Stravaigin is located to the south east of Pitlochry, an area of outstanding natural beauty within the heart of Highland Perthshire. This part of Highland Perthshire is surrounded by stunning countryside and the town centre, a short distance away, …
Stravaigin is located to the south east of Pitlochry, an area of outstanding natural beauty within the heart of Highland Perthshire. This part of Highland Perthshire is surrounded by stunning countryside and the town centre, a short distance away, sits below Ben Vrackie and is adjacent to the River Tummel. This bustling town has an excellent range of services available including restaurants and coffee shops, petrol station, newsagents and chemists. There are also a range of professional service firms, medical centre, dentist and community hospital plus a well-stocked Co-Op supermarket. Nursery, primary and secondary education is available at Pitlochry High School.
The town is a gold medal winner from the Royal Horticultural Society in the Britain in Bloom campaign and the Pitlochry Festival Theatre is a focal point with an all year round and varied programme of events. Adjacent to the theatre is Pitlochry’s Explorer Gardens which are 6 acres of an extensive collection of trees, shrubs, exotic flowers and resident wildlife. The town is host to many events throughout the year including the Pitlochry Highland Games, the Tummel and Tay Festival and the Enchanted Forest sound and light experience.
The local countryside offers a wonderful array of vibrancy during the seasons together with a rich variety of wildlife. Outdoor sports and recreational activities are in abundance which include water sports at Loch Tummel Sailing Club located at Foss, skiing at Glenshee and Aviemore and there are a variety of golf clubs within reach including the 18 hole golf course in Pitlochry, with further courses at Aberfeldy, Taymouth Castle, The Blair Atholl Golf Club and the Strathtay golf course. The national cycle network is close by and for the walking enthusiast part of the Rob Roy Way leads from Pitlochry to Strathtay. The nearby 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 also be enjoyed on Loch Tay at Kenmore where the marina with purpose built facilities offers sailing, canoeing and kayaking.
Perth is the closest city where a variety of shopping facilities are available from retail parks to well-known high street shops, major supermarkets and a variety of independent shops, hospital, railway station, library, health and fitness centres.
There is a mainline train station at Pitlochry with direct services to Edinburgh, Inverness, Perth and a sleeper service to London.
Stravaigin is a desirable and detached family home which offers generous space for entertaining and family living. The front entrance vestibule leads into the inner hall. The sitting room to the left has a naturally light and pleasant dual aspect with the benefit of a wood burning stove and doors provide direct garden access. The open plan dining area has capacity for a good sized dining table making it a highly sociable space. The kitchen has a range of wall and base units with an integrated oven and hob and plumbing for a washing machine. There is an adjacent rear utility porch which houses the boiler and provides further useful storage space.
There are three double bedrooms, one benefitting from being on the ground floor where there is also a ground floor shower room. The two first floor bedrooms have integrated wardrobes.
In addition, there is a further bathroom and a linen cupboard. Stravaigin offers a layout which works well, the rooms are well-proportioned, there are tasteful fittings throughout and there is a good amount of storage space. There is also a useful floored loft area running the length of the house providing a substantial amount of storage, accessed by loft ladder from the main bedroom.
The accommodation comprises:-
Vestibule, Sitting Room with dining area, Kitchen, Rear utility Porch, Three Bedrooms, Shower Room, Bathroom, Linen Cupboard
The impressive landscaped gardens are a notable feature of Stravaigin with a delightful range of colour, with mature plants, trees and shrubs. A great deal of care has been taken to create a place of peace and enjoyment and which attracts a rich variety of wildlife. There are areas of lawn and the burn which is a particularly nice feature is situated to the west and the north where walking through a pretty wooded area leads to an attractive pond which adds atmosphere to this tranquil setting.
There is a detached garage which has capacity for excellent storage space, a timber built workshop with electricity and an attractive summer house with a terrace where the elevated views onto the gardens can be enjoyed. An area within the garden dedicated to becoming a wild flower meadow is centrally positioned by the summer house. The property benefits from being adjacent to open countryside with glorious views.