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Lot 1 Ballochruin Farm

Balfron Station, Stirling, Stirlingshire, G63 0LE

Offers Over £695,000


  • Luxurious 5-bedroom farmhouse with private garden grounds

  • 2 semi detached cottages and a 3-bedroom house currently providing additional rental income

  • Productive block of pasture land lying to the south of the holding

  • Private location close to amenities

  • Farmland extending to 9.30 acres in total.

LOT 1 ABOUT 3.76 HA (9.30 ACRES)

BALLOCHRUIN FARMHOUSE
Ballochruin Farmhouse comprises a large luxurious farmhouse which is accessed via an entrance hall which leads from the courtyard providing direct access to an inner hall accessing the formal ...

LOT 1 ABOUT 3.76 HA (9.30 ACRES)

BALLOCHRUIN FARMHOUSE
Ballochruin Farmhouse comprises a large luxurious farmhouse which is accessed via an entrance hall which leads from the courtyard providing direct access to an inner hall accessing the formal dining room and impressive large dining kitchen with an
open plan large living space.

To the right of the main entrance hall is a separate inner hall where there is access to a formal drawing room and a short flight of stairs leading to two bedrooms, both enjoying en-suite facilities. These bedrooms were originally set up to be used as bed and breakfast facilities.

From the main large living area adjacent to the dining kitchen, stairs provide access to a large upper landing which could serve as a family room. From here there are three further bedrooms and family bathroom, the larger master bedroom enjoys en-suite facilities including double bath and walk-in shower.

On the lower level to the rear of this large living space there is also a short hallway providing access to a large utility room with boiler room, large study which could serve as an additional bedroom as well as additional cloakroom with a two piece suite. The accommodation is set out in more detail in the floor plans contained within these particulars.

Garden
The front garden is mainly to lawn and set behind a mixed hedge, and sheltered by a number of mature trees. There is a stone slab patio providing alfresco dining and outside sitting space with southerly and panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and the Campsies beyond. The courtyard is accessed via a bell mouth type entry with a timber gate which leads to a gravel sweep driveway, and vehicle turning and hard standing apron. There is additional overflow vehicle parking on the hard gravel areas to the side of the farmhouse and cottages.

BLANE AND MENTEITH
Adjacent to the main farmhouse, of traditional stone construction under a slate roof, lie two terraced villas known as Blane and Menteith, which are both finished to a very high level. The accommodation comprises large open plan living space, open plan to a fully fitted kitchen, to the rear of the living space there is access to an inner hallway where there is a cloakroom providing a two piece suite and stairs leading to the upper landing. From the upper landing both these properties provide two double
bedrooms both with en-suite facilities. The accommodation is set over two levels and is laid out in more detail within the floor plans contained in these particulars. The properties are served from the
oil boilers located in the farmhouse. Menteith is currently let on a new Private Residential Tenancy (PRT) at a passing rent of £850 per month inclusive of hot water and electricity, with Blane being
historically let on a Short Assured Tenancy (SAT) at a passing rent of £850 per month inclusive of hot water and electricity.

FARMLAND
The land at Ballochruin extends in total to approximately 3.76 Ha (9.30 Acres) and lies to the south of the holding and is bound by the Endrick Water. The land rises from 39m above sea level
at its lowest point to the south of the holding adjacent to the Endrick Water to 43m above sea level at its level at its highest point adjacent to the steading. Access to the land is taken either via a track which leads to the east of the cottages or directly from the minor public road which links Balfron to Drymen. The land is down to pasture although it has been cut for fodder in previous
years. There is an attractive pond which provides a haven for wildlife. The land has been classified as mainly Grade 4.1 by the James Hutton Institute.