Ivy Cottage is located at the centre of the picturesque village of Aberlour and at the heart of Speyside and the Malt Whisky Trail. Aberlour is a very popular village and has a good range of independent shops as …
Ivy Cottage is located at the centre of the picturesque village of Aberlour and at the heart of Speyside and the Malt Whisky Trail. Aberlour is a very popular village and has a good range of independent shops as well as an excellent delicatessen, supermarket, a post office, various restaurants and pubs. It also offers highly regarded primary and secondary schooling as well as a medical practice and an award winning dentist. Further afield, Elgin (about 16 miles) offers a wider range of facilities including a modern shopping centre, retail parks, 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 flights 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 hill walking. The area has a number of excellent golf courses including fine courses at Ballindalloch and Dufftown. For the sailing enthusiast, the marinas at Lossiemouth and Findhorn offer excellent facilities. The Speyside Way which gives pedestrian access between Aviemore and Spey Bay passes nearby.
Ivy Cottage is a delightful semi-detached traditional cottage located on the High Street in the very popular village of Aberlour. Constructed of stone under a pitched slate roof, the cottage provides well-appointed accommodation over one and a half storeys. From the High Street, the front door opens to a hall and passageway with stairs to the first flor and doors leading off.
To the right is a cosy, dual aspect sitting room with a wood burning stove whilst truning left in the hall leads to the master bedroom with a wall of built in wardrobes. There is an excellently equipped kitchen with various wall and floor units, a range of integral appliances including a cooker, fridge, freezer and dishwasher. There is a useful utility room with a WC, the gas central heating boiler and a built in cupboard whilst completing the ground floor is the shower room; a spacious room with high quality fixtures. On the first floor, a bright and airy landing leads to two bedrooms, both of which have dormer windows. The cottage is very tastefully decorated throughout and has a very warm and welcoming atmosphere. The sitting room with a wood burning stove, the well equipped kitchen and the generously sized shower room are particularly appealing rooms.
Ivy Cottage will appeal to a wide range of buyers including couples and small families as well as to those looking for a characterful holiday home.
Hall. Sitting Room. Kitchen. Bedroom. Utility Room. Shower Room.
Landing. 2 Bedrooms.
To the rear of the property is a wonderful terraced garden. Enclosed by a fence and wall, the garden includes areas of lawn, numerous well stocked beds and borders, raised vegetable beds, a covered seating area, a greenhouse and ample parking for several vehicles on a gravelled driveway. In addition, there is a superb garage / workshop providing excellent storage space.