Fortanach is a traditional smallholding situated centrally to the County of Angus. The county is renowned for its productive farmland and offers the full package, from its sandy beaches to the south and east to the Angus glens to …
Fortanach is a traditional smallholding situated centrally to the County of Angus. The county is renowned for its productive farmland and offers the full package, from its sandy beaches to the south and east to the Angus glens to the north. There really is something for everyone. There are numerous opportunities for mountain biking, hill walking and climbing and the River Tay to the south is popular with sailors. For golfers, Angus has an unrivalled selection of highly rated courses close to hand, including the championship course at Carnoustie as well as a number of local courses at Kingennie, Forfar, Montrose, Arbroath and Edzell. The ski slopes of Glenshee are just over an hour to the north and there is also a number of interesting National Trust for Scotland properties in the area and Barrie House in Kirriemuir, once home to the creator of Peter Pan.
Dundee lies a 10 minute drive to the south and offers an excellent range of big city amenities including an excellent range of shops and professional services, cinema, theatre, two universities, railway and bus stations as well as an airport with regular flights to London Stanstead and Amsterdam.
State schooling is available locally, with private education being provided at the High School of Dundee.
LOT 1 – FORTANACH HOUSE
Fortanach, is an attractive and versatile small holding and offers purchasers an attractive family home with land and buildings suitable for a range of uses. The house is an attractive harled bungalow with a good range of family accommodation.
The breakfasting kitchen, with its eastern aspect, ensures that the most is made of any early morning sunshine. Heading from the kitchen into the main hall access can be taken to a large sitting room with French doors to the patio area. Also off the main hall are two double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and the master bedroom with fitted wardrobes and an en-suite.
The house sits within its own gravelled garden with mature trees, shrubs and bushes which adjoins a hardcore yard with buildings.
Fortanach has a number of useful outbuildings comprising:
General purpose shed (14 m x 7.5 m)
Block built stables (13 m x 5 m) comprising 4 loose boxes and a feed passage originally designed to house show winning Clydesdale.
Both outbuildings benefit from water and electric.
The land at Fortanach extends to approximately 8 acres which is currently split into two enclosures, The land included in Lot 1 extends to approximately 2.93 acres made up of permanent grassland and attractive amenity woodland with mature hardwood and softwood trees.
The second paddock sits to the north of the farmyard and extends to approximately 5.08 acres. This paddock has regularly been mowed for hay and would suit arable crops. The field is designated as Class 3(1) by the James Hutton Institute and is fully stock fenced and has a water supply.
From Dundee head north on the A90 for approximately 2½ miles, turning right signposted Murroes, take the first left signposted Todhills, after ½ mile Fortanach is on your left.
From Forfar, heading south, turn left signposted Petterden, bear right and continue along the road for 0.7 miles, Fortanach is situated on the right hand side.
Electricity - Mains
Water - Mains
Drainage - Septic tank
House mains - Gas
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