Claymill Farmhouse

Craigievar, Alford, AB33 8JD

Offers Over £410,000

1 acres

Bedroom Count icon 4

Reception Count icon 3

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Claymill Farmhouse enjoys a desirable location within the popular hamlet of Craigievar, in beautiful Aberdeenshire. The extended farmhouse has an elevated position with incredible open views of the surrounding countryside and hills and enjoys a boundary of around 1 acre. The house itself extends to over 200 sqm, offering plentiful spacious accommodation, fully versatile for modern family living. To the ground floor you enter the front porch, and in turn to the entrance hall. To the left there is the family room with an outlook over the front garden and decorative fireplace, this room continues through to the main sitting room; a very spacious room with wood burning stove. This sitting room has patio doors allowing access to the garden and captures the breath-taking views to the west. Returning to the hall and to the right is a wonderful open plan living space. Currently used as a lounge/dining area, this room has a multi fuel stove and is on open plan with the kitchen. The kitchen is fully fitted with plentiful units and work tops space and enjoys a picture window overlooking the garden and ceiling windows flooding the room with natural light. From here you can access a handy utility room and cloakroom. Also on the ground floor is a family bathroom with roll top free standing bath and separate shower cubicle.Continuing upstairs, we have the principle double bedroom with built in mirrored wardrobes and a superb ensuite shower room. Bedroom two is a very spacious double room with an outlook to the front, and bedroom three is generous in size with the impressive views to the west. Bedroom four is currently used as a home office and could equally be a further bedroom given its size.Claymill Farmhouse sits in around 1 acre in total with beautiful garden grounds surrounding the house. Mature trees provide privacy and shelter, and the rolling grass lawn, small burn to the south and scattering of wildflowers offer an idyllic outdoor space. Of note is the sheltered raised garden terrace above the car port, offering a trendy outdoor space for pot plants and garden furniture.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Entrance porch, hall, family room, sitting room, open plan kitchen & lounge/dining room, bathroom, utility room and cloakroom.First Floor: Principle bedroom with ensuite shower room, bedroom 2, bedroom 3 and bedroom 4 / office.GARDEN GROUNDSClaymill Farmhouse sits in around 1 acre in total ensuring a generous amount of outdoor space. The garden grounds to the front have a rolling grass lawn, flanked by mature trees, which runs down to a small burn. The garden continues round the side, with a scattering of wildflowers and the perfect spot to enjoy the breath-taking views to the west. The rear garden is raised and again bound by trees, providing privacy and shelter.The outdoor storeroom, within the adjacent stone steading, is a versatile and very useful space. It can also provide garaging for a small car if required. Ideal as a workshop, hobby room or simply for storage, it’s an ideal addition to the property. The car port, with power & lighting, provides a sheltered area for a car and for wood storage and has steps to the side leading to the raised garden terrace. The garden terrace extends to around 40sqm and is of composite decking with power. The decking is encased by modern glass balustrades and its an impressive space to have garden furniture, outdoor dining, and a range of colourful flowerpots.Claymill Farmhouse has a right of access up the tarred drive from the main road.SERVICES, COUNCIL TAX AND ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE(S)Water PrivateElectricity MainsDrainage Septic TankTenure FreeholdHeating LPGCouncil Tax Band FEPC Band FBroadband FTTCMobile Reception YesSITUATIONClaymill Farmhouse is located within the picturesque hamlet of Craigievar, only 5 miles from Alford and 11 miles from Aboyne in Royal Deeside. Alford is a popular and growing town with a wealth of amenities including a health centre, shops, post office, filling station, hotels along with a dry ski slope and transport museum. Equally, Aboyne offers excellent amenities including shops, coffee shops and is the gateway to Royal Deeside continuing to Ballater & Braemar. Schooling is provided at Craigievar Primary School and then Alford Academy, which is a very popular community campus with secondary school, swimming pool, theatre, library and community café.Aberdeen is some 24 miles, 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 Aberdeen International Airport is only a 40-minute drive away.