2 Meikle Endovie Cottage Alford, AB33 8EE
Price over £160,000
Aspc ref: 353058
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Enjoying a secluded extremely sunny south facing aspect with views, this charming two bedroomed semi detached cottage is an ideal starter or retirement home for prospective purchasers who enjoy a rural location, yet is only a short drive from the popular town of Alford. The accommodation includes the entrance hall with double bedroom and bathroom off, the lounge with wood burning stove and the inner hallway with part glazed door to the south facing cottage style garden with views. The attractive main bedroom is also to the front with built-in wall to wall wardrobe accommodation. The galley style kitchen overlooks the front driveway. Outside the initial shared drive leads to the exclusive driveway which provides parking for cars, caravans and trailers and is beside the stone shed with two additional garden sheds. A pathway leads round to the front of the property where there is a traditional cottage style south facing garden with large natural stone patio, beech hedging on each side, tall birch trees and a host of perennial shrubs and spring planting. Viewing highly recommended.
Alford, a short drive away, is a thriving village enjoying a host of excellent amenities with primary and secondary schooling and a new Community Campus providing a new nursery, new primary school, academy, swimming pool and community library. Additional recreation activities include a golf course, tennis, bowling, a dry ski slope and the Haughton Country Park. The village maintains a good range of shops, hotels, a library and health centre and is well placed for access to the Lecht ski resort as well as being within easy commuting distance of Westhill, Aberdeen, Dyce and Inverurie.
Entrance Hall The solid door with glazed inset leads into the hallway which gives access to the lounge, double bedroom two and bathroom. Radiator. Coat hooks.
Lounge 13’9” x 9’6” [4.21m x 2.91m] approx. This quirky and cosy lounge has attractive décor and includes solid wood flooring, high shelving, a built-in airing cupboard containing the hot water tank and an inglenook fireplace adjacent which houses the multi-fuel stove sitting in pride of place with solid oak lintel above. The table is located beside the south facing deep silled window overlooking the gardens. Additional small window opposite. Concealed fitments and wiring for a wall mounted TV.
Inner Hallway With attractive tiled flooring, the hallway is fitted with wood lining to dado height and has a part glazed door to the garden. Access is given to the galley style kitchen and main bedroom.
Kitchen 10’8” x 6’3” [3.27m x 1.93m] approx. The galley style country kitchen, with views to the distant countryside through the deep silled window with the sink below, includes wood effect work surfaces which are attractively tiled to splashback and illuminated from above. The cream cabinets at high level include frosted displays and at low level the slot-in cooker will be included. Space is provided for a washing machine and fridge/freezer. Hatch to loft space containing the cold water tank.
Main Bedroom 11’9” x 9’11” [3.60m x 3.02m] approx. Enjoying the south facing views over the garden through the deep silled window, this attractively presented double bedroom, with feature papered wall and wall shelving, also includes wall to wall sliding door wardrobe accommodation. Solid oak flooring.
Double Bedroom 2 13’4” x 7’6” [4.08m x 2.30m] approx. Accessed from the entrance hall, this room is filled with sunshine most of the day, summer and winter, through the large deep silled window overlooking the cottage style gardens to open views. This lovely bedroom also includes solid oak flooring, an original door and built-in cupboard containing hanging and shelving space. Old school style radiator.
Bathroom 9’7” x 6’0” [2.92m x 1.80m] approx. Attractively decorated and fitted with a white suite, this vintage style bathroom includes a white w.c., wash hand basin and bath, tiled to ceiling height with antique style hand held shower attachment, located below the deep silled window. Vinyl flooring. Coat hooks. Built-in storage cupboards.
Parking and Stone Shed The long shared initial driveway includes exclusive parking and can accommodate a caravan and trailers. There is a stone shed equipped with power and light. Two additional garden sheds adjacent to the car parking area are included.
Gardens The garden to the front of the property is south facing with open views and is lined with beech hedging on both sides. It is a lovely cottage style garden with some original stone work in the long paved patio, mature silver birch trees and perennial planting. A path with flagstones leads to a sheltered area with dry stone dyking and seating. A path at the side leads to the parking area, the stone shed and garden sheds. An additional piece of garden behind the sheds is used as a utility area and houses the oil storage tank. Lapsed plans are held by the owner for an extension in the south facing front garden.
Directions Follow the road towards Alford and turn left at the petrol station just before the village marked Balfluig. The cottages are along this road and are at right angles to the road. Number two is at the end of the initial shared driveway.
Notes Private water. Septic tank. Oil fired central heating. Full double glazing. EPC=E. All carpets, the bathroom blind, light fittings, the slot-in cooker, extractor and butchers block is included. The stone shed, two wooden sheds and the additional shed and log store in the front garden are included.
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