Larrys Cottage is an exceptional detached cottage located in an idyllic elevated position overlooking the Deveron Valley at Bridge of Marnoch. Originally comprising a stone built shepherds bothy (most recently occupied by Larry in the 1950s), the property was comprehensively …
Larry’s Cottage is an exceptional detached cottage located in an idyllic elevated position overlooking the Deveron Valley at Bridge of Marnoch. Originally comprising a stone built shepherd’s bothy (most recently occupied by Larry in the 1950’s), the property was comprehensively renovated and extended in 2012 / 2013 to create what is now a hugely impressive home.
Constructed using stone, block, Larch and K-rend under a slate roof, the cottage provides spacious and well-appointed accommodation over two storeys. On the upper ground floor, the house is entered through a well lit entrance hall with a door to a cosy snug with dual aspect windows and a door to the garden. This room could easily be used as an additional bedroom if required whilst adjoining this is a shower room. A glazed walkway links what was the original a section of Larry’s Cottage into the more recently built extension which has a magnificent open plan kitchen / dining / living room. This room has a well equipped kitchen area, hardwood flooring, a wood burning stove and glazed doors to a covered balcony from where one can enjoy the stunning views over the surrounding countryside. From the kitchen, a passage leads to the rear hall / utility area as well as a study / 4th bedroom. From the kitchen / living room, stairs lead to the lower ground floor where there is a wonderful master suite with a dressing area an ‘en suite’ bathroom whilst in addition there are two further bedrooms and a ‘Jack and Jill’ bathroom. The house has been built and finished to an extremely high standard and is tastefully decorated throughout. Large windows flood the interior with natural light giving it a bright and airy atmosphere whilst it energy efficient with high levels of insulation and a ground source heat pump providing under floor heating.
GARDEN AND GROUNDS
Outside, the grounds are no less impressive than the house. Extending to about 1.80 ha / 4.4 acres, these include areas of lawn, extensive parking for several vehicles and land surrounding the house on all sides which is suitable for use as a paddock and ideal for horses, ponies and other livestock. A superb double garage with a floored loft provides excellent storage space.