Dunkeld is among the best preserved villages in Perthshire with a flourishing community and a good choice of amenities. There are a wide range of independent retailers including cafes, restaurants and specialist retailers, supermarket, a medical centre, two dental …
Dunkeld is among the best preserved villages in Perthshire with a flourishing community and a good choice of amenities. There are a wide range of independent retailers including cafes, restaurants and specialist retailers, supermarket, a medical centre, two dental surgeries and a well-regarded primary school. An organic vegetable-growing project and community orchard supply fresh produce. Dunkeld Cathedral, founded in the 13th Century, is located at the end of Cathedral Street which enjoys a peaceful riverside setting, services and concerts can be enjoyed throughout the year. There is a thriving and popular arts and music scene within the village.
The surrounding area is popular for walking, cycling, fishing, wildlife enthusiasts and other countryside pursuits. Loch of the Lowes near Dunkeld is a designated wildlife reserve. Dunkeld and Birnam Golf Club is one of the most picturesque in Perthshire. Indoor swimming pools can be found at the Dunkeld House Hotel and Erigmore Estate at adjacent Birnam. The Hermitage and Tay Forest Park have impressive trees and far-reaching views over Highland Perthshire countryside.
Edinburgh and Glasgow can be reached in about an hour by car. The train station at Birnam, has regular services to Perth, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness and a nightly sleeper train to London.
6A Cathedral Street is a first floor 2 bedroom apartment within an historic and attractive building. The property is accessed from a private ground floor door leading to the first floor accommodation. The wide stairs and hallway provide access to all the rooms. There are two double bedrooms, bedroom 1 is a spacious bedroom with a built in double wardrobe. There are two secondary glazed sash windows with views onto Cathedral Street and heating is from an electric panel wall heater. Bedroom 2, also a good sized room has two built in single wardrobes, electric panel wall heater and a secondary glazed sash window.
The kitchen has a good range of shaker style units, work surface and space for a small table. A good sized cupboard contains the hot water tank and there is an additional storage cupboard. An electric storage heater provides heating. The bathroom with an overhead electric shower above the bath has a heated towel rail.
The sitting room is particularly attractive, with views from the window seat towards Dunkeld Bridge and the River Tay. There is space for a dining table, extensive shelving has been installed for ornamental display and the keeping of books which features original exposed stone work below, an electric fireplace is also a feature of the room. An eaves storage cupboard within the sitting room offers good storage.
The property has been well-maintained with improvements having been carried out over the years making it a welcoming and comfortable home. Situated within an historic setting, Cathedral Street is within the heart of this popular village.
The sale includes the cooker with a double oven and an overhead extractor fan, fridge, washing machine, carpets, window dressings and window seat. Certain other moveable items of furniture may be available to purchase through separate negotiation.