Stanes, Cummingston, Burghead, Elgin, IV30 5XY

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Property Details

  • Type: Bungalow, Detached Bungalow, House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Parking: Double Garage, Driveway
  • Outside Space: Private gardens
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • EPC Rating: E
  • Council Tax Band: D

Property Features

  • Fantastic views of the sea
  • Secluded beach just minutes from the house
  • Large wrap-around, enclosed garden
  • Double garage and driveway
  • Beautiful, extended character cottage

Property Summary

Situated in the seaside village of Cummingston, Stanes is a characterful stone 2/3-bedroom detached house with substantial well-manicured wrap-around gardens, double-garage and further out buildings.  The views of the sea from this lovely home are superb.  The beach, cliffs and rocky outcrops are within minutes’ walk.

Ground floor accommodation comprises 2 double bedrooms, sitting room, bathroom, shower-room, dining kitchen/ living room, large conservatory.  The upper floor is accessed via a Ramsay ladder and comprises a further room, previously used as a double bedroom, with lovely sea views.

Entering through a half-glazed uPVC door into a convenient vestibule with a further half glazed wooden door leading to the L-shaped hallway.  The bright hallway with feature arch and original doors throughout provides access to all ground floor accommodation.

Sitting Room (3.0m x 4.5m)

To the front of the house this charming sitting room has a south-facing bay window with a feature alcove with glass shelves and cupboards beneath.  A lovely, cosy family sitting room.

Bedroom 1 (2.9m x 3.8m)

This ample, south-facing double bedroom has wall-to-wall built-in wardrobes with sliding mirrored doors providing ample hanging and shelf space.  Carpet, curtains and curtain rail, net blinds.

Bedroom 2 (3.1m x 3.4m)

With lovely sea views across the Moray Firth to the hills of Caithness & Sutherland beyond, this ample double bedroom has a built-in press cupboard with coat hooks and hanging.  Curtains, curtain rail and net blinds.

Bathroom (2.2m x 2.0m)

The family bathroom contains a white three-piece suite comprising bath, with electric shower over, WC and basin inset to a convenient bathroom cabinet.  Wet wall splash back to the bath.  Tall, heated towel rail.  Opaque window to the rear with a roller blind, vinyl flooring.

Dining Kitchen/Family room (7.7m x 3.7m)

To the rear of the house with the most magnificent views over the enclosed garden and across the sea to the hills beyond, this spacious dining kitchen/family room is the heart of the house.  The kitchen is dual aspect with a wide range of lower cupboards and drawers with a single stainless-steel sink and drainer inset to the countertop beneath large windows towards the sea.  Space for a free-standing fridge/freezer and cooker.  Curtains and curtain rails, vinyl flooring.

A shelved pantry cupboard and a further floor-to-ceiling built-in cupboard provide excellent storage.  The dining area has space for a table to sit 6.  Adjacent to the dining kitchen is a lovely family room or snug with plenty space for sofas and armchairs .  Cupboard containing hot water tank.  Carpet.

Door to conservatory and to recently installed shower room.

Shower room (1.4m x 2.3m)

This recently installed, modern shower room contains a modern white 2-piece suite comprising WC and large rectangular basin inset to a wall mounted drawer unit, with a wall mounted mirror above.  A separate shower enclosure houses a mains shower with convenient wall mounted seat and 2 handrails.  An opaque window provides ample natural light and ventilation.

A further glazed UPVC door leads from the rear vestibule to the garden.

Conservatory (6.2m x 3.1m)

An amazing triple aspect conservatory with incredible 180-degree views across the garden and the Moray Firth.  A fabulous room to enjoy all year round with wonderful solar gain making this a comfortable room at all times of the year.  Vinyl flooring.  A single door leads to a paved area with steps to the garden.

Upper Room (4.4m x 3.4m)

Accessed via a pull-down Ramsay ladder the upper room offers a wide range of opportunities.  The expansive panorama across the Moray Firth to the mountains beyond is quite fantastic.  View fishing boats, yachts, and wildlife in the sanctuary of your own home.  Two substantial cupboards provide excellent storage along with access into the insulated eves space.


Stanes has substantial gardens wrapping around all four sides.  To the front, there is a substantial south-facing paved patio area, a driveway with plenty of space for multiple cars, and an area of lawn with a combination of hedge and wall bounding the property.

The rear garden is fully enclosed with a wooden privacy fence and is truly a gardener or children’s delight.  Bursting with colour the garden offers lawn, flower beds, and mature trees.  In addition, there are fruit trees comprising apples and plums.  The outbuildings comprise two wooden sheds and a double, stone garage.

Cummingston is a quiet village within walking distance of both Burghead and Hopeman. Burghead and Hopeman are both historic fishing villages with character harbours, shops, cafes and pubs, popular with holidaymakers and full-time residents alike.  Primary schools are available in Burghead and Hopeman and secondary schools in Lossiemouth and Elgin. Approximately 2 hours from Aberdeen International airport and less than an hour from Inverness International airport, with daily flights to London and Europe. The A96, running between Aberdeen and Inverness is approximately ten minutes from Cummingston, with train services available in both Elgin and Forres.