Druimantavore Lodge is located between the town of Crieff and the popular village of Comrie. Being a former shooting lodge, the house is positioned within open countryside and benefits from a highly attractive and rural location. The views from …
Druimantavore Lodge is located between the town of Crieff and the popular village of Comrie. Being a former shooting lodge, the house is positioned within open countryside and benefits from a highly attractive and rural location. The views from its elevated position are exceptional.
The 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. The Crieff Hydro is located within the town which provides an excellent choice of restaurants, social events and activities. The Crieff golf course located on the edge of the town is one of Scotland’s top inland courses. Located at the heart of golfing Perthshire, it offers spectacular views and challenging play for all levels.
Comrie, lying on the banks of the River Earn is a popular tourist destination within the heart of Western Strathearn. Being a conservation village, there is a good selection of day to day facilities including a primary school, many community organisations, sports clubs, independent shops and recreational pursuits.
Perthshire is renowned as one of Scotland’s most magnificent areas with beautiful countryside and a variety of outdoor pursuits available such as walking, cycling, hiking, bird watching and a rich and diverse range of wildlife, sporting, cultural, and social events. The world famous Gleneagles Hotel and golf resort is located about 12 miles south which 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. Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee are all within reach which have airports leading to national and international destinations.
Druimantavore Lodge is a substantial family home providing well-proportioned accommodation with flexible and generous entertaining and family living space. Set over two floors, the house has many fine features and character details such as the hall flagstone floor, elegant ceiling height, sash and case windows and many rooms have a dual aspect. The drawing room benefits from elevated southerly views onto the surrounding countryside, a feature open fireplace and double glass doors leading into the TV room. The dining room, also with a feature open fireplace and window seat has views onto the gardens. A sitting room at the rear of the house offers further flexible space and benefits from a wood burning stove with a stone surround, window seat and garden views. The breakfasting kitchen has a good range of storage units, a hatch to the dining room, 4 oven Aga and a good sized walk in pantry. The utility provides additional storage space, with a sink, plumbing for a washing machine and an integrated electric oven and hob.
The first floor has six bedrooms, one benefitting from an en-suite bathroom, one from an en-suite shower room and one from a Jack & Jill bathroom. The bedrooms also benefit from many fine features and elegant space with some having dual aspect views over dramatic scenery, window seats and one having an attractive fireplace. There is a generous walk in linen cupboard and two bedrooms have a good amount of integrated wardrobes. A rear staircase offers added flexibility and subject to any necessary consents provides an opportunity to create a self- contained annexe.
The accommodation comprises:
Ground Floor: Vestibule, drawing room, dining room, breakfasting kitchen, TV room, sitting room, utility, wc, cloakroom.
First Floor: Six bedrooms. En-suite bathroom, en-suite shower room, two bathrooms, linen cupboard.
The garden extends to about 1.29 acres (0.52ha) and has a wonderful variety of mature landscaping including lawn, pond, mature trees, vegetable and fruit garden and croquet lawn (also used as a grass tennis court). There is a summer house benefitting from southerly views and a pergola covered with Wisteria adjacent to the south.
To the rear of the house is a boiler cupboard, store containing the oil tank, log store and a double garage.
By appointment with the Selling Agents.
To reach Druimantavore from Crieff, take the A85 road west from the town and travel about 3 miles towards Comrie. A sign for Monzievaird Chalets will be reached and after the entrance to the chalets has been passed, slow down as the entrance to the driveway up to Druimantavore is slightly concealed about 100 yards ahead. Take this private road and travel up the hill for first and second forks to the left.
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