2 bedroom cottage for saleBurnbank, Killin
Sold STC £240,000
Full descriptionA rare opportunity to purchase this DETACHED TRADITIONAL TWO BEDROOM COTTAGE situated within extensive and beautifully manicured garden grounds on the fringe of the village of Killin. The village is situated at the Western head of Loch Tay and the west end of the village is magnificently sited at the Scenic Falls of Dochart with the main street leading down towards the Loch at the confluence of the Rivers Dochart and Lochay. The falls are crossed by a narrow multi arched stone bridge carrying the main A827 road into Killin. Burnbank is situated at the far end of the village in a prime location to the left hand side and affords beautiful views over the Meall nan Tarmachan. Within the village there are an array and shops, eateries and local amenities together with a primary school. EPC Rating F
The property is in excess of 200 years old and was extended within the 1980s to provide what is now the kitchen, inner hall, bathroom and utility porch. The well-proportioned accommodation comprises entrance porch, spacious lounge and open plan dining room, breakfasting kitchen, bathroom, utility porch, two double bedrooms and W.C. There is oil fired central heating and double glazing.
The property is situated within beautifully manicured established garden grounds which are enclosed and are predominantly laid to lawn with planted borders providing an array of colour and aromas during the spring and summer months.
The garden has been skillfully landscaped to include two bridges which run over the burn to the front of the property, two ponds and attractive raised plant beds which have been formed in the shape of a boat.
To the rear of the property there are two outbuildings, one of which is currently utilised as a garage and the other one a stone building used as a store.
The outbuildings may be suitable for conversation subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents and approvals.
Within the garden grounds there is also a double car port and driveway providing off street parking for a number of cars.
The current owner has occupied the property for in excess of 60 years and the property is therefore rare to the market and has been very well admired by locals, dog walkers and visitors alike. Early viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the accommodation on offer.
Entrance Porch - 2.26m x 1.65m (7'5" x 5'5") - A part glazed door provides access to the porch which overlooks the garden grounds and has views towards the Meall Nan Tarmachan. Carpet.
Lounge/Dining Room - 8.74m x 3.99m (28'8" x 13'1") - A very spacious and open plan public room which can be accessed from both the porch and kitchen. There are two deep sill windows to the front and an additional window to the side. Carpet. Three radiators. Feature electric fireplace. Large under stair storage cupboard.
Breakfasting Kitchen - 3.40m x 2.87m (11'2" x 9'5") - The kitchen can be accessed from the dining area and utility porch via 15 pane glazed doors. The kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units with contrasting work surfaces and tiling between. Cooker with extractor over. Space for fridge/freezer and washing machine. Stainless steel sink and drainer unit. Window to the front again with excellent views. Radiator. The breakfasting table has cupboards under for additional storage. Wood floor covering. Inset halogen spotlights.
Rear Hall - 1.07m x 0.64m (3'6" x 2'1") - Entered from the kitchen and providing access to the bathroom, the rear hall has a large airing cupboard with shelving housing the boiler. Wood floorcovering.
Bathroom - 2.31m x 1.83m'3.05m (7'7" x 6''10" ) - Fitted with a coloured suite comprising W.C., bidet, pedestal wash hand basin and bath with shower over and glazed screen. Tiling to the walls and carpet to the floor. Ladder heated towel rail. Mirrored medicine cabinet. An opaque glazed window to the side provides additional natural light and ventilation.
Utility Room - 2.90m x 1.55m (9'6" x 5'1") - A lovely and bright room fitted with base units with worktop over. There are two windows to the side and a door providing access to the garden. Wood floorcovering.
Landing - 2.79m x 1.88m (9'2" x 6'2") - A carpeted staircase provides access to the upper hall and landing and thereon to the W.C. and two bedrooms. Radiator. Velux window to the rear. Hatch providing access to attic space.
Master Bedroom - 4.29m x 3.89m (14'1" x 12'9" ) - A spacious double bedroom with window to the front. Two fitted double wardrobes with mirrored sliding doors, shelving and hanging rail. Carpet. Radiator.
Bedroom 2 - 3.40m x 3.38m (11'2" x 11'1") - A further double bedroom with window to the front. Triple fitted wardrobes with sliding doors, shelving and hanging rail. Carpet. Radiator.
W.C. - 1.27m x 1.83m (4'2" x 6'13 ) - Fitted with a white suite comprising W.C and wash hand basin enclosed within vanity unit with cupboard under. Velux window to the front with lovely open views. Carpet. Radiator.
External - As previously mentioned the sizeable garden grounds have been exceptionally well maintained, landscaped and are predominately laid to lawn with planted borders. As the name of the house would suggest there is a burn running down the front of the property and two feature bridges cross over the burn into the main lawn.
There is a paved patio area providing an ideal haven for relaxing and socialising during the summer months and a further area which is gravel chipped for ease of maintenance.
A large driveway provides off street parking for a number of cars and leads to a double car port.
There is also a garage and outbuilding which are currently used for storage which may be suitable for conversation subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents.
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