The Post House and Annexe

Spey Street, Kingussie, Highland, PH21 1HN

Guide Price £585,000

0.34 acres

Bedroom Count icon 8

Reception Count icon 2

Bathroom Count icon 5

  • A delightful former post office conversion in the Cairngorms National Park
  • One Reception Room. Six Bedrooms.
  • Spacious living areas and retaining many original features.
  • Two bedroom annexe and separate studio and wrap around decking.
  • Courtyard with outdoor sauna.
  • Currently a successful holiday let.
  • A versatile property offering a variety of residential and business opportunities.
  • About 0.14 hectares (0.34 acres) in all.

The Post House is a spacious, sensitively converted traditional property in Kingussie, a popular village in the Cairngorms National Park. Formerly the main Post Office and Sorting Office for the area and dating from the early 1900’s, the building has been fully renovated and converted by the current owners to create an outstanding family house with additional accommodation.The Cairngorms National Park was established in 2003 to protect its beautiful and unspoilt landscape and promote a balance between nature and the community. Local attractions include mountain activities, cycling, skiing, water sports, fishing and bird watching on the Abernethy and Insh Marshes RSPB reserves. Aonach Mor (Ben Nevis), Rothiemurchus, and Aviemore Ski and Activity Centres are nearby and offer recreation throughout the year, while Kingussie and Newtonmore both have excellent 18 hole golf courses.Kingussie has a good range of local shops and amenities including a secondary school and main line railway station. There are supermarkets in both Newtonmore and Aviemore, while Inverness has all the facilities of a modern city including its airport with regular flights to the south and Europe.The renovation and conversion of The Post House has created a delightful and unique property, retaining many original features which echo its previous use. The former sorting room is now the magnificent open plan sitting room and dining room and has a double height ceiling and herring bone parquet flooring. This room is the focal point of the main house and most rooms lead off from here, including the well-appointed dining kitchen and spacious bedrooms. A staircase within the sitting room leads to the first floor with a further bedroom and bathroom.The Annexe lies to the rear of the main house and offers a variety of uses such as supplementing the existing accommodation, as owners’ accommodation or residential lets, while the Studio has the potential for use as an events and activities venue let in conjunction with the accommodation.The Post House and Annexe is currently a successful holiday let, managed through Demand for holiday lets in the National Park is strong and the property achieves high occupancy levels with many repeat guests. The range of accommodation available at The Post Office and Annexe ensures its continued success and will allow it to take advantage of the growing experience holiday market.