Dumbarrow Cottage, Forfar, DD8 2SW

Around £429000 (Sold)


Individually designed, immaculately presented family home enjoying breathtaking panoramic views in prime rural location. Viewing very highly recommended to appreciate the quality, presentation and spectacular location of this property.

Dumbarrow Cottage is an individually designed, immaculately presented family house, quietly situated in a commanding setting with breathtaking panoramic views across surrounding countryside towards Schiehallion to the west, Glen Clova, Glen Prosen to the north and Lunan Bay to the East. This stand-alone property enjoys a substantial plot in a prime rural location, on the outskirts of the village of Letham. Local amenities include shops, hotels, primary school and pharmacy, with the fuller range of services available in nearby Forfar and Arbroath approx 6 miles away, and the outer ring motorway network at Dundee some 12 miles away, which links all major cities including Perth and Aberdeen, and airports in the central belt and north.

Constructed by the current owners in 2002, this attractive property offers extremely spacious accommodation extending to approximately 238 sq mts, or thereby, and benefits from quality fixtures, fittings, floorings and finishings, and fresh, tasteful decoration throughout. The accommodation offers luxurious surroundings with versatile living space, comprising an entrance vestibule with slate flooring and glazed door to a generous reception hall with cupboard and access to a cloakroom, and integral double garage. The modern dual-aspect open-plan dining-kitchen, is fitted with maple wall, base and island units, with ambient lighting and contrasting granite worktops, tiled splashback and slate flooring. Integral appliances include a five-ring LPG gas hob with electric oven, fridge with freezer, dishwasher, and superb electric Aga. The open-plan dining area has solid wood flooring and a large bay window provides lovely views and room for relaxation. French doors open out to the suntrap patio area and garden, making this room perfect for entertaining and the heart of this family home. There is a separate utility room with matching units, and two double bedrooms currently used as an office and family room to the ground floor. An attractive staircase leads to the upper floor with generous storage, and access to the most splendid triple-aspect lounge with superb elevated panoramic views, solid wood flooring and vaulted beamed ceiling. The contemporary feature slate fireplace, makes an attractive focal point to this delightful room and includes a multi-fuel stove and slate hearth. There are three further double bedrooms with built-in wardrobes, all enjoying lovely aspects, two have en-suite shower rooms, and the modern family bathroom includes a bath and separate shower. LPG gas central-heating is installed, all windows are double-glazed, there is t.v, telephone points and wi-fi, and ample storage throughout.

The property stands in 0.83 acres of substantial, beautifully planted mature garden grounds with established trees, shrubs, planted flowerbeds and boundary hedging providing privacy and seclusion and year round interest and colour. A chipped path meanders through the garden, there is a suntrap patio area making an idyllic spot for relaxation whilst overlooking open fields, and a summerhouse to the rear. To the front, beautifully stocked flowerbeds border a generous semi-circular chipped driveway providing ample parking and access to the integral double garage and rear garden.
Viewing is indeed very highly recommended to appreciate the quality, presentation and spectacular location of this superb property.


VESTIBULE 6'7" x 6'0" (2.01m x 1.83m max approx)
RECEPTION HALL 19'4" x 13'7" x 8'7" (5.89m x 4.14m x 2.62m max approx)
DINING KITCHEN 18'2" x 18'2" (5.54m x 5.54m max approx)
BEDROOM 5/OFFICE 13'1" x 10'5" (3.99m x 3.18m)
BEDROOM 4/FAMILY ROOM 14'1" x 11'8" (4.55m x 3.56m)
UTILITY 12'0" x 5'2" (3.66m x 1.58m)

HALL 16'6" x 16'5 x 11'2 (5.03m x 5.00m x 3.40m max approx)
LOUNGE 20'8" x 18'3" (6.30m x 5.56m )
MASTER BEDROOM 19'6" x 13'2" (5.94m x 4.01m)
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 7'2" x 6'0" (2.18m x 1.83m)
BEDROOM 2 14'5" x 13'10" (4.39m x 4.22m)
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 8'4" x 6'2" (2.54m x 1.88m)
BEDROOM 3 (11'8" x 11'1" (3.56m x 3.38m)
FAMILY BATHROOM 10'0" x 6'7" (3.05m x 2.01m)


It is proposed to include all fitted floor coverings, carpets, curtains, blinds and light fittings in the sale, together with the AGA cooker in the kitchen. The automatic washing machine and tumble dryer in the utility room are available by separate negotiation.


From Dundee city centre take the A92 Dundee/Carnoustie road turning left onto the B9128 for Forfar. Follow the road for approximately 10 miles turning right onto the B961 at the sign for Letham, at the crossroads turn right, follow the road along for a mile past Idvies Farm on left hand side, turn left and follow the road along, Dumbarrow Cottage is on the right hand side clearly marked by our For Sale sign.


Public Rooms: 2Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 4Central Heating: LPG
Windows: Double GlazedGarage: Double
Garden: PrivateEPC: E
Council Tax Band: EMcCash and Hunter Reference: 001995/AD/LC
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McCash & Hunter is the trading name of McCash & Hunter LLP, a limited liability partnership. Registered in Scotland No. S0301703. Registered Office: 25 South Methven Street, Perth, PH1 5ES

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