Yew Tree Cottage
CLOSING DATE SET FOR WEDNESDAY, 7TH MARCH 2018 AT NOON
Yew Tree Cottage is situated in a private but accessible location within the desirable village of Scone. Scone provides excellent range of day-to-day facilities, including butchers, bakers, two small supermarkets, post office, petrol station, doctor's surgery, dentists, library, and pharmacist. The village boasts many sporting and recreational facilities including village halls, tennis club, football pitches and a scenic park with duck pond.
The city of Perth can be reached in about a 10 minute journey by car and offers a wider variety of shopping facilities from retail parks to well known high street shops, major supermarkets and an array of independent shops. In addition, Perth provides a railway station, bus station, library, hospital, secondary schools, health and fitness centres, together with a cinema, modern concert hall and recently refurbished theatre. A regular bus service provides alternative access from Scone to Perth.
Scone provides easy access to the cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee, all of which offer an outstanding selection of facilities, services, shops and universities providing everything expected from modern and prosperous cities. In addition, both Edinburgh and Glasgow provide international airports, whilst Dundee has an airport with regular links to London Stansted.
The village benefits from a renowned local primary school Robert Douglas Memorial Primary School which is within 5 minute walk of the property. Independent schools of Strathallan, Morrison's Academy, Glenalmond School, Craigclowan, Kilgraston School and Ardvreck are all within a comfortable distance.
Perthshire is a county offering a wealth of recreational activities. The ski slopes of Glenshee lie to the north. For the golfer there are a number of courses including Rosemount in Blairgowrie, two courses in Perth whilst nearby Murrayshall House Hotel offers its own 18 hole course. Gleneagles Hotel, lying some 19 miles to the south, provides three championship courses, shooting school and restaurants, together with numerous recreational facilities for members including a swimming pool and gym. The historical Scone Palace is close by with its historical house, gardens, arboretum and venue for the annual Game Fair.
Yew Tree Cottage is a detached stone built village house, located within a quiet residential street. The house provides generous accommodation over two floors. The sitting room has a bay window with garden views, impressive and intricately designed ceiling mouldings and cornicing and a multi-fuel stove surrounded by a marble fireplace. The breakfasting kitchen has a good range of shaker style wall and base units with a timber work surface, together with a central island incorporating a breakfast bar. There is a Belfast sink, Rangemaster cooker, integrated dishwasher and a good sized pantry. The kitchen is open plan onto a family room / dining area which has views onto the garden, detailed ceiling cornicing and a press. To the rear of the house is a shower room, a boot room providing many integrated and cleverly designed storage units and a utility room with a sink, plumbing for a washing machine, boiler and hot water tank and built in storage base units, work surface and heated towel rail. A door leads to a wood / coal store.
There are three generous double bedrooms, one being on the ground floor. A fourth single bedroom on the first floor would also make an ideal office. The two double bedrooms on the first floor have integrated wardrobes / storage space. On the first floor there is a family bathroom with modern white fittings, a heated towel rail, tiled floor and a shower above the bath.
The house provides flexible and generous living space, it is naturally light and is presented with tasteful fixtures and fittings. There are long distance views towards the Perthshire hills from the first floor.
The accommodation comprises:
Ground Floor: vestibule, hall, sitting room, open plan breakfasting kitchen / family / dining room, bedroom, shower room, boot room, utility
First Floor: three bedrooms, bathroom
Yew Tree Cottage stands in beautifully secluded garden grounds, which enjoy copious amounts of beautifully stocked, well-tended, mature flowerbeds providing year-round interest and colour. The predominately south facing landscaped garden is fully enclosed and offers complete privacy. The garden is laid to a large area of lawn which is enclosed by many mature trees and a small patio to the front. To the east of the house is the attached wood / coal store and a further stone built garden store. To the west of the house is a concrete block built shed.
The flagstone terrace is a real suntrap and gives direct access to the boot room, and two brick stores. This area to the east of the property, may, subject to planning and consents allow for further extension of the house to create additional accommodation on both levels.
There is a gravelled drive way with off street parking for up 4 cars, is enclosed by iron gates and external lighting.
The flagstone patio area to the east of the property, may, subject to planning and consents allow for further extension of the house to create additional accommodation.
Outline planning permission was granted (Ref: 17/01401/IPL) in September 2017 for the erection of a single dwelling house within the bottom half of the garden. This will offer the new owner the opportunity to build this house or retain use of the larger garden space.