5 bed cottage for sale

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5 bed cottage for sale

Muir Of Fowlis, Alford AB33

5 beds
2 baths
3 receptions

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Local area information

Property location

Nearby amenities

  • Craigievar School 2.3 miles
  • Alford Primary School 3.1 miles

These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.

Features and description

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"fixed price 10k below valuation"

5 bedroom family home with 10 acres of land, outbuildings & woodland.
Suitable for equestrian or livestock

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We are delighted to have been instructed to market this substantial 5 bedroom rural property commanding breath taking views of the local countryside, set within 10 acres with a range of superb agricultural buildings. Situated just a short drive from the ever popular village of Alford, Craigmill has been thoughtfully extended and upgraded by the current owners and now offers just under 300m2 of accommodation over two levels that is perfect for today's modern requirements while maintaining the original charm and character of the property. Features of note of which there are many are the high ceilings, original wood furnishings and window shutters, stunning kitchen with vaulted ceiling, stylish bathrooms offering steam bath and sauna, fitness area with resistance pool, multi fuel stoves and solar panels. It also benefits from oil fired central heating, double glazing, air sourced heat pump for the pool and economy 10 electricity. Outside there is a large modern 300m2 outbuilding, two further sheds, detached double garage, greenhouses and summer house. The adjoining 8 acre paddock also has a substantial agricultural building and separate road access. The demand for this property will be high so early viewing is highly recommended.


Craigmill is located just outside the popular hamlet of Muir of Fowlis which lies a short drive from Alford village. There is a primary school and village hall at Craigievar and the area is perfect for outdoor pursuits such as horse riding, hill walking and cycling. The property enjoys an elevated position boasting breathtaking views. Alford is a thriving community set alongside the River Don and offers a wide range of local amenities including nursery, primary and secondary schooling at the community campus along with swimming pool, sports facilities and library. There is an 18 hole golf course, tennis courts, bowling and dry ski centre.

The wide range of local shops include craft butcher, baker, post office, hardware and diy store, specialist food shops and coop supermarket. The Haughton Arms and Bistro offer perfect venues for eating out and there is a range of takeaways. A friendly welcome awaits you in this super village.


Entrance porch, vestibule, sun room, hallway, lounge, dining room, dining kitchen, utility room, garden/family room, fitness/pool room, 5 bedrooms and two bathrooms.


Travelling form Aberdeen on the A944 Alford road, on passing through Tillyfourie continue to the bottom of the hill and take the left turning to Tough/Muir of Fowlis. Continue on this road for approximately 3 miles, over the bridge until you reach the crossroads. Turn right and continue into Muir of Fowlis. Take the left fork and continue along for about a mile. Take the turning up to the left sign posted Corse crossroads. The property is the first on the right.

These particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. All statements contained therein, while believed to be correct, are not guaranteed. All measurements are approximate. Intending purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise, as to the accuracy of each of the statements contained in these particulars.

Vestibule (8' 10'' x 7' 1'' (2.70m x 2.16m))

Entered via double fully glazed doors, this welcoming entrance has feature granite steps leading to the main door and sliding doors giving access to the sun room. The floor is finished in natural slate.

Sun Room (13' 1'' x 8' 10'' (4.0m x 2.70m))

A superb addition to this property with glass roof and bi fold doors opening onto the garden, just perfect for alfresco dining. The floor is finished in natural slate.

Inner Vestibule (7' 5'' x 6' 11'' (2.25m x 2.12m))

Entered via the stained glass door this area gives access to the main hallway and formal lounge. The floor is finished in a quality wooden style flooring.

Lounge (16' 11'' x 13' 1'' (5.15m x 4.0m))

A very generous but very cosy lounge with dual aspect and feature brick fireplace housing a multi fuel stove. The traditional features include deep skirting boards, dado rails and window shutters. There is a useful storage cupboard and the floor is finished in a quality wooden style flooring.

Hallway (11' 10'' x 7' 5'' (3.60m x 2.25m))

A very welcoming, traditional hallway boasting feature carpeted stair leading to the upper accommodation with attractive wooden balustrade, and solid wood flooring.

Bedroom 4 (13' 11'' x 10' 10'' (4.25m x 3.30m))

A very generous and useful downstairs bedroom currently used as a home office. There is a fitted storage cupboard and the floor is finished in original wood.

Dressing/Store Room (13' 11'' x 6' 3'' (4.25m x 1.90m))

Accessed from bedroom 4 it has a window to the rear and feature fireplace housing a small multi fuel stove. It has fitted shelving and would make the perfect dressing room and has wooden style flooring.

Rear Hall (8' 0'' x 7' 4'' (2.45m x 2.24m))

Giving access to the dining and kitchen area along with the rear vestibule, it has two useful storage cupboards, dado height wood panelling and wooden style flooring.

