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Remax Stirling are delighted to bring to the market The Smiddy, formerly a stone-built Blacksmiths dating from around 1880 and beautifully converted into a family home in an quiet rural setting with views over the River Balvaig towards Glen Buckle. The stylish accommodation, which has been comprehensively refurbished, comprises an entrance hall, lounge (converted from the original Smithy Room), study, sitting room/bedroom 4, dining kitchen, utility room, 3 further double bedrooms, bathroom and shower room. The property benefits from having an oil-fired Raeburn in the kitchen which fuels the central heating system and the windows are double glazed throughout. The property is further enhanced by many features including additional underfloor heating and a wood burning stove in the lounge, exposed stone walls, cast iron fireplaces and old pine doors. The beautiful gardens extend to around 1.1 acres and incorporate lawn areas, woodland, mature shrubbery and two burns which merge behind the house. A generously sized parking area sits to the side of the property. The idyllic location, close to Balquhidder Glen, makes this a perfect choice for those who enjoy the outstanding beauty of the Scottish countryside with the advantages of being accessible to Callander, Stirling, Perth and Glasgow. There is a broad choice of both public and private secondary and primary schools in the area and local shops and supermarkets in Callander and Crieff cater for everyday needs.
Lounge - 25' 7'' x 15' 8'' (7.79m x 4.77m)
Converted from the old Smithy building, the spacious lounge boasts a range of practical and decorative features including an exposed stone wall with original iron horse tethering rings, underfloor heating fed from the Reaburn in the kitchen and a wood-burning stove. Natural daylight is provided by three double glazed windows and three additional skylights. Double glazed French doors lead out to the side of the property and the parking area.
Study - 13' 5'' x 10' 2'' (4.09m x 3.10m)
Accessed from the lounge and with complementing decor including a feature stone wall, the study has a window to either side and additional skylights for maximum daylight.
Sitting Room/Bedroom 4 - 14' 4'' x 12' 4'' (4.37m x 3.76m)
Also located to the front of the property, this room could be utilised as a 2nd lounge, 4th bedroom or as a formal dining room. The walls are emulsioned and the floor is carpeted. An an open fire in a timber fireplace and a double radiator provide warmth.
Kitchen - 14' 8'' x 12' 0'' (4.47m x 3.65m)
The spacious kitchen has a range of base and wall units to 3 walls and a Raeburn provides both cooking facilities and central heating. The walls and ceiling are mainly emulsioned, the flooring is tiled and lighting is provided by a combination of spotlights and a central ceiling light. The kitchen give access to both hallways, one to the rear of the property and the other allowing access to the upper level.
Utility Room - 7' 10'' x 6' 6'' (2.39m x 1.98m)
A small internal hallway on the ground floor gives access to the kitchen, utility room, lounge and bathroom. The utility room is located to the rear of the property and has a back door giving access to the garden. There is stainless steel sink and the splashback is tiled. A window to the rear allows for daylight and a strip light provides additional lighting. A double radiator provides heat.
Bathroom - 9' 7'' x 6' 8'' (2.92m x 2.03m)
The family bathroom is located off the internal hallway. The ceramics consist of a roll top bath, close coupled WC, pedestal sink and a bidet. A window to the side of the property provides light. The walls are have a combination of ceramic tiling and emulsion, the floor is tiled and there are fitted spotlights.
Shower Room - 5' 1'' x 5' 6'' (1.55m x 1.68m)
Also located on the 1st floor is a shower room consisting of a shower cubicle with sliding door, a close coupled WC and a basin. There is a skylight for additional daylight. The walls are paneled and emulsioned. Please note that the sizes quoted exclude the shower cubicle.
Bedroom 2 - 14' 10'' x 10' 4'' (4.52m x 3.15m)
A bright, spacious double bedroom with a double glazed window overlooking the front of the property. Walls are emulsioned and the flooring is carpet. There is also an open fireplace and a double radiator.
Bedroom 1 - 15' 1'' x 12' 3'' (4.59m x 3.73m)
Spacious and bright double bedroom with a double glazed window affording views over the front garden. Flooring is carpet and the walls and ceiling are emulsioned. There is an open fire and a double radiator for heat.
Bedroom 3 - 11' 4'' x 9' 6'' (3.45m x 2.89m)
A further double bedroom with a double glazed window overlooking the side garden with views. The flooring is carpet and the walls and ceiling are emulsioned. There is an open fire with a radiator for heating.
The property has an elevated position amid approximately 1.1 acres on the North side of the road into Balqhidder. Formal lawned gardens sit to both the front and the Eastern side of the property. The garden to the West comprises a spacious driveway, lawn and shrubs. To the rear of the property the garden extends uphill into the woodland. Two small burns merge in the rear garden and run off to the South East forming a natural garden feature.
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