Lot 1 Hillside Of Row Farmhouse
Hillside of Row Farmhouse, which lies at the centre of the Estate, is a C-listed red sandstone farmhouse under a slate roof which has been extended and refurbished over the last 6 years to provide a delightful family home of excellent scale and proportions, providing flexible accommodation over 3 floors.
On entering the property there is spacious entrance hall and cloakroom with steps which lead down to basement level and the spacious utility and drying room and boiler room. The entrance hall leads to a modern open plan Geba kitchen with breakfast island and an Aga cooker. The sitting room and dining room lie to the front of the house enjoying
peaceful views over the surrounding garden grounds and pond with access to a terraced patio and garden through French doors, which lead from the sitting room.
A bright and spacious master bedroom with large en-suite bathroom and dressing room is situated on the ground floor and accessed from the staircase hall within the west wing of the property. The remaining 3 bedrooms are located on the second floor and each benefits from either an en-suite shower room or bathroom, and all have a large
dressing room. The accommodation is laid out in more detail in the floor plan annexed to the brochure.
The farmhouse has further ancillary accommodation in the remainder of a traditional courtyard steading lying adjacent to the house which comprises:
To the north east of the farmhouse and forming part of the original east wing of the traditional courtyard, the building is of traditional stone construction under a slate roof and provides a large double aspect open plan games room centred on an open fireplace with cloakroom and fittings for installation of a bar. Adjacent to the games room there is a garage with electric roller door to the rear of the building.
Office / Gym / Boot Room
Situated to the north west of the farmhouse and forming part of the original west wing of the traditional steading, of stone construction under a slate roof comprising custom built boot room with adjoining drying room, gym/studio, office with views over the surrounding garden grounds and views to the west, and a purpose-built wine cellar equipped with Winemaster cooling system.
Hillside of Row sits within an attractive area of landscaped garden ground, which has been carefully tended to and developed by the current owners over the last 6 years. The principal drive leads through
electric gates along a tarmac and tree-lined drive with a large gravel sweep to the rear of the house, which is enclosed by the original stone façade of the courtyard steading providing an excellent backdrop to the property.
To the south and front of the house there is a large open landscaped garden area which is principally down to lawn which gently slopes down towards a duck pond with a timber deck seating area on the far side of the pond. A number of shrubs and broadleaved trees have been planted over the years including a small orchard and there are six raised
vegetable beds within the yard area. There are two terraced patio areas adjacent to either side of the house with a further patio adjacent to the games room providing al fresco dining or outside sitting space.
Hillside of Row benefits from an excellent range of modern farm buildings located in two sites adjacent to the farmhouse. The property was historically run as an equestrian business, although the original
livery shed was removed and replaced with a large concrete yard and the following building complex:
Stable Block: of steel portal frame construction under a mono pitched box profile roof with block walls and a concrete floor. The building is currently split into several compartments comprising:
Store (8.2m x 7.36m): used for machinery and fodder storage.
Tack Room (3.58m x 3.55m): plumbed for wash hand basin.
Stable (4.0m x 3.0m): with rubber mats on concrete floor and plumbed with automatic drinkers.
Wash Bay: adjoining stable block with concrete floor, mains water and large drain intake.
Please note the deer chill, existing kennels and runs, and tack room appliances and hanging racks are all specifically excluded from the sale.
Greenhouse (3.91m x 2.42m): situated adjacent to the stable there is an attractive greenhouse
standing on a raised concrete plinth which originally formed a loading bank.
Outdoor Riding Arena (50m x 35m): situated adjacent to the yard with wood chip floor, post and rail fencing and floodlights.
There is a further range of outbuildings situated adjacent to the north west of the farmhouse, these include:
Lambing Shed (20.4m x 8.12m): of steel portal frame construction under a box profile roof with stone walls and an earth floor.
General Store (5.57m x 5.3m): of steel portal frame construction under a box profile roof with a concrete floor and heavy duty steel doors providing secure storage space.
The farmland accompanying Lot 1 extends to approximately 12.26 Ha (30.29 Acres) and incorporates approximately 6.78 Ha (16.75 Acres)
of arable land, about 3.21 Ha (7.93 Acres) of pasture ground with the remaining ground being 2.27Ha (5.61 Acres) and forming the policy
grounds, roads, yards and buildings. The land is gently undulating with a southerly aspect and has been classified as Grade 3.2 by the James
Hutton Institute. The fields are all well laid out and are easily accessible directly from the main drive or a network of internal tracks.