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VIBRANT COMMUNITY DESIRABLE LOCATION Welcom e to Da rklass Esta te BECOME PART OF A VIBRANT COMMUNITY IN A DESIRABLE VILLAGE LOCATION. Darklass Estate is an exclusive development of nine architect designed, four bedroom family homes for the 21st century located next to the village of Dyke in Morayshire. With your front door into the village and your back door opening onto fields, it is an idyllic setting for family life. Dyke is a popular place for walking, cycling and horse riding or just relaxing in peaceful, tranquil surroundings. There are many beautiful beaches close by none more beautiful than Findhorn which as a village also boasts many other amenities such as sailing, power boating, dolphin and seal watching cruises. The world famous Findhorn Foundation, one of only 12 locations designated by the UN as a centre for eco living and training, is well worth a visit as is the Foundations Organic produce shop.
Darklass Estate is an exclusive village development and an idyllic setting for family life
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sailing at findhorn
light and airy interiors
dolphins of the moray firth
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THE PERFECT PLACE THE LOCAL area enjoys a favourable climate thanks to the warming effect of the Gulf Stream ensuring temperature and sunshine levels are well above the national average, as well as low rainfall. With this in mind, one can certainly enjoy many a days play on one of the nearby top class golf courses many of which are of Championship standard including Nairn Golf Club, which hosted the 1999 Walker cup and Castle Stuart which hosted the Scottish open. ELGIN is situated some 16 miles away and offers a wide range of amenities. The City of Inverness is 24 miles away and amongst other facilities is the home of the Eden Court Theatre. International and UK artists perform at Eden Court from the
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Kirov Ballet to Billy Connolly and much much more is on offer at this prestigious venue. INVERNESS has a vibrant night life and some fabulous restaurants including one run by the world famous Michel Roux. Inverness airport is 18 miles away, providing daily flights to London, Bristol, Belfast, Birmingham, Manchester and Amsterdam. Travel on the train is also available with a sleeper service to London from Inverness. DYKE has an excellent primary school with secondary schooling either in Nairn (7 miles) or Elgin (16 miles). The world famous Gordonstoun public school is 13 miles away Prince Charles, his father brothers and niece Zara Phillips being some of pupils to have schooled at Gordonstoun.
relaxing days on the golf course
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th e g rea t outdoors COAS T & COU N T RYS I DE ON YOU R DOOR S T E P
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WHILST LIVING IN HARMONY with nature is an ideal, these houses bring you closer than most to that ideal. Our aim is to build energy saving houses, requiring minimal maintenance that are a pleasure to live in, saving you money for years to come. Whilst building with slow grown Scandinavian timber ensures the embodied energy of the structure is minimised, high quality bespoke construction is achieved in a climate controlled factory environment where waste is minimal and nothing less than perfection is accepted.
WE AIM TO PROMOTE sustainable housing first and foremost by ensuring the fabric of the building is energy efficient, thereby reducing carbon dioxide emissions. Having insulated and sealed the building to a high standard it is important to maintain air quality without losing heat. To that end we have made a conscious decision not to use any fossil fuels to heat our homes, instead all our homes use ground source heat pumps which attracts the highest RHI repayments. So not only are you kept warm but your energy consumption is low and the associated bills kept to a minimum.
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Scotland and beyond
DARKLASS ESTATE is ideally situated to take full advantage of excellent transport links by road, rail and air. ELGIN is situated some 16 miles away and offers a wide range of amenities. The City of Inverness is 24 miles away.
INVERNESS airport is 18 miles away, providing daily flights to London, Bristol, Belfast, Birmingham, Manchester and Amsterdam. Â Travel on the train is also available with a sleeper service to London from Inverness.
FROM INVERNESS AIRPORT Bristol
1h r 20m in s
1h r 30m in s
Manchester 1h r 20m in s
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SITE PLAN SITUATED at the end of a track that winds through beautiful fields as pictured, the 9 house country estate development benefits from careful landscaping with the emphasis of community living at the heart of what is on offer.
