18 Pilot Square Footdee, Aberdeen, AB11 5DS
Price over £275,000
Aspc ref: 344489
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Rarely does the opportunity arise to acquire a unique and individual home as this SELF CONTAINED THREE BEDROOM UPPER FLAT tucked away in the picturesque historic former fishing village of ‘Fittie’. The property has been upgraded by the present owners to provide a spacious family home which cleverly balances the original period features (dating back to the early 19th century) and character with contemporary styling. The property is in good decorative order with gas fired central heating. The accommodation, over 3 floors, comprises: Entrance Vestibule on the Ground Floor. The First Floor features a bright and spacious Dining Kitchen fitted with a range of quality fixtures and appliances including a large central dining table, well proportioned Lounge with feature wood burning stove and central Bathroom. Both the Dining Kitchen and Lounge stretch the full depth of the house with front and rear facing windows. The rear facing windows provide stunning views over the Harbour and Beach front and the North Sea beyond. There are 2 good sized Double Bedrooms and a Single Bedroom on the Second floor. On the top floor there is a large attic area currently split into 2 multi purpose rooms each with front and rear facing velux windows. All room sizes are generous. With its wealth of appeal, enviable location and impressive upgrading, this attractive home is in “ready to move into” condition and early viewing is genuinely recommended to appreciate the many features this charming property offers. All fitted floor coverings, curtains and most kitchen appliances (where listed) are included in the sale.
Footdee, affectionately known as ‘Fittie’, is a former fishing village at the east end of the Harbour and the southern end of Aberdeen Beach. It was laid out by John Smith as 2 squares of regular cottage houses at the beginning of the 19th century and was originally a bustling community in its own right. In the late 1880’s the houses were to their tenants and the area has prospered over the years and is now a unique environment and a ‘village’ within the City. Fantastic coastal walks are on the door step as are Aberdeen Beach, the Boulevard Retail Park and the entertainment and restaurant facilities at the Queens Links Leisure Centre. The City Centre is some 5 minute drive from the property with its wealth of amenities and regular public transport to and from other areas of the City.
ENTRANCE VESTIBULE: Hardwood front door with opaque glass panel and matching overdoor fly-panel. Vinyl floor covering. Coathooks, Ceiling light. Stairs with handrail to First Floor hallway.
FIRST FLOOR HALLWAY: The hallway provides access to the Dining Kitchen, Lounge and Bathroom. Rear facing window providing considerable natural light. Two ceiling lights. Meter cupboard. Radiator. Telephone point. Power point.
DINING KITCHEN: (16’9 x 10’ approx.) A bright and spacious “dining” kitchen with large front facing window and large rear facing window in 2 sections (providing stunning sea views). Fitted with a range of base and eye level storage units with High Gloss white cabinets, chrome handles and contrasting work surfaces. Ceramic tiles behind worktops. Vinyl floor covering. Large table (matching the kitchen units) ideal for family entertaining. Feature fireplace recessed with exposed granite chimney breast. Stainless steel 1½ bowl sink and drainer and drainer with mixer tap. Cannon cooker with gas hob and double oven below. ISE washing machine. Hotpoint upright fridge/freezer. Pantry style shelved cupboard. Various built-in shelves. Large understairs storage cupboard. Twin ceiling lights with complimentary unit lighting. Radiator. Ample power points.
LOUNGE: (16’9 x 10’ approx.) A well proportioned “livingroom” with front facing window (with venetian blind) and large rear facing window in 2 sections (providing stunning sea views). Vinyl floor covering. Wood burning stove set on tiled hearth with wooden overmantel. Twin alcoves. Radiator. Ceiling light. Twin wall lights. Ample power points. TV aerial point.
BATHROOM: (7’ x 6’ approx.) Centrally located and fitted with a 3 piece coloured suite. Mixer tap/shower attachment over bath with full splashback tiling and shower curtain. Opaque glass front facing window. Vinyl floor covering. Ladder style heated towel rail. Ceiling light. Large medicine cabinet.
SECOND FLOOR: A carpeted staircase with wooden handrails leads to the Second Floor landing which in turn provides access to 3 bedrooms. Original wooden flooring. Telephone point. Ceiling light. Clothes pulley.
BEDROOM 1: (15’1 x 10’ approx.) A good sized double bedroom with rear facing window. Curtains. Original wooden floor. Original fireplace. Twin alcoves. Full wall built-in wardrobes providing considerable hanging and storage space. Ceiling light. Ample power points. Radiator.
BEDROOM 2: (9’6 x 7’ approx.) A single bedroom with rear facing window. Curtains. Original wooden flooring. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power point. Door with “port-hole” to landing.
BEDROOM 3: (17’ x 9’ approx.) Another good sized Double Bedroom with rear facing window. Curtains. Original wooden floor. Large built-in storage cupboard/wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf. Original fireplace. Twin alcoves. Radiator. Ample power points. Ceiling light.
UPPER FLOOR: An open tread staircase with wooden handrail leads to the Upper Floor.
ATTIC ROOM 1: (14’ x 12’6 approx.) Presently used as a study. Front and rear facing velux windows. Original wooden floor. Built-in shelving. Ample power points. Ceiling light. Telephone point. TV aerial point.
ATTIC ROOM 2: (14’ x 13’7 approx.) A large multi purpose attic room with front and rear facing velux windows. Original wooden floor. Built-in shelving. Ceiling spotlight cluster with 3 lights. Ample power points.
OUTHOUSE: The property has an exclusive outhouse within a well maintained block adjacent to the front door. The outhouse is stone built with a pitched roof and concrete floor. There is extensive shelving, power, light and water. Rear access door to central courtyard. The central courtyard has a shared drying green.
The small garden area has various plants and herbs. There is also a paved seating area.
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