Wester Leochel

Craigievar, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8JR

Offers Over £380,000

27 acres

Bedroom Count icon 3

Reception Count icon 2

Bathroom Count icon 1

  • 2 reception rooms. 3 bedrooms
  • Traditional detached farmhouse
  • Range of outbuildings
  • Suitable for equestrian use
  • Desirable Donside location
  • Acreage 27 acres (10.93 hectares)

Wester Leochel is located in the idyllic Craigievar area of Donside, and within very easy access of both Alford & Aboyne in Royal Deeside. With a southerly aspect, Wester Leochel is a superb opportunity for those seeking a hobby farm or lifestyle property with a quiet, private position in the beautiful Aberdeenshire countryside. The detached traditional farmhouse offers spacious accommodation over two floors and although in need of modernisation in areas, has been well maintained and offers very good potential. The accommodation comprises an entrance hall, very large sitting room, dining room/family room and a country style dining kitchen. From the kitchen there is a home office room and utility room with access outside. Also located on the ground level is the main family bathroom. To the first floor there are two double bedrooms with an open southerly view, a third double bedroom and versatile box room. The formal south facing garden ground is around 0.30 of an acre and offers an excellent outdoor space for family & children. The land extends to around 27 acres in total and lies immediately to the front of the property bound by the Rumblie burn to the south. Various outbuildings lie to the rear.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, main bathroom, dining kitchen, home office and rear utility vestibule.First Floor: Bedroom 1, bedroom 2, bedroom 3 and box room.GARDEN GROUNDSTo the front of Wester Leochel farmhouse there is a south facing garden extending to around 0.38 of an acre. The garden is mainly laid to lawn and edged by mature shrubs & bushes and a stone chip patio area lies closest to the house. Greenhouse.LANDThe land extends to around 27 acres in total and lies immediately to the front of the property bound by the Rumblie burn to the south.WOODLAND PLANTATIONThe property is sold with a prohibition on the purchaser from formally commenting on an afforestation proposal around the property. Potential purchasers are however invited to comment on the design during the bidding process. An map illustrating the proposed planting is available on request.SERVICES, COUNCIL TAX AND ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE(S)Water Private Electricity MainsDrainage Septic Tank Heating Oil CH Council Tax Band E EPC Band FSITUATIONWester Leochel is located within the picturesque hamlet of Craigievar, only 7 miles from Alford and 7 miles from Aboyne in Royal Deeside. Alford is 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. 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 27 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 mainlinerailway station and Aberdeen International Airport is only a 40 minute drive away.