Corrennie Cottage

Midmar, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 7NQ

Offers Over £460,000

Bedroom Count icon 4

Reception Count icon 4

Bathroom Count icon 2

  • 4 reception rooms. 4 bedrooms
  • Impressive family home
  • Unique internal accommodati
  • Garden grounds extending to around 0.35 acre
  • Panoramic views
  • Private rural setting

Corrennie Cottage has a beautiful and peaceful location in Midmar, a desirable area of Aberdeenshire to the West. The property has stunning open views of the surrounding countryside and generous garden grounds encompass the house. The boundary extends to around 0.35 of an acre in total. The property offers an exceptional family home and extends over two levels with a most striking octagonal shaped conservatory. Upon entering the vestibule, the traditional features set an impressive tone with natural granite walls and a slate floor. The true heart of the home is the impressive farmhouse kitchen with central island ideal for informal dining. Twin Belfast sinks have a chrome mixer and separate pull-out spray tap. The red electric Aga adds to the warmth in the room with glass splashback. Other appliances include a co-ordinating red Aga fridge freezer, oven, ceramic hob, microwave and dishwasher. The exposed granite wall and natural slate floor complete the look. A utility room with WC is located off the kitchen with an external door to the garden. The dining room with its limestone tiling and fresh décor is a peaceful room and the picture window really maximises the view. The flow of the public rooms continues through an entrance hallway into a beautiful open-plan lounge, a granite fireplace and wood burning stove create an atmospheric focal point.The outstanding feature of this home is the incredible octagonal conservatory, panoramic views can be enjoyed from every angle, whilst natural light and warmth flood in. It is worthy of note, that on the lower level of the conservatory, there is a bedroom, which could be equally used as a home office and shower room. The external door access here offers versatility to the rooms, ideal guest accommodation or if used as an office, visitors could come and go with minimal fuss to the main house. On the upper level of the main house ample bedroom accommodation is provided. Three well presented, double bedrooms are located and are all served well by an immaculate family bathroom. The expansive landing here with solid oak flooring offers additional space for a home office and has been fitted with shelves and additional storage cupboards.The current owners have invested a lot of time and commitment to Corrennie Cottage and have enhanced and upgraded the property at every opportunity. Windows are all double-glazed casements. The extension to the rear has been completely re-clad and a great deal of thought and detail has gone into insulation throughout the property. Solid timber has been used where possible. The external larch cladding will weather naturally and there are 14 photovoltaic panels mounted on the south-west roof face of the garage. The electricity generated by the panels supplies the property. Under floor heating to the ground floor is highly effective and the house is heated by an air source heat pump system installed in 2020. It is also worthy of note that the property benefits throughout from ample cupboard storage.ACCOMMODATIONGround floor: dining/living room, sitting room, inner hall, rear extension, vestibule, kitchen/dining room, utility room with WC off, connecting passage, shower room, bedroom 4.First floor: 2 bedrooms, landing/study area, bedroom, bathroom, sunroomThe garden grounds surround the property and enjoy stunning open views across the surrounding countryside. The tarred driveway leads to ample parking in front of the double garage. Gated at the rear for additional security, a gravelled area provides additional parking, whilst the expansive mature lawn is an ideal safe environment for both children and pets to enjoy. The summer house is also an ideal place to enjoy the grounds and watch the wildlife. The front garden is enclosed by a stone wall and timber hence is a tranquil haven for gardeners with vegetable beds, greenhouse and a polytunnel. Patios provide seating areas to enjoy the surroundings and especially the far-reaching views.Property - Corrennie CottageWater- PrivateElectricity-Mains / Solar PanelsDrainage-Septic TankTenure- FreeholdHeating-Air to water heat pumpCouncil Tax- GEPC- CCorrennie Cottage lies in its own rural setting, adjoined at the front by a minor public road and otherwise woodland to the rear and open views to the front. In close proximity to the small rural settlement of Midmar, the property would be zoned for primary schooling and Dr’s surgery at nearby Torphins and secondary schooling at Alford Academy. Both villages have a host of amenities with activities available for young and old.There is an abundance of wildlife making it a popular location for those looking to enjoy peace, quiet and the freedom that the great outdoors provides, yet it is only 18 miles from Aberdeen and its city amenities. Midmar has easy commuting to the thriving towns of Alford, Westhill, Inverurie and Banchory, all of which provide excellent retail, sport and leisure facilities. Midmar, and Corrennie Cottage has doorstep access to many lovely walks, be they short, long or adventurous, by streams, through woodland, on road or track. All in all, an excellent resource for walking, cycling, horse riding and dog owners. Midmar is within easy commuting distance of Aberdeen city and the new Aberdeen by-pass, Aberdeen International Airport, and Aberdeen Station provide good transport links. Aberdeen provides all the leisure, recreational and entertainment facilities expected of a bigger city.