Plot for saleDamside House - Lot 1, Auchterarder, Perthshire
Offers in Region of 8,982 sq. ft. | £600,000
- 8,982 sq ft (834 sq m)
Development opportunity to acquire a building plot with full planning permission.
The planning permission is centred round the site of the former Damside House which has been demolished in preparation for the new dwelling. The design of the house has been conceived as a series of horizontal layers, planes and terraces extending over four levels. The house will be entered through a series of steps rising to the main open plan entertaining rooms with the composition being held together by a series of vertical staircases and stone chimney stacks that root the building into the landscape.
The living accommodation extends to about 9,000 square foot with seven large bedrooms including a terraced penthouse, master suite, open plan living areas, a gymnasium and integral garage.
The design incorporates the latest standards including natural use of materials, passive solar strategics, grey water recycling, argon-filled glazing, superior insulation and a climate controlled atmosphere.
The Damside site lies to the north-east of Auchterarder surrounded by open countryside. Being about a mile from Auchterarder, it benefits from a peaceful situation yet the facilities offered by the town are near at hand. Auchterarder has a range of independent shops, cafes and delicatessens as well as a supermarket, banks, a health centre and post office.
The community school of Auchterarder has some of the best facilities in Perthshire or alternatively there are excellent private schools in the area including Ardvreck, Craigclowan, Morrison's Academy, Strathallan, Glenalmond College, Dollar Academy and Kilgraston.
The nearby A9 offers swift access to Stirling, Perth and beyond or alternatively Gleneagles has a railway station with services to Perth, Inverness, Glasgow, Edinburgh and London.
The world famous Gleneagles Hotel (4 miles) has superb facilities and is home to three of the world's renowned golf courses namely the Kings, Queens courses and The PGA Centenary course which is the venue for the 2014 Ryder Cup. The hotel also offers opportunities for riding, shooting, fishing, falconry, off-road driving, mountain biking and tennis. In addition, it has a leisure club and spa open to non-residents. The hotel offers fine dining with 4 restaurants including Andrew Fairlie's two Michelin star restaurant.
For those who enjoy field sports, fishing is available on the nearby rivers Earn and Almond and pheasant and grouse shooting can be rented locally. The dramatic hills and glens of Perthshire offer superb opportunities for hill walking, riding and enjoying the beautiful Perthshire scenery and wildlife.
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