Built in the 1870's Feith Mhor (Fay Mor) is a recently renovated, charming and substantial country house taking its Gaelic name from its surroundings: great stillness. Set amidst delightful gardens and grounds it enjoys marvellous views to the West over the remote Monadhliath hills.
The property still retains many original features.
There are two cottages to the rear of the main house which offer excellent owners accommodation and further letting potential.
Feith Mhor Lodge
Stone steps lead to a hardwood door to a small vestibule which in turn leads to the impressive main hall with ornamental features. Doors lead to the sitting room and dining room and there is an opening to the rear hall.
To the right is the sitting room which has windows overlooking the front garden. There is recessed shelving with storage below. An open fire on a slate hearth is an attractive feature.
To the left of the hall is the dining room which has dual aspect windows to the front and side gardens, there is plenty of room for a large dining table with room for 10-12 people. To the rear of the dining room is a seating area for relaxing after dinner.
From the main hall a small inner hall leads to a WC/drying room and bedroom 6. This bedroom is a double room which overlooks the side garden and has a modern en-suite shower room.
The rear hall takes you to the kitchen which has dual aspect windows overlooking the side gardens. It has an excellent range of floor and wall units in white with a roll top work surface with two Lamona sinks. There is a Kenwood double oven with 6 ring gas hob, Miele dishwasher, Hotpoint washing machine and Beko fridge and freezer.
Returning to the main hall and a grand staircase rises to the upper floor landing which gives access to the remaining bedrooms.
Bedroom 1 is a double room which has lovely views over the side gardens and an en-suite shower room. Bedroom 2 sits to the from and has dual aspect windows allowing plenty of light. This room also has an en-suite shower room.
A small hall leads to bedrooms 3 and 4. Bedroom 3 sits to the front and has an en-suite bathroom which has a three- piece suite in white with WC, wash hand basin and bath with mains shower over.
Bedroom 4 has open rural views and an en-suite shower room and finally, bedroom 5 is accessed from a small hall and has a separate bathroom with separate three-piece coloured suite with shower over the bath which is fully tiled around.
The large and well-maintained garden is bounded by stock fence and stone dyke. It is mainly laid to lawn and has parking for an adequate number of vehicles. There are mature ornamental trees and bushes and planted beds.
There is a large garage/workshop with light, power and water which is currently not only a workshop but set up as night quarters for hawks and falcons.
There are four kennels with indoor sleeping areas and outside runs.
Feith Mhor Cottage
Feith Mhor cottage is an attractive property sitting to the rear of the main house.
It is accessed via a hardwood door to a utility room which has floor and wall units in white with space for a fridge below the roll top worksurface, this then leads to the kitchen which has matching units in white. There is space for an oven, washing machine and fridge.
A door leads to the hall where a staircase rises to the upper floor and a small staircase takes you to the sitting room. The dining room lies to the end of the hall and has fitted cupboards giving excellent storage.
The sitting room is a cosy room with beamed ceiling and a fireplace with a wood burning stove set a in a cast iron fireplace on a slate hearth. Dual aspect windows overlook the side gardens. From the sitting room a door takes you to an inner hall to the master bedroom and bathroom. The bathroom has a three-piece suite in white comprising WC, wash hand basin and bath with tiled surround and shower over.
The master bedroom is a spacious room with a built-in wardrobe and recessed shelving.
From the main hall the staircase rises to the upper floor and bedrooms 2 and 3 which are both double rooms with built-in double wardrobes.
Outside there is a garden area to the front which is mainly laid to lawn. There are vegetable beds to the bottom of the garden.
This second cottage is set to the side of Feith Mhor Cottage. The property has rustic charm and original features and beams.
A hardwood door leads to a utility area with a sink set over a kitchen unit. There is a washing machine and tumble dryer. A door opens to a spacious hallway which is currently used as an office, stair rise to the upper floor. An opening gives access to the sitting room which has dual aspect windows enjoying rural views. There is a fireplace with a multi-fuel stove on a stone hearth.
The kitchen lies off the hall and has a range of storage units and beamed ceilings and stone walls.
A door from the kitchen leads to a small rear hall and bathroom which has a three- piece suite comprising WC, wash hand basin and bath with electric shower over.
From the main hall the stairs rise to the upper floor and two further bedrooms with wood panelled features and coombed ceilings. Both rooms have far reaching rural views.
To the front of the property is a fully fenced area which is currently used for falcons which could equally be utilised as a dog run or for chickens. There is also a fenced secure kennel area.
Some contents are available by separate negotiation and an inventory of those items will be drawn up for interested parties.
The small village of Carrbridge is surrounded by spectacular scenery and sits at the northern gateway to the Cairngorms National Park. It has the oldest stone bridge in the Highlands and is surrounded by ancient pine forest. There is a shop, primary school, garage, bar/restaurant and also a popular golf course. The Railway Station is on the Highland Main Line and has frequent services to Inverness and Perth. Inverness Airport has regular flights to Birmingham, Bristol and Heathrow along with other UK and European destinations.
The Cairngorm and Lecht ski areas are within easy driving distance, and sailing, kayaking and windsurfing is available on Loch Morlich and Loch Insh.
The area is a haven for wildlife with red squirrels, red deer, ospreys and golden eagles. Grouse and pheasant shooting, deer stalking, and salmon fishing are available in the Spey Valley.