Mill Of Kirktonmill Drumblade, Huntly, AB54 6EW
Price over £365,000
Aspc ref: 344500
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Mill of Kirktonmill is a superbly renovated former mill which is a Category B Listed Building on three levels. It is within easy commuting distance of Aberdeen International Airport and city centre and lies approximately 4 miles from The Market Town of Huntly. The property benefits internally from oil fired central heating with traditional cast iron radiators and all carpets, floor coverings and internal light fittings are to be included in the sale. Outside are superb landscaped gardens of the highest quality and a double garage, timber shed and large Finnish log cabin/home office. The property benefits from a filtered shared water supply and private drainage system. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate this exceptional and historic property.
Mill of Kirktonmill is set in a spectacular location in beautiful Aberdeenshire countryside and accessed by a charming minor public road leading from the A96 through the Hamlet of Drumblade and taking a turn to the right towards Drumblade Church. It is located only a few miles from the Town of Huntly.
Huntly is a long established and prosperous market town on the main A96 road approximately 39 miles from Aberdeen and 59 miles from Inverness. It is within easy commuting distance of Aberdeen, Inverness and Elgin and is on mainline rail and other public transport networks. Amenities include a Community Hospital, a choice of major Supermarkets and Sports and Leisure Facilities (including dining out, golf, fishing on the rivers Deveron and Bogie, bowling, cricket, football, swimming pool, skiing at the Nordic Ski Centre and many more). There is Primary and Secondary Education at the well regarded Gordon Schools. The town has a visible history with lovely traditional architecture, National Trust sites nearby and is a popular tourist centre during the summer months, giving easy access to the Grampians, Cairngorms, Royal Deeside, Strathdon and the Moray Firth.
There are several entrances to this fascinating property and the closest to the minor public road is entered by handcrafted mill doors which lead to inner doors with glazed panelling and into the imposing Dining Room.
Dining Room – measuring 8.19m x 3.82m or thereby with windows to the side of the Mill with wide display shelving. Radiators. Carpeting. Feature beam ceilings. Stairway leading to lower floors. Cloak area. Modern ceiling lighting and wall lighting. Feature doorway leads into the beautiful Sitting Room.
Sitting Room – measuring 5.58m x 5.66m or thereby. With feature stonework, beamed ceiling, display alcoves and shelving. Carpeting. Radiator. A striking focal point is the woodburning stove with extractor and modern wooden mantel. Two velux style windows add further light to this delightful public area. Dual aspect windows to the front and side. A modern doorway leads through into the Kitchen.
Separate W.C. – measuring 1.64m x 1.62m or thereby. Entered through traditional doorway. Wood panelling to dado level. Velux style window, wall light, mirror, pedestal wash hand basin, W.C. and towel rail.
The most spectacular internal feature of the property protected by substantial wooden doors and glazing are THE ORIGINAL MILL WORKINGS. These are encased and beautifully maintained and protected to museum standard. Throughout the property in three separate locations, these viewing galleries offer an incredible insight to in the history of the Mill and have been restored and renovated to a high standard.
Double doorways with glazed panels lead into the modern Kitchen.
Kitchen – measuring 3.66m x 5.40m or thereby. Wide selection of wall and base units, stainless steel sink and drainer. Wooden beamed feature ceiling. Modern spotlighting. Radiator. A second doorway leads outside to a balcony. Large stove with double oven and several rings. Extractor. Wide selection of storage areas and fitted appliances.
The feature stairway in the Dining Room, which has been beautifully handcrafted, leads down to the lower floor which has a radiator, doors leading off and seating area with radiator. Three large glazed windows show the next stage in the milling process and have been beautifully handcrafted and provide an integral feature of the property.
Leading off from the central area lies Bedroom 1 – measuring 4.81m x 3.54m or thereby. Display recesses. Two radiators. Window to front overlooking the gardens and burn. Feature wooden rafters. Wall lights.
A further doorway leads through into the Master Bedroom measuring 5.39m x 3.81m or thereby. Two windows overlooking the beautiful landscaped gardens. Radiators. Fitted vanity unit and cupboards. Heated towel rail. Double doorway leading outside to the landscaped gardens and provides a further entrance/exit to and from the property. Carpeted. Feature wooden beams.
A further lobby area leads through into the Bathroom which has a “Mira Elite” fitted shower with tiling enclosed within a shower unit. Freestanding bath with shower attachment. Large heated towel rail. Windows with wide display shelving. Radiator. Bidet, W.C., pedestal style wash hand basin with fitted mirror. Heated towel rail. Measuring 1.79m x 2.51m or thereby (at narrowest points).
Separate Airing cupboard. A door leads through to Office with window and wooden feature beams. Measuring 1.87m x 3.31m or thereby (at narrowest points).
Bedroom – with feature beam ceiling. Window. Fitted wardrobes housing shelves and hanging rail. Feature cupboard. Measuring 3.33m x 2.68m or thereby.
A doorway leads through to further stairs. There is a seating area with radiator, feature alcoves, ceiling and several small windows with wide display ledges. The stairway leads down to a beautifully slate floored Reception Area with small traditional windows and the final part of the Mill “museum” featuring the original wheel and antique displays. The slate floored Reception Room has a door leading out to the gardens. Measuring 6.0m x 3.9m or thereby.
A doorway leads through into the main basement area where there is a large Utility Area with beam ceilings and window to front. Space for appliances. Butler style sink. Radiator. Feature walling. Measuring 3.63m x 5.89m or thereby.
Main Workshop measuring 5.53m x 5.54m or thereby. Workbench. Large area for storage. Strip lighting.
Outside – The gardens are landscaped to the highest of standards and feature many unique and impressive sculptures. Much thought and devotion has been given by the current owners into creating something very special. This is perhaps one of the most impressive properties that we have had on the market and viewing is absolutely essential to appreciate the quality of landscaping in the garden, the quality of outbuildings and the renovations which have been carried out to create this amazing enterprise with tremendous potential.
There are substantial parking areas for several vehicles. At the bottom of the boundary to the front of the property is a stream which is a beautifully maintained and affords great opportunities for wildlife. On either side of the private roadway leading down to the property are well maintained beds featuring a wide range of plants and shrubs interspersed with historical features and seating areas.
AMAZING LOCATION IN BEAUTIFUL COUNTRYSIDE
CONVENIENTLY LOCATED FOR MARKET TOWN OF HUNTLY
ACCESSED BY ATTRACTIVE MINOR PUBLIC ROAD
LANDSCAPED GARDENS WITH UNIQUE SCULPTURES
OUTBUILDINGS OF THE HIGHEST QUALITY
RENOVATED AND REFURBISHED TO THE HIGHEST LEVEL
INTERNALLY EXCEPTIONALLY WELL PRESENTED
TASTEFUL TRADITIONAL DECOR THROUGHOUT
THREE FEATURE “MUSEUM” AREAS SHOWING THE ORIGINAL MILL WORKINGS
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