Brae Cottage Aboyne, AB34 5ER

Price over £399,000


Aspc ref: 350686

4 Bedrooms 3 PublicRooms 3 Bathrooms 199 m2 EPC F

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We are delighted to offer for sale this well proportioned traditional detached cottage enjoying a peaceful country setting yet located only a few minutes away from the popular Deeside village of Aboyne. The property retains many original features including pitch pine doors and Inglenook fireplace.

A bright entrance hall leads to the guest bedroom and shower room and provides access to the light and airy lounge with open fire. An inner hallway provides access to a charming garden room which in turn leads to the rear garden. The well appointed dining kitchen with oil fired Aga cooker enjoys an open plan layout with the generous dining area and is served by a separate utility room. Upstairs there are three bedrooms, one with en suite shower room and a useful study. The spacious family bathroom completes the accommodation. The property is further enhanced by established gardens to the rear which include a timber summerhouse and there is a detached single garage. Viewing of this family home is recommended to fully appreciate the location and accommodation on offer.

Aboyne is situated approximately 30 miles from Aberdeen. The village has excellent amenities which include a Primary and Secondary School and Community/Sports centre. There are a number of outdoor pursuits and the Aberdeen Water Ski Club situated at the nearby Aboyne Loch. The beautiful surrounding countryside provides numerous facilities for fishing, pony trekking and Glen Tanar Country Park provides excellent walks. During the winter months skiing at Glenshee and the Lecht are within easy reach.

Entrance Hall Entered via a hardwood exterior door with opaque glazed section this bright entrance features attractive bamboo wood flooring and a section of exposed granite wall. A velux window allows ample natural light into the area and a deep fitted cupboard provides shelf and hanging space.

Guest Bedroom 11’0” x 8’4” [3.35m x 2.55m] approx. This spacious double bedroom has a window to the side and further velux window. This room offers ample space for a range of free standing furniture. Wall lights.

Shower Room Fitted with a white suite comprising w.c., wash hand basin and matching shower tray. Fully tiled around the shower area which houses a Gainsborough electric shower. Opaque window to the front courtyard. Xpelair.

Lounge 20’6” x 15’0” [6.25m x 4.60m] approx. Of generous proportions this light and airy lounge boasts twin windows overlooking the front of the property and open countryside beyond. A particular focal point is the attractive wooden fire surround with cast iron inset, housing an open fire set on a slate hearth. Recessed alcove with fitted storage cupboard. Double fifteen pane doors to inner hall. Wall lights. Ceiling coving.

Inner Hallway This area provides access to the remaining ground floor accommodation and leads to the carpeted staircase to the upper floor.

Garden Room 11’10” x 11’8” [3.60m x 3.55m] approx. at widest A fifteen pane door leads into the charming lower family room with exposed granite wall and double French doors leading to the rear garden. Modern wall mounted electric living flame fire to remain.

Dining Kitchen 15’3” x 10’8” [4.65m x 3.25m] approx. This farmhouse style kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units incorporating glazed display cabinets, ample roll front work surface and a 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink with drainer. A central island provides additional storage and breakfast bar seating. The free standing cooker, dishwasher and fridge/freezer will be included in the sale. Of particular note is the oil fired Aga range cooker with twin hot plates and double oven which also feeds the hot water and radiator systems. The oil fired boiler is located within a base unit. Glazed door to utility area, with windows to the rear garden alongside. Arch to dining area. Laminate wood flooring. Recessed lighting.

Dining Area 15’9” x 12’5” [4.80m x 3.80m] approx. Enjoying a semi open plan layout with the kitchen this spacious area boasts windows on two aspects and offers ample space for a range of furnishings. An attractive granite Inglenook with wooden mantle shelf is believed suitable to house a wood burning stove if desired. Recessed alcove with display cabinet and storage cupboard beneath. Laminate wood flooring. Ceiling coving.

Utility Room Fitted with additional base units incorporating a stainless steel sink and drainer. Free standing washing machine to remain. Sliding wooden door to deep understair cupboard which houses the tumble dryer. Split stable door to the rear garden.

Stairs to Upper Floor A carpeted staircase with attractive wooden balustrade and bannister leads to the upper landing and remaining accommodation. A window on the mid landing allows ample natural light into the area. The upper landing features original doors and facings. A fitted linen cupboard houses the hot water tank.

Master Bedroom 19’1” x 16’2” [5.80m x 4.95m] approx. An exceptionally light and airy double bedroom, with dormer window overlooking the front of the property enjoying a superb open outlook. Extensive fitted wardrobes provide excellent shelf and hanging facilities. Hatch to roof space. Recessed lighting. Door to en suite. En Suite Shower Room A spacious en suite with fitted vanity unit housing twin bowl wash hand basins and storage beneath. There is a w.c. and fully aqua lined double shower enclosure with steam room facility incorporating a seating area for two people. Ceramic tiled floor with underfloor heating. Velux window. Recessed lighting. Heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2 15’9” x 12’6” [4.80m x 3.80m] approx. at widest This bright double bedroom is situated to the front of the property with windows on two aspects and benefits from two double fitted wardrobes with shelf and hanging space. Vanity sink with storage cupboard below. Twin hatches to roof space.

Bedroom 3 10’11” x 8’1” [3.35m x 2.45m] approx. This good sized single bedroom overlooks the rear of the property and offers ample space for a range of free standing furniture.

Study 13’0” x 9’2” [3.95m x 2.80m] approx. at widest Currently used as a home office this room features extensive shelved storage facilities and a velux window to the rear.

Family Bathroom Centrally set and fitted with a white suite comprising corner bath with splashback tiling, w.c., wash hand basin and separate fully tiled shower enclosure housing an Aqualisa shower. Two fitted display cabinets with storage cupboards below. Recessed lighting. Xpelair.

Outside The fully paved front courtyard provides off-road parking and leads to the detached single garage with up and over door and further area of parking adjacent. Decorative borders are stocked with established lavender and shrubs and a high level timber gate leads to the fully enclosed rear garden. Screened by timber fencing and mature conifer hedging this generous split level garden enjoys a high degree of privacy and features an area of lawn with timber sun deck and a rotating summerhouse, equipped with power and light, ideal for outdoor entertaining. A pathway leads to the sunken area of garden, again fully laid to lawn, bounded by decorative borders stocked with an abundance of established shrubs and trees. A stone outhouse contains the oil tank. External power, light and water tap.

Directions Upon entering Aboyne, on the A93 from Aberdeen, take a left onto Charleston Road signposted for South Deeside. Continue to the junction and turn left across the bridge. Take a left and then sharp right onto the private road, then continue for a short distance ahead. Brae Cottage is located on the right hand side as indicated by our for sale board.

Notes Oil fired central heating. Double glazing. EPC=F. The property will be sold inclusive of carpets and curtains, along with all white goods and the oil fired Aga range cooker.

Arrange a viewing

  • 07788 404141 / 07500 116656
  • Below Home Report Valuation
  • Contact solicitor


Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace

75 High Street Banchory AB31 5TJ


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