Meikle Fardle Farm Cottage

Meikleour, Perthshire, PH2 6EF

Offers Over £425,000

3.14 acres

Bedroom Count icon 3

  • 2 reception rooms, 3 bedrooms
  • Cosy living room with original wood panelling and wood burning stove
  • Dual aspect kitchen with utility space
  • Pretty, light filled bedrooms
  • Extensive garden with mature trees and a large established vegetable patch
  • Insulated wooden outbuilding with power and covered decking area
  • 2.6 acre field/paddock ideal for multiple uses
  • Potential for expansion subject to the relevant permissions

SITUATION Meikle Fardle Farm Cottage sits in a pleasant hamlet half-way between Dunkeld and Meikleour in rural Perthshire. The cottage has open and far-reaching views over the surrounding farmland but it is also sheltered by surrounding woodland. The nearby town of Blairgowrie provides good day-to-day services with primary and secondary schools, banks, hotels, restaurants, a library, health care facilities, leisure centre with a swimming pool, cottage hospital, supermarkets and a wide range of local independent and specialist retailers. Blairgowrie Golf Club has two championship golf courses as well as a nine-hole alternative, the ‘Wee Course’, and other courses can be found at Alyth, Piperdam, Carnoustie, St Andrews and Gleneagles. Both salmon and trout fishing are possible on the nearby River Tay (Scotland's largest river) and various local lochs. Perthshire also offers a wide range of opportunities for other outdoor pursuits such as hillwalking, skiing, kayaking, cycling and mountain biking. There are several local primary schools to choose from and a state secondary school in Blairgowrie. There are also a number of private schools in the Perth area including Strathallan, Glenalmond, Kilgraston, Craigclowan and the High School of Dundee. The cities of Perth and Dundee are within easy reach, both of which offer national retailers, cinemas, theatres, museums/art galleries, swimming pools and railway stations. Dundee has an airport with regular services to London.DESCRIPTION The house is a character-filled traditional cottage with appealing reception and family living space and a south-facing aspect. The rooms are generously sized with plenty of flexibility throughout. The cottage is beautifully presented with tasteful fixtures and fittings. It maintains the character and charm of a period property whilst having modern improvements such as double glazing. The property is all on one level and the lateral living space will appeal to many buyers. The naturally light kitchen/dining room and adjacent sitting room with its wood-burning stove are areas which potential buyers are particularly likely to connect with. The kitchen has a good range of wall and base units and space for a dining table. The three bedrooms are well proportioned and filled with natural light. The master bedroom at the eastern end of the cottage has a lovely view out over the garden and benefits from an en-suite bathroom. There is also an attractive family bathroom.ACCOMMODATION Sitting Room, Kitchen, Master Bedroom with En-suite, Double Bedroom, Bedroom/Study, Family Bathroom, PorchGARDEN (AND GROUNDS) Meikle Fardle Farm Cottage sits within a beautiful landscaped garden which surrounds the house. It is low-maintenance as mostly laid to lawn and there are many mature broadleaved trees of various species. These include productive fruit trees. Shrub-filled borders provide colour and variety throughout the year. Adjacent to the house there is a substantial vegetable patch which sits in front of the Gillies and Mackay wooden outbuilding which is currently used as a workshop. Alternatively this could comfortably be used as a home office or craft room. The decking is a pleasant area in which to sit and enjoy the sunshine. The owners have recorded more than 50 species of birds visiting or flying over the garden at various times.To the east of the cottage lies the paddock which extends to approximately 2.6 acres. Currently used for grazing horses, this paddock has mature trees and hedging which provide shelter and it could be used for many different purposes such as grazing for horses, an extended garden, woodland or for wild garden space.