Joiners Croft Leslie, Insch, AB52 6NP

Aspc ref: 355991

Price over £215,000

3 Bedrooms 3 PublicRooms 2 Bathrooms 142 m2 EPC F

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3 Bdrm Detached Cottage in app 0. 25 acre. Hall. Lounge. Breakfast kitch. Conservatory/Dining rm. Bdrm. Study. Shower rm. 1st flr: 2 Bdrms. Bathrm. Garden. Parking. Price over £215,000 Entry by arr. Viewing 01464 820714 or contact solicitors. Below Home Report Valuation (EPC band - F).


Enjoying an idyllic countryside location with an extremely sunny aspect and open panoramic views, this traditional south facing four public, three bedroomed cottage is set within approx. 0.25 of an acre with parking and large garden. The accommodation which has been extended over the years comprises the entrance hall leading to the tranquil lounge which includes a double bedroom off. In turn the lounge gives access to the breakfasting kitchen and the dining/conservatory with door to the paved patio and parking. The other end of the ground floor includes the large conservatory with French doors onto an elevated deck, a double bedroom and the shower room. The first floor includes two double bedrooms and a bathroom which could be a shower room with the appropriate fitments. Outside, the south facing front garden is charming with a derelict croft, perennial planting and trees. The rear and side gardens are really a work in progress. The drive and parking lead to the elevated paved patio. There are views from nearly every angle and viewing is highly recommended to appreciate this country retreat.

Insch, a short drive away, 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.

Hallway 21’2” [6.45m] approx. in length The uPVC entrance door with glazed panes gives entry into the hallway which has tiled flooring, a built-in storage cupboard, deep silled window to the front and gives access to the lounge, study, large conservatory and bathroom. Telephone point.

Lounge 13’3” x 12’7” [4.03m x 3.84m] approx. South facing with a deep silled window overlooking the front gardens, this tranquil tasteful room includes an ornate Victorian style fireplace with attractive tiling and real fire including a brazier. Tiled flooring. TV and telephone points.

Double Bedroom 15’6” x 12’10” [4.74m x 3.90m] approx. This self contained double bedroom, previously the old bothy, includes four recessed skylights in the vaulted ceiling and a south facing deep silled window and door to the front garden. Attractive laminate flooring. Eyeball downlighters. Hatch to loft space.

Breakfasting Kitchen 14’11” x 9’10” [4.54m x 3.00m] approx. This light, bright country colonial style kitchen incorporates an abundance of work surfaces with splashback tiling, a central island with abundance of storage below, wall shelving and cabinets at high and low level. The butler style sink is below one of the two windows overlooking the parking area at the side. Another window looks through to the dining room/conservatory and another looks out to the side. The slot-in cooker, dishwasher, fridge and freezer are included in the sale. Meter cupboard.

Conservatory/Dining Room 11’10” x 11’6” [3.62m x 3.50m] approx. This versatile space with carpeting, is located to the side and overlooks the gardens to open countryside views. Space is provided for a table and chairs, is plumbed for a washing machine and has space for a tumble dryer and an upright freezer.

Shower Room 8’10” x 4’11” [2.71m x 1.49m] approx. With white tiles on two walls, the shower room also includes tiled flooring, a white suite with the w.c. and wash hand basin below a window looking to the conservatory. The walk-in shower enclosure includes an electric shower, drench shower head and hand held shower attachment. Heated towel rail.

Study 9’3” x 9’3” [2.83m x 2.83m] approx. This practical space, with carpeting includes a glazed door to the hallway and is presently used as a study but could be a store or office if desired.

Conservatory/Sitting Room 19’1” x 11’9” [5.28m x 3.58m] approx. This large room filled with morning sunshine looks to lovely countryside views through full length windows on one side and a window to the front overlooking the garden. French doors lead to a raised deck. The wood burning stove is set against the exposed stone wall. Polycarbonate roof. Floor tiling. Wall lighting.

First Floor The carpeted staircase leads to the light and extremely bright first floor landing which has a window looking to panoramic views. Access to two bedrooms and bathroom. Built-in cupboard.

Main Bedroom 14’1” x 9’2” [4.29m x 2.81m] approx. Looking to open panoramic views through the wide window, this tasteful room provides space for free standing bedroom furniture and includes fitments for a wall mounted TV. Carpeting. Telephone point.

Bedroom 2 9’6” x 9’2” [2.90m x 2.70m] approx. Bright double bedroom with attractive wood effect laminate flooring and a high window filling the room with natural light looking out to the countryside views.

Bathroom 8’8” [2.67m] approx. in length This room, with removable disabled bath, has a window overlooking the parking area to the side. The bath will not be included in the sale but it is thought that this room could be ideal for a shower. Heated towel rail.

Parking The sloping driveway provides parking for several cars.

Gardens The enclosed cottage style front garden includes the derelict Old Leslie Croft. A burn at the bottom which is the boundary of the property. It is thought with appropriate permission could be suitable as a workshop. The area to the rear is used as a utility area and some of the garden is a work in progress. Outside, the dining conservatory there is a patio ideal for summer entertaining.

Directions From Insch cross the railway line and follow the road marked Old Leslie and Duncanstone. Follow the road to the crossroads where Joiner’s Croft is just before on the right hand side as indicted by our For Sale sign.

Notes Oil fired central heating.  Double glazing. EPC=F. Septic tank. Private water. All fitted carpets, curtains, blinds, light fittings, the slot-in cooker, fridge, freezer and dishwasher are included.

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  • 01464 820714
  • Below Home Report Valuation
  • Contact solicitor


Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace

6 North Street Inverurie AB51 4QR


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