Quarter is set in 63 acres of its own parkland in the Stirlingshire countryside. There are views from the house through the trees to the hills opposite.
The house is highly accessible, being within 3 miles of Stirling Services junction where the M9 and M80 motorways connect, giving a fast link east to Edinburgh and south to Glasgow. Both Edinburgh and Glasgow airports are within easy reach and Stirling has a railway station with services to both cities.
The village of Denny is one mile to the south. Wellsfield Farm next door is a Farm Park with playgrounds, holiday lodges, fishing lochs and riding stables.
Stirling, just to the north, is the major town of central Scotland. Stirling Castle and the Wallace Monument rise high above the town and are testament to its historic past. The modern day town provides a full range of shops and services including several superstores. There are a number of private schools within reach including Dollar Academy, Strathallan and Kilgraston (girls only).
The M9 and A9 continue north into Perthshire. Gleneagles Hotel with its leisure club and golf courses is only 23 miles away. The Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park lies just to the west with its wealth of outdoor activities including climbing, hill walking, water sports, fishing, shooting and stalking.
Quarter is a most beautiful Georgian country house dating from 1776. It is set in 63 acres of parkland and woods in the Stirling countryside.
The house has a lovely front façade with a pillared entrance beneath a front facing pediment and symmetrical windows either side.
Internally the house has an elegant hall, stairway, reception rooms and landings. The well laid out accommodation includes a hall, drawing room and dining room to the front of the house with a sitting room, cloakroom, kitchen, office and boot room behind. There are six bedrooms on the first floor, with four bathrooms.
Outside is a boiler room, workshop and log shed. Coach Cottage is a one bedroom cottage in the courtyard behind. This is used for holiday lets.
To the west of the house is a U shaped courtyard with two let cottages (Harness Cottage and Garden Cottage), garaging, stables and out houses.
The house is set in the middle of its land holding which means it is well protected and has great privacy. There is 31 acres of parkland grazing with a similar area of woodland. The garden around the house is beautifully kept. There is an orchard and a walled garden. Accommodation
Pillared entrance. Hall with flagstone floor and arch over. Sweeping stairs to first floor and wood burning stove. Drawing room with Adam fireplace. Dining Room with marble fireplace.
Sitting room with arched recess with cupboards and fireplace with carved wooden mantle. Cloakroom with wash basin and cupboards. Separate WC.
Kitchen with four oven Aga, double sink, wooden cupboards. Office with bookshelves. Utility room with sink and back door.
Outside boiler house with Grant boiler. Work shop and log shed. First floor
Galleried landing with cupola above and arch to front facing window. Three bedrooms, two with en suite bathrooms and one with en suite shower room. Two further bedrooms and back stairs down to kitchen. Bathroom off lower landing and Office / bedroom 6 to the rear.
In a courtyard behind the house is a one bedroomed cottage. This was fully refurbished in spring 2018 and is used as a Holiday Let.
To the north of the house is a U shaped traditional courtyard. The north elevation comprises out houses with floored loft space above. There are stables in the East elevation which adjoin Harness Cottage which has two bedrooms. In the west elevation is Garden Cottage which is larger but also has two bedrooms. Further details on the cottages can be provided upon request.
Gardens, Grazing and Woodlands
There is a formal area of garden to the west of the house with a gravel sweep and a curved retaining wall. There are lawns and flower beds to the south.
Adjacent to the U shaped courtyard are two walled gardens. One is an orchard with fruit trees. The other is mown grass.
The parkland grazing surround the house and extends to 31 acres in all. The two fields to the north of the drive are let to Wellsfield Farm.
Services Mains electricity and water. Private drainage.
Heating Quarter House. Central heating from oil fired boiler. Hot water from boiler and electric immersion heaters. Coach Cottage. Central heating from oil fired boiler. Harness Cottage. Coal fire with back boiler. Garden Cottage. Solid fuel stove with back boiler.
Falkirk Council: • Quarter. Council tax band H. • Garden Cottage. Band E. • Harness Cottage. Band C. • Coach Cottage is a Holiday Let and has a rateable value of £800 but gets full business releif.
Listing Quarter House is Listed Category B.
Farm Code Number Quarter has a farm code 810/0009. 13.71 Ha is designated as farmland.
Fixtures & Fittings The chandeliers in the master bedroom, sitting room and dining room are excluded. The wall lights in the library, drawing room and hall are excluded. An urn and statuette in the garden are also excluded.
Photographs The external photos were taken in summer 2018. The internal photos were taken in 2011.
Take the M9 from Edinburgh or the M80 from Glasgow towards Stirling. Leave the motorway at Junction 9 signposted for Stirling Services. From the roundabout at Stirling Services head south on the A872 signposted for Denny.
Drive south on the A872 for about three miles. The drive to Quarter House is in the trees on the left immediately beyond.
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