St Aethans, 55 Rubislaw Den South Aberdeen, AB15 4BA
Aspc ref: 369060
Price over £1,400,000
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6 Bdrm Detached Dwellhouse (incl self-contained annexe). Ground flr: V/bule. Reception hall. Cloakrm with wc. Lounge. Dining rm. Sitting rm. Dining kitch. Utility rm. Mezz flr: Store rm. Shower rm. 1st flr: 5 Bdrms. 1 with ensuite bathrm & 2 sharing a Jack And Jill shower rm. 2nd flr: Games rm. Cloakrm with wc. Study/Playrm. Annexe: Bdrm. Bathrm (CT band - H). Garden. Double Garage. Parking. Price over £1,400,000 Entry by arr. Viewing contact solicitors. (EPC band - D).
We are delighted to offer for sale this imposing SIX BEDROOM DETACHED PERIOD GRANITE DWELLINGHOUSE occupying a large corner site within the South Den. Seldom does an opportunity arise to acquire such an outstanding and unique family home in one of Aberdeen’s most prestigious locations. Built circa 1900 the property retains many of its period features including high ceilings, bay windows, extensive pitch pine including doors, skirtings and wood panelling and decorative plaster cornices. The property is fully double glazed with gas fired central heating and underfloor heating. An alarm system has been installed for added security. The accommodation, over 3 floors (with self-contained annexe) comprises Entrance Vestibule, Reception Hallway providing access to Ground Floor rooms, well proportioned and elegant Lounge, Dining Room and Sitting Room, all with dual aspect windows (both the Lounge and Sitting Room have decorative mantlepieces with inset Living Flame gas fires), spacious open-plan Dining Kitchen fitted with a range of quality fixtures and appliances and ample space for a large table and chairs, Utility Room and Cloakroom on the Ground Floor. An impressive open balustrade staircase incorporating intricate carving leads to the Upper Floors. There is a luxury Shower Room on the Mezzanine Floor and a large store. The First Floor landing with large stained glass stairwell window provides access to the Master Bedroom with En-Suite Bathroom, two further good sized Double Bedrooms and 2 further good sized Double Bedrooms which share a Jack and Jill style Shower Room. The stair continues to the Second Floor to provide access to the Billiard/Games Room, Cloakroom and Study/Playroom. The annexe (accessed from the Rear Hallway) could be used as a separate Granny/Teenager's Flat and provides a further Double Bedroom and Bathroom. All room sizes are exceptionally generous. The property also boasts excellent storage accommodation with severall hall cupboards and storerooms. The house sits on a large corner site extending to approximately 0.5 acres with mature gardens to the front, side and rear mainly laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs. There is a large paved sun terrace at the rear, ideal for outside entertaining. A crescent shaped driveway with dual entrances leads up to the front of the house and to the integral Double Garage. Viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the level of accommodation and period detailing. All fitted floor coverings, curtains and blinds and most kitchen/utility room appliances (where listed) are included in the sale.
Rubislaw Den South is a wide tree-lined street with a range of superior period residences located in the prime West End of the City. It is arguably one of the finest and most sought after addresses in Aberdeen. There is easy access to the City, the suburbs, the International Airport and the main arterial routes surround the City. Excellent private and state schools are within easy reach including the International School and there is a choice of nurseries close by as well as good local convenience stores.
Travel Directions: From Union Street continue onto Alford Place then Albyn Place and at the Queens Cross roundabout take the second exit onto Queens Road. Turn right at the next roundabout onto Forest Road and Rubislaw Den South is the first road on the left hand side. Number 55 is located on the left hand side on the corner with Bayview Road.
The accommodation comprises:-
Entrance Vestibule: A spacious Entrance Vestibule with original mosaic tiled floor. The exterior and interior vestibule doors are partially glazed with bevelled glass. There are also matching side screens. Pitch pine panelling to dado height. Ceiling lght.
Reception Hallway. 21’7 x 14’ approx An imposing Reception Hallway providing access to the Ground Floor rooms. Ceiling cornice. Panelling to dado height. Large walk-in storage cupboard (with light and housing the central heating timer). Further large storage cupboard (with light and also the original door to rear garden). Fitted carpet. Three radiators. Ample power points. Telephone point. Central heating thermostat. Ceiling light.
