Savills | Gothens, Meikleour, Perth, PH2 6EN | Property for sale
11,632 sq ft(1,080.65 sq m)
Offers over £1,350,000

GothensMeikleour, Perth, PH2 6EN


    Key features

    • Attractive Georgian-style country house
    • Extensive and versatile accommodation
    • Swimming pool, games room and home cinema
    • Independent apartment
    • Integral triple garage and separate double garage
    • Biomass boiler
    • Close to Perth and good schools

    An outstanding country house with leisure facilities.

    About this property

    • Originally a traditional stone farmhouse, Gothens was extended on a grand scale in 2004 to create an impressive country house with leisure wing. With its astragal windows, harled walls, slate roof and central courtyard, Gothens has an extremely pretty traditional exterior which fits beautifully into the surrounding countryside. The interior meanwhile is contemporary, luxurious and ideal for entertaining.

      At the front of the house stone pillars frame the smart front entrance which opens to a vestibule and then the reception hall. This is the original part of the house where there is a sitting room, dining room and a beautiful kitchen with a large central island, four oven AGA and painted timber units. The kitchen is open to a dining area in the sun room which has doors to a south facing terrace. In the newer part of the house there is an impressive drawing room with beautiful timber floor, a large fireplace and French doors opening into the garden. Beyond is a music room/library which has a wall of fitted shelving and connects to a peaceful light filled conservatory.

      The west wing of Gothens houses the leisure suite with a 9.5m x 4.5m indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, changing room, shower, bar/sitting area, large games room and a decked terrace. In addition to all of this there is a home cinema, complete with cinema seats. The plant room is also at this end of the house. The biomass boiler efficiently heats the swimming pool as well as the house.

      The first floor accommodation is split between the main house to the south and above the games room to the north. In the main house the principal bedroom has an en suite bathroom, two dressing areas and a private sitting room. There are four further double bedrooms (two en suite) and a family bathroom. Above the games room there are two double bedrooms (bringing the total to seven) and a shower room, in addition to the home cinema.

      Garage apartment
      Above the garage there is a one bedroom apartment with kitchen, sitting room, bedroom, store room and bathroom as well as a ground floor utility area.

      Garage
      The triple garage also has a store room on the ground floor.

      Outbuildings
      Timber shed / biomass store

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    Local information

    • Gothens is located between the village of Meikleour and the town of Blairgowrie. Meikleour is one of Scotland's prettiest villages and the Meikleour Arms hotel has a loyal following. It is also famous for having the world's tallest beech hedge. The nearest shops are in Blairgowrie which also has primary and secondary schooling as well as health and professional services. The picturesque town of Dunkeld which is just 11 miles away on the banks of the River Tay also has a great selection of independent shops, cafés and galleries.
    • Perth and Dundee are only about 14 and 20 miles away respectively and have train services to Inverness and London as well as a wide range of amenities. There are a number of private schools within 30 miles of Gothens. These include Glenalmond College, Strathallan, Ardvreck, Morrisons Academy, Craigclowan and Kilgraston.
    • Gothens is ideally positioned to take advantage of the many outdoor pursuits that Perthshire has to offer. These include walking in the Perthshire hills and Angus Glens, salmon fishing on local rivers Isla and Tay, mountain biking in the woods at Dunkeld or swimming and paddleboarding in local lochs. The house is 28 miles from the ski slopes of Glenshee. Golfers will enjoy the proximity of some of Scotland's finest championship golf courses including Gleneagles, St Andrews, Carnoustie and The Rosemount Course at Blairgowrie Golf Club.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From Perth take the A93 north towards Blairgowrie. After about 10 miles cross the River Isla and pass the Meikleour Beech Hedge and the turning for Meikleour. After about one mile turn left at the signpost to Gothens. Follow this country lane for just over 500m until it bends sharp right and then after about 450m turn left into a shared private road which leads to Gothens.
    • EPC Rating = E
    • Tenure = Freehold