West Lodge is located within beautiful countryside, originally a gate lodge to the historic Castle Menzies, an area of natural beauty within Highland Perthshire, known for its beautiful countryside, with lochs, forests and impressive views. The historic town of …
West Lodge is located within beautiful countryside, originally a gate lodge to the historic Castle Menzies, an area of natural beauty within Highland Perthshire, known for its beautiful countryside, with lochs, forests and impressive views. The historic town of Aberfeldy, Scotland’s first Fairtrade town is within easy reach. There is a selection of independent retailers, bank, supermarket and schooling at the Breadalbane Academy, doctors, dentist and veterinary practices.
The town provides many facilities for young families and children with Victoria Park a short walk from the town centre. The Breadalbane Community Campus offers an excellent range of facilities including a swimming pool, fitness classes, sports hall, gym and squash courts.
For golfers, this area offers a diverse range including courses at Aberfeldy, Taymouth Castle, Pitlochry, Blair Atholl and Strathtay. Water sports may be enjoyed on Loch Tay at Kenmore where the marina with purpose built facilities offers sailing, canoeing and kayaking and the surrounding hills and glens offer ample routes for hill walking. The magnificent Loch Tay also provides spectacular views, with Ben Lawers located on its north shore.
There are numerous opportunities for cycling. The Tay Forest Park is within easy reach and there are fishing pools on the River Tay at Pitcastle, Grandtully and Findynate.
West Lodge, believed to date from the mid-19th Century is a single storey former gate house of stone construction with a slate roof, accessed through an elegant stone gateway. The vestibule with a wooden floor leads to the sitting room where there is an attractive bay window and an open fire place which is pleasantly open plan onto the kitchen and dining area. The kitchen with a good range of storage units has patio doors providing access into the gardens together with a breakfast bar and integrated oven, hob, fridge freezer and dishwasher.
There are two good sized bedrooms, both benefitting from a dual aspect and integrated wardrobe storage. One has an en-suite shower room
and one has an en-suite bathroom. West Lodge has a deceptive amount of space and many attractive qualities within this period lodge.
The accommodation lies over one floor and
Vestibule, Sitting Room, Dining Kitchen, Two Bedrooms, En-Suite Shower Room, En-Suite Bathroom
The lodge is surrounded by mature gardens with lawn and an area for parking. The east elevation has an attractive outlook onto open countryside towards Castle Menzies and the south elevation has views towards the hills above the River Tay.