Balnabrechan Lodge lies just over 1 mile to the north-east of Inverkeilor in the County of Angus. It enjoys a peaceful and secluded setting, nestled within a rural landscape and lies within a few minutes drive of Lunan Bay …
Balnabrechan Lodge lies just over 1 mile to the north-east of Inverkeilor in the County of Angus. It enjoys a peaceful and secluded setting, nestled within a rural landscape and lies within a few minutes drive of Lunan Bay.
To the north lies the town of Montrose with the town of Arbroath to the south. Both towns offer local amenities including supermarkets, petrol stations, healthcare and leisure facilities, primary and secondary schooling, restaurants and a theatre. Angus provides a wealth of outdoor activities including hill walking in the Angus Glens and nature spotting at the Montrose Basin Nature Reserve. Lunan Bay beach is a stones throw away and can be enjoyed both on foot and on horseback through quite country roads. For the golfer, there are links courses at Montrose and Arbroath and the famous Carnoutsie Golf Course is found within a 20 minute drive away.
In additional to the local schooling at Inverkeilor, Carnoustie and Arbroath, private schooling can be sought at Lathallan near Johnshaven, Robert Gordons College in Aberdeen and Dundee High School in Dundee.
Montrose and Arbroath are serviced by the East Coast main line, providing easy access and commuting to Dundee, Edinburgh and Aberdeen. Dundee airport, located some 25 miles away, has daily flights to London City with international flights departing from Edinburgh and Aberdeen airports. The opening of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route will make Aberdeen airport very accessible from Balnabrechan.
Balnabrechan Lodge is a delightful smallholding extending to some 9.83 acres (3.98 hectares) in total. It is situated in an enviable position close to Lunan Bay and is surrounded by farmland which offers complete privacy. The holding offers spacious accommodation alongside excellent equestrian facilities. Balnabrechan offers the potential for expansion to create an exciting business opportunity.
Balnabrechan Lodge, a beautiful architect deisgned log house, is a one off Log House that needs to be seen to be appreciated. It sits under a tiled roof set within its own garden ground and is located separately from the outbuildings. Internally, the house is full of character and boasts a flexible and sociable layout with a large kitchen/living area with Nobel oil fired range, and a spacious open plan living area with feature wood burning stove and dining area off. The house provides plenty of accommodation with 4 bedrooms, one of which has an ensuite bathroom, and a family bathroom with bath and shower.
The accommodation, over one floor, comprises; entrance porch, WC, study/office, utility, kitchen/living room, open plan living room, dining room, master bedroom with ensuite, 3 further bedrooms, family bathroom and sauna.
Externally, the house lies within an expansive and well kept garden which is mainly laid to grass and benefits from a number of patios from which the rural views can be enjoyed. Parking is adjacent to the lodge with garaging found in within the outbuildings.
The outbuildings at Balnabrechan are extensive and comprise well-equipped equestrian facilities with the potential for expansion.
The outbuildings are as follows;
Stable complex based on an American barn system with concrete floor and insulated roof, housing 4 large 14ft x 14ft Loddon loose boxes with each box having its own outer window and automatic drinkers. In addition there is a shower area, tack room and storage area.
Large shed with timber walls and a box profile sheet roof. There are large entrance doors on the north and south gable ends. The shed provides an excellent opportunity to expand the current equestrian provisions with the inclusion of additional loose boxes and hay/straw storage.
Two triple garages of brick construction with box profile sheet roof and cladding and concrete floor. Both garages are accessed via electric entrance doors.
General purpose store of brick and box profile sheet construction which is open on the southern elevation and is currently used as a log store and for general storage purposes.
Balnabrechan Lodge benefits from around 6.91 acres (2.80 hectares) of land which is predominantly laid to permanent pasture and surrounds the lodge and outbuildings. The land forms 4 grazing paddocks which extend to 6.15 acres (2.49 hectares), all of which are fully fenced with water troughs serviced by mains water. In addition there is a floodlit sand school which is bounded by post and rail fencing and located directly to the south of the outbuildings.