Hillockhead, Fortrie, Turriff, is a charming and characterful family home, situated in a wonderful rural setting approximately 7 miles West of Turriff and 11 miles from Huntly.
This traditional stone and slate Farmhouse, has been imaginatively extended in the past to now provide an exceptionally spacious property. A popular talking point is the full height turret, which was incorporated as part of the extension and is most definitely a stand out feature. The property offers flexbility with regard to its internal layout and could be set up in a number of combinations, having the potential to provide up to 5-6 bedroom accommodation, with 2 public rooms.
In its present guise the property provides the following: Entering the turret there is a spaciouse entrance vestibule, spacious dining kitchen, utility room, with external access and Shower Room. Sitting Room, with study leading off. Front entrance hallway, conservatory and public room 2/bedroom. Upstairs there is a spacious landing, incorporating cupboard space. 4 bedrooms and bathroom.
Externally the property sits in grounds extending to approximately 1.13 of an acre. The grounds are maturely presented in a natural fashion with hedgerows along the boundaries and the lawns interspersed with large flower beds and informal borders planted with mature shrubs, conifers and colourful beech trees.
Situated at the bottom part of the site is a detached stone building which measures approximately 80’ long. This building currently provides workshop space, dry storage and garaging.
Hillockhead is situated approximately 7 miles West of Turriff, which is a thriving town and boasts a varied range of leisure facilities to include 18-hole Golf Course, swimming pool and leisure centre. Huntly is approximately eleven miles to the West and has a Railway Station with links to Inverurie and Aberdeen to the South and Elgin & Inverness to the North. Hillockhead is situated a short distance from the Deveron Valley – the River Deveron is one of the top five Salmon Rivers in Scotland and is extremely popular with anglers returning year after year.
If you are looking for a quality family home in the country, then Hillockhead is definitely worth serious consideration.
The property has oil central heating (boiler replaced in approx. 2016) and is fully double glazed. Private water and drainage to a septic tank.