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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Boultenstone House, Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, AB36

Under Offer £380,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached 6 bedroom house with excellent potential, extensive outbuildings and 8 acres of ground close to Royal Deeside.
  • Large detached house
  • 2 lounges with wood burning stoves
  • Dining Kitchen
  • 6 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms
  • Steading & Dutch barn
  • Ground extending to 8 acres
  • Idyllic 'Cairngorms' location

Full description

Boultenstone House is located within the picturesque burgh of Strathdon. Bellabeg is a quaint village with a shop, post office, medical centre 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. Also near to Aboyne which is a very popular town located within Royal Deeside enjoying a good tourist trade throughout the year with many taking advantage of the stunning River Dee location, independent shops, bars and restaurants. In addition the town has a real sense of community spirit with many amenities located within including a leisure centre, swimming pool, tennis courts, Bowling Green, health centre, supermarket and a 18 hole golf course. For the outdoor enthusiast there is a range of pursuits nearby including the Aberdeen Water Ski Club at Aboyne Loch, Aboyne gliding club, fishing and skiing at Glenshee or the Lecht. Schooling is provided within the town at both Primary and Secondary level with private education catered for within Aberdeen.
Aberdeen is some 38 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 flights.

Boultenstone House is a most attractive and deceptively spacious stone built detached house believed to date back to the 1800's and located within the Cairngorm National Park. Set in extensive ground of approximately 7 acres with a quaint small burn running along the east boundary. The house offers spacious and adaptable accommodation, representing an excellent opportunity to obtain a spacious family home in a stunning and idyllic setting. The various outbuildings add to the versatility and potential with the possibility of adding a further residential dwelling and the area is extremely popular for holiday makers and visitors and as such there is a tremendous amount of potential to introduce a new commercial business or holiday lets.

From the front door you enter immediately into a lovely front porch with four separate windows, this in turn takes you through to the main entrance hall with cloakroom. The main lounge is exceptionally large and the L shape design allows for a dining area. There are windows to both the front and side and the wood burning stove is set within a stone surround and mantelpiece. The large family dining kitchen has been beautifully fitted by the renowned 'Drumoak Kitchens' with ample storage, working and dining space. The rear hall has an external door to the garden and gives access to further accommodation which includes the handy large utility room and a shower room. A family room/sitting room is also located to the rear and is a wonderful versatile space with wood burning stove.
The first floor rear wing is accessed by stairs in the rear hall and leads you to the upper landing. There are two very spacious double bedrooms with an open outlook over the garden.

Stairs in the main entrance hall take you up to the main upper accommodation and the landing has a large storage cupboard. There are 4 full sized double bedrooms, two of which have en suite facilities. There is also a home office or study which could also be used as a further smaller bedroom. Finally there is a main bathroom with white three piece suite and separate shower cubicle.

Steading - Substantial L shaped stone built steading which has excellent potential to possibly convert into a residential dwelling with the appropriate planning & consent. Further advice should be sought from Aberdeenshire Council.

Dutch Barn - Attached to the steading building, the Dutch barn comprises a timber frame, ½ height concrete panel walls and a mixture of corrugated iron and timber cladding. Corrugated iron clad roofing and concrete floor.

Timber chalets - detached timber chalet with electric panel heaters and ideal for use during the warmer months. A smaller timber chalet has a log store to the rear and there is a timber dog kennel.

Stone Bothy - Detached stone bothy adaptable for various uses and is currently utilised as a workshop. Power and light.

Boultenstone House has extensive ground which extends to approximately 7 acres in total. There is approximately 0.6 acres of mature woodlands and the remaining ground runs to the east down towards the edge of the burn.

Water Private
Drainage Private - septic tank located out with feu
Electricity Mains
Heating Oil fired central heating
Windows Double glazed

The EPC rating for Boultenstone House is E.

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

Travel west through the village of Aboyne on the A93 for 4 miles. Turn right at the village of Dinnet and continue on the A97 for 8 miles and Boultenstone is located on the right hand side as indicated by our for sale sign.
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. 3 miles and just after the small bridge Boultenstone is located on the left hand side as indicated by our for sale sign.

For Council Tax purposes Boultenstone House has been assessed as Band G.

EPC Rating = E

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Added on Rightmove:
21 July 2016

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