Slade House

Arbroath, Angus, DD11 2RE

Offers Over £640,000

Bedroom Count icon 6

  • A country home with attractive gardens, swimming pool and multiple outbuildings
  • 3 reception rooms. 6 bedrooms.
  • Private and accessible location
  • Beautifully landscaped gardens
  • Swimming pool & hot tub
  • Converted barn with potential for other uses
  • Former stable (currently used as gym) and workshop

Slade House is located within the heart of Angus, providing easy access to the beaches on the east coast and the attractive Angus countryside. An ideal family home, the house benefits from Carmyllie Primary School situated close by, with Crombie Country Park about 3.5 miles away and the stunning Lunan Bay only 10 miles to the north east. There are many places to visit for those interested in walking, horse riding, cycling, sailing and water sports, fishing and enjoying wildlife. For golfers, there are various well-known courses to enjoy nearby, from the championship golf links at Carnoustie to Panmure, Montrose and Letham Grange. The Angus Glens are a short drive away and Glenshee ski centre is about 49 miles to the north.The city of Dundee is within an easy commute, and Aberdeen, St Andrews and Perth are all less than an hour away by car. Dundee, Scotland’s fourth largest city, has a strong science base and is home to two universities, including one of the UK’s top medical schools. Private schooling is available at The High School of Dundee and at Lathallan. With the waterfront undergoing regeneration and the V&A museum, the city also has a selection of theatres, art galleries, museums and sporting facilities. Dundee provides excellent transport links with a main line railway station, bus station and airport with regular links to Stansted. Arbroath railway station is also only 6 miles from Slade House.DESCRIPTIONSlade House sits within a secluded position surrounded by pretty and well-maintained gardens. The house benefits from a flexible layout and well-proportioned reception space for both entertaining and family living. The breakfasting kitchen and family room is a particularly attractiveroom with a triple aspect and new bi-folding patio doors opening out to a terrace. The room lends itself to providing sociable space, with a generous breakfast bar, wood-burning stove and capacity to incorporate a dining table as well as a soft seating area. There is a sitting room with an open fire and attractive cornicing as well as a cosy snug/TV room. The utility room has a good range of shaker style wall and base units and a Belfast sink.There are six bedrooms, five are on the first floor and one is on the ground floor which is servedby a ground floor shower room. All have appealing views onto the gardens. One bedroom benefits from an en-suite bathroom and dressing room, and a further bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, dressing room and a dual aspect with a Juliet balcony. The remaining first floor accommodation consists of a family bathroom and linen cupboard.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Front and Rear Vestibule, Breakfasting Kitchen / Family Room, Sitting Room, TV Room, Bedroom, Shower Room, Utility.First Floor: 5 Bedrooms, 2 En-Suite Bathrooms, 2 Dressing Rooms, Family, Bathroom, LinenCupboard.GARDEN, GROUNDS & OUTBUILDINGSThe beautifully maintained and colourful landscaped gardens complement the house and setting well, with a rich variety of flowers, shrubs and borders. The northern and western boundaries benefit from amenity woodland and to the north of the house is a fenced semi-wooded area which has been previously used as a pony paddock. There is a timber former stable block which is now used as a gym.A traditional stone building with a wood burning stove and Carmyllie stone roof is located on thewestern edge and would make an ideal workshop, garden room or store. From the front of thehouse and heading south is an area of plentiful lawn which leads to an impressive swimming poolwith diving board and slide, which is heated by an independent oil tank. Adjacent to the swimmingpool is a deck with a commanding 10 person hot tub. A patio by the kitchen / family room offerssoutherly views over the gardens and the nearby pergola provides a further seating area to enjoythe gardens.There is a sweeping driveway and ample space for parking. Currently used as a games room withping pong table and dart board, the integral double garage provides more storage capacity. To the south east of the swimming pool and screened by woodland from Slade House is a substantial two-storey detached converted barn which has had a variety of uses such as providing further accommodation and studio or office space. Subject to planning and alterations, this building has great potential, whether it be for residential use, holiday lets, work space or ancillary accommodation. The building is in need of some upgrading and currently comprises a kitchen, shower room, two games rooms, two offices/bedrooms, a sauna and changing rooms, two stores and a boiler cupboard.FIXTURES AND FITTINGSNo items are included unless specifically mentioned in these particulars. The carpets, curtains, light fixtures are included in the sale as are the white goods. The garden and swimming pool equipment are also included in the sale. The soft furnishings and most of the furniture are included in the sale although certain specific items of furniture will be excluded. The above are all sold as seen.DIRECTIONSFrom Dundee, head North East on the B961 for about 14.5 miles, driving through Redford, turn left immediately after Carmyllie Primary School onto a farm road. Continue past the farm buildings, passing a farm house and bungalow on the left and turn right onto the sweeping drive leading to Slade House.POST CODEDD11 2RE