If you love this kitchen, wait till you see the rest of this stylish north-east home

When it comes to family life, we all envisage a home which is adaptable and ultimately offers a space where memories can be made.

From first steps as a toddler to teenagers wanting their own space, a house must grow with its inhabitants – and 16 Forestside Drive may just be the right place to start.

With four bedrooms and the enviable backdrop of Banchory, this detached family home has been designed with a nod to modern trends and the need for practical yet elegant layout.

The heart of the home is without doubt the stunning open-plan kitchen come dining and family room – which is the ideal area for entertaining.

From a busy family Christmas to dinner parties, the trendy kitchen will enable you to cater for everyone and there’s no need to carry plates from room to room.

The kitchen itself offers modern appliances including a Siemens double oven and stylish black Quartz worktops that contrast nicely against white units.

There is plenty of space for large dining furniture for formal occasions, or you can opt to unwind in the cosy family area.

A log burner will be perfect come the winter months, whilst a door providing access to the rear garden can be flung open as the weather gets warmer.

There’s the further choice of the large lounge however, which provides the ideal spot to unwind with a glass of wine.

This room has been decorated in tasteful neutral colours and has a feature fireplace, whilst a large window overlooks the front of the property.

Completing the downstairs accommodation is a study and a WC.

Head upstairs where there are four spacious bedrooms, including the master bedroom.

Excellent upkeep by the current owners means this room is in impeccable condition, and is offset nicely by a feature wall.

It also boasts an en-suite shower room and the remaining three bedrooms have all been beautifully decorated.

The family bathroom consists of a bath and separate shower cubicle and has been finished to a high standard.

An easy to maintain garden can be found to the rear where there is a charming rockery and plenty of opportunity for alfresco dining.

A double garage provides parking and additional storage.

Banchory itself is a charming town with plenty of amenities, including shops, cafes and excellent schools.

Offers should be made in excess of £410,000.

Contact Aberdein Considine on 01330 824646.