Dunblane

Dunblane Jail
Dunblane Jail
Dunblane 1870
Queen Victoria School Dunblane

Romans in Dunblane

Even before Dunblane was founded in the 7th century it had an exciting history. The Roman army marched through the parish leaving behind the remains of three camps, a signal station, a small fort and traces of the road north. At Ardoch, in Braco, just to the north of Dunblane you can view the massive defences of the best preserved Roman fort in the United Kingdom

The Foundation of Dunblane

Dunblane is one of the oldest settlements in Scotland. St Blane after whom the town is named lived in the late 6th and early 7th centuries and had his base at Kingarth on the Isle of Bute. His precise association with the town is unclear though in the first written recording of the town in the 10th century it is called Dulblaan or Blane’s meadow. If you walk upstream along the river Allan to the edge of the town you will come to Laighhills Playpark round which the river curls. Is this Blane’s meadow?

Dunblane Cathedral

The Cathedral is built on the site of a much earlier building which may have been constructed as early as the 9th century. The only survival from this earlier building are the first four storeys of the tower. It is Romanesque in style (see its round windows) and probably dates from c 1150 though a case can be made for it being built nearly a century earlier c 1070. It is one of Scotland’s oldest buildings.

Dunblane Old Jail House

Dunblane’s jail and police station was at the top of the high street. It was erected in 1842 on the site of the old town mansion of Viscount Strathallan, and replaced an earlier tolbooth built in 1650 which stood on the east side of the main entrance to the cathedral churchyard. When the adjacent County Buildings were opened in 1844 Dunblane became the court town for West Perthshire until this was removed to Stirling Sheriff Court in 1975. The old jail was demolished in 1963, and the site laid out with present rose garden.

Dunblane Properties

    Millpond House and Cottage

    Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 4 Reception Rooms: 2
    Halliday Homes Collection welcomes to the market this rare opportunity to acquire two detached properties - Millpond House & Cottage - situated in a magnificent countryside location, yet within easy reach of Dunblane and Stirling.      
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    £895,000
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    Drumallan Barn Kinbuck

    Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 3 Reception Rooms: 3
    ** NEW PRICE  ** 1 1/2 ACRE FIELD ** This is a unique opportunity to acquire a charming, five bedroom, steading in a superb rural setting and offering spectacular views over unspoiled countryside. Set in stunning and generous garden grounds the property also offers an adjoining one and a half acre (approx) field suitable for grazing. There is also a separate annexe which would be suitable for creating income by letting/short term holiday lets. Early viewing is recommended to appreciate the quality of accommodation on offer and the convenience of this "hidden gem" to the amenities of nearby Dunblane.  
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    £580,000
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    7 Culdee Grove

    Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 4 Reception Rooms: 2
    A fantastic detached family home built by Mansell Homes with open aspects to the rear over the neighbouring countryside. This property is set within a prestigious and sought after Dunblane address offering generous accommodation throughout.  
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    £540,000
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    8 Alpin Drive

    Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Reception Rooms: 2
    ** UNDER OFFER ** Halliday Homes welcome to the market 8 Alpin Drive, an immaculately presented detached family home built by CALA and set within the prestigious Barbush estate in Dunblane. The property offers generous accommodation throughout with a recently upgraded kitchen/breakfasting area.
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    £395,000
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    3 Kippenross Home Farm

    Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Reception Rooms: 1
    ***SOLD @ CLOSING DATE *** Truly stunning, rarely available end terraced steading conversion in a semi rural setting. Kippenross Steading , built by the award-winning Crammond Select Homes, is within easy reach of Dunblane and benefits from its excellent transport links. No.3 has arguably the best garden within the development and has the addition of a detached garage. To appreciate the quality on offer early viewings are a must. The accommodation comprises; entrance vestibule, lower hall with stairs to first floor, kitchen, dining area, two double bedrooms one of which is currently utilized as a home office, family shower room and a useful under stair storage. On the first floor there is a spacious living room and the master bedroom with en-suite. Finishes are to an exacting standard throughout, with high quality timber paneled/glazed doors, be-spoke custom made workspaces, nest smoke detectors, HIVE heating system and the property is fully alarmed. Warmth is provided by gas central heating and double glazing. There is a very attractive private dry stone dyke tiered garden to the rear, which is laid mainly to lawn with areas of shrubs, flower beds and is bounded by a fence. There is a sunroom with power and light along with a separate greenhouse. To the very rear of the garden there are three vegetable patches and numerous fruit trees to include: apples, cherry, redcurrant, blackcurrant and blueberry bushes. As previously mentioned, the property also benefits from an integral garage and driveway parking.
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    £370,000
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    31 Maurice Wynd

    Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4 Reception Rooms: 1
    ***UNDER OFFER***A beautifully presented, bright and spacious, modern, Stewart Milne terraced townhouse built in 2012 and situated in a most sought-after location in Dunblane only a short distance from the High School. This attractive move-in condition home, formed over three levels, offers comfortable contemporary living with quality fixtures and fittings throughout.
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    £292,500
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    81D High Street

    Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Reception Rooms: 1
    A spacious one bedroom first floor flat convenient for all local amenities. Situated on Dunblane High Street, only a short walk from Andy's Murray's Golden Post-box, the flat will appeal to both the private buyer and investor.
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    £89,995
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    17 Whitecross Avenue

    Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Reception Rooms: 2
    ** AVAILABLE NOW **  A well presented 3 bedroom end of terrace home, formed over two levels and is available on a furnished or unfurnished basis.
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    £750
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