156 Bon Accord Street Aberdeen, AB11 6TX
Price over £610,000
Aspc ref: 355072
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Of classic character and individual style this period granite semi detached three public/five bedroomed dwellinghouse with off-street parking and delightful grounds lies in the sought after conservation area of Ferryhill. Effortlessly combining the grandeur of the past with stylish contemporary décor, the current owners have created a beautiful home of style and substance with an enviable level of adaptable accommodation which is truly ready to move into. All bedrooms benefit from en suite shower rooms and the property is economical and easy to run having the benefit of quality double glazing with sash and case detail to the front elevation and gas fired central heating. Upon entering, the vestibule boasts terrazzo floor tiles and leads to a most inviting reception hall with traditional wood panel doors and facia to the accommodation and a striking staircase to the upper floors. There are two elegant public rooms adorned with period detail such as ornate cornice and fireplaces, while to the rear lies a contemporary family room which is generously proportioned and gives access to the superb dining kitchen comprehensively equipped with appliances which in turn gives access to the conservatory. Also on the ground floor is an adaptable double bedroom also suitable as an office or gym/fitness suite with French door to the garden. There is also access from a side hall to the front of the property. On Mezzanine there is a great sized double bedroom and family bathroom. The first floor has a gorgeous double bedroom with dressing room and there is a further double bedroom. On the upper floor the luxury large master suite provides a quiet haven from busy family life and enjoys magnificent views. To the front there is decorative topiary hedging and off-street parking, while a gate leads to the rear which has a paved patio adjacent to the property and steps lead down to a delightful sheltered timber decked area for dining al fresco. The remainder of the garden is laid to grass, enjoys a sunny westerly aspect and is fully enclosed making it ideal for those with family or pets. This is a home of character and appeal of which internal inspection is essential to appreciate fully the location, generous level of adaptable accommodation and attention to detail throughout – the discerning buyer will not be disappointed!
Bon Accord Street lies within the conservation area of Ferryhill, a sought after and popular area within the city. Enjoying a leafy outlook to the front over mature trees and far reaching views across the city skyline to the rear, the property is close to many local amenities and shops and Union Street, Aberdeen’s main thoroughfare is only some ten minutes walk from the property. Local nursery, primary and secondary education is catered for nearby and many of the city’s private schools are within easy traveling distance. Regular public transport is readily available to many parts of the city and beyond and the subjects enjoy easy access to the business centres to the south of the city and to Anderson Drive, therefore to the north of the city and Aberdeen Airport. The hospital complex at Foresterhill is some ten minutes drive from the property. The renowned Duthie Park with its wide open spaces, winter gardens and café is close by, as is Union Square with its cinemas, shops, restaurants and Aberdeen bus and rail stations.
Vestibule: 9’4” x 7’6” [2.86m x 2.29m] approx. Entered from a wooden panelled door with etched glass side panels, the vestibule has beautiful terrazzo floor tiles, a high ceiling with plaster cornice and wood panelling to dado height. There is a meter cupboard and glazed panels and a glazed traditional door to:
Reception Hall: 23’6” x 7’7” [7.18m x 2.33m] approx. A most inviting reception hall with beautiful traditional wood panel doors and facia to the accommodation and a stunning carpeted staircase with wooden balustrade rises to the upper floors. This has the original light fitting to the main stands which is functional as a quaint electric light. There is a decorative freeze to dado height and a door to:
Cloakroom: This useful cloakroom is fitted with a w.c. and wash hand basin with mixer tap set in an oak style vanity unit with dark high gloss display sill. There is an air extractor and tasteful neutral décor.
Lounge: 19’5” x 15’4” [5.92m x 4.69m] approx. into bay. Elegantly styled and simply stunning with a wealth of period detail such as ornate cornice, ceiling rose, decorative frieze to picture rail, deep skirting and two glazed dressers built into the alcoves to either side of the beautiful open fireplace with oak surround, black granite hearth and decorative tiling. With oak flooring and tasteful neutral décor, a bay window affords great natural light and has built-in seating from which to enjoy the open outlook which has storage below.
Dining Room: 16’4” x 14’4” [4.98m x 4.39m] approx. Ideal for formal entertaining and again enjoying lovely ornate cornice and double skirting. A large window overlooks the rear and the room is tastefully decorated and again enjoys oak flooring.
Family Room: 22’11” x 13’5” [6.74m x 4.09m] approx. Ideal for family life this generously proportioned family room has quality laminate flooring complemented by the neutral décor, two pendant light fittings and two windows to the side drawing in natural light. There is a wall mounted TV bracket which will remain and a deep built-in cupboard provides great storage. There is access to the rear hall and to:
Dining Kitchen: 19’7” x 11’8” [5.98m x 3.58m] approx. Quality fitted and comprehensively equipped with appliances, this thoughtfully planned kitchen provides an excellent range of storage with white high gloss wall and base units with nickel rod handles incorporating pan drawers, drawer units, pull-out larder basket storage, carousel cupboards and ample butchers block worktops with an inset 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap. There is under unit lighting and a co-ordinating dining bar, opaque glazed units, a wine cooler and an integrated Neff five ring gas hob with Neff extractor hood above, Neff double oven/grill, dishwasher and automatic washing machine. The large free standing American style fridge/freezer will remain. The fresh neutral décor follows through from the family room, as does the quality laminate flooring and a window and door open to:
Conservatory: 11’8” x 7’1” [3.58m x 2.17m] approx. A lovely place to relax and unwind during the cooler months whilst enjoying the views and garden grounds. With windows to two sides, a French door opens to a raised paved patio and the quality wooden flooring and tasteful décor follow through from the kitchen.
