Deeside mansion for sale for first time in 110 years

A Deeside mansion, which has been with the same family for four generations, has been put on the market for the princley sum of £1.25 million.

Thursday, 10th October 2013, 2:54 pm
The house
The house

The seven-bedroom Nether Anguston at Peterculter has been with the Adams family for 110 years.

The B-listed building is over 200-years-old and was originally part of the historic Drum Castle estate.

It comes with outbuildings and 116-acres of land.

It is currently owned by Sandy Adams and his wife Anne, who runs a veterinary practice in Aberdeen.

Sandy’s late great-grandfather William moved into the property as a tenant farmer in 1903.

It was later bought by Sandy’s father in the 1950s.

Sandy was brought up in the house, which continued to be his late parents’ home.

Nether Anguston lies at the end of an impressive quarter-mile-long tree lined avenue and sits in an acre of private grounds with a productive kitchen garden and its own orchard with apple and plum trees.

The property enjoys a range of traditional steading buildings which are suitable forcontinued agricultural use, equestrian facilities or possible conversion.

James Presly of Aberdeen & Northern (Estates), who is handling the sale, said: “This is a fantastic chance to purchase your very own mini-estate on Royal Deeside.”

He added: “The house is in an incredible location and offers a superb opportunity to create a truly stunning family home which is only minutes from the city, while the land and steading buildings present a variety of possible uses.”

Nether Anguston and the 116-acres of land are available for overs over £1.25 million.

Further details are available from the estate agents Aberdeen & Northern (Estates) on 01467-623800.