An oasis of calm at Westhill

Picturesque and secluded, Wester Ord House offers the kind of tranquility normally found in the countryside.

Set in beautiful grounds just outside Westhill, this striking detached property has a fabulous interior to match.

The five-bedroom family home is perfect for those seeking the best of both worlds, with the sights and sounds of the countryside on your doorstep.

Yet with the buzz of city life in Aberdeen less than 10 miles away, you can take your pick between cosmopolitan chic and rural pursuits.

The stylish atrium hall is bright and airy, immediately setting the scene for the versatile living on offer.

The heart of the home is clearly the impressive open-plan kitchen diner and family room.

In sheer square footage alone it is a terrific space.

The trendy kitchen is fitted with bespoke gloss units and features a sizeable island with a black granite worktop and integrated dishwasher.

The surrounding work surfaces provide ample room for those who love to cook, and a stylish breakfast bar offers the perfect spot for casual dining.

More formal dinners can be held at the dining table, which offers views over the garden and is the ideal space for entertaining.

If you’d prefer a separate room for dinner parties there are plenty of options, with three further family rooms on this floor.

The main lounge is a peaceful spot to put your feet up and relax.

Decorated in neutral colours with Laura Ashley wallpaper, it also features a traditional fireplace and french doors leading out to the garden.

The two further family rooms are both of a generous size, and would be ideal for use as a playroom or perhaps a teenage den.

A guest bedroom and study are also on this floor, while a useful utility room and family bathroom complete the layout downstairs.

The master suite is an impressive space offering superb views over the countryside.

You’ll never struggle for wardrobe space thanks to fitted storage in the dressing area.

The luxury en suite bathroom has been fitted to a very high standard, offering a white three-piece suite and additional walk-in shower.

The three further double bedrooms are all of a good size and are fitted with ample storage.

Completing the upstairs accommodation is a modern family bathroom which has been finished to a high standard.

Outside, there are landscaped gardens covering more than an acre of land.

Wester Ord borders beautiful woodlands and red squirrels are regular visitors.

Predominantly laid to lawn, the extensive gardens also feature a mixture of mature trees and shrubs, making it ideal for the aspiring gardener.

Various patio and seating areas are dotted around the plot, ensuring the chance to enjoy sunny alfresco dining.

A sweeping driveway means you’ll never be stuck for a place to park, while the triple garage offers ample room for keeping tools and family bikes.

Wester Ord House is clearly not your average property, and offers a wonderful chance to own a stylish and versatile home perfect for growing families.

Situated just outside the bustling town of Westhill, the house is close to a range of amenities including supermarkets, schools and sports facilities.

Lovely country walks are also on the doorstep for those who love the outdoors.

Offers should be made in the region of more than £680,000.

Contact Simpson and Marwick on 01224 622622.