HD Property Video Available. Forest House welcomes you to a new adventure in Scotland. A unique opportunity to purchase Forest House, an exceptional five bedroom detached property which sits in a superb location in a quiet rural position to the south east of Dunkeld, and the adjoining town of Birnam.
Set on the banks of the River Tay, Dunkeld and Birnam together provide a wealth of amenities including a railway station, primary school, medical centre, post office, bank, delicatessen, butcher and coffee shops. Local facilities include the Hilton Dunkeld House Hotel which, for members, provides a swimming pool and leisure facilities.
Local primary schooling is available in Dunkeld with secondary schooling in Perth and the well regarded Breadalbane Academy in Aberfeldy. There are a number of excellent private schools in the area, including Craigclowan and Ardvreck (both preparatory), Strathallan, Glenalmond, Morrison's Academy and Kilgraston.
Perth, about 13 miles to the south, 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 Railway Station provides direct services to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen and Inverness and a sleeper service to London. Dundee Airport is only 26 miles east and has regular flights to London Stansted. Edinburgh Airport is within easy reach, 58 miles to the south and lies on the north side of the city.
Forest House is in an ideal location for country sporting enthusiasts. There are numerous golf courses within comfortable reach including the 18 hole Dunkeld and Birnam Golf Course, Murrayshall at Scone and Rosemount at Blairgowrie, In addition the world famous Gleneagles Hotel at Auchterarder (about 31 miles) provides three championship courses and numerous recreational facilities to members. The Perthshire countryside offers ample opportunities for outdoor activities, such as hill walking, cycling and mountain biking. Stalking and shooting are available locally and fishing is available on the nearby rivers and lochs. There are a number of local businesses offering a range of outdoor sporting activities, including a clay pigeon shooting school at Dunkeld. Perthshire is a gateway to the Highlands and there is hill walking and skiing at both Glenshee and Aviemore to the north.
The professionally extended accommodation in full measures over 3,700 Sqft and is formed over two levels comprising; entrance vestibule, sitting room, formal dining room, dining kitchen, useful utility room, family room, home office, five double bedrooms and two well appointed bathrooms. The construction of the build is traditional with built in cavity. There is a newly installed central heating system, double glazed windows and French doors and fireplaces in the main living spaces.
A shared driveway off the main road leads down to the magnificent Forest House. The property is set within immaculately maintained private garden grounds which includes a large area for off road parking. There are minor outbuildings within the grounds and space to build a garage. In addition, there is an area of ground across the private access road which has planning permission and consent for the construction of a detached garage/workshop with living accommodation above. Plans show an open fronted double garage at ground level with adjoining workshop. An external stair leads to the upper floor accommodation comprising living room, kitchen, two bedrooms and bathroom. There is a large paddock adjacent to the property which is available to let if required. Forest House is not just a house, it is a home with investment potential in a unique location. EPC - F
A few things about this property:
- Five bedroom detached property
- Large plot with planning permission
- Imaculate private garden grounds
- Five minute walk to the River Tay
The finer detail:
- French doors from living areas
- Fire places
- Beautifully fininished bathrooms
- Newly installed central heating system
- Double glazed windows
- EPC - F
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.