Property Details

 
Windedge Farmhouse, St Martins, Balbeggie, Perthshire, PH2 6AP
5 bedroom farm house for sale
 
Offers Over £475,000
 
 

Features

  • A generously proportioned 5 bedroom detached family house set in rolling Perthshire countryside with outbuildings and development potential.
  • Accommodation of about 3493 sq. ft.
 
A generously proportioned 5 bedroom detached family house set in rolling Perthshire countryside with outbuildings and development potential in close proximity to Perth.
Viewings are strictly by prior appointment only
DIRECTIONS
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 the entrance to Windedge Farm is on your left.
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 the entrance to Windegde Farm is on your right. The driveway is clearly identified by a Ballantynes “For Sale” board

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Windedge Farmhouse is accessed via a shared farm road within beautiful rolling Perthshire countryside and benefits from an open outlook. The Farmhouse is a generously proportioned house with accommodation over two levels and finished externally in rough cast under a pitched tiled roof. The property sits in an elevated position and has good views over the surrounding countryside and there is ample room for off road car parking and turning.
Internally, the accommodation is bright and spacious as well as being flexible. The entrance hall which leads into the sitting room is a bright double aspect room with open MAXI fireplace and timber mantle with tiled hearth. Adjoining the sitting room is the dining area which is open plan through to the kitchen/breakfast room with timber styled Karndean flooring.
The bright kitchen with its double aspect is a large room with ample room for everyday dining. The kitchen has been finished to a high standard and incorporates a good quality range of wall and floor kitchen units with a combination of roll top granite styled work surfaces with tiled splash-backs. There is a one and a half stainless steel bowl sink with drainer, NEFF dishwasher, Neff double oven, and 5 ring Gas Hob with extractor fan above. Accessed from the reception hall is a family room which is well proportioned and has an open outlook over the neighbouring fields. Off the reception hall there is a cloakroom with WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Located to the rear of the house is a generously proportioned utility room with ample room for hanging outdoor clothes and storing shoes and boots. There is space for white goods as well as a sink and cupboard storage over vinyl flooring. There is a separate WC at this end of the house which includes a pedestal wash hand basin.
A wooden staircase leads from the reception hall to first floor landing which benefits from a range of good storage cupboards. The master bedroom has a double aspect. There is a walk-through en-suite shower room leading to the adjoining dressing room. There are four further double bedrooms all with good open views as well as fitted wardrobes. There is a family bathroom comprising of a bath, separate shower unit with mains shower, pedestal wash hand basin and WC as well as a ladder towel rail.
The accommodation is completed at this level with a large office with a triple aspect with a separate second stair which leads down to the utility room. The garden extends to approximately 0.473 hectares (1.17 acres) and provides ample room for off road car parking and turning. There is a large outbuilding/workshop store with a partially pitched slate and corrugated roof. There is also a separate Garage/Barn, which would be ideal for development.
The garden is predominately laid to lawn, and benefits from an enclosed three-sided seating area which is an ideal location for barbeques and outdoor dining and a copper beech hedge to the north.

SITUATION
WINDEDGE FARM is a lovely traditional detached one and a half storey Farmhouse 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. Windedge Farm 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.

ACCOMMODATION
The Accommodation within the property is over two floors with a gross internal floor area of about 3,493 sq. ft. (325 sq. metres), about 1,950 sq. ft. (181.2 sq. metres) on the ground floor and 1542 sq. metres (143.3 sq. metres) on the first floor. The accommodation comprises:

GROUND FLOOR:
The front door with 2 decorative glazed panels (S) which opens into:

RECEPTION HALL
Laminate flooring, radiator, ceiling light, smoke detectors and doors leading to:

FAMILY ROOM (S) 4.83m x 3.73m
Carpeted, radiator, large picture window

SHOWER ROOM
Large shower unit with mains shower, W.C wash hand basin with decorative tiled splash back, recessed ceiling lighting, window, extractor fan & radiator

A wooden staircase leads to the upper floor with doors off to:

Storage Cupboard with shelving and lighting

FAMILY BATHROOM
Bath, separate corner shower unit with mains shower, W.C, wash hand basin, shaver switch, heated towel rail, Velux roof light with remote control, wet wall to dado height, recessed ceiling lighting

Double Storage Cupboard With shelving

BEDROOM 1 (E) 5.13m x 3.38m
This is a large double bedroom with 2 large picture windows as one, built-in double wardrobe, carpeted & radiator

BEDROOM 2 (E) 5.13m x 3.20m
This is also a large double bedroom with 2 large picture windows as one, built-in double wardrobe, carpeted & radiator

