Exceptional family home with beautiful gardens in sought-after village.
Burnbrae is a remarkable detached family home in the heart of the village of Balfron, thought to date from around 1721, owned by the present owners for around 30 years. The property is in excellent condition and offers extremely flexible living space, with a wealth of period features including ceiling roses and cornicing. The property also boasts wonderful garden grounds.
From the driveway, stone steps lead to double storm doors which open into the entrance vestibule with mosaic tiled floor. From here a door leads to the main reception hallway with a staircase leading to the upper floors, under stair storage cupboards and access to most of the ground floor rooms.
To the left is the most impressive sitting room with box bay window with views over the garden, ornate cornice work, ceiling rose and an open fireplace. A further reception room to the right sits to the front, again with views over the garden, cornice and central ceiling rose and access to the sun room. The sun room is a wonderful addition with windows all round and doors out to the terraced area at the front. The dining room to the side has a box bay window and further feature window and pillar to the side, with cornicing. The inner hallway gives access to the kitchen which features splendid fitted base and wall units, range cooker, door out to the side garden and two windows to the side. There is plenty of room for a breakfast table. A utility area. wc and boiler room complete the downstairs accommodation.
The first floor is accessed from the elegant staircase in the main hallway with balustrade and handrail leading to the first floor landing. There are three bedrooms, one with en suite shower room. The library/family room is also on this floor with dual aspect windows. A shower room and family bathroom complete the first floor accommodation.
A second staircase leads to the upper floor where there are two further bedrooms, a home office and an additional storage room.
The gardens at Burnbrae are exceptional, with access from the road to the gravelled driveway with parking for several cars. The gardens are a credit to the current owners and are set over different levels with an abundance of flowers, trees and bushes, pond and drying area. There is a double garage.
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This strikes me as such a warm and welcoming house while also being wonderfully spacious and elegant. The schools of Balfron and lovely gardens all add to its many charms.Caroleanne Gallagher