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Secluded Scottish family house in Perthshire

Ballyoukan House is a fantastic country property in Perthshire, just two miles from Pitlochry. The property dates back to around 1702 and offers a mix of formal and family rooms. Original wooden doors and floors remain, alongside sash windows and working shutters.

The large drawing room has an open fireplace and French windows which open directly onto the garden. The dual aspect dining room also benefits from an open fire, while the sitting room has a wood-burning stove an opens onto the well-proportioned kitchen, behind which is an office which could also serve as a playroom. Upstairs are 6-7 bedrooms, three of which are en-suite.

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Outside, the gardens are mainly laid to lawn and edged with mature trees. The former walled garden contains a vegetable patch and a fruit cage, though is currently used as a paddock. Over seven acres of grass paddocks lie to the south of the house; there are also two loose boxes, a tack room and a hay shed as well as an outdoor arena. A further six acres of woodland surrounds the property and gardens.

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Ballyoukan is situated in an elevated position above Strath Trummel and has superb views out over the valley. Pitlochry is a popular town with a good range of shops and amenities, while the walking and country pursuits in the area are outstanding. Perth is 24 miles.

The guide price is £790,000. For further information please contact Strutt & Parker on 0131 718 4488 or visit

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