Harrowfield House lies within an easily accessible part of Perthshire close to the village of Bankfoot and some ten miles to the north of Perth. Bankfoot provides good day-to-day services including a primary school, village shop, Post Office, two …
Harrowfield House lies within an easily accessible part of Perthshire close to the village of Bankfoot and some ten miles to the north of Perth. Bankfoot provides good day-to-day services including a primary school, village shop, Post Office, two pubs, church and renowned visitors centre. The City of Perth offers an extensive range of services and facilities including national retailers, banks, mainline railway station, modern concert hall, theatre, cinema and supermarkets. The Royal Burgh of Dunkeld lies some 8 miles to the north with individual retailers, Dunkeld Cathedral and a railway station with regular links north and south including the London Sleeper service. Dundee, lies approximately 35 miles to the east with extensive city facilities including two universities, Ninewells Hospital, a concert hall, airport with flights to London Stanstead and the new V&A Museum forming the centrepiece of Dundee’s waterfront regeneration project.
The A9 trunk road is a short distance away providing convenient access to Perth and Dundee and links to the M9 and M90 giving swift journey times to Glasgow and Edinburgh respectively. Edinburgh international airport is within about an hour’s drive. There are a number of independent schools within an easy school run including Craigclowan Preparatory School, Kilgraston, Strathallan, Glenalmond, Morrison’s Academy and Ardvreck Preparatory School.
Perthshire boasts a diverse range of recreational activities including a variety of hillwalking routes in the surrounding hills and glens together with winter sports at Glenshee lying approximately an hour’s drive to the north. For the golfer, there is the championship course at Rosemount in Blairgowrie, an 18 hole course at Dunkeld whilst some 25 miles to the south is Gleneagles Hotel offering three championship courses. Numerous opportunities are available for hacking, field and water sports.
Harrowfield House is reached over a sweeping drive and is surrounded by open countryside offering dramatic and un-interrupted views over Perthshire countryside. The house provides generous living space and a flexible layout together with good sized bedrooms. The principal sitting room with a triple aspect and an attractive open fireplace, provides garden and countryside views with doors for access into the gardens. The flexible space which the dining hall offers has a wood burning stove, access to front and rear gardens and an impressive full width window with views onto the gardens and countryside beyond. The breakfasting kitchen has an Aga, a central island with a granite work surface complimented by shaker style wall and base units and ample space for family dining. There is space for a double height fridge, plumbing for a washing machine and there is an electric oven adjacent to the Aga. The remaining ground floor accommodation includes a wc, cupboard and a utility with a sink, works surface and storage units.
The first floor has been cleverly designed to provide a mezzanine area, currently used as a family room and could be used for a variety of purposes. The dual aspect master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with a separate shower and a walk in dressing room. There are two further double bedrooms, one with an integrated wardrobe and a family bathroom with a separate shower serves both bedrooms.
An attached annexe, known as Little Harrowfield, is interconnected to Harrowfield House on both the ground and first floor has been used as a successful holiday let providing an additional source of income. The ground floor has an open plan sitting room with wood burning stove, dining area and kitchen with shaker style units, plumbing for a washing machine, an integrated electric oven and hob, base unit fridge and dishwasher. There is a barn style window with a door leading to the front where there is an enclosed garden for the annexe. There are two double bedrooms on the first floor, one with an integrated wardrobe and an en-suite shower room and a bathroom serves the second bedroom.
With access to Little Harrowfield being obtained from the ground and first floor of Harrowfield House, this allows further flexible use of the layout with the bedrooms of the annexe being easily incorporated into Harrowfield House.
Ground Floor: Sitting Room, Dining Hall, Breakfasting Kitchen, WC, Utility, Open plan Sitting Room & Dining Kitchen (Little Harrowfield)
First Floor: Five Bedrooms, Galleried Sitting Room, Two Bathrooms, En-Suite Shower Room, Master En-suite Bathroom & Dressing Room
There are enclosed gardens surrounding Harrowfield House, mostly laid to lawn, there is plenty of parking available and it is particularly useful for horse boxes with ample space to the rear. Also to the rear of the house is a dog kennel with a concrete floor and a timber constructed hen coup. Beyond this is a substantial workshop / shed with a concrete floor, electricity supply and a floored loft accessed via external stairs. Attached on the northern side is an open fronted log store running the length of the workshop. This houses the biomass boiler and with the floored loft above, it offers enormous potential for a variety of uses. The grounds offer the potential for creating smaller paddocks for the grazing of horses, ponies or other livestock.