5 bedroom equestrian facility for saleLochview, Flockhouse Mains, Blairadam, Kelty, KY4
Offers Over £675,000
- Contemporary Family House
- Exceptional Equestrian Facilities
- 3 Reception Rooms
- 5 Bedrooms (4 en suite)
- Rural views to Loch Leven
- Mature garden and orchard
- Stabling, arena, grazing
- About 14 acres
- EPC Rating = C
Contemporary family home with excellent equestrian facilities and approximately 14 acres.
Lochview has a fantastic elevated position with north easterly views towards Loch Leven and the Vane Farm Nature Reserve. The surrounding landscape is idyllic fields, lochs and hills. The property enjoys the best of countryside living while being extremely accessible to both the north and south.
The closest town, Kinross, is an attractive county town which offers a wide range of local facilities, including shops, professional services, health centre, primary and secondary schooling, restaurants, several hotels, a curling rink, swimming pool, library, museum, a supermarket and two golf courses. St Andrews is just 34 miles away offering a range of golf courses including the world famous Old Course which hosted the 2015 Open Championship. Gleneagles Hotel and its golf courses - host to the 2014 Ryder Cup - are also only about 25 miles away. There is gliding available at The Scottish Gliding Union airfield near Scotlandwell.
The M90 gives quick access to both Perth and Edinburgh. There is a Park and Ride service at Kinross and Halbeath with regular express coach services to Edinburgh and Perth. There is a train station at Inverkeithing with services into Edinburgh Park, Haymarket and Waverley, as well as a further Park and Ride service. Edinburgh Airport, situated on the western periphery of Edinburgh, has a wide range of domestic and international flights.
The beautiful countryside around Flockhouse Mains provides excellent walking, riding and cycling opportunities; notably the nearby access to Blairadam Forest. The Loch Leven Heritage Trail is a unique waterside route suitable for walkers and cyclists and runs around the perimeter of the loch for almost 13 miles. The loch is also renowned for its excellent brown trout fishing and for Loch Leven Castle, where Mary Queen of Scots was held prisoner from 1567 until her escape in 1568.
There are a number of private schools within easy reach including Dollar Academy, Strathallan, Glenalmond, Kilgraston School for Girls, Craigclowan prep school just south of Perth and St Leonards in St Andrews.
Lochview is a superb family house, which was built to an excellent standard in 2012. The house is timber framed and has a mixture of natural stone clad and white washed walls, all under a slate roof. The elevated setting gives panoramic views towards Loch Leven, north and west across the rolling farmland. The house sits in a fantastic site in the north west corner of Flockhouse Mains which comprises four properties.
The formal front door is on the east side of the house and opens into a vestibule with coat cupboard and further door into the main reception hallway. The hallway has oak flooring and a seating area in front of the double doors out to the garden. Opposite this is a cosy library which is open to the hallway.
The kitchen/ family room is a superb space with French doors to an outside terrace on one side and to the front garden on the other side. The kitchen is fitted by Calum Walker with top quality fixtures, fittings and appliances which include:
Pantry with Kelpie design sliding glass doors.
Base and wall mounted units in gloss white.
Miele appliances: electric induction hob, extractor fan, dishwasher, fridge freezer, oven, steam oven, warming drawer and wine fridge.
Villeroy & Boch double sink with mixer tap and Quooker boiling water tap.
Corian work tops with integrated power sockets.
Oak breakfast bar.
Sonos music system - linked to master bedroom, master bathroom, dining room and entrance hallway.
Seating area with recessed display shelving, double sided Firebelly stove with oak mantelpiece above.
The dining room shares the family room stove and is accessed through double partial glazed doors from the hallway. This overlooks the rear garden with windows on two aspects. Also off the main hallway is a cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin and a guest bedroom with en suite shower room.
The utility room is fitted with a range of base and wall mounted units with a stainless steel sink and LG washing machine and dryer. Here there is a back door to the garden and a door giving access to a back set of stairs up to the office / bedroom 5 which is serviced by a separate WC and wash hand basin. Below this is a games room / gym, which was previously the garage of Lochview. This could potentially be converted back to garage space if required.
An oak and glass panelled staircase highlighted by recessed lighting rises up to the first floor, where there is a large landing with plenty of adaptable space (currently a seating area). There is a fitted desk in front of the window to the north.
The master suite encompasses a bedroom with a balcony overlooking the garden, a large bathroom with slipper bath and separate shower, and a large dressing room with built in wardrobes with sliding mirrored doors. There are two further double bedrooms on this level which both have en suite bath / shower rooms.
The grounds which surround Lochview are extensive and are enclosed by a series of stone walls and timber fences. An electric steel gate gives access onto the driveway which leads up to the yard. On the right hand side of the driveway is a fenced area which is currently used as a chicken run and opposite is a sheltered paved area by the kitchen which is ideal for outdoor dining and barbequing. The formal garden is to the back of the house and is mainly laid to lawn. There are two terraces of lawn which are separated by a colourful and well established planted bed. There is a lovely semi circular stone built seating area which is incorporated into the north wall and by the back door is a raised platform with pergola above. There is a pond at the west end of the garden which is surrounded by decking and is next to the greenhouse. The orchard is across the yard from the main garden and has been planted with a range of fruit trees including: apple, pear, cherry, plum and damson.
Equestrian and Grazing
Lochview is very well set up for those wit h horses or livestock. There is a large yard with hard standing next to the stables and a gate from here into the riding arena. The arena is approximately 20m x 30m and has a rubber and sand base. There is another gate from the yard into the paddocks which in total extend to approximately 14 acres. There are 4 primary paddocks arranged to facilitate grazing management with 3 having a timber field shelter. The yard has an L shaped stable block with three loose boxes, a tack room, a garden store, shower area, hay barn/ car port, and machinery store. The tack room is fitted with base units with integrated sink and Candy washer / dryer.
Shared borehole to provide water. Mains electricity. Drainage to shared septic tank. Central heating provided by air source heat pump with electric boiler back up.
Access is by a shared private road and maintenance is shared on a user basis.
Brodies LLP, 15 Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh, EH3 8HA. Tel: 0131 228 3777. Fax: 0131 228 3878.
Perth and Kinross Council Tax Band G.
The proprietors and parties occupying any dwellinghouse at the Flockhouse Mains development are prohibited from carrying on therein or in any other part of the development any trade, business, manufacturing or profession.
Fixtures and Fittings
All blinds, ceiling lights, integrated appliances and fitted floor coverings are to be included within the sale price. Curtains are excluded.
Some furniture and machinery may be available subject to separate negotiation - a list of available extras can be made available through the selling agents.
Taken in August 2016
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.
Offers, in Scottish legal form, must be submitted by your solicitor to the Selling Agents.
It is intended to set a closing date but the seller reserves the right to negotiate a sale with a single party. All genuinely interested parties are advised to instruct their solicitor to note their interest with the Selling Agents immediately after inspection.
A deposit of 10% of the purchase price may be required. It will be paid within 7 days of the conclusion of Missives. 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.
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1.They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise. They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.
2.Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Savills have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.
Square Footage: 4,176 sq ft
Acreage: 14 Acres
From Edinburgh, cross the Forth Road Bridge and follow the M90 for approximately 11 miles to junction 5. Leave the M90 from either the north or south at this junction and head east. Turn right at the T junction and follow the B996 for half a mile and turn right just before the farm buildings (Lochran). Follow the road over the motorway for about 1 mile and turn right, passing in front of the houses of Flockhouse Steadings. The driveway to Lochview is straight ahead.
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