5 Bedrooms / 3 Bathrooms / 3 Reception
Henderson Roche are delighted to have the opportunity to market the attractive, beautifully presented, iconic house with tremendous history, ‘Woodcot’ in Dollar. This traditional, detached Georgian family home, is set amongst fully enclosed garden grounds, positioned on 1.5 acres of beautifully maintained gardens at the foot of the Ochil Hills and provides privacy, while being a 5 minute walk from the conveniences of the centre of Dollar and Dollar Academy. The property is of immense period character, built in 1820 and is B-Listed with Historic Scotland. A substantial dwelling house, the property offers over 400 square metres of flexible, family sized accommodation. Set amidst extensive private gardens, incorporating tree lined lawns and a sweeping asphalt driveway with electronic and intercom gated pillared entrance. The property has a burglar alarm and CCTV.
It should be highlighted that there is a new slated roof, new double glazed sash and case windows and external doors and new interior solid oak doors. The wood panelling, original cornicing and working shutters have been beautifully maintained throughout and the high ceilings create an abundance of space. The accommodation is set over three floors.
A flight of stone steps framed by a lovely wrought iron balustrade leads up to the front of Woodcot. The beautiful over size door with glazed side panels and glazed arch half- moon fanlight over the door, leads to a tiled entrance vestibule and thereon to the superb formal reception hallway which has a focal point staircase and enjoys natural light from a velux window above. The public rooms include a splendid library, elegant sitting room and formal dining room, ideal for entertaining. The fine display of intact period features includes original shutters plus breathtaking cornicing and plasterwork.
To the right of the hallway is the south facing library with sash and case astragal windows, a gas fire in the original restored marble fireplace and eye catching bookcases are focal points. To the left of the hallway is the south facing sitting room with sash and case astragal windows and has the added benefit of a wood burning stove, making it another cosy reception room. Next on the right is the dining room with a window to the rear and leads in to a fabulous size conservatory through glazed double doors. This is a fantastic space to sit, relax and look out over the wonderful garden grounds. There are Spanish tiles to the floor, a feature stone wall and heating.
To the left of the staircase is the master bedroom which is a spacious and bright room, with a window facing to the side. The family shower room is accessible from a door off the master as well as from the hall, creating an en suite/Jack & Jill layout. The bathroom comprises a large walk in shower, wash hand basin in fitted vanity unit and WC. There is a window to the rear and tiled floors.
A door leads from the dining room and also from the hallway into the dining kitchen, which provides a range of solid wood wall and base units with granite worktops, a Belfast sink and a four oven, two hotplate AGA. Appliances include an integrated fridge and dishwasher. There are double aspect windows giving lots of light and there are oak wood floors. There is ample room for a breakfast table and sideboard.
The utility room is situated off the kitchen and has a Belfast sink, space for a washing machine, tumble dryer and additional fridge freezer. There is a good size larder as well as a cupboard housing the gas boiler and pressurised water tank. A door leads into a shower room that has a storage cupboard, window to the side, a shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin in vanity unit. An oversize door leads to the rear courtyard area.
Carpeted stairs with a beautiful wrought iron balustrade, leads to the first floor where there is a large landing that gives access to four large bedrooms, all with storage and a family bathroom. The bathroom comprises a spa bath with over bath mains shower and shower screen, wash hand basin and WC in fitted vanity units.
From the reception hallway on the ground floor there is a door that gives access via carpeted stairs to the lower level where there are three large rooms. One is currently being used as a games room and has double aspect windows giving natural light. The other two rooms both with south facing windows could be used as bedrooms, playrooms, office or for storage.
An additional benefit of the property is the large amount of parking available as well as a turning circle at the side of the house. There is a single garage with parking to the front. The gym is located in an outbuilding to the rear of the garage.
The front garden is surrounded by mature trees, azaleas, rhododendrons and other shrubs and borders which produce an impressive array of colour in the summer. There is a fabulous fountain providing a centre focal point in the garden.
Heating is provided by way of gas central heating with a pressurised water tank.
A stone built garden store or ‘potting shed’ sits opposite the two storey, double stables with attic store above, with excellent conversion potential. A wood shed is located within the courtyard between the kitchen and stables. There is a good size greenhouse and an electric car charging point.
The sale will include all fitted floor coverings, light fittings, window coverings, fridge/ freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and integrated appliances where applicable. Any other items are to be by separate negotiation with the seller.
Council Tax Band: H
Dollar is a very picturesque and sought after town at the foot of the Ochil Hills and is ideally located for commuter links across Scotland, with links to Edinburgh (34miles), Glasgow (37miles), Perth (26miles), Dunfermline (10miles) and Stirling (12miles) all very accessible. Dollar is a well-serviced town with a local Co-op, delicatessen, butchery, bakery, wine store, café, bar, restaurant, pub, takeaway, post office and beauty/hair salons. In addition to this, there is a doctor’s surgery, dental practice, optician, pharmacy, interior design and art gallery. Strathdevon Primary School and Dollar Academy are both within walking distance to the property. The village has tennis, squash, bowling and 9 hole golf clubs.
Properties like Woodcot do not come on the market very often and we anticipate a high level of interest and as such recommend early viewing.
IMPORTANT NOTE TO PURCHASERS: We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.
These particulars are intended to give a fair description of the property but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed, and they do not constitute an offer of contract. Intending purchasers must rely on their own inspection of the property. None of the above appliances/services have been tested by ourselves. We recommend purchasers arrange for a qualified person to check all appliances/services before legal commitment.