MAPLE LODGE, GRANGE CROSSROADS, KEITH, AB55 6NA
Impressive Modern Family Home set in approx. 0.67 Acres
• 4 Double Bedrooms, Shower Room & Family Bathroom
• Offers Spacious Accommodation Over Two Floors
• Full Double Glazing & Oil Central Heating
• Well-maintained Fully Enclosed Landscape Garden to Front, Side & Rear
• Open Views over the Surrounding Countryside
Offers over £320,000
Home Report Valuation £320,000
TYPE OF PROPERTY
Constructed in 2003, this is an impressive spacious and modern family home which is fitted out to a high standard, has been immaculately maintained and is a ready to walk into acquisition. Maple Lodge enjoys a peaceful location in a rural setting but is only 3 miles from Keith with main shopping facilities, rail and bus links. The property benefits from oil-fired central heating and is fully double glazed throughout. Meticulous attention has been given to detail and to the use of space in this property. Particular features are the bright and airy living room with patio doors to the rear garden, the well-equipped dining kitchen, the wide entrance hall and doorways, suitable for wheelchair use with disabled ramp into the kitchen, spacious landing with seating and office areas, and its scenic countryside location. There are four good-sized double bedrooms, one of which is on the ground floor, with a downstairs shower room and family bathroom upstairs. Externally, the garden ground is extensive and the whole site extends to approximately 0.67 acres and there are particularly good views over open countryside to the front and rear of the house. Parking is available on the large, gravelled parking area to the front and side of the property with an integral garage with electric roller door. Early viewing is highly recommended to appreciate all this property has to offer and its location.
The accommodation is on two floors and comprises: –
A wooden door with stained glass panels leads into the spacious open hallway which can accommodate wheelchair users with wide entry doors and a disabled ramp at the side of the property providing easy access into the kitchen. There is no shortage of storage space in the hall, with fitted double cupboards to one wall, and a tall cupboard under the stairs providing plenty of storage space. The meter box is located at the front door. With fitted carpet, ceiling lights, radiator, and carpeted stairs to the first floor. To the right of the entrance hall a further hallway takes you to the remainder of the downstairs accommodation.
DINING KITCHEN 5.6m x 5.52m (18’4” x 18’1”)
Spacious and light well-equipped dining kitchen with a range of oak-fronted units at floor and eye level with plenty of worktop space and tiled splashbacks behind with under unit lighting and colour changing plinth lighting for a contemporary illumination effect. Cooking is via the Rangemaster with ceramic hob and double electric oven which are to remain, extractor fan over, and there is a 1.5 bowl granite sink with mixer tap. Integrated appliances include a dishwasher, tumble drier, washing machine and fridge freezer. With vinyl flooring, two ceiling lights, and large windows to the front and side of the property allowing for plenty of natural light. There is plenty of space for a family-size dining table. Door to Living Room and door to the side of the house with disabled ramp.
LIVING ROOM 5.59m x 4.27m (18’4” x 14’12”)
Patio doors fill this room with natural light and allow the home and garden to be connected, with fantastic views over the extensive garden and beyond and is ideal for al fresco entertaining. With fitted carpet, ceiling lights, radiator, additional window to the side of the property and electric fire with wooden surround.
Returning to the entrance hall a further hallway to the right leads to
BEDROOM 1/STUDY 4.31m x 3.31m (14’2” x 10’10”)
This well-proportioned room currently used as a study was previously used as a double bedroom complete with double fitted wardrobe with mirrored doors providing ample shelving and hanging space. With fitted carpet, centre ceiling light, and east facing window to the front of the property. The curtains in this room will be removed prior to sale.
SHOWER ROOM 2.47m x 2.01m (8’1” x 6’7”)
This modern shower room was refitted by the current owners in 2020 to a high standard and includes a W.C. and wash hand basin set in vanity unit providing storage space, with a corner shower with rainfall shower head and aqua panelled walls. The remainder of the walls are fully tiled. With frosted window at the rear with roller blind, chrome ladder radiator and extractor fan.
A further hallway at the rear leads to a storage room with double cupboard with full length shelf over, and houses the hot water tank which is fitted with dual electric immersion heater as an alternative source of hot water. With fitted carpet and window with roman blind. A fire door leads into the garage.
