Bristow Cottage, Castle Fraser, Inverurie, AB51 7LJ
We are delighted to offer for sale this picturesque traditional granite cottage situated adjacent to the policies of the Castle Fraser Estate just a short distance from the village of Dunecht. Set in a mature and sizeable plot extending to 0.4 acre or thereby, this property exudes character, traditional features and is a wonderful proposition for a family looking to enjoy the rural lifestyle yet within easy reach of the City.
This category B Listed property is constructed of dressed granite under a Scotch slate roof, with traditional hardwood sash and case double glazed windows with astragals, cast iron gutters and timber eaves. The cottage is well finished and in a style in keeping with nature of the area. The property dates from 1820 and was extended and fully refurbished by the present owners in the late 1990's.
The property boasts natural pitch pine floor boards throughout (unless otherwise stated) and the original granite chimney breast is exposed in several areas. All doors and architraves throughout the property are of reclaimed pitch pine and add to the style and character of the property.
The accommodation comprises on the ground floor : Entrance Hallway with staircase to the first floor; spacious Living Room with triple aspect windows; dining Kitchen; Master Bedroom with En Suite Shower Room. On the first floor are three double sized Bedrooms; ample storage including a hatch to the roof space and a family Shower Room. A separate Garage, also of traditional construction under a scotch slate roof is set within the grounds and benefits from a useful storage floor above accessed by way of a fixed timber staircase. Additionally, the garden sheds will form part of the sale. The property sits in a roadside position making it accessible but peaceful with a private driveway and parking for numerous cars. This property has a wonderfully welcoming and comfortable feel thus delivering a lovely family home.
Castle Fraser is located only a short distance from Bristow Cottage, therefore this area is steeped in tradition and local history. The location of the cottage is only a short distance from the village of Dunecht and in turn an easy drive to Westhill and Kingswells on the outskirts of the City of Aberdeen where burgeoning business parks attract more and more businesses to the area thus making this a wonderful proposition for commuting the short drive to these areas. The City of Aberdeen and other developments around the city are all within easy reach. The Aberdeen International Airport is only 12 miles east of the property therefore travel to locations further afield may be taken with ease.