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Offers Over £250,000
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Green Oak House Thornhill, Stirling, Stirlingshire, FK8 3PP
  • Sought after location
  • Wonderful views
  • Flexible accommodation over two levels
  • Development potential subject to obtaining the necessary consents
  • Extensive garden grounds
  • Outbuildings that previously served as workshops
  • About 0.28 Acres (0.11Ha)
A wonderful character home in the heart of the village with outbuildings and generous garden grounds. Thornhill is a thriving village in the heart of rural Perthshire, south of Callander, east of Aberfoyle and west of Doune, surrounded by open countryside and Flanders Moss, the largest remaining area of lowland bog in Scotland and a site of special scientific interest, hosting an abundance of beautiful plants and rare wildlife. The name Thornhill is supposedly derived from the thorn covered ridge on which the village is situated. Thornhill was founded as an early planned village in 1696 and most buildings date from the 18th, 19th and 20th century. Thornhill has a village primary school and secondary schooling is at McLaren High School in Callander, a local bus is provided for pupils. Within the village there is a community hall, church, a mobile van post office, village store and an Inn with restaurant, bar and accommodation. The City of Stirling has an abundance of national and independent retailers. There are a number of supermarkets including Waitrose and Sainsburys. The city also has a University with a sports complex which contains a near Olympic size swimming pool which is open to the public. There are a number of cafes and restaurants in the city and farm shops with cafes in close proximity (The Smiddy at Blairdrummond and The Woodhouse at Kippen). There is a year round calendar of events involving the historic monuments and castles and a number of agricultural and county shows in the vicinity. Sitting in the heart of the historic county of Stirlingshire, the local area offers a wide range of cultural and leisure opportunities. There are excellent golf courses at Callander and Stirling, whilst the world famous courses at Loch Lomond and Gleneagles are within easy driving distance. The scenic Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park is only a short drive to the west and offers world famous scenery with a plethora of recreation and leisure opportunities, including water sports. The surrounding hills of the Trossachs and the Campsie Fells, are extremely popular with hill walkers and climbers and the area also offers excellent opportunities for mountain biking, sailing, pony trekking, shooting and fishing. Edinburgh Airport lies some 39 miles distant. Glasgow Airport lies some 43 miles distant. Train links can be found in Dunblane, Bridge of Allan or Stirling. A local bus provides connections from Thornhill to Stirling. GREEN OAK HOUSE Believed to have been built in the 1700’s Green Oak House is a character village property of white washed render under a slate roof which has been a much loved family home for many years. The property has now been brought to the market in need of modernisation and upgrading but presents a unique opportunity to acquire a detached village house with wonderful views across the Carse of Stirling with generous garden grounds. There are two rear entrances to Green Oak House which include a ground floor front door and an external staircase which leads to a door at first floor level. The property may therefore be suitably divided into two apartments, subject to obtaining the necessary consents. Currently the accommodation comprises: GROUND FLOOR Entrance hall. Utility room with Belfast sink and storage cupboards. Cloakroom with WHB and WC. Bedroom with wonderful views over the surrounding fields. Bedroom two with windows facing the church, integrated cupboards and a fitted wardrobe. Bedroom three/Lounge with fireplace, views over the gardens and a press cupboard. Stairs lead to: FIRST FLOOR Upper landing/dining room with storage cupboard. Bedroom four with dual aspect. Family bathroom (shower over bath, WC and WHB). Galley Kitchen (fully fitted floor and wall units). Door leads to external staircase. Living room with fireplace. OUTBUILDINGS The outbuildings were erected over 50 years ago and previously served as workshops and storage, some elements are now in poor repair they would benefit from being removed or replaced. They include a brick built workshop with harled render and asbestos sheet roof with two timber lean-to buildings and a timber shed with partly felted roof. Within the gardens there is a timber garage and two wooden sheds, a greenhouse and a redundant outdoor toilet. GARDENS The garden grounds are predominantly laid to lawn with a number of herbaceous beds, seedling and mature trees bounded by perimeter hedging and fencing. The rear garden also provides a driveway providing parking for several vehicles. Vehicular and pedestrian access to the property is via the area shaded yellow on the enclosed boundary plan that is owned by a third party. Further details are available from the Selling Agents. In addition there is unrestricted parking on the main street.

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