Galbraith is pleased to be marketing Marefield of Craigs, an attractive residential five-bedroom country house with land and equestrian facilities.

Marefield of Craigs offers the rural property sought by so many seeking to live in the country with space, peace and the opportunity to potentially live the “good life”.

The land offers grazing, whether for horses, sheep or cattle, complemented by the highly practical and good-sized agricultural shed with stabling, together with the 40m X 20m riding arena.

However, if the planting of an orchard, growing vegetables, keeping hens or becoming a bee keeper are more of an interest then Marefield of Craigs offers plenty of space for these hobbies to be indulged and enjoyed.

The property enjoys a delightful setting on the edge of the village of Madderty, midway between Auchterarder and Crieff and commands beautiful westerly views over the surrounding countryside and onto the mountains beyond.

The demand for rural property in Scotland has never been greater, according to Galbraith, as people reassess their priorities and work-life balance, with the new approach to flexible working here to stay.

The most sought-after rural properties are those with its own land, together with attractive countryside views.

Emma Chalmers, partner of Galbraith and the agent handling the sale, said:

“Marefield of Craigs offers the perfect rural idyll for those looking to put down roots in the beautiful Perthshire countryside. It would appeal to a number of different parties, from equestrian lovers to those wanting to develop their own smallholding.

“It offers a bright and spacious modern family house with 7ac of land, a riding arena and stabling, all set in a peaceful position.

‘Finished to a very high standard’

“The house is finished to a very high standard and provides flexible accommodation over two floors including a spacious dining kitchen and triple aspect sitting room with wood burning stove.

“With up to five bedrooms, one can easily be utilised as a home office and the good-sized practical shed would make for an ideal workshop.”

Marefield Of Craigs, St. Davids, Madderty, Crieff, Perthshire, is marketed by the Perth office of Galbraith and is for sale for offers over £585,000.

The nearby towns of Crieff and Auchterarder both provide excellent day-to-day facilities and there are a number of independent schools in the area, including Ardvreck Preparatory School and Morrison’s Academy both in Crieff.

The property is within a comfortable daily commuting distance of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Stirling and Perth.