5 bedroom detached house for saleEarn Drive, Balgowan
A spacious and well presented FIVE BEDROOM DETACHED VILLA located in the picturesque hamlet of Balgowan. The property benefits from an excellent location between the bustling City of Perth and the market town of Crieff where a range of amenities can be found. This property is ideal for the commuter with easy access to the Cities of Dundee, Edinburgh, Stirling, and Glasgow. This lovely family home comprises entrance porch, wide and welcoming hallway, bright lounge, family room/snug, dining kitchen, utility room, music/dining room, four double bedrooms (two with en-suites), bedroom 5/study and a family bathroom. Warmth is offered via LPG gas central heating and the windows are double glazed. This property has a CSS Alarm System throughout the property and the added benefit of fibre optic broadband. Externally there is a driveway and double garage to the front and there a south facing fully enclosed rear garden with solar panels. Early viewing is a must! EPC Rating D
Area - This property benefits from being equidistant between Perth and Crieff, both being 9 miles away approximately. The popular City of Perth offers a wide range of local amenities including High Street shopping, supermarkets, recreational facilities and good schooling with a range of primary and secondary schools on offer. There are regular bus routes to surrounding areas and there is easy access to major motorway networks leading to the larger cities of Dundee, Stirling, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Crieff is positioned on the edge of the Scottish Highlands therefore beautiful countryside can be found not far from the town centre. There are primary and secondary schools within the town including the reputable Morrison’s Academy, Glenalmond and Strathallan. Public transport is also close to hand.
The property also benefits from being approximately 8 miles from the town of Auchterarder which provides an abundance of local amenities which include shops, banks, primary and secondary schools, restaurants, health centre and post office. Closeby, Gleneagles Hotel offers a selection of leisure facilities and restaurants which includes the award winning Andrew Fairlie as well as three championship golf courses.
Approximately an hours drive away is the very popular coastal town of St Andrews, well known as the 'home of golf' which provides access to the famous Old Course. There are a variety of amenities including shops, schooling including the University of St Andrews and the private school at St Leonard's.
Entrance Porch - 1.88m x 0.91m (6'2 x 3'0) - Double front doors with decorative double glazed panels give access into this lovely property. It has been neutrally decorated and enhanced with ceiling coving. This is an ideal area for hanging and storing outdoor shoes and jackets as it benefits from a hard wearing floor covering. Access through to the entrance hall via a solid oak wooden door.
Hall - 4.37m x 3.33m (14'4 x 10'11) - This very spacious, attractive and welcoming entrance hall with open gallery landing leading to the first floor. Access is provided to the lounge, dining kitchen, downstairs cloakroom and family room. There is Karndean wooden flooring, the walls have been tastefully decorated and there is coving to ceiling.
Cloakroom - 2.16m x 0.89m (7'1 x 2'11) - A bright and tastefully decorated cloakroom fitted with a white suite comprising: Porcelanosa W.C. and modern wash hand basin. The Karndean flooring continues from the hallway and an extractor fan is fitted.
Lounge - 5.97m x 3.81m (19'7 x 12'6) - Entered through solid oak double doors with single glazed panel. This very well presented lounge has been attractively decorated. Double glazed windows overlook the front of the property and provide lots of natural sunlight. A feature of this room is the attractive Stockton LPG fireplace with Gritstone hearth, surround and mantle with a living gas flame stove inset. The floor is laid with Karndean, the walls are tastefully decorated and there is coving to the ceiling.
Music/Dining Room - 3.81m x 3.20m (12'6 x 10'6) - One of three reception rooms, this is an extremely versatile room which is currently utilised as a music room but easily lends itself to a variety of uses. It has been attractively presented in neutral tones and the Karndean continues through from the hall. There are double glazed French doors which lead out to the garden. Plenty of space is provided for a wide range of free standing furniture.
Family Room/Snug - 3.89m x 3.53m (12'9 x 11'7) - A great sized room with the Karndean wooding flooring flowing through from the entrance hall. A double glazed window overlooking the front of the property floods the room with an abundance of natural sunlight. A cupboard below the stairs houses the electric meter, CSS alarm unit and Feed in Tariff meter for the solar panels. Ample space is provided for a range of free standing furniture and there is an additional window to the side of the property.
Dining Kitchen - 5.94m x 3.66m (19'6 x 12'0) - This exceptionally spacious dining kitchen is fitted with a range of wooden wall and base units with granite effect work surfaces and ceramic mosaic tiling between. A stainless steel sink and drainer unit is positioned below the window overlooking the rear garden. Integrated appliances include: a Smeg five ring gas hob with stainless steel splash back and extractor hood over, Siemens oven and grill, dishwasher and a fridge freezer. The floor is laid with tiled effect Karndean and French doors lead out to the garden as well as providing lots of sunlight. Ample space is provided for a large dining table and chairs as well as additional free standing furniture. Ceiling fitted spotlights provide further illumination.
