Arcady is situated in the highly scenic Highland Perthshire, on the northern edge of the popular hamlet of Fearnan and is situated 3 miles north of Kenmore on the banks of Loch Tay. Fearnan is an historic former crofting hamlet …
Arcady is situated in the highly scenic Highland Perthshire, on the northern edge of the popular hamlet of Fearnan and is situated 3 miles north of Kenmore on the banks of Loch Tay. Fearnan is an historic former crofting hamlet and situated at the junction of the road leading to Glen Lyon. Kenmore provides a primary school, general store with post office together with the Kenmore Hotel. Aberfeldy, the closest town, lies some 10 miles to the east and offers unique charm with a selection of restaurants, coffee shops, independent retailers, banks, supermarket, swimming pool, library, nursery, primary and secondary schooling at the well regarded Breadalbane Academy, together with 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.
Perth is the closest city where a variety of facilities are available from retail parks to well known high street shops, major supermarkets and a variety of independent shops, hospital, railway station, banks, hospital, library and fitness centres. Independent schools can be found at Strathallan, Morrison's Academy, Glenalmond School and Kilgraston together with the preparatory schools of Ardvreck and Craigclowan. 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. The area offers complete escapism and a variety of outdoor pursuits such as walking, cycling, golf courses, hiking, bird and wildlife watching, canoeing and kayaking, access to Tay Forest Park and many country sports. This particular area of Highland Perthshire offers a diverse range of outdoor activities including golf at the local 9 hole golf course in Kenmore and there is an 18 hole course at Taymounth Castle, established in 1925 and laid out in the former deer park within the valley of the river Tay which offers spectacular scenery. Water sports may be enjoyed on Loch Tay and the surrounding hills and glens offer ample routes for hill walking. In particular there are walk to Drummond Hill which is part of the Tay Forest Park with its forestry tracks and spectacular views over the loch. The magnificent Loch Tay is a short walk away providing spectacular views and opportunities for salmon fishing, with Ben Lawers located on its north shore.
Arcady is a delightful and attractive country cottage of traditional stone construction, which has been sympathetically upgraded over the years and benefits from being fully double glazed and insulated. The property has been extended to the rear providing additional living space including a dining room and conservatory and offering well proportioned rooms, flexible accommodation and excellent entertaining space. The sitting room has a feature inglenook fireplace with log burner and a stone surround with a painted wood panelled wall. The kitchen has a good range of fitted cupboards with superb views over the rear garden, countryside and Drummond Hill beyond. The spacious and naturally bright dining room has double doors leading to the conservatory from where direct access to the garden is reached. The bedrooms are generous, one which has views to the rear garden and the other two with views to the front.
The accommodation, over one floor, comprises:
Hall, Sitting room, Two Double bedrooms, Twin Bedroom, Family bathroom, Kitchen, Dining room, Conservatory.
The garden lies principally to the rear and is predominately laid to lawn with a patio area giving an ideal spot for outdoor dining. There are established shrubs and herbaceous borders giving structure and colour through the year. To the front is a gravelled area.
Attached to the cottage is a former byre, of stone construction and currently provides useful storage. Subject to obtaining the necessary consents it could be converted to provide additional accommodation to the cottage.
Lying to the north of Arcady Cottage is a timber garage with adjoining store which is serviced by electricity. There is a timber outbuilding to the north which has previously been used as a home office, and which is serviced by electricity and receives the WiFi from Arcady Cottage.