Polston House Maryculter, Aberdeen, AB12 5GX
Price over £750,000
Aspc ref: 359483
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Rarely does the opportunity arise to acquire a unique architecturally designed home of 465m2 commanding spectacular views over the rolling countryside beyond, yet within close proximity of the city centre. The property sits in 0.75 acres and was built in 2000 to an exceptionally high standard. Internally there is a wealth of beautiful features including solid oak flooring, Italian slate flooring, wood burning stoves, floor to ceiling church style windows, under floor heating and oak finishings throughout. Worthy of note is the courtyard to the rear with fish pond and pergola which encapsulates a ‘Mediterranean’ aura providing a tranquil seating and relaxing area.
The accommodation comprises: a stunning and welcoming entrance hall with exposed stone and gallery; Family Room with wood burning stove which is on semi open plan with the Kitchen which is fitted with a comprehensive range of solid wood base and wall storage units and work island, integrated microwave and steam oven and Brittania range cooker; Larder room; Utility and Boot room; large beautiful Garden Room with exposed stone enjoying a pleasant outlook towards the courtyard; Dining room; Toilet; Snug / Library and exceptionally large Lounge with wood burning stove which draws a profusion of natural light into this most welcoming room. On the upper floor is the Master Bedroom wing with an area housing a freestanding bath, a separate dressing room and large en-suite shower room; 2 double bedrooms with en-suite shower rooms, 2 further double bedrooms and spacious family bathroom.
On entering the property, you are greeted by automatic gates and a tarred driveway which runs adjacent to a small burn. The driveway has extensive parking and leads to the detached double garage with automatic doors, power and light. The extensive gardens feature large areas of, lawn, mature trees, flower borders, and a magnificent courtyard. The front entrance has a bubble fountain and decorative stone and flower planting.
This home will be appealing to families of all ages, with its versatile layout and idyllic location with access by foot to Oldman Wood. Wildlife is on your doorstep and pheasants, deer, stoats, owls, woodpeckers, sparrowhawks and buzzards are regularly seen.
Viewing of this property is highly recommended to appreciate the quality, locality and standard that this home has to offer.
Maryculter is a quiet and rural community situated south of the River Dee and some 6 miles from Aberdeen. North of the river area the villages of Cults and Peterculter with a wide choice of facilities and a regular bus service to the city centre and its suburbs. Aberdeen International Airport is within easy reach and the open spaces of Royal Deeside offers seasonal sports for all ages. The property is within the catchment area of Lairhillock Primary School and Cults Academy, both with excellent reputations. School buses for both schools pick up at the end of the driveway.
Directions Traveling along the South Deeside Road from Aberdeen past the ‘Old Mill Inn’ take the second road to the left to Netherley. Continue ahead for around 2 miles turning left at the signpost for ‘Invercrynoch’. Continue ahead for around ½ mile turning left at our ‘For Sale’ sign. Follow the track and you will approach wooden automatic gates for Polston House
Outstanding Family Home 6 Versatile Public Rooms 5 Good Sized Bedrooms Oil C.H. & D.G. & AlarmTruly Immaculate Order Double Detached Garage Large Extensive Gardens Beautiful Views EPC Band D
RECEPTION HALLWAY (19’3 x 12’8) Solid double doors flanked by glazed side panels. Stone walls and galleried hall. Shelved cloaks cupboard. Tiled flooring with insets from Fired Earth. Oak floored hallway. Stairway set within a turret.
TOILET (5’10 x 6’10) Cherry wood sink and shelves with green glass basin. Slate floor.
KITCHEN (19’2 x 26’3) A luxury kitchen featuring a range of solid wood wall and base cabinets, open shelves, drawers and under unit lighting. Polished granite and Corian worktops. Central island incorporating a breakfast counter and stainless steel sink. A fitted Brittania range cooker and integrated microwave oven and integrated steam oven. Ceramic tile and limestone flooring. Hand painted wall tiles from Marlborough. Doors lead to an outside Breakfast Area and Garden Room. There is a large Larder Cupboard accessed off the kitchen.
