Morla sits in a wonderfully accessible rural setting to the south west of Keith (2.5 miles) in the picturesque and highly desirable county of Moray. Keith offers a good range of local services including a variety of shops, supermarkets …
Morla sits in a wonderfully accessible rural setting to the south west of Keith (2.5 miles) in the picturesque and highly desirable county of Moray. Keith offers a good range of local services including a variety of shops, supermarkets, sports and leisure facilities, both primary and secondary schooling and a railway station. To the east lies Huntly (12 miles) which also has a good range of amenities and shops whilst Elgin to the west (18 miles) provides extensive further amenities. 10 miles to the north, lies the popular Speyside village of Fochabers. Aberdeen International Airport is about 44.5 miles away offering regular domestic and international flights whilst the city of Aberdeen (51 miles) is the oil capital of Europe providing all of the facilities one would expect from a cosmopolitan city including excellent shopping and a superb choice of restaurants, galleries, sports facilities and theatres.
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, whilst the county also offers superb Salmon and Trout fishing including the highly acclaimed Rivers Spey, Deveron and Findhorn. A popular tourist area, local attractions in the region also include The Whisky Trail, The Speyside Way, Cairngorm National Park, together with many ancient monuments, castles, buildings and villages of historical significance.
Morla is a most impressive detached house situated in a peaceful yet easily accessible rural location near Keith. Sitting in an elevated position, the house enjoys stunning views, particularly to the south. Architect designed and completed in 2014, the house is constructed of rendered block under a pitched slate roof and provides spacious and very well appointed accommodation over two storeys. On the ground floor, a bright and airy hallway is a very welcoming and impressive reception area with an oak staircase leading up the first floor. From the hall, double doors lead to a spacious sitting room with full height windows which make the most of the beautiful hill views. Opposite the sitting room is a magnificent open plan kitchen/dining/living room with high quality wall and floor units, various integrated appliances and picture windows which flood the interior with natural light. From the kitchen, a door leads to a well equipped utility room and the rear hall which gives access to the integral garage. Also on the ground floor is a generously sized family room and a shower room. The staircase from the hall leads to the galleried first floor landing which has a charming seating area. From the landing, doors lead to a master suite with a double bedroom, dressing room and an en suite shower room. A family bathroom and 3 further double bedrooms complete the accommodation.
Morla has been built and finished to a high standard with tasteful décor throughout and many fine features including 9ft ceilings on the ground floor, high quality flooring, kitchen and bathroom fittings, solid oak doors and skirtings. A number of generously sized built in cupboards provide ample storage space throughout the house. Overall Morla has a warm and welcoming atmosphere while large windows ensure it is wonderfully bright.
Outside, the house sits within generous grounds. The garden is primarily laid to lawn and there is also a patio seating area. Ample parking space for a number of vehicles is provided on the driveway in addition to the superb and substantial garage/workshop. An ISO container and a shed also provide useful storage space.