Waulkmill, Tilquhillie Banchory, AB31 6JT
Price around £520,000
Aspc ref: 328470
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Boasting an idyllic location with panoramic country views we offer for sale this traditional two public/three bedroomed granite cottage. The property has been extended to form a well proportioned family home with accommodation comprising of a bright entrance porch, leading to the reception hall, which in turn gives access to a large dining kitchen on open plan with the family area. A rear hall/utility room leads to the exceptionally light and airy lounge with feature fireplace, a recently refurbished cloakroom and a double bedroom with extensive fitted wardrobes is also located on the ground floor. Upstairs there are two spacious double bedrooms both with lovely open outlooks and a well appointed shower room completes all accommodation. The property sits in approximately one acre of garden grounds and courtyard leading to a substantial granite steading with office space above and further range of outbuildings. An additional six acre paddock is located adjacent to the property. Viewing of this spacious family home is recommended to fully appreciate the location and potential on offer.
Tilquhillie is a desirable hamlet approximately 3 miles from the Deeside town of Banchory. Banchory is 17 miles approx. drive from the city of Aberdeen with three access roads, making property on Deeside much sought after. The town maintains a comprehensive range of shops and several excellent hotels and restaurants. The primary and secondary schools have excellent reputations and incorporate community and sports centres and a swimming pool. Banchory has two private golf courses and a driving range in addition to the various other leisure pursuits such as fishing, riding, hill walking and skiing etc. which are available on Deeside.
Sun Lounge Entered via a glazed uPVC door this bright entrance is glazed on three sides with deep display sills. There is an exposed granite wall with double doors to the reception hall. Pine lined to dado height. Ceramic tiled floor.
Reception Hall A good sized hallway provides access to most ground floor accommodation. A deep understair cupboard allows ample storage facilities and a wall mounted cupboard houses the electricity fuse box and meter. Glazed door to dining kitchen.
Dining Kitchen 17’3” x 12’7” [5.25m x 3.85m] approx. Of generous proportions this well appointed kitchen is fitted with a wide range of wall and base units incorporating glazed display cabinets and open corner shelving, ample roll front work surfaces with extensive splashback tiling and a 1.5 bowl asterite sink with mixer tap and drainer. The integrated ceramic hob with extractor canopy, double oven/grill, fridge and freezer will be included in the sale. A particular feature is the kerosene fuelled Aga range with twin hot plates and double oven. Ample space for a family dining table and chairs. Open plan with family area. Windows on two aspects. Door to rear hall/utility area.
Family Area 11’0” x 9’10” [3.35m x 3.00m] approx. Enjoying an open plan layout with the dining kitchen this good sized area features ceiling beams and a window to the lounge. Wall lights.
Rear Hall/Utility Area Accessed via the dining kitchen this bright area leads to the remaining ground floor accommodation and is fitted with additional base units incorporating a stainless steel sink. The free standing washing machine and dishwasher will be included in the sale. Double fitted cupboard houses the central heating boiler. Access to the lounge and cloakroom. Wood lined to dado height. Glazed uPVC door to the rear.
Lounge 15’0” x 12’6” [4.60m x 3.80m] approx. An exceptionally light and airy room with large picture window overlooking the rear of the property and sliding patio doors to the sun terrace. This room enjoys superb views over the surrounding countryside and mature woodland. A particular focal point is the ornate marble fire surround with matching hearth housing an electric fire. Ceiling coving. Wall lights. Dimmer switch.
Cloakroom Recently refurbished, fitted with a modern white two piece suite comprising wash hand basin and w.c. set within a vanity unit. Tiled to dado height throughout. Large velux window and further opaque window. Recessed lighting.
Bedroom 1 15’2” x 11’3” [4.60m x 3.40m] approx. Accessed via the reception hall, this spacious double bedroom is located to the front of the property and benefits from extensive fitted wardrobes with excellent shelf and hanging space. Original stone fire surround with tiled hearth. Ceiling coving.
Stairs to Upper Floor A carpeted staircase with wooden balustrade and bannister leads to the galleried upper landing and remaining accommodation. A velux window allows a good deal of natural light into the area. Hatch to loft space.
Bedroom 2 14’10” x 11’3” [4.50m x 3.40m] approx. at widest A well proportioned double bedroom with dormer window to the front offering lovely open views. Original decorative cast iron fireplace. Space for free standing furniture.
Bedroom 3 14’10” x 12’10” [4.50m x 3.90m] approx. at widest Further bright double bedroom again with dormer window to the front. Access to eaves storage. Space for free standing furniture.
Shower Room This bright room is fitted with a w.c., wash hand basin set within a vanity unit and separate fully aqua lined shower enclosure housing a Triton shower. Window to the rear with open views. Fully tiled throughout. Recess lighting.
Outbuildings The property is further enhanced by a range of substantial outbuildings. A large granite steading complex features an external timber staircase leading to a converted hay loft previously used as an office which is floored, lined and equipped with power and light. The lower level of the stable incorporates a workshop, stables/cow shed and kennels/aviary. The remaining outbuildings include two large barns, a tractor shed and hay store.
Grounds The courtyard is entered via a ranch style gate which leads to the farmhouse and the outbuildings and provides extensive off-road parking facilities. The formal front garden is bounded by a dry stone dyke, mainly laid to lawn with decorative borders stocked with seasonal plants and shrubs. To the side of the property is a good sized sun terrace boasting superb open views. The formal gardens and courtyard extend to approximately one acre with the driveway continuing to the rear of the property, which in turn leads to a gated access to the six acre paddock with post and wire fencing.
Directions From Banchory turn left onto Dee Street and cross the River Dee. Turn left across the Feugh Bridge and take the immediate right towards Tilquhillie. Take the left fork towards Tilquhillie and continue for approximately 2.5 miles. Waulkmill is located on the left hand side as indicated by our for sale sign.
Notes LPG central heating. Double glazing. EPC=G. The property will be sold inclusive of all carpets, curtains and light fittings along with all white goods. The property is served by a private water supply and drainage to a septic tank.
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