Woodside

Glenfarg, Perth, PH2 9QJ

Offers Over £850,000

14.8 acres

Bedroom Count icon 4

Reception Count icon 3

  • 3 reception rooms. 4 bedrooms
  • Secluded country house in a fantastic location
  • Spacious and flexible reception rooms
  • Super range of outbuildings with great potential
  • Well maintained gardens and land with potential for smallholding or equestrian use
  • Easily commutable location for Perth, Edinburgh and Glasgow

SITUATIONWoodside sits in a delightful, secluded location just 15 minutes drive from the village of Glenfarg in rural Perthshire. It has amazing 360-degree panaromic views across the countryside including to the North as far as Schiehallion, and over woodland, reservoir, and fields. An additional luxury is that it sits in a magnificent site that is not overlooked. Glenfarg provides a good range of amenities including a village shop, garage and a primary school. Kinross, which lies approximately 10 miles drive to the south is a popular town and provides, among other things, supermarkets, cafés and restaurants, primary and secondary schooling and a community centre. Perth, known as the Fair City, lies some 15 miles to the north and provides an extensive range of services including national retailers, concert hall, theatre, cinema, diverse range of restaurants, retail parks and numerous supermarkets together with a railway station, bus station and recreational facilities at the leisure pool and Dewars ice rink.The city of Edinburgh is within easy commuting distance, the centre of the city can be reached in about 1 hour’s journey by car and the airport in about 50 minutes. The city of Glasgow is also easily reached, with the centre only 1 hour 20 minutes drive. Woodside is well positioned for a number of independent schools within a convenient distance including, Strathallan, Dollar Academy, Kilgraston, Glenalmond College and Craigclowan Preparatory School.This area of Scotland is well provided for with numerous recreational activities. For the golfer there are a number of courses including a 9-hole golf course in Milnathort and two 18-hole courses in Kinross as well as the famous International courses at Gleneagles only a 30-minute drive away.The Loch Leven National Nature Reserve lies on the edge of Kinross with a full perimeter cycle pathway of some 20 kilometres and is a great setting for ornithologists. Loch Leven Castle is found on one of the lochs islands and was visited by Robert the Bruce and is where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned in 1567 before escaping the following year. The nearby Ochil Hills provide a number of walking and cycling routes through the expansive forestry locally and The Wallace Road provides a scenic walk close to Woodside.DESCRIPTIONWoodside is a delightful home which has been sympathetically extended from the original traditional cottage to create a house with superb reception spaces and flexible accommodation throughout. The open plan bespoke kitchen and dining room was installed by Design House in Perth in September 2022 and enjoys triple aspect views and opens out onto a lovely veranda overlooking the Glenfarg reservoir and making the most of the peaceful surroundings. Adjacent to the kitchen/dining room is a cosy sitting room which is an ideal place to relax and enjoy hosting guests. Woodside has been cleverly laid out to provide a further party room in the original kitchen where the current owners have created a bar which provides a fun space for relaxing with guests and enjoying the views from the adjacent sunroom. The ground floor is completed by a good-sized study/bedroom, as well as a family bathroom and a double bedroom which provides the opportunity of lateral living. There is also a useful utility room.The first floor has a master bedroom with a lovely ensuite bathroom as well as a further double bedroom with another ensuite bathroom providing comfortable and flexible accommodation.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Kitchen/Dining Room, Sitting Room, Study/Bedroom, Bar, Sun Room, Double Bedroom, Family Bathroom, WC, Utility.First Floor: Master Bedroom with En suite Bathroom, Double Bedroom with En suite Bathroom.OUTBUILDINGSThere are a range of useful outbuildings at Woodside offering a multitude of potential uses, subject to the necessary planning consents. The barn already has full planning consent (21/00689/FLL) should buyers wish to explore the option of conversion for a variety of uses including additional income. It is a lovely traditional building and with the adjacent byre offers the opportunity to be developed into delightful further residential buildings or as spacious and practical work spaces. The large bespoke built triple garage is a useful and generous space which has been upgraded with electric Hormann doors and a concrete floor providing an ideal space for vehicles and storage. In addition to the above, there is an American Saltire barn which provides four generous loose boxes and a tack room offering ideal storage or a perfect space for equestrian or smallholding use.Finally, the current owners have installed a fantastic Polycrub greenhouse which is ideal for producing a range of fruit and vegetables all year round.GARDEN (AND GROUNDS)Woodside sits within approximately 14.8 acres that wrap around the house and provide a delightful situation with the opportunity for a smallholding, equestrian use or as extended gardens. There is a delightful mature garden which is mostly laid to lawn with mature trees including fruit trees and colourful shrubs and plants. There is also a Hydropool 7-seater hot-tub to take in the panoramic views whilst relaxing with a glass of wine or champagne.To the south of the house is a former arena which has been maintained by the current owners and allows the opportunity of a helipad or for a new owner to lay their choice of surface. The remaining ground has been well maintained by the current owners with good quality fencing throughout. There is a fenced paddock in front of the house, and then further paddocks of hill ground to the rear which not only provide a suitable space for smallholding use, but also a wonderful array of biodiversity with a range of native Scottish hill plants and attractive mature trees and scrub.