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Loft Cottage Garchell Farm, Balfron Station, Glasgow, Stirlingshire, G63 0QY
  • Charming cottage with an abundance of character
  • Flexible accommodation over two levels
  • Move-in order throughout
  • Brand new modern kitchen
  • Pretty garden area to the front
  • Wonderful views over the surrounding countryside
  • Allocated parking

A charming mid-terraced traditional stone steading cottage, with an abundance of character, pretty garden area, allocated parking and beautiful surroundings.

This idyllic rural retreat is located at the end of a private driveway which is accessed by seven traditional steading properties in a courtyard formation. The Loft has two allocated parking spaces and a sweet cottage style garden area to the front, ideal for planters and pots. Of particular note are the outstanding views from this property up to Ben Lomond and over the surrounding open fields and countryside. The Loft is a dreamy character cottage with flexible accommodation over two levels. The entrance porch also serves as a useful study or dining area. The glazed French doors lead to the new fully fitted modern kitchen. The accommodation can be configured to provide two reception rooms and two bedrooms or one reception room and three bedrooms. This is a unique opportunity to purchase a rural idyll in picturesque surroundings.

The accommodation comprises:

GROUND FLOOR

Entrance Porch. Living room. Inner hallway. Useful cupboard under the stairs. French doors to the new modern fully fitted kitchen. Sitting room with dual aspect. Bedroom/ second reception room.

FIRST FLOOR                                            

Toilet with WC and WHB, coombed ceilings. Bathroom with shower over bath. Bedroom 1 with walk-in wardrobe. Bedroom 2 with wardrobe and wonderful views over the garden towards the hills.

LOCATION

Garchell Farm lies in a most private and secluded rural area between Buchlyvie and Gartmore, surrounded by rolling fields and views up the fabulous Ben Lomond.  Stirling (approximately 16 miles) offers a wider range of facilities including excellent shopping, leisure facilities and businesses plus national road and rail links, whilst Glasgow (approx 34 miles) and Edinburgh (approximately 38 miles) provide an excellent range of shops, restaurants, galleries, national rail stations and international airports. Within the locality there is a wide range of primary and secondary state and public schools, of particular note is the highly reputed Balfron High School. Both Glasgow and Edinburgh offer a number of highly regarded private schools, with the highly regarded schools of Fair View International School, Morrisons Academy and Dollar Academy all within 30 miles. Loft Cottage is conveniently located within close distance to main road links throughout the country with the M9 approximately 11 miles to the east, providing dual carriageways and motorways to the east of Scotland. The A84 and A811 are both also close by and provide access to the north and west of the country. This part of the historic county of Stirlingshire offers a diverse range of recreational activities. There are 18 hole golf courses to be found in the nearby villages of Aberfoyle and Callander with further excellent courses found at Balfron, Buchanan Castle and Strathendrick near Drymen. Renowned trout fly fishing can be found on the stunning Lake of Menteith with its own ancient monastery. Swimming is available at Balfron High School and at the private pool at Arnprior Farm or in Stirling. 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 recreational 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 offers excellent opportunities for cycling, sailing, pony trekking, shooting and game fishing. The world renowned Gleneagles Hotel lies 30 miles north east of the property and offers an array of facilities. These include three championship golf courses, leisure club, shooting school, equestrian centre and a number of restaurants.

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