Savills | Fareview, 2 Meikle Eddieston, Peterculter, Aberdeenshire, AB14 0PQ | Property for sale
2,874 sq ft(267 sq m)
Offers over £525,000(€607,779)

Fareview2 Meikle Eddieston, Peterculter, Aberdeenshire, AB14 0PQ

    Key features

    • Delightful and spacious five bedroom steading conversion.
    • Versatile living accommodation, well suited to multi-generational living and home based working.
    • Spectacular west and south facing views over open countryside towards some of the most notable hills in Aberdeenshire.
    • Of tasteful decoration, with modern fixtures and fittings.
    • Underfloor heating to the entire ground floor.
    • Splendid sitting room, with vaulted ceiling and wood burning stove.
    • Principal bedroom suite with fantastic views and elegant en suite bathroom
    • Peaceful rural location, yet with a wide range of amenities and schooling within easy commuting distance.
    • Video tour available on request.

    Five bedroom linked detached steading conversion, situated within generously proportioned garden grounds and with superb far reaching views across open countryside to the hills beyond.

    About this property

    • Originally forming part of a tenant farm on Drum Estate, the steadings at Meikle Eddieston were sold during the 1970s when Drum Castle was bequeathed to the National Trust. The steadings were converted into residential properties around 2005 to form three attractive properties. Beautifully presented, Fareview provides versatile and modern living accommodation which serves to accentuate the original features which remain, such as the deep silled windows and vaulted ceiling. Fareview also boasts some of the best uninterrupted countryside views in Aberdeenshire, taking in Clachnaben, Scolty Hill, Mount Keen and Lochnagar to name but a few.

      Beneath a canopied porch a wide wooden door with adjacent window panels leads into the well proportioned entrance vestibule. Fitted with a double storage cupboard with twin sliding doors, there is also access to a WC cloakroom, which includes a white two piece suite and full length panelled mirror.

      Twin partially glazed doors from the entrance vestibule lead into the warm and welcoming reception hall. There is ample space available for freestanding furniture and a glazed door allows access to the rear garden, while in the hall a cupboard houses the hot water cylinder.

      Double bedroom five is accessible from the reception hall, and is a versatile living space which would be equally suitable as a secondary home office if desired. Enjoying lovely views across the property frontage, bedroom five has the benefit of an en suite shower room, in addition to a large double wardrobe which also provides entry to an understair storage area.

      From the reception hall twin partially glazed doors lead into the inviting family/dining area, which lies on a split level to the striking sitting room while also including a spiral staircase to the spacious study/home office above. Fully carpeted, the study was previously utilised as a games room and includes a useful cupboard while providing far reaching views.

      With dual staircases leading down from the family/dining area, the peaceful sitting room is perfect for relaxing by the wood burning stove. Above there is an impressive vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, while a glazed door allows access to a small paved terrace outside.

      Twin partially glazed doors from the reception hall lead into the generously proportioned dining kitchen. With excellent space available for entertaining, glazed doors open onto the front and rear gardens. Designed by Drumoak Kitchens, there is an attractive range of base and wall units with integrated dishwasher, while the breakfast island includes undercounter storage and a solid wood surface. The remaining work surfaces are of polished granite and incorporate a Belfast ceramic sink. A range cooker with double oven and six ring gas hob is situated within a recess with mantel surround. The kitchen also enjoys the advantage of a pantry which provides a fantastic range of shelved storage.

      In close proximity to the kitchen is the utility room. Plumbed for white appliances, and housing the central heating boiler, there are base and wall units with a useful work surface area. A door leads from the utility room into the double garage which is fitted with electronically operated doors. With a further door leading out to the rear garden, there is also a central vehicular electric charging point.

      A carpeted staircase from the reception hall leads up to the living accommodation in the west wing. Benefitting from plentiful natural light, a semi-galleried landing looks down to the reception hall, while a ceiling hatch with folding ladders allows entry to the partially floored attic.

      The elegant and peaceful principal bedroom enjoys far reaching elevated views across the grounds towards the hills via a full length deep silled window. Fitted with a double fitted wardrobe with mirrored sliding doors, the principal bedroom also boasts a contemporary en suite bathroom, inclusive of a fully tiled shower enclosure with mains shower.

