary schooling for Conicavel is provided in Dyke, a small country school with only 92 (approx.) pupils, with secondary schooling in Forres, either in Forres Academy or the Drumduan Steiner school. Gordonstoun private school is less than 20 miles away.

Healthcare is available in Forres with hospitals in Elgin (12 miles) and Inverness (26) miles. Transport links are excellent with a regular bus running between Aberdeen and Inverness, a train station also on the main line between Aberdeen and Inverness and airports in both Inverness and Aberdeen providing daily flights to domestic and international destinations.

Please note that all measurements and distances are approximate and provided for guidance only.

Please note:

  • A list of furniture and soft furnishings can be purchased directly with the seller

  • The Danish shelving unit in the lounge will be removed as will the radiator covers

  • The Steel hanging rail above the cooker will be removed

  • Gun cabinet shall be removed (presently bolted to wall)

  • Wall mounted tv’s in kitchen and main bedroom will be removed