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
HD Video Available. Set amidst lovely private garden grounds, this four bedroom, semi-detached, period villa has been impeccably and sympathetically refurbished and extends to approximately 2300 sq ft, formed over three levels. Many period features have been retained and sit beautifully alongside more modern fixtures and fittings including detailed cornicing, ceiling roses, stained glass, distinguished fireplaces, a stunning, remotely operated, log effect gas fire, a refitted kitchen and electrically operated driveway gates with camera monitoring system for added peace of mind and privacy. The layout has also been reconfigured to create an expansive family/dining room along the rear, off the kitchen and Whitehill Road itself, remains one of Bearsden’s foremost addresses, situated within the conservation area of Old Bearsden. Linking Thorn Road to Ledcameroch Road, this prestigious address is literally around the corner from the primary school campus of The High School of Glasgow and the wide range of amenities on offer within Bearsden Cross include a Marks & Spencer Simply Food, a selection of restaurants and eateries and an assortment of local shops serving all your daily requirements. The area is also home to excellent local schooling at all levels, a number of sports centres, parks and golf clubs and Bearsden station provides a frequent rail service to Glasgow and Edinburgh.
On entering the timber storm doors and detailed, stained and leaded glass entrance door, the initial impressions are of generous proportions and an abundance of natural light created by an detailed ornate, stained glass window illuminating the solid wooden flooring. The drawing room features a deep bay window at the far end, detailed cornicing and central rose and a period fireplace with marble hearth and gas inlay. There is a refitted and fully tiled shower room with WC on the ground floor and formerly two rooms, the sitting room is now open to the dining room with the aforementioned remote control fire framed by a slate, feature surround. The refitted kitchen includes a range of cream wall and base units with cabinet lighting, granite surfaces, a raised height fitted table, Belfast sink and is semi-open plan with the utility area and a door leads to the garden.
A broad staircase then leads to the upper landing off which, is the master bedroom which is an impressive room of identical proportions to the drawing room together with further deep bay window projection and affords lovely open views across Bearsden. There are three further bedrooms, one of which has a staircase to the attic room which is fully floored, lined and carpeted featuring a cupola window and further Velux, built-in cupboards, eaves storage and provides an extremely useful sitting/playroom. The main family bathroom is fully tiled with a white, three piece suite and mains shower above the bath and the décor is light and tasteful throughout.
The beautifully kept gardens have been thoughtfully designed and are lawned to the front, complemented by plants and shrubs and fronted by a low, stone wall, conifers and enclosed by modern gates with camera and intercom entry. The gardens are illuminated by post lighting and contemporary wall mounted lighting and the principal, rear garden includes an area of artificial grass and a choice of seating area including a gravelled section next to the kitchen door and a slabbed patio. EPC – Band D
Internally, the accommodation extends to: broad entrance hallway with shower room and staircase sweeping to the upper level, a lovely formal lounge to the rear and a sitting room which is semi open plan to the fantastic 26ft long dining kitchen which boasts a great range of units, quality integrated appliances and doors leading directly to the gardens. There is also a large utility room with door to the integral double garage. To finish the downstairs accommodation, there is a large study / bedroom six.
The upper level is generous, providing a large landing with two useful storage cupboards, five double sized bedrooms – four of which have inbuilt wardrobes, a main house bathroom (jack 'n' jill from bedroom three), two en-suite shower rooms. The master bedroom is an absolute delight having a dressing area, Paris style balcony and en-suite.
Externally, the property sits within nicely landscaped gardens which to the front have a monoblock driveway providing ample off street parking for a number of cars and leading in turn to an integral double garage. To the rear, the gardens are mainly laid to lawn with six foot perimeter fencing ensuring good privacy and security. EPC Band - B
HD Video Available. Built in 2000, Millburn House is a truly striking, privately commissioned, six bedroom home offering eleven principal apartments of some 3600 sq ft and enjoys an idyllic setting within the exclusive Buchanan Castle Estate. This leafy, tree-lined estate is formed around the iconic ruins of Buchanan Castle, next to Buchanan Castle Golf Club and the home is set amidst elaborate garden grounds of almost one acre with the lovely Mill Burn River running alone one side. Set within the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, there is a network of signposted walking paths and the West Highland Way providing easy walking links to the centre of the village of Drymen featuring a choice of restaurants, hotels, The Clachan Inn (Scotland’s oldest, licensed pub), local shops and excellent primary school feeding into Balfron High school. The paths also leads north to Balmaha and Rowardennan lying on the shores of Loch Lomond.
