Braehead Of Slack

Tarland, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34 4TN

Offers Over £160,000

0.44 acres

Bedroom Count icon 3

Reception Count icon 2

Bathroom Count icon 1

  • 2 reception rooms. 3 bedrooms
  • Detached traditional cottage
  • Gardens and private setting
  • Detached stone steading building
  • Picturesque setting in Upper Deeside
  • Close to the world famous ‘Queens View’

Braehead of Slack is a traditional stone cottage with a private & secluded location in the beautiful Upper Deeside area of Aberdeenshire. Accessed up a track road, for which there is a right of access, this cottage is located up on the hill with generous garden grounds. The property requires a degree of upgrading throughout and offers excellent potential. Alongside the cottage is the detached stone steading, which offers super storage and workshop space or could also be considered for conversion into a further dwelling with the necessary consents. The accommodation within the cottage currently comprises entrance vestibule, bathroom and dining kitchen. The inner hall leads to a sitting room with wood burning stove, a further family room/dining room with patio doors to the garden and finally a double bedroom. Upstairs there are two equally generous double bedrooms. There are generous garden grounds and many lovely walks from your front door giving you incredible panoramic views as far as Lochnagar.Less than 150 metres from the start of the track, leading to Braehead of Slack, is the viewing point of the magnificent uninterrupted views known as ‘The Queens View’. ‘The Queens View’ gained its name from Queen Victoria who quickly fell in love with the view of the lower valley of the Dee which includes a view of the peak of Lochnagar. The view is particularly loved by the royals who find it an unspoiled beauty which has not altered greatly for hundreds of years making it even more remarkable and memorable, and a view which epitomises Aberdeenshire.Braehead of Slack is a rare opportunity for any potential buyer. The property offers great potential for those buyers looking for a quiet rural family lifestyle. Equally it’s an ideal purchase to create a second home, a holiday let business or for retirement in an idyllic location.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Vestibule, bathroom, dining kitchen, inner hall and sitting room with wood burning stove. Dining room / family room and bedroom 3.First Floor: Landing. Bedroom 1 & bedroom 2.STEADINGThe detached stone steading building lies to the west side of the cottage. This building offers considerable storage and workshop space across two levels. The steading has water and electricity and we understand there is a working dust extractor cabinet.GARDEN GROUNDSThe gardens extend around the cottage with a patio area lying closest to the house.SERVICES, COUNCIL TAX AND ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE(S)Water Private Electricity Mains Drainage Septic TankTenure FreeholdHeating Wood Burning stoveCouncil Tax Band DEPC Band FThe property is sold as seen and no warranties will be given regarding the services or any other matter relating to the property.SITUATIONBraehead of Slack is located approximately 3 miles from the picturesque village of Tarland Tarland is a small village located within the Howe O’Cromar and is surrounded by the beauty that is the Aberdeenshire countryside. The village has a real sense of community spirit with many amenities located within including an array of shops, 2 hotels along with a community garden and a 9 hole golf course. Schooling is provided at Tarland Primary School whilst secondary education is catered for at Aboyne Academy and we understand school transport would be provided. Tarland sits to the east of the periphery of Cairngorms National Park with its stunning natural beauty and with an array of activities which include hill walking, sporting activities and field sports. For the skiing enthusiast, both Glenshee and Lecht Ski centres are located within easy distance to Tarland. Aboyne is only 7 miles away offering a wider range of amenities with Westhill also only a 25 minute drive.Aberdeen is located some 28 miles away, 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 Aberdeen International Airport, providing both domestic and international flights, is only a 40 minute drive.