Utility Room - 3.23m x 1.85m (10'7 x 6'1) - A very functional utility room fitted with wooden wall and base units with granite effect work surfaces and ceramic mosaic tiling between, in keeping with the kitchen. Space and plumbing is available for a washing machine and tumble dryer and a stainless steel sink and drainer unit is fitted. A double glazed window to the side of the property lends plenty of natural light and a frosted glazed door provides access to the side of the property. There is lots of storage space in the utility room and the floor is laid with Karndean tiles.
Landing - 4.57m x 3.86m (15'0 x 12'8) - The fully carpeted stairway with wooden handrail and spindles leads up to the bright and spacious gallery landing. There is neutral décor to the walls and a hatch provides access to the partially floored attic space.
Master Bedroom - 5.74m x 4.55m (18'10 x 14'11) - A large master bedroom with a double glazed window to the front along with French doors leading to a Juliet balcony. Three double fitted wardrobes provide excellent storage space. There is plenty of space for free standing furniture. This room has been tastefully decorated, the ceiling is enhanced with cornicing and there is carpet to the floor.
En-Suite - 2.36m x 1.91m (7'9 x 6'3) - This tastefully decorated en-suite is fitted with a modern white Porcelanosa suite comprising: W.C., ceramic wash hand basin with chrome tap and a corner shower cubicle. An opaque glazed window lends natural light and ventilation into the room. A large chrome heated towel rail is fitted and there is partial tiling to the walls. The ceiling is enhanced with coving and spotlights, an extractor fan is fitted for additional ventilation and there are Karndean tiles to the floor.
Bedroom 2 - 4.34m x 3.96m (14'3 x 13'0) - A really good sized second double bedroom which has been finished in a modern tasteful tone and carpeted throughout. Natural light is from a rear facing window. A fitted double wardrobe with shelving and hanging rail provides excellent storage space. There is ample space for a range of free standing bedroom furniture.
En-Suite - 2.03m x 1.78m (6'8 x 5'10) - This nice and bright en-suite comprising: W.C., wash hand basin and corner shower cubicle with mixer shower. There are ceramic tiles to the walls and Karndean tiles to the floor. A double glazed opaque window allows ample daylight into the room. There is ceiling coving and spotlights fitted. An extractor fan provides ventilation.
Bedroom 3 - 3.43m x 3.00m (11'3 x 9'10) - Another double bedroom which has been neutrally decorated and carpeted throughout. Storage is provided from a fitted double wardrobe. A double glazed window overlooks the rear of the property and provides lots of natural sunlight into the room. Plenty of space is available for a selection of free standing bedroom furniture.
Bedroom 4 - 4.19m x 2.74m (13'9 x 9'0) - A good sized double bedroom with a double glazed window over looking the front of the property. There is cornicing to the ceiling and the floor is laid with carpet. Space is available for a range of furniture. Storage is provided by a double fitted wardrobe with shelving and hanging rail.
Bedroom 5/Office - 3.02m x 2.57m (9'11 x 8'5) - This large single bedroom is currently utilised as a study but could be used for a variety of purposes. The walls are finished in neutral tones, the floor is laid with carpet and the ceiling is enhanced with cornicing. A double glazed window over looking the garden lends lots of natural light.
Family Bathroom - 2.18m x 1.52m (7'2 x 5'0) - A good sized family bathroom fitted with a Porcelanosa white suite comprising W.C., wash hand basin and bath with mixer shower over. There are ceramic tiles to the walls and Karndean floor tiles. This bathroom is enhanced with ceiling cornicing and fitted spotlights.
External - To the front of the property is a large garden which is mostly laid to lawn. A slabbed pathway leads to the front door and there is a long mono-blocked driveway leading to a large double garage which benefits from power.
There is a large landscaped south facing garden to the rear which is fully enclosed with high fencing ensuring privacy. There are a variety of shrubs, bushes, trees and hedging. A large slabbed area with wooden trellis above it makes a perfect haven for socialising and relaxing in the summer months. A summer house, wooden shed and greenhouse with raised beds which are included in the sale of the property.
Solar Panels - There are 16 solar panels located to the rear of the property fitted in 2011 by Solar Electricity Systems. This provides lower electricity bills and generates a guaranteed Feed in Tariff until May 2036 with a return on average of £120 per month from British Gas the FiT provider.
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