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Offers over £ 285,000 HRV £285,000

LILYBANK, YTHANWELLS, HUNTLY, AB54 6HB

Immaculately Presented Country Cottage set in approx. 4 Acres

● 2 Bedrooms, 1 with adjoining room off of the Master Bedroom
● 2 Public Rooms, Kitchen, Utility Room & Bathroom
● Gymnasium/Summer House, Carport & Double Garage
● Secluded location with its own access & surrounding forest
● Rural location yet only 3.5 miles from main transport route A96

Offers over £285,000
Home Report Valuation £285,000

TYPE OF PROPERTY
Lilybank enjoys a secluded and quiet location surrounded by its own forest, the whole plot extends to approximately 4 acres. The property is immaculately presented and has been sympathetically modernised to a high standard, yet retaining some traditional features, such as the exposed beams in the kitchen. Spread over two floors and with extensive garden ground with mature fruit trees, and a decking area in which to enjoy the views over the garden ground, this property is ideal for entertaining making this a charming family home that achieves a superb balance of inside and outside living taking full advantage of the serene environment. Outside also includes a greenhouse, large insulated ‘man cave’, a gymnasium/summer house, car port and a double garage with electric roller doors. The previous owners had applied for planning permission to alter and extend the property. This has since lapsed, however details of this are available to view on Aberdeenshire Council’s website under Planning Application Reference M/APP/2005/0337. The property is ideally placed for commuting with access to Inverurie (18 miles), Insch (9 miles) and Aberdeen (33 miles) all of which have rail links on the main Aberdeen to Inverness line and the airport at Aberdeen is easily accessible. Early viewing is highly recommended to appreciate all this property has to offer as properties in this area rarely come on to the market.

ACCOMMODATION
The accommodation is one two floors and comprises:-

DOWNSTAIRS

ENTRANCE HALL
A UPVC door with frosted pane leads into the hall, with wooden flooring, radiator, ceiling light and stairs to First Floor.

DINING KITCHEN & SNUG 6.99m x 6.29m (22’11” x 20’8”)
Well-equipped Kitchen with fitted Oak units at floor and eye level with under unit lighting, breakfast bar, laminate work surfaces, tiled splashbacks and an oil fired Aga cooker with an additional gas oven with hob and stainless steel extractor fan. Of particular appeal is the exposed beams. With wooden flooring, ceiling spotlights and space for a tall fridge freezer. There is also room for a family-size dining table. The snug is located off the kitchen and is a cosy place in which to relax whilst still connecting with family in the kitchen. With fitted carpet, ceiling light, radiator and window to side with venetian blinds.

SITTING ROOM   4.36m x 3.07m (14’4” x 10’1”)
Cosy sitting room with fitted carpet, ceiling light with decorative ceiling rose and matching coving, radiator, and window looking out toward the front garden. The focal point of the room is the wood burner within a wooden fire surround set on a tiled hearth making this an ideal room for sitting and relaxing. A door leads to the Sun Room.

SUN ROOM     480m x 2.82m (15’9” x 9’3”)
With windows on all sides allowing for plenty of natural light, this is a pleasant room in which to sit and enjoy the views over the garden ground and adjacent fields. With wooden flooring, vertical window and ceiling blinds. Double doors also leading to the rear garden.

Returning to the Dining Kitchen a wooden door leads to the Rear Vestibule with doors to the Utility & Bathroom.

UTILITY    3.41m x 1.76m (11’2” x 5’9”)
The utility room houses a new Worcester Bosch LPG boiler and the latest TADO smart system controls for the whole house. The rear entrance to the cottage is also accessed through the utility room making it ideally placed as a boot room. Plumbed for washing machine and W.C.

BATHROOM     3.59m x 1.61m (11’9” x 5’3”)
Modern bathroom with W.C. and wash hand basin in white with shower in a corner cubicle with aqua panelled walls. With fully tiled walls and floor, radiator, ceiling spotlights, coving to ceiling and windows with roller blinds

UPSTAIRS

Returning to the entrance hall, carpeted stairs lead to the first floor landing with velux window, ceiling light and ledge along one wall for storage and display. There are two cupboard with hanging rails for storage.

BEDROOM 1    4.39m x 3.49m (14’6” x 11’5”)
Master bedroom with window to the front of the property, fitted carpet, ceiling light and radiator. Door to the additional nursery/dressing/storage room.

