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Situated within one of Bridge of Allan’s most sought-after locales this traditional detached villa holds a commanding position with fabulous views over the town and beyond. The property sits amidst a mature and generous garden with a wide range of bushes, shrubs and trees. Period features are plentiful in this substantial home which is formed under a slate and pitched roof complemented by dressed blonde sandstone and a Victorian greenhouse situated to the side of the property. Internally the versatile and commodious accommodation is formed over two levels comprising, entrance vestibule, entrance hallway, Bay window lounge with passageway to the sitting room, dining room with access to the Victorian greenhouse, breakfasting kitchen, down stairs toilet, laundry room, and study/bedroom 4. The upper level previously boasted four bedrooms, however, was altered to offer 3 generous bedrooms, dressing room, master En-suite, and Family bathroom. The property further benefits gas central heating and energy performance rating of E.
Externally, there is a long driveway that extends to the side of the property where a detached timber garage can be found. There are external storage cupboards, one of which houses a gardeners w/c. A path continues to the rear of the property and leads to sitting rooms secondary access point.
Bridge of Allan is a well-regarded area within Stirlingshire. This historic spa town has a thriving centre with a good range of shops, cafés, bistro’s and restaurants. Fairview School, at the far end of Kenilworth Road, is a newly opened International independent school taking boys and girls from the ages of 4 to 18. Bridge of Allan has numerous sporting facilities including a golf course and tennis club and this property also benefits from its proximity to Stirling University, which has beautiful grounds and many sporting facilities open to the public, including a near Olympic size swimming pool and indoor and outdoor tennis courts. The library is also open to the public and the Macrobert Arts Centre provides a wide range of live performances and includes a film theatre that screens both mainstream and art house films. There are also a number of excellent local primary and secondary state schools nearby. Private schools in the area include Dollar Academy, Strathallan, Morrison's Academy, Glenalmond and Kilgraston (girls only).
Stirling, just to the south, is the major City of central Scotland. Stirling Castle and the Wallace Monument rise high above the town and are testament to its historic past. The modern-day town provides a full range of shops and services on Port Street and in the Thistle Centre. There are several superstores, a branch of Waitrose and Springkerse retail park offers a further range of large retailers.
Bridge of Allan is well placed for both road and rail connections to all the major towns of central Scotland. The connection between the M9 (south) and A9 (north) is only three miles to the west, giving quick access to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth. Both Edinburgh and Glasgow airports are within easy reach and Bridge of Allan has a railway station with commuter services to both cities.
The Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park lies just to the west with its wealth of outdoor activities including climbing, hill walking, water sports, fishing, shooting and stalking. The internationally renowned Gleneagles Hotel with its leisure club and golf courses is only 17 miles away.
Lounge - 6.3m x 4.5m
Sitting Room - 3.6m x 3.2m
Dining Room - 4.8m x 4.6m
Greenhouse - 5.0m x 2.6m
Bed4 / Study - 3.0m x 3.0m
Kitchen - 4.6m x 3.0m
Bedroom 1 - 5.1m x 4.6m
Dressing Room - 2.8m x 1.9m
En-suite - 2.8m x 2.7m
Bathroom - 2.8m x 2.4m
Bedroom 2 - 4.5m x 4.1m
Bedroom 3 - 4.5m x 4.0m
Laundry Room - 2.4m x 1.9m
W/C - 1.7 x 1.1
Travelling out of Bridge of Allan on Henderson Street, turn right at the mini roundabout onto Blairforkie Drive. Continue up the hill turning right onto Ferniebank Brae. Turn left onto Glen Road. Proceed along here veering left onto Upper Glen Road with the property situated on the right hand side.
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