New Balgowan

Keig, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8BT

Offers Over £400,000

Bedroom Count icon 3

Reception Count icon 2

Bathroom Count icon 2

  • 2 reception rooms. 3 bedrooms
  • Open plan living
  • Master bedroom with ensuite
  • Drive way & detached double garage
  • Around 1 acre in total
  • Beautiful countryside views

SITUATION New Balgowan is located around 5 miles from the town of Alford and is located in the quaint hamlet of Keig. A short drive takes you to Alford, with a wealth of amenities including a health centre, vet surgery, large Co-op supermarket, shops, bank, post office, filling station, hotels along with a dry ski slope and transport museum. On the edge of Alford is Haughton Country Park, a park with an array of activities available including, children’s play areas, Christmas Childrens Train, walks and trails along with a putting green and camp site. Regular bus services are available from Alford with links to Aberdeen, Westhill, Kintore and Kemnay. Schooling is provided at Keig Primary School which is less than a mile from New Balgowan and Alford Academy, an impressive community campus which houses a primary and secondary schools, a swimming pool, theatre, library and community café. Aberdeen is some 28 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. Aberdeen Harbour also provides ferry link to Shetland and Orkney.DESCRIPTION Sat in around 1 acre of charming garden grounds, we offer for sale New Balgowan, a detached family home with a lovely quiet setting amongst the Aberdeenshire countryside. With a southerly aspect and beautiful open views, this family home offers an idyllic setting with plenty space and an outdoor lifestyle. The house was built and completed to a high standard around 2016. The accommodation extends over two levels and to over 210sqm, ensuring versatility and space for family living. The accommodation includes an entrance hall with various storage options. The hall leads through to the dining room, which in turns leads through to the main lounge. Both enjoy the southerly aspect with an outlook over the garden. The impressive lounge has a full height ceiling, extensive windows with patio doors to the garden and a wood burning stove. Continuing through, there is the modern family dining kitchen, fitted with plenty units, work tops and a breakfast bar for informal dining. Again this room enjoys the stunning views from the picture window and patio doors. Completing the accommodation on the ground floor is the utility room and modern shower room. Stairs lead to the first floor landing where there is the principle bedroom with ensuite shower room. There are two further spacious double bedrooms and finally there is the main family bathroom with bath.The setting and views at New Balgowan are beautiful and can be enjoyed from the extensive garden grounds. The garden has the main grass lawn lying closest to the house and continues down to a natural woodland area. The natural garden has been strongly encouraged by the current owners, and remains natural with woodland plants, flowers and mature trees. A haven for wildlife and birds, and leads down to a small stream.ACCOMMODATION Ground Floor: Entrance hall, lounge/sun room, dining room, family dining kitchen, shower room & utility room. First Floor: Master bedroom with ensuite shower room, two further double bedrooms and bathroom.GARDEN GROUNDSThe grounds extend to around 1 acre in total with primarily a southerly outlook. To the rear is a generous drive way, capable of accommodating several cars, and a detached double garage. The double garage has two single garage doors and has both power & light. From inside the garage you can access a store room, and externally there is a door to a further handy storage space/cold room. The extensive garden grounds surround the property, including a patio accessed from the lounge, rolling grass lawn and a charming natural woodland garden leading down to the stream. The beautiful open views can be fully enjoyed from the garden grounds. LANDThe owner has indicated that there may be adjacent land available by separate negotiation.SERVICES, COUNCIL TAX AND ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE(S)Water - PrivateElectricity - MainsDrainage - Septic TankTenure - FreeholdHeating - Air Source HeatingCouncil Tax - Band FEPC - Band CVIEWINGSStrictly by appointment with the Selling Agents.ANTI MONEY LAUNDERING (AML) REGULATIONS Please note that under the 2017 AML regulations we are legally required to carry out money laundering checks against purchasers. Upon verbal acceptance of an offer, we require to identify the purchaser for Anti-Money Laundering purposes. Our service provider ‘First AML’ will contact the purchaser to gather the required identification documents. An information sheet is available from the selling agent on request. We are not able to enter a business relationship with a purchaser until they have been identifiedFailure to provide required identification may result in an offer not being considered.IMPORTANT NOTES 1 These particulars are intended to give a fair and overall description of the property. If any points are relevant to your interest, please ask for further information, prior to viewing. Prospective purchasers are advised to seek their own professional advice. 2 Areas, measurements and distances are given as a guide. Photographs depict only certain parts of the property. Nothing within the particulars shall be deemed to be a statement as to the structural condition, nor the working order of services and appliances. 3 These particulars shall not be binding on our clients whether acted on or otherwise, unless the same is incorporated within a written document, signed by our clients or on their behalf, satisfying the requirements of Section 3 of The Requirements of Writing (Scotland) Act 1995. 4 Closing Date - A closing date may be fixed. Prospective purchasers who have notified their interest through lawyers to Galbraith, in writing, will be advised of a closing date, unless the property has been sold previously. The Seller will not be obliged to accept the highest, or indeed any offer and has the right to accept an offer at any time or withdraw the property from the market. The Seller will not be liable for any costs incurred by interested parties. 5 Offers - Formal offers in the acceptable written Scottish Legal Form should be submitted to the local Galbraith office per these sale particulars, through a Scottish Lawyer, confirming; if an offer is in relation to the whole, or a specific lot, or a combination of lots, and if the offer is subject to the sale of a property. Upon verbal acceptance of an offer, we require to identify the purchaser for Anti-Money Laundering purposes. Our service provider ‘First AML’ will contact the purchaser to gather the required identification documents. An information sheet is available from the selling agent on request. We are not able to enter a business relationship with a purchaser until they have been identified. 6 Third Party Rights and Servitudes The subjects are sold together with and subject to all existing rights of way, servitudes, wayleaves and others whether contained in the Title Deeds or otherwise, and purchasers will be deemed to have satisfied themselves in all respects thereof. 7. In line with current trends in technology, some properties marketed by Galbraith, may have installed CCTV or other such recording devices. These devices are installed, held and maintained entirely at the discretion of the Owner of the property. 8. Photographs taken in May 2023