5 bedroom detached house for saleDunedin, Orchil Road, Auchterarder, Perthshire, PH3
- Delightful villa
- 3 Reception Rooms
- Breakfasting kitchen with Aga
- 5 Bedrooms (2 en suites)
- Attractive and well tended garden
- Triple garage
- Within easy reach of the world renowned Gleneagles golf resort
- Highly commutable setting
Dunedin lies within the highly sought after town of Auchterarder in the county of Perthshire. Auchterarder provides good day to day facilities including a wide variety of shops which incorporate most essential items, together with societies and during the winter months, a programme of evening classes. Close by is the world renowned Gleneagles Hotel with its three championship golf courses, an equestrian centre, falconry school, country club with swimming pool, spa facilities and restaurants. Lying just over 1.1 miles to Auchterarder is Gleneagles Railway Station with daily services north and south.
Perth known as 'The Fair City', lies some 15 miles to the north and offers excellent services including national retailers, banks restaurants, cinema, theatre and concert hall. There are both railway and bus stations with regular services. Both Edinburgh and Glasgow can be reached in just about an hours journey by car with their international airports and extensive city amenities whilst Dundee is reached within about a 45 minute journey by car with two universities, shopping centres and airport providing regular links to London City.
Auchterarder is well positioned for a number of independent schools. In Crieff there are both Morrison's Academy and Ardvreck Preparatory School whilst Glenalmond is found beyond Methven, Strathallan in Fordgendenny, Kilgraston by Bridge of Earn Dollar, Craigclowan in Perth itself and Dollar Academy. Auchterarder is home to the popular and highly regarded Community School of Auchterarder providing primary and secondary state schooling.
There are many recreational activities within close reach of Dunedin. The surrounding hills and glens provide many interesting walks whilst water sports may be enjoyed on Loch Earn lying between St Fillians and Lochearnhead. Auchterarder Golf Club provides an 18 hole course whilst in Crieff there is an 18 hole course and 9 hole courses in Muthill and Dunning. Both fishing and shooting may be taken locally whilst the Drummond Castle Gardens, lies between Crieff and Muthill and is open to visitors during the spring and summer months.
Dunedin is a most attractive villa dating back to the early 1900s. The original house is of stone construction under a slated roof whilst to the rear is an extension completed in the late 1970s.
Dunedin enjoys a southerly aspect with a number of the rooms enjoying an attractive outlook over the well tended garden. The well proportioned accommodation is immediately evident with the central hallway giving onto the principal reception rooms. The sitting room is a most cosy and welcoming room centred on a gas fire with pretty fireplace surround. The drawing lies immediately opposite with its bay window and open fireplace together with a door leading directly to the sunroom. Both the kitchen and the dining room lie to the rear of Dunedin and are positioned immediately opposite to each other making it highly practical for entertaining. The dining kitchen, with its Aga, benefits from a door leading to a study area beyond which is access to both the sunroom and the utility room. The bedrooms all lie on the first floor and are reached by a most attractive staircase. The first floor has a split floor level. The principal bedroom enjoys an easterly outlook with a en-suite bathroom and dressing room beyond. There is a most attractive guest bedroom with en-suite whilst the further three bedrooms are serviced by a family bathroom.
The accommodation comprises:
Vestibule, Hall, Sitting Room, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Dining Kitchen, Study Area, Sun Room, Utility Room, Freezer Room, Cloakroom, Area with W/C off.
Principal Bedroom with En-Suite Bathroom and Dressing Room, Guest Bedroom with En-Suite, 3 Further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom with separate W.C, Linen Cupboard, Airing Cupboard and Storage Cupboard.
Dunedin sits within a well established and well tended garden. To the front is a gravelled driveway leading to a gravel sweep beyond which is a lawn edged with mature shrubs and trees. To the west is a woodland area whilst to the east is the secret garden with winding paths edged with well stocked borders. The gravelled driveway leads to the rear and providing further parking and the triple garage. In addition there is a greenhouse and to a patio providing an ideal spot for outdoor dining. Attached to the rear of the house is the gardeners WC and former boiler house.
EPC Rating = D
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