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Garden House

Castle Menzies, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, PH15 2JD

Offers Over £340,000


  • About 0.45 acres (0.18 ha)

  • 2 reception rooms, 3 bedrooms

  • Delightful stone built house and outbuildings

  • Many character features

  • Beautiful historic setting

  • Highly convenient for Aberfeldy and Loch Tay

CLOSING DATE SET FOR WEDNESDAY, 9TH SEPTEMBER 2020 AT NOON.

SITUATION
Garden House is located within beautiful countryside near 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 …

CLOSING DATE SET FOR WEDNESDAY, 9TH SEPTEMBER 2020 AT NOON.

SITUATION
Garden House is located within beautiful countryside near 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.

DESCRIPTION
Garden House is an attractive, Grade ‘B’ stone built detached house dating from the mid-19th century. There is a sitting room with an open fire and two recessed book shelves with an appealing window where there are views to the front garden. The dual aspect dining room, also with an open fire has an integral display cabinet and a generous walk in cupboard. The kitchen is located to the rear, which has a good range of wall and base units, together with an integrated fridge freezer, electric oven and hob and washing machine.

A rear vestibule off the kitchen leads to the back door, a shower room and a separate wc which has a heated towel rail.

On the first floor, there are three double bedrooms, all with attractive fireplaces. The two front bedrooms benefit from having a dual aspect with beautiful views across the valley on the west side towards Castle Menzies and on the east side over the Castle gardens. A family bathroom serves the three bedrooms with the 2 front bedrooms benefitting from wash hand basins in each.

The accommodation comprises:-

Ground Floor:
Vestibule, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, WC, Shower Room

First Floor:
Three Bedrooms, Bathroom

GARDEN
Garden House benefits from being to the north of Castle Menzies and adjacent to the formal walled kitchen garden for the castle.

There is a patio area and area of lawn to the front of Garden House, with a generous area for off street parking adjacent. A range of traditional stores are located to the rear which are attached to the category ‘B’ listed walled garden (under separate ownership). These could be converted to form a lovely studio, home office or additional accommodation (subject to planning).

Surrounded by mature trees and shrubs together with an area of lawn to the rear, Garden House has delightful and easy to manage grounds which include trees thought to have been part of Castle Menzies arboreatum including Arbutus menziesii (Strawberry tree), Ginko Biloba (Maidenhair tree) and Cryptomeria japonica elegans (Japanse cedar).