Unique & oozing character 4 bedroom semi-detached family home This fabulous traditional house is set in the village of Marykirk which is equidistant to the towns of Montrose and Laurencekirk. Formerly the Old Post Office this must be viewed to appreciate the loving care of this family home, it is like walking into a show home for Homes & Garden magazine. Comprising of a delightful lounge, spacious dining kitchen, a dining family room with study area, a utility room and a WC. Upstairs to 4 generous size double bedrooms, a modern bathroom with separate shower and a stunning rear garden with outbuildings and a delightful, canopied seating area.
The house benefits from electric heating, double glazing, and all fitted flooring, blinds, light fittings, and integrated appliances are included in the sale.
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Entering the front door from the street into an entrance vestibule where there is ample space for coats and shoes, an internal stain glass feature window and door lead you into the inner hallway and another door leads into the lounge. Into the hallway where a carpeted staircase leads to the upper accommodation and there is a useful understairs area providing further storage space.
The first room you will come to is the family dining room with study area, it is front facing and retains many traditional features such as the red post box relating back to the original post office, an original stone wall, banister, and the fireplace with wooden mantel with electric stove, marble inlay and hearth. From here, saloon style doors take you into the splendid kitchen dining room.
Next is the WC which consists of a two-piece white suite with tiles above the wash hand basin, a chrome heated towel rail and tastefully decorated.
Across the hallway into the double fronted bright spacious lounge which has a feature brick fireplace with wood burning stove, and ample space for lounge furnishings.
The utility room is fitted with a range of base and wall units with coordinated work surfaces, attractive tile splashback, a rear facing opaque window, stainless steel sink with mixer tap and plumbed space for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer.
Into the lovely modern fitted kitchen dining room at the rear of the house, it has a useful larder as you walk into the room and patio doors leading out to the rear garden along with a rear facing window. The kitchen is fitted with a range of oak base, wall and display units with coordinated work surfaces, one and a half stainless steel sink with mixer tap and colourful splashback tiling. There is a centre island which can be moved around and has storage below including wine racks. Integrated appliances include an electric oven, electric hob with extractor hood above, fridge freezer and dishwasher. There is engineered oak flooring and neutral décor flowing throughout.
Upstairs to the upper landing where there is a shelved cupboard great for kid’s toys, 4 bedrooms and a family bathroom.
The bathroom consists of a four-piece white suite with separate bath with tap to shower fitment, a shower enclosure housing an electric shower, and wash hand basin set in a vanity unit with storage below. The room is neutrally decorated, tiled within the shower enclosure and to dado height around the remainder of the room, has matching floor tiles, a wall mounted mirror, chrome heated towel rail and rear facing Velux window. The boiler is stored in the linen cupboard located within the bathroom.
All four bedrooms are spacious double rooms, tastefully decorated and carpeted throughout with ample space for furnishings. Bedroom 1 has a built-in shelved cupboard and bedroom 4 is currently being utilised as a dressing room including a deep built-in wardrobe with shelves and hanging space, and two additional fitted wardrobes which will remain as part of the sale. Bedrooms 1,3 and 4 are front facing with super countryside views while bedroom 2 is rear facing overlooking the garden.
The rear enclosed garden is truly a delight. Stepping out from the kitchen to a covered canopied and decked seating area perfect for family entertainment. The garden is bordered with a mix of mature bushes and trees, fencing and stone walls, and is split into two sections. The first section has a lawn with drying poles, a white chip stone area for seating with path leading to it from the property. Another covered area is perfect for a hot tub and BBQ. Within this area there are two outhouses which both have power and light ideal for a workshop, and a wooden shed used as a log store. The second area is mainly laid to lawn and perfect for kids to play. There is a paved circular path and another wooden shed towards the back of the garden which is perfect for storing external items.
To the front of the property there is plenty on street parking.
l-Shaped Dining Room/Study: 11’2 x 14’7 (3.40m x 4.44m)
Lounge: 15’8 x 15’0 (4.78m x 4.57m)
Dining Kitchen: 19’5 x 11’7 (5.92m x 3.53m)
Utility Room: 6’0 x 6’3 (1.83m x 1.90m)
WC: 4’0 x 6’6 (1.22m x 1.98m)
Bedroom 1: 14’2 x 16’8 (4.32m x 5.08m)
Bedroom 2: 11’0 x 17’0 (3.35m x 5.18m)
Bedroom 3: 16’1 x 11’2 (4.90m x 3.40m)
Bedroom 4: 13’0 x 10’5 (3.96m x 3.17m)
Bathroom: 11’0 x 10’3 (3.35m x 3.12m)
Home Report Valuation £260,000: Directly download from the Yopa advert at Property Search – Aberdeenshire. Or call Yopa on
EPC: F Aberdeenshire Council Tax Band: E
Viewing Arrangements: Please book directly online or call Yopa on Alternatively, you can call the local Yopa agents on Location & Amenities
Marykirk is a quiet village equidistantly positioned between Montrose and Laurencekirk and near the A90 for those commuting to Aberdeen or Dundee taking approximately 40 minutes by car to either city, including Aberdeen airport. Train stations are within ten minutes’ drive to either Montrose or Laurencekirk. Marykirk has a village pub, primary school, play park and an active village hall giving it a real community identity. Balmakewan tearoom is a short walk and a pleasant setting for meeting friends and the children to walk and play. There are lovely riverside and country walks nearby and a choice of outdoor pursuits from golfing, fishing, hill walking etc all within easy reach. Marykirk Primary School is a short walk for the younger children and secondary schooling is at Mearns Academy in Laurencekirk. Lathallan private school is just 10 minutes’ drive over the Garvock Hill to Johnshaven.
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