TILLYBRACHTIE, RHYNIE, BY HUNTLY, AB54 4JA
Immaculately Presented Country Dwelling House
• 3 Bedrooms, 1 with Ensuite Shower Room & Family Bathroom
• Living Room, Sun Lounge, Dining Kitchen, Utility Room & Toilet
• Oil Central Heating & Full Double Glazing
• Extensive Garden Ground with Tiered Borders & Large Decking Area
• Garage & Drive for Off-road Parking for several Cars
Offers over £275,000
Home Report Valuation £275,000
TYPE OF PROPERTY
This detached dwelling house was built around 1885 and has been extended to form a spacious family dwelling house. The original part of the house was constructed of traditional sandstone with the rear extension being constructed of traditional blockwork construction, rendered externally, and incorporates some synthetic stone features. The property is immaculately presented and has been sympathetically modernised yet retaining some original features, such as the deep skirtings, and wooden window panelling around the bay windows. Spread over several levels and with an extensive garden with mature plum and apple trees, a large decking area in which to enjoy the views over the surrounding countryside, this property is ideal for entertaining and makes a lovely family home. The layout of the house which includes a study, along with broadband connections makes working from home a viable option. Early viewing is highly recommended to appreciate all this property has to offer.
The accommodation spread over several levels and comprises:-
GROUND FLOOR LEVEL
A UPVC door with stained glass panes leads into the wide entrance hall with partly tiled and partly carpeted floor, two chandelier ceiling lights, radiator and double cupboard with sliding doors providing hanging and shelving space.
STUDY/BEDROOM 1 3.56m x 3.33m (11’8” x 14’2”) (excl. bay window)
This room currently used as a Study, could be used as another bedroom or a further sitting room if required. With oak flooring, coving to ceiling, cupboard and radiator. There is a wood burning stove with sandstone fireplace and tiled hearth with wooden mantle over.
DINING KITCHEN 6.75m x 4.40m (22’1” x 14’5”)
Spacious and light well-equipped dining kitchen with a range of cream gloss units at floor and eye level with ample granite worktop space, incorporating a 1.5 bowl white ceramic sink with mixer tap and drainer, and stand-alone oil-fired AGA with extractor fan over. Plumbed for dishwasher. Combining vertical and sloping large windows to the rear, these expand the view over the garden and countryside beyond and increases the daylight coming into the kitchen, with a further window with venetian blinds to the side and a bay window to the front with roman blinds. There is plenty of space for a large family-size dining table making this an ideal room for entertaining. With cameo flooring, 4-bulb ceiling spotlight in main part of the kitchen and two further ceiling lights over the dining table area.
SUN LOUNGE 3.42m x 3.39m (11’2” x 11’1”)
With windows on all sides, this is a pleasant room in which to sit and relax and enjoy the views over the garden and countryside beyond. With fitted carpet, ceiling spotlights and two electric heaters. The original exposed stone wall has been retained as a feature.
Returning to the Entrance Hall this leads to
TOILET 1.67m x 1.41m (5’5” x 4’7”)
This is a handy downstairs toilet, with W.C. and wash hand basin with partly tiled walls, tiled flooring and ceiling light. A door leads to the Utility Room.
UTILITY ROOM 1.72m x 1.40m (5’7” x 4’7”)
With cupboard and worktop space over, radiator, and plumbed for washing machine and tumble drier with hot and cold water. There is a tap here turning the outside water off.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR LEVEL
Carpeted stairs lead to the lower level hall with fitted carpet, ceiling light cupboard housing consumer unit with shelves for storage, and there is a further shelved airing cupboard. UPVC door with frosted glass pane provides access to the rear. With ceiling light, electric heater and partly carpeted and partly wooden flooring.
MASTER BEDROOM 6.06m x 2.97m (19’10” x 9’8”)
Exceptionally spacious master bedroom with dual aspect windows, fitted carpet, two radiators and ceiling lights. Door to Ensuite.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 3.21m x 2.62m (10’6” x 8’7”)
Spacious and bright ensuite shower room with W.C. and wash hand basin set in vanity unit with matching wall unit above, and large walk-in shower with fully tiled walls. The remainder of the room is partly tiled and partly painted. With Cameo wooden flooring, ceiling spotlights, chrome ladder radiator, extractor fan and large window to the side with venetian blinds.
Returning to the Ground Floor Level carpeted stairs lead to the Upper Floors.
UPPER FLOOR 1
LIVING ROOM 6.42m x 6.05m (21’1” x 16’6”)
This is an exceptionally spacious and light lounge with high ceiling and two wooden beams running the length of the room. Four dual aspect widows with roman blinds allow the light to flood in and provides views in both directions to the garden and countryside beyond and is a pleasant room in which to sit and relax. With Oak flooring, three radiators, and four wall lights. The focal point of the room is the private propane gas fire set in a marble fireplace. The gas canisters are located within a timber shed, adjacent to the garage.
