Woodlands, Island Bank Road, Inverness, Highland, Offers Over £1,250,000

Woodlands is a handsome Victorian house, designed by the architect Alexander Ross in 1863, in a highly sought-after residential area of Inverness. The property is in an exceptional setting within the Riverside Conservation Area, totally secluded, lies close by the River Ness and within easy walking distance of the city centre. Woodlands is an outstanding property which offers the rare combination of grandeur, comfort and manageability. Set in beautiful, mature, landscaped grounds with a courtyard sitting area and garden room, the house has been sympathetically upgraded to a very high standard and shows exceptional attention to detail in all elements of the renovation. Original features have been retained or restored and include Penrhyn heather slate roof, an impressive staircase, panelled doors, intricate cornicing, fireplaces and master bedroom balcony.

Dalmorton House, Straiton, Maybole, South Ayrshire, Offers Over £400,000

Dalmorton House lies close to the attractive conservation village of Straiton, South Ayrshire, with easy access to the county town of Ayr. Dalmorton House is substantial period farmhouse, built over two storeys with stunning views over the quite river valley and dramatic hills. The heart of the home is undoubtedly the generously proportioned kitchen/dining room which then also opens into a living room. The kitchen is flooded with natural light from the French doors with large windows either side and Velux windows above. There are superb views from the kitchen over the gardens towards the spectacular hills beyond. Dalmorton House is set in an elevated position amid well-established gardens and woodland grounds of about 1.96 acres in total. The gardens are mainly down to lawn with a variety of trees including fruit, and a pond set in a quiet wooded area.

Kirkton Farmhouse, Fortingall, Aberfeldy, Offers Over £340,000

Kirkton Farmhouse is situated in the pretty village of Fortingall near Loch Tay, approximately eight miles from the popular and highly sought after town of Aberfeldy. Kirkton Farmhouse is a traditional two-bedroom, two reception room, stone-built cottage. The front hall leads to a cosy sitting room, with wood burning stove, and a spacious family room with an oil heated Aga. The ground floor also hosts a generous galley kitchen and family bathroom. The staircase leads to the first floor comprising two well-proportioned double bedrooms with spectacular views overlooking the famous Yew Tree. Sitting centrally within its own immaculate garden grounds, Kirkton Farmhouse has beautifully tended borders, well maintained lawns and an array of colourful shrubs. There is also a range of traditional outbuildings, the L shape steading is the only steading building in the village which remains in its original state and retains many of the original features from when it was a working farm. The original cattle courts with cobbled floors and stables bring an immense amount of character to the property.

Claymill Farmhouse, Craigievar, Alford, Offers Over £410,000

Claymill Farmhouse enjoys a desirable location within the popular hamlet of Craigievar, in beautiful Aberdeenshire. The extended four-bedroom farmhouse has an elevated position with incredible open views of the surrounding countryside and hills. The house offers spacious accommodation, fully versatile for modern family living. Claymill Farmhouse sits in around one acre in total with beautiful garden grounds surrounding the house. Mature trees provide privacy and shelter, and the rolling grass lawn, small burn to the south and scattering of wildflowers offer an idyllic outdoor space. Of note is the sheltered raised garden terrace above the car port, offering a trendy outdoor space for pot plants and garden furniture. The outdoor storeroom, within the adjacent stone steading, is a versatile and very useful space be it for garaging, a workshop, hobby room or simply for storage.

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Riverside Cottage, Fourstones, Hexham, Northumberland, Offers Over £500,000

Riverside Cottage is a delightful, detached home with up to four bedrooms and six acres of grounds, in a picturesque position above the River South Tyne. The property features exposed timber beams and stonework, original fireplaces and amazing views across the river to the south. The property includes a beautiful riverside garden with a lawn and meadows. There is a courtyard area at the rear, a lawn bordered by established hedgerows, and a kitchen garden with raised beds, a greenhouse, and a summer house. The property is on the southern fringe of the small village of Fourstones, four miles from Hexham and alongside the River South Tyne. The local area is ideal for walking, cycling and riding and many of the North Pennines’ magnificent hills and landscapes are within easy reach.

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Burnside, Brunton, Cupar, Offers Over £445,000

Burnside is a unique stone-built property situated in the beautifully kept village of Brunton in North East Fife. The property is surrounded by lovely countryside with the impressive backdrop of the hills of the Green Craigs and Normans Law, and the Fife Coastal Path is just a short distance away. Burnside was largely rebuilt and extended in 2007 incorporating a traditional cottage, adjoining byre and modern extension built in a rough L shape. There is a substantial garden bordering burn, two private driveways, extensive lawn and raised beds, an attached garden store, garden sheds and a greenhouse.