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6 bedroom detached house to rent

Kinnaber House, Montrose, DD10

£1,200 pcm

Property Description

Letting information:

Furnishing: Furnished or unfurnished, landlord is flexible
Reduced on Rightmove: 01 November 2016 (411 days ago)

Key features

  • Six Bedrooms
  • Three Public Rooms
  • Spacious Dining Kitchen
  • Period Charm
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Picturesque Location
  • Unfurnished or Part Furnished

Full description

Built in 1680, Kinnaber House is a grade A listed L plan three storey mansion house and as with any property of this age you are greeted with a wealth of original features. From the impressive cantilever staircase to the charming sloping floors, Kinnaber oozes character, yet manages to retain a homely feel.

This combined with its enviable position overlooking the sea, makes Kinnaber House an ideal property for those looking to raise a family in the area.

The accommodation is spread over three floors, with the kitchen, utility room and playroom being on the ground floor. The first floor comprising of the public rooms, with the bedrooms to be found on the top floor.

Benefiting from oil fired central heating, the property has the original single glazed, sash and case windows in keeping with the style of the property

Montrose 2 miles, Dundee 32 miles, Aberdeen 36 miles
Situated just two miles north of Montrose in farmland adjacent to the coastal links and a beautiful 2 mile sandy beach, near the estuary of the River North Esk.

Montrose itself is situated half way between Aberdeen and Dundee on the A92 it is ideally placed for those wishing to work in Aberdeen & Stonehaven to the North or Dundee, Brechin, Abroath and Forfar to the South . The town has excellent amenities and the East Coast mainline railway link is an added bonus for commuters.

Lathallan, the renowned independent school is located just 7 miles along the coast near the village of Johnshaven. Further primary and secondary schooling can be found in Montrose.

Montrose also benefits from health clinics and dental surgeries, along with a wide variety of shops, including several reasonable sized supermarkets.

The counties of Angus and Aberdeenshire offer an unrivalled range of leisure pursuits for the active family with hillwalking, hunting and fishing being available widely throughout the area. The "Glens" and the Cairngorm National Park are an attraction for the outdoor enthusiast. Golfers fare particularly well with a wide range of courses on offer from the local links courses in Montrose to the championship courses at Carnoustie, St. Andrews, Kingsbarns and Gleneagles.

This property offers a quiet idyllic lifestyle within easy access of the major employment centres
The Property

Ground Floor

Main Entrance Hallway
Located on the East side of the building, the solid wooden door allows access to an inner vestibule and through a further double door is the spacious entrance hallway and main staircase.

WC & Gun Room 4m (13'1) x 4m (13'1)
Situated off the main entrance hallway is this handy WC and 'Gun' Room. Allowing ample storage for jackets and boots, there is also a purpose built gun cabinet.
Boiler Room 4m (13'1) x 5.5m (18'1)
Situated next to the gun room on the ground floor, this room houses the oil fired boiler for the property, along with providing ample additional space for tools and is currently fitted out as a workshop.
Playroom 4.5m (14'9) x 4.5m (14'9)
Situated on the ground floor, this versatile room has previously been used as a play room and is currently being used as a TV room/bedroom, but could easy be used for a variety of purposes.

The room extends into the architectural feature of the tower, which it is thought dates back to 1540, giving a further 4mx4m circular room in addition to the floor space.
Rear Entrance
Located on the South side of the building is the second entrance to Kinnaber adjacent to a patio which is a real suntrap. A small porch has ample space for muddy boots to be left before you enter into a spacious hallway.

There is also a smaller corridor leading between this entrance and the main hallway which houses a variety of storage areas used for coal and firewood.
Dining Kitchen 6m (19'8) x 5m (16'5)
Situated on the ground floor, this spacious dining kitchen is the heart of any home, with a five door oil fired aga providing cooking facilities.

Benefiting from a variety of wall and base units, there is ample space for a large dining table and dresser.
Utility Room 2.5m (8'2) x 3.5m (11'6)
Access from the kitchen, this handy room is plumbed for a washing machine and dishwasher, with space for a tumble dryer. It also benefits from a traditional deep belfast sink and provides further storage.
Cloakroom with WC 2.5m (8'2) x 3.5m (11'6)
Situated off the rear entrance hallway is this handy area, which provides space for deep freezers. It also has a small wc.

The playroom can be accessed from this area.
Located off the cloak room is a small wc.
Back Staircase
Situated in the North West corner of the building is a spiral staircase leading from floor to floor.

This links between the kitchen on the ground floor, to the dining room on the first floor and continues up to the Master bedroom on the top floor.
First Floor

Dining Room 4.5m (14'9) x 7m (23')
The formal dining room comfortably sits a table for 10.

The charm of this room is enhanced by a delightful period fireplace and original dado rail round the room.

As the host, the dining room is easily access via the back staircase from the kitchen, with handy access to the dumbwaiter. While guests can access the dining room via the sitting room.
Diningroom Alcove 2m (6'7) x 5m (16'5)
Leading from the dining room is this unusual alcove, with original art deco fireplace providing a relaxing seating area.
Sitting Room 5.5m (18'1) x 5m (16'5)
With an adjoining door to the dining room, this second public room has a homely feel and could be used as the family room or tv room. The room is well proportioned and would accommodate a variety of furniture.

