Ideal for those looking for a wonderful idyllic country retreat located on the doorstep of some of Scotland's finest scenery. Perthshire boasts a diverse range of outdoor pursuits and recreational activities including deer stalking, grouse and pheasant shooting, salmon fishing, walking trails and the famous Glenshee ski centre can be found just over 20 miles away. The Rosemount championship golf course, venue for the 2014 Junior Ryder Cup, is also located around 2 miles away in the town of Blairgowrie. Riverlodge has trout fishing rights on the river Ericht which is a tributary of the River Tay, famous for its salmon fishing.
The property also offers the option to have a separate wing with flexible layout and its own entrance. With floorspace measuring approx 4000sq ft, the extensive open plan accommodation has been meticulously designed providing a beautifully appointed and versatile home with simply stunning panoramic river views.
The property also receives regular financial benefits via the government's Renewable Heating Incentive (RHI) scheme which entitles the owner of River Lodge an annual payment of £4354 (paid quarterly) for the next 7 years.
Everything in River Lodge has been chosen to reflect its beautiful natural setting whilst giving a truly luxurious feel. Newly completed with high-quality fixtures and fittings throughout, it is a superb example of an energy efficient country home.
Skilfully and elegantly styled it offers a notable amount of character with contemporary exterior slate stonework, large areas of decking with a sunken hot tub and wrap round balconies allowing you to enjoy the peaceful woodland location. Internally leather granite worktops, hand scrapped oak and natural slate flooring, feature oak doors and large expanses of glass walls just add to the stunning setting.
Accommodation: Vestibule, hallway, en-suite master bedroom with dressing room, a further 6 bedrooms all with en-suite facilities, lounge/dining room/bar, dining kitchen, family bathroom, second kitchen, study/office, tv snug, games room, boiler room and ample storage.
Upper level: River Lodge is an open plan home, split over 4 levels. It is entered via a welcoming vestibule with large cloakroom providing space for outdoor attire and footwear and doorway leading into the main hallway. Along the upper level there are a total of six bedrooms with ample storage, all boast porcelanosa en suite bath and shower rooms. Also along the hallway is a laundry store and a fully fitted second kitchen offering potential scope for sectioning off part of the accommodation into self-contained living quarters if desired with a second entrance at the far end.
Mid-level: Accessed off the main hallway down 3 steps is the master suite which consists of a large double bedroom, walk-in dressing room and contemporary en-suite wet room. Further along the hallway leads you to the heart of this home. The stunning kitchen is a cooks dream and perfect for entertaining. Furnished with hand painted oak cabinets and leather granite work surfaces it features a four oven AGA and numerous appliance including 2 dishwashers, BBQ and full size AEG fridge, wine cooler and freezer. There is a main sink for washing up and also a cooks prep sink with waste disposal. The large island provides excellent storage and workspace whilst also providing upholstered seating opposite.
Off the kitchen is a small hallway giving access to a useful study with a door onto the decking and a family bathroom with spa bath. There is also a pleasant tv room/snug with fireplace and lovely views to outside. Sliding doors lead out onto a large area of decking with hot tub and artificial grassed area providing ample space for al-fresco dining and relaxing.
Lower level: Steps from the kitchen lead to the stunning lounge. 15m long with double height ceilings and full height glass windows. Sliding doors lead out to the wrap round deck which capitalise on the simply stunning river views and surrounding woodlands. Ideal for entertaining it incorporates a large seating area with tv, a dining area and fully equipped bar. The feature gas fire is lit with the press of a button and there is underfloor heating covered with Khars rustic oak flooring.
Ground floor: With direct access onto the water this lower level has a large games room with sliding doors leading out onto an additional area of decking with seating. Adjacent to the games room is a boiler room providing useful storage space and also houses the high-efficiency biomass heating system.
The grounds extend to just under 1.2 acres in total and consist of large sections of decking, lawn, woodland, decorative rockeries with artificial grass to help keep maintenance to a minimum. The entire plot is riverside. There is an abundance of parking and a private driveway behind the property. Access for larger vehicles can also be gained by a separate second driveway.
