Garry Cottage lies in a quiet rural setting some 1½ miles to the west of the village of Bankfoot. Bankfoot is a vibrant and popular village with a primary school, village shop with Post Office, church, two hotels and ...
Garry Cottage lies in a quiet rural setting some 1½ miles to the west of the village of Bankfoot. Bankfoot is a vibrant and popular village with a primary school, village shop with Post Office, church, two hotels and a renowned visitor centre. The City of Perth is found approximately 10 miles to the south and reached by the A9 which lies to the east of Bankfoot.
Perth provides excellent services and facilities including national retailers, banks, supermarkets, mainline railway station, concert hall, theatre and cinema. The Royal Burgh of Dunkeld, lying on the banks of the River Tay, is situated some 8 miles to the north with independent retailers, historic Dunkeld Cathedral and a railway station with regular links north and south including the London sleeper service. Dundee, the City of Discovery, is about 35 miles to the east with an extensive array of city amenities including two universities, Ninewells Hospital, concert hall and the new V&A Museum which is due to open this year forming the centrepiece of the Dundee Waterfront Regeneration Project.
There are a number of independent schools within easy daily commute of Garry Cottage including Craigclowan, Kilgraston, Strathallan, Glenalmond, Morrisons Academy and Ardvreck.
Perthshire boasts a wide array of recreational activities. The hills and glens provide many and varied hillwalking routes, with winter sports available at Glenshee some 39 miles to the north. For the golfer, there are a number of 18 hole golf courses within easy reach including Dunkeld, Rosemount at Blairgowrie and three championship courses at Gleneagles Hotel some 25 miles to the south. Dewars Centre ice rink in Perth is the home to the renowned and active Perth Curling Club whilst both rugby and cricket clubs can be found in Perth.
Garry Cottage Garry Cottage is a traditional stone built cottage lying under a slated roof, offering spacious and flexible accommodation over two floors. Enjoying a southerly outlook, Garry Cottage enjoys attractive views over its well-tended garden and land extending, in total, to about 4.51 acres (1.82 ha). The amenity of the paddock, stables, woodland and gardens offers prospective purchasers the opportunity of a most desirable smallholding in a very quiet, scenic, rural setting close to a vibrant village.
Garry Cottage provides good sized rooms lying over two floors. Under the current ownership it has been recently fully refurbished resulting in a well-appointed country cottage.
The accommodation comprises:
Ground Floor: Garden room, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, utility room, bathroom
First Floor: 3 bedrooms, family bathroom
Garry Cottage is well provided for with outbuildings which comprise:
Loft House and Greenhouse
Immediately to the north-west of Garry Cottage is a new timber outbuilding known as the Loft House and provides excellent storage to the principal house with a modern greenhouse immediately to the front.
Lying beyond the garden and to the west of the paddock is an L shaped modest stable block consisting of two loose boxes and one pony box constructed about 30 years ago, with a concrete apron to the front with a small holding area adjacent.
To the east of the parking area is a timber garage.
Garden and Grounds
Garry Cottage sits within about 4.51 acres (1.82 ha) of well-tended garden and grounds. Lying immediately to the front is a pretty garden principally down to lawn and enclosed by mature hedging. There are raised vegetable beds with the greenhouse lying immediately to the west of the cottage. Beyond the garden is a fully enclosed and well-established orchard together with a hen run. To the west is a wild garden partly bounded by mature hedging with the paddock to the east and a small woodland coppice beyond to the south.