Mission Hall, Maggieknockater, Craigellachie, Aberlour, AB38 9RA
£225,000 Offers Over - Recently Sold
- Truly superb location with outstanding views
- Beautiful gardens with lovely views
- 3 bedroom detached house
- Wonderful character home
- Full of character
- Potential to expand
Property SummaryBuilt in 1901 the Mission Hall in Maggieknockater, Craigellachie is located within easy reach of the famous rivers Spey and Fiddich and is surrounded by beautiful countryside.
Tastefully renovated to provide a 3-bedroom detached house in large gardens with stunning scenery, Mission Hall exudes character and would make a wonderful family home or holiday let. There is potential to convert a large store to a fourth bedroom and second bathroom, subject to appropriate planning consents.
The welcoming hallway, entered through a UPVC door with glazed panels, provides access to all ground floor accommodation.
An understairs cupboard provides additional storage with a further cupboard on the stairs housing the electricity consumer unit. Straight, carpeted, stairs with open wooden balustrades painted white leading to the master bedroom.
Sitting Room (3.5m x 5.9m)
Upon entering the dual aspect sitting room, you are presented with wonderful views over mature trees and the well-stocked back garden. A coal-effect fire in a wrought iron surround with a wooden mantlepiece provides a cosy feature and emphasises the cottage feeling of this house. This versatile living space comes complete with vertical blinds, curtains, curtain pole and fitted carpet. Tiffany style glass wall sconces and a centre light provide attractive additional ambience.
Bathroom (3.6m x 3.0m)
The bright and airy family bathroom exudes freshness and comprises a WC, bath with electric shower above, and washbasin inset to a fitted cabinet, with mirrors, shelves, and an additional cabinet above. A separate shower enclosure provides the convenience of a mains shower. The bathroom is further augmented with vinyl flooring, wood panelling to three walls, a tiled splashback and a radiator with hanging rail. A large window provides natural light and ventilation.
Study/bedroom 1 (4.0m x 3.0m)
Currently used as a study, this homely room to the side of the house benefits from high ceiling, a double built-in wardrobe with louvre doors as well as fitted shelving. A multi-fuel stove has been inset to a tile surround with wooden mantlepiece providing a traditional feel, evocative of the era when the house was built. Horizontal, wooden blinds and carpet add further comfort to this flexible space, which can easily be converted to bedroom use.
Bedroom 2 (3.7m x 2.8m)
A spacious double bedroom to the side of the house with 2 windows looking to a mature hedge which provides a secluded aspect and the enjoyment of relaxing birdsong. Horizontal, wooden blinds and carpet provide additional comfort.
Kitchen (3.8m x 6.0m)
An L-shaped kitchen with wonderful views through the conservatory to the colourful garden, fields, and hills beyond. Fitted with a large 1.1m Rangemaster stove, an extractor fan, wooden Welsh dresser type fitted cupboard unit and wood panelling to half wall height, this kitchen has a lovely cottage feel. The stainless-steel sink with mixer tap sits beneath the large window looking to the conservatory, providing moments to ponder the wonderful views beyond. A glass panelled wooden door leads to the bright and very pleasant conservatory, with much natural light and the feeling of being closer to nature.
Plumbed for washing machine with space for under-counter drinks cabinet and free-standing fridge freezer, this utility area provides a practical space.
Conservatory (3.2m x 3.6m)
A truly gorgeous room. With windows to 3 sides bringing the beautiful outdoors into this living space this room could be used all year round. Currently used as a spacious dining room, with ample space to fit a table to seat 6 this lovely, bright, peaceful room provides an amazing extension to the accommodation of this home.
Master Bedroom (5.2m x 5.2m)
Occupying the entire upper floor, this bright dual aspect room with 3 large Velux windows enjoys an abundance of natural light and superb views. There is ample space for a double bed with additional furniture. A double fitted wardrobe with louvered doors provides shelving and door in the bedroom leads to a functional and substantial storage room.
Storage Room (4.3m x 5.6m)
Mission Hall is blessed with an abundance of places to store your belongings, including this bespoke storage room. It is floored and has a variety of fitted shelves, cupboards and hanging rails. There may be potential to convert the storeroom to a bedroom and bathroom, subject to appropriate planning consents being obtained.
Garden and Grounds
The gardens of Mission Hall are truly beautiful. A paved driveway leads to the side of the house with ample parking for 2 cars. A large wooden shed makes for a wonderful workshop or store. To the rear of the house the gardens are laid in 2 parts. The part closest to the house has a paved patio area, ideal for alfresco dining and entertaining, with 3 wooden sheds providing impressive storage capability. The second part of the garden, accessed through a wooden trellis, leads to a tranquil area laid to lawn with mature shrubs and the most superb views towards the hills. The easy to maintain garden is enclosed with a combination of stone walls and wooden fences with a mature beech hedge running along 2 sides of the garden.
Maggieknockater is a hamlet on the A95 road between Craigellachie and Mulben. Until the early 1970s there was large apiary which was well known in the region and has lived on in the Scottish country dance "The Bees of Maggieknockater" The hamlet is nestled in beautiful Speyside, deep in the heart of whisky country where many world famous distilleries produce the amber nectar, such as Glenfiddich, Aberlour and Macallan. Maggieknockater also provides easy access to the deep waters of the rivers Spey and Fiddich, along which leisure pursuits such as fishing can be accessed. There are medical centres located close by in both Aberlour and Dufftown and the area also enjoys access to a good range of education provision, with several primary schools in Aberlour, Dufftown and Keith, as well as secondary schools located in Aberlour and Keith.