The double garage has 2 remote controlled doors and is styled in keeping with the main property. It provides additional secure parking and storage and is also equipped with water, power and lighting. Inside there is a staircase which leads to the large room above. This has windows with beautiful views and would suit a variety of uses such as a gym, home office, studio or even occasional living quarters with relevant planning permission etc.
All heating and ample hot water is provided by an energy efficient fully automated Biomass Pellet boiler system with separate pellet store. The government's Renewable Heating Incentive (RHI) scheme refunds money each year and entitles the owner of River Lodge an annual payment of £4354 (paid quarterly) for the next 7 years. EPC rating – C
Location: River Lodge is located within the small hamlet of Craigmill located around two miles outside the historic Perthshire town of Blairgowrie. Within Blairgowrie there is a host of amenities and services including local shops, supermarkets, restaurants, cafés and many picturesque walks and outdoor pursuits. More extensive services and amenities can be found in Perth (15 miles) and Dundee (17 miles) with airports located in Glasgow (72 miles) and Edinburgh (60 miles). The A9 is (12 miles) away and Braemar is (35miles)
Additional items: Prospective purchasers should note that the property may also be available to purchase fully furnished by negotiation.
HD Video Available. Enjoying a highly sought after setting within the heart of Old Bearsden, a magnificent five bedroom blonde sandstone detached villa set amidst expansive, beautifully manicured gardens. The home exudes charm and character retaining a number of beautiful features and offers sizeable and versatile accommodation of eight principal apartments formed over two levels. The beautifully landscaped gardens are a site to behold and are beautifully predominantly laid to lawn with cobble stone edgings and several patio areas and further timber decking offer a choice of seating area and are complemented by well stocked borders. There is a greenhouse and at the far corner, a double detached garage offers extensive parking for several vehicles as well and storage space and features a painted floor, twin remotely operated garage doors, power and lighting and a staircase leads to one single apartment offering potential for a home office or workspace. The gardens are also beautifully screened by bordering hedgerows and timber fencing and the gated entrance provides access to the lengthy gravel driveway leading to the garage. Glenburn Road is regarded as one of Bearsden’s foremost addresses and the property is literally minutes walk from a wide range of shops, eateries and services on offer within Bearsden Cross including Bearsden Station providing a frequent rail service to Glasgow and Edinburgh. The area is also home to a number of golf and sports clubs and is covered by excellent schooling at all levels including Bearsden Primary School and Academy and for those wishing private school education, the junior school campuses of The High School of Glasgow and The Glasgow Academy can be found on Ledcameroch Road, Bearsden and Mugdock Road, Milngavie respectively.
Internally, you are greeted by a broad entrance hall complemented by diagonally laid tiled flooring, original internal doors on both sides and at the far end, an intricately detailed staircase leading to the upper floor. The formal lounge features the aforementioned detail cornicing which continues throughout much of the home and as its centrepiece, features a broad, marble fireplace and beautiful herringbone, oak, parquet flooring around a central rug. The heart of the home is unquestionably the refitted dining kitchen which has been extended further into what was formerly the family room and measures almost 30’ in length. There is ample provision for a dining table and chairs, a sitting area and includes a range cooker, integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher, under unit lighting and has French doors to the rear garden and further access to a sizeable utility room with direct access also to the rear garden. The dining room is illuminated by a deep bay window and features a further fireplace and a double bedroom completes the ground floor. Stairs lead to the upper landing off which, are four further double bedrooms, bedroom one with a stunning, recently installed en suite which is beautifully tiled alongside a large Hansgrohe shower head and a modern suite and finally, the family bathroom has a further heated towel radiator and the décor is light and tasteful throughout. The specification also includes an alarm, gas fired central heating with modern Worcester Bosch boiler and double glazing with a mixture of sash and case and UPVC. EPC – Band F
