Northfold Tarland, Aboyne, AB34 4YQ

Price over £335,000


Aspc ref: 339962

4 Bedrooms 2 PublicRooms 2 Bathrooms 217 m2 EPC D

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We are delighted to offer for sale this spacious, four bedroom detached family dwellinghouse, situated on the outskirts of the thriving village of Tarland and close to the popular town of Aboyne on Royal Deeside. Offering versatile family living accommodation, the property is situated within extensive grounds of approximately 0.94 acres, and enjoys stunning views over the local countryside and the historic Tomnaverie Stone Circle.

Entry to the property is via the main hardwood entrance door, which also features glazed window panels to either side. The carpeted reception hall exudes a warm and welcoming atmosphere, with exposed brick and pine clad walls immediately contributing to the character of the property. With a carpeted staircase leading to the living accommodation on the first floor, there is also a large understair cupboard which provides plenty of storage space.

The kitchen is situated overlooking the front of the property, with three large windows providing an abundance of natural light. Fitted with a wide range of base and wall units with both display alcoves and a glass fronted display cabinet, there are extensive roll top work surfaces which incorporate an Armitage Shanks Belfast style sink, in addition to a second, smaller ceramic wash hand basin. For the keen cook, the kitchen also features a “Rosieres” cooking range which boasts two ovens, two drawers and a grill, in addition to a four ring gas hob with an additional large hob ring perfect for casserole dishes or a wok.

From the kitchen a doorway leads into the family room, a delightful living space with two large, deep silled windows providing stunning views over the countryside and the Tomnaverie Stone Circle. Within the family room is a half-height partition wall with wooden balustrades, with a curtain rail running across the entrance to the family room, making this ideal for further guest accommodation if so required.

From the family room there is ease of access to the side entrance, which is an open and light area with a large deep built in cupboard with a shelf, coat hooks and clothing rail. The utility room lies partially on open plan to the side entrance, and is fitted with a worktop incorporating a 1.5 stainless steel sink with drainer. Plumbed for white appliances, the utility room currently includes a Hotpoint Fridge/Freezer, Hotpoint drier and Bosch washing machine. A large window overlooks the gravelled drying area and log store to the side, with a door providing ease of access. The utility room also boasts a large pantry cupboard with light and plenty of shelving, while there is also a well appointed WC cloakroom featuring a white two piece suite and frosted window.

The dining room is a spacious room of neutral décor and fitted with a cream carpet. With ample room for freestanding furniture, the dining room is the ideal location for formal dining and entertainment. Featuring a pine clad ceiling with spotlights, two separate sets of glazed double doors with windows give access to the garden as well as stunning views. The central focal point of the dining room however, is the unique stone wall with mill grind, which was previously part of the traditional cottage which once stood within these grounds.

A set of double doors lead from the dining room into the lounge, which is of excellent proportions. With four large windows and a full length arched window pane providing beautiful, peaceful views of the rear garden, this is a lovely, sociable living space to enjoy with the whole family. Featuring pine clad walls, there is also an enormous brick fireplace with an ornate sliding iron grate and slate hearth, ideal for creating a warm and cosy ambience during the colder winter months. A set of 15 pane Georgian style doors lead back into the reception hall, which leads to further ground floor living accommodation.

Double Bedroom Two enjoys views over the rear garden and beyond, and is of neutral decoration with a cream carpet. Fitted with double built in wardrobes, there is an abundance of shelf and hanging space.

The study also enjoys lovely views of the garden and is fitted with three built in shelves, ideal for books or displaying ornaments and a telephone point, currently with broadband modem. Fitted with a cream carpet and neutral décor, the study also features a partially glazed door to the reception hall while also housing the electricity fuse boxes. The electricity meter is outside, making for easy reading by the supply company.

Completing the ground floor living accommodation is the family bathroom. Of generous proportions and pine clad to dado rail height, the bathroom features a white four piece suite, comprising of a WC, wash hand basin, bidet and bath with shower attachment. Also featuring a useful built in seating area beneath the frosted window, the wash hand basin is built into a charming wooden display unit with decorative tile panelling and storage cabinets.

