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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Culmore, Church Brae, Glenfarg

Sold STC £450,000

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This 5 BEDROOM VICTORIAN DETACHED VILLA with its blonde and red sandstone facade, extensive attractive yet productive garden and spectacular views in all directions, demands viewing as text and photographs seem inadequate in capturing the beauty and versatility of this unique property. On the market for the first time in 30 years Culmore has retained many of its original features such as ornate cornices, high ceilings throughout and solid wood doors, yet has been tastefully modernised to suit today’s lifestyle.

Set in the picturesque Perthshire village of Glenfarg, the property comprises an entrance vestibule, hall, lounge, dining room, family room, breakfasting kitchen, utility room, pantry, 5 double bedrooms, 2 cloakrooms, bathroom and a shower room. The property is double glazed and has oil fired central heating, a double detached garage, 2 sheds, a large greenhouse and a summerhouse.

Glenfarg is a small village with a very big personality. It was runner up in the national Village of the Year competition and, in addition to good local amenities with a shop, a hotel, a garage, village hall and tennis courts, there are also over 30 clubs and organisations for all age groups. A network of signed and graded walking paths exists in addition to safe cycle routes. There is a village Primary school with secondary education being provided by Kinross High School. A range of private schools including Dollar Academy, Strathallan, Kilgraston and Craigclowan are also nearby.

The cities of Perth and Dundee are a short drive away (20 minutes and 30 minutes respectively) and Edinburgh Airport is only 30 minutes away. Glenfarg is well served by public transport and there is a Park & Ride facility in nearby Kinross. EPC Rating G

Entrance Vestibule - 1.78m x 1.40m (5'10 x 4'7) - This charming property is accessed via a traditional solid wooden door with a decorative glass panel window. The entrance vestibule benefits from high ceilings with cornicing and complementary original terracotta style tiles to the floor.

Hall - 6.30m x 2.13m (20'8 x 7'0) - A wooden door with single glazed glass panel gives access to the wide and welcoming hallway which provides access to the lounge, family room, dining room, stairs to the first floor landing and the rear hall. This hall has been tastefully decorated with carpet to the floor. The high ceilings are enhanced with cornicing.

Lounge - 6.58m x 4.42m (21'7 x 14'6) - An impressive and large lounge with large double glazed bay window within wooden frames which flood the room with natural sunlight. The focal point of this room is the beautiful fireplace with Italian marble hearth and backdrop, wooden mantle and surround with an open fire inset. Storage and display facilities are provided via two recessed areas and plenty of space is provided for a wide range of free standing furniture. The floor is carpeted and the walls have been tastefully decorated. This room has Egg and Dart cornicing and a decorative ceiling rose.

Dining Room - 6.12m x 3.94m (20'1 x 12'11) - This large dining room provides an abundance of space for a large dining table and chairs as well as other furniture. This room also benefits from a large front facing bay window which provides lots of natural light. There is a slate fireplace with wooden surround/mantle, ceramic tiled backdrop and open fire inset. The dining room also has high ceilings, Thistle and Rose cornicing and a decorative ceiling rose. There is a serving hatch through to the kitchen and complementary parquet flooring.

Family Room - 4.14m x 3.53m (13'7 x 11'7) - A good sized family room which gains an abundance of natural daylight from a double glazed window overlooking the rear garden. There is a feature cast iron fireplace with marble effect hearth with living gas fire inset. The floor is laid with carpet throughout and the walls have been tastefully decorated. There is the additional benefit of extensive solid oak bookcases which are ideal for display and storage.

Rear Hall - 2.44m x 1.17m (8'0 x 3'10) - The carpeted rear hall gives access to the kitchen and has been neutrally decorated throughout. There is a large under stair cupboard which provides excellent storage.

Kitchen - 3.91m x 3.68m (12'10" x 12'1" ) - A large bright breakfasting kitchen with wooden cabinets at base and eye level with marble effect worktops and slate tiled splash back. There is an integrated oven/grill, an induction hob and an oil fired Rayburn range. A window to the rear lends ample natural light to the kitchen which is neutrally and tastefully decorated and has vinyl floor covering. The central heating boiler is located in the kitchen and there is an additional storage cupboard and open shelving.

Utility Room - 4.06m x 3.38m (13'4 x 11'1) - This large and very useful room is fitted with wooden base and wall units in keeping with kitchen with contrasting granite effect worktops, a stainless steel with tiled splash back areas. A double glazed window to the side as well as one to the rear allows plenty of natural light to flood this room. There is an integrated Bosch dishwasher and fridge plus a space for washing machine. Vinyl floor covering flows through from kitchen and extends to pantry and cloakroom.

