Unparalleled Residential Estate in Glorious Setting
Kincairney is a wonderful retreat from which to escape from the pressures of modern day life. Equally suited to being a family home and for hosting wonderful house parties with guests able to enjoy the spectacular setting from the tennis courts on a glorious summer day. The house is an equally inviting retreat on autumnal and winter days after a day's rough shooting or exhilarating outdoor pursuits.
The estate of Kincairney extends to 169 acres (68 ha) and comprises the mansion house situated in a raised position to the north west of the property overlooking its rolling parkland to Kincairney Loch below, two gate lodges at either end of the
private drive, two further cottages suitable for staff accommodation or to let, and associated outbuildings including a new American Barn to the rear of the main house all contained within a ring fence.
Potential exists to generate income from residential lets or to create a self-sufficient holiday letting business utilising produce from the walled garden in this popular tourist area of Scotland.
Kincairney House is of stone construction under a pitched slate roof, harled to the rear and of a rubble finish to the front defining the 1835 Georgian façade which replaced part of the much older Lairds' house. Listed category B the accommodation is laid out as shown on the accompanying floor plans. The interior is a blank canvas ready for the new owner to make their mark.
Plans have been approved for the addition of a south facing conservatory which would enhance the living space on the ground floor and take advantage of most pleasant view across the parkland in front of the house and beyond which can also be enjoyed from the drawing room, morning room and principal bedrooms. plans have also been approved for an east wing which will encompass a music room on the ground floor with a dressing room and bathroom above.
The house is approached off the minor public road through a stone pillared gateway adjacent to the South Lodge via a tarred lime tree lined drive which terminates in a gravel sweep.
On the ground floor the tiled vestibule leads into a spacious flag stoned entrance hallway with an attractive staircase lit by a large west facing window leading to the half and first floor landings. Doors lead off to the drawing room and morning room and to an inner hall which runs parallel. the drawing room enjoys both morning and afternoon light and has a large open fire and leads directly into the dining room which is ideally proportioned for entertaining large house parties. An inner hallway leads to a family room/playroom with the kitchen/breakfast room to the west of the house. There are some fitted wall and floor units and a four oven AGA. A garden room and porch catch the late afternoon sunshine which is served by an additional kitchen area. Other rooms on the ground floor include utility room, cloakroom/W.C and store room and a gun room and store off the dining room.
Stairs lead down to the lower ground floor which contains the main cellar, boiler and tank rooms in addition to a binned wine cellar. Externally there are a number of store rooms including a separate W.C.
At the top of the first flight of stairs there are a suite of rooms which include a double bedroom with an adjoining single bedroom/ dressing room, two bathrooms, linen cupboard and laundry/utility room which could provide ideal guest accommodation. The principal bedroom suite is situated off the first floor landing and comprises master bedroom with fitted wardrobes, en suite bathroom and dressing room. There are two further double bedrooms both looking south with an interconnecting door. In the original part of the house which is also accessed from the ground floor via a rear staircase there are two double bedrooms (one of which links through to the guest wind described above) and a bathroom. Stairs continue up to the second floor on which there are three further bedrooms and a storage room. A short flight of stairs lead to the attic.
Gardens & Grounds
The front of the house has lawns beyond the gravel parking area. To the rear there is a south facing, partially walled garden which has in the past provided flowers and soft fruit. Surrounding the lawns are herbaceous borders with azaleas, rhododendrons and mature trees. There two recently resurfaced all weather tennis courts situated in the south west of the garden and a small pavilion.
Parkland & Policies
Kincairney is surrounded by about 135 acres of parkland which includes mature hardwood and softwood trees. Species include oak, beech and ash trees, as well as the lime tree avenue lining the front drive. The parkland comprises permanent pasture and is fenced for livestock, with field troughs or natural water supplies.
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