Inverden is located within picturesque Glenkindie on the edge of the Cairngorm national park, to the west of Alford enjoying a picturesque and tranquil setting. Within the confines of the village of Glenkindie there are local services comprising Post office with shop and full garage services with fuel. Kildrummy Castle and Kildrummy Castle Hotel are both located a short distance from the house. The nearest town to Inverden is Alford, a popular and growing town with a wealth of amenities including a health centre, shops, bank, post office, filling station, hotels along with a dry ski slope and transport museum. On the edge of Alford is Haughton Country Park, a 200-acre park with an array of activities available including; children's play area, walks and trails along with a putting green and campsite. Regular bus services are available from Alford with links to Aberdeen, Westhill, Kintore and Kemnay. Schooling is provided at Alford Academy and a new community campus is currently under construction and once complete is believed will house new primary and secondary schools, a swimming pool, theatre, library and community café.
Aberdeen is some 40 miles distant, and provides all the leisure, recreational and entertainment facilities expected from the oil capital of Europe. It also provides good transport links with a mainline railway station and is host to an airport providing both domestic and international flights.
Inverden is a most attractive and deceptively spacious granite built house believed to date back to the 1800's. Set in spacious, beautifully established garden grounds where a small stream gently meanders through the front garden attracting an array of wildlife such as deer, otters, sea trout and a range of unusual birds, the property also commands superb views over the lovely rolling countryside, with the river Don viewed in the middle distance. With many traditional features throughout including ceiling beams and cornicing detailing, Inverden offers excellent and adaptable family accommodation, representing a fantastic opportunity to obtain a spacious home in a stunning, idyllic location. The area is very popular with holiday makers and as such there is holiday let potential at Inverden.
Entered via a wooden exterior door with glazed panels leading into the bright and spacious hallway, which provides access to most of the ground floor accommodation, a further external door leads to the front garden. A large lounge with bow window features an electric fire with marble hearth, backing and wooden mantle surround. To the front of the house is a comfortable morning room/bedroom with a beautiful cast iron, open fire with cast iron mantle, 2 storage cupboards and ceiling beams. The dining kitchen has been fitted with a range of base and wall units with work surfaces, splash back tiling and a sink and drainer with mixer tap. There is also a Rayburn range cooker with integrated oven and hobs, this also providing hot water and heating for the bedroom above. There are 4 windows in total in this room giving it a bright and airy ambience, a wooden, open tread staircase leading to a spacious double bedroom.
Off the main downstairs hallway there is a well-proportioned double bedroom with double aspect windows, a bathroom with three-piece suite, in addition there is a separate shower room with two piece suite with separate shower compartment. A rear porch provides access to the rear garden and car parking; there is ample storage space for white goods. A staircase leads down to a spacious cellar with front facing window, central heating boiler, external door, with power and light.
A carpeted staircase leads to the upper landing off which there are two good sized double bedrooms to the front, both with bay windows and fitted wardrobes. A spacious work room has 4 skylight windows and provides access to the large study. This room is exceptionally spacious with skylight windows and could be used as a variety of rooms to suit the buyer's requirements.
Inverden stands in generous sized garden grounds, which extend to the front, side and rear. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with well-stocked and established borders. A driveway provides off street parking for several vehicles and leads to the large, integral garage. The garage has an office with an internal staircase leading to the study/office. Further wood store and a gazebo provide excellent storage.
Water Mains and spring water
Drainage Private - septic tank located within fue
Heating Oil fired central heating, plus Rayburn providing hot water with an electrical immerse also fitted.