Ardradnaig is situated within beautiful Highland Perthshire countryside on the south side of Loch Tay and near the village of Kenmore. The countryside is an exceptional location for watching wildlife and nature within this area of natural beauty. The …
Ardradnaig is situated within beautiful Highland Perthshire countryside on the south side of Loch Tay and near the village of Kenmore. The countryside is an exceptional location for watching wildlife and nature within this area of natural beauty. The nearby historic village of Kenmore, on the banks of Loch Tay, has facilities which include a primary school, general store with post office together with the well-known Kenmore Hotel. The Scottish Crannog Centre is located on the banks of Loch Tay near Kenmore, offering a guided tour of an Iron Age dwelling, with history exhibitions, crafts and music demonstrations. Located close by is the Mains of Taymouth country estate and golf resort with a variety of facilities such as riding stables, golf course, courtyard bar and restaurant, delicatessen, gift shop and trekking centre. This area is famous for its salmon and trout fishing on the River Tay and the loch.
Water sports may be enjoyed on Loch Tay at Kenmore where the marina with purpose built facilities offers sailing, canoeing and kayaking. The area is renowned for its many walks and facilities for golf, cycling, walking and historic sites. The area is home to a rich variety of wildlife such as red squirrels, deer, pine martens and a host of woodland birds. Otters, beavers, dippers and wagtails frequent the banks of the Tay and salmon can be seen leaping at The Hermitage, Pitlochry Dam, Soldier’s Leap at Killiecrankie and the Linn of Tummel. Loch of the Lowes near Dunkeld is a designated wildlife reserve. Ben Lawers, the highest peak in Perthshire, is located nearby on the north shore of Loch Tay. The Tay Forest Park has some of Scotland’s tallest trees and offers far-reaching views to the lochs and mountains.
Aberfeldy has a selection of independent retailers, bank, supermarket and schooling at Breadalbane Academy, doctors, dentist and veterinary practices. There are excellent transport connections close by including the A9 leading to Inverness and Perth and mainline train stations at Pitlochry and Birnam, with destinations to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Perth and a direct train service to London. 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, hospitals and railway station.
This offers a rare opportunity to purchase Ardradnaig, a traditional, detached former farmhouse. The attractive double fronted stone built house has many desirable and appealing features.
The ground floor has two generously sized reception rooms, each has a multi-fuel stove with an attractive surround and there is a recessed display area / book shelves. There is a walk in store with window off the sitting room which may give flexibility for an alternative use. The dual aspect kitchen has a range of wall and base units and a door leading into the garden.
The first floor has two double bedrooms, one which has a walk in store cupboard. To the rear of the first floor is the bathroom with a separate wc and wash hand basin which may allow further opportunity for reconfiguration. The house benefits from double glazing.
Ground Floor: Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Store
First Floor: Two Bedrooms, Bathroom, WC
There are wonderfully private landscaped gardens surrounded the house where the stunning views onto Loch Tay can be enjoyed. With areas of lawn, borders, mature trees and hedging, the gardens offer an area for peace and tranquillity to further enjoy the views onto Loch Tay and the surrounding countryside. To the north of the house are located some useful storage sheds.