The Gables is an impressive detached house located in a fine elevated position to the south of Dufftown and enjoying breathtaking views over the surrounding countryside including both Little and Meikle Conval. Dufftown (about 2 miles) has good range of day to day amenities including a well regarded primary school, a village hall for community events, a Church, convenience store, Post Office and various hotels, pubs and coffee shops. With easy access to the Spey, Cairngorms and Moray coastline, the area has a rich and diverse range of services and amenities and is becoming a haven for arts, cultural and social events with many new independent shops in the area.
Elgin (about 20 miles) is the principle town in the country and has a wide range of amenities including various major supermarkets, a library, a good selection of independent shops, various sporting and recreational facilities and a train station providing direct links to Aberdeen and Inverness. Aberdeen and Inverness provides all of the facilities expected from modern and prosperous cities, with an excellent selection of shopping, retail parks and associated services, rail links and airports.
Moray (including the historic county of Banffshire) 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 wonderful leisure and recreational opportunities. There are many golf courses accessible within a short drive and as a popular tourist area, local attractions include 'The Whisky Trail', 'The Speyside Way' which passes nearby, Cairngorm National Park, together with many ancient monuments, castles, buildings and villages of historical significance. The local area is also renowned for its excellent sporting opportunities including fishing on the world famous River Spey nearby.
The Gables is a spacious and welcoming family home situated in a peaceful yet easily accessible rural location. The house is constructed of rendered block under a pitched tiled roof and has been finished to a high standard throughout, providing spacious and well appointed accommodation over two storeys.
The front door opens into a spacious hallway with stairs to the first floor. From here a door leads to the generously sized sitting room. Large windows flood the room with natural light and make the most of the beautiful hill views. The spacious kitchen/living room is well equipped with a range of wall and floor units and a Rangemaster stove. Double doors lead to a generous panelled dining room, currently used as a bar. Also off the kitchen is a triple aspect sun room which enjoys stunning hill views and has doors out to a patio and the garden. Two bedrooms, one of which is sued as a beauty treatment room (one en-suite), a utility room and a W.C. complete the ground floor accommodation. The landing on the first floor gives access to a useful linen cupboard, a study and three generously sized bedrooms, all of which have en suite facilities. The house has double glazing and oil fired central heating. With a flexible room layout and fine views over open countryside it also offers fantastic B&B potential.
Outside, the grounds are equally as impressive and include extensive areas of lawn with well stocked borders. Ample parking for several vehicles is provided on a monoblock driveway whilst there is also a useful double garage and an adjoining single garage. Positioned on an elevated area of garden is a magnificent summer house with a sauna.