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4 bed detached house for sale

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The Beeches, Banchory AB31

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Property features

  • Detached House
  • Integral Garage
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Gardens
  • Three Receptions
  • Private Road
  • One Bathroom One En-Suite One WC
  • Double Glazed
  • Central Heating
  • Beautiful Surroundings

Property description

This is a rare opportunity to purchase a four-bedroom executive detached family home located in the tranquil wooded setting of 'The Beeches'.

With beautiful front views over the open countryside and Deeside woodlands towards Scolty Hill, this well-proportioned spacious home has all the benefits of being in an intimate development of four properties, whilst still only a five minute walk along the Old Deeside Railway line to the centre of Banchory. Banchory Primary and Secondary schools are also a short walk away as well as public transport facilities, and Doctor's and Dentists Surgeries.

There are eighteen hole golf courses at Banchory Golf Club and The Paul Lawrie Golf Range at Inchmarlo. Being in the heart of Royal Deeside there is an abundance of all sporting activities; from fishing, to cycling, walking, archery, hill walking, orienteering, skiing and a host of activities for families.

This excellent family home has been finished to a high standard with fresh décor throughout and is in perfect condition to move in with no additional work required. Included in the price there are all the fitted carpets, laminate and Walnut floor finishes, white goods and garden shed, as well as the curtains, poles, kitchen blind and light fitments.

Ornate wall mounted exterior lighting to front and rear of house and additional security sensor lights above the garage and at the back door.

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Sat Nav: AB31 5HS. On entering Banchory on the A93 from Aberdeen proceed along Station Road, turn first left at Glebe Park signpost and then turn immediately right on to an oak tree lined driveway and proceed down this road. Keep bearing right past the Banchory Lodge Hotel on the left and The Beeches is located 100m beyond on the right.


Entry to vestibule via hardwood exterior door with glazed screens on either side allowing plenty of natural light in. There is a glazed panel interior door with screens to the hall as well as a coat track.

Lower Hallway

Hallway with connecting the downstairs rooms with access via glazed panelled doors. Floored in Walnut, the hallway benefits from a built in storage/cloak cupboard where the alarm system control panel is also located. There is also a smoke alarm, telephone point, electric bell and stairway to the upper floor with lovely hardwood banister.

Cloak Room

Convenient ground floor Cloakroom with white w.C. With Mahogany toilet seat, hand wash basin and extractor fan. Decorated with Beech laminate flooring.


19’ x 13’ approx.

Spacious and bright lounge with a large front facing double window with spectacular views over the open meadow and mature woodlands to Scolty Hill and beyond. Decorated beautifully with coloured feature wall with a central focal point of a sandstone fire place and hearth and stunning Walnut flooring. The fire place is fitted with a living flame coal-effect gas fire. Lovely coving, curtain pole with beautiful finials and two matching light fitments. The lounge also benefits from TV point and telephone point.

Dining Room

11’4” x 11’3” approx.
Dining Room also with large double facing window benefiting from the stunning front facing views. There are glazed panel double doors leading to the lounge, stunning Walnut flooring, curtain pole with beautiful finials and an ornate hanging light fitment.

Kitchen/Family Room

12’6” x 8’6” approx. / 16’6” x 12’6” approx.

Spacious and bright open plan kitchen/breakfast/family room separated by archway. Superb fitted kitchen with fresh tiles, newly fitted worktops and a broad range of base and wall units with stainless steel and beech handles. Double fitted oven and four ring gas hob with a stylish stainless steel extractor fan. Kickspace heater below base units. Benefiting from full dishwasher plumbing and Hotpoint dishwasher, as well as Frigidaire fridge under work surface. Four modern down lighters and roller blind with beech laminate flooring throughout open plan living space.

Extremely spacious breakfast/family room with window overlooking the back garden; a seasonal extension to the living space. Patio doors opening to French paving seating area allowing an abundance of natural light to enter. Décor blends seamlessly from kitchen area with the addition of a lovely wallpapered feature wall and two triple spotlights. There is a telephone and TV point for convenient family living.

Utility Room

7’3” x 5’6” approx.

Utility Room with fitted units and stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Full plumbed Hotpoint automatic washine machine included in sale price. There is There is the integral door to the garage, laminate flooring, matwell and exterior door allowing access to the rear garden.


First floor hall connecting the bedrooms. There is an access hatch to
Loft as well as the advantage of a shelved linen/airing cupboard and lovely hardwood banister.

Bedroom One

16’3” at longest x 9’8” at widest approx.

Well-proportioned spacious double bedroom with outstanding views of mature fir trees at the bottom of the garden and meadow and woodlands spanning across the Deeside countryside and beyond including Scolty Hill. Excellent storage is provided with shelf and hanging space in a built in double wardrobe with mirror sliding doors. This room also has a t.V. And telephone point.


