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8 homes with beautiful gardens across Aberdeen city and shire

Whether you’re in search of a property with plenty of outdoor space for the kids to enjoy, or a beautiful garden sanctuary to take in the peace and tranquillity of your surroundings, there’s a home waiting for you to discover on ASPC.

8 homes with beautiful gardens across Aberdeen city and shire

Having an impressive outdoor space is at the top of many buyers' new home wish lists - and with spring just around the corner, now is an ideal time of year to consider moving, as it allows you to settle into your new home before enjoying a summer of fun in the garden.

Whether you’re in search of a property with plenty of outdoor space for the kids to enjoy, or a beautiful garden sanctuary to take in the peace and tranquillity of your surroundings, there’s a home waiting for you to discover on ASPC.

In this blog post, we’ve shared 8 properties currently on the market across Aberdeen city and shire, all with excellent outdoor spaces - from vast lawns and picturesque gardens, to mature trees and al fresco seating areas.

1. Backhill Steading, Kemnay

This stunning 4 bedroom steading conversion offers a beautiful setting to call home, with superb countryside views surrounding the property and approximately half an acre of grounds to enjoy.

The home benefits from a generously sized walled garden to the front, which leads to a vast lawn area that wraps around the side and rear of the property, as well as a beautiful terraced garden with mature shrubs and plants.

You’ll also find a charming courtyard, with direct access from the master bedroom, which leads seamlessly to a large, sunken lawn surrounded by tall pine trees and woodland views. 

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2. 6 Schoolhill Place, Portlethen

As a 4 bedroom family home in the increasingly popular Hillside area of Portlethen, this property is ideally suited to a family hoping to lay down some roots in a modern residential development.

The generously sized rear garden features shrubs and hedges, and has been laid with an ‘easigrass’ lawn for the utmost convenience, offering a pleasant outdoor space in addition to the property’s immaculate interiors. A raised decking area provides an ideal spot for al fresco dining or outdoor entertaining.

Included in the garden is a cosy log cabin which would make an excellent entertainment space, benefitting from a fully fitted bar and lounge area you can enjoy with family and friends.

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3. Little Raxton Croft, Tarves

Set within an impressive 1.5 acres of exceptionally kept grounds, this beautiful 4 bedroom home near the village of Tarves offers a unique opportunity to enjoy the very best of country living. The property has a beautiful rear garden and vast lawn area, providing an abundance of green space to enjoy. Fringing the expansive lawn are a number of bordering plants, shrubs and mature trees for additional visual interest in this exceptional garden.

Additional features which are included in the sale are a BBQ hut, a cosy summer house and a hot tub - perfect for hosting family and friends during the summer months while enjoying the warmer weather. This outstanding garden also benefits from two sheds to provide practical storage space for outdoor equipment or toys, and a greenhouse which will certainly appeal to any keen gardener.

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4. 5 Menzies Park, Riverside of Blairs

Located in a peaceful development with excellent views over the River Dee and beyond, this executive 5 bedroom detached home has an idyllic suburban setting for those hoping to upsize, with plenty of everyday luxuries both inside and outside.

The property has a stunning sunroom which offers easy access to the rear garden, with a contemporary decking area on either side. These well considered outdoor seating areas are complete with infrared heaters so you can enjoy the fresh air and scenic surroundings at any time of day. The garden itself features striking tiered planting beyond the lawn, which is abundant with colourful blooms during the summer months.

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5. 7 Fareview, Glassel

Located on the scenic outskirts of the Deeside village of Torphins, this spacious and traditional 4 bedroom family home benefits from a generous garden area that would be ideal for enjoying the warmer seasons.

This garden is fully enclosed, making it a safe play area for children and pets alike, with a desirable south-facing aspect to maximise on the sunnier weather. Fully grown trees surrounding the garden offer an extra level of privacy and a pretty outdoor space to look out on. Included in the sale is a charming child’s playhouse which would make a delightful outdoor den for the little ones to play in.

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6. 133 Craigton Road, Aberdeen

Located within an established residential area of Aberdeen, this exceptional 5 bedroom detached property would make a superb family home, as it benefits from a spacious internal layout and a versatile garden.

The well maintained garden to the front of the property provides a welcoming entry to this home, while the large rear garden offers a number of excellent features. Benefitting from a lovely south-facing aspect and an impressive open view, the garden is mainly laid to grass with established shrubs separating the lawn from the seating areas. Offering both a paved patio and a large decking area with direct access to the kitchen, this peaceful outdoor space is ideal for entertaining guests and dining al fresco.

Overlooking the garden is a balcony which is accessed through French doors in the master bedroom, allowing you to enjoy the scenic views from an elevated perspective.

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7. 14 Westhill Grange, Westhill

This spacious 3 bedroom detached home in the popular community of Westhill has been finished to an exceptional standard throughout, benefitting from a pleasant location and stunning views towards open countryside.

To the front of the property, you can find a range of plants and shrubs on granite chippings for easy maintenance. The fully enclosed rear garden benefits from a desirable south-facing aspect, with a central area of astro turf and a large paved patio area overlooking the lawn. This lovely garden has also been tastefully designed with flower borders and a well established hedge framing the property to offer additional privacy and greenery.

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8. 106 King’s Gate, Aberdeen

Set within a prime West End location, this magnificent 7 bedroom granite property presents an exceedingly spacious interior layout and impressive garden grounds.

The fully enclosed rear garden is surrounded by a granite wall and accessed through a large wooden gate to allow plenty of privacy. Upon entering, there is a sunken patio which gives you an excellent space for dining outside and entertaining guests, with a wall mounted electric heater allowing you to enjoy this excellent outdoor space even in the cooler evenings.

Steps lead up to the main garden which is laid to lawn and interspersed with both young and established trees, making this an attractive garden in the heart of the West End.

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