8 Arthurstone House is a beautifully presented, self-contained property adjacent to a striking historic B listed mansion house. The village of Meigle lies approximately two miles to the east and provides good village facilities including a post office/grocery store, …
8 Arthurstone House is a beautifully presented, self-contained property adjacent to a striking historic B listed mansion house. The village of Meigle lies approximately two miles to the east and provides good village facilities including a post office/grocery store, primary school, village hall and church. The Ardler Tavern is about 1 mile to the south and the village or Ardler itself is easily accessible through the network of footpaths surrounding the grounds of the house. Glamis Castle which hosts multiple events throughout the year is 8 miles to the north east. Blairgowrie provides further facilities such as a secondary school and a major supermarket. Private schooling is available at the High School of Dundee, Craigclowan, Strathallan, Kilgraston as well as a number of other schools in the Perth area.
The nearby village of Alyth, six miles to the north, provides a first class health centre as well as shops, churches and a public library. The city of Perth lies approximately 17 miles to the south-west and provides an excellent range of retailers, banks, cinemas, theatre, concert hall, restaurants, sports facilities, and a bus and railway station.
Dundee, home to the V & A museum and known as the City of Discovery, is around nineteen miles to the south-east and is home to two universities, shopping centres, supermarkets, the Olympia swimming pool and leisure centre, railway and bus stations as well as an airport with flights to London Stanstead. Edinburgh airport is about 57 miles to the south and Edinburgh city centre can be reached in about 1 hour 30 mins by car where large city amenities can be enjoyed including cultural activity, retail and leisure facilities.
The surrounding area of Perthshire offers a wealth of recreational opportunities and is well suited to the outdoor enthusiast for walking, cycling and horse riding. The area around Arthurstone House is home to a wide array of wildlife and there is easy access to particularly outstanding and varied countryside with hills, woodland, river and rolling farmland. There are three golf courses available in Perth, two in Alyth, Rosemount in Blairgowrie, as well as numerous championship courses at St Andrews. Shooting and fishing can be taken in the nearby area and the pretty Angus Glens such as Isla, Prosen and Lethnott are easily accessible. The beautiful sandy beaches of Lunan Bay and St Cyrus and the red sandstone cliffs at Arbroath are all within reach and there are a number of interesting National Trust properties in the area including the House of Dunn at Montrose, Barry Mill near Carnoustie and the J. M. Barrie house, once home to the famous author in Kirriemuir.
Arthurstone House is an impressive country house which was built in the late 1700’s and carefully converted into fifteen bespoke houses and apartments in 2006. 8 Arthurstone House sits at the eastern end of the estate and offers a charming and delightful interior with all the benefits of modern living. The property maintains the feeling of a stand-alone house and provides the many benefits of having access to the generous and well-maintained communal grounds.
The house is accessed through a private entrance from the main courtyard. Within the entrance hall is access to a generous cloakroom with a wash hand basin and a good sized coat cupboard. The hall leads to a kitchen with integrated appliances including an oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and extractor fan. The kitchen contains ample drawer and cupboard space and is well laid out with a dedicated dining area ideally suited for socialising and entertaining. The ground floor is completed by an attractive, dual aspect sitting room which benefits from being naturally light and where views of the private garden and communal landscaped grounds can be enjoyed.
The first floor contains three well-proportioned double bedrooms, the master bedroom has an en-suite shower room and there is a generous bathroom for bedrooms 2 and 3 which has modern fittings and a linen cupboard. One of the bedrooms is currently utilised as a study and is ideally set up for those with home working opportunities.
Ground Floor: Entrance Hall (with access to private garden), Cloakroom, Cupboards, Dining Kitchen, Sitting Room.
First Floor: Three Bedrooms, En-Suite Shower Room, Bathroom with Linen Cupboard.
GARDEN (AND GROUNDS)
Access to Arthurstone House from the highway is taken along a mature tree lined driveway. The property is set within beautifully maintained communal grounds that extend to approximately 35 acres. There is a parkland setting to the south of the house with stunning views of the Sidlaw hills beyond. Within the grounds are tennis courts and a curling pond. The grounds are well maintained and owned by all fifteen properties with walking paths laid out within the woodlands for the residents’ use.
No 8 has the benefit of a private and enclosed garden which is accessed directly from the house. From this, there are impressive far reaching views to the east and south over the parkland setting and to the countryside beyond. Access to the grounds can be taken directly from the private garden.
There are two car parking spaces for No 8, as well as a generous garage close by which has electricity and is perfect for additional storage space.