6 bed detached house for sale

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6 bed detached house for sale

Ach Na Darroch, Muir Of Fowlis, Alford. AB33

6 beds
4 baths
2 receptions

Key Information

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Local area information

Property location

Nearby amenities

  • Craigievar School 1.6 miles
  • Alford Primary School 2.6 miles

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

Features and description

  • Freehold
  • Solid oak finishes throughout.
  • Six generous bedrooms
  • Dual fuel central heating
  • Fibre broadband
  • Solar panels
  • Two level double garage & inspection pit.
  • Landscaped gardens
  • 8 acres of additional land
  • Large yard with separate access road.
  • Suitable for equestrian.
Superior individually designed six bedroom family home.

Superb rural location. Amazing package. Suitable for equestrian.

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We are delighted to bring to the market this exceptional six bedroom family home in beautiful Donside and on the edge of the Cairngorm National Park. Designed and built to the current owners individual specification Ach Na Daroch ( Gaelic for House of Oak ) offers very spacious and beautifully appointed accommodation that benefits from solid oak finishes throughout, wood pellet and oil fired central heating along with wood burning stove, solar panels and fibre broadband. This stunning property really does offer the full package with large double garage workshop with inspection pit and room over, large carport, 1.1 acres of garden grounds, large adjoining yard with exclusive entrance and additional 7.9 acres of land split between agricultural and woodland. It also offers peace and tranquillity while enjoying stunning views of the surrounding countryside and a great of privacy, We highly recommend early viewing of this one to fully appreciate the wonderful lifestyle that it offers.


The property is situated along a private driveway on the edge of the very popular hamlet of Muir of Fowlis just a few minutes drive from the village of Alford. Primary education is offered locally at Craigievar an active village hall and endless country walks. There is easy access to the Cairngorm National Park and all it has to offer including winter skiing at the Lecht, and Glenshee. Locally you can enjoy outdoor pursuits such as horse riding, fishing, climbing cycling and golf. A short drive will take you into Royal Deeside with it's historic buildings and tourist destinations. The newest and already highly acclaimed Tarland mountain bike trails are just nine miles away. There is an easy commute to the city along with the business parks at Westhill and Kingswells and Aberdeen International Airport is only a 20 mile drive.

Alford village offers a wide range of amenities including the community campus with primary and secondary schooling, swimming pool, sports facilities and library. There is a medical centre, dental practice, pharmacy and newly opened gym. The wide range of shops, cafes and restaurants cater for everyday requirements and there is a coop supermarket. Outdoor pursuits include 18 hole golf course, tennis courts, bowling, excellent parks and dry ski centre.


Ground Floor

Vestibule, reception hall, lounge, kitchen/dining/family room, utility room, master bedroom with dressing area and en-suite, double bedroom, office/bedroom 6 and cloakroom.


Large landing, two double bedrooms each with en-suite facilities, further double bedroom, walk-in store and family bathroom.


Travelling from Aberdeen on the A944 continue through Tillyfourie and then take a right turn signposted Tough/Muir of Fowlis. Continue along this road for approximately four miles and at the T junction turn right into Muir of Fowlis and then take a left fork for Cushnie. Continue for a short distance and the property is on the right hand side just after the open park.

Vestibule (7' 8'' x 6' 6'' (2.34m x 1.97m))

A spacious and welcoming vestibule with partially glazed oak door leading to the grand hallway. There is plenty of space here for free standing furniture and outdoor wear. It is freshly decorated and finished with a partially fitted door well matting and solid oak flooring.

Reception Hall (30' 10'' x 12' 2'' (9.40m x 3.71m))

This very impressive hall is the perfect introduction to this superb home where you are introduced to the very high quality of finish. The two sets of double partially glazed oak doors lead to the lounge and the kitchen/family room and the fully carpeted staircase with oak balustrade gives access to the upper accommodation. There is ample space for free standing furniture and soft seating along with a good sized double cupboard with lighting and a window to the side of the property offering additional natural light. Finishing off this space is solid oak flooring.

Lounge (23' 0'' x 15' 0'' (7.00m x 4.58m))

A gorgeous and bright south facing formal lounge entered via double oak and glass doors that enjoys views of the garden through very attractive floor to ceiling windows. The wow factor has to be the large gas log effect fire which is shared with the kitchen/family room, there is ample space for a variety of soft seating and display furniture and the the solid oak flooring continues from the hallway.

