2 bedroom semi-detached house for saleKiln House, Keltneyburn, Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross, PH15
- Rare country cottage
- Tranquil setting
- Charming features
- Good entertaining space
- Wonderful gardens
- Outstanding scenery
Kiln House located in the hamlet of Keltneyburn offers a beautiful setting being located in a peaceful rural area. The area has an excellent range of diversity with dramatic heather mountains, rolling hills and pasture. Perthshire is renowned as one of Scotland's most magnificent and inspiring areas and provides something for everyone, whether that is adventure, exploring, relaxing, nature or history. The area offers complete escapism and a variety of outdoor pursuits such as walking, cycling, golf courses, hiking, bird watching and contains a rich and diverse range of wildlife. The local countryside offers a wonderful array of vibrancy during the seasons with Spring bluebell and wild garlic covered woods, striking Autumn colours of reds, oranges and golds and the arrival of the Greylag geese to feed on the grass during the Winter. There is plenty to keep wildlife enthusiasts busy with the local woodlands being home to the red squirrel. Otters, dippers and wagtails can be seen along the riverside and salmon can be seen leaping at The Hermitage, Pitlochry Dam & Salmon Ladder, Soldiers Leap at Killiecrankie and the Linn of Tummel. Higher up the mountains are home to red deer, golden eagles, red grouse and merlin as well as the osprey migrating from western Africa to Scotland each Spring.
Shooting and fishing are available on many nearby Estates. This particular area of Highland Perthshire offers a diverse range of outdoor activities including golf at the local 18 hole course at Taymouth Castle, established in 1925 and laid out in the former deer park within the valley of the river Tay which offers spectacular scenery. Other golf courses nearby include the 18 hole golf course in Pitlochry, nestling on the edge of the town lying over rolling countryside at the foot of Ben-y-Vrackie mountain with beautiful views across the Tummel valley, The Blair Atholl Golf Club which uses the natural contours and landscape making it an easy walking parkland course and the Strathtay golf course, established in 1909 and designed by Captain Steuart of the Ballechin Estate which is a popular wooded parkland course.
Water sports may be enjoyed on Loch Tay at Kenmore where the marina with purpose built facilities offers sailing, canoeing and kayaking and the surrounding hills and glens offer ample routes for hill walking. The magnificent Loch Tay provides spectacular views and opportunities for salmon fishing, with Ben Lawers located on its north shore. The Tay Forest Park is within easy reach and includes some of Scotland's tallest trees and best view points of lochs and mountains.
Aberfeldy, offers a unique charm with a selection of restaurants, coffee shops, independent retailers, banks, supermarket, nursery, primary and secondary schooling at the well regarded Breadalbane Academy, doctor's, dentist and veterinary practices. Aberfeldy is home to The Birks Cinema, with a mix of new releases and classics together with a popular café and restaurant.
Pitlochry, is a gold medal winner from the Royal Horticultural Society in the Britain in Bloom campaign. The town has a selection of coffee shops, restaurants, gift and retail shops and the Pitlochry Festival Theatre, known locally as the 'Theatre in the Hills', a focal point in Highland Perthshire life with an all year round and varied programme of events. Situated to the north of Pitlochry is the famous House of Bruar, known as 'Harrods of the North' which offers some of Scotland's finest produce, clothing, rural artwork, food and a restaurant. There is a mainline train station at Pitlochry and Dunkeld with direct services to Edinburgh, Inverness and a sleeper service to London Kings Cross from Dunkeld.
Perth is the closest city where a variety of shopping facilities are available from retail parks to well known high street shops, major supermarkets and a variety of independent shops, hospital, railway station, Doctors, library, health and fitness centres. Perth offers an excellent selection of restaurants and places to eat with award winning and renowned local produce.
Independent schools can be found at Strathallan, Morrison's Academy and Glenalmond School for boys and girls, prep schools at Ardvreck and Craigclowan and Kilgraston School for girls.
Kiln House, a semi detached stone built house, believed to date from about 1800, was part of Keltneyburn Mill. Originally a corn and woollen mill with a smithy and cottages, Kiln House formed part of the corn mill with the grain being dried in the kiln area served by the lantern on the roof of Kiln House. The property was part of a refurbishment programme in about 1994 and now provides flexible and useable accommodation.
The front vestibule with a storage cupboard leads to the dining kitchen where there are a good selection of storage units. The kitchen has partial painted timber wall panelling with under floor heating and an integrated oven and hob. The impressive sitting room, with a double height ceiling offers plenty of space for entertaining and relaxed living space. The first floor contains bedroom one with a nice feature of a door leading to the garden. The bathroom, benefits from white fittings and a heated towel rail. A galleried area over the sitting room, is ideally set up for a guest accommodation or office. There is further accommodation, accessed from stairs by the front vestibule leading down to a generous double bedroom with an en-suite shower room.
The garden has a terrace and patio with open access to Keltney Burn where the garden boundary is to the mid way point of the burn.
EPC Rating = E
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