12 Mason Haugh Rise, is an exceptional detached seafront villa, enjoying breath-taking panoramic views over the Moray Firth and which is located on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Burghead. The county of Moray is famous for its mild …
12 Mason Haugh Rise, is an exceptional detached seafront villa, enjoying breath-taking panoramic views over the Moray Firth and which is located on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Burghead. 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 8 mile long sandy beach between Burghead and Findhorn is perhaps one of the finest in Scotland. 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 world famous Spey and Findhorn rivers, skiing at The Lecht and Cairngorm range (about 1 hour’s drive), sailing and walking. There are many highly regarded golf courses nearby including The Moray Golf Club in Lossiemouth (about 8 miles) with it’s 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 links golf courses in Nairn (about 20 miles).
Burghead is a charming village located on the Moray Coast which offers a good range of day to day amenities including a range of convenience shops and a primary school. The surrounding area offers some fine hotels, restaurants and local attractions. Well regarded secondary schooling is available in Elgin, Lossiemouth and Forres whilst private schooling is available at Gordonstoun School, about 4 miles away. Elgin (about 8 miles) provides a wide range of amenities including excellent shopping, various supermarkets, a hospital, leisure centre and cinema whilst Inverness (about 36 miles) has all the facilities of a modern city including its Airport (about 29 miles) which offers regular flights to the south and summer flights to many European destinations. Aberdeen Airport is located about 68 miles to the east.
12 Mason Haugh Rise is an outstanding detached house set in a highly desirable development on the outskirts of Burghead. The house provides substantial and well-appointed accommodation over two storeys and is designed to take full advantage of the unspoilt panoramic views over the Moray Firth with the hills of Sutherland visible on a clear day. Built by highly regarded local builders, MFJ in 2010 and constructed from harled block with stone detailing under a pitched tile roof, the house provides adaptable accommodation over two storeys.
From the driveway, the upper ground floor is accessed through a spacious vestibule with built in storage. From here, a glazed door opens to a bright reception hall with large south facing skylights and a glazed partition and door which opens into the magnificent open plan kitchen/dining/living/sun room. This wonderful room enjoys panoramic sea views from the part octagonal sun room and has access out onto a balcony. The well equipped kitchen area has a range of high quality fitted wall and floor units as well as various integrated appliances including an electric AGA range cooker and a perfectly positioned kitchen Island. A door leads to the utility room which in turn accesses the ‘Jack and Jill’ cloak room. Also accessed from the utility room is the superb double garage with automatic roller doors. Completing the upper floor is a delightful dual aspect guest bedroom with an en suite shower room. On the lower ground floor, a large hallway leads to a substantial and versatile media / family room with its own separate external entrance. This is a substantial room which could also be utilised as a bedroom or for conversion into a granny annexe or short term letting apartment (subject to planning). The master suite includes a most impressive bedroom with a bay window which opens up the fine views over the Moray Firth, complete with dual sliding glazed doors opening out onto the patio. The master suite also benefits from an en suite dressing room and bathroom. There are two further double bedrooms on the lower ground floor, one of which has an en suite shower room as well as a family bathroom. This property has been built to the highest standard and has many fine features including oak flooring and skirtings, oak veneer internal doors, external lighting, extensive built in storage and an integrated vacuum system.