Occupying a substantial plot 'The Old Manse' in Bothwell is an elegant category B listed mansion steeped in history and is the former manse to Bothwell Old Parish Church, dating from 1802 or thereby.
Offering a wealth of original features including ornate plaster cornicing and centre roses, original hardwood flooring to entrance hallway, sweeping stone staircase and exceptionally well-proportioned apartments. The property has undergone a refurbishment and interior design scheme which has been sympathetic to the original architectural features.
Circa 3600 sq ft of large light-filled living spaces that flow effortlessly between each other and the outdoors. The coach house provides a further 670 sq ft of self-contained living accommodation.
The main house accommodation, in brief extends to on the ground floor an entrance vestibule, beautiful reception hallway with ornate cornicing, elegant drawing room, lounge with stunning ornate plasterwork including cornicing and plasterwork motifs to walls, formal dining room, luxury breakfasting kitchen, utility room, cloakroom/wc and store room. The accommodation on the half landing comprises a spacious double bedroom/office and bathroom with luxury suite. The first floor accommodation comprises master suite with en suite shower room and three additional double bedrooms.
The coach house to the rear offers self-contained living space with open plan lounge/kitchen two bedrooms and shower room lending itself to a multitude of uses.
Further specification of the house includes with the attention to detail, ornate cornicing, sash and case windows, original carved hardwood living flame fireplace, ccvt and security system, gas central heating supplemented by a separate mains pressure water storage unit.
Externally the property is accessed through gates leading to a large sweeping courtyard driveway lending space for ample parking. The property enjoys landscaped garden grounds with tree lined mature and established trees, shrubs and bushes. The cottage to the rear also has its own terraced area.
Discretely situated in central Bothwell on a private road and sitting behind a gated entrance this stunning home will undoubtedly appeal to those looking for considerable privacy.
The thriving village of Bothwell boasts a number of fine restaurants, parish church, library, popular local schools, trendy bars and coffee shops. Private education is to be found at Hamilton College, some two miles from the property and there are a number of pick up points within the village for Glasgow's highly reputable schools.
Bothwell provides a number of attractions including the historic Bothwell Castle, the seat of the Douglas s and Scotland's finest 13th century castle.
Sports and recreational pursuits are well catered for within Bothwell and facilities include Bothwell Castle Golf Course, Bothwell Tennis Club. The neighbouring towns of Hamilton and East Kilbride offer a first class selection of shops and retail parks, Hamilton Mausoleum, Dollan Aqua Centre, multi-screen cinemas, Hunter Museum, Strathclyde Country Park (famed for its excellent water sport facilities) and a wealth of other sports and recreational outlets.
Train stations are to be found at Uddingston, Blantyre and Hamilton and the international airports of Glasgow, Prestwick and Edinburgh are readily accessible via the motorway system.
From Glasgow proceed eastbound along the M74. Leave the motorway at Junction 5 (Bothwell) and at the roundabout take the fourth exit onto the A725. At the roundabout take the second exit onto Bellshill Road. At the roundabout, turn right onto the B7071, Hamilton Road, and proceed into the village of Bothwell. Turn right on to Green Street and second left into Fairyknowe Gardens. Turn left and then right into the private driveway leading to The Old Manse.
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