Haughs Of Meaggie

Forglen, Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 4LD

Offers Over £340,000

3.5 acres

Bedroom Count icon 3

Reception Count icon 2

Bathroom Count icon 2

  • 2 reception rooms. 3 bedrooms
  • Stunning natural landscape and panoramic views
  • Versatile accommodation in the main house
  • Well-appointed detached semi converted steading
  • Workshop/ store and internal kennels
  • All recently upgraded and refurbished

On approaching Haughs of Meaggie, the driveway welcomes visitors with breath-taking viewsover natural countryside over to the Deveron Valley and the River Deveron itself. Taking its name ‘Haughs’ from the description of a meadow close to a river valley, this property and its idyllic 3.5 acre site offers an excellent opportunity for those buyers looking to escape the hustle & bustle of city living, to a retreat in the Scottish countryside. Located just a some 5 miles from the bustling market town of Turriff the property is easily reached.. There property offers a lovely ambiance of seclusion and a wonderful lifestyle opportunity for any buyer. Local shops and a wealth of amenities serve the local community well with Aberdeen City with its International Airport just approx. 40miles commute. The main house, ‘L’ shaped steading and grounds have undergone extensive refurbishment and upgrading by the present owners in recent years. The main house offers exquisite accommodation spanning over two levels with a superb sun terrace to maximise the panoramic views. The detached steading offers self-contained converted studio style accommodation with a well presented one bedroom with en-suite room and a large open plan sitting/ dining and kitchen room. The rest of the steading hosts an extensive workshop, storage areas and internal kennelling. The main house has been purposely extended in 2018, providing a self-contained one bedroom annex allowing the property to accommodate two families. The current configuration allows for the self-contained annex to operate simultaneously but separately with privacy from the main accommodation, however the versatility and clever design of the extension allow any new purchaser to continue with the current arrangement or allow the accommodation to flow and become one larger home. Throughout the property the main aspect of the interior has been presented as such to maximise the light and views from all angles, most front facing windows have a superior panoramic views with the every changing landscaped to be readily accessible at every opportunity. The recent programme of upgrading carried out just in the last few years at the property has included, replacement of all UPVC doors and windows throughout the main house, the dormer roof was replaced with GPR fibreglass and the house has been decorated in clean subtle tones throughout. New carpeting has been laid on the staircase along with most of the rooms this combines well with the recent laying of tasteful hard wood flooring on the ground floor. It is worthy of note that the main house is serviced by its own septic tank, a new water pipe was installed from the pump house to also service the main house and a new 1300 litre oil tank was installed in September 2021. The current owners use Starlink Satellite connections. The private water supply was serviced in 2022.Accomodation Main HouseGround Floor – Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Kitchen, Bedroom Three, Study Area, Shower Room,Bedroom one, Shower Room, Family Room/ Kitchen, Utility.First Floor: Bedroom Two, Hall, BathroomStudio AnnexSitting Room/ Dining Room/ Kitchen, Bedroom, En-suite Shower Room.GARDEN GROUNDSThe extensive grounds surrounding the property offer the home owner a versatile lifestyle opportunity. Currently the 3.5 Acres are set to grass and garden areas. There is a high fenced paddock to the rear of the steading, suitable for a dog exercise area. The large gravelled parking area provides ample parking for several vehicles and the well maintained unmade driveway leads from the main public road to the property. There is a lovely apple tree orchard and secluded areas in which to sit and enjoy the every changing seasons. There are various sheds, some of which may be removed prior to sale. The field shelter and the two static caravans used for storage will remain on site.Property -Haughs of MeaggieWater - Private Electricity -MainsDrainage - 2 Septic TanksTenure - FreeholdHeating - Oil Council Tax - Band FEPC- BSITUATIONNearby Turriff is a market town situated in north Aberdeenshire, approximately 38 miles northwest of Aberdeen city centre, around 11 miles south-east of Banff, and 9 miles south of MacDuff. The town is served by a local bus service as well as a regular service to and from Aberdeen. The area offers many amenities including a Cottage Hospital/Health Centre, Sports Centre, Golf Course and swimming pool along with Primary and Secondary education. The town centre offers a wide variety of shops including a large supermarket. It is also home to the Turriff Show, the largest Agricultural Show in the North of Scotland.