Granern, Dunphail, Forres, Moray, IV36 2QH
£350,000 Offers Over - Sold
- Large 3-bed bungalow in approx. 1.5 acres of garden
- Superb open views across farmland and hills
- Adjacent to the Dava Way
- Zoned for Logie Primary School
- Lovely semi-rural location
- Approximately 1 acre of ground
Property SummaryIn a semi-rural location with stunning open views across the fields and woods, towards the Cairngorms, Granern is a spacious 3-bedroom detached bungalow in approximately 1 acre of fully enclosed, low maintenance, sloping gardens. The accommodation comprises of 3 double bedrooms, family bathroom, spacious sitting room, sunroom, dining room, kitchen, utility, and shower room. With direct access to the Dava Way, a walking/cycling trail running 26 miles from Forres to Grantown, the house provides superb access for outdoor activities including cycling, walking and horse riding with skiing at the Cairngorms and watersports in Findhorn.
To help ensure an energy efficient and warm home, Granern has been constructed with double block built with a 50mm cavity. The inner blocks, are pummalite, designed for superior insulation, with 60mm glasswool in the centre. Additionally, the floors are insulated from the underside with 100mm of glasswool.
Entering through a half glazed UPVC door into a convenient vestibule with wall mounted coat hooks and an ample cupboard with shelf and hanging rail. A wooden, glazed door with glazed side panels leads into the L-shaped hallway providing access to all ground floor accommodation. The hallway is carpeted and has a deep shelved cupboard, and a hatch providing access to the substantial insulated and floored loft space.
Living Room (7.2m x 3.9m)
A wonderfully bright, dual aspect room with picture windows facing southwest over the expansive front gardens, fields and woods, to the hills beyond. An open fireplace inset to a marble surround and hearth with a wooden mantlepiece provides a lovely feature to the room. Double, wooden, glazed doors lead to the semi-circular sunroom to the side of the house with further doors leading to a large dining room.
Sunroom (2.8m x 4.1m (at widest))
A semi-circular sunroom with windows providing views outstanding to the southeast and northeast. A half-glazed door leads to the large, paved patio to the side of the house. Linoleum floor.
Dining room (4.4m x 3.5m)
Adjacent to the sitting room, this light dining room has windows to 2 sides providing views to the surrounding countryside. Ample room for a dining table to seat 6. Carpet. Door to kitchen.
Kitchen (3.5m x 5.1m)
A large kitchen to the rear of the house with a wide range of grey lower and upper cabinets, with a contrasting light grey countertop and vinyl floor. A tiled splashback runs the length of the countertop. A single sink with drainer and mixer taps sits beneath the window looking to the rear gardens. Integrated fridge-freezer and dishwasher. Free standing range cooker. Roller blind. Door to utility room and shower room.
Utility Room (1.9m x 1.3m)
A convenient rear utility room with wall mounted cabinets and a countertop. Plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer underneath the countertop. Half glazed, UPVC door leads to the rear garden with further door to the shower room.
Shower room (1.5m x 1.9m)
Containing a 2-piece white suite comprising pedestal basin with tiled backsplash and wall mounted mirror above, and WC. A separate shower enclosure with tiled walls houses a mains shower. Towel rail.
Bedroom 1 (2.9m x 3.1m)
To the front of the house, with 3 windows overlooking the front garden with beautiful views across the fields to mature trees beyond. Built-in wardrobe with shelf and hanging rail. Curtains and curtain rail. Carpet.
Bathroom (2.9m x 2.6m)
A large family bathroom containing a 3-piece, coloured suite comprising bidet, WC and pedestal basin with wall mounted mirror, and light with shaving point, above. Walk-in shower with shower curtain and wet wall surround, with a handrail and mains shower.
Bedroom 2 (2.9m x 3.1m)
To the front of the house with double built-in wardrobes providing shelves and hanging space. The wardrobe also houses the electricity consumer unit. Curtains and curtain rail. Carpet.
Bedroom 3 (2.9m x 3.9m)
A large double bedroom to the rear of the house with lovely views over the mature rear garden up towards the fields and woods beyond. Curtains and curtain rail. Carpet.
Gardens and Outbuildings
Extending to approximately an acre, Granern has substantial gardens to the front, rear and sides. Predominantly laid to lawn for ease of maintenance, with mature shrubs and trees. A beech hedge provides privacy to the front with a sweeping, stone chipped, circular drive leading from the road to the house. To the side there is a large, paved patio area for sitting out, and to the rear there is a paved pathway, with lawn behind and a greenhouse.
Enclosed primarily by post and wire fencing, the enclosed garden offers superb scope for growing fruit and vegetables or having a large area for children or animals. Backing directly onto the Dava Way, Granern is in an outstanding location for safe cycling and walking and for access to the River Divie for swimming.
Garage (5.8m x 7.4m)
A substantial double garage with remote controlled, up-and-over, garage door. With concrete floor and a high ceiling with wooden beams, there is ample space for storage. The garage houses the Grant oil boiler and UV water filtration system.
Only 8 miles from Forres and 14 miles from Grantown-on-Spey, Granern sits in an enviable position with close access to amazing fishing, hiking, cycling, swimming and an array of outdoor activities.
Although rural, it is within 15 minutes’ drive of Forres. Just minutes from some of the most fabulous walks and cycling opportunities, over moors, through woods and along the River Findhorn. The Dava way, 26 miles of reclaimed railway track running across the Dava from Forres to Grantown-on-Spey, runs close to the house, and Logie Steading, with its unique shopping experience and cafe is only minutes by car. The Rivers Findhorn and Divie, with areas of outstanding beauty are also minutes away. Granern is in the catchment area for Logie Primary School, a well-regarded, rural primary school with only 25 pupils. School transportation is provided from the house to the school.
The close-by town of Forres is a wonderful former Royal Burgh situated close to the Cairngorm Mountain Range and within 5 miles of the beautiful white-sand beaches that run from Findhorn to Burghead. Local amenities include good primary and secondary schools, supermarkets, banks, restaurants, doctors' surgery and a variety of national and local retail outlets.
The Highland capital city of Inverness is approximately 25 miles west of Forres and provides extensive retail, leisure and entertainment facilities in addition to road and rail links south.
Good transport links are available in Forres with a regular train and bus services to Inverness and Aberdeen and train links to further south available from Inverness, just 26 miles from Forres. Dunphail is well located for access to both Inverness International Airport, at Dalcross, offering daily flights to London and services multiple other domestic and international locations, and Aberdeen International Airport at Dyce is approximately 70 miles.
Please note all measurements are approximate and should be verified by potential purchasers.