Cuil-An-Dhuin is an enchanting Edwardian category B-listed country house built in 1927 as the private residence of Lord James Stweart-Murray, the future 9th Duke of Atholl and deisgned by the much-loved Edinburgh architect Reginald Fairlie.
The character of the property owes much to an 18th century Laird’s House and has very elegant proportions. Interiors are well-maintained and full of period features. The drawing room, library and dining room are all attractive – the latter has an inglenook fireplace and the family room features a wood-burning stove. The kitchen also has a breakfast area with French windows which lead to an arched outdoor entertaining area.
On the first floor are three bedrooms and a family bathroom, plus the master bedroom suite. An archway leads through to the east wing which is set up as a separate two-bedroom cottage.
Outside, the gardens are full of character with formal lawns and shrub borders, a summer house and a tree house. A woodland walk features carpets of daffodils and bluebells in the spring. The informal garden has a pond, while the kitchen garden offers a good selection of productive fruit trees. There is an extensive range of wildlife on the property including many different birds and a population of red squirrels. The grounds come to over 20 acres.
Cuil-an-Duin is located in one of the most scenic areas of highland Scotland with incredible views out over the Upper Tay Valley. Dunkeld is six miles and Pitlochry is five miles. Perth is 21 miles.
The guide price is £1.35m. For further information please contact Savills on 0131 247 3700 or visit www.savills.co.uk.
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