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"Woodlands" is a substantial and elegant Edwardian country house nestled within approximately 7.5 acres of beautiful gardens and secluded woodland on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Symington. Boasting internal self-contained two-bedroom flat, stables, outbuildings, two paddocks, a fish house and a boating pond with Pagoda - is an exceptional family home.
The pretty village of Symington benefits from a range of local amenities including its own primary school, post office, general store, petrol station, local bus stop, park and the excellent Tinto Hotel. The market town of Biggar is just three miles away has many more shops, recreational facilities, schools and restaurants and the larger market town of Lanark is approximately ten minutes' drive away and provides many more amenities including a railway station with direct link to Glasgow. For those commuting by car Symington's central location provides convenient access to both Edinburgh and Glasgow with the M74 and its links to the north and south approximately seven miles away.
The property has been sensitively and tastefully refurbished to the highest standard and affords accommodation of exceptional character and charm retaining countless original features including doors and woodwork, cornicing and fireplaces to name but a few. Wonderful high ceilings are offset by the many refurbished original sash and case windows offering seductive glimpses of the surrounding grounds from every aspect and every room of this exceptional property.
The well-proportioned accommodation is arranged over two levels, and has three separate stairways, yet the property flows exceptionally well for a house of its size and age. The emphasis throughout is based on quality, space and elegant style, the property is immaculately presented and the complete attention to detail will not fail to impress.
On entering, the original fully refurbished external doors and beautiful marble flooring offer a glimpse of what you can expect with the reception room featuring a fireplace with multi-fuel stove and stunning original solid wood staircase. A guest cloakroom/W.C is adjacent and double doors open to the drawing-room which has a pleasing window arrangement, beautiful and original carved fireplace and traditional bi-fold doors separating the formal dining-room. A small semi-circular garden-room is entered from the dining-room, as is the study, which has a lovely corner fireplace and a "secret" hidden stairway into the self-contained flat. Beyond the study is the fabulous billiard-room with traditional window seating and doorway to gardens.
The breakfasting kitchen has French doors leading onto a patio area and is furnished with beautiful handcrafted solid oak cabinetry, slate tiles and features a Range style cooker, American style fridge-freezer, integrated dishwasher and island unit with Belfast sink. The connecting butler's pantry boasts the same oak cabinets and connects the kitchen to the "service area" hallway which in turn accesses laundry room, pantry, cloakroom/W.C., coal-room and stairway to a bedroom and well-appointed bathroom.
The upper hallway is dominated by a large original leaded-glass picture window which provides a wonderful backdrop to the majestic staircase and the galleried landing. The large hallway accesses all upper apartments which include the master bedroom suite, a further three double bedrooms (one of which has a dressing room), the elegant family bathroom and the internal entrance to the self-contained flat.
The master bedroom suite is flawless, with delightful views of the gardens from various aspects, its own fireplace and an exquisite en-suite bathroom which boasts its own semi-circular private balcony.
Separately, the immaculate self-contained two bedroom flat can be accessed by the main front door from the garden, the "secret" hidden stairway from the study or the doorway from the upper hallway - all or any can be locked securely if desired. Internally the accommodation is pristine and comprises hallway, spacious lounge with beautiful bay window and corner fireplace, stylish dining kitchen, well- appointed bathroom, beautiful master bedroom and a further single bedroom.
The property further benefits from double-glazing (the original sash and case window have been refurbished), oil fired central heating and wonderful storage facilities.
Extending to approximately 7.5 acres the grounds are surrounded by woodland and include a man-made boating pond with traditional Pagoda. There two stable blocks, a grass paddock and a sand paddock - all enclosed. A large garage/storage area is adjacent to the stables. The fish house sits to the rear of spthe property houses a sizeable fish pond.
Immediately around the house are landscaped gardens with lawn surrounded by mature trees and bushes, various raised beds with colourful plans and patio and seating areas. A children's playground sits beyond the paddocks.
This is a magical home which has been refurbished by the present owners to an exceptionally high standard. The complete attention to detail is remarkable and we would recommend viewing to appreciate this very special property.
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