12 Bed Detached House  For Sale  The Monarch  Laggan  Cairngorms National Park  Highland  PH20 
For Sale
TENURE: Freehold
Reference: Quote Houseladder - 34771


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The large Victorian house is a two storey rendered property with single storey extensions to the side, and includes eight en suite bedrooms. There is also a separate four bedroom house of modern construction under a tiled pitched roof.


Situated in the Spey Valley near the village of Laggan, with spectacular views of the Scottish Highlands, close to the junction of the A86 and A889. It has access to the A9 Edinburgh to Inverness road. Both Edinburgh and Glasgow Airports are within easy reach and there are regular train and overnight sleeper services from London to Kingussie Rail Station 9 miles away. Situated in the Cairngorms National Park there are year round recreational and sporting facilities. Near to the Aviemore and Cairngorm mountains, as well as the Cairngorm Ski Resort with Ben Nevis (close to Fort William) also seeing an increase in skiing. Also close to water sports at Loch Inch and Loch Morlich, excellent golf courses at Newtonmore and Kingussie, cycling and mountain biking at Laggan Wolftrax Biking Trail Centre 2 miles away and salmon/trout fishing.

Internal Details

The entrance foyer leads into a lounge bar which retains all the original features. There is also a restaurant area which can seat up to 50 covers and with its double sided open fireplace, it is ideal for groups. There is also a lounge for guests to relax in with a large screen TV and gas fire. There is a fully equipped catering kitchen, still room, laundry and linen store. Four double bedrooms are situated in the annex, all have en suite facilities. This area can be split from the main building. There are four double bedrooms, all en suite on the first floor.

Fixtures & Fittings

All fixtures and fittings are included in the sale.

External Details

Set back from the public road, the approach is a private drive with electric gates leading to a gravelled parking area. Within the grounds is an unlisted church ruin circa 1851, a stable block and tack room. Attached to the house and accessed externally is a garage, workshop and two dog kennels. There is also a burn running through the property feeding a pond with landscaped gardens to the front and side.

Owner's Accommodation

The modern owners house is situated adjacent to the Manse and comprises an open plan lounge, dining area, fully fitted kitchen and WC/shower room. There are four bedrooms one is en suite and a family bathroom. Attached to the owners accommodation is a built in garage.

Business Rates

The total property rates payable are £1,420 due to rural exemptions.


The Monarch, with two substantial properties, affords the new owners a fantastic opportunity to live or holiday in a beautiful location with several business opportunities that could generate a strong yearly income:

- Self catering holidays

- Bed and Breakfast

- Guesthouse

- Small Country hotel

- Private holiday house

- Residential home

Its flexible accommodation would allow for a variety of uses in this desirable area. Currently zoned for commercial use but 'change of use' is available to residential use should the new owners require.

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