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Architect designed luxury House & Former Holiday Let/Boutique Guest House, with 5 bedrooms En-suite Set in 0.6 acres with stunning views. Representing A Very Unique Opportunity
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RE/MAX Aberdeen City & Shire are delighted to offer for sale this superior granite 4 bedroomed family home. Located in a tranquil location to the west of Westhill. Formerly a farmhouse steading and mill, the property was thoughtfully converted by the current owners to a very high standard who retained many of the original features making this a truly unique property. Of particular note is the working waterwheel from when the property was originally a flour mill in the 1800’s. There are bowed walls in some of the downstairs rooms which were formerly again showing the property's history. If you are looking for that very special property that offers total privacy and tranquillity but only minutes from the city centre then early viewing of this substantial property is highly recommended.
Kilnhall was originally a steading building belonging to Leddach Farm. The current owners are the third generation of the family to own it. The bedrooms to the front of the property had initially been used as grain stores, these rooms from the original building have retained the traditional rounded internal corners. This feature has been retained during the conversion of the steading to a family home. During the 1970's; 80's & 90's soft fruit was grown in the surrounding fields and these two rooms were transformed into a shop gaining much notoriety in the local area - hence the name Strawberry Field Road.
The building had originally been a flour mill circa 1820’s and the water wheel was reinstated during the conversion. Kilnhall was completed and the owners moved in on November 2005 - Kilnhall Boutique Guesthouse began operating in July 2006 until 2019 when the owners retired.
Features of note, of which there are many, include solid oak finishes, a vaulted ceiling, cinema room, all bedrooms ensuite, quality fitted kitchen, double garage and a large well maintained garden. Full double glazing and underfloor oil fired central heating.
Great Hallway, Dining Kitchen/Family Room, Master Bedroom with Ensuite Shower Room, 3 further large double bedrooms all en-suite. Study, Utility Room, Cold Store Room, Back Boiler Room First Floor: Reception Room with bar area, Cinema Room/Double Bedroom and Ensuite Shower Room.
Safe physical viewing is highly encouraged to fully appreciate the size, finish, and location of the property to its fullest.
Westhill is a popular expanding residential community known as the garden suburb of Aberdeen lying only 6 miles west of the city. There is a large shopping centre with a wide variety of outlets including M&S and further facilities include an 18-hole golf course, tennis courts and a swimming pool. There are 3 primary schools with secondary education catered for at Westhill Academy. The AWPR now allows fast links to both the north and south of the city, Aberdeen International Airport, Dyce, Inverurie, Banchory and Royal Deeside.
Travel on the A944 from Aberdeen and on reaching Westhill, take the third exit at the Tesco roundabout onto Westhill Drive. At the next roundabout take the first exit onto Old Skene Road passing the shopping centre on the right. Continue along Old Skene Road for approximately one and half miles until you reach a roundabout. Continue over the roundabout and turn 1st left into Strawberry Field Road where you see the first REMAX for sale sign. Continue down the road and Kilnhall lies on the right hand side indicated by the second REMAX for sale sign.
The property is entered through the front door which lead into the great hallway and is the main reception room of the property. Retaining many of the original features the great hallway has a vaulted ceiling, original exposed granite stone walls, one bowed and ceiling height granite fireplace with multi fuel burner. Velux windows flood the room with natural light. Superior bespoke tiled flooring. This room gives access to all 4 of the double bedrooms and steps lead down the Dining Kitchen/Family Room.
Dining Kitchen/Family Room:
Entered through the glass panelled double doors with steps leading down into the dining kitchen/family room this is a bright spacious room with dual aspect windows and French doors leading out to a paved patio area. Feature alcove with glass shelving. The kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of fitted high quality matching base and wall units with glass splash back tiling around the co-ordinating worktops. Integrated "Neff" induction hob with "Neff" extractor fan above, "Zanussi" double oven and "Neff" microwave fridge. Large island unit, with breakfast bar seating, provides ideal preparation space and houses the sink with single drainer and mixer tap and waste disposal. The "Bloomberg" dishwasher is located within the island and compliments the functionality of the stunning kitchen.
Two sets of steps lead from great hallway to a further hallway, with cloak cupboard, which gives access to the Master Bedroom and Bedroom 2.
