Mill Cottage

Banchory Devenick, Aberdeen, AB12 5YL

Offers Over £380,000

Bedroom Count icon 3

Reception Count icon 2

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  • 2 reception rooms. 3 bedrooms
  • Charming family home
  • Detached office & garage
  • Desirable Lower Deeside location
  • Tranquil gardens with an idyllic stream
  • Beautiful sunroom extension

Mill Cottage is a charming detached family home located within the peaceful area of Banchory-Devenick. This small village, just some three miles South of Aberdeen city centre is on the cusp of the city enjoying all the nearby amenities equally with a more rural landscape. The stream that runs adjacent to the rear garden at Mill Cottage is exactly where the city meets shire and is just one unique feature that makes this a very special home.It is an attractive property both inside and out, the exterior granite stonework has been well maintained, as have all the windows and doors which are of timber casement design fitted with double glazing. The detached garage with a pitched roof and large detached stone-built office offer superb ancillary buildings to the main house and are both extremely versatile in their usage. The office especially provides a comprehensively built dwelling for any business requirement. The mature landscaped garden offers an oasis of comfort with relaxation and entertainment uppermost, all with a high degree of privacy from surrounding properties. The tarred driveway provides ample parking for vehicles.A glazed panel roof to the exterior porch creates an attractive shelter upon entering, the interior porch is light and bright and in turn leads to a spacious inner hall with a carpeted staircase to the upper level, tasteful décor, and full tile flooring. The hallway guides you to a warm and inviting sitting room with a living flame gas fireplace and double-aspect windows. This room could be used as a guest or ground floor bedroom if required. Adjacent, the sizeable bathroom has been well appointed with a contemporary sink unit and a large walk-in shower enclosure. The real heart of the home is the striking open-plan lounge and sunroom, a wealth of natural light bathes the room. Décor is fresh with engineered wood flooring contrasting well with the neutral walls. The lofty-pitched ceiling has exposed wooden beams and ceiling spotlights. The room provides ample family space for everyone to come together. Three sets of French doors open to the raised decked patio providing a lovely indoor/outdoor flow to the outside entertaining space, and from where further alfresco dining can be enjoyed.The dining kitchen also has generous proportions and a high degree of natural light. A good range of wall and base-mounted units host integrated appliances including a gas oven, hob, and overhead extractor unit. Decorative glass-fronted display cabinets offer additional depth to the storage space. There is ample space for a table and chairs as desired.A carpeted staircase with open timber balustrade ascends to the first floor landing. The master bedroom has a pitched roof with exposed beams mirroring the sunroom on the ground floor. A bank of fully fitted wardrobes with mirror-fronted doors provides storage and there is ample space for free-standing furniture, a high bay window offers views to the garden grounds. The second double bedroom is equally well presented and spacious in size with a Velux window. The large box room also with a Velux window is a great addition to the upper level and offers versatile usages such as a child’s bedroom, nursery, or dressing room.With an excellent balance of practical living, modern interiors, and flexible accommodation, both inside and out, Mill Cottage is a delightful package, perfect for those looking for a great ‘lifestyle’ property with its comfortable style.Ground floor - Entrance vestibule, hallway, sitting room/bedroom, family sunroom, dining kitchenand shower room with WC.First Floor: Two double bedrooms, box room/studyThe property enjoys beautiful, well-maintained grounds with an expansive lawn, privacy hedging,wrap-around decking, lock block courtyard style patio areas as well as the stream and rear elevatedvegetable plots. This is a garden to be enjoyed throughout the seasons. The planting providesa cottage garden atmosphere, with meandering paths and different places to sit and take in thesurroundings. Two exterior stone cellars are perfect for garden equipment and the greenhousewill remain.The detached garden dwelling measures 21’5” x 15’ built of blockwork and stone with exterior frontdecking. The current owners have used the space for several years as a fully equipped workinghome office. With electric heating, neutral décor, and carpet tiles, there is ample space for twoor more desks. Fitted base storage units, purpose-built shelving, and a wall divide create amplestorage space. A great dwelling in which to leave the office work behind at the end of the day andone which doesn’t take up space in the main house. Whatever the work aspect, this annex allowsthe homeowner to complete tasks in a comfortable space. It is thought that the current dwelling,if not used as an office, could provide an annex for numerous other possibilities including a homegym or studio, the glazed sliding front door and windows allow a high degree of natural light toflood in.Property -Mill CottageWater- Mains Electricity - MainsDrainage - S e p t i c TankTenure - Freehold Heating - Gas Council Tax - EEPC - Band DBanchory-Devenick is located on the south side of the River Dee and surrounded by beautiful countryside and woodland walks. Education is catered for in the area, including a highly reputable primary school, and shopping and a selection of other amenities can be found at Bridge of Dee Retail Park. Robert Gordon University and many recreational facilities including Paul Lawrie Golf Centre are also a short drive away. The industrial estates to the south of the city are easily accessible including Portlethen, Altens and Tullos, whilst the AWPR is close by giving easy access to both the North of Aberdeen & South to the A90.