The Steading, Blackford Rothienorman, Inverurie, AB51 8YL

Price over £340,000


Aspc ref: 338429

5 Bedrooms 1 PublicRooms 3 Bathrooms 256 m2 EPC E

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Enjoying a quiet country location yet within minutes drive of Rothienorman, this five bedroomed semi detached farm steading has been thoughtfully converted by the present owners to create a well laid out family home which retains the character and charm of a traditional building. The property is served by LPG central heating, with under floor heating throughout the ground floor, double glazed windows and is further enhanced by solid oak flooring and slate tiles on the ground floor, barn style solid oak internal doors throughout and exposed stone feature walls in the two main bedrooms. On entering the hall leads through to the lounge with high vaulted ceiling, which is on open plan with the dining area and kitchen, creating a truly superb living space of extremely generous proportions, from here the inner hallway is reached, which leads to the family bathroom and three of the double bedrooms. A utility room completes the ground floor. On the upper floor is a delightful master bedroom suite with dressing room, walk-in wardrobe, shower room and the second spacious double bedroom with en suite bathroom. Outside there is a courtyard garden to the front laid to lawn, and grounds extending to 3.5 acres approx. with architect plans in place for the erection of a detached dwellinghouse subject to planning permission being obtained.

Rothienorman, approximately 10 miles from the busy town of Inverurie, provides a few shops, pub, hotel and garage. In addition, there is a new primary school with nursery and playgroup. Secondary education is at Meldrum Academy.

Entrance Hall A hardwood exterior door with glazed side panels leads into the entrance hall which is laid with slate tiles and has access through to the lounge and inner hallway.

Lounge/Dining Area and Kitchen on Open Plan 52’5” x 14’3” [15.97m x 4.34m] approx. This is a truly superb living area of extremely generous proportions which meets the needs of the modern family.

Lounge/Dining Area: 31’10” x 14’3” [9.70m x 4.34m] approx. Laid with oak flooring the lounge area has a high vaulted ceiling with full height windows, glazed doors to the front courtyard garden and three further rear facing windows flooding the area with lots of natural light. A multi-fuel burning stove set into an Inglenook fireplace creates a lovely focal point. TV and telephone points. There is ample space for both lounge and dining furniture.

Dining Kitchen: 20’7” x 11’10” [6.27m x 3.60m] approx. The custom built kitchen is fitted with solid wood painted wall and base units incorporating a peninsular unit with breakfast bar seating, solid oak worktops and a Belfast sink. The Rangemaster six ring Aga cooker with extractor above is included and the American style fridge freezer is available by separate negotiation. This area is laid with slate floor tiles, has recessed spotlights and TV point.

Utility Room 12’3” x 5’5” [3.73m x 1.65m] approx. The utility room is fitted with a worktop and has space for several kitchen appliances. Wall mounted central heating boiler. Front facing window and recessed spotlights. Note the washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer will be removed.

Inner Hallway Laid with oak flooring and providing access to the remainder of the ground floor accommodation, the hallway has three front facing windows for natural light and stairway to upper floor with cupboard below. Exterior door with access to the front.

Double Bedroom 3 17’5” x 8’8” [5.30m x 2.64m] approx. Overlooking the rear, this is a good sized double bedroom laid with oak flooring with ample space for free standing bedroom furniture. Recessed spotlights and TV point.

Family Bathroom 13’2” x 8’8” [4.01m x 2.64m] approx. The bathroom is fitted with a traditional style suite comprising w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, free standing bath and separate tiled shower enclosure with mains shower. Natural Travertine tiled floor and recessed spotlights.

Double Bedroom 5 11’6” x 8’10” [3.50m x 2.69m] approx. Laid with oak flooring, this double bedroom has a rear facing window and recessed spotlights.

Double Bedroom 4 12’10” x 11’5” [3.91m x 3.47m] approx. This is another well proportioned double bedroom with oak flooring and dual aspect windows to the front and rear. Recessed spotlights.

Upper Floor Landing Reached via an oak carpeted staircase with oak balustrade and open galleried landing, this area leads to both upper floor bedrooms and has two front facing velux windows allowing natural light. Recessed spotlights.

Master Bedroom 18’2” x 12’4” [5.53m x 3.75m] approx. This is a delightful double bedroom of spacious proportions, which is particularly bright having a front facing velux and two further recessed rear facing windows. An exposed stone wall is a particular feature. Recessed spotlights and TV point.

Dressing Room 13’6” x 9’2” [4.11m x 2.79m] approx. This is a good sized room which could be used as a nursery or dressing room and has a side facing velux and recessed window. Excellent clothes storage is provided by a walk-in wardrobe with hanging rails and shelves. Recessed spotlights and telephone point.

En Suite Shower Room 9’4” x 5’8” [2.84m x 1.72m] approx. The en suite is fitted with a white w.c., pedestal wash hand basin and tiled shower enclosure with mains shower. Ceramic tiled floor with electric under floor heating, rear facing velux window and recessed spotlights.

Double Bedroom 2 24’3” x 12’11” [7.39m x 3.93m] approx. Generously proportioned, this double bedroom features a lovely exposed stone wall and provides an aspect to the front, side and rear with both velux and recessed windows. Recessed spotlights and TV point.

En Suite Bathroom 13’2” x 6’9” [4.01m x 2.05m] approx. The en suite bathroom is fitted with a traditional style suite comprising w.c., pedestal wash hand basin and free standing bath with shower attachment on the taps. Laid with oak flooring, rear facing velux and recessed window, recessed spotlights and heated towel rail.

Outside The steading is reached from an entrance driveway leading to the front courtyard garden area which is laid to lawn with a rotary dryer. The land pertaining to the property is located adjacent and comprises of 3.5 acres approx. with listed dovecote and architect plans in place for the erection of a detached four bedroomed dwellinghouse. The current owner has started the planning process which would need to be pursued by the purchaser.

Directions Travel to Rothienorman on the B9009 and proceed through the village. At the sign for Blackford turn left and continue up this road until the road splits bearing right as indicated by our for sale board. Follow this road straight ahead and Blackford steading is the last property on the straight on the left hand side.

Services Mains electricity. Private water supply. Drainage to a septic tank.

Notes LPG central heating. Double glazing. EPC=E. All floor coverings, blinds and light fittings are included together with the Rangemaster cooker. The American style fridge/freezer is available by separate negotiation. The washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer will be removed.

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