If you have ever leafed through a trendy design magazine, you will know that there are certain houses that capture the imagination and take your breath away. Cartmoss House is that such place, beautiful, stylish, impressive, but at the same time, a fun and functional place in which to live life to the full and to enjoy with friends and family. This substantial, four bedroom steading conversion offers accommodation of seven principle apartments, formed over two spacious internal levels on a total plot of approximately 4.2 acres, with a number of exciting out-buildings. The original farm building was architecturally designed and extensively remodelled and modernised around 2002 to blend traditional charm with modern convenience. The property enjoys a beautiful rural setting between Kilbarchan and Howwood, with stunning countryside views to both the east and west and provides an unparalleled opportunity to purchase the ultimate 'lifestyle' home.
This fantastic home sits in ample garden grounds, which are mainly laid to lawn and also include a number of timber outbuildings, housing a garage, gym, endless pool, barbeque hut, sauna, workshops and summer house with decking. The stable shed sits within the fenced paddock of 1.8 acres and would be ideal for those with equestrian interests. The gardens are low maintenance due to the assistance of an automatic lawnmower that will remain. The front gate beckons you onto the large driveway offering ample parking for a number of vehicles.
Inside this home, you will find exceptional design and an inspired layout that provides light-filled, spacious luxury. An open, free-flowing approach to internal space ensures that this home combines livability with highly refined elegance. The owners have used high-quality fittings and finishes to create a house that is the last word in sophistication and refined taste. Once inside this home, you will be able to reach out and touch quality and craftsmanship, no matter what room you are in.
The spacious internal accommodation comprises: A bright entrance hallway, with floor to ceiling glass, leads to the ground floor accommodation. The immediately impressive 33ft lounge/diner with exposed stone wall and feature fireplace (with log burning stove) is certain to become the very heart of the home. This room offers a range of furniture configurations and retains a timber lintel from the original barn. There are ample windows on three sides allowing for natural light to flood the room. French doors open from here into the garden, which makes it the perfect zone for entertaining friends and family. A family room (access from hall and kitchen) will be popular with younger members of the family or alternatively, could be used as a more formal dining room, which is its current purpose. The impressive kitchen/diner has been fitted with a range of good quality kitchen furniture including modern worktop surfaces and a high-quality sink and drainer area. There is feature 'Aga' and space for an upright fridge freezer and dishwasher. As you gaze upwards, a sense of tradition is retained with the traditional pulley, a real conversation piece. There is ample space for a table and chairs for more informal dining and gatherings. Access can be gained from here to the utility/boot room, which is plumbed for a washing machine and offers the perfect spot for hanging jackets and wellingtons. The stylish bathroom has complimentary floor tiling and a modern three-piece suite, in white, comprising of a low-flush WC, wash hand basin and a bath. The ground floor accommodation is completed by two double bedrooms, which offer views over the gardens and both benefit from built-in wardrobes. Both bedrooms are very adaptable and either would make a super study and might suit those requiring live/work arrangements.
The staircase (from the hallway), leads to first-floor level revealing a bright and airy landing, two substantial bedrooms and a fantastic en-suite bathroom. The master bedroom is the last word in luxury, with an elevated timber balcony that faces west, enjoying glorious open countryside views into the distance. There are deep fitted wardrobes and a fabulous four-piece en-suite that includes a corner jacuzzi bath and separate shower cubicle, which creates the perfect ambience in which to unwind. There is a further double bedroom on this level with fitted wardrobes and ample space for additional free standing furniture.
The specification of the home includes an oil fired central heating system and double-glazed windows. Drainage is provided via septic tank.
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