Country Homes

The English Country House is the classic type of property that many wish to have particularly those with Englands beautiful countryside views. Estate agent Savill's has listings throughout the United Kingdom for those who would like to have the country life in a beautiful house.

Auchenbowie House

Auchenbowie, Stirling, FK7 8HE

£1,300,000
Featuring 11 acres the Auchenbowie House with the land originally purchased in 1555 by Robert Bruce, Provost of Stirling from theCunninghams of Polmaise. The property was commissioned to be a  substantial laird's house. 
The location of the house is 2 miles of the Stirling Services Junction with motorway connections to Glasgow on the M80 and on the M9 to Edinburgh along with rail and air services from both Glasgow and Edinburgh airports.
The Gleneagles Hotel and Golf course are 23 miles away.



 

This three-story plus an attic features a hexagonal stair tower and an additional tower with a doorway to the leading to the garden.

The house is also noted for its large windows on all floors and a balcony outside the master bedroom that faces south.

The hart of the house features a linked stairway and reception hall with a vaulted dining room and a well equipped kitchen.

 

A billiards room and can be found on the first floor and a panelled study on the second floor. The house features nine bedrooms and and four bathrooms.

Accommodations for staff and domestic help is to the rear of the property and has two-stories.

The formal Gardens are to the east with a flagstone terrace and lawns.

Contact Savills:

 

Jamie Macnab

Country Houses Team

+44 (0) 131 247 3738

 

Ele Robertson

Country Houses Team

+44 (0) 131 247 3735

£895,000

Apartment 4

Whittingehame House,

Haddington, East Lothian,

EH41 4QA

Apartment 4 is located in the countryside of East Lothian about 3 miles from the south from East Linton. Despite the seclusion type setting of Whittingehame House the property is well connected for commuting with A1 to the city centre and train links to Edinburgh from Drem and Dunbar. The Edinburgh Airport is 35 miles away. There is an abundance of outdoor activities with beaches, golf, cycling and riding being popular.

This fully renovated modern residence occupies the south side of the property with two floors presenting 4200 sq ft of space. It still however has many of its original features with sash and case windows and ornate cornices.

Upon entering the apartment is a large a vestibule with doors to a sitting room that features views of the property's grounds. If required this space could be used as a fourth bedroom.

 

A corner kitchen with its oak cabinetry features enough space for dining table and also has a slated Scottish slate island work top.

 

The hallway contains a utility room, WC and the access to the roof terrace outdoor space for outdoor dining.

 

Off the central hall is the dining room with a fireplace that looks over front lawn and tree lined street.


The dining room with its impressive open fireplace is also off the central hall and looks over the front lawn, down the tree lined avenue. 

The 16 acres of Whittingeham are accessible and owned by the Principal Apartment except for the lime avenue, the north of the house and formal garden.



 

Contact:
Andrew Thomson

Country Houses Team

+44 (0) 131 247 3738