Newholm Of CulterCoulter, Biggar, South Lanarkshire, ML12 6PZ
Guide Price £750,000
- Fabulous and unique house.
- Architect designed.
- Scenic and historic location.
- Comfortable commute to Edinburgh and Glasgow.
- Feature reception hall.
- Generous garden and grounds.
- About 3.07 acres.
SITUATIONNewholm of Culter is set back from the road on the northern fringes of Coulter, a conservation village in South Lanarkshire. The house borders the grounds of the 18th Century Culter House. The village of Coulter benefits from a primary school. The nearby market town of Biggar offers a range of local services as well as independent shops, cafes, restaurants and hotels. Coulter is nestled in the rolling countryside of the upper Clyde valley. Two notable hills, Tinto and Culter Fell are nearby and offer excellent opportunities for outdoor recreation. The property, whilst being in a rural location, is very accessible and within comfortable commuting distance of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Carlisle. DESCRIPTIONNewholm of Culter was designed by the renowned heritage architect David Willis and completed in 2002. This rare and elegant modern house provides generous and versatile family sized accommodation. A particularly fine and unique feature is the impressive reception hall. The space is currently used as an open plan drawing and dining room and is open to the gallery above. The spacious gallery is used as a library with a study area at one end and a peaceful sitting area at the other. The large windows at ground and first floor flood the area with light as well as ensuring undisturbed view across the garden. On the ground floor the east facing rooms have French doors leading out onto the paved terrace. This provides an excellent extension to the living space and makes for easy access for al fresco dining as well as enjoying the surrounding gardens. The house benefits from 5 well proportioned bedrooms, three of which have en suite facilities. Newholm of Culter boasts fibre internet with speeds of up to 1GB/second. This, plus the dedicated study areas, makes it ideal for working from home and/or commuting. ACCOMMODATIONGROUND FLOOR:Entrance VestibuleLarge open plan Reception Hall / Dining Room. Sitting Room, Kitchen / Dining Room, Study, Bedroom with en-suite Bathroom, Bedroom with en-suite Shower Room, Utility Room, separate Cloakroom.FIRST FLOOR:Galleried Landing, Bedroom with en-suite Bathroom with WC, Two further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom with WC.GARDEN AND GROUNDSThe grounds at Newholm of Culter are very impressive. A gravel drive leads to a parking/turning area. The grounds in front of the house are laid to lawn. Beyond the lawn is a gorgeous small Arboretum planted with a diverse range of trees and shrubs and providing year round interest and shelter.Behind the house is the more formal garden. The area has large beds that have been for vegetable growing as well as areas of impressive and decorative beds. The area is interspersed with mown paths and bordered by a mature beech hedge on the eastern boundary.A meadow, extending to about 0.8 acres is fenced and is suitable for a variety of uses. Outbuildings include a row of brick stabling, incorporating a tack room and five stalls plus an open timber store. There is also a polytunnel and the aluminium frame of a greenhouse.