Carnliath sits in a delightful position very close to the picturesque and highly desirable village of Strathtay; which is situated in the heart of Highland Perthshire on the north bank of the river Tay, an area of outstanding natural beauty. …
Carnliath sits in a delightful position very close to the picturesque and highly desirable village of Strathtay; which is situated in the heart of Highland Perthshire on the north bank of the river Tay, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Strathtay is a glory of colour in the spring, with bluebell covered woods and daffodil displays to the rear of the house. The manicured gardens are home to many species of birds and mammals, including the red squirrel. Carnliath also has many fine examples of elegant Victorian architecture give a unique atmosphere to the property. There are beautiful views of the River Tay from the house and garden. The river Tay is the longest river in Scotland and home to the Atlantic salmon, freshwater pearl mussel and otters.
This particular area of Perthshire offers a diverse range of outdoor activities including golf at the local 18 hole course at Taymouth Castle, established in 1925 and laid out in the former deer park within the valley of the river Tay which offers spectacular scenery. For the keen golfer Strathtay golf course, is a mere ten minute stroll from the house. The club was established in 1909 and designed by Captain Steuart of the Ballechin Estate is a popular wooded parkland course. The Tay Forest Park is within easy reach and the area has a rich and diverse range of wildlife, notably the red squirrel. There are fishing pools on the river Tay at Pitcastle, Grandtully and Findynate and there is easy access to the Grandtully rapids. Water sports may be enjoyed on Loch Tay and the surrounding hills and glens offer ample routes for hill walking. The magnificent Loch Tay close by providing spectacular views and opportunities for salmon fishing, with Ben Lawers located on its north shore. Strathtay is on the national cycle network and for the walking enthusiast Strathtay is part of the Rob Roy Way, there is a track a short walk away from the house leading to Pitlochry, with wonderful views of the surrounding hills.
Aberfeldy, only five miles way, is the closest town and offers a unique charm with a selection of restaurants, coffee shops, independent retailers, banks, supermarket, nursery, primary and secondary schooling at the well regarded Breadalbane Academy, doctor’s, dentist and veterinary practices. Aberfeldy is home to The Birks Cinema, with a mix of new releases and classics together with a popular café and restaurant. Pitlochry is only ten miles from the house, with many interesting shops and restaurants, plus a first class vibrant theatre company offering many productions throughout the year.
Perth is the closest city where a variety of shopping facilities are available from retail parks to well known high street shops, major supermarkets and a variety of independent shops, hospital, railway station, Doctors, library, health and fitness centres. Independent schools can be found at Strathallan, Morrison’s Academy and Glenalmond School for boys and girls, prep schools at Ardvreck and Craigclowan and Kilgraston School for girls. Perth offers an excellent selection of restaurants and places to eat with award winning and renowned local produce. Perthshire is renowned as one of Scotland’s most magnificent and inspiring areas and provides something for everyone, whether that is adventure, exploring, relaxing, nature or history.
Carnliath is a detached family home located in a highly desirable, scenic and convenient location. The house has undergone a comprehensive programme of refurbishment including replacement of the roof over recent years to provide generous and well laid out accommodation with high quality and tasteful fixtures and fittings. The house provides impressive reception space for entertaining and family living with flexibility as to how the ground floor accommodation could be used. The brightly lit triple aspect sitting room has views onto the garden and beyond to the river Tay. The adjacent dining room has ample space for dining and entertaining. The sun room and family room are useful additional reception areas giving additional flexibility to the house. The remaining accommodation on the ground floor consists of a master bedroom with an en-suite shower room, cloakroom and a good sized kitchen with a range of wall and base units. The first floor has a further two double bedrooms, one which has a range of integrated storage cupboards and a family bathroom.
The garden has been meticulously maintained and improved where there is lawn with shrubs and trees, patio, a detached garage and off street parking for several motor vehicles.