Wester Croftintygan House
Wester Croftintygan Farmhouse sits in a delightful position in the heart of Highland Perthshire, an area of natural beauty. The property enjoys a south facing position with views onto Loch Tay. Within a short distance is the Lawers Inn whilst the popular village of Kenmore is about 7 miles away to the north east and provides day to day requirements including a primary school, a general store/post office, hotels and The Courtyard with a bistro, delicatessen and shop. Killin, 8 miles to the south west, also offers a range of convenience shops, village hall which is host to many local clubs and societies, Breadalbane Park with childrens play area, football pitch, bowling green and tennis courts with a 9 hole golf course at Finlarig.
The area has an excellent range of diversity with dramatic heather mountains, rolling hills and pasture. The area offers complete escapism and a variety of outdoor pursuits such as walking, cycling, golf courses, hiking, bird watching and contains a rich and diverse range of wildlife. Higher up the mountains are home to red deer, golden eagles, red grouse and merlin as well as the osprey migrating from western Africa to Scotland each Spring. First class brown trout and salmon fishing are available on the rivers Tay, Lyon, Tummel and Dochart. Golfers can enjoy local courses at Strathtay, Aberfeldy, Kenmore and Pitlochry.
Water sports may be enjoyed on Loch Tay at Kenmore where the marina with purpose built facilities offers sailing, canoeing and kayaking. The magnificent Loch Tay provides spectacular opportunities for salmon fishing, with Ben Lawers located on its north shore. The Tay Forest Park is within easy reach and includes some of Scotlands tallest trees and best view points of lochs and mountains.
Aberfeldy, offers a unique charm with a selection of restaurants, coffee shops, independent retailers, banks, supermarket, nursery, primary and secondary schooling at the well regarded Breadalbane Academy rebuilt 3 years ago providing excellent facilities for schooling and sports. There is also a health centre, dental practice and veterinary surgery. Aberfeldy is home to The Birks Cinema, with a mix of new releases and classics and screenings of live performances.
There is a mainline train station at Pitlochry and Dunkeld with direct services to Edinburgh, Inverness and a sleeper service to London Kings Cross from Dunkeld.
Perth is the closest city where a variety of shopping facilities are 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. Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness are all within 2 hours reach.
Croftintygan Farmhouse offers a wonderful opportunity to acquire an idyllic farmhouse in a secluded and peaceful location.
The farmhouse is a detached stone built double fronted house with a slate roof, built around 1890 and was originally part of the Breadalbane Estate. There are many character features with warm and welcoming reception space. The sitting room has an open fire with wonderful views of the loch and surrounding countryside. The dining room with period features including wooden shutters and an open fire, again offers wonderful views. The kitchen to the rear of the property has an assortment of wall and base units, parquet flooring and plumbing for a washing machine and dish washer. The family bathroom has both a bath and separate enclosed shower cubicle with a tiled floor, hand basin and WC. The conservatory with doors to the garden offers a wonderful vantage point to take in the breath-taking, surrounding scenery of Loch Tay. A small sun porch at the rear offers access to the rear garden Upstairs there are two double bedrooms with exposed timber floors and storage cupboard.
A right of pre-emption exists over this property.
There is a shared access track with a neighbouring farm. Prospective purchasers should make all necessary enquiries with the vendors solicitor regarding the maintenance and repairing obligations.
The farmhouse has a pretty landscaped cottage garden to the front with a range of mature shrubs and trees, including plum, apple, holly and rowan. To the side of the property is a native Scottish hedge, providing home to an assortment of wildlife. The rear garden houses an original farmers cheese press and the garden wraps around the property.
From the A9 via Aberfeldy, take the A827 at Ballinluig traveling through Aberfeldy and Kenmore and continuing along the north shore of Loch Tay for a further 8 miles. The turning to Wester Croftintygan Farmhouse is on the left hand side and is accessed through metal gates.
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