If you dream of waking to the sound of crashing waves and breakfasting on your veranda while enjoying views across sand dunes, then this eco-chalet may be ideal for you.
Number 14 Findhorn Sands is a high-spec chalet built four years ago by Carbon Dynamic and part of an exclusive enclave of eco-bungalows each with 11 month occupancy.
The chalet is packed with ingenious storage spaces inspired by the owners’ background in sailing, and the overall attention to detail imparts the most calming air to this seaside retreat.
The property, which is on the market at offers over £205,000, is built with sustainable materials and therefore requires minimum energy. It also has oak flooring, doors and skirtings throughout and high quality double-glazed windows.
Outside there’s a charming full-length veranda which leads to a welcoming open plan living room with kitchen area. Clever storage solutions at the entrance include a bespoke cloak cupboard and storage bench.
The main living area is a multi-functional space which benefits from natural light from all sides to provide solar gain which, combined with the high level of insulation, heats the chalet most effectively.
There is a well-equipped kitchen with integrated fridge freezer, electric oven, ceramic hob and excellent storage built into the corner cupboard and in the kickboard. The sink is positioned under one of the letterbox windows to the south east. An oak worktop extends around the corner to provide a breakfast bar and definition from the living space.
There is a dining area to one side fitted with a bench seat that has storage built into it. The remainder of the space is dedicated to relaxing, with a seating area to one side and a wood burning stove on a glass hearth to the other, providing a cosy area for winter.
Sliding glass doors open from the living area to the east-facing patio with aforementioned generous covered veranda and wonderful views across the dunes. There is a useful storage shed to one side.
The property has an exceptionally luxurious bedroom with a free standing claw foot bath to one side, dressing area with a sink and cupboards beneath, and a bespoke wardrobe with ingenious storage.
The bedroom has letterbox windows to two sides to maintain privacy whilst allowing light to flood into the room, and there is a large window to the north-east side. The dressing unit discreetly incorporates a washer dryer and the hot water cylinder.
Accessed from the main entrance area via an oak door with a porthole window is the shower room which has a double-width shower with a feature full length opaque window to one side, WC, wash-hand basin within a vanity unit and a radiant heater built into the mirror.
Outside, the professionally landscaped gardens are in keeping with the seaside location and are planted with flowers and shrubs that thrive in a coastal environment. There is a gravel parking area to the front with space for two cars.
Council tax is not applicable on this property which combines both comfort and style and enjoys an excellent location within minutes’ walk of the village of Findhorn, the stunning sandy beaches, and the Findhorn Foundation.
Furniture, excluding the hanging lamps, is available by separate negotiation.
Contact: R & R Urquhart on 01309 676600