Ardgowan House Mintlaw, Peterhead, AB42 5BU
Price over £480,000
Aspc ref: 351559
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This beautifully appointed, outstanding detached dwellinghouse with triple garage stands in approx. 1.2 acres. It commands a privileged location affording the opportunity to reside in tranquil surrounds, and yet is not isolated. It stands within established gardens which offer tremendous views across rural Buchan, and also benefits from a south facing position to the front. A great deal of care and attention has gone into the construction of the home with fine attention to detail paid throughout, resulting in a magnificent family home exuding a wonderfully bright ambience with well planned living space and eye catching features. The accommodation comprises a vestibule and hall, a magnificent formal lounge, superb galleried lounge, formal dining room, well planned kitchen/diner/family room, utility room, cloakroom/w.c, luxury bathroom and five double bedrooms, four with en suite shower rooms. The tasteful décor is complemented with oak panelled and Georgian style inner doors and quality floor coverings, and is economical and easy to run, benefitting from oil central heating and double glazing. Granite pillars give access to an extensive and detached triple garage. A rare opportunity, early viewing is essential.
The charming village of Mintlaw affords the opportunity to reside in pleasant country surroundings whilst being within commuting distance of Peterhead and Fraserburgh and Aberdeen. Lying in the heart of rural Buchan it is well served with an extensive range of amenities including an excellent Health Centre. There are two primary schools in the village together with an academy. On the edge of the village is the renowned Aden Country Park.
Vestibule 6’9” x 5’8” [2.11m x 1.77m] approx. Fitted with Karndean flooring. Part glazed Georgian style door with co-ordinating inserts on either side gives access to the hall.
Reception Hall A beautiful, welcoming hall, carpeted and fitted with oak panelled and part glazed Georgian style inner doors. A central balustrade sweeping staircase leads to the galleried lounge and the upper floor accommodation. A spacious cupboard with window to front offers ample general storage.
Lounge 32’9” x 16’4” [10.02m x 5.00m] approx. An elegant, formal room with bay window to front and French doors opening out to a paved seating area. Well appointed to fully appreciate the splendid setting and tastefully co-ordinated throughout, it also incorporates a recessed cast iron multi fuel stove.
Dining Room11’6” x 11’1” [3.55m x 3.38m] approx. at longest Located to the front and offering ample space for formal dining. Built-in cupboard. Laminate flooring.
Kitchen/Diner/Family Room29’2” x 18’8” [8.90m x 5.72m] approx. A beautifully created room, well appointed to fully appreciate the glorious Buchan views and of ideal proportions for a family. Fitted with quality Karndean flooring, the kitchen incorporates a comprehensive range of cream gloss cabinets at wall and base level and includes a co-ordinating central island with solid oak breakfasting table, integrated wine cooler, dishwasher, fryer and microwave. The generous runs of butcher blocks tops incorporates an inset stainless steel sink with chrome mixer tap. The Rangemaster cooker and canopy style extractor will remain.
Utility Room 16’0” x 6’7” [4.88m x 2.03m] approx. Fitted with mocha gloss wall and base storage cabinets, incorporating co-ordinating worktops and an inset stainless steel sink. Plumbed for automatic washing machine and space for condenser dryer. Access door to garden.
Cloakroom/W.C. Tastefully presented with a feature paper wall and fitted with a white two piece suite. Quality Moduleo flooring.
Master Bedroom with En Suite 18’9” x 14’6” [5.75m x 4.46m] approx. A striking, generously proportioned room, featuring a bay window to the front with window seats and storage cabinets underneath. Presented in neutral tones with a further window to side, it is fitted with a comprehensive range of beech wood storage cupboards and drawers, fitted by Sharps. A generous sized walk-in wardrobe is well fitted with ample hanging rails and storage shelves.
The luxurious En Suite shower room (7’6” x 6’1” [2.32m x 1.86m] approx.) is fitted with a white suite, comprising a self contained shower cabinet with aqua panelling around the wet walls, rainforest shower and glazed shower door, w.c. and double width wall hung sink with cream tiled surrounds. Opaque window to side. Chrome towel radiator. Moduleo flooring.
Double Bedroom 5 11’7” x 10’5” [3.58m x 3.20m] approx. Offering splendid views and presented in a child’s theme.
Bathroom10’6” x 9’7” [3.22m x 2.97m] approx. A striking room, beautifully tiled to mid height and finished with Amtico flooring. It is fitted with a quality suite comprising a corner shower cabinet, w.c., double ended claw foot bath with central mixer tap and inset wash hand basin with white gloss vanity cabinets and overhead illuminated mirror. Chrome ladder radiator. Opaque window to rear.
Galleried Upper Hall/Lounge 40’0” x 22’3” [12.2m x 6.79m] approx. This beautifully bright and airy galleried lounge runs the length of the property and offers excellent informal living space for a family. Flooded with natural light and tastefully presented, velux doors give access to a well placed terrace for al fresco dining.
Double Bedroom 2 with En Suite 14’7” x 11’8” [4.48m x 3.60m] approx. Immaculately presented with windows to side and rear and access hatch to attic space.
The En Suite bathroom (11’8” x 7’2” [3.60m x 2.02m] approx.) which can also be accessed from the lounge, is tiled to mid height and fitted with a white w.c., corner spa bath, self contained shower cabinet and wash hand basin with co-ordinating gloss vanity storage drawers. Karndean flooring.
Double Bedroom 3 with En Suite12’2” x 11’5” [3.73m x 3.51m] approx. A further immaculately presented room fitted with a walk-in wardrobe.
The En Suite shower room (11’9” x 5’5” [3.62m x 1.68m] approx.) comprises a self contained fully tiled shower cabinet, w.c. and vanity wash hand basin with gloss storage cupboards underneath.
Double Bedroom 4 with En Suite 12’2” x 10’6” [3.72m x 3.23m] approx. Located to the rear with two built-in double wardrobes.
The En Suite (10’6” x 5’8” [3.23m x 1.78m] approx.) is fitted with a tiled shower cabinet, w.c. and wall hung sink. Vinyl flooring.
Triple Garage 28’6” x 24’7” [8.73m x 7.54m] approx. Accessed through triple remote operated doors and fitted with power, light and an inspection pit. Window to rear. A fixed ladder gives access to the extensive fully floored attic with light. Water tap.
Gardens The property is set within 1.2 acres approx. of well tended gardens which are accessed through granite pillars. An extensive driveway offers ample vehicular parking. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn and planted along the boundaries with established hedging and young trees. The garden to the rear offers glorious views across the Buchan farmland and an extensive seating area offers an excellent spot for al fresco dining. To the side of the property is a garden pond with various fish, and water feature. There is also an enclosed garden area for pets, with dog kennel and run.
Directions From Ellon, proceed along the A90 Aberdeen/Peterhead coast road and at the Toll of Birness take the left fork onto the A952 Clola/Fraserburgh road. After approx. 8 miles turn left at the crossroads at the sign for Stuartfield. Continue for 0.6 miles and turn right onto a single track road, and take the first right on the right. Proceed to the end of the driveway. The property is located at the end of the road on the left hand side accessed through granite pillars.
Services Drainage to a septic tank. Mains water supply.
Notes Oil central heating. Full double glazing. EPC=C. All floor coverings, blinds and light fittings to remain.
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