5 bedroom house for saleMuckhart Road, Dollar, Clackmannanshire
Under Offer £585,000
9 Muckhart Road, which dates from the 1880's, is a charming family house constructed from stone beneath a slate roof. For many years it was the home of the Scottish novelist George Blake. The features of the house that stand out are the high ceilings, bay windows, dado panelling, wood flooring, period fireplaces and large sash and case windows offering excellent levels of natural light.
On entering the house there is a spacious reception hall which leads into the large, bright drawing room with a period fireplace. The study/dining room also leads off from the hall. The stunning Murray and Murray dining kitchen, with Lacanche stove, has French doors to a back patio terrace and opens to the spacious conservatory making it the hub of family living. Leading from the kitchen is the family/sitting room with views out to the garden. On the ground floor are the fifth bedroom and shower room, as well as the utility room which has a door leading out to the back patio.
The principal bedroom accommodation is on the first floor. There is a spacious, bright landing which opens to the well-proportioned bedrooms. The large master bedroom which has a bay window is very light with built in wardrobes and detailed cornicing. There are 3 further double bedrooms and a family bathroom on the first floor providing accommodation for family and guests.
The house has been decorated to a high standard and is well presented throughout.
The garden is a key feature of the property as it has three patio areas, one raised area at the top of the garden with seating, one next to the conservatory for entertaining and 'al-fresco' dining and one leading from the kitchen. There is a well-kept lawn surrounded by herbaceous borders. The property has a private driveway.
The property has a garage and storage shed.
9 Muckhart Road occupies a superb location in Dollar and is accessed off the A91 by a private drive. The situation of the house allows the shops and Dollar Academy School to be reached in a few minutes walk. Lying at the foot of the Ochil Hills, Dollar is considered to be the most popular and attractive of the "hillfoot" villages. Daily requirements are well catered for with a general store, bank and a pharmacy. There are also several cafes, a hotel and restaurants. The village is most widely known for its highly regarded school, Dollar Academy, which has a strong reputation for its sporting and academic achievements. Stirling, Perth and Edinburgh offer a comprehensive range of shopping, leisure and cultural facilities.
The surrounding countryside offers a wide range of leisure and recreational opportunities. There are local golf courses at Dollar, Muckhart and Kinross with the world renowned championship golf course complex at Gleneagles, 12 miles to the north. There are an abundance of beautiful walks, cycle tracks and bridle paths locally while Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park is within easy driving distance.
9 Muckhart Road is well located for access to most parts of Scotland with the M90 providing fast access to Perth and Edinburgh and the M80 providing an easy drive to Glasgow. The nearest railway station is at Alloa with the closest major airport being Edinburgh International (32 miles).
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