Savills | 5 Forestside Gardens, Banchory, Kincardineshire, AB31 5ZS | Properties for sale
332.78 sq m(3,582 sq ft)
Offers over £650,000

5 Forestside GardensBanchory, Kincardineshire, AB31 5ZS

    Key features

    • Five bedroom detached family home, built by Bancon Homes and forming part of an exclusive and well established cul-de-sac of nine properties.
    • Versatile and spacious family living accommodation across two floors.
    • Modern dining kitchen installed by the renowned Laings of Inverurie, who have also upgraded the en suites, wet room and WC.
    • Four reception rooms, in addition to a conservatory with electric underfloor heating.
    • Fully enclosed and mature garden grounds, with ample opportunities for outdoor dining.
    • Double garage with electronically operated door.
    • Situated within the popular town of Banchory on Royal Deeside, which provides a good range of amenities, schooling and transport links.
    • Good commutability to Aberdeen, which lies approximately 20 miles distant.

    First class five bedroom executive style property with double garage, located in an exclusive cul-de-sac in the popular town of Banchory on Royal Deeside.

    About this property

    • Situated within an exclusive and well established residential cul-de-sac in the popular town of Banchory on Royal Deeside, 5 Forestside Gardens provides versatile and spacious family living accommodation. Boasting an enviable dining kitchen installed by Laings of Inverurie who also installed and upgraded the bath and shower rooms, this desirable property is ready to move into with a minimum of fuss.

      Located to the rear of the property, the main entrance door leads into the well proportioned entrance vestibule with tiled floor and from where a set of partially glazed doors leads into the welcoming reception hall. Fitted with quality Karndean flooring with inlay detail, a carpeted staircase leads to the first floor accommodation. Within the hall there are two useful cupboards and a cloakroom that leads into the striking WC, which includes a white two piece suite.

      At the heart of the home is the beautifully presented dining kitchen. Featuring a modern German Häcker design, there is an extensive range of champagne coloured base, wall and drawer units, while high quality quartz work surfaces are lined by glass splashbacks and incorporate a double sink. The sociable central island features undercounter storage, in addition to a five ring induction hob with cooker hood above. Within the kitchen there are further quality integrated appliances, including a fridge/freezer, double oven with grills and microwave function and dishwasher. With ample space available for a dining table set, the storage facilities are extended within the utility room, which also provides access outside to the driveway.

      Accessible from the kitchen is the generously proportioned conservatory. Completed approximately 10 years ago, the conservatory is a bright and welcoming living space with views and access to the front enclosed garden.

      Along the ground floor there are four further large and versatile reception rooms. The neutrally decorated family room enjoys views over the property frontage and includes a bay window and a glazed door to the paved terrace outside. Accessible via partially glazed sliding doors from the reception hall, the dining room is perfect for formal entertaining and overlooks the front garden. The sitting room invites peaceful relaxation. Enjoying triple aspect views over the garden grounds, there is ample space for freestanding furniture, while central to the room is an attractive stone fireplace with decorative timber surround housing a gas fire. Completing the ground floor is the study, which is situated towards the rear of the property and which may be equally suitable as a further bedroom.

      At the top of the carpeted staircase is the spacious galleried landing which is also fully carpeted. A fitted linen cupboard with wooden shelves houses the hot water cylinder, while a ceiling hatch with folding ladder allows access to the partially floored attic.

      Enjoying dual aspect views over the gardens, the spacious and bright principal bedroom is of neutral decoration and offers excellent space for freestanding furniture while having the advantage of a walk in dressing area featuring a range of fitted wardrobes with three sliding mirrored panel doors. The principal bedroom also boasts an immaculate en suite bathroom. Fully tiled, it includes a modern white three piece suite and a curved shower enclosure.

      Double bedroom two overlooks the rear garden and benefits from both fitted storage and an attractive, fully tiled shower room. Fitted with laminate wood flooring, double bedroom three enjoys far reaching views across the rooftops to the hillside beyond via a bright bay window area. There are twin double fitted wardrobes providing a wealth of storage space. Double bedrooms four and five respectively overlook the front and rear gardens and are well proportioned rooms both with the advantage of fitted double wardrobes.

      Completing the living accommodation is the stylish wet room. Fully tiled with underfloor heating and an attractive white two piece suite, there is a striking walk in shower enclosure with glazed screen and dual shower head.

      The property is situated within mature and fully enclosed garden grounds which have been landscaped to promote easy maintenance. Low level beech hedging lines the property entrance, while the gated access leads to the extensive parking area and double garage, which features an electronically operated door, power and water supplies. The garden is mostly laid to lawn and interspersed with well stocked borders and a variety of shrubs, trees and plants. Several large paved terraces provide excellent opportunities for barbecues and outdoor dining during the summer months.

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    An exceptional family home based on Royal Deeside, the property boasts proximity to local amenities and countryside pursuits, with Crathes Castle and the River Dee within easy reach.

    Laura TottenProperty agent

    Local information

    • Banchory, considered to be the gateway to Royal Deeside, 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. There are a myriad of outdoor leisure activities available, including hill walking, horse riding, fishing, gliding and golf. Banchory is also well located for access to the ski resorts at Glenshee and the Lecht during the winter months.
    • Further afield, Westhill provides an excellent range of amenities and leisure facilities, including an 18 hole golf course, health centre, a bustling shopping complex with M&S Simply Food and Costa, while there are also COSTCO, Aldi and Tesco superstores. With a range of subsea companies based within Westhill, there is also ease of access to the AWPR, providing a quicker commute to areas north and south of the city centre, including Aberdeen International Airport. Within Aberdeen there are regular train services, including a sleeper to King's Cross London. Aberdeen provides all the services 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.
    • Westhill 13.1 miles
    • Altens 18.7 miles
    • Aberdeen 19.3 miles
    • Aberdeen International Airport. 17.4 miles
    • *Please note that all distances are approximate.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From Aberdeen follow the A93 North Deeside Road west to Banchory. On entering Banchory, turn right, passing the Tesco superstore on the left hand side. Proceed into Hill of Banchory, keeping straight ahead at the two roundabouts. Just prior to the junction with Raemoir Road, turn left onto Forestside Road. Follow this road around to the left, and take the next road on the left hand side into the cul-de-sac where the property is located.
    • EPC Rating = C