Whitehill lies in a most attractive rural setting some 2.5 miles to the north of Arnprior and approximately 5 miles north east of Buchlyvie. The historic City of Stirling, situated 14 miles to the east, offers a full range …
Whitehill lies in a most attractive rural setting some 2.5 miles to the north of Arnprior and approximately 5 miles north east of Buchlyvie. The historic City of Stirling, situated 14 miles to the east, offers a full range of amenities including shopping, leisure, sporting and business facilities with regular mainline rail and bus connections to Glasgow and Edinburgh. Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city is only 24 miles away and Scotland’s Capital City Edinburgh is reached within an hour’s drive.
The rural settlement of Buchlyvie provides an array of local services including a local store, garage, cafe, butcher, hairdresser, pottery, art gallery, modernised primary school and new medical centre. There are popular and thriving farm shops with restaurants at the Woodhouse, Kippen and The Smiddy, Blairdrummond providing an array of local produce. The nearby Lake of Menteith Hotel also has a popular waterfront restaurant. The local town of Aberfoyle has a Co-op store, butcher, Post Office, bank, petrol station, cafés and restaurants.
Nursery schooling can be found in Arnprior. Excellent local primary schooling can be found in Port of Menteith. There are secondary schools at Balfron and Callander, with a number of independent schools within a convenient distance of the property including; the International Beaconhurst School in Bridge of Allan (opening August 2019), Queen Victoria School in Dunblane, Morrison’s Academy and Ardvreck in Crieff, Strathallan in Forgandenny, Kilgraston by Bridge of Earn, Craigclowan in Perth and Glenalmond College beyond Methven. There is a bus service from the main road in Dykehead to both Port of Menteith Primary and McLaren High School in Callander.
This part of the historic county of Stirlingshire offers a diverse range of recreational activities. There is an 18 hole golf course in the nearby village of Aberfoyle with further excellent courses at Balfron and also Buchanan Castle and Strathendrick Golf Clubs near Drymen. Renowned trout fly fishing can be found on the stunning Lake of Menteith. The scenic Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park is only 20 minutes’ drive to the west and offers world famous scenery with a plethora of recreation and leisure opportunities, including a wide range of water sports. The surrounding hills are also extremely popular with hill walkers and climbers and the County also offers excellent opportunities for cycling, sailing, pony trekking, shooting and game fishing.
Whitehill is situated in the privately owned Cardross Estate. The property is accessed via a single farm track through two field gates which leads to a farm building, nestled behind is Whitehill in a charming and secluded position. This character property is of traditional stone construction, white washed under a slate roof. The accommodation is over two floors and the majority of the rooms enjoy a most attractive outlook over the south facing gardens, which have an abundance of floral and herbaceous beds. An established orchard and useful polytunnels make this property a gardener’s haven. This is a true rural retreat and would make a wonderful principal residence or indeed an ideal holiday home.
Ground Floor: Entrance vestibule. Kitchen. Sitting room with multi-fuel stove. Inner hallway/music room. Shower room. Second reception room/study with French doors to the garden. Conservatory. Bedroom.
First Floor: (Ramsay ladder from Kitchen leads to a hobby/storage room above). 3 bedrooms. Family bathroom.
GARDEN & OUTBUILDINGS
The property enjoys country gardens to the south and south east of the property. The gardens are divided into a number of herbaceous beds and include a kitchen garden, orchard, two polytunnels, a greenhouse, timber shed and a detached garage.