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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Norwood, Castleton Road, Auchterarder, Perth and Kinross, PH3

Offers Over £1,200,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 2 reception rooms
  • conservatory & dining room
  • kitchen & utitly room
  • 5 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms
  • Games room with kitchen
  • Decked patio. Garden
  • Paddock and riding arena
  • 2.4 acre development site
  • EPC Rating = C

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Impressive family home and adjoining development land on edge of town


Norwood has a private setting on the edge of Auchterarder. The house is set off a private lane and has an outlook to the hills to the north.

Auchterarder is a popular town which is well known for its scenic setting amidst the Perthshire hills. The town has a good range of high street shops and a supermarket. There is primary and secondary schooling in the town and there are a range of private schools nearby.

Auchterarder has its own 18 hole golf course. Gleneagles Hotel is two miles away and offers three championship golf courses including the PGA Centenary which hosted the 2014 Ryder Cup. The leisure facilities at the Hotel include a swimming pool, spa, tennis and squash courts, an equestrian centre and shooting school. The Hotel offers excellent dining including Andrew Fairlie's award winning Michelin Star restaurant.

There are railway stations at Gleneagles and Dunblane. The A9 dual carriageway provides a fast link to both Perth and Stirling and the cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow are within easy reach.


Norwood is an attractive family home. The house has impressive facades to the front and rear with harled walls and steep pitched slate roofs, bay windows, a conservatory and octagonal turrets.

The house offers excellent accommodation which is well laid out for modern day family living. Stone steps lead up to the front door opening into a hall with a timber panelled octagonal study with fitted bookshelves. The sitting room has a south facing bay window and a fireplace with a gas fire. Glazed doors lead to the conservatory with French Doors opening onto the decked patio.

The kitchen in the heart of the house has fitted floor and wall units with granite surfaces, a breakfast island with integrated wine cooler, a built in double sink and integrated appliances which include an American style Whirlpool fridge freezer and a Britannia range oven with four gas hobs and an extractor fan above. There is an octagonal dining room off which overlooks the garden. The utility room has fitted units, a sink and is plumbed for a tumble dryer and washing machine.

Off the hall there is a WC and a boot room. The family room at the end of the house has a bay window with window seat and a fireplace with a large timber mantel, a gas fire and brick surround.

On the first floor is a galleried landing and a corridor. The impressive master bedroom has fitted wardrobes and an en suite bathroom with WC, wash hand basin and bath. Off the bedroom is an octagonal sitting area in the turret overlooking the gardens.

The walk in dressing room has a Ramsay Ladder which gives access to a large attic room which has been used as a play room.

Three further double bedrooms all have fitted wardrobes and make use of the family shower room which has a WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle. There is a fifth double bedroom with an en suite shower room and fantastic northerly views.

Games Room
On the edge of the parking area is a separate games room / snooker room. There is a kitchen off which has been used as a gym.

Gardens and Grounds
A pillared entrance with wrought iron gates off Presbytery leads to a sweeping driveway which passes through the front gardens of Norwood and leads to a parking area.

The garden to the south is largely laid to lawn and is surrounded by a mature trees and hedges which give the house privacy. Paved pathways to either side of the house lead around to the garden to the north of the house. This is primarily lawned and features flower beds which are well stocked with shrubs and plants. A large timber decked terrace which is accessed from the conservatory and the kitchen is ideal for entertaining guests and has steps leading down to the lawn.

To the north of the house is a 0.9 acre paddock which has an all weather riding arena.


There is 2.4 acres of land immediately to the north of Norwood which is accessed by a lane off Presbytery. This land is currently fenced as horse paddocks.

Planning permission has been granted to build two houses on this site.

• Application Number 10/01753/AML dated 24th January 2011 renewed by application 14/00087/IPL dated 24 February 2014

• Application Number 11/01849/IPL dated 21st December 2011 renewed by application 14/00088/AML


Mains water, mains electricity, mains gas. Private drainage to septic tank.

Presbytery is a shared private road.

Local Authority
Norwood is in Perth and Kinross Council - Tax Band G.

Fixtures and Fittings
The racehorse sculpture in the garden is specifically excluded.

Square Footage: 3,942 sq ft
Acreage: 4.2 Acres


Driving east along Auchterarder High Street (A823) turn left onto Castleton Road and continue north towards the edge of town. Take the turning on the right into a private lane (Presbytery) just after the church. Norwood is the second house on the left hand side.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 May 2016


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