Spring Croft

Dufftown, Keith, Moray, AB55 4BN

Guide Price £270,000

1.88 acres

Bedroom Count icon 3

Reception Count icon 2

Bathroom Count icon 1

  • 2 reception rooms. 3 bedrooms
  • Useful paddocks
  • Various outbuildings including a stone built barn
  • Planning permission for two dwellings
  • Easily accessible location

DESCRIPTION Spring Croft is a charming traditional farmhouse constructed of stone under a pitched slate roof and it provides bright and well-presented accommodation over two storeys. Overall, the rooms are well proportioned and the layout is such that it allows for flexibility. The characterful sitting room has an exposed stone wall, a solid fuel fired Rayburn and a door leading out to the front garden. The dining room, which could also be used as a 4th bedroom, has a wood burning stove with a timber mantle. The kitchen and bathroom benefit from modern fittings. The house is double glazed and has oil central heating.GARDEN AND GROUNDSThe grounds extend to about 1.88 acres in total and include a garden area to the front of the property and various paddocks in which a variety of animals could be kept. Ample storage space is provided in a timber garage, stone built barn with a floored loft and various sheds. A driveway provides further parking space. Full planning permission was granted for two residential properties at south end of the paddock, full details can be found on the Moray Council planning website using the references: 14/01976/APP and 14/01977/APP.SITUATION Spring Croft is located between the Speyside villages of Craigellachie and Dufftown. Craigellachie has good day to day amenities including a popular primary school, highly regarded Inns and Hotels, a village hall for community events and sporting clubs, a Church, convenience store, Post Office, filling station and children’s play park. Aberlour, about 2.7 miles away, has a small supermarket, health centre, dental practice and pharmacy, a highly regarded delicatessen and further Hotels, pubs and coffee shops. With easy access to the Spey, Cairngorms and Moray coastline, the area has a rich and diverse range of services and amenities and is becoming a haven for arts, cultural and social events with many new independent shops in the area. Elgin (about 15.5 miles) is an historic city and is the main commercial hub for the county. Elgin has grown throughout the years to become a prosperous and popular location to live due to the excellent range of amenities and high quality of life. Amenities include primary and secondary schooling, major supermarkets, a library, a good selection of independent shops, various sporting and recreational facilities and a train station providing direct links to Aberdeen and Inverness. Aberdeen and Inverness provides all of the facilities expected from modern and prosperous cities, with an excellent selection of shopping, retail parks and associated services, rail links and airports.Moray is renowned as being one of the sunniest and driest counties in Scotland and has a wide range of excellent places to stay, eat and shop. The county is famed for its breath-taking scenery, long sandy beaches and wildlife and offers wonderful leisure and recreational opportunities. There are many golf courses accessible within a short drive and as a popular tourist area, local attractions include ‘The Whisky Trail’, ‘The Speyside Way’ which passes nearby, Cairngorm National Park, together with many ancient monuments, castles, buildings and villages of historical significance.