On arrival, a beautiful stone wall with external lighting is furnished by two electric gates which open with an expansive, block paved driveway offering private parking for several vehicles. Your immediate impression is the peaceful setting coupled with the lovely sounds of the small burn running alongside the generous lawned gardens which are interspersed with plants, shrubs and mature trees. A choice of seating areas include two large slabbed patios, an elevated timber deck providing an ideal platform from which to enjoy the views and there is a charming summer house and further hexagonal garden house accommodating a hot tub (included in the sale). The gardens afford uninterrupted views across the neighbouring fields and countryside and are well-screened by mature trees. A beautiful front door by renowned interior designer, Paul Hodgkiss is the first hint of a number of fine examples of his work continuing throughout much of the home including door surrounds, mirrors and vanity units.
The double height hallway leads to the formal lounge, a sitting room and the hub of the home is unquestionably the refitted kitchen formed around a centre island and opens to the dining area and family room. The specification includes Silestone surfaces, Karndean flooring, low level and under unit lighting, a range of integrated appliances and six windows overlooking the gardens. There is a utility room and a games room with fully fitted bar featuring granite surfaces and sliding doors to the garden. A garden room/conservatory opens to the decking and there are Two WC s on the ground floor and a study/bedroom six. Stairs then lead to the galleried landing off which, are five double bedrooms, three of which have adjoining en-suite facilities with the remaining two bedrooms served by a modern and beautifully tiled shower room. The décor is light and neutral throughout and further features include an alarm system, double-glazing and gas fired central heating. In summary, a magnificent family home of generous proportions in an idyllic setting within easy commuting distance of Glasgow, Stirling and Edinburgh. EPC – Band D
Rhynd House successfully combines privacy and convenience in terms of location. The stunning views and serenity of the surrounding countryside simply enhance the sense of tranquillity whilst the city of Perth and the M90 motorway are just over two miles away making it ideal for those requiring ready transport links for commuting. The views on offer from the property simply have to be seen in person to be fully appreciated. From the iconic landmark of Binn Hill Tower to the north and across the Carse of Cowrie and meandering River Tay to the east.
The property is accessed into an entrance vestibule with a further entry point via the small courtyard into a rear hallway linking the main home and the cottage/annex. The welcoming reception sets the tone for the rest of the accommodation with plenty of natural light, high ceilings, cornicing and impressive original woodwork on show which continue throughout many of the rooms.
Ground floor: two generous public rooms (sitting room and dining room), kitchen and conservatory, utility room, double bedroom with walk in cupboard (could be used as a family room), shower room, storage cupboard with hatch to basement, access hall to adjoining cottage/annex.
The formal dining room has a unique original stained glass window while the large sitting room has decorative cornicing, a marble fireplace and two large windows, one overlooking the garden to the front and the other providing a stunning view across the countryside and hills in the distance. The kitchen is fitted with a high-quality, bespoke range of base and wall units with integrated appliances, solid wood and granite work surfaces and AGA cooker. Accessed off the kitchen is a wonderful hard wood, double glazed conservatory providing space for dining and seating. The stunning vista on offer makes it a great place to relax and unwind.
First floor: open landing with feature window, superb drawing room, family bathroom, three generous double bedrooms with two also giving access to separate dressing rooms/office space.
The family bathroom is fitted with a fresh white suite comprising WC, wash-hand basin, cast iron bath and separate shower cubicle and again boasts some fine views. Perhaps one of the most impressive rooms within the property, the drawing room features an open marble fireplace and a bright double aspect, which includes an eye-catching bay window with the best of the far-reaching views. Alternatively it could be used as an additional bedroom if so desired.
Adjoining cottage: lounge with open plan kitchen, two bedrooms, shower room and sun room. It offers generous accommodation in itself and could be used as a residence for relatives, teenage children, a holiday let or developed for home business.
A gated driveway leads down into the garden grounds which lie predominantly to the front and one side of the property and consist of a sweeping area of lawn with summer house, mature trees, hedging and a beautiful walled garden stocked with an array of colourful plants, shrubs and herbs. There is also a quaint courtyard and a wealth of parking provided by a large gravelled area and detached double garage. Again, another notable feature is the superb and varying views on offer from different sides of the grounds.
From Perth head south on the Edinburgh Road and just after leaving the city take the road on the left (Rhynd Road) signposted for Rhynd and Elcho Castle. Continue for approximately 2 miles before reaching a small private road on the left just after the road sign for Rhynd, marked with a 'Private Road' sign. Continue down this road where Rhynd House can be found on the right.
