Ythancraig, 8 Craigs Road £625,000/Offers Over

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Beds 5
Heat Gas Central heating
Garage Type Triple Garage Block



Situated in a much sought after area of Ellon where properties of this caliber rarely become available, this SUBSTANTIAL GRANITE DWELLINGHOUSE has been thoughtfully and comprehensively upgraded and modernised by the current owners however, still retains many original features including some pitch pine woodwork, ornate plaster work finishings and the accommodation itself has been enhanced by the extension of the kitchen which adds a further dimension to the living accommodation and provides a layout suitable to the modern lifestyle. Considerable care has been taken by the current owners in maintaining the property over the years, with a new drainage system, new roof to the main part of the property, a handcrafted bespoke modern kitchen designed and built in Shetland, new sash and case windows and exterior doors all handmade by a local company and the solid elm flooring in the open plan lounge and kitchen was specially made. In addition, the property is fully networked and a detached garage block with space for three cars incorporates a fantastic attic space that would lend itself to a home office if required. Ythancraig offers a wealth of accommodation, enjoys Double Glazing and Gas Central heating, fantastic storage and it well placed for easy commuting to Peterhead, Dyce and Aberdeen itself. This property represents a rare opportunity for the discerning purchaser to acquire one of the finest traditional properties of its style and affords the opportunity to move in with the minimum of inconvenience and therefore, viewing is highly recommend to fully appreciate the accommodation and location that is on offer! On entering the property you immediately feel the spaciousness with the large vestibule opening into a most impressive Reception Hallway which gives access to three public rooms and to the rear hall which in turn gives access to the Family Bathroom, Study and Large Utility Room with fantastic storage. The first floor accommodation is accessed via a traditional sweeping staircase from the Reception Hallway which splits giving access to both sides of the property and at the half landing there is a door leading to a large, floored and insulated Attic Room. The left wing gives access to an exceptionally bright and spacious upper hallway with four good sized double bedrooms leading off and a door to balcony. The right wing gives access to a further hallway with window where you will find a shower room with his and her basins and the Master Suite which includes a walk in Dressing Room and En Suite Bathroom. Outside, the property stands within mature gardens with an excellent amount of trees, set back off the road accessed via a gated sweeping driveway. Detached Garage Block with Attic space above.

Ellon is a thriving country town on the banks of the River Ythan situated midway between Aberdeen and Peterhead and only 15 miles from Aberdeen Airport and with the new Aberdeen Western Peripheral road due for completion in the near future travel time to the City will be significantly reduced. It is an ideal base for commuters to the commercial and oil centres in the north east. The shopping facilities cater for everyday needs and amenities include several banks, churches, hotels and restaurants. There is also a large, modern health centre, as well as leisure and sporting facilities which include fishing, golf, bowling, indoor racquet courts, fitness clubs and an all-weather floodlit pitch. Ellon has several primary schools and a new secondary academy.

The accommodation comprises:


Exterior door leading to entrance vestibule featuring original tiled flooring. Decorative ceiling cornicing. Double doors leading Reception Hallway. Central heating radiator.

Impressive Reception Hallway with sweeping traditional staircase to first floor. Ceiling cornicing, central heating radiator and original parquetted flooring.

LOUNGE 17'8 x 15'7'' approx.
A pleasant Lounge with bay window overlooking the front and further window to the side allowing plenty of natural light. A particular feature in this room is the original wooden fire surround with marble hearth housing an open fire making this an attractive focal point of the room. Feature arched alcove. Ornate ceiling cornicing and ceiling rose, television point, Ethernet point, two central heating radiators and fitted carpet.

FAMILY ROOM 15'9'' x 12'7'' approx.
This versatile room lends itself to a variety of uses and is finished with original flooring which has been stripped and varnished. Two shelved cupboards allow for storage along with a large open-shelved Hülsta unit, two central heating radiators, television point and Ethernet connection.

LOUNGE/ KITCHEN 37’0’’ (into bay window) x 15'6'' approx.
Being the true hub of the home, this room also has bay window overlooking the front with further window to the side allowing plenty of natural light. A particular feature in this room is the original marble fireplace housing a multi fuel stove and slate hearth with feature arched alcoves at either side making this an attractive focal point of the room. Ample space is allowed for a range of occasional furniture. The Kitchen has been fitted with an extensive range of quality base and eye level units incorporating a stainless steel sink with incorporated Quooker Fusion hot-water tap and granite work surfaces. Integrated Siemens dishwasher. Space for a range cooker and American-style fridge-freezer (current range cooker and Fisher & Paykel fridge-freezer available by separate negotiation). Stainless steel Latour hood. Large shelved larder cupboard with light. Under floor heating and specially made elm flooring. Ethernet points and wired for sound throughout. Exterior door to paved patio area.

