Millfield enjoys a highly scenic rural setting in the sought after county of Perthshire. The popular town of Auchterarder lies approximately 4 miles to the south-east and provides excellent day-to-day services including a well-stocked supermarket, 2 butchers, baker, post …
Millfield enjoys a highly scenic rural setting in the sought after county of Perthshire. The popular town of Auchterarder lies approximately 4 miles to the south-east and provides excellent day-to-day services including a well-stocked supermarket, 2 butchers, baker, post office, bank, library, iron monger, primary and secondary schooling and health centre. The City of Perth lies some 19 miles to the east and offers a wide range of national retailers, theatre, concert hall, cinema, swimming pool, restaurants and both railway and bus stations.
Millfield is situated approximately 5 miles to the west of the A9 giving swift and convenient access to the cities of Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow with a railway station at Gleneagles offering daily services to the north and south, including direct services to London. Both Perth and Dunblane can be reached in about a 20 minute journey by car and offer more frequent railway services.
Millfield is well positioned for a number of independent schools including Morrison’s Academy and Ardvreck Proprietary Schools in Crieff, Craigclowan in Perth, Strathallan in Forgandenny, Kilgraston by Bridge of Earn and Glenalmond lying to the north beyond Methven.
Perthshire provides a wealth of recreational activities. The surrounding hills and glens give a wide variety of hill walking routes, whilst the ski slopes of Glenshee can be reached in about a 1½ hrs journey by car to the north. The well-renowned Gleneagles Hotel lies within about a 10 minute journey by car to the south-west and provides three championship golf courses, swimming pool and spa for members together with an equestrian centre, shooting school and restaurants. Both Crieff and Auchterarder have 18 hole golf courses, whilst the village of Dunning has a 9 hole golf course together with tennis courts and bowling club. For the mountain biking enthusiast, Comrie Croft by Crieff offers a range of routes together with a cycle shop and tea room. Both fishing and shooting may be taken on a variety of Perthshire estates.
Millfield is a desirable and attractive country house located within a convenient location and surrounded by beautiful Perthshire countryside. The house offers generous accommodation and a flexible layout making it a perfect home for entertaining and family living. The dining kitchen with a dual aspect and wooden flooring benefits from traditional wall and base units providing a range of storage space. There is a traditional oil fired two oven Aga as well as a four ring gas Aga Companion with two electric ovens. A central island provides additional work surface space and can be used as a breakfast bar. There is an integrated dishwasher and a double Belfast sink. An impressive garden room off the kitchen has two double doors leading to the garden, it benefits from a gas fired stove, recently laid Karndean flooring and with large windows it is a beautifully bright and naturally light room. The principal sitting room has many fine features such as having a dual aspect, wood burning stove with a stone hearth and a window seat with storage below. Two further rooms offer additional flexibility and include a games room with a fireplace with gas supply allowing for a traditional fire or gas fire to be installed. Doors to the garden and inset bookshelves and a large office/6th bedroom with a fireplace, again with a gas supply and triple aspect. The remaining ground floor accommodation includes a vestibule with cupboard housing the boiler and hot water tank, kitchen pantry, further vestibule with a stone flagged floor, wc with traditional white fittings and a utility room with plumbing for a washing machine, space for a tall freezer, a one and a half stainless steel sink, base units and work surface.
The first floor has five bedrooms. The master bedroom with a triple aspect has a jack and jill en-suite bathroom with a separate walk in shower and a dressing area. The double bedroom with access to the jack and jill en-suite benefits from fitted wardrobes. Two of the remaining bedrooms are double bedrooms, one which has an exposed stone wall and a feature fireplace and the single bedroom has two fitted storage cupboards. A family bathroom serves the other bedrooms, which has a central roll top bath, separate large walk in shower and timber half panelled walls.
The gardens are mostly laid to lawn with plenty of parking. A useful outbuilding / shed / garage of block brick and corrugated tin has a concrete floor, power and two loose boxes as well as ample space for storage. There is about 1 acre of grazing paddock which benefits from access to fresh river water and which currently houses sheep, making the property perfectly suited for the keeping of horses or other livestock.
The accommodation, over two floors, comprises:
Ground Floor: vestibule, hall, dining kitchen, sitting room, garden room, family room, office/6th bedroom, utility, cloakroom, second vestibule
First Floor: principal bedroom with dressing room, bedroom 2 with jack and jill bathroom to principal bedroom, three further bedrooms, bathroom, linen cupboard
We understand certain parts of the paddock have been liable to flood in recent years.