The Old Manse At FarleyerFarleyer Steading, Aberfeldy, PH15 2JQ
Offers Over £1,300,000
- The Old Manse at Farleyer
- 3 Reception Rooms, 5 Bedrooms (3 En-suite), Family Bathroom
- Farleyer Steading
- Great Hall with open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
- Detached stone built triple garage
- Delightful and well-tended garden with terrace, lawns, well stocked borders, mature trees and pond.
- Enjoying an elevated, south facing position commanding outstanding views
SITUATIONThe Old Manse at Farleyer and Farleyer Steading lie in a highly scenic rural setting on the edge of the historic village of Dull and about 4 miles to the west of Aberfeldy in the heart of Highland Perthshire. Enjoying a southerly aspect, The Old Manse at Farleyer and Farleyer Steading both enjoy an elevated position allowing the breath taking views of the surrounding countryside and mountain ranges to be fully enjoyed.Aberfeldy offers a good range of services and facilities including individual retailers, small supermarket, health centre and cinema. The renowned Breadalbane Community Campus provides primary and secondary schooling together with sport and leisure facilities to the local community. Perth, lying some 35 miles to the south, provides more extensive facilities including supermarkets, theatre, concert hall and the Dewars Ice Rink, home to the well-respected Perth curling club; while nearby Scone has the Doo’cot Cricket Club and the Perth Race Course.The A9 dual carriageway lies about 12 miles to the east and gives convenient access to Perth and onto the cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, both with their International airports. Dundee, known as the City of Discovery, lies to the south east and can be reached in about an hour’s journey by car offering two universities, shopping centres, Olympia swimming pool, V&A museum, together with an airport providing services to both London Stanstead and Heathrow. The area offers a breath of outdoor activities. The surrounding hills and glens provide interesting walking and climbing routes, water sports are available on the nearby Loch Tay and River Tay, whilst there are 18 hole golf courses at nearby Taymouth Castle Golf Club, Pitlochry and Dunkeld and 9 hole courses at both Aberfeldy and Strathtay. For those keen on fishing the famous River Tay flows within about a mile of The Old Manse at Farleyer and salmon fishing is available to rent on the beautiful Upper and Lower Farleyer beats.DESCRIPTIONTHE OLD MANSE OF FARLEYERThe Old Manse at Farleyer is a beautiful and well proportioned ‘B’ Listed Georgian former manse, designed by the Ecclesiastical Architect James Laing. It is a most attractive stone built house with slate roof, overhanging eaves and fine astragal windows. On entering the property, the period features are evident throughout with panelled doors, deep skirtings, attractive fireplaces, cornicing and sweeping staircase with cast iron balustrade and polished wooden handrail. The Old Manse at Farleyer has been thoughtfully and carefully refurbished resulting in an exquisitely finished family house offering well-proportioned, light and bright rooms over 2 floors. The principal reception rooms, the sitting room and dining room, both benefit from a southerly aspect, excellent proportions and attractive fireplaces, with the spacious family kitchen very much forming the heart of the house. The bedrooms all lie over the first floor and are serviced by 3 en-suites and a family bathroom. The accommodation over two floors comprises:Ground Floor: Vestibule, hall, sitting room, dining room, dining kitchen, cloakroom, side vestibule, boot room, pantry, boiler room, office, store, WC, utility room.First Floor: Principal bedroom with en-suite bathroom, bedroom 2 with en-suite, bedroom 3 with en-suite, two further bedrooms, family bathroom.GARDENThe garden, extending to about 2 acres, provides a most inkeeping and mature backdrop to both The Old Manse at Farleyer and Farleyer Steading. A sweeping tree lined drive leads to a gravelled parking area lying immediately to the east of The Old Manse at Farleyer, flanked by fine deciduous trees, with a further extensive parking area adjacent to the triple garage and east of Farleyer Steading. The triple garage provides ample storage and subject to obtaining the necassary planning consent could be converted to provide annex accommodation. Immediately to the front of The Old Manse at Farleyer is a terrace leading directly from the house, providing an ideal setting for outdoor dining, with stone steps leading down a pretty stone edged pond with a waterfall feature. There is an extensive lawn edged by a combination of herbaceous borders, shrubs and trees, giving wonderful structure and interest to the grounds. There is also a family of red squirrels with their home in one of the trees!FARLEYER STEADINGLying to the north of The Old Manse at Farleyer and reached either by a path from the east parking area or from a flight of wide stone steps, is Farleyer Steading. It is a beautifully finished steading conversion offering well-appointed accommodation over one floor. The Great Hall, with its high wood panelled ceiling, part wood panelled walls and an imposing floor to ceiling stone fireplace, forms the heart of the house with an open plan kitchen with sitting and dining areas. There is a bedroom with dressing room and bathroom on the east side of the steading and the same on the west side, both being accessed by their own separate external doors. There is underfloor heating throughout.