Listed Georgian House with 63 acres of parkland and three cottages
Quarter is a most beautiful Georgian country house dating from 1776. It is set in 63 acres of parkland and woods in the Stirling countryside.
The house has a lovely front façade with a pillared entrance beneath a front facing pediment and symmetrical windows either side.
Internally the house has an elegant hall, stairway, reception rooms and landings. The well laid out accommodation includes a hall, drawing room and dining room to the front of the house with a sitting room, cloakroom, kitchen, office and boot room behind. There are six bedrooms on the first floor, with four bathrooms.
Outside is a boiler room, workshop and log shed. Coach Cottage is a one bedroom cottage in the courtyard behind. This is used for holiday lets.
To the west of the house is a U shaped courtyard with two let cottages (Harness Cottage and Garden Cottage), garaging, stables and out houses.
The house is set in the middle of its land holding which means it is well protected and has great privacy. There is 31 acres of parkland grazing with a similar area of woodland. The garden around the house is beautifully kept. There is an orchard and a walled garden.
Pillared entrance. Hall with flagstone floor and arch over. Sweeping stairs to first floor and wood burning stove. Drawing room with Adam fireplace. Dining Room with marble fireplace.
Sitting room with arched recess with cupboards and fireplace with carved wooden mantle. Cloakroom with wash basin and cupboards. Separate WC.
Kitchen with four oven Aga, double sink, wooden cupboards. Office with bookshelves. Utility room with sink and back door.
Outside boiler house with Grant boiler. Work shop and log shed.
Galleried landing with cupola above and arch to front facing window. Three bedrooms, two with en suite bathrooms and one with en suite shower room. Two further bedrooms and back stairs down to kitchen. Bathroom off lower landing and Office / bedroom 6 to the rear.
In a courtyard behind the house is a one bedroomed cottage. This was fully refurbished in spring 2018 and is used as a Holiday Let.
To the north of the house is a U shaped traditional courtyard. The north elevation comprises out houses with floored loft space above. There are stables in the East elevation which adjoin Harness Cottage which has two bedrooms. In the west elevation is Garden Cottage which is larger but also has two bedrooms. Further details on the cottages can be provided upon request.
Gardens, Grazing and Woodlands
There is a formal area of garden to the west of the house with a gravel sweep and a curved retaining wall. There are lawns and flower beds to the south.
Adjacent to the U shaped courtyard are two walled gardens. One is an orchard with fruit trees. The other is mown grass.
The parkland grazing surround the house and extends to 31 acres in all. The two fields to the north of the drive are let to Wellsfield Farm.
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage.
Quarter House. Central heating from oil fired boiler. Hot water from boiler and electric immersion heaters.
Coach Cottage. Central heating from oil fired boiler.
Harness Cottage. Coal fire with back boiler.
Garden Cottage. Solid fuel stove with back boiler.
Quarter. Council tax band H.
Garden Cottage. Band E.
Harness Cottage. Band C.
Coach Cottage is a Holiday Let and has a rateable value of £800 but gets full business releif.
Quarter House is Listed Category B.
Farm Code Number
Quarter has a farm code 810/0009. 13.71 Ha is designated as farmland.
Fixtures & Fittings
The chandeliers in the principal bedroom, sitting room and dining room are excluded. The wall lights in the library, drawing room and hall are excluded. An urn and statuette in the garden are also excluded.
The external photos were taken in summer 2018. The internal photos were taken in 2011.
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This special house and its cottages are situated in a great location for those looking to commute to Glasgow, Edinburgh or Stirling.Harry Maitland