Little Deuchar

Fern, Forfar, Angus, DD8 3RA

Offers Over £475,000

6 acres

Bedroom Count icon 3

  • 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
  • Extensive meadows and hillside with recently planted native trees
  • Beautiful extensive gardens and grounds with thatched gazebo, stream, pond and woodland
  • Attached double garage and store
  • Stable buildings
  • River frontage to the Noran Water
  • Scope to develop further, subject to all consents and permissions
  • About 6 acres (2.4 ha)

SITUATIONLittle 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. 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.DESCRIPTION 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 meadow interspersed with recently planted native trees, 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. The current owners have carried out an extensive upgrade of the property including re-insulating the walls, replacing some windows and doors and upgrading the en-suite shower room. 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 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.GARDEN AND GROUNDSDouble Garage and attached store.Stable Block 1Modern joiner made timber stable block with two loose boxes.Stable Block 2Modern timber stable block with double loose box and hay store.Thatched GazeboGARDENS AND GROUNDSThe 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.THE MEADOWLying to the west of the house is a lovely meadow extending to approximately 3.1acres, through which a network of paths have been cut and maintained by the current owner. DIRECTIONS 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.POST CODE DD8 3RAWHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and the following 3 words ///caring.stir.desiringFIXTURES AND FITTINGSNo items are included unless specifically mentioned in these particulars.