Historic Scottish Castle for sale
The property is a miniature Z plan castle dating from the 1560s which, after spending most of last century in ruins, was restored during the 1980s. The castle comprises a rectangular main building with a round tower at each of two diagonally opposite corners. Accommodation is over three floors and comprises an entrance hall, dining room and kitchen on the ground floor; sitting room with open fireplace, laird's room and a bedroom on the first floor and a bedroom suite, one more bedroom and family bathroom on the second floor.
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Outside the gardens have large sweeping lawns flanked by colourful flower borders beyond which are walks through private woodland - grounds come to just under four acres.
The castle enjoys a peaceful location surrounded by open countryside and rolling hills in west Aberdeenshire. Alford is the main shopping centre and is located just three miles away; Banchory and Huntly are also nearby.
The guide price is £560,000. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 0131 222 9600 or visit www.knightfrank.co.uk.
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