Glentower Lodge is a unique former shooting lodge in Perthshire which dates back to Victorian times. The house has a striking five-story castellated tower and was built in 1880 as a shooting lodge for a local landowner. The exterior features include a crenelated tower, and ornate chimney pots; lots of interior features have nautical touches including the former ship’s mast the tower is built around, and the circular ‘porthole’ style windows on the northern elevation.
The core of the house is the open-plan kitchen/dining room/sitting room with double doors opening onto a balcony. This looks onto the River Devon and has a timber staircase and path leading down to the water’s edge from where a bridge leads over the water; inside there is an open fire and the dining room table seats ten.
Upstairs are the master bedroom with river views, and another room designed as a drawing room but used currently as another bedroom. Two further bedrooms sit on this level, while the tower staircase leads to the second floor which houses the guest bedroom suite and another en-suite bedroom.
Adjoining the house is Lavendar Cottage. Believed to date back to 1780, its accommodation includes sitting room, kitchen and two bedrooms and the house is currently used as a holiday let.
Outside the gardens have a mixture of woodland, rhododendrons and wild flowers and the River Devon flows through the property. The river has a population of wild brown trout and the fishing rights for both banks of the river are included in the sale.
Glentower House is situated in the hamlet of Glendevon on the southern edge of Perthshire and one of the most scenic glens in the lowlands. The village of Pool of Muckhart is around two miles and has local amenities including a primary school, a pub and a post office while Dollar is around six miles.
The guide price is £725,000. For further information please contact Strutt & Parker on 0131 226 2500 or visit www.struttandparker.com.
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