Lossiemouth House is an impressive town house located at the heart of the popular coastal town of Lossiemouth. Lossiemouth is a prosperous town on the Moray coast that originated as a fishing village and sea port serving the historic city …
Lossiemouth House is an impressive town house located at the heart of the popular coastal town of Lossiemouth. Lossiemouth is a prosperous town on the Moray coast that originated as a fishing village and sea port serving the historic city of Elgin nearby. Along with one of Europes largest air bases (RAF Lossiemouth), the town provides a good range of shops, bars, restaurants and other local amenities whilst the surrounding area offers some fine hotels, restaurants and local attractions. Well regarded primary and secondary schooling is available in the town whilst private schooling is available at Gordonstoun, about 5 miles away. Elgin (about 6 miles) provides a wider range of facilities whilst Inverness (about 44 miles) has all the facilities of a modern city including its airport which offers regular flights to the south and summer flights to many European destinations. Aberdeen Airport is located about 65 miles to the east.
The County of Moray is famous for its mild climate, has a beautiful and varied countryside with rich agricultural land and a coastline with prosperous fishing villages and wide, open beaches. The upland areas to the south are sparsely populated and provide dramatic scenery, some of which forms part of the Cairngorm National Park. This unspoilt landscape provides a wide range of leisure and sporting opportunities including fishing on the Lossie, Spey and Findhorn rivers, skiing at the Lecht and Cairngorm range, sailing and walking. Lossiemouth Marina has good facilities and has access at all states of the tide. There are many highly regarded golf courses nearby including The Moray Golf Club in Lossiemouth with its classic Links Course designed by Tom Morris in 1889 and the West Course as designed by Henry Cotton in 1979, Elgin Golf Club, and also the two championship courses in Nairn.
Lossiemouth House is an outstanding, grade B listed house located at the heart of the town. Believed to date back to about 1780, the house was originally built for Lady Agnes Gordon of Gordonstoun and was one of the first substantial houses to be built in Lossiemouth. It is constructed of rendered stone under a pitched slate roof and provides spacious and well appointed accommodation over three storeys.
From the garden, the front door opens into a hallway with an impressive spiral staircase. To the left is a door to a hallway from which access is gained to the sitting room;a bright and spacious room with an electric fire and original windows. At the other end of the hallway is a generous sized kitchen with a good range of wall and floor units, an integrated induction hob and ovens, a pantry and a door to a good sized dining room. The kitchen also gives access to a rear hall with back stairs to the first floor. Also off the rear hall is a shower room with space for white goods, a good sized bedroom and a conservatory with a door to the rear garden. The spiral staircase leads to a landing on the first floor where to the left is an impressive double aspect bedroom. This room is wonderfully light, generous in size and also has an en suite shower room. A family bathroom and two further bedrooms are also accessed from the landing. One of these bedrooms leads to a self contained apartment consisting of a shower room, living room with kitchenette, a bedroom and a landing area with the back stairs. The spiral staircase continues up to the second floor on which there are four further good sized bedrooms; three of which are en suite, and a shower room.
Lossiemouth House is an ideal family home and also offers superb potential to be run as a guest house which the current owners have successfully done over many years. It has a bright and airy atmosphere and many fine features including cornicing, tall ceilings, a spiral staircase and contemporary bathroom and kitchen fittings.
Outside, the house sits within a good sized walled garden. To the rear it consists of a patio area, several vegetable beds and a timber shed. To the front there is a well maintained area of lawn and various well stocked beds and borders. Ample parking space is provided for a number of vehicles on a tarmac driveway to the front of the house. The garden and house enjoy a high degree of privacy, particularly for such a centrally located property.