Millers Cottage is adjacent to Dunkeld & Birnam golf course and within walking distance to the popular village of Dunkeld, among the best preserved and most historic villages in Scotland. It has a thriving community, with an excellent range …
Millers Cottage is adjacent to Dunkeld & Birnam golf course and within walking distance to the popular village of Dunkeld, among the best preserved and most historic villages in Scotland. It has a thriving community, with an excellent range of amenities. Along with a good selection of cafes, restaurants and specialist retailers, there is a supermarket, a medical centre, two dental surgeries and a well-regarded primary school. An organic vegetable-growing project and a community orchard, both run by volunteers, supply fresh produce for residents.
Dunkeld Cathedral, with its stunning riverside setting, was founded in the 13th century on the site of a former monastery. It is still the parish church and hosts concerts during the year. Dunkeld and neighbouring Birnam have a dynamic arts and music scene, with a diverse programme of theatre and music staged at the Birnam Arts centre.
The surrounding area has many beautiful walks, great tracks for cyclists and plenty of fishing for anglers. Loch of the Lowes, also within walking distance 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. The nearby Hermitage and Tay Forest Park have some of Scotland’s tallest trees and offer far-reaching views to the lochs and mountains of the Highlands.
Edinburgh and Glasgow are little more than an hour away by car. The train station at Birnam has regular services to Perth, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness and a nightly sleeper train to London. Buses to state and independent schools all make stops in Dunkeld.
Millers cottage believed never have to been sold on the open market, presents a rare opportunity to purchase a charming stone built cottage. There is superb scope to modernise, refurbish and possibly extend (subject to necessary consents). The sitting room, with a triple aspect outlook has a wood burning stove and the breakfasting kitchen has views onto the front and rear garden. The hall way benefits from an under stairs cupboard and a door providing access to the front and rear garden.
There are two double bedrooms on the first floor, each with a dual aspect and a shower room serves both bedrooms. There are a range of cupboards on the landing providing useful storage.
Ground Floor: Breakfasting kitchen, Sitting room, under stairs cupboard
First Floor: Two bedrooms, Shower room
There are gardens to the front and rear which are predominately grass and enclosed by a post and rail fence. Off street parking is located directly to the east of the house for multiple cars. The gardens provide a blank canvas and an opportunity for further landscaping to suit the new owner.