Balnakilly enjoys a superb rural setting, situated on the outskirts of the village of Kirkmichael. Perthshire is often referred to as the gateway to the highlands and offers numerous opportunities for outdoor country pursuits including walking, climbing and mountain …
Balnakilly enjoys a superb rural setting, situated on the outskirts of the village of Kirkmichael. Perthshire is often referred to as the gateway to the highlands and offers numerous opportunities for outdoor country pursuits including walking, climbing and mountain biking. The Cateran trail passes through the village, it is based on historic drove roads used by ancient Caterans hundreds of years ago and allows the beautiful countryside to be enjoyed.
Kirkmichael itself provides a village store, petrol station and Post Office as well as a church, highly regarded primary school and hotels. Kirkmichael is a traditional country village with an active rural community, with the Strathardle Highland Gathering and Agricultural Show being extremely popular.
Balnakilly is situated between the towns of Pitlochry and Blairgowrie which both offer secondary schooling and provide an excellent range of day to day amenities including banks, hotels, restaurants, libraries, health care and individual specialist retailers. Pitlochry train station is a 30 minute drive away and has mainline connections to Edinburgh, Glasgow and a sleeper service to London in just over 6 hours.
To the south lies the City of Perth where there are a wide variety of shopping facilities as well as hospitals, a railway station and other city amenities. Both Edinburgh and Glasgow can be reached in approximately two hours by car and host a further range of city amenities including international airports.
Balnakilly is an attractive detached log cabin situated in an elevated position. The roof is a highly durable turf roof with attractive heather plantation insulation. The property comprises a well-proportioned four bedroom home which has been finished to a high standard and would be suitable as a full time residence or second home.
Entering the property through the front door the entrance hall leads to the main living area with cloakroom, utility and office/additional bedroom off. At the heart of the house is the large open plan sitting room/dining room with wood burning stove, this bright spacious room is ideal for modern family living with large windows and breakfasting Kitchen off. The garden room is accessed from the sitting room and offers a wonderful space to enjoy the countryside views.
There are three further well-proportioned double bedrooms each with an en-suite bathroom and one with a dressing room.
Attached to the north end of the building is a single garage workshop area. Adjacent to the property is a good sized gravelled parking area.
SERVICES, COUNCIL TAX AND ENERGY PERFORMANCE
Council Tax Band F
From Perth follow the A93 north through to Bridge of Cally. Upon entering the town 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 and carry on for 0.9 miles and Balnakilly is located on the right.
Perth and Kinross
35 Kinnoull Street
Tel: 01738 475000
2 Tay Street