Greenridge, Craigton Road Cults, Aberdeen, AB15 9PS
Price over £1,600,000
Aspc ref: 357236
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Detached Period Dwellinghouse in Extensive Award Winning Grounds
A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to acquire a magnificent Category B listed dwellinghouse designed by the highly renowned local architect Archibald Simpson. Built in 1840 the property has been altered and extended, particularly with the addition of a granite carriage porch in 1910. Set within award winning grounds extending to approx. 4.39 acres the property stands proud on an elevated position and enjoys superb south facing views over the Dee Valley.
Steeped in history, the property has retained many fine period features whilst enjoying the comforts one would expect from a property of this calibre. Noteworthy features include high corniced ceilings, wood panelled walls, beautiful stained glass windows and magnificent staircase in the reception hall. The decoration is fresh and tasteful, predominantly in a neutral and pastel palette with co-ordinating flooring a mixture of wood, carpet and tiling.
Glazed double entrance doors lead to the wood panelled entrance hall with parquet flooring and access to a cloakroom with traditional wc and wash hand basin. A door in the entrance hall leads to the hallway which has a magnificent staircase leading to the upper floor. A door in the hall gives access to a staircase leading to the family room at basement level. This is a particularly spacious room with a glazed door giving access to the front of the property.
The drawing room is a lovely L shaped room with two large south facing windows with window seats, corniced ceiling with picture rail and feature fireplace with timber surround. The dining room is a most elegant formal room with traditional fireplace and bay window to the front. The breakfast room is a versatile room with window to the rear, adjoining wine store and access to a cloakroom with wc and wash hand basin. There is a particularly spacious dining kitchen which is fitted with an extensive range of wall and base storage units and industrial appliances. A separate utility room provides ample room for laundry equipment and storage. A door in the kitchen leads to the rear porch giving access to the garden. Located off the drawing room there is a long corridor with full length south facing windows and French doors leading to the terrace. At the end of this corridor is a charming garden room with lovely views, wooden flooring and a door leading to the south terrace. A large cupboard at the end of the corridor provides good storage.
There is a generous double bedroom on the mezzanine level with east facing window thus enjoying morning sunlight. Located off the bedroom is an en suite shower room with traditional white suite.
The first floor landing has beautiful stained glass windows reflecting light and colour. The east bedroom has French doors leading to a large balcony facing south east and enjoying superb views over the grounds.
The accommodation contained within the north west wing comprises a hall with stained glass window, bathroom with traditional white suite and separate shower enclosure, sitting room, double bedroom, dressing room and separate kitchen with two ring hob, combination microwave/oven, fridge and freezer.
There are two additional spacious double bedrooms, both with wonderful south facing views and both enjoying the luxury of en suite facilities.
Accommodation: Ground Floor: Entrance Hall; Cloakroom; Hallway; Drawing Room (31' x 14'8 at longest and widest); Dining Room (20'1 x 14'5); Breakfast Room (19'8 x 13'11); WC; Kitchen (22'4 x 13'11); Utility Room; Porch; Hall; Garden Room.
Basement Level; Family Room (29'1 x 12'8);
Mezzanine Floor: Bedroom (18'11 x 15'4); En Suite Bathroom;
First Floor: Hall; West Wing Suite Comprising Hall; Bathroom; Sitting Room (14'7 x 10'5) ; Bedroom (15'9 x 9'5); Dressing Room; Kitchen: Bedroom (17'5 x 9'11) with Access to Balcony; Double Bedroom (14'5 x 20'6) with En Suite Bathroom; Double Bedroom (16'7 x 14'7) with En Suite Bathroom.
Location Greenridge is located in one of Aberdeen's most exclusive and prestigious areas lying to the west of the city centre at the gateway to Royal Deeside. Excellent shopping facilities are provided at nearby Cults and Seafield. There is easy commuting to the city centre and the business and industrial estates throughout the city and suburbs. A host of amenities is available in the area particularly for the sporting enthusiast, namely golfing, fishing, walking etc and further into the Grampian Range, mountaineering and skiing. The Marcliffe at Pitfodels is within easy reach. Excellent schools serve the area and there is a choice of private schools in Aberdeen including the American School which is easily accessible.
Directions Travel west along Great Western Road and through the traffic lights with Anderson Drive. Pass the Mannofield Shops on the left and Mannofield Church on the right. Directly after the church turn right on to Craigton Road. At the traffic lights with Springfield Road proceed straight ahead continuing on Craigton Road. The entrance to Greenridge is on the right at the junction with Friarsfield Road (the top of Jacobs Ladder).
Garden Greenridge is set within approx. 4.39 acres of mature policies. These award winning gardens have been tended by the same professional gardener for forty years and provide year long interest and colour. There are magnificent South facing views over the Dee Valley.
There is a tree lined driveway entrance leading to the house with a woodland area to the south east and access to a utility/store area and tractor shed. Adjoining, is a beautiful walled garden which has a manicured lawn with flower beds and borders stocked with a wide variety of shrubs, perennials and majestic tall trees.
To the front of the property there is a lovely ornamental garden with terrace, lawn, flower beds and stone balustrade overlooking a sloping area of lawn with a number of majestic tall trees. Beyond, there is an additional area of lawn and tennis courts.
There is a productive area of garden to the side with mature beech hedge, vegetable plots, herb garden and greenhouses.
Parking There is parking available for numerous vehicles within the car park to the front.
The property has a detached granite garage with two remote controlled doors, pitched roof and adjoining gardener's bothy with toilet and potting shed. The garage has fitted storage cupboards and a Ramsay ladder giving access to a floored storage loft, light and power.
Fixtures and Fittings All carpets, curtains and light fittings included. Double oven, six ring gas hob, industrial fridge, freezer and dishwasher included. Washing machine and tumble dryer included.
Services Greenridge has gas fired central heating.
EPC Rating E
Basement Level: Family room 29'1 x 12'8.
Ground Floor: Entrance Hall; Hallway; Drawing Room 31' x 14'8 at longest and widest; Dining Room 14'5 x 20'1; Breakfast Room 19'8 x 13'11; Garden Room; Kitchen 22'4 x 13'11; Utility Room; Cloakroom with wc x 2.
Mezzanine Level: Bedroom 18'11 x 15'4; En Suite Shower Room.
First Floor: Hall; Inner Hall; Bathroom; Sitting Room 14'7 x 10'5; Bedroom 9'5 x 15'9; Kitchen.
Bedroom 17'5 x 9'11; Bedroom 14'5 x 20'6; En Suite Bathroom; Bedroom 16'7 x 14'7; En Suite Bathroom.
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