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|Selling Date||Selling Price||Value change|
|12 December 2014||£440,000||N/A|
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We are delighted to introduce to the market Eskdale, a fine period house which was originally but in 1867 as the manse for St Ninian's church and is located in a popular residential area within the city of Brechin. Immediately behind the house is Brechin Park. The City provides a range of shopping and business facilities, together with nursery, primary and secondary schooling. Private schooling is available at Lathallan which provides it's own bus service from Brechin.
Brechin is situated close to the A90 dual carriageway allowing easy access to Aberdeen and Dundee. There are airports at Dundee and Aberdeen which offer an increasing range of domestic and European flights. There are train stations at both Montrose and Laurencekirk which provide access to all of the UK.
Brechin is well placed to take advantage of sporting pursuits that Angus has to offer. There are golf courses at Brechin, Edzell and Montrose as well as championship courses at St Andrews. Fishing is available on the South and North Esks. The Angus Glens offer some of the best hill walking in Scotland and are only a short drive. The Brechin Equestrian centre is located on the outskirts of town.
Eskdale is well proportioned and retains much of its original features such as archways, cornicing, high level skirtings, panelled doors, cast iron balustrades and working shutters. It is set in over half an acre of secluded gardens with it's own drive leading to the the front of the house. There is ample space for parking, a double garage with access to the house, a stand alone single garage and a carport.
The accommodation consists of 3 reception rooms, 4 bedrooms, a study/5th bedroom, two bathrooms, utility room and a kitchen that has recently been extended to provide an open plan living area with access to front and rear garden patio areas. Double glazed throughout with gas central heating.
Early viewing is truly essential to begin to appreciate all that this unique property offers.
22' x 16'
Located on the left of the entrance hallway the luxuriously carpeted, bright lounge enjoys a superb walk in bay window with shutters overlooking the front garden. There is a warming open fire with wooden mantel and a marble surround and hearth. The room has original cornicing and a display alcove with cupboard below. The windows are double glazed, there are two radiators, a TV point and telephone within the room.
16' x 14'
Accessed from the right of the entrance hallway the spacious, carpeted dining room enjoys both front and side aspects overlooking the front lawn. The room has cornicing, window shutters and a shelved alcove display with cupboard below. The dining room also has a useful hatch to the kitchen.
25' x 14'
The kitchen was extended in 2016 to provide an open plan family area that is now the heart of the family home. The spacious room was modernised while still retaining character in keeping with the period. The kitchen has ample storage with a good selection of wall and base cabinets. The kitchen is finished in Minerva worktops and has Corian double sink unit. There is oak hardwood flooring throughout.
Included is a dual fuel Rangemaster Cooker and Extractor, dishwasher, microwave and a custom built wine rack.
As part of the recent extension, a window was converted to a doorway, giving access to the front of the property where there is a patio area ideal for entertaining.
From the kitchen there is access to the rear porch which leads to the double garage and rear garden. From the kitchen there is also access to the laundry room with base units and plumbing for laundry appliances as well as ladder access to a floored loftspace.
An additional door at the rear of the Utility Room houses the Worcester combi boiler and the coal bunker. The central heating boiler and radiators throughout the house were renewed in 2011.
10' x 7'
The downstairs shower room has a stunning chequered tiled floor and is fitted with a shower cubicle housing a power shower, corner washbasin, WC and original working shutters.
14' x 11'
The sitting room, which is currently used as an art studio is located on the ground floor behind the lounge. The room has original polished flooring, cornicing, working shutters and display alcove with cupboard below. The sitting room has a side aspect and enjoys a multi fuel burning stove.
17' x 15'
The superb master bedroom has original polished floorboards, cornicing, ceiling rose, built in alcoves and large walk in bay window with good views out over Brechin.
14' x 11'
A generous double bedroom with side aspect with original cornicing and luxurious carpeting.
15' x 12'
A further spacious double bedroom with double aspects and original floorboards.
14' x 11'
A generous, carpeted double bedroom with an alcove and rear aspect.
10' x 7'
The partially tiled bathroom features original working shutters, a free standing rolltop bath, corner shower cubicle with power shower, heritage WC and pedestal washbasin and thermostat controlled, under floor heating. There is also a brushed aluminium heated towel rail.
The property is set within half an acre of garden grounds. From the main road there is a long driveway bordered by mature bushes and shrubs leading to the front of the house. The attractive front garden has lawns, flower and shrub borders, an impressive Spruce tree and a sheltered patio area that leads into the kitchen. To the side of the property there is a single garage with an automatic up and over door. At the rear of the property there is a double carport and a large double garage automatic up and over door. Within the back garden there is a patio area together with lawns, paved and gravelled paths, flower borders, raised fruit and vegetable beds and a potting shed. A door provides access directly to Brechin Park.
Bedroom Five/ Study
12' x 8'
This front facing single bedroom is currently used for storage but is large enough to be used as a study or hobby room.
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