1 Forest Road, Aberdeen, Ab15 4de

Year of build: 1875

Published on: June 23rd, 2021

Status: To Buy

Offers Over




5 Bedrooms

2 Bathrooms

Gas Central Heating

Living Area 235m²

Street Parking

Property Description



Situated in a sought after west end location, this impressive THREE STOREY TRADITIONAL GRANITE SEMI DETACHED PROPERTY offers extensive accommodation over three levels and although enjoying many conveniences of the modern lifestyle particularly in relation to the Cloakroom, En-Suite Shower Room and Bathroom together with a quality fitted Kitchen with integrated and freestanding appliances which are to remain, considerable care has been taken to retain and even highlight the fine original characteristics particularly Pitch Pine woodwork, doors and finishings. This undoubtedly represents a rare opportunity for the discerning buyer to acquire a quality well proportioned family home in a traditional location and one which affords the opportunity to move in with the minimum of inconvenience.


Forest Road is situated in the west end of Aberdeen in an area well served by local shops and by public transport facilities and the west end of the City and Union Street itself are within relatively easy walking distance and accordingly a wide range of pubs, clubs, restaurants and leisure facilities are readily available.


Aberdeen, a cosmopolitan port and oil capital of Europe with a population of 230,000, provides all ancillary leisure, recreational, shopping, entertainment and cultural facilities one would expect in a vibrant city.  Its status as “Oil Capital” provides the city with an international airport and an ever expanding range of domestic and European flights.  There are also regular inter-city services from the city’s railway station.


There are a number of private schools in the City including Robert Gordon’s College, St Margaret’s School and Albyn School and the International School in Cults.  There are also two universities and several colleges of further education.




From the west end of Union Street continue onto Alford Place and Albyn Place; at the Queen’s Cross roundabout take the second exit onto Queen’s Road; at the King’s Cross roundabout take the third exit onto Forest Road.






VESTIBULE:     Vestibule with picture rail, tiled floor, meter cupboard and glazed panelled internal door and matching glazed sidescreen to hall, coatrack, storage unit.


HALL:     Hall with stairway to upper floor with hardwood handrail with wrought iron spindles, Pitch Pine woodwork and doors, smoke alarm, walk-in cloak cupboard with further storage cupboard under stair.


LOUNGE:   19’6” x 16’3” approx. West facing Lounge with a particular feature of the room being the ornate plasterwork cornice and with a focal point being the Victorian style cast iron fireplace with inlaid tiles, slate hearth, Oak surround and fitted living flame coal effect gas fire with alcoves on either side each with book/display shelves, TV point.


CLOAKROOM:     Upgraded Cloakroom with white w.c. and w.h.b. set into high gloss white vanity unit, heated towel rail, ceramic floor tiles, shaver point.


FAMILY ROOM:   21’3” x 13’6” approx.. The Family Room is extremely spacious, adjacent to the opening plan kitchen separated by a peninsular breakfast bar and has a cast iron fireplace with polished granite hearth, light Oak surround and fitted living flame coal effect gas fire with arched alcoves on either side with central light fitment and various matching wall lights, ornate plasterwork cornice, light Oak flooring, sliding patio doors opening to rear garden.


KITCHEN:  14’6” x 10’3” approx. The Kitchen has an extensive range of base and wall units with coordinating Quartz work surfaces and with matching peninsular unit which incorporates a Breakfast Bar, slate floor tiles, tall radiator, Belfast sink with mixer tap, Dishwasher with matching door panel, Leisure Range with Five Gas Hobs, Hotplate, Grill, Two Ovens and Warming Drawer and with an adjacent area with matching base and wall units and with an American Style Fridge Freezer and with a further area ideal for casual dining and which enjoys a nice outlook over the rear garden, wooden blinds, downlighters.


UTILITY ROOM:  8’9” x 6’ approx. Utility Room with base unit, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, fittings for plumbing in an automatic washing machine, vent for tumble dryer, storage shelves, exterior door to rear garden and further door to store. N.B. The Beko Washing Machine and Hotpoint Tumble Dryer are both to be included in the price.


STORE:    17’ x 6’9” approx. Stone built Store with doorway to rear garden, light and power. Ideal for conversion to hobby room, children’s den or the like.




HALL:     Hall with stairway to upper floor again with handrail, wrought iron spindles and Pitch Pine woodwork and doors.


BEDROOM:  13’3” x 13’3” approx. Double Bedroom to front with coving, ornate plasterwork centrepiece over light fitment, double west facing window and Victorian style cast iron fireplace with inlaid tiles, slate hearth and wooden surround.


BATHROOM: Virtually fully tiled Bathroom again with west facing window with wooden blinds, bath, his and hers moulded w.h.b.’s set into high gloss grey vanity unit with medicine cabinet above with mirrored doors and downlighters, cisternless w.c. and shower tray set into a shower tray with rainfall shower, seat and glazed shower doors and screens, usual small fitments, coordinating ceramic floor tiles with underfloor heating, coving.


BEDROOM:  14’8” x 11’6” approx. Double Bedroom to rear with coving, ornate plasterwork centrepiece, alcove with display/storage shelves and outlook over the private rear garden.


MASTER BEDROOM WITH EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM:    14’ x 10’ approx. Double Bedroom to rear with wall to wall wardrobes with shelves, hanging space and four sliding mirror doors, coving, ornate plasterwork centrepiece over light fitment, wooden blinds.


Part tiled Shower Room with white suite with w.c., w.h.b. set into high gloss white vanity unit and open walk in shower with thermostatic shower and glazed shower door and screen, ceramic floor tiles.




HALL:     Hall with storage cupboard, access hatch to loft, smoke alarm.


BEDROOM:  13’6” x 10’3” plus window in-go approx. Double Bedroom to front with west facing aspect, fitted wardrobe with shelves and hanging space, adjacent storage shelves, window in-go suitable for chest of drawers, vanity unit or the like, uPVC double glazed window with venetian blind.


BEDROOM:  15’9” x 10’ approx. Double Bedroom to rear with double fitted wardrobe, shelves and hanging space, adjacent matching Pine storage shelves, window in-go suitable for chest of drawers, vanity unit or the like, uPVC double glazed window, triple spotlight.


STUDY:    7’3” x 8’6” approx. Study with Velux window, book shelves and storage cupboard.


LOFT:     Storage Loft area.


GENERAL:  The carpets, laminate and ceramic floor finishes, curtains, blinds and light fitments together with the integrated and freestanding white goods in the kitchen and utility room are all to be included in the price.




FRONT GARDEN:  Garden to front with lock block path, Beech hedge and a variety of shrubs set in granite chips for easy maintenance.


REAR GARDEN:   Enclosed Rear Garden enjoys a high degree of privacy and is laid out with a paved patio immediately to the rear of the house opening on to an area of granite chips with mature shrubs including Bamboo.



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