Under Offer Rannoch Lodge, Aberfeldy, PH15 2EA

Freehold
£120,000
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Drumcroy provides purchasers with a rare opportunity to acquire an individual holiday lodge from a successful business in a magnificent Highland Perthshire setting enjoying views across the Strathtay Valley, all within approximately 90 minutes’ drive of both Edinburgh and Glasgow.

The wider Drumcroy site previously formed part of the neighbouring farm and was initially developed as a diversification to that business before coming under the current proprietor’s ownership in 2015. During their period of tenure, the Drumcroy lodges have been renovated in a modern “Scandinavian” style to provide minimalist yet comfortable accommodation from which to explore and enjoy the surrounding countryside and partake in the myriad of outdoor opportunities the local area provides.

Extending to approximately 1.12Ha (2.75 acres) in total, the Drumcroy development comprised 6 recently refurbished holiday lodges in an elevated location with magnificent views.

The other 5 lodges have all now been sold in quick succession, with Rannoch being the final lodge still available


LOCATION
Nestled amongst the undulating foothills of the Highland fringe at approximately 135 metres above sea level, Drumcroy benefits from a primarily northerly outlook which provides Rannoch Lodge with largely unobstructed views of the adjacent bank of the River Tay and into the Strathtay Valley to the east.

Located approximately one mile east of the town of
Aberfeldy, which is a 20 minute walk or a short drive away, Rannoch Lodge enjoys easy access to local services which include a supermarket, petrol station, health services, bank, post office, veterinary surgery and dental practices.

Further to the south east lies Perth, which is the major urban hub in the region and provides the full range of commercial, professional and leisure services one might expect from a city. Perth can be easily accessed by road via the A827 which links directly onto the A9 (the arterial road link between Inverness and the south) at the Logierait/Ballinluig junction, eight-and-a-half miles to the east.

There are also mainline railway stations available at
Pitlochry (14 miles to the north east) and Dunkeld
(17 miles to the south east), both of which provide
regular services to Inverness, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

The sleeper service to London is also accessible on this line.

Rannoch Lodge was built in the late 1990’s and is of timber framed construction under pitched tile covered roof. Following a series of (mainly internal) renovations in 2015, which included the installation of new bathroom and kitchen, as well as a programme of internal painting and refurnishing, Rannoch is in good condition.

Rannoch comprises an open plan kitchen/diner and living room with French doors opening onto a small deck area which is sheltered to the north by mature trees and herbaceous undergrowth. From the patio, Rannoch looks north east beyond Tummel Lodge and down into the eastern Strathtay Valley. There are two double bedrooms, a well-appointed family bathroom with WC, sink and electric shower over the bath.

Double glazed throughout Rannoch benefits from mains water supply (partially delivered through private pipes) and shared drainage by way of septic tank, while heating is provided by a combination of wall mounted electric panel heaters and a wood burning stove in the living room.

Rannoch has a current EPC rating of G.


Outside, Rannoch is neighboured by Lyon Lodge to the south and Tummel Lodge to the east. There are small areas of lawn to the front and rear with mature trees bordering to the north. The woodland area recently underwent some thinning increasing the amount of sunlight received by Rannoch and greatly enhancing the views.

The shared access road leads directly past Rannoch and there is a dedicated parking space immediately to the south.

The common areas, including the access to the site from the south west which is suitable for standard road vehicles, are maintained by the current owners on a proportionate/user basis along with the individual lodge owners and neighbouring farmer.

A deed of conditions governing maintenance and legal responsibility for the common areas within the site boundary post-sale has already been put in place by the sellers’ solicitors following the sale of the other five lodges. This will be available to review as part of the due diligence process following receipt of a note of interest or formal written offer along with further details about indicative occupancy levels and turnover when Rannoch formed part of the holiday business if required


Rannoch Lodge would be ideally suited to someone who wanted to secure a weekend escape from the city and make the most of the ease of access which it provides to the abundant outdoor pursuits available across wider Highland Perthshire

GENERAL INFORMATION

THIRD PARTY RIGHTS
The sellers are not aware of any other third party rights except those to be incorporated into each lodge title following a sale by the existing deed of conditions.

