A beautiful historic manse of note with character, in immaculate order throughout.
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CLOSING DATE SET - 12 NOON Wednesday, 25th August 2021.
A beautiful historic manse of note with character, in immaculate order throughout, enjoying an enchanting setting within a stunning enclosed garden in the heart of Aberfeldy.
Pitlochry 15 miles, Perth 31 miles, Edinburgh 76 miles, Glasgow 72 miles
Porch | Hallway and stairs | Drawing room | Reception room/library | Kitchen with open plan dining area | Shower Room | Office/bedroom 5 | Boot room | Plant room | Principal bedroom with en suite shower room | 3 further double bedrooms | Family bathroom | Shower room | Studio and Store | EPC Rating C
The property Breadalbane Manse is an exceptional property of stone construction under a slate roof. The manse is of historic significance and dates back to the 1840s when the second marquis of Breadalbane gifted the land to the free charge. The immaculate interiors offers a modern, fresh, contemporary home rich in character and period details oozing sophistication and charm. This property has been renovated and lovingly restored to the highest of standards with exceptional attention to detail and high end levels of specification. Breadalbane Manse is accessed via a beautiful purple beech hedged entrance off Crieff Road in the heart of Aberfeldy. The property enjoys many charming features including beautiful painted panelling, stone walls and fire places. There is oak timber flooring throughout the ground floor and upper hall.
Accessing via a spacious entrance porch you are quickly into the striking and grand hallway, which opens to a charming reception room/library room with log burner set into an original period timber and stone fireplace and features sash and case windows with working shutters. From the entrance hallway a door leads to the drawing room. This room benefits from double aspect sash and case windows again with working shutters. It also enjoys a Chesneys limestone fireplace with a Georgian cast iron register grate. Continuing down the hall there is a double bedroom 5 or tv room/office. Opposite this bedroom is the original Butlers pantry which has been charmingly converted into an immaculate downstairs wet room and toilet, with cloakroom and under stairs storage. The hall then flows into an exceptionally large, stylish kitchen and dining area to the rear of the property which is flooded with light. This room enjoys views to the rear garden and the Birks wood beyond. The garden can be accessed through a choice of full height double or single glass doors. The kitchen enjoys lovely features including an original double range recess set into a painted exposed stone wall. The on trend hand painted kitchen in De Nimes blue with Buster and Punch handles, is in a modern country style. A Lutron lighting system creates mood and scene lighting. This room really is the hub of the home providing generous space for both family living and entertaining. Off the kitchen is a lovely fully painted, wood panelled boot room which provides a second more practical access to the property. From this room the utility & plant room can be accessed through secret panelled doors.
A beautifully panelled staircase from the entrance hallway gracefully flows upwards and splits onto dual landings. The landing to the front of the property leads to 2 double bedrooms and a family bathroom clad with limestone. The landing to the rear of the house offers Bedroom 2, a Carrara marble clad walk-in shower room and the Principal bedroom. This bedroom is accessed through a secret panelled door and has a large, extremely stylish, marble clad en suite shower room. The impeccable interior décor of the first floor matches that of the ground level.
All of the rooms in the house benefit from multiple options for lighting, including dimmers and 5amp light circuits. The property has been CAT6 networked with most rooms benefitting from at least 2 outlets. Downstairs rooms have both satellite and terrestrial cabelling. All of the bathrooms have programmable underfloor heating, Villeroy and Boch wall hung sanitary wear, Hansgrohe and Dornbracht bathroom fittings. All downstairs rooms benefit from colour matched Bisque column radiators. As part of the renovation works exceptionally high levels of thermal insulation have been added into this property also with a view to improving the homes eco-credentials, a Vaillant condenser boiler and solar panel system have been incorporated.
General Local Authority: Perth & Kinross Council 01738 475000
Services: Electricity Mains Water Mains Drainage Mains Heating Mains Gas Council Tax Band F
Fixtures and Fittings: Included in the sale is the Siemens electric oven, induction hob and integrated fridge, window blinds and pendant and wall light fittings.
A gravelled drive with ample parking is offered to the front of Breadalbane Manse. At the rear the Manses original byre now offers a fully renovated annexe studio and store. It is a fantastic addition to the property. The spacious studio lends itself to various uses such as office space, games room, artists studio, gym or additional accommodation.
There are areas of lawn, herbaceous borders and trees planted along the boundary. In addition to the original stone walls established Beech and Yew hedging provides the house and garden with privacy and seclusion giving a walled gardened feel. Shrubs and plants are interspersed through-out offer all year colour. The rear garden has been simply landscaped using grass and stone and offers a wonderful space for outdoor entertaining with a woodland back drop.
Breadalbane Manse occupies a prominent position in Aberfeldy within easy walking distance of local amenities. Breadalbane Manse enjoys all aspects of village living with the centre of the Victorian resort and market town of Aberfeldy on the door step. Medical and dental facilities, super-market, butchers, delicatessen bakery, clothing, artisan coffee shop, wood burning pizza restaurant, gift and antique shops are within easy reach. Aberfeldy also offers cultural facilities such as an art gallery, a library, an award winning independent bookshop, community owned cinema and a monthly farmers market. There are local primary schools and the conveniently located recently built Breadalbane Academy provides secondary schooling from nursery to secondary as well as community library, swimming pool and leisure facilities. Breadalbane Manse is also well placed for some of Scotlands best private schools, with daily buses running from Aberfeldy to Morrisons Academy, Ardvreck School and Glenalmond College. There is local railway stations at Dunkeld and Pitlochry providing daily services to Edinburgh and Glasgow as well as services to London which includes the sleeper train. The Birks of Aberfeldy of Burns poetry fame is a woodland gorge that can be found nearby and provides outstandingly scenic walks. Also nearby are the mountains of Glen Lyon offering the longest enclosed glen in Scotland and also happens to be one of the prettiest. Pitlochry also provides a range of facilities including the renowned Festival Theatre. Nearby country hotels and restaurants include Fortingall, The Grandtully Hotel and The Ailean Chraggan. Perth-shire is world famous for its field sports. Red deer stalking and grouse shooting are available to let from nearby estates. The River Tay runs through Aberfeldy and is considered to be of the Big Four salmon rivers in Scotland, making it one of the most famous salmon fisheries in the world. For golfers, there are several local courses including charming and entertaining golf course at Strathtay, Aberfeldy, Kenmore and Pitlochry and Gleneagles, is only 33 miles away. The nearby mountains such as Schiehallion are popular with walkers while water sports are available on Loch Tay.
From Strutt & Parkers Perth office, follow Dunkeld Road (A912) for 1.3 miles then at the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto A9. Follow the A9 for 11.7 miles then turn left onto Old Military Road (A822). Stay on this road for 7.6 miles then turn right onto A826. After 9.0 miles you will go over a small stone bridge, the property is the third on the right with the purple hedge to the front.Read all
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