Pictston Farm

Glenalmond, Perth, PH1 3RX

Offers Over £555,000

77.37 acres

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Reception Count icon 2

  • Modern Farmhouse with 2 reception rooms and 2 bedrooms
  • Traditional outbuilding with potential for re-development.
  • Superb opportunity for smallholding or equestrian pursuits.
  • Highly accessible location.
  • Surrounded by glorious Perthshire countryside.
  • Lot 1 comprises the house, outbuilding and approximately 29.50 acres.
  • Lot 2 comprises land extending to approximately 47.86 acres.

CLOSING DATE SET 12 NOON WEDNESDAY 22ND MAY 2024SITUATION Pictston Farm lies in a highly sought-after setting in the county of Perthshire, a short distance from the village of Methven. The popular town of Crieff lies to the west and can be reached in about a 20-minute car journey, it provides for all day-to-day requirements including well stocked supermarkets, independent retailers, health centres, cafes, and restaurants together with both primary and secondary schools. The ‘Fair City’ of Perth, lying about 10 miles to the south-east offers more extensive services and facilities including national retailers, banks, main line railway station, concert hall, theatre, cinema, museum, and supermarkets. Pictston Farm enjoys a highly accessible location with it being a short drive to both the A9 and M90 dual carriageways. Perth train station provides regular daily services north and south and overnight sleeper services to London. The international airports of Glasgow and Edinburgh can be reached in about an hour’s journey by car. Dundee, some 34 miles to the east, has an airport with daily flights to London.Perthshire is well known for its wide range of activities and amenities, which can all easily be reached from Pictston Farm. An extensive network of walking and cycle trails runs through the county with hill walking and mountain biking readily available in the nearby hills and glens. Loch Earn, lying some 23 miles to the west, has a sailing club with further water sports available at Lochearnhead whilst fishing can be taken locally on both the River Earn and River Tay. The Dewars Ice Rink in Perth is home to the well-respected Perth Curling Club. There are sports centres in Perth and Crieff whilst both the Crieff Hydro Hotel and Gleneagles Hotel offer leisure facilities to members.Perthshire has an extensive offering of private schooling opportunities with Morrison’s Academy and Ardvreck in Crieff, Strathallan to the south of Perth, and Craigclowan in the centre of Perth. Pictston Farm is ideally placed in this respect, with Glenalmond College located less than 2 miles to the west.Perthshire is renowned for its productive and fertile lands capable of producing high yields of an extensive range of crops and the area is well suited to both arable cropping and livestock units. The local area is well served by a wide variety of agricultural contactors, merchants and suppliers with a successful local machinery ring which can provide additional farming resources if required. There are livestock markets in Stirling, lying about 35 miles to the south. DESCRIPTION Pictston Farmhouse is located at the heart of the unit with its garden grounds and grazing land surrounding it. The dwelling is of a concrete block construction with a roughcast render under a concrete tile roof. Overall, the property does require some modernisation but demonstrates a huge amount of potential for refurbishment or re-development. The outbuilding offers an enticing opportunity to create an additional living space, a garage or workshop, or indeed a short-term holiday let subject to gaining the necessary consents.ACCOMMODATION Ground Floor: Bathroom/Utility, Hallway, Kitchen, Living Room, Sitting RoomFirst Floor: Two Double Bedrooms, Family BathroomGARDENPictston Farm benefits from a pretty garden, mostly laid to lawn and bounded by coniferous hedging and the garden benefits from a range of mature trees.THE LANDThe land at Pictston extends to 77.37 acres (31.31 hectares) or thereby. According to the James Hutton Institute the land is predominantly Grade 3.2 with an area of Grade 4.2 found on the southern boundary. This would indicate that the land could support a moderate range of cereals, but it is likely that grass will dominate the rotation. The fields are stock fenced throughout* with access being available to individual field enclosures from the public road as well as via a central access track and a network of internal gateways. The land is of a scale which would offer any purchaser the opportunity to engage in a small-scale agricultural operation or indeed an equestrian venture.*N.B There is currently no fence line between Fields 2 & 3. In the event the property is sold in lots, the buyer of Lot 1 will be required to erect a stock proof fence between points A-B.METHOD OF SALEPictston Farm is offered for sale as a whole or in 2 lots.Lot 1 – Pictston Farmhouse, Outbuildings and land extending to approximately 29.50 acres (11.94 hectares)Lot 2 – Land extending to 47.86 acres approximately (19.37 hectares)