£349,500 Offers Over
JSB Gillespie & Co proudly bring to the market, 'Milnholm Cottage' this charming, uniquely and professionally extended quirky cottage which dates back over 300 years located in the tranquil village of Old Polmont. The home still retains many of its period features throughout from the original fireplaces to the sandstone feature walled hallway, along with having been extensively modernised to a high standard by the current owners. Offering versatile living accommodation this is a home that most certainly needs to be viewed to be fully appreciated. It is rare that a house of this standard or position in Polmont comes to market.
Accommodation which set over 2 levels comprises on the ground floor: on entering the home there is a entrance vestibule with original tiled flooring with double opening doors into the hallway.
Off the hallway, immediately on your left is the versatile family room (which could be used as a study or 6th bedroom) boasting an original cast iron fireplace, across the hallway leads you into the original lounge, with sleeper fireplace & multi-fuel stove. In between these rooms there is a well-equipped shower room. There is a grand drawing room with French doors leading to the side garden which is perfect for entertaining guests leading on through double opening doors leading into the large dining room, again the perfect area for entertaining your guests for dinner parties. There is a magnificent sandstone feature wall with lighting leading to the fully-fitted kitchen with the highlight of this room being the Range cooker with a beautiful brick surround.
The upper floor is accessed via the original carved wood staircase. There are 5 double bedrooms (master with dressing room and a superb 4-piece en-suite with roll top bath, sitting inside the bay window & panoramic views via the porthole window). 2 of the other bedrooms benefit from having a Jack & Jill shower adjoining them and one with a Sauna. There is also a large main bathroom again with traditional fittings and double ended, roll top bath.
Externally, to the front there is plenty of kerb appeal with the original brickwork of the home on view with a driveway to the front leading to the double garage. To the rear there are raised, private decking area, ideal for relaxing on summer days. To the side there is a fully encloses grass lawn with area underneath that is currently used for storage. The garden grounds surrounding are all of low maintenance and provide privacy and great views over the fields beyond.
The home benefits from superb storage both internally & externally along with a boiler fitted 18 months ago.
The village of Old Polmont is a peaceful, relaxing village to live in with countryside surrounding but having the benefit of being literally a minute away from the Polmont which offers a good range of local amenities namely Polmont train station which offers excellent links into Glasgow & Edinburgh. Both Falkirk Town Centre & Central Retail Park are within 5 minutes and boast a large selection of retail stores, cinema, restaurants, bars and gyms. The local area also boasts the world-famous Kelpies which is based at the Helix, a large outdoor area perfect for outdoor pursuits.
The home is ideally located both for commuting and local access. (By road Glasgow is 30 minutes, Edinburgh 40 minutes, Edinburgh Airport 30 minutes, Falkirk 5 minutes, Stirling 15 minutes, Perth 60 minutes.) accessed by both excellent motorway & railway links.
Rarely, if ever, does a home of this character and history come to the market.
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