A bright en-suite with window on the sloped roof with Velux window, neutral walls and laminate flooring. There is a stand-alone glazed shower cubicle with tiled walls fitted thermostatic power shower and white shower tray. There is a white W.C. With mahogany toilet seat with a white hand wash basin with a shaver point and shaving mirror fitted above as well as the usual small fitments.

Bedroom Two

12’9” x 9’3” approx.
Large, light rear facing double bedroom with pleasant neutral walls and fitted carpet. Benefiting from fitted double wardrobe with sliding mirror doors, as well as ample space for bedside table and chair and additional furniture if required.

Bedroom Three

11’3” x 9’3” approx.

Generous double bedroom with pleasant décor and fitted carpets. Front facing panoramic views of front lawns, open meadow, woodland and hills. The light is controlled by a dimmer switch and there is great storage space with built in wardrobe with hanging and shelf space.

Bedroom Four

11’3” x 7’6” approx.

Front facing double bedroom with pleasant décor and fitted carpets. This room has access to views over the front lawn and wide spanning meadow and countryside reaching Scotly Hill and beyond. This room can serve as an office, reading room or generous double bedroom.


Large Family Bathroom with neutral walls with tiles to dado height and beech laminate flooring. White corner bath with shower attachment on taps. Separate fitted thermostatic power shower with white shower tray, tiled walls and glazed shower door. White w.C. With mahogany toilet seat. White hand wash basin with separate taps. Wall fitted toilet rail conveniently located above radiator. There is also an extractor fan, four down-lighters as well as usual small fitments.


Access to the insulated and part floored loft using Norwegian designed timber folding loft ladder.

Integral Garage

Integral Garage with access via the driveway through an up and over door and an internal door leading to the Utility Room. The garage has both light and power. There is a work space to the rear and tap to the front.


Generous tarred driveway with an abundance of parking space which can fit numerous cars with ease.

Front Garden

Considerable front garden which is practically set out for easy maintenance. This garden is mainly covered by lawn with some mature fir trees.

Rear Garden

The rear garden enjoys a high degree of privacy being gated at both sides of the property provides a lovely pleasant bright sunny aspect and is a seasonal extension to the main living accommodation with French paved patio in the Rear Garden and one to the side, with the remainder mainly in lawn (recently seeded) with borders with shrubs, trees, climbing plants and flowers, rotary clothes dryer. Garden Shed.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £286,994 Sales 207 Current average value £312,354 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change -£9,293 ▼ -2.89%

Property value data/graphs for AB31

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £405,025 £217 4.0 £343,692
Semi-detached £224,958 £205 2.9 £241,846
Terraced £223,333 £195 2.7 £203,111
Flats £153,041 £214 1.9 £184,874

Current asking prices in AB31

Average: £464,766
Avg. current asking prices in AB31
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - - - £439,874
Flats - £90,000
- - -
All - £90,000
- £439,874

Current asking rents in AB31

Average: £832 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in AB31
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £726 pcm
£802 pcm
£1,148 pcm
£1,599 pcm
Flats £622 pcm
£622 pcm
- - -
All £622 pcm
£674 pcm
£802 pcm
£1,148 pcm
£1,599 pcm

Fun facts for AB31

Highest value in AB31
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Auchattie, Banchory AB31 £743,736
Inchmarlo Road £683,311
Corsee Road £617,391
Tall Pines £565,034
Provost Black Drive £535,823
Highest turnover in AB31
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Oaklands Way 100.0%
Irvinemuir Park 100.0%
Alder Tree Road 86.7%
Provost Black Drive 75.8%
Garden Wood 62.5%

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Nearby transport

  • Stonehaven (11.6 miles)
  • Portlethen (13.8 miles)
  • Laurencekirk (15.3 miles)
  • Aberdeen Airport (15.3 miles)
  • Inverness Airport (67.4 miles)
  • Edinburgh Airport (83.1 miles)
  • Aberdeen Ferry Terminal (16.4 miles)
  • Lochleven Castle Ferry Landing (68.0 miles)
  • Kinross Ferry Landing (68.3 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Banchory Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Hill of Banchory School (0.8 miles)
  • Strachan School (2.6 miles)
  • Banchory Academy (0.2 miles)
  • Mackie Academy (11.5 miles)
  • Aboyne Academy (11.5 miles)
  • Linn Moor Residential School (8.5 miles)
  • Camphill Rudolf Steiner Schools (11.1 miles)
  • Aberdeen Waldorf School (12.8 miles)
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£2,072 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 45,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
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Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £150,000 Average insurance cost £34/mo (£414/yr)
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Gas £59 Electricity £67 Estimated energy cost £126/mo

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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this size and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 21600 kWh/year
Electricity: 5300 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £229 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £26 Sewerage £38 Estimated water cost £64 /mo
Water costs explained

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Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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