42 Buchan Drive, Perth, PH1 1NQ

Offers over £355000 (Sold)


Superior detached Villa with integral Granny Annexe in prime, much sought-after Viewlands location. Early viewing very highly recommended to appreciate the quality, presentation and location.


Rare to the market, this superior detached brick-built Villa with integral Granny Annexe enjoys a prime peaceful location within the established and much sought-after residential area of Viewlands. The property is ideally placed for all amenities including local shops, Perth Royal Infirmary, Aviva at Pitleavis, Craigie Hill golf course, and within short walking distance of Perth Academy and Perth High School, together with Viewlands and Oakbank Primary schools. The city centre with its wide range of business, shopping and leisure amenities all within pleasant walking distance, and there is a regular bus service, town and country bus routes and the main bus and railway stations close-by. The outer-ring motorway network a short drive away at both Inveralmond roundabout and the Broxden interchange, provide easy commuting to all major cities and airports in the central belt, and outdoor pursuits out with the area, and north.

This beautifully appointed family home offers deceptively spacious, versatile accommodation, designed to the highest specifications, the emphasis placed on quality fixtures and fittings, Karndean floorings, hardwood finishing’s and flooring, deep moulded skirting, ambient lighting and freshly painted neutral decoration throughout.  The current owners have extended the property to include a superb vaulted lounge with lovely ‘balanced flue’ wall-mounted gas fire, a generous utility and also to the side; a large integral Granny Annexe with its own kitchen, lounge, double bedroom and shower room.  In addition solar panels have been installed for both the hot water and electricity.

This substantial property offers immaculate and versatile accommodation which comprises an entrance vestibule with attractive front door and window with decorative inlay, tile-effect flooring and main door leading to the Granny annexe.  Double French doors open to a wide and welcoming reception hall with wood-effect flooring and ample space for furniture.  There is a handy walk-in cloaks cupboard providing storage and a cloakroom with white suite, built-in vanity units, shelving and mirror.  The stylish lounge is the heart of this delightful home and has the most superb open-plan vaulted room with Velux window and double doors, flooding this lovely room with natural light and lead to a secluded, sun-trap rear garden.  A modern focal point wall-mounted gas fire makes this cosy room perfect for relaxation and entertaining, coupled with its peaceful garden views and patio doors to the patio and sunny rear garden.  There is a very generous family dining room with Karndean flooring and pleasant views to front and an adjacent study which could also make an ideal fifth bedroom or children’s playroom.   The stylish breakfasting kitchen is fitted with Karndean flooring and a modern range of cream wall, base and illuminated units with contrasting black granite effect worktops, splash back and breakfast bar, and contemporary larder with pull-down cover.  Appliances include a five-ring Rangemaster gas cooker with stainless steel canopy above, integral fridge and freestanding dishwasher and there is a stainless sink and drainer with views to the side, ambient lighting and ceiling spots.  Adjacent is a large utility with white wall and base units with marble effect worktops and tiled splashback, and stainless steel sink with drainer and views to the side. There is vinyl flooring, drying lines and space for a free standing freezer, automatic washing machine and tumble dryer and a part-glazed door which leads to the rear garden.

Also to the ground floor is a most useful, separate annexe with its own hall and access to all rooms which comprise; a good-size lounge with space to relax and windows overlooking the rear and glazed door to a sunny patio, a modern galley-style kitchen fitted with a wood-effect wall and base units with marble-effect worktops and tiled splashback, Karndean flooring and flip-top table.  Appliances include an electric oven and hob with extractor above, and sink with window and views to front.  There is also a large double bedroom with sliding double wardrobe and shower room with white suite including a double shower, inset vanity unit, towel rail and opaque window. 

From the reception hall, a beautiful pitch pine staircase leads to a good-size landing and the bedroom accommodation which comprises a generous and peaceful dual-aspect master bedroom with plenty of space for furniture, two further double bedrooms, one with a walk-in wardrobe and a generous single room, all with lovely elevated views.  There is also a large fully tiled family bathroom with a white suite including a bath with separate corner shower, heated towel rail, mirrored vanity unit, Karndean flooring and opaque window to front. All windows are double glazed, gas-fired central-heating is installed and there is ample storage and fresh tasteful decoration throughout. 

