Mill of Durno, Pitcaple, Inverurie, AB51 5ED
Offers Over: £ 425,000

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A spacious family home with panoramic views of Bennachie and surrounding countryside complete with beautiful garden and useful outbuildings. Adjoining farmland suitable for equestrian or other purposes available by separate negotiation.

Mill of Durno farmhouse is located near the village of Pitcaple in a picturesque rural setting, commanding impressive views of the Bennachie range and surrounding area, yet only a short distance away from Inverurie.  With excellent road and rail links nearby, the property is conveniently located for access to the north and south including Dyce, Aberdeen, Huntly and Elgin.  The popular and expanding town of Inverurie (6 miles) provides a wide range of shops and amenities including supermarkets, restaurants, sports centre, bowling, swimming pool and health centre.  Furthermore, the surrounding area provides excellent recreational opportunities including golf courses, fishing on the rivers Don and Ury, mountain biking and hillwalking.
The City of Aberdeen is approximately 22 miles and can be reached in under one hour by car (rush hour excepted) and provides all the facilities befitting the acknowledged capital of the North Sea Oil Industry with theatre, two universities and shopping facilities far surpassing most other cities of it size. In addition, Aberdeen has a mainline railway station providing inter-city and sleeper services to the south and also an airport operating regular flights to London and other UK cities, as well as overseas destinations.
Primary schooling is available at Logie Durno Primary (1 mile) whilst secondary education is available at Meldrum Academy (6 miles).  


Mill of Durno is a traditional, detached farmhouse which has been maintained to a high standard and provides spacious family accommodation over two floors.  The internal layout is shown on the attached floor plan, but in summary comprises:
Ground Floor
Entrance Vestibule, Utility Room, Shower Room, Study, Kitchen with Dining Area, Bathroom, Living Room, Public Room/Bedroom 4 and Sun Room
First Floor
Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3 and Shower Room
The property is served with LPG central heating supplemented by a woodburning stove in the Living Room and is fully double glazed.  The property benefits from a beautifully maintained, south-facing garden which is primarily laid to lawn with mature trees, shrubs and a patio area.  There is also a greenhouse, solar dome, gazebo and single garage/shed which are included in the sale.  There is ample parking for several cars to the rear of the property.
Mains electricity, Mains water and Private drainage.
Council Tax
Band F
Energy Performance Certificate 
Band F
Included in the sale is a steel portal frame building with concrete floor, measuring approximately 12.5m x 9.5m, which could be used for garaging vehicles, general storage or as a workshop.  In addition, there is a U-shaped steading extending to approximately 275m2 providing scope for a variety of uses as well as potential development (subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents).
Available for sale by separate negotiation are two parcels of land. Field No. 1 (shaded blue on the attached plan) surrounds Mill of Durno and extends to 6.1 hectares (15 acres) or thereby.  Field No. 2 (shaded red on the plan) to the west extends to 6.7 hectares (16.6 acres) or thereby.  Both fields are currently under an arable cropping arrangement with a neighbouring farmer. The sellers would also consider selling smaller areas of land if preferred.

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