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Muirton Park

Muirton, Auchterarder, PH3 1ND

Offers Over £360,000


  • 2 reception rooms, 3 bedrooms

  • Generous garden

  • Opportunity for modernisation and possible development

  • Superb corner plot with dual access points

  • Short walk to Gleneagles hotel & Auchterarder high street

  • Open views of countryside to rear

SITUATION
Muirton Park is superbly located between Auchterarder and Gleneagles. Auchterarder offers excellent day to day facilities including a well-stocked supermarket, baker, butchers, ironmonger, library, post office, bank, primary and secondary schooling and a health centre. In addition, there are …

SITUATION
Muirton Park is superbly located between Auchterarder and Gleneagles. Auchterarder offers excellent day to day facilities including a well-stocked supermarket, baker, butchers, ironmonger, library, post office, bank, primary and secondary schooling and a health centre. In addition, there are numerous places to eat, hotels, restaurants and coffee shops. Auchterarder golf course is within walking distance as is the world renowned Gleneagles Hotel and golf resort.

The hotel, which hosted the 2014 Ryder Cup, provides three championship golf courses, falconry, equestrian centre and a superb selection of restaurants. The resort benefits from exceptional leisure facilities including two swimming pools, gym with fitness classes, health suite, 4 all weather and 1 tarmac surfaced tennis court and routes for cycling, jogging or walking. There are a wide variety of places to eat at Gleneagles including the 2 Michelin star restaurant at Andrew Fairlie.

Gleneagles railway station located about 2 miles away provides services to most of Scotland’s principal towns and cities, plus a sleeper service to London. The A9 also located 2 miles away provides easy access north to Perth and Dundee and south to Stirling, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Perth is the closest city where a variety of shopping facilities are available from national retailers and retail parks, major supermarkets and a variety of independent shops, hospital, bus and railway station, Doctors, library, health and fitness centres, swimming pool, theatre, concert hall and cinema. Further secondary schooling can be found at Perth Academy, Perth Grammar School and Perth High School, with independent schools at Strathallan, Morrison’s Academy and Glenalmond School for boys and girls, prep schools at Ardvreck and Craigclowan and Kilgraston School for girls.

The local countryside offers a variety of outdoor pursuits, whilst the ski slopes of Glenshee can be reached in about a 1½ hrs journey by car to the north.

Edinburgh and Glasgow can be reached in under an hour and provide large city amenities, cultural activity, retail and airports to internal destinations.

DESCRIPTION
Muirton Park is a detached two storey house surrounded by generous gardens. The house benefits from being on a corner site between Church Road and Muirton. The house has been in the same family ownership for 80 years and the sale offers a significant and rare opportunity to purchase a property within a highly sought after area of Auchterarder. The flexible ground floor accommodation includes generous reception space including a breakfasting kitchen, sitting room and conservatory, plus a dual aspect utility with a gas boiler and wet room with under floor heating. There is the advantage of having a ground floor bedroom and the remaining two bedrooms, plus a family bathroom are located on the first floor. Both first floor bedrooms benefit from good integrated storage space.

The accommodation comprises:-
Ground Floor: Vestibule, Breakfasting Kitchen, Cupboard, Sitting Room, Conservatory, Bedroom, Wet Room, Utility

First Floor: Two Bedrooms, Bathroom

GARDEN AND GROUNDS
The fully enclosed grounds are particularly generous and flexible with an area of lawn to the east, enclosed by fencing. Directly to the north of the house is a detached garage which can hold 2 cars and benefits from a pit, this would also make an ideal workshop. To the rear of the house and by the garage is a generous hard standing area for vehicles and further parking is available directly to the front of the house and by the vehicle entrance gate.

To the west of the house and hard standing area is a further area of garden with lawn, mature trees with landscaping and a garden shed.

There are two vehicle entrances providing access into Muirton park, one from Muirton to the front and one from Church Road to the rear which provides extra flexibility and options should someone look at the development of the house or garden.

DEVELOPMENT PLOT
The owners had obtained planning approval in 2010 for the creation of a house plot within the western side of the garden at Muirton Park under planning reference 09/01633/IPL. This has now lapsed and there is no planning permission currently in place. However, should permission be applied for again and obtained, there is scope for the development of a house plot and possibly further development of Muirton Park.