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We are delighted to bring to the market this superb and very attractive family home that is south facing and situated within an acre of stunning gardens providing excellent privacy and open views of the surrounding countryside. Hawkstone is beleived to have been a carpenters cottage on the Craigievar Castle Estate at Burnside in Muir of Fowlis. In the 1960s the cottage was completely renovated and extended to create a large two storey house with traditional slate roof and rendering while maintaining that period feel. It has been well maintained and upgraded by the current owners to provide spacious modern accommodation, perfectly designed for today's modern living. It benefits from UPVC Georgian style double glazing, oil fired central heating and wood burning stove. Other features of note are the stunning and tranquil rear gardens leading to the large decking area over looking the Leochel Burn and the large two storey barn. If you are looking for the perfect property in a country location with easy access to local amenities with space for small livestock, grow your own or with small business potential, we recommend early viewing of this one. It could be just what you are looking for.
Situated in the very popular hamlet of Muir of Fowlis having a local primary school at Craigievar, active village hall and access to the great outdoors for horse riding, cycling and walking. The thriving village of Alford is a few minutes drive away and offers a wide range of amenities including nursery, primary and secondary schooling at the new community campus along with swimming pool, library and sports pitches. There is a wide range of independent shops, cafes, restaurants and takeaways along with a coop supermarket. Outdoor activities include 18 hole golf course, tennis courts, bowling and dry ski slope. The local parks provide play areas, walks and cycle trails. The property is well placed for an easy commute to the business parks at Westhill and kingswells along with Aberdeen city and Deeside. The property is also well placed for access to the Lecht ski centre.
Entrance hall, Lounge/dining room, Sun room, Dining kitchen, Study bedroom, rear vestibule, 4 double bedrooms, shower room and family bathroom.
To the front is a large gated tarmac driveway with parking for several vehicles leading to a single garage with up and over door and very useful car port. There is a separate access with large wooden gate and fully enclosed front garden. To the rear is a large 2 storey barn, large gardens, poly tunnel, vegetable patch, chicken pens and workshop.
Travelling from Aberdeen on the A944 continue through Tillyfourie and then take a right turn to Tough/Muir of Fowlis. continue along this road for approximately 3 miles and at the crossroads turn right. Continue into Muir of Fowlis and the property is on the right hand side.
Entered via the wooden style door with feature stained glass, it is freshly decorated with solid oak flooring.
A generous formal lounge with dual aspect providing lots of natural light. The oak fire surround and granite hearth house a wood burning stove and the deep window sills are finished in natural wood. The room is tastefully decorated and has a fully fitted neutral carpet.
A bright and spacious dining area with ample space for large table and chairs and patio doors leading out to the garden. This is the perfect space for those family gatherings or formal dinner parties. The floor is finished in natural oak.
A large farmhouse style dining kitchen with a wide range of wall and base units in light ash effect with contrasting granite style work surfaces. The Range master cooker has double electric ovens and grill along with LPG gas hob and stainless steel extraction hood. The white ceramic sink has chrome mixer, there is a dishwasher and plumbing for washing machine. The floor is fitted with wooden style laminate flooring.
A useful rear vestibule entered via a stable style door. It has ample space for coats and shoes along with a very useful storage cupboard.
A superb extra reception room with large georgian style windows providing lots of natural light and superb view of the front garden. There is is a single storage cupboard and the floor is finished in natural oak.
The perfect home office but a potential fifth bedroom with full length window looking over the rear garden. it has a double storage cupboard and natural oak flooring.
A bright and spacious upper landing with black iron and wood balustrade, large fitted cupboard with sliding doors and fully fitted carpet.
A very generous double bedroom with large south facing window, fitted wardrobes and fully fitted carpet.
A large double bedroom with large window to the side, alcove with fitted shelving and fully fitted neutral carpet.
A double bedroom with large window overlooking the rear garden and surrounding countryside and fully fitted neutral carpet.
A very large double bedroom with south facing window, single fitted wardrobe and fully fitted carpet. There is also access to the stair leading to the loft space.
A well appointed shower room with fully tiled cubicle incorporating a mains shower and folding glass screen, wash hand basin with gloss white vanity unit beneath and WC. The floor is fully tiled and there is a heated ladder style towel rail.
A very bright and spacious bathroom four piece white suite including bath with central mixer, corner shower cubicle incorporating mains shower, wash hand basin set within a gloss white vanity unit with large illuminated mirror over and a WC. There is a further storage cupboard, heated towel rail and the floor in finished in wooden style vinyl.
The two storey barn has slate roof and provides a total floor area of 74m2 and has power and light. This would provide workshop space, extra storage or a business opportunity. It has large sliding doors to the front.
To the front is a large concrete driveway with parking for several vehicles. The single garage has an up and over door and there is a separate workshop behind. In addition there is a very useful car port that provides excellent shelter between the garage and the main door. The fully enclosed front garden has mature lawn areas, trees and shrubs. There is also a second entrance with large wooden gate. The stunning rear garden is the jewel of this property providing total privacy, tranquil sitting areas and a large decking area overlooking the burn. The perfect space for outdoor entertaining. It has mature lawns and hidden seating areas to escape and relax. The large herbaceous borders, bulbs and careful planting provides colour all year round. There is also vegetable and fruit gardens, providing apples, gooseberries, blackcurrants and strawberries along with poly tunnel and chicken pens.
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