Hollybank House is situated close to the pretty hamlet of Scotlandwell. Daily requirements are catered for in nearby Milnathort and Kinross has a good range of shopping, supermarket, professional services, health centre and leisure facilities. A wider choice of high-street shopping, recreational and cultural facilities can be found in Perth, Stirling and Edinburgh.
The property has good transportation links. The M90 provides access to Perth and Edinburgh. Glasgow can be reached via the Kincardine Bridge and Stirling is to the North West. There are train stations at Perth, Markinch and Kirkcaldy, with Park & Ride services at Kinross and Ferry Toll (Inverkeithing) offer prioritised commuter routes to Edinburgh. Edinburgh airport (25.5 miles) has flights to UK, European and international destinations.
For education there is the well regarded Portmoak primary school (Kinnesswood) with secondary schooling provided at Kinross High School. There are a range of private schools in the area including Dollar Academy, where a bus runs from Scotlandwell, with a further selection in Edinburgh and Perthshire.
The property is ideally situated to enjoy the beautiful countryside. There is no shortage of rambling, bridle paths and cycle tracks including the Loch Leven Heritage Trail, which is a unique, 13 mile, traffic-free route around the north and east shores of the loch. There are golf courses at Kinnesswood, Kinross, Muckhart and Milnathort and the famous Old Course at St Andrews and courses at Gleneagles are 26 and 23.5 miles away respectively. Trout fishing is available on nearby lochs and reservoirs including the national nature reserve at Loch Leven, which includes the RSPB Visitor Centre at Vane Farm. The Scottish Gliding Centre at Portmoak is the largest in Scotland, and provides year-round flying for members and visitors.
Hollybank House is a modern styled house which provides impressive and flexible living space with the benefit of naturally light rooms. The house is set in an elevated position and has high quality and tasteful fixtures and fittings throughout and has been thoughtfully designed to take advantage of the wonderful views from every point possible. The entrance hall has a coat and shoe cupboard, steps lead up to the sitting room with its floor to ceiling windows, attractive log burning stove and wooden floors. It offers a perfect vantage point to take in the wonderful views beyond and observe the many varieties of wildlife that visit here. French doors open out from here directly onto the garden. Off the sitting room is the beautifully and well designed dining kitchen, every detail has been extremely well thought out and is aesthetically pleasing with curved lines. The kitchen has cream "Shaker" style cupboards with "Iroko" wood worktops, with a number of integrated appliances all positioned for ease of daily use; these include Smeg double oven, dishwasher and double Belfast style sink. There is space for dining, ideal for both relaxed family living and entertaining. French doors lead out to the garden to a decked area from where the incredible views can be enjoyed. Off the kitchen is the utility room with direct access to the rear garden, with storage units, double sink and a shelved cold store. Further off the hall is a generous sized games room which could be used as a playroom, further reception room or additional bedroom if so required. The study off the hall is again a flexible space with lovely views and the downstairs cloakroom completes the ground floor accommodation.
The principal bedroom on the first floor is of a good size and naturally bright with walk in wardrobe and open plan en-suite bathroom with under floor heating comprising walk in shower, hand basin, WC and bidet. There are a further three bedrooms, all benefitting from fitted wardrobes, one with built in sink and dual aspect. There is a further box room which is ideal for a nursery, study or additional storage. The family bathroom is well proportioned, with a separate shower cubicle, bath, WC and hand basin. Ample storage is provided throughout.
The generous garden grounds are a veritable bounty for the keen gardener with a good mixture of lawn, fruit trees including cherry and apple, shrubs and borders. There is a vegetable garden with shed and greenhouse. The decked area to the rear offers a wonderful space to entertain and enjoy the glorious views, with the hot tub to the side which is included in the sale. Stone steps lead down from here to the lawned area with a gate from the end of the garden which leads down directly onto open land with the nearby woodland ideal for dog walkers and runners. To the front of the house is a double garage, with power and lighting, ample parking and turning space.
The accommodation comprises:
GROUND FLOOR: Hall, Sitting Room. Dining Kitchen, Games Room, Utility, Study, Downstairs Cloakroom
FIRST FLOOR: Four Bedrooms, Box Room, Family Bathroom