6 Gordon Street is an impressive traditional town house located in a desirable central position at the heart of Elgin. Constructed of stone under a pitched slate roof and believed to date back to the 1890s, the house provides spacious …
6 Gordon Street is an impressive traditional town house located in a desirable central position at the heart of Elgin. Constructed of stone under a pitched slate roof and believed to date back to the 1890s, the house provides spacious and adaptable accommodation over two and a half storeys. From the pavement, a slabbed path leads to a front door and vestibule. A reception hall has stairs with an attractive carved hand rail and balusters whilst doors lead off to the principal accommodation. To the right is a wonderful open plan kitchen/living room with a range of wall and floor units, various integrated appliances (including a dishwasher, fridge freezer and Rangemaster cooker), a deep set bay window and a wood burning stove with a back boiler that supplements the gas fired central heating. Doors from the kitchen lead to a rear hall with a shelved pantry and to a laundry room / shower room. To the left of the hall is an elegant dining room, also with a bay window and an attractive fireplace. Completing the ground floor is a cosy snug / sitting room with a wood burning stove and glazed door to the garden. On the first floor, a landing leads to a family shower room and 4 double bedrooms, 3 of which have ‘en suite’ facilities. On the second floor (with a coombed ceiling), there is a WC and 2 attic bedrooms, one of which is currently used as an office and the other as a general store/laundry area.
The house appears to be in excellent condition and is very tastefully decorated throughout. It has all of the features one would hope to find in a period property of this age and character including high corniced ceilings, an attractive staircase with a carved hand rail and ornate balusters, fireplaces (two with wood burning stoves) and bay windows to the front. The dining room, open plan kitchen/living room and snug are particularly appealing rooms whist the excellent provision of shower rooms allows the house to be used as a magnificent family home with considerable scope to establish a B&B, Guest House or similar. The house is heated using a wood burning stove with a back boiler and gas central heating.
Outside, the garden is no less impressive than the house. Enclosed by a traditional stone wall with mature trees, the garden includes a lawn surrounded by well stocked borders, a raised fruit bed, patio, various outbuildings and log stores, and a greenhouse. Further storage is provided by a garage with an automatic up and over door.