Externally this splendid family home enjoys fully enclosed secluded garden grounds.  To the front a beautifully manicured hedge provides privacy to the generous chipped driveway with parking for six cars and access to a double garage with electric door.  Timber gates either side lead to a fully enclosed landscaped rear garden with mature herbaceous borders and mature trees and shrubs, providing year round interest and colour.   This lovely garden gets the sun all day and includes a curved lawn with perimeter path leading to the annexe, rotary dryer and patio area and to the side garden with bordered vegetable plots and a greenhouse. 

This impressive and highly desirable property with separate annexe will appeal to a wide range of potential purchasers due to its quality, presentation and location.  Early viewing is very highly recommended.  Home Report Valuation £360,000



ENTRANCE VESTIBULE – 8’0” x 6’3” (2.44m x 1.91m approx.)

HALL – 11’7” x 10’4” (3.53m x 3.15m max approx.)

LOUNGE – 20’9” x 13’8” (6.32m x 4.17m max approx.)

KITCHEN – 9’5” x 15’0” (2.87m x 4.57m approx.)

UTILITY – 7’9” x 11’5” (2.36m x 3.48m approx.)

DINING ROOM – 17’4” x 11’7” (5.28m x 3.53m approx.)

STUDY -  11’7” x 7’1” (3.53m x 2.16m approx.)

CLOAKROOM – 5’5” x 4’9” (1.65m x 1.45m approx.)

WALK-IN CUPBOARD – 3’0” x 4’7” (0.91m x 1.40m approx.)

FIRST FLOOR HALL – 15’0” x 7’2” (4.57m x 2.18m approx.)

MASTER BEDROOM – 17’3” x 11’7” (5.26m x 3.53m approx.)

BEDROOM 2 – 14’6” x 8’3” (4.42m x 2.51m approx.)

BEDROOM 3 – 11’3” X 8’7” (3.43m x 2.62m approx.)

WALK-IN CLOSET – 5’4” x 3’1” (1.63m x 0.94m approx.)

BEDROOM 4  - 15’1” x 7’2” (4.60m x 2.18m approx.)

FAMILY BATHROOM – 8’7” x 8’6” (2.62m x 2.59m approx.)

LINEN CUPBOARD – 3’3” X 3’5” (0.99m x 1.04m approx.)



HALL – 8’1” x 5’5” (2.46m x 1.65m approx.)

LOUNGE – 13’5” x 12’6” (4.09m x 3.81m approx.)

KITCHEN – 10’7” x 5’9” (3.23m x 1.75m approx.)

BEDROOM – 12’8” x 10’7” (3.86m x 3.23m approx.)

SHOWER ROOM – 8’5” x 5’5” (2.57m x 1.65m approx.)


GARAGE – 17’7” x 16’5” – (5.36m x 5.00m approx.)



It is proposed to include all fitted floor coverings, carpets, blinds, light fittings, integrated fridge, Rangemaster and greenhouse in the sale.




Reference: HP491439

Postcode: PH1 1NQ


From city centre travel up the Glasgow Road. After the Lovat Hotel, turn right onto Viewlands Road, follow the road along past Perth Academy and turn right into Buchan Drive. Number 42 is at the end of the cul-de-sac on the left hand side, clearly marked by our For Sale sign.


Entry: By arrangement.

Council Tax: Band F.

EPC Rating:  Band D.

To View: Contact solicitor 01738 635300.

To View: Contact PSPC 01738 635301.

PSPC opens 7 days a week.

Office Ref: AD/MD.

McCash & Hunter Ref: 2299.

PSPC Area: Perth.





Public Rooms: 4Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 2Central Heating: Gas
Windows: Double GlazedGarage: Double
Garden: PrivateEPC: D
Council Tax Band: FMcCash and Hunter Reference: AD/MD2299
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