A steading with cottage and planning consent is now on the market.
Auchleeks, in Calvine, Pitlochry is presented for sale by Strutt & Parker.
The Steading House is the former stables and steading to nearby Auchleeks House. This is a charming Georgian B-Listed stone built property, thought to date from c.1820 and built at the same time as Auchleeks House. In its current configuration, the courtyard is entered through an archway, with a pyramid roofed entrance tower housing a doocot.
On the south side of the courtyard, there is a cottage (unfit for habitation), which has a sitting room, dining room, three bedrooms, bathroom and boiler room. The west, north and east sides of the courtyard provide a large byre, extensive storage, garaging a bothy and a stable.
Planning consent and Listed Building consent were granted and subsequently renewed in 2017 for a further three years, granting a change of use and to carry out alterations to the current layout as well as to provide additional residential accommodation. Once complete, this will provide a magnificent family home with extensive accommodation arranged over the ground floor.
There will be a large open plan south facing kitchen/dining room. Further living accommodation will include a study and living room, a master bedroom with en suite bathroom, three further bedrooms, a bathroom and a shower room. The rooms along the western elevation will be accessed by a new glazed lean-to, which will have a zinc clad roof. The existing garage and storage space in the north east corner of the courtyard will be maintained.
The Steading House is approached by its own private drive. As well as the immediate garden ground to the south and west. The property includes a paddock is included in the sale, making it ideal for equestrian use. This lies to the west of the property and contains the old kennels of Auchleeks House, together with a former telegraph house, now ruined.
All of the planning documentation is available online on the Perth & Kinross Council Planning Department website. However, pdf copies of the principal documents are available through the selling agent on request.
This property has 5.18 acres of land.
The Steading House occupies a wonderful situation in the heart of Glen Errochty. It is only 4.5 miles from Calvine, which provides access out onto the A9, the arterial route through the Highlands, providing access north to Inverness and south to Perth.
The House of Bruar, the renowned upmarket retail outlet, is only 6.5 miles to the south. There are local shopping facilities in Blair Atholl and Pitlochry, with a wider range of services and amenities in Perth, 43 miles to the south. For the sporting enthusiast, the property could not be better placed.
There is magnificent stalking on surrounding estates, which include Atholl, and excellent grouse shooting is enjoyed in the surrounding hills. Some of the best quality pheasant shooting is available to the south in Strathtay and there is exceptional fishing to the north on the River Spey, and to the south on The Tay and its tributaries, including The Tummel, Lyon and Tilt.
There are a number of challenging and enjoyable golf courses in the locality including Blair Atholl, Pitlochry, Strathtay and Aberfeldy amongst others.
The property is also extremely well placed for skiing with Glenshee, Cairngorm and Fort William within easy driving distance. Exceptional ski touring can be enjoyed in the surrounding hills, which are also extremely popular with walkers. There is excellent mountain biking at Laggan, between Newtonmore and Dalwhinnie.
The agents will consider offers over £250,000.
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