Aveland Road, Callander, Perthshire, FK17 8EN
A traditional Victorian villa situated in mature gardens in a private part of Callander
Aveland Park is situated in a quiet residential area close to Callander Golf Course and within walking distance of the centre of Callander.
Callander is well known as being a gateway to the highlands'. It offers an abundance of local shops and facilities. The golf course is just across from the top of Aveland Park's drive and other attractions in the area such as the Rob Roy Centre and the steamship Sir Walter Scott on Loch Katrine are very popular.
The city of Stirling is a short drive away and is the historical heart of Scotland, with Stirling Castle, Bannockburn and the Wallace Monument just a few of the many sights to visit in the local area. The castle was the seat of the kings of Scotland in the Middle Ages. Stirling was for long the pivotal centre of the nation's history and saw both William Wallace's defeat of the English at the Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297, and Robert the Bruce's victory at nearby Bannockburn in 1314.
Stirling is well placed for road, rail and bus connections to all the major towns in Scotland. The pivot of the motorway network is only 11 miles to the south west, giving quick access to Edinburgh and Glasgow. Both Edinburgh and Glasgow Airports are in easy reach and there is now a small airport at Cumbernauld. There is a wide range of private schools nearby, including Dollar Academy, Beaconhurst, Strathallan, Morrison's Academy, Glenalmond and Kilgraston (girls only). Stirling University is also nearby at Bridge of Allan.
The A84 is a main route into the highlands and the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. There are opportunities for many outdoor activities including climbing, hill walking, water sports, fishing, shooting and stalking. Gleneagles Hotel with its leisure club and golf courses is only 25 miles to the east.
Aveland Park is a wonderful Victorian family home situated on Aveland Road, a quiet residential street off which Callander Golf Course is located. The wonderful Victorian house is set back off the road in mature gardens down a private driveway. It benefits from fantastic accommodation which has been substantially upgraded since the current owners purchased the property in 2008.
Stone steps lead up to the front door with stained glass panels which gives access to the entrance porch. Here there is a traditional press and a partially glazed inner door which leads into the main reception hall. Opening off here is the drawing room which has a large south west facing bay window overlooking the gardens. The drawing room also has a fireplace with marble mantel, surround and hearth as well as a partially glazed door leading into the conservatory which has a door leading to the rear garden. Also situated off the main entrance hall to the front of the house is a sitting room with windows to the south west and a fireplace with stone surround, stone hearth and decorative mantel. Across the entrance hall is the dining room with windows and working shutters to the north west and a serving hatch from the kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen/breakfast room is situated to the rear of the house and was installed in 2011. This features a range of fitted wall and base units an integrated sink, and fitted appliances including a Bosch oven/grill, four Bosch gas hobs with an extractor fan over, a Bosch dishwasher and an American style fridge freezer which is also included in the sale. The door from here leads through a rear passage off which are the boiler room and a porch with a back door leading out into the rear garden. The ground floor is completed by a large under stair cupboard and a generous utility room which has a washing machine, tumble dryer, WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle.
From the main entrance hall a staircase with decorative Oregon pine timber banisters leads up to the first floor accommodation which is on two levels. Off the main landing there are two bedrooms overlooking the front garden, one of which has a large bay window and fitted wardrobes while the other also has fitted wardrobes as well as an en suite shower room with WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle. Also accessed from this landing are a further double bedroom with fitted wardrobes, a linen cupboard and a family bathroom with WC, wash hand basin, bath with shower attachment and hatch to the loft space. Steps from a mid landing on the staircase leads to the accommodation to the rear of the property. Here there is a single bedroom with fitted wardrobes, wash hand basin and access to the loft as well as a study / bedroom with a north west facing window and full height fitted book shelves.
Decorative wrought iron gates from Aveland Road, set in pillars with lanterns, give access to the driveway which leads to the double garage and also continues around the side of the house through banks of rhododendrons round to the front of Aveland Park. The attached double garage has an electrically operated up and over door and a door which leads too the back garden. A wrought iron gate and path to the side also lead into the back garden which is largely laid to lawn and surrounded with mature trees and hedges. There is a wooden garden store here and access to the conservatory and the rear porch. A gate from here connects to the front of the house and to the south west facing gardens. The sloping gardens are terraced at the top with a parking area and a range of mature shrubs and plants. The lower section of the garden is largely laid to lawn and contains a variety of mature conifers and rhododendrons.
Mains water, electricity, drainage and gas.
Aveland Park is in Stirling Council Tax Band G.
Fixtures and Fittings
Fitted blinds, carpets and white goods are included in the sale. The curtains are specifically excluded. The light fittings are included in the sale, with the exception of the chandeliers in the drawing room, bedroom, first floor hall and ground floor hall.
Aveland Park is situated in the Callander conservation area as well as the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.
Servitude rights, burdens and wayleaves
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves, including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cable, drains and water, gas and other pipes, whether contained in the Title Deeds or informally constituted and whether referred to in the General Remarks and Stipulations or not. The Purchaser(s) will be held to have satisfied himself as to the nature of all such servitude rights and others.
Offers, in Scottish legal form, must be submitted by your solicitor to the Selling Agents.
It is intended to set a closing date but the seller reserves the right to negotiate a sale with a single party. All genuinely interested parties are advised to instruct their solicitor to note their interest with the Selling Agents immediately after inspection.
A deposit of 10% of the purchase price may be required. It will be paid within 7 days of the conclusion of Missives. The deposit will be non-returnable in the event of the Purchaser(s) failing to complete the sale for reasons not attributable to the Seller or his agents.
Savills, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:
1.They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise. They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.
2.Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Savills have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.
Property Reference Number: GBEDRSEDS110386
- Sold in July 2014
- Situated close to the golf course
- Kitchen / dining room
- 4 Reception rooms
- 4 beds (1 en suite shower)
- Study, utility / shower room
- Family bathroom
- Double garage & shed
- About 0.62 acres
- EPC Rating = D