Flat 2, Keith Hall House

Keith Hall, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 0LD

Offers Over £260,000

26 acres

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  • 1 reception room. 2 bedrooms.
  • A rare slice of Scottish history
  • Ground floor apartment
  • 26 acres of communal grounds
  • Ample parking & exclusive garage
  • Atmospheric location

The property can be viewed over the Fesitve period - Contact the owner (07795872678) Details of which are on the Galbraith Website Originally built as Caskieben Castle in the 16th Century, Keith Hall was also where the Earl of Kintore once lived. Converted to residential use in 1984, eight modern flats and six houses were formed within the building and the residents of Keith Hall House have formed a thriving community. Impressive and grand in nature, this Grade A listed granite former mansion house offers an insight into Scottish history at every turn and the echoes of past lives can be traced throughout the building, truly bespoke living at its finest. The 26 acres of wonderful private landscaped grounds makes this a very special place to live.Apartment two lies to the right of the ground entrance floor and benefits from an exclusive area of garden, ample parking and a private garage. Period features are in abundance with high ceilings, plasterwork, panel doors, deep skirting boards, window shutters and cast iron column-style radiators. The current owner has effortlessly maintained the property and it has benefited from a good level of modern upgrading. The bathroom and contemporary shower room are both well-appointed and feature underfloor heating. Overall there is light and airy décor with coordinating flooring creating a comfortable ‘hidden gem’ for any discerning buyer.Upon approach via the tarred driveway, it is hard not to be in awe of what awaits, expansive lawns with mature woodland trees and a glimpse of the 3-acre pond sets the tone. Entering the building, a large communal entrance awaits and this majestic room has a romantic feel to it, the wood panelling is iconic to the building and the stunning log fireplace is certainly inviting. The reception area is often used by residents to greet guests or host planned events and there is a shared storage cupboard, access to the rear of the property and staircase/ lift access to the upper apartments. There is an external security entry system at the front entrance and the building has an alarm system. Once behind your front door, a whole level of privacy and tranquillity prevails, and measuring 133sqm there is a most spacious yet comfortable atmosphere within. An entrance vestibule gives way to the inner hallway which in turn gives access to all the accommodation. The front-facing lounge is awash with natural light from the beautiful bay window. Featuring traditional timber and metal framed casement windows an absorbing view of the grounds can be enjoyed. A fantastic solid fuel fireplace with ornate surround provides a striking focal point and there are various alcoves and shelved recesses ideal for display purposes. There is ample space for a variety of free-standing furniture as desired.Moving back through the hall, the dining kitchen welcomes you in. Incredibly spacious and with a lovely rustic feel emphasised by the solid fuel fireplace, ceramic double bowl sink with a boiling water tap and Aga range cooker. A wide range of wall and base-mounted units with granite work surfaces provide ample storage and preparation areas. Integrated appliances including a dishwasher There is exceptional space for dining and again the views to the grounds are fully maximised with two large windows.The bathroom is well placed and well appointed, with concealed sanitary ware and a contemporary bath with a mixer shower overhead. Mirror panelling emphasises the space within the room and the glass shelves offer space for storage or display. Underfloor heating. The master bedroom has another attractive bay window with views to the garden grounds and there is ample space for a large double bed. Bedroom two is located off the main hall and also enjoys pleasant views of the grounds. A further benefit is the ample space for both a double bed and free standing furniture. Across the hallway and completing the accommodation a walk-through hallway provides built-in utility cupboard space which is plumbed for a washing machine. A contemporary shower room is fitted with a wet shower, WC and sink.ACCOMMODATIONGROUND FLOOR: Entrance Vestibule; Hall; Living Room; Dining Kitchen; Bedroom One; Bedroom Two; Shower Room; Bathroom; Utility Cupboard.Keith Hall is approached over a tarred driveway leading for half a mile through the well maintained communal park. Designed by Thomas White Senior in the late 18th century and extending to some 26 acres, the grounds feature stunning informal parkland and a boating lake bordered by ornamental shrubs and trees, the whole enjoying stunning views over surrounding countryside towards the River Urie and Inverurie beyond. Apartment two benefits from a private area of garden with a sheltered area of lawn from where alfresco dining can be enjoyed. The gardens are haven for local wildlife with a diverse habitat. To the rear of the main building, an exclusive single garage with double timber doors is located. Property - Flat 2, Kieth Hall HouseWater - MainsElectricity - MainsDrainage - MainsTenure - FreeholdHeating - ElectricCouncil Tax - Band FEPC- EKeith Hall House sits just 2 miles from Inverurie town centre, a walk or a short drive and you can easily enjoy the busy and popular town yet retreat to the peace and tranquillity of the beautiful Aberdeenshire countryside. Inverurie has good road and rail links to the north and south including to Aberdeen, Dyce, Huntly and Inverness. The amenities in and around Inverurie are excellent and these include a health centre, local hospital, several supermarkets, including Tesco & Marks & Spencer, a swimming pool and community centre nearby as well as golf and tennis. Mountain biking and hillwalking are a popular activity in the area given the many routes available including the incredible Bennachie. Aberdeen International Airport is just some 20 minutes by car and provides a variety of domestic and international flights.