£665,000 Offers over
Carrot Farmhouse, set within around 5 acres, has been refurbished and retains much of its original character and charm. This four bedroom home has been extended, carefully maintained and modernised over the years by the current owners.
One of the oldest homes in the area, the farmhouse, dates back to circa 1596, is principally built of stone under a pitched slate roof and provides flexible accommodation with many of the principal apartments oriented to enjoy the views over the surrounding countryside.
Carrot Farmhouse is situated less than 3 miles south of the village of Eaglesham set within open countryside. Additional land (approximately 14 acres) is available by separate negotiation.
The accommodation is very flexible and is formed over two levels, extending to over 3200 Sqft and comprises:
Ground Floor: Entrance vestibule. Welcoming reception hallway with exposed natural stone wall and Lotul log burning stove. Stunning 23' x 15' drawing room with open fireplace. Spacious and well appointed combined 26' x 15' kitchen and dining room. Bespoke designed kitchen centred around an Aga with a full complement of floor and wall mounted cabinets. The kitchen is the heart of the home. The Aga keeps it cosy and there is quite a lot of space for cooking and entertaining. French doors open to garden. Inner hall leads to a separate utility/laundry room and WC. Lovely family/sitting room with stone fireplace and French doors open to deck terrace overlooking the trout pond and surrounding countryside, is flooded with sunlight in the summer and warmth in the winter. Master bedroom with fitted wardrobes and attractively refitted shower room. Bedroom two with fitted wardrobes and ensuite shower room. Bedroom three and bedroom four are serviced by the main house bathroom with roll top bath and separate shower enclosure. A guest WC completes the ground floor accommodation.
First Floor: Upstairs there is the teenage games room/ lounge, perfect for a pool table, TV and sofa, with its secret door (hidden behind a bookcase) into the study with gallery overlooking drawing room. This space is very flexible and could just as easily be a further bedroom or additional sitting area.
The grounds extend to approximately 5 acres or thereby of parkland type gardens. A gravel driveway leads to the garage and to the rear of the house, opening out into a spacious courtyard to the rear. There are large areas laid to lawn surrounding the house with borders stocked with some magnificent rhododendron bushes. To the rear, the lawns are edged by raised flowerbeds filled with a large selection of flowering plants providing seasonal colour and interest.
The garden to the rear overlooks the summer house, fishing platform and trout pond, which gently flows into a shallow stream through the length of the Farm. The land gently undulates around the pond and continues to the other side of the access road towards the paddocks and beyond and a number of bark pathways lead around the grounds.
Additional land (approximately 14 acres) available by separate negotiation.
Stables with three loose boxes and tack room. Detached double garage with electric up and over doors. Summer House with log burning stove and deck overlook the trout pond - On a summer’s evening, it is the perfect spot for a barbecue and a glass of wine to admire the views and occasional sleepovers. Greenhouse and dog kennel.
The East Renfrewshire village of Eaglesham is steeped in history, from its ancient origins as a Christian centre, through castles and cotton mills, to its fame as the spot where Hitler’s deputy Rudolf Hess landed in the Second World War. Many of the buildings within Eaglesham are listed and Eaglesham was designated Scotland’s first outstanding conservation area in 1960. Eaglesham is served by a renowned primary school, churches, a library and a wide variety of local services such as garage, shops, galleries and restaurants. For secondary education, Eaglesham is in the catchment of the highly acclaimed Mearns Castle and St Ninians High Schools and benefits from dedicated collection service for collection and drop off from school. Carrot Farmhouse is within easy reach of various pick up points some of Scotland’s finest private schools, such as Belmont House School, Hutchesons Grammar and Craigholme, on the south side of Glasgow.
Clarkston and Newton Mearns are recognised as providing amongst the highest standards of local amenities including healthcare centres, banks and libraries and a broad range of supermarkets, boutique shops and restaurants. Local sports and recreational facilities include David Lloyd Rouken Glen, Parklands Country Club, Bonnyton, Williamwood and Whitecraigs Golf Clubs, a number of private bowling and tennis clubs, and East Renfrewshire Council's own excellent sports and leisure facilities at Eastwood Toll.
Eaglesham is conveniently located for access to The Avenue shopping centre and Waitrose at Greenlaw Village Retail Park. East Kilbride has an excellent range of local shops, Shopping Centre with cinema complex and the Kingsgate retail park only a short distance away.
Eaglesham enjoys easy access to the main Scottish motorway network that leads to all major arterial routes throughout Scotland and the South. The Southern Orbital, connecting to the M77/M8, provides a direct link to the West and to Glasgow and Prestwick airports in particular.
Rail travel, with regular service to Glasgow, is available from both Hairmyres in East Kilbride and Thorntonhall, each just a short drive from Eaglesham.
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