Kirkton Craigievar, Alford, AB33 8JR

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Aspc ref: 341957

5 Bedrooms 2 PublicRooms 2 Bathrooms 167 m2 EPC F

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Description

Occupying an extremely secluded location with panoramic views from all angles and set within approximately 3.5 acres, this superb south facing ‘B’ listed five bedroomed detached dwellinghouse dates back to 1756 and has been tastefully upgraded over the years to form a substantial family home. The accommodation includes entrance hall with windows on three sides, lounge with feature fireplace and with the sitting room off. The ground floor also includes the fully fitted dining kitchen, elegant shower room and the family bathroom. There are two double bedrooms on the first floor enjoying tremendous views, the mezzanine double bedroom enjoys late afternoon sunshine and the second floor includes two attic bedrooms. Outside, there is an L-shaped paddock ideal for the equestrian enthusiast, low maintenance split level gardens with a secluded cemetery and crypt to the rear. The detached sun/games room and sauna with exterior deck is ideal for summer entertaining and has an external water feature. Viewing advised to appreciate this rare gem.

Alford, a short drive away, is a thriving village enjoying a host of excellent amenities with primary and secondary schooling, recreational outlets including a golf course, swimming pool, a dry ski slope and the Haughton Country Park. The village maintains a good range of shops, banks, hotels, a library and health centre and is well placed for access to the Lecht ski resort as well as being within easy commuting distance of Aberdeen, Dyce and Inverurie.

Entrance Hallway 24’1” x 12’4” > 5’4” [7.35m x 3.77m > 1.64m] approx. at longest and widest The L-shaped hallway with wood linings and windows on three sides dressed with wood effect blinds, includes a large double cloaks cupboard containing hanging and shelving space. A half glazed entrance door and archway lead to the public rooms. Telephone point.

Lounge 13’10” x 12’3” [4.23m x 3.75m] approx. Commanding magnificent views through the deep silled front window, this warmly presented and co-ordinated room has a fabulous ornate fireplace with granite surround, hearth and real fire. Walk-in storage cupboard. Ceiling cornice. T.V. and telephone points.

Dining Kitchen 14’2” x 12’0” [4.32m x 3.60m] approx. The fully fitted farmhouse cream shaker style kitchen features beech effect work surfaces, attractive splashback tiling and units at high and low level to include the electric hob and double ovens. Space is provided for a bistro style or folding table and chairs. The stainless steel sink is below the deep silled window. Archway to sitting room. The fitment for the wall mounted T.V. will remain.

Sitting Room 13’11” x 13’3” [4.24m x 4.06m] approx. This tranquil, tasteful room has two windows with deep beech wood sills, one to the south and one to the west, some spectacular views over the gardens and countryside, attractive laminate flooring, ceiling cornice solid oak fireplace with marble and slate hearth. Recessed alcove with glass display shelving.

Shower Room Light, extremely bright room with white w.c. and wash hand basin set within vanity storage units with mirror, shelving and vanity lighting above. The shower cubicle with aqua panelling, incorporates a drench shower head and handheld attachment. Chrome ladder heated towel rail. Shelved cupboards. Extractor fan.

Bathroom 8’7” x 6’6” [2.62m x 2.00m] approx. This spacious and elegant room, with attractive floor tiling, incorporates the wash hand basin and w.c. set within white vanity storage units with mirror, fan and window above. The bath, with elegant tiling on two walls, features a handheld shower attachment.

Inner Hallway This bright space, with solid wood stable style door, has light carpeting, doors to the lounge, sitting room and stairs to the first floor.

First Floor The light staircase with ornate balustrades leads to the first floor landing which commands magnificent views through the south facing deep silled window. Access to two double bedrooms, staircase to mezzanine double bedroom and second floor attic bedrooms. This lading is ideal for a quiet sitting area.

Main Bedroom 14’0” x 13’7” [4.28m x 4.15m] approx. Spacious and richly presented, south facing with tremendous views, this double bedroom features double skirting, ceiling cornice and fitments/connection for a wall mounted T.V.

Bedroom 2 14’0” x 13’6” [4.28m x 4.13m] approx. With the lovely views to the front as the main bedroom, almost a mirror image, this attractively presented room has a feature decorated wall and ceiling cornice. The free standing wardrobe accommodation is to remain.

Mezzanine

Double Bedroom 3 12’3” x 12’1” [3.75m x 3.68m] approx. Overlooking the driveway and gardens to open countryside, this attractive double bedroom enjoys afternoon sunshine.

Second Floor Stairs from the mezzanine lead to the second floor and to two attic bedrooms.

Attic Bedroom 4 13’8” x 9’4” [4.17m x 2.86m] approx. at widest This attic bedroom is currently used as an office/study with attractive lie-ins, skylight, strip light and barn style door.

Attic Bedroom 5 11’2” x 9’5” [3.41m x 2.88m] approx. Bright attic bedroom with shelving, skylight and double built-in wardrobe containing hanging and shelving space.

Parking and Gardens The long gravelled driveway leads to the parking and turning area to the side of the property. Low maintenance gardens surround the house which are laid mostly to large lawns with a water feature, beech hedging, a trellis archway with honeysuckle, a gravelled patio and a fenced area ideal for children.

Sun Room/Games Room/Sauna 35’0” x 16’6” [10.67m x 5.00m] approx. Located to the side of the drive, this wooden building, with power and light, incorporates a sun room with windows on three sides overlooking the gardens, views and water feature. The games room with carpeting and patio doors open onto an elevated deck, looks out to the open views of the countryside. Two sets of double doors open out onto the driveway. The sauna is located to rear via a door beside the bar area.

Paddocks There is land extending to approximately 2 acres to the side and rear of the property ideal for equestrian enthusiasts. A track to the front of the house leads to the land and gate access for trailers and horse boxes. At the upper level, there is an old graveyard which is quiet and secluded and bounded by drystone dyking and high conifer hedging.

Directions From Aberdeen, take the A944 (Alford road) and turn off at Tough passing the Muggarthaugh Hotel. Carry straight on at the crossroads and turn left at the sign for O-Neil Corse. Take second left and continue along the shared track. The property is at the end of this drive on the left hand side. The exclusive driveway has parking to the side of the house and the lower track gives access to the fields.

Notes Oil central heating. Double glazing. EPC=F. All carpets, some curtains, blinds, light fittings, the hob and double ovens are included.

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