4 bedroom detached house for sale

The Old School, Longmanhill, Banff

Offers Over £275,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Conservatory
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Dining Room
  • Lounge
  • 4 Bedrooms (2 En-Suite)
  • Office/Bedroom 5
  • Family Bathroom
  • 2 Workshops
  • Garage
  • Out House

Full description

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The Old School affords a superb semi-rural position providing outstanding views over the surrounding countryside and to the Moray Firth, while being within easy reach of amenities and facilities at both MacDuff and Banff.

Description - The Old School affords a superb semi-rural position providing outstanding views over the surrounding countryside and to the Moray Firth, while being within easy reach of amenities and facilities at both MacDuff and Banff. The property is an historic building which functioned as a school in the early 1800's and has been sympathetically converted and represents a spacious home which is ideal for a family or those seeking a property suitable for Bed & Breakfast. The property benefits from double glazing, security alarm system, underfloor heating in the bathrooms, electric shutters to rear windows and French doors and oil fired central heating. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the character and charm, excellent location and generous outbuildings of this delightful home. The ground floor accommodation comprises of the conservatory which provides a great recreational area and takes full advantage of the views across the surrounding countryside and down to the Moray Firth. The entrance hall gives access to the principal rooms and has a built-in cupboard housing the oil fired boiler. The lounge is a good sized room and features a LPG gas fired living flame fire and has patio doors opening to the conservatory while allowing natural light to enter. The kitchen has been fitted with an excellent range of units and features a Rangemaster cooker. The dining room is an impressive room with floor to ceiling original stone wall, French doors opening to timber deck to rear and bespoke staircase leading up to the first floor accommodation. There are two double bedrooms, family bathroom and office which could be used as a 5th bedroom. The first floor comprises of two further double bedrooms, both benefitting from en-suite facilities The gardens have been well tended by the present owners and a tarmacadam driveway to the side provides ample off-road parking facilities and leads to the garage and large workshop.

Location - The Old School is situated a short distance from the town of MacDuff on the coastal footpath of the Moray Firth and just a short drive from some of the most beautiful beaches on the Moray Coast, where an abundance of wildlife can be seen, such as seals, dolphins and numerous species of birds. MacDuff is a historic little town with its own working harbour and provides an excellent range of facilities such as primary school, banks, NHS health centre, shops, Post Office, restaurants and supermarkets. A further range of amenities and facilities can be found at Banff which includes two 18-hole golf courses, shops, restaurants, supermarkets and secondary schooling. Fraserburgh is also a short drive way and provides further shopping and Aberdeen is just over an hour's drive away.

Directions - Take the A98 and continue through both Banff and MacDuff and as you continue on the A98, you will see a sign for the village of Longman hill. Pass a farm and you will see The Old School located on the left hand side of the road.

Conservatory - 2.44m x 9.04m (8'0" x 29'8") - Three windows to front affording superb views across the field and beyond. Window to side affording a view to the water and beyond. Ceramic tiled flooring. Patio window through to the lounge area and window to the dining room allowing plenty of natural light to enter. This is an ideal recreational room. Door with opaque glazed panels opening to the entrance hall.

Entrance Hall - 3.27m x 0.93m & 6.95m x 1.19m & 2.13m x 0.87m () - Built-in cupboard housing the oil fired boiler providing the central heating and hot water and providing some storage space. Wall mounted control panel for the security alarm system. Feature archway through to the dining room. Opaque glazed panels through to the kitchen allowing plenty of natural light to enter. Door with glazed panels to the kitchen/breakfast room and doors to the 2 bedrooms, office and family bathroom.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 5.01m x 2.76m (16'5" x 9'1") - There is a large window to front incorporating a deep wooden display ledge and affording views over the fields and beyond and window to side. Good range of fully fitted wall and base units incorporating 1 ½ bowl sink with mixer tap. Ample work surface area and ceramic tiling to splashback. Fitted breakfast bar ideal for informal dining. Rangemaster double range cooker with 5 ring hob and double oven. Extractor hood incorporating light. Samsung washer/drier. Bosch dishwasher. Vinyl flooring. Wall mounted radiator.

Dining Room - 3.21m x 6.43m at widest point (10'6" x 21'1" at widest point) - French doors with electric shutters opening to the timber deck to the rear. Feature floor to ceiling exposed stone wall and incorporating wood burning stove with back boiler which heats the hot water. Feature vaulted ceiling and bespoke staircase with wooden banister and wrought iron balustrade leading up to the upper landing. Built-in cupboard with light providing superb storage facilities and access hatch to the loft space above the lounge. Door with glazed panels to the lounge.

Lounge - 5.87m x 5.85m (19'3" x 19'2") - Two windows to the rear with electric shutters and patio door through to the conservatory allowing plenty of natural light to enter. Feature LPG living flame fire set in attractive Fyfestone surround which extends to either side and providing shelving space. Fitted bar area.

