Mill Of Durno Farmhouse Pitcaple, Inverurie, AB51 5ED

Price over £475,000


Aspc ref: 334399

3 Bedrooms 2 PublicRooms 3 Bathrooms 162 m2 EPC F

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Three Bedroom Detached Farmhouse with significant outbuildings and garden ground in Idyllic Location

Accommodation: - Ground Floor - Sun Porch, Reception Hallway, Lounge, Family Room/Dining Room, Inner Hallway, Bathroom, Dining Kitchen, Utility Room, Shower Room, Study, Rear Vestibule. First Floor – Upper Hallway, Master Bedroom, Two further Double Bedrooms and Shower Room. LPG Central Heating and Double Glazing. Outside – Beautifully maintained Gardens to front and side with panoramic views towards Bennachie, patio areas, greenhouse, Solardome and gazebo. Rear Garden with rotary clothes dryer. Driveway with parking for several vehicles. Substantial Garaging for four/five vehicles and general storage. U-shaped Outbuilding with possible development potential.

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We offer for sale this traditional detached farmhouse located in an idyllic setting with magnificent views across the countryside towards Bennachie. The property is well maintained throughout, offering an ideal opportunity for the discerning buyer to purchase a property with charm and character, in a pleasant rural setting in ready to move into condition. Set in wonderful gardens which have been maintained to an exceptional standard which offer an al fresco extension to the property. The house is extremely well proportioned with the accommodation over two floors comprising a sun porch to the front giving access to the front garden and to the reception hallway with staircase leading to the upper floor accommodation. The bright airy lounge has a feature fireplace and the dining room/family room has a wood burning stove set on a slate hearth, both rooms with wonderful views enhancing the ambiance of the living accommodation. The beautifully appointed dining kitchen is a superb feature with an excellent range of base and wall units and quality integrated appliances with ample space for informal dining. The property has a sizeable utility room, shower room, spacious bathroom and versatile office/study.

On the upper floor there are three full size double bedrooms and a well appointed shower room, completing the spacious accommodation on offer.

The property benefits from full double glazing, LPG central heating and three smoke alarms interlinked wirelessly.

Outside, the property has the benefit of well maintained gardens on three sides, surrounded by a traditional dry stone dyke, with an abundance of matures trees, shrubs and lawn areas. A patio immediately to the front of the property offers the opportunity for entertaining and al fresco dining taking in the picturesque surroundings. A greenhouse, Solardome, gazebo are also contained within the garden grounds.

To the rear there is a tarred area with parking, expansive garaging for several vehicles, garden equipment and additional storage. There is a further lawn area to the rear with rotary clothes dryer.

An additional feature of the property is the sizeable U-shaped steading which offers a range of opportunities from storage to development possibilities (subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents).

The carpets and other floor coverings, curtains, blinds and most light fitments (excluding porch and hall lights) are included in the price, together with the office desk, table tennis table in steading, logs in store, all white goods and wall mounted TV in kitchen. The barbecue is to be removed and will be excluded from the sale.


Ground Floor

Entrance Porch 8'2" x 6'7" (2.49m x 2.01m) approx. Fully double glazed south-facing Entrance Porch with spectacular views over the countryside towards Bennachie. French sliding doors to front garden, wood-lined cathedral-style roof, solid wood flooring and door to hallway.

Reception Hallway Reception Hallway with access to upper floor accommodation, deep shelved understair storage cupboard, central light fitment and smoke alarm.

Lounge 15'9" x 15'9" (4.8m x 4.8m) approx. Delightful Lounge with window overlooking the front garden, feature fireplace with wooden surround, tiled insets and Living Flame gas fire, central light fitment, ceiling coving.

Dining Room/Family Room 15'4" x 11'10" (4.67m x 3.61m) approx. Dining Room/Family Room again with a window overlooking the front garden, fireplace with a multi fuel stove set on slate hearth, ceiling coving, television point and central light fitment

Inner Hall Inner Hallway giving access to the kitchen, bathroom and rear porch.

