CRAIGMORE, RICHMOND ROAD, HUNTLY, AB54 8BG
Large Period Detached Villa
• 5 Bedrooms, 1 Ensuite Shower Room, Family Bathroom; Toilet
• 3 Public Rooms, Large Dining Kitchen,
• Retains Many Traditional Features
• Large Fully Enclosed Private Garden to Rear
• Garage & Driveway, Laundry Room & Potting Shed
Offers over £360,000
Home Report Value – £360,000
TYPE OF PROPERTY
This is a rare opportunity to purchase a large traditional period property on a corner site, which was built in the early 1900s and is situated close to the centre of Huntly and the train station making this property ideal for commuting to the larger towns of Aberdeen and Inverness. The property is charming, retaining many original features which can be seen as soon as you walk in the front door. The house which is spread over two floors is exceptionally spacious with 5 bedrooms, with 1 ensuite shower room, 3 public rooms to include a large formal Sitting Room, lounge, and Dining Room, family bathroom, downstairs cloakroom, and a well-equipped Dining Kitchen with dining area, making this property an ideal family home. There is also a small cellar accessible from the dining area of the kitchen. The property benefits from gas central heating, as well as open coal fires in the three main public rooms. Externally, there is a large driveway with off-street parking for several cars to the side with the added benefit of having a garage/workshop with outside laundry toom adjacent. The fully enclosed well-maintained mature garden at the rear is substantial and provides a private space with further garden ground the front and side of the property. Early viewing is a must to appreciate all this property has to offer and its traditional features!
The accommodation is spread over two floors and comprises:-
FRONT ENTRANCE PORCH
A feature stone archway leads to the front porch with wooden double doors with stained glass transom window above, ceiling light, traditional wood panelling and original decorative mosaic tiled flooring.
A wooden door with 6 glass panes with arched transom window above leads into the entrance hall, with wood panelling original decorative mosaic tiled flooring and wooden door with glazed panes and arched window above leads into the hall.
Traditional hallway retaining many original features including the traditional wooden staircase and banister, with pitch pine doors, coving to ceiling with ceiling rose, chandelier light, original pine wooden floor, deep skirtings, dado rail to half height and three archways, two of which frame the traditional staircase to the first floor with the other giving access to the door leading to the kitchen.
FRONT LOUNGE 5.32m x 4.12m (17’5” x 13’6”) (incl. alcoves but excludes bay window)
This large room with traditional sash and case bay window to the front and further window to the side allowing for plenty of natural light is a pleasant room in which to relax. With fitted carpet, 5-bulb ceiling light, two radiators, and two alcoves. This room retains many traditional features including the deep skirtings, ornate wooden trim around the windows and alcoves, and the decorative coving. The focal point of the room is the open fireplace with Portsoy Marble hearth and back panel with original wooden mantel over.
DINING ROOM 4.74m x 3.57m (15’6” x 11’8”)
This room is currently used as a dining room but could be used as a further sitting room if required. Again, retaining many original features, the room is spacious and light with a large bay window to the front of the property allowing for plenty of natural light with a further window to the side. With fitted carpet, 3-bulb ceiling light, radiator, picture rail, and the focal point of the room is the open fire set on an original tiled fireplace with original mantel over.
FORMAL SITTING ROOM 5.05m x 4.38m (16’6” x 14’4” )
Bright and airy formal sitting room retaining many original features with a large bay window to the front of the property which allows the light to flood in with a further window to the side. The focal point of the room is the open fireplace set on a Portugese marble hearth and back panel with original wooden mantel over making this a cosy place in which to sit and relax. There are alcoves to either side of the fireplace with cupboards below for storage. With fitted carpet, ceiling light and ceiling rose, coving to ceiling, and two radiators.
CLOAKROOM 1.89m x 1.86m (6’2” x 6’1”)
Handy downstairs cloakroom with W.C. wash hand basin and bidet. With frosted window to the rear and arched window above the door, vinyl flooring, radiator and wood panelling to half-height.
Returning to the main hall a wooden door leads to the Kitchen.
DINING KITCHEN 8.83m x 3.63m (28’11” x 11’10”) (at widest)
This is a large open plan kitchen and dining area, with the kitchen occupying one end of the room, and contains a good range of fitted units at floor and eye level with worktop space incorporating a 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer, tiled splashbacks and a Rangemaster Leisure 110 Stove. With window to the rear and a further small window to the side, vinyl flooring, ceiling spotlights, space for tall fridge freezer, plumbed for dish washer and side door with access to the drive at the side and to the laundry room and garage. The other end of the room is used as a dining area with plenty of space for a full-size dining table, with ceiling light, two radiators, dado rail to half height and wooden door with glass panes to the rear garden. A further wooden door off the dining area gives access to a small storage area with a shelved cupboard, frosted glass window to the side with storage shelf, and steps leading down to the cellar area where the fuse box is located.
