Elm Cottage

Banchory Devenick, Aberdeen, AB12 5YL

Offers Over £280,000

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On the edge of Aberdeen city and on the south side of the River Dee, Elm Cottage is a charming grade B listed former inn, dating back to the 18th century. The property is sat amongst well maintained and generous garden grounds and there is a super driveway and detached double garage with storage room. The accommodation comprises an entrance hall and attractive sitting room with gas fire. The modern fitted kitchen has plenty storage and worktop space and can easily accommodate a dining table & chairs.The utility room is a large versatile room with worktops, storage cupboards and also space to have a home working area too. Completing the accommodation on the ground floor is the tiled shower room. Upstairs there are two equally spacious double bedrooms, both with built in cupboards. Plus there is a box/store room accessed from the landing.Elm Cottage is a charming and unique opportunity for any discerning buyer. Early viewing is highly recommended.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Entrance hall, sitting room, dining kitchen, utility room and shower room.First Floor: Bedroom 1, Bedroom 2 and Box/Store Room.GARDEN GROUNDSElm Cottage sits in really charming garden grounds which have been beautifully designed and maintained by the present owner. To the front of the house is a traditional grass lawn with surrounding borders and paths meander through to the summer house and pond. To the west side of the house is a further grass area with mature trees and here you will find the garden cabin and polytunnel.Workshop. Timber garden cabin with power, light and decking area. Polytunnel. Timber hexagonal summer house. Greenhouse. Two timber sheds.The driveway provides parking for several cars. Double detached garage with loft room above. The loft room is accessed via a timber pull down ladder and offers excellent storage space and currently accommodates a sauna. The garage has power, light and an external electric car charger.SERVICES, COUNCIL TAX AND ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE(S)Water MainsElectricity MainsDrainage Septic TankTenure FreeholdHeating GasCouncil Tax Band FEPC Band EElm Cottage is categorised as a medium/high flood risk on the SEPA flood map. The property suffered some water damage in Storm Frank in 2015 and has not been impacted by any flood or water damage since then.SITUATIONElm Cottage is located on the south side of the River Dee with beautiful river views, yet is only a short distance from the centre of Aberdeen city. Education is catered for in the area and shopping and a selection of other amenities can be found at Bridge of Dee Retail Park, a short walk away. There are several excellent private schools within easy commuting distance including Robert Gordon’s College. St Margaret’s School for Girls and Albyn School, whilst the International School of Aberdeen is also very accessible. Robert Gordon University and many recreational facilities including Paul Lawrie Golf Centre are close by and the industrial estates to the south of the city are easily accessible including Portlethen, Altens and Tullos. The A92 is minutes away giving access to both the North & South of Aberdeen and Aberdeen International Airport can be reached in around 20 minutes by car. Union Street in the city centre with its wide range of shops, restaurants, coffee shops, cinema and bars is a short 3 miles from Elm Cottage and provides all the leisure, recreational and entertainment facilities expected from the oil capital of Europe. The city centre can be reached by bus, car or walking.