Lochton House Durris, Banchory, AB31 6DB

Aspc ref: 357719

Price over £495,000

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5 Bedrooms 4 PublicRooms 3 Bathrooms 372 m2 EPC E Council Tax Band G

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5 Bdrm Detached Dwellhouse. Ground flr: Sun lounge. Reception hall. Lounge. Dining area. Dining kitch. Laundry rm. 2 Cloakrms with wcs. 1st flr: 4 Bdrms. 2 with ensuite shower rm. Study/Bdrms. Lounge/Dining rm. Bathrm. Annexe/guest accom. 4 Bdrms 3 with ensuite shower rms. Shower rm. Stable block (CT band - G). Garden. Parking. Price over £495,000 Entry by arr. Viewing 01330 844543 or contact solicitors. Below Home Report Valuation (EPC band - E).

Description

An excellent opportunity has arisen to purchase this delightful detached residence, ideally located in the heart of Royal Deeside and surrounded by stunning views across the Dee Valley. This versatile property forms a substantial private dwellinghouse and separate annex, which, although previously used as a bed and breakfast accommodation, could be adapted for use as a separate granny flat or incorporated into the main house for further living accommodation. The main house boasts a formal lounge, generous dining room, dining kitchen with separate laundry/ utility room and a ground floor cloakroom. Upstairs, there are four double bedrooms, two with en suites and a further single room/study. The separate annex has its own entrance and benefits from three double bedrooms with en suites and a further double bedroom served by separate shower room. Outside the property is enhanced by established gardens to the rear and courtyard leading to timber stable block. A further area of ground opposite provides ample parking facilities. The property is suitable for a variety of commercial purposes, prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves regarding local authority requirements in this respect.

Durris is situated approximately 5 miles from Banchory. There are primary schools at nearby Crathes and Woodlands of Durris. Banchory is only some 17 miles drive from Aberdeen with three access roads which adds to the inherent attractions of the town and makes property on Deeside much sought after. The town maintains a comprehensive range of shops and several excellent hotels and restaurants. The primary and secondary schools have an excellent reputation and incorporate community and sports centres and a swimming pool.

Sun Lounge 11’0” x 9’8” [3.35m x 2.95m] approx. Glazed on three sides with an exposed granite wall. Recessed lighting. Smoke detector. Karndean tiled effect flooring. Fifteen pane door to reception hall.

Reception Hall A welcoming hallway provides access to the main house accommodation and staircase to the upper floor.

Lounge 15’1” x 14’10” [4.60m x 4.50m] approx. A light and airy room with large picture window to the rear and further window to the front providing an open outlook. An imposing inglenook fireplace with slate hearth houses a Nestor Martin multi-fuel stove. Recessed display alcove. Moulded coving.

Dining Area 18’2” x 14’10” [5.55m x 4.50m] approx. This well proportioned room with windows on two aspects offers ample space for a range of furnishings. A granite inglenook fireplace houses an oil fired stove. Glazed door to former guest accommodation. Access to cloakroom and dining kitchen. Coving.

Cloakroom A good sized area with windows to the rear leads to the centrally set cloakroom, fitted with a two piece suite.

Dining Kitchen 15’8” x 15’3” [4.80m x 4.65m] approx. On a split level layout and fitted with a range of wall and base units, there are ample Axiom work surfaces incorporating breakfast bar seating with splashback tiling. Stainless steel oven/grill and five ring gas hob, dishwasher and fridge will remain. Window to rear. Karndean flooring. Recessed lighting. Smoke detector. Door to:

Inner Hallway Extensive fitted storage facilities, access to laundry room and separate annex.

Laundry Room 11’3” x 11’3” [3.40m x 3.40m] approx. at widest Fitted with additional units and stainless steel sink with drainer. Plumbed for washing machine and tumble dryer. Pulley to remain. Window to rear. Access to cloakroom and rear courtyard.

Cloakroom Centrally set and fitted with a white two piece suite with splashback tiling behind the wash hand basin. Xpelair.

Upper Floor Carpeted staircase with wooden balustrade and bannister leads to upper floor. Window allows natural light into area. Fitted cupboard offers shelved storage.

Bedroom 3 12’1” x 11’0” [3.70m x 3.35m] approx. Double bedroom with extensive fitted wardrobes and window to the front with south facing views.

Office 11’0” x 7’8” [3.35m x 2.35m] approx. Overlooking the rear of the property. Fitted cupboard and space for additional furnishings.

Family Bathroom 8’2” x 7’8” [2.50m x 2.35m] approx. Fitted with a three piece suite comprising of a w.c., wash hand basin with splashback tiling and corner spa bath with splashback tiling. Window to rear. Wood lined ceiling.

Bedroom 1 with En Suite 17’3” x 12’7” [5.25m x 3.85m] approx. at widest. Generous double bedroom with windows on two aspects and extensive fitted wardrobes and dressing area leading to the en suite. Fitted cupboard housing hot water tank. En Suite: White two piece suite and tiled shower enclosure. Opaque window. Shaver point.

Bedroom 2 with En Suite 21’1” x 15’0” [6.40m x 4.60m] approx. at widest. Double bedroom with windows on two aspects and ample space for furnishings. En Suite: White two piece suite and aqua lined shower enclosure. Opaque window. Shaver point.

Bedroom 4 15’2” x 9’3” [4.65m x 2.80m] approx. Double bedroom with velux window. Fitted cupboard. Glazed door access to roof.

Lounge/Dining Room 30’4” x 15’1” [9.25m x 4.60m] approx. This former guest accommodation features a full height window to the front. Wooden fire surround houses an electric inset fire. Space for a range of furnishings, which may be available by separate negotiation. Coving. Smoke detector. TV point. Access to guest entrance hall/ accommodation.

Entrance Hall/Inner Hall Separate access to former guest accommodation.

Bedroom 1 with En Suite 13’6” x 9’2” [4.10m x 2.80m] approx. Double bedroom to side of property with double fitted wardrobe. En Suite: With two piece suite and aqua lined shower enclosure. Xpelair. Light fitment with shaver point.

Bedroom 2 with En Suite 15’4” x 8’4” [4.70m x 2.55m] approx. Double bedroom to the side of the property with double fitted wardrobe. En Suite: With two piece suite and aqua lined shower enclosure. Xpelair. Light fitment with shaver point.

Bedroom 3 15’4” x 9’4” [4.70m x 2.85m] approx. Good sized room with window to side and glazed door to rear. Smoke detector.

Bedroom 4 with En Suite 13’11” x 8’9” [4.25m x 2.70m] approx. Double bedroom with glazed door to rear and double fitted wardrobe. En Suite: With two piece suite and aqua lined shower enclosure. Xpelair. Light fitment with shaver point.

Shower Room Fitted with a two piece suite and aqua lined shower enclosure. Xpelair. Light fitment with shaver point.

Outside Gated access to courtyard with off-road parking and access to timber stables with two loose boxes and a further timber shed/workshop. The established gardens to rear are mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs and trees, with ramp access to an elevated paved sun terrace. The front of the property is mainly laid to stone chips with established borders. The property is further enhanced by an additional area of ground located opposite, currently used as additional parking facilities.

Directions From Banchory town, travel south on the Slug Road towards Stonehaven. After some distance, turn left signposted for Woodlands of Durris and Lochton House is located on the left hand side, as indicated by our for sale board.

Notes Oil fired central heating. Double glazing. EPC=E. All floor coverings, curtains and light fittings are to remain, along with most white goods. Many items of furniture and soft furnishings may be available by separate negotiation.

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Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace

75 High Street Banchory AB31 5TJ

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