£158,000 Offers over
CLOSING DATE SET FRIDAY 17th NOVEMBER, 12 NOON
ACCOMMODATION ALL ON THE GROUND FLOOR EXTENDING TO ABOUT 80 SQ. METRES (860 SQ. FT.)
LARGE OPEN SIDED PORCH, HALLWAY, SITTING ROOM, 3 BEDROOMS, KITCHEN &BATHROOM
PARTIAL DOUBLE GLAZING ELECTRIC HEATING
EXTENSIVE GARDEN INCLUDING SPACIOUS CAR PARKING AREA
IN ALL ABOUT 0.34 ACRES (0.14 HECTARES) WHICH OVERLOOKS SURROUNDING FIELDS
FLEURS COTTAGE is a lovely traditional detached single storey cottage built with stone walls and a pitched slate roof that is situated amidst lovely Perthshire countryside on the edge of the pretty hamlet of St. Martins. Fleurs Cottage is only 1 mile from Balbeggie which is a popular village in the heart of Perthshire and contains a primary school, local shop, village hall, garage and the popular MacDonald Arms pub which is renowned for its good food and hospitality.
The area is steeped in history with Scone Palace, the ancient coronation site of the Kings of Scotland, only a few miles away. Old maps from the 1800's show the site of Macbeth's castle as being on land close to St. Martins.
There is a beautiful small parish church at St Martins which has regular Sunday services.
The area offers complete escapism and a variety of outdoor pursuits such as walking, cycling, hiking, bird and wildlife watching, canoeing and kayaking, access to Tay Forest Park and many country sports. Perthshire is home to some of the oldest and most prestigious golf courses in Scotland, such as the world famous Gleneagles, and there are golf clubs at Murrayshall, Auchterarder, Alyth, Pitlochry and Blairgowrie.
The City of Perth is only 6 miles away. Here there is a wide variety of shopping facilities available from retail parks to well known high street shops, major supermarkets and a variety of independent shops, hospital, railway station, Doctors, library, health and fitness centres. The city centre has an excellent range of shops, professional services, restaurants and leisure facilities. It boasts a beautiful Edwardian theatre, state of the art concert hall, museum and art galleries, swimming pool, ice rink and sports facilities. Edinburgh Airport is within an hour's drive and there are regular flights from Dundee Airport to London Stansted Airport.
Secondary schooling can be found at Perth Academy, Perth Grammar School and Perth High School, with independent schools at Dundee High School, Strathallan, Morrison's Academy and Glenalmond School for boys and girls, prep schools at Ardvreck and Craigclowan and Kilgraston School for girls. The area offers an excellent selection of restaurants and places to eat with award winning and renowned local produce.
The location allows easy access to the cities of Stirling, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee where there are a further outstanding selection of facilities, services, shops and universities providing everything expected from modern and prosperous cities including airports to international destinations.
Perthshire is renowned as one of Scotland's most magnificent areas and provides something for everyone, whether that is adventure, exploring, relaxing, nature or history.
From Perth, you have a choice of routes. You can take the A94 signed to Coupar Angus, continue on this road through Scone and then after 2 miles enter Balbeggie. Take the first left onto St. Martins Road and continue on this road for just under one mile and Fleurs Cottage is on the right hand side of the road.
Alternatively you can take the A93 signed to Blairgowrie. Pass Scone Palace and go through Old Scone. After about another 3 miles take the right turn which is signposted to St Martins and Balbeggie. Follow this road for about one mile and as you reach the hamlet of St Martins take the right turn at the War Memorial and then follow the road for about another half mile and Fleurs Cottage is on the left hand side of the road.
FLEURS COTTAGE stands on the edge of the minor public road that leads from Balbeggie to the hamlet of St Martins. Built from local stone with pitched slate roofs, the cottage has a southerly outlook over the surrounding farm land and countryside. There is a sizeable area of garden ground to the side and rear of the cottage. A degree of modernisation is required throughout.
THE ACCOMMODATION is all on the Ground Floor and in total extends over about 80 sq. metres (860 sq. ft.) and comprises:
The entrance hall runs the full length to the rear of the property, with 2 electric heaters and 2 windows with deep display sills, access to the attic
The kitchen is presently fitted with a double wall and bases unit and ceramic sink with formica worktop, Laminate flooring, display shelf, electric heater, extractor fan. There are 2 south facing windows with deep display sills.
Bath with Mira shower over, W.C. wash hand basin with a vanity unit, extractor fan, heated towel rail, tiled flooring and the wall around the shower area is also tiled
A comfortably proportioned room, the original fire place has been boarded over with wood panelling but the tiled hearth is still visible, electric heater, ceiling lights and carpets
BEDROOM 1 (S)
A good sized carpeted single bedroom, which also has a blocked-up fire place with recessed cupboard at one side currently storing the water tank and a recessed shelved area on the other side. South facing window with deep display sill
BEDROOM 2 (S)
Carpet, South facing window with deep display sill
BEDROOM 3 (S)
A good sized double room with carpet, South facing window with deep display sill, recessed wardrobe and electric heater
The house stands within about 0.34 acre of garden and grounds and this includes a number of mature fruit trees and shrubs. There is ample car parking space for 3 - 4 cars. There is a timber storage shed.
Mains Electricity, Mains Water and Private Drainage to a Septic Tank. There are wall mounted electric heaters in most of the rooms.
Fleurs Cottage falls within Council Tax Band C.
RIGHT OF PRE-EMPTION
It is a condition of the sale that the purchaser will grant a right of pre-emption in favour of the seller. Further details are available from the selling agents.
This is strictly by prior appointment only, by contacting the sole selling agents Ballantynes, Perth office - Tel No: 01738 441825.
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