****CLOSING DATE SET FOR FRIDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER 2023 AT 12pm (NOON)****
Harper & Stone are privileged to present to the open market The Horseshoe a magnificent 4 bedroom Victorian home set within the town of Dollar.
The accommodation presents as follows:
Ground Floor: Entrance Vestibule, Hall, Lounge, Dining Room, Bedroom/Study, Dining Kitchen, Side Vestibule and Toilet.
Half Landing: Bathroom.
First Floor: Hall, Master Bedroom with Ensuite Shower Room, Two further Bedrooms and a Box room. There is also a Boot Room/Utility room which is located to the side of the property.
Entry to the property through the solid wooden storm door leads to the entrance vestibule which in turn opens to the stunning hallway. The magnificent first impressions are reinforced on entering The Horseshoe, with the 2 principal reception rooms to the left and right. The formal lounge hosts a front facing bay window, multi fuel stove with slate hearth and striking wooden surround. The unique cornicing and working shutters add to the appeal of this beautiful space, along with the Timorous Beasties wallpaper. To the right is the dining room again with a front facing bay window, multi fuel stove, slate hearth and wooden surround with storage. The custom-built bookcase with a rolling ladder is the captivating finishing touch to this dream design by local cabinet maker Alan Smith Designs.
Continuing along the hallway to the left is bedroom 4/study with side facing window, a multi functional room with Bose surround sound system and the services cupboard. (Television available by separate negotiation). To the right is the kitchen/dining room fitted with David L Douglas wall and base units in solid oak with complementary granite work tops. Integrated appliances include a Rangemaster cooker, Miele dishwasher and a Bosche fridge freezer. Dual aspect and a Velux window allow the natural daylight to flow into this homely space. A glazed door leads to a modest hallway and in turn a cloakroom with hand basin and WC.
Heading up to the turn in the staircase is a short corridor with wooden shelving leading to a sliding glass door which opens to a luxurious Travertine tiled Family bath/wet room. This elegant and contemporary suite presents a deep freestanding bath, Raindance power shower, floating hand basin, heated towel rail and WC. Additional ambiance is provided by warmup underfloor heating, feature LED shelf lights and a heated mirror with lighting. Continuing up the staircase is the box/playroom with fixed shelving, sloped ceiling and a Velux window.
Heading up again to the upper hallway is the principal suite, a delightful front facing room with feature fireplace, sliderobe wardrobe and ensuite shower room. The striking ensuite encompasses a walk in in shower, His and Hers sinks, WC and natural sandstone tiles with fossil detail and underfloor heating. Bedroom 2 is front facing with feature fireplace, sliderobe wardrobe and access to the floored loft via a Ramsey ladder. Completing the upper floor bedroom 3 is a lovely light room with a feature central window designed by William Johnman.
Heading back downstairs is the fabulous boot/utility room which is adjacent to the kitchen and accessed externally via a Sunflex sliding door system. This extremely functional space has been thoughtfully fitted out with Howens kitchen units and includes a handmade bench seat, Belfast sink with boiling water tap, underfloor heating and ample storage with spaces for freestanding appliances.
Externally there are private garden grounds which are spacious and are bounded by timber fences, hedges, stone walls and post and wire fences. Parking is provided on the driveway to the side of the property and to the parking area in front of the garage.
The large double garage is currently utilised as a gym is accessed by an electric roller door and also a side door. It features ample base units and storage by Howdens, magnetic writable wall panels and large mirrors from Style Scotland. The gym flooring and equipment are available by separate negotiation. Above the garage is the “Den” accessed by a galvanised stone traded staircase to the lovely elevated and sheltered balcony which takes in the stunning views over the garden and surrounding countryside. Inside is a choice of several uses for this superb space, it is currently utilised as a cinema/media room with oak units by Redwell Joinery and an 85” Sony flatscreen wall mounted television. It also benefits from a ceiling mounted air source heat pump air conditioning/heating unit.
The well established gardens are stunning and incorporate a feature stepped burn with decking and LED lights. A sheltered entertainment space features a stone built, woodburning pizza oven. Other outbuildings include a garden shed, greenhouse, tractor shelter, wood store and henhouse. The garden grounds are predominately laid to lawn with bountiful mature trees, shrubs and border plants.
This stunning home has been carefully maintained and hugely benefits from extensive restorations including the following: A new roof, a complete rewire, newly replaced sash and case windows, alarm system, feature lighting systems (Lutron controls to several rooms), all radiators replaced and Karndean flooring.
The Horseshoe is tastefully presented throughout, incorporating modern touches alongside the spectacular traditional features offering a fresh homely feel and once seen will leave a lasting impression. It has been and will continue to be a happy, unique family home.
The sale will include all fitted floor coverings, light fittings, window coverings, and integrated appliances where applicable. Certain items of furniture are available by separate negotiation with the seller.
Viewings are strictly by appointment only via Harper & Stone.
Council Tax Band F
EER Band D
Water: Private Water Supply
Sewage: Private Septic Tank
Dollar itself is a popular village centrally located along the Ochil Hills. Ideal for commuter links across Scotland, links to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Perth, Dunfermline and Stirling are all very easily accessible. Schooling is available within walking distance at both Strathdevon Primary School and Dollar Academy. The village has a host of amenities including a general store, post office, delicatessen, beauty salon and hairdressers, cafes, opticians, a restaurant & bar and local pub. There is also a dental practice, doctor’s surgery and pharmacy all within the village. In addition, there are nature walks through Dollar Glen and from Castle Road leading to Castle Campbell. Dollar is a sought-after commuter town within easy commuting distance of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling and Perth, the town is also only 20 minutes’ drive from Gleneagles and 30 minutes’ drive from Edinburgh International Airport.
IMPORTANT NOTE TO PURCHASERS: We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only and are not precise. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are traveling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.