4 bedroom detached house
Bank Brae, Alford AB33
A rare opportunity has arisen to purchase this very attractive detached four bedroom period property in the village of Alford. This property maintains many of its original features while providing spacious accommodation ideal for today’s modern family living requirements. It has formal lounge, sitting room, kitchen with separate dining area, utility room, four double bedrooms and two bathrooms. Go to the rear of the property and escape to a private sanctuary that enjoys all day sunlight with patio, lawns, mature trees and shrubs.
Alford is a popular Donside village with a supermarket and varied mix of shops, restaurants and takeaways. There are beautiful country parks which provide many forest walks and pathways to the River Don. Nestled within Haughton Park is the caravan site, there is also an 18 hole golf course, dry ski slope and the well known Grampian Transport Museum. The brand new community campus provides children’s nursery, Primary and Academy Schools. There is also a swimming pool, dry ski slope and community cafe. Tick Tock soft play centre and cafe are very popular with young families.
Step through the front door of this property and the scene is set for the superior quality of this superb family home. The solid traditional carpeted stair leads to the mezzanine and upper floor, it’s original wooden banisters have been preserved in their original condition and are a lovely addition to this spacious entrance Hall. There are also original solid wood four panel doors with brass fittings, deep skirtings and a glazed door to the rear hall.
Formal Lounge (18' 1'' x 15' 0'' (5.50m x 4.57m) Approx.)
Situated at the front of the property, this very large room with its high ceiling, original cornicing and deep wooden skirting boards is tastefully decorated and has an open fire with solid wood surround and gas coal effect fire.
The original natural wood square bay window is enhanced with stained glass and allows the natural light to stream in. There is a traditional cast iron column radiator under the sill and this room provides plenty of space for the required furniture to accommodate family or guests. The fitted wooden alcove cupboards and book shelves and neutral fitted carpet complete this superb lounge.
Sitting Room (16' 11'' x 14' 5'' (5.15m x 4.4m) Approx.)
Also situated at the front of the property, this second family sitting room also has high ceiling, original cornicing and deep wooden skirting boards. Its natural wood square bay window with stained glass also allows plenty of natural light into this cosy room. There is a traditional cast iron column radiator under the sill. Set into the open fire is a wood burning stove on a slate hearth and traditional wooden surround and mantle.
There is a storage cupboard and wood effect flooring.
The twin glazed wooden doors lead through into the kitchen.
Kitchen (18' 2'' x 14' 5'' (5.54m x 4.4m) Approx.)
This spacious kitchen has a large window looking out to the rear garden and is fitted with ample wall and base units with natural oak doors and black granite style tops. There is a central island with black sink and drainer and chrome mixer tap and is plumbed for a dishwasher.
The Rangemaster dual fuel range cooker has a griddle plate and double oven.
There is plenty of room for a large American style fridge freezer.
There is natural coloured tile effect flooring.
This separate space off the kitchen has a picture window looking out to the beautiful rear garden and supplying ample natural light. There is plenty of room for a good sized table and chairs.
This has the same natural tiled effect flooring.
There is a glazed door to the rear hall.
This spacious hall leads to the utility room and downstairs shower room. It offer excellent storage with its double and single fitted cupboards and boot area which also houses the water tank.
This hall is fully carpeted.
Shower Room (7' 1'' x 5' 3'' (2.17m x 1.6m) Approx.)
This is a bright, modern room with corner shower incorporating a chrome mixer shower with large rain water head. There are fitted wood effect units with inset sink, chrome mixer tap, concealed push button WC and chrome heated towel rail. There is mosaic style vinyl flooring.
Utility Room (8' 3'' x 4' 11'' (2.51m x 1.51m) Approx.)
This versatile area has fitted base unit with worktops, stainless steel with single drainer
and is plumbed for washing machine. There are storage shelves and plenty of room for a tumble drier. The back door leads out to the garden.
Bathroom (8' 11'' x 6' 7'' (2.73m x 2m))
This modern bright bathroom has a stylish back to wall bath with chrome mixer tap and hand held shower attachment. There is a wall mounted sink with mixer tap and push button WC.
The chrome heated towel rail and tile effect flooring complete this lovely bathroom.
Office/ Bedroom Four (13' 11'' x 10' 6'' (4.24m x 3.20m) Approx.)
This is an unexpected addition on the mezzanine floor. Behind the door is a concealed stairway to the large bright room currently used as an office and with a view over the rear garden. There are fitted book shelves with storage cupboards beneath and there is also a full length cupboard.
This room is fully carpeted and could be used as a fourth bedroom.
The spacious landing has a large dormer window letting in plenty of natural light and there are original wooden storage cupboards beneath which provides a large under window display shelf.
Master Bedroom (15' 2'' x 11' 11'' (4.63m x 3.63m) Approx.)
This very large double room has a double glazed dormer window to the front and ample room for seating as well as the usual bedroom furniture. There is a fitted natural coloured carpet.
Bedroom Two (14' 5'' x 13' 1'' (4.40m x 3.98m) Approx.)
Another very large double bedroom with double glazed dormer window to the front, fitted double wardrobe with sliding mirrored doors. There is a fitted solid wood chest of drawers and wood effect flooring.
Bedroom Three (14' 5'' x 12' 9'' (4.4m x 3.88m) Approx.)
This spacious double is decorated in pastel shades and has a large double glazed window providing a view over the rear garden. There are clever fitted wardrobes that make excellent use of the space and are finished in soft white.
There is a neutral fitted carpet.
There is a tarred driveway with parking for several cars and wrought iron gates.
This is a deceptively large garage of timber construction with pitched roof and up and over door.
It has a separate side entrance to the rear.
Shed / Greenhouse
This provides excellent storage and workshop space with large greenhouse area attached with fitted shelving.
This is a good sized octagonal summer house in soft cream with double doors that open on to the patio area.
The front garden is laid to lawn with ornate trees planted within. There is a large border that slopes down to the driveway containing mature plants that provide colour for all seasons.
There is a secluded side garden with large lawn, mature trees and mature shrubs providing an abundance of colour.
The gate leads form here to the rear garden.
They always say leave the best until last and the rear garden does not disappoint. This is a private secluded area of tranquility providing a mix of lawn, trees and mature shrubs, seating areas and ?Ower beds. Lay here, relax and be taken to another place. Enjoy all day sunshine and peace and quiet in this hidden sanctuary. Just stunning.
There have been plans drawn to add a further extension to the main house and construct a larger double garage with two levels.