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Exquisite Georgian home for sale – close to Gleneagles

11.59pm 24th July 2008 - Property

Located in one of the most prestigious areas of Scotland, Damside House is a most impressive Georgian house offering elegant character and charming period features. This endearing family home is on sale, for the first time in over 40 years, with leading Scottish property consultants, CKD Galbraith.

Damside House lies only three miles from the world renowned Gleneagles Hotel. For golf enthusiasts, the spectacular Gleneagles Hotel offers excellent golfing facilities with three of the finest championship courses in Scotland. The property boasts a beautiful private setting surrounded by impressive gardens and woodland. Damside is situated between Aberuthven and Auchterarder in the heart of the striking River Earn Valley, also known as Strathearn.

Originally built as a Georgian laird’s house, Damside House has been extended during the Edwardian period and again last century to create a home of true stature. Each generation has left its original mark, blending seamlessly into the overall grandeur of the property. The late owner developed the spectacular gardens which now emulate the property’s entire beauty.

The atmosphere of the house is apparent when you first set foot into the house as the hall offers welcoming warmth with its brick fireplace and beautiful wooden surround, period bookshelves and polished wooden floors. The property boasts an array of elegant features throughout including the principal stone staircase, original period windows, ornate cornicing and elaborate woodwork.

Accommodation is spread over three floors offering an abundance of space with nine large bedrooms, a dining room, drawing room, large kitchen with additional pantry and deep freeze room, an original gun room, its very own nursery and four family sized bathrooms.

The property benefits from two staff cottages and extensive outbuildings offering additional accommodation. The Chauffer’s Cottage and Gardener’s Cottage both enjoy a delightful setting within the grounds of Damside and provide excellent homes for extended families or guest accommodation.

William Jackson, who is handling the sale for CKD Galbraith, said, “Damside House is a little known gem located close to Gleneagles. Having been in the same family for over 40 years, Damside offers a spectacular prospect for a new owner to attain a prestigious property and add some 21st century touch for the modern demands of family living, whist retaining its period charm and features.”

The area offers a wealth of outdoor pursuits suitable for all the family including golf, hill walking, cycling, angling and shooting for country gentlemen.

Offers over £1,900,000 are being invited for Damside House, Auchterarder.

For further information on Damside House visit or contact William Jackson of CKD Galbraith on 01738 451 111 or email:

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