Cloakroom In 2 sections, the WC area is separate from the cloak area with wash-hand basin. Both have rear facing windows. Twin radiators. Karndean flooring. Ceiling downlighters. Original pine cladding and wood panelling. Large understairs storage cupboard (with light).
Lounge 23’ x 19’ approx. A well proportioned and elegant public room with large front facing bay window and further side window. Full length curtains, fitted pelmets and tie-backs. Fitted carpet. Living Flame gas fire set on Italian Marble hearth with matching inset and decorative mahogany overmantel. Ceiling cornice. Four radiators. Ceiling light and wall lights. TV aerial point. Ample power points.
Dining Room 22’5 x 19’ approx. Another elegant and well proportioned public room with large front facing bay window and further side window. Full length curtains, fabric pelmets and tie-backs. Fitted carpet. Ceiling cornice with matching rose. Picture rail. Three radiators. Ample power points. Ceiling light with matching wall lights.
Sitting Room: 21’ x 19’3 approx Another large and elegant public room with dual aspect windows overlooking the rear garden. Full length curtains with swags and tails pelmets and tie-backs. Doors to Rear Garden. Fitted carpet. Living Flame gas fire set on slate hearth with tiled inset and decorative wooden overmantel. Ceiling cornice. Three radiators. Ample power points. TV aerial point. Wired for satellite TV. Ceiling light and wall lights operated by dimmer switches.
Dining Kitchen 28’ x 16’ approx. Fully fitted kitchen including a Drumoak Kitchens designed kitchen with oak cabinets and contrasting dark granite worktops. Central island with storage cupboards in lower sections, including wine rack. NEFF five burner gas hob with extractor hood above. Integrated NEFF double oven. Franke 1½ bowl sink and driner with mixer tap. Separate food preparation tap. Integrated NEFF dishwasher. Integrated NEFF American style fridge. Large side facing window with curtains, fabric pelmet and tie-backs. Further rear facing window in Dining Area with blind. Ample space for a large dining table and chairs. Karndean flooring. Ceiling cornice. Radiator. Large pantry cupboard. Ceiling downlighters. Complimentary unit lighting. Ample power points. Telephone point. TV aerial point. Doors to Hallway and Rear Hallway.
Utility Room 8’1 x 6’3 approx Complimentary to the Dining Kitchen and fitted with a range of base and eye level storage units incorporating stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Hotpoint tumble dryer. Siemens washing machine. Ceramic floor tiles. Rear facing window. Radiator. Ceiling light. Ample power points.
Rear Hallway Hardwood back door with glazed side screens. Ceramic floor tiles. Twin wall lights. Radiator. UPVC back door. Door to garage. Stairs to annexe.
Double Bedroom 1 16’ x 9’ approx. Good sized double bedroom with rear facing window. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light. Built-in wardrobes. Ample power points.
Bathroom Three piece white suite with mixer tap/shower attachment. Rear facing window with blind. Fitted floor tiles. Dimplex downflow heater. Ceiling light. Usual fitments including medicine cabinet.
MAIN HOUSE A sweeping pitch pine staircase incorporating intricately carved balusters leads from the Reception Hallway to the Mezzaine, First and Second floors. A large stained glass window provides considerable natural light to the stairwell and the Reception Hallway. Ceiling light. Double door linen cupboard on Mezzanine floor housing the hot water tank.
Store Room Opaque glass rear facing window. Mosaic tiled flooring. Wooden slatted shelving. Ceiling downlighter.
Shower Room 8’9 x 7’3 approx Recently upgraded with a fully aqua panelled corner set shower cubicle with Grohe shower. White wc and wash-hand basin recessed in vanity unit. Matching vanity wall unit with integral lighting and mirror fronted medicine cabinet. Further vanity unit providing storage and also concealing the cistern. Ceramic floor tiles with co-ordinating ceramic wall tiles. Ladder style heated towel rail. Opaque glass rear facing window. Ceiling downlighters. Xpelair.
Upper Hall 14’ x 13’ approx. A spacious Upper Hallway which benefits from the ample light afforded from the stained glass stairwell window. Large walk-in storage cupboard (with light). Panelling to dado height. Twin wall lights. Alarm panel. Radiator. Ample power points. Central heating thermostat.