Pantry - The pantry offers a wealth of uses and presently houses a large fridge/freezer, tumble dryer and general storage options.

Cloakroom - 1.68m x 0.91m (5'6 x 3'0) - The cloakroom is fitted with a WC and has been neutrally decorated with wooden paneling. An opaque window lends both natural light and ventilation.

Mid Landing - 2.39m x 1.65m (7'10 x 5'5) - A carpeted staircase leads to the mid landing which benefits from a large double glazed window overlooking the garden. The mid landing leads up to the first floor landing. The walls have been tastefully decorated and the floor is laid with carpet throughout.

First Floor Landing - 6.65m x 4.22m (21'10 x 13'10) - The first floor landing gives access to three bedrooms, the study, bathroom, shower room and a further cloakroom. This landing benefits from high ceilings, cornicing, original doors and skirtings. There is carpet to the floor and there is a large storage cupboard.

Master Bedroom - 4.47m x 3.91m (14'8 x 12'10) - This spacious and bright master bedroom benefits from a front facing double glazed window with spectacular views towards the Lomond Hills. There is plenty of room for a wide range of free standing bedroom furniture. A recessed alcove provides additional storage and display facilities.

Bedroom 2 - 3.91m x 3.68m (12'10 x 12'1) - A second well proportioned double bedroom that has been lightly decorated and carpeted throughout. This bedroom gains an abundance of light from a front facing double glazed window with lovely views of the surrounding area. The bedroom benefits from cornicing to the ceiling and a fitted wash hand basin.

Bedroom 3 - 4.24m x 3.15m (13'11 x 10'4) - Another well proportioned and bright third double bedroom with views to the rear garden. Again this is a room which has plenty of space for freestanding furniture and the large five doored mahogany wardrobe will be included in the sale. A recessed alcove provides additional storage and display facilities.

Study - 2.11m x 2.06m (6'11 x 6'9) - This good sized room could be utilised for a number of purposes and is currently used as a study. It has been brightly decorated with carpet to the floor. Natural light is provided from a front facing double glazed window.

Bathroom - 3.91m x 2.79m (12'10 x 9'2) - An exceptionally spacious bathroom fitted with WC, bidet, large wash hand basin and Jacuzzi Elipse bath with integral shower fitting. The Carndean mosaic flooring compliments the decor which includes wall tiles and highlighted cornices. An illuminated over basin mirror and LED spotlights add to the natural light from the large opaque window. A heated towel rail is also fitted.

Shower Room - 2.74m x 2.24m (9'0 x 7'4) - The shower room, currently decorated in Mediterranean style, has a large double shower unit, partially wet walled, mosaic tiled effect vinyl flooring an an opaque double glazed window. A built in cupboard provides storage and houses a large hot water tank.

First Floor Cloakroom - 1.65m x 1.07m (5'5 x 3'6) - This additional cloakroom is fitted with a ceramic W.C. and wash hand basin. There is tiling to the splash back area behind the basin and vinyl floor covering. An opaque glazed window lends light and there is a built in cupboard.

Second Floor Landing - 3.68m x 3.02m (12'1 x 9'11) - A carpeted staircase leads to the second floor landing which gives access to two bedrooms and storage within the eaves of the property. The landing has been tastefully decorated and fully carpeted.

Bedroom 4 - 5.99m x 3.61m (19'8 x 11'10) - This fourth double bedroom has lovely outlooks over the local area from a double glazed window to the front of the property. This room has been neutrally decorated with carpeted floors. The bedroom is fitted with a wash hand basin and gives plenty of space for a range of free standing bedroom furniture.

Bedroom 5 - 4.52m x 3.53m (14'10 x 11'7) - Another double bedroom which gains plenty of natural light and picturesque views from the front facing double glazed window. It has been tastefully decorated and carpeted throughout.

External - This beautiful impressive property sits in extensive well maintained gardens. The property is accessed via steps and a mono blocked path between 2 lawned areas and 2 tiered gardens planted with a mix of shrubs, herbaceous plants and trees. The stone walls and mature hedging ensure a high level of privacy. The mono block path continues along the front of the property to the front door and 2 seating areas, ideal for enjoying the outstanding views.

To the sides of the property there are a wooden shed, a brick log store/coal shed and an area of lawn to the West and a gravel area to the East.

To the rear of the property there is a stone chipped path and a border planted with a variety of fruit bushes. This leads to the driveway, double detached garage and the rear garden. The rear garden is mainly lawn surrounded by mature hedging, has apple trees, productive raised vegetable plots, a large greenhouse and an extensive entertaining area. This area has a summerhouse, a paved area and a decked area providing plenty opportunity to enjoy the summer months and the fabulous views over surrounding countryside and the village of Glenfarg.


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