The Herald Magazine - - etc SCOTLAND’S HOMES -

SIT­U­ATED in 2.47 acres of ma­ture gar­den grounds that in the past have been opened to the pub­lic un­der the Scot­land’s Gar­dens scheme, Moon

Cot­tage is a charming coun­try home with an added bonus of be­ing in a very con­ve­nient ru­ral lo­ca­tion only two miles from Dun­blane, six miles from Stirling and 31 miles from Glas­gow.

Pre­dom­i­nantly ar­ranged over one level, the ac­com­mo­da­tion spans 1,850 square feet to in­clude a re­cep­tion hall with ex­posed stone wall, liv­ing room (with fire­place and log-burn­ing stove) con­nect­ing to a 20ft din­ing-size fit­ted kitchen with a Ray­burn and built-in win­dow seat, util­ity, cloak­room, wet room-style shower room and three ground floor be­d­rooms – mas­ter with en suite bath­room – while the 27ft long fourth bed­room, which has three Velux win­dows and is ac­cessed by an open-tread spi­ral stair­case in the hall, oc­cu­pies the up­per floor along­side an ad­join­ing at­tic store­room. The prop­erty also has elec­tric­ity gen­er­at­ing pho­to­voltaic roof pan­els, w hi ch at­tract an an­nual pay­ment of around £1,500.

Bounded by wood­land, the land­scaped gar­dens in­clude lawns, at­trac­tive planted ar­eas, shrubs and spec­i­men trees but also a pro­duc­tive veg­etable gar­den, fruit trees, soft fruit bushes and an or­na­men­tal pond. There are also sev­eral out­build­ings – the largest of which is an ex­ten­sive garage in­cor­po­rat­ing store­rooms, toi­let and large work­shop – in­clud­ing an 18ft tim­ber shed, green­house and sum­mer­house. Moon Cot­tage is for sale with Baird Lums­den in Bridge of Al­lan at of­fers over £375,000.

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