Drumlowan, Aldclune, Killiecrankie, PH16 5LR

Offers over £575000 (Sold)


Rare to the market, bespoke, beautifully appointed family home in Highland Perthshirein prime elevated position with superb panoramic views. Early viewing is essential to appreciate the quality, presentation and highly desirable location of this most unique of properties.  


Rare to the market, Drumlowan is a bespoke, beautifully appointed family home situated in a prime elevated position with generous grounds and superb panoramic views set in some of Scotland’s finest scenery in the heart of Highland Perthshire. This much sought-after area, close to the River Tummel and below Ben Vrackie is only 5 miles from the popular tourist town of Pitlochry where there is a wealth of touring, sporting and leisure facilities including restaurants, pubs, coffee shops and a good choice of shops as well as a chemist, community hospital, medical centre and dentist. The Pitlochry Theatre is the focal point of the town coupled with the choice of hotels and amenities and the various hosted events that take place throughout the year which include the Pitlochry Highland Games, The Enchanted Forest and Tummel and Tay Festival which makes Pitlochry and the surrounding area a highly desirable place to stay. There is a mainline train station at Pitlochry with direct services to Edinburgh, Inverness, Perth and a sleeper service to London Euston and the A9 a short drive away, provides easy commuting to all major cities and airports north and to the central belt including Perth some 35 miles away, where there is a varied range of shops and amenities and variety of independent schools including Craigclowan, Strathallan,  Ardvrek, Morrisons Academy, Glenalmond and Kilgraston School for girls.   



This unique family home is finished to the highest of standards and offers exceptionally stylish and versatile split-level accommodation full of character and charm with quality fixtures and fittings complimented by modern sash & case windows, hardwood skirtings and facings and quality carpets and floorings throughout. Features of note include the generous dual-aspect dining room/library with art-deco fireplace, which is open plan to a superb, triple aspect lounge which has the most splendid feature fireplace and ornate multi-fuel burner, and leaded windows to side. There is an exceptionally spacious farmhouse style dining-kitchen with a lovely focal-point Aga and snug for everyday use and separate utility. Externally is a generous flagstone patio with substantial BBQ area and the most beautifully manicured garden grounds with exceptional unbroken views and all-day sun.

Drumlowan offers particularly generous accommodation with a good balance of reception rooms and bedrooms. Access is via curved steps with prettily planted raised beds to side leading to front door and vestibule which has tiled flooring continuing through to the wide and welcoming reception hall. An attractive staircase with deep-under stair cupboard with half landing leads to the upper floor and there is a useful cloakroom with leaded window and steps down to a most elegant triple-aspect lounge.

This delightful room really provides the wow-factor to this home with its attractive cornicing, Art-Deco embossed dado-height wallpaper, hardwood flooring, ambient lighting and the most splendid recessed fireplace with an ornate Esse Dragon multi-fuel burner and substantial oak mantlepiece on a slate hearth, making the most wonderful focal point to this lovely room. Full-height glazed windows with central French doors open to a suntrap terrace and BBQ area and enjoy the most splendid panoramic views.

Steps lead to a most charming dual-aspect dining room which has a lovely feature tiled fireplace with Art-deco style mantle and brass surround. There is ample room for furniture and extensive built-in shelving with a central display plinth and cupboards beneath making a nice feature to this lovely room overlooking the garden.  A door to the hall, which in turn leads to the kitchen makes these rooms perfect for entertaining.

There is a most spacious breakfasting kitchen fitted with a generous range of bespoke hand-painted Ashley Ann wall base and display units with ambient lighting and contrasting Corian shaped worktops with breakfast bar and shelving beneath. This generous triple aspect room enjoys the most wonderful views with space for casual dining and additional furniture and a stable door to rear, provides enough space for a workstation, tucked neatly to the side.

There is a superb focal point recessed electric off-peak cream AGA with a beautiful tiled splashback and utensil rack, which makes this a super cosy room for everyday relaxation and truly the heart of this family home.  Appliances include an integrated fridge to the kitchen and to the adjacent utility/boot room is a full-height freezer and space for an automatic washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher. This is a good size room  fitted with hi-gloss white units and sink, and opposite is another useful cloakroom with white suite, ideal for when working in the garden, and door to the covered carport and woodstore and an extremely useful garden room, currently used as a studio.     

From the hall, stairs lead to a half-landing with window overlooking the rear garden and on to a spacious and light landing with Velux window and ample space for furniture. There is a deep shelved laundry cupboard further along one hall another double cupboard and access to a huge floored loft, with Ramsay ladder.  

The principle bedroom enjoys its own open access with an annexe hallway fitted with base cupboards and a lovely display plinth and landscape window overlooking driveway and garden beyond.  This peaceful dual-aspect bedroom is spacious and light and has its own Jack & Jill en-suite shower room with double sinks, wet-wall mains shower enclosure, inset vanity units, decorative lighting and Velux window. A door opens directly into the dressing room with shelving and hanging rails and a window to side and could also be used as an additional bedroom. To this side of the landing is an additional double bedroom with built-in wardrobes and a family bathroom with mains shower above the bath and screen, attractive tiling. wall lighting and bevelled mirror, a fixed corner unit and Velux window providing privacy and light. 

