The ground is soft and damp beneath the yew trees, with the smell of wet earth in the gloom.
‘Green Den is my favourite house in the world’: Why this family will be sad to say goodbye to their Aberdeenshire gem
It is not difficult to find a stunning house in the north-east, where traditional granite properties mix with idyllic steadings.
Patrick McDonald was perhaps destined to own Ythanside, making his intentions known years before the period property came on the market.
Every day is different for Maureen McDonald, who has come up with increasingly inventive ways to help her patients over the years.
You’d be forgiven for thinking Joy Eyre is an interior designer, with her three-bedroom home in Bridge of Don offering the perfect example of her work.
The aptly named Sabhal Mor offers the ultimate countryside retreat, surrounded by open fields with views towards the hills.
Robbie Gauld is softly spoken, and the retired grandfather can often be found exploring walking routes across Scotland.
It is a gorgeous sunny day at Borrowfield steading, and the owner can be found making the most of the warm weather in the garden.
People across the north-east are making the most of the Scottish summer, cracking out the barbecue when the temperature rises above a balmy 10 degrees.
Alan Mackay has a keen eye for bargains, and can often be found scouring charity shop rails or trawling eBay.
With his neatly combed hair and perfectly ironed shirt, Eddie Maitland is every inch the dapper gentleman.
A spacious, fully renovated family home, the Old Smiddy is a property with huge historical significance
It’s not every day that you’ll discover an old forge in your living room, or be able to use blacksmith tools as ornaments.
Mondays come round all too quickly and the screech of the alarm clock signifies the start of another working week.
There is one solitary figure on the pitch at Pittodrie, carefully manoeuvring a lawn mower in neat lines across the turf.
With his beady black eyes and proud bushy tail, the red squirrel is an endearing sight in Hazlehead Park.
With gorgeous views over The Feugh valley and a recently modernised interior, Strathcoille is the ideal family home.
It is difficult to believe that this fabulous family home was once in dire need of some serious TLC.
Moving house can be stressful to say the least, from unpacking boxes to deciding on soft furnishings.
It’s almost lunchtime when Andi Ramsay orders his second coffee of the day, black with no sugar.
Sylvia McHardy can vividly recall the many parties held at No 33 Carden Place in Aberdeen.
Morven Cottage is chocolate-box perfect and can be found in a gorgeous rural location near Banchory.
There’s not much that a cup of tea can’t solve, or so the saying goes.
If you explore the maze of corridors in Aberdeen’s Town House, you might wander into the grand Town and County Hall.
Identical front doors, neat garden paths and a uniformed interior.
Style, space, and a bargain price; what’s not to love about this family home in Cove?
Style, space and an enviable location.
Number Six Angus Avenue is every inch the family home, and offers immaculate accommodation complete with showhome style.
The quaint village of Aboyne and the rugged heights of the Rockies may not appear to have much in common.
It is almost 9pm when Alex McKinley calls, and his softly spoken lilt floats down the line.
When Professor Jane Geddes first set eyes on Kirklands of Coull, the former manse seemed to greet her through thick fog; almost as if it had been waiting for her appraisal.
This immaculate family home is just waiting for new owners, and offers stylish accommodation and all the perks of village life.
Kev Bailey inspects his canvas, before sterilising the surface and selecting his tool of choice.