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3 bedroom bungalow for sale

Greystones, Boat Of Murthly, Dunkeld, Perthshire, PH8

Offers Over £375,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Overlooking River Tay
  • Stunning Rural Setting
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • 2 Shower Rooms
  • Double Garage
  • Gardens
  • About 0.88 acres
  • EPC Rating = F

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Three bedroom single storey house in a superb position on the edge of the River Tay


Greystones sits in a superb location in a quiet rural position overlooking the River Tay, to the south east of Dunkeld, and the adjoining town of Birnam.

Both set on the banks of the River Tay, Dunkeld and Birnham together provide a wealth of amenities including a railway station, primary school, medical centre, post office, bank, delicatessen, butcher and coffee shops. Local facilities include the Hilton Dunkeld House Hotel which, for members, provides a swimming pool and leisure facilities.

Local primary schooling is available in Dunkeld with secondary schooling in Perth and the well regarded Breadalbane Academy in Aberfeldy. There are a number of excellent private schools in the area, including Craigclowan and Ardvreck (both preparatory), Strathallan, Glenalmond, Morrison's Academy and Kilgraston.

Perth, about 17 miles to the south, has an excellent range of shops, supermarkets and professional services, and is in a pivotal position with motorway and dual carriageway connections to all the major cities of central Scotland. Perth Railway Station provides direct services to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen and Inverness and a sleeper service to London. Dundee Airport is only 26 miles east and has regular flights to London Stansted. Edinburgh Airport is within easy reach, 58 miles to the south and lies on the north side of the city.

Greystones is in an ideal location for country sporting enthusiasts. There are numerous golf courses within comfortable reach including the 18 hole Dunkeld and Birnam Golf Course, Murrayshall at Scone and Rosemount at Blairgowrie, In addition the world famous Gleneagles Hotel at Auchterarder (about 31 miles) provides three championship courses and numerous recreational facilities to members. The Perthshire countryside offers ample opportunities for outdoor activities, such as hill walking, cycling and mountain biking. Stalking and shooting are available locally and fishing is available on the nearby rivers and lochs. There are a number of local businesses offering a range of outdoor sporting activities, including a clay pigeon shooting school at Dunkeld. Perthshire is a gateway to the Highlands and there is hill walking and skiing at both Glenshee and Aviemore to the north.



Positioned on the banks of the River Tay in its own mature gardens, Greystones sits in a special setting with stunning views and a great sense of privacy.

The accommodation is in need of upgrading but offers great flexibility and is all set on one level.

From the front of the house double doors lead to an entrance hall from where doors radiate to all the main rooms. The reception rooms are set to the east side of the house, linked by interconnecting doors. A door from the hall leads to the kitchen. This has a range of fitted base and wall units and storage cupboards. Appliances include an integrated sink and Neff oven with electric hob over. There are wonderful views to the north overlooking the neighbouring field and the Perthshire countryside beyond. Adjacent to the kitchen is the dining room. This has windows on two aspects overlooking the garden. A connecting door leads through to the sitting room. This is a generous room which has spectacular south facing views over the front gardens and the River Tay beyond, and further windows overlooking the garden to the west. There is a fireplace inset with an electric fire, with marble surround and decorative mantle.

A corridor from the main hall leads to the three bedrooms, located to the west side of the house. All three bedrooms have fitted wardrobes and two have wonderful views to the south over the garden and River Tay. The third bedroom has views to the north and a door through to the first shower room, which also has a separate door connecting back to the corridor. The accommodation is completed by a second shower room and two large storage cupboards off the entrance hall.


A shared driveway off the main road leads down to the wrought iron gate set with brick pillars. The tree lined driveway approaches the rear of the house where there is a parking area and access to a double garage. An archway adjacent to the garage leads to a small courtyard off which there is a washroom / store and a further door into the garage. A further store room is located to the rear. Stone steps from the courtyard lead up to the terrace to the front of the house. This is a fantastic area for entertaining guests as it overlooks the beautiful gardens and the River Tay beyond.

Greystones sits in beautiful mature gardens, which extend to almost an acre, on the banks of the River Tay. The gardens are stocked with a range of mature trees, including Monkey Puzzles and a variety of broadleaf and coniferous species leading down to the bank of the river.


Greystones has a right of access over the road leading from the A984 to the private drive to the house.

Salmon Fishing

The Murthly Fishings beat sits in front of Greystones. One week is currently available to let through CKD Galbraith. The owners of Greystones also have a timeshare at a different location on the River Tay which can possibly be made available subject to separate negotiation.


Mains electricity.
Private drainage to septic tank.
Private water supply via well and UV filter.
Heating and cooking is electric throughout.

Local Authority

Greystones is in Perth and Kinross Council Tax Band E.

Fixtures and Fittings

All fitted carpets, curtains, blinds, light fittings and white goods are included in the sale.

Servitude rights, burdens and wayleaves

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves, including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cable, drains and water, gas and other pipes, whether contained in the Title Deeds or informally constituted and whether referred to in the General Remarks and Stipulations or not. The Purchaser(s) will be held to have satisfied himself as to the nature of all such servitude rights and others.

Square Footage: 1,713 sq ft
Acreage: 0.88 Acres


From the A9 north of Perth take the exit to Dunkeld and Birnam (A923). On entering Dunkeld having crossed the River Tay take the first road to the right hand side signposted for Caputh. Continue on this road for approximately 2.5 miles and the driveway to Boat of Murthly is found on the right hand side. Continue down the access road and Boat of Murthly is found on the left hand side after approximately ¼ mile.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
28 October 2016

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