Bedroom 3 - 3.76m x 3.19m (12'4" x 10'6") - Window to rear with electric shutters incorporating deep wooden display ledge. This is a good sized double room.

Bedroom 4 - 2.79m x 4.73m (9'2" x 15'6") - Window to rear with electric shutters incorporating deep wooden display ledge. Another good sized double room.

Family Bathroom - 2.59m x 2.25m (8'6" x 7'5") - Opaque glazed window to front. Cream WC and wash hand basin set in vanity unit incorporating cupboard and drawer space. Whirlpool spa bath with mixer tap and ceramic tiling to ceiling height. Mira electric shower over the bath and fitted glass shower screen. Additional built-in cupboard and shelving space. Wall mounted heated towel rail. Underfloor heating.

Office/Bedroom 5 - 3.02m x 4.74m (9'11" x 15'7") - Window to rear incorporating deep wooden display ledge. Built-in recess providing shelving space and could easily be converted back to a wardrobe. This room is currently used as an office but would lend itself to be used as a 5th bedroom.

Upper Landing - 9.29m x 2.80m narrowing to 1.09m (30'6" x 9'2" narrowing to 3'7") - Built-in cupboard providing superb shelving and hanging space, incorporating access to storage in the eves. Feature exposed stone wall. Velux window to front and rear allowing plenty of natural light to enter. Doors to 2 further bedrooms.

Bedroom 1 - 5.91m x 3.19m (19'5" x 10'6") - Velux window to front affording views as before. 2nd Velux window to rear. Built-in cupboard providing some shelving space. This is a good sized room. Door to en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room - 1.89m x 2.01m (6'2" x 6'7") - White WC and wash hand basin set in vanity unit incorporating cupboard space. Mira electric shower set in cubicle with ceramic tiling to splashback above WC and wash hand basin and to ceiling height in the shower cubicle. Wall mounted heated towel rail and ceramic tiled flooring. Underfloor heating.

Bedroom 2 - 4.13m x 3.72m (13'7" x 12'2") - Velux window to rear. Built-in small cupboard providing shelving space. Door to en-suite.

En-Suite Shower Room - 2.09m x 2.01m (6'10" x 6'7") - Velux window to rear. White WC, wash hand basin and mains fed shower set in cubicle. Fully ceramic tiled walls and flooring. Wall mounted heated towel rail. Underfloor heating.

Workshop - 5.92m x 10.28m (19'5" x 33'9") - Wooden sliding door to front. Inspection pit. Windows to side and front. Power and light.

Garage - 3.74m x 5.98m (12'3" x 19'7") - Electric roller door to front, window to side. Power and light.

Boilerhouse - 1.39m x 0.91m (4'7" x 3'0") - The former boilerhouse/outhouse has window to the rear/ wall and base units/electric hob/door into wc room with stainless steel sink set in unit/window to side

Old Bikeshed/Workshop - 2.59m x 2.41m (8'6" x 7'11") - Window to the front/ sliding door to front/ side door to a section housing Belfast sink/ample storage

Garden - There is an area to the front of the property enclosed by stone dyke wall and neatly laid to grass with a variety of established plants, shrubs and trees. A tarmacadam driveway to the side of the property provides ample off-road parking facilities and leads to the garage and workshop. There is a feature sunken patio to the front which creates an ideal venue for al fresco dining. The garden to the rear is fully enclosed and affords privacy and pleasant amenity and has been beautifully landscaped by the present owners and features a timber deck, paved patio, pond and variety of established plants and shrubs. External power point and rotary clothes dryer.

Heating - The property benefits from oil fired central heating.

Glazing - The subjects are double glazed.

Extras - All fitted floor coverings, blinds, curtains, the Rangemaster cooker, washer/drier and dishwasher are included in the asking price.

Council Tax - The current council tax band on this property is Band E. You should be aware that this may be subject to change upon sale.



Services - The property benefits from mains electricity. Drainage is to a private supply. Water is also from a private supply.

Entry - By mutual agreement.

Viewing - Contact Anderson Shaw & Gilbert on 01463 253911 on Monday - Friday 9am until 5pm to arrange an appointment to view.

E-Mail - Property@solicitorsinverness.com



The above particulars, although believed to be correct, are not guaranteed, and any
measurements stated therein are approximate only. Purchasers should note that the Selling Agents have NOT tested any of the electrical items or mechanical equipment (e.g. oven, central heating system, etc.) included in the sale. Any photographs used are purely illustrative and may demonstrate only the surrounds. They are NOT therefore to be taken as indicative of the extent of the property, or that the photographs are taken from within the boundaries of the property, or what it included in the sale.


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  • Huntly (19.0 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Anderson, Shaw & Gilbert Ltd, Inverness - Sales

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01463 568027 Local call rate

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