A beautifully located country house with a magnificent view over Loch Tay.
Corriegorm occupies an elevated position over looking Loch Tay just a few miles from Fearnan. Fearnan is on the north shore of Loch Tay. It is small rural community with a village hall and an art gallery. About 4 miles away, the conservation village of Kenmore has a shop with post office, a hotel, restaurants, a church and a primary school. Fortingall village with its thatched cottages and award winning hotel is less than three miles away.
Aberfeldy is the nearest main centre to Fearnan and has all essential services, including a medical centre. The town is becoming known for the quality of its independent shops, cafés and restaurants as well as the Birks cinema which screens mainstream films and hosts a variety of community activities. Breadalbane Academy provides nursery to secondary education and its Community Campus with swimming pool, squash courts, gym and climbing wall is available to visitors and residents in the area. Pitlochry (approximately 22 miles) is home to the Festival Theatre, and has a railway station with services north and to Edinburgh and London. Perth is about 40 miles to the south. Loch Tay is one of Scotland’s largest and best loved Lochs being close to some idyllic villages and attracting visitors from far and wide who come to fish, sail or even to swim off its beach at Kenmore. The area around Loch Tay is known for its many beautiful hills and lochs and there is a huge range of outdoor activities to enjoy in the area including golf, sailing and watersports, salmon and trout fishing, climbing, mountain biking and walking.
All distances and travel times are approximate.
Corriegorm has been transformed over the years from a more modest traditional building to an impressive modern country house. The property has a distinctive character with a series of arched windows running across its front between two towers.
With its separate studio apartment which has potential to be let independently and impressive main reception room, Corriegorm, with minimal changes offers enormous potential for buyers to generate some additional income whether by using the house as a second home with letting potential or even creating a boutique lochside guest house. The property has been run successfully as a B&B in the past.
Corriegorm is approached via a gated bellmouth entrance and its private driveway winds a few metres up the hillside to gravel parking beside the house. The front door is within a welcoming courtyard and opens into a reception hall. Immediate on the left is the living/entertaining room. This impressive and versatile room is one of the big highlights of Corriegorm. Large enough to take a full size snooker table, a dining table, a suite of sofas and a bar, it is ideal for entertaining. With the view of Loch Tay framed by multiple arched windows, it is a wonderful room to spend time in. One of the tower rooms off the living room is used as a sun room. Double glazed windows, under floor heating and a large wood burning stove ensure that these rooms are warm and comfortable in all seasons.
The kitchen at Corriegorm overlooks a sheltered terrace on the west side of the house. The kitchen has painted timber units, a four oven yellow Aga, a central island and space for a dining table. Doors from the dining area lead into the garden. Behind the kitchen are useful utility and store rooms as well as the back door. There is also an office and a study.
The master bedroom suite at Corriegorm is located in the second of the tower rooms and has one of the best views in the house. The dressing area is fitted with wardrobes and there is also a beautiful contemporary shower room. The remainder of the bedrooms are all located in the northern wing of the house where there is one particularly large en suite guest bedroom. There are four further bedrooms (two en suite) and a bathroom.
Double Garage and studio apartment
The double garage is fitted with remote controlled doors, central heating and lighting. Above the garage is an independent studio apartment. The studio has a small fitted kitchen, a dining and seating area, a shower room and a bedroom. It also has a view over the loch.
The summer house is situated at the top of the garden. It has recently been constructed from structural insulated panels and it has a wonderful view. It is currently used as a gym.
This pretty glass house with a central workbench has potential to be a fabulous working greenhouse with a view.
Stone built kennel / store
Garden machinery store
Garden and grounds
The garden at Corriegorm is a particular feature of the property. Magnolia, rhododendrons, azaleas and ferns are amongst some of the plants and shrubs that provide glorious colour in the summer. A professional gardener currently maintains the gardens and is very happy to continue the arrangement with a new owner if required.On the western side of the property the Balnearn burn flows through the garden into Loch Tay. To the side of the driveway is an ornamental pond. There are various lovely spots to sit out and enjoy the view in the summer and a hot tub adds an additional luxury to the terrace on the west of the house. A pedestrian gate at the top of the garden provides access directly onto the hillside where there are numerous walks.
Boathouse plot (Available seperately)
A loch side plot with vehicular access off the A827 is located about 200 metres from the entrance to Corriegorm. Detailed Planning Permission (13/02332/fll) has been approved for the construction of a really fabulous two storey boathouse with slipway. Further details and approved plans are available from the selling agent. The Boathouse Plot comes with fishing rights on Loch Tay.
Square Footage: 4001 sq ft
Acreage: 1.82 Acres
From Aberfeldy follow the A827 to Kenmore and about 4.5 miles after leaving Kenmore, the entrance to Corriegorm is on the right hand side.