The sitting room also allows access to the sewing room and the main staircase beyond.

This room also benefits from an open fire.
Sewing Room 2.5m (8'2) x 4.5m (14'9)
Situated next to the family sitting room,this further public room would make an ideal study or sewing room.
Tower Room/Study 2m (6'7) x 3m (9'10)
Currently used as a study, this unusually shaped room extends into the curve of the study, which provides a further 4mx4m of floor space.
Drawing Room 5.5m (18'1) x 6.5m (21'4)
With easy access from the main staircase, this bright and spacious formal drawing room enjoys dual aspect to the East and West of the property.

Tastefully decorated in a traditional style with a solid wood floor, there is an original cupboard built into the alcove next to the open fire

Second Floor

Thistle Bedroom 5.5m (18'1) x 4m (13'1)
Currently used as the main bedroom, this bright sunny room enjoys dual aspect to the East and West. This room benefits from access to the jack and jill bathroom.
Jack and Jill Bathroom 2.5m (8'2) x 4.5m (14'9)
Situated next to the guest bedroom, this spacious bathroom is tastefully decorated with a white bathroom suite, including a shower over the bath.
Double Bedroom 2 4m (13'1) x 5m (16'5)
Currently used as a childs bedroom, this room enjoys a large amount of natural light through two large windows, located on the south and west aspect of the room.

Benefiting from built in wardrobes this room has ample room for a variety of bedroom furniture.
Double Bedroom 3 3.5m (11'6) x 5m (16'5)
A further well proportioned double bedroom with small built in cupboard.
Double Bedroom 4 4.5m (14'9) x 4.5m (14'9)
A further spacious double bedroom, this has access from both the back corridor and also the main staircase.

Single Bedroom 5 4.5m (14'9) x 3.5m (11'6)
Although one of the smaller bedrooms in the property, it will comfortably take a double bed and variety of bedroom furniture.

This room also benefits from access from the rear corridor and main staircase.
Tower Bedroom 6 4m (13'1) x 4m (13'1)
This quirky bedroom is situated in the tower of the property and would make an ideal child's bedroom.

Family Bathroom 2.5m (8'2) x 2m (6'7)
Situated opposite the master bedroom, the bathroom has a white wc, sink and bathroom with a shower over the bath.

Decorated with original Victorian tiles, the toilet also has the original wooden cistern.
Garage space for 2 cars.
Detached double garage is also available with the property.
Ample parking is available all around the property on the gravel drive.
Central Heating
The property benefits from oil fired central heating.
Council Tax
Kinnaber House has been assessed by Tayside Valuation Board as a band H
Mains Water, Private Sewage.
Set within 8 acres of lawns, woodland, paddocks and formal gardens, Kinnaber House has spacious lawns and well stocked flower beds to the South and North of the property, which would be the responsibility of the tenant to maintain.

To the east of the property is a one acre formal walled garden, which due to the high maintenance levels required to maintain it, would not be included in the tenancy unless by separate arrangement.

There is also a well proportioned paddock to the front of the property, which may be available to those wishing to keep horses, as there is ample riding in the area on Kinnaber moor and also along the beech.

A gardener can be provided under separate negotiation.
Strictly by appointment with the Vendor's agents, Strutt And Parker on 01330 824888
Energy Performance Certificate
Rating G
Landlord Registration
Available for immediate entry.
From Dundee take the A92 to Montrose, continue along the A92 north through the town of Montrose.

Approximately 2 miles outside the town there is a white sign with Kinnaber Farm, Private Road on the right. Take this road and continue along for approximately 1/4 mile. The driveway leading to Kinnaber House is next on your left.

From Aberdeen take the A90 to the Stonehaven bypass. Take the A92 to Montrose and follow the signs for Montrose. Continue along the A92 past the village of Johnshaven for approximately 7 mile and through St Cyrus towards Montrose.

1/2 mile after crossing the lower North Water Bridge over the North Esk River there will be a white sign on your left with Kinnaber Farm, Private Road. Take this road and continue along for approximately 1/4 mile. Kinnaber House will be the next driveway on your left.

Please Note
These pictures were taken when the property was tenanted and dressed. These photos have been included in order for you to see how the property could look with furnishings.

The following provides a guide to the principal terms and these will be amplified in the final lease.
1 The tenancy will be a Short Assured tenancy in terms of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 or a Company let.
2 The terms of the tenancy are open to mutual agreement.
3 The rent will be payable monthly by Standing Order in advance.
4 A deposit of one months rent will be required.
5 No sub-letting will be permitted.
6 The tenant will be responsible for the payment of Council Tax or other rates levied by the local authorities and services such as telephone, electricity, oil, etc.
7 The property is to be occupied as a private dwelling and not as a business premises, although a company let will be considered.
8 The tenant will keep the property in good condition, fair wear and tear excluded and may be held responsible for any repairs or decoration required at the end of the tenancy.
9 The landlord will be responsible for insuring the building and his contents, with the tenant responsible for insuring his own contents.
10 Animals: Landlord's prior approval will be required.
11 The property is available part or unfurnished and a full schedule of condition will be prepared prior to entry.
12 Alterations: the tenant will not be permitted to undertake any alterations to the property.
13 The maintenance of the grounds will be subject to agreement.
14 The tenant will not be permitted to introduce gas cylinders to the premises.

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