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Previous Auction Lot

From Auction held in September 2020
Lot 10

BLACKWATER OUTDOOR CENTRE, DALRUNZION, BRIDGE OF CALLY, GLENSHEE, BLAIRGOWRIE, PERTHSHIRE, PH10 7LJ

Outdoor Centre in Attractive Rural Location, Redevelopment Potential – 0.31 Ha (0.76 Acre) approx.

Location

The property is located near to the Blackwater River approximately 27 miles north of Perth and 11 miles north of Blairgowrie which is one of the larger towns in Perthshire. Kirkmichael (4 miles north west) has an active local community with village shop, hotel and primary school while Bridge of Cally (5 miles south) has a shop/post offce and hotel. Further amenities are available in Blairgowrie including supermarkets, independent shops, restaurants, medical centre and the High School. Perth is the administrative headquarters of the Perth and Kinross Council area and is easily accessible via the A93 and has a more comprehensive selection of shops and facilities as well as travel links. There is also a railway station at Pitlochry (approx. 35 mins drive) linking north to Inverness and south to Edinburgh. The area is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy water sports, golf, cycling, fshing and shooting. The area is renowned for its natural beauty with the Perthshire hills and Angus glens being popular for hillwalking. The picturesque Cateran Trail passes nearby through the Strathardle Glen and nearby Glenshee, offers the most extensive skiing and snowboarding facilities in Scotland. Further north on the A93 lie the popular tourist areas of Braemar and Royal Deeside.

Directions

Travelling north to Blairgowrie from Perth on the A93 drive through Blairgowrie heading east and shortly after crossing the River Etricht at Bridge of Cally, follow the road round to the right on the A93 signposted to Glenshee and Braemar. After around 5 miles the subjects of sale are located on the right hand side and are visible from the road. Grid Ref: NO1402559343

Description

This is an essentially rectangular shaped site extending to approx. 0.31 Ha (0.76 Acre). Historically, the older part of this building was used as the village primary school but in more recent years the whole building has been run as an outdoor activity centre by Live Active Leisure on behalf of Perth and Kinross Council. It can sleep up to 18 people and has a large room suitable for group or community meetings. It comprises an attractive two storey traditional building with multi pitched roof and it incorporates a large single storey, mainly pitched roof extension to the side and rear. Internally, the property comprises main lounge area, dining room, large kitchen and two bedrooms (one en suite) on the ground foor along with toilets and shower rooms. There are four bedrooms on the frst foor.

The ground foor has ramp access. The centre benefts from electric heating and is served by a private water supply taken via a borehole located on the site, drainage is to a septic tank. The site is demarcated by a post and wire fence to the south and west and stone walls to the north and east.

Access is directly from the main road and the property benefts from a good sized garden and parking. Also included with the subjects of sale is an area of land on the south eastern side of the property which is currently overgrown. The property benefts from lovely views in all directions. With an abundance of outdoor pursuits available within the peace and quiet of the countryside surroundings, there is signifcant potential to continue use of the building as an outdoor activity/training centre and/or provide visitor accommodation. The property offers good sized, fexible living accommodation. There may be potential for conversion to allow residential use for those wishing to relocate to the countryside and/or those involved with running a business from home or for rental investment to those wishing to take advantage of the outdoors.

Accommodation

The accommodation, which appears to be in
good order throughout, extends to
ENTRANCE HALL leading to large communal
TOILET/SHOWER BLOCK and to the rear,
No 1 BEDROOM (17.3 sq.m) wheelchair accessible with en suite wet room off.
Access from this hall is taken into the large
COMMON ROOM/LOUNGE (52.9 sq.m), and through to
No 2 BEDROOM (14.4 sq.m),
DINING ROOM (13.7 sq.m),
KITCHEN (16.1 sq.m) with a range of wall and foor units, cooker, washing machine and fridge freezer.
There is a further set of toilets located in this part of the building.

Stairs to frst foor
No 3 BEDROOM (11.7 sq.m),
No 4 BEDROOM (9.1 sq.m),
No 5 BEDROOM (7.5 sq.m),
No 6 BEDROOM (4.2 sq.m).

Externally there is a small detached tradional building housing the water treatment equipment and drying room facilities. There is also a wooden storage shed. The garden ground to the front and side of the property has been well maintained and there is a large parking area at the entrance continuing round to the rear. There is an extensive area of ground located further to the rear of the property which is currently overgrown and includes some mature trees.

Site Area

0.31 Ha (0.76 Acre approx.)

Planning

Prospective purchasers are advised to contact Perth and Kinross Council, Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth PH1 5GD Tel: 01738 475300 email: developmentmanagement@pkc.gov.uk for further information.

Rateable Value

£4,200

EPC

Band G.

Tenure

Owner Vacant Possession.

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