Northfield, 11 Muirton Bank, Perth, PH1 5DN

Offers over £385000 (Sold)


Beautifully appointed and spacious semi-detached traditional stone-built Villa in superb elevated position overlooking North Inch parklands. This highly desirable property will appeal to a wide range of potential purchasers. Early viewing very highly recommended given its location.

This stunningly spacious and beautifully appointed semi-detached traditional stone-built Villa is situated in a superb elevated position, in one of Perth's most sought-after and prestigious streets, boasting wonderful views and direct access onto the North Inch parklands, over the River Tay and across Perth to Kinnoull.  The city centre, with its wide range of business, shopping and leisure amenities, include restaurants, bars, and Perth Concert Hall 'on the doorstep' and within pleasant walking distance, as are the town and country bus routes and main bus and railway stations.  Access to the outer-ring motorway network is just a short drive away at Inveralmond, providing easy commuting to all private schools and outdoor pursuits outwith the area, and all major cities and airports in the central belt, and north. 

This impressive property built circa 1900, is a fine example of the architecture and design of the late Victorian era with the emphasis placed on modern fixtures and fittings, complemented by high ceilings, deep skirting, dado and picture rails, ornate cornicing and chandelier lighting, traditional single glazed 'sash & case' windows and a lovely painted staircase with gallery landing and attractive skylight, offering immense character and charm.  Entrance is via a splendid original front door with windows, to a lovely sunny vestibule with original tiled flooring and part-glazed door and windows, leading to a generous reception hall with arched corbel, fixed shelving and deep under stair and large walk-in cupboards, providing ample storage.   There is an extremely spacious lounge providing the ‘wow’ factor to this superb family home with its ornate cornicing, ambient lighting and deep bay windows enjoying stunning views across the garden and to the North Inch parklands beyond.  A lovely focal point to this peaceful room is the painted fireplace with gas fire and tiled hearth and the illuminated mirrored recess with shelving and cupboard to the side, making this delightful room perfect to entertain in.  The adjacent everyday sitting room, equally has a lovely focal point fireplace with gas fire and lovely views overlooking the garden and there is also a generous formal dining room with shelving and window to side and ample space for furniture.  A long inner hall with skylight and window, leads to the most lovely courtyard suntrap garden.  There is a large modern shower room with double shower, built-in vanity units, illuminated mirror with windows and blinds to side and to a most spacious breakfasting-kitchen fitted with a range of neutral wall and base units with contrasting wooden trim and laminate worktops and matching breakfast bar with retractable light.  Appliances include a large freestanding Grand Classic range cooker with hob and double oven with extractor canopy above, an upright fridge-freezer and dishwasher, tile-effect vinyl flooring and track lighting, a large walk-in shelved pantry and double moulded sink with windows enjoying pleasant sunny views to the side.  The adjacent utility has a Baxi-boiler and range of wall and base units with marble worktops and deep Belfast sink with window overlooking the sunny courtyard.  There is a staircase that leads to a charming former maid’s room, with coombed ceiling and fitted with extensive shelving and cupboards as it is currently used as an office, however it would also make an ideal guest bedroom given its proximity of the shower room. 

From the reception hall, an attractive curved staircase with ornate balustrade and dado rail leads to spacious galley landing with attractive skylight, chandelier style lighting, a handy fold down shelf and access to a generous floored loft with Ramsay ladder.  The dual-aspect master bedroom has superb bay windows overlooking the garden and enjoys the loveliest elevated panoramic views to the parklands and Kinnoull Hill beyond.  This peaceful room has ambient and wall-lighting, and includes an extensive range of bespoke bedroom furniture comprising of triple wardrobes with shelving, bedside cabinets and a dressing table with mirror, stool and light.  Bedroom 2 is currently used as an office and fitted with a range of two double wardrobes with storage above,  a built-in dressing table and shelves, and a window seat with cupboard and drawers below, making the most of the fabulous views.  The other two double bedrooms have ample space for furniture, one has built-in triple wardrobes.  There is a good-sized part-tiled family bathroom with superb feature leaded window, and coloured suite which includes a bath with mains shower, illuminated mirror and cork style vinyl flooring.  Gas central heating is installed, all windows are single glazed sash & case and there is ample storage and fresh tasteful decoration throughout.