VIEWING
Strictly by appointment with the Selling Agent.

DIRECTIONS
The lodges are most easily accessed via Dewar’s Distillery, directly off the A827 to the east of Aberfeldy. The entrance is highly visible with red signage for the distillery. Follow the road up the hill
through the distillery where you will see a sign for “Spirit of Wood”, proceed on this road for approximately one mile, bearing left until you come to the lodge entrance road on your left.

CLOSING DATE
A closing date may be fixed for Rannoch Lodge. Therefore, prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the Selling Agents through their solicitors. Prospective purchasers should note that unless their interest in
the property is registered, no guarantee can be given that notice of a closing date will be advised and consequently the property may be sold without notice.

OFFERS
Formal offers in acceptable Scottish legal form should be submitted in writing to the Selling Agents at their Perth office. Parties are asked to satisfy themselves that they fully understand the implications of offering under Scottish Law. The Sellers reserve the right not to accept the highest or any offer.

DATE OF ENTRY
To be mutually agreed in writing.

DEPOSIT
A deposit of 10% of the purchase price will become payable to the Seller within 14 days after conclusion of missives. Interest at 5% above the Bank of Scotland base rate shall be payable on
the purchase price from the date of entry until paid and that notwithstanding that the Purchaser may not have taken entry. If the Purchaser fails to make payment within 28 days of the date of entry with all accrued interest the Seller shall be entitled to resile from the missives and resell the subjects of sale without prejudice to his rights and recover damages from the Purchaser.

OVERSEAS PURCHASERS AND FINANCIAL
RESOURCES
Any offer by prospective purchaser(s), regardless of where they are ordinarily resident must be accompanied by a guarantee from a banker who is acceptable to the Sellers. Any offer by prospective
purchaser(s) that is to be reliant on finance must also be accompanied by supporting documents acceptable to the Sellers.

AML
Prospective purchasers will be required to produce identification sufficient to satisfy anti-money laundering regulations and checks against the intended Purchaser or nominee together with
other documentation that may be required, from time to time, to support any offers submitted to the Seller.

LOCAL AUTHORITY
Perth & Kinross Council
Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street
Perth, PH1 5GD
Tel: 01738 475000
Email: enquiries@pkc.gov.uk

SELLING AGENT
Bidwells
Broxden House
Perth, PH1 1RA
Tel: 01738 630666
Email: ross.low@bidwells.co.uk

SOLICITOR
Blackadders
30 & 34 Reform Street
Dundee, DD1 1RJ
Tel: 01738 440088
Email: perth@blackadders.co.uk

AGENTS NOTE
The Selling Agents have prepared these sales particulars as a general guide. We have not carried out a detailed measured survey, nor tested the services. If communications, condition of the property, situation or other such factors are of particular importance to you, please discuss these priorities with us before arranging an appointment to view. This should avoid a wasted journey. Any photographs displayed in these particulars depict only part of the property and it should not be assumed that any items seen therein are included in the sale, or that the property remains as displayed in the photographs. No assumptions should be made regarding other parts of the property that have not been photographed. These particulars do not constitute an offer or contract or part thereof. Bidwells LLP is not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property, nor do we make or give either in these particulars or during negotiation or otherwise. These particulars and plans are believed to be correct but are in no way guaranteed. All areas and measurements quoted are given as a guide only and no liability can be accepted for any errors arising therefrom. Should there be any discrepancy between these particulars and
the Missives of Sale, the latter shall prevail. Bidwells LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England & Wales (registered number OC344553). Registered head office is Bidwell House, Trumpington Road, Cambridge CB2 9LD, where a list of members is available for inspection.

Sales Particulars prepared May 2020. Photographs taken in 2020, 2019 and 2018. Drone footage captured in 2019.

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