Balbithan Cottage

Kintore, Inverurie, AB51 0UQ

Offers Over £420,000

Bedroom Count icon 4

Reception Count icon 3

Bathroom Count icon 1

  • 3 reception rooms. 4 bedrooms
  • Superb rural location yet minutes commute
  • Detached cottage with idyllic courtyard setting
  • Comprehensive range of stone outbuildings and garage
  • Lovely garden grounds surrounding the property
  • Easy access via a shared track

With a most idyllic courtyard setting, Balbithan Cottage offers versatile family accommodation spanning over two levels, a good combination of bedrooms combined with public rooms provides versatility for any purchaser. Upon entering, the first hallway leads to the dining kitchen with striking Aga range and exposed brick neuk. The wall and base mounted units are modern in design and there is ample space for a dining table as desired. The flow to the dining room is handy, with access from the entrance hall and also a rear corridor. The original fireplace here, makes for an eye catching focal point. The utility room is located to the rear of the kitchen and offers exterior access to the garden. An expansive sitting room, with beamed ceiling, Georgian style French exterior doors and exposed brick feature walls would suit any growing family. The log burner adds feeling of warmth to the room. Open tread stair access from the sitting room leads to the upper floor. Completing the ground floor is a good sized double bedroom and WC.On the upper level, the versatility of the property continues, there are three well-proportioned bedrooms one of which would make an ideal home office if required. A large lounge is also located on this level, offering a good sized public space for all the family to relax in. The family bathroom is located on this level and has a bath with aqua panelling finish and overhead shower.Ground Floor: Dining kitchen, Sitting room/Dining room, Utility room, Sitting room, Bedroom One and WC.First Floor: Lounge, Bedroom two, Bedroom three, Bedroom four/study. Bathroom.Balbithan Cottage has a multitude of substantial outbuildings and a date stamp on one of the stones refers to 1806, the range of workshops, stores, garage space offer a wealth of opportunity to any new purchaser. The potential for any further development of these buildings provides any new purchaser a great project. The property is accessed via a gated driveway with large gravel driveway for several vehicles with the ability to access the courtyard and garage dwelling. There is an extensive area of lawn to the side of the cottage, shielded by a high hedge and tree line boundary. The garden leads round to the back of the cottage where there is further lawn and scope to landscape as desired. A second gated entrance allows the property to be secured, making the grounds an ideal pet and child friendly environment. In the centre of the courtyard, there are attractive fruit trees and areas of lawn, with gravel drive and path access.Property -Balbothan CottageWater - Private Electricity - MainsDrainage - Septic TankTenure - FreeholdHeating - OilCouncil Tax-Band EEPC - EBalbithan Cottage is a delightful and beautiful country property in a charming and very private rural setting a short distance to the north-east of Kintore in Aberdeenshire. Surrounded by some attractive countryside the property is very well positioned for easy access to both the Inverurie, Dyce and Aberdeen City. Good local services and facilities are on hand in Kintore and Inverurie with Aberdeen offering a full range of city services and amenities. Balbithan provides access to an area of particularly outstanding and varied countryside with hill, wood, river, farmland and lovely coastline all close by. The area is home to an area of wildlife and presents a fine choice for those looking to a rural property yet minutes from a range of amenities. Golfers are well provided for with numerous high quality courses in the area including Kintore itself. Whilst shooting and fishing may also be enjoyed locally. In terms of visitor attractions the area is well served by a number of popular National Trust for Scotland properties including the castles at Kemnay, Crathes and Haddo House. There are several good primary and secondary schools in the area around Balbithan Cottage with independent schooling on hand in Aberdeen at Robert Gordons. There are railway stations in Kintore itself, Dyce & Inverurie, with Aberdeen International airport just a short drive from the property.