Fircroft lies at the end of The Glebe and as such occupies a generous plot with commanding views over the surrounding countryside. It is walking distance from the centre of Killin, an attractive village, with the magnificent Falls of Dochart …
Fircroft lies at the end of The Glebe and as such occupies a generous plot with commanding views over the surrounding countryside. It is walking distance from the centre of Killin, an attractive village, with the magnificent Falls of Dochart at its centre. Killin offers a range of day to day amenities, including individual retailers, chemist, doctor’s surgery, hotels and post office, together with a primary school, whilst secondary schooling is available at McLaren High School in Callander.
The town of Callander can be reached in approximately 30 minutes by car and offers excellent facilities including two supermarkets, butcher, baker, dentist surgery and numerous independent retailers. Crianlarich lies within a 20 minute car journey to the south-west with its railway station providing daily services, whilst Aberfeldy lies about 20 miles to the north-east with an excellent range of shops and the very popular Birks of Aberfeldy cinema. The historic City of Stirling, with its famous castle, lies to the south and offers a full range of amenities, including a shopping centre, restaurants, cinema and both railway and bus stations. Both Edinburgh and Glasgow can be reached in approximately a 1.5 hour journey by car and both offer a full range of city amenities, including international airports. There are a wealth of recreational activities on the doorstep of Fircroft, including water sports and sailing on Loch Tay, a variety of tracks in the surrounding hills and glens for walking and mountain biking, whilst fishing, shooting and stalking can all be taken locally. For the golfer, there are 9 hole courses in Killin, Aberfeldy and at Mains of Taymouth near Kenmore, with an 18 hole course in Callander.
Fircroft has a harled and stone render under a tiled roof and sits in an elevated position with garden ground to four sides. The property is accessed via a gated sweeping driveway to the front of the property, providing parking for several vehicles. Steps lead up to the front door where panoramic views can be enjoyed across River Lochay adjacent to the property to the rolling fields and hills beyond. The open plan living and dining room is positioned to enjoy this wonderful outlook as are two of the bedrooms, including the master bedroom. The kitchen/ dining room to the rear is generously proportioned with a useful utility porch off with access to the rear gardens. The property has a modern bathroom, recently installed by the current owner. There are useful storage cupboards throughout the property. A generous garage with an up and over door and a former coal shed to the rear of the property provide most useful additional storage.
The property, along with seven neighbours, leases the land opposite (see plan) the property from the Church of Scotland, this enjoys direct access to the River Lochay with a timber jetty which is a marvellous addition to the property. This lease also includes trout fishing rights and is currently set at approximately £60 per annum. The jetty is ideal for small boats, canoes or kayaks and would now benefit from minor maintenance and repair as it has not been used for a number of years.
Additional fishing is available separately and offers fishing rights on Loch Tay as detailed below.
The accommodation comprises:
External staircase with metal balustrade leading to front door. Entrance hallway. Living room with sliding French doors and Juliet balcony with wonderful views. Fully fitted kitchen with dining area. Three double bedrooms with in-built storage. Fully modernized and attractive family bathroom with electric shower over the bath, wash hand basin and WC. Porch to the rear with boiler and storage.
Gardens, Moorings and Fishings:
The garden to rear has a steep incline with perimeter walling and fencing, bounded by mature shrubs and trees. There is a drying green to the side of the property. A former coal shed and integral garage provide useful external storage. The gardens to the front are predominantly laid to lawn with herbaceous borders and shrubs.
The property, along with seven neighbours, leases the land opposite the property from the Church of Scotland, this enjoys direct access to the River Lochay with a wonderful jetty which is a marvellous addition to the property. This lease includes trout fishing rights.
Mains - electricity
LPG – gas central heating system
Mains - water
Mains – drainage
A share in the Loch Tay Central Salmon Fishings Ltd company provides the shareholder with a right to fish for migratory fish with one of the 24 boat rights in the central part of the loch (boat 22).The share must be sold with Lot 1, however, if the share is sold separately to the property, certain criteria require to be met under the The Articles of Association of the Loch Tay Central Salmon Fishings Ltd. Firstly, the purchaser of the share must be able to demonstrate that he owns “qualifying lands”, which are defined as lands adjacent to or next to or in the neighbourhood of Loch Tay. Secondly, if the share is being transferred separately to the property (not to the purchaser of Lot 1) then the transfer requires to be approved by the Directors of Loch Tay Central Salmon Fishings Ltd. Further information including a boundary map is available from the selling agents.