4 fantastic homes in Aberdeenshire with south-facing gardens
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4 fantastic homes in Aberdeenshire with south-facing gardens

13th May, 2022

At Kirkwood, we know that for many clients searching for their ideal home that a usable garden space is equally important - and certainly features highly on their ‘wish-list’.

While early risers may lean towards homes with east facing rear gardens to make the most of the morning and afternoon sun, north and west-facing gardens can offer afternoon and evening sun, which can be a more practical orientation for those returning from a day at work.

However many people would prefer a rear garden facing southwards to enjoy the sun throughout the day. To inspire these people, we've shared 4 of our superb homes currently for sale at developments across Aberdeen city and shire, all with desirable south-facing rear gardens…

Plot 6 - The 4 bedroom ‘Lyon’ at The Brambles, Sauchen

Situated in a charming countryside location, ‘The Brambles’ offers a peaceful place to call home for both families and couples alike. This beautiful development boasts an ideal location, only 15 minutes from the thriving towns of Westhill, Alford and Inverurie - therefore offering the best of both worlds.

‘The Lyon’ has attracted interest across many of our developments, a fantastic option for those hoping to upsize or expand their family. As you step through the front door, you are greeted by a welcoming vestibule and spacious hallway, which leads onto a light and airy formal lounge with a beautiful bay window.

To the rear of the home you’ll find a modern open-plan kitchen, dining and family area, featuring a stylish breakfast bar and French doors leading to the south-facing rear garden - ideal for entertaining guests and enjoying easy access to the garden on sunny days. ‘The Lyon’ also benefits from a practical utility room, WC and integral garage - offering plenty of storage space for outdoor equipment.

As you head upstairs, you’ll find a wrap-around landing complete with an open-plan study area- ideal for those working from home. The four spacious bedrooms are all complete with built-in wardrobes, with the master bedroom benefitting from a striking walk-in wardrobe and sumptuous en-suite.

View Plot 6 The Lyon

Plot 26 - The 4 bedroom ‘Tummel’ at Strabathie Village, Blackdog

Boasting a stunning coastal location, ‘Strabathie Village’ is situated on the periphery of Aberdeen city and shire and offers a unique opportunity to live close to the city centre, while also benefiting from sandy beaches and coastal trails right on your doorstep. It’s an idyllic setting to enjoy summer evenings and warmer weather!

‘The Tummel’ is an outstanding 4 bedroom home with a spacious and versatile internal layout - making it an ideal purchase for growing families. Downstairs you’ll find a generously sized formal lounge, and an impressive open-plan kitchen and dining area - complete with modern appliances and French doors to your own south-facing garden. There are plenty of storage options on the ground floor, including a practical utility room, walk-in storage cupboard, under-stair cupboard and single garage - ideal for families with outdoor toys and equipment to keep tidied away.

Upstairs, you’ll find four generously sized bedrooms all complete with built-in storage. Bedrooms one and two feature luxurious en-suites, with the master bedroom also benefitting from a walk-in wardrobe- the ideal added luxury. The first floor is complete with a well-appointed family bathroom and linen cupboard.

View Plot 26 The Tummel

Plot 92 - The 4 bedroom ‘Marr’ at Ury Estate, Stonehaven

Brimming with charm and character, our peaceful ‘Ury Estate’ development is located on the edge of the picturesque coastal town of Stonehaven. With a range of amenities and walking trails nearby, it’s a prime location for enjoying the great outdoors, as well as easy access to Aberdeen and beyond with the A90 and AWPR on the doorstep.

'The Marr’ is an exceptional 4 four bedroom detached home, benefitting from a carefully considered design and spacious layout. To the rear of the home you’ll find a grand open-plan kitchen, dining and family area, which offers lots of flexibility for growing families. Its generous amount of floor space allows you to enjoy formal and informal seating areas, a handy ‘nook’ for studying or working from home, and of course - easy access to your south-facing garden through striking French doors.

The large formal lounge contains an elegant bay window which showers the room with natural light while the double garage offers plenty of storage space- a key feature for families who are looking for that extra bit of storage.

As you head upstairs to the first floor, you’ll find a spacious landing area which leads off to four generously sized double bedrooms, each containing their own built-in wardrobes. Bedrooms one and two have the extra luxury of deluxe en-suites with the superb family bathroom hosting a wonderful centralised bath and separate shower enclosure.

View Plot 92 The Marr

Plot 64 - The 5 bedroom ‘Torridon’ at Inchmarlo, Banchory

Set within the breathtaking Royal Deeside, ‘Inchmarlo’ is certainly a beautiful place to call home, and offers endless opportunities to explore the Scottish countryside. Here you can enjoy the perfect balance of peace and tranquillity, and an easy commute to Aberdeen’s thriving city centre.

‘The Torridon’ is one of our newest luxury housetypes in the Kirkwood portfolio, boasting an impressive 286m² of floor space and a range of outstanding features. As you enter through the welcoming vestibule and hallway, you’ll find an excellent formal lounge and guest bedroom with a deluxe en-suite.

At the rear of the home is a spacious kitchen, dining and family area with beautiful

French doors leading to the south-facing rear garden - the ideal space for entertaining guests in the warmer weather. A particularly unique feature in ‘The Torridon’ is its executive garden room, which can be accessed through a covered walkway and features striking bi-folding doors to the rear garden. Whether you utilise this space as a gym, home office or a casual social area, it’s an outstanding feature for a family home.

Upstairs is a further four bedrooms, each containing ample storage space. The master bedroom is a showstopper with a luxurious dressing room and en-suite- complete with a bath, shower and his and her sinks.

View Plot 64 The Torridon

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