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Clushmill House

Lundie, Dundee, DD2 5NX

Offers Over £445,000


  • Georgian C listed former farmhouse

  • Location provides easy access for Dundee

  • Elevated position

  • Overlooking the surrounding countryside

  • Orangery

  • Wine Cellar

  • Charming and well tended garden

  • Kitchen garden

  • Useful outbuildings

Clushmill House occupies an enviable position in the county of Angus, on the outskirts of Dundee and close to the neighbouring county of Perthshire. It is situated some 6 miles northwest of Dundee close to the hamlet of Lundie, near ...

Clushmill House occupies an enviable position in the county of Angus, on the outskirts of Dundee and close to the neighbouring county of Perthshire. It is situated some 6 miles northwest of Dundee close to the hamlet of Lundie, near Piperdam Golf and Leisure centre and close to the shopping facilities and primary schools in the villages of Auchterhouse, Birkhill and Muirhead. The house is well placed for access to Dundee, Perth and Scotland's major cities of Edinburgh and Aberdeen with the nearby A90 linking to the motorway network. Dundee, Scotland's fourth largest city lying on the north bank of the Firth of Tay is known as One City, Many Discoveries due to Dundee's strong science base which has developed over recent years. The city has a renowned innovative element with the rise of its technological and biomedical industries and the digital entertainment industry. Dundee was recognised by the United Nations as the UK's first UNESCO City of Design for its diverse contributions to fields including medical research, comics and video games. The city waterfront is undergoing an extensive regeneration programme and this will establish a connection to the city centre which will improve walking and cycling facilities. Dundee has excellent retail amenities with major department stores, independent retailers and further retail parks.

There are two well regarded universities, with Dundee university being home to one of the UK's top medical schools. There is a wide selection of cultural activity close by including theatres, art galleries, arts centres, science centre and the UK's only full time public observatory, museums and sporting facilities including the Olympia swimming pool. The city provides excellent transport links with a main line railway station, bus station and airport with regular links to Stansted.

The area offers excellent independent primary and secondary schools including the High School of Dundee, Craigclowan Preparatory School in Perth, Kilgraston and Strathallan both close to Perth and St Leonards in St Andrews.

This area of Scotland provides a wealth of recreational activities. For the golfer there are a number of courses within a convenient distance of Clushmill House including Piperdam, Rosemount in Blairgowrie, two courses in Alyth and numerous championship courses at St Andrews. In addition to golf Piperdam also has a leisure club with swimming pool and gym. The ski slopes of Glenshee can be reached in just over an hour's journey by car to the north whilst the Angus glens offer wonderful and varied hill walking routes.

The area offers excellent independent primary and secondary schools including the High School of Dundee, Craigclowan Preparatory School in Perth, Kilgraston and Strathallan both close to Perth and St Leonards in St Andrews.

This area of Scotland provides a wealth of recreational activities. For the golfer there are a number of courses within a convenient distance of Clushmill House including Piperdam, Rosemount in Blairgowrie, two courses in Alyth and numerous championship courses at St Andrews. In addition to golf Piperdam also has a leisure club with swimming pool and gym. The ski slopes of Glenshee can be reached in just over an hour’s journey by car to the north whilst the Angus glens offer wonderful and varied hill walking routes.

DESCRIPTION
Clushmill House is an attractive C listed Georgian former farmhouse of stone construction lying under a slated roof and enjoying a southerly aspect over the garden and onto the countryside beyond. It has retained a wealth of period features throughout including panelled doors, astragal Georgian design wooden double glazed windows, open fireplaces, cornicing, flagstone floor, sweeping staircase with cast iron banisters and mahogany hand rail, together with generous ceiling heights and pleasing room proportions.

The house is reached by a gravel drive leading to an extensive gravel sweep providing ample parking. A solid front door leads to a south facing vestibule opening to the entrance hall which has doors to the principal rooms and a trap door to the cellar. The drawing room, which is centred on an open fireplace, enjoys a double aspect and lies opposite to the sitting room. A study/music room lies beyond with the dining room linking both to the orangery and rear hallway leading to the family kitchen with Sandyford range cooker, laundry and boot room. The orangery lies to the east and enjoys a sheltered position overlooking the garden with doors out to the gravelled terrace.

The main staircase leads from the entrance hall to the first floor and principal bedrooms and family bathroom. A secondary staircase leads to the second floor with a playroom/studio and bedroom 5.

The accommodation comprises:

Ground Floor: Vestibule. Hall. Drawing Room. Sitting Room. Dining Room. Study/Music Room. Bathroom. Orangery. Office.
Family Kitchen. Laundry. Boot Room.

First Floor: Four Bedrooms. Family Bathroom.
Second Floor: Bedroom 5. Playroom/Studio.
Basement: Wine Cellar (accessed by hatch from Entrance Hall)

GARDEN
The garden at Clushmill House is a particular feature and has been created and nurtured by the current owner over many years. It extends to approximately 0.57 acres. Stone steps lead from a gravelled seating area at the front of the house down to a terraced lawned garden surrounded by mature trees and shrubs with well stocked herbaceous borders and lawns giving a most attractive backdrop to this delightful house. To the rear is a kitchen garden together with a Japanese garden of bamboo acers and azaleas.

OUTBUILDINGS
Lying to the north west of Clushmill House is a range of three former brick built stables lying under a slated roof. There are three separate stable doors opening to two stables and a workshop. To the south of the gravelled sweep is a former garage with timber double doors and used as a store. Lying to the west of the gravel sweep is a former dairy of brick construction under a flat roof and divided into two store rooms and a kennel. (Please note that the former dairy is attached to a larger outbuilding which is in third party ownership and does not form part of the subjects of sale.)