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8 bed detached house

Towieburn House and Cottage
Keith, AB55 5JA

img8 bedrooms img3 bathrooms img3 public rooms imgParking: Off Road Parking

Offers Over

£595,000

Key Features

  • £45,000 below combined HR value
  • Secluded country setting
  • 4 bedroom farmhouse
  • Annex within the old mill
  • Farm outbuildings
  • 2 Paddocks
  • Separate 4 bedroom house
  • Ideal for holiday letting / self catering
  • Garden grounds and orchard

Full Details

An inviting, beautifully upgraded 4 bedroom farmhouse with annex, farm outbuildings, with two paddocks and across the burn, a lovely 4 bedroom family home with garden and orchard – (properties maybe available by individual negotiation).

Now £45,000 below the combined Home Report valuations:

Description
Towieburn Cottage: a lovely 4 bedroom detached family home with garden and orchard in rural Moray with countryside views over the Isla valley. Coupled with Towieburn House, this property could offer additional living accommodation for relatives or for use as a potential business opportunity (holiday lettings / self catering)

Viewing is highly recommended to see what these lovely properties have to offer. Your experience starts the moment you turn off the lane passing the cottage on your right then across the bridge towards the main house.

Towieburn House, originally built in the 1800’s, this traditional farmhouse and mill have been tastefully and extensively upgraded by the current owners working with local skilled craftsmen.

On the ground floor, this lovely property comprises a porch, leading to the kitchen, utility room with toilet, dining room (currently used as an office) across the front hallway to the sitting room. An elegant stair case leads to the first floor with an impressive family bathroom and two bedrooms.

To the rear of the property a beautifully laid out annex comprising a kitchen, open plan to a sitting room with open stairs leading to the first floor with two bedrooms and bathroom.

The annex has its own direct external door or access from the main house kitchen, ideal for relatives, short and long term or for holiday letting.

An oil fired condensing boiler provides the central heating, with Clearview wood burning stoves in the two front ground floor rooms and a wood burning Rayburn in the kitchen. Double glazed throughout.

As with many farm houses, you will come through -

Side Porch: 1.4m x 1.7m (4’7” x 5’8”) Directly from the courtyard, this porch makes an ideal boot room on your way to the kitchen.

Kitchen: 4.2 x 4.8m (13’9” x 15’7”) Modernised to an exceptional standard with bespoke floor and wall units with matching doors and window facings all handmade in burred oak and elm. The handsome tile flooring continued through from the porch. Another permanent feature being the wood burning Rayburn, which can be used for cooking and creates a lovely ambient warmth for everyday living and dining at the kitchen table.

Utility Room: 1.8m x 1.4m (5’11” x 4’7”)

Conveniently set off from the kitchen with Belfast sink and space for a washing machine and tumble drier which in turn leads through to the ground floor WC.

Ground floor WC: 1.4m x 1.2m (4’7” x 5’11”)

With a two-piece suite comprising a toilet and hand wash.

Sitting room: 3.7m x 4.3m (12’2” x 14’2”)

Overlooking the Towieburn out towards the front parking area and paddock, this elegant front room features a Clearview log burning stove with oak surround and mantle. The original wood flooring has been exposed and prepared to compliment the décor of this inviting & comfortable room.
Back across the hallway naturally lit by the glass window in the oak front door to the dining room /study.

Dining room / Study: 3.6m x 4.3m (11’11” x 14’)

Currently used as a home office featuring a Clearview log burning stove with a slate hearth. The alcove has been shelved to form an open bookcase.

Back off the main hallway an elegant split stair case leads to the two front facing bedrooms and family bathroom.

Family bathroom:
To the right off the stairs, is an elegant family bathroom with high quality fittings including a roll top bath, shower and hand built cupboards providing ample storage space.

Bedroom 1: 3.6m x 4m (11’11” x 14’)
Impressive in proportion and views overlooking the grounds to the front through the dormer window. Room for a king size bed.

Bedroom 2: 3.7m x 4.2m (12’ 2” x 14’2””)
A well proportioned double room looking over the grounds to the front of the property.

Annex:
To the rear of the main house, either accessed from the court yard or the main kitchen, is a self-contained two bedroom annex.

Elegantly converted from the old mill, this annex comprises a kitchen, part divided by an exposed original stone wall, to form a sitting and dining area with an open stair to the first floor, 2 bedrooms and family bathroom.

