Balnald Lodge sits in a delightful country setting approximately half a mile to the south-west of the village of Kirkmichael within the county of Perthshire. This scenic county has a lot to offer with numerous opportunities for walking, climbing …
Balnald Lodge sits in a delightful country setting approximately half a mile to the south-west of the village of Kirkmichael within the county of Perthshire. This scenic county has a lot to offer with numerous opportunities for walking, climbing and mountain biking. The ski slopes of Glenshee can be accessed within half an hour by car. Shooting, fishing and stalking can all be taken locally. For golfers Pitlochry Golf Club and Blairgowrie Golf Club can be accessed in approximately 20 minutes by car.
The village of Kirkmichael provides a village store, hotels and a highly regarded primary school. Kirkmichael has a strong community spirit, with one of the highlights of the year being the Strathardle Highland Gathering and Agricultural Show. Both Pitlochry and Blairgowrie provide an excellent range of day to day amenities, as well as secondary schooling. Pitlochry has a train station with mainline connections to Edinburgh and Glasgow as well as a sleeper service to London.
The cities of Dundee and Perth offer a wide array of services and amenities, with Dundee hosting two universities and an airport with regular flights to London Stansted. Both Edinburgh and Glasgow can be reached in approximately 2 hours by car and host an extensive range of city amenities including international airports.
Balnald Lodge is an impressive Scots baronial house which has for a number of years been utilised as a family home. The house enjoys a sheltered, rural situation. Although in need of some refurbishment, the house boasts a sense of Victorian grandeur and provides generous and well-proportioned accommodation.
The accommodation comprises:
Entrance porch, lobby, boiler room, wine cellar, library, WC, kitchen, dining room, sitting room, conservatory, reception hall, utility room, log store, wash house and gun room.
Master suite including double bedroom, en-suite dressing room and an office/additional bedroom, 4 further double bedrooms, 2 family bathrooms and linen cupboard.
A range of attic stores.
GARDEN AND GROUNDS
The house is accessed through a gated driveway and has expansive garden grounds, which are predominately down to lawn, with a range of mature trees, shrubs and bushes. There is a double garage with up and over electric door, two garden stores, log store and two timber sheds for further storage. Within the garden is an all-weather tennis court which requires some upgrading. To the south of the garden is the Balnald Burn.
From Blairgowrie follow the A93 north until you reach Bridge of Cally. Upon entering the village turn left, after the bridge signposted Kirkmichael/Ballintuim, follow the road for approximately 7 miles and you will reach the village of Kirkmichael. Turn left over the bridge, continuing out of the village and bearing left after approximately ½ a mile Balnald Lodge is situated on your left.
RIGHT OF PRE-EMPTION
There is currently a right of pre-emption over Balnald Lodge. Further details are available from the selling agents.