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Westraw House

Pettinain, Lanark, South Lanarkshire, ML11 8SL


  • Well-apportioned family home with historic interest

  • 5 large double bedrooms, including master with ensuite and dressing room

  • Open plan kitchen with Aga

  • Bright, airy and flexible living space, with study and workshop

  • Period features throughout

  • Mature, landscape garden with greenhouse

  • Far-reaching views over surrounding countryside

Westraw House is located to the east of the village of Pettinain, approximately 5 miles outside the market town of Lanark which provides a range of amenities including leisure facilities, supermarkets and restaurants. Lanark Auction Mart with an excellent …

Westraw House is located to the east of the village of Pettinain, approximately 5 miles outside the market town of Lanark which provides a range of amenities including leisure facilities, supermarkets and restaurants. Lanark Auction Mart with an excellent fruit and veg market and the historic village of New Lanark at the Falls of Clyde are within easy reach of the property. Secondary schools both Lanark and Biggar.

Edinburgh and Glasgow are both within easy reach by road or rail. Regular city train services are nearby, at Lanark and Carstairs Junction, with Caledonian Sleeper midnight boarding for London return journeys. Rural A roads and nearby M74 provide road links to Edinburgh, Glasgow, the north and the south.

Once a Peele Tower, the fortified seat of Hyndland, Westraw House has evolved over five centuries to be the spacious and gracious dwelling of today. The elevated site sits up over the fields from the River Clyde, on the opposite side to the ancient Roman Lindum, (now Castledykes Farm). In turn it looks upwards to hills dominated with the mark of Iron Age forts and earthwork signs of a gathering place for people of prehistory. Agriculture has taken over from the hunting grounds yet wild nature stays. Owls, badgers, fox and deer remain and geese return for every winter.

Iconic crow step gable ends to the Georgian modernisation, where occasionally the stonemasons discretely left their mark, give the house imposing facades. Inside it is an atmosphere of openness and flow, surely the influence of a feminine heart, at the very least in the breadth of stone doorways, where wide hooped dresses once moved with ease.

In the heart of undiscovered Clydesdale countryside the setting enjoys the quality of a meridian point between the complimentary cultures of east and west Scotland. It has been a house built to serve social cohesion: a safe refuge in early times of martial dispute, a Shire wide centre, with oral history accounts of grand Balls.

Certainly there have been festive garden marquee events and school age sleep overs of considerable proportion. Perhaps the deep sense of order and peace fosters the chance of inspiration and fun.

The principal part of Westraw House is for sale. This is a Grade B listed house property that provides excellent, spacious, and flexible accommodation over two floors. All of the rooms are well proportioned with deep walls and large sash encased windows providing unspoilt views. There are architectural details throughout including decorative period fireplaces in the dining and drawing rooms.

Westraw House is accessed via a shared private driveway, and benefits from a welcoming attractive entry via a gravel drive with turning circle and landscaped lawns. The property is set within a mature garden, with an interesting range of trees, shrubs and perennials. It includes a greenhouse, an orchard, a productive vegetable patch , extensive lawn and an interesting range of shrubs and trees.

Ground Floor: Entrance Hall, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Kitchen/Dining Area, Utility Room ,Double Bedroom 4, Shower Room (Cloakroom). All with disabled access.

First Floor: Main Bedroom with en suite and dressing room, Double Bedroom 2, Double
Bedroom 3 and Bathroom with WC, WHB, bath and separate shower. Accessed via a separate stairway is a Study/ Workshop or Bedroom 5, with Bathroom.

ML11 8SL

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The property is Grade B listed. The property owner is responsible for 1/5 share of the driveway maintenance. Septic Tank is located on neighbouring property and maintainence costs are shared 50:50.

Please note that under the 2017 AML regulations we are legally required to carry out money laundering checks against purchasers. To enable us to complete these checks purchasers will need to provide along with their offer either:

a) originals of primary (eg a passport) and secondary (eg current council tax or utility bill) ID; or
b) copies of such primary and secondary ID certified and dated by the purchasers’ solicitors as true copies along with written confirmation from the purchasers’ solicitors that they accept that we will be relying on this copy ID for AML purposes.

Failure to provide this information may result in an offer not being considered

1 These particulars are intended to give a fair and overall description of the property. If any points are relevant to your interest, please ask for further information, prior to viewing. Prospective purchasers are advised to seek their own professional advice. 2 Areas, measurements and distances are given as a guide. Photographs depict only certain parts of the property. Nothing within the particulars shall be deemed to be a statement as to the structural condition, nor the working order of services and appliances. 3 These particulars shall not be binding on our clients whether acted on or otherwise, unless the same is incorporated within a written document, signed by our clients or on their behalf, satisfying the requirements of Section 3 of The Requirements of Writing (Scotland) Act 1995. 4 Closing Date - A closing date may be fixed. Prospective purchasers who have notified their interest through lawyers to Galbraith, in writing, will be advised of a closing date, unless the property has been sold previously. The Seller will not be obliged to accept the highest, or indeed any offer and has the right to accept an offer at any time or withdraw the property from the market. The Seller will not be liable for any costs incurred by interested parties. 5 Offers - Formal offers in the acceptable written Scottish Legal Form should be submitted to the local Galbraith office per these sale particulars, through a Scottish Lawyer, confirming; if an offer is in relation to the whole, or a specific lot, or a combination of lots, and if the offer is subject to the sale of a property, together with proof of funding and Identification. 6 Third Party Rights and Servitudes The subjects are sold together with and subject to all existing rights of way, servitudes, wayleaves and others whether contained in the Title Deeds or otherwise, and purchasers will be deemed to have satisfied themselves in all respects thereof. 7. Photographs taken in July 2019.