Mount Rosa

Seafield Road, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Angus, DD5 3AL

Offers Over £1,600,000

Bedroom Count icon 6

  • An outstanding substantial home in a prime area, set in its own walled garden and recently renovated to the highest standard.
  • 3 reception rooms, conservatory, 5 bedrooms, 2 shower rooms, bathroom, kitchen / breakfast room, study.
  • Substantial stone property with delightful southerly aspect.
  • Extensive walled garden.
  • Outbuildings including triple garage, former laundry, chalet.
  • River views and just a short walk from central Broughty Ferry.
  • Acreage 1.25 acres (0.5 hectares)

SITUATION Surrounded by its extensive and mature walled garden, Mount Rosa occupies an important yet secluded position in sought after Broughty Ferry. The light upstairs rooms afford views down to the River Tay and across to Fife. Just a short drive from the centre of the thriving city of Dundee, Mount Rosa is only moments from Broughty Ferry’s up-market shopping district with its excellent range of specialist shops and amenities. From the property there is easy access to a number of retail parks and out of town shopping centres and the main M90 motorway network gives speedy access to Perth, Edinburgh and Aberdeen. Stirling and Glasgow are also within comfortable driving distance.The popular suburb of Broughty Ferry offers ready access to the surrounding villages and towns of Angus and North East Fife including St. Andrews, Cupar and Carnoustie, as well as some particularly fine countryside. With an attractive mix of farmland, coastline, hill and river the area is a fine choice for the outdoor enthusiast with walking, cycling, riding, sailing and golf all readily available. There are beautiful beaches at St. Andrews, Lunan Bay and St. Cyrus as well as the sandy beach at Broughty Ferry itself. The Angus glens including Glens Clova, Isla and Prosen are well within striking distance. State primary and secondary schooling is available locally in Broughty Ferry with independent schooling being provided at the High School of Dundee. There are railway stations in Dundee, Broughty Ferry, Monifieth and Carnoustie with Edinburgh airport about one hour to the south.DESCRIPTION Designed by the highly regarded local architect James McLaren, and believed to date from circa 1853, beautiful Mount Rosa is an impressive yet comfortable B listed stone Italianate villa offering charming and extensive period accommodation in a wonderfully private setting. The property has undergone a comprehensive renovation by the current owner and includes new double glazed windows, insulation, kitchen, bathroom and shower rooms, modern LED lighting, oak internal doors and skirtings, new state of the art heating system and high quality flooring throughout. The current owners have loving restored the house and its grounds over the past couple of years to create a glorious family home. True to the history of the building, the current occupiers have worked tirelessly to respect and preserve the original features, while bringing the house up to the high specifications expected in the 21st century. From the moment you enter the gates, the property is imbued with the calm elegance of a bygone age. Large trees and rolling lawns lead to the impressive front door. The interior has been refurbished in timeless style throughout to give a sense of light and space. Great care has been taken to source appropriate materials, with deep oak skirting boards and doors, Amtico tiled floors and the gentle colour scheme lends a feeling of quiet sophistication commensurate with the dignity of the property. While the house has been carefully brought back to its original intention, no effort has been spared to ensure the efficiency and comfort demanded by more modern residents. Clever lighting, a new hot water system and a state of the art kitchen make living in Mount Rosa a joy for today’s family. Externally the house is built of fine stone under a slate roof with its generous accommodation centred around the main hall and staircase. There are three lovely main reception rooms at ground floor level as well as a sizeable conservatory with Amtico flooring and new window blinds. Completing the ground floor is the spacious newly fitted breakfasting kitchen with integrated NEFF appliances, a guest bedroom, laundry, boiler room with new heating system, shower room and further ancillary accommodation, which provides the flexibility for modern living. The property benefits from a hardwired Wi-Fi system as well a “Hikvision” entry system controlling all the electric gates to ensure security and privacy.Upstairs there are five well-proportioned bedrooms together with study, family bathroom, separate shower room and hall.ACCOMMODATION Ground Floor: Vestibule, hall, kitchen/breakfast room, drawing room, dining room, conservatory, bedroom, shower room, laundry, pantry, boiler room, bar.First floor: 5 bedrooms, study, family bathroom, shower room, hall.GARDEN AND GROUNDS Mount Rosa stands in a delightful garden with extensive areas of lawn and many mature specimen trees. The garden extends to about 1.25 acres and is fully enclosed behind high stone and brick walls. The main resin based driveway leads to the front of the house from the bottom gate, with three further electric gates, which provide both pedestrian and vehicular access.A significant amount of landscape work has been carried out by the current owner and includes new security lighting and several trees have been removed to create a feeling of space and light around the house and grounds. Situated at the bottom of the drive is a wooden chalet, supplied with power. At the rear of the house is a useful parking area adjacent to the garage and former laundry. To the rear of the conservatory is a sheltered enclosed courtyard, which can also be approached from the bar.COUNCIL TAXThe property has been assessed as Band HDIRECTIONS Mount Rosa is numbered 45 on Seafield Road.POST CODE DD5 3AL WHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: Sounds.held.runnerFIXTURES AND FITTINGSFloor coverings, window blinds and curtains are included within the sale.VIEWINGSStrictly by appointment with the Selling Agents.