CORALSIDE CROFT, GLEN OF NEWMILL, KEITH, AB55 6XB
Ideal Equestrian Property set in Approx. 6 Acres of Ground
• 2 Bedrooms, Bathroom, Open Plan Lounge & Kitchen
• 5 Paddocks in Grass with Former Sand School Arena
• Various Outbuildings including Stable Block & Tack Room
• Extensive Garden Grounds
• Rural Setting With Open Views over Countryside
Offers Over £220,000
Home Report Valuation £220,000
TYPE OF PROPERTY
Coralside Croft is a traditional stone built farmhouse set in a peaceful location in a rural setting yet is only approximately 2 miles from the village of Newmill itself, and 3 miles from the larger town of Keith with main shopping facilities, and rail and bus links. The whole site extends to approximately 6 acres in total with 5 paddocks in grass with a former sand school which is currently overgrown, three stables, a tack room, and hay shed making this property ideal for equestrian use. The garden grounds are extensive and include an orchard with pond area and various other outbuildings in addition to the equestrian facilities. There are good views from the property over the adjoining paddocks and open countryside beyond. Internally, there is a large lounge and kitchen on an open plan basis with two good-sized double bedrooms and a bathroom. The property benefits from oil-fired central heating and is partly double glazed. Although in need of some modernisation, once complete, Coralside Croft will make an ideal home for the equestrian enthusiast and early viewing is recommended to appreciate all this property has to offer and its location.
The accommodation is all on one level and comprises:-
Stone steps lead up to the front porch with a wooden door with glass pane which leads into the front porch with windows on three sides, tiled flooring, ceiling light, wood cladding to ceiling and partly glazed wooden door into lounge/kitchen.
LOUNGE/KITCHEN 10.24m x 3.85m (33’7” x 12’7”)
This large room combining a spacious lounge with dining area and a kitchen on an open plan basis is a perfect place in which to relax whilst still connecting with family members in the kitchen. The focal point of the lounge area is the multi-fuel wood burning stove set on a slate hearth with traditional stone fireplace surround, which is ideal for those colder months creating a warm and cosy atmosphere. A large picture window with smaller picture window to the front allows for plenty of natural light with views out to the front garden and the open countryside beyond. With fitted carpet, radiator, two chandelier ceiling lights and space for a family size dining table. Hatch to partially floored loft.
The traditional style kitchen includes a range of base units with breakfast bar seating area with tiled worksurfaces incorporating a stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer with fully tiled wall behind. A Novelle Rayburn sat on a tiled hearth with feature stone wall behind, is used for cooking and also heats the radiators and hot water. With vinyl flooring, three windows with roller blinds, 3-bulb ceiling light, two 2-bulb wall lights and wooden gate which can be used to prevent access to the kitchen area by small children or animals. A partly glazed wooden door leads to the hall with access to the remainder of the accommodation.
With vinyl flooring, two ceiling lights, radiator, cupboard with light and the fuse box and controls for the Rayburn are located here.
BEDROOM 1 3.71m x 3.46m (12’2” x 11’4”)
Good-sized double bedroom with two windows, one to the front and one to the side, ceiling light, fitted carpet, radiator and fitted double wardrobe with louvre doors.
BEDROOM 2 4.78m x 2.72m (15’8” x 8’11”)
Further good-sized double bedroom with two windows to the rear, 3-bulb ceiling light, radiator, and fitted double wardrobe with further single wardrobe, all with louvre doors.
BATHROOM 2.70m x 2.26m (8’10” x 7’5”)
The bathroom includes a 3-piece coloured suite of W.C., wash and basin and bath with Mira shower over and shower screen. With vinyl flooring, two frosted windows, radiator, ceiling light and partly tiled walls.
A partly glazed wooden door gives access to the rear porch.
With concrete floor, windows all round, ceiling light and partly glazed wooden door leading to the rear of the house. Plumbed for washing machine and space for tall fridge freezer.
Entrance to the property is via a private access track, which leads up to double gates giving access to the front of the property. At the foot of the access track, on the right, there is an area of orchard with a pond. Continuing up the access track to the top, on the right hand side there is a part stone and part aluminium GARAGE measuring 6.11m x 3.22m with concrete floor, power, light and double wooden doors. On passing through the double gates, there is a stone chipped driveway adjacent to the house with space for parking. To the front of the house stone steps lead to the front garden which is mainly in grass with stone paths and contains borders of mature shrubs and plants. The stone pathways continue round the side of the house giving access to a stone built Garden shed, with open coal and stick sheds at the rear with a border housing mature shrubs and plants.
The property has several outbuildings which include
This building is divided into two and includes a STABLE measuring 4.85m x 3.65m with concrete floor, window, power, light and outside light. To the other end is the WORKSHOP also measuring 4.85m x 3.65m, again with concrete floor, window, power and light, outside light and tap.
WOODEN HAY SHED
Wooden hay shed measuring 3.54m x 4.50m with light and sliding door.
WOODEN STORAGE SHED
STONE BUILT PIG SHELTER
Measuring 3.35m x 2.10m with concrete floor and adjoining aviary.
L-shaped stable block containing TWO STABLES both measuring approximately 5.45m x 3.05m with concrete floors, striplighting, hay racks, kick boards, water, power and light.
The tack room located between the two stable blocks measures 3.00m x 1.35m and has concrete floor, power and light and wall-mounted hooks for hanging up tack.
Behind the stable block is a further area of ground with rotary clothes drier and washing line. There is also a static caravan which has suffered some storm damage.
The whole site extends to approximately 6 acres in total with 5 paddocks in grass within close proximity of the property with a further paddock located close to the stable block which was used as a Sand School but is now overgrown.
The exact boundaries of the property are shown in red on the title deed plan in the photos.
Mains water and private drainage. Oil-fired central heating, telephone, broadband and satellite connections area available but currently disconnected.
All fitted carpets and floor coverings, light fittings and fixtures.
Council Tax: Band C.
EPC Banding: EPC=E.
Entry: By arrangement.
Viewing: Contact our Huntly office – (01466) 792331.
Offers: All offers should be submitted in writing to our Huntly office.
The property is located approximately 2 miles from Newmill, 3 miles from Keith and 14 miles from Huntly and enjoys a picturesque location in the countryside with good views. Keith is a thriving town situated between Inverness and Aberdeen. The town has a full range of local amenities, Primary and Secondary Schooling and railway station. There are a good range of sporting facilities, including shooting, fishing and an attractive Golf Course. Keith is also a popular tourist town, with the Strathisla Distillery being one of the stops on the Whisky Trail.
From Keith on the A95 turn left on the B9017 to Newmill. From the centre of Newmill exit the village heading North then take the first road on your left, and follow this road for 1.9 miles. Continue on to an unmade track and downhill for approximately half a mile where you will see the access drive to the property on the left hand side. NB. PLEASE NOTE THE TRACK IS NOT ADVISABLE FOR A CAR OTHER THAN A 4X4.