£495,000 Offers over

Main Street, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 6BE

7 bedroom detached house for sale

Property Details

Sell Simple are delighted to offer this to the market this ever so grand seven bedroom detached period home for ***Offers in Excess of £495,000***

Designed in the mid 1800s, a rare opportunity has arisen to purchase this imposing Category B listed, seven bedroom period property. Originally designed and built for Captain Thompson, a seafaring man and originally called “Shanghai” after his most frequent port of call, Forvie House is located in the charming coastal village of Newburgh. Situated within walking distance of the Ythan Estuary and Forvie Nature Reserve the house is within ideal commuting distance of Ellon, Dyce, Aberdeen and Peterhead. Having been thoughtfully and lovingly refurbished throughout by the current owners this beautiful family home which spans three floors, retains many of its original features such as ornate cornicing and ceiling roses, picture and dado rails, fully operational shutters in many of the rooms, together with period fireplaces in both public and bedroom areas. On entering the property the entrance hall is lined with original wood panelling to picture rail level and sets the tone for the whole house. Overlooking the front of the house are the lounge and dining room, both finished with solid oak flooring. The most elegant lounge features an ornate fireplace with wood burner inset whilst the spacious dining room has a faux marble fire surround with gas fire inset. Double doors lead from the entrance hall to the main reception area with a sweeping staircase leading to the upper levels. From here access to the study and family room are gained. A further door leads to the rear of the house where the well appointed kitchen and utility room are situated. This lovely dining kitchen is fitted with a range of high quality base and wall units, integrated appliances, natural wood block work surfaces and Belfast sink with antique style tap. The high quality shaker style finishings are continued through to the utility room. Located on the mezzanine level is a WC and a good sized family bathroom, fitted with a white three piece suite with a separate shower enclosure. The first floor bedroom accommodation comprises the exceptionally spacious well lit master bedroom, plus three further double bedrooms, all of which boast period fireplaces. Completing the accommodation on the upper floor are three further double bedrooms and a shower room. Set in well kept, fully enclosed gardens of approximately 0.34 acres, there are areas laid to lawn with mature shrubs and trees with a large tarred driveway, leading to two double garages and a large workshop. There is also a summer house and garden shed which will remain. All carpets, flooring, blinds and most light fittings are to be included in the sale. Viewing of this most impressive period home is highly recommended to fully appreciate the high quality of finishings and stunning decor throughout

This property is *PRICED TO SELL* and is an excellent opportunity for buyers who are in a position to purchase quickly. An early viewing is highly recommended and essential to fully appreciate the extent of this property. 

All viewings strictly by appointment!

Please Note: 
The price given is a marketing price and isn't necessarily representative of the properties open market value. This vendor, like any vendor is looking to achieve the best possible price upon the sale of this property; hence in making an enquiry on this property you acknowledge and understand that this property is offers in excess of the marketing price specified.

The details shown on this website are a general outline for the guidance of intending purchasers, and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract or sales particulars. All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection, searches, survey, enquiries or otherwise as to their correctness. We have not been able to test any of the building service installations and recommend that prospective purchasers arrange for a qualified person to check them before entering into any commitment. Further, any reference to, or use of any part of the properties is not a statement that any necessary planning, building regulations or other consent has been obtained. All photographs shown are indicative and cannot be guaranteed to represent the complete interior scheme or items included in the sale. No person in our employment has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property.

This house description is based upon information supplied by the owner, or on behalf of the owner. These property particulars are produced in good faith and do not constitute or form part of any contract. s1homes do not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information contained in this document.

Sold price history for AB41 6BE in past 5 years


Sold price history for AB41 in past 5 years


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Property History

  • Property added on 30 December 2015
  • New price Offers over £495,000 as of 13 October 2016
    Was: Offers over £500,000
  • New price Offers over £500,000 as of 20 September 2016
    Was: Offers over £550,000
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