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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Greystone, Carmyllie, Arbroath, Angus, DD11

Sold STCM £220,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stone & brick built outbuildings, about 90 m2, including kennelling
  • Half an acre of garden ground
  • Long views to the sea
  • 5 miles from A90 and access to the Motorway Network
  • Dundee about 12 miles, Arbroath, Carnoustie & other Angus towns readily accessible
  • Railway stations at Arbroath, Carnoustie & Dundee
  • Tastefully upgraded with retenion of attractive older features
  • Fully double glazed with central heating

Full description

When calling for a viewing please quote ref: 101997

Formerly owned by the Dalhousie estate, the Post Office was sold to the Postmaster soon after the 1st World War; This is a traditional cottage, built of the local stone in 1815 (date carved above the front door) , standing on the edge of a small hamlet. The name Greystone deriving from the colour of the local sandstone, formerly quarried here, and distinct from the Red Sandstone found elsewhere in the area.

There are far reaching views down the valley to the sea and, from the top of the hill behind the cottage, to the Angus Glens.
The A90 gives ready access to Perth & Aberdeen whilst Dundee, Arbroath, Carnoustie, and other Angus towns are nearby. There are railway stations at Dundee, Carnoustie & Arbroath.

Summary: Living Room, Kitchen, 2 Double Bedrooms (1 en-suite), Bathroom, Porch/Boot-room, 2 Attic Rooms: Double Glazing, Central Heating, Extensive Outbuildings, standing on half an acre. Mains water and electricity; septic tank drainage, council tax band C.

Entrance Over a flagstone path via; Conservatory: 2.45m x 3.02m (8’1”x9’11”)
from which there are views across open farmland to the sea some 7 miles away; baltic redwood, double-glazed construction with multipoint locking external doors; ceramic tiled floor & fully double-glazed, locking double doors leading into:-

Living Room; 4.48m 5.50m (14’9” x 17’3”) with feature stone wall and exposed beams; Saltfire Wood Stove (which also provides the central heating & domestic hot water) standing in the traditional recessed hearth, fitted carpet part laminated to dining area, window to south looking over the front garden, seven double electric sockets, TV aerial socket and telephone point, wall & ceiling lighting.
Doors off to bed-rooms and opening through to:-

Kitchen: 6.0m x 3.02m max (18’7” x 9’11”)
A long and basically L shaped room ; LPG Range with extractor fan over, wall mounted microwave, integrated dishwasher, 1½ bowl sink, a full range of base & wall cupboards and work surfaces. Void for refrigerator, void power and plumbing for washing machine, seven double electric sockets, tiled walls above work surfaces, floors part laminate and part ceramic tiles, one towel ladder plus one panel radiator. Two windows to north over driveway.

Bed 1: , Entrance Via anteroom 1.22m x 1.93m (4’ x 6’), with supplementary door to garden, hatch to loft and door to airing cupboard housing ‘Gledhill Sunspeed 2’ hot water cylinder (with 2nd coil for solar input) & backup immersion heater.
then:- 3.45m x 3.79m (11’4” x 12’2”) excluding built-in wardrobes across the north wall,
Fitted Carpet over suspended timber floor, two way central light, wall mounted individual bedside lights, central heating radiator, five double electric sockets, telephone point, window to south looking over garden, fitted carpet and curtains included in the sale; door to:-

En-suite: 1.55m x 2.09m (5’2” x 7’) shower cubicle, toilet & washbasin. shaver socket, two ladder towel radiators (one electric), half tiled walls, fully tiled around shower cubical. Carpet tiles over suspended wood floor, halogen down-lighting activating extractor fan with over-run. Window to north with Venetian blind.

Bed 2: 3.4m x4.37m (11’2” x 14’) with windows to south and west screened with Venetian and Roman blinds , central heating radiator, suspended timber flooring, four double electric sockets, curtains and blinds included in the sale.

The Attic Rooms above the living room and bed 2 include the original sleeping loft and are accessed by a “fixed ladder” with handrail to a small landing. Both have coombed ceilings which are insulated, halogen down-lighters and eaves storage. The old cast-iron roof lights have been replaced with Velux windows looking over the garden.

Attic Room 1: 2.76 x 3.52 (9’ x 11’6”) with built in desk and book shelving, telephone master-socket with ADSL front panel, four double electric sockets, with laminated oak flooring laid across the old floor-boards.
Presently used as a study, an Ethernet cable runs through the cable tunnel to:

Attic Room 2: .45m x 4m (11’6” x13’2”) Having three double electric sockets and a TV aerial point and used as an office and craft room but suitable for other uses subject to any necessary permissions, fitted carpet. A small door gives access to the loft above the kitchen & bathroom.

From the Kitchen are doors to Porch and to:-

Inner Hall:; 1.8m x 1.04m (5’11” x 3’5 Tiled floor with coat hooks, half paneled walls exterior door (5 lever mortise lock) to enclosed paved area and door to:-

Bathroom: 1.71m x 1.85m (5’7” x 6’1”) Three-piece bathroom suite with electric shower over bath, full height storage cupboard, mirror-doored corner cupboard, heated ladder towel radiator, wall tiling, carpet tiles (over ceramic tiled) floor, triple halogen light activating extractor fan with over-run, obscured window to north.

Rear Porch / Boot-room: 2.0m x 1.9m (6’6” x 6’2”) Accessed from kitchen, ceramic tiled floor, coat-pegs, door out to driveway and under canopy to:-

Ventilated Log Store; with lighting.

The Outbuildings: Some 17m x 5.4m (55’ x 17’) overall; Brick & stone built, in five sections with water, and with power & light via a RCD protected dedicated 63Amp supply from the main consumer unit.
The eastern end is used by the vendors as kennelling for six working gundogs divided into three runs with sleeping boxes and with a communal covered area. but might be used for two loose boxes or other purposes.
There is a “kennel kitchen” and grooming room with access from the kennel; and a workshop some 5m x 3.5m. Two further sections with earth floor are entered by a separate door from the drive. There is an outside electric point suitable for a touring caravan and two automatic exterior lights.

To the front (south) of the cottage are lawns, rose bed and shrubberies with an established tree screen and hedge/drystane dyke along the southern boundary; with space for a vegetable plot to one side. This area is separated from the driveway which runs between the dwelling and outbuilding..To the north of the Outbuilding is a raised area, gravelled with some tree planting and used for storage of various materials. The boundaries are marked mainly by a drystane dyke but with two lengths of hedge.

Parking: The part block-paved part gravel driveway, gated access at both ends, provides parking for at least four cars with further dedicated off-road hard-standing outside the gate.

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