Reidswell Farm Fortrie, Turriff, AB53 4HR
Aspc ref: 366175
Price over £295,000
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4 Bdrm Detached Farm House in app 4 acres believed suitable for equestrian purposes. Hall. Sitting rm. Dining kitch. Utility rm. Office. 2 Bdrms. Bathrm. 1st flr: 2 Bdrms 1 with ensuite shower rm. Bathrm. Living rm/Bdrm. Menage. Loose boxes. Barn. Tack room. Feed store (CT Band - E). Garden. Garage. Parking. Price over £295,000 Entry by arr. Viewing contact solicitors. (EPC band - E).
Reidswell Farm, Fortrie, Turriff, occupies an outstanding rural setting from which to enjoy the multiple outdoor pursuits that Aberdeenshire is favoured for. The property is situated along a quiet country road and with minor roads leading off - proves idyllic for walking, cycling or pony trekking.
This delightful family home provides extensive accommodation, land and buildings which are already set up and have until very recently been used for grazing and stabling horses. There are three traditional stone built barns, which in their current format provide up to five large loose boxes, feed store, tack and carriage rooms. One of the barns is not sub-divided and is ideal for under cover protection of equipment or general workshop use. There is also in addition a timber built stable providing 2 stables. Separate dog kenneling and implement storage.
The ground surrounding the dwellinghouse to include garden areas, extends in total to just under 4 acres*. There is a floodlit menage with a sand and equestrian rubber ground cover along with a turn out area and paddock all leading from one to the other. There is a fully established garden set out in lawn, with borders, beds and a mature orchard. Within the garden is a large fruit cage again fully stocked with fruit bushes, there are various timber framed raised beds for vegetable production and of course, excellent scope for poultry to roam freely. The Polytunnel and relatively new "Rhino" greenhouse are both included in the sale.
The dwellinghouse is a traditional one and a half storey Farmhouse, built around the 1900’s, which has had a single storey rear extension added in more recent years. The accommodation would lend itself well to multi-generation living or those with a large family who crave space and an element of independence.
The accommodation comprises the following:- Spacious entrance hallway, with door leading off to the rear extension. There is a large family sitting room, which also provides space for the placing of a dining table, office, dining kitchen and utility room. Within the sitting room a spiral staircase leads up to the upstairs where there are two double bedrooms and bathroom. Downstairs, the rear extension comprises master bedroom with en-suite shower room, bedroom 4 and separate bathroom. There is also a small sitting room, which could also be used as bedroom 5 if required.
There are a number of solar panels generating quarterly dividend payments and during peak harvest times also contributes to the electricity used. The property is fully double glazed the majority of the windows were replaced around 2016 (apart from 3 in the upstairs rooms). The property also has a dual fuel central heating system which can be fired by the oil boiler, or alternatively there is a solid fuel range in the kitchen that can also be used to heat up to twelve radiators.
ENTRANCE HALLWAY The property enters via a UPVC exterior door, with frosted glass window panel. Tiled floor. 3-way light fitting. Built-in double storage cupboard.
SITTING ROOM 7.21m x 5.25m (23’6" x 17’1") This is a lovely large sitting room, with large picture window overlooking the garden and further window to side. Feature stone clad wall, with built-in low level shelving. Focal point fireplace, with multi-fuel burning stove. T.V. point. Pine panelled ceilings and four 3-way light fittings. Natural finish wood floorboards. Ornate wrought iron spiral staircase. Radiator.
OFFICE 3.78m x 1.48m (12’4" x 4’8") Accessed from the siting room. Window overlooking the garden and glazed UPVC exterior door out to garden. Pendant light.
UPSTAIRS - A spiral wrought iron staircase leads from the sitting room to the upper floor of the original house.
LANDING - Pine panelled ceiling. Smoke detector. Cupboard housing the water tank. Velux window.
BEDROOM 1 3.83m x 3.62m (12’5" x 11’8") Fitted drawer units and overhead storage cupboard. Window to front. Pendant light. Radiator.
BEDROOM 2 3.99m x 3.80 (13’ x 12’4") Built-in base and wall units. Window to front. Pendant light. Radiator.
BATHROOM 2.42m x 2.32m (7’9" x 7’6") Fitted with a white 3-piece suite, comprising bath with Mira shower above. Pedestal W.H.B. and W.C. Vinyl floor. Radiator.
DINING KITCHEN 4.8m x 3.24m (15’7" x 10’6") Fitted with base and wallmounted cream units, with solid wood worktop and tiled splashbacks. 5-ring gas hob, large stainless steel splashback above. Built-in stainless steel Electrolux double oven. Solid fuel range suitable for cooking and running the C.H. (up to 12 radiators) 1½ bowl sink and drainer. 4 4-way light fittings. Space for dishwasher. Clothes drying pulley. Windows on two sides. Natural finish wood flooring.
