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Andy Henderson and Remax Real Estate Centre are delighted to offer the chance to buy this exceptional country house just outside Glamis – Castleton House. The property is situated just 15 miles from Dundee, and includes a main house of 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 4 reception rooms, a champaign bar, a breakfast room, and 2 W.C’s. As well as an attached cottage with 3 bedrooms, a reception room, and a shower room. Also attached is large garage with store and attic room, that has planning consent for another 2 bedroom cottage. The property benefits from approx. 8.48 acres of land. The property is ideally placed for such use as a Holiday Rental or business use, equally, its also well suited as a glorious, large private family home.
The property is well located for both access to the A90 (fast access to the south of Dundee, Perth and Scotland’s central belt) and the A94 (links Forfar to Perth).
There is a national railway station at Dundee (approx. 15 miles away) and international airports at both Glasgow and Edinburgh, and Domestic Airport in Dundee - with direct flights to London City.
The local primary schools are Essie and Glamis, which also has a village and a well known pub. The local secondary school is the well respected Webster’s High in Kirriemuir, here is another small village with local shops. Private schooling is available at The High School of Dundee, with pickup bus service available at both Meigle and Forfar. Craigclowan, St. Leonards, Kilgraston and Glenalmond are schools also within reach.
Dundee is the closest major city, here you’ll find everything you’d expect from such city: restaurants, pubs, coffee shops, shops and good night life, along with the world renown V&A Museum.
Around the Dundee and Angus countryside is some of the best fishing spots, along with providing some of the best walking trails in eastern Scotland.
St. Andrews and Carnoustie are in easy driving distance, and have some of the best Golf Courses Globally.
Castleton House dates from 1902. Castleton House is most attractive stone built mansion house, which sits within it’s own private and sheltered grounds. The property was constructed in 1902, for Sir Thomas Wedderspoon, and was in private ownership until 1989 when it was converted to an award winning country house hotel with a separate cottage to the rear. From 2010 the property was used for upmarket, self catering holiday lets. Between 2015 and 2018 a number of renovations were made to the house, including replacing the upstairs windows with double glazed units, installation of two new boilers, removal of commercial kitchen and fire screens, and replacement of a large roof cupola, which spills light on to the staircase. Since 2018 an even more impressive amount of improvements has been made, making the property the stunning, luxurious mansion it is today.
Internally the works have included redecorating throughout, so the house is now beautifully presented. New carpets have been fitted, along with Amtico flooring in the hall, drawing room, dining room, ante room, kitchen, breakfast room and utility room. The kitchen and utility room were also fully refurbished, as were three bathrooms and three shower rooms. At the same time two new pressurised hot water tanks were fitted, and the electrical and fire detector systems were upgraded. The roof over the billiards room was renewed and three new wood burning stoves were installed. The cottage was also redecorated and refurbished, and its boiler renewed. All the works were undertaken sympathetically and original features still remain such as lovely cornicing’s, original fireplaces and panelled doors.
You enter the grounds of the property through a long grand driveway and in to the gravelled drive . The porch has a tiled floor and partially glazed inner door, to an imposing hall with a staircase to the first floor. Stemming off the hall, is the elegant dining room with an ornate cornice, picture rail, open fireplace with carved wooden mantel and wood burning stove, partially glazed door to the garden and also links to the kitchen. Opposite this room, is the imposing drawing room, with ornate cornicing’s, a large bay window, picture rail, further window with window shutters, open fireplace with carved wooden mantel and wood burning stove. The cosy sitting room has an ornate cornice and picture rail. The billiards room has a lovely plasterwork ceiling, ornate cornice, picture rail,
French doors to the garden, panelling to dado level and a panelled fireplace with wooden mantel and a wood burning stove. There is an adjacent ante room or small sitting room. A cloakroom has a washbasin with vanity unit and W.C.
A back hall, links to both the hall and kitchen, and has back stairs, back door and a boiler room with two Worcester oil fired boilers. The bespoke kitchen is sleek and contemporary and has units with quartz worktops, soft closing drawers and a porcelain ‘Belfast sink’. Fitted appliances include a Bosch fridge and dishwasher and Rangemaster Infusion dual fuel cooker with an extractor fan. A central island unit has an under counter Bosch fridge, wine fridge, wine racks and breakfast bar. It also has the original service bells and a partially glazed door to the terrace and links through to a breakfast room, again with a Bosch under counter fridge. Beyond is the utility room which has fitted units with a sink, Bosch dishwasher, HiSense fridge / freezer with water dispenser, Samsung washing machine, Zanussi dryer and a back door. There is a partially tiled W.C with washbasin, together with a store room.
The impressive wooden staircase leads up to the first floor landing which has two shelved cupboards. Bedroom one has a bay window, walk in wardrobe and a partially tiled en-suite bathroom with freestanding bath, shower cubicle, large washbasin and WC. Both bedrooms two and three each have window shutters, a fitted wardrobe and a tiled en-suite shower room with washbasin and WC. Bedroom four has a partially tiled en suite shower room with washbasin and WC. The principal bedroom has an en-suite turreted bathroom with a freestanding bath, shower cubicle, circular washbasin and WC. Bedroom six has fitted wardrobes and a partially tiled en-suite bathroom with spa bath with shower, washbasin and WC.
The cottage consists of three double bedrooms, a large lounge over two levels, a fully tiled shower room, and a spacious kitchen/dining area.
The gardens of the property hold a putting green, bowls area, two hot tubs, and a barbecue shed, along with 8.48 acres of land.
Viewings are a must for this stunning property.
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