Smithy Cottage, Cairnhill

Newtonhill, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, AB39 3PH

Offers Over £380,000

Bedroom Count icon 4

Reception Count icon 2

Bathroom Count icon 2

  • 2 reception rooms. 4 bedrooms
  • Lounge with sliding patio doors
  • Detached double garage
  • Expansive garden grounds
  • Detached traditional bothy converted to office use
  • Short drive to the new town of Chapelton

Smithy Cottage sits on the outskirts of the well-established village of Newtonhill surrounded by open countryside offering a quiet countryside lifestyle. Equally the new town of Chapelton is just a short walk or drive away and is easily accessible. The property sits in a sizeable plot and has been owned by the present occupier for many years who have maintained the property and converted the original detached smithy bothy to a well-appointed office. The garden grounds are particularly tranquil with areas of lawn, mature planting and well-established shrubbery and hedging.Upon entering Smithy Cottage, the vestibule leads to the main hallway which is well proportioned. The large sitting room to the front of the property has ample space for furniture configuration with the working fireplace adding a cosy aspect. Patio doors opening out to a front patio equally allow a high ingress of natural light to flood in. The dining kitchen has been well appointed when originally fitted and a range of well-placed wall and base mounted units incorporate fitted appliances. Adjacent to the kitchen is the handy utility room with co-ordinating base units and an external door gives access to the rear garden. A separate dining room is multi-functional and has been used as a study, ideal for those who work from home. Three light and airy double bedrooms lead off the main hallway and are serviced by the main family bathroom. The master bedroom completes the accommodation and benefits from ample storage and an en-suite shower room.The detached bothy was the original local Smiddy, hence the property name. Converted by the current owner to provide a sizeable home office for a small business the versatility for any future use has a range of possibilities. The current configuration has been created to allow for two large office rooms. The first room has ample space for at least two large desks generously and measures 15’11 x 15’5. The second room is equally well proportioned, and they are both are served by a cloakroom with WC.Smithy Cottage is an ideal home for those seeking accommodation all one level, but equally, it would also lend itself well to those looking for a family home. The plot size, house and bothy offer a great package for any new purchaser and one where early viewing is encouraged.Ground Floor- Entrance Vestibule; Hallway; Living Room; Study/Dining Room; Dining Kitchen; Master Bedroom with en-suite Shower Room; Three Further Bedrooms; Bathroom; Utility Room.A stone chipped driveway leads to ample off-street parking. Tranquil garden areas are part laid in mature lawn and incorporate planted areas, pathways and mature trees. Boundaries are fenced or hedged. The double garage has two up and over doors and a side pedestrian entrance. The greenhouse will remain as part of the sale.Property -Smithy Cottage Water - MainsElectricity -MainsDrainage - Private Septic TankTenure - FreeholdHeating - LPG GASCouncil Tax - Band FEPC - ENewtonhill is a pleasant coastal village located approximately 7 miles south of Aberdeen and within easy commuting distance. There are many varied amenities available locally, including the Bettridge Centre which offers sporting and social activities, a pharmacy, supermarket and restaurant, a library and two public houses. There are many pre-school groups within the village, a primary school and after school club. Secondary education is catered for at Portlethen Academy. Also located nearby is the new community of Chapelton which is conveniently located just 10 miles south of Aberdeen and is close to existing bus and rail service at Portlethen, making ease of access both North and South. Chapelton is being developed with a wonderful sense of community in mind with open green spaces, local shops and community events offering enviable country living with everything you could need close at hand. The location offers the very best of rural and modern life.