North Lodge New Byth, Turriff, AB53 5XN
Aspc ref: 344096
Price over £280,000
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4 Bdrm Detached Dwellhouse (in approx 11 acres) suitable for equestrian purposes. Ground flr: Sun lounge. Hall. Dining kitch. Sitting rm. 2 Bdrms. Bathrm. 1st flr: 2 Bdrms. Outbuildings/stables. Paddocks. Garden. Double Garage. Parking. Price over £280,000 Entry by arr. Viewing contact solicitors. (EPC band - F).
North Lodge, New Byth is a charming rural property, which offers the ideal platform for anyone looking for a property which is already set up for equestrian use.
North Lodge which was built around 1900 is a very traditional red sandstone dwelling, with a peaked slate roof and central chimney breast. The original dwellinghouse is particularly quaint and brings a charming historical interest to the subjects. The property has been added on to which extends the overall living accommodation and comprises :- sitting room, with a set of glazed French double doors through to the spacious dining kitchen, there is a large sun lounge, built within the last year or so. There are two double bedrooms at ground floor level and bathroom. A turning staircase leads up to two attic bedrooms, which enjoy the most splendid views over the paddocks.
The ground extends in all to approximately eleven acres which comprises 7.5 acres in grazing and 3.5 acres in woodland. The grazing ground is sub-divided into four enclosures, which is ideal for rotational purposes. The enclosures are securely fenced and an electrical fence system is in place. Water is available to the enclosures and galvanized steel gates are fitted. The enclosures are all interlinked and lead to the barns where there is stable door access at the rear of one.
There is a large modern double garage and a traditional style "bothy" building. The bothy is a traditional red sandstone building and is believed suitable for possible conversion into accommodation- however at present is used as a storage facility.
The propety boundary is securely fenced to ensure that it is pet and child friendly. The property sits slightly back and elevated from the A98 Banff - Fraserburgh road and mature trees and hedging provide a natural screen.
SUN LOUNGE 5.9m x 3.85m (19’3" x 12’6") The sun lounge has recently been built with UPVC double glazed windows and door units and features a pitched slate roof. Ceiling downlighters. T.V. point. Built-in shelved storage cupboard. Laminate floor. Glazed door leading through to hallway
HALLWAY Built-in cloakroom cupboard, fitted bookshelves and large storage cupboard. Pendant ceiling lights.
DINING KITCHEN 5.19m x 4.26m (17’ x 14’) Fitted with a range of base and wallmounted oak units, also comprising wallmounted glass fronted display cabinets. Contrasting worktops and tiled splashbacks above. 4-ring electric ceramic hob and overhead extractor hood. Hotpoint electric oven (replaced within the last year) and microwave oven. Space for dishwasher. Stainless steel sink and drainer, with mixer tap. Strip light and 3-way light fitting with fan fitment. Patio doors out to garden. French double doors through to sitting room. Electric storage heater. Telephone point.
SITTING ROOM 4.86m x 3.99m (15’9" x 13’) Focal point fireplace, housing a multi-fuel burning stove. Ceiling beams. Windows to rear and side. Half height storage cupboard, with glass fronted doors. T.V. point. 5-way light fitting. Electric storage heater. Fitted carpet, with laminate floor below. Glazed French double doors through to kitchen.
Doorway through to inner hallway – Fitted book shelves. Low level storage cupboard. Window to rear.
DOUBLE BEDROOM 1 4.43m x 3.16m (14’5" x 10’3") Windows on two sides. 3-way light fitting. Electric storage heater. Tongue and groove wood panelling to walls. Ceiling cornice.Telephone point.
DOUBLE BEDROOM 2 3.75m x 2.97m (12’3" x 9’7") Built-in twin double wardrobes. Single storage cupboard. Pendant light. Electric storage heater. Window to side.
BATHROOM 3.79m x 2.16m (12’4" x 7’) Fitted with a 3-piece suite comprising bath, with wood panelling above. Separate shower cubicle, with tiling to full height. Pedestal w.h.b. and w.c. Built-in floor to ceiling storage cupboards. Plumbed for automatic washing machine. Tiled effect flooring. Radiator with heated towel rail.
UPSTAIRS Attic style turning staircase leading to landing – Electric storage heater. Dormer window.
BEDROOM 3 3.41m x 3.37m (11’1" x 11’) Velux window. Ceiling light. Smoke detector.
BEDROOM 4 3.98m x 3.29m (13’ x 10’7") Dormer window. Ceiling light. Smoke detector.
OUTSIDE There are attractively presented gardens, that immediately surround the dwellinghouse. The garden includes well kept lawns, informal raised beds and a small wildlife pond. There is a large crazy paved patio – with direct access leading into the sun lounge. There are mature trees and hedgerows providing a lovely natural screen along the boundary and the property is securely fenced for pets and children.
BOTHY (traditional stone building): Divided into three – providing lean-to store/shed, timber store and stable.
DOUBLE GARAGE Strip lighting – fuse box and various power points. Up and over doors. Access door to side and rear.
OUTBUILDING 1 - 12.3m x 6m (40’3" x 20’) Large general purpose outbuilding. Housing the electric fencing control unit. Concrete floor and tall double door opening. This building provides a double sized loose box approximately 19’x 14’ and a further loose box approx. 14’ x 14’". There is an extensive hay storage area, but this could be further utilised as another box. Sliding door opening and vehicle accessible.
OUTBUILDING 2 - 12.3m x 6m (40’3" x 20’) Comprising 3 large loose boxes, each approximately 14ft square. Stable door access leading directly out to the fields.
LAND The property comprises a total of 11 acres approximately. This is made up of 7.5 acres in grass, which is good quality grazing ground. The fields are divided into four enclosures. The fields are securely fenced and interlink with 5-bar galvanised steel gates. All fields have a water supply to them.
The remaining 3.5 acres form woodland areas, the woodland is fairly mature and provides great cover for wildlife.
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