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5 properties for your next renovation project

If you have some DIY skills you’re looking to flex, or are perhaps hoping to add value to a flat that is in need of upgrading, you can find your next renovation project on ASPC and discover a property which you can really put your own stamp on.

5 properties for your next renovation project

When it comes to buying a property, choosing somewhere in need of TLC and modernisation can be a great option, as this not only allows you to really make the place your own, it can also save you money in the buying process by opting for a less expensive property that requires some renovation.

If you have some DIY skills you’re looking to flex, or are perhaps hoping to add value to a property that is in need of upgrading, you can find your next renovation project on ASPC and discover a property which you can really put your own stamp on.

In this blog post, we’ve shared 5 flats currently on the market across Aberdeen city and shire, all of which would make excellent renovation projects for those searching for a DIY challenge.

23 Craigievar Terrace, Aberdeen

Located in Garthdee with easy access to most parts of Aberdeen and just a few minutes’ walk from Robert Gordon’s University Campus, this self contained ground floor flat would make an excellent home or buy to let investment with some modernisation and improvements.

The property benefits from bright and airy accommodation throughout, including a spacious lounge with direct access to an enclosed south-facing garden which is surrounded by mature trees. This one bedroom flat provides excellent value for money and shows a lot of potential to be transformed into an ideal home for a student, or become a great renovation project for a first-time buyer.

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34 Paradise Road, Kemnay

As a one bedroom self contained flat in the heart of Kemnay, this property is within walking distance of all local amenities, while only being a short drive from further amenities in Inverurie, and an easy 30 minute commute from Aberdeen.

The spacious lounge and dining kitchen both overlook the front of the property and enjoy stunning views of Bennachie and the surrounding countryside. Although requiring modernisation, this first floor flat benefits from a generously proportioned layout, an upgraded shower room and boiler, and built-in storage in the rear facing bedroom.

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159 Cornhill Drive, Aberdeen

Located in an established residential area of Aberdeen and within close proximity of Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, this spacious three bedroom second floor flat presents a great opportunity for a renovation project.

The bright fitted kitchen, which has all white goods included in the sale, enjoys views across the city towards the hills beyond. A door conveniently leads through to the dining room which itself is on semi open plan with the lounge, providing a versatile space for both socialising and family life.

All three bedrooms overlook the front of the building, with the added benefit of wall to wall fitted wardrobes and cupboards in the master bedroom, twin fitted wardrobes in bedroom two and a single fitted wardrobe in bedroom three.

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67 Murray Terrace, Aberdeen

This excellent two bedroom ground floor flat enjoys a prime location within the Ferryhill area of the city, with a practical garage and striking granite exterior. Features of note include the traditional vestibule with original Terrazzo tiled floor upon entering the property, the large bay window and open fireplace in the lounge, as well as the high ceilings throughout.

The separate dining room leads directly to the kitchen, with access to the rear garden from there - ideal for entertaining guests. As it retains many of its striking original features, the property presents a superb opportunity to modernise while showcasing the beauty of its traditional elements.

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61 Evan Street, Stonehaven

Set within the popular coastal town of Stonehaven, this self-contained, one bedroom ground floor flat is ideally located within easy walking distance of the community’s many local amenities, including the popular beach boardwalk and picturesque harbour.

Inside you’ll find an entrance vestibule, front facing lounge, spacious dining kitchen with a rear vestibule leading to the pleasant garden, as well as a double bedroom benefitting from a built-in wardrobe and shower room.

With its excellent potential and convenient location, this property would be a great purchase for a first-time buyer, buy to let investor or someone looking for a property they can upgrade and re-market.

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