Attractive country house with wide ranging views Flexible accommodation ideal for one or two families
Bardmony House was originally a staging post for monks and the earliest parts of the house date from the 15th century. In 1830, an attractive neo-classical Georgian house front facade was added.
The Georgian part of the house has a lovely hallway with a beautiful drawing room off. There are two further reception rooms off the front hall with a kitchen, playroom and stores off the back hall.
In 1991 the house was extended to the west to create accommodation for a relative. The new wing also has a lovely drawing room and dining room with a kitchen, study and cloakroom behind. This wing is linked to the main house but can be divided off by locking doors.
The 9 bedrooms can be used all together for a house party or split with 5 bedrooms, a dressing room and 5 bathrooms in the main house and 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in the wing.
To the east of the house, with a secondary access off a farm lane, is a gardeners cottage, a range of outbuildings and a walled garden.
Tarmac drive sweeping down to front garden with stone wall and gate pillars. Gravel sweep in front of house. Pillared entrance with stone urns either side and fan light over front door.
Vestibule with decorative cornice. Hall with stairs up to first floor. Drawing room with fireplace with black marble mantle and decorative cornice. Study with white marble mantle and decorative cornice. Dining room.
L shaped corridor behind with WC, laundry, play room and boiler room off. Kitchen with four oven Aga, wooden fronted floor and wall cupboards with double sink unit.
French doors from front of house to drawing room with marble fireplace with cast iron insert and decorative cornice. Dining room with three windows to the front and blocked fireplace with wooden mantle.
Corridor with doors off to study and cloakroom with WC and wash basin. Back hall with kitchen off with fitted floor and wall cupboards, electric cooker.
Door connecting to drawing room in main house. Linen room with washing machine and fitted dressers.
From hall in main house stairs up to galleried landing with domed ceiling and circular roof light above.
Master bedroom with fireplace with marble mantle. En suite bathroom. Dressing room. Bedroom 2 with cast iron fireplace and small bathroom opposite. Bedroom 3 with fireplace. Lobby connecting to small bathroom on north landing.
North landing with doors off to Bedroom 4 with bathroom connecting through to master bedroom. Bedroom 5 with fireplace. Bathroom and linen room.
Door to corridor linking through to the west wing. South facing bedroom 6 with three windows to the front. Walk in closet with hanging rail and en suite bathroom with roof light.
Bedroom 7 with en suite bathroom with period bath. Separate bathroom. Landing with stairs down to west drawing room and doors off to bedroom 8 with marble fireplace and bedroom 9 / dressing room.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The gardens at Bardmony House are in three separate compartments. The drive sweeps through woodlands to the west to a gravel sweep at the front door. Immediately in front is a formal garden with south facing, slopping lawns and rhododendrons along the bottom. There is a flat lawn and terrace in front of the west wing.
To the rear of the house are further lawns which adjoin the woodlands. There is a wooden dog kennel and a range of small sheds and log sheds.
To the east of the house is a further stone wall with stone gate pillars. Beyond this is the range of stone outbuildings with a flat roof. Garages and garden stores.
There is a walled garden with mature shrubs and a greenhouse. In the south east corner of the property is a Gardeners Cottage, also built of stone.
Mains water. Private drainage to separate septic tanks to house and cottage. Mains electricity. Central heating to house and cottage from oil fired boilers.
Right of Access
Bardmony House has a servitude right of access over the farm track to the east.
A neighbouring farmer has applied for consent to erect a poultry facility 500 metres to the north of Bardmony House. This is not within sight or sound of Bardmony House.
Bardmony House is listed Category B.
Bardmony House is in Perth Council Tax band H.
Fixtures and Fittings
The light fittings are excluded as are the pelmet covers in the drawing room. The sellers would like to remove family fireplaces if not required by the purchaser.
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I love the thought that this charming country home is going to go to someone who will lovingly restore it and make it a home once more.Eleanor Robertson