The Knowe, Glenrinnes, Keith AB55 4DA

£235,000 Offers Over - Recently Sold
Recently Sold
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Property Details

  • Type: Detached Bungalow
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Parking: Driveway, Off Road Parking
  • Outside Space: Private gardens, South Facing Garden
  • EPC Rating: F
  • Council Tax Band: B

Property Features

  • Superb, rural location
  • Magnificent views down Glenrinnes
  • But-n-Ben 2 bed stone cottage
  • Only 4 miles from Dufftown
  • Approximately 1 acre of land

Property Summary

Do you dream of escaping to the country? Hiding away, surrounded by nothing but hills, fields and big skies? Then this may be the cottage for you. Tucked away at the foot of Ben Rinnes, with open views across Glenrinnes, this traditional stone, But’n’Ben cottage, with exposed beams throughout, sitting in approximately 1 acre of grounds, offers a large dining kitchen, cosy sitting room with a wood burning stove, bathroom and 2 double bedrooms. A perfect residence or holiday home, the cottage will be sold, ready to move into, with all contents seen at the time of viewing, including beds, white goods, living and kitchen furniture.


Entering through the wooden door to the side of the cottage into a convenient vestibule area (1.9m x 1.2m), great for shedding outdoor shoes and coats after a long walk on the hills. Window to rear garden. Glazed door to kitchen. Tile floor. Electricity consumer unit. Floor mounted oil boiler.

Dining Kitchen (4.0m x 4.0m)

A substantial dining kitchen with an outsized original stone fireplace with a massive stone lintel. A wide range of upper and lower cabinets has been fitted to two walls. Ample space for a dining table in front of the window looking out over Glenrinnes.

Included in the sale are the Rangemaster range cooker, washing machine, microwave, fridge, table and chairs. There is also crockery, pans, and cutlery. Tile Floor. Phone point. Glazed door to hallway.


The hall provides access to all ground floor accommodation. Front door. Wood-effect laminate flooring. Stairs to upper floor.

Bathroom (2.0m x 3.4m)

An ample bathroom containing a 3-piece white suite (WC, pedestal basin, bath) and a separate shower enclosure with electric shower. A window to the rear provides natural light and ventilation. Laundry cupboard with shelves and hot water tank. Coat hooks. Wall-mounted mirror. Vinyl floor.

Sitting Room (4.0m x 4.0m)

A dual-aspect, bright, cosy sitting room with exposed beams and a wood burning stove, providing the perfect feature to this classic, cottage sitting room. Wood-effect laminate flooring. Uplighters. Curtains and curtain poles.

Wooden stairs lead to the bedrooms upstairs.

Upper landing

Bedroom 1 (4.0 x 3.6m)

A light double bedroom with coombed ceilings and exposed beams. A small, square window to the gable end adds further character. Velux window. Wall mounted shelf and hanging rail. Wood-effect laminate flooring.

Bedroom 2 (4.0m x 3.6m)

A double bedroom currently with 2 single beds and ample space in between. With exposed beams, coombed ceiling and a Velux window this bedroom has a wonderful cottage feel to it.  Lovely views out of the window down the Glen. Wood-effect laminate floor.

Gardens and Grounds.

A grass driveway leads from the road up through trees to the side of the house. The grounds comprise approximately 1 acre of gardens/land. The property has a post and wire fence with double gates across the driveway. Primarily laid to grass with mature trees and some hedging to the boundary. The views are truly stunning down Glenrinnes and up to Ben Rinnes which is a matter of minutes’ walk away. The remains of a stone building are located in the grounds, with a wooden shed providing storage for outdoor furniture and garden tools.

Glenrinnes divides the Spey valley from Glen Fiddich.  The Knowe is 4 miles from Dufftown, the self-proclaimed “malt whisky capital of the world”, home to eight distilleries. Dufftown (4 miles) and Aberlour (7 miles) have local shops, including Co-op, delicatessen, butcher, hardware etc.  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.