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South Cottage & North Cottage, Russell Street, ,

Offers over £ 475,000 HRV £475,000


5 Bed Dwelling House, plus 1 Bed Cottage 

• Lounge, Dining Room, Dining Kitchen & Conservatory
• Study, 5 Bedrooms, Bathroom, Shower Room & Cloakroom
• Oil CH, Part Secondary glazing & Sash and Case single glazing
• Double Garage, Large garden & ample off street parking
• North Cottage with Lounge, Kitchen, Bedroom & Shower Room


5 Bed Dwelling House Plus 1 Bed Cottage

This is a unique opportunity to purchase a substantial period property and charming adjoining cottage set in extensive garden grounds. South Cottage has been tastefully upgraded throughout whilst retaining many of the original features such as sash windows with shutters, high ceilings and period fireplaces.

Accommodation comprises: Entrance Hallway, Lounge, Dining Room, Study, Dining Kitchen and Conservatory on open plan, Utility Room and Cloakroom Toilet on the ground floor, 3 Bedrooms (1 with Dressing room) and Bathroom on the 1st floor and 2 Bedrooms, Shower Room with Sauna and access to the Attic room on the Mezzanine level. The property benefits from oil central heating.

North Cottage is a self-contained property with its own private garden and lends itself as an ideal granny apartment or potential rental/ holiday let opportunity. All on one level, the property benefits from private driveway and garage, oil central heating and open coal fire in the Lounge. Accommodation comprises: Entrance Vestibule, Hallway, Lounge and Dining Kitchen on open plan, Conservatory, Bedroom and Shower room.

South Cottage – Reception Rooms

Entrance Hallway
With original oak flooring and staircase with runner carpet.

Lounge (20’ x 15’8” / 6.1m x 4.8m)
This bright and spacious room features original deep skirtings, ornate fireplace and overmantel with tile inset, large under stair cupboard, 2 central heating radiators, fitted carpet and window overlooking front garden.

Dining Room (20’ x 15’8”/ 6.1m x 4.8m)
The formal dining room has an original oak mantel with open coal fire, 2 central heating radiators, and fitted carpet. Dual aspect windows to front and side mean that this room enjoys sunlight for most of the day.

Rear Hallway
With oak flooring, central heating radiator and walk-in storage cupboard.


South Cottage – Living Accommodation

Kitchen & Conservatory (25’8” x 11’1”/ 7.7m x 3.4m)
The Kitchen and Conservatory are open plan and create a wonderful living space. Fitted with a good range of base and wall units, 2 floor to ceiling larder cupboards, integrated dishwasher, larder fridge and under-counter freezer, Rangemaster electric double oven and grill with 5 gas burner rings, solid worktop with grooved draining board and undermount Belfast sink, fitted centre dining table with built-in storage cupboards, feature stone wall, laminate flooring, 2 central heating radiators and patio door leading to side garden.

Utility area
With built in wall units, Belfast sink, washing machine, tumble dryer, tiled flooring, central heating radiator, ceiling- mounted pulley clothes airer and access to rear garden.

Cloakroom Toilet
With WC, wash hand basin, wall unit and laminate flooring.

Study (10’8” x 8’1”/ 3.3m x 2.5m)

With shelved recess, central heating radiator, oak flooring and window to


South Cottage – Upstairs Accommodation

First Floor Landing
With skylight, walk in linen cupboard and fitted carpet.

Master Bedroom (15’6” x 13’4”/ 4.7m x 4.1m)
With fitted carpet, central heating radiator, window to front and access to dressing room.

Dressing Room (7’5” x 6’1”/ 2.3m x 1.9m)
Built in hanging space, fitted carpet, central heating radiator and window to rear.

Bedroom 2 (20’1” x 8’7”/ 6.1m x 2.6m)
With laminate flooring, central heating radiator and window to front.

Bedroom 3 (14’5” x 6’9”/ 4.4m x 2.1m)
Velux window with fitted blind, central heating radiator and fitted carpet.

Bathroom (12’4” x 8’1”/ 3.8m x 2.5m at widest point)
Corner bath, WC, wash hand basin, enclosed cubicle with Mira Escape shower, tiled flooring with underfloor heating and heated towel rail.


South Cottage – Mezzanine
Mezzanine Floor
Built in bookcase and reading area, central heating radiator, fitted carpet and stair to attic room.

Bedroom 4 (13’ x 12’7”/ 4m x 3.9m)
With original coving, fitted carpet, central heating radiator and window to side.

