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3 bed traditional farm house

Upperton
Upperton, AB38 9NA

img3 bedrooms img1 bathrooms img2 public rooms imgParking: Generous driveway parking, Generous sized barn

Offers Over

£310,000

Key Features

  • No onward chain
  • Traditional 3 bedroom farmhouse
  • Various outbuildings
  • Land 2.37 Ha (5.86) acres or therby
  • Up at the end of a private track
  • Elevated views over Speyside
  • Tranquil setting approx 200m above sea level

Full Details

A traditional farmhouse, with a large barn, old mill, out buildings and land, set in the spectacular Spey Valley.

Property description
Accommodation on the ground floor comprises, a porch, guest w/c, hallway, kitchen / dining, family room, study, bedroom and
sitting room.
On the first floor, a landing, two double bedrooms and family bathroom.

A multifuel stove with back boiler to the radiators and hot water tank.
The main living area windows are double glazed.

Externally a large barn with a profile steel roof and double doors directly off the drive. Adjacent, the original old mill buildings over two floors.
A separate workshop and log store. At the south side of the courtyard, the remaining walls and feed troughs of the old byre.

Grounds totalling 2.37 Hectares (5.86 acres) or thereby mainly to the sides and rear of the property.

Porch: 2m x 1.5m (6’8” x 4’11”) Naturally lit by the front facing window and half glazed front door. Features a traditional tiled floor. Directly in front of you a guest WC. 2m 1.5m (4’ x 4’9”). To your right an ornate glass panelled door with side lite leading to the entrance hallway.

Entrance Hall: Coming in through the inner front door you have direct access to the family room, study and kitchen beyond. Also the sitting room and 3rd bedroom.

Family Room: 3.2 m x 4.5 m (10’5” x 14’4”). This is a large room neutrally decorated with one contrasting papered wall. The generous proportions of the room complimented by the high ceiling and cornicing. A feature pendant light. A traditional alcove for storage or display next to the blocked off fireplace. Light oak engineered flooring. Current heating from two separate radiators. Direct access via the half glazed panel door to the …….

Study: 4.2 m x 1.4 m (13’10” x 4’5”) excluding the threshold. Located at the rear of the property, naturally lit by the triple aspect windows overlooking the courtyard area. Neutrally decorated and engineered timber flooring.

Kitchen / dining: 5.3 m x 3.8 m (17’4” x 12’5”) leading directly from the family room via 2 stone steps. This traditional, warm & inviting farmhouse style kitchen features a Multifuel stove with back boiler.
A Flavel Milano 100 dual fuel range style cooker featuring 8 propane gas burners with extractor hood over. Two electric ovens, separate electric grill and pan storage.
A range of floor and wall units. In wall alcoves and shelving have been formed for useful storage and in keeping with the farmhouse features. Stainless steel sink and complimentary worktop. Ceramic tiled floor. Space for a table, seating for informal eating and getting together.
Natural light provided by the front facing half glazed kitchen door, window and the rear facing French doors leading out on to the patio area.
A ceiling hatch leads to a floored roof space lined with tongue and groove boarding. Natural light coming from the sky light.

Sitting Room: 3.6m x 4.5m (11’8” x14’8”) A beautifully proportioned room, naturally lit by the front & side windows. Décor to compliment the period of the property and the parquet flooring. The ornate mantle and fireplace are in situ with the fire currently blocked off. A useful in wall cupboard on the same gable wall.

Bedroom 3: 3.8m x 2.3m (12’5” x 7’6”) Currently used as an occasional room. Naturally lit by the rear facing window to the courtyard. Neutrally decorated and engineered wood flooring.
The stair from front hall leads to the first floor landing with a skylight over. A hatch with steps to the roof space.

Bedroom 1: 3.9m x 4.6m (12’11” x 14’11”)
A well proportioned room providing plenty of room for free standing furniture. The front facing window providing natural light and super views over the local countryside. Fitted carpet. Papered feature wall.

