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Lot 1 Wester Gartchonzie

Callander, Stirlingshire, FK17 8HQ

Offers Over £1,300,000

  • Traditional 3-bedroom farmhouse

  • Traditional steading with further guest accommodation

  • Architect designed office building with workshop and garages

  • Modern portal frame outbuilding

  • About 259 acres of hill ground, 98 acres of permanent pasture and rough grazing and woodland

  • Trout loch and duck flighting ponds, together with frontage on to the River Teith

  • Red deer and roe deer stalking with occasional grouse and a good low ground pheasant shoot

  • Further outbuildings with potential for conversion to residential use subject to the necessary consents

  • About 243.49 Ha (601.66 Acres)

Situated on the north side of the gravelled courtyard, Wester Gartchonzie House is of traditional stone construction under a slate roof. The accommodation is arranged over two floors as shown on the floorplan at the end of these particulars.

Ground ...

Situated on the north side of the gravelled courtyard, Wester Gartchonzie House is of traditional stone construction under a slate roof. The accommodation is arranged over two floors as shown on the floorplan at the end of these particulars.

Ground Floor:
Porch with slate floor, wooden benches, wooden panelled walls and ceiling and astragal windows with an astragal glazed door leading to:

Inner Hall with hanging rail and shelf above, panelled walls and built-in shelved store cupboard.

L-shaped Shower Room with walk-in shower, WC, wash-hand basin, heated towel rail, tiled walls, slate tiled floor and a wall mounted extractor.

Kitchen with wooden floor and fitted floor and wall units. Within the units there is a built-in microwave,
ceramic Siemens hob and under-counter oven,
dishwasher and built-in hot water cylinder with
immersion heater. There is a separate fitted dresser
unit with glazed cupboards above.

Hall with stairs to first floor. Glazed double doors to
Porch with bench seats, astragal glazed windows
and half glazed astragal door to garden and timber
panelled walls. Doors to:

Sitting Room with views over the garden to Ben Ledi.

Walk-in Understair Cupboard with coat hooks.

First Floor:

Landing with hatch giving access to the Loft. Off the landing is a shelved Linen Cupboard.

Bedroom 1 with triple aspect windows facing south, west and north with built-in shelved cupboard.

Bedroom 2 is a spacious bedroom with views over the courtyard towards Ben Gullipen.

Bedroom 3 is a spacious room with views towards the hill ground with built-in shelved cupboards.

Bathroom with bath with shower attachment, WC, wash-hand basin, fitted mirror-fronted shelved cupboards, wall-mounted electric towel rail, slate tiled floor and part panelled and part tiled walls.

The Bothy is of stone built construction under a
slate roof with a covered open porch, a large stonebuilt fireplace at one end, vaulted panelled ceiling and electric night storage heating.

Bedroom with wooden panelled walls and built-in shelved and hanging cupboards.

Shower Room with shower cabinet, WC, wash-hand basin and wooden panelled walls.

Small Lobby with electric fuse boxes and access to roof space leading to a small attic.

The Annex is a stone built building on the south side of the courtyard with a slate roof and a door to:

Entrance Hall with built-in shelved cupboards and access to roof space.

Bedroom with access to roof space and night storage heaters.

Bathroom with tiled floor, panelled walls, bath with shower attachment, WC, wash-hand basin, heated towel rail, extractor fan and a built-in shelved cupboard with hot water cylinder.

Former Game Larder with tiled floor and walls, porcelain sink, Newlec heater for hot water and slate

Garage with two double doors of block built construction with a stone facing, concrete
floor and slate roof.

Store Shed with plumbing for washing machine.

Utility Room/Laundry with stainless steel sink and drainer and cupboard below, plumbing for washing
machine, oil-fired Grant boiler and pump for hot water and central heating, clothes drying pulley and a fitted wall cupboard.

Of block built construction with a timber faced exterior, under a slate roof with concrete floor, two large double doors, a work bench and shelves with hooks below and a side entrance to the Office with a wood burning stove and panelled walls.

Modern Shed (30m x 20m)
Sitting to the east of the house and traditional outbuildings there is a more modern galvanized steel portal frame shed under a fibre cement roof with part space board walls, and open to ground level at both ends. The building is used for storage and also has individual block built pens with a cattle handling area including a Ritchie crush for Highland Cattle. The building would also be ideal for equestrian use.

The farmland at Wester Gartchonzie provides the
basis of an outstanding upland farming unit. The
moor provides excellent summer grazings with the
in-bye pasture allowing for a productive block of
improved pasture ground. The woodlands provide
a natural environment for wild pheasants as well as
many roe deer, but also provide excellent shelter for
livestock during harsher periods of weather. The land has been let on a seasonal basis for sheep and cattle for the last 4 years, but prior to that
approximately 30 Highland Cattle plus followers
were run in hand on the farm by the current owners.

The land is generally of a northerly aspect rising
from 79m above sea level at it lowest point adjacent
to Loch Venachar to 414m above sea level at its
highest point being Ben Gullipen adjacent the
telecom masts to the south west of the property.

The land extends to a total of 243.49 Ha (601.66