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5 bedroom detached house for sale
North Street, Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire
Mayfield House (0.56 acres)
Mayfield House is a former manse house which was built in 1893 from sandstone beneath a pitched slate roof. The house is well proportioned and has a symmetrical façade with two bay windows which is typical of the Victorian era. In addition to a complete refurbishment of the main part of the house, a large extension has been added to almost double the ground floor accommodation. Where possible the original features, such as the panelled and stained glass doors, have been retained and restored, and these are complemented by hardwood flooring, a beautifully crafted timber staircase, a fully modernised kitchen and a new family bathroom. The house has been neutrally decorated with Farrow & Ball colours to give it a fresh contemporary finish.
The dining kitchen is a particular feature of the house as it is well proportioned with full height windows bringing in the natural light. French doors lead out to the decked terrace creating an ideal area for al fresco entertaining. There are two further reception rooms providing flexibility for formal and informal entertaining.
The principle bedroom accommodation lies on the first floor whilst an additional bedroom on the ground floor is perfect for guests or elderly relatives.
Mayfield House sits in approximately 0.57 acres with mature Sequoia trees and a Monkey Puzzle tree with seating area to the front of the house. The garden has been recently landscaped to include a decked terrace with pergola to the east of the house . The grounds/garden is enclosed by a stone wall/hedge with a pillared gate entrance. There is a poly tunnel for growing vegetables and a double garage to the back of the house.
House Plot (0.17 acres)
Outline Planning Permission was granted on 15 September 2008 (reference number 08/00279/OUT) for the erection of a 1½ storey house within the grounds. The current plans design a 5 bedroom family house. The site is marked on the sale plan and the planning documents are available from the selling agent. The new house will sit within the walled garden in about 0.17 acres.
Mayfield House is one of the principle houses within the historical village of Clackmannan. The village is located to the north of the Firth of Forth in Scotland's smallest county, Clackmannanshire. The medieval castle of Clackmannan Tower (now ruined) stands above the village, and the Stone of Manau or King Robert's Stone lies in the market square. The village has a variety of local amenities to suit most daily requirements including a Post Office, library, shops, church, and health centre. A larger variety of amenities and supermarket shopping can be found within the nearby towns of Alloa, Dollar, and Stirling among others.
For education purposes, children start at Clackmannan primary school before going onto Alloa Academy. For private education, Beaconhurst School and Dollar Academy are equidistant within 10 miles.
Clackmannan is ideally situated for access to Scotland's motorway network lying close to new Kincardine Bridge and the M9 and M80, and ensuring that it is well located for those working in Edinburgh and Glasgow. For those wishing to travel by rail, there are regular services from Alloa to Stirling, Glasgow and Edinburgh. Capitalising on its central position and its great transport links, Clackmannanshire attracts service industries and tourism.
The Clackmannanshire countryside offers a range of leisure and recreational opportunities. There are several bridle paths and riding tracks throughout the county, and livery is widely available. The Gartmorn Dam is Scotland's oldest manmade dam and is located within a country park and nature reserve. It provides an ideal spot for walking, cycling, riding or watching the local wildfowl. In addition there are further footpaths throughout the Ochil Hills. For golf enthusiasts there are several local golf courses and the world-renowned championship courses at Gleneagles are 21 miles to the north.
Clackmannanshire Council, Greenfield House, Alloa, FK10 2AD, Tel: 01259 450 000.
Mayfield House is in Band G for Council Tax purposes.
The new house will be assessed when it is built.
Fixtures and fittings
The fitted curtains and blinds are included in the sale. Additional furniture may be available by separate negotiation.
Mains water, drainage, electricity and gas, and gas-fired central heating.
The house plot will not be serviced although the services are nearby for connection.
Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.