6 bedroom equestrian facility for sale

Tillywhally House, Kinross, KY13

Offers Over £975,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Superb Victorian House
  • Set in mature grounds
  • Accessible location
  • Coach House with planning potential
  • Courtyard with stabling
  • About 10 acres gardens and woodland grazing
  • Extra land available
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Superb Victorian house with extensive outbuildings

Location

Tillywhally has a highly accessible but private setting in its own grounds. The house is protected by woodlands to the front which shield the property and it has open views to the Ochil Hills to the west.

Milnathort is an attractive village with a good range of shops and services including a local primary school. Kinross (2 miles) offers a wider range of local facilities, including shops, professional services, an excellent new secondary school which opened in 2010, restaurants, a supermarket and two golf courses. There are a good number of private schools within easy reach including Dollar Academy (which provides a bus service), Glenalmond, Strathallan, Craigclowan, Kilgraston and St Leonards.

The M90 gives quick access to both Perth and Edinburgh. There is a train station at Inverkeithing with services into both Haymarket and Edinburgh Waverley, as well as a park and ride service. Edinburgh Airport, situated on the western periphery of the city, is 24 miles away and has regular domestic flights as well as flights to a growing number of international destinations.

The surrounding countryside provides a wonderful setting for the property. There are ample opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast. Loch Leven is renowned for its first class trout fishing and the local countryside provides excellent walking, cycling, and riding opportunities. Gleneagles Hotel, 18 miles away, is recognized as one of the best hotels in Scotland and is known internationally for its beautiful setting and golf courses. St Andrews with its golf courses is only 28 miles away and Glasgow also has good access routes via the Kincardine Bridge.

Description

Tillywhally is an impressive country house which dates from the 1850s. The house has undergone a renovation program in its more recent years meaning that the accommodation is in a very good condition throughout. It originally belonged to the Black family who were major landowners in Kinross-shire. Over a period of time, the estate was subdivided and Tillywhally retained gardens, woodlands and parkland grazing.

The house has an imposing entrance façade with a battlemented porch and a date stone above the arched front doorway. It is built of stone under pitched slate roofs with front facing gables and bay windows and a south facing orangery.

Vestibule with a cloakroom and WC. Entrance hall with large window half way up the staircase. Drawing room with large bay window to the front further south facing window and wood burning stove set into fireplace with Adam style marble mantel. Dining room with decorative circular ceiling plasterwork, wood panelled walls and large south facing window. Cast iron open fireplace with white marble inset. Bow ended, south facing, Victorian orangery with terrazzo flooring and fireplace with stone thistle emblems.

Office with working shutters and fireplace. Kitchen / dining room with stone flooring, storage units and a shelved pantry. Bespoke Chalon kitchen fitted with a range of units with solid wood surfaces. Belfast sink and integrated appliances include Britannia two oven range cooker, hob with seven burners, extractor fan, freestanding American style Whirlpool fridge freezer and Kenwood dishwasher. Snug with double French doors into garden. Small wine cellar. Utility / boot room with units incorporating sink, plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, fitted coat hooks and separate WC. Boiler room and large store room. Door to the back of house where stone archways lead into the courtyard.

Staircase up to galleried landing on first floor. Bedroom with two fitted cupboards. Bathroom with separate WC and linen cupboard. Two double bedrooms one of which has its own en suite. Two further bedrooms off main landing. The master bedroom with large bay window and south facing window. En suite bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and shower, sauna, WC and twin wash basins. Dressing room fitted with wardrobes. Further double bedroom.

Outside

Tillywhally House sits in the heart of its mature but well maintained gardens which are protected by the surrounding mature woodland.

The tarmac driveway sweeping through gardens and up to the front of Tillywhally House. The drive continues into the courtyard.

The principal gardens have a variety of mature broadleaf trees including beautiful copper beeches. Large lawned areas and well stocked flower beds containing a mixture of shrubs and plants. Fitted hot tub and area of terraced flower beds where the greenhouse once sat.

Outbuildings

The enclosed courtyard at Tillywhally House sits to the north and offers a range of outbuildings which are currently used for stables with four large loose boxes (one of which is used as a dog kennel) and stores to the side.

Here there is the original stone built coach house under a pitched slate roof. An 1858 date stone sits above four coach bays, three of which are arched, and a stone staircase to the side leads up to the loft. The local planning authorities have indicated that they will consider an application to convert this into a house.

Neighbouring Development Site

As part of the same pre application to the council plans have been drawn up to build four houses on the site of the existing barn (which will be removed) and brownfield site. Three of these houses will form a terrace with the fourth being a detached house beside. They will share a separate access to the north.

A new wall or fence will be erected to shield these houses from Tillywhally House and from the stable courtyard.

Grazing

There is about 6 acres of grazing in the woodland to the south of the house. An access route will be created through the stable courtyard.

There is additional grazing land which is available by separate negotiation.


GENERAL REMARKS

Services

Mains water, mains gas, mains electricity and private drainage to septic tank.

Local Authority

Tillywhally House is in Perth and Kinross Council Tax Band H

Solicitor

Sneddon Morrison, Linbar House, 48 North Bridge Street, Bathgate. Tel: 01506 635590

Fixtures and Fittings

All fitted carpets, curtains, blinds, light fittings and integrated white goods are included in the sale.

Square Footage: 4,881 sq ft
Acreage: 10.4 Acres

Directions

From Edinburgh take the M90 north and exit at Junction 6. Follow the signs towards Kinross and take the turning on the left signposted to Milnathort. At the mini roundabout in Milnathort, continue straight on into Wester Loan which in turn leads into North Street and follow this road up the hill, out of the village and over the motorway.

Take the first turning on the left signposted to Tilyrie. The gates and driveway to Tillywhally House are on the left hand side.


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24 August 2017

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