West Borlick Steading

Aberfeldy, Perthshire, PH15 2EA

Offers Over £520,000

0.3 acres

Bedroom Count icon 4

  • 1 reception room. 4 bedrooms
  • Double aspect open plan living space with stunning feature fireplace
  • Generously sized rooms with flexible living space
  • Mezzanine study area
  • Lovely garden with generous home office building
  • Elevated position with stunning views to Ben Lawers and Glen Lyon

SITUATIONWest Borlick Steading sits in a lovely elevated position to the east of the popular village of Aberfeldy in Highland Perthshire. The house is part of a small community of houses forming a steading conversion and is surrounded by open countryside with far reaching views of the Ben Lawers and Glen Lyon munros to the west. The town centre is a 15 minute walk away via a public footpath.The historic town of Aberfeldy, Scotland’s first Fairtrade town, is situated on the banks of the River Tay in an area well known for its scenic beauty, with lochs, forests, munros and impressive views. There is a fine selection of independent shops, cafes and restaurants as well as all the essential facilities including a supermarket, medical, dentist and veterinary practices. The modern community campus of Breadalbane Academy offers schooling from nursery to secondary and an excellent range of facilities including a library, swimming pool and sports facilities. Pitlochry Festival Theatre is 14 miles away.The area offers an abundance of outdoor activities with a variety of water sports on local lochs and rivers, many local walking routes from the famous Birks of Aberfeldy to Ben Lawers and Schiehallion and numerous road cycling and mountain biking opportunities. For golfers, this area offers a diverse range including courses at Aberfeldy, Taymouth Castle, Pitlochry, Blair Atholl and Strathtay. There are many prestigious fishing beats in the local area including Pitcastle, Grandtully and Findynate.There are excellent transport connections close by including the A9 (9 miles) leading north to Inverness and south to Perth and the central belt. The train station at Pitlochry (14 miles) and Birnam (18 miles) have regular services to Perth, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness and a nightly sleeper train to London. Aberfeldy lies near the geographic centre of Scotland making many popular locations such as Aviemore, Oban and St Andrews within a two hour’s driving radius.DESCRIPTIONWest Borlick Steading is an impressive family home with a superb versatile family living space. One end of the building forms the heart of the house with an open plan kitchen living dining room with large double aspect windows which flood the space with natural light. The panoramic Heta wood burning stove is a real feature of the living space and french doors open on to the south-west facing decking and garden. The kitchen has all integrated appliances as well as a central breakfast bar island ideal for family living. There is a useful utility room off the kitchen with garden access. The ground floor also has a generous reception hall with a floor to ceiling window as well as a WC and a double bedroom with an en-suite which is an ideal space for visiting relatives.The first floor has a mezzanine landing area which offers flexibility as a study or kids play area or alternatively could be converted to an additional bedroom. There are a further two generous double bedrooms and a large family bathroom with a shower and a bath. The first floor is completed by a superb master suite with a full height window to make the most of the breathtaking views, as well as an en-suite with shower and bath and walk in dressing room.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Entrance Hall, Kitchen/Dining/Sitting Room, Utility, Double Bedroom with En-Suite, WC.First Floor: Master Bedroom with En-Suite and Dressing Room, Two Double Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Mezzanine Study.GARDEN (AND GROUNDS)West Borlick Steading has a lovely garden to compliment the house. There is an enclosed garden to the front of the house with a sunny south west facing aspect, a large decking area ideal for outdoor seating which is surrounded by well-maintained lawns, well-stocked borders, a raised vegetable bed, colourful climbing plants and enclosed with mature hedging and fencing to provide privacy. In the front garden there is also a timber garden shed and a large timber garden room with electricity which is currently utilised as a work store but offers superb flexibility as a home office, children’s playroom or as an additional reception space. The house also benefits from a good sized gravel parking area with room for multiple cars.