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Springbank

Ardler, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, PH12 8SX

Offers Over £375,000


  • Generous accommodation

  • Well-presented house with good sized rooms

  • Private landscaped gardens

  • Views onto open countryside

  • Useful workshop, office & yard

  • Highly accessible for Perth, Dundee and Blairgowrie

SITUATION
Surrounded by beautiful countryside, Springbank is a short drive to the village of Meigle where there is a convenience store with Post Office and additional village amenities. The popular Ardler Tavern is about 1 mile to the south and …

SITUATION
Surrounded by beautiful countryside, Springbank is a short drive to the village of Meigle where there is a convenience store with Post Office and additional village amenities. The popular Ardler Tavern is about 1 mile to the south and Glamis Castle with its gardens and multiple events throughout the year is located about 8 miles to the north east. Comprehensive facilities and shops can be found at the nearby towns of Coupar Angus, Blairgowrie and Alyth.

Perth and Dundee each provide extensive city amenities including a railway station, cinemas, theatres, concert halls, retail parks and high street shopping. In Dundee there are two universities, together with an airport providing regular links to London Stansted. Secondary schooling can be found at Perth Academy, Perth Grammar School or Perth High School, with independent schools at the High School of Dundee, Strathallan,
Morrison’s Academy, Glenalmond School and
prep schools at Ardvreck, Craigclowan and Kilgraston.

Perthshire is a county offering a wealth of recreational opportunities. For the winter sport enthusiast the ski slopes of Glenshee can be reached in about an hour by car. For golfers, there are three courses at Perth, Piperdam, Rosemount in Blairgowrie, two courses in Alyth and numerous championship courses at St Andrews. St Andrews, about 26 miles south-east, is an historic university town and known globally as the home of golf. An excellent choice of restaurants and retail is available as well as beautiful coastal walks. In addition to golf, Piperdam also has a leisure club with a swimming pool and gym. The world renowned Gleneagles golf resort can be reached in 60 minutes by car.

Walking and cycling may be enjoyed in the surrounding countryside and the nearby hills and glens of both Perthshire and Angus provide a rich environment for wildlife.

DESCRIPTION
Springbank is a generously sized bungalow with ample, flexible reception space. The triple aspect sitting room has an attractive open fireplace and patio doors leading into the rear garden. The adjacent breakfasting kitchen has a good range of wall and base units and ample space for entertaining and dining. There is separate dining room opposite which benefits from having patio
doors providing garden access. A utility room has plumbing for a washing machine, sink and further storage space.

There are four double bedrooms, the master bedrooms benefits from a dressing room with integrated wardrobes and an en-suite shower room. The 3 other bedrooms share the family bathroom which has a separate shower, attractive wood panelling and traditional fittings. There is a boot room which leads to the side of the house and parking area. Off the boot room is a study which could be a fifth bedroom.

Adjoining the house is a good sized garage which has a wc and kitchen area, subject to planning permission and consents, this could have further potential for alternative uses or extending the accommodation. Behind the garage and on the garden side is the boiler room and garden store.

The accommodation comprises:-
Vestibule, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Breakfasting Kitchen, Utility, 4 Bedrooms, Study, Bathroom, Boot Room, Dressing Room, En-Suite Shower Room, Boiler Room, Garden Store, Garage

GARDEN AND GROUNDS
There are private and nicely landscaped gardens surrounding Springbank and enclosed by an attractive stone wall and hedging. There is a variety of lawn, mature trees, borders and shrubs.

Open views from the rear garden can be enjoyed over the neighbouring fields and to the woodland in the distance. A patio by the sitting room and dining room provides a sheltered and an attractive area for dining.

Ample space for parking is provided to the front, a drive to the side of the house leads to the rear where the garage is positioned and further parking is available.

To the north of Springbank and adjacent is an enclosed yard with a workshop and storage, there is a detached office and what had been an old railway station waiting room. The area is hardstanding and accessed through a vehicle gate from the public highway and a pedestrian gate from the house garden.

Adjacent to the entrance is the single storey office with a harled exterior and a pitched slate roof. A pretty timber built old waiting room from the railway station is sited adjacent to the office. To the rear of the yard is a substantial steel framed shed/workshop with a pedestrian and vehicle door, concrete floor, wc and enclosed internal stores. There is great potential for running a business (subject to any planning and consents needed) from this site and utilising the space and buildings currently in place.