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3,007 sq ft(279.36 sq m)
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The White HouseGlenfoot, Abernethy, Perth, PH2 9LS


    Key features

    • Attractive modern family home finished to a high standard
    • Striking panoramic views of surrounding countryside
    • Mature easily maintained gardens
    • Double garage with studio above
    • Access to a wide range of primary and secondary schools
    • Convenient commute to Perth, Dundee and Edinburgh

    A well located modern family house with a fabulous view.

    About this property

    • The White House was built in 2006. The property has been finished and maintained to a high standard with a bespoke kitchen and bathrooms installed by the current owners, and is presented in move-in condition. The house has an elevated position on the hillside above Abernethy with superb views of the Tay and Earn Valleys.

      A welcoming reception hall, incorporating an eye catching staircase, sets the tone for the rest of the property and provides access to all the main rooms on the ground floor. The family room, to the front of the house, has a bright triple aspect with beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. French windows open onto a timber deck wrapping around the north and east sides of the house. An elegant sitting room, to the rear of the house, also has a triple aspect and an open fire. The sitting room offers access to the rear garden and terrace via French doors. Further doors lead to a formal dining room with ample space for family meals and entertaining. The dining room leads into the kitchen. The attractive country style kitchen features hand painted timber wall and base units, oak and stone worktops, a stone floor, Rangemaster cooker, built in appliances and access to a utility room with additional appliances and storage. The utility room also provides access to the timber deck and garden to the east of the property. The study, to the front of the property, also enjoys a fine view and will work equally well as a bedroom. Also located on the ground floor is an attractive cloakroom incorporating painted units and marble worktop with WC and washbasin together with ample coat/boot storage.

      On the first floor there is an attractive gallery landing leading to five double bedrooms, two of which boast luxury en suite facilities, a family bathroom and a shower room. All bath and shower rooms have bespoke painted units and marble worktops together with high quality fittings.

      The White House has a fresh and contemporary feel having been finished to an exacting standard in neutral colours incorporating natural finishes including marble and oak flooring, together with high quality fixtures and fittings throughout.

      Garage and studio

      The double garage has been designed with a store room on the ground floor and stairs up to a studio on the first floor. With light, power and a window positioned to capture the view, this will make a fabulous office, studio or home gym.

      Outside

      The White House is set in about 0.39 acres of mature and well maintained landscaped garden. To the north and east of the house is an expanse of lawn with beds of herbaceous plants and a superb view of the surrounding countryside and distant hills. A sweeping paved driveway leads to the double garage. To the west of the property is a further section of lawn, terrace and attractive views of the woodlands and surrounding hills. The property is framed by a mature hedge which offers a high degree of privacy.

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    The White House enjoys the benefits of a rural location together with easy access to the M90 making it ideal for both country living and the daily commute.

    Stephanie ClarkeProperty agent

    Local information

    • The White House is located on a quiet country road in the tranquil hamlet of Glenfoot, sitting above the village of Abernethy. The property enjoys the benefits of a rural location together with access to a range of amenities provided by the nearly villages Abernethy, Bridge of Earn and Newburgh. A comprehensive range of shops and professional services are available in Perth and Dundee; eight and 28 miles away respectively.
    • Edinburgh, Perth and Dundee are all an easy commute from The White House. The M90 at Bridge of Earn enables swift access north and south. Trains run regularly from Perth and Dundee to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Aberdeen and London. There are direct flights from Dundee Airport to London Stansted while Edinburgh Airport is only around 39 miles away. There are primary schools in Abernethy, Bridge of Earn and Newburgh with secondary schooling available in Perth. There is a wide selection of private schools nearby: Craigclowan, Kilgraston and Strathallan are all within eight miles of The White House. Dollar Academy, St Leonards, Morrison's Academy, Ardvreck and Glenalmond are also within a comfortable driving distance.
    • The White House is well placed for accessing the lochs and glens of Perthshire, the Angus Glens and the beaches and villages of the East Neuk of Fife. There is a choice of golf courses within striking distance including famous courses at St Andrews, Carnoustie and Gleneagles. The rivers Tay and Earn are popular for salmon and sea trout fishing and there are numerous opportunities for shooting and stalking. Families can also enjoy the paths and cycle tracks in the nearby Pitmedden Forest, sailing clubs in Newburgh, Broughty Ferry and the East Neuk villages and comprehensive range of sporting opportunities available in Perth and nearby villages.
    • All distances and travel times are approximate.

    Additional information

    • Services: Mains water and electricity, private drainage and oil fired central heating.
    • Local Authority & tax band: Perth and Kinross Council tax band G.
    • Fixtures & Fittings: The fitted carpets, fridge freezer, range cooker, and the light fittings are included in the sale.
    • Directions: From Junction 9 of the M90 take the A912 west signposted to Glenfarg, Cupar and Newburgh. At the second roundabout take the first exit signposted to Abernethy, Newburgh and Cupar. Continue for about 0.5 miles and before reaching Abernethy turn right signposted to Glenfoot. The White House is about 400m further up the road on the right hand side.
    • EPC Rating = D