Newmilne enjoys a highly scenic rural setting in the sought after county of Perthshire. The popular town of Crieff provides very 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.
Perthshire is renowned as one of Scotland's most magnificent areas with beautiful local countryside and a variety of outdoor pursuits available such as walking, cycling, hiking, bird watching and a rich and diverse range of wildlife, cultural, social events, canoeing and kayaking. Perthshire offers a wealth of golf courses, such as the 18 hole championship courses at Crieff, Rosemount and the Landsdowne course in Blairgowire, the world famous Gleneagles Hotel and golf resort with further golf clubs at Auchterarder, Comrie and Muthill. Gleneagles Hotel provides three championship courses, swimming pool, gym, equestrian centre, shooting school and restaurants including the 2 Michelin Star Andrew Fairlie.
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. Perth offers an excellent selection of restaurants and places to eat. Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness are all within 2 hours reach.
Newmilne is a period double fronted detached country house, believed to date form the 19th Century and it is situated on an elevated position with views over its gardens and towards an impressive copper beech tree. The house offers impressive and generous reception space with the principal sitting room benefitting from doors leading into the garden, a wood burning stove, a partial double height ceiling and a window seat where the wonderful views onto the gardens can be enjoyed. An internal office, also with a wood burning stove has a window leading into the hall and views towards the gardens. The breakfasting kitchen, with an oil fire Aga, pantry and window seat is a good sized room with scope for upgrading or reconfiguration to make it a perfect family space. There is an adjacent conservatory, with double glazing and a door leading to the garden and drive. The remaining accommodation includes a front vestibule with a tiled floor, brightly lit hall with a feature tiled window cill, rear hall, utility with a sink, boiler and plumbing for a washing machine and a WC which is large enough to create a bathroom.
The master bedroom on the first floor has views to the front gardens, built in wardrobes and a dressing room with additional wardrobe space. Off this is an en-suite bathroom with a separate shower. There are a further two double bedrooms, one with a built in wardrobe and one with a pleasant dual aspect, a shower room and a single bedroom.
The accommodation, over two floors, comprises:
Vestibule, hall, sitting room, study, dining kitchen, conservatory, utility, wc, rear hall, four bedrooms, dressing room, en-suite bathroom, shower room
The Cottage is a single storey house offering enormous potential and scope to provide additional income through letting or for use as additional accommodation. The Cottage benefits from two double bedrooms, both with built in wardrobes and one having a door leading into the courtyard garden. The breakfasting kitchen has a dual aspect, plumbing for a washing machine, an integrated electric Whirlpool oven, hob and dishwasher and plenty of storage space. The bathroom has a Mira electric shower above the bath and the sitting room, with a dual aspect and period style open fire place has character timber panelled walls.
The accommodation, over one floor, comprises:
Breakfasting kitchen, sitting room, two bedrooms, bathroom
The gardens of about 3 acres have a perfect balance of lawn, mature trees, apple trees, a secluded courtyard garden to the rear of the house and paddocks with wildlife areas. There is the ruin of the old mill to the rear of the house which is an impressive feature and one where a permanent barbeque has been incorporated. For storage, there is a detached stone built garage with a slate roof, stone built store shed attached to the cottage, two timber garden sheds, lean-to log store and the base of a former green house.
One of the rare features of the property is the presence of the 'Blue Shed' which has been used as a studio / garden room. This is attached to a generous and striking barn which has been used as a workshop and a museum. There is a wood burning stove, double height ceiling, power, doors leading to both sides of the garden and enormous potential to use the space for a multitude of uses or for potentially re-development (subject to necessary consents and planning permission).
House EPC = E
Cottage EPC = G