Darroch Gate

Darroch Gate, Coupar Angus Road, Blairgowrie

property description



Darroch Gate was built by McCarthy & Stone and has been designed and constructed for modern retirement living. The development consists of 36 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s. The apartments boast Sky/Sky+ connection points in living room, fitted wardrobes in main bedroom and security door entry systems. The dedicated House Manager is on site during working hours to take care of things and make you feel at home. There's no need to worry about the burden of maintenance costs as the service charge covers the cost of all external maintenance, gardening and landscaping, external window cleaning, buildings insurance, water rates and security systems. All energy costs of the homeowners lounge and other communal areas are also covered in the service charge. For your peace of mind the development has camera door entry and 24-hour emergency call systems, should you require assistance. The Homeowners' lounge provides a great space to socialise with friends and family. If your guests have travelled from afar, they can extend their stay by booking into the development Guest Suite (usually for a fee of £25 per night - subject to availability). It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.

Local Area

Darroch Gate is situated in the picturesque market town of Blairgowrie, nestled on the banks of the River Ericht and surrounded by beautiful countryside in the heart of Scotland. Darroch Gate is located on Coupar Angus Road, and sits within half a mile of various local amenities including a Tesco superstore, local coffee shops and eateries as well as a mixture of local food shops including a farm shop and butchers. A Co-Operative store can also be found on Coupar Angus Road, only a short walk away from Darroch Gate.

Blairgowrie is one of the largest towns in Perthshire and offers a fantastic selection of local produce, including a renowned variety of soft fruit which can be handpicked by visitors at the surrounding fruit farms. Such local produce can be found at the monthly Community Market held in the centre of the town. For nature lovers, stunning parks and wildlife are also right on their doorstep. The numerous countryside walks available and the annual walking festival is a highlight of the local calendar.

30 Darroch Gate

A stunning apartment offered in move in condition situated on an enviable corner position on the top floor of the development providing natural light and privacy. The current owners have made multiple enhancements to the apartment and this includes additional tiling and storage cabinets within both shower rooms. Installation of hardwood laminate flooring, in addition to fitted blinds and light fittings which are included in the sale. Early viewing is highly recommended to appreciate this superb property on offer within a desirable development.

Entrance Hall

Welcoming and generous entrance hall with superb storage facilities including a walk-in cupboard. There is an apartment security door entry system with intercom and 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system providing peace of mind. Hardwood laminate flooring, Illuminated light switches , smoke detector and doors leading to the bedrooms, living room and shower room.


As the apartment is positioned on the top floor the spacious lounge benefits from natural light with the added bonus of dual aspect and a Juliet Balcony enjoying views over the communal grounds and woodlands whilst giving privacy. There are attractive ceiling lights, hardwood laminate flooring, ample raised electric power sockets, TV and telephone points. Partially double glazed door leads onto a separate kitchen.


Contemporary fully fitted kitchen with tiled floor. Stainless steel sink with mono block lever tap. Built-in oven, touch control ceramic hob with extractor hood, fitted integrated fridge, freezer with auto defrost, free standing washer dryer and under pelmet lighting.

Bedroom One

Generous master bedroom benefiting from a walk-in wardrobe with hanging rails and shelving. Laminated flooring, ceiling lights, TV and phone point.

En-suite Shower Room

Stylish partially tiled en-suite comprising of walk-in shower enclosure with screen, WC, vanity unit with sink and illuminated mirror above, heated towel rail and storage cabinet.

Bedroom Two

Spacious second bedroom with walk-in wardrobe, ceiling lights, laminate flooring, TV and phone point.

Shower Room

Good sized partially tiled shower room with suite comprising of walk-in shower, WC, vanity unit with sink and illuminated mirror above.

Service Charge

• Cleaning of communal windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24-hour emergency call system
• Upkeep of gardens and grounds
• Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
• Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance
The service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your House Manager, your water rates, the 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Car Parking Permit Scheme- subject to availability

Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is usually £250 per annum, but may vary by development. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.


  • Make your move simple with Part Exchange
  • House Manager on-site
  • 24 hour Careline
  • Homeowners communal lounge
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Guest suite
  • Lift to all floors
  • To arrange an appointment to view, please call 0345 556 4104.
  • Camera door entry system
  • Homeowners car parking permit

Property Consultant

Georgia  Brown, Property Consultant - North England and Scotland

Georgia Brown

01202 362492