LorieneenBridge of Muchalls, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, AB39 3RU
Offers Over £420,000
Situated only a few miles from the popular town of Stonehaven and positioned amongst the beautiful Aberdeenshire countryside, we are delighted to present Lorieneen to the market. The present owners acquired the land back in 1998 and since then have worked hard to create this exciting and unique opportunity. Lorieneen, the house itself, was completed in 1998 as a low impact, energy efficient family home which was positively received and presented with an exceptional quality and design award for sustainability and RICS Building Efficiency Award, both in 1999. The owners created a successful business growing and selling organic fruit & vegetables, Lembas Organics, and the current owners ceased trading in 2022 due to retirement.There are a range of outbuildings, including 2 fantastic insulated sheds, including one with walk in cool store,. Potting shed, greenhouse and 11 polytunnels.Lorineen is perfect and ready for those buyers looking for their main family home and to either be hobby growers or to start their own successful growing business or specialist nursery. Equally, Lorieneen would be ideal for those buyers simply looking to enjoy an energy efficient home with plenty outdoor space for their own enjoyment.LORIENEEN ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Entrance vestibule, shower room, open plan sitting room, dining room & kitchen. Bedroom 3, bedroom 4, bedroom 5 & bedroom 6/study. Bathroom.First Floor: Spacious and bright landing. Bedroom 1 & Bedroom 2.THE BOTHY ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Hall, sitting room/kitchen, further big room and shower room.GARDEN GROUNDSLying immediately adjacent to the house is the sheltered garden with a bright south west facing aspect. To the rear of the garden are the chicken house and an area that has previously been used to accommodate bee hives.LANDThe boundary of Lorieneen extends to around 1.17 acres in total. Until recently the land has been utilised for successful organic fruit & vegetable production (previously Soil Association certified); including broccoli, leeks, carrots, spinach, cabbage & lettuce.OUTBUILDINGS1. Insulated shed 12m x 5m with large sliding door and water.2. Insulated shed with walk in cool store and water. Adjoining lean to wood shed.3. Green house with water.4. Potting shed with water.5. Yellow tractor shed/ farm work shop.6. 9 polytunnels 20m x 40m7. 2 further polytunnels, including a Keder insulated & heated polytunnel with water.There are multiple mains water points to service the polytunnels.Two large rainwater collection tanks of around 17000L.SERVICES, COUNCIL TAX AND ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE(S)Water MainsElectricity MainsDrainage PrivateTenure FreeholdHeating WoodburnerCouncil Tax Band EEPC Band DThe Bothy has water and electricity only. No heating. The Bothy has a separate electric meter from the main house.RIGHTS OF ACCESSPlease note a right of access will be retained to access the field to the North on very occasional and emergency use only. The gate must remain in situ. Lorieneen has a right of access across the red hatched area shown on the boundary indication plan.PURCHASE OPTIONSThe house and garden ground only may be available to purchase if the land is not required. This option is very light green/yellow on the boundary plan on page 11 of the brochure. Please speak to the agent for more information.SITUATIONLorieneen is located in the sought after Bridge of Muchalls area which lies between Stonehaven on the coast and towards Maryculter to the west. With its vast farmland and stunning rolling countryside Bridge of Muchalls is a popular location for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city living and enjoy the great outdoors, whilst being only 12 miles from Aberdeen. Schooling is provided at Lairhillock or Newtonhill Primary School whilst secondary education is catered for at Mackie Academy or Portlethen Academy. Private education is catered for both within Aberdeen and also at Lathallan School, Johnshaven and a popular nursery at Chapelton. Located around 4 miles from the property is the seaside town of Stonehaven. Stonehaven is a very popular coastal town enjoying a large tourist trade throughout the year with many taking advantage of the stunning beach, tranquil harbour with bars and restaurants and large open air swimming pool. In addition the town has a real sense of community spirit with many amenities located within including an array of shops, hotels, restaurants, health centre, leisure centre, supermarket and a 18 hole golf course.Aberdeen is some 12 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 is host to an airport providing both domestic and international flights.