Kitchen/Dining/Family Room (29' 8'' x 24' 9'' (9.03m x 7.54m))

A very impressive room that is the ideal family or entertaining space. The sitting room has triple aspect and additional Velux within the vaulted ceiling flooding the space with natural light and offering stunning views of the gardens and surrounding countryside. The double doors lead out to the large patio area and the log burning stove with slate hearth provides the perfect focal point. There is ample space for soft seating.
The dining area will easily accommodate a large family sized table and chairs so is perfect for those large gatherings. The feature double sided gas fire provides another focal point and alternative source of heating.
To finish the space is the stunning Laing's kitchen with a wide range of units in solid oak with dark granite work surfaces and matching splash backs. The units offer ample storage including crockery and pan drawers along with pull out baskets. Integrated appliances include Neff multi function eye level ovens with warming drawer, induction hob, stainless steel extraction hood, full height fridge, split fridge and freezer and dishwasher. The double stainless steel sink has a moulded drainer and chrome mixer tap and the large breakfast bar offers an excellent preparation area along with informal dining space, Other features include chrome ladder style heated towel rail and brushed steel usb wall sockets. The whole area is perfectly finished with a natural slate style Karndean flooring.

Utility Room (7' 10'' x 7' 9'' (2.40m x 2.35m))

An excellent utility room next to the kitchen with ample base storage units in soft white with a wooden style work surface and tiled splash back. The large fitted cupboard with solid oak doors provides ample storage and also houses the fuse box and control switch for the generator. There is space for a free standing washing machine and tumble dryer, and an all important pulley for the rainy days. The dual aspect allows lots of daylight to stream in and there is also access to the rear of the property from here. Karndean flooring continues from the kitchen area and there is fitted door well matting. The control pad for the alarm system is located here also.

Master Bedroom (17' 10'' x 16' 2'' (5.44m x 4.93m))

Situated on the ground floor is the master suite with dual aspect flooding the space with natural light. The dressing area has fitted wardrobes with mirrored doors and internal lighting along with ample space for dressing table. The room is neutrally decorated with a fully fitted carpet.

En Suite (7' 10'' x 7' 9'' (2.40m x 2.35m))

Very well appointed and offering a fully aqua panelled corner cubicle with mains shower, oak vanity units housing the wash hand basin, WC and bidet. There is a sensor illuminated wall mirror, chrome ladder style heated towel rail and the soft stone wall tiling is complimented by contrasting ceramic floor tiling.

Bedroom 5 (13' 4'' x 11' 3'' (4.07m x 3.43m))

Bedroom five is on the ground floor which makes a great guest room for elderly family and friends staying over with the cloakroom close by. This spacious double room has a large fitted wardrobe with mirrored sliding doors that provides hanging and shelved storage along with internal lighting. Neutral decor and fully fitted carpet.

Office/Bedroom 6 (13' 7'' x 12' 7'' (4.15m x 3.83m))

Bedroom six is another generous dual aspect double room that is currently set up as a superb home office space, but would provide a sixth bedroom or alternative reception room for multi generation occupancy. It is freshly decorated and fully carpeted.

Cloakroom (6' 9'' x 4' 1'' (2.07m x 1.24m))

The cloak room is located in the hallway on the ground floor, tastefully finished with an oak wall mounted storage unit housing a rectangular wash hand basin and mixer tap, concealed cistern WC and a chrome ladder style heated towel rail. The cloak room is finished off perfectly with a ceramic floor tile and contrasting wall tiles.

Landing (15' 7'' x 15' 1'' (4.76m x 4.59m))

Leading from the solid oak and carpeted staircase is this very spacious open landing that can accommodate large pieces of furniture and seating. It gives access to the three very spacious bedrooms, family bathroom and the store room. There are two single fitted shelved cupboards and the Velux windows allow ample daylight to flood this space. Decorated in fresh tones and fully carpeted.

Bedroom 2 (17' 11'' x 15' 4'' (5.47m x 4.67m))

Another spacious double room with facilities enjoying beautiful views of the hills and neighbouring countryside. Bedroom two can accommodate large furnishings, soft seating and even a four poster bed. This room also has a large fitted wardrobe with mirrored sliding doors and lighting. The Velux window allows the daylight to stream in making it light and airy and it is fully carpeted.

