Lyonbank Cottage is a wonderful Perthshire property, newly built by the side of a stunning river. Immaculately presented throughout, the house has lots of natural light and glass, to make the most of the exceptional views.

Inside the expansive reception hall includes a dining area with glass screens overlooking the river. The formal sitting room has a lovely traditional feel, including an open fire and a stone hearth, with floor-to-ceiling windows; sliding doors open onto the veranda. The kitchen is open-plan, while a room for a dining table has been built into this area with the double height glazed wall behind.

A handy guest room is also located on the ground floor, while an oak staircase leads to the first floor and its open sitting area with its cathedral ceiling and glass atrium overlooking the water – an ideal place for spotting red deer, otters and other wildlife which regularly visits the riverbank.

Outside the gardens are landscaped, and have pretty stone dykes, neat lawns with borders and an area of lawn which could be a vegetable garden, keeping chickens or designing herbaceous borders.

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Lyonbank Cottage is situated less than a mile from the conservation village of Fortingall, in one of the most scenic areas of the scenic county of Perthshire. Aberfeldy is the nearest town, and offers good essential services including shops, cafes and art galleries. Pitlochry (25 miles) has a railway station with regular services to London.

The guide price is £645,000. For further information please contact Savills on 01738 477 525 or visit www.savills.co.uk.

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