The original stonework has been restored or replaced with handcrafted pink sandstone. Stone features that include the roof balustrade and grand pillared entrance portal have been recreated to the original specification.
Sub-primo, an acoustic underlay product is specific designed for use beneath timber floor finishes. Its inclusion in effect reduces both airborne sound transmission and the level of impact sound transmission.
Finest Swissmade radiators with quality zone valves feature throughout. Insulation of walls ensures the warmth created by gas central heating is cost effectively retained. The Maxiboard, a high performance acoustic building board, designed to reduce the transmission of sound through walls, is fixed by a resilient framework to further enhance performance.
The addition of a programmable thermostatically controlled electric underfloor heating to some kitchen, bathroom and en-suite adds extra warmth.
Fully tiled, sumptuously appointed bathrooms are installed. A choice of kitchens is available. Purchasers may choose from the ranges provided.
A concealed satellite system delivers Sky TV to all apartments. Video/voice entry system is designed to enhance security at the main house entrance to individual apartments via phone and TV.
Timber panelling to the entrance hall, landings and stair, deep oak skirtings and six panelled solid doors are all custom made on site from African Oak (Idigbo) that has been stored, prior to being handcrafted, in controlled refrigerated units for timber quality control. Traditional timber framed double glazed sash and case windows are also created individually. All timber is sealed with protective staining to enhance lustre and durability.
Turkish marble covers the grand entrance hall, main stairway and landings in a contemporary classic design. Porcelanosa ceramic floor tiles feature in the kitchens, bathrooms and en-suites of the apartments. The bathrooms and en-suites also feature Porcelanosa wall tiles.
Plasterwork and cornicing, hand finished on location to all dwellings & main staircase, create a light reflecting, stunning border to the cupola that floods the grand entrance hall and edges with a beautiful finish the spiraling stairway.
The rare spruce, one of only two in Scotland and the many species of bamboo are today more highly visible and accessible as a result of extensive restoration of the landscaped estate grounds.