13 Aug 2022
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A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to acquire a superb Architected designed five bedroom detached dwelling house which sits in 13.01 acres of manicured and arable ground. If you are looking for a lifestyle change then Howe of Anguston Farm is the house for you. Howe of Anguston Farm is a unique property situated on Royal Deeside with magnificent views towards the hills and beyond. This extensive family home will present the buyers with a ready to move into luxury, and a lifestyle which combines easy access to Aberdeen city and country living.
The property comprises of the old farmhouse which has been extensively extended with stone from the surrounding fields, and at 296 Sqm, provides unique and versatile accommodation. The meticulous attention to detail and the use of imagination and flair identifies this property as being a rare find. As you walk into the property you immediately feel the warmth of a family home, the versatile accommodation comprises: A formal entrance to the front of the house as well as an additional entrance to the rear of the house.
The welcoming hallway to the front is exceptionally bright and airy which in turn leads to the upper floor accommodation, the recently extended Lounge, is most certainly one of the “Wow” features of this house with beautiful Bi- Folding Doors leading to one of the external seating area’s the views from this room are nothing short of tranquil and beautiful. This room also benefits from a galleried landing above. There is ample room for a family dining table and chairs. As you proceed through to the rear entrance you will find the spacious dining kitchen, which is equipped with a excellent range of wall and base units with coordinated work surfaces and room for a sizable kitchen island. Proceeding through the house you will find the formal dining room, which is ideal for entertaining and benefits from a large picture window again to allow one to enjoy the views and beyond.
A double guest bedroom and a centrally located shower room again fitted with a three piece suite and a utility room completes the ground floor accommodation. As you proceed up one of the staircases you will find the Master bedroom suite which comprises of a walk in dressing cupboard, a fully fitted ensuite bathroom complete with separate shower cubicle. There are three further double bedrooms again all of good proportions, a further family bathroom is centrally located. A special feature of the upstairs is the open galleried Study, which is encased in glass and is ideal as a study or a little piece of quietness from the hustle and bustle of the main house.
From this area leads through to the last of the bedrooms, again which could be utilised as a home office, there is a large storage room which is accessed from this room and an alcove that could quite easily be converted to an ensuite. As you proceed outside there is a large courtyard area which leads to the Double Garage. The wrap around gardens have been landscaped and maintained where one can sit and enjoy the views and the tranquil scenery. The policies of Howe of Anguston Farm are complete with a traditional stone steading which has already got planning permission for conversion to a 4/5 bedroom dwelling. Planning Reference number: P141380 An additional granite stone bothy, which could be converted be to a home office, given the correct consents have been obtained. The land available is wrapped around the house and is bordered in some areas with a beautiful dry stone dyke or fencing.
The property is serviced by Oil Fired Central Heating, Full Double Glazing and Private Septic Tank. Howe of Anguston Farm is located at the end of a private road in the hamlet of Anguston, just outside Peterculter. Peterculter is a popular thriving suburb of Aberdeen with a community feel, linked to the City by good commuter roads and the AWPR. The area is well served by local shops, pubs, restaurants and a filling station. A medical centre and primary school are within walking distance. There are many local clubs, organisations and facilities for children, together with a wide range of sporting and recreational attractions available in the area including 18 hole golf courses at Deeside and Peterculter, Salmon and Sea Trout fishing on the River Dee, hill and forest walks and seasonally a further wide range of outdoor pursuits along Deeside including skiing and orienteering. Aberdeen, a cosmopolitan port and oil capital of Europe with a population of 230,000, is located close to the Village and provides all the ancillary leisure, recreational, shopping, entertainment and cultural facilities one would expect in a vibrant city. There are also regular inter-city services from the city’s railway station.
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