Kiltyrie Steading and Cottage

Killin, Perthshire , FK21 8TY
Under Offer £695,000

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CLOSING DATE THURSDAY 21ST OCTOBER AT 12 NOON. Refurbished to an exacting standard a handsome stone built principal house and attached flexible use secondary cottage.

Kiltyrie Steading is formed by both Kiltyrie Steading & Kiltyrie Cottage. The houses are attached and are of handsome and substantial picked and pointed natural exposed stone and all under slated roofs. Both the properties offer well-presented accommodation, and both are laid out over two easily managed levels. Internally there is good use of slate floor tiling, good quality kitchen and bathroom ware and all teamed with a neutral palette of décor and complimentary soft furnishings.

Kiltyrie Steading is the main house, and it offers excellent principal accommodation, Kiltyrie Cottage is versatile and offers flexible scope as self-contained relatives accommodation or as an income producing self-catering holiday letting property. The present owners have used the property for both purposes and there remains an easy access stairlift to the first floor. Loch Tay is scenically beautiful and has always attracted long and short break holiday makers to its shores. The present owners achieve in excess of 40 weeks self-catering occupancy.

Kiltyrie Steading

Ground Floor
Twin leaf glazed outer doors to glazed entrance porch, further twin leaf glass doors to stylish open plan dining hall, open to well-equipped and fitted kitchen with electric Redfyre range cooker, Belfast sink and polished granite worktops, utility room with west and east doors providing convenient access to courtyards and gardens, Belfast sink, ceiling mounted pulley. Spacious sitting room with 12Kw multi fuel stove on a raised hearth and inset timber mantle, inner hallway leading to bedroom 1 (master) with dual aspects, en suite fitted dressing room to en suite shower room. Bedroom 2. Bathroom with French style roll top bath, inner lower hallway leading to under stairs stores, twin leaf French doors to rear gardens, and staircase to upper hallway.

First Floor
Upper hallway with extensive fitted stores fronted by louvre doors, bedrooms 3 and 4 with rear facing Velux windows, fitted mirrored wardrobes and en suite shower rooms.

Kiltyrie Cottage

Ground Floor
Split stable type door to stylish open plan hallway to well-equipped dining and breakfasting fitted kitchen with polished black granite worktops. Cloakroom and wc with neat, concealed utilities and white goods space, general purpose under stairs stores, twin leaf doors to pleasant sitting room with feature original cart shed arches both with twin leaf doors, multi fuel stove.

First Floor
Staircase with fitted disabled lift to first floor upper hallway with twin leaf doors in original hayloft door to Romeo & Juliet balcony. Bedrooms 1 and 2 with rear facing windows, bathroom with Velux window.

Detached double garage with painted concrete floor, additional long term attic stores, light and power. Boiler house with biomass burner gear and buffer tank.

Drystone bell mouth entry forking and leading west to Kiltyrie Steading. Gravel surfaced driveway fronted by dry stone wall and large stone edging, level mature lawns are immediately to the front of both properties with centre pathway access. There is good vehicle turning and hardstanding areas together with ornamental beds with evergreens, alpines and ground cover plantings. The gravel driveway continues to the rear to the garages and also to a raised overspill gravel surfaced vehicle turning and hardstanding space. The rear drive is supported by a substantial large stone retaining wall and there are exposed natural rock outcrops with neatly planted alpine beds. A rear lawn is at the rear which is gently sloping and is bounded by a gravel bed with extensive mixed conifer saplings. A deer fence protects the rear gardens. A gravel pathway behind the cottage leads to a cobble effect and sheltered terrace suitable for alfresco dining and with custom built BBQ. A further sheltered and enclosed terrace is to the rear of the house, is of a gravel surface and has a drying green.

Local Authorities
Perth & Kinross Council
Tel: 01738 475000

Private UV lamped and micro filtered water supply, drainage is by private septic tank, bio mass fired central heating, double glazing.

Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.

Council Tax
Currently Kiltryrie Steading & Cottage is in council tax band F and the amount payable for 2021/22 is £2141.75 excluding water and drainage.

The rateable value of the cottage is £2,200 per annum and the rate per pound is £0.49. Kiltyrie Cottage however qualifies for Small Business Rates Relief and on this basis there is no charge for rates. If no commercial activity is carried out in the cottage then it would revert to a single council tax band for both properties.

EPC Rating

Strictly by appointment with Robb Residential, telephone 0141 225 3880.

Kiltyrie Steading & Cottage is an excellent pair of property assets which are located in a situation of great natural scenic beauty in central Scotland. The properties are set within mature and well landscaped garden grounds and from where there is a full southerly exposure with views across Loch Tay, open countryside to the surrounding mountains and glens. The Munro of Ben Lawers forms the backdrop, Creag Gharbh, Meall Odhar and Stuc Mhor are adjacent and away to the west is Glen Dochart with Ben More forming its backdrop.

The village of Killin (4.5 miles) has shops and a post office which cater for every day needs and requirements. The area also has a number of country hotels and friendly country pubs. Water sports are wide and varied and are available on both Loch Tay and nearby Loch Earn. Surrounding towns of Aberfeldy, Callander, and Crieff all have supermarkets and a further extensive range of shops, cafes, restaurants, banks and local professional services. Stirling (39 miles) and Perth (43 miles) offer a more comprehensive range of shops, professional services and communication links. Trains run regularly from both Perth and Stirling to Glasgow, Edinburgh and London. Both Glasgow and Edinburgh are easily accessible by car being only 60 and 70 miles away respectively.

There is a primary school in the district with high schools in Callander and Crieff. The area has a range of reputable independent schools which include Glenalmond, Morrisons Academy, Ardvreck, Craigclowan, Kilgraston and Strathallan.

Killin has a nine hole golf course, a bowling club, sports club and wonderful inland sailing and fishing on Loch Tay. The surrounding countryside, some of the most scenically dramatic in Scotland, offers excellent hill walking and climbing routes up Ben Lawers and its surrounding peaks. Country road networks provide miles of challenging and scenic cycle routes.

Travel Directions
From Perth take the A9 north to Ballinluig then take the A827 west through Aberfeldy and Kenmore and continue along the north side of Loch Tay. Proceed through Lawers and after 3.5 miles the entrance to Kiltyrie is on the right hand side.

From Stirling take the A84 north through Callander and join the A85 at Lochearnhead. Continue north through Glen Ogle and turn right onto the A827 to Killin. Drive through Killin and continue east along the north side of Loch Tay for about 4.5 miles to find the entrance to Kiltyrie on the left hand side.