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January 26 2021

Ochil Hills homes offer air, light and altitude to occupants

Athron Hill Development Company has commenced work on 11 hillside homes set within 150-acres of woodland to north-west of Milnathort, Perthshire, famed for its invigorating qualities of air and altitude.

Originally home to the Ochil Hills Sanatorium (demolished in 2001) the land will host a collection of individual homes designed by Fraser/Livingston Architects, each positioned to enjoy a different aspect of the hill.

Each upmarket residence will include a split-level kitchen, dining and lounge area with wraparound windows as well as a separate home working studio, garage and cinema.

Anthron Hill director Dan Multon said: “The Victorians certainly understood the power of extraordinary locations on our health and wellbeing – and the homes here will be surrounded by the same dramatic landscape and features that drew people out a century and more ago.

“Not only will buyers be getting a beautiful family home, they’ll also be able to access the wider site of private woodlands, hillwalking trails, and a community orchard which are all included in our plans.”

The development will be delivered by Marshall Construction W&J Groundworks and Claymore Timber Frames. 

6 Comments

StlyeCouncil
#1 Posted by StlyeCouncil on 26 Jan 2021 at 15:16 PM
There something (a few things) not quite right with this scheme..the shallow roof pitch, the busy elevational composition and clunky rainwater goods all make it feel a bit pants. Looks a bit council pre-fab...certainly not upmarket or in anyway memorable.
The Heart of Saturday Night
#2 Posted by The Heart of Saturday Night on 26 Jan 2021 at 15:30 PM
It does look very 'Balornock' now you say that...
Philip
#3 Posted by Philip on 28 Jan 2021 at 07:14 AM
‘Each positioned to enjoy a different aspect’... doesn't every house within a development site have a different view?
Yet more tiresome BS from the architecture community
Tom Land required
#4 Posted by Tom Land required on 28 Jan 2021 at 13:34 PM
You'll never satisfy everyone. Usual -ve comments
Jamie Brown
#5 Posted by Jamie Brown on 28 Jan 2021 at 15:30 PM
I think this looks like an attractive, well considered scheme. #4; yes, negative as usual. Given the quality of most housing / houses proposals this looks good to me.
Billy the Fish
#6 Posted by Billy the Fish on 28 Jan 2021 at 19:11 PM
Love it.
Welcome back Malky!

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