Deanshaugh Road, Elgin, Moray, IV30 4JA

Guide Price £435,000

0.59 acres

Bedroom Count icon 5

Reception Count icon 2

Bathroom Count icon 2

  • 2/3 reception rooms. 4/5 bedrooms
  • An attractive detached family home
  • Well-appointed and flexible accommodation
  • Spectacular outlook
  • Generous and well maintained garden
  • Off street parking
  • Close to a wide range of amenities

Overdeanshaugh is an impressive and very attractive detached house located in a fine elevated position over looking Cooper Park with fantastic views taking in the city’s Clock Tower and the Cathedral. Built in the 1930’s from stone under a slate roof, the house provides spacious, well-appointed and flexible accommodation over one and a half storeys. On the ground floor, there is a reception hall, a well-equipped dining kitchen, a drawing room and dining room, both of which enjoy the far reaching views, as well as a cloak room and WC. On the first floor, there are two bathrooms, 4 bedrooms and an office which could also be used as a fifth bedroom if required. The house has a very appealing bright and airy feel with large windows not only opening up the spectacular outlook but flooding the interior with natural light. It has many of the features one would hope to find in a house of this age and character including corniced ceilings, bay windows and the original working servants bells. In addition, it has excellent storage space with several built in wardrobes and cupboards. The house is single glazed and benefits from gas fired central heating.GARDENOutside, the garden is no less impressive than the house. Extending to about 0.59 acres, the garden is enclosed by a wall and mature hedges and includes terraced lawns, well stocked borders, a greenhouse, various mature trees, a summer house and ample parking for several vehicles under a car port and on the monoblocked driveway. There is a wooden garden shed and two useful outbuilding providing excellent storage. In addition, there is also a small shed at the back of the summerhouse to store lawnmowers, strimmers etc. Electric supplies are in all outbuildings as well as having an outside socket. One of the garden sheds also has a water supply.SITUATIONOverdeanshaugh, 1 Deanshaugh Road is located in a magnificent elevated position overlooking Elgin’s Cooper Park. Elgin, with its famous 13th Century Cathedral provides an excellent range of shops and amenities including a Hospital, leisure centre, swimming pool and cinema. The surrounding area also offers some fine hotels, restaurants and local attractions. There are a number of good primary schools in Elgin and two secondary schools. Private schooling for children over eight years of age is available at Gordonstoun School, about 6 miles away. Inverness (38miles) has all the facilities of a modern city including its Airport (31 miles) which offers regular flights to the south and summer flights to many European destinations. Aberdeen Airport is located about 60 miles to the east.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 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, sailing and walking. There are many highly regarded golf courses in the area including a fine course at Elgin and also Lossiemouth (5 miles to the north) whilst located about 20 minutes’ drive away is the ‘jewel’ of the Moray Coastline, the historic village of Findhorn with its sheltered bay providing excellent sailing, water sports and highly regarded Inns.