Property Details

 
Auld's Well House, Easter Coldrain, Kinross
5 bedroom detached house for sale
 
Offers Over £415,000
 
 

Features

  • 3-Bathrooms
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Ample Storage
  • Detached Home
  • Double Garage
  • Ensuite Shower
  • Grazing Land
Recently Sold
 
An outstanding substantial five bedroom detached house situated in a delightful rural setting within commuting distance of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee.
An outstanding substantial five bedroom detached house situated in a delightful rural setting within commuting distance of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee.

Superb southerly views over surrounding farmland with spacious accommodation that extends to about 276 sq. metres (2,970 sq.ft.):

Ground Floor: Large Reception Hall, Lounge, Family
Room, Spacious Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Dining Room,
Utility Room, Cloakroom

First Floor: Large Central Landing, Master Bedroom with
Ensuite Shower Room, Bedroom 2 with Ensuite Shower
Room, 3 further Double Bedrooms, Family Bathroom

GARDENS AND GRAZING PADDOCKS – IN ALL ABOUT 2 ACRES

Further grazing land can be made available by separate negotiation.

DIRECTIONS
From Perth, take the M90 south for approximately 14 miles before exiting at Junction 6, Kinross Services. Take the third exit signposted A977 and follow the road for 2 miles before turning left onto the road signposted for Cleish/Coldrain. Follow the road for 1.2 miles and you reach the hamlet of Coldrain. Bear right at the top of the hill and Auld’s Well House is the second driveway on the left. From Edinburgh, take the M90 north to junction 5, and then take the left turn on to the B9097 road signposted to Cleish / Crook of Devon. Follow the B9097 for 3 miles and then take the right turn signposted to Coldrain. Follow this minor public road for about 0.50 miles and the hamlet of Coldrain is at the top of the hill. Take the left fork and Auld’s Well House is the second driveway on the left.

GENERAL
Auld’s Well House presents an outstanding and rare opportunity for prospective purchasers to acquire an exceptional and substantial modern country house together with at least 2 acres of grounds and paddocks. Set in a highly accessible area of beautiful countryside, in a lovely quiet and exclusive almost rural position on the edge of the hamlet of Coldrain in Kinross-shire, the house enjoys superb southerly open views over the surrounding countryside and stands within a well-tended and mature landscaped garden.

Coldrain is a small hamlet located to the South West of Kinross. Forming part of an existing small development of five houses in total, to whichwill soon be added another 2 large detached houses, Auld’s Well House enjoys high levels of privacy and seclusion being accessed by a private driveway and the house is set back from the minor road which runs through the hamlet. Local services and facilities are on hand in Kinross where there is a good range of shops, supermarkets, Doctors’ Surgery,
Leisure Centre, restaurants, hotels and pubs, as well as a major new school complex. There is a Park and Ride at Kinross with regular buses to the rest of Scotland.

Going further afield, accessibility to the cities from Auld’s Well House is superb, with Edinburgh, Perth, Glasgow and Aberdeen all within comfortable driving distance via the main motorway network. The city centre of Edinburgh is approximately forty five minutes away by road, Glasgow less than an hour and Perth only twenty minutes to the north. Aberdeen is about an hour and a half distant. There are railway stations in Perth, Dunfermline and Inverkeithing, with Edinburgh’s busy international airport no more than thirty five minutes away.

As a county Kinross-shire offers an abundance of recreational
opportunities and some very fine countryside. The lush rolling landscape is a perfect setting for walking, cycling, riding and golf, Loch Leven is renowned for its excellent trout fishing and the recently completed Heritage Trail around the entire loch and the beautiful countryside provides excellent walking, cycling and riding opportunities. St Andrews, the ‘Home of Golf’, is some 35 miles to the east.

In terms of days out there are many options in the area from historic National Trust properties like Falkland Palace to the wide open spaces of Loch Leven and Fife’s well-known Lomond Hills. As Scotland’s cosmopolitan capital city, Edinburgh provides an array of cultural and sporting opportunities including the world famous annual Edinburgh Festival, many theatres and museums, sporting facilities and a multiplicity of restaurants, bars and shops.

There is a nearby primary school at Cleish and an excellent primary and senior schools at Kinross. Easter Coldrain is on the school bus route for Cleish and Kinross. There are a number of private schools nearby such as Dollar Academy, Strathallan, Craigclowan, St Leonards, Kilgraston and Glenalmond. Transport to some of these schools is available from Kinross.

HISTORICAL NOTE
The house is named after Henry Auld’s Well which is situated in the field a short distance to the south of the house. The water from Henry Auld’s Well is reputed to have had healing powers.

DESCRIPTION
Auld’s Well House is an outstanding modern detached two storey house with fine stone walls and part pitched slate roofs and part flat roof, which was part of a development of five houses that were constructed around 1994. The house has timber double glazed windows, with modern fixtures and fittings including the kitchen and bathrooms. The house is offered for sale together with 2 acres of gardens and paddocks. Additional land can be made available by separate negotiation.

The house stands in an elevated position with truly superb southerly views over the surrounding farm land towards the Cleish Hills. Internally the house has spacious and comfortable accommodation which on the ground floor is set around a large central hallway and similarly on the first floor the rooms are set
around a large central landing which is filled with daylight by a large cupola.

The house is approached from the public road by a private gravel driveway which leads to a spacious parking area beside the house and in front of the double garage. A path of stone slabs leads to the front of the house.

