**HOME REPORT VALUE £300,000** This THREE BEDROOM DETACHED LOG CABIN with spectacular views and scenery is located off the beaten track in open woodland in picturesque Glen Derby just a mile south of Kirkmichael. A unique property that will appeal to a variety of buyers, the cabin is accessed by a private road and graded track and is close to the mountains of highland Perthshire and the Glenshee ski slopes. The property has extensive grounds which are home to a wide variety of wildlife and offers peaceful walking and mountain biking routes from the door. It is ideally suited for people who enjoy outdoor pursuits and could also easily be used as a holiday home. This, the highest lodge in the area, boasts of very good accommodation within a natural and scenic setting and is highly recommended to view at your earliest convenience.
Kirkmichael has local amenities which include a nursery school, primary school, church, fire station, hotels and a community-owned village shop with post office and filling station. The village is located midway between Pitlochry and Blairgowrie, both of which have secondary schools and the usual amenities.
Blairgowrie and Pitlochry provide a host of local amenities including shops, supermarkets, pharmacy, butchers and coffee shops and various leisure facilities. EPC Rating F
- House - detached
- Three Bedrooms
- One Bathroom
- One Reception Room
Crievie Lodge -
This well proportioned turf-roofed log cabin has good accommodation on a single level that comprises of entrance porch, hall, lounge with open plan dining area, kitchen, three bedrooms and a family bathroom. The cabin is fully double glazed and the hardwood flooring is covered by fitted carpets throughout, most of which have been replaced in the last year. The modern and highly-efficient log burning stove is supported by total control electric central heating. There is also a garage and workshop and extensive off-street parking. The cabin is in Council Tax Band E but water and sewerage charges do not apply as it is served by a private water supply, which like the access roads and communal sewerage system, are maintained by the local residents association at a cost of £124 for the last year.
Entrance Porch - 6'1 x 4'2 (1.85m x 1.27m)
Enter this exceptional property through a wooden front door with two glazed panels lending natural light into this porch. There is a fitted coat and hat rack, a full width fitted cupboard and the floor is laid with terracotta tiles.
Entrance Hall - 26'9 x 5'10 (8.15m x 1.78m)
From the porch enter the hall via a wooden door with two glass panels which provides access to all the accommodation available with this property. There are two storage cupboards provided, one with an insulated hot water tank.
Lounge/Dining Area - 30'3 x 15'9 (9.22m x 4.80m)
A large open plan lounge/ dining area with a feature granite chimney stack with a slate hearth and an attractive modern Burley log burning stove. The walls and ceiling are wooden with open rafters and ample natural light floods through from a large South-facing double window and French doors out to the open views and patio area and two double glazed windows to the rear of the property. This room is spacious and provides ample room for all freestanding furniture as well as a dining table and chairs. There are also two wall mounted storage heaters. The wall mounted flat-screen smart television and sound bar may be included by agreement.
Kitchen Area - 10'10 x 10'2 (3.30m x 3.10m)
This fully fitted kitchen has wooden bespoke base units with complimentary work surfaces and wooden splashbacks over. There is a stainless steel sink and drainer which is situated underneath the front facing double glazed window. Included in the sale is a Rangemaster electric double-oven, grill and five burner gas hob with a matching metal splash back and extractor hood over and a stone wall behind. The dishwasher, washing machine and two fridges could possibly be purchased by negotiation with the owner. The flooring is tile-effect vinyl.
Bedroom 1 - 15'8 x 13'0 (4.78m x 3.96m)
A generously proportioned double bedroom that could accommodate a king size bed and all free standing bedroom furniture. It is fully carpeted and warmth is from a wall mounted storage heater and panel heater. Natural light is from a double glazed front facing window affording excellent views over the surrounding countryside. Storage is provided by two double fitted wardrobes with shelving and hanging rail.
Bedroom 2 - 11'9 x 9'8 (3.58m x 2.95m)
Another fully carpeted double bedroom with plenty of space for free standing furniture. There is ample natural light from a front facing double glazed window with wonderful open views. There is a wash hand basin with vanity storage fitted and warmth is from a wall mounted panel heater. Storage is provided by a double fitted wardrobe.
Bedroom 3 - 11'9 x 9'0 (3.58m x 2.74m)
Currently utilised as a study/office but could easily be converted back to a bedroom and there is plumbing in place if you wish to have a wash hand basin fitted. This room is also fully carpeted and warmth is from a wall mounted electric panel heater. Storage is provided from a single fitted wardrobe and natural light is from a front facing double gazed window with Roman blinds and open countryside views.. The full-height storage unit is included in the sale.
Bathroom - 9'9 x 5'11 (2.97m x 1.80m)
This family bathroom is fully carpeted and comprises of a white WC, bath, pedestal wash hand basin and shower cubicle that is waterproofed by wet walling and fitted with a power shower. The W.C., is fitted into a vanity unit with storage and natural light is from a front facing double glazed window. This room has a stainless steel heated towel rail and additional warmth can be provided by a wall-mounted electric fan heater.
Garage - 14'2 x 13'5 (4.32m x 4.09m)
Situated to the rear of the property is a very useful wide garage with power and lights and storage units which are included in the sale.
Workshop - 13'5 x 10'4 (4.09m x 3.15m)
Accessed via the rear of the garage is a versatile workshop with a panel heater, ceiling-mounted traditional pulley drying rack and multiple power points. It is fitted with racking for storage and 2 workbenches which are included in the sale. There is also a garden shed on the west wall of the cabin.
This unique South-facing property sits on approximately 10 acres of land that is mainly open woodland and heather heath and is sheltered from the prevailing winds by the adjacent forest. To the front of the property there are spectacular open views across Glen Derby and down to Strathardle. The wooded area is home to the abundant wildlife which includes deer, red squirrels, pine martens and many types of birds. This also provides a plentiful and sustainable source of logs for the woodburning stove. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with a rockery and a slabbed patio area which is accessed directly from the lounge. There is a discretely-mounted satellite TV dish on the back of the roof and a rotary dryer on the grassed area to the rear. There is also an external tap for garden use and an external drainage tap and water shut-off valve are fitted to enable the property to be drained and secured if used as a holiday home and left empty for long periods in winter. At the rear there is a stone chipped driveway with extensive off-road parking.
Carpets, curtains and fitted Rangemaster double-oven and hob and the office storage unit are included in the sale. Other kitchen appliances and the wall-mounted flat-screen television and sound bar and other items of furniture may be available subject to negotiation with the owners.
Kirkmichael is on the A924 approximately 12 miles from either Pitlochry or Blairgowrie. From the centre of the village, cross the bridge between the kirk and the shop and follow the road as it bends to the right and then left opposite the school. After passing the cemetery, turn right on the private tarmac road to the Log Cabin Hotel and then continue past the Hotel on the graded track up the hill, passing a series of cabins to reach a T-junction. Turn left and then follow the bank on the right for 80m past the final junction to the signed driveway which leads to Crievie Lodge.