Whitecroft sits to the north of Dundee surrounded by fertile Angus farmland. The county of Angus has a great deal to offer stretching from golden sandy beaches on the east to the impressive Angus Glens in the north. There …
Whitecroft sits to the north of Dundee surrounded by fertile Angus farmland. The county of Angus has a great deal to offer stretching from golden sandy beaches on the east to the impressive Angus Glens in the north. There are numerous opportunities for walking and cycling and the Angus Glens provide high quality shooting and stalking with the Rivers North and South Esk providing impressive opportunities for fishing. The River Tay is popular with sailors and water sports enthusiast and there are a number of sailing clubs locally.
The Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort sits approximately a mile to the north of Whitecroft, hosting fishing a golf course, restaurant, bar and tea room. The championship course at Carnoustie Golf Links is a 15 minute drive from Whitecroft and the Old Course at St Andrews can be accessed in approximately 35 minutes by car. Locally, schooling is available at Newbigging Primary with secondary schooling being provided at Carnoustie High School. There are also a range of well regarded independent schools within daily commuting distance of Whitecroft including the High School of Dundee and Lathallan School as well as a number of private schools in neighbouring Perthshire including Craigclowan Preparatory School, Glenalmond College, Strathallan School and Kilgraston School for girls. The popular suburb of Broughty Ferry is a 10 minute drive to the south and offers an excellent range of shops, services and amenities as well as a mainline train station. The City of Dundee has undergone a wealth of regeneration in recent years and provides an excellent range of shops, services and cultural attractions as well as an airport with regular flights to London City. The Cities of Aberdeen and Edinburgh can both be reached in approximately 1 ½ drive by car and provide a further range of big city amenities including international airports.
Whitecroft, originally 2 farm cottages, has historically undergone extensive redevelopment and now presents an impressive family home finished to an exceptionally high standard incorporating traditional character and modern day practicality. The property provides well proportioned living accommodation on one level benefitting from a great deal of natural light.
Entering the property through the front porch there is an impressive reception hall which could be utilised as a dining room. There is a good sized breakfasting kitchen which has been custom made for the property and includes a number of bespoke features. The kitchen then leads to the garden room which boasts and impressive 180 degree vista with views of the Firth of Tay towards Fife and across Dundee towards Perth. The bright and spacious living room is ideal for entertaining with views to the south and an attractive feature fireplace. A cosy snug with open fire is a great spot to hunker down on cold winter nights. Whitecroft has 3 good sized double bedrooms, one of which is ensuite, with an additional master bedroom suite benefiting from an ensuite with roll top bath, shower and double vanity as well as a walk in wardrobe. Off the rear hall is a family bathroom as well as a large area currently used as a craft room but may also be suited for use as a children’s play area or home office. Whitecroft offers a great deal of functionality with a good sized utility room with cold room off as well as an office and butlers pantry. There are both wood and garden stores adjoining the main house which may offer further development potential subject to obtaining the necessary permissions.
The accommodation, over one floor, comprises:
4 double bedrooms, breakfasting kitchen, lounge, snug, reception hall, garden room, utility room, larder, office, pantry, and cloakroom.
GARDEN AND GROUNDS
Set in just over an acre, Whitecroft boasts impressive garden grounds predominately down to lawn and bound by a mixture of attractive beech hedging and traditional stone walls. Within the garden there are a number of specimen trees. The garden enjoys a wealth of colour in the summer months with a number of well stocked borders. To the rear of the garage is a productive greenhouse and raised beds.
Whitecroft is accessed via a private tarmacked drive leading to a large parking area capable of accommodating a number of cars. There is a detached garage block which also hosts a workshop, craft room and provides additional storage. This may be suited to further development to create an annexe subject to obtaining the necessary Planning Permissions.
From Dundee heading north on the A92, at the roundabout exit signposted “Wellbank/Forbes of Kingennie” and take the first exit on the mini roundabout signposted “Wellbank/Forbes of Kingennie”. At the T-junction turn right onto Drumsturdy Road and then immediately left with Whitecroft being the first house on the left hand side.