7 bedroom detached house for sale

Breda House, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33

Offers Over £1,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • internally a blank canvas
  • biomass central heating system
  • mature policies circa 40 acres
  • walled garden
  • 7 bedrooms

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Largely restored Scots Baronial house with eight residential plots with planning permission.

Location

Breda House lies in the scenic Howe of Alford, about 2 miles west of Alford. As the principal town serving Donside, Alford offers an excellent range of amenities including a health centre, shops, banking, post office, filling station and hotels. Leisure pursuits are well catered for with a swimming pool, a dry ski slope at Alford Ski Centre and an 18 hole golf course. Visitor attractions include the Grampian Transport Museum, Alford Railway Museum and Alford Heritage Centre. The life size statue of a bull on the eastern approach to the town marks the area's claim to be the birthplace of the Aberdeen Angus breed of cattle. On the edge of Alford is Haughton Country Park, a 200 acre park with children's play area, walks and trails, a putting green and camp site. The ski slopes at the Lecht are about 25 miles to the west. The surrounding hills offer wonderful walking and a wide range of field sports is readily available in the area.

Schooling is currently provided at Alford Primary School and Alford Academy. A new community campus is currently under construction. Scheduled for completion in late 2015 it will include the relocated primary and secondary schools, a swimming pool, sports facilities, a theatre, a library and a community café.

Regular bus services are available from Alford with links to Aberdeen, Westhill, Kintore and Kemnay. Aberdeen provides all the business, leisure, recreational and entertainment facilities expected from the "Oil Capital" of Europe

Description

Breda House dates from circa 1894 and was designed by the well known architect Marshall Mackenzie and bult in a traditional Scots Baronial style of course pink granite under pitched and slate clad roofs.


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Added on Rightmove:
15 June 2015

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Nearest station

  • Insch (8.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

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5 Queens Terrace Aberdeen AB10 1XL

01224 972008 Local call rate

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