A substantial country house set in extensive landscaped grounds within a semi-rural steading conversion. This outstanding property provides all the benefits of country living combined with easy access to the main motorway networks with the new Queensferry Crossing approximately 15 minutes drive and the Forth Crossing at Kincardine some...
A substantial country house set in extensive landscaped grounds within a semi-rural steading conversion. This outstanding property provides all the benefits of country living combined with easy access to the main motorway networks with the new Queensferry Crossing approximately 15 minutes drive and the Forth Crossing at Kincardine some 25 minutes away. Only a few minutes drive from the county Town of Kinross this property has outstanding open aspects over the surrounding countryside. Part of a steading conversion this linked property is spacious throughout having been extended to the side and rear in recent years. The accommodation is extremely flexible and is currently utilised as follows. On the Ground Level there is a Sitting Room, Family Room, Sun Room/ Games Room, Dining Room, Fitted Kitchen, Study, W.C/Cloakroom, Boot Room /Utility Room. In addition there is a generous main hallway and a porch to the rear. On the Upper Level there are 5 Bedrooms, a Box Room, Bathroom and Shower Room. Additionally the property benefits from oil –fired central heating, double glazing, off-street parking and garage.
The property is entered from the steading courtyard into a central hallway with stairs to the upper level and doors to the main ground floor reception rooms. The sitting room features a wood-burning stove and gives access into a large sun room with garden access through double patio doors. Glazed double doors also lead from the lounge to a family room with an eye-catching picture window overlooking the rear garden. There is access from the family room into the large bespoke dining kitchen, which is fitted with a wealth of modern base and wall units and includes a generous centre island and a spacious dining area with a patio door leading out onto the raised stone-built patio. There is also a home office/study, utility room (with access to the garage), rear porch and downstairs WC.
The spacious landing area benefits from plenty of natural light with a small study area. There are four bedrooms with the largest being positioned to the rear, which also boasts a feature picture window and is served by a modern shower room. There is also a family bathroom fitted with WC, wash-hand basin, bath tub and shower cubicle. There are a further two rooms upstairs which are currently being used as a study and a sewing room.
To the front of the property there is a small area of garden and a driveway leading to the garage. A gated entrance leads to the side of the property and into the large rear garden. It consists of extensive areas of lawn, timber sheds, fruit and vegetable beds and a greenhouse and is complimented by a selection of established plants, shrubs and trees, including a selection of fruit trees, and some outstanding open views of the surrounding countryside to the Cleish and Ochil Hills.
Leaving the M90 at junction 5 and joining the B996 towards Kinross turn left onto the B918 to Cleish. Follow this road for approx. 1.5 miles then turn right, continue on for approx 0.5 miles past the sign for Gellybank Farm and turn right 100m on from there. The destination will be on your left. Our for sale boards will be at the turn and at the property.
The nearby M90 motorway provides swift access to Perth (22 miles) and Edinburgh (25 miles), and the M80 to Glasgow (43 miles). Trains run regularly from Inverkeithing and Perth to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness and London. Edinburgh International Airport is only 24 miles away and provides regular flights throughout the UK and to a range of international destinations.
Cleish has a well-regarded Primary School whilst Kinross (4 miles) has a new Secondary School, a Supermarket and a diverse range of High Street shops as well as a Leisure Centre, Health Centre and the usual range of professional and banking services associated with town life. Private schooling is available within easy reach at Dollar Academy, Strathallan, Kilgraston, Craigclowan and Glenalmond. Keen golfers are spoilt for choice with local Courses at Muckhart and Kinross in addition to the world-famous courses at Gleneagles Hotel. Fife has a number of renowned Links Golf Courses in addition to those at St Andrews, the home of golf. For the field sports enthusiast, there are lots of opportunities to take sport in the area including trout fishing on the renowned Loch Leven. The RSPB’s Centre at Vane Farm is on the south side of Loch Leven and there is a wide range of footpaths and bridle tracks to explore the surrounding area. Eventing, Polo and Race Horse Trainers are located in Kinross-shire and there is a National Hunt race course at Scone Palace, outside Perth.
One of the principal attractions of Kinross-shire is that it remains a predominately rural county with an attractive range of opportunities for outdoor pursuits yet within easy reach of quality schooling and the cultural attractions of Edinburgh and Glasgow making it a great county in which to bring up a family.
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