Garry House sits in a delightful position in the heart of Highland Perthshire, an area of outstanding natural beauty. The town of Pitlochry, a short drive to the south-east has been a popular destination for nearly 150 years with …
Garry House sits in a delightful position in the heart of Highland Perthshire, an area of outstanding natural beauty. The town of Pitlochry, a short drive to the south-east has been a popular destination for nearly 150 years with rich Victorian heritage. Sitting below Ben Vrackie and adjacent to the River Tummel, the bustling town has an excellent range of services available including restaurants, coffee shops, petrol station, garden nursery, book shop, newsagents and chemists. There are also a range of professional service firms, medical centre, dentist and community hospital. The Pitlochry Festival Theatre is a focal point with an all year round and varied programme of events. The town is host to many events throughout the year, including the Pitlochry Highland Games, the Tummel and Tay Festival and the Enchanted Forest.
For golfers, this particular area of Highland Perthshire offers a diverse range of 18 hole courses including Pitlochry, Aberfeldy Golf Club and Taymouth Castle. There are also the 9 hole courses at Blair Atholl and Strathtay. The national cycle network is close by and for the walking enthusiast part of the Rob Roy Way leads from Pitlochry to Strathtay.
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, library, health and fitness centres.
Independent schools 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.
There is a mainline train station at Pitlochry with direct services to Edinburgh, Inverness, Perth and a sleeper service to London Euston.
Garry House is a traditional, detached property which retains much character and charm throughout. Formerly a guest house, the property has been upgraded by the current owner to provide a wonderful family home. On the ground floor there are two bright and welcoming reception rooms, accessed off the main reception hall. The sitting room has a wood-burning stove and wonderful views to the hills beyond.
The second reception room is currently used as a craft room and could potentially be utilised as a family or dining room. The kitchen is well- appointed with an Aga and space for dining, off the kitchen is the snug with wood-burning stove and French doors to the garden. An office, boot room/store, shower room and cloakroom, off the kitchen complete the downstairs accommodation. Upstairs there are four double bedrooms along with a single bedroom which are serviced by the family bathroom.
Ground Floor: Reception hall, sitting room, further sitting room, snug, kitchen, office, cloakroom, boot room.
First Floor: Four double bedrooms, single bedroom, family bathroom.
The garden is mostly laid to lawn and is bordered by trees and mature shrubs. There is a generous stone terrace accessed from the snug/kitchen. To the rear of the terrace is a greenhouse and shed. To the front of the property is a driveway with carport.