The Old Church Church Road
24 Batchen Street
Tel: 01343 564123
The Old Church is a converted church located in the desirable village of Garmouth. The Grade B listed church was built in 1845 and the conversion was completed in 1993, and has been finished to a high standard creating a magnificent family home with accommodation across two floors comprising:- Entrance Porch, Lounge, Dining Kitchen, Utility Room, Guest WC, rear hall with store room and Bedroom 5/Study on the ground floor and, on the first floor, Master Bedroom with Ensuite Shower Room, 3 further double Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom. The property benefits from double glazed timber encased windows, wood burning stove and a recently installed Klover biomass boiler which fuels the central heating system as well as the under floor heating in the Lounge.
The larger towns of Fochabers and Elgin provide a wide range of amenities, including shops, retail parks, hotels and restaurant are within easy commuting distance. Primary schooling is provided at the nearby village of Mosstodloch and secondary schooling at Milnes High School in Fochabers, for which free school transport is provided. The surrounding countryside offers many opportunities for rural pursuits including walks and cycle trails and there is also a golf course nearby.
Original solid wood door with rectangular fanlight leads to the Entrance Porch with storage areas at either side. Wood panel door to:-
10.8m x 7.8m (35'5" x 25'7")
Stunning Lounge with full height ceiling above the living space and twin dual aspect arch shaped windows make this an impressive and comfortable living space. The T-shaped staircase with galleried upper landing is the focal point of this stunning room. Wood burning stove set in fireplace with wood mantel and slate hearth which generates enough heat to keep this large room cosy, as well as the upper landing. Under floor heating, fitted carpet, recessed down lighters and pendant light. Steps at either side of the staircase lead down to Bedroom 5/Study and the Dining Kitchen with a corridor between and storage area.
4.7m x 8.4m (15'5" x 27'7")
Well-appointed Dining Kitchen fitted with an extensive range of wood fronted base and wall mounted units with ample worksurface fitted over. Double aspect windows, granite tiled flooring and radiator. Integrated dishwasher, induction hob, oven and grill. Space and plumbing for American style fridge freezer. Central island and separate breakfast bar for casual dining. Alcove with ample space for family sized dining table and chairs. Door to:-
Shelved larder area and shelved storage cupboard. Door to:-
3.5m x 3.8m (11'6" x 12'6")
Generous Utility room which houses the recently installed Klover biomass boiler and a water tank. Plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Laminate flooring and light fitting. Door to rear garden and door to:-
Fitted with two piece white suite comprising WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Laminate flooring and light fitting.
4.7m x 4.5m (15'5" x 14'9")
Double fifteen pane glass panel doors lead from the Lounge to this well-proportioned room which is currently being used as a study but would make an ideal Family Room or 5th Bedroom. Wood effect laminate flooring, wall lights, central light fitting and radiator.
Carpeted staircase with wood banister leads from the Lounge to the galleried upper landing, one side of which is used as a gaming area. Solid wood flooring and radiator. Shelved cupboard, recessed alcove and doors to Family Bathroom and remaining Bedrooms.
4.2m x 4.6m (13'9" x 15'1")
Capacious Master Bedroom with arched window to the south with views across the countryside to Ben Rinnes and a smaller arched window to the west, both fitted with curtain poles and curtains. Two fitted double wardrobes with mirrored sliding doors, hanging rails and shelving. Laminate flooring, radiator and pendant light. Door to:-
Ensuite Shower Room
Fitted with a three piece suite in white comprising shower cubicle with mains shower, wash hand basin and wc with concealed cistern. Medicine cabinet, radiator, spotlights, Xpelair and vinyl flooring.
3.1m x 4.2m (10'2" x 13'9")
Double Bedroom with two fitted wardrobes with hanging rail and shelving. Storage alcove, fitted carpet, pendant light and radiator. Arched window to the West with curtain pole and curtains.
3.3m x 4.2m (10'10" x 13'9")
Double Bedroom with window to the East. Fitted double wardrobe with mirrored sliding doors, hanging rail and shelving. Fitted carpet, pendant light and radiator.
2.4m x 3.1m (7'10" x 10'2")
Double Bedroom with velux window. Wall shelving, wood effect laminate flooring, pendant light and radiator.
2.6m x 4.1m (8'6" x 13'5")
Spacious Family Bathroom with large south facing arched window with views across the countryside from the bath tub. Four piece white suite comprising shower cubicle with mains shower, pedestal wash hand basin, WC and corner bath. Large shelved storage cupboard. Wall mirror, spotlights, Xpelair and wood flooring.
Wrought iron double gates leads from Church road to the front garden. Lock block driveway with parking for several cars and lawn at either side. Wooden shed. Wooden gate gives access to the side and rear garden. Large enclosed patio area with built in barbecue for outdoor entertaining in the summer months. Steps from the patio lead to the south facing decking area which runs adjacent to the house and has open views across the countryside.
Fixtures and Fittings
All light fittings, floor coverings, integrated appliance, curtains and shed are included in the sale price.
The home report valuation as at August 2016 is £275,000 the EPI rating is E and the council tax band is E.