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16 Holyrood Drive, Elgin, Morayshire, IV30 8TP









16 Holyrood Drive in Duncansfield is a fantastic 4/5 bedroom detached family home situated on the south side of Elgin and within walking distance of the town centre. The property has been significantly upgraded by the current owner which includes the addition of a sun lounge, the installation of two wood burning stoves and the upgrade of the kitchen and all the bath and shower rooms. 16 Holyrood Drive also comes with a heat recovery system throughout which is no longer available through Springfield Homes. The property offers open plan living, a beautiful presented front lounge, an integral garage with off street parking for four vehicles and a secure and well-presented back garden. The area is family orientated and is within close proximity to several very well-regarded schools including Elgin High School, Greenwards Primary and New Elgin Primary.


Accommodation Comprises


Ground Floor

Reception Vestibule, Hall, Front Lounge, Open Plan Kitchen/Dining/Family Room, Sun Lounge, Dining Room/TV Room/5th Bedroom, Large W.C, Utility Room, Integral Garage.

First Floor

Master Bedroom (En-Suite & Walk-in Wardrobe), Bedroom 2 (En-Suite), 2 x Further Double Bedrooms, Family Bathroom.

Garden Grounds

Garden Grounds, Off Street Parking for 4 Vehicles.


Aberdeen 66 miles, Inverness 39 miles, Aviemore 46 miles

(all distances are approximate).


Area Insights

16 Holyrood Drive lies on south side of Elgin in a neighbourhood known as Duncansfield in New Elgin. The immediate area is very family orientated and is within a short walk of several highly regarded schools, including Elgin High School and Greenwards Primary School. Private schooling is available at Aberlour House and Gordonstoun School with further education available at Moray College campus which forms part of the University of the Highlands and Islands. Elgin offers many excellent amenities including numerous local and national supermarkets, medical practices, and a hospital. Walking into the city centre (15min) there are several restaurants, cafes, pubs, a leisure centre and a cinema. Cooper Park hosts numerous sporting pursuits including well-attended tennis, cricket and bowling clubs and a boating pond. Elgin library and the Biblical gardens are also situated in Cooper Park.

Elgin offers a regular train service which takes you further afield to Inverness (about 45 mins) and Aberdeen (about 1.30 mins). Inverness provides all the facilities of a modern city including an International Airport (31 miles). Whilst Aberdeen (Europe’s oil capital) is one of the UK’s wealthiest cities full of desirable shops and restaurants. Aberdeen also offers an International Airport (61 miles).

Elgin is in the county of Moray which is famous for its mild climate. Moray has a beautiful and varied countryside with a coastline of rich agricultural land, prosperous fishing villages and wide, open beaches. The upland areas to the south are sparsely populated and provide dramatic scenery, some of which forms part of the Cairngorm National Park. This unspoilt landscape provides a wide range of leisure and sporting opportunities including fishing on the world-famous Spey and Findhorn rivers, skiing at The Lecht and Cairngorm range, sailing and walking. There are many highly regarded golf courses nearby including Elgin Golf Club, The Moray Golf Club in Lossiemouth and also the two championship links golf courses in Nairn. Located about 20 minutes drive away is the ‘jewel’ of the Moray Coastline, the historic village of Findhorn with its sheltered bay providing excellent sailing, water sports and highly regarded Inns.



General Remarks


Property Upgrades

  • The addition of a 2.8m x 3.7m sun lounge

  • Woodburning stoves installed in the sun lounge and living room.

  • Upgraded kitchen including Elica Star extractor fan.

  • Fisher & Paykel dishwasher.

  • Appliances upgraded to AEG.

  • Quooker boiling water tap.

  • Upgraded tiling throughout kitchen, all bathrooms & en-suites.

  • Upgraded sanitary ware, bathroom & shower room tap including a waterfall bath tap and control units.

  • Rainfall shower heads installed throughout.

  • Electrical upgrades internally and externally.



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Useful Links

Greenwards Primary School - http://www.moray.gov.uk/moray_schools/page_2218.html

Elgin High School - https://www.elginhigh.moray.sch.uk/

Moray College - https://www.moray.uhi.ac.uk

Gordonstoun School - https://gordonstoun.org.uk

Johnston of Elgin - https://www.johnstonsofelgin.com/retail

Inverness Airport - https://www.invernessairport.co.uk

Aberdeen Airport - https://www.aberdeenairport.com

Elgin Train Station - https://www.scotrail.co.uk/plan-your-journey/stations-and-facilities/elg

Elgin Cinema - https://caledoniancinemas.co.uk/MorayPlayhouse.dll/Home

Elgin Townhall - https://www.elgintownhall.co.uk

Cooper Park - http://www.moray.gov.uk/moray_standard/page_54534.html



Fixtures and Fittings

All fitted carpets, some curtains, blinds, some light fittings and all integrated appliances form part of the sale.

Listing and Conservation

16 Holyrood Drive is not listed, nor in a conservation area.


Mains gas fired central heating, electricity, water and drainage.

Fibre max broadband services are available.

Council Tax

Band F

Energy Efficiency Rating


Band C (Rating 71)

Local Authority

Moray Council

Telephone: 0300 123 4561

Internet Web Site

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7.            Photographs taken in July 2021. Particulars prepared in July 2021.