Greenmantle lies in a quiet and private position within Fowlis Wester, an historic and charming village, situated to the east of Crieff in the heart of the scenic county of Perthshire. Fowlis Wester takes its name from the Gaelic …
Greenmantle lies in a quiet and private position within Fowlis Wester, an historic and charming village, situated to the east of Crieff in the heart of the scenic county of Perthshire. Fowlis Wester takes its name from the Gaelic Folais meaning small stream and is centred on the 13th Century church of St Bean. St Bean’s Kirk was the setting for the wedding scene in the film Chariots of Fire.
The popular town of Crieff provides good day to day facilities including a supermarket, medical centre, veterinary surgery, post office, primary schools and a community campus with secondary school, swimming pool, recreation centre and library.
There are excellent independent schools in the area. These include Morrisons Academy and Ardvreck preparatory school in Crieff, Glenalmond to the north of Methven, Strathallan in Forgandenny, Craigclowan, Perth and Kilgraston, Bridge of Earn. All are within a practical school run.
The Crieff Hydro is located within the town and provides an excellent choice of restaurants, social events and activities including golf and horse riding. The Crieff golf course located on the edge of the town is one of Scotland’s top inland courses and offers spectacular views and challenging play for all levels.
The City of Perth offers national retailers, modern concert hall, retail parks, theatre, cinema, leisure pool, ice rink, restaurants, hospital and both railway and bus stations. The railway station has services to Edinburgh, Dundee, Inverness and Glasgow. Further railway stations can be found at Gleneagles and Dunblane. Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee are all within reach and have airports leading to national and international destinations.
Perthshire is renowned as one of Scotland’s most magnificent areas with beautiful countryside and a rich and diverse range of wildlife, sporting, cultural, and social events. The world famous Gleneagles Hotel and golf resort is located about 10 miles south which provides three championship courses, swimming pool, gym, equestrian centre, shooting school and restaurants including the 2 Michelin Star Andrew Fairlie.
Greenmantle is a detached four bedroom village house which has many fine qualities and characteristics making it a wonderful family home. The entrance hall has a stone flagged floor leading to the reception rooms. The sitting room has a dual aspect and a gas burning stove surrounded by a stone fireplace. The adjacent dining room offers good space for entertaining. This room has double glass doors leading to the impressive sun room. The sun room has double height beamed ceilings, multiple windows allowing views over the rear gardens and natural light spilling through the velux windows. There is a gas stove and a door providing garden access.
The kitchen has a stone flagged floor and a good range of country style shaker wall and base units with a timber work surface and a Belfast sink. The utility room has a tiled floor and matching cupboards with the kitchen. There is plumbing for a washing machine, a good sized cupboard with the hot water tank, boiler, Belfast sink and timber work surface. The remaining accommodation on the ground floor includes an under stairs cupboard, wc with modern white fittings and a stone flagged floor and a double bedroom with an integral wardrobe.
The first floor has three double bedrooms, two benefitting from a dual aspect and integral wardrobes. The master bedroom also has an en-suite bathroom with a separate shower cubicle. The family bathroom, also with a separate shower cubicle is fully tiled and has tasteful white fittings installed. A linen cupboard on the landing provides useful additional storage.
The accommodation comprises:
Ground Floor: Hall, sitting room, dining room, breakfasting kitchen, sun room, utility, under stairs cupboard, wc, bedroom
First Floor: Three bedrooms, bathroom, en-suite bathroom, linen cupboard
The gardens are landscaped and offer privacy and views over the surrounding countryside. A generous drive way provides ample parking space for vehicles. A detached garage is positioned near the entrance.
The front garden is mostly laid to lawn. The rear garden has a patio, decked area by the burn with an attractive summer house, timber shed and bridge crossing the burn where the placing of a garden bench provides views over the gardens and back to the house.
By appointment with the Selling Agents.
From Perth, take the A85 west. After about 13 miles, turn right at the signpost for Fowlis Wester. On entering the village, turn left opposite the village hall car park and continue until reaching Greenmantle, located on the right hand side.