St. Ola, Main Street, Strathyre, Stirlingshire, FK18 8NA
Sale Price: Fixed Price £160000
*** PRICE CHANGE - £15000 under Market Value *** St. Ola, a 3-Bedroomed Victorian villa situated in the hamlet village of Strathyre located within the Lomond and Trossachs National Park makes for an ideal family or holiday home. The property has recently been refurbished with a feature bathroom, downstairs toilet, French Doors lead to a large rear garden with views to Ben Shian (Bein an t-Sithean meaning The Fairy Hill), an enclosed pent storage area (with separate access) and decked patio area. The property benefits further from new floor joists, new staircase, modern ‘Kingspan’ Insulation on the external wall, working fireplace in the Lounge, oil fired central heating, parking for two cars, Sky Dish and phone line.
Strathyre (meaning sheltered valley) lies between Balquidder and Callander at the west end of the shores of Loch Lubnaig and as with all of this area there are stunning views of mountains, glens and lochs. The A84 road and the route of the former Callander and Oban railway run through the valley, as does the old 18th century military road.
The Strathyre Forest, which extends well beyond the limits of Strathyre proper, is managed by the Forestry Commission forming the eastern-most part of the the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park. The village of Strathyre is largely a Victorian creation, having grown up with the arrival of the railway in the 1870s and the establishment of Strathyre Railway Station. The village is a popular tourist centre, with nearby caravan parks, camp sites and chalets, and canoeing, cycling and walking facilities, local pubs, post office and shop.
Entering from the main street via a hard wood door with small glazed panel the entrance area with dark wood flooring gives access to the lounge, downstairs toilet and carpeted stairs rise to the upper level. The heating thermostat for under floor heating in downstairs toilet is located in the entrance area along with recessed spotlights to the ceiling.
Downstairs Toilet (3’ 2” x 9’ 1”’ )
This recent addition to the property features ceramic tiling to the floor with under floor heating, a white sink with matching toilet bowl, fitted extraction fan with isolator switch. The room has space to hang outdoor clothing.
Lounge (17’ 3” x 9’ 6”)
Entering via a pine door with decorative glass panels the L-shaped Lounge with Dining Area features dark wood flooring, sash and case window overlooking the front of the property with a view to Ben Shian, working fire with hearth, two radiators, and four recessed spotlights to the ceiling. A fifteen pane wooden glazed door leads to the kitchen
Dining Area (8’ 42 X 6’ 11”)
Leading from the Lounge area the Dining Area benefits from ceramic floor tiles, four recessed ceiling lights and a central ceiling light fitting, and under stair shelved storage cupboard. Wooden glazed French doors lead to the rear decked patio area and garden.
Kitchen (6’ 9” x 9’ 1”)
The partially tiled room benefits from a ‘Velux’ window (South facing), a range of cream coloured cupboards with a fitted wine rack, includes a built in fridge/freezer, 4-ring electric hob with matching oven and cooker hood, marble effects compliment the storage cupboards, stainless steel sink with single tap, ‘Candy’ Washer/Dryer, heating control unit, and a wooden door leading to the rear garden.
First Floor Landing
The carpeted landing benefits from a recessed window overlooking the rear garden, radiator, under stair storage cupboard, two central ceiling lights and a smoke alarm. Doors lead to the Family Bathroom, Master Bedroom and a large shelved airing cupboard (with lighting). Carpeted stairs lead to the upper landing.
Master Bedroom (13’ 8” x 9’ 11” at widest point)
This large double bedroom features a sash and case window overlooking the front of the property with a view to Ben Shian, radiator, central ceiling light and carpet to the floor.
Family Bathroom (12’ 4”at widest point x 10’ 4” at widest point)
The large newly installed bathroom features a white suite comprising sink, toilet bowl and feature stand alone footed bath with attached showerhead tap, ceramic tiled flooring, a sash and case window with opaque glass, a separate tiles shower stall with ‘Trident’ shower, silver coloured towel radiator and an extractor fan with isolator switch
The Upper Landing benefits from a cupboard housing the utility meter and fuse box, a large shelved storage cupboard, smoke alarm and ceiling light. Doors lead to the two double bedrooms.
Bedroom.2 (11’ 2” X 9’ 5” at widest point)
This double bedroom features combed ceilings, a window overlooking the front of the property with a view to Ben Shian, radiator, two wall lights and a hatch to the loft space.
Bedroom.3 (8’ 9” x 14’ at widest point)
This third double bedroom benefits from ‘Velux’ type roof window, two fitted wardrobes, radiator, carpet to the floor and a wall light.
Pent Storage Area & Rear Garden
With access via a door from the main street this enclosed area with lighting gives excellent storage for cycles and garden tools, and open access to the rear decked patio area and garden.
The large South-facing garden to the rear is laid mostly to grass and bounded by a dry stone dyke, stock fencing and some timber fencing. The garden comprises established natural shrubs with beds suitable for vegetables and or flowers. The oil storage tank is stored at the rear of the property (access for hoses to refill are via the pent area). A gate at the rear of the garden enters to a path leading behind the village and to the hills and woods beyond.
There is off-road parking to the front of the property with space for two cars.
FOR AN APPOINTMENT TO VEW
Please call our Agent, Sandra McRitchie direct on 07984 388300 or with Mavor & Company on 01506 870204.
All offers should be submitted to:
Mavor & Company
16 Union Square
Tel: 01506 870204
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