Flint 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 …
Flint 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.
Flint Cottage is a detached two storey house, built to offer generous and well-designed accommodation. The combined sitting room with dining area is a naturally light room with a dual aspect, doors provide direct access to the garden and there is a wood burning stove. The adjacent breakfasting kitchen has a good range of modern units with an integrated electric hob and oven, fridge freezer and dishwasher. The utility room has plumbing for a washing machine, further storage units, a sink and work surface. There is one ground floor double bedroom with an integrated wardrobe and there is a separate shower room with modern fittings and a heated towel rail. The ground floor offers ample storage space with two cupboards and a generous entrance vestibule. Stairs to the first floor lead to a spacious landing which has been designed to create space for a small open office or reading area. There are two double bedrooms on the first floor, both with integrated wardrobes and there is a good sized family bathroom. Further fitted storage space is found on the landing.
Ground Floor: Vestibule, Sitting Room, Breakfasting Kitchen, Bedroom, Shower Room, Utility
First Floor: Two Bedrooms, Bathroom
The landscaped gardens compliment Flint Cottage and are laid to lawn to the front with a good amount of off street parking. A patio and seating area by the sitting room allow the fine views to be enjoyed.
The rear garden is laid to lawn with a further seating area and attractive hedging together with a timber garden shed. The rear garden backs onto mature woodland and views towards Dunkeld golf course and the countryside beyond can be enjoyed from the front.