Bishops Croft Old Rayne, Insch, AB52 6RY

Aspc ref: 385145

Price over £154,000

2 Bedrooms 1 PublicRooms 1 Bathrooms 70 m2 EPC D Council Tax Band C

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2 Bdrm Semi-detached Cottage. Ground flr: Hall. Lounge. Dining kitch. Utility rm. Bathrm. 1st flr: 2 Bdrms (CT band - C). Garden. Parking. Price over £154,000 Entry by arr. Viewing 07719 295850. (EPC band - D).


We are delighted to offer for sale this well presented two bedroomed semi-detached cottage on large plot. Bishops croft boasts a lovely village centre location, situated across the road from the Primary school. The property is an ideal commuter base for Inverurie, Huntly, Dyce and Aberdeen. The property benefits from oil central heating and full double glazing with extensive garden grounds, driveway and sheds. Plans have been drawn up for the current owners to have an extension subject to the appropriate consents.

Location: Old Rayne is a growing rural village with a hairdresser and a village hall, the venue hosts many activities including; playgroup, scouts, bowling and badminton. There is a large children’s play park and nearby riding school with livery yard. The local primary school hosts a weekly community café. Secondary education is provided at Meldrum Academy. Insch is approximately 5 miles away providing a variety of small shops, health centre, leisure centre and golf course, along with a rail link to Aberdeen and Inverness. Located just off the A96, Old Rayne is perfectly situated for commuting to Aberdeen and also for reaching amenities in Inverurie and Huntly.

Directions: Follow the A96 north of Inverurie beyond the Oyne fork to Pitmachie. Turn right for Old Rayne and follow the road round where Bishops Croft is situated opposite the school on the left hand side, clearly identified by a Peterkins For Sale sign.

Entrance: Entered through a wood effect uPVC door, the entrance hallway give access to the lounge, dining kitchen and a large under stair cupboard with light, shelving and power, and providing great storage. The entrance hallway is decorated neutrally with painted wood panelling, ceiling light fitment and wood effect laminate flooring.

Lounge: 12’5” x 8’9” (3.78m x 2.66m) The lounge is situated to the front of the property with window with Roman blind, curtains and pelmet, also with a lovely feature window seat with co-ordinating cushion. The lounge is decorated neutrally, has ceiling light fitment, television and telephone points, boxed area for Sky box, DVD player etc. A wonderful feature of the room is the wood burner on slate hearth with Inglenook exposed stone fireplace, oak finishings, smoke detector and carpet.

Dining Kitchen: 12’9” x 10’7” (3.88m x 3.22m) The family dining kitchen has window to front with stylish Roman blind and co-ordinating cushioned window seat area. The kitchen itself is fitted with a range of wall, base and drawer units with painted frontals, wood effect laminate worktops and tiled splashbacks, plumbed for dishwasher and under-unit lighting. There is space for a slot-in stand-alone cooker with chimney style extractor hood above, 1½ bowl ceramic sink with mixer tap and drainer, space for under-unit fridge. Ceiling downlights and light fitment, ample space for a dining table and chairs, television point, neutral décor, oak finishings and wood effect laminate flooring. The kitchen gives access to the stairwell to the upper floor and doorway through to the rear hallway.

Rear Hallway: The rear hallway has ceiling downlights, neutral décor and gives access to the utility room, shower room and door to outside. Completed with wood effect flooring.

Utility Room: 9’3” x 9’2” (2.81m x 2.79m) The exceptionally well proportioned utility room is entered through a part glazed door and located to the rear of the property with triple window filling the room with natural light. The utility is fitted with a range of wall, base and drawer units with white marble effect laminate worktops and tiled splashbacks. 1½ bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer, under-unit freezer, plumbed for washing machine and tumble dryer, please note one washing machine will remain, the other washing machine and tumble dryer will be removed prior to sale. The utility room has a ceiling light fitment, smoke detector, pulley drying system, neutral décor, and wood effect flooring. A great storage feature of the utility room are the cupboards behind bi-fold doors which give access to an exceptionally large storage space with shelving.

Bathroom: 9’1” x 6’2” (2.76m x 1.87m) The bathroom is located off the rear hallway and is fitted with a white three piece suite comprising concealed cistern W.C. wash-hand basin on vanity furniture and bath. There is also a separate shower cubicle with mains fed shower, aqua panelled to full height in the shower cubicle with light above. Ceiling light fitment, decorated in pale shades, aqua panelling around the bath and tiled splashback behind the wash-hand basin and W.C. There is an opaque glazed window to rear, built-in airing cupboard with shelving which also houses the hot water cylinder. Mirrored vanity unit with lighting above the wash-hand basin, chrome ladder style heated towel rail, pulley system above bath and completed with tile effect vinyl flooring.

Stair to Upper Floor: A carpeted stairwell leads to the upper floor and has wooden handrail while “Velux” window over the stairwell provides lots of natural light. There is a ceiling light fitment and smoke detector at the top of the stairs. The upper hallway is decorated neutrally with neutral coloured carpet and gives access to the properties two bedrooms.

Bedroom 1: 12’8” x 9’3” (3.86m x 2.81m) The first of the two bedrooms is the master bedroom which has window overlooking the front with curtains, decorated neutrally with ceiling light fitment, triple built-in sliding door wardrobes, one with mirror, which has shelving and hanging rails. This bedroom has ample space for a large double bed along with a range of freestanding furniture, has television point and is completed with neutral coloured carpet.

Bedroom 2: 12’3” x 7’3” (3.73m x 2.20m) Completing the bedroom accommodation bedroom two is a well-proportioned room with window to front with curtains. Again, triple built-in sliding door wardrobes, one with mirror with shelving and hanging rail. Access hatch into loft space, ceiling light fitment, neutral décor and completed with neutral coloured carpet.

Outside: Outside and to the front of the property there is low maintenance stone chipped garden with path leading up to the front door with fencing around the outside.

A gated driveway leads around the side of the property, the driveway and hard standing area to the rear provides parking for several cars, caravan, trailer etc.

An area of garden down to the left of the property is entirely fenced and mainly laid to lawn and provides a clothes drying area, has raised beds and provides ample space for a seating area and space for a range of outside equipment/toys.

To the rear of the property the stone built shed will provide great storage. With above rafter storage, strip lighting, power and wooden partition. Small lean-to area to side has window. Outside there is security lighting. There are two further storage sheds which will be included in the sale, one plastic multi-purpose, the other one wooden. There is a further storage area to the rear of the property with fenced area behind which is a large, partially completed block and wood built shed which will provide another great storage space.

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