Renowned American songwriter, Bob Dylan, famed for classics such as Blowin’ in the Wind and The Times They Are A-Changin’, has placed his historic Aultmore House in Nethy Bridge, Cairngorm National Park, Scotland, on the market.
The property, which Dylan has owned for 17 years, is accepting offers at more than US$3.9 million.
The decision to sell came after Dylan’s inability to visit since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to TopTenRealEstateDeals.
The Edwardian Country manor, completed in 1914, spans 1704sq m and underwent significant renovations in 2007/8.
Modernisations included updates to wiring, heating, and water systems.
The interior boasts 16 bedrooms, all offering enchanting garden views, and 11 bathrooms.
Original period features remain, including a limestone staircase in the entry hall and Adam-style marble fireplaces in the four reception rooms.
The manor contains multiple entertainment spaces, such as a music room, sunroom, lounge, and garden room.
Practicalities include three kitchens and a functional basement with storage, a workshop, and a coal cellar.
Set within 10ha of sculpted grounds, the estate showcases captivating gardens embellished with fountains, statues, and stone gazebos.
Three quaint cottages, previously rented to vacationers, complement the property.
Aultmore House has served as a sought-after wedding venue and even earned a spot on the BBC series, Monarch of the Glen. Both its architectural and historical significance has been acknowledged.
Located in the stunning Cairngorm National Park, the estate is nestled amidst mature forests and offers panoramic mountain views.
Bird enthusiasts might spot ospreys and the elusive capercaillie in the vicinity.
Recreational activities are plentiful, with hiking, biking, and fishing spots nearby, including the renowned River Spey just 1.6km away.
Attractions such as the Whisky Trail, local castles, golf courses, and the Cairngorm ski area are within proximity.
The neighbouring village, Nethy Bridge, provides an authentic Scottish experience with its pubs, while Aviemore offers more extensive shopping and dining options. Aultmore House promises potential buyers an idyllic escape, enveloped in history and nature.
The listing is held by Tom Stewart-Moore of Knight Frank