5 bedroom detached house for saleThe Steading, Nether Drumgley, Forfar, Angus, DD8
Sold STC £420,000
- Home Report value - £450,000
- 2 reception rooms
- 5 bedrooms (2 en suite)
- family room/dining kitchen
- games room/additional bedroom
- EPC Rating = C
An impressive, well presented steading conversion, with views to the Angus Glens, and easy access to the A90
No 1 The Steading, Nether Drumgley is extremely well located for both the A90 and the A94. The A94 links Forfar to Perth whilst the A90 provides fast access south to Dundee, Perth and Central Scotland, and north to Aberdeen. Both Dundee and Aberdeen provide all the services expected of major cities, whilst Perth and Edinburgh are also within reasonable driving distance. There is a railway station at Dundee, with a sleeper service. Both Aberdeen and Edinburgh Airports provide a range of domestic and European flights and there are direct services from Dundee to London Stansted and Amsterdam.
Locally there are primary schools in Forfar and at Glamis. The market town of Forfar provides extensive shopping, business and leisure facilities, together with secondary schooling. Private schooling is available at the High School of Dundee, one of the many private schools in the area. Dundee provides all the services expected of a major city and is an established centre of excellence in education and life sciences, and has renowned cultural facilities.
Angus is well known for its range of outdoor pursuits. The Angus Glens provide some of the best hill-walking in Eastern Scotland and with skiing available at Glenshee. Loch fishing is available locally at Rescobie. As well as local golf courses at Forfar and Kirriemuir, the championship courses at Carnoustie and St Andrews are within easy driving distance. There are pleasant sandy beaches at Lunan Bay and at St Cyrus, which is a Nature Reserve.
No 1 The Steading, Nether Drumgley is a truly stunning and substantial stone built property. It is an immaculately presented and equipped family home. Converted in 2008, it is one of a two linked steading conversions on the site of the original farm steading. The conversion utilised the original stone however it is very much a new house, but with the original external stonework, oak internal doors and finishings throughout, and benefits from stunning open views north to the Angus glens. It is a deceptively spacious family home comprising of a large lounge and a dining room on the ground floor, together with a well appointed and open plan dining kitchen/family room which overlooks the garden and surrounding countryside. The bedrooms are at first floor level, with the master bedroom having French doors leading onto a balcony and enjoying views towards Kirriemuir and the glens. There is a large games room on the second floor which is currently used as gym. However this room could be used as a large home office or a sixth bedroom. The house is fully double glazed and benefits from oil fired central heating, oak doors and finishings, oak flooring to all reception rooms, stairs and hallways, together with tiled floors in all bathrooms and carpets in the bedrooms, making this home ideal for modern family living.
There is a gravelled drive which leads past the house to a double garage. A paved path leads to the partially glazed wooden front door which opens to a vestibule with a further partially glazed door leading to the main hallway. From the hallway double partially glazed doors, open onto the impressive lounge, which has a large bay window with further windows maximising on natural daylight. Opposite the lounge is the dining room which overlooks the lawn to the front of the house. Also on the ground floor is a partially tiled cloakroom with built in vanity unit incorporating a washbasin and WC. There are two storage cupboards in the hallway, with an oak staircase leading to the first floor. The exceptionally spacious open plan dining kitchen/family room has a large bay window providing views of the surrounding countryside and has French doors leading to a patioed area to the side of the property. The bespoke wooden kitchen is well equipped with fitted wall and base units with granite worktops, incorporating an integrated fridge/freezer, double oven, sink and plumbing for a dishwasher. A cen tral island unit provides further storage, ceramic hob and extractor. Off the kitchen is a useful utility room with wooden units, sink, plumbing for a washing machine and dryer, and a rear door leading into the back garden. Off this is the boot room, housing the oil fired boiler.
On the first floor the bright and inviting master bedroom has a fitted shelved and hanging wardrobe with sliding doors. Glazed French doors lead onto a balcony with views over the surrounding countryside and to the hills. Its large, partially tiled, en suite bathroom has a fitted vanity unit incorporating washbasin, WC and bidet, a bath and separate shower cubicle. There is a well appointed family bathroom with corner bath, shower cubicle and fitted vanity unit incorporating bidet, WC and washbasin. This facilitates bedrooms 1, 3 and 4, with bedrooms 1 and 3 having fitted hanging and shelved wardrobes. Bedroom 5 is the main guest bedroom with a dressing room which has a built in hanging and shelved wardrobe, leading to a partially tiled en suite shower room, again well appointed with a shower cubicle, fitted vanity unit incorporating bidet, WC and washbasin. This floor also has a further walk-in store and shelved linen cupboard with double doors. Wooden stairs lead on up to a bright second floor landing with a further walk-in store cupboard. The spacious games room has French doors to a Juliet balcony and is currently used as a gym. With a further three velux Windows providing additional light this room could be utilised as either a home office or a sixth bedroom.
To the side of the house is a harled double garage with a slate roof, electric remote controlled roller doors and concrete floor. A dog run is situated behind the garage. There is an enclosed garden to the rear of the house which is mainly laid out to lawn and includes an area which was originally a paddock with a gate off the adjoining farm road. The front and side gardens are enclosed by traditional stone dykes and laid down to lawn with pathways. There are two large period feature street lights to the front of the property.
Square Footage: 4,638 sq ft
Acreage: 0.46 Acres
From the south on the A90 (Dundee to Aberdeen dual carriageway) at Forfar, take the A94, signposted Coupar Angus. After 0.2 miles turn right, signposted Drumgley. After 1.1 miles the turning into Nether Drumgley will be seen on the left, just after a high wall. Proceed up the tarred drive and No 1 The Steading is the 4th property on the right.
From the north on the A90, turn off at the Kirriemuir junction onto the A926, signposted for Kirriemuir. Proceed through Padanaram and after a further 0.5 miles turn left, signposted Ballindarg and Leckaway, and then turn immediately left, signposted Leckaway. After 1 mile the turning into Nether Drumgley will be seen on the right, just before a high wall. Proceed on the tarred drive and No 1 The Steading is the 4th property on the right.
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