Old Barn

Bridge of Cally, Blairgowrie, PH10 7JJ

Offers Over £350,000

7.5 acres

Bedroom Count icon 3

Reception Count icon 2

  • 3 reception rooms. 3/4 bedrooms
  • Lovely family home with flexible accommodation and great reception spaces
  • Well maintained paddock with a lochan and wildlife pond
  • Superb stretch of salmon and trout fishing on the River Ardle
  • Additional Ski Hire business
  • Great location close to Glenshee and Blairgowrie

SITUATIONOld Barn lies in a great position in the village of Bridge of Cally in highland Perthshire. The popular town of Blairgowrie lies just 10 minutes drive to the south and offers a wide range of amenities including shops and supermarkets, primary and secondary schooling, a medical centre and a recreation centre. Perth can be accessed within 40 minutes and offers an extensive range of facilities including national retailers, cinema, concert hall, restaurants and both railway and bus stations. Dundee lies some 25 miles to the south-east and is thriving City with 2 universities, leisure centre, shopping centres and an airport with regular flights to London City. The City of Edinburgh is approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes by car and provides a range of big City amenities including an international airport.Perthshire offers a superb range of activities for the outdoor enthusiast, the Cataran Trail runs through Bridge of Cally and there is a vast network of trails on the local hills suitable for walking and mountain biking. Blairgowrie is home to a championship golf course with further courses locally at Dalmunzie, Pitlochry, Dunkeld, Alyth and Strathmore. The Glenshee ski centre is approximately ½ hour by car to the north and there is a wide range of Munros within easy reach in the Cairngorm National Park.DESCRIPTIONOld Barn is a lovely traditional property of stone construction under a slate roof. The house provides superb flexibility with the potential for multi-generational living or to be a great family home. The building is entered via a cosy entrance hall/store which has a WC, stairs lead up to the first floor while a door leads through to the Ski Hire Room. The Ski Hire room is a super space which could provide an extra reception space or continue in its current use, detailed below. Also on the ground floor is a further sitting room and kitchenette, and a double bedroom with an ensuite. This connects to the main sitting room by a stairway which allows it to provide additional accommodation, or to be a self-contained unit for multi-generational living or potentially as a holiday let.The main living spaces are on the first floor, there is a generous sitting room with a wood burning stove and a lovely picture window which overlooks the garden and paddock. Off this is a goodsized kitchen with ample natural light. There are two double bedrooms with integrated wardrobes as well as a family bathroom.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Ski Hire Space/Sitting Room, Entrance Hall/Store, WC, Sitting Room/Kitchenette, Double Bedroom with EnSuite.First Floor: Sitting Room, Kitchen, two Double Bedrooms, Family BathroomSKI HIREIn addition to providing a lovely home, Old Barn currently operates a successful Ski Hire business which would be available by negotiation. Currently a ground floor room is given over to this business which provides a steady annual income. Further details are available from the selling agents.GARDEN AND GROUNDSOld Barn enjoys a pretty garden which is mostly laid to lawn and runs down to the River Ardle. To the front of the house is further garden ground which is currently down to gravel. Adjacent to the house there is a set of timber outbuildings which have been used as stables and for storage. The property then opens up to a delightful paddock which has been well maintained by the current owner. Within the paddock there is a lovely lochan as well as a wildlife pond which provides a haven for biodiversity, the lochan is also great for swimming. Throughout the paddock the current owners have undertaken native tree planting and theses trees will provide delightful maturity and structure in due course. Running along the northern edge of the paddock is the River Ardle, this beautiful stretch of water is a delightful asset to the property and provides a beautiful place to relax and enjoy nature. The biodiversity at Old Barn is superb with a fantastic range of species including otters on the river, pine martin, buzzards and red kites. Old Barn also benefits from single bank fishing rights on the south bank of the river along the full length of the paddock as well as an additional section further upriver.Old Barn has the right to park up to four vehicles in the car park.