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Townhead Lodge, Ardoe, Aberdeen, AB12

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Savills, Aberdeen

Key features

  • Four bedroom L-shaped converted steading, situated in just under five acres.
  • Inviting sitting room with striking granite fireplace and open views.
  • Superb south and west facing views over delightful countryside.
  • Extensive garden grounds with outdoor dining areas.
  • Open field attracting plenty of wildlife and ending at the Burn of Ardoe.
  • Double garage with games room above.
  • Tranquil countryside setting of Ardoe, yet only 6.2 miles to Aberdeen city and easily accessible for the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route.
  • EPC Rating = D

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Imposing four bedroom converted steading, situated within extensive grounds of just under five acres and enjoying far reaching south and west facing views over local countryside.


For those searching for the perfect union between country tranquillity and proximity to amenities, Townhead Lodge is the perfect home, being only six miles from Aberdeen yet nestled within beautiful and rolling countryside. Situated within extensive grounds of just under five acres, with a large driveway and double garage, the property offers spacious and contemporary living accommodation of tasteful decoration, sure to appeal to those searching for a quieter pace of life with the family.

A set of contemporary style doors leads into the spacious entrance vestibule, which is fitted with tiled flooring. Beyond lies the welcoming reception hall, which is of neutral decor to complement the striking tartan carpeting. The well proportioned boot room provides ample shelf and hanging space, while there is also an understair cupboard. The large window with stained glass trim above the staircase allows for lots of natural light to flow into the hall below.

A set of 15 pane Georgian style doors lead into the fantastic sitting room which lies on a gentle split level stair. A generously proportioned room, the outstanding granite fireplace is a striking feature. Within the sitting room large deep silled windows allow for natural light, while glazed doors allow for access to the paved terrace overlooking the garden.

From the sitting room there is ease of access to the dining room, ideal for formal dining and entertainment given the spacious dimensions and proximity to the kitchen. Enjoying dual aspect views across the property via deep silled windows, a fitted cupboard houses the hot water cylinder.

The dining kitchen enjoys far reaching views across the grounds towards the Burn of Ardoe and beyond via a generously sized bay window currently used for informal seating. The kitchen includes an attractive range of base and wall units, which include glass display cabinets and open shelving. Extensive work surfaces with aqua coloured splashbacks incorporate a ceramic 1.5 sink with drainer. Within the kitchen there is also an integrated dishwasher, fridge and cooking range with induction hob.

The storage facilities within the kitchen are complemented within the utility room, where a further substantial range of fitted storage available. Plumbed for white appliances, the work surface area incorporates a stainless steel circular sink, while a 15 pane Georgian style door leads into the rear porch, beyond which lies an extensively paved terrace.

Completing the ground floor accommodation is double bedroom four, which is situated within close proximity to the contemporary style shower room.

Ascending the staircase to the first floor, the landing is of excellent dimensions and currently utilised as a spacious informal seating area.

The spacious principal bedroom is of tasteful decoration and enjoys the benefit of dual aspect views over the grounds. The principal bedroom also boasts a well appointed dressing room, which features a range of shelf and hanging space, while being flooded with natural light from twin skylights.

The elegant family bathroom is fully tiled with under floor heating. Within the bathroom there are large mirrored panels, twin wash hand basins set within a deep silled vanity unit , WC, walk in shower enclosure and an outstanding raised bath which enjoys fantastic countryside views.

Double bedrooms two and three are both well proportioned and inviting rooms with the benefit of splendid walk in wardrobes. Both bedrooms are well served by a contemporary shower room, which is fully tiled around the suite.

Set within grounds of just under five acres, Townhead Lodge is situated within an attractive countryside location with superb south and west facing views which also take in the well known church spire at Blair’s College & Museum.

The immediate garden grounds are mostly laid to lawn, with ample opportunity for al fresco dining on the countryside facing terraces, as well as the extensively paved and sheltered terrace behind the property, which is also where the coal bunker is located. Parking facilities are in plentiful supply on the tarmac driveway with access to the double garage. Featuring a remote controlled door and integral store room, there is also an internal staircase to the first floor games room. To the front of the property an open field of about four acres is capped by a wooded area and the Burn of Ardoe.


Townhead Lodge is situated within the tranquil countryside of Ardoe, amidst rolling fields and woods, yet extremely accessible to Aberdeen city centre, Garthdee Retail Park and the industrial estates at Tullos and Altens. Primary education is available at Banchory-Devenick, with secondary education at Portlethen Academy. The property is conveniently situated for access to the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route, which has greatly improved travel both north and south of the city, with easier access to the airport and industrial hubs at Dyce and Westhill. For leisure and recreation, there are a myriad of pursuits available locally, including, golf, fishing, walking, cycling and horse riding. The Ardoe House Hotel & Spa and the Paul Lawrie Golf Centre with a nine hole golf course and driving range are both with close distance to Townhead Lodge.

Within Aberdeen the international airport offers regular flights to London and other UK and European cities. There are regular train services from Aberdeen, including a sleeper to King’s Cross, London. Aberdeen provides all the services of a major city, including business, leisure and health facilities, theatres and cinemas, restaurants and a wide range of shopping. There is private schooling including Robert Gordon’s School, St Margaret’s, and Albyn School as well as the International School at Pitfodels. There are two universities and two colleges of further education

Aberdeen 6.2 miles
Altens 5.6 miles
Aberdeen International Airport 12 miles

*Please note that all distances are approximate

Square Footage: 3,197 sq ft

Acreage: 4 Acres


From Aberdeen, at the Bridge of Dee roundabout, follow the B9077 South Deeside Road towards Banchory. At the signpost for “Banchory Devenick 1 ½ miles”, turn left up the hill and then turn right. Follow this road up the hill for some distance, and the entrance to Townhead Lodge will be on the right hand side. Please use the driveway to the left.


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Townhead Lodge, Ardoe, Aberdeen, AB12


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Portlethen Station2.9 miles
  • Aberdeen Station4.1 miles
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