Ardnagag, Blairgowrie Road, Dunkeld, Perthshire, PH8 0EP | Property for sale | Savills
2,313 sq ft(214.88 sq m)
Offers over £720,000

ArdnagagBlairgowrie Road, Dunkeld, Perthshire, PH8 0EP

  • Under offer

Key features

  • *Closing date Set - Thursday 10th November 12noon*
  • Charming village house
  • Elevated position with far reaching view
  • Immaculately presented interior
  • Beautiful south facing garden
  • Ideal for access to scenic countryside
  • Close to A9 and Dunkeld train station

*Closing date Set - Thursday 10th November 12noon* One of Dunkeld's prettiest houses.

About this property

  • Ardnagag was constructed in the 1930s of brick with a Rosemary clay tiled roof. Originally a relatively modest home, Ardnagag was sympathetically extended in 2016 and now has a wonderful mix of spacious, cosy, traditional and contemporary characteristics.

    The front entrance to Ardnagag opens into a welcoming reception area which in turn is open to the garden room. Currently used as a sitting room, a wall of glazing frames the most glorious view of Dunkeld and has double doors into the garden. The house has two further reception rooms; both are on the south side of the house making the best of the views and the southerly aspect. The sitting room has a more traditional feel with a fireplace and a large square bay window (which was added in 2006) as well as lots of space for a dining table. All three open fires on the ground floor are regularly maintained and in good working order. The library is one of the prettiest rooms in the house. The original oak panelled walls and decorative fireplace give it a completely different feel to the rest of the house and it also has a door to the garden. The contemporary kitchen has been beautifully fitted with modern cabinets, granite worktops and a central island; it overlooks the entrance driveway. There are two lovely double bedrooms on the ground floor of Ardnagag which share a contemporary shower room. There is also a utility room and WC on the ground floor.

    The principal bedroom is on the first floor and is a delightful large, bright room with its own spacious en suite bathroom and also a dressing room. Beyond the dressing room a passageway leads to a shower room and then to the studio. This light, lofty and versatile room would also make a wonderful office or bedroom depending on a buyer's requirements. It has stairs leading down to the garden room.

    Outside
    The garden is one of the best features of Ardnagag. It has been beautifully landscaped and maintained by the current owners and is filled with carefully chosen plants that provide colour throughout the spring and summer. The terrace at the front of the house, the deck at the foot of the garden and the summer house are all lovely places to sit out and admire the view. Outdoor industrial electric cabling runs to the deck, the fountain and to the summer house. There is plenty of parking at the entrance to Ardnagag as well as a useful garage, workshop and stores.

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Local information

  • Ardnagag is situated in Dunkeld; one of Perthshire's most sought after and scenic towns. Being in an elevated position, the house has a wonderful view over the town to the hills beyond. Ardnagag is close to some of Perthshire's most beautiful countryside and is well placed for access to Perth and Edinburgh via the A9 and M90 from Dunkeld, while Edinburgh Airport is about 56 miles away. A sleeper service runs from Dunkeld train station directly to London. Dunkeld has a selection of excellent independent shops, cafés, hotels and galleries. Blairgowrie (11 miles) has a wider range of shops and supermarkets while Perth which is only 15 miles south has more cultural and leisure facilities including a concert hall, theatre, museums and several leisure centres. In addition to the Royal School of Dunkeld, there are a number of private schools within easy driving distance of Ardnagag.
  • Dunkeld is known for its scenic location on the banks of the River Tay, its historic cathedral, its links with Beatrix Potter, its ancient oak trees and The Hermitage (an 18th century woodland pleasure ground created for the Dukes of Atholl). Some of the town's beautiful walking and cycling paths are accessible directly from Ardnagag and there is access to many other outdoor activities nearby. There is salmon fishing on the rivers Tay, Isla and Ericht as well as stalking and shooting on several local estates, and the house is just 36 miles from the ski slopes of Glenshee. The Scottish Wildlife Trust reserve at Loch of the Lowes is famous for its ospreys and together with Loch Clunie attracts many migratory birds.
  • All distances and travel times are approximate.

Additional information

  • Viewings - Strictly by appointment with Savills – 01738 477525.
  • Services - Mains water and Electric. Private Drainage.
  • Local Authority & tax band - Perth and Kinross Council tax band E
  • Fixtures & Fittings - The curtains are included in the sale with the specific exception of the curtains in the principal bedroom. The light fittings are excluded from the sale but all wall lights and internal hallway and studio lights are included. The chandelier in the sitting room may be available for purchase by separate negotiation. The garden furniture and pots are excluded from the sale.
  • Photos taken in September 2022 and brochure produced in October 2022
  • Directions: From the centre of Dunkeld drive through the town heading north on the A923.Pass the entrance to Dunkeld House Hotel and then turn right (a continuation of the A923) signposted to Blairgowrie. The entrance to Ardnagag is on the right opposite a small white lodge cottage.
  • EPC Rating: E
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: E