SHIELPARK FARM, ROTHIEMAY, BY HUNTLY, AB54 7LP
Traditional Farmhouse with Land extending to 2.89 hectares or thereby
• 2 Bedrooms
• Sitting Room, Dining Kitchen, Family Bathroom & Toilet
• Full Double Glazing & Oil Central Heating
• Suitable for Equestrian Use
• Range of Outbuildings
Offers over £280,000
Home Report Valuation £280,000
TYPE OF PROPERTY
This is a traditional farmhouse on two floors, that once formed part of a large dairy farm which was sold off and now forms a small holding extending to approximately 2.89 hectares or thereby with outbuildings including a Stable block and former Cattle Court. The property is located within a rural location approximately 10 miles from Huntly and 9 miles from Keith, both which are small towns with a good range of local amenities and railway stations with commuting to Aberdeen, Inverness and Elgin. The farmhouse is of traditional stone construction with a slate roof and retains many original features including traditional doors and traditional fireplaces with wood burning stoves in the Sitting Room and the Kitchen. The property is fully double glazed throughout and benefits from oil-fired central heating. Internally, the property has two good-sized double bedrooms, a modern kitchen with dining area, spacious sitting room, and family bathroom with a convenient downstairs toilet. Externally, the garden ground occupies a large area and includes lawns and a range of outbuildings. The property is ideally placed for equestrian use with a stable block and former cattle court with a paddock. Early viewing is recommended to appreciate all this property has to offer.
The accommodation is on two floors and comprises:-
Entrance into the property is by way of a wooden door with stained glass window panes and window above leading into the hall. With fitted carpet, coving to ceiling, radiator and coat hooks. NB. The front door is to be replaced with a new Solid Oak door with stained glass windows and will be fitted prior to any sale taking place.
SITTING ROOM 7.18m x 4.23m (23’6” x 13’10”)
L-shaped sitting room with fitted carpet, two windows with seats, two radiators, coving to ceiling, ceiling spotlights and four wall lights. The focal point of the room is the wood burning stove with traditional fireplace making this a cosy place to relax at the end of the day. Double doors with glass panes leads into the dining kitchen.
DINING KITCHEN 7.33m x 3.35m (24’1” x 10’11”)
The dining kitchen comprises a range of fitted base and wall units with solid Oak worktops, incorporating an Asterite 1.5 bowl sink with mixer tap and drainer, electric hob and oven with extractor hood, and splashback. Plumbed for washing machine and dishwasher. The remainder of the room is used as a dining area with plenty of space for a family-size table. The focal point of the room is the traditional range type fireplace with wood burning stove making this a cosy place for dining and entertaining. With two windows, tiled flooring, two radiators, coving to ceiling and downlighters.
With tiled flooring, coving to ceiling, ceiling light, radiator, coat hooks and back door.
TOILET 1.37m x 1.28m (4’5” x 4’2”)
Convenient downstairs toilet with wash hand basin, partly tiled walls, radiator and Velux window.
A staircase with timber banister and carpeted stairs leads to the first floor landing. With fitted carpet, radiator and Velux window.
BEDROOM 1 3.69m x 3.28m (12’1” x 10’9”) (excl. window recess)
Spacious double bedroom with window to the front of the property with views over the front garden and the countryside beyond and a Velux window to the rear. With fitted carpet, radiator, ceiling light and fitted wardrobes with hanging rail and shelves providing plenty of storage space.
BATHROOM 2.91m x 1.70m (9’6” x 5’6”)
The bathroom comprises a white 3-piece suite of W.C., wash hand basin with tiled splashback and bath with tiled display shelf. There is a stand-alone shower cubicle with tiled walls and rainfall shower head. With radiator, vinyl flooring, Velux window, chrome heated towel rail, extractor fan and hatch to Loft.
BEDROOM 2 3.68m x 3.56m (12’1” x 11’8”) (excl. window recess)
Further large double bedroom with window to the front of the property and Velux to the rear,
The garden ground surrounds the house occupying a large area and includes lawns and a large number of mature trees including pine and willow woods. A driveway circles the house with further parking available at the foot of the garden on the courtyard area. To the side of the house there is a large Timber Shed measuring 8.03m x 5.91m (26’4” x 19’4”) with power and light.
The property has extensive outbuildings, and some of these have electricity. The larger buildings are undernoted.
STABLES 17.70m x 8.69m (58’1” x 28’6”)
Large stable block with power and light which houses four loose boxes and TACK ROOM measuring 3.47m x 2.36m (11’4” x 7’8”) with power and light.
CATTLE COURT 22.60m x 6.52m (74’1” x 21’4”)
This former cattle court has power and light. There is a tractor shed at the rear of the cattle court building.
There is also a silage pit.
The land extends to approximately 2.89 hectares or thereby and sits behind the Stable building and has fencing all round.
Mains water and private drainage. Oil-fired central heating, electricity, telephone, satellite and broadband connections.
All fitted carpets and floor coverings, light fittings and fixtures.
Council Tax: Band A.
EPC Banding: EPC=D.
Entry: By arrangement.
Viewing: VIEWING IS STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Contact our Huntly office – (01466) 792331.
Offers: All offers should be submitted in writing to our Huntly office.
The property is located approximately 10 miles from Huntly and approximately 9 miles from Keith both of which have a range of shops, recreational facilities and local services. The village of Rothiemay itself has a hotel. For details of school zoning, please refer to Aberdeenshire Council’s website http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk. There is a train station in both Huntly and Keith with links to the cities of Aberdeen and Inverness both with airports.
From Huntly take the B9022 towards Rothiemay. Continue past the Rothiemay crossroads heading towards Banff for two thirds of a mile passing trees on the left. At the end of the trees you will see a track on the left with a sign at the end of the road for Shielpark Farm. Take this track and the property is located approximately 0.75 mile down the farm track. Please note that the track is quite bumpy therefore it is advisable to proceed slowly down the track to the house.