Forming part of the luxury Kemsley View development constructed by Bancon Homes, this four bedroom detached villa in the 'Louisville' design is situated in an idyllic location on the outskirts of Aboyne. Spanning two floors, the well-proportioned accommodation offers spacious and versatile family living, with the advantage of an enclosed rear garden and rural views, a single garage and off street parking. Decoration is a simple paint finish in a neutral palette, flooring is Amtico tiles and a grey carpet fitted throughout, and there are tasteful and elegant drapes and window blinds. Great care has been taken in its presentation with quality fixtures and fittings which include Bosch appliances and designer lighting, but particularly worthy of note is the installation of 'smart home technology' which incorporates a 4K-ready media distribution hub and concealed Cat 6 networking to all rooms.
On the ground floor, there is a welcoming reception hallway with two deep storage cupboards. The bright and comfortable lounge has a window to the front and glazed French doors that open to the family dining area with a resulting flow of light. The dining area and kitchen are on open plan, with access to the garden through French doors. The kitchen features a comprehensive range of white wall and base units with quartz stone worktops and upstands, it has an induction hob, stainless steel canopy hood, an integrated fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave and oven, and a pull-out re-cycling drawer. The utility room next door has a half-glazed door to the garden, a wall mounted central heating boiler and space for laundry equipment. A useful cloakroom with wc, half-pedestal basin and stylish tiles to dado height also has a window to the side for extra light and ventilation.
Upstairs, the spacious landing has a linen cupboard, a cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, and there is hatch access to the insulated loft. The master bedroom has quirky, Scottish themed wall mounted and ceiling lights, there is a large built in wardrobe with mirrored doors, and a window overlooks the front garden. The en-suite shower room with top-notch tiles has a shower enclosure with rose head and swivel attachments as well as a back to wall wc, a half-pedestal basin and an illuminated and heated wall mirror. Bedroom 2, with window to the rear and fitted wardrobe also features an en-suite shower room with large tiled enclosure. There are two more double bedrooms, one to the front, the other to the rear, both with the advantage of fitted wardrobe storage. The bathroom with shower attachment over the bath completes the layout of this beautifully presented family home.
Aboyne is situated approximately 30 miles from Aberdeen with a choice of access roads into the city and a journey time of approximately 45 minutes. The village has primary and secondary schools, a community complex which incorporates a swimming pool, squash courts, theatre and library, and a selection of local shops. There are a number of outdoor pursuits including an 18 hole golf course, tennis courts, bowling green, gliding centre and water sports on Aboyne Loch. The beautiful surrounding countryside provides facilities for fishing, mountain biking, pony trekking and walks, and ski-ing in the winter months.
Travelling west from Aberdeen, pass the west end suburbs and through Peterculter and Banchory. On entering Aboyne, continue along the A93 Ballater Road, then turn right on to the B9094 towards Tarland. Marquis Drive is the third road on the left.
The front garden has a lawn with a granite chipped border and a gate opens to the rear garden. At the side, there is a paved path, a power socket and solar lights and on the other side a ground cover of granite chips. The rear-fenced garden has a good sized lawn, a sizeable paved patio, water and electricity points, and a high voltage power supply.