West Crieffvechter

Crieff, Perthshire, PH7 3QJ

Offers Over £790,000

4.19 acres

Bedroom Count icon 5

Reception Count icon 3

Bathroom Count icon 4

  • About 4.19 acres (1.70 ha)
  • 3 Reception Rooms, 5 Bedrooms
  • Home office
  • Well-tended garden with sweeping lawn, fruit trees and extensive decked area
  • Traditional outbuildings with Loddon loose stables and storage
  • Courtyard
  • Paddock/grazing area about 1.58 acres (0.64 ha)
  • Former remote-controlled car race track offering potential site for riding arena
  • Outstanding southerly views over surrounding countryside and hills beyond
  • Further land available by separate negotiation

SITUATIONWest Crieffvechter lies in a quiet rural setting some 2 miles to the east of Crieff in the county of Perthshire. Commanding the most outstanding southerly views, West Crieffvechter enjoys a delightful countryside position with the convenience of Crieff nearby, providing good day-to-day services, including primary and secondary schooling, health centre, dentists, vet, supermarkets and independent retailers. There is a swimming pool and sporting facilities within the school campus, whilst the Crieff Hydro Hotel provides further sporting facilities to members. Perth lies some 18 miles to the east with an extensive range of services and facilities including national retailers, banks, supermarkets, concert hall, theatre and restaurants. Both Edinburgh and Glasgow can be reached within an hour’s car journey, with their international airports and city amenities. Gleneagles railway station is just to the south of Auchterarder with regular daily services to the north and south, including a daily sleeper service to London whilst Dunblane railway station, some 19 miles to south-west provides more regular daily services.There are a number of independent schools within a daily travelling distance of West Crieffvechter including Ardvreck, Morrison’s Academy, Glenalmond, Strathallan, Kilgraston, and Craigclowan.DESCRIPTIONWest Crieffvechter is a most delightful period country house, sitting within some 4.19 acres (1.70 Ha) of grounds and commanding beautiful views. With its painted exterior, slated roof, overhanging eaves and astragal windows, West Crieffvechter is a pretty house of great charm with the superb additional amenity of its grounds and the traditional stone outbuildings lying to the north of the house, which includes a superb home office and stables with Loddon loose boxes. West Crieffvechter has remained within the same family for over a hundred years and under the current generation has been thoughtfully and carefully refurbished for modern living, whilst retaining period features throughout including panelled doors, working shutters, cornicing, and a slate fireplace in the drawing room. The open plan kitchen with dining area and study is very much the heart of the house and forms its centre from where the drawing room and snug are directly reached, together with the ground floor bedroom wing of three bedrooms, bathroom and shower room. A utility room and vestibule completes the ground floor accommodation whilst on the first floor is the principal bedroom with en-suite and walk in wardrobe together with a further fifth bedroom and separate shower room.The accommodation of West Crieffvechter comprises:Ground FloorEntrance Vestibule, Utility Room, Open-Plan Kitchen With Dining Area, Study/Playroom, Drawing Room, Snug/Dining Room, Three Bedrooms, Bathroom, Shower Room. First FloorPrincipal Bedroom With En-Suite Bathroom and Walk-In Wardrobe, Bedroom Two, Shower Room.TRADITIONAL OUTBUILDINGLying immediately to the north of West Crieffvechter is a traditional stone built u-shaped range of outbuildings, lying under a slated roof with a central courtyard. The three wings of the traditional outbuilding are made up of the following:NORTH WINGHome officeThe home office is entered by a double glazed door from the courtyard and is a spacious and highly practical room for home working. It is Cat 6 wired, with Starlink internet, electric heating with a double aspect.Stable BlockLying adjacent to the home office is the stable block which is reached from the courtyard by pair of timber doors. It has three bespoke built Loddon loose boxes with swing mangers, hay racks and concrete floor.WEST WINGByreAccessed from the courtyard by a sliding timber door, the Byre provides excellent storage with the former stalls still in situ, with concrete floor, electrics and water tap on the outside wall.EAST WINGThe east wing offers great potential for development, subject to obtaining the necessary consents, into an annex or holiday let accommodation. There are two rooms on the ground floor with an attic room on the first floor. The southern end of the east wing is open fronted and currently provides garaging for two cars.GARDEN AND GROUNDSWest Crieffvechter sits within attractive gardens and grounds extending to about 4.19 acres (1.70 ha) providing excellent amenity to the subjects. A driveway leads from the northeast to a gravelled parking area adjacent to the house with the tarmaced courtyard immediately to the rear. To the south is a lawned garden, enclosed by a combination of a mature hedge and fencing, with an extensive decked area leading directly from the house, flanked by two mature fruit trees and providing an ideal spot for outdoor dining and entertaining. Lying to the south of the house is a generous area of garden and to the south-east is a paddock and grazing of about 1.58 acres (0.64 ha).Immediately to the west of the farmhouse and beyond the mature hedge is a recently planted mixed woodland. To the north-east of the outbuildings is an enclosed former remote controlled car track which may offer the opportunity to create a riding arena for those with an equestrian interest subject to obtaining the necessary consents.