Sonnenalm Dufftown, Keith, AB55 4BU

Aspc ref: 367262

Price over £295,000

4 Bedrooms 3 PublicRooms 2 Bathrooms 259 m2 EPC E Council Tax Band F

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4 Bdrm Detached Dwellhouse in app 8.5 acres. Ground flr: V/bule. Hall/Sitting rm. Lounge. Kitch/Dining rm. Utility rm. 4 Bdrms 1 with ensuite shower rm. Bathrm. 1st flr: 3 rms (CT band - F). Garden. Double Garage. Parking. Price over £295,000 Entry by arr. Viewing contact solicitors. (EPC band - E).


Detached Property extending to approx. 8.5 acres

4 Bedrooms, 1 with Ensuite Shower Room; Extensive Garden Ground; Full UPVC Double Glazing; Solar Panels; Large Double Garage & Wide Drive; Picturesque Location with Views

 TYPE OF PROPERTY This spacious detached property sits in its own woodland in a picturesque location in the Banffshire hills just 1.5 miles south of Dufftown. The property extends to approx. 8.5 acres in total and includes extensive garden grounds. This is a substantial property and would make a comfortable family home. There are four good-sized bedrooms, one with an ensuite shower room, two public rooms, family bathroom and a large l-shaped kitchen/dining room with French doors to the front. In addition to the above there are three further rooms off the landing providing additional accommodation. The property is fully double glazed and benefits from oil-fired central heating, with the added advantage of having eighteen solar panels generating an annual income via the Feed-In-Tarriff scheme. There are excellent views from the property towards the hills to the East. There is a large double garage and wide gravelled drive/yard to the front of the property.

ACCOMMODATION The accommodation is all on the ground floor and comprises:-

VESTIBULE Wide entrance vestibule with UPVC double glazed door and cloak cupboard to the side. A glazed door with glass panels leading to Sitting Room/Hall.

SITTING ROOM/HALL 4.4m x 3.93m (14’5” x 12’10”) This room could be used as a spacious entrance hall, or alternatively as a sitting room. It has a large window overlooking the garden and with views of the hills to the East. There are glazed double doors leading into the kitchen/dining room and also a glazed door to the inner hall. With fitted carpet and radiator.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 8.83m x 7.96m (28’11” x 26’1”) (at widest) (L-shaped) The kitchen comprises kitchen units at floor and eye level with work surfaces, tiled splashbacks, 1.5 bowl sink with mixer tap, NEFF 4-ring gas hob with extractor hood, NEFF double electric oven and a multi-fuel stove. There are two radiators, a UPVC double glazed back door, UPVC double glazed French Doors to the front and it is partly carpeted and partly vinyl flooring.

UTILITY/BOILER ROOM 2.9m x 2.83m (9’6” x 9’3”) (at widest) (L-shaped) This room contains the central heating boiler and the water filter system and there is a Belfast sink with mixer tap, work surfaces, cupboard, vinyl flooring and radiator. There is a TOILET with white toilet and wash hand basin, vinyl flooring and radiator. UPVC door to the patio.

LOUNGE 5.88m x 4m (19’3” x 13’1”) (at widest) With three windows including a large picture window with views towards the hills to the East. Coal fire in feature fireplace, timber flooring and radiator.

INNER HALL With shelved cupboard and radiator.

MASTER BEDROOM 4.32m x 3.84m (14’2” x 12’7”) (at widest) (excl. entrance area) Two double fitted wardrobes, two windows and radiator.

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 2.93m x 1.92m (9’7” x 6’3”) The ensuite shower room comprises a Mira shower in tiled cabinet, two wash hand basins, toilet in white and radiator.

BEDROOM 4.59m x 3.19m (15’ x 10’5” ) (at widest) With double fitted wardrobe with shelved cupboard and a radiator.

BEDROOM 4.59m x 3.5m (15’1” x 11’6”) (at widest) With two double fitted wardrobes, storage alcove and radiator.

BEDROOM 3.68m x 3.4m (12’1” x 11’2”) (at widest) With two double fitted wardrobes and radiator. Hatch to Loft.

BATHROOM 2.72m x 2.11m (8’11” x 6’11”) The bathroom comprises a three-piece bathroom suite in white, downlighters, extractor fan and radiator.

LANDING AREA 3.56m x 2.7m (11’8” x 8’10”) With velux window, white cubpoards and worktop, fitted carpet.

ROOM 4.94m x 3.57m (16’2” x 11’8”) With three velux windows.

ROOM 4.1m x 3.56m (13’5” x 11’8”) With velux window.

ROOM 3.57m x 3.54m ( 11’8” x 11’7”) With velux window.

OUTSIDE The property has a tiled roof with exterior harling and external lights. There is a wide gravelled drive/yard providing plenty of parking space with a large double garage with up and over doors, concrete floor and electricity measuring 6m x 5.58m with a high ceiling and loft storage space. The house is surrounded by mature woodland and the whole site extends to approx. 8.5 acres. As well as the grounds with the trees there is an extensive garden mainly in grass with shrubs and mature trees and rotary clothes drier and there are extensive views from the grounds as well as from the house and garden. The garden also has a paved patio and covered porch area outside the back door with a paved patio area at the front. There is an external tap. Eighteen solar panels.

SERVICES Private drainage and private water supply which comes from across the glen with an annual contract via Strathdee Property Managers. Oil-fired central heating, electricity and telephone connections. The property is fitted with 18 solar panels generating an annual income via the Feed-in-Tarriff scheme.

ITEMS INCLUDED All fitted carpets and floor coverings, light fittings and fixtures.

GENERAL INFORMATION The mature larch wood on the properties north border supplies wood for the wood burning stove and there are three trees which have been felled into sections ready to be chopped and stored for the winter.

Council Tax: Band F.

EPC Banding: EPC=E.

LOCATION The property is located in a picturesque rural location just 1.5 miles south from the village of Dufftown, with excellent views to the hills in the East. The village of Dufftown lies in the heart of the Malt Whisky country and is approximately half way between Aberdeen and Inverness and is a superb base from which to enjoy the host of activities and attractions that abound in Scotland's North East. From the Cairngorm National Park to the golden beaches of the Moray Coast, there is golfing and fishing, castles and distilleries. Explore the Castle Trail, the world's only Malt Whisky trail, and enjoy fabulous wildlife. For information on schools available in the area please refer to The Town of Huntly lies approximately 10 miles from Dufftown and is the home of Clan Gordon and is renowned for Huntly Castle and the Gordon Schools. It has a range of sporting facilities, including shooting, fishing, an attractive Golf Course and The Huntly Nordic Ski Centre. From Huntly there are also rail and bus links to Aberdeen, Dyce Airport and Inverness.

DIRECTIONS From Huntly take the A920 road to Dufftown. Travelling South from Dufftown on the B9009 continue on this road until you pass a property on the left called The Gables and the track for Sonnenalm is the next opening on the left after The Gables. Go straight up the track through the trees to the property- Do not take the left hand turning.

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