Set in the bustling market town of Inverurie is Monument View, a stunning development only a stone’s throw away from the popular sights and sounds of Garioch.
Bancon Homes’ Monument View offers a unique location to put down roots and grow your family among an established community, where open space, unbeatable views, popular attractions and town amenities are just minutes away.
With just a couple of two-bedroom homes remaining, the peaceful neighbourhood of Monument View is ideal for those wanting to live in the Aberdeenshire countryside. However, with Aberdeen’s city centre just an 18-mile drive away, you’re not far from the city’s shops, restaurants and social scene.
With 23 train journeys per day running from Inverurie to Aberdeen, your morning commute into the city can take just 26-minutes. For those working or travelling further afield, being a 17-minute drive from Aberdeen Airport and the adjacent AWPR is an additional bonus.
Adventures of Garioch
Situated in an area also known as the ‘Heart of Garioch’, Monument View is a fantastic base to explore the local countryside and some of Aberdeenshire’s favoured landmarks.
Perfect for the adventurers and explorers, Monument View is just 5 miles from the iconic landmark hill, Bennachie, which lies on the eastern edge of the Grampian mountain range. This is home to an extensive network of trails, as well as a visitor centre offering interactive exhibits and viewing areas to watch local wildlife in its natural habitat.
Whether you’re looking for a 15-minute stroll or an all-day trek over the moorland hill tops, Bennachie guarantees an adventurous afternoon across Aberdeenshire’s finest peaks – and the views are well worth the effort!
Other picturesque walks in and around Inverurie also include the Newseat Forest Walk, a short drive from Monument View and the Keithhall Estate Walk which passes directly next to the development, offering a gentle trail featuring charming forests and rivers.
Inverurie boasts itself as an area encompassed with rich history and highly visited historic sites. Just 5 miles away is the battlefield of Mons Graupius, the location of the first ever battle fight on Scottish soil, where the Romans defeated the Picts between 83 and 84 AD.
West of Inverurie, you can also explore Scotland’s best-preserved recumbent stones at the East Aquhorthies Stone Circle, which are free to visit all year round. Not only are the ancient stones an impressive sight to behold, the area additionally showcases some of the best of the Garioch countryside.
Throughout the year, Inverurie’s events calendar is packed full of exciting and unique gatherings suitable for all audiences, including the annual panto. From the fortnightly farmers’ markets showcasing some of Aberdeenshire’s finest produce to the Taste of Grampian food festival and an assortment of agricultural and music events at the Thainstone Centre, living at Monument View you are surrounded by a fantastic choice of seasonal and annual events.
This summer, just over a mile down the road, you can enjoy the delights of Mozart at Inverurie’s Orchestra Summer Concert, as well as the Scottish Fiddle Orchestra recital at Inverurie’s Town Hall.
Everyone knows that planning weekend activities with the kids can be a challenge, yet with plenty of attractive activities nearby for both young and old, Monument View is a great destination for exploring and enjoying what Inverurie has to offer.
A favourite for youngsters is the award-winning Skyline trampoline park, as well as the Cabin Equestrian Centre a further 15-minute drive.
To keep the sporty types happy, just a few minutes away are Garioch Sports Centre, Inverurie Swimming Centre, golf club and rugby club.
Don’t worry mum and dad, with a wide selection of local bars and restaurants including the newly opened BrewDog or The Fennel, your Saturday nights can be easily planned.
When it comes to local amenities, there is no need to worry, thanks to three large supermarkets and a variety of local pharmacies and delis nearby, your shopping needs are well catered for.
Monument View offers the best of both worlds. It’s a place to come home to and relax in a peaceful neighbourhood, as well as being a location to explore and enjoy all the fantastic activities, amenities and adventures close by.