BEDROOM 3 (N) 3.91m x 2.08m
Double bedroom with carpet, radiator and built-in wardrobe

BEDROOM 4 (S) 3.94m x 3.51m
Double bedroom overlooking the garden with radiator, carpet,
built-in double wardrobe, recessed vanity area with 2 drawer vanity unit

CUPBOARD housing the water tank

MASTER BEDROOM (S,E) 4.52m x 4.01m
A lovely bright room overlooking the garden, Built-in deep double
wardrobe, carpeted, recessed window cill ideal for storage.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
With shower unit with mains shower, W.C, heated towel rail, vanity unit housing the wash hand basin and tiled splash back,
extractor fan, recessed ceiling lights. From the en-suite there is a door leading to a walk-in wardrobe

STUDY (E,W,N) 6.17m x 3.71m
The study can be access from either the first floor or from the utility and benefits from 3 aspects and strip lighting, access can also be made to the partially floored attic.

From the Study a carpeted staircase leads to:

UTITLIY ROOM (N,W) 6.15m x 3.23m
With linoleum flooring, recessed ceiling lights, clothes pulley,
shelved storage unit, stainless steel sink set in 2 base units.
Under stair cupboard which houses the electricity board. The utility room benefits from a large walk-in shelved storage cupboard with lighting. space for washing machine, tumble dryer.

From the utility there is access to the kitchen as well as the back door and:

CLOAKROOM
With W.C, wash hand basin with decorative splash back,
extractor fan and recessed ceiling lights.

KITCHEN/ DINING ROOM/FAMILY ROOM (E,W) 6.17m x 5m An impressively spacious light and airy everyday living space overlooking the garden. The Dining Area has wooden style flooring, radiator, recessed ceiling lights.
The Kitchen is equipped and fitted to the highest of standards with Karndean flooring, recessed ceiling lights, radiator, extensive modern fitted wood effect wall and base units including a glazed door unit currently used as a wine rack, stainless steel sink and large kitchen island/breakfast bar with 5 ring gas hob set within a polished granite worktop. Neff double oven, Integrated NEFF dishwasher and an electric 4 oven AGA with warming plate. There is space for an American style fridge freezer.

LARDER
A large walk in shelved larder with lighting ideal for excess storage

A door leads through to:

LOUNGE (S,E) 4.80mx x 4.75m
Carpeted, radiator, large picture window, Maxi coal fire in wooden surround with tiled hearth, recessed window and ledge, alcove area ideal for subtle lighting.

OUTSIDE
The house is set within a lovely, easily maintained garden mainly
laid to grass with some mature trees and shrubs. The garden to the rear of the property boasts a large patio area, ideal for barbecues and entertaining family and friends, and borders with shrubs set amongst well-maintained lawn.

To the front of the property there is a gravel drive and extensive parking area.

OUTBUILDING 17.73m x 5.66m
Made from stone with part slate and part corrugated iron roof, has concrete floor and benefits from Phase 3 electricity and an electronic roller shutter door.

GARAGE/SHED 7.54m x 4.67m
Built of stone with a pitched slate roof and accessed via a
wooden sliding door and has soil flooring. Would make an ideal development opportunity or to run a business from.

BOILER HOUSE
With wall units, stainless steel sink, W.C, ceiling light, laminate
flooring and the boiler.

SERVICES
Mains Water, drainage is to a septic tank, Mains Electricity, LPG
Gas fired hob and oil-fired central heating.

COUNCIL TAX
Currently Windedge Farmhouse falls under Council Tax Band G.

LOCAL AUTHORITY
Perth & Kinross Council
Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth PH1 5GD
Tel: 01738 475000

VIEWING
Strictly by appointment through the sole selling agents
BALLANTYNES, 28 YORK PLACE, PERTH PH2 8EH
Tel: 01738 441825
Email: perth@ballantynes.uk.com
Disclosure
A Director of Ballantynes Property Group Limited has an interest in the property.
 
Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of these details, it should be noted that the measurements are approximate only. Floorplans are for representation purposes only and prepared according to the RICS Code of Measuring Practice by our floorplan provider. Therefore, the layout of doors, windows and rooms are approximate and should be regarded as such by any prospective purchaser. Any internal photographs are intended as a guide only and it should not be assumed that any of the furniture/fittings are included in any sale. Where shown, details of lease, ground rent and service charge are provided by the vendor and their accuracy cannot be guaranteed, as the information may not have been verified and further checks should be made either through your solicitor/conveyance. Where appliances, including central heating, are mentioned, it cannot be assumed that they are in working order, as they have not been tested. Please also note that wiring, plumbing and drains have not been checked.