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Grianan, Knockando, AB38 7SG

£275,000 Offers Over - Sold
Closing Date: 13th January 2023 @ noon
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Property Details

  • Type: Detached cottage
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Parking: Driveway, Off Road Parking
  • Outside Space: Private gardens, South Facing Garden
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • EPC Rating: E
  • Council Tax Band: D

Property Features

  • Truly superb location with outstanding views
  • Large 4-bed house with 2 sunrooms
  • Lovely rural location
  • Character cottage on a quiet road

Property Summary


Do you dream of a rural lifestyle, surrounded by nothing but hills, fields and big skies? Nestled in rolling countryside with superb long views across fields to the hills and Cairngorms beyond, this 4-bedroom country cottage, substantially extended, sits in ample wrap-around gardens. Offering a large kitchen open plan to an ample dining/sitting room with a multi-fuel stove, utility room, WC, shower room and 4 double bedrooms. A perfect residence or holiday home. The gardens are lovely with a lovely contrast of lawn, shrubs, trees and open area. The opportunities to watch a wide range of wildife from the comfort of your home, is endless.

Aberlour, just a few miles away, is a thriving traditional small town with shops, cafes and pubs. A wider range of shops and amenities are available in Elgin, approximately 20 miles away. Speyside sits in the heart of whisky country, with fast flowing, clean rivers and beautiful countryside. The outdoor opportunities are incredible with hiking, biking, horse riding, skiing and water sport opportunities all within close reach.


Entering through a UPVC glazed door into a bright sunroom to the front of the house with a further half-glazed door opening to the downstairs hallway providing access to all ground floor accommodation and stairs to the upper floor.

Sun porch (3.2m x 2.2m)

A bright room with wall-to-wall windows to 3 sides, providing the most superb long views across fields to the hills beyond. Curtains and curtain rails. Vinyl flooring.

Dining Kitchen (4.0m x 3.1m)

A spacious kitchen with a wide range of wall-mounted and base units providing ample storage. A large base unit has an overhanging countertop providing a handy space to sit with a cup of coffee or eat lunch.  Space for cooker, fridge freezer and plumbed for dishwasher. An archway through the deep original cottage walls, provides access to a large sun room/conservatory.

Sunroom/Conservatory (4.2m x 3.4m)

With wall-to-wall windows to 3 sides providing panoramic views across the fields to the front and sides, and over to the hills and to the rear across the lovely gardens to the forest behind, this room is truly lovely. Enjoy watching wildlife and a vast range of birds at all times of year. A room where the outside feels as though it reaches right into your home. Sliding patio doors open to a substantial south-facing paved patio perfect for outdoor entertaining. Tiled floor.

Dining/Sitting Room (7.3m x 3.8m - at longest point)

A large open plan dining/sitting room with ample room for a dining table to sit 6 in the dining area. A glazed wall from the staircase allows natural light into the dining area. Door to rear hallway.

The multi-fuel stove with marble surround and hearth, and wooden mantlepiece provides a lovely feature in the sitting room, with a window overlooking the front garden. A perfect room for cosy winter evenings in front of the fire. Door to Bedroom 1/Study.

Bedroom 1/Study (3.6m x 2.9m)

To the side of the house with sliding patio doors to the front, this downstairs bedroom has also previously been used as a quiet study space and reading room. The views are superb. Carpet. Curtains and curtain pole.

A door from the dining room leads to the rear hallway, providing access to a further double bedroom, shower room and utility room.

Bedroom 2 (3.8m x 3.2m)

An ample double bedroom with a large window looking out over the garden to open land beyond. Double built-in wardrobes provide ample hanging and shelf space. Curtains and curtain pole. Carpet.

Shower room (2.0m x 3.4m)

Containing a 3-piece coloured suite (WC, bidet and pedestal basin with wall mounted mirror and backsplash above) and a separate shower enclosure with mains shower. A window to the rear provides natural light and ventilation.  Heated towel rail. Curtains and curtain pole. Towel ring and toilet roll holder. Flooring?

Utility room (3.5m x 1.8m)

The utility room sits to the rear of the house and provides a great area for shedding outdoor coats and shoes. Wall mounted coat hooks. Floor and wall mounted cabinets provide great storage with a single sink with taps inset to the countertop. A large window above the sink looks out to the rear garden. Plumbed for washing machine. Linoleum floor.

Upper landing

Bedroom 3 (4.6m x 2.9m)

A light double bedroom with coombed ceilings and superb views. Built-in cupboard providing shelf and hanging space. Curtains and curtain pole. Carpet.

Bedroom 4 (3.2m x 2.9m)

Also to the front of the house, this is an ample bedroom with coombed ceiling and wonderful views. Curtains and curtain pole. Carpet

WC (2.8m x 2.0m)

A convenient upstairs WC containing a 2-piece suite comprising WC and pedestal basin. The current owner has advised that they had considered removing the cupboard accessed from the upper landing to enable a shower to be installed upstairs.

Gardens and Grounds.

A gravel driveway provides access from the road up the side of the house. The grounds comprise substantial gardens with stunning views from all around. Primarily laid to grass with mature trees and shrubs, with a large patio, there are multiple wonderful areas for enjoying the outdoors. There are two wooden garden sheds.

Knockando is a small hamlet, nestled in the heart of Speyside, in the heart of whisky country. With sweeping landscapes and fast flowing rivers, it is a truly stunning area to live or to holiday. Aberlour and Craigellachie are a few miles away and Elgin, approximately 20 miles away, has extensive shopping, a hospital and services. The main train line from Inverness to Aberdeen runs through Elgin. The international airports of Inverness and Aberdeen are both approximately 50 miles away and provide daily flights to London and further afield.


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