East Brathens Cottage by Glassel, Banchory, AB31 4BU

Aspc ref: 378152

Price over £420,000

4 Bedrooms 2 PublicRooms 2 Bathrooms 184 m2 EPC E Council Tax Band E

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4 Bdrm Detached Dwellhouse in app 0.6 acres. Ground flr: Porch/Reception hall on semi-open plan. Lounge. Dining rm. Dining kitch. Bathrm. 1st flr: 4 Bdrms, 1 with ensuite shower rm (CT band - E). Garden. Parking. Price over £420,000 Entry by arr. Viewing 07711 577988 or contact solicitors. (EPC band - E).


Occupying a generous established plot enjoying an idyllic country location yet only five minutes commute to the attractive Banchory town with all its amenities, we offer for sale this sympathetically extended family dwellinghouse which has been recently upgraded and freshly decorated throughout to offer substantial accommodation comprising an entrance porch on semi open plan with the reception hall and a spacious dining area with bay window frontage and steps up to a well proportioned lounge with feature fireplace. The well appointed dining kitchen with Rayburn range cooker and family bathroom complete the ground floor. Upstairs, the master bedroom is further enhanced by an en suite shower room and there are three further light and airy double bedrooms, one of which is currently fully fitted for a home office. The well maintained established gardens extend to approximately 0.60 acre and feature areas of lawn with decorative borders and a raised sun deck. Viewing of this deceptively spacious family home is highly recommended to fully appreciate the location and accommodation on offer.

Entrance Porch Entered via a uPVC door with decorative glazed sections, this bright entrance is glazed on three sides with display sill and enjoys a semi open plan layout with the reception hall. Recessed lighting.

Reception Hall This welcoming hallway provides access to most ground floor accommodation. An extensive use of natural wood is evident in all doors and facings. Original staircase to upper floor. Telephone point.

Dining Room 19’4” x 10’2” [5.90m x 3.10m] approx. at widest. A fifteen pane door leads to a well proportioned formal dining area which features a large bay window overlooking the front of the property. A particular focal point is the centrally set inglenook fireplace housing a wood burning stove. Steps to either side of the fireplace lead to the lounge. Ceramic tiled floor. TV point.

Lounge 33’10” x 16’7” [10.35m x 5.10m] approx. Forming part of a substantial extension, this exceptionally light and airy room features fresh modern décor with windows on two aspects including sliding patio doors to the front sun terrace. A further feature is the centrally set inglenook housing a wood burning stove with raised hearth. Ample space for a range of furnishings. Laminate wood flooring and recessed lighting. Telephone point. Further staircase to upper floor.

Dining Kitchen 19’5” x 9’8” [5.95m x 3.00m] approx. A well appointed dining kitchen fitted with a range of wall and base units incorporating ample roll front work surfaces, extensive splashback tiling and a 1.5 bowl Asterite sink with mixer tap and drainer. The integrated fridge, four ring halogen hob with extractor hood and double oven/grill will be included in the sale, along with the Rayburn range with twin hotplates and double oven. Space for a washing machine. Large bay window frontage allows ample space for a breakfast table and chairs. Further window to the side. Laminate wood flooring.

Bathroom 7’9” x 7’5” [2.40m x 2.30m] approx. Fitted with a modern white suite comprising a wash hand basin set within a vanity unit, w.c. with concealed cistern and bath with electric shower over and glazed screen alongside. Fully aqua lined around the bath and shower area. Deep fitted understair cupboard houses the electricity fuse box and meter. Ceramic tiled floor with underfloor heating. Waterproof TV screen to remain. Opaque window to side. Heated towel rail.

Stairs to Upper Floor A wooden staircase with attractive wrought iron balustrade leads to the upper landing. A velux window allows a good deal of natural light into the area. A fitted cupboard houses the hot water tank and shelved storage space.

Bedroom 2 14’9” x 12’6” [4.55m x 3.85m] approx. A light and airy double bedroom overlooking the front of the property benefits from extensive fitted wardrobe facilities. TV point.

Bedroom 4/Home Office 14’9” x 10’5” [4.55m x 3.20m] approx. Accessed via the upper landing and from bedroom three, this centrally set room overlooking the front of the property is currently used as a home office and is fitted with extensive shelf and storage facilities incorporating a desk area. Connecting door to bedroom three. Dimmer switch. Wall mounted TV bracket to remain.

Bedroom 3 20’7” x 12’5” [6.30m x 8.30m] approx. at widest. A light and airy double bedroom with windows on two aspects benefits from triple fitted wardrobes with ample shelf and hanging facilities. Access to bedroom four/home office and further door to additional upper hall.

Master Bedroom 14’1” x 12’5” [4.30m x 3.80m] approx. at widest. A generous double bedroom overlooking the front of the property. This well proportioned room benefits from a triple fitted wardrobe and a further double wardrobe providing excellent shelf and hanging space. This room is further enhanced by an en suite shower room. Dimmer switch. TV point. Wall mounted TV bracket to remain. En Suite Centrally set and fitted with a two piece suite with separate fully tiled shower enclosure housing an electric shower. Tiled to dado height throughout including ceramic tiled floor. Xpelair.

Staircase to Further Upper Landing An attractive wooden staircase with wrought iron balustrade and banister leads from the further upper landing to the lounge. Velux windows allow ample natural light into the area. A fitted cupboard provides excellent shelved storage space.

Outside Located on the outskirts of Banchory town, the property sits within extensive garden grounds extending to approximately 0.60 acre. A loc-bloc drive leads to ample off-road parking facilities for several cars. The established gardens are mainly laid to lawn screened by mature conifer hedging ensuring a high degree of privacy. A raised lawn features decorative borders stocked with a variety of plants and shrubs. A large timber sun deck provides the ideal location for outdoor entertaining. Path gives access to a timber shed which will remain. External lighting and water tap.

Directions From Banchory, travel west on Inchmarlo road and turn right signposted for Torphins/Inchmarlo Golf Club. Continue until reaching the top of the hill. As the road turns sharp left, take the right hand turning signposted for Brathens Business Centre. East Brathens Cottage is located on the right hand side, as indicated by our for sale board.

Notes The property benefits from oil fired central heating and double glazing throughout. Served by mains water with drainage to a septic tank which is located within the grounds. EPC=E. Protected by a security alarm. All floor coverings, curtains and light fittings will be included in the sale, along with the range style cooker and integrated appliances. Further planning permission has been granted to form kitchen/lounge/dining room on the ground floor and two double bedrooms, one with en suite on the first floor. Details available from the Aberdeenshire Planning Department Ref: APP/2011/4017.

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Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace

75 High Street Banchory AB31 5TJ


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