Twin Pines sits in a peaceful yet accessible semi rural location in the picturesque and highly desirable county of Moray and at the heart of Malt Whisky country. . The local area has a wide range of services and amenities available …
Twin Pines sits in a peaceful yet accessible semi rural location in the picturesque and highly desirable county of Moray and at the heart of Malt Whisky country. . The local area has a wide range of services and amenities available within relatively close proximity with the towns of Keith, Elgin and Fochabers providing an excellent range of facilities.
Elgin and Aberdeen are within easy commuting distance with railway stations at Keith and Elgin providing direct links to Aberdeen and Inverness. Keith provides excellent day to day facilities including a range of shops, supermarket, swimming pool, football pitches, library, doctor surgery, cottage hospital and such like whilst the county town of Elgin also offers major supermarkets, a library, a good selection of independent shops, sporting and recreational facilities. Aberdeen provides all of the facilities expected from a modern and prosperous city, with an excellent selection of shopping, retail parks and associated services, rail links and an airport. Primary and secondary schooling is available in Keith and Fochabers (Milnes High) whilst private schooling is available at Gordonstoun, near Duffus about 30 minutes drive away.
Moray is renowned as being one of the sunniest and driest counties in Scotland and it has a wide range of excellent places to stay, eat and shop. The county is famed for its breathtaking scenery, long sandy beaches and wildlife and offers some wonderful leisure and recreational opportunities. There are numerous golf courses accessible within a short drive and excellent fishing opportunities on the rivers Spey and Deveron. Local attractions include The Malt Whisky Trail, The Speyside Way, Cairngorm National Park, The Castle Trail together with other ancient monuments and villages of historical significance.
Twin Pines is a most impressive family home with pleasant views and excellent equestrian facilities. Built in 2005 by well regarded local builder Kenny Ingram Ltd, the house has been designed and constructed to the highest standard and provides spacious and well appointed accommodation over two storeys.
Accessed through a bright and airy vestibule, the hallway has tall ceilings, an under stair cupboard and stairs to the first floor. From the hallway a door leads to the spacious sitting room which is flooded with natural light from the deep set bay window. Mirroring the sitting room, the lounge on the opposite side of the hall is also a wonderfully bright room and could be used for a wide range of purposes currently it serves a gym / home salon. The dining room opens to the large kitchen which is well equipped with high quality fittings and integrated appliances including Aga, electric oven/grill, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Sliding glazed doors lead directly out to the garden. Also on the ground floor is a shower room, a good sized utility room and an inner hall with a door to the gravelled driveway. On the first floor the spacious landing gives access to a large linen cupboard and the impressive master bedroom; a double aspect and generously sized room with a bright en suite shower room. Also on the first floor are three further bedrooms, all of which are generous in size and two of which have en suite shower rooms, and a family bathroom with a Jacuzzi bath.
In general Twin Pines is an ideal family home. The property benefits from oil fired central heating, double glazing, mains water, electricity and private drainage.
Outside, the grounds extend to about 3.22 ha (7.98 acres) and include a delightful garden with extensive areas of lawn and ample parking space on a gravelled drive. There are excellent equestrian facilities including a 54m x 35m post and railed riding arena with a sand and rubber base; a superb 18m x 12m general purpose shed constructed using a steel portal frame with box profile steel side cladding and part concrete blocked walls. The shed also includes a tack room, WC and loft store / workshop. Good quality grazing land suitable for horses or other livestock is enclosed within two large paddocks. The grounds are nicely sheltered by woodland and some mature trees, which not only provide shelter but also provide a great deal of privacy and seclusion.