Situated in the heart of Scotland, the beautiful county of Perthshire has long been regarded as one of the most scenic, vibrant and accessible areas in Scotland. Centred around the UK's newest City, Perth, the area is also home to a host of historic and popular towns and villages such as Crieff, Blairgowrie, Auchterarder, Pitlochry and Aberfeldy all boasting their own extensive range of amenities and services.
Living locally in Perthshire
Perthshire boasts a broad range of visitor attractions, luxury hotels and restaurants, renown schooling, entertainment facilities, leisure pursuits and sporting opportunities including fishing on the many rivers and lochs and golfing at the world famous Gleneagles Championship courses to name but a few. As well as a flourishing arts and cultural scene, Perthshire has also come to be known as the gateway to the Highlands and also provides excellent road and rail links to Scotland's major cities and airports making it a highly sought-after holiday destination for tourists and an ideal area in which to work and call home.Join Our Mailing List
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Perth, located on the banks of the River Tay in central Scotland, became Scotland’s seventh city in 2012. It remains a key transport hub for journeys by road and rail in Scotland, with motorway and rail links to Stirling, Edinburgh and Glasgow in the south and Aberdeen and Inverness in the north.
It has a population of 50,000 and has historically enjoyed a diverse and strong economy with a balance of large companies, public sector companies and self-employed businesses operating in the city. There are many primary and secondary schools to choose from in the area.
Perth city centre has a large pedestrianised shopping area, with excellent restaurants and bars around. There is an Imax cinema, leisure pool and gym and for arts, cultural events and concerts you can visit the Museum and Art Gallery and Perth Concert Hall. The North and South Inch Parklands and the banks of the River Tay are spots to relax and enjoy within the city. Outwith the city there is plenty of countryside to explore at spots like Kinnoull Hill and woodlands and you have easy access to some of the most striking scenery in Scotland. Scone Palace, one of the most popular visitor attractions in Perth, is just 2.8 miles from the city centre, with the adjacent Perth racecourse located in Scone Palace Park.
Auchterarder is a small village located north of the Ochill Hills in Perthshire, 13.5 miles (21.7 km) from Perth and 20.6 miles (33km) from Stirling, with a population of 4,450.
With it’s central location there are excellent road links to Perth, Stirling and Glasgow, as well as a rail link north or south via nearby Gleneagles station. The Community School of Auchterarder has facilities for children from nursery through to secondary.
The luxurious, 5 star Gleneagles Hotel & Spa is just a few miles away, being particularly famous for its world class Golf courses – the club hosted the world’s top golfers at The Ryder Cup in 2014. Tullibardine Distillery & Visitor Centre is a great local attraction for fans of single malt and there are many quality restaurants, cafes and independent shops along the 1.5 mile Auchterarder or ‘Lang Toun’ high street.
Crieff in Perth and Kinross, is a medium sized market town (population 7,368) that lies 17.8 miles (28km) west from Perth. The town lies on the A85 road between Perth and Crianlarich and on the A822 between Greenloaning and Aberfeldy, situated amongst spectacular scenery.
Victorian villas and more modern detached homes and terraces are common housing options and schools in the area include Morrison’s Academy and Crieff Primary.
The town has historically been a popular tourist destination, and there are plenty of attractions on offer today including The Famous Grouse Experience - the oldest distillery in Scotland and home of the famous tipple - with tours, tastings and events. For those looking to enjoy the beautiful countryside around there is the local MacRosty Park, walking, fishing, boating and canoeing on Loch Earn at St Fillans and hillwalking at nearby Glen Ledknock. The annual Crieff Highland Games continue to draw crowds each year and the Crieff Hydro Hotel, provides 4 star accommodation and self-catering holiday lets. The Crieff Hydro Leisure Club offers various membership packages to local residents too.
Pitlochry is a Perthshire burgh, 27.1 miles (43.6km) north of the city of Perth, with a population of 2,776. It is a Victorian town - a visit by Queen Victorian herself helped to attract the first tourists to the area - and it remains a popular visitor destination today.