Bathroom 9'7" x 8'3" (2.92m x 2.52m) approx. Spacious part tiled Bathroom fitted with four piece suite comprising w.c., wash hand basin, bidet and large corner jacuzzi bath, central light fitment, ceiling coving and opaque window to the front.

Dining Kitchen 14'8" x 13'2 (4.32m x 4.17m) approx. Beautifully appointed Kitchen fitted with an excellent range of white high gloss base and wall units with stainless steel handles and contrasting worktop, induction hob with glass splashback and feature contemporary cooker hood above, integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer, double oven, pull-out larder, two wall units with frosted glass and feature Halogen downlighting, stainless steel sink and drainer, ceiling downlights, Pergo flooring, television point, windows to front and side allowing in an abundance of natural light, ample space for a full size dining table and chairs.

Rear Vestibule Rear vestibule with quality composite door with inset window and matching sidescreens, wood-effect vinyl flooring and central light fitment.

Utility Room. 11'10" x 6'9" (3.61m x 2.06m) approx. Utility Room fitted with a range of Beech base and wall units with matching solid wood worktop, asterite sink and drainer, concealed condensing boiler (under warranty) window to the rear, automatic washing machine and tumble dryer, vinyl flooring and central light fitment.

Shower Room 6'10" x 5'7" (2.08m x 1.7m) approx. Shower Room fitted with white three piece suite comprising w.c., wash hand basin and tiled corner shower cubicle with glazed doors and power shower, central light fitment, tiled flooring, wall mirror with striplight above, window to the rear.

Study/Office 8'10" x 5'11" (2.69m x 1.8m) approx. Study/Office with a window to the side, fitted with Oak base and wall units, desk area and ample space for a range of office equipment.

First Floor

Upper Hallway Upper Hallway with stained glass window to the rear, access to all bedroom accommodation.

Master Bedroom 15'4" x 13'2" (4.67m x 4.01m) approx. Master Bedroom with a window to the front enjoying spectacular views towards Bennachie, central light fitment, ample space for a range of bedroom furniture.

Double Bedroom. 13'3" x 6’7" (4.04m x 1.98m) approx. Double Bedroom, again with a window to the front, central light fitment.

Double Bedroom. 13'1" x 10'7" (3.99m x 3.23m) approx. Third full size Double Bedroom, once more overlooking the front, full wall of fitted wardrobes offering excellent shelf and hanging space, central light fitment.

Shower Room. 5'10" x 4'8" (1.78m x 1.42m) approx. Beautifully appointed, part tiled Shower Room fitted with white three piece suite comprising w.c., wash hand basin and tiled shower cubicle with curved doors and fitted power shower, ceiling downlights, wall mirror, ceramic flooring and Velux window.


Gardens Gardens to front and sides bounded by dry stone dyke, laid mainly to lawn with an array of colourful shrubs and trees and offering south-facing panoramic views across the countryside towards picturesque Bennachie. The patio area makes an ideal spot for al fresco entertaining. Greenhouse, solardome and gazebo to remain.

Garaging Single garage to the front of the property, driveway with parking for several vehicles leading to expansive garaging to the rear with space for several vehicles, garden equipment and additional storage.

Steading U-shaped steading believed suitable for conversion to one or two dwellinghouses, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents. Presently used as storage/play areas.

Land Additional land suitable for garden extension, equestrian purposes or the like, may be available at additional cost - further details on request.

Directions Travelling north on the A96 on reaching Pitcaple turn right signposted Durno. At the crossroads turn left into Whiteford Road and continue through the village until you reach large stone signage on the left, Mill of Durno Farm, etc. Turn left and in 300 yards left again to Mill of Durno Farmhouse.

Location Mill of Durno Farm enjoys a stunning setting within Pitcaple, with panoramic views towards Bennachie and the surrounding countryside. Pitcaple is ideally placed for many outdoor pursuits including horse riding, golfing and fishing. Local amenities are to be found in nearby Inverurie with a wide range of shopping and leisure facilities. Primary schooling is provided locally, whilst secondary education is a short distance away. Aberdeen is easily commutable approximately 22 miles away, with rail links also being available at nearby Inverurie which is only 4 miles from the property.

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