The Steading, Milton Of Logie

Dinnet, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34 5LU

Offers Over £595,000

Bedroom Count icon 4

Reception Count icon 3

Bathroom Count icon 3

  • 3 reception rooms.
  • 4 bedrooms. 3 en-suites.
  • Contemporary open plan living.
  • Granite built steading conversion.
  • Idyllic location and beautiful views.
  • Garden grounds & detached garage.

The Steading sits in the Cairngorm National Park, an incredible location in beautiful Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire. With breath-taking scenery, lochs on your doorstep, endless walks and nature reserves to explore, this property offers an excellent opportunity for those buyers looking to escape the hustle & bustle of city living to a retreat in the Scottish countryside. The property extends to over 280sqm and was converted to an exceptionally high standard in 2008. The quality and exemplary finish is evident throughout with the distinct use of solid oak, vaulted ceilings with exposed ceiling beams and perfectly placed picture windows and bi-folding doors to capture the idyllic countryside setting.The entrance is wide and impressive, flowing through to the incredible open plan lounge, dining room and kitchen. This is the heart and centre of this home, carefully designed to create a contemporary open family living space. The Harry Leenders FugaS rotating wood burning stove with circulating hearth is the centre point and the luxury kitchen is finished with corian work tops and Neff appliances, including warming drawers and a coffee machine. Three oak steps lead to the spacious and cosy sitting room, which offers a separate public room with wood burning stove. Continuing through the hall, there is a contemporary cloak room and a very useful utility room, which leads through to the external boot room with stone floor and barn door. The principle bedroom is an outstanding room with vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and striking windows capturing the views and outdoors. This room has extensive built in wardrobes and a luxury ensuite bathroom with separate shower. Bedroom 2 & Bedroom 3 are both generous double bedrooms with built in wardrobes and ensuite shower rooms, and bedroom 4 is a further double room and completes the accommodation to the ground floor. Oak stairs lead to the first floor which has a galleried sitting area, perfect as an alternative family room, which continues through to a home office.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Vestibule, hall, sitting room and open plan lounge, dining room & kitchen. Principle bedroom with ensuite bathroom, bedroom two with ensuite shower room, bedroom three with ensuite shower room and bedroom four. Cloakroom, plant room, utility room and boot room.First Floor: Galleried sitting area & home office room.GARDEN GROUNDSThe Steading is set within beautiful landscaped grounds generally comprising stone chippings, lawn, trees, stone slabs, side paths along with flower shrubs and borders. At the rear of the house is a delightful paved patio area which is sheltered and enjoys the open views of the surrounding countryside. The garden enjoys an array of wildlife & birds including frequent red squirrels and mountain hares. With the nature reserve nearby there are sightings of lapwings, oystercatchers, red kites, geese and ospreys to name but a few.Detached double garage with electric up & over doors, power and light. There is a side pedestrian door plus a floored and lined roof space for storage.SERVICES, COUNCIL TAX AND ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE(S)Water MainsElectricity MainsDrainage Private sewage treatment plantTenure FreeholdHeating Under floor ground source heatingCouncil Tax Band GEPC Band CA Sonos integrated sound system has been installed in the property.SITUATIONThe Steading has a quiet countryside location within the Cairngorm National Park and is on the edge of the Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve, where Loch Kinord and Burn O’Vat offer hidden Scottish gems and beautiful walking trails. Also a short distance away is Loch Davan, which is a protected bird sanctuary and attracts a variety of birdlife. The peaks of Lochnagar can be seen from The Steading, along with fantastic views of Mount Keen and Morven, with Morven being in walking distance.The villages of Dinnet and Tarland are very close by, with the latter offering a small supermarket, chemist, coffee shop, two hotels, toy shop / post office, craft shop and village hall. Tarland has the very popular Tarland biking trails and is the start off point for the Tarland Way walk and cycle path. It is a popular centre for hill walkers, mountain bikers and tourists. Douneside House, part of the MacRobert Estate, has a local health club and fine dining restaurant.Seven miles away, Aboyne is an attractive small Victorian town in Royal Deeside. There is a supermarket, primary and secondary schooling and an excellent community centre providing theatre/cinema, full size swimming pool, badminton courts, library and gym. The town also has a health centre and a cottage hospital. Also seven miles away, Ballater plays host to a wide range of coffee shops, restaurants, specialist and everyday shopping. The Scottish residence to the Royal Family, Balmoral Castle, lies a mere 14 miles away and continues to attract local and global visitors. The popular Glentanar Estate is only 7 miles away and has an equestrian centre, fishing, hill walking and mountain biking. Ballater is well known for its proximity to a wide range of leisure pursuits, including golf, horse-riding, hunting and fishing along the River Dee, while the Old Deeside Railway track provides an excellent cycling or walking route towards Aberdeen. With winter skiing available within the Cairngorm National Park at both Glenshee, Aviemore and The Lecht, the local area is also renowned for its splendid countryside and breath-taking scenery, most notably Lochnagar Mountain and the Loch Muick Reserve which provides excellent walking routes. The local bus service runs between Ballater and Aberdeen City, where the nearest railway station is located. Aberdeen International Airport has daily flights to London and across Europe.We understand school buses for Aboyne Primary and Secondary schools stop right outside The Steading. There are transport options into Aberdeen for the International School, along with other private schools in the City and Lathallan School south of Aberdeen.