‘Upper Kennerty Mill (7)’

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By Published On: 9th July 20222 min readCategories: Real Estate

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A historic former water-powered grain mill situated on the banks of the Culter Burn has gone on the market.

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Upper Kennerty Mill (13)

Upper Kennerty Mill is nestled away in a valley to the west of Aberdeen in Peterculter, in an idyllic private rural setting. This category B listed building has undergone a complete restoration and conversion project transforming the building into a luxury sustainable home, with great consideration and respect to its history and setting.

The mill building faced an uncertain future following a catastrophic fire in 2006 which destroyed its roof and severely damaged the interior and historic mill works. Several years later the building was acquired by the present owner and restored by award-winning architect Annie Kenyon to its former glory.

‘Upper Kennerty Mill (3)’

Upper Kennerty Mill (3)

The original building looks much as it would have when it was built in 1838. A new architecturally striking extension has been added and the rest of the build has been designed to sympathetically integrate the many historical features which have been lovingly preserved and restored, including the water wheels, lade bridges and water gates.

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Some of the quirky features of this unique home include a reading nook in the hallway with picture window, a cosy whisky room, a bespoke carved elm and glass staircase and a fantastic open plan family kitchen and dining room complete with its very own glass viewing floor to the restored mill machinery below.

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Set in around one acre of grounds, its position on the banks of Culter Burn offers around 150m of river frontage and is a haven of peace and tranquillity, attracting various wildlife including otters, red squirrels, ducks, red kites and lots of garden birds. At the end of last year over forty salmon and sixty sea trout negotiated the weir in the garden.

‘Upper Kennerty Mill (17)’

Upper Kennerty Mill (17)

Kennerty Mill is up for sale through selling agents Galbraith for offers over £1.2million.

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Upper Kennerty Mill (22)