Bedroom 2: 3.5m x 4.6m (11’6” x14’ 10”)
Across the landing, a further well proportioned room providing plenty of room for free standing furniture. The front facing window providing natural light and super views over the local countryside. In wall cupboard. Fitted carpet. Papered feature wall.

Family bathroom: 3.4m x 2.3m (10’11” x 7’6”) Naturally lit by the rear facing skylight. Features a white three piece suite comprising a w/c, pedestal sink and bath. A free standing electric shower and cubicle. Enough space for free standing furniture. Two of adjacent walls finished with wet wall, the remaining two tile and paper. Vinyl flooring.

External: Immediately to the rear of the property, an area has been laid out with slabs forming two patio areas, ideally placed to catch
the sun. A concrete threshold area at the gable end leads to a slabbed path leading to the front door and along to the other end of the property. There are various steps leading to the outbuildings and the informal car parking area. The courtyard area is mainly laid out in grass.
The ground at the front of the property has been mainly laid out in a grass leading up to the adjacent neighbouring field fence.
The outbuildings comprise of:

An impressive storage barn 14.3m x 5.8m (47’ x 19’) Generous double doors lead out on to the access track. A concrete floor and block walls with a profile steel roof with clear panel inserts to provide natural light. Has electric power and light.

Adjacent, is the old mill building. L shaped 9.4m x 11m (31’ x 36’) along the longest walls. Stone walls and a slate roof with the usable space over two floors. Some of the original mill features can still be seen. Has electric power and light.

Across the courtyard area a log store and workshop (formerly the hen house) Also has the original stone walls and a slate roof.
The walls and feeding troughs remain. The connecting area between the old mill and byre will require renovation / repair. There is informal vehicle access behind the barn and byre.

Behind the informal track, an area of native trees and what would have been the old pond to supply water to the old mill. The water wheel no longer exists; however the wheel pit is still clearly visible.
The main area of grass land is behind the trees rising approximately 30 metres to the fence line.
There is a smaller area of level land adjacent to the track coming towards the property

Council tax band: C (per the Scottish Assessors Website)
EPC rating: E

Access: via an unmade track, part of which we understand, is shared with the neighbouring farm. The latter part of the track is exclusively for the property.
Electricity - Mains.
Water - private water supply.
Drainage – we are informed is to a septic tank.
Area overview: Aberlour, officially named 'Charlestown of Aberlour' is in the middle of the Spey Valley between Inverness and Aberdeen in the North East of Scotland.
It is surrounded by the Cairngorm Mountains on one side and the Moray Firth coastline on the other.
Aberlour is famous for its two main industries - Shortbread and Whisky. The Walker family has been producing shortbread in Aberlour for over a century and there are over 50 whisky distilleries within a 15 mile radius.
The river Spey runs through Aberlour and salmon fishing is a popular pastime for residents and visitors.
There is a primary and secondary school with swimming pool.
A Health Centre, Veterinary Practice, independent shops and places to eat.
The website for Aberlour is well worth a visit for further information: http://www.aboutaberlour.co.uk/

Directions: From Aberlour travel south on the A95, just pat the national speed limit sign turn left and follow the road past Glenallachie Distillery and the houses on your left. Over the bridge then first left onto the unmade road- (you will see a yellow honesty box Eilidh’s eggs). Then just before the Bush Farm turn right up the unmade track as shown opposite.

Please contact the agents before travelling 01343642042 or Harry on 07770 273276

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

Note 2: Measurements, taken at the widest point by an electronic measuring device and may be subject to a small margin of error.

Note 3: For further information and assistance please contact the: selling agents on 01343 589123

Direct mobile: 07770 273276
Email: harryfordyce@millerstewart.com

Note 4: Viewings strictly via the selling agents please.

Note 5: Entry by mutual agreement – no onward chain.

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,

By email property@millerstewart.com

By Fax 01343 642043

Mail correspondence to 272 Bath Street, Glasgow G2 4JR





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