Returning to the main entrance hall carpeted stairs lead to the first-floor landing which provides a fantastic space, perfect for a sitting area with views from all windows and space for a desk ideal for working from home. With fitted carpet, three radiators, four ceiling lights, and two cupboards, one full height and one low level both which are partly shelved for storage.
BEDROOM 2 4.21m x 4.14m (13’7” x 13’10”)
Luxurious and light master bedroom with fitted carpet, centre ceiling light and radiator. A double fitted wardrobe with mirrored doors provides ample shelving and hanging space. The window to the front with roller blinds and the velux to the rear, allows the sun to come flooding in throughout the day and delivers more open views to the east and west.
BEDROOM 3 3.66m x 3.49m (12’1” x 11’5”)
Further good-sized and immaculately presented double bedroom with window to the front of the property making this light and airy with further window to the side allow the light to flood in and deliver more open views. With fitted carpet, radiator, centre ceiling light and deep fitted wardrobe with mirror door with additional shelving to the rear for storage. The white drawers and dressing table are to stay but the glass tops and curtains will be removed prior to sale.
BATHROOM 2.48m x 2.07m (8’1” x 6’9”)
Modern bathroom comprising a 3-piece suite of back-to-wall W.C. wash hand basin set in vanity unit and bath. With tiled floor, frosted window with roller blind, ladder radiator, extractor fan and ceiling spotlights.
BEDROOM 4 3.68m x 3.38m (12’1” x 11’1”)
Further immaculately presented double bedroom with fitted carpet, radiator, and centre ceiling light. Windows to the rear and side of the property allow for plenty of light. Fitted wardrobe with mirror door which is shelved at the back provides ample storage space. Again the white drawers and units are to stay but the glass tops, curtains and roman blinds will be removed.
Wooden gates give access to the gravelled driveway with plenty of parking space for several vehicles which continues to the front and side of the house and leads to the garage. The Garage has an automatic roller door and has been fitted with racked shelving along one wall providing plenty of storage, with power, light, and integral door direct into the house. The sellers have recently replaced the boiler with a Worcester oil-fired boiler which is in the garage and is still under manufacturer’s guarantee. The well-maintained garden ground is extensive with the whole site extending to approximately 0.67 acres, with areas of lawn to the front of the property with mature trees and shrubs. There is a further area of lawn to the side with mature trees, an outside tap and gate giving access to the garden ground at the rear. At the rear of the property there is a patio which is part laid in gravel and part slabs which is ideal for entertaining and is separated from the main garden with wooden fencing providing a sheltered space to relax, rotary clothes drier and mature shrubs. The remainder of the garden at the rear is mainly in grass and is bordered by trees, hedges and fencing making this a safe play area for children and animals. The oil tank is located at the side of the house and there is a further area of lawn with mature trees which continues round to the front of the house. There are two garden sheds which are to remain. The garden has been designed in such a way as to be easily maintainable.
Mains water and private drainage. Oil fired central heating, electricity, satellite, telephone and broadband connections are available.
All fitted carpets and floor coverings, light fittings and fixtures. The white bedroom furniture in Bedrooms 3 and 4 is included except for the glass tops. The curtains in Bedroom 1, the curtains in Bedroom 3 and the curtains and roman blinds in Bedroom 4 will be removed prior to sale. The tall units in the entrance hallway are to stay. The ride-on-mower is available by separate negotiation.
Council Tax: Band E.
EPC Banding: EPC=C.
Entry: By arrangement.
Viewing: Viewing is Strictly by Appointment by contacting our Huntly office on (01466) 792331.
Offers: All offers should be submitted in writing to our Huntly office.
The property is located only 3 miles from Keith. Primary schooling is available at Grange with secondary schooling available at Keith Grammar School. It is understood that school transport is provided. Keith has a full range of local amenities, Health Centre, Primary and Secondary Schooling, and a railway station. It has a 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. Keith is also on the main Aberdeen to Inverness line train line so is ideally placed for commuting.
From Huntly go to Keith on the A96. Once at Keith take the turn off to the right towards Banff and follow this road for approximately 2 miles. Take the B9018 to Cullen on the left and follow this for about 2 miles until you reach the Grange crossroads with Crossroads Primary School on the right. Turn right at the primary school signposted Edingight and follow the road along to the top of the hill and round to the left for a bout 1 mile. Maple Lodge is the second house on the left-hand side.