      Double bedroom two is of generous proportions with a bank of gable windows providing an excellent flow of natural light. Fully carpeted and with ample space for freestanding furniture, there is also a walk in double wardrobe.

      On a gentle split level, a further carpeted landing with skylight precedes double bedroom four. Of a good size with twin skylights, there is storage in the form of a fitted wardrobe. Bedroom four also lies next to a modern shower room with wet room area housing an electric shower and white two piece suite. Double bedroom three is a charming room of natural carpeting and pastel décor. With a good flow of natural light, there is also a double fitted wardrobe.

      Completing the living accommodation is the pristine family bathroom.

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    A delightful country based property within good commuting distance of a wide range of amenities and schooling. I simply love the fantastic views of the hills beyond, especially from the elegant principal bedroom.

    Fiona GormleyProperty agent

    Local information

    • Fareview enjoys a splendid rural setting, yet is extremely commutable to a wide range of amenities and schooling. There are a myriad of outdoor leisure activities available locally, including hill walking, horse riding, fishing, gliding and golf, with great access to historic landmarks such as Drum and Crathes Castle on Royal Deeside. Within the nearby commuter village of Drumoak there is a village store, post office, primary school and ease of access to the Deeside Way, the old Royal Deeside Railway Line which is popular with walkers and cyclists.
    • Peterculter is the most westerly suburb of Aberdeen. Providing a good range of amenities, there are independent shops, a primary school, medical practice, small supermarkets and a Marks & Spencer/BP filling station. Additionally there is a sports centre, 18 hole golf course and Kippie Lodge Sports & Country Club which includes an 18m swimming pool. Peterculter is conveniently situated for 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.
    • Westhill provides an excellent range of amenities and leisure facilities, including an 18 hole golf course, a bustling shopping complex with M&S Simply Food and Costa, while there are also COSTCO, Aldi and Tesco superstores. A range of subsea companies are based within Westhill, with burgeoning business centres.
    • Banchory is a popular town located along the picturesque River Dee and overlooked by the renowned Scolty Hill. Within Banchory there is a good range of amenities, including specialist shopping, two large supermarkets, banking, restaurants, a garden centre, hotels, sports centre, swimming pool, library, health centre and several dentists. There are pre-school facilities available in addition to two primary schools and Banchory Academy which caters for secondary education. Banchory Sports Village provides sporting facilities, including a six lane swimming pool.
    • Within Aberdeen there are regular train services, including a sleeper to King's Cross London. Aberdeen provides all the services expected 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 College, St Margaret's and Albyn, as well as the International school at Pitfodels. There are two universities and several colleges of further education.
    • Drumoak c. 3 miles
    • Peterculter 4.1 miles
    • Westhill 7.4 miles
    • Banchory 10 miles
    • Aberdeen 13.3 miles*
    • *Please note that all distances are approximate

    Additional information

    • Fareview has arguably some of the best views of the city and shire, across to the south and west which take in open countryside, fields and a wide range of local hills and peaks. Located within generously proportioned and fully enclosed garden grounds which provide a high degree of privacy. The property frontage is mostly laid to lawn with a colourful array of mature seasonal shrubs and paving stones leading to the entrance door. The sheltered rear garden is laid to lawn with mature borders featuring a variety of plants, shrubs and small trees. The large driveway allows for plentiful parking and access to the double garage. A strip of garden along the driveway includes a large timber shed, composting areas and the oil tank. The log store situated externally to the sitting room will remain.
    • Directions: From Aberdeen, follow the A93 North Deeside Road through Peterculter towards Banchory. On passing the Mains of Drum Garden Centre on the right hand side, take the next road on the right signposted for Drum Castle. Follow this road to the end before turning left, and then keep right over the humpback bridge. After a few hundred meters on the right hand side there will be a signpost for Fareview. The access to Fareview is at the very top of the hill, on the left hand side, past four garages. **SAT NAV WILL TAKE YOU DIRECTLY TO THE PROPERTY**
    • EPC Rating = C