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Property Sold STC in , Alford
Offers in Excess of £425,000

Sold STC
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We are delighted to bring to the market this substantial 5 bedroom property with possible business opportunity and breathtaking views across the Howe of Alford and beyond. This property has to be viewed to appreciate all that is has to offer. Currently operated as a kennels and cattery it sits in over 4 acres of grounds. It offers great potential to continue the current business or convert to alternative business premises. It also would appeal for equestrian purposes.
Built approximately 25 years ago the property has been very thoughtfully extended and upgraded to provide the perfect family home for today’s modern living. Features of note are the quality double glazed windows Including the glass fronted lounge, solid oak finishings and high quality kitchen. It benefits from oil fired central heating. The property also enjoys a great deal of privacy and outdoor space.
Tough is 2 miles east of the thriving village of Alford which offers a wide range of local amenities including the new community campus providing nursery, primary and secondary schooling along with swimming pool and library. The wide range of independent shops and businesses cater for everyday requirements and there is a coop supermarket. Other facilities include 18 hole golf course, tennis courts, bowling and dry ski slope. If you like the outdoors there are parks and cycle trails along with country walks.
Vestibule, hall, kitchen/dining area on open plan, utility room, lounge, games room/study, master bedroom with en suite shower room, guest bedroom with en suite, 3 further bedrooms, one with en suite and family bathroom.
There is a large driveway, garage and workshop, Gardens to the front and rear, paddock, 4 timber cat enclosures and purpose built kennels with store room. The business has a separate entrance from the main house.
Travelling from Aberdeen take the A944 Alford Road. Travel through Tillyfourie towards Alford and then about a mile along the road take a left turn sign posted Tough and Muir of Fowlis. Take the next turning on the left at the sign to Ballintober. Continue along and up the hill and the property is on the left.



A large and bright vestibule with double built in cupboard providing excellent storage. Hardwood flooring.

Kitchen/dining/family room - 25' 7'' x 19' 2'' (7.80m x 5.85m)

The first introduction to this superb property and a taste of the quality finish is this substantial open living space. The large window takes in that stunning view and the patio doors lead out to the rear garden. The beautifully fitted kitchen has a wide range of units in white gloss and wood effect finish. They include floor to ceiling units, larder units, and storage drawers. These are all finished perfectly with white quartz work surfaces. The large breakfast bar provides space for four stools and is perfect for informal dining. There is a recessed sink with chrome mixer and moulded drainer. Appliances include Bosch convection eye level oven, combination microwave, NEF induction hob with stylish stainless steel and glass extractor hood, integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer. This is a dream kitchen that is finished with solid oak flooring. There is ample space for a large dining table and chairs and soft seating. The perfect space for all of the family to be together.

Lounge - 26' 3'' x 25' 2'' (8.01m x 7.66m)

Another amazing room that has a vaulted ceiling and full hight glass front flooding the room with natural light and making sure that you don’t miss any of the view. There are sliding doors to the front Leading out to the garden. The room is fitted with a Bose sound system, feature glass fronted real flame gas fire and is wired for wall mounted television. The rear fully carpeted stair leads up to the games room and has solid oak and glass balustrade. Solid oak flooring completes this stunning room.

Inner hall - 9' 9'' x 4' 8'' (2.96m x 1.42m)

This gives access to the master and guest suites. It has solid oak glazed doors and finishings and solid oak flooring.

Master bedroom - 16' 5'' x 12' 4'' (5.01m x 3.77m)

A perfect and generous master bedroom to the rear of the property with glazed door leading to the en suite and walk in wardrobe. It is freshly decorated and has a fully fitted carpet.

En suite - 12' 4'' x 6' 10'' (3.77m x 2.09m)

A superb en suite with very large walk in shower with rain water head and hand held attachment. There is a stylish wash hand basin set within a suspended vanity unit with mirrored units either side and push button WC. The room is fitted with marble aqua panelling and the floor is fully tiled.

Guest bedroom - 16' 5'' x 10' 8'' (5.01m x 3.24m)

A very generous guest bedroom with window to the side and twin double built in wardrobes with sliding doors. The room is freshly decorated and has a fully fitted carpet.

Guest en suite - 10' 11'' x 6' 10'' (3.32m x 2.09m)

A very well fitted en suite with 3 piece suite in white consisting of shaped bath with mains shower above and glass screen, stylish wash hand basin within a suspended vanity unit and a push button WC. The room is fitted with aqua panelling in white and the floor is fully tiled.

Cloak room - 10' 8'' x 4' 8'' (3.25m x 1.41m)

A modern and stylish cloak room fitted with wash hand basin within a suspended vanity unit and WC.

Utility room - 11' 8'' x 6' 9'' (3.56m x 2.06m)

This useful space has plumbing for washing machine and ample space for tumble dryer.

Inner hall - 13' 10'' x 3' 9'' (4.22m x 1.15m)

This is fitted with solid oak doors and finishings and gives access to the rest of the bedrooms and family bathroom. There are two storage cupboards and a fully fitted carpet.

Bedroom 3 - 12' 1'' x 11' 6'' (3.68m x 3.5m)

This large double room has full length window to the front, twin double fitted wardrobes and fully fitted carpet.

En suite

Fitted with a corner shower cubicle with instant electric shower, wash hand basin within a vanity unit and WC.

Bedroom 4 - 11' 9'' x 9' 7'' (3.58m x 2.92m)

A further double bedroom with full length window over looking the rear garden. It has two built in wardrobes and a fully fitted carpet.

Bedroom 5 - 11' 2'' x 8' 3'' (3.40m x 2.52m)

Currently used as an office this is a good sized room with full length window overlooking the rear garden. It has a single fitted cupboard and fully fitted carpet.

Family bathroom - 11' 8'' x 5' 11'' (3.56m x 1.80m)

A well fitted bathroom with vanity units in white and a four piece white suite consisting of bath with shower attachment, wash hand basin, WC and bidet. It is partially tiled and has tile effect flooring.


To the front is a raised patio area and large garden laid to lawn. The driveway provides parking for several cars and there is a single garage and workshop. To the rear is a patio area and lawn with mature shrubs and trees. The adjoining land (approximately 4 acres ) currently consists of a large paddock with horse shelter, purpose built kennels and accommodation for around 100 cats. These outbuildings could easily be converted to provide other business opportunities.


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Name Location Type Distance
Alford AB33 8EB
County: Aberdeenshire
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: ABER0157
Gary Moyse