Gruinard is located within close proximity to the M90 and the village of Cleish in the county of Kinross-shire. Cleish benefits from a primary school, village hall, sports field and Church. The small town of Milnathort, close by, is …
Gruinard is located within close proximity to the M90 and the village of Cleish in the county of Kinross-shire. Cleish benefits from a primary school, village hall, sports field and Church. The small town of Milnathort, close by, is located within picturesque countryside and at the foot of the Ochil Hills, in addition to being near the north shore of Loch Leven where there is a national nature reserve. The town offers many amenities including a nine hole golf course, park, primary school, pubs and shops. Kinross, also located nearby, offers a leisure centre, health centre and a secondary school at Loch Leven Community Campus. Kinross has some beautiful walking and cycling paths with the Loch Leven Trails offering walking and cycling heritage trails around the shoreline of Loch Leven. The Kinross Golf Courses, The Montgomery and The Bruce are wonderful parkland courses with views of the West Lomond Hills. The world renowned Gleneagles golf resort is located about 18 miles away, which hosted the 2014 Ryder Cup. It provides three championship golf courses, falconry, equestrian centre, health suite, tennis courts and a superb selection of restaurants. Gruinard is conveniently located to take full advantage of having quick access to Scotland’s principal cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Dundee. It also provides good access to the east coast for its beautiful towns, villages and beaches at St. Andrews, Anstruther and Crail. Highland Perthshire can be reached within about an hour where there are further historic towns, water sports at Loch Tay, dramatic scenery, walking, fishing and wildlife.
Gruinard is approached via a sweeping drive leading to the rear of the house where there is ample parking. On entering the principal entrance, the hall is light with generous space. The impressive sitting room is naturally light with views onto the gardens and over the surrounding countryside. The room benefits from a gas fire and a door leading to the garden. Double doors lead to a family room which opens up onto a decked terrace and garden. The breakfasting kitchen by ‘English Rose’, has a good range of wall and base units in light oak and a granite work surface with a cleverly designed round shaped breakfast bar. There are a good range of integrated appliances including a dishwasher, fridge, a dual fuel Belling 6 ring gas hob with 3 ovens and grill and a Siemens microwave. The dining room has plenty of space for formal dining and compliments the other reception space making the house ideal for entertaining and family living.
The master bedroom suite with garden views has a dressing room with five fitted wardrobes and a wc. There is a generously sized family bathroom and with re-configuration of the bathroom and master bedroom wc, a further bedroom could be created from the bathroom and an en-suite created for the master bedroom. There are a further three bedrooms all benefiting from having fitted wardrobes and one with an en-suite shower room. A family bathroom serves the two other bedrooms. The house provides excellent storage space throughout with a hall walk in cupboard, utility room with sink, plumbing for washing machine, wall and base units, hot water tank cupboard and a walk in pantry.
Attached to the house and accessed from the garden is a single garage. There is an office which was formerly a single garage which could be easily converted back. Located to the west of the house is a detached brick building with render and a timber frontage, which is currently in use as an office. With about 48 sqm of internal space, a store cupboard, small kitchen, wc and wired for computers, it offers great potential for similar use or converted to an alternative use (subject to any necessary consents and planning).
The mature gardens extend to about 2.20 acres (0.89 ha) and are well balanced with lawn, mature trees, beds and borders. There is a decked patio immediately off the family room and a raised decked terrace beyond this. An enclosed yard area provides useful storage where there is also a water tap. A summer house on the eastern end of the garden makes full use of the surrounding views. Parking is available at the entrance and to the rear of the house where there is a further patio area and a central island feature with flower beds.
The accommodation comprises:-
Sitting room, family room, breakfasting kitchen, utility, pantry, dining room, three bedrooms, master bedroom, dressing room and wc, two bathrooms, en-suite shower room, attached office, garage, detached office.