Bankhead Farmhouse

Fordoun, Laurencekirk, Aberdeenshire, AB30 1LN

Offers Over £350,000

Bedroom Count icon 4

Reception Count icon 2

Bathroom Count icon 2

  • 2 reception rooms. 4 bedrooms
  • Stone steading, storage barn and versatile outbuilding Situated in 1.4 acre site
  • Easy commute to the city and beyond
  • Close to a wealth of amenities

Set within the heart of the Mearns offering beautiful views of the countryside, Bankhead Farmhouse has three/ four bedrooms and two/ three public rooms. This sizeable stone built family home also benefits from a range of versatile outbuildings. Set within extensive grounds measuring approx. 1.4 acres the property enjoys a good level of privacy. Served by oil heating and fully double glazed this ideal family home has generous living space whilst enjoying close links to the A90 and train links from the nearby station located in Stonehaven and Laurencekirk.This property would be ideal for anyone commuting to Aberdeen/Dundee who is looking for a more rural lifestyle. The combination of traditional stone steading, storage barn and detached concrete frame building further enhance the potential. Constructed in 1975 the extensive concrete frame building offers a wealth of versatility in usage. Three independent units each have a roll shutter front entrance, power and light. Measurements are 25.5 metres x 32.7 metres, overall 670 metres approx. Offering exceptionally spacious living accommodation throughout, the property spans two levels. Entering to the rear via a rear porch consisting of a large store and WC, the accommodation is immediately spacious. A family room has generous proportions and views over to the front aspect. There is ample space for a variety of free standing furniture and access through to the dining kitchen and internal hall. An attractive feature of the family room is the open fire set with a tile fireplace. The dining kitchen has a comprehensive range of timber wall and base mounted units with a fitted storage cupboard. Leading on through the hallway, a conservatory to the front of the property is the ideal place to enjoy the panoramic views. A large shower room has been added to the ground floor accommodation and has a separate shower enclosure. Completing the ground floor accommodation is the sitting room/ bedroom four, with an electric fire and marble surround as a main focal point. On the upper level, two double bedrooms are serviced by a well-appointed bathroom and the master bedroom boasts generous room dimensions a large fitted cupboard, and an open and light aspect with a superb view. Storage needs have also been catered for with the addition of three large cupboards on the upper hallway landing. Ground floor – Entrance conservatory, hallway, family room, dining kitchen, sitting room/bedroom four, shower room with WC. separate WC.First floor - Three bedrooms and bathroom with WC.Bankhead Farmhouse is reached by a shared access track from the main road, upon arrival the track opens up to a large parking area. The house has attractive gardens to the front and side of the property and have been mostly laid to lawn with seating areas to enjoy the surrounding fields and views to the countryside beyond. The site extends to approx. 1.4 acres with mature trees to the side and rear offering a good level of shelter and privacy. There is easy access to the barns and hard surface parking adjacent to detached concrete frame building. Boundaries, where defined, are of fencing. Property - Bankhead FarmhouseWater - Shared Private Water SupplyElectricity -Mains Drainage- Septic Tank Tenure - Freehold Heating- Oil Council Tax- EEPC- FBankhead Farmhouse lies just approx. 6 miles south of Stonehaven adjacent to the A90 and within easy commuting distance of Aberdeen to the North and Forfar/Brechin to the South. Close by Drumlithie is a lovely village located just some 2 miles from Bankhead Farmhouse. Amenities within the village include a hotel, shop, village hall, primary school and bowling green. The coastal town of Stonehaven lies some 6 miles with excellent road and rail links to the city. Stonehaven once a substantial fishing port, still retains much of its historic interest and the ruin of Dunnottar Castle to the south is a great tourist attraction. There is a picturesque harbour with hotels and restaurants, a range of shopping facilities, post office and banks. Stonehaven also has a leisure centre with gymnasium and swimming pool and an open air heated swimming pool, children’s play areas and a putting green. There is also an 18 hole golf course with clubhouse on the nearby cliff tops, bowling green, tennis courts and open public parks and the sheltered harbour is ideal for a variety of water sports. Stonehaven also benefits from Mackie Academy which is a well-respected secondary School.