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R E L A X AN D E NJOY T H E COU N T RYS I DE
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In dica tive im ag e of a fou r bed h om e a t Da rklass Esta te
THE HOUSES ARE THE MOST ECO-FRIENDLY DESIGNED HOMES IN THE REGION WITH GROUND SOURCE HEAT PUMPS BEING USED AS THE RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCE. Also as part of the ‘Swedish look’, all houses have wood burning stoves fitted. Recognising the needs of modern family living, a spacious kitchen/ dining room forms the heart of each home. In addition, the spacious living room looks onto the landscaped garden and fields beyond. The study/ bedroom, Shower/WC and utility room complete the ground floor.
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The first floor has 3 bedrooms, all capable of accommodating a double bed. The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom and dressing room. There is also a family bathroom and all bedrooms have fitted wardrobes. Also on the first floor there is a second lounge area which has floor to ceiling windows overlooking the rear garden and fields beyond.
FOUR BEDROOM FOR FULL SPECIFICATION SEE SEPARATE SHEET
Living Room 4.71 x 6.8m
15’ 5” x 22’ 4”
Kitchen / Dining 6.94 x 3.34m
22’9” x 10’11½”
Study / Bedroom 3.58 x 2.24m
11’9” x 7’4”
Master Bedroom: 4.85 x 3.34m 15'11" x 10'11½"
Bedroom 2: 4.2 x 3.34m
13'9" x 10'11½"
Bedroom 3: 3.84 x 3.34m
12'7" x 10'11½"
Bedroom 4: 3.19 x 3.34m
10'5" x 10'11½"
All room dimensions are approximate and for general guidance only. Floor plans are not to scale. Elevational treatments, landscaping details and positions and levels of buildings may vary. For individual plot specifications please see drawings which are available for inspection on site.
Total Floor Area 160 sqm or 1722 square feet
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exclusive COUNTRY ESTATE
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PRIVATE ESTATE . LIGHT AND AIRY LIVING SPACES . LARGE OPEN PLAN DESIGN
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The majority of energy saving potential is built into the building fabric at factory stage.
Trivselhus ensure sustainably produced building materials.
Quality fabric and lower on-site construction costs mean outstanding value for money at a competitive overall price.
Sophisticated detailing gives airtight joints to maintain the buildingâ€™s internal temperature effectively.
Closed panels are fitted with 240mm insulation at the construction stage.
Precision factory assembly with exacting quality control systems ensures consistent and reliable end product.
LOW ENERGY NEEDS
Exceptionally low heating costs allow flexibility of internal design to meet clientsâ€™ needs and aspirations.
Computer aided manufacturing processes and quick build times cut waste to the absolute minimum.
Triple glazed windows trap natural heat gain and this can be maximized by correctly orienting the building.
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Ethica l living with style LOW E N E RGY HO M E S PROVI DE PE AC E OF M I N D FOR YE AR S TO CO M E
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coast & countryside swedish technology
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TRIVSELHUS SCOTLAND was established in response to the growing demand from people in the Scotland for Scandinavian style, quality and efficiency in their homes and commercial buildings. TRIVSELHUS is firmly established as one of the leading builders in the Swedish housing market. Their expertise is in the manufacture of buildings that provide an effective shield against extreme climatic conditions, using sustainably harvested wood from the southern Swedish forests. THE ‘FABRIC FIRST’ APPROACH demands obsessive attention to detail at the planning and design stage. The building is constructed in precision factory conditions with energy saving features embedded into the fabric of the building from the very start. Windows, doors and service conduits are fitted during the build, reducing the margins of error and producing an airtight shell. This ‘Fabric First’ approach is a low risk, cost-effective way to achieve higher levels against the criteria set out in Scottish building regulations.
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The information contained in this brochure is for general guidance only. The computer generated images are intended to give an indication of what the properties will look like in a mature setting but are not necessarily representative in every respect. Purchasers are advised that floor layouts etc, may vary from plot to plot and the Company reserves the right to alter these details at any time and without prior notice. The interior photographs shown are from a typical Trivselhus show house and are not necessarily representative of the specification included at this development. Intending purchasers should satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise of items and specification included. This information does not constitute a contract, part of a contract or warranty. External materials are subject to local authority approval.