Rear Vestibule (13' 11'' x 6' 0'' (4.25m x 1.84m))

A useful rear entrance with ample space for coats and boots etc. There is wood panelling to dado height and wooden style flooring.

Dining Room (21' 8'' x 12' 3'' (6.6m x 3.73m))

A superb formal dining room with feature granite fireplace with wooden mantle( not operational ) and ample space for large dining table and chairs. With open access to the kitchen this is the perfect space for formal dinner parties or family gatherings. There is a fitted storage cupboard, painted wood panelling to dado height and wooden style flooring.

Dining Kitchen (18' 1'' x 17' 7'' (5.50m x 5.35m))

A beautifully appointed kitchen with feature pitched ceiling incorporating a large roof lantern, that with the dual aspect windows, floods the space with natural light. The wide range of wall and base units in rich wood effect have contrasting work surfaces and offer excellent storage including pan and crockery drawers, pull out larder and corner carousel with inset chopping board. Integrated appliances include large stainless steel Range master cooker with ceramic hob, stainless steel splash back and extraction hood, dishwasher, fridge and freezer, microwave, wine cooler and bean to cup coffee machine.
The central island provides the perfect space for food preparation and informal dining, there is a large multi fuel stove and the floor is perfectly finished in natural slate. This is the dream kitchen and family space.

Family/Garden Room (16' 9'' x 14' 9'' (5.11m x 4.50m))

The wooden steps with brushed steel and glass balustrade lead down to the family room offering a bright and versatile space with double doors leading out to the garden providing stunning views of the surrounding countryside. The floor is also finished in natural slate and there is access through to the pool.

Pool/Fitness Room. (22' 2'' x 14' 9'' (6.76m x 4.50m))

Another superb addition to this property with vaulted ceiling and exposed beams it incorporates a large resistance pool with cover that is perfect for daily exercise or family fun. There is also ample space for further fitness equipment. It has large windows and double doors providing access to the patio area and of course those all important views. There is access to the adjoining shower room with steam bath. The floor is finished in slate effect tiling.

Utility Room (7' 7'' x 4' 3'' (2.30m x 1.30m))

A useful storage room that has plumbing for washing machine and also houses the water filters.

Shower Room (8' 9'' x 7' 7'' (2.67m x 2.31m))

Very well appointed and fitted with a range of vanity units in in soft white with granite style tops providing drawer and cupboard storage. They also house the wash hand basin and concealed cistern WC. The fully lined cubicle with glass door provides a standard shower and steam bath and the floor is fully tiled.

Upper Landing

The fully carpeted stair leads to the upper landing on two levels and incorporates a large storage cupboard with velux roof window.

Bedroom 1 (15' 6'' x 14' 0'' (4.73m x 4.27m))

A generous double bedroom with dormer style bay window enjoying superb views and fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom 2 (15' 1'' x 13' 5'' (4.60m x 4.10m))

A further generous double bedroom with dormer style bay window to the front, fitted wardrobes and fully fitted neutral carpet.

Bedroom 3 (15' 5'' x 9' 6'' (4.71m x 2.90m))

Situated on the mezzanine level this is a spacious double bedroom with dormer style bay window and fully fitted neutral carpet.

Bedroom 5 / Office (12' 0'' x 8' 11'' (3.65m x 2.73m))

Accessed by a separate stair from the dining room this versatile space could be utilised as a guest bedroom, play room or home office. It has Velux roof window and fully fitted carpet.

Family Bathroom (18' 4'' x 7' 10'' (5.60m x 2.40m))

Another well designed extension to the property providing a beautifully equipped modern bathroom with large bath, fully lined cubicle with sliding glass door and rain water head, wall mounted vanity unit housing the wash hand basin and WC. There is also a large sauna, wall mounted mirrored cabinet and chrome ladder style heated towel rail. The dual aspect and pitched ceiling with Velux roof windows floods this space with natural light and the floor is fully tiled.

Industrial Shed (98' 5'' x 32' 10'' (30m x 10m))

This modern and substantial shed has excellent double gated access and space for several vehicles to the front. It offers a multitude of uses and has power, light and water. There is a separate storage area with wall and base units and stainless steel sink and drainer.


There are two additional timber sheds, both have power and light and one has fitted wall and base units with contrasting work surfaces along with storage shelving.

Double Garage

The driveway provides ample parking for several vehicles and gives access to the detached double garage with up and over door, power and light.


The property sits within a large area of garden grounds consisting of areas of lawn, mature trees and shrubs, sitting areas and adjoining woodland. The large summer house has power and light and opens on to the BBQ area ideal for alfresco dining. There are two large greenhouses with heating and water. There are also raised vegetable beds.

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