Savills | Viola Cottage, Carsie, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, PH10 6QW | Property for sale
1,870 sq ft(173.73 sq m)
Offers over £475,000

Viola CottageCarsie, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, PH10 6QW

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in December 2021
  • Immaculately presented interior
  • Pretty mature garden with pond
  • Guest Lodge / office / holiday letting cottage
  • Range of useful outbuildings
  • Close to amenities in Blairgowrie

A charming home with guest lodge on the edge of Blairgowrie

About this property

  • Viola Cottage once belonged to Meikleour Estate and was constructed in the early part of the 20th century. It is a single storey house (with a large floored loft) and has been extended over the years to form a characterful and comfortable modernised home. From the parking area a path winds through neat lawn to the front door and reception hall. On one side of the hall is the living accommodation which consists of a lovely bright sitting room with bay window and fireplace and a cosy living with log burner which links the kitchen on one side and via double doors to the dining room on the other. The dining room has sliding doors to the garden and is a great space for entertaining. The contemporary kitchen is immaculate and has a five ring gas hob as well as an island unit with breakfast bar and door to a large utility room.

    The recently refurbished principal bedroom has a modern en suite bathroom and built in wardrobes, while the second double bedroom has an en suite shower room. There is also a separate WC. The cabinetry in the kitchen, utility room and principal bedroom suite is all hand crafted by Charles Yorke.

    Guest Lodge
    The guest lodge at Viola Cottage was completed in 2016 and was designed to be a versatile additional space which has been approved for us as an office, or as a self-contained cottage for holiday letting, guest accommodation or residential use. It has a quirky contemporary character and a lovely covered seating area outside.

    Outside
    The garden at Viola Cottage is a particular feature of the property. Extending to 0.76 acres, it is entirely enclosed and wonderfully private. At the front of the house the timber security gates open to a driveway and turning circle, with a branch of the driveway leading directly to the guest lodge if needed. Colourful borders edge the front of the house and there is a large expanse of lawn interspersed with specimen trees. At the rear of the house is an ornamental pond, more well maintained lawn and several sheltered and sunny spots to sit out in good weather.

    Outbuildings
    Viola Cottage has an impressive range of outbuildings, three of which were designed to be garages but work well as garden stores and have potential to be converted or further developed subject to obtaining the relevant planning consents.

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Local information

  • Viola Cottage is situated in Carsie, a small community just to the south of Blairgowrie. The house is positioned behind a neat copper beech hedge and accessed by solid timber gates. The house has a secure and private setting close to open fields and backing onto Blairgowrie Golf Course. It is just under 2 miles from the centre of Blairgowrie which has professional services, schooling, a medical centre, cottage hospital, supermarkets and a variety of independent shops and restaurants.
  • Perth and Dundee (both within 19 miles) offer a more comprehensive range of professional services, high street shops and leisure facilities. There are railway stations at Perth and Dundee. Dundee Airport (18 miles) has direct services to London, while Edinburgh Airport (54 miles) has a wide range of domestic and international flights. Buses run regularly from Whiteloch Avenue in Carsie to Blairgowrie and Perth.
  • The location is ideal for those who enjoy the outdoors. There are three golf courses at Blairgowrie (including a championship course) and a further three courses at Alyth. The Perthshire Hills and the Angus Glens are easily accessible and popular with hillwalkers; there is skiing at Glenshee (about 26 miles) and first class salmon fishing on the rivers Tay, Isla and Ericht. There are plenty of opportunities for country sports on local estates.
  • All distances and travel times are approximate.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Perth follow the A93 to Blairgowrie. About 1.5 miles after passing The Beech Hedge at Meikleour, arrive at Carsie. Viola Cottage is on the right hand side, enclosed by a copper beech hedge and with timber security gates.
  • EPC Rating = C
  • Tenure = Freehold