4 Fergach Cottages Crathie, Ballater, AB35 5UL

Aspc ref: 384062

Price over £180,000

3 Bedrooms 1 PublicRooms 1 Bathrooms 85 m2 EPC F Council Tax Band D

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3 Bdrm Semi-detached Cottage. Ground flr: Hall. Kitch/Dining area/Lounge on open plan. Bdrm. 1st flr: 2 Bdrms. Bathrm (CT band - D). Garden. Parking. Price over £180,000 Entry by arr. Viewing contact solicitors. (EPC band - F).


We have pleasure in offering to the market this delightful immaculately presented three bedroom semi-detached cottage set within the hamlet of Crathie, Royal Deeside.The layout of the property was recently refigured on the ground floor in 2016, the kitchen, dining area and lounge now enjoy a modern open plan living space.The kitchen has been tastefully reinstated with modern high polished units in neutral tones with coordinating appliances and the lounge boasts an attractive multi-fuel burning stove set within a slate surround and hearth.The property enjoys three double bedrooms, one on the ground floor and two on the first floor along with the family bathroom.A building application has been granted permission to erect an extension to the side consisting of a utility room and shower room.

Outside the property enjoys a small garden to the front with mature bedding plants and shrubs, off street parking to the side and a spacious well maintained garden to the rear with an abundance of mature plants,shrubs and flower pots complete with green house, stick shed and further large shed. Mainly gravelled with a patio area ideal for alfresco dining.

Serviced by three Fischers electric storage heaters which are individually controlled with thermostats and further electric panel heaters. Fully double glazed with new PVC windows. External doors were replaced in 2016. Drainage is to a septic tank shared with the other three adjacent cottages.

Crathie is situated on the main A93 from Ballater to Braemar and enjoys scenic views, a Tourist Office complete with Post Office facilities, Crathie Kirk, Crathie Kirk Hall, The Highland Bakehouse Coffee Shop and Primary School. Fergach Cottages are within walking distance to Balmoral Castle and Lochnagar Distillery.A regular bus service provides access to Braemar and Aberdeen City.

Early viewing of this property is highly recommended to truly appreciate the spacious accommodation on offer.

EPC Rating: 

Council Tax Band: D

Accommodation: Ground Floor: Hallway, Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Area and Lounge, Bedroom 3. First Floor: Master Bedroom, Family Bathroom, Bathroom 2.

Ground Floor:

Inner Hallway: Enter the property through a half glazed door with attractive glass panels. Laminate flooring, fitted book shelf, laminate flooring, coat hooks, down lighters and smoke alarm. Fischer electric storage heater. Cupboard under the stairs which houses the electric fuses and meters. A carpeted staircase provides access to the first floor.

Bedroom 3: 3.01m x 2.74m (approx.) Currently utilised as a twin bedded room, this ample sized guest bedroom overlooks the front of the property. Complete with laminate flooring, central light fitting, panel heater.Window with fitted blinds, curtains and deep window sill.

Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Area/Lounge: 8.17m x 5.75m (approx.) The kitchen has been tastefully reinstated with modern high polished units in neutral tones and coordinating roll top work surface with tiled splashback, stainless steel 1 ½ sink with drainer and mixer tap. Integrated appliances consisting of electric double oven, microwave, hot drawer, halogen hob with stainless steel chimney style extractor hood. Picture window overlooking the back garden with fitted blinds and curtains. Fischer electric storage heater. Downlighters. External door providing access to the side of the property and round to the back garden. Laminate wood effect flooring throughout. The wall between the kitchen and dining area was recently removed making this space a modern open plan living area.The dining area flows from the kitchen round to the lounge which boasts a multi-fuel burning stove set within an attractive slate surround and hearth.Neutral décor and window overlooking the front of the property with fitted blinds and curtains.

First Floor:

Upper Hallway: With laminate flooring and Fischer electric storage heater.

Family Bathroom: 2.45m x 1.67m (approx.) A well-positioned family bathroom tiled from floor to ceiling with three piece white suite consisting of a WC and wash hand basin with mixer tap set within a bespoke vanity unit providing ample storage space. Bath with centre mixer taps, overhead Mira shower complete with shower glass. Tiled flooring, twin privacy glazed windows overlooking the rear of the property with fitted curtains, mirrored vanity unit with downlighters above and central light fitting.

Master Bedroom: 3.72m x 3.32m (approx.) Overlooking the front of the property this master bedroom is well proportioned and benefits from wall to wall fitted wardrobes with cupboards. A further cupboard housing the water tank.Laminate flooring, ceiling track lights, electric panel heater, fitted vertical window blinds and curtains.

Bedroom 2: 3.25m x 2.75m (approx.) A well-proportioned double bedroom to the side of the property with laminate flooring, panel heater and window with deep sill, fitted curtains. Triple fitted mirrored wardrobes providing ample storage space, loft hatch and ceiling spotlights.

DIRECTIONS : From Aberdeen, travel to Ballater on the main North Deeside Road (A93) and continue through the centre of the village heading towards Braemar. Crathie is situated approximately 8 miles from Ballater.Fergach Cottages are situated on the right handside before Crathie Primary School and is clearly identified by our Laurie and Company ‘For Sale’ sign.

Location:The quaint hamlet of Crathie, set within the Cairngorm National Park,enjoys great charm and character on Royal Deeside. Situated between the villages of Ballater and Braemar which both benefiting from many tourist attractions and opportunities for ski-ing at the nearby Glenshee Ski Centre, walking, fishing, golf and shooting. Crathie is situated within the Invercauld Estate with Balmoral Estate on the other side of the River Dee. Home to the quaint Crathie Parish Kirk where the Royal Family visit weekly during their stay at nearby Balmoral Castle and Birkhall House.Braemar is renowned for the famous Royal Highland Gathering in September which draws tourists from all corners of the globe as well as Ballater with their Highland Games on the second Thursday in August.Both villages offer many interesting and varied shops selling groceries, outdoor wear, knitwear, souvenirs and sports equipment. There are a selection of hotels and cafes, where you can relax, and soak in the stunning scenery surrounding Royal Deeside. Crathie has a small Primary School, with the Secondary Education 18 miles away, in Aboyne. School transport is provided to the Academy. A regular bus service takes you to the surrounding villages and to Aberdeen which is approximately fifty miles from Crathie.

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Laurie & Co

4 Bridge Street Ballater AB35 5QP


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