Welltree Farmhouse lies in a highly scenic rural setting close to the village of Madderty and some 8 miles east of Crieff in the county of Perthshire. Madderty provides a primary school and church, together with a thriving and active village hall whilst excellent day to day services are found in Crieff including a supermarket, banks, numerous individual retailers, post office, library and both primary and secondary schools together with the independent schools of Morrison's Academy and Ardvreck Preparatory School. The city of Perth lies some 10 miles to the east and offers a more extensive range of services including national retailers, restaurants, cinema, theatre, concert hall and both railway and bus stations. The cities of both Edinburgh and Glasgow can be reached in about an hour's journey by car and both provide international airports whilst Dundee can be reached in approximately a 45 minute journey by car offering two universities, shopping centres, Olympia swimming pool and an airport with regular links to Stansted.
In addition to the independent schools in Crieff, Welltree Farmhouse is also conveniently positioned for Craigclowan on the edge of Perth, Strathallan in Forgandenny, Kilgraston by Bridge of Earn and Glenalmond lying just the to north of Methven.
The county of Perthshire offers a diverse range of recreational pursuits. Crieff Hydro Hotel offers excellent facilities for members including two swimming pools, gym, riding school, 18 hole golf course, tennis courts and restaurants whilst the world renowned Gleneagles Hotel lies some 9 miles south with similar leisure facilities and in addition a spa, shooting school and three championship golf courses. Crieff and Auchterarder both provide 18 hole golf courses whilst the villages of Muthill and Comrie offer 9 hole courses. The surrounding hills and glens give a wide variety of walks whilst water sports may be enjoyed on Loch Earn. For the mountain bike enthusiast Comrie Croft is situated between Crieff and Comrie and provides a number of trails together with a bike shop and tea room.
Welltree Farmhouse is a delightful period farmhouse of stone construction lying under a slate roof and commands outstanding views over the surrounding countryside and onto the hills beyond. It provides well- proportioned rooms, has been carefully and sympathetically extended with a green oak double glazed extension added to the kitchen, resulting in a most welcoming and highly flexible family or entertaining space. The house has a number of period features throughout including panelled doors, fireplaces, wooden floors and a pretty staircase.
The kitchen is very much the heart of the home with hand made oak fitted floor and wall units, a Belfast sink and central island. Forming part of the kitchen is a beautiful oak framed and glazed extension giving a light & bright seating area with a multifuel stove and stunning views over the garden and onto the surrounding countryside. Doors open from here to a covered Caithness Stone terrace which is a perfect space for summer entertaining. The sitting room, which runs the full width of the house, has been created from two smaller rooms and is centred on a fireplace with wood burning stove and benefits from a double aspect.
From the staircase hall the dining room is reached together with the cloakroom with a staircase leading to the first floor landing from where the four bedrooms and family bathroom are all reached.
The accommodation, over two floors, comprises:
Hall. Open Plan Kitchen with Garden Room. Utility Room. Sitting Room. Hall. Dining Room. Cloakroom
with Shower Room.
Four Bedrooms. Family Bathroom.
Welltree Farmhouse sits within a pretty garden which has been carefully nurtured and developed by the current owners. It extends to approximately 0.69 acres (0.28 ha) with an enclosed courtyard lying to the rear bounded by the traditional outbuildings. To the front is a gravelled seating area with a lawn beyond and edged with a number of well stocked borders together with fruit trees and a vegetable garden.
Lying to the west of Welltree Farmhouse is a range of traditional outbuildings of stone construction under a slated roof. These buildings comprise former stables, cart sheds, granary and loose housing for cattle. The buildings currently provide excellent storage, a workshop, log store, garaging & two dog kennels. Planning permission has been granted and was renewed in 24th February 2014 for part of the outbuilding to be converted into a 4 bedroom Guest House or B&B accommodation. Further details are available from the selling agents. The application number is 14/00112/FLL.
There are sixteen 4 kW photovoltaic panels on the steading range. They were commissioned on 6/01/2012. The unexpired term of the Feed In Tariff contract is 22 years. The average annual income over the last 3 years is £1,705. Further details are available from the Selling Agents.
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EPC = D
Anderson Beaton Lamond
31 Kinnoull Street
Tel: 01738 639999 Fax: 01738 630063
The following items are specifically excluded from the subjects of sale;
1. Butchers block in the kitchen.
3. All pots and garden furniture in garden.
4. Wooden obelisk.
5. Garden archway into vegetable garden.
The chandelier light fittings in the garden room and hallways and dresser in the kitchen may be available by separate negotiation. In addition the poly tunnel may also be available by separate negotiation.