Hazelbank is located adjacent to Auchterarder golf course and about 0.5 miles from Auchterarder high street. Auchterarder offers excellent day to day facilities including a well-stocked supermarket, baker, two butchers, ironmonger, library, post office, bank, both primary and secondary …
Hazelbank is located adjacent to Auchterarder golf course and about 0.5 miles from Auchterarder high street. Auchterarder offers excellent day to day facilities including a well-stocked supermarket, baker, two butchers, ironmonger, library, post office, bank, both primary and secondary schooling, four churches and a health centre. In addition, there are numerous places to eat, hotels, restaurants and coffee shops. Auchterarder golf course is adjacent to the house, the 18 hole parkland course has views towards Gleneagles and the Ochil Hills.
The world renowned Gleneagles Hotel which celebrated its 90th anniversary in 2014 is a short walk away. The hotel, which hosted the 2014 Ryder Cup, provides three championship golf courses, falconry, equestrian centre and a superb selection of restaurants. The resort benefits from exceptional leisure facilities including two swimming pools, gym with fitness classes, health suite with sauna and steam room, 4 all weather and 1 tarmac surfaced tennis court and routes for cycling, jogging or walking around the estate. There is a wide variety of places to eat at Gleneagles from the grand dining room, hosting guests since 1924 and home to the famous Gleneagles breakfast to one of only two of Scotland’s Michelin star restaurants at Andrew Fairlie.
Gleneagles railway station, provides services to most of Scotland’s principal towns and cities, plus a sleeper service to London.
Perth is the closest city where a variety of shopping facilities are available from national retailers and retail parks, major supermarkets and a variety of independent shops, hospital, bus and railway station, Doctors, library, health and fitness centres, swimming pool, theatre, concert hall and cinema. Further secondary schooling can be found at Perth Academy, Perth Grammar School and Perth High School, with independent schools at Strathallan, Morrison’s Academy and Glenalmond School for boys and girls, prep schools at Ardvreck and Craigclowan and Kilgraston School for girls.
The local countryside offers complete escapism and a variety of outdoor pursuits such as walking, cycling, hiking, bird and wildlife watching, canoeing and kayaking and many country sports, whilst the ski slopes of Glenshee can be reached in about a 1½ hrs journey by car to the north. The village of Dunning, 5 miles away, has a 9 hole golf course together with tennis courts and bowling club.
Edinburgh and Glasgow can both be easily reached, where there are the retailers and services expected from major cities, together with train, bus stations and airports leading to international destinations.
Hazelbank is a detached stone built house providing generous and flexible accommodation. The dual aspect breakfasting kitchen has tasteful shaker style wall and base units with a marble work surface, Aga, 2 ring Neff gas hob and a Belfast sink. The dining room has an exposed timber floor, period fireplace, press and a dual aspect overlooking the gardens. The drawing room provides good sized entertaining space and benefits from an impressive bay window with a leaded glass window incorporating thistle designed stained glass and there is a window seat below. There is an open fireplace and views over the gardens towards the hills. The snug has a gas fired stove and doors leading to the conservatory which has a tiled floor and garden access. The remaining ground floor accommodation includes the front vestibule, which would make an ideal reading room which has a tiled floor and leaded glass windows, hall, the utility room
providing a sink, plumbing for washing machine and dryer, shaker style storage units and a door leading to the garden and a shower room with a tiled floor and walls, heated towel rail and modern white fittings.
The first floor half landing leads to a double bedroom with pretty period fireplace and an integral wardrobe, bathroom with modern white fittings, half-timber panelled walls, separate shower cubicle, heated towel rail and a separate linen cupboard. The first floor has three further double bedrooms all with attractive fireplaces and two benefitting from a dual aspect. Two of the bedrooms also have a wash hand basin and integrated wardrobes. The master bedroom has a distinctive bay window with leaded and stained glass window and direct views towards the 18th hole of Auchterarder golf course. In addition, there is a small eaves walk in cupboard with a window which could be used as a small office.
The accommodation comprises:
GROUND FLOOR: Vestibule, hall drawing room, dining room, snug, conservatory, breakfasting kitchen, utility room, shower room
FIRST FLOOR: Four bedrooms, bathroom, linen cupboard, walk in cupboard
Hazelbank sits within well-tended private and landscaped gardens with a detached double garage with rolling doors to the west of the house. The garden has a variety of mature trees, shrubs, borders, patio area adjacent to the kitchen and conservatory and lawn. A green house is situated next to the garage.