Savills | Ferleyn, Aberfoyle Road, Balfron Station, Stirlingshire, G63 0SQ | Property for sale
2,323 sq ft(215.81 sq m)
Offers over £625,000(€735,254)

FerleynAberfoyle Road, Balfron Station, Stirlingshire, G63 0SQ

  • Sale Agreed

Key features

  • Highly accessible location on the outskirts of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park
  • Excellent location for daily commuting to Glasgow, Stirling and Edinburgh
  • Attractive period house thought to date from 1875
  • Spacious accommodation throughout
  • Elegant drawing room with double aspect windows and beamed ceiling
  • Grounds extending to approximately 1 acre
  • Paved patio area ideal for summer dining
  • Garaging and stable block with three loose boxes and tack room

A wonderful family house with open outlook and stables.

About this property

  • Ferleyn is thought to date from around 1875 and is an attractive period house which once served as the local school. Constructed in traditional methods with stone and a slate roof the property is presented in excellent condition, having been updated and extended by the present owners over the years to create a wonderful family home. The property benefits from a ground source heat pump.

    Internally the property has excellent sized rooms all on one level, with the exception of two stairs leading to the dining room and kitchen. A bright spacious hallway leads to the accommodation, although for everyday use, our clients use the rear porch for access.

    The drawing room is to the left: this is an elegant room with double aspect windows framing open views, a beamed ceiling, fireplace, bookshelves, and a door to the home office with FTTP broadband. From the drawing room there is access to the formal dining room with windows to the side, and the bespoke fitted farmhouse-style kitchen which has floor and wall units, an AGA, space for a breakfast table, and windows to the rear. Double doors lead to the bright garden room with windows to both sides, fireplace and access to the rear porch.

    There are four bedrooms: the principal bedroom has been extended to create a dressing area and en suite shower room. There are three further double bedrooms, a family bathroom and utility room.

    The grounds of Ferleyn extend to around 1 acre, mainly laid to lawn with shrubs and bushes. There is a paved patio area for summer dining. The driveway with parking for several cars, leads to the excellent sized garage with two double doors, access to further storage cupboard and workshop. A stable block to the side includes 3 loose boxes and a tack room.

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Ferleyn is a lovely bright spacious family home in the countryside but close to amenities, it also has the added benefit of the large garage and stores which with the correct planning permission could be converted.

Caroleanne GallagherProperty agent

Local information

  • Ferleyn sits in a highly accessible location on the outskirts of The Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, allowing daily commuting to Glasgow, Stirling and even Edinburgh. There are good rail connections from Stirling to all major cities.
  • The property is situated on the main A81 near the villages of Gartmore and Drymen and is in the catchment area for Balfron High School. There are a wide range of activities in the area include mountain biking and walking, horse riding and pony trekking, canoeing and paddle boarding, wild swimming, shooting and fishing, and the UK's longest zip wire is at the nearby Go Ape centre located at the David Marshall Lodge visitor centre. Aberfoyle (6 miles) provides a full range of facilities including a primary school, shops, post office, supermarket, petrol station and a variety of hotels and restaurants as well as an 18 hole golf course.
  • The Trossachs is the heart of Rob Roy MacGregor's Scotland and it was in this area with its delightful mix of lochs, burns, hills and glens that he lived his life and where some of his more famous exploits took place.
  • The Trossachs has a diversity of wildlife including magnificent golden eagles, osprey, peregrine falcons and red deer, which coexist with creatures like roe deer, wildcats, foxes, feral goats, badgers and red squirrels.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Glasgow, follow the A81 road signposted to Aberfoyle. The house is exactly 1.6 miles north of Ballat Crossroads on the right hand side of the road. Ballat Crossroads is a large junction - at this junction, Drymen is signed left and Stirling (A811) is signed to the right BUT keep to the A81, Feryleyn is on the right hand side.
  • EPC Rating = C
  • Tenure = Freehold