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.
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 Totten