5 bedroom detached house for saleEaster Cornhill, Dollar, Clackmannanshire, FK14
Offers Over £795,000
- 4 reception rooms
- Master bedroom suite
- 4 further bedrooms (2 en suite)
- Far reaching panoramic views
- Dining kitchen and family room
- Car port and machine store
- Mature stocked garden
- EPC Rating = D
Contemporary family house in beautiful grounds of over 1.3 acres, with panoramic southerly views
Easter Cornhill occupies an elevated position on the Old Muckhart Road, within a short driving distance of the centre of Dollar. Dollar offers a good range of shops, primary schooling and other amenities. The town is renowned for the William Playfair designed Dollar Academy with its imposing Doric facade. Dollar Academy is a long established private co-educational day and boarding school and is known for its notable achievements in the academic, sporting and artistic fields.
The town of Alloa is eight miles away and offers supermarket and high street shopping, leisure and health facilities and rail links to Stirling and Glasgow.
There is also a primary school in Muckhart, with secondary schooling in Kinross. Other private schools within easy reach including Beaconhurst, Glenalmond, Strathallan, Craigclowan, Kilgraston, St Leonard's and those in Edinburgh.
Easter Cornhill is a truly unique and contemporary family home which not only provides a high specification of fixtures and fittings both internally and externally, but also has a commanding location which can only be fully appreciated when viewing the property. The original single storey cottage with a tiled roof and wet dash rendered walls was extended in 2011 and 2012. The two storey extensions to the south and west are finished with wet dash render, natural stone and slate roofs.
The beautifully laid out and mature grounds extend to about 1.32 acres which include a meandering stream, a large number of specimen trees and extensively stocked borders offering colour, variety, and shelter for wild life. The elevated, south facing location provides commanding and panoramic views.
A glazed door with side screens leads into the entrance dining hall. It has a rustic oak floor and there are further windows on two sides. A short flight of steps to the left leads up to the family room in the two storey north wing and a passageway to the right leads to the accommodation in the original cottage.
The family room has a tiled floor and a striking contemporary gas stove. Windows to the south take advantage of the amazing views, and French doors to the west lead out to the garden.. It is open plan to the kitchen which has a large island and dining area, with granite worktops and buttermilk coloured base and wall mounted units. The integrated appliances include a dishwasher, combination microwave oven, two fridge freezers and an electric four oven Aga with two hotplates and a warming side plate, granite splashback and over mantel. The Aga can be programmed and remotely controlled using the AIMS management system. There are west facing French doors leading to the garden. An oak staircase leads up to the master bedroom suite.
The master bedroom suite has a vaulted ceiling and has a seating area to take full advantage of the stunning views. The dressing room has a window, and leads through to an en suite bathroom which has under floor heating, a tiled floor and walls and a heated rail radiator. It has a WC, wash basin with storage unit, illuminated vanity mirror, free standing bath and a walk-in shower.
Off the passage from the dining hall to the sitting room are a WC and a utility room. The WC has a wash basin, fully tiled walls and a heated rail radiator, and a window to the north. The utility room has a tiled floor and a glazed door to the garden. It has base and wall mounted units, worktops and splashback, 1½ bowl sink with drainer, plumbing for an automatic washing machine and space for a tumble dryer, and a boot cupboard.
The sitting room has an open fire with a stone surround, a rustic oak floor, south facing windows and French doors to the garden. Beyond it are three double bedrooms, two of which share an en suite shower room with WC, wash basin, rail radiator and an integrated wall mounted TV. The third bedroom has an en suite shower room with WC, wash basin with storage, corner shower with screening, full tiling and a rail radiator. A stunning glazed atrium connects this area to the two storey south wing.
The games room and office on the ground floor has a tiled floor and two sets of French doors to the west. An oak staircase in the atrium leads up to the second bedroom suite. The bedroom has open exposed beams, and an en suite shower room with WC, wash basin, and illuminated vanity mirror. It is fully tiled and has a rail radiator.
Grounds and garage
The privately owned driveway leads up to electrically operated gates into the grounds surrounding the property. The extensively stocked garden has a stream, and offers colour and variety in all seasons, and there is a great deal of wildlife.
The turning driveway leads round to a timber framed double car port with parking for two vehicles, and an enclosed machine store with a pitched cedar shingle roof.
There are a number of specimen trees and circular seating areas, walkways and foot bridges over the stream, and a circular lawn. There is a timber storage shed, an oil tank, external lighting and a water supply.
Private water supply, mains electricity, private drainage, LPG for the stove, double glazing which includes thermal heat retaining Celsius glass.
Clackmannanshire Council Tax Band D.
Photos taken in June 2015
Fixtures and fittings
Included in the sale are the fitted floor coverings, blinds and integrated kitchen appliances. The light fittings are available by separate negotiations.
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.
Vacant possession and entry will be given on completion.
Offers must be submitted in Scottish legal terms to the Selling Agents. A closing date for offers may be fixed and prospective p urchasers are advised to register their interest with the Selling Agents following inspection
Square Footage: 3,788 sq ft
Travelling south from Perth on the M90, turn off at junction 7, signposted for Stirling. Take the A91 towards Stirling for approximately 8 miles, until entering the village of Pool of Muckhart. Travel through the village and after passing the 30mph limit sign carry on for a further 0.5 miles and turn right. Continue for a further 0.8 miles and the gated entrance to Easter Cornhill is on your right. Please ensure that the gate is closed after you enter.
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