Police are appealing for information after a house was broken into at an estate in Torphins.
The culprits stole a green and black off road Yamaha Kodiak quad bike and other items including gardening equipment worth between £10,000-15,000.
The offence took place at some time between 4.30pm on Sunday and 3.30pm on Tuesday.
Detective Inspector Allen Shaw said: “We are appealing to anyone who may have seen anything unusual or suspicious to contact us.
“If you are offered items for sale and you have concerns as to where they may have come from please contact us.”
Anyone who has any information is asked to contact police on 101, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.