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4 bedroom terraced house for sale

Old Castlegate, Banff, Banffshire

Offers Over £220,000

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Tenure: Freehold

The property was built in 1868 and makes a fine family home with spacious accommodation over two floors. The property oozes character and charm and there are superb views of the Moray Firth from the property.

The house is built of harled stone walls under a slate roof has been recently renovated throughout.

The original part of the house has well proportioned rooms with period features such as high ceilings, cornicing, fireplaces and recently restored sash and case windows.   On the ground floor the rooms in the original house comprise of bedroom 3 with an ensuite wc and built in wardrobes and the playroom/bedroom 4.
A passage leads to the rear extension and opens to the beautiful kitchen with solid oak units and worktops, slate flooring, a Belfast sink and an integrated old silver cupboard from Streathearn House. Off the seating area in the kitchen is a beautiful newly installed bathroom with a separate shower. There is a utility room between on the passage from the front of the house to the rear extension.

From the kitchen a door leads to the sitting room, a bright room with picture windows to allow one to enjoy the garden and the views from inside. The focal point of the room is a wood burning stove which adds to the atmosphere of the room.   Off the sitting room is a well proportioned office.

On the first floor, the master bedroom is a beautiful, well proportioned room with a deep cornice, fireplace and dual aspect. The plans for the roof terrace allow for access from the master bedroom.

Bedrooms 2 and 5 and a family bathroom complete the first floor accommodation.

There is a vehicular right of access through the gate to the south of the property to allow for private parking in the grounds of 6 Old Castlegate.

Situated in the heart of Banff on a no through road, the house comprises of the original townhouse with a single storey extension off set to the rear. There is planning permission to create a roof terrace above the rear extension reference - BB/APP/2007/0995.   

6 Old Castlegate has a magical, well stocked, mature, private garden. From the back door, there is a terrace with a working fountain and a covered bbq area, perfect for al fresco dining and entertaining. There is a further sun terrace to the east. From the lawn area a passage leads to the 'secret garden' where there is a former chicken run and vegetable patch. There is a heated greenhouse and a shed with power and light.   

There is a vehicular right of access through the gate to the south of the property to allow for private parking in the grounds of 6 Old Castlegate.

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31 August 2010

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