Guay Lodge is located within beautiful countryside and is close to the town of Dunkeld in Highland Perthshire. Dunkeld is one of the most historic towns in Scotland and is located in the heart of Perthshire's Big Tree Country. It is a popular location with amenities including a butcher, baker, dentist, bank, coffee shops, restaurants, retail shops and a lively arts, music scene and galleries. There is a convenience supermarket, post office, doctors surgery and primary school. The Cathedral is still the parish church and is host to concerts throughout the year.
Pitlochry is a bustling town with restaurants and coffee shops, petrol station and garden nursery, book shop, newsagents, chemists and museums. There are also a range of professional service firms, medical centre, dentist and community hospital. Nursery, primary and secondary education is available at Pitlochry High School. The town is a gold medal winner from the Royal Horticultural Society in the Britain in Bloom campaign and the Pitlochry Festival Theatre, known locally as the 'Theatre in the Hills'. Adjacent to the theatre is Pitlochry's Explorer Gardens which are 6 acres of an extensive collection of trees, shrubs, exotic flowers and resident wildlife. The town is host to many events throughout the year including the Pitlochry Highland Games, the Tummel and Tay Festival and the Enchanted Forest sound and light experience.
The Dunkeld and Birnam Golf Club is an interesting and challenging course with other golf courses nearby including the 18 hole golf course in Pitlochry, the Blair Atholl Golf Club and the Strathtay golf course. Water sports may be enjoyed on Loch Tay at Kenmore where the marina with purpose built facilities offers sailing, canoeing and kayaking and the surrounding hills and glens offer ample routes for hill walking. The magnificent Loch Tay also provides spectacular views, with Ben Lawers located on its north shore, and the river Tay offers excellent salmon fishing.
The national cycle network is close by and for the walking enthusiast part of the Rob Roy Way leads from Pitlochry to Strathtay. There are fishing pools on the river Tay at Pincastle, Grandtully and Findynate and there is easy access to the Grandtully rapids.
There are excellent transport connections close by including the A9 leading to Inverness and Perth and a train station at Pitlochry and Birnam with destinations to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Perth and a sleeper 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, hospital, railway station, doctors, library, health and fitness centres.
Guay Lodge offers impressive accommodation with generous reception space and ideally set up for entertaining and family living. The layout provides flexibility and there is the benefit of having modern and tasteful fixtures and fittings throughout. The house has many attractive features such as a dual aspect sitting room with doors leading onto a terrace and views over the surrounding hills, a useful office area and plenty of storage space throughout. The breakfasting kitchen has a good range of units with a central island with a breakfast bar and there is an additional dining area. The utility room with a tiled floor contains the boiler and a good sized cupboard. The first floor has four bedrooms with the master bedroom also benefitting from spectacular views over the countryside and a private first floor terrace. Two bedrooms have an en-suite shower room and a family bathroom serves the remaining two bedrooms. The gardens are mostly laid to lawn, with a driveway and parking for several cars. There is a sizable terrace with views onto the stream.
Prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries with Transport Scotland in connection with the proposed dualling of the A9.
From Perth head north on the A9, turn right onto an unnamed road after 'layby 25' where it is signposted for Guay and Tulliemet. Guay Lodge is located on the left hand side.
Mains water. Mains electricity. Private drainage. Domestic oil tank.