Rear Hall: Accessed from the family room, a uPVC security locking door gives access to a pathway leading to the front of the property. Door to:
Bedroom 5/Office: 20’3” x 10’8” [6.19m x 3.27m] approx. This adaptable room is currently utilised as an office, could be a gym/fitness area or would be ideal as a bedroom wing for the elderly. A window overlooks the rear and a French door gives access to the paved patio providing continuous living from indoor to out. There is a built-in wardrobe with hanging rail. En Suite: Fitted with a wash hand basin built into cupboard storage, w.c. and shower unit with mains thermostatic shower, curtain and rail. There is a high level opaque window to the side, neutral décor and vinyl flooring.
Bedroom 3: 28’1” x 11’10’ [8.56m x 3.61m] approx. into door recess. With dual aspect windows to the rear and side, this generously proportioned room is ideal for teenagers as could accommodate soft furnishings as well as free standing bedroom furniture. There is a deep walk-in cupboard which is shelved, fresh neutral décor and carpeting. En Suite: With a wash hand basin built into cupboard storage, w.c. and a glazed shower unit with mains thermostatic shower and aqua panelling. Neutral décor and vinyl flooring. Air extractor.
Family Bathroom: 11’10” x 7’6” [3.61m x 2.30m] approx. Fitted with a white suite comprising of a P-shaped shower Jacuzzi bath with curvilinear glazed shower screen, mixer tap and electric shower. There is extensive quality tiling to the shower area and a w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap with a mirrored cabinet above. A built-in cupboard houses the hot water tank and there is a tall shelved cupboard suitable for towels and linen. Opaque deep silled window to side and ceiling hatch to roof space.
First Floor Hall: The striking staircase rises from the reception hall and splits to mezzanine level and rises to this first floor hall which has traditional doors and facia to the accommodation and a concealed door gives access to a further staircase.
Bedroom 2: 12’7” x 12’2” [3.86m x 3.72m] approx. A lovely double bedroom with neutral décor and carpeting and a window to the front enjoying a pleasant open outlook over mature trees. There is a built-in wardrobe providing hanging storage and a traditional ‘Aberdeen Press’. With a high ceiling with plaster cornice and deep skirting, there is a doorway to:
Dressing Room/Nursery: 12’2” x 10’1” [3.72m x 3.09m] approx. at widest. The dressing room again enjoys a pleasant outlook to the front, tasteful décor and carpeting and a high ceiling with plaster cornice. There is a shelved alcove and access to En Suite: With a contemporary rectangular wash hand basin with mixer tap set in a vanity unit, a w.c. with concealed cistern and a shower unit with bi-folding glazed doors, mains thermostatic shower and extensive tiling. Chrome heated towel rail. Air extractor.
Bedroom 4: 15’5” x 12’0” [4.70m x 3.68m] approx. Exceptionally spacious, this is a great double bedroom which again enjoys traditional features including an open fireplace with decorative ‘sparkle’ hearth. There is ample space for free standing bedroom furniture, a high ceiling with plaster cornice and deep skirting. En Suite: Fitted with a modern suite comprising of a wash hand basin built into a vanity unit providing drawer storage, a w.c. with concealed cistern and the shower unit has an electric shower, bi-folding glazed doors and extensive quality tiling. There is a chrome heated towel rail and an opaque window to the side. Air extractor.
Upper Hall: Accessed from a concealed substantial staircase which has been thoughtfully converted and has a velux window to the rear affording natural light. A built-in cupboard provides storage and houses the Worcester Bosch central heating boiler.
Master Suite: 23’10” x 15’2” [7.28m x 4.62m] approx. main area excluding recesses. A great master suite, exceptionally spacious, with two large windows to the front from which to enjoy the far reaching views and ample space for bedroom furniture and soft furnishings. Large under-eaves storage cupboard. En Suite: The w.c. with concealed cistern and wash hand basin are both built into contemporary white high gloss vanity units, heated mirror and there is a corner shower unit with extensive tiling and electric shower. Air extractor.
Outside: The carefully landscaped grounds to the front enjoy low level box hedging and topiary trees with slate beds and through an iron gate a path gives access to the front door. There is an off-street parking area and a high wooden gate leads to the side entrance door. The delightful well-tended garden grounds are mature and established, fully enclosed and enjoy a sunny westerly aspect. Adjacent to the property is a paved raised patio area and steps lead to an elevated timber decked area with timber balustrade suitable for barbecues and dining al fresco. The main garden is laid to grass and there is a deep barked bed with mature and young trees. The garden shed with remain. With exterior lighting, the seating areas enjoy great privacy and a lovely outlook towards the city skyline.
Notes: Gas fired central heating. Quality double glazing with sash and case windows to front elevation. EPC=D. 309m² floor area. Ample TV and telephone points throughout. All fitted floor coverings, curtains, blinds, most light fittings, integrated and free standing kitchen appliances are included in the sale.
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