The attention to detail in the fixtures and finishes is breathtaking, with the home now offering a 'turn-key' move for any potential purchaser. On the ground floor, the accommodation comprises; reception hall with storage off, staircase leading to the upper level and cloakroom (w.c – whb). There is also access to a large home office which has an array of bespoke furniture. To the rear, is a stunning 35ft long sitting / dining room with feature fireplace, large storage cupboard and access to the conservatory, which is a lovely bright space with views over the gardens with French doors to the patio. The garden room is a delight with vaulted ceiling incorporating Velux windows and large French doors ensuring the room is filled with natural light and also provides access to the decking. Without doubt, the biggest feature of this home is the kitchen extension which is contemporary from top to bottom. It also boasts a high vaulted ceiling with amazing full height feature windows to the rear and an array of Velux windows. There is broad range of floor and wall mounted units which are complemented by solid wood and thick granite worktops along with a large range cooker, inbuilt Neff appliances (induction hob, oven, coffee maker), Fisher & Paykel double drawer dishwasher and under floor heating. Over 27ft in length, there is a great amount of space for both dining and sitting, with the sitting area enjoying views over the garden, French doors to the area of decking and a feature wood-burning stove. There is also a large 22ft long utility room with modern W.C off and door access to the side garden. The upper level hosts a broad landing with three large storage cupboards, four nicely proportioned bedrooms and a stunning main shower room with contemporary white suite, large corner shower enclosure and full tiling. The master bedroom has a dressing area with inbuilt wardrobes and a beautifully finished en-suite bathroom with stand alone bath, 'his & hers' wash-hand basins, and large walk-in shower enclosure, all finished with full modern tiling.
Of particular note, are the stunning garden grounds which are expansive to the rear, enjoying south westerly aspects, and being mainly laid to lawn with lovely mature flower beds, high perimeter hedging. There is also decking and large patio area, both of which are ideal for outside dining. The rear gardens enjoy a great degree of privacy and an archway leads to a 'hidden' garden. To the front is a broad driveway, providing ample off street parking for a number of cars and leading in turn to a double car garage which has a fantastic 21ft floored and lined room above which could be utilised as an office space, a gym, or teenager annex. EPC Band - D
HD Video Available. Dating back to the mid-1930s, “Ardchoille” is an extended, four bedroom plus study, detached villa within this tranquil yet convenient cul-de-sac of only four, detached properties. Set amidst expansive lawned gardens within one of Milngavie’s foremost addresses, the home occupies arguably the finest position at the end of the avenue accessed via a long, private driveway and will ideally suit those looking for a somewhat secluded setting. The gardens of “Ardchoille” back on to the surrounding forestry and moorland which is home to the West Highland Way and a network of cycle and walking routes linking with Mugdock Country Park and Milngavie town centre. Situated off Mugdock Road, the location is around the corner from local beauty spots including Tannoch Loch and the Milngavie and Craigmaddie reservoirs and is within easy walking distance of the nearby range of services on offer within Milngavie town centre. The area is home to excellent local schooling and for those wishing private school education, the preparatory school campus of The Glasgow Academy is located on Mugdock Road and The High School of Glasgow Junior School Campus is on Ledcameroch Road, Bearsden.
