St. Drostans sits in a peaceful location at the edge of the delightful village of Rothiemay, which offers primary schooling, a pub, a post office, church and a public house all of which are within walking distance of the house. Huntly, the principal local town (about 8 miles) provides a wider range of services including primary and secondary schooling (The Gordon Schools), a post office, health centre, community centre with swimming pool and various sports facilities, golf clubs, supermarkets and a rail link to Aberdeen and Inverness.
The county is renowned as being one of the sunniest and driest in the country and has a wide range of excellent places to stay, eat and shop. The local area is famed for its fine scenery and offers wonderful leisure and recreational opportunities. There are many golf courses accessible within a short drive, whilst the county also offers superb salmon and trout fishing including the highly acclaimed River Deveron nearby. A popular tourist area, local attractions also include 'The Whisky Trail', 'The Castle Trail', Duff House and Museum (forms part of the National Gallery of Scotland) as well as the Macduff Marine Aquarium and Museum of Scottish Lighthouses in Fraserburgh. The historic harbour in Banff has been converted into a yacht marina. Royal Deeside and the scenic Spey Valley are about 1 hours drive away. Aberdeen International Airport is about 43 miles away offering regular domestic and international flights. Scotland's third largest city, Aberdeen (about 46 miles) offers a wide range of amenities including excellent shopping and a superb choice of restaurants, galleries and theatres.
St. Drostans is a fine detached house located in a pleasant semi rural setting. Constructed of rendered block under a tile roof, the house provides spacious and well laid out accommodation over a single storey and is an ideal family home. A vestibule opens to a hallway and onto a stunning sitting room with large windows which flood the interior with natural light. Double doors open to the dining kitchen with a range of quality wall and floor units and various integrated appliances. This too is a wonderfully bright room with French doors out to the patio. Adjoining the kitchen is a useful utility room, with space for a washing machine and tumble dryer and a further door to the garden. Accessed from the hallway is a study/bedroom which also has sliding doors out to the garden. There are three good sized double bedrooms, all of which have built in double wardrobes whist the master bedroom has an en suite shower room. A family bathroom completes the accommodation.
Outside, the well maintained grounds extend to about three quarters of an acre and surround the house. Primarily laid to lawn, there is also a small wooded copse, fruit trees and a patio. In addition there is a useful garden shed, a greenhouse and a substantial log store. Parking for several vehicles is available on a gravelled drive to the front of the house.