Master Bedroom 17’ x 15’7 approx The Master Bedroom with large front facing bay window. Curtains and fabric pelmet. Fitted carpet. Ceiling cornice. Radiator. Ample power points. TV aerial point. Telephone point. Ceiling light with maching wall light.
En-Suite Bathroom 15’ x 10 approx Recently upgraded with a three piece white suite including roll top bath and freestanding tap. Fully tiled shower cubicle with dual head shower. Opaque glass side facing bay window. Wash-hand basin recessed in vanity unit providing considerable storage and also concealing the cistern. Large vanity mirror with integral lighting. Laminate flooring. Twin ladder style heated towel rails. Ceiling spotlight cluster with 3 lights.
Double Bedroom 3: 16’ x 14’ approx. Another good sized double bedroom with side facing window. Curtains. Fitted carpet. Ceiling cornice. Ceiling light. Ample power points. Radiator.
Doube Bedroom 4 14’2 x 10’5 approx Another good sized double bedroom with large front facing window (in 4 sections). Curtains and fabric pelmet. Fitted carpet. Ceiling spotlight cluster with 3 lights operated by dimmer switch. Radiator. Ample power points.
Double Bedroom 5: 19’2 x 17’6 approx A generous double bedroom with large front facing bay window and further side facing window, both with curtains and fabric pelmets. Fitted carpet. Ornate ceiling cornice. Window seat with storage below. Ceiling spotlight track with 4 lights. Radiator. Ample power points. Door to Jack and Jill Shower Room.
Double Bedroom 6: 18’6 x 17’ approx. Another generous double bedroom with dual aspect windows to the side and rear, curtains and fabric pelmet. Fitted carpet. Ceiling cornice with matching ceiling rose. Radiator. Ceiling light. Ample power points.Telephone point. Door to Jack and Jill Shower Room.
Jack and Jill Shower Room Fully aqua panelled shower cubicle with mains shower. Opaque glass side facing window. White WC and wash-hand basin. Wash-hand basin recessed in vanity unit with storage below. Matching vanity wall unit with mirror fronted medicine cabinet. Ceramic wall tiles with contrasting dark porcelain floor tiles (with underfloor heating). Heated towel rail. Ceiling downlighters. Usual fitments. Shaver points. Doors to Bedrooms 5 and 6.
SECOND FLOOR The pitch pine staircase continues to the Second Floor landing which in turn provides access to the Billiard/Games Room, Study/Playroom and Cloakroom. Velux window providing natural light. Ceiling light.
Billiard/Games Room 30’ x 26’ approx. This stunning room has been maintained with many of the original period features including dado height pine panelling and fitted bar with stainless steel sink. Windows to front and rear with curtains. Full sized Billiard table with overhead table light. Four radiators. Various ceiling and wall lights operated by dimmer switches. Ample power points. Access hatches to eaves storage space.
Cloakroom 10’6 x 9’8 approx Adjacent to the Billiard/Games Room and fitted with a coloured WC and wash-hand basin. Velux window fitted carpet. Ceiling light. Double door eaves storage cupboard. Off the cloakroom is a large store located in the eaves of the house (with light).
Study/Playroom 10’4 x 9’8 approx Velux window. A further store room is located off this room in the eaves (with light). Power point. Ceiling light.
Front The front garden is enclosed by a dwarf wall and hedging and is mainly laid to lawn. There are various borders and a rockery stocked with mature trees, plants and shrubs. The enclosed canopy at the front provides an impressive entrance to the property. A tarmac crescent shaped driveway, with gates at each entrance, leads up to the front of the property and the integral garage. There are various external lights including postlamps, wall lights and security lights. Side access gate.
Rear The large L-shaped south-facing rear garden is enclosed by stone walls and hedging and is mainly laid to lawn. Mature trees on the boundaries provide further screening and privacy. There are several borders stocked with mature plants and shrubs. Vegetable/fruit garden. Large paved sun terrace and further small patio area adjacent to the rear of the house ideal for outside entertaining. Security lights. Tool shed.
Double Garage 26’ x 18’3 approx A large integral double garage with up and over front door. Concrete floor. Power, light and water. Various storage cupboards. Doors to rear garden and rear hallway. The twin central heating boilers are also located in the double garage.
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