GARDEN ROOM (24’1 x 14’6) Glazed on two sides and partially into the roof, offering lots of natural light and gorgeous views into the courtyard with fishpond and waterfall. Natural stone wall and oak flooring. TV point. Double glazed doors access the courtyard.
FAMILY ROOM (15’5 x 19’3) On semi-open plan to the kitchen with large windows on two sides giving lovely views to the garden and bird table where pheasants come to feed. Large slate hearth and wood burning stove. TV point.
UTILITY & BOOT ROOM (12’0 x 10’4) A large room incorporating the boiler cupboard. Fitted units with washing machine and tumble dryer. Coat rack. Terracotta floor tiles. Door with external access to drying area.
DINING ROOM (13’1 x 14’3) Accessed from the hall with a window overlooking the garden and oak flooring. TV and data points allow the room to be used differently if required.
SNUG / LIBRARY (19’4 x 13’7) Fitted bookshelves on one wall. Stone wall and granite hearth with connectivity to fit a wood burning stove. Oak flooring. Double glazed doors lead into the courtyard. TV and data points.
LOUNGE (31’8 x 25’4) An elegant and very spacious room flooded with natural light from the two full height windows, one of which has double doors leading to a south facing decked patio. Limestone and granite fireplace with large wood burning stove. TV point.
STAIRWAY The stairway is fitted into the turret with 3 windows overlooking the courtyard. This leads to a large upper hallway and galleried area overlooking the reception hall.
BEDROOM 1 (12’6 x 11’3) A large room with lots of light from the two roof window’s and garden window. Large fitted double wardrobe. En-suite shower and toilet. Wooden flooring. TV point.
FAMILY BATHROOM (19’1 x 10’11) A spacious, light filled room with cathedral style window. There is a double ended spa bath with central taps and spray fitment, a low-profile shower area with Pharo shower, a free standing basin unit, a bidet and a toilet.
BEDROOM 2 (14’6 x 21’5) A spacious room with light from window’s on two sides. Large fitted double wardrobe. White plank flooring. TV and data point.
BEDROOM 3 (13’1 x 17’0) Bright and spacious room with oak flooring. Window overlooking the front garden. TV point.
BEDROOM 4 (13’9 x 12’6) Light filled room with oak flooring and wardrobe. Access to the en-suite shower room with tiled floor, shower, toilet, circular basin and fitted cupboards.
MASTER BEDROOM WING (25’6 x 12’2) An area that uses the west end of the house to offer a stunning bedroom with cathedral window, and an archway leading to a relaxing bathing area with free standing bath (8’5 x 14’4). All floored in oak. There is also a spacious en-suite shower room with fitted cupboards and shelving and tiled floor. A separate dressing room is also included (7’9 x 6’9).
GARAGE & PARKING A large garage with two automatic double doors and natural light from a side window and part glazed door, allowing it to be used as a workshop. The upper floor has windows at each end and could be used as additional accommodation if required. Tap and power sockets. There is a large tarmac parking area.
GARDEN (approx. 0.75 acres) The house is located off the public road down a ¾ mile tarmac drive making it very safe for families with younger children or animals. The side of the property is bordered by a beech and hawthorn hedge and secured by electronic gates. The front is bounded by a small burn and fencing. Laid mainly to lawn with mature trees and country side views. There are extensive patio areas around the house to enjoy the views. The access to the front entrance is planted and paved in slate with a bubble fountain and night light.
The rear courtyard is paved in limestone with a pergola and two tier fish pond with waterfall. The whole area is bright and flower filled in summer and a lovely place to relax and have al fresco meals.
The pergola is fitted with outside lights.
There is a large decked area off the lounge with lights and power and water close by. There are a number of external lamps covering the drive way and front of the house. There are 3 water points for ease of watering pots and baskets.
LOCATION The house is rural but not remote and has lovely countryside views with acres of sky. Pheasants regularly feed at the bird table, along with many garden birds and sometimes a woodpecker. Deer can be seen easily in the fields around the house, along with sparrowhawks and buzzards. Owls can be heard at night-time and bats fly at dusk. A recent addition to the wildlife is a stoat which has been visiting and playing in the garden. Oldman Wood is within walking distance and has lovely trails bounding the Burn.
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