4 bedroom detached house for sale

Westgate Cottage and Steading, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33

Offers Over £155,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Two reception rooms
  • Kitchen/utility room
  • 4 double bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Adjacent steading
  • Double garage
  • EPC Rating = G

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Charming cottage with adjacent steading offering versatile accommodation.

Location

Westgate cottage 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. The Cairngorm National Park lies some 12 miles distant.

Schooling is provided at Alford Primary School and Alford Academy. The new community campus includes the relocated primary and secondary schools, a swimming pool, sports facilities, a theatre, a library and a community cafe.

Description

Semi detached to the steading this charming cottage offers a blank canvas to create a full residential unit or with the necessary consents a mixed commercial use as the adjacent steading offers very versatile space. Land to the south of Westgate may also be available as a separate lot.

The entrance hall is flanked by a public room on either side which has a front facing aspect. Located at the rear is a bedroom and kitchen with utility room. On the first floor are three further bedrooms and bathroom.

Square Footage: 1,249 sq ft

Directions

From Aberdeen take the A944 to Alford. Continue through Alford to the intersection with the A980 to Banchory. Continue straight on to the A980 and after about half a mile turn right on the minor pubic road signposted Auchintoul. This leads to the entrance gates to Breda House. Turn left and the property is located on the right hand side

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 May 2016

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Nearest station

  • Insch (8.7 mi)
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01224 972008 Local call rate

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