2 Middle Cottages is a superb detached family home with a raised southerly position and an incredible outlook over the countryside and towards Bennachie. Built in 2001, the property was designed to be sympathetic to its traditional rural surroundings, yet …
2 Middle Cottages is a superb detached family home with a raised southerly position and an incredible outlook over the countryside and towards Bennachie. Built in 2001, the property was designed to be sympathetic to its traditional rural surroundings, yet offer the desired open plan family living space and modern requirements of families. The house was completed to an exceptional quality and craftsmanship, all evident throughout, and includes the particularly high ceilings, full height windows to the open plan living space, curved feature walls and large sky light windows. The accommodation comprises entrance hall with direct access to the utility room/boot room. Incredible open plan sitting room, dining room and kitchen. This room is a fantastic family space with a southerly aspect and perfectly placed windows and doors, whilst Amtico flooring runs through. The kitchen area has a bespoke pitch pine kitchen with Belfast sink and granite worktops and the sitting area has a wood burning stove with Caithness slate hearth and granite surround. A couple of steps lead up to the mezzanine level with cloakroom and there is a master bedroom with walk in wardrobe and ensuite bathroom including twin wash hand basins. Continuing to the first floor, the landing is an extremely bright space with four sky light windows drawing in natural light and a gallery area looking down to the ground floor. There are 3 full sized double bedrooms and the main family bathroom including bath and mains shower. The garden grounds don’t disappoint with a superb amount of outdoor space including grass lawns, kitchen garden and chicken paddock, ideal for children and families to enjoy all year round.
Ground Floor: Entrance hall, utility room/boot room, open plan sitting room, dining room and kitchen.
Mezzanine Floor: Cloakroom. Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and walk in wardrobe.
First Floor: Three double bedrooms and main family bathroom.
The property sits in around 1 acre of garden ground primarily south facing and lined by trees to the southerly boundary. The rolling grass lawn, with a scattering of young trees, leads down to the far end where there is a kitchen garden with fruit cage and enclosed chicken paddock. Lying adjacent to the house is a south facing patio with Caithness flagstone paving, surrounded by mature plants and shrubs and is perfectly placed to enjoy the open views towards Bennachie. There are two stone chip parking areas and 1 tarmac parking area.
Planning permission was in place for a detached garage, which has now lapsed. There is electricity and mains water at this location.
SERVICES, COUNCIL TAX AND ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE(S)
Drainage Septic Tanks
Heating Oil CH
Council Tax Band F
EPC Band D
Underfloor heating to the ground floor. Radiators to the upper level.
Private spring water supply to the garden.
2 Middle Cottages sits only 5 miles from both Oldmeldrum & Rothienorman and a 15 minute drive from the town of Inverurie. Oldmeldrum has excellent day to day amenities including health centre, dentist, chemist, vet and shops. Oldmeldrum also has two golf courses; Oldmeldrum Golf Club and the beautiful Meldrum House Country Hotel and Golf Course with its parkland course. Early education is provided at Daviot Primary School and Nurseries are at both Rothienorman and Oldmeldrum, whilst secondary schooling is at Meldrum Academy in Oldmeldrum. The larger town of Inverurie offers a wide selection of shops, bars, coffee shops, restaurants and Inverurie train station, together with an excellent health centre, cottage hospital with maternity unit, swimming pool and community centre. In the immediate and wider Inverurie area there are excellent equestrian facilities and activities including competitions and livery.
Aberdeen City is some 26 miles, and provides all the leisure, recreational and entertainment facilities expected from the oil capital of Europe. It also provides good transport links with a mainline railway station and is host to an airport providing both domestic and international flights.