Nestled at the end of a lengthy driveway bordered on either side by original stone walls, “Ardchoille” is an architecturally impressive villa where the detail and period features are immediately evident prior to entering including the double height, stained glass window and replicating curved, arched entrance. Internally, there are nine principal apartments offering versatile accommodation over two levels beginning in the main hallway complimented by a wood panelled staircase with carpet runner and the aforementioned, stained glass window and solid wooden flooring which continues throughout several apartments. The accommodation continues in the lounge which enjoys dual aspects and the family room features two sets of beautiful, astragalled, Crittall windows overlooking the rear garden and in the far corner, opens to the morning room which again, is flooded in natural light with a set of Crittall French doors leading to the rear patio and garden. The substantial, family kitchen offers a breakfast bar area, integrated gas hob and double oven and still features a Rayburn Nouvelle Range cooker (which is not currently operational), a door to the garden and a feature, curved staircase leads to the dining room with windows on three sides including two stained glass portal windows which were thoughtfully designed to replicate the stained glass within the hallway, and a set of sliding doors to a large, timber deck. There is a utility room, several storage cupboards, two bedrooms on the ground floor and a WC. The return flight, wood panelled staircase leads by the impressive stained glass window to the galleried landing off which, are three further, double bedrooms of impressive proportions, the master bedroom with a refitted, en-suite shower room with mains shower and under floor heating and finally, the family bathroom with cast iron bath. The home sits centrally within a sizeable plot, offering expanses of lawn and the extremely private, rear garden offers a choice of seating areas in the form of a slabbed patio and timber decking. There is a barked childrens’ play area and the gardens are well-screened by a periphery of shrubs and trees and are bordered by the original stone wall with access gate accessing the countryside beyond the rear boundary. In summary, a once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase a beautiful, family home within one of Milngavie’s most idyllic and prized addresses. EPC – Band E
Located within the true heart of Glasgow's West End, Crown Road North is an attractive, sweeping address, which faces South-West towards Crown Terrace. Situated just a short walk from an eclectic selection of amenities, Crown Road North boasts a highly central position, whilst remaining very leafy and suburbanesque. This extremely convenient spot provides almost immediate access to popular bars, restaurants, underground rail station and is only four or five minutes walk from Ashton Lane. Despite being so handy for such a broad selection of amenities in Hyndland and on Byres Road, this beautiful residential pocket remains extremely peaceful and is most popular with families and professional couples. The streets surrounding the home for sale are now much quieter than before, thanks to the introduction of permit parking (two permits per property available from the local council at a cost of £85 each).
The home for sale is an impressive, blonde sandstone villa, held at the centre of a curving terrace, which is set well back from the passing street. As an entire villa, number four retains impressive private garden grounds at both front and rear.
The property has been owned continuously by the same family for many years. During that time, the property was utilised as a care home and is still known as Lyndale Nursing Home. As such, you will see from the attached photographs and HD Video that the property could benefit from upgrading but we hasten to add that it still retains a vast selection of traditional features and that the layout is more or less in-keeping with the property's original form. Viewers are urged to visit and explore the property at their earliest convenience as it will certainly draw interest from far and wide, being the only villa that has not been converted within this imposing terrace. EPC Band - E
The property is approached through attractive double gates leading to a large driveway. The house is surrounded by attractive garden grounds to the front, side and rear. In 2008 the current owners built a fantastic detached double garage with workshop and self contained apartment. Warmth is provided by gas central heating and double glazed windows have been installed.
Accommodation in full comprises; wide and welcoming reception hallway with stunning original staircase, impressive bay windowed sitting room leading through to the fantastic, recently upgraded conservatory, there is a spacious formal dining room, quality fitted kitchen with granite worktops and range cooker, additional family room, useful utility room and WC/cloakroom. The before mentioned staircase leads to the first floor landing which provides access to the superb master bedroom with dressing room and en suite bathroom, four further bedrooms and well appointed family bathroom. The upper floor provides the best views in the house and consists of two further bedrooms, the larger is currently being used as a home office.
Glen Hall is situated in a prime elevated position and enjoys outstanding views over Perth and the surrounding countryside. It is in a sought after residential area, which comprises of large detached homes. It is within easy walking distance of the city centre yet with direct access to Kinnoull Hill and is within close proximity to sought after Kinnoull Primary School. This area is renowned for its mature woodlands where there are some excellent walks and scenic mountain-biking and walking routes on Kinnoull Hill.
The city of Perth is considered one of the most desirable places in Scotland in which to live. The house is well situated for access to both the city centre and the motorway network. Perth has an excellent range of shops, supermarkets and professional services and is in a pivotal position with motorway and dual carriageway connections to all the major cities of central Scotland. Perth also has a railway station with services to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen and Inverness.
