HD Property Video Available. The Stables has a semi-rural position situated within the sought-after village of Almondbank and enjoys a spectacular elevated position with views of the River Almond.
Almondbank provides local amenities for everyday requirements, including a village shop and newsagent, post office, primary school and excellent local pub which are within easy walking distance. Nearby there are a super selection of walks.
Perth, the centre of which is about 5 miles away, is considered one of the most desirable Scottish towns in which to live. The Stables is well situated for access to both the town centre and the motorway network. Perth has an excellent range of shops, supermarkets and professional services, and is in a pivotal position with motorway and dual carriageway connections to all the major cities of central Scotland. Perth also has a railway station with services to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen and Inverness. Recreational opportunities in and around Perth are excellent. Scone Palace is one of Scotland's finest stately homes; there is National Hunt racing and polo at Scone, and there are numerous golf courses nearby, including Murrayshall and Rosemount at Blairgowrie. Perth is a gateway to the Highlands with ample opportunities for hill walking and, just to the north, skiing at both Aviemore and Glenshee. There is a primary school within walking distance of The Stables and four secondary schools in Perth. There are a number of excellent private schools nearby including Craigclowan and Ardvreck, Strathallan, Glenalmond, Morrison’s Academy and Kilgraston.
Constructed in a traditional style in 1997, the property benefits from a peaceful and mature setting. The present owners have maintained and significantly upgraded the accommodation both internally and externally to provide a first-rate contemporary home.
Accommodation measures 1926 sqft is formed over two floor levels and in full comprises; entrance vestibule, welcoming reception hallway, impressive open plan living and dining area with wood burning stove, large sunroom with open outlook towards the river, superb fully fitted kitchen, useful utility room, ground level bedroom and shower room. Stairs from the hallway lead to the upper floor and three further bedroom (principal with luxury recently fitted en suite shower room) and attractive family bathroom.
The site extends to 0.32 acres and the owners have paid particular attention to the landscaping of the grounds. To the front is a large, chipped driveway with parking for several vehicles, leading to a single integral garage, with power and lighting. The stone-built carport with pitched and tiled roof, which is currently being utilised as a log store and home gym. A gate leads to a sheltered lawned walled garden which was part of stables that served Methven Castle. There are external lights and power supply and York stone terrace with an impressive outlook towards the river. The terraced section of garden includes chipped pathways leading to the burn and the banks of the River Almond, where there is an additional lawn. The terraced garden is extensively stocked with a variety of shrubs.
Not only does this incredible setting provide a mature and relaxing situation, but also provides a great deal of wildlife which can be fully appreciated from a number of vantage points. The owners have been visited regularly by woodpeckers, roe deer, red squirrels, pheasants, merganser ducks and once spotted a Kingfisher fishing above their laid. Trout and salmon can also be found within the river. EPC - D More >