The Cobbles, 3 Rannes Street Insch, AB52 6JJ
Price over £348,000
Aspc ref: 355243
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Enjoying an extremely secluded location and a fabulous sunny aspect with panoramic views to the rear, we are delighted to offer a rare opportunity to purchase an imposing four public/five bedroomed detached dwelling with double garage, large gardens and paddock within the busy town of Insch. The property, within easy walking distance of the school and amenities, had a new oil fired central heating boiler fitted two years ago and retains lovely wooden flooring in most of the downstairs public rooms, along with large picture windows looking out to the panoramic views. The extremely spacious accommodation in this lovely home includes the entrance vestibule and hallway, which gives access to the tranquil lounge and the fabulous sun lounge off which fills all the rooms with natural light and looks to fabulous open views. An arch leads to the dining room and a glazed door and window lead to the fully fitted cream shaker style kitchen which includes a sun area in the dining space which also has French doors to the garden and terrace which is ideal for entertaining. The utility room and cloaks are also on the ground level and there is a door to the garden from the rear hallway. The present master bedroom, with large windows and patio doors to the terrace, is accessed off the lounge and includes an en suite bathroom with separate shower. There is also a bespoke built-in study. This whole area could, if wished, be utilised as a granny flat. The first floor, with bright gallery style landing, leads to the bathroom and three bedrooms, each looking to views. The second floor contains two attic style double bedrooms and a walk-in storage cupboard. Outside there is plentiful parking on the driveway which leads to the detached double garage with a coal cellar and potting shed attached at the rear. The gardens to the front are a real display with lovely cherry blossoms and wrought iron gates lead to the extensive rear garden where the upper terrace is ideal for entertaining. The garden, bounded by some tall trees, beech hedging and a wall, includes split level lawns and various areas for entertaining according to the time of day and the sunny aspect. The paddock, with its own access at the side, extends to approx. 2/3 of an acre and is ideal for a small pony. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate this spacious family home.
Insch is an increasingly popular small town with a railway station and the vastly improved A96 provides excellent commuting to Aberdeen, Huntly, Inverness and Elgin. There is a reputable primary school with secondary education at Inverurie or the Gordon Schools, Huntly. Amenities include a cottage hospital, health centre, a variety of shops and a library. In addition, leisure activities include an 18-hole golf course, the Bennachie Leisure Centre and excellent hillwalking on the nearby Bennachie Range.
Vestibule: The solid wood original panel door leads into the vestibule which is fitted with solid wood flooring which is carried through to the hallway and other public rooms via an art deco style original glazed door.
Hallway: The lovely hallway, with stairs to the upper floor, has a window to the front on the stairwell and an old school radiator. Access is given to the lounge with sun lounge off, the rear hallway leading to the dining kitchen and utility room and a sliding door leads to the dining room.
Lounge: 18’11" x 11’4" [5.78m x 3.06m] approx. This lovely tranquil space is filled with natural light and sunshine summer and winter, from the sun lounge area which is on open plan with this room. A wide window to the front overlooks the low maintenance front garden with magnificent cherry blossom trees. Feature ornate fireplace with steam generated electric fire. All roller blinds will be included. TV and telephone points. Twin light fittings.
Sun Lounge: 21’0" x 11’0" [6.40m x 3.36m] approx. This fabulous space, with solid wood flooring and wall to wall large windows dressing with roller blinds command magnificent panoramic views to the Bennachie Range and which fill the room with sunshine from morning to evening summer and winter. Archway to dining room. A glazed door and window looks through to the dining kitchen. Door to master bedroom with en suite and study. TV and telephone points. The cream curtains between this room and kitchen are not included.
Dining Room: 10’3" x 10’3" [3.13m x 3.13m] approx. This formal space, on open plan with the sun lounge, is fitted with a sliding door to the hallway and easily accommodates a large table, chairs and additional furniture. Dado rail.
Dining Kitchen: 22’4" x 12’3" [6.80m x 3.70m] approx. This lovely room, a favourite, includes windows on two sides looking out to the open views. French doors lead out onto the terraced patio and space is provided for a table, chairs and additional lounging furniture. The fully fitted cream shaker style kitchen includes ample work surfaces with attractive contrasting splashback tiling and an abundance of cabinets at high and low level with a large shelved larder cupboard. The slot-in electric cooker, dishwasher and fridge are included. Some of the furniture can remain if desired. Fitments for a wall mounted TV. Telephone point. The cream curtains will not be included in the sale.
Rear Hall: This area, with matwell and vinyl flooring, includes a part glazed door giving access to the double garage and garden. Art deco style door to the hallway. Sliding door to utility room.
