Mansion in Aberdeensis 'most expensive for sale in Scotland'
19th May 2022

Fit for a Princess! Eight-bed mansion built on site of Princess Diana’s former home and believed to be the most expensive property for sale in Scotland hits market for £7.5m

  • Dalhebity House, in Aberdeenshire, was created by ex-Aberdeen Football Club chairman Stewart Milne 
  • The eight-bed house extends to more than 30,000 square feet and includes a spa, pool and staff quarters
  • Built on the site of Diana’s late grandmother’s former home, it is surrounded by about ten acres of land

A mansion built on site of Princess Diana’s grandmother’s former home has gone on sale for £7.5million – complete with a spa and tennis court.

Dalhebity House, in Deeside, Aberdeenshire, was created by business tycoon and ex-Aberdeen Football club chairman Stewart Milne and his partner Joanna Robertson.

The couple worked with a team of architects and craftsmen to build the extraordinary house, believed to be the most expensive property currently available in Scotland.

The eight-bedroom house extends to more than 30,000 square feet and includes a spa complex, swimming pool and staff accommodation.

Built on the site of Diana, Princess of Wales’ late grandmother’s former home, it is surrounded by about ten acres, with trees and woodland ensuring privacy.

Dalhebity House, in Deeside, Aberdeenshire, was created by business tycoon and ex-Aberdeen Football Club chairman Stewart Milne and his partner Joanna Robertson

The couple worked with a team of architects and craftsmen to build the extraordinary house, believed to be the most expensive property currently available in Scotland

Savills is marketing the majestic Dalhebity House for around £7.5million for the house and its 10 acres of land 

A marbled floored reception hall features 20 marble columns, grand marble central sweeping horseshoe staircase, and domed stained glass cupola

It has period-style features including curved wood panelling, marquetry, veneers, carvings, and intricate plasterwork, to a stained glass cupola and elaborate fireplaces.

The stunning property features a grand reception hall, 4 reception rooms, 8 informal rooms, 8 bedroom suites

It has period-style features including curved wood panelling, marquetry, veneers, carvings, and intricate plasterwork, to a stained glass cupola and elaborate fireplaces.

A marbled floored reception hall features 20 marble columns, grand marble central sweeping horseshoe staircase, and domed stained glass cupola.

It has a formal banqueting style dining room that seats 26 and an atmospheric library, as well as a cocktail bar and reading lounge.

The spa comes with a sauna, steam rooms, massage and relaxation rooms featuring mosaic tiling, and giving access onto the indoor swimming pool. 

This extraordinary house is a testament to the passion and vision of the owners and the skill and painstaking work of the construction team

The lush Scottish property is located just seven miles from Aberdeen International Airport

Fiona Gormley, residential director of Savills Aberdeen, said: ‘A modern-built house of this stature is utterly unique in Scotland and it’s an extraordinary achievement’

Sellers Savills Aberdeen said there is a small lake on the grounds as well as a summerhouse and all-weather tennis court.

A three-bedroom self-contained apartment is currently used as independent staff quarters.

Fiona Gormley, residential director of Savills Aberdeen, said: ‘The sheer scale and finish of this sumptuous house is hugely impressive and yet the clever design and layout mean the space does not overwhelm, informal and supremely comfortable family rooms balance with wonderful entertaining areas. 

Gormley added: ‘It’s a traditional classical house, built using modern methods of construction, a dream home with everything you could wish for within it’

Staff accommodation includes a self-contained three en-suite bedroom apartment for live-in domestic help

The house even includes a luxurious private library on its grounds for the discerning bookworm needing a nook to read in

The spa comes with a sauna, steam rooms, massage and relaxation rooms featuring mosaic tiling, and giving access onto the indoor swimming pool

The mansion is built on the site of the former home of Diana, Princess of Wales’s grandmother Lady Fermoy

Dalhebity House, in Deeside, Aberdeenshire, was created by business tycoon and ex-Aberdeen Football club chairman Stewart Milne and his partner Joanna Robertson

‘It’s a traditional classical house, built using modern methods of construction, a dream home with everything you could wish for within it.

‘It is indeed a large house, but designed and laid out in a way that makes it a very liveable, wonderful family home, set in beautiful mature grounds, in the county, but on the edge of the city.

‘A modern-built house of this stature is utterly unique in Scotland and it’s an extraordinary achievement.

‘A new owner can be confident of a private setting and yet first-class airport and city accessibility too.’

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