Mid Ardoe is in a private position 3 miles west of the Bridge of Dee, the gateway to Aberdeen City with supermarkets and retail parks. The property is surrounded by open farmland and has ever-changing views across the Dee Valley to the suburb of Cults. Ardoe House Hotel and Spa with a restaurant, bar, 18 metre swimming pool, fitness studio and spa is a short walk from the property. Nearby, The Paul Lawrie Golf Centre is a super facility with a 9 hole par 3 course, driving range and popular café.
Mid Ardoe is an outstanding family home that was built by the seller to a high standard in 2016. Designed by architect Dougal Morgan, the property is in an enviable elevated position with fine views of the Dee Valley to Cults. The contemporary home has a fabulous open plan kitchen/dining/family space which blends perfectly into more formal and informal spaces. Modern comforts include underfloor heating, Nor – Dan double glazed windows and a Bose surround sound system throughout the ground floor, in the cinema and principal bedroom. The luxury kitchen is by Kitchens International and the bathrooms are all by Laings of Inverurie. The living accommodation is filled with light through four south facing French doors which open to a beautiful terrace. The delightful landscaped grounds afford privacy and amenity.
Mid Ardoe is approached from a lane off the South Deeside Road. The stone wall flanked entrance with electric gates leads along an in and out drive with ample parking areas to the front and side of the property.
Solid wood double doors lead to the vestibule which has oak double doors opening to the magnificent hall with central oak split staircase.
The impressive triple aspect sitting room is a fine entertaining and relaxing space with double height ceiling, an abundance of natural light, French doors to the terrace and front, a floor to ceiling marble fireplace housing a wood burning stove with space for an integrated TV and two oak alcoves either side.
The snug has a more intimate feel with a log burning stove surrounded by a wooden mantlepiece and slate hearth and south facing French doors to the terrace. The office is a well proportioned room with fine views to Cults.
The open plan kitchen/dining/family room is the hub of the home with a fantastic island to gather round. Either side of the island is a bank of fitted units, one with integrated Miele appliances including two ovens and a microwave and the other with integrated fridge, freezer and bar. The dining area has ample space for a large table and the family area adjoining the kitchen is a great space for relaxing, with a large fitted bookcase and wall-hung tv.
A door from the kitchen leads to a rear hall area which accesses the utility room, garage, shower room and plant room with the biomass boiler. The generous utility room has excellent storage including hanging space.
A rear staircase leads to the cinema room which has an 8ft projector screen and Bose surround sound speakers (available by separate negotiation), perfect for watching films or sport.
The fabulous oak split staircase with cupola above leads to a galleried landing and the bedroom accommodation. The principal bedroom has a southerly aspect, two walk in wardrobes and an additional fitted wardrobe. The spacious en suite has a bath with separate walk in shower. Bedrooms 2 and 3 also have en suite shower rooms and fitted wardrobes. Bedrooms 4 and 5 and a sumptuous bathroom with slipper bath and separate walk in shower complete the first floor accommodation.
Mid Ardoe is surrounded by landscaped grounds extending to 8 acres. To the front is an expansive area of lawn with mature trees which provide a beautiful outlook from the property. The south facing terrace at the back of the property is a sun trap and a fantastic entertaining and relaxing space. Adjacent to the French doors leading from the kitchen is a sheltered veranda area and an integrated drinks prep area and fridge behind an electric door.
Integral double garage with electric doors and light.