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Gairnlea

1 Invercauld Road, Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35 5RP

Offers Over £260,000


  • 3 reception rooms. 3 bedrooms

  • Detached traditional property

  • Excellent potential

  • Detached single garage & drive

  • Beautiful garden grounds

  • Cairngorms National Park

  • Royal Deeside Location

Gairnlea is a traditional detached property tucked away in the heart of Ballater in the Cairngorms National Park and within a few minutes walking distance of the village amenities. With a particularly private and sheltered position, this charming property would …

Gairnlea is a traditional detached property tucked away in the heart of Ballater in the Cairngorms National Park and within a few minutes walking distance of the village amenities. With a particularly private and sheltered position, this charming property would make a wonderful family home or second home, for those wishing to escape city life. The accommodation comprises an entrance hall, lounge leading through to kitchen, separate dining room/family room and a shower room. Upstairs there are two double bedrooms, which enjoy beautiful far reaching views, and completing the accommodation is the main bathroom. The annexe offers excellent flexibility and comprises a lounge, bedroom, shower room and kitchen. This annexe would be ideal for accommodating visitors, as a home office space or for possibly creating extra income as a holiday let. The delightful garden is fully enclosed and there is a detached single garage and driveway.

Gairnlea will require modernisation throughout, yet offers superb potential allowing any potential buyer the opportunity to create their own home in beautiful Royal Deeside in the Cairngorms National Park.

ACCOMMODATION
Ground Floor: Entrance hall, lounge, dining room, kitchen and shower room.

First Floor: Bedroom 1, bedroom 2 and bathroom.

Annex: Lounge, bedroom, kitchen and shower room.

GARDEN GROUNDS
Gairnlea enjoys beautiful garden grounds encased by a traditional stone wall and hedging, offering a high degree of shelter and privacy. A patio lies closest to the house for outdoor seating and mature, colourful borders surround the main grass lawn. The garden is fully enclosed with a gate from the drive. Shed.

Detached single garage with drive way for off street parking.

SERVICES, COUNCIL TAX AND ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE(S)

Water - Mains
Electricity - Mains
Drainage - Mains
Heating - Electric
Council Tax - D
EPC - G

SITUATION
The village of Ballater is in Royal Deeside in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. Encircled by beautiful mountains, valleys and woodlands, this historic village remains one of the area’s most popular visitor spots particularly for families and outdoor enthusiast.

Lying within the Cairngorms National Park and close to Balmoral Castle, the area boasts many tourist attractions and opportunities for walking, ski-ing and all types of outdoor pursuits. The Ski Resorts of Glenshee and the Lecht and the local Golf Courses at Ballater and Braemar are all within easy reach. There is a primary school in Ballater, pre-school nurseries at Braemar and Ballater and secondary education provided at the academy in Aboyne. On the A93 North Deeside Road, there is good, regular transport by bus to Aboyne and Aberdeen City. Both Braemar and Ballater provide a good range of local amenities, including a medical centre, shops, restaurants, hotels, a bank and post office together with lively local communities with many interests. The world renowned luxury hotel, The Fife Arms in Braemar, opened in 2019 drawing many visitors from around the world.

Aberdeen is some 40 miles, and provides all the leisure, recreational and entertainment facilities expected from the oil capital of Europe. It also provides good transport links with a mainline railway station and is host to an airport providing both domestic and international flights.