Living at Countesswells


Local Area

The Location

Countesswells is one of the most sought after locations in Aberdeen, a leafy green neighbourhood, just 4 miles to the west of the city. It is bordered by Hazelhead Woods to the North and Countesswells Woods to the south, and surrounded by countryside.

Here you are minutes from a wide range of amenities - leisure, business and practical. With access to the A944 you are minutes from Aberdeen City centre to the east and all the associated entertainment, leisure, night life, retail and business requirements. To the west you are minutes from the popular town of Westhill, with its own local retail centre including M&S and Costa.

Countesswells Map

Living Life

From Hazlehead Woods to the north along with Hazlehead golf course; Foggieton Wood to the east and Countesswells to the south, it has all the elements to provide a relaxed pace of life.

Close by will be the new AWPR, providing easy access to Dundee and further south. Across from the A944 to the north lies the village of Kingswells and Prime Four business park, including offices, nursery, Starbucks and leisure facilities at the Urban Village resort. and 10 minutes further lies Aberdeen airport.

To the east, just a 5 minute drive away is Cults, the traditional and much sought after suburb of Aberdeen with hotels, restaurants and several boutiques, beauty salons and grocery stores.

As Countesswells grows it will also offer all the amenities expected of a new settlement; two new primary schools and a purpose built academy, medical and community centres, employment and retail, all within a short distance of your home. This is an unrivalled place to live.

Within Countesswells itself, you’ll find parks, tranquil woodlands and burns, each designed to take advantage of the landscape and provide a stunning backdrop for each neighbourhood.


Your children will be able to attend local schools. The Countesswells community campus will provide a location for both a new Countesswells Academy and a primary school with sports and other community facilities for all to enjoy. The first primary school will be part of the neighbourhood centre to the north of Countesswells overlooking the Cults Burn Park.

Travel Links

You’re minutes from Aberdeen City centre, via the A944. And to the west, not far at all from the popular town of Westhill. There’s easy access to the new AWPR and A90 with links to Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and beyond. Aberdeen airport is just 20 minutes’ drive away.

Around and about

  • Aberdeen city centre has a wealth of shopping, bars, restaurants and nightclubs.
  • Union Square Shopping Centre has a Cineworld as well as 50 high street names.
  • Countesswells itself is surrounded by green space, beautiful woodlands and trails, perfect for walking, cycling and horse riding.
  • Outdoor activities are plentiful. You can be at the foot of Bennachie for a day of hill walking, casting your line on the River Dee or taking the ski-tow to the top of Glenshee, all within 15-45 minutes.
  • The well-loved Aberdeen beach is only an 18 minute drive from the neighbourhood. It’s an area with plentiful sporting and recreational facilities, including the Beach Leisure Complex and the Linx Ice Arena, cafes, restaurants, multiplex cinema and Codona’s fun fair.
  • For culture-vultures, visit the Maritime Museum to discover Aberdeen’s long love affair with the sea and learn more about the city’s history at the Tolbooth Museum. His Majesty’s theatre hosts West End and Broadway musicals as well as opera and ballet performances. Aberdeen Art Gallery is also undergoing a major transformation.
  • Keep a look out for dolphins in Aberdeen’s working harbour, while at the Donmouth Local Nature Reserve along the city beach, you might spot seals sunbathing.
  • Dine on Cullen Skink and Aberdeen Angus beef in the fine local restaurants such as the Fusion Bar & Bistro, No.1 Bar and Grill, The Pier and Angus & Ale.
  • Golfers will appreciate the Hazlehead Golf Course, 3 miles away. The MacKenzie Championship Course is arguably one of the best in the North East and the Pines Course boasts a truly beautiful setting.
  • Hazlehead Park, again 3 miles away, is heavily wooded and is a magnet for picnickers, walkers and sports enthusiasts. There is a large play area for children and they’ll love Pets’ corner. There are also stunning gardens and sculptures to admire.
Neighbourhood Address

Stewart Milne Homes at Countesswells
AB15 8FJ

Opening Hours
Monday to Sunday, 11am to 5:30pm (by appointment only)