Duntarvie Steading lies in the heart of rural Perthshire with excellent access to the towns of Crieff 4 miles to the East, Comrie 4 miles to the North West, Perth 22 miles to the east and Stirling 25 miles to …
Duntarvie Steading lies in the heart of rural Perthshire with excellent access to the towns of Crieff 4 miles to the East, Comrie 4 miles to the North West, Perth 22 miles to the east and Stirling 25 miles to the South. The nearby town of Crieff provides very good day-to-day facilities including many restaurants, two supermarkets, medical centre, veterinary surgery, post office, primary schools and a community campus with secondary school, swimming pool, recreation centre and library. The Crieff Hydro, located within the town, has an excellent choice of restaurants, spa, social events and a wide variety of family activities. Crieff Golf Club is one of Scotland’s top inland courses. In the heart of golfing Perthshire, it offers twenty-seven holes with spectacular views and challenging play for all levels. Comrie has a primary school, post office, various churches and a petrol station.
There are excellent independent schools in the area including Ardvreck and Morrisons Academy in Crieff, Glenalmond by Methven, Strathallen in Forgandenny and Craigclowan in Perth, all within a practical school run.
The City of Perth offers a range of facilities including a concert hall, theatre, cinema, national retailers, leisure centre, restaurants and both railway and bus stations. Stirling to the south offers a range of retailers as well as banks, restaurants, railway and bus stations and a popular university. Daytime and overnight trains to London are available at Gleneagles Station, 13 miles to the south and Edinburgh and Glasgow, with their international airports, can be reached in about an hour’s journey by car.
The area surrounding Duntarvie Steading is home to wide array of wildlife and there is easy access to the outstanding local countryside. The county of Perthshire offers a wealth of recreational opportunities, particularly for those keen on outdoor pursuits. There are three local Munros, Ben Vorlich, Ben Chonzie and Stuc a’Chroin as well as many other hills and walking trails in the immediate vicinity. There is the opportunity to pursue water sports on nearby Loch Earn as well as shooting and fishing available locally. There are various local golf courses including ands 18 hole course at Crieff and a 9 hole course at Muthill and the Gleneagles Hotel with its various courses and other facilities is within easy reach. There are also many historical attractions locally including the Glenturret Distillery, Scotland’s oldest distillery, Cultybraggan Camp in Comrie and Drummond Castle between Crieff and Muthill.
Duntarvie Steading is an attractive, south facing country home with an appealing and spacious reception area and living space. The house was designed by James Denholm and the interior layout is well thought out and generously proportioned which has the benefit of under floor heating throughout the ground and first floor.
The entrance hall leads to an open plan kitchen, living, dining area with lots of natural light through its triple aspect and an attractive feature arched window, wood burning stove and oak flooring. Doors from the reception area provide direct garden access. There is also a generous downstairs bedroom with integrated storage and oak flooring. A nearby shower room with heated towel rail serves the ground floor bedroom. The ground floor is completed by a practical utility room with a sink, wall and base units, hot water tank cupboard and direct access to the garden.
The first floor comprises a spacious master bedroom with dual aspect views over the garden, paddock and surrounding countryside, this bedroom has an en-suite shower room with a heated towel rail. There is a further double bedroom, single bedroom (both benefitting from integrated wardrobes) and a bathroom with a shower and a heated towel rail.
Duntarvie Steading is attractively finished externally with original stonework, a slate roof complemented by Siberian larch cladding allowing the building to sit pleasantly within its surroundings.
Ground Floor: Open plan kitchen, living, dining area; utility room; shower room; bedroom.
First Floor: Master bedroom with en-suite shower room; double bedroom; single bedroom; bathroom.
GARDEN AND GROUNDS
Duntarvie Steading sits within generous and attractive gardens, overlooking its own paddock with Glascorrie Burn running along the southern boundary, the paddock is ample sized for equestrian use or to be extended gardens. The house has a gravelled drive and parking with private access from the highway.
There is a generous timber built garage/workshop with a concrete floor which has a water tap, electricity and lighting. The construction of the building is forward thinking with the appropriate piping installed to allow the installation of solar panels on the roof. The gardens have ample space for the parking of a horse box if required.
The paddock which adds wonderful amenity to the property is accessed directly from the grounds and borders open farmland.