Clunie Cottage, Middleton

Dalguise, Dunkeld, Perth and Kinross, PH8 0JX

Offers Over £360,000

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  • 3 reception rooms. 3 bedrooms
  • Charming traditional cottage with spacious reception spaces
  • Flexible accommodation with light-filled bedrooms
  • Beautiful mature garden with a pretty pond and a summer house
  • Additional mature woodland provides extra garden space.
  • Superb, accessible location close to Dunkeld and Perth

SITUATIONClunie Cottage lies in the pretty hamlet of Middleton near Dalguise in highland Perthshire. The everpopular town of Dunkeld lies approximately 4 miles to the south; Dunkeld is a thriving village providing good day-to-day services, including a primary school, medical centre, small supermarket, delicatessen, butcher, baker, together with the historic Dunkeld Cathedral and the Dunkeld House Hotel.The City of Perth, lying about 19 miles to the south, offers further facilities, including national retailers, banks, a concert hall, theatre, cinema, a leisure pool and both railway and bus stations. In addition, there is the Dewars Centre, home to the well-respected Perth Curling Club. Dundee, known as the Fair City of Discovery, lies some 43 miles to the southeast and is equipped with the V & A Museum with its range of exhibitions, shopping centres, two universities and an airport with daily services to London. Clunie Cottage is highly accessible, with easy access to the A9 North and South. The train station at Birnam has regular services to Perth, Edinburgh, Inverness, and Glasgow, as well as a sleeper service to London.The surrounding area has many beautiful walks, great tracks for cyclists and plenty of fishing for anglers. For golfers, Dunkeld and Birnam Golf Club is one of the most picturesque in Perthshire, and Clunie Cottage lies just 40 40-minute drive from the championship courses at the Gleneagles Hotel. Loch of the Lowes, just to the east of Dunkeld, is a designated wildlife reserve and a beautiful spot for walking and cycling. The nearby Hermitage and Tay Forest Park have some of Scotland’s tallest trees and offer far-reaching views of the lochs and mountains of the Highlands. Water sports may be enjoyed on Loch Tay at Kenmore, where the marina with purpose-built facilities offers sailing, canoeing and kayaking and the surrounding hills and glens offer ample routes for hill walking with Ben Lawers located on its north shore.DESCRIPTIONClunie Cottage is a charming cottage that enjoys a quiet, private position within the hamlet of Dalguise. The entrance driveway leads to a garage with an additional gravel parking area. The pretty front door is framed by attractive borders and climbing flowers. The front door leads to an entrance hall with a downstairs bathroom and a set of stairs leading to the first floor. The entrance hall leads to the lovely sitting/dining room which is generously proportioned with a feature fireplace and patio doors leading to the stunning garden. With ample space and natural light, the sitting room is ideal for family life and hosting guests. The main stairs to the first floor are a central feature and unique design of this spacious yet cosy heart of the home.Off the sitting room is the dining kitchen and utility room, the kitchen is well proportioned with a good range of wall and base units and an Aga and windows overlooking the rear garden. The sunroom has a lovely private position and a delightful suntrap off the kitchen. The utility room is well-provisioned, with a sink and storage space, access to a generous pantry, and a door to the garage. Clunie Cottage benefits from ample accommodation on the first floor. It has a master bedroom with a built-in cupboard and two further double bedrooms, one of which has direct access to the entrance hall via a staircase. The bedrooms are serviced by a generous family bathroom and an airing cupboard.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Kitchen, Sunroom, Shower Room, Utility Room, Pantry.First Floor: Two / Three Double Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Boiler Cupboard, Airing Cupboard.GARDEN AND GROUNDSClunie Cottage sits within delightful private gardens, providing a wonderful, quiet space to enjoy the surroundings. The formal garden is primarily laid to lawn with a stunning selection of rhododendrons and azaleas, which provide a myriad of colours during the summer months. At the bottom of the garden is a pretty pond and a summerhouse, which could be used as a space to work from home or as a studio. The garden also has a greenhouse and garden sheds to the side of the house.Further to the formal gardens, Clunie Cottage has part of the surrounding wood, which is accessed directly from the main garden. With a fantastic selection of mature oak and pine trees and further garden sheds, the woodlands are peaceful, filled with wildlife, and, in springtime, carpeted by bluebells, providing a stunning display