Yett Holm is a significant detached country house in mature woodland gardens, situated in a very pleasant semi-rural location in Braidwood within the always popular Clyde Valley.
A detached house which dates from c 1935. The house has a southern exposure, and is set amid generous and mature woodland gardens. Yett Holm is completed in a pebble dash exterior finish over a red engineered brick base course with smooth ashlar detail at window mullions, doors and base course. The house is under a combination of red rosemary tile roof with mansard hips and red concrete tile. Privacy is provided by a mature hedge at its rear and further security and privacy is offered by a full height remotely operated hardwood sliding access gate and surrounding woodlands. Internally the house retains period features, detailed cornice and frieze work, rich hardwood timbers, and feature working open fires.
Outer canopy porch, twin leaf storm doors to entrance vestibule with terrazzo tile floor and timber panelling. Outer door with cut glass detail to entrance reception hallway with terra cotta tile and hardwood floor, door to porch with terra cotta tile floor and exposed red brick.
Drawing room with intricately carved timber fireplace and working open fire set in Westmoreland slate tiled hearth and slips, hardwood floor, bay window formation, Edinburgh press. Formal dining room with open fire set in intricately carved fireplace with polished Westmoreland slate hearth and slips, bay window formation, Edinburgh press, hardwood floor. Snug/TV den, cloaks/wc, well equipped and well fitted kitchen with cream units and polished dark marble worktops, warming Rayburn range cooker, neat study zone to side, steps down to informal dining and breakfasting room with twin leaf doors to terrace and gardens. Inner hallway leading to fine sized utility room with cream and grey floor tiles, boiler room with door to rear gardens, coat hooks and space for outer wear and boots.
Split level TV and games room with polished black marble fireplace, twin leaf doors to gardens, pool table area at raised level. Bedroom 1, a self-contained suite of double bedroom, double fronted linen stores, fitted wardrobe, and all tiled en suite shower room. Bedroom 2 with fitted wardrobe/dressing room, under stairs store, and tiled en suite shower room.
Broad period staircase with timber spindles and turned banister to upper hallway, general purpose store with retractable Ramsay style ladder to insulated and floored attic space, home office/study with neat small bay window. Bedroom 3 with box window and window box seating, fitted bedroom furniture. Bedroom 4 (single), bedroom 5 (double), modern, all tiled family bath and shower room with polished marble vanity unit and sink. Door to inner hall leading to cupboard with security equipment, hot water tank cupboard, bedroom 6 (master suite) of triple aspect bedroom, fitted en suite dressing room, all tiled en suite shower room.
Summer house with twin leaf doors to raised deck, 2nd Octagonal summer house, lean-to green house with light, power and water, potting and propagation benches, double garage with 2 separate electrically operated up and over roller doors, concrete floor, light power and water. Box profile steel general purpose shed/garden equipment store. Block-built flat roof log store with flag stone floor, light and power.
Remotely operated vehicle access wood and steel sliding gate with personal access gate to side leading to block paved apron to red whin chip stone vehicle hard standing and turning areas. Well defined block paved pathway via 5 bar pedestrian gate to side lawn with close board fenced pets enclosure, and privatised by mature evergreens. South facing front gardens with block paved raised terrace well screened by mixed shrubs, bushes and alpine plants. Steps to alfresco dining terrace with further steps to level lawn fringed with acer canopy, colourful rhododendrons, azaleas, magnolia, and further trees and bushes. Red whin chip stone pathway through gardens to circular clipped box hedge and arbor furniture. Access to further lower lawn with kitchen produce beds and soft fruit cage and fruit trees. The woodland gardens feature rhododendrons and hebes which together with a flagstone pathway, lead down through semi ancient native woodland, underplanted with spring bulbs to the stream. Illuminated flagstone pathway through gardens to the eastern side.
South Lanarkshire Council
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Yett Holm is in G and the amount of council tax payable for 2022/2023 is £3,556.22.
Mains water supply, mains drainage, oil fired central heating, (new boiler 2011), double glazing.
EPC rating E.
Yett Holm is a detached country house located just off Woodhall Road which is a quiet cul de sac country road just to the south of the pretty Clyde Valley hamlet of Braidwood.
Yett Holm is set in a peaceful semi-rural situation, amid some of the Clyde Valley’s most attractive soft rolling countryside; and yet is only 23 miles from Glasgow City Centre and 40 miles from Edinburgh. Carluke station is 2.5 miles, providing rail access to both Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Lanark (5 miles) and Crossford (1 mile) provide shops and amenities which adequately cater for everyday needs and requirements. There are excellent primary schools in both Braidwood and Crossford. Hamilton (10 miles) provides more extensive shopping, as well as professional and educational services. Independent schooling is available in Hamilton at Hamilton College and Glasgow’s many independent schools can be accessed by rail from Carluke station. Glasgow City Centre remains within comfortable commuting distance both by rail and road and offers all shopping, cultural and leisure facilities associated with a major international centre. Edinburgh is also 40 miles away and both cities are easily accessed by the M74 and M8. Both Glasgow Airport (32 miles) and Edinburgh Airport (37 miles) provide regular national and international flights.
Go south on the M74 taking exit 7 onto the Lanark Road (A72). Proceed along Lanark Road for approx 5.5 miles to Crossford. Continue through Crossford turning left on the Braidwood Road (B7056), proceed over the river and after about 1.4 miles turn right onto Woodhall Road. Proceed along Woodhall Road for 150 yards to find Yett Holm on the right hand side."