The Pottery

East Haugh, Pitlochry, PH16 5TE

Offers Over £475,000

Bedroom Count icon 4

Reception Count icon 3

Bathroom Count icon 2

  • House (3 reception rooms 3 bedrooms). Plus 2 interconnecting and self-contained studios (former cottages)
  • Exceptionally well-presented accommodation
  • Great potential to develop the 2 former cottages into a variety of flexible uses
  • Landscaped gardens with garage
  • South-west facing views over Highland Perthshire countryside
  • Popular and desirable setting near Pitlochry
  • Highly accessible for A9, town centre and train station
  • The property has been a successful holiday let

SITUATIONThe Pottery 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.DESCRIPTIONThe Pottery is a beautifully presented south facing, stone built period house with character and charm throughout. The house benefits from a sunny aspect, being able to take advantage of sunsets and having wide open views onto the hills and countryside.A deceptive amount of space is available, together with flexibility and great potential. The Pottery has recently been used as a successful holiday let and would make an equally desirable permanent home. The dining kitchen offers generous space for family living and entertaining and provides an attractive dual aspect. There is a good range of shaker style wall and base units together with a central island with a Belfast sink. The adjacent sitting room has two feature fireplaces with wood burning stoves, character exposed beams, storage cupboards and an impressive southerly outlook. Off the kitchen is a utility room and a shower room. The first floor has three good sized bedrooms, bedroom 1 benefits from an attractive triple aspect view and integrated wardrobes. A family bathroom serves these bedrooms. In addition, there is a snug/family room which adds to the flexibility of the reception and family living space within the property.Attached to the main house are two pretty former cottages which are interlinked but can also be self-contained, with each having their own front access door. Both provide impressive space with high ceilings, exposed beams and one has a wash room. Previously both of these have had uses such as an Artist’s studio and gallery and would also make an ideal home office, games room, gym or could have potential to be converted to self-contained studio annexes for additional accommodation by installing a kitchen and bathroom facilities.The accommodation comprises:-Sitting Room, Dining Kitchen, Utility, Shower Room, 3 Bedrooms, Bathroom, Snug/Family Room, 2 former cottages offering additional scope and space.GARDENThere is parking to the south of the house where a convenient detached garage is situated. Further parking is available by the two cottages. The gardens are mostly south facing which are elevated and laid to lawn with attractive seating areas allowing full advantage of the views. The gardens to the south are mostly enclosed. A burn runs to the south of the house between the house and garage. The property benefits from beingadjacent to open countryside.