Extensive four bedroom detached property with gated entrance, garaging and fantastic elevated views across Cruden Bay Golf Course towards the North Sea.
Built approximately 14 years ago by the current owner, Balvenie is a wonderful, spacious home offering versatile family living and guest accommodation. Situated within well established garden grounds of approximately 0.55 acres with a gated entrance and sweeping driveway, Balvenie boasts mesmerising south facing views across Cruden Bay Golf Course towards one of Aberdeenshire's finest beaches.
A panelled oak door leads into the entrance vestibule, which is fitted with solid oak flooring. Partially glazed doors lead into the welcoming reception hall. Light and airy, the neutral décor complements the solid oak flooring and staircase. Featuring a range of ceiling spotlights, within the hall there is access to a well appointed WC cloakroom and a generously sized airing cupboard with wooden shelving.
Overlooking the property frontage via deep silled windows, the dining kitchen features a good range of storage units, with open display shelving and glazed cabinetry with inset lighting. With an island to the centre of the kitchen, polished black granite worktops incorporate a 1.5 stainless steel sink with drainer and there is a gas fired ruby red AGA. Further features include tiled flooring and freestanding dishwasher. Fully glazed sliding doors provide not only an abundance of natural light, but access to the paved balcony from where one can enjoy far reaching views towards the North Sea.
Accessible from the dining kitchen, the well proportioned utility room extends the storage facilities available within the kitchen, while including a work surface area with a stainless steel sink and undercounter washing machine. Fitted with a range of coat hooks, an integral doorway allows access to the first single garage, which features an electronically operated up and over door.
The dining room enjoys dual aspect views over the rear garden via deep silled windows. An ideal room for formal dining and entertainment, a set of partially glazed oak doors allow access into the sitting room which is of excellent proportions. Windows overlooking the rear provide beautiful views towards the coast. Within the sitting room there is also a gas fire situated within an attractive recessed white brick hearth with polished granite mantel.
Completing the ground floor, the spacious principal bedroom is of tasteful decoration, with a corner window providing views over the garden and golf course beyond. Fitted wardrobes with sliding panel doors provide both shelf and hanging space, while the bedroom also boasts an immaculate en suite bathroom. Inclusive of a white four piece suite, there is a WC, curved shower enclosure, bath, and twin wash hand basins.
The attractive oak staircase with inset lighting leads down to the L-shaped lower ground floor landing, which is fully carpeted and of neutral decoration. The bright family room is fitted with Karndean wood effect flooring. Full height glazed windows with sliding doors lead out to the patio outside, providing lots of natural light and lovely views. Featuring a recessed alcove with wooden shelf, an open doorway leads into the versatile games room, which also features Karndean wood effect flooring.
Overlooking the rear garden, spacious bedroom two is of neutral decoration, with fitted triple wardrobe and en suite shower room. Bedroom three also enjoys lovely views over the garden grounds and again has fitted wardrobes. Bedroom four is currently utilised as a study, with a fitted desk and cabinets. Both bedrooms three and four lie in close proximity to the contemporary shower room, which includes a super full width shower enclosure in addition to a white two piece suite. Completing the accommodation is the rear entrance vestibule.
Balvenie is situated within well established garden grounds of approximately 0.55 acres. A gated entrance from Aulton Road leads onto a tarmac driveway which provides ample off street parking and access to the integral single garage. With lawned areas to either side of the driveway, well stocked rose beds frame the property frontage, where the entrance door lies beneath a tiled canopy.
The driveway leads down the side of the property to the rear garden and turning area, where there is access to a further single garage with electronically controlled door. Lying on a south facing slope, the extensive rear garden is mostly laid to lawn, with decorative borders and mature hedging. A series of steps lead up to the rear entrance door underneath a canopied veranda with open access to the paved patio. Another set of steps provide a further access point to the balcony, and which is also lined with gravel stone chips and attractive rockeries.
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"With its canopied verandah, paved patio and separate terrace, Balvenie certainly provides plenty of opportunities to enjoy the superb views, thanks to its enviable location on the edge of a stunning golf course and towards one of Aberdeenshire's finest beaches. Within commuting distance of Aberdeen, this is a fabulous family home, immaculately presented, for a just un-pack' easy move.Fiona Gormley