Culloden House is located between the village of Stanley and the River Tay, within a rural yet accessible position. Stanley village provides facilities including a primary school, medical centre, chemist, general store and post office along with café, hotel …
Culloden House is located between the village of Stanley and the River Tay, within a rural yet accessible position. Stanley village provides facilities including a primary school, medical centre, chemist, general store and post office along with café, hotel, butchers and a local pub. Stanley Mills, an historic converted textile mill with museum is located on the edge of the village by the banks of the river Tay. The Ballathie House Hotel is located approx. 4 miles away. The area has many facilities for families including Active Kids Adventure Park, about 1.3 miles away.
The City of Perth provides excellent services and facilities including national retailers, banks, supermarkets, mainline railway station, concert hall, theatre and cinema. The Royal Burgh of Dunkeld, lying on the banks of the River Tay, is situated some 10 miles to the north with independent retailers, historic Dunkeld Cathedral and a railway station with regular links north and south including the London sleeper service. Dundee on the east coast, has an extensive array of city amenities including two universities, Ninewells Hospital, a concert hall, the new V&A Museum and an airport with services to Stanstead. Both Edinburgh and Glasgow are easily accessed via the motorways in approx. 1.15hrs
Perthshire boasts a wide array of recreational activities. The hills and glens provide many and varied hillwalking routes, with winter sports available at Glenshee some 35 miles to the north. For the golfer, there are a number of 18 hole golf courses within easy reach including Dunkeld, Rosemount at Blairgowrie and three championship courses at Gleneagles Hotel some 25 miles to the south.
Culloden House is a detached bungalow with the added flexibility of having a self-contained annex. Generous reception space is provided in the sitting room with its feature fireplace and triple aspect windows providing pleasing views onto the garden areas. From the sitting room there is a door leading to the central hallway while one other leads to the dining room and on to the kitchen. The rear door of the property is accessed from here.
The kitchen has been cleverly designed to encompass a range of wall and base units, together with a good range of integrated appliances. The bedrooms, family bathroom, linen cupboard and cloak cupboard are all accessed off the central hallway. There are four double bedrooms, three of which benefit from fitted wardrobes, while the master bedroom has a large full wall mirror wardrobe and an en-suite shower room with wc. All rooms have views over garden areas and open countryside.
From the master bedroom there is integral access to the annex. This room provides impressive and flexible space as a family lounge, games room, etc. From here there is access to a small kitchenette with a compact range of wall and base units, work surface and space for appliances. There is also a small cloakroom cleverly designed to include a good-sized boot/storage cupboard and a wc with wash hand basin. The annex with its own external access door leading to a small easily maintained garden offers great flexibility and could be used as a self-contained studio/office or guest accommodation.
Culloden House is well presented throughout and benefits from having double glazing installed in 2018. The property has the advantage of a good sized and floored attic offering further storage space can be found in the hall with a linen cupboard and coat hanging cupboard.
Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Four Bedrooms, Bathroom, En-Suite Shower Room, Family Room / Annex with Kitchen and WC.
GARDEN AND GROUNDS
The property is accessed over a private drive providing access to all sides of the house. There are pretty, well maintained landscaped gardens surrounding the house. To the north and north west is an area of lawn with seating areas and views towards the paddock. To the south are further seating areas, pergolas and garden storage consisting of a log store, two garden sheds and a potting shed. There is a generous amount of parking and a raised wildlife bank which has been nurtured for the benefit of wildlife and insects. To the east of the house is the timber built stable block consisting of 7 loose boxes, these although structurally sound do require roofing work. There is ample space for the storing of horse boxes, trailers or caravans on multiple areas within the grounds.
The paddock located to the north of the house consists of about 0.77 acres (0.31 ha) and is ideally suited for the grazing of horses or livestock. The stables are suitably located close by to allow easy management of horses or other livestock.
There is an area of ground to the west of the house, encompassing a 30/30mtr approx. schooling ring, beyond which is a further similarly sized area of soft ground situated on a lower level. This whole area can be purchased by separate negotiation. (Currently holds planning consent, further details can be found on Perth and Kinross planning portal using Ref: 10/00383/IPL).