Top homes for a growing family
Choosing the perfect family home involves a lot of considerations, from finding a property with enough storage and space for your family to grow, to ensuring the interior layout is versatile for a variety of uses as your children get older.
To give you some inspiration on what your ideal family home could look like, we’ve shared 7 of our favourite properties currently on the market, with features and locations that would be perfectly suited to modern family life.
This stylish 4 bedroom home enjoys all the benefits of a rural lifestyle, with beautiful views, a spacious garden for the children to play in, and ideally located only 3 miles from the popular village of Mintlaw.
Inside, the home benefits from a striking south-facing lounge and formal dining room, both with French doors to a large decking area. This would make a welcoming space for the whole family to spend time in and entertain guests all year round. With a luxury kitchen/family room, 4 spacious bedrooms - 2 of which benefit from en-suites - and a desirable balcony off the master bedroom, this beautifully presented home offers all the space and versatility a growing family could need.
17 Buckie Close, Bridge of Don
Set within a peaceful cul-de-sac in the popular residential area of Bridge of Don, this 3 bedroom semi-detached home would be ideal for a young family looking to lay down some roots in a friendly neighbourhood.
The property is immaculately presented with bright and airy interiors throughout. It enjoys a spacious dining kitchen with easy access to the garden through the sliding doors - ideal for a family with children - as well as a handy utility room, a separate lounge and 3 well-proportioned bedrooms.
Easter Tulloch, Midmar
This outstanding 4 bedroom home is perfect for a growing family looking to enjoy a rural lifestyle with modern luxuries. The contemporary dining kitchen offers a large central island for informal seating, and is set on a semi open-plan with the sun lounge, which enjoys stunning views of the surrounding countryside. The ground floor also contains a dining room, lounge and drawing room, while 3 of the 4 bedrooms benefit from en-suites, all of which is ideal for offering growing children some privacy.
The property benefits from a range of outdoor facilities as well as its incredible interiors - with a secure agricultural building, an acre of garden grounds and paddock, a detached double garage and an impressive BBQ hut, which would make a great space for entertaining guests or enjoying as a family in the summer months.
25 Bruntwood Tap, Inverurie
Finished to an impeccably high standard throughout, this superb family home is located within a modern development in the prosperous town of Inverurie.
All four of the property’s bedrooms contain built-in wardrobes to provide plenty of individual storage, while the semi open-plan layout downstairs offers a seamless flow from the dining kitchen to the stunning conservatory - perfect for enjoying family time together. The property also benefits from a designated home office, as well as a double garage and practical utility room to offer further storage space for any outdoor equipment and toys.
Mains of Forrest, Memsie
Set within 4.5 acres of beautiful woodland, yet just a stone’s throw away from a range of local amenities in Fraserburgh, this magnificent 5 bedroom property is ideally suited to a large family looking to enjoy a luxurious home.
This exceptionally spacious property benefits from a vast open-plan kitchen and dining area, complete with a kitchen island and stylish French doors to create a versatile space for the whole family to enjoy. The home also enjoys a separate lounge and sunroom for additional seating areas, as well as a designated study, 2 en-suites and a desirable dressing room in the master bedroom.
19 Correen Way, Alford
With a welcoming community and array of amenities on your doorstep, this appealing 3 bedroom semi-detached property is perfect for a young family looking to settle down in the popular Donside village of Alford.
The property itself features a contemporary finish and plenty of built-in storage throughout, with a spacious front-facing lounge, 3 well-proportioned bedrooms upstairs and a luxurious master en-suite in addition to the family bathroom. One standout feature of this home is the superb dining kitchen, which provides an excellent open-plan space and direct access to the rear garden through the French doors.
23 Main Road East, Echt
This immaculately presented 4 bedroom detached home offers excellent accommodation for a family, with a contemporary style and plenty of space throughout.
As you step through the welcoming vestibule, you’ll find a bright and airy lounge, a well-proportioned dining kitchen with double doors to the patio and garden, as well as access to a handy utility room - ideal for keeping a busy family home organised. The property also benefits from a lovely family room or fourth bedroom, which could be utilised as a playroom for young children, as well as 3 double bedrooms with built-in storage upstairs.