Bedroom 5 (13’ x 8’9”/ 4m x 2.7m)
Built in bedroom furniture comprising drawer unit, wardrobe and tall cupboard with sliding shelves, built in under window storage cupboards, fitted carpet, central heating radiator and window to side.

Shower Room (13’4” x 9’3”/ 4.1m x 2.8m)
With WC, twin wash hand basins, enclosed cubicle with Mira Sport shower, built in pine lined sauna, large built in shelved cupboard, mirror with recess lighting, laminate flooring and central heating radiator.

Attic room (19’5” x 11’4”/ 5.9m x 3.5m)
With coombed ceilings, Velux window, built in storage cupboards with hanging rail and shelving, fitted carpet and electric panel heater.


South Cottage – Outside

Double Garage (17’6″ x 16’9”/ 5.4m x 4.9m)
Outside are lovely enclosed gardens, with a large lawn to the front, established trees and shrubs, a feature pond area and open countryside views to the South. The extensive gravel driveway provides parking for numerous vehicles. A private patio to the side of the property is ideal for alfresco dining and leads to a raised drying green with privacy hedging. There are also 2 garden sheds and a log store.

Council Tax Band

EPC Band

Mains water, electricity and drainage are installed.

All heritable fittings and fixtures are included. Items of furniture may be included by separate negotiations.

North Cottage

Entrance Vestibule
With laminate flooring and glass panel door leading to Hallway.

Walk in storage cupboard, fitted carpet, central heating radiator and access to enclosed rear garden.

Conservatory (11’1” x 10’2” / 3.38m x 3.10m)
With patio doors to rear garden & glass panel door to Kitchen, exposed granite wall, central heating radiator and laminate flooring

Kitchen (16’8” x 11’1” / 5.12m x 3.38m)
Open plan with Lounge, the Kitchen has a range of base and wall units, worktop space with sink and drainer, Siemens 4 burner gas hob, tumble dryer, washing machine, integrated Siemens
oven and grill, integrated larder fridge/freezer, central heating radiator, laminate flooring and windows to side and rear.

Lounge (16’8” x 12’6” / 5.12m x 3.84m)
Open coal fire, dual aspect windows to side & front, 2 central heating radiators and fitted carpet.

Bedroom (8’2” x 10’7” / 2.49m x 3.26m)
Window to front, glass panel door to Hallway, central heating radiator and fitted carpet.

Shower Room
WC, wash hand basin, enclosed cubicle with aquapanel to walls and Triton shower, heated towel rail and laminate flooring.

Council Tax Band – B

EPC Band – E

At the rear of the property there is a private garden with slabbed patio and pond. Gate at the side gives access to the driveway and large
Single Garage ( 25’7” x 12’9” /7.8m x 3.9m)

Services – Mains water, drainage and electricity.

Items Included – All heritable fittings and fixtures are included. The owner is prepared to include items of furniture at North Cottage.


The property is situated at the edge of the Village of Old Deer benefitting from a rural yet accessible location. Old Deer is within walking distance of Aden Country Park, Pitfour Estate, Saplinbrae Hotel and the Buchan and Formartine Walkway, which provide a range of walking and cycling trails. The nearby villages of Stuartfield, Maud, Longside and Mintlaw can all be reached on traffic-free walking and cycle paths. Mintlaw, a large thriving village, lies approximately 2 miles away and provides a range of facilities including primary and secondary schooling, a selection of local shops, a small supermarket, pharmacy, health centre, dental practice, vets, post office, filling station with shop attached, garage, library, hotels and pubs, takeaway food outlets, garden centre with coffee shop, community sports centre (MACBI) and regular bus services to Fraserburgh, Peterhead, Ellon and Aberdeen. Aberdeen is 29 miles distant, with the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route providing fast access to Aberdeen city itself and to the south. Aberdeen international airport offers regular flights to London and other UK and European destinations. Aberdeen provides all the services to be expected of a city, including a range of leisure and health facilities, private schooling and two universities and further education colleges.

Entry : By arrangement.

Viewing: Contact our Mintlaw office (01771) 622338.


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

Address: South Cottage & North Cottage
Location: ,
Postcode: AB42 5JA
Country: United Kingdom
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Property Id : 61840
Price: Offers over £ 475,000 HRV £475,000
Public Rooms: 6
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 3
Detail: Lounge, Dining Room, Dining Kitchen & Conservatory
Detail: Study, 5 Bedrooms, Bathroom, Shower Room & Cloakroom
Detail: Oil CH, Part Secondary glazing & Sash and Case single glazing
Detail: Double Garage, Large garden & ample off street parking
Detail: North Cottage with Lounge, Kitchen, Bedroom & Shower Room
Garages: 1
Floors No: n/a

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