Million pound refurbished Aberdeenshire mansion house hits the market

Live like royalty in this restored, period mansion home, which is part of a magnificent gated and walled estate in Aberdeenshire.

Situated in the parish of Udny, 3 miles south of Pitmedden and 11 miles north of Aberdeen, Tillycorthie Mansion House sits to the south of Udny Station within grounds of about nine acres.

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The house has been lovingly restored by its current owners and boasts many fantastic features such as ornate fireplaces, moulded ceilings, cornicing, ceiling roses, original parquet flooring and period wall coverings.

Picture: the Palm Courtyard, Savills

One of the main features of the property is the Palm Courtyard, which gives a feeling of grandeur on arrival into the house.

This unique reception room is flooded with natural light from the pitched cantilever style glass roof and offers the most versatile of hosting areas.

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A number of French doors surround the perimeter allowing a direct flow of access to the main corridors of the ground floor accommodation.

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Tillycorthie also has a large modern kitchen, formal dining room, 11 bedrooms, 12 reception rooms, a gym, cocktail bar, billiard room and a wine cellar.

Picture: The billiard room, Savills

Some of the restored rooms have delightful sounding names such as the Christmas room, Purple room and Chinese room.

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There are also original features remaining in some places, including the the paymaster's room, which still has evidence of filing and payment drawers.

Picture: the kitchen, Savills

One of the more modern additions is the kitchen, which has been fitted with a range of luxury bespoke hand made cabinets, complemented by granite work surfaces.

Integrated luxury appliances are by Wolf, Sub-zero, Siemens and Fischer and Paykel.

Picture: the gym, Savills

Outside there is a large courtyard, sweeping driveway, an ornamental lake and boat house and a small patch of woodland.

The grounds are a haven for deer, grey and red squirrels, otters and birdlife.

On the market with Savills for offers over £1,500,000, Tillycorthie is described by the seller as a "unique opportunity to acquire a period mansion house which has been fully refurbished with such meticulous attention to detail is rare indeed.

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"The many ornate fireplaces all have open chimneys and are fully functional. Moulded ceilings, cornice work and ceiling roses are in abundance.

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"Grooved door frames, deep skirting boards, panelled doors and original oak parquet flooring have been lovingly waxed and polished.

Picture: Tillycorthie Mansion, Savills

"From the period paints and wallcoverings to the silk window drapes and waxed parquet floors, Tillycorthie Mansion House is a supreme example of a property that has been fortunate enough to have been rescued and restored to its former glory."