18 Rubislaw Den South Aberdeen, AB15 4BB
Price over £1,475,000
Aspc ref: 343757
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A rare opportunity has arisen to acquire a handsome detached villa which is currently divided into two separate self contained apartments in the heart of the City's west end. The whole property has retained many fine period features such as high, corniced ceilings, fireplaces and bay windows and, whilst perfectly habitable, prospective purchasers may wish to undertake a degree of modernisation. The ground floor apartment is entered from double doors at the front of the building and has two public rooms and two bedrooms. The upper apartment has an external staircase to the side of the property and enjoys generous accommodation spanning two floors. It is thought that an internal staircase could be installed between the two apartments in order that the property be re-instated to one magnificent family home.
Ground Floor Apartment
Vestibule Double entrance doors; mosaic tiled flooring; door to hall.
Hall Reception hall; walk in cupboard with trap door leading to sub floor.
Drawing Room (6.4m x 4.5m approx) Elegant room with high, corniced ceiling; bay window to the front; additional side window; traditional fireplace with living flame gas fire; fitted carpet.
Dining Room (4.9m x 4.5m approx) Formal dining room with window to the front; range of fitted cupboards; original wooden flooring; high corniced ceiling.
Master Bedroom (6.6m x 4.8m approx) Spacious master bedroom with bay window overlooking the rear garden; range of fitted bedroom furniture; fitted carpet; door to en suite bathroom. En Suite Bathroom Fitted with a white suite comprising bath, wc, wash hand basin set into vanity unit and separate shower cubicle with mains shower and glass door.
Bedroom 2 (3.7m x 3.1m approx) Double bedroom with fitted wardrobe and shelved cupboard; cupboard housing hot and cold water tanks; window to the side; fitted carpet.
Dining Kitchen (4.5m x 3.9m approx) Spacious dining kitchen fitted with a range of wall and base storage units with co-ordinating worktops. Windows facing east and west; Amtico flooring; ceramic hob, double oven, dishwasher and integral fridge;
Utility Room (3.2m x 2.5m approx) Good sized utility room with door to the rear and window to the side. Amtico flooring; range of fitted storage cupboards, one housing the central heating boiler. Washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer.
Shower Room Located off the reception hall. Fully tiled shower room with coloured suite comprising wc, wash hand basin and shower enclosure with mains shower.
First Floor Apartment
Entrance Hall and Staircase Welcoming reception hall with range of fitted cupboards. Staircase continues to the second floor.
Sitting Room (5.5m x 4.6m approx) Comfortable room with front aspect. Traditional fireplace with tiled inset and hearth, timber surround and open fire grate; high corniced ceiling; fitted carpet.
Dining Room (5.7m x 4.6m approx) This is a particularly spacious room with lovely outlook over the rear garden. White painted fireplace with tiled inset; fitted carpet; high corniced ceiling.
Kitchen (3.2m x 3.1m approx) Fitted with a range of wall and base storage units with co-ordinating worktops. Electric hob, oven, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher. Window to the side.
Breakfast Room (3.2m x 2.5m approx) A versatile room with window with window to the rear. Fitted carpet.
Master Bedroom (3.7m x 3.2m approx) Master bedroom with quiet aspect to the rear. Fitted carpet; white painted bedroom fire surround. Door to en suite shower room. En Suite Shower Room Wash hand basin, wc and shower cubicle with electric shower. Window to the side; walls tiled to dado height. Fitted storage.
Bedroom (5.1m x 4.3m approx) Generous double bedroom with front aspect. High corniced ceiling; traditional fireplace with tiled inset and hearth; fitted carpet.
Bedroom/Study (3.4m x 2.6m approx) Window to the front. Fitted carpet; high corniced ceiling; picture rail.
Bathroom White suite comprising bath, wc, wash hand basin and corner shower cubicle with electric shower.
Bedroom 6.2m x 3.3m approx) Large, unfurnished room with bare floorboards and two skylight windows.
Bedroom 5.9m x 3.4m approx) Large, unfurnished room with bare floorboards, window to the front; fireplace.
Bedroom (5.5m x 4.9m approx) Large, unfurnished room with bare floorboards, window to the front; fireplace.
WC White wc and wash hand basin. Skylight window.
Internal inspection is strongly recommended to fully appreciate the enormous potential this wonderful opportunity provides.
Location Rubislaw Den South is one of Aberdeen's and indeed Scotland's most prestigious addresses. No 18 is situated on the north side of this tree-lined avenue and as such has access to Rubislaw Den, a 14 acre woodland in the heart of Aberdeen enjoyed only by those residents who front on to its policies. There is easy access to the city centre, the suburbs, the international airport and the main arterial routes around the city. Excellent private or state schools are within reach including the International School, and there is a choice of nurseries close by, as well as local convenience shops. As Europe's energy capital and Scotland's third city, there is a wealth of amenities including shopping malls and boutiques, theatres and cinemas, parks and gardens, leisure and recreational facilities, fine dining and night life, and for the outdoor enthusiast there is a diversity of landscape from mountains to sea.
Directions From Union Street, continue on to Alford Place, then Albyn Place and at the Queens Cross roundabout take the second exit on to Queens Road. Turn right at the next roundabout on to Forest Road and Rubislaw Den South is the first road on the left hand side. No 18 is located on the right hand side.
Garden There is a mature, professionally maintained garden to the front laid in lawn with a hedge along the southerly and westerly border and a number of mature trees and shrubs. There is a border stocked with shrubs and perennials along the easterly border. The upper apartment is accessed from steps to the east of the main property. There is a beautiful, professionally maintained garden to the rear divided into two separate areas. The area nearest the house has a paved patio and lawn with borders stocked with are climbing hydrangea, fuchsia and a wide variety of rhododendrons providing year long greenery and a riot of colour in the spring and early summer. The area at the far end of the garden is also beautifully maintained. It is laid in lawn with herbaceous border stocked with a wide variety of perennials and shrubs. A gate at the far end of the garden leads to the Rubislaw Den policies.
Parking The property has a tarred driveway at the front providing off street parking for several vehicles.
Fixtures and Fittings All carpets, curtains, blinds and light fittings included. All white goods included. Various items of furniture may be available by separate negotiation.
Services Both apartments have gas fired central heating systems. The central heating boiler in the upper apartment has recently been replaced. The windows have secondary glazing.
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