Returning to the main hall, the traditional wooden staircase with carpeted stairs leads to the first floor landing, with feature arched stain glass window at the half landing, and dado rail at half height.
Wide landing with fitted carpet, two arches, chandelier light fitting, coving to ceiling, dado rail to half height, shelved airing cupboard, further ceiling light and hatch to Loft which is part floored with light.
BEDROOM 1 3.64m x 3.42m (11’11” x 11’2”)
Double bedroom with fitted carpet, coving to ceiling, ceiling light, picture rail, radiator and window to the rear overlooking the garden. A small hatched doorway leads to a further room measuring 4.57m x 3.20m (15’7” x 10’5”) with wooden steps leading down. This coom-ceiled room could be used as a play room or further storage, and has fitted carpet, ceiling light, window to the rear with roller blind, radiator, cupboard and ceiling light.
BATHROOM 2.34m x 1.90m (7’8” x 6’2”) (exc. Window)
The bathroom comprises a 3-piece suite of W.C. Wash hand basin and bath with mixer shower over and aqua panelled walls. With vinyl flooring, ceiling light, radiator and further hatch to Loft.
BEDROOM 2 5.10m x 4.13m (16’8” x 13’6”)
Large and bright master bedroom with large window to the side and a further window to the rear, with fitted carpet, coving to ceiling, ceiling light, radiator, picture rail and door to Ensuite Shower Room.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 2.80m x 1.31m (9’2” x 4’3”) (incl. shower cabinet)
Ensuite shower room with W.C., wash hand basin and Mira Event XS shower in double cabinet with tiled walls, vinyl flooring, radiator, ceiling spotlights and extractor fan.
BEDROOM 3 4.22m x 2.63m ( 13’10” x 8’7”)
Further good-sized double bedroom with fitted carpet, window with roller blind to the side, radiator, 3-bulb ceiling light and coving to ceiling.
BEDROOM 4 4.29m x 2.53m (14’1” x 8’3”)
Double bedroom with fitted carpet, large window to front with smaller window with roller blind to the side, picture rail, radiator and ceiling light.
BEDROOM 5 4.50m x 3.61m (14’9” x 11’10”)
Large double bedroom with two windows, one to the front, and one to the side overlooking the bowling green. With fitted carpet, 3-bulb ceiling light, coving to ceiling, radiator, and shelved cupboard for storage.
To the front of the property a paved path leads up to the front entrance with gravelled walkways to either side of the front entrance, leading to the well-maintained front and side garden ground which contains borders with a colourful array of flowers, shrubs and plants. A stone chipped driveway provides off-street parking for several vehicles with a paved path leading to the side door from the kitchen. There is a large TIMBER GARAGE/WORKSHOP with up and over roller doors, two frosted windows to the side, storage in the rafters, and has power and light. A further door leads to a workshop area, again with power and light. The path continues round to the end of the building with access to the LAUNDRY ROOM which forms part of the Timber Garage/workshop, which is plumbed for washing machine and tumble drier and has fitted base units with worktop over, and a stainless steel sink. In addition to the above there is a further stone built outhouse with two sections, for housing garden tools and the other could be used as a log store. The extensive rear garden on two levels, mainly laid in grass, is fully enclosed and has been well-maintained, with mature trees and shrubs around the perimeter of the garden. There is a centrepiece area containing a colourful array of wild flowers which have been planted for easy maintenance, and a rotary clothes drier. Foundations are in place for a greenhouse. The garden offers privacy and a pleasant place to sit and relax.
Usual mains water and drainage. Gas, electricity, telephone, satellite and fibre broadband connections available.
All fitted carpets and floor coverings, light fittings and fixtures. The furniture may be included in the price.
Council Tax: Band G.
EPC Banding: EPC=
Entry: By arrangement.
Viewing: Contact our Huntly office – (01466) 792331.
All offers should be submitted in writing to our Huntly office.
Huntly is a market town and commercial centre situated in the heart of West Aberdeenshire on the A96 approximately 37 miles from Aberdeen. There are rail and bus links to Aberdeen, Dyce and Inverness. Huntly is the home of Clan Gordon and is renowned for Huntly Castle and the Gordon Schools. It has a range of sporting facilities, including shooting, fishing, an attractive Golf Course and The Nordic Outdoor Ski Centre.