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This property is well positioned to take advantage of the many outdoor and leisure facilities available nearby. The village of Meigle lies in the Vale of Strathmore and is ideally located for commuting to the Cities of of Perth (16 miles) and Dundee (14 miles) and the town of Forfar (18 miles). There is a local Spar in the village as well as a popular primary school.
The accommodation on offer is finished to a high standard and comprises of: entrance hall, lounge, kitchen, 2 double bedrooms and bathroom. Warmth is offered through gas central heating and the windows are double glazed. Externally there is a private seating area, private parking, garage and beautiful garden grounds.
Viewings are most highly recommended. EPC RATING E.
ARTHURSTONE A special home forming part of Arthurstone House, a 'B' listed, handsome Country House, which is set in stunning, private grounds of about 35 acres and is deservedly listed as a building of significant architectural and historical importance.
Arthurstone House has mains water, electricity, gas central heating and private drainage. Broadband is available in the area. There is a service charge to cover the cost of communal maintenance/services and building insurance.
LOCATION Arthurstone House is located at the end of a tree lined private driveway, off the A94, in a south facing situation looking over the Vale of Strathmore. To the south lie the Sidlaw Hills and to the north the Forest of Alyth, the Grampian Mountains and the Angus Glens. From the main entrance to the estate there are panoramic views to the north, west and east and residents of the property enjoy stunning views southwards, over the parkland of the estate towards the Sidlaw Hills. Meigle and Coupar Angus, both providing useful local amenities, are a short distance away and the Fair City of Perth lies about 16 miles to the south west and Dundee is about 15 miles towards the east. There is a wide range of recreational activities that can be enjoyed locally. First class fishing is available on the rivers Tay, Isla and Esks. Popular local golf courses are at Alyth, Blairgowrie and Perth and the famous championship golf courses at St Andrews, Carnoustie and Gleneagles are all within easy access. The ski slopes of Glenshee are about 25 miles away, while the quiet country roads and off-road trails surrounding the estate are ideally suited for walking, running and cycling.
HISTORY OF ARTHURSTONE The name Arthurstone House is reputed to have come from a stone dedicated by the legendary King Arthur to his wife Guinevere. The earliest parts of the present house date from around 1789 when Captain James Ramsey rebuilt it upon older remains. In 1838, the owner Patrick Murray of Simprim commissioned William Burn to add the Victorian wing facing south-east and north-west, although much of this was subsequently dismantled by his son-in-law Admiral Brunswick Popham. By 1869 the house was owned by Peter Carmichael, head of the renowned spinners and manufacturers (Baxter Brothers of Dundee). He added the library and billiard room and the property remained in his family until 1990. The house was then used as a preparatory school until its closure in 2003. The present development comprises 15 properties and retains the character and charm from the Carmichael house.
Entrance Hall 1.83m x 0.61m (6'33" x 2'45") This beautiful property is accessed via a hard wood door with glazed panels with two further glazed panels at either side flooding the entrance hall with natural light. The hall gives access to the dining kitchen, cloakroom, lounge and galleried staircase leading to the upper level. Cornicing to the ceiling. Storage cupboard with shelving. Radiator. Carpeted.
Cloakroom 2.41m x 1.30m (7'11" x 4'3") The cloakroom is fitted with a two piece suite comprising W.C. and wash hand basin. There is tiling to the walls and the floor. Radiator. Extractor fan for ventilation.
Lounge 6.86m x 6.10m (22'6" x 20'0") A lovely open plan lounge with French doors that lead to a patio area overlooking the beautifully manicured garden grounds. Two double glazed velux windows with two further side facing sash and case windows which fill the room with natural light. There is ample space for a range of furniture including a dining table and chairs. Carpeted. Neutral decoration. LED spotlights. Four double panelled radiators. Television point.
Kitchen 5.77m x 3.00m (18'11" x 9'10") A very bright and spacious dining kitchen fitted with a range of modern white wall and base units with contrasting work surfaces and tiling between. Built in fridge freezer, dishwasher, microwave and oven. 5 ring gas hob with extractor hood over and stainless steel splashback. Front facing window with views over the courtyard. Space for a table and chairs. LED spotlights. Radiator.
Landing 0.61m x 0.00m (2'13" x 0'83") A gallery carpeted staircase leads to the upper floor landing which gives access to both bedrooms and the bathroom. LED spotlights.
Bedroom 1 4.88m x 3.30m (16'0" x 10'10") A spacious master bedroom flooded with natural light from the arch shaped sash and case window with lovely views of the surrounding area. It has been neutrally decorated and carpeted throughout. Feature rot iron fireplace. Storage cupboard with shelving and hanging rail. Plenty of room is provided for free standing bedroom furniture. LED spotlights. Radiator.
Bedroom 2 3.71m x 2.67m (12'2" x 8'9") Rear facing sash and case window which again has great views over the garden grounds. Good sized double bedroom with space for a range of free standing bedroom furniture. LED spotlights. Carpeted. Radiator.
Bathroom 2.44m x 1.65m (8'0" x 5'5") The bathroom is fitted with a three piece suite comprising W.C., wash hand basin and bath with shower over. Heated towel rail fitted for warmth. There is tiling to the walls as well as the floor. LED spotlights to the ceiling.
External This stunning apartment sits in approximately 35 acres of communal land which have been well looked after and meticulously maintained. There are many walks around the property which boast stunning scenery and a variety of wildlife especially around a curling rink with C-listed outhouse. In addition, the two all-weather tennis courts bode for excellent sporting pursuits in the summer months and there is also an ornamental pond and feature water fountain which lie at the front entrance making for a grand appearance.
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