The Old School Benholm, Montrose, DD10 0HT

Aspc ref: 365031

Price over £285,000

4 Bedrooms 2 PublicRooms 2 Bathrooms 166 m2 EPC E Council Tax Band E

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4 Bdrm Semi-detached Dwellhouse (former school). Ground flr: V/bule. Bathrm. Dining kitch. Lounge. 1st flr: 4 Bdrms. 1 with ensuite. Garden. Double Garage. Parking. Price over £285,000 Entry by arr. Viewing contact solicitors. (EPC band - E).


We have pleasure in offering FOR SALE this delightful four bedroom semi detached former school set in extensive garden grounds and located within the charming, tranquil hamlet of Benholm. The property lies in an excellent position with beautiful open views over the surrounding countryside. The versatile accommodation is bright and spacious throughout, decorated in neutral tones and benefits from solid fuel central heating by way of an impressive multi fuel stove, double glazed windows, double garage, workshop and fully enclosed south facing rear garden.
The accommodation comprises to the ground floor a spacious hallway, a well proportioned lounge with four large windows allowing an excellent flow of natural light and features a lovely open cast iron fireplace with wooden surround and slate hearth. The dining kitchen is fitted with an excellent range of wall and base units, and has ample space for dining and living. The dining kitchen also boasts a large multi-fuel stove which heats up the back boiler for the hot water and radiators. A stable door leads to the rear garden and onto a pleasant decking area. A family bathroom, fitted with a white three piece suite and a separate corner shower unit, completes the ground floor accommodation.
Upstairs the landing has windows to the front and a spacious area which could be utilised as a study or computer area. There are four good sized bedrooms with the master bedroom having an en suite shower room.
Outside, the property benefits from a large fully enclosed south facing rear garden, which is laid mainly to lawn with flowers, plants and shrubs. A pleasant decking area, located by the kitchen, is ideal for outside entertaining and relaxing whilst enjoying views over the open countryside. A double garage with power, light and water provides off road parking and leads to a versatile workshop.


Entrance Vestibule A solid wood door gives access to the spacious vestibule/hallway with coat hooks very reminiscent of when it was a school cloakroom. Two built in cupboards providing storage, parquet flooring, loft access and doorway into the family bathroom. The original school windows with deep display sills run the full length of the vestibule and inner hallway allowing an abundance of natural light to flood through. Walk in large under stair cupboard with electric sockets and light.

Family Bathroom 2.35m x 2.01m (approximately) Spacious bathroom with a corner shower cubicle fitted with a mains operated Mira shower and black galaxy sparkle aqua panelling. White bath with chrome mixer shower over, white wash hand basin and wc. White sparkle panelling to walls, chrome heated towel rail, opaque window with deep display sill. Vinyl flooring.

Dining Kitchen 6.31m x 4.18m (approximately) A stunning farmhouse style kitchen with an excellent range of beech base, drawer and eye level units. Black granite work tops with contrasting tiled splashbacks. Inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap and integrated granite drainer. Kenwood electric range style double oven with a five ring ceramic hob and stainless steel extractor hood above. Integrated washing machine and dish washer. Under counter fridge and freezer. A focal point of this room being the large multi fuel stove with small log store which heats up the back boiler for the hot water and radiators. There is an immersion heater for summer use. Ample space for dining table and chairs. Wooden pulley clothes airer. Large window with deep display sill overlooking the rear garden. A half glazed stable door gives access to the decked area and garden. Black slate tiled flooring.

Lounge 5.76m x 5.24m (approximately) This well proportioned impressive room has a lovely cast iron fire place with an open fire, wooden surround and a slate hearth. Duel aspect windows to both the front and rear make this room lovely and light. Wall lighting, parquet flooring.

A turned carpeted staircase with wooden hand rail leads to the first floor. The spacious landing is again light and airy and large enough to be utilised as a study, play area or a quiet reading area. Hatch access to loft, storage cupboard, and Velux window.

Master Bedroom 5.22m x 3.31m (approximately) A good sized master bedroom with two built in storage cupboards offering hanging rails and shelving. Ample space for further free standing furniture. Three Velux windows offering views of the countryside.

Ensuite – Fitted with a corner shower cubicle with Mira electric shower. Aqua panelling to shower walls. White wash hand basin and wc. Vinyl flooring. Extractor fan.

Bedroom Two 5.2m x 3.05m (approximately) Another good sized double bedroom with two Velux windows offering views of the countryside. Ample space for free standing furniture.

Bedroom Three 2.84m x 2.39m (approximately) Another light and airy bedroom with Velux windows overlooking the rear garden. Storage cupboard houses the hot water tanks.

Bedroom Four 2.83m x 2.50m (approximately) A further light and airy bedroom with Velux windows overlooking the rear garden.

Outside The large sunny south facing fully enclosed rear garden is of generous proportions and offers a great degree of privacy with open views of the countryside. Mainly laid to lawn with raised flower borders. A decked area offers an ideal space for outdoor entertaining.

Double Garage 6.23m x 5.50m (approximately) Large double garage with twin solid wood double doors. Power and lighting. Windows. Door through to the work shop.

Workshop 5.85m x 4.84m (approximately) Power and lighting. Feature wood burning stove.

Notes All floor coverings, blinds, light fitments and appliances will be included in the sale. Plans to extend the property into the garage and workshop have been drawn up and can be seen upon request.

Benholm is a quiet group of houses around historic Benholm Church. It is only around 15 minutes’ drive from Stonehaven and approximately 30 minutes commute from Altens and Bridge of Dee, Aberdeen. Only 2 miles away are the picturesque fishing villages of Gourdon and Johnshaven and only 3 miles away is the town of Inverbervie. Local facilities are available in all three, including a primary school in each and the prestigious Lathallan School on the outskirts of Johnshaven. Secondary schooling can also be found in Laurencekirk and Stonehaven. There are also, hotels and shops in all three and a doctors’ surgery in Inverbervie. Further facilities are available in Montrose (6 miles).

Directions Travelling on the coastal A92 road, passing Inverbervie and Gourdon, turn right at the signpost marked Benholm. Continue ahead travelling over the bridge and take the first left. Turn left again and the property is the second on the right hand side.

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