Finegand Estate Lot 2Glenshee, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, PH10 7QB
Offers Over £500,000
- Finegand Farmhouse – 2 reception rooms, 5 bedrooms
- Traditional farm buildings including roundel
- Permanent pasture land
- Extending to about 14.97 acres in total
- Lying within the Cairngorms National Park
SITUATIONFinegand Estate lies in a spectacular and scenic position in Highland Perthshire, some 3 miles south of the Spittal of Glenshee with Braemar lying about 18 miles to the north. Blairgowrie, some 20 miles to the south, has an excellent selection of day to day services including supermarkets, primary and secondary schooling, medical centre, banks and a range of independent retailers. The Fair City of Perth, about 32 miles to the south, offers a broader range of facilities including national retailers, swimming pool, Dewars Ice Rink (home to the Perth Curling Club) and both a theatre and concert hall offering performances throughout the year.Dundee, known as the City of Discovery, can be reached in about an hour’s journey by car. It offers a wealth of amenities and services including Discovery Point with HMS Discovery, the famous ship that took Scott and Shackleton on their first trip to the Antarctica. It is also home to the V&A Museum opened in 2018, together with two universities, national retailers and the Olympia swimming pool. Dundee airport has daily flights to and from London City, together with the ability to accommodate private aeroplanes. Edinburgh, with its international airport, can be reached in about a 2 hour journey by car, whilst the airport at Dyce just outside Aberdeen is within a 1.5 hour drive.In addition to the amenity and sport offered on Finegand Estate itself, there is a wide range of sporting and leisure opportunities within the locality. These include winter sports at nearby Glenshee, salmon fishing on the Rivers Tay and Ericht, hill walking in the Grampians, Cairngorm National Park and along the Cateran Trail and 18 hole golf courses are available at Blairgowrie and Pitlochry.Finegand Estate is available for sale either a whole or in 2 lots as follows:LOT 2 – FINEGAND FARMHOUSE – ABOUT 6.06 HECTARES (14.97 ACRES)Finegand Farmhouse is a most attractive period former farmhouse sitting on the eastern side of the estate, just to the west of the River Shee and enjoying an attractive and open outlook over the estate. It is built of stone with a whitewashed exterior lying under a slated roof and flanked on either side by traditional former farm buildings which include a roundel.Finegand Farmhouse sits within about 6.06 hectares (14.97 acres) of its own grounds, principally comprising five grassland fields, with a small cluster of trees lying to the east and benefiting from its own private driveway leading directly from the public road.Finegand Farmhouse accommodation comprises:Ground Floor: Porch, hall, sitting room, dining room, breakfasting kitchen, utility room, laundry room, cloakroom, rear porch.First Floor: 5 bedrooms, bathroom, WC, study.FINEGAND OUTBUILDINGSFinegand Farmhouse has a range of traditional outbuildings lying both to the north and south of the farmhouse. A date stone within one of the outbuildings indicates that they date back to 1648. In addition, the former Glenshee Fire Engine Shed lies to the east of the roundel.The outbuildings comprise:-Traditional U-Shape Outbuilding with Two In-Fill Sheds (south)Of stone construction, under both slate and corrugated metal roofs with white washed walls and date stone of 1648. Currently provide storage.Traditional Building (north)Of stone construction under a slated roof and comprising:-• Former cart shed• Game larder with concrete floor, drainage, cold water with sink, refrigerated store with hooks• Tool shed• Barn with attic storage area• RoundelBeyond the traditional building to the north is a detached corrugated metal garage and brick built dog kennels with runs. To the rear of the roundel is the former fire engine storage shed.The traditional outbuildings offer practical storage and some use for livestock and bedding storage, as currently utilised. However, they also offer potential alternative uses including conversion to additional accommodation such as holiday let property or annexe accommodation to the principal house, conversion to further dwelling houses or indeed for business uses including office, art studio or eatery, all subject to obtaining the necessary consents.