Easy access is gained to the dual-carriageway for those who commute with excellent travel links to Dundee (21 miles), Stirling (34 miles), Edinburgh (43 miles) and Glasgow (59 miles). Perth’s city centre is just a five minute drive away and is a vibrant hub of eateries, entertainment facilities, leisure pursuits and the award-winning concert hall. The surrounding area offers a wealth of opportunities to pursue interests and hobbies; world class fishing, challenging cycle routes, both on and off road, numerous adventure sports facilities, mountain pursuits such as skiing, hiking and rock climbing and an unsurpassed range of golf courses, including the 2014 Ryder Cup host Gleneagles. Sites of significant beauty, heritage, innovation and historical importance are easily reached from Perth. These are just some of the reasons why Perth receives a consistently high ranking in quality of life surveys. There is also a selection of very good primary, secondary and private schools in the area and its environs. Edinburgh airport can also be found just under 40 miles away.
Built in 1837, "Torbaan" is an imposing and elegant detached residence that commands splendid views south across extensive gardens to the Firth of Clyde and the entrance to the Gare Loch. The house is category B listed, being a building of architectural interest and historical note. Over the years, the smaller original Victorian house was significantly reconfigured with the construction, on the east, of a grand extension of large rooms in the 1860s. The current owners added an extension to the west side of the house in 2002. This comprises a beautifully designed two level garage. The house now offers around 4800 square feet of accommodation and is laid out over three floors, all impeccably presented having been comprehensively and sympathetically renovated by the current owners over the past few years. Many traditional period features are intact or have been restored and these include magnificent decorative cornice work and mouldings, traditional skirtings, timber panelled doors with brass ironmongery and even original window shutters that are in working order. With an adaptable layout that is well suited for the larger or multigenerational family, the property is undoubtedly one of the finest examples of its type to be found in the area. The public rooms and most of the bedrooms take in the views over the water, and throughout the property there are many other striking features, starting with the large portico entrance, grand bow windows in the drawing room and master bedroom and, outside, a sweeping driveway providing extensive parking to the front and side of the house and giving access from both the front and rear to the new garage, which is laid out over two levels with an additional mezzanine floor (ideal for use as a gym/studio). There is access from the garage to a basement under the front part of the house.
Torwoodhill Road is a quiet, almost traffic free part of the village where there is a variety of properties, predominantly substantial detached family homes. Access to "Torbaan" is through twin stone pillared gate posts, with a sweeping driveway leading up to the property itself. There are extensive lawns in front of the house bordered by mature bushes, trees, plants and shrubs and a gravelled forecourt leads in front of the house to the garage. The gardens to the rear feature a cobbled and slabbed courtyard area all enclosed and sheltered by a bank of mature trees and shrubs and with lawns leading up the side of the property and sweeping round to the rear. The gardens are completely enclosed on all sides offering privacy, screening and shelter. EPC - Band F
HD property video available. This beautifully presented five bedroom semi detached house is quietly set within the established residential area of Fairmilehead to the south side of Edinburgh. This ideal family home offers flexible accommodation over three floors and is approached via a monoblock driveway providing ample off street parking which also leads to the garage.
Steps to front door and entrance vestibule and hallway. Spacious bay window lounge with living flame gas fire. The family room is quietly set to the rear of the property and also has living flame gas fire. Dining kitchen with a selection of floor and wall mounted units, large under stair storage cupboard and ample space for a dining table comfortably seating 6 people. The appliances include cooking range, dishwasher and fridge. There is also a utility room which has washing machine and freezer. Downstairs WC and door to back garden.
Half landing gives access to another sitting room which is currently used as a home office.
Carpeted stair rising to the first floor where there is a linen cupboard and four double bedrooms. The family bathroom has a white three piece suite comprising bath with shower over, wash hand basin and WC.
Stair to the master suite with Velux windows and stunning views to Pentland Hills. There is a large shower room with walk in shower, wash hand basin and WC.
To the outside there is a summer house, feature decked area and the back gardens are mainly laid to lawn bordered by a selection of mature trees, shrubs and hedging. There is also a garden shed and spacious basement which offers excellent potential for conversion. There are historic plans for extension available that show potential subject to the appropriate permissions.
The property benefits from gas central heating and double glazing.
EPC Band - D
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Larbert village lies a short walk away and provides a wide range of amenities including Larbert Rail Station popular with Stirling, Edinburgh and Glasgow commuters. The surrounding arterial road and motorway network offers superb access to a wide range of Scottish centres of business including Glasgow, Stirling, Fife, Falkirk, Grangemouth and Edinburgh.
The ‘Ireland’ house type provides a versatile and substantial family home extending to 3195 square feet. The exhaustive specification includes double garage with electric doors, slate roofing, locally crafted oak staircase and underfloor heating. The full specification will not fail to impress even the most discerning of purchasers.