1 Burnside Cottages Blairs, Aberdeen, AB12 5YQ
Price over £380,000
Aspc ref: 351167
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We are delighted to offer for sale this most impressive THREE BEDROOM DETACHED COTTAGE which enjoys a peaceful rural location off South Deeside Road. The charming property is set within a large plot of just under one acre of beautifully kept grounds which extend down to the banks of the River Dee commanding tremendous views of the surrounding area. Offering a wealth of accommodation, the considerably extended property offers a very rare opportunity to purchase a spacious home within private and idyllic surroundings. The ground floor accommodation has been considerably enhanced to provide an extensive sized lounge, dining area and entrance vestibule. The spacious kitchen fitted with a selection of base and wall storage units, master bedroom, family bathroom and well proportioned hallway, are also set within the ground floor and form part of the original cottage. The upper floor accommodation comprises a double bedroom with en suite shower room and an additional double bedroom. Externally to the west of the property there is a driveway laid in chipped granite providing parking for ample cars, a shed, log store and an area laid to lawn with a pond and landscaped borders. To the north of the property there is a paved patio area ideal for outdoor dining, with an adjoining field leading down to the banks of the River Dee which would be ideal for keeping a small horse or pony. The mature gardens and trees surrounding the property have been planted to give maximum privacy and shelter while retaining uninterrupted views. The property features fresh neutral decor throughout and retains many of the traditional features whilst benefiting from the modern comforts of oil fired central heating and wooden-framed double glazed windows with extra sound proofing. All floor coverings, curtains, light fitments and white goods are to be included in the sale. It is worth noting that there may be the opportunity for further development with the current owner having obtained planning permission for several schemes of extension though none were implemented and were allowed to lapse. Viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the extent and quality of the accommodation on offer!
The accommodation comprises: Ground Floor: Entrance vestibule, Dining Area, Lounge, Kitchen, Hallway, Double Bedroom. Family Bathroom Upper Floor: Master Bedroom with En-suite, Further Double Bedroom Outside: Expansive Gardens, Shed, field
ENTRANCE VESTIBULE: Welcoming entrance vestibule entered via partially glazed wooden door. Windows at half height to side. Ceiling spot light. Matwell. Wooden floor. Access to loft space. Glass panelled door to dining area.
DINING AREA: The most impressive dining area is set at an elevated position to the adjoining open plan lounge. Forming part of the ground floor extension there is exposed the original granite wall adding a wealth of character to the décor. Large west facing window with fitted venetian blinds drawing ample natural light into room. High ceiling featuring focal point shelf area. Full length integrated storage cupboard with double doors. Inset ceiling lights. High quality wooden floor. Small staircase leads to lounge area. (4.8m x 3.8m)
LOUNGE: Impressive lounge with vaulted ceiling and ¾ length windows to all sides with fitted venetian blinds. Magnificent panoramic views of the landscaped gardens, pond, the River Dee and surrounding countryside. Exposed granite wall with feature wood-burning stove on a granite hearth. Wall mounted TV, integral surround system and associated equipment which may be available by separate negotiation. Two radiators. High quality wooden floor. Patio doors providing direct access to the rear terrace and BBQ area. (5.8m x 5.8m)
KITCHEN: Spacious kitchen accessed via glass panelled double doors from lounge. Range of Shaker style fitted units at high and low level with roll top work surfaces. Breakfast bar. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Splashback tiling. Integral Homark oven with four point gas hob (run off calor gas cylinder) and stainless steel cooker hood above. Indesit washing machine, AEG dishwasher and Hotpoint fridge freezer to be included in the sale price. Wood lined vaulted ceiling with exposed wooden beams and velux windows enhancing spacious feel of kitchen. High level cupboard housing water tank.. Oil fired boiler. Central light fitment and additional inset ceiling lights. Radiator. High quality wooden floor. Glass panelled door leads to hallway. Sliding doors to rear terrace. (4.9m x 3.3m)
HALLWAY: Well appointed hallway from which majority of ground floor accommodation leads. Internal window with deep sill overlooking dining area. Two pendant light fitments. Radiator. Wooden floor.
FAMILY BATHROOM: With white suite comprising w.c., pedestal style wash hand basin with wall mirror, shelf and spotlight above and antique cast iron roll top bath incorporating shower head and shower screen. Wall shelf, towel rail and toilet roll holder. Attractive wood lining to half height. Concealed storage cupboard. Inset ceiling lights. Window to side with deep sill. Radiator. Reclaimed antique pine flooring.
MASTER BEDROOM (1): Spacious double bedroom finished with original wood linings to three walls and ceiling. East and West facing double windows with deep sills and fitted venetian blinds, curtains and curtain pole. Additional south facing single window with deep sill and fitted venetian blinds, curtains and curtain pole. TV point. Three matching wall lights. Radiator. Natural wood covering to floor. (3.25m x 4m)
FIRST FLOOR: Carpeted staircase leads to upper floor accommodation. Stair banister rope. Wood lining to walls. Velux window. Four track spotlight fitment.
DOUBLE BEDROOM (2): Further good sized double bedroom with east and west facing traditional dormer windows with fitted blinds and deep sill. TV point. Cupboard housing electricity fuse box. Four track spotlight fitment. Double radiator. Fitted carpet. (2.95m x 3.4) EN-SUITE: White suite comprising w.c., pedestal style wash hand basin with mirror and glass shelf above and corner shower unit. Aqua panelling to shower and sink area. Extractor fan. Velux window with fitted blind. Heated towel rail. Further towel ring and toilet roll holder. Spotlight fitment. Tiled flooring.
DOUBLE BEDROOM (3): Bright and airy double bedroom with west facing traditional dormer window with deep sill and fitted venetian blinds. East facing velux window with fitted blind. Full length double door integrated wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf. Further low level integrated cupboard. Four track spotlight fitment. Fitted carpet. (3.35m x 2.45m)
OUTSIDE: The plot extends to approximately 1 acre. There is a spacious driveway from the main road laid in chipped granite leading to a parking area for several cars, to the west of which there is a large wooden shed and log-store. The garden to the west of the property is planted in a variety of trees, bushes and hedges offering considerable privacy and shelter. There is a pathway which leads to the north-facing terrace, there is also a small west-facing terrace to the front of the property. The main field/garden to the north of the house is laid-out in grass. It is bordered to the west by a small stream which runs into a featured pond. The main field/garden which extends to the banks of the River Dee could be further landscaped or used as a paddock for a small horse or a variety of other uses.
GENERAL FEATURES: A substantial family home in a truly picturesque setting. Early viewing highly recommended.
COUNCIL TAX: The property has been assessed in Band E.
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