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2 McLaren Cottages

Fortingall, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, PH15 2LL

Offers Over £290,000


  • Rare, thatched cottage

  • 1 reception room, 2 bedrooms

  • Spectacular scenery within a conservation village

  • Ideal for a permanent residence, holiday or second home

GENERAL
2 Mclaren Cottages sits in a delightful position
in the picturesque and highly desirable conservation village of Fortingall. The cottage was originally designed by James MacLaren in the Arts and Crafts style. The location is at the entrance to ...

GENERAL
2 Mclaren Cottages sits in a delightful position
in the picturesque and highly desirable conservation village of Fortingall. The cottage was originally designed by James MacLaren in the Arts and Crafts style. The location is at the entrance to Glenlyon, the longest and one of the most beautiful glens in Scotland. Loch Tay and the Tay Forest Park are within easy reach and the area has a rich and diverse range of wildlife, cultural and social events. There is a church, hotel with bar and restaurant and the famous ancient Yew Tree, one of the oldest
examples of vegetation in the world. The village is also reputed to be the birthplace of Pontius Pilate.

Aberfeldy, the closest town offers a unique charm with a selection of restaurants, coffee shops, independent retailers, banks, supermarket, nursery, primary and secondary schooling at the well regarded Breadalbane Academy, doctors, dentist and veterinary practices. Aberfeldy is home to The Birks Cinema, with a mix of new releases and classics together with a popular café and restaurant.
The area offers complete escapism and a
variety of outdoor pursuits such as walking,
cycling, golf courses, hiking, bird and wildlife
watching, canoeing and kayaking, access to
Tay Forest Park and many country sports.

Perth is the closest city where a variety of shopping facilities are available from retail parks to well known high street shops, major supermarkets and a variety of independent shops, hospital, railway station, Doctors, library, health and fitness centres. Independentschools can be found at Strathallan, Morrison’s Academy and Glenalmond School for boys and girls, prep schools at Ardvreck and Craigclowan and Kilgraston School for girls. Perth offers an
excellent selection of restaurants and places
to eat with award winning and renowned local
produce.

Perthshire is renowned as one of Scotland’s
most magnificent and inspiring areas and
provides something for everyone, whether
that is adventure, exploring, relaxing, nature or
history.

DESCRIPTION
2 Mclaren Cottages is a delightful semidetached,
thatched cottage situated in the historic village of Fortingall. The property has been maintained to a high standard and offers characterful and cosy accommodation throughout. On the ground floor is the sitting room with attractive real fire and a generous space for dining. The kitchen is well equipped with a range of wooden wall and base units, space for a dishwasher, fridge and freezer.
There is access to the rear garden and garage
from here. Off the sitting/dining room is the
bathroom, comprising bath with shower over,
WC and hand basin. A generous sized storage
cupboard is located adjacent to the bathroom.
Upstairs there are two double bedrooms both naturally bright with wonderful country views.
The principal bedroom benefits from an ensuite
shower room whilst the further bedroom
has the benefit of fitted wardrobes.

ACCOMMODATION
Ground Floor: Sitting/ Dining Room, Kitchen,
Bathroom
First Floor: 2 bedrooms,( 1 en-suite)

OUTSIDE
To the front of the property is a pretty cottage
garden with a seating area which is bounded
by hedging. To the rear is an area of garden
with a burn running through, an ideal place to
enjoy the summer sun. There is a single garage
to the rear with power and lighting.

DIRECTIONS
From Aberfeldy turn right on to Taybridge
Road and continue over Wades Bridge bearing
left on to the B846. After about 4 miles turn
left at Coshieville , signposted Fortingall and
Glen Lyon. Continue until reaching Fortingall
where the Cottage is located on the right hand
side adjacent to the Fortingall hotel.

SERVICES
Mains electricity
Mains water
Drainage Septic Tank