Cummerton, BellabegStrathdon, Aberdeenshire, AB36 8UP
Offers Over £470,000
- Generously proportioned accommodation
- Open plan kitchen/ dining room
- High ingress of natural light to every room
- Panoramic views
- Detached studio dwelling
Cummerton is a generously proportioned family house nestled in a private and sheltered position within the natural landscape surrounding it. The house enjoys breath-taking panoramic views over to the River Don below and Glen Nochty from above, approached off the road there is a stone chip front driveway which provides ample parking and access to a double integral garage.The house in recent years has been beautifully and sensitively refurbished to a very high standard.The owners have upgraded and re-configured the space for comfortable modern family living,whilst maximising the views to the front at every opportunity. The principal reception roomsprovide everything any growing family would desire and the open plan kitchen/ dining area flows into the lounge effortlessly. The accommodation is arranged over two levels with tasteful contemporary décor throughout.The front door opens to a welcoming reception hall and from here the spacious accommodation flows. Of particular note the sizeable master suite on the ground floor is a luxurious space in which to relax and really feel at ease. The generous proportions are maximised by crisp white walls and beautifully sanded pitch pine flooring. The addition of a Stovax wood burning stove creates a warmth to the room, and there is space for a variety of free standing furniture. The addition of striking en-suite shower room and dressing room offers privacy on this level and the room could lend itself well to becoming a guest room if desired. Also located on the ground floor is a recently installed WC and most handy utility room. There is access to the integrated double garage. A welcoming and stylish kitchen sits on the upper level of the house offers plenty of space for socialising and informal entertaining. The kitchen has a range of modern, fitted wall and floor units which are complemented by a freestanding island unit and built in appliances. The dining area is the ideal family hub, with a light and airy aspect. The lounge is a haven for tranquillity, the feature Contra log-burner creates an attractive focal point, however the view from the panoramic window takes centre stage. The lounge further benefits from doors which open up onto a side terrace where the spectacular views can fully be enjoyed. Completing the upper floor of the property, the bedroom accommodation is well presented and equally well proportioned. Four double bedrooms lend themselves perfectly for versatile living, providing guest rooms or a home office if required. The family bathroom completes the accommodation, with a free standing bath combined with quality fixtures and fittings.The studio, adjacent to the house has been designed by the owners as an office and work space for their business. Clad in darkened pine under a corrugated metal roof the building is quiet and unassuming. Internally the area is comprised of a primary studio space designed to connect visually with the outside by way of floor to ceiling glazing. Described as deliberately simple and honest in nature, the exposed timber roof gives the space character and rhythm, naturally leading the eye through. Creating a highly insulated envelope around the structure allows the woodburningstove to be the only source of heating — minimising energy use and maximising space. Internally the fire is a natural focal point, but placing it by the expansive windows ensures the eye is always drawn to the panoramic view behind. With a WC and Kitchenette the studio is thought to be a versatile addition and could have a range of purposes in the future. Garden Grounds The house is surrounded by naturally shaped gardens. Mature shrubs and trees to the rear perimeter offer shelter and privacy. The large terrace to the side of the house, is an attractive area to sit and take in the surroundings with the views stretching as far as the eye can see. This is a garden to be enjoyed throughout all the changing seasons with the landscape ever changing. The garden grounds surrounding the office are a mixture of natural grass with hardier shrubs and wildflowers appear throughout the throughout the year. A path leads from the house to the studio and stone steps lead down to the front driveway. GROUND FLOOR:- Entrance Hall with Stairs, Master Bedroom with Dressing Room and En-SuiteShower Room, Utility Room and Toilet.FIRST FLOOR:- Lounge, Dining Area, Kitchen, Bathroom and Four BedroomsProperty - CummertonWater - Private Electricity - MainsDrainage - Septic TankTenure -FreeholdHeating - Oil Council Tax -Band FEPC -SITUATIONBellabeg is a small village in Strathdon, Aberdeenshire. It is located on the A944 which connectsthe A97 to the A939, providing access to the surrounding areas.It is around 42 miles west of Aberdeen, 30 miles north west of Banchory and 30 miles south east of Grantown-on-Spey. Bellabeg hosts the annual Lonach Gathering (Highland Games) in the month of August which can hold up to 10,000 visitors on the day. With Bellabeg situated within the Cairngorms National Park, other attractions to the area include fishing, hill-walking, and bird watching. With the near-by Glenshee Ski Centre and Lecht Ski centre both offering both winter and summer activities such asskiing, snowboarding and mountain biking it ensures a stream visitors passing through the area all year. Bellabeg also has a Primary School within walking distance while the local Doctors surgery and pub are also close by. Alford Academy, the nearest High School, is 20 miles away with Bellabeg being on the school bus route.