A unique opportunity to acquire a wonderful character property in the heart of the Perthshire countryside with mature gardens and paddock.
Built in 1908 on the site of the former brick and tile works, for the local school teacher, Glengonar is an idyllic rural property, white washed under a slate roof in a secluded position overlooking well-tended mature gardens and a useful paddock. There are a number of timber outbuildings previously used as garages/workshops/log stores and stabling.
This elegant country retreat provides generous accommodation, ideal for entertaining and for every day family life. Wood burning stoves in the front reception rooms provide a hearty welcome and the open plan kitchen/dining room to the rear is a delightful room overlooking the rear and side gardens
The flexible layout presents 1 to 2 reception rooms and 3 to 4 bedrooms.
Of particular note are the expansive gardens with this property. A number of mature trees and shrubs provide privacy and amenity value to the property. Countryside walks can be enjoyed from the doorstep and the outlook provides a wonderfully calm working-from-home environment.
We understand that the paddock is prone to flooding and purchasers should refer to SEPA flood maps for information on flooding in the area: https://map.sepa.org.uk/floodmap/map.htm
The accommodation comprises:
Ground Floor: Entrance vestibule. Inner hallway. Reception room 1 with woodburning stove. Reception room 2/Bedroom 4 with open fireplace. Fully fitted kitchen/dining room. Pantry cupboard. WC with WHB. Boot room/utility room.
First Floor (split level): Upper landing (ideal for library/study area). Bedroom 1 with sink and dual aspect. Family bathroom with electric shower over bath, WC and WHB. Bedroom 2 with fireplace . Dressing room/ storage room. Bedroom 3.
Gardens: To the front and west of the property, the gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with raised beds, herbaceous planting and a wonderful mature tree. The gardens are enclosed by a combination of shrubs and post and wire fencing. Access to the paddock is via the rear gardens where a number of former timber outbuildings sit, previously serving as log stores, stables and as a workshop/garage.
Forgandenny is a wonderful rural village south of Perth centred around the highly regarded Independent Strathallan School. The village is surrounded by picturesque countryside yet has immediate access to nearby towns and cities.
Forgandenny has a primary school and a Church originally of Norman origin and a bus service to Perth. Strathallan School, an independent boarding and day school for boys and girls aged 9–18, is located nearby in a 153 acre campus. Further private schooling in the area includes Craigclowan, Kilgraston, Dollar Academy, St Leonards, Morrison’s Academy, Ardvreck and Glenalmond. Secondary public schooling is also available in Perth.
The nearby City of Perth has an excellent range of independent and national retailers, professional services and leisure facilities. Perth also boasts a concert hall, several art galleries and a racecourse.
The Perthshire countryside offers an abundance of activities for the outdoor enthusiast. The nearby Ochil Hills are popular for walking, riding and mountain biking and the more dramatic hills and mountains of Perthshire are a short drive to the north. For sporting enthusiasts Perthshire has numerous top class golf courses including Blairgowrie and Gleneagles, while the Open courses at St Andrews and Carnoustie are both within easy driving distance. There is salmon, trout and sea trout fishing on the River Earn and a superb range of fishing throughout Tayside.
Edinburgh can be reached in approximately 45 minutes via the M90 and Glasgow in approximately 1 hour via the A9, both with international airports. Mainline rail connections can be found in Perth.