Duffus, Elgin, IV30 5RH
24 Batchen Street
Tel: 01343 564123
About the Property
Traditional farmhouse with upper floor conversion and wonderful garden in an idyllic rural situation including an outlook to Duffus Castle.
A visit is imperative to appreciate both the house which has a great deal of character but in particular the garden which surrounds the property and is picture postcard.
- Traditional Farm Cottage
- Upper Floor conversion
- Wounderful situation
- Generous Garden Grounds
- Viewing Essential
- Front Porch + Hallways
- Dining Kitchen with Stove
- Lounge with Stove
- 3 Bedrooms, Bathroom + WC
- Upper floor Bed/Sitting Room
1.72 x 2.54 (5'7" x 8'3")
Lovely entry to the property with windows all round on mid height walls. Wall light and laminate wood flooring. Part glazed door to :-
0.9 x 2.45 and 1 x 3.27 (2'11" x 8'0" and 3'3" x 1
Two section hall. First with door to Kitchen and door concealing staircase to the upper floor. Front facing window, wall light and laminate wood floroing. Meter cupboard. Doors to the bathroom and lounge.
4.5 x 5.3 (14'9" x 17'4")
Wonderfully, welcoming family dining kitchen with feature fireplace, multi fuel stove and "sleeper" mantel. Old fashioned style ceiling clothes pulley above. Double aspect windows to front and 2 to the rear, 3 pendant lights and vinyl flooring. Full range of floor and wall mounted units in cream with wood effect work surfaces and splashback tiling. Plenty of room for family dining plus fireside chairs and all the usual appliances.
1.9 x 2.6 (6'2" x 8'6")
Attractive bathroom with rear facing window. Suite in white comprising bath with shower area, wc and washhand basin in vanity unit. Double head Mains shower over bath with curved shower screen. Wet wall panelling, Xpelair, ladder radiator, ceiling light and laminate wood flooring.
3.25 x 4.88 (10'7" x 16'0")
Well presented and nicely proportioned Lounge with multi fuel stove in fireplace, slate hearth and "sleeper" mantel. Front facing window. Ceiling light, electric heater and laminate wood flooring. Door to :-
0.95 x 4.7 (3'1" x 15'5")
Hallway giving access to the 3 downstairs bedrooms and guest wc. Also front door. Hatch to loft. Ceiling light, electric heater & laminate wood flooring.
2.6 x 4.2 (8'6" x 13'9")
Double front facing bedroom. Shelve recess. Ceiling light, electric heater and carpet.
3.6 inc to 4.2 x 2.6 (11'9" inc to 13'9" x 8'6")
Double bedroom with double rear facing windows. Ceiling light, electric heater and carpet.
Staircase from the entrance hall leads to the upper landing and window to rear affording a wonderful view.
Sitting Room or Bedroom 4
3.95 inc to 6.2 x 1.6 inc to 4.2 (12'11" inc to 20
Upper floor sitting room or generous double bedroom. 2 Velux windows afford wonderful views over the garden towards Duffus Castle. Track spotlight, electric heater and carpet. Low height door to :-
Large full height room - accessed via low height door. Currently used for storage but could also be converted, subject to planning consents of course.
Garden and Outbuildings
Simply wonderful Garden which compliments the house beautifully. Extending to approximately half an acre, the garden falls into 4 sections. On entering the drive there is a separate vegetable plot with raised beds, shed and greenhouse. Large expanse of lawn with shrubbery, patio and water feature. Workshop (3 mx 4.7 m ) and Tool Shed. Old chicken house and run - no chickens currently. Through the Pergola to the front of the house is an area of decking for sitting out and enjoying views towards the castle. Plenty of colourful planting and mature trees and shrubs. The garden continues to the third generous section with another generous area of lawn, 2 timber sheds and Summer House. The fourth section runs along the rear of the house and again is laid to lawn, again with a lovely open countryside outlook.
Fixtures and Fittings
The fitted floor coverings, curtains, blinds and light fittings will be included in the sale price.
The Home Report Valuation as at June 2023 is £300,000, Council Tax Band A and EPI rating is F.