The Old Shop, Downies Village, Aberdeen, AB12 4QX

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The Old Shop, Downies Village, Aberdeen, AB12 4QX



Travelling south on the A92 from Aberdeen take the second entrance into Portlethen under the flyover. At the roundabout take the second exit and continue along Muirend Road to the T junction. Turn left along Bruntland Road then right onto Downies Road. Take the second left Signposted for Downies Village and continue as the road takes a sharp left turn, The Old Shop is located on the left hand side as you enter the village.

  • Lounge & Dining on Semi Open Plan
  • Conservatory with Open Sea Views
  • Well Appointed Kitchen
  • Three Spacious Bedrooms
  • Bathroom & Ensuite Shower Room
  • Attractive Gardens & Detached Garage
  • Mains Water & Drainage
  • Air Source Heating & Double Glazing
  • Council Tax Band - F
  • EPC Band TBC
  • For viewing contact Mackinnons Solicitors - 01224 868687

Entered via a part glazed security door with opaque side screen, this bright vestibule features a ceramic tiled floor and double 15 pane doors to the reception hall. 

A welcoming hallway provides access to most accommodation, neutral décor is complimented by original wood linings laminate wood flooring. A deep fitted cupboard provides ample storage facilities. Double French doors lead to the conservatory.

Forming part of the original cottage, this spacious dining area features windows on two aspects with deep display sills. Recessed alcove offers display shelving with storage cupboard beneath. This room offers ample space for a range of furnishings and features an archway to the lounge.

A well proportioned lounge boasts a combed ceiling with exposed beams and twin windows overlooking the front of the property.  A particular focal point is the imposing stone fireplace with inglenook, housing a wood burning stove set on a granite hearth.

A well appointed kitchen is fitted with a wide range of wall and base units incorporating ample roll front worksurface with stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer. The attractive 6 ring gas range cooker with glass splash back and extractor canopy will be Included in the sale along with the free standing fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.  Window to the side and glazed door to conservatory.

A superb addition to the property, this exceptionally light and airy conservatory boasts full height windows on two aspects, incorporating double French doors to the rear terrace with stunning open sea views.

Located on the ground floor is a good sized study/ bedroom three, with ample space for a range of furnishings and Ramsay style ladder access to a fully floored and pine lined attic space. A further double bedroom with extensive fitted wardrobes and a well appointed family bathroom with champagne three piece suite with shower over the bath and glazed screen alongside completes the ground floor.

A 15 pane door from the reception hall gives access to a concealed staircase leading to the main bedroom with ensuite shower room on the upper floor.

The spacious main bedroom features Velux window plus a single aspect window facing the garden, flooding the room with natural light. There are ample fitted wardrobes and eaves access for storage facilities. This room is further enhanced by an ensuite shower room.  Forming the upper level of the turret extension, this unique area features a white two piece suite and walk in shower enclosure housing a Mira shower and benefits from windows providing superb open views.

The property occupies extensive landscaped gardens with areas of lawn and paved terrace to enjoy the surrounding countryside and sea views.  A large detached garage with electric roll top door and good sized store/workshop located within the lower turret complete the accommodation.

Fixtures and fittings

All floor coverings, curtains, blinds and light fittings will be included in the sale along with the free standing range cooker, fridge freezer, dish washer and washing machine.


Downies Village is located minutes’ drive from the ever popular suburb of Portlethen and only 10 minutes drive to Aberdeen.  It is within easy reach of the excellent local shopping facilities including Asda Superstore and other outlets. There are also primary and secondary schools at Portlethen along with a swimming pool and Medical Centre. The property is ideally located for pleasant walks along the coastal path to Old Portlethen to the North or to Stonehaven to the South. There is a train station at Portlethen and regular bus services to and from the City Centre which is about 20 minutes walk.

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