It’s hard to imagine how to get greater seclusion in closer proximity to one of Scotland’s finest small towns.
In most cases country living involves a handsome but draughty old stone house or a warm but boring new build.
A few steps takes me above the bustle of the road and to the front door of 23 Marshall Place.
A private lane cuts off the main road towards Glenshee. It creeps uphill for perhaps quarter of a mile before depositing me on the driveway of Hilltown of Mause.
Marlee Loch is an all-year-round over 50s Residential Park situated on the banks of Marlee Loch which also offers a stream and wooded area, providing an idyllic setting for your new home.
Among the many striking features at Fonah Farmhouse are the massive banks of Velux windows in the upstairs rooms, which stretch from floor level almost up to the apex of the roof.
Set in the heart of 80 acres of deep woodland and with panoramic sea views, this is truly the perfect setting. A peaceful atmosphere combined with beautiful scenery – Seaton Estate residential and holiday village offers you and your family an outstanding destination that you will want to return to time and time again.
PICTURES: This massive 16th century Fife castle with ties to Robert the Bruce has gone on the market
Paul Veenhuijzen clicks a hidden switch and a panel of his timber-lined study pops open, revealing a toilet and sink tucked into the one of the castle’s turrets.
PICTURES: Stunning Victorian-era Perthshire country house set in 22 acres of garden, woodlands and fields
Less than a mile outside Kinross and similarly close to the M90, Tillywhally House is as close to civilisation as country living gets.
Muirton Living in Perth is an exciting development of 102 homes within a vibrant living area, designed with modern living in mind. It one of the highly regarded development projects by multiple award-winning developers Urban Union, who are recognised for outstanding work in regenerating a community and creating a culture of pride amongst those who live there.