Netherfield House , Strathaven
Offers Over £1,700,000
Netherfield House is one of Lanarkshires finest country homes set in 70 acres with additional Coachmans cottage. Video tour available.
- Property Type: Detached House
- Bedrooms: 5
- Bathrooms: 3
- Public Rooms: 5
The picturesque market town of Strathaven sits alongside the Avon River and is surrounded by beautiful countryside. This conservation area feels more like a village than a market town with an eclectic mix of local retailers including shops, coffee houses, restaurants and bars, along with extensive public open space, a golf course and leisure centre incorporating a swimming pool and gymnasium. The town is also serviced by supermarkets as well as banks, building societies, medical practice and a range of professional services. There are lots to see and do from putting and bowling, to a boating pond and tennis courts all located at Strathaven Park. Strathaven has a selection of primary schools and a secondary school, Strathaven Academy and is also home to Hamilton College, an independent fee paying school and Glasgow has a further wide choice of independent schools.
East Kilbride and Hamilton lie a short distance which offers a more comprehensive range of amenities. For the commuter there is easy access to all busy A roads and motorway links which connect east to Edinburgh, west to Glasgow and all surrounding districts.
Netherfield House is a magnificent late Georgian detached residence set within the most beautiful landscaped garden grounds with woodland and ornamental lawns in addition to a magnificent landscaped loch.
The property is accessed via a long private driveway intersecting the beautiful gardens and giving access to private courtyard with ancillary cottages and expansive gravel parking area.
The residence has too many features to mention but includes a wealth of architectural design features including sash and case Astragal windows, detail cornicing and decorative plaster work, marble fireplaces, original carved stone staircase in addition to a passenger lift.
The accommodation provides flexible and versatile layout over three levels and provides four reception rooms, beautiful garden room, dining kitchen by Clive Christian, utility room, boot room, five bedrooms, two with en-suite facilities and additional bathroom and WC’s.
Two storey building with two car garage, office, utility room and boiler room on the ground floor and sitting room, kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor.
Large triple garage with three up and over doors.
Cherry Tree Cottage
A former two storey cottage with an adjacent lean-to greenhouse. The property has been completely stripped out internally and requires total refurbishment. Full planning permission building warrant for the renovation to a three bedroom cottage has been granted.
To the north of the house is a large kennel with two separate shelters and runs. Adjoining the kennels is a store/grooming shed with electricity and water.
Beyond the courtyard is an L-shaped complex of buildings which were originally built as eleven loose boxes but has been converted as six garages with machinery stores in addition. The complex is enclosed by metal fencing and has a concrete yard.
Gardens and policies
The gardens and policies surrounding Netherfield House provide an appropriate setting for a house which when carefully landscaped provide shelter from the prevailing wind while allowing natural light into the house. To the front of the house an enclosed partially paved terrace leads to gravel paths with a central pond with an ornate fountain and onto lawns leading down to a large landscaped loch surrounded by lawns with an arched bridge over a waterfall inlet to the eastern corner. An attractive timber framed boathouse lies in the eastern banks of the loch. To the south of the house the paved terrace leads to lawns flanked by rhododendrons and mature trees. Paths flanked by herbaceous borders lead onto an orchard behind the stable block with apple, pear and plum trees which are enclosed by hedging. Beyond the orchard is a curling pond with a central island.
Netherfield extends in total to approximately 70 acres of which 47.5 acres is well fenced productive grassland which is currently used for livestock grazing.
The woodland extends to approximately 11.3 acres and comprises of mature mixed woodland and new plantations which have been designed to provide amenity and shelter to the grazing.
EER Band D.
From the M74 leave at Junction 8 and head west on the A71 to Strathaven. On reaching Strathaven at the roundabout, turn right onto Castle Road. Continue on the road which changes to North Street and at the junction turn right onto the A723 Glassford Road. Follow the road out of Strathaven and at the roundabout continue straight on and the entrance gates to Netherfield are on the right hand side.
Branch Address134 Ayr Road, Newton Mearns, G77 6EG
Tel: 0141 639 5888
Email: [email protected]
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