A stunning arts and crafts house overlooking Auchterarder Golf Course.

The Firs, Orchil Road, Auchterarder, Perthshire

A stunning arts and crafts house overlooking Auchterarder Golf Course.

Perth 17 miles, Edinburgh 43 miles, Glasgow 44 miles

Reception Hall | Drawing Room | Sitting Room | Office/Bedroom 5 | Shower Room | Large Family Kitchen/Dining Room | Master Bedroom with En-suite | Shower Room | Bedroom with En-suite shower | 2 further Bedrooms | Beautiful Garden at front and rear | Garage with Workshop | Off-street Parking | Log Store | Summer House EPC Rating D

The property The Firs is a stunning detached family home built in 1913 in the Arts and Craft style. The house has been extensively and sympathetically renovated to a very high standard by the present owners in recent years. The house is in excellent condition and includes features such as original doors, new double glazing in the original style and bright well-proportioned rooms.

The house enjoys a peaceful setting overlooking the first tee at Auchterarder Golf Course and lies in a beautiful setting off the access road leading to the club house.

On the ground floor the accommodation is approached through a lovely entrance front door which leads to a bright reception hall with stunning staircase with stained glass leading to the first floor. From the hall the original doors give access to the principle reception rooms which include a stunning Drawing room with fireplace and wood burning stove, recessed glazed alcove and cornice work and window overlooking the front garden. Further doors lead to a sitting room overlooking the rear garden as well as a study/bedroom 5. There is a further door to a downstairs cloakroom with a shower.

The family kitchen/living room is a wonderful room with a magnificent new kitchen with a full range of wall and floor units incorporating a range cooker, fridge freezer, dishwasher and hob and natural stone tiled floor. The dining area has two French doors leading to the garden to the front and rear, wood burning stove and the whole room benefits from tiled floor with under floor heating. Velux windows provide endless light and is unusual to see a room of this exceptional standard.

On the first floor there is a substantial master bedroom suite with large bathroom with quality fittings. Bedroom 2 comprises an en-suite shower room and dressing room with two further bedrooms all accessed from the main landing completing the first floor.

General Local Authority: Perth and Kinross Council – 01738 475000

Services: Water Mains Electricity Mains Drainage Mains Gas Mains Heating Gas fired central heating Postcode: PH3 1LS Council Tax: G *Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents

Fixtures and Fittings: The carpets are included in the sale.

Offers submitted in Scottish legal terms to Strutt & Parker, 5 St John Street, Perth, PH1 5SP. Prospective purchasers are advised to note interest in order to be kept informed of a closing date.

Outside

Outside The gardens at The Firs have a particular feature of the property and have been maintained and created by the existing owners. The gardens are extremely private and are well screened yet benefit from lots of light with the mature trees and shrubs to the side. The house enjoys direct access via a gate onto the golf course.

The grounds are approached from the lane through white gates which lead to a drive way with parking and turning at the front of the house. There are lovely lawns and a wide variety of trees and shrubs within the grounds.

Within the grounds is a garage with washhouse off. The current owners have drawn up plans to convert this building into granny flat although no planning permission has been sort or obtained.

Situation

Location The Firs occupies a great location off Orchil Road, in the lane leading to Auchterarder Golf Club. The town of Auchterarder has a range of independent shops, cafes, delicatessens, a supermarket, bank, health centre and post office. Local primary and secondary schools are in the area including The Community School of Auchterarder and Crieff High School.

Independent schools include Ardvreck, Craigclowan, Morrison’s Academy, Strathallan, Glenalmond College and Kilgraston as well as Dollar Academy.

Aside from Auchterarder Golf Club, Gleneagles in extremely close and is home to 3 of the world’s finest golf courses set within 850 acres. The Gleneagles Hotel has 4 restaurants including Andrew Fairlie’s 2 Michelin star, as well as superb leisure facilities. The hotel also offers opportunities for riding, shooting, fishing, falconry, off-road driving, mountain biking and tennis.

The A9 gives access to Stirling, Perth and beyond. Gleneagles train station has services to Perth, Inverness, Glasgow, Edinburgh and London. Scotrail operates a sleeper service to and from London Euston. Edinburgh and Glasgow airport serve UK, European and International destinations.

Perthshire offers many opportunities for hill walking, riding, mountain biking and munro bagging. For those who enjoy field sports, fishing is available on the Rivers Tay, Earn and Almond, and pheasant and grouse shooting is available for lease in the area. The area is a golfer’s paradise with several courses nearby. There is skiing at both Cairngorm and Glenshee and Perth Racecourse hosts events throughout the year.

Directions

Directions From Auchterarder town centre drive southwest on the High Street/A824,heading towards the A9. Take a right onto Orchil Road. Follow the road for 200 meters and take a left turn into the road sign posted for Auchterarder Golf Club. The Firs is the second house on the left.

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Ref: PRT190031

Orchil Road Auchterarder Perthshire PH3

Offers Over
£675,000

Ref: PRT190031

Orchil Road Auchterarder Perthshire PH3

Offers Over
£675,000