Ascending the staircase to the first floor living accommodation, there is the large, partially galleried landing. The landing benefits from three Velux windows which provide plenty of natural light. In addition to providing access to the loft, there is also the airing cupboard which houses the hot water cylinder and wooden shelving; perfect for the storage of linen and towels.

The spacious Master Bedroom overlooks the side of the property and boasts far reaching views of the spectacular countryside and Tomnaverie Stone Circle. With ample space available for freestanding bedroom furniture, the Master Bedroom boast an impressive, wall to wall walk in wardrobe which is accessed via two sets of double doors. With an abundance of storage space within, the wardrobe is fitted with lighting, shelves and a clothes rail, in addition to providing access to the eaves.

Double Bedroom Three is situated at the rear of the property and features a deep built in wardrobe with shelf and hanging space, in addition to four Velux windows which keep the bedroom light and airy. Double Bedroom Four is a generously proportioned room with two large windows overlooking the grounds and also benefitting from a large, full length walk in wardrobe fitted with clothes rails, drawers and shelf space which is accessed via four sliding wooden door panels.

Completing the accommodation is the modern shower room, which is fitted with a white two piece suite and a large fully tiled shower enclosure housing a Mira Sport thermostatic electric shower appliance. Featuring marble effect tiling to dado rail height elsewhere, the shower room also includes a glass shelf with mirror and strip light, in addition to a deep built in cupboard with shelving, ideal for storing bathroom toiletries and towels in.

Northfold is situated within extensive grounds of approximately 0.94 acres, with a large shared sweeping driveway leading to the property and turning circle. With ample parking available outside the property, to the side there is a gravelled area with a log shed and rotary clothes dryer and gate leading to the rear garden, which is mostly laid to lawn and interspersed with beautiful mature trees, shrubs and seasonal plants and flowers. The rest of the grounds have been allowed to grow and mature of their own accord, and provide a high degree of privacy from the access road. A harled outbuilding with dog kennel and enclosed run is situated towards the entrance to the driveway and also provides useful storage for gardening equipment.

Viewing of this spacious family home is highly recommended in order to truly appreciate the living accommodation and stunning countryside views. Further features include electric storage heating, double glazing, LPG connection to the cooking range, private drainage and external lighting.

Northfold is situated on the outskirts of Tarland, an attractive village located approximately 31 miles to the west of Aberdeen. The village is easily commutable to Aberdeen, Westhill, and Kingswells. Tarland is well served by many amenities which include a pre-school nursery, primary school, an 18 hole golf course, a selection of local shops, two hotels and a pub. Secondary schooling is available in nearby Aboyne. There are a number of outdoor pursuits available locally which include the Aberdeen Water Ski Club which is situated at Aboyne Loch. The beautiful surrounding countryside of Royal Deeside is abundant with leisure facilities such as golf, fishing and horse riding, while the Glen Tanar Country Park and Cairngorm National Park provide excellent walks and cycling trails.

Accommodation:- Ground Floor: Reception Hall, Kitchen, Family Room, Utility Room, WC Cloakroom, Dining Room, Lounge, Bedroom Two, Study, Family Bathroom First Floor: Master Bedroom, Shower Room, Bedroom Three, Bedroom Four

Access The track leading from the main road to the property over which there is a right of way is owned by the MacRobert Estate. It has been repaired at a cost of some £32,000. Northfold contributed 3.75%, or approximately £900.00

Directions Travelling through Aboyne on the North Deeside Road, turn right at the signpost for Tarland and continue along this road, passing the sign to the Tomnaverie Stone Circle. Approximately 100 yards before the junction, turn left into the private track. Follow the track up the hill and to the left. Northfold is the first property on the left hand side as is clearly indicated by our Mackinnons For Sale sign.


Four Bedroom Detached Dwellinghouse

Versatile and Spacious Family Accommodation

Set within grounds of approx. 0.94 acres

Fantastic Views over local Countryside

Excellent commuting distance to Westhill and Kingswells



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