Whitedene is located off a secluded private road and renowned as one of Scotlands premier addresses. The house provides convenient access to the Gleneagles golf club, hotel and neighbouring town of Auchterarder. Auchterarder offers excellent day to day facilities …
Whitedene is located off a secluded private road and renowned as one of Scotland’s premier addresses. The house provides convenient access to the Gleneagles golf club, hotel and neighbouring town of Auchterarder. 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. The Gleneagles hotel, hosted the 2014 Ryder Cup, and 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 provides services to most of Scotland’s principal towns and cities, plus a sleeper service to London. The A9 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. There are a number of independent schools within an easy school run including Craigclowan Preparatory School, Kilgraston, Strathallan, Glenalmond, Morrison’s Academy, Ardvreck Preparatory School and Dollar Academy.
The local countryside offers a variety of outdoor pursuits, whilst the ski slopes of Glenshee can be reached in about a 1 1/2 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 leisure facilities, together with airports to internal destinations.
Whitedene is a particularly special home, located in what is considered to be the best positioned house within the crescent. This delightful home, dating from 1969, has many original features and provides highly flexible and well-proportioned rooms. The striking contemporary design offers great appeal and provides highly flexible reception and entertaining space, complemented by wonderful family friendly accommodation. The sitting room is an especially welcoming and attractive space where the elevated views over the beautiful gardens and tennis court can be enjoyed, along with the abundance of natural light. The dining hall is perfectly suited to more formal entertaining and the adjacent sun room benefits from glorious southerly and westerly views onto the grounds.
The breakfasting kitchen has a good range of storage units and the utility room provides further useful storage together with a door leading to the rear enclosed courtyard. Whitedene benefits from having one bedroom on the ground floor which has an en-suite shower room. Stairs from the hall lead down to the games room with bar, this room has the flexibility to be used for different purposes such as a further reception room, TV and family room, study or gym. The remaining ground floor accommodation includes the entrance porch, 2 hall cupboards and a guest cloakroom.
The first floor offers 3 double bedrooms, two benefitting from an en-suite and the master bedroom has an attractive dual aspect and integrated wardrobes.
The accommodation comprises:-
Entrance Porch, Dining Hall, Sun Room, Sitting Room, Breakfasting Kitchen, Utility, Cloakroom, 4 Bedrooms, 3 En-Suites, Games Room with Bar.
The gardens provide a stunning setting which makes Whitedene such a special property. The grounds, of about 1.89 acres offer wonderful privacy. The beautiful, established landscaped gardens have been nurtured over the years and they include a greenhouse, access into woodland and the Lochy Burn runs through the grounds to the south. There is a spacious summer house to the west which could also make a perfect garden office, studio or games room. The tennis court is a lovely addition offering great additional amenity to the subjects. There is good sized detached double garage, adjacent enclosed courtyard with stores lies to the west and the sweeping drive leading to the house provides ample parking.