Coldrach Farm Road, Drymen, Stirlingshire, G63 0EB
‘The Bothy’ is a truly exceptional detached residence set within elaborate garden grounds which afford uninterrupted views over Loch Lomond and the surrounding countryside. Completed in 2019, the home was built by Shoreport Builders who have been building impressive homes in this area for over 30 years and built a reputation for the construction of bespoke houses featuring natural traditional materials mainly stone, slate and timber windows and doors, and internally, oak and other hardwood finishes as well as marble and slate. The home is finished to an exceptionally high standard with an exterior of Denfind stone with contrasting red sandstone quoins and features zinc panels beneath a natural slate roof with several glass apex sections. The stone exterior is complimented by NorDan windows and doors manufactured in Norway using only the finest materials. When creating ‘The Bothy’ it was the owner’s intention to commission a unique design and specification.
Known locally as ‘Millionaires Row’, the setting features a small collection of individually designed homes formed along one side of the secluded access road. ‘The Bothy’ stands on a slightly elevated position and is framed by newly formed stone dyke walls with impressive remote controlled electric gated entrance. Upon entering the wide asphalt drive lined with stone edging and miniature hedgerow you immediately appreciate the expansive garden grounds consisting of manicured lawns, an ornamental pond and a number of young tree complimenting the borders as you proceed towards the house into the large asphalt car parking area. There are eleven principal apartments of four public rooms, seven en suite bedrooms, large dining kitchen and cloakroom as well as a 3 vehicle car port, covered by the raised terrace measuring 8.1 metres by 6.5 metres and affording magnificent panoramic views.
‘The Bothy’ is ideally suited for an expanding family or for those wishing to utilise a particular annexe of the property to operate their business or for a dependent relative or family member. The idyllic setting is located on the northern fringes of the village of Drymen which itself offers a wide array of local amenities including a range of charming village shops and stores, coffee houses, pubs, restaurants and hotels. Drymen Primary School feeds into the excellent Balfron High School and arterial road networks lead to the nearby suburbs of Milngavie and Bearsden, where there is a choice of private schooling options at primary level for both The Glasgow Academy and The High School of Glasgow with a further selection in Glasgow.
Surrounded by picturesque countryside, the home is minutes from Balmaha on the shores of Loch Lomond with a range of water sports on offer and further leisure pursuits in the area include equestrian centres, renowned walking routes to the nearby Conic Hill, Ben Lomond and The West Highland Way, there are numerous cycle paths and walkways in the Queen Elizabeth Forest as well as a number of renowned golf clubs and sports centres. The A809 and A811 both provide approximately 30 minute travel links by car to both Glasgow and Stirling City Centres and also to Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports.
Internally, the proportions and specification are immediately evident within the entrance hall where wide engineered oak flooring continues throughout the majority of the ground floor and this entire level is heated by underfloor heating. The enclosed plans will provide a detailed overview of the versatile accommodation on offer however in brief, comprises two inter connecting lounges of some 48’ in combined length complemented by floor to ceiling sliding doors and impressive views. Further public rooms include a gymnasium, family room and the kitchen. The kitchen is formed around a centre island with a range of AEG integrated appliances (Competence double ovens, induction hob, coffee machine, vacuum sealed cooker and warming drawer) and the adjoining utility room offers further allocation for additional appliances. The wonderful views can be enjoyed from the kitchen and adjacent family room which both feature full height sliding doors opening to a patio area and the family room itself features a stone stacked fireplace, log burning stove and vaulted ceiling with glass skylight windows. Two heating systems powered by two separate Worcester Bosch boilers and the versatile design enable the property to be utilised as two dwellings to suit a multi-generational family. As it stands, there are seven en-suite bedrooms, accessed via two separate staircases, at either end of the property, all with fully fitted wardrobes with drawer sets, shoe racks and rails and four have separate dressing areas. The master bedroom on the first floor would make a further public room and French doors open to a glass Juliette balcony affording the impressive views, as does the sizeable elevated terrace off bedroom two.
In summary, ‘The Bothy’ is one of the most impressive homes to grace the market in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park in recent years, offering impressive accommodation, specification and an unrivalled setting. EPC - Band C
Netherplace Road, Newton Mearns, Glasgow, G77 6PP
Throughout the current owners twenty year tenure, the home has been substantially extended, reconfigured and painstakingly modernised to include; new roof system, complete rewire, full gas fired central heating system, and replacement timber double glazed casement windows throughout.
Stunning home now provides upgraded and beautifully presented family accommodation, perfectly formatted for modern day living.
The original house dates from 1805 and since modernised, provides spacious, flexible family living over three main levels, all finished and maintained to a level seldom seen
The stone pillared vestibule gives access to the main reception hall with original curving staircase where there is access to both the main public rooms.
To rear, is the main hub of the house centred around the expansive living/dining kitchen, the kitchen was hand built by Paul Hodgekiss, with most of the wood in the kitchen area being used from trees within the grounds. The large kitchen area is perfect for the modern family with the main kitchen opening out on to the large living dining area which in turn has four sets of double doors, giving direct access to the rear garden/patio with further double doors leading to the delightful covered outdoor sitting, barbecue area. Accessed from the kitchen is a large cloakroom boot room with shower room off and access to large utility laundry room, which in turn leads to a further large walk in pantry/wine store.
At first floor level is a further large upper hall with the principal bedroom enjoying a superb corner position with double doors to dressing room, which in turn leads to the large en-suite bathroom. Bedroom two and three are also located at this level, both also having dressing area’s and en-suite bathrooms.
At second floor level there is a further large bedroom which gives access to dressing room and en-suite, plus bedroom five and large dressing room plus en-suite could be utilised as self contained accommodation for teenager/nanny etc.
Grounds and Outbuildings
The property sits amidst around 7 acres of land, much of which is designed to make the most of the equestrian facilities. There is riding school (manege) with rubber surfacing. There is also a large paddock to the rear with secure perimeter. Secure electric gates offer initial access to the driveway, which leads up to the house with ample parking. There are manicured lawns to the front, surrounded by mature woodland, and a lovely childrens play area with climbing frame and swing set etc. Further lawns to the front also include a former tennis court.
There is a stunning terrace to the rear which is accessed from the dining room, which offers a covered patio which is ideal for outside dining/entertaining.
There is triple garage close to the stable block, with further double garage to the rear which is attached to a carport/wood store and useful bike store.
There are three stables and a tack room.
A large gardeners store is positioned behind the piggery, with further store adjacent. EPC Band - D
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