17 The Courtyard Inchmarlo, Banchory, AB31 4AZ

Aspc ref: 385246

Sold date 20/03/20

Price over £185,000

2 Bedrooms 2 PublicRooms 2 Bathrooms 80 m2 EPC D Council Tax Band F

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2 Bdrm Detached Retirement bungalow (End terr). V/bule. Reception hall. Lounge. Dining kitch. Study. 2 Bdrms 1 with ensuite. Bathrm (CT band - F). Garden. Parking. Price over £185,000 Entry by arr. Viewing contact solicitors. (EPC band - D).


Situated within the beautiful and peaceful grounds of Inchmarlo retirement community, The Courtyard is a prestigious development of terraced bungalows. We are delighted to offer for sale this well presented two bedroomed end terrace bungalow with single garage and a superb open outlook. The property offers deceptively spacious accommodation throughout comprising a welcoming vestibule leading to the reception hall, a light and airy lounge with full height corner bay window and feature fireplace, a well proportioned dining kitchen leading to the former integral single garage which has been converted to form additional accommodation, a master bedroom with en suite shower room and further double bedroom. A good sized centrally set bathroom completes the accommodation. The properties within the development have been thoughtfully designed for the older resident and offer independent living with a range of optional ancillary nursing care service available. Viewing of this superb home is highly recommended to fully appreciate the location and accommodation on offer.

Inchmarlo is a thriving community with an active community council, village hall and Men’s Bothy Group. The property also benefits from easy access to Trustach Woods and down to the banks of the River Dee. Banchory is 17 miles approx. drive from the city of Aberdeen with three access roads, making property on Deeside much sought after. The town maintains a comprehensive range of shops and several excellent hotels and restaurants. The primary and secondary schools have excellent reputations and incorporate community and sports centres and a swimming pool. Banchory has two private golf courses and a driving range in addition to the various other leisure pursuits such as fishing, riding, hill walking and skiing etc. which are available on Deeside.

Vestibule An opaque glazed door with matching side screen leads to the bright entrance with laminate wood flooring and ceiling coving. Fifteen pane door leads to the reception hall.

Reception Hall A good sized hallway provides access to most accommodation. Access hatch to loft space. Laminate wood flooring. Smoke detector.

Lounge 17’11” x 15’0” [5.45m x 4.60m] approx. Boasting a full height corner bay window with lovely south/west facing aspect and further window to the south, this light and airy room enjoys views towards the central courtyard and walled gardens. A particular focal point is the attractive wooden fire surround with cast iron and tiled inset with matching hearth housing a living flame gas fire. Ample space for a range of furnishings. TV point. Dimmer switch. Ceiling coving.

Dining Kitchen 13’8” x 12’7” [4.15m x 3.85m] approx. Generous dining kitchen fitted with a wide range of wall and base units incorporating roll front work surface and extensive splashback tiling. The integrated fridge/freezer, halogen hob with extractor hood and oven/grill will be included in the sale along with the free standing dishwasher and washing machine. A fitted cupboard houses the hot water cylinder and shelved storage facilities. Ample space for a dining table and chairs. Window to the side overlooks the walled gardens. Amtico tile effect flooring. Door to study/garage.

Study/Former Garage 17’0” x 10’9” [5.20m x 3.30m] approx. Accessed via the dining kitchen, the spacious single garage has been converted into a useful study. The false partition walls can easily be removed to reinstate the single garage if required. Fitted cupboard houses the gas central heating boiler. Window to the rear. Concealed electric roll top door. Dimmer switch.

Master Bedroom 15’11” x 9’5” [4.85m x 2.90m] approx. A generous double bedroom located to the rear of the property enjoys views over the well maintained gardens. Double fitted wardrobe provides shelf and hanging space. The room is further enhanced by an en suite wet room. TV and telephone points.

En Suite Centrally set, this well appointed wet room is fitted with a modern white two piece suite and fully aqua lined roll in shower enclosure housing a Mira shower. Anti-slip flooring with floor drain. Tiled to dado height elsewhere. Recessed lighting. Xpelair.

Bedroom 2 12’1” x 11’4” [3.70m x 3.45m] approx. A well proportioned double bedroom overlooks the front courtyard. Double fitted wardrobe offers ample shelf and hanging facilities. Dimmer switch. TV and telephone points.

Bathroom Centrally set bathroom fitted with a three piece suite with shower attachment to bath taps. Fully tiled behind the bath and to dado height elsewhere. Heated towel rail. Amtico tile effect flooring. Xpelair. Shaver point.

Outside Located within the beautifully landscaped garden grounds of Inchmarlo Estate, the property boasts a superb open outlook over the mature well maintained gardens and central courtyard. Access to the walled garden and putting green lies adjacent to the property. An exclusive tarred driveway provides off-road parking for two cars with ample visitor parking within the courtyard area. An integral single garage with electric roll top door has been converted to additional accommodation with the partition walls easily removed to allow a return to the spacious single garage which is equipped with power and light and houses the central heating boiler. An external storage cupboard at the front entrance provides viable secure storage facilities and houses the electricity meter and fuse box. The property boasts beautifully maintained borders planted with an abundance of established shrubs, trees and seasonal plants.

Inchmarlo Estate Information There is a monthly service charge levied by Skene Enterprise Aberdeen Ltd which covers the service charge for maintenance of the communal grounds and areas. Full ancillary care is available as an optional extra and will be charged according to the level of care required by the home owner. As Inchmarlo is a retirement complex, the houses have been designed with that in mind and there is a minimum admission age of 55 with the requirement to have an informal meeting with the matron of Inchmarlo House.

Directions To reach Inchmarlo Estate, travel approx. 1 mile west of Banchory town on the A93 and the entrance is clearly seen from the roadside. Turn right onto the main driveway and follow the road towards Inchmarlo House. Take the right turn before the main house and follow the one way system to the top of the development turning left into The Courtyard. Number 17 is located in the far side of The Courtyard as indicated by our For Sale board.

Notes Gas fired central heating. Double glazing. EPC=D. To be sold inclusive of all floor coverings, blinds and curtains along with all white goods.

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75 High Street Banchory AB31 5TJ


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