Northbrae House

Torphins, Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 4HQ

Offers Over £750,000

1.14 acres

Bedroom Count icon 6

Reception Count icon 3

Bathroom Count icon 5

  • 3 reception rooms. 5 bedrooms & office
  • Impressive master suite & dressing room
  • Contemporary open plan living
  • Integral double garage
  • Beautiful countryside views
  • Around 1.14 of an acre

Northbrae House is an impressive detached family home in the popular Torphins area of Royal Deeside, a short drive from Banchory. The property has an elevated and private position with incredible views across beautiful Royal Deeside and towards Morven and the Cairngorms National Park. The property extends to over 430sqm creating a home which offers versatility, space and a contemporary design and style with a huge amount of natural light throughout. As one enters the home you immediately appreciate the perfectly placed windows and natural light flooding through from the 8 sky light windows, whilst the oak and glass staircase leads to the first floor landing. This is a most impressive entrance to a very special home. The formal lounge is an impressive room with westerly aspect and enjoys the breath taking views. The separate dining room could also be used as a play room or tv room. The most striking room and sure to be the heart of the home, is the incredible open plan kitchen/dining/family room. Extending the depth of the house and with large picture windows and patio doors to both sides, this is a fantastic family living space. The luxury kitchen is of a contemporary design with central island, incorporating a breakfast eating area, together with integral coffee machine, two ovens, warming drawer and a separate wine fridge. This room can comfortably accommodate a large dining table and chairs, together with sofas to create a family relaxation space. From the kitchen you access the utility room and cloak room, which in turn leads you through to the integral double garage. Returning to the main reception hall, you will continue through to the home office room, also bedroom 6, with a shower room adjacent, making for an ideal guest area if required. Proceeding up the stair case to the first floor, the landing with glass and oak finishing’s, leads to all the accommodation on this level. To the west side of the house there is the master suite with a spacious bedroom featuring patio doors opening out to the west facing balcony. The luxury ensuite is a beautiful room with free standing bath, twin wash hand basin and contemporary glass walk through shower. Completing the master suite is the walk in dressing room with built in wardrobes. To the east side of the house you will find two further double bedrooms, both of which have their own ensuite shower room and generous built in wardrobes. One has access to their own private west facing balcony. Bedroom 4 & bedroom 5, are equally spacious double rooms and completing the accommodation is the master bathroom with free standing bath and separate shower unit. The garden grounds extend to over 1.14 of an acre and encircle the house with most of the outdoor space having a south west aspect. There is plenty parking on the drive to the side of the property and an integral double garage with electric doors.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Reception hall and central atrium, formal lounge, dining room, open plan kitchen/dining/family room and utility room with cloakroom. Home office / bedroom 6 and shower room.First Floor: Master suite comprising large bedroom, ensuite bathroom and dressing room. Bedroom 2 with ensuite shower room, bedroom 3 with ensuite shower room, double bedroom 4, double bedroom 5 & master bathroom.GARDEN GROUNDSThe garden grounds extend to around 1.14 acres in total offering an excellent amount of private outdoor space. The inner garden is bound by a contemporary white wall and is laid to lawn whilst the raised garden areas offers a blank canvas to create something special. A majority of the garden has a south west aspect and the elevated position of the house creates the most incredible views across the countryside and beyond. The stone gravel drive way offers plenty parking and leads to the integral double garage with electric doors. A store to the side of the house is accessed externally and houses the boiler for the central heating.SERVICES, COUNCIL TAX AND ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE(S)Water MainsElectricity MainsDrainage Septic TankTenure FreeholdHeating Oil CHCouncil Tax To be definedEPC Band CSITUATIONThe charming village of Torphins offers tranquillity of village life, but within easy commuting distance of Aberdeen, 20 miles, and Banchory only 10 minutes’ drive. In Torphins there is a good choice of shops and amenities including a chemist, and shops and post office, whilst nearby Banchory or Aboyne provides a wider choice. There is an excellent primary school in the village of Torphins with secondary education available at nearby Aboyne Academy; which incorporates a community and sports centre with a swimming pool. There is a wide range of outdoor pursuits available in the area including the Torphins 9-hole golf course and plenty walks and cycling routes.