Lonmay Manse is a six-bedroom traditional stone and slate property situated in a private, tranquil countryside location. The current owner during her tenure has carried out a meticulous bare brick renovation modernizing and upgrading throughout whilst retaining the original ceiling cornices, pitch pine panel doors and high skirting boards. During the renovation of the kitchen, the original fireplace was discovered and the massive granite chimney breast exposed. The property further benefits from individually made replacement sash and case windows in the public rooms, oil fired central heating and sympathetic décor throughout.
Access through the attractive vestibule leads to the welcoming traditional reception hall. There are two principal rooms on the ground floor providing flexible accommodation. The spacious dining room with its bay window is flooded with natural light and exudes grandeur with its formal dining area and multi-fuel fire. The sitting room also has a large bay window and a marble fireplace. The country kitchen is open plan to a family area with multiple units and a fantastic central island, all with contrasting worktops and an oil fire 4 door Redfyre oven cooker. A large utility room with WC and shower and a laundry room completes the ground floor.
A carpeted staircase with wooden balustrade leads to the first and second floors. Bedroom one with its spacious en-suite shower-room has dual aspect windows including a large bay with uninterrupted countryside views towards Rattray Head lighthouse. Situated at the rear of the property, off the half-landing this includes a seating area. Facing east and west bedroom one enjoys spectacular sunrises and sunsets. On the first floor, there are three further bedrooms, bedroom two has a dressing room and four-piece bathroom suite with separate shower cubicle. A centrally located bathroom with a Jack & Jill styled access serves bedrooms three and four or can be exclusive to bedroom three. Bedroom three has dual aspect windows, which flood it with natural light. All rooms have a view and are bright and airy. This floor is completed with a service/utility room with walk-in multi shelved airing cupboard. The second floor has a centrally fitted bathroom with two large double bedrooms. Bedroom five has two full-length mirrored wardrobes with shelving and bedroom six is currently being utilized as an office/sitting room.
Wrought iron double gates give access and lead down a serpentine treelined drive to the front of this stunning property. The extensive, delightful, triangular shaped walled garden with lawn and borders contains a multitude of mature shrubs, trees and perennial flowers. It is awash with colour during the spring and summer. The wildflower woodland garden is a haven for birds and other wildlife. A second gated entry gives access to the rear garden bounded by a traditional wall and high perimeter fence with further sporadic planting of mature shrubs, plants and seasonal flowers. Multiple seating areas throughout the garden ensure that you make the best of the day enjoying the sun and views, perfect for entertaining and some al-fresco dining, and a secure and safe environment for children and pets alike.
Part of the U-shaped steading has been utilized in recent years to provide four kennels for rescue dogs whilst the remainder of the building retains some of the original livestock stalls. It is likely that those arriving at church on horseback used the steading for stabling. Also to the rear is a single garage which, along with the steading has power, light and a nearby water supply.
Included in the sale are all fitted floor coverings, blinds, curtains, and some light fittings.
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