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5 bedroom detached house for sale
The Hirsel, Ruthven Lade, Huntingtowerfield, Perth
- 5 bedrooms (2 en suite)
- 3 reception rooms
- Garage space for 4 cars
- Independent annexe
- 0.65 acres
Huntingtowerfield is conveniently located on the outskirts of Perth, but with easy access to the Perth bypass and on to the motorway links.
Perth, now with city status, is considered one of the most desirable Scottish towns in which to live. The property is well situated both for the town centre and for access to 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, which is close by, with services to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen and Inverness.
Recreational opportunities in and around Perth are excellent. Scone Palace, one of Scotland's finest stately homes, is just two miles away. There is National Hunt Racing and polo at Scone. There are numerous good 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 are several primary schools nearby and four secondary schools in the town. There are also a good number of excellent private schools in the area including Craigclowan Preparatory School, Strathallan, Glenalmond and Kilgraston, and Ardvreck and Morrison's Academy in Crieff.
The Hirsel is a substantial, detached, traditionally built property, making good use of natural stone, with timber double glazed windows and a slate roof. It is located in Huntingtowerfield which is private and secluded, yet only about 3 miles from the centre of Perth.
The Hirsel offers family living accommodation with the added benefit of a separate one bedroom apartment which could provide rental or holiday letting income, or could be used as an office.
The house is entered through a large sun porch with two Velux roof windows, floor to ceiling glazed doors and windows, and a tiled floor. It opens to the reception hall which has timber panelling and an understair cupboard.
The Hirsel has three versatile reception rooms. The spacious drawing room has windows on three sides,a Baxi solid fuel fire with a slate hearth and a stone mantelpiece, and under floor heating. The dining room has windows on two sides and overlooks the front garden. Sliding wooden doors open to the sun porch to increase the available entertaining space. The family room is accessed from the hall, and also has a glazed connecting door to the drawing room. There is also a study which could be used as a ground floor bedroom if required. It has a walk in storage cupboard.
The dining kitchen has double windows and French doors leading out to the garden. It has fitted base and wall units with good worktop space, tiled splashbacks and lighting from below the wall units. There is a large centre island with integrated appliances including a Neff electric oven, four ring gas hob, Neff dishwasher, a 1Â½ bowl stainless steel sink with drainer, and storage units. The kitchen also has a Rayburn stove with twin oven and hot plates and an American style fridge/freezer. There is a built-in pantry cupboard.
Leading off the kitchen is a large utility room with a partially glazed door leading out to the rear of the property. It offers a range of base and wall mounted units, worktops and an inset stainless steel sink with drainer. It has two storage cupboards, washing machine, space for further white goods and has a tiled floor. Also in the utility room are two Potterton gas fired boilers. Off the utility room is a large boot room with wall and base units and worktops, There is a low level shower and shower tray ideal for the washing of boots and dogs. There is also access to a separate WC and wash basin. The boot room has under floor heating and an external door to the rear of the property.
On the first floor there are five bedrooms, family bathroom and a wealth of storage cupboards.. The master bedroom has an en suite dressing room, with full height mirrored wardrobes, and an en suite shower room comprising WC, bidet, wash basin and a corner shower. The guest room has an en suite bathroom comprising bath with shower over, wash basin and WC. There is partial tiling and a fitted mirror. The large fifth bedroom would easily lend itself to being used as a games room.
The family bathroom has a whirlpool corner bath with shower, wash basin and WC, a separate fully tiled shower, a fitted mirror, electrical wall heater and a towel rail.
To the rear of the property is a garage block, with two double garages, which can accommodate four vehicles. It has power and light and there is an additional area of hard standing for further parking.
Above the garage is a self contained apartment which is accessed by external stairs. It has a secure outer door which gives access to a large bright room with three Velux roof windows and two dormer windows. There is a modern fitted kitchen with Neff and Hotpoint appliances, a washer/dryer, dishwasher, fridge, stainless steel sink with drainer and a breakfast bar. It has wood flooring. The apartment also has a double bedroom with fitted cupboards,, a bathroom with bath, wash basin and WC, and a large storage cupboard.
There is a shared private drive which leads to a private courtyard. The mature private garden grounds extend to 0.65 acres and include a wooded area. The garden is mainly lawned with chipped paths and cultivated beds to the side. The rear garden is set to lawn with a purpose built kennel or storage area and a greenhouse. There is external power, lighting and a water supply. The east side of the property is bounded by a small pine wood.
Mains water, electricity and gas, private drainage, double glazing, burglar alarm and fire alarm. Broadband is available in the area.
Perth & Kinross Council Tax Band G.
Fixtures and fittings
The fitted floor coverings, blinds and integrated kitchen appliances are all included in the sale.
Servitude rights, burdens and wayleaves
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves, including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cable, drains and water, gas and other pipes, whether contained in the Title Deeds or informally constituted and whether referred to in the General Remarks and Stipulations or not. The Purchaser(s) will be held to have satisfied himself as to the nature of all such servitude rights and others.
Vacant possession and entry will be given on completion.
Offers must be submitted in Scottish legal terms to the Selling Agents. A closing date for offers may be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the Selling Agents following inspection.
Within 7 days of the conclusion of Missives a deposit of 10% of the purchase price shall be paid. The deposit will be non returnable in the event of the Purchaser(s) failing to complete the sale for reasons not attributable to the Seller or his agents.
Leave Perth on the A85 towards Crieff and at East Huntingtower turn right onto Castle Brae, signposted Huntingtower Castle. At the bottom of the hill turn right into Ruthven Lade. After crossing the bridge over the Lade, turn immediately right, and The Hirsel is the second property on your right.