UPPER FLOOR 2
Carpeted stairs lead to a further upper floor landing with fitted carpet, and 2-bulb ceiling light. A door gives access to a further landing with fitted double cupboard housing the hot water tank and airing shelf and leads to Bedroom 2 and the Family Bathroom.
BEDROOM 2 4.73m x 3.65m (15’6” x 11’11”)
Large double with coom ceiling, fitted carpet, ceiling light, radiator, hatch to Loft and bay window to the front. There is a fitted double wardrobe with hanging rail for storage.
FAMILY BATHROOM 2.84m x 2.32m (9’3” x 7’7”)
The family bathroom comprises a W.C. and back to wall vanity unit with wash hand basin, and bath with Mira Elite shower over. With partly tiled walls, tile effect vinyl flooring, velux window, ceiling spotlights and chrome ladder radiator.
Returning to the Upper Floor Landing this gives access to
BEDROOM 3 4.59m x 3.54m (15’1” x 11’7”)
Further large double bedroom with window to the front, fitted carpet, coom ceiling, radiator and fitted double wardrobe with hanging rail and shelves.
Access to the property is via a metal gate onto the loc-bloc driveway with off-road parking for several cars. The front garden ground is mainly in grass with borders of mature shrubs and plants and is bounded by a hedge to the front with a loc-bloc path leading up to the front door which continues to the side with stone steps leading to the rear. There is a breeze block garage with up and over door, concrete floor and has power and light. The propane gas canisters for the gas fire in the lounge are stored in timber housing adjacent to the garage. A further grassed sloped area to the left of the garage houses the greenhouse and there are raised vegetable beds and fruit bushes consisting of red currants and gooseberries. The rear garden is on several levels comprising a tiered garden area, which contains an abundance of mature shrubs and plants with walkways between each section. The septic tank with platform is also located here. The walkway continues down to the lower part of the garden, which is mainly in grass again with borders of mature shrubs, and a colourful array of bedding plants and flowers. The garden also contains fruit trees including plum, greengages, and cooking and eating apple varieties. The garden is fully enclosed and is a safe area for children and animals. From the lower level of the garden a grassed slope leads to the patio area at the side with loc-bloc seating area and gravelled area with rotary clothes drier. A door gives access to the Basement with concrete floor, power, light, window, and Belfast sink. The water treatment system for the house and the central heating boiler are in the basement. A door from the basement leads into a further storage room which is fully insulated and again has a concrete floor, power, light and two hatches with doors into older part of the house. There is a wooden gate which leads to the path at the side of the house. A further rockery area is adjacent to the patio area containing mature plants and shrubs with stone steps which wind round to the front of the property. From the rear of the property there are great views over the garden ground and the countryside beyond which can be enjoyed from the large decking area which is a great space for entertaining in the summer months.
Private water and drainage. Oil-fired central heating. Electricity, telephone, broadband and satellite connections are available. Although there is no mains gas, the fire in the lounge uses propane gas which is stored in timber housing adjacent to the garage.
All fitted carpets and floor coverings, light fittings and fixtures.
Council Tax: Band F.
EPC Banding: EPC=E.
Entry: By arrangement.
Viewing: Viewing is strictly by appointment only, by contacting our Huntly office on (01466) 792331.
Offers: All offers should be submitted in writing to our Huntly office
The dwelling house is located approximately 2 miles from Lumsden, approx.. 10 miles from Alford and 11 miles from Huntly, adjacent to the A97. Primary schooling is available in Rhynie and Lumsden, both within 5 minutes’ drive in either direction from the property, with secondary education available at either Alford or Huntly. Alford provides a variety of shops and amenities including a supermarket, banks, post office and a health centre. Recreational activities include a dry ski slope, golf course and swimming pool. Nearby Murray park and Haughton Country Park are ideal for walks. The property provides an easy commute to Dyce, Westhill and Aberdeen City and there are excellent rail connections available from Huntly and Insch. Rhynie is a pleasant village with some local amenities, first rate primary school and medical centre. Huntly is a market town and commercial centre situated in the heart of West Aberdeenshire on the A96 approximately 37 miles from Aberdeen. Huntly is the home of Clan Gordon and is renowned for Huntly Castle and the Gordon Schools. The town has a full range of local amenities, Primary and Secondary Schooling and railway station. It has a range of sporting facilities including shooting, fishing, an attractive Golf Course and the Huntly Nordic Ski Centre.
From Huntly take the A97 towards Rhynie. Once in Rhynie continue through the village towards Lumsden. Continue on this road for approximately 0.5 miles and the property is located on the left.