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4 bedroom character property for sale

Helensfield, Alloa

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Lorraine Cramb of RE/MAX Alloa is delighted to introduce onto the market this charming character property in the quiet hamlet of Helensfield. Originally a Victorian Blacksmith this home has been sympathetically renovated, improved and extended with quality features throughout.
The accommodation consists of sitting room, dining area, dining kitchen, breakfast room, family room, utility room, four bedrooms two family bathrooms, double garage, summer house, greenhouse, outhouses and garden.


Helensfield is three miles from the former old county town of Clackmannan. Clackmannan is small historical village with a variety of local amenities to suit every day needs including a Post Office, shops, library and primary school. Clackmannan is also close to the road network and newly re-opened rail network providing easy access throughout the County and onto the motorways for the larger cities of Stirling, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Perth.

Family Room 
15' 5'' x 12' 10'' (4.7m x 3.9m)
The Family room is laid with a neutral carpet and it has neutral decoration, with a cornice, oak skirtings and centre light. The room has a dual aspect with views over the rear garden and to the front, of the fields and parish church beyond. The focal point to the room is an open cast iron fire on a slate hearth set within an oak fireplace. There are two radiators for added background warmth. A glazed door goes through into the fourth bedroom.

Master Bedroom 
18' 1'' x 10' 2'' (5.5m x 3.1m)
The bright master bedroom benefits from a neutral carpet and pretty wallpaper. The room affords far reaching views over the front lawn and fields to the historic village of Clackmannan, the tower and church. A side window gives views over the outhouses and fields beyond. The room has a six door half mirrored hanging wardrobe, radiator and centre light with phone and TV point.

8' 2'' x 7' 7'' (2.5m x 2.3m)
The sleek contemporary bathroom has a white WC, wash hand basin, P shaped bath with overhead shower all built in to high gloss units. The room is completely tiled with a chrome heated towel rail and down lighters.

10' 2'' x 9' 10'' (3.1m x 3.0m)
With views over the front of the home this wallpapered bedroom has a neutral carpet, radiator, centre light, TV and phone point with ample space for freestanding furniture.

Summer House 
18' 4'' x 11' 10'' (5.6m x 3.6m)
This pretty wooden summerhouse has a verandah which looks over the front lawn and borders, it is surrounded by a potager garden. There is a wood burning stove to give extra warmth on a chilly summer evening with power and light.

There is a double garage with power and light and outside taps. There are two outhouses with tiled flooring and stainless steel sink with storage. These were the original stables and indeed could be changed back to stabling with grazing available locally. Behind this group of outhouses a kennel can be found with run and another handy shed.

The double garage has power and light.

Front Garden 
The wooden electric gates open into the delightful front garden of Dalairn. The secluded garden is surrounded in part by an evergreen hedge and on the other side by wooden fencing. The garden is predominately laid to lawn with mature rose and perennial borders with honeysuckle, peonies, lupins and rhodedendrons to name but a few. An attractive greenhouse, presently home for a collection of geraniums and the summer house add to the versatility of this garden.The well turned over vegtable garden and patio area make this a garden a gardeners paradise. There are outside taps and a victorian pir lamppost.

Rear Garden 
The private rear garden is enclosed by a wall which has a flowering hydrangea running along its length and wooden trellis entrance. Predominately laid to lawn with a potting shed and a summer house there are mature shrub borders and a beautiful deep verandah allowing a family to enjoy the garden even on the rainiest of days.

Home Report Reference -415587 Postcode - FK10 3PU

The vendor is willing to include all / some of the furniture if requested to do so.

Entrance Hall 
Dalairn is entered through a wooden front door into the vestibule which has a wooden floor and then on through a decorative half glazed door with side panel into the carpeted hallway. The entrance hall has a radiator, a cupboard under the stairs and deep cornicing, the area is tastefully decorated and has a pendulum light. A carpeted staircase, living room, bathroom and breakfasting room all are accessed from this.

Sitting Room 
13' 5'' x 12' 6'' (4.1m x 3.8m)
The bright, elegant sitting room is laid with a neutral carpet which extends through into the dining area, both of which have been completely renovated with new ceilings. There are radiators in both areas, deep decorative cornicing and a centre rose. The bay window looks over the attractive, rear garden. The cast iron, open fireplace is set within an ornate, marble fire surround on a blue slate hearth giving a focal point on a winters day.

Dining Area 
13' 5'' x 10' 2'' (4.1m x 3.1m)
The same decorative features are continued through into this formal dining area, with the deep cornice, skirting and decorative rose. The views are over the front of the garden towards the summerhouse and beyond.

Breakfast Room 
13' 5'' x 12' 6'' (4.1m x 3.8m)
This is a pretty room with lots of character, the floor is laid with ceramic tiles, the walls are partially panelled and have feature wallpaper. The french doors open out over the front garden and give views towards the 14th Century Clackmannan tower and the distinct spire of Clackmannan parish church in the distance.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
19' 4'' x 9' 6'' (5.9m x 2.9m)
This David Douglas solid oak and cream kitchen has everything you would expect from this bespoke manufacturer. There is a three oven cream gas Aga with ample storage on either side and a dishwasher. The dual Shaw belfast sink with Perrin and Rowe mixer with lever handles and rinse is situated under the window which looks over the pretty patio area at the front of the house. The built in larder and fridge freezer, oak dresser unit and solid oak breakfast bar are all features of this quality kitchen. The neutral decoration and down lighters complete this room.

Utility Room 
11' 10'' x 5' 3'' (3.6m x 1.6m)
This handy utility area has marble tiled flooring and ceramic tiled walls, with down lighters, a radiator and neutral decoration. The room has a white WC and wash hand basin incorporated within Heritage furniture. There is a washing machine and freezer. The window looks over the rear garden.

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19 March 2016


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