Ground floor kitchen and living room: 4.8m x 6.3m (15’8” x 20’11”)

Bedroom 3: 3.3m x 3.6m (11’ 11” x 10’8”)
A beautiful bedroom with exposed beams. Double doors provide natural light and views over the rear paddock and the sound of the burn to listen to in the summer evenings.

Bedroom 4: 2.8m x 2.2m (9’1” x 7’3”)
A lovely single bedroom naturally lit by the west facing Velux window.

Family Bathroom: 1.7m x 3.4m (5’7” x 11’)
Naturally lit by the overhead Velux window. A white three piece suite comprising a toilet, pedestal sink and bath with shower over.

Grounds: (extending to about 4.13 acres) From the moment you come up the lane and turn in towards Towieburn will be impressed with the scale, layout and diversity of the grounds surrounding Towieburn House & Cottage. Driving over the bridge, the large paddock on your left with elements of the house visible through the mature shrubs and trees. The circular shaped gravel drive giving easy access to the main house and outbuildings.

Adjoining the house, a garage space and a traditional steading which has been upgraded to form a secure garage space and livestock accommodation, with a second paddock out to the rear.In addition there is an original stone built hen house and a modern timber open faced barn. The remaining garden grounds around the house are laid out with lawn areas and mature shrubs.

Directions: From Elgin, drive East on the A96 heading into Keith. At the Fife Keith town square, turn right onto the B9014 sign posted to Drummuir & Dufftown. Follow the road for approx. 4 miles, then turn right onto a single track tarred road signposted to “Towieburn”. Take the first left off the lane and the property will be in front of you.

Location:
Towieburn House & Towieburn Cottage both sit in an idyllic secluded rural setting, half way between Keith & Dufftown on the well-known “Whisky Trail”. Keith offers a good range of local amenities including a variety of shops, supermarkets and both primary and secondary schooling, a railway station and easy access onto the A96 Inverness to Aberdeen trunk road. Dufftown, to the west is known as the “Malt Whisky Capital” of the world.

Note 1: Included in the asking price will be all fitted carpets and floor coverings, wardrobes, light fitments and blinds.

Note 2: Whilst believed to be correct, these particulars do not and cannot form part of any contract. The measurements have been taken using a sonic tape measure and therefore are for guidance only. The mention of appliances, white goods, services etc. does not imply that they are efficient and in full working order.

Note 3: EPC: E, Council Tax Band: E

Note 4: Services: Private water supply and drainage. Mains electricity. Oil central heating.

Note 5: Viewing which is highly recommended to see this lovely home and grounds for any assistance and further information, please contact the selling agents on:
01343 642042 or direct mobile: 07770 273276
Email: harryfordyce@millerstewart.com

Note 6: INTEREST: It is important your solicitor notifies this office of your interest, otherwise the property may be sold without your knowledge.

Note 7: OFFERS: Should be submitted to:
Miller Stewart Estate Agency Network,
Unit 1, Tyock Business Centre,
36 Grampian Road, Elgin, IV30 1XN
Fax: 01343 642043

Towieburn Cottage: A lovely 4 bedroom detached family home with garden and orchard in rural Moray with countryside views over the Isla valley. Coupled with Towieburn House, this property could offer additional living accommodation for relatives or for use as a potential business opportunity (holiday lettings / self catering)

Built in 2006 and having been recently redecorated, with new carpets and vinyl flooring throughout. Towieburn is well-presented both internally and externally offering generous accommodation over two levels.

The ground floor, comprising of entrance porch, hallway, lounge, dining room, open plan kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, shower room, and bedroom (could be also used as a study/ playroom) and built in storage off the hall.

Whilst on the first floor, three further bedrooms, family bathroom and a further two storage cupboards. Oil fired central heating, natural wood finishes and double glazing throughout.

Externally, the property further benefits from a gravel driveway with parking, garden grounds, shed and orchard.

Entrance porch: 1.8m x 1.3m (5’10” x 4’4”)
A large front facing window, bringing in lots of natural light. Leads into the main hallway via a glazed panel door.

Hallway:
Gives access to the lounge, kitchen/breakfast room, downstairs bedroom, shower room and stairs.

A storage / airing cupboard with radiator, and a walk-in storage under the stair.