To the other side of the landing is another good size bedroom with built-in wardrobe and freestanding wash hand basin and an L-shape hall to a peaceful double bedroom and generous dual-aspect bedroom with a fixed headboard and superb oval pedestal basin with bevelled mirror and shelving and separate en-suite shower room with mains shower, recessed display unit and chrome heated towel rail.  Electric heating is installed, windows are of mixed double glazing and sash & case, an alarm system is installed, and the property has been well insulated with Thermalite insulation and there is ample storage and fresh tasteful decoration throughout.

Early viewing is indeed very highly recommended to appreciate the quality, presentation and highly desirable location of this most unique of properties.  

Home Report valuation £600,000.


Drumlowan sits in the most beautifully manicured and established landscaped garden grounds.  A shared access driveway sweeps up to Drumlowan’s private chipped driveway which curves around the front of the property, offering extensive parking, leading to the triple carport and front steps. The house itself sits in the centre of this most generous plot with its sweeping lawns and wooded backdrop wrapping fully around this delightful family home, offering complete privacy and seclusion. To the front, are beautifully planted herbaceous borders with lovely wide central steps down to the rolling lawns with the most superb feature rockery planted with specimen acers, tree peonies, rhododendrons, azaleas to name a few, providing year-round interest and colour.  A lovely honeysuckle and clematis draped trellis arch leads to a spacious flagstone patio which leads onto a large BBQ terrace with seating and ample space for planted pots and tubs, more than enough room for alfresco dining and to relax and enjoy the most spectacular panoramic views to the surrounding countryside whilst listening to the calming sound of the trickling burns running around the boundary.    


It is proposed to include all fitted floor coverings, carpets, curtains and blinds in the sale together with the stated appliances.  As a note the dining table and 8 chairs and free-standing display cabinet to the dining room and the sit on lawn mower are all available by separate negotiation.  


VESTIBULE                          9’10” x 5’4”         -             3m x 1.63m approx

RECEPTION HALL              14’6” x 9’9”        -             4.42m x 2.97m approx

CLOAKROOM                       7’3” x 3’7”         -             2.21m x 1.09m approx

DINING ROOM                  17’2” x 13’8”      -             5.23m x 4.17m approx

SITTING ROOM                 24’8” x 18’          -             7.52m x 5.49m approx

DINING-KITCHEN             23’7” x 17’3”     -             7.19m x 5.26m approx

REAR HALL                           7’7”  x 5’5”        -             2.31m x 1.65m approx

CLOAKROOM                        7’4” x 3’4”        -             2.24m x 1.02m approx

UTILITY                                     8’2” x 7’2”      -             2.49m x 2.18m approx

½ LANDING                            6’4” x 2’9”      -              1.93m x 0.83m approx

UPPER LANDING                13’5” x 9’5”      -              4.09m x 2.87m approx

MASTER HALLWAY           12’2” x 5’9”      -              3.71m x 1.75m approx

MASTER BEDROOM          18’2” x 13’8”   -                5.54m x 4.17m approx

EN-SUITE BATHROOM      7’8”  x  6’5”     -               2.34m x 1.96m approx

DRESSING ROOM/BED 6     12’ x 7’2”      -              3.66m x 2.18m approx

BEDROOM 2                          13’7 x 10’8     -               4.14m x 3.25m approx

BEDROOM 3                         11’4”x 10’10”-                3.45m x 3.30m approx

FAMILY BATHROOM           7’6” x 6’6”      -                2.29m x 1.98m approx

L-SHAPED LANDING        15’8”  x 5’4” x 3’2”    -      4.78m x 1.63m x 0.97m approx 

BEDROOM 4               16’5”max  x 13’6”      -            5m x 4.11m approx

EN-SUITE SHOWER           14’2” x 3’2”    -                 4.32m x 0.97m approx

BEDROOM 5                       11’ 2” x 8’3”   -                  3.40m x 2.51m approx





Reference: HP621447

Postcode:  PH16 5LR



From Perth take the A9 north towards Pitlochry and follow the signs for B0189 to Killiecrankie. Follow along that round until the signpost for Aldclune. Turn right and right again, following the road past two properties on the left-hand side onto the private driveway for Drumlowan which is the last house at the top, clearly marked by our For Sale sign.


Entry: By arrangement.

Council Tax: Band G.

EPC Rating:  Band D.

To View: Contact solicitor 01738 635300.

To View: Contact PSPC 01738 635301.

PSPC opens 7 days a week.

McCash & Hunter Ref:  CN/MP/DRUM

PSPC Area:  Pitlochry



Public Rooms: 2Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 4Central Heating: Electric
Windows: Partial Double GlazingGarage:
Garden: PrivateEPC: D
Council Tax Band: GMcCash and Hunter Reference: CN/MP/DRUM
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