Recreational opportunities in and around Perth are excellent. Scone Palace, one of Scotland’s finest stately homes, is just two miles away. There is National Hunt racing and polo at Scone, which also hosts the Game Conservancy’s Scottish Fair. There are numerous good golf courses nearby, including Gleneagles, and a number of town courses such as Murrayshall, and Rosemount at Blairgowrie. Perth is a gateway to the Highlands with ample opportunities for hillwalking and skiing at both Glen Shee and Aviemore. EPC - D
HD Property Video Available. 18 Ewerland is a unique and very spacious detached house over three levels set in large private gardens in an enviable location on the banks of the River Almond with garage and additional parking in the driveway for several vehicles. The property offers contemporary styled living accommodation in a very peaceful and sought after location yet within easy reach of the city centre.
The house is entered at upper ground floor level by an entrance vestibule with a double glazed door to the open and welcoming hall with oak flooring. There is a cloakroom, cupboard housing the boiler and hot water tank and a shelved linen cupboard. There is a hatch from the hall giving easy access by a Ramsay style ladder with handrail to a large floored loft storage area. The lounge is situated on the upper ground floor, has a wood burning stove and a large double aspect corner window facing South West towards the River Almond and Cramond Brig. Patio doors lead from the lounge to the east elevation of the front garden and main entrance driveway and in the south elevation a large South West facing decked balcony. There is a beautiful American white oak winding staircase leading down to the living/dining room on the middle floor. Four double bedrooms are also situated on the upper ground floor. Double bedroom 2 is to the rear of the property with walk-in wardrobe and en suite shower room with WC, wash hand basin, bidet and heated towel rail. Double bedroom 3 is to the front of the property and again has windows on two elevations with a delightful outlook and fitted wardrobes, bedroom 4 has a range of fitted wardrobes and windows looking on to the side gardens and double bedroom 5 (currently used as a study) has a window looking on to the front garden. There is also a family bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC, bidet and heated towel rail. There is a bathroom cabinet in each en suite and bathroom.
A wide staircase, in beautiful American white oak, leads down to the principal living area on the middle floor, a further hall with shelved linen cupboard and separate WC. An impressive contemporary open plan kitchen/breakfast room opening on to the exceptional living/dining room with two large south west facing double patio doors opening on to an extremely sunny decked terrace with leafy outlook over the River Almond. The modern fitted kitchen has an extensive range of contemporary floor and wall attached units. Integrated appliances in the kitchen are all included. There are two storage cupboards located in the living/dining room area, one of which is particularly large and has an extractor fan. The master bedroom is located on the middle floor and has a walk-in wardrobe, an en suite bathroom with shower over the bath, WC, wash hand basin, bidet, heated towel rail, and double aspect windows with a delightful outlook over the side and rear gardens. There is also a utility room with cupboard, further built-in units providing excellent storage, washing machine, Belfast sink and clothes pulley.
Extractor fans are located in the kitchen, utility room, bathrooms and WCs. There is a smoke alarm system and carbon monoxide detector plus fully maintained security system.
The American white oak staircase continues down to the lower floor which has a WC, wash hand basin, two storage cupboards (one shelved linen type – the three linen cupboards are aligned vertically and provide space for the installation of a lift); and a separate door leading on to the lower wooded garden and path to the large single garage and associated parking at the lower entrance from Dowie's Mill Lane. The path connects upper and lower entrances. There is additional external storage space with large double doors which open to the rear of the property.
The property is surrounded by large private gardens of approximately 0.5 acres in size, there is access to the gardens from both sides of the property. To the front of the house is a delightful private garden, which is enclosed by a fence and landscaped to include an area of lawn, rockery, planted border, outside lighting and gravel driveway. To the right hand side of the house is an area of side garden, principally laid to lawn, and a garden shed which is included. Steps lead down the left hand side of the house to a large terrace with magnificent south westerly views over the River Almond. The remainder of the plot is principally wooded, affording a high degree of privacy and tranquillity. A path leads down to a large single garage with ample storage, light, power and water. The path leads further on to the River Almond Walk. In addition there is on-street parking for several vehicles, and planning consent exists for a second garage at driveway level.
