5 bedroom detached house for saleAllathumpach, Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, AB36
Offers Over £440,000
- Uniquely designed detached 5 bedroom house with approximately
- 10.55 acres and with a truly stunning location and incredible
- countryside views.
- Large detached house
- 5 bedrooms / 3 public
- Beautiful dining kitchen
- Unique turret feature
- Incredible countryside views
- Ground extending to 10.55 acres
- Idyllic 'Cairngorms' location
Allathumpach is located within the picturesque burgh of Strathdon. Bellabeg is a quaint village with a shop,
post office and local primary school. Bellabeg is also home to the annual Lonach Gathering & Highland
Games, founded in 1841 which attracts thousands of visitors to the area each year. The nearest town to
Strathdon is Alford to the east. Alford is a popular and growing town with a wealth of amenities including a
health centre, shops, bank, post office, filling station, hotels along with a dry ski slope and transport museum.
On the edge of Alford is Haughton Country Park, a 200 acre park with an array of activities available including,
children's play area, walks and trails along with a putting green and camp site. Regular bus services
are available from Alford with links to Aberdeen, Westhill, Kintore and Kemnay. Schooling is provided
at Strathdon Primary School and then Alford Academy, a brand new community campus just completed and
believed to have a new primary and secondary school, swimming pool, theatre, library and community café.
Allathumpach is also located within 15 miles of Aboyne in Royal Deeside. Aberdeen is some 41 miles, and provides all the leisure, recreational and entertainment facilities expected from the oil capital of Europe. It also provides good
transport links with a mainline railway station and is host to an airport providing both domestic and international
Allathumpach is a bespoke architecturally designed home standing proudly on a quiet and very private
elevated site in the beautiful Aberdeenshire countryside. Completed in 2001, the home was cleverly
designed to ensure it's sympathetic to the stunning surroundings yet maximising on space, efficiency and
natural light with well-placed and shaped windows capturing the incredible views. A true wow factor of the
home is the beautiful central octagonal tower which continues from the ground floor to the top floor creating
a truly unique feature of the home. Allathumpach has been completed to the highest of standards with high
quality finishes evident throughout including handmade oak wood staircase and offers exceptionally spacious
and adaptable family accommodation throughout. The property stands in around 10.55 acres of grounds
leading down to the Deskry River and the current owners have created a truly beautiful haven for the
owners to enjoy along with the wide array of wildlife and birds that visit Allathumpach.
The main entrance hall is a bright open space with a deep storage cupboard and access to the cloak room
fitted with a white suite and connections are in place to create a shower room if ever required. From this
area stairs lead you up to the stunning tower room with 12 carefully placed and sized windows capturing
the views. This room is thought perfect as a creative studio area, bedroom or relaxation room. Returning
down to the upper landing which is given natural light by two sky light windows and, due to the size, is also
used as a study/office area. Stairs from this area also lead you down to the main living space on the ground
level. Firstly you have a superb studio room, which could also be an incredible bedroom, with five separate
windows and a large amount of versatile space. A good cupboard provides storage and is shelved. The master
bedroom is a spacious room, again with large windows including French doors with Juliet balcony, and leads
to an en-suite bathroom with overhead Mira shower. Finally, on this level there is a further double bedroom
enjoying the open countryside views. Continuing down the handmade bespoke oak stair case, you will find yourself in the main sitting/dining
room with both front facing windows and a sky light.
This in turn leads you to the octagonal tower snug room
with cosy wood burning stove. The large family dining
kitchen has been recently refurbished with quality units
and work tops creating plenty working and storage
space including a large walk in larder cupboard. There
is space for a family dining table and views to the front
can be enjoyed from all 3 windows. Accessed from the
kitchen is the utility room/boot room which has a door
to the garden and excellent storage units and sink.
Also to this side of the house is a versatile room which
could be a further bedroom or home office with built
On the west side of the lower level there is a delightful
sun room with four double floor to ceiling windows
capturing the incredible views and French doors
opening onto the decked patio. There are two further
double bedrooms, well-proportioned and presented
and finally completing the accommodation is the family
bathroom with large bath and separate shower cubicle.
Located to the east side of the house is the substantial
detached out building. The out building accommodates
various uses and spans two floors with double doors
to two sides. There is a large work shop area, storage
area and garage space with inspection car pit.
GARDEN AND GROUND
Allathumpach stands in approximately 10.55 acres of
land which extends most to the east, west and south
down to the Deskry River. The main garden area lies
adjacent to the house and is mainly laid to lawn making
for easy maintenance and a decking area for outdoor
dining. With an array of established trees, planted by the current owner, the garden is sheltered, private and proves to be a beautiful haven for wildlife and birds. From the main track a drive way leads you down to the house in a circular direction allowing for easy 'in and out' access. There is a fenced area ideal for growing vegetables and fruit and the substantial polytunnel will
Drainage Private - septic tank located
Heating Oil fired central heating
Windows Double glazed
The EPC rating for Allathumpach is D.
VIEWING AND FURTHER INFORMATION
Viewing is by arrangement only, all enquiries or
requests for further information should be directed
to the Sole Selling Agents, CKD Galbraith, 337 North
Deeside Road, Cults, AB15 9SP. Telephone enquiries
should be made to Hannah Christiansen on 01224 860
710 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Travel west through the village of Alford on the A944
for approximately 7 miles. Turn left onto the A97
signposted for Kildrummy & Strathdon and continue on
this road for 9 miles passing Kildrummy Castle and turn
left signposted for 'Ballater & Braemar' which ensures
you remain on the A97. Following this road for approx.
2.5 miles, turn right signposted 'Ardgeith Fishery ¾
miles' and continue for approx. 0.5 miles. Then turn left
sign posted 'Ardgeith Fishery ¼ miles'. Continue on this
road for approx. 1.3 miles and on the left hand side you
will see a private track with house name 'Clashnettie'
and Tom na wan' Turn left down the track and continue
for a short distance and you will find Allathumpach on
the right hand side.
From Aboyne continue on the A93 towards Dinnet.
At Dinnet turn right onto A97 for 9 miles. Turn left
signposted 'Ardgeith Fishery ¾ miles' and continue for
approx. 0.5 miles. Then turn left sign posted 'Ardgeith
Fishery ¼ miles'. Continue on this road for approx. 1.3
miles and on the left hand side you will see a private
track with house name 'Clashnettie' and Tom na wan'
Turn left down the track and continue for a short
distance and you will find Allathumpach on the right
The council tax banding for Allathumpach is G, but
subject to a possible change.
EPC Rating = D
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