Hillburn House

Inverugie, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, AB42 3DE

Offers Over £520,000

2 acres

Bedroom Count icon 6

Reception Count icon 5

Bathroom Count icon 2

  • 5 reception rooms. 6 bedrooms
  • Detached period property
  • Underfloor heating to the ground floor
  • Contemporary dining kitchen
  • 2 acres of private gardens
  • Desirable countryside location

PRICE REDUCED BELOW VALUATION Dating back to circa 1902, Hillburn House is a beautiful Edwardian country home. Sympathetically modernised and upgraded throughout, the finery of its heritage is very much still evident. Large symmetrical rooms offer an abundance of space for any growing family. Upon ascending the driveway the vista is truly spectacular. The quality of craftsmanship and materials used are evident throughout the property and the fine blue granite exterior certainly presents a commanding build. Stretching to approx. 2 acres, the grounds offer a wonderful haven for all the family. Ample seating areas prove places to relax and take in the tranquil surroundings. The kennel outbuilding offers a practical side to the property with an enclosed secure run area. for additional security. The current owners have tastefully cultivated a family home to relax and enjoy to the fullest. There is a good degree of privacy offered within the grounds, yet the location offers easy access to a wealth of local amenities. Hillburn House is a special home both inside and out, offering any discerning buyer the joy of country living with all the extra luxuries of a modern family home.A substantial hardwood door opens to the vestibule and impressive reception hallway. High ceilings offer a feeling of grandeur with the ceiling coving, high skirting and dado rail providing fine period details. Flowing naturally from the main hallway, the formal lounge features a striking bay window with views of the garden. A feature focal point is the striking timber and cast iron surround with an open fireplace. Adjacent to the lounge, the sitting room is equally symmetrical with a bay window and open-plan access to the dining room. The configuration of public rooms provides a versatile dining, relaxing or entertaining space. Both the lounge and sitting room bay windows perfectly frame the garden view. To the rear of the lounge is a secondary family room which could be utilised as an ideal home office or playroom as required.The contemporary kitchen is located at the rear of the ground floor. Presented in a modern style the dining kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of base and wall units, complimented by an extensive central peninsular with high seating for informal dining. There is a good range of kitchen appliances including, fitted ovens and a five-ring gas hob. French doors open onto a fully enclosed side courtyard. The snug room flows off from the dining kitchen a cosy room to enjoy. A rear hallway provides alternative access from the surrounding driveway. For everyday domestic tasks, there is a large utility room fitted with an extensive range of base and wall units with contrasting work surfaces and additional kitchen appliances. A cloakroom fitted with a white WC completes the ground floor accommodation.On the upper floor, the principal bedroom is located at the front of the house, with views over the garden and features a sizeable en-suite. Four double bedrooms are equally sizeable and are all well presented with individual d├ęcor. On the mezzanine level, a further double bedroom and large shower room complete the vast accommodation. Attic rooms provide an excellent amount of storage space but have also been used by the current owners for a variety of purposes including a large games room with power and light.With a handsome vista, gated driveway and most private garden grounds, Hillburn House is a unique opportunity for any discerning purchaser to combine countryside living, with all that the natural landscape surrounding offers, yet within a short drive to a bustling community, schools and recreational facilities.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Entrance vestibule, hallway, living room/dining room on semi open plan, sitting room, family room, WC, dining kitchen, snug, rear vestibule, utility room.First Floor: Bedroom 1 with en-suite shower room, 5 further bedrooms, shower room with WC.A gated private tree-lined driveway leads to a large turning and parking area for numerous vehicles. Areas of lawn have been cultivated and landscaped in keeping with such a distinct home. Mature trees, shrub bushes and dense panting offer a high degree of privacy to the gardens, whilst the ornate ponds and water offer attractive focal points. A range of outbuildings include a large double garage, stone built kennel with a store and a secure courtyard.Property - Hillburn HouseWater - MainsElectricity - MainsDrainage - Septic TankTenure - FreeholdHeating - Oil HeatingCouncil Tax - Band GEPC - FInverugie is a small village in rural Aberdeenshire, Scotland, just north of Peterhead, situated on the River Ugie. It is a short drive to the town of Peterhead and its range of amenities but it is also within easy access to the city of Aberdeen and its further range of shopping and leisure facilities. Heading towards Aberdeen City, Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route can be joined at Blackdog which provides quick access to business parks, west and south of the city along with Aberdeen Airport. The area also has excellent public transport making many parts of the City and Shire easily accessible. Several nurseries are close by in Peterhead. Boasting a spectacular Bay Harbour with golden sandy beaches, the town also benefits from a Community Centre incorporating a theatre and a swimming pool. Other local sporting amenities include a magnificent 18-hole Golf Course. There is an excellent choice of hotels, and shops, including several supermarkets, various Primary Schools, a Secondary Academy, a modern Health Centre and a Cottage Hospital. Aberdeen City itself boasts well-respected universities and it is an easy commute via the A90 to the likes of Aberdeen University, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and the Fraserburgh Campus of North East Scotland College is also within easy reach. It is worthy of note that the property has easy access the Formartine and Buchan Way, this former railway line stretches for many miles and is a great for walking and cycling.