We now offer for sale this detached, split-level bungalow on the outskirts of the rural village of Rathen. Hill of Forest House, Rathen occupies an elevated site with outstanding views over the surrounding countryside. Within a short driving distance of Rathen are Fraserburgh and Peterhead. Within Fraserburgh itself there are adequate amenities. There are regular bus service links from the edge of the village to Aberdeen City and Fraserburgh. The village of Rathen is a short walking distance. There are lovely countryside walks surrounding the property.
The property benefits from double glazing and oil fired central heating to individual radiators throughout. The oil central heating boiler is located within the utility room.
Hill of Forest House has extensive garden grounds to the front, side and rear. There is a large tarmac driveway with a feature turning circle. The garden grounds have been well maintained. The rear garden is extremely private with a patio area, where you are sure to enjoy the peace and quiet of a nice summers day! Looking up the garden there are a row of wooden sheds, that had previously been used for pigeon’s. Also within the rear garden is a derelict barn that has a huge potential to be converted subject to the purchaser obtaining planning consent. There is a lockable shed where the oil tank is located.
Now a look within the inside, the house itself is on a split-level, with the upper ground floor having a very welcoming entrance vestibule and hallway. From here steps leads to the upper and lower floors. The first floor benefits from an extremely spacious living room with dining room on open plan. These rooms are rear facing with large windows on all sides, giving you splendid views over the rolling countryside and the rear garden. You are sure to sit, relax and enjoy the breathtaking scenery. Also on this level are two bedrooms and a bathroom. On the lower ground floor level are the sitting room with utility room going off, bedroom 3 and a shower room. There is also a cellar. There is a double garage with access being gained from the lower floor hallway. All three double bedrooms benefit from built-in wardrobes which provides ample hanging rail and storage space. The kitchen has integrated appliances.
The house itself requires modernisation, but this gives the potential purchaser the chance to decorate to their own taste throughout. This property would be ideal for a tradesman as the rear outbuildings have a mass of potential for conversion or storage space.
Should you be looking for an executive, spacious family home, then Hill of Forest House, Rathen is one not to be missed!