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Space, comfort and style can be found at Aonach Mor

A substantial bespoke architect-design home is now available in the heart of Scotland’s central belt.

Presented for sale by Rettie and Co, Aonach Mor is an exceptionally spacious home, which was thoughtfully designed, by the present owners, to support a most comfortable family lifestyle. Built in 1991, the house was finished to a high specification, incorporating modern conveniences, such as double-glazing and under floor heating, and bespoke aesthetic features, including cornicing and traditional-style fireplaces.

The house itself is centred within a generous plot, with an impressive approach off the leafy residential street. A pair of wrought-iron electric gates open onto a block-paved driveway, which arcs around a formal lawn, towards the house, before returning to a second pair of electric gates onto the street. The driveway is flanked by traditionally-styled street lamps and low-level lighting, and expands at the foot of the house, providing extensive space for car parking.

The striking red-brick façade of Aonach Mor, is set beneath a pan tiled roof and distinguished by leaded window panes and quoins. An impressive stone-pillared porch is set to the centre, sheltering the main entrance.

The double staircase at Aonach Mor

Storm doors provide access into a traditional vestibule, where a partially-glazed door, flanked by glass panelling, opens into the galleried Hall beyond.

The hall is an inviting formal entrance space, which features a marble fireplace, with living flame gas fire, as well as decorative cornicing. It extends naturally to one-side, leading to the principal reception rooms.

Double doors open into the sumptuous sitting room, which is decorated with cornicing and a handsome timber fireplace, set around a living flame gas fire. A large window overlooks the front of the property, whilst a sliding glass door to rear garden extends across the opposing wall, promoting a through-flow of natural light and enhancing the impression of spaciousness.

Off the hallway there is another large and flexible reception room, currently utilised as a family room. It is appointed with a similar, elegant fireplace and features a wide bay window with an attractive view over the front lawn, which stretches away from the house, in the shelter of mature trees.

The dining room is accessed via a pair of double doors off the hall. It is well-proportioned, affording ample room for a formal dining suite, and is adorned with traditional dado railing, cornicing and a ceiling rose. A large picture window frames an attractive view over the rear garden. There is a practical, adjoining door into the kitchen.

The spacious living area in Aonach Mor

The kitchen, which can also be accessed directly from the hall, occupies an extensive space and accommodates a large breakfasting area. It is
traditional in character and appointed with a generous array of classic wall and floor units, incorporating display cabinets, shelving and wine racks.

There are a number of integrated appliances, including a SMEG dishwasher and a Hotpoint oven with separate five ring gas hob, which is set beneath a hidden extractor fan. A composite sink and draining board are positioned beneath a wide window, which offers a pretty outlook over the rear garden.

At one end of the room, a pair of partially- glazed double doors lead into a conservatory,which protrudes to the rear of the property, offering views over the surrounding garden. It has a door to an large area of decking; providing convenient access for alfresco dining, when weather permits.

Off the kitchen there is a large utility room, which is practically appointed with additional wall and floor units. It houses two Profile boilers and offers space for white goods and a large fridge/freezer. The room has an external door out to the rear porch, which shelters the entrance to the bin or garden store and a door into one of the double garages.

The large kitchen area

On the ground floor, there is also a large study with a wide window framing an outlook over the sheltered driveway to the front of the property. The room can be easily imagined as an additional reception room, playroom, or sixth bedroom and has a deep storage cupboard.

A cloakroom, fitted with cupboards, completes the accommodation on the ground floor. It has a separate WC, accompanied by a wash hand basin and a bidet.

An impressive timber staircase governs the main hall; branching at the midway point, beneath a chandelier, before climbing to the first floor in opposite directions. The galleried landing above is bright, with a large window overlooking the front of the property.

The master bedroom suite is generous in proportion and appointed with both a large dressing room, fitted with wardrobes, and a shower room. The bedroom has a large window, offering an elevated outlook over the front garden and into the canopy of the trees. The en-suite is accessed through the dressing room and includes a shower, twin wash hand basins, set atop a vanity cabinet and a WC.

There are another three en-suite bedrooms set around the upper landing and hall, all of which offer spacious double or twin accommodation, and two of which have a walk-in wardrobe. Their respective shower rooms are each appointed with a shower cubicle, wash hand basin, and WC, and finished with tiling to the walls and floors.

The garden area is very spacious with a decking area

The fifth bedroom is equally sizeable in dimension and extends into a wide bay window, which frames views over the surrounding garden.
A rear hall gives access to the large family bathroom and a linen cupboard, housing the hot water tank. The former is fitted with a spa bath, a pedestal wash hand basin, a WC and a bidet.

The house has been practically designed to incorporate a wealth of storage, including two deep under-stair cupboards and an additional storage cupboard, positioned off the upper hallway.

There is also an integral bike store, accessed from the rear of the property.

The property presides over a large, timber fenced, garden to the rear. An extensive area of decking stretches out from the house itself; a sheltered platform, ideal for garden furniture. There is an area of lawn beyond which is landscaped for interest, with an ornamental stream and footbridge. A detached double garage, with electric up-and-over doors occupies the rear corner of the plot, and is approached by a blockpaved driveway.

The agents will consider offers over £585,000.

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