Learney Mill

Torphins, Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 4LT

Offers Over £530,000

0.58 acres

Bedroom Count icon 5

Reception Count icon 3

Bathroom Count icon 2

  • 3 reception rooms. 5 bedrooms
  • Modern family-orientated interior
  • Integral garage
  • Delightful setting
  • Royal Deeside location
  • Cat B listed granite building

With a beautiful setting, Learney Mill has undergone a complete restoration project in 1989 transforming the building into a modern family home, with versatile accommodation spanning three levels. Upon approach, the first impression of Leaney Mill is idyllic. Once a former grain mill dating back to 1812 this Category ‘B’ listed property been brought back to modern day life and family living. The granite constructed core exterior has retained reminders of its former life. The 15’ timber overshot wheel is still in place to the side of the building and the distinct single chimney stack was rebullt and centred as part of a distinct roofline. Set within around 0.58 acres of ground. Its position on the banks of Learney Burn offers an attractive but sedate water feature and is a haven for peace and tranquillity attracting various wildlife.This special home offers very practical and well-flowing accommodation across three levels. Most windows are timber framed double glazed casement design. The versatile configuration would suit any growing family or those seeking a multi-generational home. A glazed timber front door leads to a vestibule. The dining kitchen has plenty of space to relax and entertain with a dining and sitting area enjoying full vantage of viewpoints to the surrounding gardens. There is a comprehensive range of wall and base-mounted units and integrated appliances including a fitted oven and gas hob. Decorative display units provide a depth of warmth and the timber contrasts well with splashback tiling and work surfaces. To the rear of the kitchen, the utility room is located with a good range of practical units, WC. From the utility, an enclosed courtyard has a Perspex roof and offers a handy place for all the family to use as required and provides sheltered integrated access to the garage and large workshop. The Kitchen, lounge and entrance hallwayflooring is solid 20mm Canadian Beech wood. The impressive sitting room has generous dimensions and an inviting exposed granite wall with a cast iron wood-burning stove which makes for a beautiful focal point. The décor is tasteful with feature wall colour which works well with the wooden flooring. There is ample space for a dining table and chairs along with free-standing furniture and a carpeted timber staircase leads to the first level.The first floor has an array of practical and versatile accommodation. The hallway initially gives access to two double bedrooms both enjoying views over the front garden and countryside beyond. The principal bedroom has a range of fitted wardrobes and a vanity sink. The second double bedroom is immaculately presented and has a light and airy atmosphere. A large bathroom services the bedrooms and has been fitted with both a bath and a separate double shower enclosure. An exterior door can also be accessed at this first-floor level providing alternative access to the home. Leading on the hallway opens onto a superb family room. This room truly reflects the ‘heart of the home’ with ample natural light flooding in, the generous room dimensions offer ample space for the family to gather to relax and entertain. Two further double bedrooms are located on the second floor both benifit from built in wardrobes and eaves storage.A most appealing feature of the Mill is whilst offering a generous amount of living space for any growing family, the configuration allows for scope to use some of the rooms as separate self-contained accommodation if desired. To the rear of the family room on the first floor, a hallway provides practical kitchenette space, and a wet room has a wall-mounted power shower, sink and WC. An exterior door allows for access to the side of the property and the games room with its lofty pitched roof could have a multitude of uses. A split-level timber staircase from here leads to a double bedroom.ACCOMMODATIONGROUND FLOOR: Entrance Hallway; Living Room; Kitchen; Utility Room; Toilet.FIRST FLOOR: Vestibule; Hallway; Two Bedrooms; Bathroom; Family Room; Wet Room; Kitchenette; Games Room.UPPER FLOOR: Three Bedrooms.GARDEN GROUNDSThe property enjoys beautiful, mature landscaped grounds of approximately 0.58 acres. Grounds are mostly laid to grass with paved pathways, mature naturally planted areas combine with a variety of tree species and exquisitely landscaped borders of seasonal plants provide an element of colour to the surrounding oasis of greenery. The grounds are mostly bounded by stone walls, timber fencing, and hedging. Learney Burn offers a most attractive outlook and provides a real haven for local wildlife. A gravelled driveway provides off-street parking for several vehicles. The integral garage and workshop have power and light with double timber doors to the front. Two timber shed/Kennel stores are also located on-site.Property - Learney MillWater - PrivateElectricity - MainsDrainage - Septic TankTenure - FreeholdHeating - OilCouncil Tax -GEPC - ESITUATIONLearney Mill is located on the outskirts of the picturesque Royal Deeside village of Torphins. Offering the tranquillity of village life, but with-in easy commuting distance of Aberdeen (21 miles) Torphins has a regular bus route to Aberdeen and Deeside available. Torphins boasts stunning views of the surrounding hills and countryside, making it the perfect place to enjoy outdoor activities like hiking, biking, and golfing. The village has many facilities including a primary school, a large park with play area, tennis courts, bowling Green, and a doctor’s surgery. There are also a variety of shops in Torphins including a charity shop, a Scotmid store, a beauty salon, take away food outlets and a chemist. There is a Church of Scotland church. Torphins also has its own Town Hall - the Learney Hall. Secondary education available at nearby Aboyne Academy; which incorporates a community and sports centre with a swimming pool.