Hope Cottage sits in a delightful position within the desirable village of Strathtay; on the north bank of the river Tay, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Strathtay is on the national cycle network and for the walking enthusiast …
Hope Cottage sits in a delightful position within the desirable village of Strathtay; on the north bank of the river Tay, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Strathtay is on the national cycle network and for the walking enthusiast Strathtay is part of the Rob Roy Way with a track leading to Pitlochry.
There are many facilities within walking distance including a Spar convenience store with a Post Office, two Churches, the Strathtay Golf Club and a short walk across the River Tay within Grandtully there is The Highland Chocolatier and two restaurants, The Inn on The Tay and the recently opened The Grandtully Hotel serving morning coffee to evening dinners. The Tay Forest Park is within easy reach. There are fishing pools on the River Tay at Pitcastle, Grandtully and Findynate and there is easy access to the Grandtully rapids. Water sports may be enjoyed on Loch Tay which also provides opportunities for fishing, with Ben Lawers located on its north shore. There are numerous opportunities for cycling, golfing and outdoor pursuits.
Aberfeldy has a selection of independent retailers, banks, supermarket and schooling at the Breadalbane Academy, doctors, dentist and veterinary practices.
There are excellent transport connections close by including the A9 leading to Inverness and Perth and a mainline train station at Pitlochry with destinations to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Perth and a direct train service to London Kings Cross. 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, hospitals, railway station, library and fitness centres.
Hope Cottage, a detached stone built village house, provides generous reception space for entertaining together with good sized bedrooms. There are many desirable features such as timber flooring, working shutters and multiple aspect rooms. On entering, the vestibule has an attractively tiled floor, leading into the hall with a coat cupboard.
The kitchen is a particularly impressive room, handmade and created by deVOL, the renowned design led furniture company, which offers exclusive contemporary kitchens, inspired by vintage classics. Complimented by a Belfast sink, a central island with marble work surface, there is an integral dishwasher and an integrated pantry style cupboard. There is flexibility with the reception space, the sitting room has a wood burning stove, providing an intimate and atmospheric room and the dining room / garden room, with a great selection of integrated book shelves has doors leading into the garden.
The remaining accommodation on the ground floor includes an under stairs cupboard, utility with a wc and shower, rear vestibule, boiler room and a linen cupboard.
The first floor has three good sized bedrooms, one with integrated wardrobes. The landing, which is naturally light from a velux window has space for a small desk. The bathroom, with white Victorian style fittings, has ½ timber panelled walls and a separate shower cubicle.
The attractive and colourful enclosed gardens offer privacy and have a beautiful selection of mature trees, beds and borders. A summer house to the north has views over the gardens and the nearby gate allows access directly onto the golf course, there is a timber pergola to the west. There is a detached double garage with electricity and a pedestrian door.
Adjacent to the garage and to the east of the garden is a detached single storey stone outbuilding, currently consisting of three areas, a generous store with a sliding door, a further store room with an old fireplace which has been partitioned into two and a garage. Subject to planning permission and consents, this would make an ideal conversion into a cottage or annexe which may offer income potential.
Front Vestibule, Hall, Sitting Room, Breakfasting Kitchen, Dining / Garden Room, Utility with wc, Rear Vestibule, Boiler Room, Linen Cupboard, Three Bedrooms, Bathroom