Built in the early 1900’s this charming four bedroom detached dwelling is offered for sale. Sited within approximately 1/3 of an acre of walled garden, within the historical village of Towie, the property has stunning views over the surrounding countryside, situated as it is, on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park. Towie has its...
Built in the early 1900’s this charming four bedroom detached dwelling is offered for sale. Sited within approximately 1/3 of an acre of walled garden, within the historical village of Towie, the property has stunning views over the surrounding countryside, situated as it is, on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park. Towie has its own Church, Community Hall and an enclave of houses. It is situated less than a mile from the village of Glenkindie which has a shop, post office and garage, and near to the village of Bellabeg, home to the famous Lonach Highland Gathering. The property lies adjacent to Towie Primary School which boasts a pre-school nursery and after school clubs. Secondary Schooling is offered in nearby Alford with free transport provided by Aberdeenshire Council.
This delightful detached home is entered via double wooden gates into the quaint courtyard with large double garage which includes a workshop. Internally, from the front entrance, the sunny vestibule opens into the elegant hallway with a sweeping staircase ascending to the upper accommodation. The living room enjoys dual aspect of south and west facing windows and features a multi fuel stove with back boiler and links to the oil central heating system. The family room is a lovely, comfortable room, again with dual aspect windows to the south and east providing a tranquil garden outlook. The dining room features French doors which open to the garden room while an inner hallway features a storage cupboard and a WC cloakroom, and leads to the kitchen. The kitchen has an extensive range of base and wall units, Corian worktops, a Siemens double oven and a Neff induction hob and offers space for dining. Access to the utility room is gained through the kitchen.
Upstairs, there is a large storage cupboard on the half landing, and there are 3 well-dressed double bedrooms along with a good-sized single bedroom which is currently used as a dressing room. The large family bathroom is fitted with a Villeroy and Bosch suite including Jacuzzi bath, a Grohe power shower within a Matki enclosure, WC and wash hand basin. An additional shower room is fitted with a Kohler/Daryl Hydrasenta shower within a Matki enclosure and there is loft access via running ladder from here.
Outside, the garden facing all aspects is laid to lawn, fruit trees and flower beds with extensive views over the surrounding landscape. The school’s playing field borders part of the garden.
This splendid home offers easy access to a wide range of outdoor pursuits such as hillwalking, cycling, horse riding, clay pigeon shooting, hunting, fishing and canoeing. The Lecht Ski Centre is 18 miles away. Glenshee and Aviemore are within easy reach. Cross-country skiing training is offered at the Nordic Ski Centre in Huntly. The area is a popular tourist destination with a variety of wildlife, ancient monuments, and the famous Whisky Trail. The town of Inverurie and City of Aberdeen, with International Airport, are easily reached. Alford and Aboyne on Royal Deeside, offers a variety of shops, restaurants and community facilities such as a library and an indoor swimming pool.
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