Shower room: 1.7m x 1.8m (5’05” x 6’00”)
Fitted with a mains shower and white two-piece suite comprising wash hand basin and toilet.

Lounge: 4.2m x 4.5m (13’8” x 14’8”)
A generous dual aspect room which benefits from natural light throughout the day and views across the adjacent burn to open countryside. Features a fireplace with wood burner and stone hearth and twin bi-fold doors opening into the dining room.

A central pendant with a three - way light fitting.

Dining Room: 3.6m x 3.2m (11’8” x 10’4”)
The large dining space offers space for informal dining and entertaining. Convenient access and a supplementary aspect via the twin bi-fold doors from the lounge. A door gives direct access to the kitchen area.

Kitchen/breakfast room: 5.9m x 3.2m (19’3” x 10’4”)
Offers wonderful flexibility with ample space for relaxation as well as entertaining. Breakfast bar, seating area and access through into the dining room and hallway.

The kitchen has been fitted with a range of wall and base units, stainless steel sink with mixer tap and complimenting worktop. Fully integrated hob with extractor hood, built in double oven, fridge, and dishwasher.

Utility room: 1.7m x 2.5m (5’8” x 8’2”)
Following on from the kitchen, provides space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier.

Gives access to the rear of the property via partially glazed door.

Floor mounted oil - fired combi boiler provides instantaneous hot water and heat to the radiators throughout the property.

Bedroom 1: 3m x 4.5m (10’1” x 14’8”)
Situated on the ground floor this is a generously proportioned front facing room.

First Floor:
Gives access to 3 further bedrooms, family bathroom and a shelved linen cupboard.

Bedroom 2: 4.2m x 4.5m (13’8” x 14’8”)
A generously proportioned front facing double bedroom. Features a fitted large double wardrobe with twin double doors.

Bedroom 3: 3.1m x 4.5m (10’1” x 14’8”)
A front facing double bedroom with fitted double wardrobe space.

Bedroom 4: 2.7m x 1.9m (8’9” x 6’4”)
Front facing room with Velux window.

Family bathroom: 3.1m x 2.3m (10’ x 7’6”)
Partially tiled bathroom with a Velux window. Fitted with a white three-piece suite comprising toilet, bath and hand wash sink and separate shower enclosure with electric shower.

Garden & grounds:
The garden has been laid mainly to lawn with some shrub borders with naturally established plant and bushes towards the north boundary. Whilst along the edge of the burn (front facing to the left of the property) there is an
established orchard with mature plum and apple trees. Path ways and a low gradient access path to the back door laid out with concrete slabs with the parking area laid out in crushed stone. A useful wooden storage shed is situated nearby to the oil storage tank.

Directions:
From Elgin, drive East on the A96 heading into Keith. At the Fife Keith town square, turn right onto the B9014 sign posted to Drummuir & Dufftown. Follow the road for approx. 4 miles, then turn right onto a single track tarred road signposted to “Towieburn”. Take the first left off the lane and the property will be in front of you.

Location:
Towieburn House & Towieburn Cottage both sit in an idyllic secluded rural setting, half way between Keith & Dufftown on the well-known “Whisky Trail”.

Keith offers a good range of local amenities including a variety of shops, supermarkets and both primary and secondary schooling, a railway station and easy access onto the A96 Inverness to Aberdeen trunk road. Dufftown, to the west is known as the “Malt Whisky Capital” of the world.

Notes 1:
All fitted floor coverings, fixed light fittings and integrated appliances are included in the price.

Note 2:
Whilst believed to be correct, these particulars do not and cannot form part of any contract. The measurements have been taken using a sonic tape measure and therefore are for guidance only. The mention of appliances, white goods, services etc. does not imply that they are efficient and in full working order.

Note 3:
EPC: D, Council tax band: E

Note 4: Services: Private water supply and drainage. Mains electricity. Oil central heating.

Note 5: Viewing which is highly recommended to see this lovely homely property and any assistance please contact the selling agents on:

01343 642042 or direct mobile: 07770 273276
Email: harryfordyce@millerstewart.com

Note 6: INTEREST: It is important your solicitor notifies this office of your interest, otherwise the property may be sold without your knowledge.

Note 7: OFFERS: Should be submitted to:

Miller Stewart Estate Agency Network,
Unit 1, Tyock Business Centre,
36 Grampian Road, Elgin, IV30 1XN
Fax: 01343 642043








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