The town is bypassed by the main A9 route to Inverness and a rail link is provided via Pitlochry station on the Highland Main Line. Nearby towns and villages include Moulin, Tulliemet, Dalguise and Dunkeld.
The town is famous for the Pitlochry Dam & Fish ladder on the River Tummel, where you can view salmon jumping upstream during the breeding season. The Falls of Bruar, Ben Vrackie and Loch Faskally are all on your doorstep to explore and The Enchanted Forest at Faskally Wood is a unique way to experience the local woodlands, with a magical sound and light show on offer every autumn. The Festival Theatre hosts music and theatre talent and you can find plush accommodation options around, such as at Atholl Palace and Fonab Castle.
The largest town in Perthshire, Blairgowrie lies 15.7 miles (25 km) north of Perth. There are bus links to Dundee, Perth and beyond, with the main through-road being the A93. As a centrepiece to the town, The Wellmeadow is a grassy triangle that hosts weekly markets and outdoor events.
Many of the local population commute to nearby Perth and Dundee for work, with an important part of the town’s economy coming from the soft fruit growing industry. There are a selection of local schools including Blairgowrie Campus and Blairgowrie High School.
Local activities and attractions include The Cateran Trail, Blairgowrie & Rosemount Golf courses, the River Ericht, and the Bluebell Woods. There is also easy access to Glenshee Ski Centre and lots of fishing and shooting available in the surrounding areas.
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Last year was another exceptionally busy year for our Clyde Property Perth branch. In general the market has remained buoyant despite the ongoing political uncertainty. However, the various price points and locations have performed very differently. The sub £200,000 market has been robust with high levels of buyers and the majority of property selling well within 2-3 weeks. Between £200,000 – £325,000 there is good demand in the more popular areas of Perthshire including Oakbank, Craigie and Kinnoul in Perth, Scone and Auchterarder. As the value of the property rises the level of buyers noticeably falls away and the market […]
Before putting your house on the market, you need to make sure that your bathroom is in tip-top condition. It may not be at the top of a buyer’s wish-list when looking for a new home, but that’s not to say it can’t make or break a sale for a potential buyer. The fact is, a great looking bathroom can help your property sell and a bathroom with the ‘wow factor’ can swing an offer in your favour. Take a look at our favourite bathrooms in homes for sale with Clyde Property right now. Cauldcotts House, Leetown, Glencarse, Perth Offers Over £699,000 […]
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Perth branch testimonials
"you fulfilled our expectations"
First of all the presentation of the house was excellent particularly the video coverage including the surrounding area as seen from the drone. We discussed our expectations when we took Clyde on to sell the house, and you fulfilled our expectations. We said that we only wanted serious potential buyers to view and that is what you provided. You achieved the price we expected.
"delighted with their service, professionalism and the level of updates"
After considering several local estate agents we decided to go with Clyde Property and were delighted with their service, professionalism and the level of updates they provided. Would certainly recommend to others.
“We moved to Clyde Property in Perth after losing confidence in another local agent. “
We moved to Clyde Property in Perth after losing confidence in another local agent. Having met with Gary, we were instantly impressed with his approach and attitude and everyone else in the team backed this up. We had been on the market for 4 months with hardly a viewing and no real guidance as to how things would improve. After making the switch to Clyde, Gary, retook our pictures with astonishing difference in quality! Along with their expert guidance on pricing and market approach, we sold within 4 weeks and this meant we were able to secure our dream home. Can’t thank Clyde Perth branch enough and have regularly recommended them to anyone who asks and know for a fact anyone who has gone with my recommendation, has come away with similarly impressive results.
“You did a wonderful job”
I just wanted to feedback to you that we have found the team at Clyde professional, approachable and helpful at all times – you did a wonderful job getting our property on the market, getting the viewings scheduled and securing a quick sale so we can’t really fault you! The literature and video tour which you provided to help promote the property was also of a high quality. Please pass on our thanks to the girls in your team and let them know we are very grateful for all their help! I will happily recommend Clyde to friends/family should they be looking to put their property on the market.