The rear Hallway gives access to the family Bathroom, Study and Utility Room. Large under stair shelved cupboard. Central Heating Radiator and tiled flooring. Exterior Door.

FAMILY BATHROOM 9'8'' x 6'6'' approx.
Fitted with white suite comprising w.c, wash hand basin and corner bath with hand held shower attachment. Heated towel rail and laminate flooring.

STUDY 9'3'' x 8'0'' approx.
Handy room with shelved cupboard, central heating radiator and tiled flooring. Ethernet point.

UTILITY ROOM 15'x5'' x 12'8'' approx.
Large L Shaped utility room benefiting from a cupboard with hanging rail and shelf. Further walk in shelved cupboard providing excellent storage facilities. Fitted with base units incorporating a stainless steel sink, there is also space to accommodate washing machine, tumble drier and freezer. Further cupboard housing the central heating boiler and hot water tank. Tiled flooring.

A sweeping staircase leads from the ground floor reception hallway to the upper landing with a doorway allowing access to the attic room.

ATTIC ROOM 29'6'' x 11'9'' (at widest) approx.
A large, fully insulated room, with three roof windows, two heaters and doors to eaves. Original pitch-pine wooden flooring, stripped and varnished.


A large space, with central heating radiator, door to balcony and fitted carpet, the upper hallway gives access to four good sized double bedrooms.

BEDROOM 2 19'3'' (into bay window) x 15'6'' approx.
With bay window and further window to the side, this bright and airy room benefits from central heating radiator and fitted carpet. Please note the Hülsta fitted wardrobe is to remain.

BEDROOM 3 15'9'' x 15'2'' approx.
With laminate wood flooring, central heating radiator and shelved cupboard.

BEDROOM 4 19'3'' (into bay window) x 15'7'' approx.
With bay window and further window to the side, this room benefits from built in cupboard, central heating radiator and fitted carpet.

BEDROOM 5 15'9'' x 15'2'' approx.
Another excellent sized bedroom benefiting from built in cupboard with hanging rail. Central heating radiator and fitted carpet.


With fitted carpet and window, this hallway gives access to the Master Suite and further shower Room.

SHOWER ROOM 12'1'' x 6'8'' approx.
Fitted with white suite comprising w.c., his and her wash hand basins set in vanity unit and large shower cubicle. Ladder towel rail and vinyl flooring.

MASTER SUITE 16'2'' x 13'9'' x approx.
A good sized bedroom with central heating radiator and fitted carpet. Steps leading down to DRESSING ROOM 7'8'' x 7'6'' approx. With tiled flooring and window, this good sized dressing room with wardrobes. Central heating radiator. Door leading to: EN SUITE BATHROOM 8'5'' x 7'7'' approx. Continuing the same flooring as the Dressing room, the En Suite has been fitted with modern white suite comprising w.c., wash hand basin and bath. Large separate shower cubicle. Ladder towel rail.

Outside, the property is set back of off the road, accessed from a gated sweeping driveway and stands within mature gardens with an excellent amount of trees, shrubs and plants. Parking is also available for several vehicles. There is also a log store, bin store and shed with cedar shingles roof.

With triple remote access doors, stairs lead from the end garage up to the large attic room (33'5'' x 17'3'' approx.) which runs the full length of the garage. Window to front, three Velux windows, lined and insulated and with laminate wood flooring. Provisions are in place for installing heating and for a toilet should you wish.

From Aberdeen, follow the A90 Aberdeen/Peterhead road and follow the signs for Ellon. On entering the town, cross the bridge and continue straight ahead at the roundabout onto Bridge Street. Turn first left onto Station Road and continue along this road for some distance until Station Road merges into Craigs Road and Ythancraig is situated on the right hand side as indicated by our For Sale sign.

All carpets and other floor finishes, curtains, blinds and light fitments will be included in the
Sale together with the Dishwasher.

To view this property, please contact the selling agent on 01358 724252

The foregoing particulars have been prepared with care and are believed to be accurate. All measurements have been taken using an electronic gauge and may vary slightly. We cannot accept liability for any errors contained in these particulars. To view all our properties, please visit

General Amenities
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Double Glazing
Interior Amenities
  • Utility Room
    Exterior Amenities
    • Driveway
    • Front Garden
    • Rear Garden
    • Double Garage
    • Patio
    • Shed
    Ythancraig, 8 Craigs Road
    Ellon AB41 9DP
    United Kingdom
    Sale Type: For Sale
    Category: Residential


    Beds: 5
    Heat: Gas Central heating
    Style: Detached Dwellinghouse
    Garage Type: Triple Garage Block
    Ythancraig, 8 Craigs Road
    Ellon AB41 9DP
    United Kingdom
    Sale Type: For Sale
    Category: Residential

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