WANNABE aristocrats have the chance to purchase one of Scotland’s “finest” country homes as the impressive country pile hits the market.
Netherfield house in South Lanarkshire comes complete with its own landscaped loch, curling pond and even a private orchard.
Prospective buyers will need to have deep pockets however, as the Georgian mansion is being listed for sale at offers over £1.7m.
Set in 70 acres of land, the B-listed building comes with 11 acres of private woodland, five bedrooms, thee bathrooms and five public rooms.
And if the new owner tires of the stunning setting, the house is just two miles from the picturesque market town of Strathaven and 22 miles from and 52 miles from Edinburgh.
The historic building dates back to 1776 and is being sold along with has a coachman’s and another requiring total refurbishment.
It would be the dream setting for animal lovers too, thanks to its kennel complex, grooming shed and stables.
Inside the property remains equally impressive with a wealth of architectural design features including marble fireplaces, decorative details as well as the original carved stone staircase in addition to a passenger lift.
Damask curtains and pelmets are included in the asking price to help retain all the mansions traditional charm.
Mark Jamieson, partner at sellers Corum Property, said: “We are incredibly excited to be bringing Netherfield House to the open market.
“It affords an incredibly rare opportunity to own such a magnificent property, which is easily one of the finest homes in Scotland.
“Netherfield would provide the ideal home for those looking to move to a real country home in a small, picturesque area and yet be well connected within the main two cities of Scotland.”