Eastbank , 50 Albert Road Ballater, AB35 5QU

Price over £400,000


Aspc ref: 364663

5 Bedrooms 3 PublicRooms 4 Bathrooms 181 m2 EPC E

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We have the pleasure in offering for sale this truly charming FOUR/FIVE BEDROOMED DETACHED VICTORIAN VILLA located in the picturesque village of Ballater on Royal Deeside. Situated in a quiet area of the village the property is ideally located for Ballater’s Golf Club, Curling Pond, Bowling Green and Tennis Courts and within 400 yards of the main shopping area.

Eastbank is south west facing and sits on an elevated site providing stunning views of the surrounding hills. The property is situated within a walled garden and housing a well maintained mature private garden to the front and rear. Beautifully presented throughout and lovingly restored to a high standard retaining much of its period features the well-proportioned living accommodation sets a cosy ambience and benefits from natural sunlight throughout with the addition of a conservatory to the rear of the property. Further benefits are oil central heating, two wood burners, double glazing, wood flooring throughout the ground floor, large skirting boards, high ceilings with attractive decorative cornicing and a large bright well-appointed fully fitted dining kitchen with new AGA oven. Outside is a vegetable plot, paved patio for alfresco dining, double garage with workshop, car port, log store and gated tarred driveway. Viewing of this superb family home is highly recommended to fully appreciate the character and charm on offer.





Hall: Enter through the solid outer wooden door with glass panel above, into this spacious well decorated hall giving access to the ground floor accommodation and the staircase to above, wooden floor and matwell. Attractive cornicing, telephone point, central light, smoke alarm and ample electric sockets.

Lounge: 5.85 x 4.22m approx. Enter this inviting bright and airy lounge with bay window overlooking the front of the property. Features include the high ceiling, attractive cornicing and exposed granite fireplace with solid wooden mantle housing a wood burning stove to create a cosy ambience. Ample electric sockets, central light fitting nad wall lights, TV point. Wooden floors.

Dining Room / Double Bedroom 1: 5.84m x 4.13m approx. Currently used as a large dining room this bright spacious room was formally a double bedroom with bay window to the front of the property and exposed granite fireplace with solid wooden mantel housing a wood burning stove. Attractive cornicing, shelved wall cupboard, central ceiling light and wall lights. Three radiators.

Double Bedroom 2: 3.45m x 2.61m approx. A good sized double bedroom overlooking the side of the property. Fitted carpet and central light fitting. Radiator.

Shower Room: An impressive shower room recently refurnished to an extremely high standard. A three piece white suite is enhanced with attractive wall tiles, large mirror, down lighters and tiled flooring. Chrome heated towel rail and power shower.

Study: 5.79m x 2.18m approx. A convenient area adjacent to the conservatory and kitchen with window to the side of the property. TV, computer, telephone and Wi-Fi points. Radiator.

Conservatory: 4.13m x 4.11m approx. An inviting bright and spacious conservatory presently used as a sitting room with TV and Sky points, wood flooring, exposed granite wall and French doors leading to a patio area in the back garden.

Dining Kitchen: 6.50m x 3.62m approx. A large bright dining kitchen with 3 large windows overlooking the back garden.  Another feature is the beautiful exposed granite wall which sets off a country feel with new blue and electric companion AGA and matching cover for the oil fired central heating boiler. Butler sink & mixer taps. Ample fitted solid white wooden base and wall kitchen units with granite worktops, attractive splash back and breakfast bar. Large shelved pantry cupboard with shelves and baskets. Integrated washing machine, double fridge, and dishwasher, Pine panelled wooden ceiling with spotlights, ceiling fan and drying pulley. Tiled flooring and door leading to the back porch which gives access to the garage, back and front gardens.

Mezzanine Floor: The staircase curves to the mezzanine level which boasts natural sunlight through the Velux window, large linen cupboard and burglar alarm unit.

Master Bedroom: 4.73m x 2.73m approx. A bright spacious room overlooking the side of the property with an abundance of storage space from the fully fitted wardrobes and units. TV point, fitted carpet, radiator, central light fitting.

En-suite: 2.79m x 0.88m approx. A luxury fitted 3 piece white en-suite bathroom with freestanding Jacuzzi bath with chrome mixer tap. Semi-circular shower unit with oversized shower head and chrome towel radiator. Ceiling spotlights incorporating extractor fan, natural slate tiling to walls and laminated driftwood effect flooring. Shelving and large wall mirror. Loft access. Large storage cupboard housing the hot and cold water tanks.

First Floor - Upper Hall: A bright carpeted hall giving access to two further bedrooms and family bathroom.

Bedroom 4: 4.23m x 3.80m approx. A spacious bright double bedroom with window overlooking the front of the property. Fitted wardrobe giving ample storage, dressing table unit, TV point, fitted carpet, radiator and central light fitting.

Modern En-suite Shower Room: A useful addition to the room with shower unit, wash hand basin and WC. vanity mirror with light. Central light fitting and tiled flooring.

Modern Family Bathroom: Adjacent to bedrooms 4 and 5. Wash hand basin, WC, tiling to dado level, tiled flooring, vanity mirror with light and shaver point. Central light fitting.

Bedroom 5: 4.72m x 4.17m approx. A large bright room with a bay window to the south with stunning views of the surrounding hills. Ample storage space with fitted wardrobes and dressing table unit, TV point, fitted carpet, radiator and central light fitting.

Garden:  Well maintained mature garden which is easily manageable. Walled front garden with large tarmacked double driveway to the side with large covered car port with corrugated Perspex roof and drainage leading to a large double garage with workshop. Attractive walled rear private garden mainly laid to lawn with patio areas, shrubs and flower borders.

Outside Large Double Garage: Particularly large garage with light and power and central large steel beam for working on cars. Carport to front giving additional covered working area.

Directions: From Aberdeen take the A93 to Ballater. On entering the village at the T-junction turn right into Bridge Street and then second left into Albert Road immediately after the Butcher’s shop. Continue straight ahead and Eastbank is the second last house on the right just before the Golf Course.

Location: BALLATER is a picturesque village set in the heart of Royal Deeside within the Cairngorms National Park approximately 40 miles West of Aberdeen amid beautiful countryside and a favourite holiday retreat for the Royal family. It is an ideal area for many outdoor pursuits such as walking, fishing, cycling and horse riding. Ballater has an 18 hole golf course and is within easy reach of the local skiing facilities at the Lecht and Glenshee. Ballater boasts many fine shops and restaurants. There is a primary school with a pre-school nursery in the village and the Academy in nearby Aboyne serving the senior pupils. School transport is provided to the Academy as well as a good regular bus service to Aboyne and beyond.

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Laurie & Co

4 Bridge Street Ballater AB35 5QP


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