Cransley is situated on the edge of the conservation village of Douglas. The village has local services including Post Office, shop, butchers, primary school and popular coffee shop, The Scrib Tree, selling local farm produce. There are many local walks …
Cransley is situated on the edge of the conservation village of Douglas. The village has local services including Post Office, shop, butchers, primary school and popular coffee shop, The Scrib Tree, selling local farm produce. There are many local walks around the village including a circular walk into the estate grounds surrounding the old castle (Douglas Castle) of which only a single tower remains.
Secondary schooling is available in Lanark with local services including shops and supermarkets. The World Heritage Site of New Lanark (about 13 miles away) is an award winning industrial model village with guided tours of the mill village and a superb riverside walk passing a series of waterfalls (the Falls of the Clyde). The Clyde Walkway is a 40 mile long distance walk from Glasgow City Centre to the World Heritage Centre at New Lanark, travelling through industrial areas with spectacular historic and modern buildings, with a mixture of urban and rural making it a delightful walk with fascinating history.
Hamilton has a wide range of shops, leisure facilities, theatre, cinema, galleries and museums, Strathclyde Country Park lies in some 400 hectares of countryside in the valley of the River Clyde. Private schooling is available at Hamilton College. Glasgow, about 30 minutes away, is very accessible, Larkhall (15 miles) has a railway station with regular connections to Glasgow and beyond. Strathaven (about 20 miles) also has an excellent range of services including supermarket shopping, leisure centre and library, along with thriving coffee shops and tearooms, pubs and restaurants.
Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports offer regular scheduled and domestic flights, and are 38 and 53 miles respectively. There are many interesting walks in the area including the Hidden Side of the Falls of Clyde, near Lanark (about 10 miles) with gorge cliffs and the ruins of Corra Castle. There are a number of golf courses in the area with the Douglas Water Course by Lanark (about 4 miles distant) and the racecourse at Hamilton provides regular fixtures.
Cransley, built around 1904, is of traditional stone construction set under a pitched slate roof. The accommodation is arranged over 2 storeys with well maintained garden grounds. There are delightful views over gardens. The house benefits from kerosene heating, with timber and uPVC windows and plenty of storage space throughout.
The outbuildings at Cransley include a Stable and Garage of brick construction with slate roofs. These could be converted into ancilliary accommodation, subject to the necessary approvals.
Accommodation is laid out as follows:
Kitchen, Conservatory, Utility Room, Breakfast Room, Cloak Room, Dining Room, Sitting Room and Family Room
Master Bedroom with En—suite Shower Room, 3 Double Bedrooms and Bathroom
Large floored attic space with high ceiling.
There is a large area of garden ground which is mostly laid to lawn to the front with shrubs and borders. There is an area to the side of the property with ample parking for several cars.