Wester Balgaveny

Ythanwells, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 6HB

Offers Over £480,000

7 acres

Bedroom Count icon 4

Reception Count icon 2

Bathroom Count icon 2

  • Acreage 7 acres
  • 2 reception rooms. 4 bedrooms
  • Impressive modern family accommodation
  • Stone Bothy, Timber Garage and Log Cabin
  • Around 7 acres of mature grounds
  • Beautiful views of countryside and surrounding area
  • Easy commuting to local towns
  • EPC - D

With an attractive countryside location, Wester Balgaveny really has the most idyllic and picturesque panoramic views of rolling fields and all that rural Aberdeenshire offers. Nestled within 7 acres of mature grounds, the detached 4 bedroom/ 2 public room home has a commanding front approach and combines well with an excellent range of practical outbuildings. Offering the ideal opportunity for those buyers looking to escape the hustle & bustle of city living with the charm of an abundance of space and tranquillity. A high degree of privacy is offered to the home owner at Wester Balgaveny but yet an easy commute to nearby towns ensures a wealth of local amenities. Having been well maintained and upgraded to the highest of standards by the current owners, the property spans over two levels and offers generous room dimensions for any growing family. Each room maximises the natural surroundings with leafy views from every window. There is a high ingress of natural light throughout the accommodation and an airy atmosphere throughout. Entering from the rear utility, a most handy space with WC and boot room you continue through to the superb dining kitchen set on open plan with a large family room. This space really is the heart of the home, with a cosy, warm farmhouse feel. The Stanley range is inset to a striking tiled nook. Base mounted units have been hand crafted for the property with a farmhouse style bespoke design, wooden effect flooring enhances the sense of space. Given the size of this room, it comfortably accommodates dining space and informal family seating. Ideal for relaxing, dining and entertaining. Window placement offers tranquil views accentuating the peacefulness of the location. Continuing through the hallway, the generously proportioned lounge is another outstanding space with superb exposed brick recess with a wood burning stove adding a lovely warmth to the room. French doors open out to the garden enhancing that inside/ outside flow. This is undoubtedly a wonderful room for relaxing and the décor is light and tasteful. Stairs from the hallway ascend to the upper level, where there is a sizeable master bedroom with en-suite shower room. Three further double bedrooms have been equally been well presented, all benefiting from good proportions and modern décor. The family bathroom is centrally located and finished with quality fixtures and fittings. Returning to the main hallway, a front vestibule is a welcoming entrance if desired, there is a good sized study room and a further WC completes the accommodation.Wester Balgaveny is a wonderful family home in a beautiful location, ideal as a main family home with the prospect to work or create a business from the outbuildings or as a second home, and early viewing is highly recommended.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Vestibule, Hall, WC, Sitting Room, Study, Dining Kitchen/ Family Room, Utility Room, WC, and boot roomFirst Floor: Principle Bedroom with En-suite shower room, Bathroom, Bedroom Two, Bedroom Three, Bedroom FourGARDEN GROUNDSWester Balgaveny is a 7 acre site, the house is accessed via a well maintained private unmade access road, there is ample parking for several vehicles on the expansive gravel driveway. Outbuildings include a superb large timber garage and a picturesque original stone bothy, which makes the ideal workshop. The superior Log Cabin has been added of late and enhances the overall living accommodation. Viewers will be delighted to find that the current owner has utilised the cabin as a recording studio, home cinema and work from home office. The Log cabin has a log burner, electricity and Wifi. A fenced garden surrounds the front and side of the main house, a variety of mature plants, and decorative, colourful plants are an attractive display. Adjacent to the house, there is a range of vegetables being grown, along with a range of abundant fruit trees. Extensive lawns create a safe haven for children and pets to play with close proximity to the house, more informal grass areas extend at length from the house, cut grass paths meandering through uncut areas and mature trees provide a delightful wooded aspect. There is an abundance of wildlife with eye catching pheasants, red deer, red squirrels and pine martins often being common visitors to the gardens. Exterior lighting has been placed around the driveway and to the rear of the house, there is a good size patio to sit and enjoy the seasons taking in the peace and serenity of the surrounding views.Property Wester -BalgavenyWater- PrivateElectricity -MainsDrainage -Septic TankTenure -FreeholdHeating- Oil FiredCouncil Tax -Band GEPC - DWester Balgaveny is situated in an idyllic rural location with wide-ranging views over the surrounding countryside. The nearest town located approximately 10 miles by road would be the desirable town of Huntly. Huntly is a long established and prosperous market town on the main A96 road approximately 39 miles from Aberdeen and 59 miles from Inverness. It is also within easy commuting distance of Turriff and Banff and is on mainline rail and other public transport networks. Amenities include a community hospital and health centre, a choice of major supermarkets and many sports and leisure facilities including an attractive golf course, salmon fishing on the River Deveron, bowling, cricket and skiing at the Nordic Ski Centre. Primary and secondary schooling is available in Huntly, with primary schooling also being available at Drumblade, Largue. With lovely traditional architecture and National Trust properties nearby, Huntly enjoys a thriving tourist trade during the summer months with easy access to the Cairngorm and Grampian mountain ranges, Royal Deeside and Strathdon and the villages along the Moray Firth.The international airport at Dyce provides excellent transport links by air to London and other UK and European cities. The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route has greatly improved travel in and around Aberdeen, with a quicker and more direct route south. There are regular rail services from Aberdeen, including a sleeper service. Aberdeen provides all the services expected of a major city, including business and leisure facilities, theatres, restaurants and a wide range of shopping. There is private schooling in Aberdeen including Robert Gordon’s College, St Margaret’s and Albyn, as well as the International School at Pitfodels. There are two universities and two colleges of further education.