COTTOWN, LESLIE, BY INSCH, AB52 6PF
Traditional Farmhouse – approx. 6 Acres in Total
• 4 Bedrooms, Family Bathroom & Shower Room
• Oil Fired Central Heating & Double Glazing
• Large Garden Ground & Range of Outbuildings
• Ideal for Equestrian Use with Open Barn Stable & Riding Arena
• Further 27 acres available by separate negotiation
Offers over £400,000
Home Report Valuation £400,000
TYPE OF PROPERTY
This is a traditional farmhouse on two floors, that has been improved and modernised by the current owners, forming a spacious and comfortable family home. The property is located within a rural location on the outskirts of Leslie which is some five miles to the north east of Insch, which is a popular small town with good range of local amenities and a railway station with access onto the A96 providing excellent commuting to Aberdeen, Huntly, Inverness and Elgin. The property is double glazed part from one downstairs window and the skylights and benefits from oil-fired central heating. Internally, the property has four good-sized bedrooms, a large modern dining kitchen, a spacious lounge with a further sitting room, family bathroom and a shower room. Externally, the garden ground occupies a large area and includes an orchard and an old mill area with a pit where the old wheel used to be and a range of outbuildings. The property is ideally placed for equestrian use with a cattle court which is currently used as open barn stabling and a riding arena with grazing land extending to approximately 4 acres to include the 3 acre paddock and the 1 acre pig field with the option to purchase a further 27 acres of land by separate negotiation. Early viewing is recommended to appreciate all this property has to offer.
The accommodation is on two floors and comprises:-
UTILITY ROOM 3.38m x 2.68m (11’1” x 8’9”)
With back door., Belfast sink, cupboards and work surfaces, tiled floor, plumbed for automatic washing machine.
DINING KITCHEN 5.21m x 4.30m (17’1” x 14’1”)
Ample fitted units including an island unit, Ceramic undermount sink, fitted fridge and dishwasher, electric range style cooker, tiled floor, door to garden. The kitchen can be accessed from the front hall and also from the lounge and from the utility room.
LOUNGE/FAMILY ROOM 6.07m x 3.70m (19’10” x 12’1”)
A spacious room with timber floor, multi-fuel stove in traditional fireplace and two windows.
SITTING ROOM 3.71m x 3.63m (12’2” x 11’10”)
Traditional open fireplace and alcove, fitted carpet.
With timber floor and cupboard below stairs.
BATHROOM 3.66m x 2.31m (12’ x 7’6”)
With free-standing bath, large shower cabinet with rainfall shower head, two wash hand basins, partly tiled walls, tiled floor and ladder radiator.
The ground floor rooms all have underfloor heating.
Traditional staircase with fitted carpet leads to a half landing with a half staircase which divides into two sections, one to the rooms at the front and the other to the room at the rear.
MASTER BEDROOM 5.53m x 3.73m ( 18’1” x 12’2”) (at widest)
With eaves cupboards and two radiators. There are excellent views from this room and from Bedroom 2.
BEDROOM 2 3.76m x 3.16m (12’4” x 10’4”) (at widest)
With eaves cupboards and radiator.
BEDROOM 3 3.77m x 3.24m ( 12’4” x 10’7”)
With skylight window and radiator.
Large shower cabinet with rainfall shower head, toilet and wash hand basin, partly tiled walls, tiled floor and ladder radiator.
From the half staircase this leads to the rear to
BEDROOM 4 4.10m x 3.34m (13’5” x 10’11”)
Coom ceiled with velux window and radiator.
The garden ground occupies a large area and includes an orchard and a large number of mature trees. The garden slopes down to the old mill pond area where there is a stream. A historic feature is the pit where the mill wheel was located. At the top end of the garden, alongside the yard area, there are a garage/wood store and a workshop with power and light.
The property has extensive steading buildings in a traditional h-shape, and some of these have electricity. The larger buildings are undernoted.
CATTLE COURT 11m x 8.5m (36’1” x 27’10”)
With power and light.
CATTLE COURT 17m x 11.5m (55’9” x 37’8”)
Currently used for open barn stabling.
The other buildings include a Tractor/Cart Shed, a Traditional Stone Barn, the old Mill Building and a Workshop/Storage Building. There is also a Silage Pit.
The recently constructed riding arena is located beyond the steading buildings.
Grazing land extends to approximately 4 acres to include the 1 acre pig field and 3 acre paddock. A further 27 acres of land may be available by separate negotiation.
Private water and drainage. Oil fired central heating, electricity and telephone connections. Internet is provided by a 4G Modem.
All fitted carpets and floor coverings, light fittings and fixtures.
Council Tax: Band E.
EPC Banding: EPC=F.
Entry: By arrangement.
Viewing: Contact our Huntly office on (01466) 792331.
Offers: All offers should be submitted in writing to our Huntly office.
Leslie is located approximately 5 miles north east of Insch. Insch is a popular small town with a railway station and access onto the A96 provides excellent commuting to Aberdeen, Huntly, Inverness and Elgin. There is a primary school with secondary education at Inverurie or the Gordon Schools, Huntly. The amenities include a cottage hospital, health centre, a library, a variety of shops including 2 mini supermarkets, a florist and ironmongers. In addition, leisure activities include an 18 hole golf course, bowling, the Bennachie Leisure Centre and excellent hillwalking on the nearby Bennachie Range.