Burnbank Farm

Main Street, Balbeggie, Perth, PH2 6EZ

Offers Over £420,000

24.61 acres

Bedroom Count icon 3

Reception Count icon 1

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  • 2 Reception rooms, 3 bedrooms
  • Private garden with pond & open outlook onto paddock and countryside
  • Range of stables plus workshops and sheds
  • Superb opportunity for a smallholding and equestrian property
  • Highly accessible edge of village setting, within walking distance of village amenities
  • A superb lifestyle property offering flexible opportunities
  • Available as a whole or in separate lots

SITUATIONBurnbank Farm is located on the edge of the village of Balbeggie, which is surrounded by beautiful countryside. Balbeggie is well served including a village convenience shop, village hall, primary school and bus stop. The area offers excellent independent primary and secondary schools including the High School of Dundee, Craigclowan Preparatory School in Perth, Kilgraston and Strathallan both close to Perth. This area of Scotland provides a wealth of recreational activities. For the golfer there are a number of courses within a convenient distance including Piperdam, Rosemount in Blairgowrie, two courses in Alyth and numerous championship courses at St Andrews. In addition to golf Piperdam also has a leisure club with swimming pool and gym.The house is well placed for access to Dundee, Perth and Scotland’s major cities of Edinburgh and Aberdeen with the A90 and A9 linking to the motorway network. Dundee, Scotland’s fourth largest city has a waterfront undergoing an extensive regeneration programme with the popular V&A museum. There are two well regarded universities, with Dundee University being home to one of the UK’s top medical schools. There is a wide selection of cultural activity close by including theatres, art galleries, arts centres, science centre and the UK’s only full time public observatory, museums and sporting facilities including the Olympia swimming pool. The city provides excellent transport links with a main line railway station, bus station and airport with regular links to Stansted.Perth can be reached quickly 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, Doctors, library, health and fitness centres.The immediate countryside provides a great choice of recreational opportunities including some wonderful walking and cycling direct from the doorstep of Burnbank Farm. The ski slopes of Glenshee are within easy reach and the hills and glens of Perthshire provide a rich environment for many country and outdoor pursuits.Edinburgh and Glasgow can be reached in approximately an hour and provide large city amenities, cultural activity, retail and leisure facilities, together with airports to international destinations.Burnbank Farm is available as a whole or in 5 lots.LOT 1 – FARMHOUSE & GARDEN 0.55 ACRESThe farmhouse is a single storey dwelling,which would now benefit from modernisation,and refurbishment. The accommodation,includes a breakfasting kitchen which has,a dual aspect, sitting room with a fireplace, sun porch and three double bedrooms, two of which have integrated wardrobes. The sun porch has an attractive position to the rear with garden access. There is a shower room and a good sized walk in cupboard. There are private gardens immediately surrounding the house which includes a small pond.LOT 2 – STABLES AND OUTBUILDINGS0.49 ACRESBurnbank Farm benefits from a range of useful outbuildings which sit conveniently to the west of the farmhouse. The principal barn has a concrete floor throughout and benefits from a garage/workshop, a storage area/feed store and two stables which are currently used as a second garage space. On the end of this barn is a further lean-to with two small stables. Attached to the principal barn is a secondary lean-to shed which is open at one end with an earth floor and has two stables at the other with concrete flooring. This has been used both for storing straw bales and for parking a horsebox undercover.As well as the two main buildings there are further wooden stable blocks consisting of a single stable, a second single stable block with attached store room, and a third wooden stable block consisting of two stables. The final outbuilding is a tin, half round shed, which has been used for storage and shelter. The outbuildings at Burnbank have been predominantly used for equestrian purposes and workshops but provide great flexibility for a number of uses.No planning permission is currently in place for any development of the outbuildings or on any part of the land. However, there may be favourable potential for residential development within lot 2 because it is within the settlement boundary, subject to planning permission and consents.LOT 3, 4, 5 – LANDThe land at Burnbank extends to approximately 24.61 acres (9.96 Hectares) in total which offers great amenity to the property and is divided into a number of fields and paddocks. Classified as Grade 3.1 by the James Hutton institute, the land is gently undulating and enclosed with stock fencing, it ranges from about 98m to 120m above sealevel. The smaller paddocks have been used for grazing horses and are permanent pasture while the larger paddocks have been used for growing cereals. There is also a small area of rough grazing with some mature trees. The land offers great amenity to the property and is easily accessed from the house, stables and the A94.LOT 3 – 4.67 ACRES (to the south of the house and stables)LOT 4 – 3.92 ACRES (to the west of the house and stables)LOT 5 – 14.82 ACRES (to the west of lot 3 & 4)