Taighsona is set in a wonderful position to the north of Aberlour at the heart of Speyside and The Malt Whisky Trail and commands spectacular views across Strathspey. Nearby, the small village of Archiestown has a village shop, Post Office ...
Taighsona is set in a wonderful position to the north of Aberlour at the heart of Speyside and The Malt Whisky Trail and commands spectacular views across Strathspey. Nearby, the small village of Archiestown has a village shop, Post Office and a highly regarded restaurant / Hotel (The Archiestown Hotel). Craigellachie (about 4.5 miles) has a renowned hotel, primary school and village shop whilst about 6 miles away, the popular Speyside village of Aberlour has a good range of shops including an excellent delicatessen, a post office, various restaurants and pubs. It also offers highly regarded primary and secondary schooling as well as a doctors surgery and an award winning dentist. Knockando Primary is also highly regarded and is only about 3.5 miles away. Further afield, Elgin (about 16 miles) offers a wider range of facilities including a modern shopping centre, various supermarkets and a railway station with services to Inverness and Aberdeen. The property is approximately equidistant between the two airports at Aberdeen and Inverness where there are a wide range of services to the south and overseas.
The county of Moray is famous for its mild climate, has a beautiful and varied countryside with a coastline of rich agricultural land, prosperous fishing villages and wide, open beaches. The upland areas to the South are sparsely populated and provide dramatic scenery, some of which forms the Cairngorm National Park. The unspoilt landscape provides a wide range of leisure and sporting opportunities including fishing on the world famous Spey and Findhorn rivers, skiing at the Lecht (Tomintoul) and Cairngorm range, and walking. The area has a number of excellent golf courses. For the sailing enthusiast the marinas at Lossiemouth and Findhorn offer excellent facilities.
Taighsona is an impressive detached modern house located in a fine rural position near Archiestown. Built in 2000 of harled block under a pitched tiled roof, the house enjoys wonderful views across Speyside and over Ben Rinnes. Spacious and well proportioned accommodation is provided over a single storey. The front door opens into a vestibule and a spacious hallway with two excellent cupboards. To the left is a bright and generously sized sitting room with a bay window that looks out over the garden and to the hills beyond. Adjacent to the sitting room is a spacious dining kitchen/family room which has a good range of wall and floor units and a sliding door to the garden. The hallway also gives access to four good sized double bedrooms, one of which has an en suite shower room and all of which have large built in wardrobes. A family bathroom, utility room and a W.C. complete the accommodation. Overall the house has ample built in storage and a lovely bright and airy atmosphere owing to the large double glazed windows. It is heated using oil central heating and is connected to mains water and electricity.
Outside, the house sits in generous grounds of about 0.52 acres (including the driveway) which includes areas of lawn and a patio. Ample parking for several vehicles is provided on a gravelled driveway in addition to the double garage with a floored loft which provides excellent storage space and the option for conversion into additional accommodation (subject to all necessary consents being obtained). There is also a useful dog kennel and a workshop.