Westburn Lodge

Dunning, Perth, Perthshire, PH2 0QY

Offers Over £640,000

2 acres

Bedroom Count icon 4

Reception Count icon 3

Bathroom Count icon 3

  • About 2 acres
  • 3 reception rooms, 4 bedrooms
  • Study
  • Attractive rural setting with easy access to the popular village of Dunning and A9
  • Generous and flexible accommodation
  • Double Garage
  • Attractive southerly outlook with 360 degree views
  • Private position
  • Superb family home offering a high quality rural lifestyle

SITUATIONWestburn Lodge lies in a highly scenic position near the popular conservation village of Dunning in the county of Perthshire. Dunning provides a thriving community together with good day to day facilities including Post Office with grocery shop, primary school, church, hotel, inn, 9 hole golf course, bowling club and tennis courts. Broadslap Farm Shop near Dunning is about 4 miles away. Auchterarder offers more extensive facilities including a secondary school, medical centre, cottage hospital, supermarket, independent and specialist retailers. The world renowned Gleneagles Hotel, with three championship golf courses, restaurants, swimming pool, shooting school, equestrian centre and spa, lies adjacent to Auchterarder. The railway station by Gleneagles provides regular daily services north and south, together with a sleeper service to London. Perth offers an excellent array of facilities and services which include national retailers, banks, leisure centre, cinema, theatre, concert hall and both railway and bus stations. The A9 dual carriageway lies about 0.5 mile away, linking to Perth and Stirling. The M9 and M90 both link to the A9 giving convenient access to Glasgow and Edinburgh. Dundee, can be reached in approximately 40 minutes by car, via the A90 and provides two universities, shopping centres, Olympia swimming pool and is home to the V&A Museum. In addition the airport in Dundee has services to London Stanstead. Gleneagles train station is about ten minutes away. Westburn Lodge is well positioned for a number of independent schools including Morrsion’s Academy and Ardvreck, both in Crieff, Strathallan in Forgandenny, Kilgraston by Bridge of Earn, Craigclowan in Perth and Glenalmond to the north of Methven. Dollar Academy is located about 18 miles to the south. For the outdoor enthusiast the county of Perthshire offers a wealth of recreational activities including walks in the surrounding hills and glens. For winter sports, Glenshee lies to the north and reached in approximately an hour and half by car. There are many golf courses in the area including 18 hole courses in Auchterarder, Crieff and Perth and 9 hole courses in Dunning itself, Muthill and Comrie. Watersports can be enjoyed on Loch Earn and includes the Loch Earn Sailing Club.DESCRIPTIONWestburn Lodge is a James Denholm designed detached home sitting in about 2 acres of private grounds. The house has appealing and generous reception space, ideally suited for entertaining and family living. The light filled dining area has a lovely glass frontage to the south, doors leading into the southerly garden and far-reaching views over the gardens with un-interrupted views onto spectacular countryside. The adjacent spacious sitting room has an attractive dual aspect and wall mounted Stovax wood burning cassette stove. The breakfasting kitchen, also with a dual aspect has an excellent range of shaker style units with a Corian work surface central breakfast island incorporating wine cooler and lap top and phone terminals. Marble surfaced worktops and mirrored splash back compliment integrated oven, microwave oven, dishwasher and fridge freezer and limestone flooring. The remaining accommodation on the ground floor includes a study, a walk in cloakroom with safe and gun cabinet, shower room and a utility which has a sink, wall and base units, boiler and plumbing for a washing machine and from which garden access can be gained. The first floor has the principal bedroom with good sized integrated wardrobes, a spacious walk-in cupboard and a modernised en-suite bathroom with a separate shower. There are three further generously sized double bedrooms, all with integrated wardrobes. A family shower room serves the three bedrooms. The house offer plenty of storage space with an under stairs cupboard and hall cupboard on the ground floor and a cupboard on the first floor which houses a recently renewed water tank. All bathrooms and kitchens have been upgraded to a high standard. The accommodation comprises:-Vestibule, Sitting Room, Dining Area, Breakfasting Kitchen, 2 Shower Rooms, Utility, Study, 4 Bedrooms, En-Suite Bathroom, Hall Cupboard GARDENThere is a generous area and extensive garden to the front for parking where access to the double garage can be reached, a pedestrian door within the garage provides access to the south side of the garden. The majority of garden is located to the south and benefits from a sweeping lawn, attractive natural pond where moorhens have been seen nesting, mature trees and an enclosed paddock. A burn runs along the length of the grounds. The mature gardens offer a high degree of privacy and the position allows for the full benefit of the far-reaching and un-interrupted views south. The enclosed paddock beyond the formal garden area could be easily incorporated into the garden or it would be a perfect area of land for keeping a horse or other livestock. The grounds complement the house perfectly and offer an opportunity to create a superb home and high quality rural lifestyle.