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3 bedroom flat for sale
7 The Mansion House, Dollarbeg, Dollar, FK14 7LF
- 3 bedrooms (1 en suite)
- Sitting room with twin turrets
- Private roof terrace
- Communal grounds of 5 acres
- All contents included
Dollar is a sought after small town with a stunning setting at the foot of the Ochil Hills with Castle Campbell above. Dollar Academy is a long established co-educational day and boarding school and is known for its notable achievements in academic, sporting and artistic fields. Further private schools at Glenalmond, Strathallan and Kilgraston (girls only) are within easy reach. There is a private junior and prep school at Beaconhurst, Bridge of Allan.
Dollar has a good range of shops and the historic town of Stirling is only 16 miles to the west. Gleneagles Hotel and golf courses are 12 miles away.
The town is very accessible to the major centres of Stirling, Perth, Edinburgh and Glasgow, all within 40 miles.
Dollarbeg Castle is a Scots Baronial castle designed for Henry Dobie by Ebenezer Simpson of Stirling around 1890. In 2007 the castle was developed by Manor Kingdom into ten luxury apartments. No. 7 is entered at first floor level and its accommodation is principally on the second floor. The apartment is situated to the front and side of the castle with views over the formal communal gardens and the Ochil Hills beyond. A particularly impressive feature is the exclusive ownership and use of a roof terrace atop the square tower, the highest point of the castle from where there are stunning views. The sitting room has two corner turrets with windows.
The high quality refurbishment of the castle is clear to see, evidenced by the high quality fixtures and fittings throughout including the kitchen with granite worktop surfaces and integrated appliances, contemporary bathroom and en suite shower room, integrated sound system and entertainment system with individual controls throughout the accommodation which allow Sky, radio, CD and DVD to be enjoyed. The floors in the hall and sitting room are oak, and there are oak doors, facings and skirtings. The property is fitted with an alarm system, gas central heating and new timber sash and case double glazed windows.
Residents of the castle enjoy the use of about five acres of communal formal gardens and grounds. There is a large driveway and sweep providing residents' parking.
A private entry phone system gives access to the castle's original entrance hall which immediately makes a truly impressive statement with highly decorative ceilings, contrasting decor and an oak staircase with mid landing leading to the first floor.
The first floor entrance hallway to Apartment 7 has an oak floor and a storage cupboard, and there is a staircase leading up to the sitting room on the second floor.
The sitting room has an oak floor and twin turrets with windows. The sitting room opens to the kitchen which is fitted with base and wall mounted units with granite worktop surfaces, inset 1Â½ bowl sink with mixer tap, and concealed lighting. The integrated appliances include double oven, gas hob, cooker hood, dishwasher, microwave, fridge and freezer. The kitchen has a tiled floor and space for a small dining table and chairs.
The master bedroom has a turret with a window, and there is a built in double wardrobe. There is an en suite shower room with WC with concealed cistern, wash basin, shower, tiled floor and wall tiling to dado height.
There is a second double bedroom with a high ceiling and ornate cornicing which is currently dressed as a formal dining room.
The family bathroom comprises WC with concealed cistern, wash basin, bath with shower above and screen, and extensive wall tiling.
A turreted staircase leads firstly to a cinema room/office, and then continues to a third double bedroom with an elevated outlook. The staircase continues to the top of the tower, opening out to a private roof terrace with an impressive vantage point with a wonderful outlook over the grounds, the Ochil Hills and beyond.
The communal garden and grounds extend to approximately five acres. An annual charge of approximately Â£500 covers maintenance of communal areas, buildings insurance and maintenance of the private sewage treatment plant.
Mains water and electricity, private drainage, LPG (low propane) central heating, double glazing.
Council Tax Band D
Dollarbeg is listed Category B.
Fixtures and fittings
All contents of the apartment are included in the sale.
Servitude rights, burdens and wayleaves
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves, including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cable, drains and water, gas and other pipes, whether contained in the Title Deeds or informally constituted and whether referred to in the General Remarks and Stipulations or not. The Purchaser(s) will be held to have satisfied himself as to the nature of all such servitude rights and others.
Vacant possession and entry will be given on completion.
Offers must be submitted in Scottish legal terms to the Selling Agents. A closing date for offers may be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the Selling Agents following inspection.
Within 7 days of the conclusion of Missives a deposit of 10% of the purchase price shall be paid. The deposit will be non returnable in the event of the Purchaser(s) failing to complete the sale for reasons not attributable to the Seller or his agents.
From the A977 Kincardine Bridge - Kinross road, turn onto the B913 signposted for Dollar. After 0.3 miles, turn left onto the B9140 signposted Coalsnaughton, and after 0.4 miles turn right signposted Dollarbeg Estate. Follow the road down, and between houses 10 and 12 there is a tarmacadam road leading down to The Mansion House, where there is communal parking for residents.