Benachally

Arthurstone House, Meigle, Blairgowrie, PH12 8QW

Offers Over £315,000

Bedroom Count icon 3

  • 2 reception rooms. 3 bedrooms
  • Lovely reception space with ample natural light
  • Ideal as a full time home or as a second home
  • Garage and two allocated car parking spaces
  • Private enclosed garden with far reaching views
  • Immaculately maintained shared grounds with tennis courts

SITUATIONBenachally is a beautifully presented, self-contained property adjacent to a striking historic B listed mansion house. The village of Meigle lies approximately two miles to the east and provides good village facilities including a post office/grocery store, primary school, village hall and church. The Ardler Tavern is about 1 mile to the south and the village of Ardler itself is easily accessible through the network of footpaths surrounding the grounds of the house. Glamis Castle which hosts multiple events throughout the year is 8 miles to the north east. Blairgowrie provides further facilities such as a secondary school and a major supermarket. Private schooling is available at the High School of Dundee, Craigclowan, Strathallan, Kilgraston as well as a number of other schools in the Perth area.The nearby village of Alyth, six miles to the north, provides a first class health centre as well as shops, churches and a public library. The city of Perth lies approximately 17 miles to the south-west and provides an excellent range of retailers, banks, cinemas, theatre, concert hall, restaurants, sports facilities, and a bus and railway station. Dundee, home to the V & A museum and known as the City of Discovery, is around nineteen miles to the south-east and is home to two universities, shopping centres, supermarkets, the Olympia swimming pool and leisure centre, railway and bus stations as well as an airport with flights to London Stanstead. Edinburgh airport is about 57 miles to the south.The surrounding area of Perthshire offers a wealth of recreational opportunities and is well suited to the outdoor enthusiast for walking, cycling and horse riding. The area around Arthurstone House is home to a wide array of wildlife and there is easy access to particularly outstanding and varied countryside with hills, woodland, river and rolling farmland. There are three golf courses available in Perth, as well as numerous championship courses at St Andrews. Shooting and fishing can be taken in the nearby area and the pretty Angus Glens and beautiful sandy beaches of Lunan Bay and St Cyrus and the red sandstone cliffs at Arbroath are all within reach and there are a number of interesting National Trust properties in the area including the House of Dunn at Montrose, Barry Mill near Carnoustie and the J. M. Barrie house, once home to the famous author in Kirriemuir.DESCRIPTIONArthurstone House is an impressive country house which was built in the late 1700’s and carefully converted into bespoke houses and apartments in 2006. Benachally sits at the eastern end of the estate and offers a charming and delightful interior with all the benefits of modern living. The property maintains the feeling of a stand-alone house and provides the many benefits of having access to the generous and well-maintained communal grounds. The house is accessed through a private entrance from the main courtyard.Benachally is a two storey apartment providing generous accommodation allowing for it to be made a full time residence or second home. It has a spacious, light filled and dual aspect sitting room, perfect for hosting friends and family. The hallway leads to WC and open plan kitchen / dining room which has ample light. The first floor hosts a master bedroom with ensuite as well as a further double bedroom and single bedroom which are facilitated by a family bathroom.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Sitting Room, Kitchen / Dining Room, WC, Hall.First Floor: Master Bedroom with Ensuite, Double Bedroom, Single Bedroom, Family Bathroom.GARDEN (AND GROUNDS)Access to Arthurstone House from the main road is taken along a mature tree lined driveway. The property is set within beautifully maintained communal grounds that extend to approximately 35 acres. There is a parkland setting to the south of the house with stunning views of the Sidlaw hills beyond. Within the grounds are tennis courts and a curling pond. The grounds are well maintained with walking paths laid out within the woodlands for the residents’ use.