North Lodge, Eden House

Banff, Aberdeenshire, AB45 3NT

Offers Over £235,000

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  • 1 reception room. 3 bedrooms
  • Traditional detached gate lodge
  • Generous room dimensions
  • Peaceful countryside location
  • Idyllic garden grounds
  • Commuting distance to a range of amenities

Designed by the renowned local architect Alexander Reid, North Lodge was constructed around 1850. A detached gate lodge to the grand Eden House, North Lodge is now a fully refurbished home in a most private location. The setting itself is idyllic with rolling countryside views and only one other neighbouring property. The site boasts a most peaceful atmosphere and would make the perfect location for an exquisite family home.Upon approach the architectural design of the gate lodge is evident, a soft whitewashed exterior with harled walls and granite finishing is nestled peacefully against a backdrop of country fields. The pitched roof with scotch slate tiles and triple chimney stack is a striking feature and the gable porch features a front door at the traditional re-entrant angle. Once a single storey property, North Lodge today has accommodation spanning over two levels and has benefited from modernisation over the years. The entrance hallway opens into a spacious lounge with a feature fire surround and a log burner as the main focal point. There is ample space for a variety of furniture configurations and a carpeted staircase leads to the upper level. The dining kitchen has been fitted with a range of wall and base mounted units with space for white goods. A rear door from the kitchen leads out to the garden and a large decked patio area awaits. The master bedroom is a large room with dual aspect windows and a high ingress of natural light. A shower has been fitted to this room along with a vanity unit with a sink and wall mounted mirror above. Completing the ground floor accommodation is the family bathroom which features a white bathroom suite with a mains shower over the bath. On the upper level, there are two further double bedrooms and a handy WC cloakroom.Ground floor - Entrance hallway, lounge, bedroom with shower cubicle, kitchen and bathroom with WC.First floor - Two bedrooms and cloakroom WC.Surrounded by beautifully mature garden grounds, North Lodge benefits from a gated stone chip driveway which offers ample parking for several vehicles. There is an expanse of natural landscaping with an abundance of shrubs and trees to the side of the property and also a lawn to the front.Water - MainElectricity - MainsDrainage - Septic TankTenure - FreeholdHeating - LPGCouncil Tax - Band CEPC - F North Lodge is set in a beautiful and private countryside location, midway between Turriff and Banff. Turriff is a thriving town, where there is a good variety of shops and other well supported facilities including a swimming pool, library, community centre, sports centre, and golf course. There is a primary school at King Edward and secondary education at both Turriff and Banff Academies. Banff itself is a historic country town situated at the Estuary of the River Deveron on the Moray Firth Coast and retains a busy and prosperous feel. The town provides an excellent range of professional, shopping and leisure facilities including 18 hole Golf Course, Swimming Pool and Leisure harbour. Excellent salmon fishing is available on the River Deveron with a wide range of both land and sea based sports available nearby. The City of Aberdeen with its main railway station and airport is within reasonable commuting distance, approximately 46 miles.