Derry Lodge, 2 Monaltrie Way Ballater, AB35 5PS

Price over £300,000


Aspc ref: 356075

3 Bedrooms 4 PublicRooms 2 Bathrooms 109 m2 EPC E

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A delightful three bedroom detached bungalow well presented in a desirable location within the picturesque village of Ballater, Royal Deeside and within walking distance to all the local amenities. The property has been constructed to a particularly high standard and benefits from mahogany wood finishing, coving in lounge and hallway, oil central heating, double glazing throughout and boasts a spectacular multi-purpose attic room which offers further development potential. A private well maintained garden to the rear of the property with a south facing sun lounge where you can enjoy stunning views of the Craigendarroch Hill. Viewing of this property is essential to fully appreciate the spacious accommodation it has to offer.


Hall: Enter through the vestibule to an inviting spacious hallway providing a large airing cupboard housing the hot water tank, shelving providing ample storage area and drying space. Balanced high pressure water system with the hot water provided at mains pressure. Telephone point, radiator and fitted carpet.

Cloak Cupboard: Heated by hot water pipes. Storage provided by hanging rail and shelf.

Lounge: 16’8” x 13’9” (approx.) Enter the inviting bright and spacious lounge overlooking the front of the property. A particular feature is the attractive stone effect fireplace with granite slate hearth, Baxi underfloor draught fire with exterior ash door. Fitted curtains, central ceiling chandelier (both of which are available by seperate negotiation) coordinating wall lights with dimmer switches, two radiators, fitted neutral carpet and TV point.

Kitchen: 11’6” x 9’0” (approx.) A spacious kitchen overlooking the east side of the garden area and providing space for a dining table and chairs. Fitted with ample limed oak wall and base units with stainless steel 1.5 bowl sink and drainer and mixer tap, integrated Neff fan assisted oven, hob with extractor hood, dishwasher and fridge. Vinyl flooring, down lighters and radiator. Door leading to the utility room and double wooden mahogany bevelled glass doors providing access to the dining room.

Dining Room: 11’2” x 9” (approx.) A good sized dining room ideal for entertaining with fitted carpet,  radiator and archway leading to the sun lounge.

Sun Lounge: 10’ x 8’8” (approx.) A welcoming bright room facing south with pretty open aspect views across the valley to the east and Craigendarroch hill to the west. Views of the secluded well maintained private garden as well, making it an ideal room for relaxing in after a busy day enjoying walks in the surrounding hills. Fitted carpet, ceiling light fitting, radiator and glazed door leading to the rear garden.

Utility Room: 7’ x 5’5” (approx.) Leading from the kitchen with coordinating limed oak base units, vinyl flooring, space available for washing machine and tumble dryer, radiator and half glazed door providing access to the rear garden.

Family Bathroom: 10’11” x 5’6” (approx.) Presented with a three piece cream suite. Combined bath and mixer tap controlled shower over the bath with glass shower screen. Down lighters, radiator, fitted carpet, extractor fan shaving point and privacy glazed window.

Master Bedroom: 11’2” x 11’ (approx.) Situated at the rear of the property this bright good sized master bedroom is completed with built-in double wardrobes with hanging rail and shelf, central ceiling light, fitted carpet, telephone point, TV point and radiator. En-Suite Bathroom:  Washbasin and WC white suite, thermostatically controlled built-in shower, extractor fan, fitted carpet, shaving point and privacy glazed window.

Double Bedroom 2: 10’2” x 9’8” (approx.) A good sized bright bedroom to the front of the property with built-in double wardrobe, fitted carpet, radiator and central ceiling light.

Bedroom 3: 11’ x 7’8” (approx.) Also situated to the front of the property with fitted carpet, radiator and central light fitting. Access to hatch with Ramsay type ladder providing access to attic study/workroom.

Attic Study/Workroom: 22’ x 15’8” (approx.) This hidden gem is an extremely spacious and versatile room with three Velux windows providing natural sunlight. Four double power sockets, two telephone points, two central light fittings, two permanently wired electric thermostatic convector heaters, fitted carpet and removable wall panel providing access to the large remaining roof space, providing extra storage for the property. In order to incorporate this attic room into the main house, with possibility of a further two bedrooms, it is believed the purchaser would require to install an  approved staircase and one modified Velux window to provide a fire escape. The purchaser should make enquiries with the Building Control Department and the Planning Department at Aberdeenshire Council.

Outside: Derry Lodge boasts well maintained attractive front and rear garden areas. Steps leading from the utility room to the rotary clothes drier, oil tank, large shed/kennel, coal bunker, bin store and a rear gate to the footpath which provide access to the village. Side access gates to both ends of the property complete with stone and paved paths. Attractive front garden and well maintained private garden with mature flower beds, plants and shrubs to the rear incorporating a separate utility area. Lawn and flower beds extending from the back to the side of the property. Established yew hedging will maintain privacy to these areas. A large single garage with up and over door containing central heating boiler with frost thermostat, power, light, shelving and rear access door.

Location: Ballater is a picturesque village set in the heart of Royal Deeside situated approximately 40 miles West of Aberdeen amid beautiful countryside. It is not only famous for its Royal connections but also as a holiday base. There are a number of individual shops, hotels and restaurants in and around the attractive main street. Other facilities include a Primary School with Secondary education available at nearby Aboyne Academy. Outdoor pursuits in the area include an 18 hole Golf Course plus walking, fishing, shooting and skiing at nearby Glenshee and The Lecht. Ballater is only 35 miles from the offices in Westhill, Aberdeen making it an easy commute to work.

Directions: Enter Ballater on the A93 from Aberdeen, turn right at the crossroads and continue along the main road of the village. Continue past the Church Green and continue up and over the bridge. Turn right at St Kentigerns Church and then first left into Monaltrie Crescent. Follow the road round into Monaltrie Avenue passing the Primary School and continue past the Post Box. Take first right into Monaltrie Way and Derry Lodge is the first house on the right hand side.

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Laurie & Co

4 Bridge Street Ballater AB35 5QP


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