En Suite (9' 0'' x 7' 10'' (2.75m x 2.38m))

Again very well appointed with a fully aqua panelled corner cubicle with mains shower, stylish vanity units offering storage and housing the wash hand basin and WC. The Velux window offers natural light and the partial wall tiling is complimented with the flooring. Wall mounted pull cord mirror and chrome towel rail.

Bedroom 3 (19' 1'' x 15' 4'' (5.81m x 4.67m))

The perfect guest bedroom with en suite facilities providing stunning views from both windows of the local scenery and hills. This is another spacious double room with one set of fitted mirrored wardrobes with lighting finished off in fresh tones and fully carpeted.

En Suite (9' 2'' x 6' 7'' (2.80m x 2.01m))

Well appointed and offering a fully aqua panelled corner cubicle with mains shower, vanity units housing the wash hand basin and WC. Wall mounted pull cord mirror and a chrome towel rail. The soft grey wall tiling is complimented by the ceramic flooring and flooding this space with natural daylight is the large Velux window.

Bedroom 4 (15' 10'' x 11' 6'' (4.83m x 3.51m))

Bedroom four is another very spacious double room with private views to the rear of the property, a Velux and a feature porthole window above the bed flooding this space with natural daylight. Lots of space for free standing furniture, a desk and soft seating, it also boasts two sets of fitted wardrobes with mirrored sliding doors providing shelved and hanging storage with lighting. Decorated in fresh white tones and fully carpeted.

Family Bathroom (9' 9'' x 8' 1'' (2.97m x 2.47m))

A luxurious bathroom providing a large fully aqua panelled cubicle with mains shower, stylish bath with central mixer, wash hand basin and WC set within white vanity units. The soft stone wall tiling and floor tiling finish off the space perfectly.

Store Room (8' 11'' x 5' 8'' (2.73m x 1.72m))

Located on the landing is this sealed store room with a stone floor tile which would make an ideal sauna room or just an excellent store for larger items.

Double Garage

Situated to the rear of the property is this exceptional two level double garage and workshop with two powered sectional doors and single side door. This would be perfect for that car enthusiast as it offers space for two vehicles, large workshop and storage area and large inspection pit ( 4500 x 1650 x 900 ) with power and light within. There are ample power points and outside tap for car washing. There is also a very useful shower room with power shower, wash hand basin and WC, so perfect after working in the garage or garden. The timber stair with balustrade leads to the upper level, currently used for storage but ideal for a home office, gym or games room. It has Velux windows and double doors with Juliette balcony. The wood pellet boiler is also located here. To the side is the large 2000 litre oil tank with screen fencing and a further covered seating area to relax and catch the evening sun.
In addition there is a large car port with ample space for four vehicles, caravan or motorhome.


Ach Na Darroch has a large tarmacked driveway offering parking to the front and access around to the rear where you will find additional parking, garage and car port. The immaculate grounds are mainly laid with mature lawns that are complimented with a variety of shrubs and perennials and offering ample space for a variety of children's large play equipment. The slabbed seating area is perfect for alfresco dining or garden furniture to sit back and enjoy the stunning views and the calming sounds of the trickling pond. Around the pond is composite decking which is an ideal place to have a variety of summer pots on display giving it a splash of colour . To the rear of the property is another great area which has ample space for seating along with a Sojag Gazebo currently housing the hot tub. There is access here to the kitchen/ family area via the double doors perfect for entertaining family and friends in the warmer months. The timber log cabin garage/shed with double doors, power, light and separate side door and an enviable adjoining covered log store that provides ample storage to keep you going over the winter months. There is an outside tap at the rear of the property, two sets of double plugs, flood lighting and down lights within the soffits.


Further along from the main driveway entrance is a separate access road that leads up to a large open yard. This could offer endless uses including storage for large machinery, works vehicles or space to erect a a large industrial shed or stables. There is also excellent access to the adjoining land here so livestock can be transported to and from without entering the private premises.


Finishing off this exceptional rural package is around 8 acres of agricultural land currently set out in several separate parks all with excellent fencing a newly installed galvanized metal gates, Some areas are currently leased for livestock grazing but would be suitable for equestrian purposes. Also included is a small wooded area.

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