Collyhill Croft
96.62 sq m(1,040 sq ft)
Offers over £125,000(€141,709)

Collyhill CroftAuchnagatt, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 8UH

    Key features

    • Detached three bedroom traditional style house
    • L-shaped former farm steading within the grounds
    • Development potential
    • Countryside views across agricultural land
    • Rural setting
    • Located 2.5 miles from the village of Auchnagatt

    Detached one and a half storey traditional property with L-shaped former farm steading.

    About this property

    • Collyhill Croft is a detached one and a half storey traditional style property of stone construction. Estimated to be around 100 years old, there is a more recent single storey extension to the rear. The property offers a superb opportunity to purchase a former estate cottage which in turn provides an excellent canvas for the purchaser to create a modern home in a country setting.

      The entrance door leads into the reception hall, where the staircase leads up to the first floor where bedrooms one and two are located. Situated overlooking the property frontage are two good sized reception rooms: the sitting room and family room. Overlooking the rear garden, bedroom three benefits from storage in the form of an understair cupboard. The kitchen is located within the single storey extension to the rear and also allows for access to the garden. The family bathroom completes the living accommodation.

      Outside, the grounds are mostly undefined, while parts of the grounds at the front and west side of the house are bounded by stone walls. Providing lovely views over the surrounding countryside and agricultural land, within the property boundaries there is also an L-shaped single storey former steading building. Constructed from stone and including a pitched slated roof, the steading may be suitable for conversion, subject to obtaining the necessary consents. It is divided internally into four parts and has an internal floor area of about 135 square metres.

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    Local information

    • Collyhill Croft is located about 2.5 miles from the small village of Auchnagatt, (Scottish Gaelic: Achadh nan Cat) a village and rural area in Buchan, Aberdeenshire, situated on the Ebrie Burn and on the A948 road between Ellon and New Deer. Ellon is a picturesque town positioned by the River Ythan in the beautiful countryside of Aberdeenshire and ideally placed for further amenities. The areas surrounding Ellon have a rich agricultural heritage that is told in the words of the bothy ballads – traditional songs that were originally sung by farm workers in the northeast of Scotland. The shopping facilities available in Ellon cater for everyday needs and amenities include hotels, restaurants and specialist shops. Leisure and sporting facilities are available at the community swimming pool and sports complex, rugby, football and hockey pitches at The Meadows Sports Complex, and golf at the McDonald Golf Club with Trump International stretching down the coast. Nursery and primary schooling are provided at Auchnagatt Primary with secondary education at Ellon and Mintlaw Academy.
    • Ellon 9 miles
    • Methlick 9 miles
    • Aberdeen 27 miles*
    • *Please note that all distances are approximate

    Additional information

    • Directions: The property lies on its own in a rural setting, surrounded by agricultural land. From Ellon, follow the A948 towards Auchnagatt, passing through Cookston and Mill of Elrick. On entering Auchnagatt, turn right onto the B9030 Auchnagatt to Stuartfield road, passing Auchnagatt Primary School. Continue past the entrance to Bank Road on the left hand side, thereafter turning first right along a formerly tarred road which runs through the farm of Slamptonhill. Follow this road along for some distance, thereafter turning left along a shared stone track, at the end of which lies Collyhill Croft. **The rural location of the property is reflected in the current condition of the access road and care should be taken on approach to Collyhill Croft.**
    • EPC Rating = F