Carpenters Cottage sits within the small hamlet of Ballechin, to the east of Strathtay and West of Ballinluig. This part of Perthshire has a huge amount to offer; the cottage is situated on the fringes of the Tay Forest …
Carpenter’s Cottage sits within the small hamlet of Ballechin, to the east of Strathtay and West of Ballinluig. This part of Perthshire has a huge amount to offer; the cottage is situated on the fringes of the Tay Forest National Park offering miles of paths for walking and cycling. There are local golf courses at Taymouth Castle, Strathtay, Dunkeld, Pitlochry and Blair Atholl. The River Tay passes to the south of the cottage and is renowned for high quality fishing.
Water sports can be enjoyed close by at Loch Tay. The villages of Grandtully and Strathtay sit a mile to the west and offer 2 highly regarded restaurants and a village store with Post Office as well as being home to Iain Burnett the Highland Chocolatier. The towns of Pitlochry and Aberfeldy can both be accessed in around 10 minutes by car. Pitlochry provides restaurants, coffee shops, petrol station and a wide array of independent retailers. Pitlochry Festival Theatre is a popular attraction with all year round events. Pitlochry also provides a High School and doctors and dental practices. Aberfeldy also offers a varied selection of restaurants, coffee shops, independent retailers, supermarkets as well as secondary schooling and the Breadalbane Community Campus with fitness and leisure facilities. There is excellent access to the A9 and the City of Perth can be accessed in approximately 30 minutes by car. Perth offers a wide variety of City amenities including a wide variety of shopping facilities, hospital, bus and train stations. Both Pitlochry and nearby Birnam have train stations benefitting from sleeper service to London Kings Cross. Edinburgh and Glasgow can be reached in just over an hour by car and host a further range of big City amenities including international airports.
Carpenter’s Cottage is a traditional two storey mid-terraced cottage. The cottage has been modernised in recent years and provides a flexible and well-proportioned living space with rich in period character allowing potential purchasers to benefit from the comforts of a modern home whilst enjoying the rich period character of the cottage. The ground floor accommodation includes a good sized breakfasting kitchen with modern fixtures and fittings in a traditional style. Off the kitchen is the family bathroom and warmand feature fireplace.
On the first floor there are 2 good sized bedrooms both benefitting from a dual aspect.
The accommodation comprises:
Ground Floor: Breakfasting kitchen, bathroom, sitting room
First Floor: 2 double bedrooms
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The garden sits to the south of the property and is predominately down to lawn with an attractive well stocked border being bound on 2 sides by well-established hedging. Within the garden is a timber store and garden shed. From the garden the property commands impressive views of the surrounding countryside.
From Perth, head north on the A9, turning on the A827 signposted for Aberfeldy. After approximately 3.3 miles turn right before reaching the signpost for Strathtay and Pitnacree. The cottage is located on your right hand side.