- Tenure: Freehold
- 8 bedrooms
- 3 reception rooms
- 4 bathrooms
- Shoot / Sporting
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An A-listed Georgian Country House with 1.35 miles of single bank salmon and sea trout fishing on the River Nairn. Exciting roe deer stalking opportunities and potential to establish a pheasant shoot.
Nestled within the Nairn Valley, Holme Rose is an attractive residential and amenity estate close to the Moray Firth, with lovely views overlooking the policies towards the Nairn River. The house is an excellent example of Georgian symmetry. It boasts an elevated position and includes 3 reception rooms, 8 principal bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, as well as two flats. In addition to the Gate Lodge, there are four further estate cottages, two of which require refurbishment. The formal gardens are laid out surrounding the main house, and they also include a wonderful C-listed 1.8 acre former walled garden, over which two of the cottages overlook.
The estate also has a range of traditional and more modern farm buildings.
The surrounding land at Holme Rose is gently sloping and form the haugh land by River Nairn it rises from 60 metres to about 100 metres above sea level at the north western boundary. Extending to approximately 358 acres in total, the land consists of 185.42 acres of grass leys, 149.02 acres of woodland, 8.27 acres of rough grazing and 15.26 acres of gardens/buildings/river/miscellaneous ground.
The woodland comprises a mix of mature commercial woodland, amenity woodland and new plantings. It is not only a home for wildlife, but it also offers opportunities for roe deer stalking and the potential to create a small pheasant shoot.
The estate also includes 1.3 miles of single bank salmon and sea trout fishing on the River Nairn. The estate has the right to fish 2 rods. In recent years the Nairn Angling Association has had a lease over the beat.
Holme Rose House
The main house is accessed from the west, via a private tree-lined driveway and terminates in a gravel parking area to the front. From its elevated position, the house has wonderful uninterrupted south easterly views over the surrounding policies down to the river. it is understood that the house dates back until the 1800s, and is built of pink sandstone.
Steps lead up to an impressive portico entrance supported by a pair of Doric columns. Internal features include the impressive main reception rooms (drawing room and dining room) both with open fireplaces, decorative cornicing, large sand-and-case windows with working shutters and complete with a ceiling rose. The accommodation is laid out over three floors as follows:
Ground Floor: entrance hall, inner hall with living room (with wood burning stove), garden rom, drawing room (with open fireplace), dining room (with open fireplace), kitchen) with Aga, wine cellar, flower room, secondary kitchen, store room, study, drying room, cloak room, sitting room and office (with open fireplace).
galleried landing (with cupola above), two bedrooms, bathroom, W.C, pantry. Two flats including;
East Flat - 4 bedrooms, bathroom and kitchen
West Flat, 2 bedrooms, kitchen and sitting room
Second Floor: landing, six further bedrooms, two bathrooms and W.C.
Third Floor: two attic rooms
The house is served by three oil-fired boilers which are located in the basement. Two of the boilers provide the heating whilst the third provides hot water.
Gardens and Outbuildings
To the rear of the house there is a timber garage together with a number of other outbuildings. Surrounding the house, the formal gardens are laid to lawn with planted borders and flanked by mature amenity woodland including both driveways. There is also an eastern driveway which passes the front of the house and leads down to the river by the B-listed Holme Rose bridge.
A short distance to the south, there is an attractive C-listed former walled gardens which extends to 1.8 acres. The ground is all currently laid to grass but offers a wonderful opportunity to be used as a garden. it also incorporates two adjoining potting sheds
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