5 bedroom detached house for sale
New Fowlis, Crieff, Perthshire
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Built in 2005, Craigberoch House is a very attractive south-facing family house which is constructed from a mixture of stone, roughcast and timber extensions beneath a traditional slate roof. It extends to about 3435 square feet and has been thoughtfully designed with good-sized reception rooms and bedrooms creating a wonderful family home. It is finished with oak doors and floors, double glazed windows and colonial wooden shutters within the main reception rooms. The house is beautifully bright from natural light due to the full length windows, sliding French doors, feature windows in the stairwell and Velux windows on the landing.
The kitchen is well-proportioned with timeless cabinets with fitted appliances including a wine cooler, Rangemaster cooker, Quooker instant boiling water tap and a waste disposal system, all set beneath granite worktops. There is a generous-sized island providing additional worktop space, a vegetable sink and a breakfast bar. The classic tiled floor leads down two steps into a sitting room with a gas fire. With windows on all three sides of the room and built within the New England-style timber clad extension, it is an ideal place to enjoy the panoramic views. The kitchen is supported by a good-sized utility room and boot room. For formal occasions, there is a dining hall and a drawing room with triple aspect views overlooking the garden and neighbouring countryside. With a multi-fuel stove and a south-facing bay window, it is an ideal room to entertain in throughout the year. The study lies to the back of the house and could transform into a downstairs fifth bedroom, if required.
including a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and a dressing room. The remaining three bedrooms have en-suite shower rooms or bathrooms. There is a partially floored attic running the length of the house creating excellent storage space. It is accessed by a Ramsay ladder from the master bedroom.
There is a large, integral double garage accessed by automatic electric doors. There is plenty of storage / workshop space within the garage, plumbing for hot and cold water, and access to a partially floored attic for additional storage. A door leads out into the rear garden as well as into the house. There is plenty of outside parking on the mono-blocked driveway to the front of the house.
Craigberoch House has a good-sized private garden which is enclosed by a mixture of stone walls, timber fencing and beech hedges. It has been beautifully landscaped to include herbaceous borders, a Bonsai tree fountain and some maturing trees. There are paved terraces to the back and front of the house with a private and partially covered veranda creating an ideal area for outdoor entertaining.
Energy Efficiency Rating C
Craigberoch House lies on the edge the hamlet of New Fowlis and enjoys superb views towards the Ochil Hills.
For local amenities, Craigberoch House is less than 5 miles from Crieff, which has a wide range of individual high street shops, cafes and delicatessens. For more comprehensive shopping, Perth is only 13.5 miles away. The A9 motorway is around 10 miles away linking Craigberoch House to Edinburgh and Glasgow which are 57 and 53.5 miles away respectively. Trains from Gleneagles and Perth allow for an easy commute and the airport at Dundee offers regular flights to London City airport and then onto other destinations.
There is an excellent range of local primary and secondary schools within the immediate area including The Community School at Auchterarder and Crieff High School. Craigberoch House is also well placed for some of Scotland’s best private schools, including Glenalmond College, Ardvreck, Morrison’s Academy, Craigclowan, Strathallan and Kilgraston.
For those who enjoy field sports, fishing is available on the nearby Rivers Earn and Almond and pheasant and grouse shooting is available for lease in the area. The dramatic glens of Perthshire and The Trossachs offer superb opportunities for hill walking, mountain biking and bird watching.
Craigberoch House is well placed for those who enjoy leisure activities such as racquet sports, horse riding and swimming which are available at both Crieff Hydro Hotel and Gleneagles Hotel.
There are popular local golf courses in Crieff, Muthill, Comrie and St Fillans and Gleneagles is home to three of the world’s finest golf courses including the PGA Centenary Course which will be the venue for the Ryder Cup in 2014.
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