Baldyvin Farmhouse, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8HE

Offers over £665,000


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Contact Details

Phone: (01224) 749444

Email: wl@acandco.com

Property Consultant

Name: Gillian McInally

Phone: 01224 749444

Email: gmcinally@acandco.com


Summary Details

5 Bedroom(s) 5 3 Reception room(s) 3 5 Bathroom room(s) 5 + My Propeties

Situated in an idyllic location and offering outstanding views of the surrounding countryside, we are delighted to present for sale this TRULY IMPRESSIVE DETACHED FARMHOUSE which is set within approximately 5.5 acres of ground suitable for EQUESTRIAN PURPOSES. Extensively re-built and extended in recent years, the property has been finished to an exceptional standard with the use of quality materials throughout. The property has retained many traditional features enhancing the charm and character of the building yet seamlessly blending with all modern conveniences. A particular highlight of the property is the kitchen which is set on open plan with the dining room and incorporates hand crafted solid oak cabinets, dresser and central island unit. The sun lounge features solid oak panelled walls, a beamed ceiling and an exposed granite wall. The impressive lounge is beautifully presented and features a Jotul wood burning stove set upon a cut granite hearth providing an attractive focal point to the room. There are two double bedrooms on the ground floor, one of which currently serves as a home cinema. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a wet room, shower room, utility room and cloakroom. An attractive staircase ascends to the first floor where the master bedroom, study/sitting area and two further generous bedrooms are located. Each bedroom enjoys the luxury of ensuite facilities. The property is serviced by oil fired/solar panel central heating and full double glazing. Seldom does the opportunity arise to purchase a property of this calibre and internal viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the outstanding location and quality of accommodation offered.


Accommodation

Ground Floor


Vestibule - 2.5m (8'0") x 2.3m (7'7")

Entered via a hardwood exterior door with decorative leaded glass panel, the vestibule provides space for occasional furniture and access to the kitchen and dining hall. Finished with Italian porcelain flooring and neutral decoration.


Kitchen - 5.7m (18'8") x 5.5m (18'0")

Set on open plan with the dining room, this beautifully appointed kitchen is fitted with hand carved, solid oak cabinets, dresser and central island unit incorporating synthetic granite work surfaces. A stunning feature of the room is the large black gloss AGA range which has four ovens, two hotplates, griddle and electric oven and ceramic hob. The AGA is set against the original exposed granite chimney breast. Further appliances include dishwasher, American fridge/freezer and wine cooler. A twin Belfast sink with drainer and mixer tap is set into the work surfaces and a recessed alcove with lighting is shelved. The room is finished with Italian porcelain tiled flooring and neutral decoration. Solid elm ceiling beam; door to rear hall; access to sun lounge; window to front; down lighting.


Dining Room - 5.4m (17'7") x 5.5m (18'0")

Finished with solid oak flooring, this generous dining room offers ample space to accommodate a range of formal furniture and features dual aspect windows to the front and rear. Solid elm ceiling beam; down lighting; access to hallway.


Sun Lounge - 5.4m (17'7") x 3.9m (12'8")

Situated to the side of the property and offering a pleasant outlook over the surrounding fields, this impressive room boasts solid oak panelled walls continuing into the window sills, an exposed granite wall with shelving and a beamed ceiling. French doors provide access out to the front patio area. Solid oak flooring; wall lights; TV point.


Rear Hall - 2.4m (7'9") x 1.7m (5'6")

The rear hallway provides access to the utility room and cloakroom. A part glazed external door leads out to the rear courtyard. Italian porcelain tile flooring.


Utility Room - 2.0m (6'7") x 4.1m (13'5")

Fitted with oak cabinets and synthetic granite work tops, the utility room features a twin Belfast sink and houses the washing machine and tumble dryer. A built-in cupboard houses the central heating controls. Floor mounted central heating boiler; extractor fan; hatch to small loft space; window to side.


Cloakroom - 1.8m (5'9") x 2.1m (7')

Fitted with a contemporary two-piece suite comprising WC and wall hung wash hand basin. Italian porcelain floor tiles; opaque window; chrome towel radiator.


Hallway - 7.0m (23') x 4.6m (15')

Leading from the dining room and providing access to the lounge, wet room, family/cinema room, guest bedroom and shower room. Stairs to upper floor; built-in storage cupboard; solid oak flooring.