EPC Band - C
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Wester Tartraven is a spectacular steading conversion in an idyllic rural setting in the hills above Linlithgow. With beautiful panoramic views over the surrounding countryside, the house is a stunning expansive family home with real flexibility for living. The surrounding views really have to be seen to be appreciated and are all encompassing, from the Pentland Hills to the Firth of Forth bridges and beyond to the Ochils and the Trossachs.
The property is split into two separate units which provide flexibility and further potential. The main house is “L shaped” and together with the annex creates a protected courtyard. Together they mix contemporary living within a traditional steading setting. The main house benefits from under floor heating throughout including all the bathrooms and is powered by an air source heat pump.
The front door leads into a bright and spacious welcoming hallway overlooking the courtyard setting. Immediately there is access to 3 bedrooms and the family bathroom complete with roll top bath tub.
The master suite has a large study area together with fitted walk-in wardrobe and also access to an extensive floored attic via a Ramsay ladder. Overlooking the study is the main bedroom on a mezzanine level. A high specification en-suite with a mains pressure shower, large shower cubicle, tiled flooring, granite top basin is accessed from the study.
The principal living accommodation is a spacious open plan living/dining/ kitchen. The kitchen has stunning views to the North, a Belfast sink, a stainless steel Bosch dishwasher as well as a range of solid oak floor units, granite worktops, five ring Smeg gas hob, extractor hood and twin Neff oven. There is ample space for a dining table comfortably seating up to 8 people. Accessed from the kitchen is a walk in utility room/ larder. Steps lead down into the sitting room which has beautiful views to the East and North, a Norwegian Morso wood burning stove and sliding doors opening into the dining area over looking the internal courtyard.
The self-contained annexe is approached through its own private front door, leading to a bright reception hallway with an exquisite bespoke staircase. There is a large sitting room with dining area again with a Morso wood burning stove. Dining kitchen with stunning views and patio doors out to a paved seating area. There is a selection of floor units, and four ring gas hob with an extractor hood and light, dual Neff oven/grill and ample space for a dining table. With the added benefit of a utility room with separate WC and access into the boot room. The annex is centrally heated by radiators powered by a new external combi oil boiler.
Upstairs is a large double bedroom, family bathroom with shower cubicle and bath and also another bedroom on the mezzanine level above the sitting room.
Outside the gardens really are exceptional and accessed by a private lane. This leads to the gateway and driveway, in turn leading to the courtyard. There is a detached out building with log store and workshop which houses the air-source heat pump boiler. There is a hatch leading to a bespoke spiral wine cellar. Double garage with electric door and above the garage and workshop there is a floored attic space. The award wining gardens at Western Tartraven are beautiful with their own specified areas including an upper lawn section shaded by beech and ash trees which are surrounded by a beautifully maintained shrub bedding. Path leads to a lower garden where there is a pond, a well and an extensive lawn area with cherry, monkey puzzle, beech, lime and sycamore trees. There is also a garden shed with turf roof and children’s tree-house included in the sale price.
The property has mains electricity, private water, private drainage and a combined air-souce heat pump and oil fired central heating. Carpets, curtains are included in the sale together with the fridge in the main house. White goods in the annex is also included in the sale.
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For many years the property has been run as a Bed and Breakfast establishment and the accommodation has been arranged to perfectly cater for guests. There are distinct owners' accommodation areas along with letting bedrooms within the main house and there are two separate bedroom annex rooms at the far end of the property, each with ensuite facilities and also used for letting. It would be easy to re-integrate these rooms into the main accommodation if the purchaser wished the house to be one family home. Please refer to the floorplan and the home report for full details on the accommodation. EPC - Band G