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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Thornbank Road, Dollar, Clackmannanshire, FK14

Sold STC £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning detached family home
  • 5 Well-proportioned bedrooms -1 En-suite bathroom
  • Formal Lounge
  • Family Room/Study
  • Lovely kitchen with a fitted Aga leading to a large dining sunroom
  • Family Bathroom
  • Shower room
  • Private driveway and double garage
  • Walking distance to schools and amenities
  • Spectacular gardens

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Thornbank, 1 Thornbank Road, Dollar, FK14 7HD
Offers over £850,000

Stunning detached family home
5 Well-proportioned bedrooms -1 En-suite bathroom
Formal lounge
Family room/study
Lovely kitchen with a fitted Aga leading to a large dining sunroom
Family bathroom
Shower room
Private driveway and double garage
Walking distance to schools and amenities
Spectacular gardens

Henderson Roche are delighted to bring Thornbank to the market, a beautiful detached family home with 5 bedrooms and spectacular gardens in the village of Dollar.

The property is located on the junction between Thornbank Road and Back Road and opposite the Dollar Academy sports grounds. A prominent property enjoying an enviable position within the village. There are two spacious reception rooms, a fantastic kitchen with a dining sunroom, and a large utility/boot room on the ground floor, mid-landing there is a shower room, followed by 5 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms, on the first floor.

There are many original features remaining throughout with high ceilings, ornate cornicing and sash and casement windows. Modern additions include the replacement of the gas boiler 3 years ago and downlights to most of the rooms.

Entry to Thornbank is via double wooden gates to the pebbled driveway running round to the front and rear of the house, offering off street parking for multiple cars, the driveway continues to the double garage and log store to the rear.

The stunning gardens wrap around property and incorporate large lawn areas and well-established shrubs and bushes. Much of the original stone wall remains and circles the property from the roadside. The current family have owned the property for 36 years and as such have made it in to a lovely family home, with ample space for entertaining and relaxed family occasions alike.

The part-glazed timber front floor gives access to the entrance vestibule which is fitted with coat and shoe storage. A small window looks to the side and allows light in to the vestibule area. A part glazed internal door leads in to the entrance hallway.

A welcoming and spacious area, the hallway gives access to the family room, formal lounge, kitchen and sun room beyond. A staircase rises to the mid-landing and first floor. The flooring is carpeted and the ceilings are high and décor neutral. The neutral décor remains a constant throughout the property which again helps the rooms to flow beautifully.

The formal drawing room sits to your left and has dual aspect windows over-looking the garden, there are two window seats and a fireplace containing a wood burner, making this a cosy room for more formal occasions. Leading through from here is the generous sunroom fully glazed on all 3 sides and with a high vaulted ceiling. The flooring is of solid wood and there is ample space for a large dining table to seat more than 10 guests. A lovely arched feature leads through to the kitchen.

The kitchen is truly the heart of this home right in the centre of the property and has freestanding base units and a delightful feature is the navy AGA. Space for fridge and a dishwasher are present. There are downlights to provide lighting and a door leads through to the utility/boot room, an ideal room for extra storage and laundry. There is also a large pantry cupboard for extra food storage to the kitchen. There is an external door leading to the side of the property via a covered porch next to the garage. Integral access to the garage from the house is also from the utility/boot room.

Returning to the entrance hallway and to the right is the spacious family room, again with dual aspect windows and fireplace with gas flame-effect stove, this is a delightful room for more informal gatherings and includes a small alcove which can be utilised a study space. The flooring is again carpeted and there is a shelved press with a door for concealed storage.

The hallway also has 2 cupboards. One which is a shelved press-like cupboard and the other is a sizeable space running under the stairs which is useful for cleaning appliances and for further storage of outdoor shoes and wear.

The staircase to the first floor rises from the entrance hallway. The shower room is accessed to the right a few steps up the staircase and is a convenient addition to the downstairs accommodation. With tiling to the walls and floor there is a white suite of pedestal sink, WC and separate shower cubicle with electric shower. A small window sits to the rear of the property and allows natural light in addition to the downlights.

The master bedroom (option 1) is to the rear of the property forms part of the extension with exposed beams adding a warm feature to the room. There are dual aspect windows and a large Velux offering views of the Ochils and the maximum amount of daylight to flood the property, there is a generous fitted cupboard for clothing storage. This room includes access to a large bathroom for private use and incorporates a white suite of bath tub, pedestal sink and wc all in a traditional style in keeping with the rest of the property. The flooring is carpeted and there is space for further bathroom storage furniture. A pretty sash window offers sunny views of the garden.

Bedroom 2 (or master bedroom option 2) is located to the front of the property and is a bright sunny room with carpeted flooring. This could also double as the master bedroom as there is access to the family shower room as an en-suite facility if preferred with access both from the bedroom and the hallway, the bedroom has carpeted flooring and neutral décor this room offers great space for bedroom furniture and also a lovely window seat taking in the views over the front garden and Dollar beyond.

The shower room is a modern and recently fitted space, with neutral tiled flooring and a large shower cubicle with power shower. There is a vanity sink and WC and again a pretty sash window looks over the garden and beyond. Downlights provide lighting and a white, heated towel rail completes the space.

Bedroom 3 is a great room with three double wardrobes and dual aspect windows. A double room there is ample space for further storage furniture and a large bed. The flooring is carpeted.

Bedroom 4 is a pretty room with a small fireplace remaining and the sash window looks over the garden grounds. There is space for two single beds or one double and further storage.

Bedroom 5 is a quaint single room with a pretty, arched window to the front. The flooring is carpeted and there is a pendant to provide further lighting.

Externally Thornbank has beautiful, well-tended gardens. There is a range of lawn, trees, shrubs, bushes and plants. This is a garden which can be enjoyed all year, no matter the season. There is a patio area for informal dining in the summer months and areas for sheds or summer houses.

There is a pebbled driveway running to the front of the house and also the rear where the double garage is found. A covered porch area gives access to two external storage cupboards and the rear door leading in to the boot room of the house.

Thornbank is a beautiful family home in the heart of Dollar, a stone's throw from Dollar Academy and within walking distance to the village, its primary school and amenities.

Dollar's amenities include a butcher, delicatessen, bakery, pharmacy, a good local store and a beauty salon. In addition to a doctor's surgery, dental practice, a local pub, restaurant and cafes and 2 art galleries. Dollar Academy is literally across the road for those wishing education from the private sector.

Strathdevon Primary School is within walking distance from the property and is a very highly regarded school.

Viewings are strictly by appointment only via Henderson Roche Sales & Lettings

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
28 October 2016


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