Laurie & Co.

Ailsa Cottage, 8 Bridge Square Ballater, AB35 5QJ

Aspc ref: 392312

Price over £150,000

2 Bedrooms 1 PublicRooms 1 Bathrooms 65 m2 EPC D Council Tax Band B



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2 Bdrm Terraced Cottage. Ground flr: Porch. Sitting rm. Kitch. Bdrm/Office. 1st flr: Bdrm. Bathrm (CT band - B). Garden. Price over £150,000 Entry by arr. Viewing contact solicitors. (EPC band - D).


Ailsa Cottage is a quirky granite cottage full of charm and character located in the popular Royal Deeside village of Ballater. Tucked away yet close to all local amenities the property is tastefully decorated throughout in neutral tones and is in walk-in condition. This property would be ideal as a main residence, the perfect pied-a-terre for weekends away or a holiday retreat.

The property comprises a modern fitted kitchen with wall and base units together with ample room for dining, a large larder and suntube allowing natural light to flood in are notable features of the kitchen. The sitting room is spacious but also cosy with recessed shelving and feature fireplace. There is a downstairs bedroom which could also be a useful home office/ study or hobby room. Upstairs there is a good sized double bedroom with fitted wardrobes. The bathroom comprises a white suite consisting of bath with overhead shower, toilet and sink. Additionally, there is a useful cupboard for extra storage at the top of the staircase.

Location Ballater is situated in Royal Deeside and is approximately 40 miles from Aberdeen making it within easy commuting distance to Westhill, Kingswells and beyond. There are a number of unique shops, hotels, restaurants and other facilities in the village including a health centre, Primary School and swimming pool and leisure facilities at the Craigendarroch Hilton Country Resort. Secondary education is available in nearby Aboyne Academy. There is an excellent 18 hole golf course in the village and a number of outdoor pursuits available in the locale including horse riding, fishing, shooting, gliding and ski-ing at Glenshee and the Lecht. The village is renowned for its annual Highland Games known as the “Friendly Highland Games” along with other annual events such as Ballater Victoria Week and Ballater Walking Week.

(Ground floor)

Front porch: 1.24 m x 2.90m (4' x 9'6") approx.

Sitting room: 4.32 m x 3.19 m (14'2" x 10'5") approx.

Kitchen: 2.43m x 5.23m (7'11" x 17'1") approx.

Bedroom two / home office/study: 2.78m x 3.07 m (9'1" x 10') approx.

(First floor)

Master Bedroom: 3.87m x 3.62 m (12'8" x 11'10") approx.

Bathroom: 1.96m x 2.64 m (6'5" x 8'7") approx.


The property has a porch at the front being an ideal area for storing bicycles, boots etc or an additional seating area. An exclusive patio area is accessed from the kitchen at the rear of the property which is private and secluded. The perfect suntrap to relax in or for al fresco dining.

(Other information)

The property benefits from electric heating, traditional sash and case windows and has been completely re-roofed. A connection for bottled gas allows for future installation of a gas fire in the sitting room.

From Aberdeen take the A93 North Deeside Road to Ballater. At the junction opposite the Monaltrie building go straight across just before the Alexandra Hotel and turn left down towards the river. Then turn right and Ailsa Cottage is straight ahead being the property with the red door and as indicated by the Laurie & Company for sale board.

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Laurie & Co

4 Bridge Street Ballater AB35 5QP


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