ACCOMMODATION

GROUND FLOOR

Front Door (W)
With double outer storm doors opening into a Lobby with tiled floor and inner glass panelled door opening into:

Reception Hall 8.2m x 5.3m
This is a bright and spacious area from which all the ground floor rooms are directly accessed. With mostly glass panelled doors off to

Lounge (S&W) 6.0m x 4.3m
With a large south facing picture window providing wonderful views, ceiling cornice, feature stone fireplace with oil fired cast iron stove

Family Room (W) 6.0m x 4.0m
Presently used as an Office and Gymnasium with fine views to the west

Dining Room (E) 6.0m x 4.0m With a picture rail and connecting door through to Lobby With large walk-in Shelved Storage Cupboard and door to Kitchen and door to

Store Room (E)
With fitted timber shelving

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (S&E) 6.0m x 4.2m
With a large south facing picture window with fabulous views, oak fronted fitted wall and base units, stainless steel sink unit, tiled splash back, “Belling” electric hob and oven, dishwasher, ceiling spotlights, vinyl flooring and door through to

Utility Room (S) 2.8m x 1.8m
With stainless steel sink unit, tiled splash back, fitted worktops and wall cupboards, washing machine and tumble drier, clothes pulley, extractor fan, “Worcester” oil fired boiler, and glazed panelled back door opening to the patio area and garden.

Cloakroom
With wash hand basin and WC and extractor fan and coat hanging recess.

Side Lobby
With outside door opening to the car park area in front of the garage and door opening into

Understairs Storage
With ample storage space
Cupboard

FIRST FLOOR

A fine wide carpeted timber staircase with carved pine bannister and balustrade leads upstairs from the Reception Hall. At three quarter landing level there is a north facing window.

Central Landing 6.5m x 5.5m
This is a bright spacious area full of daylight from the central cupola, recessed ceiling lights. All the bedrooms are accessed directly off the Landing.

Master Bedroom (S&W) 4.9m x 3.4m
With part coomb ceiling, velux window and door to

Ensuite Shower Room (S) 1.8m x 1.7m
With part coomb ceiling, velux window, fully fitted shower cabinet, wash hand basin and WC, extractor fan, part tiled walls.

Double Bedroom 2 (S&E) 5.3m x 4.3m
With part coomb ceiling, large walk-in wardrobe within which is a hatch to the roof space, and door to

Ensuite Shower Room (E) 3.2m x 1.2m
With part coomb ceiling, velux window, fully fitted shower cabinet, wash hand basin, WC, extractor fan, part tiled walls.

Double Bedroom 3 (E) 5.4m x 3.2m
With part coomb ceiling, 2 velux windows, dado rail around all walls.

Family Bathroom (E) 3.9m x 2.1m
With part coomb ceiling, velux window, bathroom suite of bath with shower over, wash hand basin, WC, part tiled walls, extractor fan and shelved storage cupboard.

Double Bedroom 4 (W) 5.3m x 3.2m
With part coomb ceiling, 2 velux windows.

Double Bedroom 5 (W) 4.0m x 3.3m
With part coomb ceiling, velux window and shelved storage cupboard.

Double Garage 7.0m x 5.7m
With metal, electrically operated, up/over door, concrete floor and access up to a large storage loft with timber floor.

OUTSIDE

On the south side of the house is a lovely paved Patio area which catches all the sunshine and which is directly accessed from the Kitchen via the Utility Room. On the west side of the house there is a spacious lawn surrounded by well tended
herbaceous borders. On the east side of the house, a timber gate gives access to a gravelled courtyard area part of which is shared with the neighbouring houses. Much of the garden area is bounded by attractive stone walls.

GRAZING PADDOCK

Immediately in front (south) of the house there is a south facing grazing paddock which extends to about 1.50 acres or thereby. This is accessed directly from the private driveway.
The new sewage treatment plant which will serve 4 of the existing houses at Easter Coldrain as well as the 2 new houses being built to the west of Auld’s Well House, is to be situated in this field and appropriate rights of access are reserved
over the driveway and field to allow servicing of the sewage treatment plant.

ADDITIONAL GRAZING LAND

If required by the purchaser, additional grazing land can be made available by the seller subject to separate negotiation. Further details are available from the selling agents.

SERVICES

Mains Water, Mains Electricity, Oil fired Central Heating throughout & Private Drainage to the common private sewage treatment plant. Telephone and Broadband are available.

COUNCIL TAX

Auld’s Well House falls under Council Tax Band G.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Perth & Kinross Council, Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull St, Perth PH1 5GD Tel: 01738
475000

VIEWING

Strictly by appointment.
Lobby
Lounge
w: 4.3m x l: 6m
Family
w: 4m x l: 6m
Dining
w: 4m x l: 6m
Hall
w: 5.3m x l: 8.2m
Kitchen
w: 4.2m x l: 6m
Utility
w: 1.8m x l: 2.8m
Master bedroom
w: 3.4m x l: 4.9m
En-suite
w: 1.8m x l: 1.7m
Bathroom
w: 2.1m x l: 3.9m
Bedroom 2
w: 5.3m x l: 4.3m
Shower
w: 1.8m x l: 1.7m
Bedroom 3
w: 5.4m x l: 3.2m
Bedroom 4
w: 5.3m x l: 3.2m
Bedroom 5
w: 4m x l: 3.3m
Garage
w: 5.7m x l: 7m
Landing
 
Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of these details, it should be noted that the measurements are approximate only. Floorplans are for representation purposes only and prepared according to the RICS Code of Measuring Practice by our floorplan provider. Therefore, the layout of doors, windows and rooms are approximate and should be regarded as such by any prospective purchaser. Any internal photographs are intended as a guide only and it should not be assumed that any of the furniture/fittings are included in any sale. Where shown, details of lease, ground rent and service charge are provided by the vendor and their accuracy cannot be guaranteed, as the information may not have been verified and further checks should be made either through your solicitor/conveyance. Where appliances, including central heating, are mentioned, it cannot be assumed that they are in working order, as they have not been tested. Please also note that wiring, plumbing and drains have not been checked.