Callandrade Estate sits on the boundary of the town of Callander. It has a rural location on the south side of the River Teith yet is only a few minutes walk from Callander Main Street. The town has a large selection of independent shops, cafés, restaurants, a bank, post office and a Tom Morris designed 18-hole golf course. The town is the regional centre for many public facilities including a full health centre, library, police, ambulance and fire stations. Callandrade is just a few minutes walk to both Callander Primary School and McLaren High School, rated 23rd of 339 Scottish high schools with adjacent leisure centre, pool and all-weather pitch. Callander has many clubs and societies including an active Rotary Club, Bowling Club, Pipe Band and Operatic Society plus Catholic, Episcopal and Church of Scotland churches.
Situated on the banks of the River Teith and with Ben Ledi as its backdrop, Callander is known as one of Scotland's best loved gateways to the Highlands. Callander is the largest town in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park where there is scope for every sort of outdoor activity from cycling in the Queen Elizabeth Forest, to fishing, boating and sailing on lochs Katrine, Venacher, Lubnaig and Earn. Callander is surrounded by easily accessible mountains including, Ben Ledi, Ben Venue, Ben A'an, Ben Vorlich and Stuc a Chroin. There is renting of shooting and stalking on nearby estates and excellent fishing on the River Teith itself.
The town sits at the junction of the A84 and the A81 within easy access of the motorway network and the entire central belt of Scotland. Stirling is 16 miles away….about 25mins drive. The city is the historic heart of Scotland, with Stirling Castle, Bannockburn and the Wallace Monument with a rich selection of shops including Waitrose. The railway is accessed from Dunblane some 12 miles from Callander adjacent to a Marks and Spencer food outlet. Glasgow is 36 miles via the A81 or 40 miles via the M80, Edinburgh 50 miles via the M9 and Perth is 37 miles via the A9. The A84 North of Callander is the arterial route to Oban, Fort William, Mull and Skye. Both Edinburgh and Glasgow Airports are within an hours reach in normal traffic. Callander is served by First Bus.
West Mains is a substantial property of about 2500 sq ft which was modernised to a high standard and extended by the current owner in the late 90s. The property sits elevated on its site and enjoys far reaching views to the town, River Teith and Callander Crags. The property is well suited for modern day living with bright and spacious accommodation across 2 floors. It's a substantial property with 5 bedrooms, two bathrooms, 2 woodburning stoves and benefits from a solar panel installation. Adjacent to the property is a double garage with large store room above. To the rear is a garden with small area of woodland beyond and to the front the garden reaches down to Invertrossachs Road. An immediately adjacent large open field of approximately 3 acres as well as as approximtly 2.9 acres woodland is offered as an additional sale.
From Stirling, follow the A84 for Callander. Once on the main Street turn left onto Bridge Street and follow the road until the roundabout. At the roundabout turn right and Callandrade is immediately on your left.