A stunning 6 bedroom ranch style country house with grounds and woodlands extending to 34 acres.
Oakbank, Woodside of Gagie, Kellas, Dundee
A stunning 6 bedroom ranch style country house with beautiful grounds and woodlands extending to 34 acres in a rural location close to Dundee.
Wellbank 2 miles, Broughty Ferry 3 miles, Dundee city centre 6 miles
Lot 1 Oakbank Entrance hall | Sitting room | Dining room/family room | Kitchen/breakfast room | Utility | Cloakroom | Office | Master bedroom with dressing room and en suite bathroom | 5 Further bedrooms, 1 with en suite shower room | Garage | Stunning gardens with burn and pond extending to about 5 acres | EPC rating C | Site with planning permission for new 4 bedroom house.
Lot 2 Woodland extending to approximately 29 acres
The property Lot 1 Oakbank is an impressive ranch style detached property built in 2003/04 with more than 4,000 square feet of accommodation, set in a secluded countryside location to the north of Dundee. The property has attractive timber cladding and stone walls, and is surrounded by splendid terracing, covered by the over-hanging roof. Inside, the accommodation is spacious and flexible, with much of the living space presented in an open-plan layout. The high vaulted ceiling of the reception hall welcomes you into the property, and leads to a comfortable sitting room area with a woodburning stove. The kitchen/breakfast room is connected to the dining room and family room in a semi open plan layout, with the kitchen featuring wooden units, integrated appliances and an Aga.
The spacious family room and dining room has a grand fireplace and two sets of French doors opening onto the balcony terracing. There are three double bedrooms on the ground floor, as well as a family bathroom, while upstairs you will find a further 3 bedrooms, and an office area in the splendid galleried landing. The master bedroom has a dressing room and an en suite bathroom, while the second bedroom is also en suite, with a wealth of fitted storage.
Located to the south of the house the woodland extends to some 29 acres and includes a mixed variety of hardwood and softwood trees. Some of the woodland has commercial timber value and could be felled to bring in income. The woodland provides protection and privacy to Oakbank and provides scope for a variety of activities including sporting, shooting, recreational or environmental uses.
Local Authority: Angus Council 03452 777778 Services: Water: Mains Drainage: Private Electricity: Mains Heating: Oil fired Postcode: DD5 3PD Council Tax: Band G *Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents Viewings: By appointment only. Fixtures and Fittings Fitted carpets, curtains, white goods and light shades are included in the sale.
Offers: Offers are to be submitted in Scottish legal terms to the selling agents.
Planning Prospective purchasers are advised that they must make their own enquiries of the local planning authority.
This property has 34 acres of land.
Outside The property is set in lovely grounds extending to about 5 acres, with a driveway winding around the house and leading to the garage, which is located underneath the house. The garage has extensive storage and workshop space. There are extensive gardens and grounds, with a large shingle parking area, a vegetable garden, pristine lawns, burn, meadow areas and a pond, all shaded and surrounded by mature woodland. The elevated ground-floor is surrounded by wooden terracing, providing an excellent vantage point to admire the gardens and surrounding countryside.
Within the grounds is planning permission for the construction of a new 4 bedroom house (Ref: 06/01248/FUL). The planning permission is valid until October 2021.
Location The nearest village to the property is Wellbank, which has a local shop and a village hall, while the nearest school is the Murroes Primary School, a mile away. Dundee provides excellent shopping, leisure and cultural facilities, while there are also amenities including shops and supermarkets in Broughty Ferry and Monifieth, both of which are within easy reach. Carnoustie Golf Course is less than 10 miles away with the A90 is close-at-hand, providing access towards Aberdeen to the north and the Central Belt to the south.
Trains run regularly from Dundee both north to Aberdeen and south to Edinburgh and London. There are daily flights from Dundee Airport to London City.
Oakbank is situated within some of Scotlands most beautiful unspoilt countryside. The Angus Glens to the north are close by and offer enjoyable walks in beautiful countryside and for the outdoor enthusiast Scotlands Munros are within reasonable travelling time. The area with the renowned golf courses of Carnoustie, Panmure and St Andrews slightly further afield all offer challenging courses for the golfing enthusiast. Nearby stretches of beach, sand dunes and forest are popular with families. Fishing and sailing are available on several nearby lochs and reservoirs including those at Monikie and Crombie Country Parks.
In terms of private schooling, Dundee High School is within easy reach and has a very good reputation throughout the area.
Directions From Dundee follow the signs for Shiehill and Kellas, and then turn right. Follow the road for a mile and a half, and then at the junction, turn right and immediately left, just before the school. After a further three quarters of a mile, at the junction, turn left. After 300m veer right and you will find the entrance to the property on your right-hand side after just more than a quarter of a mile.Read all
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