Utility Room: This practical area includes a window, work surface and high storage cabinets. Space is provided for a washing machine and tumble dryer.
Cloaks/W.C.: Accessed from the main hallway, this cloakroom area includes shelving and hanging space, along with coat hooks. The white w.c. is below the window and the wash hand basin includes glazed splashback areas. Panel heater.
Master Bedroom: 18’0" x 16’3" [5.50m x 4.96m] approx. Accessed via the sun lounge, this spacious room enjoys the open panoramic views to Bennachie through the large windows dressed with roller blinds and patio doors lead out onto the terrace. There are large double wardrobes with storage above and doors lead to the bespoke study and en suite bathroom with separate shower. The curtains in this room are not included.
Study: 13’10" x 9’7" [4.20m x 2.93m] approx. This practical fully fitted space includes its own door and windows to the front. Walk-in shelved storage cupboard containing the hot water tank. Freshly presented with wall lighting and shelving.
En Suite Bathroom: 14’10" x 6’6" [4.52m x 2.00m] approx. This room, with large window to the front, includes the bath below with splashback tiling and a white w.c. and wash hand basin. The separate shower cubicle is fitted with wet wall linings and an electric shower. Wood lined ceiling. Wall lighting. Panel heater. The curtains are not included.
First Floor: The lovely wooden staircase, with high window, leads to the first floor gallery style landing which gives access to three double bedrooms and the family bathroom. A wooden open staircase leads to the second floor. Built-in linen cupboard containing the hot water tank and shelving.
Bedroom 2: 21’6" x 9’8" [6.57m x 2.95m] approx. With panoramic views over the large garden and town towards the Bennachie Range, this spacious double bedroom includes two sets of large windows filling the room with an abundance of natural light. TV point.
Bedroom 3: 11’6" x 11’2" [3.50m x 3.42m] approx. Enjoying the same lovely views as bedroom two, this spacious double bedroom includes a built-in wardrobe with storage above and a recess contains a wash hand basin with glazed splashback and fixed mirror above.
Bedroom 4: 11’6" x 8’9" [3.51m x 2.68m] approx. Located to the front with a large window overlooking the colourful cherry blossom trees, this bright bedroom, also with built-in wardrobe accommodation with storage above, includes a pastel coloured wash hand basin which is set within a vanity unit.
Bathroom: 7’8" x 5’7" [2.35m x 1.72m] approx. This retro style bathroom, with two windows, includes ornate tiling all round to dado height, a white w.c., wash hand basin with vanity light and cabinet above, a heated towel rail and bath with electric shower over.
Second Floor: The wooden open staircase leads to the second floor landing which provides space for a chest of drawers and includes a walk-in storage cupboard with shelving. Access to the two double attic bedrooms.
Bedroom 5: 11’5" x 11’0" [3.50m x 3.35m] approx. Light and bright with the sunny aspect shining through the velux style glazed window, this quirky double bedroom includes a door giving access to the eaves.
Bedroom 6/Playroom: 11’1" x 10’9" [3.38m x 3.28m] approx. Almost a mirror image of bedroom five, this versatile room includes a velux and two doors to eaves access.
Double Garage, Coal Cellar and Potting Shed: 18’3" x 17’0" [5.58m x 5.20m] approx. The driveway, laid to gravel, leads to the double garage which includes two up and over doors, power, light, windows, a ceiling pulley and attic storage area. A part glazed door leads to the garden. The coal cellar, attached at the rear, has electricity and a window, and contains the central heating boiler which was replaced within the last two years. An additional door at the rear leads to a potting shed with window and work surface.
Gardens: The garden to the front is low maintenance with beautiful cherry blossom trees and perennial planting. Wrought iron gates lead to the side garden and to the rear of the garage, which includes a paved patio and drying area. A path leads round to the paved terrace which is ideal for summer entertaining and enjoying the views. The extensive garden also includes a large lawn with a pitch and putt facility. There is an area for summer dining and several other areas which are strategically placed for entertaining at different times of the day in the summer months. The garden includes a wall on one side, perennial planting and is bounded by a line of trees behind the mature beech hedging.
Paddock: A track at the side of the property leads to the paddock which extends to approx.2/3 of an acre and is ideal for a small pony.
Directions: Approaching Insch take the first right into the town and cross the bridge where Rannes Street is on the left hand side. The Cobbles is just beyond the nursery on the left hand side. Parking is in the drive.
Notes: Oil fired central heating with some electric panel heating. Mostly double glazed. EPC=F. All fixed carpeting, the light fittings and blinds are included in the sale. The slot-in cooker, dishwasher and fridge will remain.
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