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Previous Auction Lot

From Auction held in February 2019
Lot 5

1 TORTORSTON DRIVE, BLACKHILLS, PETERHEAD, ABERDEENSHIRE, AB42 3LY

Spacious Detached Bungalow in Rural Setting Close to Peterhead with 3 Living Rooms, 3 Bedrooms & 1 Bathroom

Location

The property occupies a corner site at the junction of Tortorston Drive with Tortorston Road and lies in a cul-de-sac of 5 similar bungalows that forms part of a small rural settlement. It is located 120 metres from the A950 Peterhead – Mintlaw road (from which Tortorston Road is signposted Tortorston & Longside Airfield), 1 mile from the A90 which skirts around the western edge of Peterhead and 2 miles from its town centre. The coastal town of Peterhead is Aberdeenshire largest town with a population of around 18,000 and is the most easterly point of mainland Scotland. Its development over the past 200 years has centred around its harbour industries and today Peterhead is one of Europe’s largest white fish ports, as well as being an important support base for the North Sea Oil Industry. The town has a growing population and is the major administrative centre of the North-east Aberdeenshire. Its local economy is generally strong as is evidenced by healthy demand for housing and commercial property. It lies 32 miles to the north of Aberdeen, via the A90.

Description

A good sized corner site with a south facing aspect, the property was built around 1980 and comprises a detached bungalow with 3 bedrooms, 3 living rooms, 1 bathroom and a conservatory. There is a single garage, a small outbuilding and an enclosed rear garden.

Contruction

Walls: timber frame cavity construction with concrete block outer leaf, roughcast externally except for parts faced with decorative grey precast blocks.

Roof: pitched & tiled, with uPVC lined soffits & facias, roughcast chimney stack above west wall, plastic rainwater fittings.

Windows: white uPVC framed double glazed casement windows. External Doors: white uPVC with double glazed panes.

Floor: suspended timber.

Conservatory: walls faced internally with brick and externally with decorative grey blocks, uPVC framed double glazed windows & external door and a pitched polycarbonate roof.

Accommodation

The house has a gross internal floor area of approx. 134 square metres, including the conservatory.

Accommodation includes:

  • Vestibule
  • W.C (off vestibule) fitted with a modern w.c & hand basin
  • Hall
  • Living Room – 5.35m x 5.49m, good sized room with large south facing picture window, decorative block open fireplace
  • Kitchen/Dining Room – 5.21m x 5.21m (widest dimensions), fitted with an extensive range of floor & wall units
  • Utility Room – 2.58m x 1.90m, fitted with floor unit, worktop and cupboard off with boiler & hot water tank
  • Wet room – 1.89m x 2.88m, converted for disabled use with a water-proof non-slip floor, laminate sheeted walls, electric shower, w.c & hand basin
  • Bedroom 1 – 3.13m x 4.20m (widest dimensions)
  • Bedroom 2 – 3.30m x 3.00m
  • Bedroom 3 – 2.48m x 2.93m
  • Family Room – 3.95m x 2.93m, built-in cupboard
  • Conservatory (off family room) – 2.65m x 3.34m (widest dimensions)

Garage & Permanent Outbuilding

Accessed via a surfaced drive is a semi-detached single garage, built with concrete block walls roughcast externally, a mono-pitched roof clad with asbestos sheeting & a metal up & over door. Adjoining the garage is a garden shed, built with concrete block walls & a mono-pitched metal clad roof.

Grounds

There is a tarred parking area at the front of the house and a surfaced driveway leading to the garage. Pathways around the house are a mix of paved slabs and gravel. The rear garden is largely enclosed by timber fencing and a conifer hedge.

Services

Mains water; private drainage to septic tank & waste water discharge; mains electricity – meter & consumer unit in vestibule cupboard; full oil central heating – plastic oil tank in rear garden, boiler & programmer in utility room. No guarantee can be given on working order of plumbing & central heating systems.

Council Tax

Band E

Home Report Value

£200,000 (January 2019)

Energy Efficiency Rating

Band D

Tenure

Owner Vacant Possession. The Seller is the Church of Scotland Housing and Loan Fund - Scottish Charity Number SC011353

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