ADDITIONAL ROOM   2.78m x 2.50m ( 9’1” x 8’2”)
This room adjoins the master bedroom and could be used for a variety of purposes including a dressing room or nursery. With fitted carpet, radiator, ceiling light and velux window with pull-down blind.

BEDROOM 2     3.49m x 2.47m (11’5” x 8’1”)
Bedroom 2 with ample storage space. With fitted carpet, ceiling light, window to side and radiator.

OUTSIDE
To the front of the property there is a wide gravelled drive providing off-street parking for several cars with an insulated workshop / mancave and extended storage area to the rear, At the side of the property sits a double garage with electric roller doors. There are borders of mature shrubs, plants and flowers providing a colourful display at the front of the house with seat for relaxing, and a decorative stone path which continues round the side of the house. To the rear of the property the garden ground is mainly in grass with mature fruit trees, hedges, flower beds and greenhouse. There is a decking area for sitting out on sunny days which is composite and maintenance free. A wooden summer house which is currently being used as a gymnasium is located in the garden grounds. The whole plot extends to approximately 4 acres and includes its own private access road and forest.

SERVICES
Private water and drainage. LPG Gas, Oil, electricity, telephone, broadband and satellite connections. The sellers have advised that a new LPG boiler and new LPG tank has recently been installed at the property.

ITEMS INCLUDED
All fitted carpets and floor coverings, light fittings, fixture and fittings and fitted kitchen appliances

Council Tax: Band D.

EPC Banding: EPC=G.

Entry: By arrangement.

Viewing: Contact our Huntly office on (01466) 792331.

Email: huntly.property@stewartwatson.co.uk

Offers All offers should be submitted in writing to our Huntly office.

LOCATION
Lilybank enjoys a quiet and picturesque country location approximately 10 miles from Huntly and within short driving distances from Huntly, Rothienorman, Inverurie, Turriff and only 3.5miles from the A96. Direct access into Aberdeen by rail from Insch, Kintore, and Inverurie. Ythanwells has a community centre and primary education is provided nearby at Drumblade or Largue and secondary education can be found at the Gordon Schools at Huntly.

Rothienorman (approx. 8 miles) has a few local amenities including a shop, hairdresser, and hotel. In addition a new primary school has been built with a nursery and playgroup.

Inverurie (approx. 18 miles from Ythanwells) is a thriving market town situated 17 miles from Aberdeen making it popular with city commuters and offering a wide range of facilities including 4 primary schools, a secondary school, a good range of local shops, supermarkets, hotels, restaurants, health centre, swimming pool, sports centre, public library and golf course. There are excellent rail and road links to Aberdeen as well as to the North and South.

Huntly is a market town and commercial centre situated in the heart of West Aberdeenshire on the A96 approximately 37 miles from Aberdeen and 10 miles from Lilybank. There are rail and bus links to Aberdeen, Dyce Airport 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, swimming and an attractive Golf Course, and the Huntly Nordic & Outdoor Centre.

DIRECTIONS
From Huntly, heading south on the A96, turn left after the Gulf filling station onto the A97 Banff road. Continue for approximately 6 miles to the Bognie Arms and then turn right onto the B9001 Rothienorman road. After passing through Forgue and then the Glendronnach Distillery, at the end of a short straight length of road take a sharp right turn down over a hill signed Auchaber church. At the church crossroads turn left up the hill for around 1 mile towards Ythanwells and Lilybank is located down a private track on the right hand side.

From Aberdeen head north on the A96 towards Huntly. Once past the A920 Colpy turn left shortly after Morgan McVeighs towards Wells of Ythan on to the single track road. Follow this road up the hill and take the second sharp right signposted Wells of Ythan and carry onto the crossroads. At wells of Ythan go over the crossroads, past the Balgaveny turning, on over the rise and Lilybank is located on the left hand side down a private track.

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Reference: HUNTLY/MCD/G22

Address: Lilybank
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Postcode: AB54 6HB
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Property Id : 81060
Price: Offers over £ 285,000 HRV £285,000
Public Rooms: 2
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Energy class: G
Detail: 2 Bedrooms, 1 with room off Master Bedroom
Detail: 2 Public Rooms, Kitchen, Utility Room & Bathroom
Detail: Gymnasium/Summer House, Carport & Doubel Garage
Detail: Secluded location with its own access & surrounding forest
Detail: Rural location yet only 3.5 miles from main transport transport route A96
Garages: Double Garage
Floors No: 2

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