UTILITY ROOM 3.47m x 3.26m (11’3" x 10’6") Plumbed for automatic washing machine and dryer. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Fitted with base, wall and larder unit. Wood flooring. UPVC door to rear. Radiator. 15-pane glazed interior door into hallway. Solar panel meter.
HALLWAY Wood laminate flooring. 3-way light fitting. Radiator. Built-in storage cupboard, housing hot water tank. Hatch to loft space.
MASTER BEDROOM WITH EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 4.21m x 3.27m (13’8" x 10’7") Window to rear. Built-in twin double wardrobes, with floor to ceiling mirror doors. Pendant and wall lights.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM - 2.56m x 1.71m (8’3" x 5’6") Shower cubicle with aqua panelled splashbacks, fixed waterfall shower head and separate hand held shower. Pedestal W.H.B. W.C. Stainless steel heated towel ladder. Vinyl flooring.
BEDROOM 4 3.48m x 2.55m (11’4" x 8’3") Built-in floor to ceiling wardrobes, with mirror sliding doors. Window to side. Smoke detector. Radiator.
BATHROOM 3.73m x 2.28m (12’2" x 7’4") Fitted with a freestanding bath, with claw feet, shower head over. W.H.B., with mixer tap, set within a washstand, W.C., tiling to dado height. Non-slip tiled floor. Pendant light. Stainless steel heated towel ladder and electric underfloor heating. Frosted glass window to side.
LIVING ROOM/BEDROOM 5 2.89m x 2.76m (9’4" x 9’) 2-panel window to side. Ceiling and wallmounted picture lights. Ceiling cornice. Radiator.
GARDEN There are attractive and well established garden grounds which surround the property to the front and along one side - this is set out mainly in grass, with mature trees and orchard. There are various flower borders and beds, planted with shrubs and herbaceous plants. Within the grounds is a large fruit cage, stocked with various soft fruit/currant bushes. There are also various raised timber framed planters for vegetable and salad production. Also look out for "Willow" the sculptured pony!
BUILDINGS Situated to the rear of the dwellinghouse are three traditional styled stone buildings. Although detached the buildings form a U-shape and create a sheltered central courtyard. The buildings have had replacement steel fabricated roofs fitted.
BUILDING 1 - comprises the following:- FEED STORE: 2.83m x 2.44m (9’2" x 8’) Strip lighting. Various power sockets. Water tap. Housing the Worcester oil C.H. boiler. Plumbed for automatic washing machine. 2 LOOSE BOXES measuring 13’ x 10’; TACK ROOM - 4.58m x 2.93m (15’ x 9’6") power sockets, striplighting. CARRIAGE ROOM: 4.59m x 3.22m (15’ x 10’5") Strip lighting. Tall double door opening leading out to the yard at the rear.
BUILDING 2 - comprises the following:- 3 Loose boxes - measuring approx. 15’ x 11’. Building 1 and 2 - have the usual stable type door openings.
BARN 4.42m x 15.6m (51’ x 14’5") Tall double door opening - traditional style barn.
VARIOUS BUILDINGS Lean-to implement storage up against the rear of the barn. Timber built double stable. Timber constructed dog kennels. Garden shed. Polytunnel - re-skinned during 2016. "Rhino" Greenhouse - measuring 20’ x 8’ - bought Nov. 2016.
Measuring 40’ x 20’ - ground covered with a combination of sand and pretreated equestrian rubber. Flood lighting.
LAND There is grassland amounting to approximately 2.5 acres. The garden and orchard occupy approximately 1 acre.
DIRECTIONS From Turriff travel on the B9024 for approximately 7 miles, until reaching the turn off on the left signposted for "Haremoss". Continue up over the hill and Reidswell Farm is located approximately 1.5 miles along this road on the right hand side.
LOCATION Reidswell Farm is located approximately 8.5 miles South east of the town of Turriff in an extremely picturesque rural setting. Immediately next to the property are lands belonging to Glendronach Distillery which are rich in natural springs - as this the ground is left uncultivated, it has created a wonderful playground for wildlife, all of which can be enjoyed from the comfort of Reidswell Farm.The property enjoys panoramic views. Primary Schooling is available at the nearby Easterfield Primary which is about 2-3 miles away, whilst Secondary schooling is available at The Gordon Schools, Huntly. The nearby town of Turriff has a varied shopping centre, numerous dining choices and leisure facilities to include Swimming Pool, Sports Centre, Indoor Bowling Stadium & outdoor green and 18-hole Golf Course and fishing on the River Deveron.
Reidswell Farm is ideally situated for enjoying the wealth of historical interest that Aberdeenshire offers with its various Castles, Distilleries and magnificent countryside and in particular is well known for its rich farming heritage, which is celebrated annually during the two day Agricultural Show held in the Haughs, Turriff. The magical North-east coastline is within easy exploring distance, where there are several quaint fishing villages and lovely sandy beaches. The property is situated approximately 12 miles from Huntly; 18 miles from Inverurie and 35 miles from Aberdeen.
Reidswell Farm offers quality family sized living accommodation, which is further complemented by a peaceful rural setting.
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