Located to the front of the property this is a bright spacious Master Bedroom which enjoys open south facing views. Fitted double wardrobe with both hanging and shelving storage space. Additionally there is a further fitted shoe cupboard.
En-suite Wet Room:
A beautifully appointed spacious en suite shower room with large mosaic style tiled walk in shower cubicle located within a bow shaped wall. Matching white WC and wash hand basin. High level window allows plenty of natural light.
Again a spacious double bedroom enjoying south facing views with a feature being the knee hole window to the side of the property. Double wardrobe with both hanging and shelving storage apace.
En-suite Wet Room:
A large en-suite shower room again with a mosaic style tiled walk in shower located along the original bow wall of the property. Matching two piece white wc and wash hand basin with mirror above. NB this shower room can also be accessed from the hallway allowing it to be used as a Cloakroom for guests.
A second rear hallway on the north side of the great hallway allows access to Bedrooms 3 and also the Utility Room.
Again, a good sized double bedroom which overlooks the rear of the property with fitted wardrobe providing both hanging and storage space
Fitted with a matching 3 piece white suite comprising WC, wash hand basin and bath. There is a separate fully tiled shower cubicle. Tiled floor. This bathroom also has separate access from the hallway allowing guest use.
Completing the bedroom accommodation and overlooking the rear garden this is again a spacious double bedroom with fitted wardrobe.
Fitted with a matching 2 piece white suite comprising WC and WHB. Fully tiled shower cubicle. An opaque glass panel allows additional natural light. Tiled floor.
A very large spacious utility room which has a door leading to the rear garden. There is range of fitted storage cupboards one of which houses the electrical panel. Belfast sink. There is also low level dog bath with hand held shower. NB both the American style washing machine and tumble dryer are to be included in the sale. Tiled flooring.
Leads again from the great hallway to a rear hallway lies an area of the property that is a self-contained Granny Flat or Holiday let accommodation.
Ideal for home working this a good-sized study with the historical mill waterwheel located just outside. Note the fitted ergonomic desk and matching cabinet are to remain as is the full-sized fire safe. Lockable storage cupboard.
Fitted with a range of matching base and wall units this large storage area could be utilised as a further kitchen or utility area. Space for large freestanding freezer.
An oak staircase leads to the upper floor. There is an original feature stained-glass window on the stairwell turn which allows light from the great hallway and above the stairs looking up there is an original feature porthole window.
Located through a door from the storage area this is again a large area which offers an abundance of storage space. The central heating boiler is located here. Double doors lead out to the rear garden.
A superb entertaining space facing west this is a large spacious room, your attention is drawn to the feature coal burning fireplace with granite surround and hearth. Steps lead up to a built-in granite bar with round bowl sink and tap. Integrated fridge. From the lounge there are French doors which leads out to a balcony area where you can view the historical working waterwheel from above. A door leads out onto a Juliet balcony and a further door leads out to the spiral staircase which gives access to the rear garden.
Bedroom 5/Cinema Room/Games Room:
Double doors lead to this very large bedroom again ideal for entertaining and has surround sound creating a cinema which makes for a great addition to the property. Fitted storage. Velux windows allowing plenty of light. This room could alternatively be used as a further large double bedroom.
Fitted with a matching 2-piece white suite and a fully tiled shower cubicle. A door leads through to a large storage area with shelving and hanging storage space.
Kilnhall lies in 0.6 acres of land with the boundary denoted by dry stone walling. To the front of the property is a large south facing paved patio area with steps leading down to the extensive gravelled driveway. A pathway leads to the west facing area of the garden which enjoys extensive views over open fields towards Kirkton of Skene. A unique feature worth noting is the working waterwheel of the original mill powered by a bounded stream which runs south through the the garden. This area also has an extensive area of immaculately maintained lawn with mature trees and a summer house.
The rear garden has a further gravelled area which leads to a large paved patio area. Steps lead up to a further immaculately maintained lawn with an area for drying clothes.
There is a large double garage with two electronic up and over doors. The garage has Ramsay ladder access to a floored loft area which offers extensive storage. Additionally the garage has a Cloakroom with WC and WHB. A glass panelled door leads from the garage to an area which a has a large secure dog run. The septic tank, for the garage only, is also located here.
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