Pheasant Cottage is located to the northwest of Dunkeld and within the heart of Highland Perthshire. Dunkeld is among the best preserved and most historic villages in Scotland. It has a thriving community, with an excellent range of amenities. …
Pheasant Cottage is located to the northwest of Dunkeld and within the heart of Highland Perthshire. Dunkeld is 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 historic town of Aberfeldy, about 11 miles west, is Scotland’s first Fairtrade town is within easy reach. There is a selection of independent retailers, bank, supermarket and schooling at the Breadalbane Academy, doctors, dentist and veterinary practices.
The town provides many facilities for young families and children with Victoria Park a short walk from the town centre. The Breadalbane Community Campus offers an excellent range of facilities including a swimming pool, fitness classes, sports hall, gym and squash courts.
The surrounding area has many beautiful walks, great tracks for cyclists and plenty of fishing for anglers. Loch of the Lowes, as 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.
Water sports may be enjoyed on Loch Tay at Kenmore where the marina with purpose built facilities offers sailing, canoeing and kayaking and the surrounding hills and glens offer ample routes for hill walking. The magnificent Loch Tay also provides spectacular views, with Ben Lawers located on its north shore. 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.
Pheasant Cottage has been comprehensively refurbished and cleverly extended to provide exceptionally presented accommodation over one floor. The entrance vestibule has a stone flagged floor with seating bench and hanging space for coats. The reception space has been designed to be open and sociable with wooden floors running throughout. The sitting room has a wood burning stove and the adjacent dual aspect dining area provides ample space for entertaining where a door
leads direct into the garden. The kitchen has an attractive triple aspect where views of the gardens and open countryside can be enjoyed. There is a range of good quality units, Belfast sink, integrated dishwasher and a central island breakfast bar. The kitchen has a double height ceiling adding to the natural light within the room and feeling of volume.
There are three bedrooms, the master bedroom has an en-suite shower room. A family bathroom serves the two other bedrooms, both of which have attractive timber panelled walls. The master bedroom has double glass doors leading directly into
the garden and onto a seating area.
Pheasant Cottage is currently run as a successful holiday let. The web site may be purchased through separate negotiation.
Vestibule, Sitting Room, Breakfasting Kitchen, Dining Area, Three Bedrooms, En-Suite Shower Room, Bathroom
There is parking to the front of the cottage and an enclosed south facing garden to the rear where far reaching views over open countryside can be enjoyed. There is a patio by the master bedroom and a partially enclosed seating area by the door which leads to the dining area. A good sized store
attached to the west of the cottage provides garden storage space.