Loanhead of Kilry is surrounded by beautiful countryside within the heart of the Angus countryside and located a short drive from the hamlet of Kilry with its village hall, Church and primary school. Secondary schooling is available at Alyth …
Loanhead of Kilry is surrounded by beautiful countryside within the heart of the Angus countryside and located a short drive from the hamlet of Kilry with its village hall, Church and primary school. Secondary schooling is available at Alyth and Kirriemuir. Loch of Lintrathen and Backwater reservoir are within reach and are a haven for wildlife and fishing. Glenshee is within easy reach for winter sports. The local countryside is well-known for its variety of wildlife, the choice for walking, country sports and cycling.
Comprehensive facilities, independent retailers and supermarkets can be found at Blairgowrie and Alyth. Perth and Dundee each provide extensive city amenities including railway stations, cinemas, theatres, concert halls, retail parks and high street shopping. In Dundee there are two universities, colleges, together with an airport providing regular links to London Stansted.
Loanhead of Kilry, believed to date back to 1841, is a detached two storey traditional former farm cottage, which has been extended into the former byre and has been within the same family since 1961. The house offers generous and flexible accommodation together with many desirable features. The sitting room and dining room both have a dual aspect with an attractive outlook over the garden and countryside. The sitting room also a wood burning stove and attractive integrated corner display unit. The kitchen has a range of cream coloured shaker style wall and base units with an oil-fired range.
There are a choice of entrances into the house providing for extra flexibility. The hall by the sitting room has a practical store cupboard, a hatch to the loft and glass door to the garden. The north access from the parking area leads into a generous entrance room which has a tiled floor, built in dresser style storage and ample space for hanging coats. A small porch to the front, with a tiled floor and window seat leads into the central inner hall. A cloakroom off this has a wc, heated towel rail and plumbing for washing machine.
The first floor has the benefit of a split staircase, to the front are two double bedrooms separated by a wide landing with linen cupboard, both bedrooms have integrated storage. There is also a family bathroom serving both bedrooms. The staircase to the rear, leads to a further double bedroom with an en-suite shower room with modern fittings.
The annex, which has an independent boiler, can be accessed from the main house but also has independent access from the north side. There is a sitting room with an electric fire, a door leading to the garden and views over the countryside. The kitchen has a sink, wall and base units, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a cooker. There is a good sized linen cupboard with a combi boiler. Beyond is a hallway with a door leading to the north garden and parking area. The double bedroom has an integrated wardrobe with the bathroom adjacent.
Ground Floor: Porch, Hall, Cloakroom, Sitting Room, Entrance Hall, Study Area, Kitchen, Dining Room
First Floor: 3 Bedrooms (1 En-Suite), Bathroom
(Annex: Sitting Room, Kitchen with Dining Area, Bedroom, Bathroom)
GARDEN AND GROUNDS
The house sits within an immaculate and well-tended garden which is down to lawn and edged with well stocked herbaceous borders, enclosed partly by a combination of hedge and fencing.
There is a terraced seating area to the front looking out to the wonderful views. Beyond the front garden is a small paddock enclosed on three sides by a stone wall with beech trees to one side giving shelter.
Adjacent to the entrance driveway is a small woodland with a burn running through with coniferous trees and enclosed by a stone wall, fence and hedge. There is an extensive gravelled parking area with steps leading down to a terrace. Beyond the garage on the far side is the log store and general working area.
Garage with concrete floor, log store, timber store