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We are delighted to offer to the market this superb 3 bedroom semi detached traditional stone cottage in a very quiet location within the village of Lumsden. This is a great opportunity to acquire a very spacious cottage that is in ready to move in condition and would be perfect for first time buyers, young families looking for rural living or couples looking to retire to the country. The current owners have transformed the living accommodation into a fantastic open plan space just perfect for todays modern living. It benefits from oil fired central heating,( newly installed exterior boiler) double glazing and wood burning stove. It also boasts solid oak doors, modern dining kitchen, stylish bathroom along with 3 double bedrooms. The property enjoys ample on street parking and there is additional parking around the square. It is essential to view this property so as to fully appreciate what it has to offer. These properties do not stay on the market for long so an early viewing of this one is highly recommended.

Just off the village square is a very quiet street lined with traditional stone cottages of which "The Retreat" is one. Lumsden is a very welcoming and active community with an excellent primary school and mother and toddler group. There is a village store for everyday essentials including post office which can be found at the local garage. There are several local groups including keep fit and Zumba and The Scottish Sculpture Workshop are planning to hold regular community events in the village. There are also excellent unlimited walks locally and other outdoor pursuits at the nearby Cairngorm National Park including winter skiing at the Lecht. Lumsden is situated less than 15 minutes from Alford and 20 minutes from Huntly where you will find a wider range of amenities including large supermarkets etc. Secondary schooling is available at the new Alford campus for which there is free transport.  

Ground Floor
Vestibule, lounge/dining kitchen ( on open plan ) utility room, double bedroom and bathroom.
Upper floor
Two double bedrooms and study area.

Travelling from Aberdeen on the A944 continue through Alford and on towards Strathdon and Huntly. Continue straight onto the A947 towards Lumsden. On entering the village continue along the Main Street and take a right before the square and then right again. The property is on the left hand side.


6' 9'' x 7' 9'' (2.07m x 2.36m)

This immaculate cottage has a modern bright vestibule which has double doors giving access to the open plan lounge/kitchen diner. The fully carpeted staircase with a white handrail gives access to two further bedrooms and the spacious landing/study area, There is ample space here for outdoor wear and under stair cupboard provides additional storage. The floor is finished in an oak effect laminate.


15' 10'' x 10' 4'' (4.83m x 3.15m)

A stylish and contemporary lounge which has recently been turned into this superb open plan living/ kitchen area. The wood burning stove set in granite with a slate hearth makes this whole area lovely and cosy. There is a window with a deep sill to the front of the property and the lounge is decorated in fresh white tones with an oak effect laminates perfectly finishing off this space.


12' 5'' x 10' 8'' (3.78m x 3.26m)

The kitchen/Diner is flooded with natural daylight and enjoys very private views of the rear garden. Fitted with wall and base units in a cream shaker style with a wooden style work surface and aqua panelled splash back. It has a fan oven with a ceramic hob and stainless steel chimney hood, granite style sink drainer and a chrome mixer tap. Plenty of room for a table and chairs with the double doors leading out to the rear garden, ideal for opening up in the warmer months when entertaining or enjoying alfresco dining. The quality oak effect flooring continues.


The hall offers access to the lower bedroom and bathroom offering a large storage cupboard.

Bedroom 1

15' 9'' x 9' 9'' (4.81m x 2.96m)

On the lower ground floor is a generous sized double bedroom with modern white open storage offering shelved, hanging and drawer storage. This room is light and airy with additional space for free standing furniture It is also neutrally decorated and fully carpeted.

Family Bathroom

8' 7'' x 7' 9'' (2.61m x 2.36m)

A well appointed spacious family bathroom fitted with whirlpool bath with central taps and a shower attachment, fully aqua panelled enclosure with mains shower. wash hand basin and WC, Chrome ladder style heated rail and a wall mounted mirrored product cabinet. It is light and bright due to the frosted window and is finished off with partial tiling and an oak effect laminate.

Utility room

6' 11'' x 6' 7'' (2.12m x 2.01m)

Another new addition to this superb cottage is the utility room just off the kitchen, where there is space for a large free standing fridge freezer and a washing machine. Fitted with cream wall and base units with a contrasting work surface, providing good storage for household products etc. There is a stainless steel sink and drainer with white aqua panelled splash backs fully lined ceiling and oak effect flooring.


12' 8'' x 12' 2'' (3.85m x 3.70m)

An excellent space that is very bright due to the two Velux windows. This would be perfect for a home office, library or quiet sitting area or it could easily accommodate an upstairs cloakroom. There is ample space for storage and it is fully carpeted.

Bedroom 2

12' 2'' x 10' 1'' (3.70m x 3.08m)

A very bright and spacious double bedroom with large dormer bay window offering natural light and views across to the neighbouring hills. There are very cleverly installed storage cupboards with low level hanging space and space for additional furniture. The fresh white decor is complimented by the fitted grey carpet.

Bedroom 3

12' 1'' x 10' 4'' (3.69m x 3.14m)

Another spacious double room upstairs with a Dormer bay and deep sill offering those lovely views. This room also has white full length fitted low level storage and plenty of space for additional furniture. Freshly decorated and fully carpeted.


Accessed via the side gate is the very generous fully enclosed rear garden that is laid mainly to lawn with additional raised boxes that are perfect for fruit and vegetables or summer planting. The large wooden decking area along with concrete seating areas allow you to relax and catch the sun for most of the day while providing the perfect opportunity for alfresco dining or entertaining. The range of sheds and workshop provide excellent storage and space for crafts and DIY. The garden is also very private and offers open views of the neighbouring countryside.

Log cabin

This is a superb addition to the property and offers a wide range of opportunities. It is fully lined with power, light and log burning stove. This would be the perfect work from home space, home gym, guest accommodation, playroom, games room or entertaining space. it is usable all year round. The large decking area offers space for outdoor seating or maybe a hot tub and the steps lead down onto the garden.


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The Retreat, Lumsden AB54 4GQ


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