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Little Deuchar

Fern, By Forfar, Angus, DD8 3RA


  • An outstanding country property offering a superb lifestyle opportunity, in an idyllic secluded setting

  • 3 Reception Rooms; 3 Bedrooms (1 en-suite)

  • Immaculately presented spacious accommodation

  • Good equestrian facilities with stabling and paddock

  • Beautiful extensive gardens and grounds with thatched gazebo, stream, pond and woodland

  • Attached double garage, store

  • River frontage to the Noran Water

  • Scope to develop further, subject to all consents and permissions

  • About 6 acres (2.4 ha)

Little Deuchar stands in a beautiful peaceful rural setting in the idyllic Angus countryside at the foot of Glenogil, to the north of the fertile agricultural area known as the Vale of Strathmore. With high levels of privacy and …

Little Deuchar stands in a beautiful peaceful rural setting in the idyllic Angus countryside at the foot of Glenogil, to the north of the fertile agricultural area known as the Vale of Strathmore. With high levels of privacy and seclusion, the property enjoys excellent open views over the surrounding hills and countryside. Local services and facilities are available in the three nearby Angus towns of Forfar, Brechin and Kirriemuir, all of which are within a comfortable drive of the property. In terms of city amenities Dundee is about twenty-three miles to the south, whilst Aberdeen is approximately fifty miles north via the A90 dual carriageway which is easily accessible. The glorious countryside that surrounds Little Deuchar is home to an array of wildlife and, for the outdoor enthusiast, offers ready access to a wide range of recreational pursuits including walking, cycling, riding and golf, with many highly rated courses within easy reach including Edzell, Alyth, Forfar and Carnoustie.
Challenging shooting and fishing may be taken locally whilst the pretty Angus glens such as Isla, Prosen, Clova and Lethnot are temptingly accessible. In terms of days out the red cliffs at Arbroath and the stunning sandy beaches at Lunan Bay and St Cyrus are well within striking distance along with a number of interesting National Trust for Scotland properties, including the House of Dun at Montrose and the JM Barrie house at Kirriemuir, once home to the renowned creator of Peter Pan. Good state schooling is available locally with private schooling being provided at the High School of Dundee and Robert Gordons in Aberdeen. There are railway stations in Montrose, Arbroath, Carnoustie, Laurencekirk and Dundee, with Aberdeen Airport and Edinburgh Airports within comfortable driving distance. The busy regional airport at Dundee also offers a good range of short haul flights.
Little Deuchar is an exceptional country property centred around a very pretty and deceptively spacious detached house which is thought to have begun its life as a double farm cottage dating from around 1850. The house stands in a lovely sizeable garden, adjacent to which is a good three acre paddock complete with two timber stable blocks, all with the attraction of private river frontage on to the Noran Water and stunning country views from all parts of the property. Of a most attractive painted harled exterior under a slated roof, and with charming gothic style windows along the southern elevation, the accommodation is centred around the stunning and spacious sitting room with stove, which opens on to both the family / sun room and dining room. Complementing the excellent reception rooms is the spacious fitted breakfasting kitchen with utility room off which gives direct internal access through to the garage. The delightful principal bedroom benefits from en-suite facilities with two further well proportioned bedrooms. An excellent recently upgraded family bathroom, a further cloakroom and the hallway complete the accommodation, which has the added advantage of being laid out over one level. The property benefits from double glazing and LPG gas central heating. Subject to all consents and permissions being obtained, it is thought that there may be scope for the creation of additional accommodation in the garage area to the rear of the property.
Double Garage and attached store.
Stable Block 1
Modern joiner made timber stable block with two
12’ x 12’ loose boxes.
Stable Block 2
Modern timber stable block with double 12’ x 24’ loose box and hay store.
Thatched Gazebo
The well stocked colourful gardens and grounds at Little Deuchar are a delight with generous lawns, paved seating areas, pond, stream, recently re-planted woodland areas as well as a charming thatched gazebo. The property is accessed via a private track with a gravelled parking area adjacent to the garages to the rear and a further gravelled sweep and parking area to the front of the house accessed through bespoke gates.
Lying to the west of the house is a good flat paddock extending to approximately 3.1acres, through which a network of paths have been cut and maintained by the current owner.
Water Mains
Electricity Mains
Drainage Private
Heating LPG
Little Deuchar falls under Council Tax Band F
There are a number of routes and several minor roads leading to Little Deuchar. From the A90 take either the Finavon or the Bogindollo / Oathlaw exit. Make for the hamlet of Noranside. Little Deuchar stands at the west end of Noranside and is accessed off the road leading from Noranside to Memus. The track leading to Little Deuchar stands adjacent to a row of 4 country cottages known as Courtford Park, beside the bridge over the Noran Water river.
Fitted carpets, curtains and blinds are included in the sale. No items are included unless specifically mentioned in these particulars.