The Bothy forms part of a tastefully converted steading surrounded by rolling countryside located between Kelty and Kinross. The surrounding landscape features idyllic fields, lochs and hills. The property enjoys the best of countryside living while being extremely accessible to both the north and south.
Kinross (3 miles), is a traditional county town which offers a wide range of local facilities, including shops, professional services, health centre, primary and secondary schooling, restaurants, several hotels, a curling rink, swimming pool, library, museum, a supermarket and two golf courses. In addition there is the charming village of Cleish (4 miles), with its highly regarded primary school, village hall and church. There are a number of private schools with easy reach including Dollar Academy, Craigclowan, Glenalmond, Strathallan and Kilgraston.
While enjoying a peaceful and rural setting, the property is just over 2 miles from the M90 motorway junction, offering excellent access links south for commuting to Edinburgh (23 miles), Glasgow and north to Perth, Dundee and Aberdeen. Edinburgh Airport, 23 miles away, runs regular domestic and international flights. Inverkeithing Station (13 miles) lies on the main East Coast line with services running to Edinburgh Waverley.
The RSPB Loch Leven Nature Reserve is set on the shores of Loch Leven, which is 5 miles away, offering a stunning backdrop to a number of outdoor pursuits including walking, birdwatching, cycling and fishing. The Lomond Hills Regional Park nearby offers an extensive range of enjoyable walks and hikes, with wonderful views captured from the summits of Bishop Hill and Benarty Hill. Loch Leven's Larder is a popular and award winning family-run café and farm shop. The nearby Blairadam Forest also offers great trails of varying length for walking, running and cycling.
The Bothy sits in an enviable south-facing position within an attractive steading conversion created in 2009 by The Good House Company, a renowned local business. The family house has well-appointed accommodation ideal for a modern lifestyle, with flexible living space encompassing four or five bedrooms. As well as its beautiful rural setting, the house is part of a strong local community with excellent access links into Edinburgh.
The kitchen / dining room acts as the hub of the house, and has fantastic south-facing views over the garden and to the hills beyond thanks to its large floor to ceiling windows. It is fitted with floor and wall units incorporating granite surfaces and a breakfast bar. Integrated appliances include a Stoves Richmond electric range cooker and a Maytag American style fridge freezer. The sitting room sits off the entrance hall and has a good store cupboard and doors leading out onto the south-facing patio. A WC also sits off the entrance hall, as well as stairs leading up to the first floor. A corridor from the kitchen leads to the study / bedroom 5 and utility room which has a door leading into the garage.
The principal bedroom suite sits off the first floor landing, and has southerly views towards the hills beyond. It has an en suite shower room and fitted wardrobe. There are three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom which has a bath with shower over. Off the landing is a generous walk in wardrobe.
The Bothy is approached from a shared courtyard where there is private parking to the front of the house, and direct access into the integral single garage which has an electric door and houses the hot water tank. The gardens at The Bothy are beautifully presented and well maintained, wrapping to the south and west aspects of the house. The kitchen opens into the west section of the garden which is used as a kitchen garden with numerous raised beds and has a garden store in the corner. A paved terrace overlooks the south garden with its stunning hilly backdrop. It has a generous lawned area enclosed by stone walls and a well-stocked border of plants.
Leave the M90 at Junction 5 heading east along the B9097. At the T-Junction turn right on to the B996. At the next crossroads turn right to pass through Lochran Farm and over the M90, continue on this road passing two sharp bends, one to the left the next to the right. Pass the farmhouse which the postcode will direct you to and continue around the next sharp bend to the left; three driveways will appear on the right hand side. The third driveway will lead to the courtyard of the steading. The Bothy is the second property on the left.