Lounge - 5.3m (17'6") x 5.2m (17')

Double doors from the hallway lead through to the beautifully presented lounge which features triple windows to the front of the property and twin windows to the side. A particular highlight of the room is the Jotul wood burning stove which is set upon a cut granite hearth. Solid elm ceiling beams; solid oak flooring; wall lighting; TV point; wired for satellite TV.


Cinema Room - 5.5m (18'0") x 3.3m (10'10")

Currently serving the property as a home cinema, this well proportioned room would provide an ideal family room or fifth bedroom if desired. The room features an integrated surround sound system and concealed wiring for satellite TV and games consoles. Twin windows to the side of the property. Solid oak flooring; neutral decoration. Please note that the wall mounted 3D TV may be available by separate negotiation.


Guest Bedroom - 4.1m (13'7") x 3.4m (11'3")

This tastefully decorated room offers ample space for a wide range of bedroom furniture. Twin windows provide an outlook over the rear courtyard. Solid oak flooring; neutral decoration.


Shower Room - 2.3m (7'6") x 2.1m (6'11")

This fully tiled shower room is fitted with a modern white suite comprising WC and wall hang basin. Koralle corner shower cubicle with mains shower. Opaque window; chrome towel radiator; wall mounted mirror; extractor fan.


Wet Room - 3.1m (10'3") x 1.9m (6'1")

Featuring ceramic floor tiles and mosaic wall tiling, this spacious room is fitted with a wall hung basin and a powerful jet shower with separate hand held shower fitting. Chrome towel radiator; opaque window; extractor fan.


First Floor


Upper Hallway - 4.5m (14'7") x 4.3m (14'3")

An attractive wooden staircase with fitted carpet runner ascends to the first floor hallway which in turn provides access to the study/sitting area, master bedroom and two further double bedrooms. There are two double cupboards offering excellent storage space. Velux roof windows; continuation of solid oak flooring.


Study - 5.4m (17'7") x 3.1m (10'0")

On semi-open plan with the upper hallway and leading through to the master bedroom, this spacious area could be utilised in numerous ways and currently serves as a study. A walk-in cupboard houses the large pressurised hot water tank and a the room features a bay window to the front and Velux roof window at the rear. Solid oak flooring.


Master Bedroom - 7.1m (23'2") x 5.5m (18'0")

Of superb proportions, this impressive room enjoys an outlook to the front of the property and over the surrounding countryside via a bay window. Built-in double wardrobe; solid oak flooring; Velux roof window; wall lights.


Ensuite - 2.8m (9'2") x 2.7m (8'11")

Fitted with a modern white suite comprising free standing bath with central chrome fittings, WC and wall hung wash hand basin. Full floor and wall tiling; wall mounted mirror; extractor fan; Velux roof window; chrome towel radiator; hatch to loft space.


Bedroom 2 - 5.0m (16'4") x 5.2m (17')

A further generous double bedroom featuring a bay window to the side of the property and finished in tasteful decoration and solid oak flooring. A built-in wardrobe offers ample shelf and hanging space. Hatch to loft space.


Ensuite - 2.2m (7'2") x 2.2m (7'3")

Fitted with a Koralle corner shower with mains shower fitment, WC and wall hung basin. Full wall and floor tiling; chrome towel radiator; Velux roof window; extractor fan.


Bedroom 3 - 4.5m (14'8") x 3.9m (12'11")

Finished with neutral decoration and solid oak flooring and featuring a bay window to the side of the property. Built-in double wardrobe.


Ensuite - 2.2m (7'2") x 2.2m (7'3")

Fitted with a Koralle corner shower cubical with mains shower fitment, WC and wall hung basin. Full wall and floor tiles; chrome towel radiator; Velux roof window; extractor fan.


Large Barn - 20.0m (65'7") x 10.0m (32'10")

This well built and exceptionally spacious barn would provide ideal space for stables if required. Please note that the tractor in situ may be available by separate negotiation.


Detached Garage - .

Fitted with two up and over doors and equipped with power and light. A hatch with fitted ladder provides access to the office space above which features Velux roof windows and is served by a BT phone line. This space would ideally serve as a home office.


Dog Kennel - .

Purpose built glazed and heated dog kennel with slate roof and enclosed run.



Location

Travel on the A944 Aberdeen to Alford road. Shortly before entering the village of Alford turn right where signposted for Baldyvin. Continue straight ahead on this road and where the road turns sharp to the right, continue ahead along the private road. Baldyvin Farmhouse is located straight ahead.