Largie Croft, Insch, AB52 6ND
Detached Cottage in Rural Location with Outbuildings & Land
•2/3 Bedrooms, Bathroom
•Lounge, Dining Kitchen, Utility/Boot Room
•Garden Ground to the Front, Side & Rear of House
•L-Shaped Steading & Timber Barn with Ground Opposite
•Paddock surrounding house extending to approx. 3.85 Acres
Offers over £250,000
Home Report Valuation £250,000
TYPE OF PROPERTY
Largie Croft is a traditional stone-built detached one and a half storey cottage which sits in a scenic rural location approximately 2 miles from the village of Insch with railway links, and being located not far from the A96 makes this ideal for commuting to Aberdeen or the nearby area. From the property there are good views over the surrounding countryside and towards Bennachie which is one of North-east Scotland’s most recognisable landmarks with forest trails suitable for hiking and mountain biking. Largie Croft sits in an extensive plot extending to approximately 4 acres of ground which includes a 3.85 acre paddock surrounding the house, with a further area of ground across from the house which contains a large stone-built l-shaped steading and timber barn. The house itself has full double glazing and electric heating downstairs and would benefit from some modernisation. Early viewing is recommended to appreciate all this property has to offer.
The accommodation is on two floors and comprises:-
A UPVC door with glazed panes leads into the hall with fitted carpet, wood panelling to walls, storage heater, ceiling light and stairs to the first floor.
BEDROOM 1 4.00m x 3.02m (13’1” x 9’10”)
Good sized room currently used as a downstairs bedroom but could be used as a further lounge or dining room. With fitted carpet, window to the front and ceiling light. A wooden door leads to the further accommodation in the rear part of the house.
LOUNGE 5.56m x 3.69m (18’2” x 12’1”)
This cosy l-shaped lounge with multi-fuel wood burning stove with tiled hearth and cast-iron fender, is a comfortable room in which to relax. With fitted carpet, window with roman blind to the front, coving to ceiling, ceiling light, display alcove to one wall and understairs cupboard which has been turned into a computer workstation with fitted shelving.
DINING KITCHEN 5.53m x 2.50m (18’1” x 8’2”)
The dining kitchen is open plan off the lounge and includes three wooden base units with stainless steel sink and drainer, work surfaces with shelving below and fitted shelves to one wall and wall-mounted plate rack. With vinyl flooring, ceiling striplight and light, coving to ceiling, space for cooker, extractor fan, and storage heater. There is space for a dining table.
With ceiling light, window, fitted shelving and plumbed for washing machine.
BATHROOM 3.06m x 1.75m (10’1” x 5’9”)
The bathroom includes a 3-piece suite of WC, wash hand basin and bath with Mira Sport shower over, shower screen and fully tiled walls around the bath and tiled window sill. With vinyl flooring, frosted window with roller blind, ceiling light, extractor fan, single cupboard with a further double cupboard overhead with open storage area below.
With vinyl flooring, window to side, ceiling light, coat hooks and UPVC back door.
Returning to the main hall carpeted stairs lead to the first floor.
With fitted carpet, ceiling light, velux window, wood panelling to walls, and fitted bookcases.
BEDROOM 2 3.49m x 3.02m (11’5” x 9’10”)
Double bedroom with coom-ceiling, vinyl flooring, ceiling light, wood panelled walls and window to front with roller blind.
BEDROOM 3 3.49m x 3.04m (11’5” x 9’11”)
Further double bedroom with coom-ceiling, window to the front with roller blind, fitted carpet, ceiling light and wood panelled walls.
Largie Croft is situated in a scenic rural location approximately 2 miles from the village of Insch. The whole site extends to approximately 4 acres in total and includes a paddock, which surrounds the house, extending to approx.. 3.85 acres. There is garden ground to the front and side of the main house with a tarmac drive providing off-road parking with a clothes drying area behind. Stone steps lead to a further large area of garden ground which sits at the rear of the property, mainly laid in grass with mature trees and has its own entrance gate off the road. A further area of ground across the road from the house contains an l-shaped stone steading with concrete floor, power, light and two windows. There is also a timber barn with outside tap, and an adjacent stone building. This area of ground is mainly in grass which is overgrown and contains mature trees including apple trees and is bounded by the Largie Burn.
Mains water and private drainage. Electricity, telephone, satellite and broadband connections are available.
All fitted carpets and floor coverings, light fittings and fixtures.
Council Tax: Band D.
EPC Banding: EPC=G.
Entry: By arrangement.
Viewing: Contact our Huntly office – (01466) 792331.
Offers: All offers should be submitted in writing to our Huntly office.
The house is located in a scenic location in the rural hamlet of Largie which is within easy reach of the A96, making this property highly suitable for commuting. Largie is located approximately 2 miles from Insch, 10 miles from Huntly, 14 miles from Inverurie and 30 miles from Aberdeen with access to the Airport at Dyce. The nearest village of Insch has a good range of local amenities, including a Primary School, railway station and an attractive golf course. Fishing is available at Loch Insch and also at Lochter Activity Park outside Oldmeldrum. Secondary education is available at The Gordon Schools, Huntly and also Inverurie Academy; and transport is available for all three educational establishments. The larger towns of Huntly and Inverurie provide a greater range of amenities and shops.
From Huntly take the A96 heading towards Aberdeen. Approximately 9-10 miles along this road you will pass Morgan McVeigh’s on the right hand side then the turn-off to Oldmeldrum (A920) on the left and just after that you will see a sign pointing right towards Colpy, Jericho and Largie. Take this road to the right and follow the road round to the left for signposted Largie. Continue on this road for 2 miles until you reach the junction. Turn left at the junction and Largie Croft is located on the right with the steading directly opposite.