Country Homes Antiques. History
Starting with a small antique shop in Doune square 1982 ( Authenticity) Pearl Christie SRN enjoyed her retirement dream. with great success, the family came together as one and a few years later in 1985 established Country Homes Antiques, at Mains Farm Stirling, still to this day. Here with a good percentage of our entire stocks of antiques of all description, on this easy to navigate antique furnishings website, run by Andrew and his long-standing staff. Colin, furniture dept. Alyson, accounts, customer service. A fresh impetus and a proficient and highly experienced team of antique specialists, with 40years of passion that has never faded, Andrew and his team are here to help you in any related way we can.
Andrew Christie Auctioneer formally of Andrew Christie Fine Arts Auctioneers Stirling Scotland, incorporating, Ladybank Auction rooms Fife, Robert Dowie Fine Arts Auctioneers & Valuers Fife Scotland. As well as running these three busy Scottish auction houses, to include quarterly nationally advertised catalogued fine arts auctions, he never left his roots as an established fine cabinet and chair-makers, antique restorers. Still continuing to employ his four apprentices to become fine period chair makers themselves.
BenView Garden Centre 14th Oct 2017
Andrew at Benview held Charity Auction with 80 donated lots.
raised £1,561.50 for MacMillan Nurses for Cancer Support.
We now plan to do this as an annual event after such a great and successful day, and of course, we will attempt to achieve a much higher figure for the charity. For locals who wish to donate unwanted items to our next auction for MacMillan’s, from a house to a car, to an antique clock, or maybe just an unused bottle of perfume. The entire amount raised goes to MacMillan’s cancer support. More information coming soon.
The Cabinet & Chairmakers
Andrew has been commissioned by many prominent clients in Scotland including the Royal Architects, Hurd Rowland. Edinburgh Herriot row merchant bankers, stately homes etc. Andrew specialized in 18th-century recreations, copies, repairs & restorations. A few of his historic creations have been recorded with images along with a few pieces he still has that he couldn’t bring himself to ever sell. Over the next while we will endeavour to make some of his works available for view within this site, along with the related stories of how and why some tips tricks and some insight into 18th-century techniques of the formal chairmakers of the time. See more at > catagories> Andrew Christie Cabinet and Chairmakers.
40 years in the Antique business.
After a number of years in America where he held fine arts auctions and shipped containers of antiques from Scotland all over the USA has returned home to roost He’s now home to bring all his 40yrs antique experience into country homes antiques and bring Country Homes Antiques into the 21 century as shown with this fine diversely stocked new e-commerce website. He will be available through countryhomesantiques.co.uk and or Country Homes Antiques, Ben View garden centre for anything antique furniture related. Although an obvious passion for real furniture, his many years as a leading provincial fine arts auctioneers of three auction houses is well reflected in the diversity of stock now carried at Country Homes Antiques, with fine paintings, rare ceramics, fine clocks, silver, antiquarian books, many diverse and quirky hard to find items to allure the most discerning collector and lover of fine Objects de Art.
The present Country Homes Antiques.
With a large fully and diversely stocked shop open at Benview Garden Centre, GU63 0QZ Open Tuesdays-Saturdays, Come and visit us, Excellent parking, campers, trailers welcome, just at the foot of the Trossachs. Good chef for all day food with a view!. A nice place to visit and enjoy good food, great views, plants, rural food and pet supplies shop, And of course our very fine very rare quality antiques shop 2000sq ft. Or buy here and now with confidence.
Also at Mains Farm Gargunnock Stirling FK8 3AY warehouse by appointment only. 8000sq ft.
Leading the way with your online experience. Antique furniture online.
Our Site unique function, With all our year’s experience we decided to build a unique function to countryhomesantiques.co.uk. ( RESERVE ITEM ) If you reserve an item, the purchase now options for others is removed for 24hours, pending your inquiry to give sufficient time for thought and or reply from reserve inquiry. Reserved items may still be carted by anyone whilst 24hr reserve active. Register contact info to activate your reserve item 24hrs.
Interior Designer! Brouse our Period collections where everything is listed in its respective period.