Northfield stands in the most superb, beautifully manicured mature garden grounds, and enjoys the benefit of a gate with direct access onto the North Inch parklands. This fully enclosed part-walled garden is truly a gardener’s delight and offers both privacy and seclusion.  The magnificent entrance has stairs up to the front door with rambling roses either side, and a paved path leading around the property to both the parking and courtyard areas and also to a splendid arched trellis covered with wisteria and climbers and a magnificent flowering cherry to the side. Through the arch is an extensive rockery and the most thoughtfully planted mature borders filled with copious  amounts of mature trees and shrubs including Lilac, holly, geranium, magnolia, roses, buddleia, rhododendron, poppies and forsythia to name a few, providing year round interest and colour and making this a beautiful spot to relax and enjoy the tranquil surroundings.  There are double gates leading to off-street parking for one car and to the drying area with large integral outdoor store and there is also a lovely secluded courtyard garden with sun-trap terrace, gate to the street, and access to rear the hall where the utility and kitchen areas are located. 

This is a highly desirable property which will appeal to a wide range of potential purchasers given its prime location.

Early viewing is indeed very highly recommended to appreciate the presentation and peaceful location of this unique family home.  Home report valuation £385,000.


VESTIBULE   7’9 x 5’5” (2.36m x 1.65m approx.)

RECEPTION HALLWAY   13’ max x 7’8” max (3.96m x 2.34m approx.)

DEEP UNDERSTAIR CUPBOARD   4’9” x 3’ (1.45m x 0.91m approx.)

STORAGE CUPBOARD   4’6” x 3’8” (1.37m x 1.12m approx.)

LOUNGE   20’4” x 13’8” (6.20m x 4.17m approx.)

SITTING ROOM   14’ x 10’9” (4.27m x 3.28m approx.)

FORMAL DINING ROOM   12’9” x 10’9” (3.89m x 3.28m approx.)

INNER HALL  23’4” x 3’3” (7.11m x 0.99m approx.)

SHOWER ROOM  9’3” x 9’3” (2.82m x 2.82m approx.)

BREAKFASTING KITCHEN   13’5” x 10’ (4.09m x 3.05 approx.)

PANTRY   9’5” x 4’2” (2.87m x 1.27m approx.)

UTILITY/BOILER ROOM  10’4” x 8’2” (3.15m x 2.49m approx.)

UTILITY CUPBOARD   7’ x 2’3” (2.13m x 0.68m approx.)

OFFICE/BED ROOM 5    12’6” x 10’ (3.81m x 3.05m approx.) 

GALLEY LANDING   9’8” x 7’1” (2.95m x 2.16m approx.)  

MASTER BEDROOM   20’ x 15’4” (6.10m x 4.67m approx.)

BEDROOM 2   14’10” x 11’8” (4.52m x 3.56m approx.)

BEDROOM 3   13’ x 10’7” (3.96m x 3.23m approx.)

BEDROOM 4   13’4” x 10’6” (4.06m x 3.20m approx.)

FAMILY BATHROOM   9’5” x 5’4” (2.87m x 1.63m approx.)



It is proposed to include all fitted floor coverings, carpets, curtains, blinds and light fittings in the sale. PLEASE NOTE VIEWINGS FOR THIS PROPERTY ARE STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.



Reference: HP493583

Postcode: PH1 5DN



From the city centre, travel along North Methven Street past the Cathedral and go straight through the traffic lights onto Melville Street. At the mini-roundabout turn right onto Hay Street past Bell’s Sports centre and Balhousie Castle to the end. Turn right onto Muirton Place which leads onto Muirton Bank. Northfield, is on the right hand side on the corner of the cul-de-sac leading down to the North Inch Parklands, clearly marked by our For Sale sign.


Entry: By arrangement.

Council Tax: Band G.

EPC Rating:  Band E.

To View: Contact solicitor 01738 635300.

To View: Contact PSPC 01738 635301.

PSPC opens 7 days a week.

Office Ref: CN/MD.

McCash & Hunter Ref: 2294.

PSPC Area: Perth.


Public Rooms: 3Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 2Central Heating: Gas
Windows: Sash and CaseGarage:
Garden: PrivateEPC: E
Council Tax Band: GMcCash and Hunter Reference: CN/MD2294
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McCash & Hunter is the trading name of McCash & Hunter LLP, a limited liability partnership. Registered in Scotland No. S0301703. Registered Office: 25 South Methven Street, Perth, PH1 5ES

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