Savills | Lindsay House, 67 High Street, Edzell, Angus, DD9 7TA | Property for sale
3,931 sq ft(365.20 sq m)
Offers over £460,000

Lindsay House67 High Street, Edzell, Angus, DD9 7TA

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in October 2021
  • Situated in the sought after village of Edzell
  • Lovely family house with bed & breakfast potential
  • Most attractive and well presented house
  • Many original features and close to local amenities
  • Enclosed garden with decking area

Most attractive and well presented house within the desirable village of Edzell.

About this property

  • Lindsay House is a most attractive property, situated towards the northern end of the village, within easy walking distance of the park and school, as well as all the other amenities within Edzell. The house is believed to date from the 1850s and was thought to have been built as two houses and later converted into one. At one point it was used as the premises for a bank. Lindsay House was acquired by the sellers in 2004. Since then they have made considerable improvements. Shortly after acquiring the house they refurbished the kitchen and utility room. The bathroom and shower rooms have also been refurbished and since 2012 the double glazed windows have been replaced and oak flooring has been laid in the living room and dining room. As such it is a very well presented house, but still retains much of its original character and features.

    An imposing house, which fronts onto the High Street, it has a large enclosed garden to the rear, and is stone built with a dressed stone double bay frontage, and a slate roof. It is attached to No 61 High Street next door, by its own garage and a private walkway separates it from No 69 High Street at the other side. It is a spacious house. On the ground floor are three imposing reception rooms, a shower room and the breakfasting kitchen, while just outside is the useful utility room and store room. Upstairs on the first floor are five good sized bedrooms, a further shower room and bathroom. The principal bedroom, at the rear of the house, has an interlinking door to the bathroom. On the top floor is a den / office. As such it is a property that is ideal for both modern family living and for entertaining and benefits from period features such as cornices in the hallway, principal rooms and bedrooms, together with panelled doors.

    A wooden front door with etched side lights opens to a timber lined entrance vestibule with a tiled floor and an inner partially glazed door to the hallway. This too has a tiled floor, a centre rose and staircase to the first floor. Arranged off the hallway are the three reception rooms. The living room has a centre rose, picture rail, fireplace with wooden mantel and wood burning stove, together with a bay window, oak flooring and a recessed shelved alcove with cupboard below. Opposite is the sitting room which also has a bay window with shutters, centre rose, open fireplace with ornate wooden mantel, raised hearth, two wall lights, and a shelved recess with cupboard below. The dining room has an interlinking door with the sitting room making an ideal entertaining space and also has a centre rose, window shutters, four wall lights and oak flooring.

    There is an understair tiled shower room with shower cubicle, washbasin and WC. The fully fitted breakfasting kitchen has a Samsung fridge / freezer with ice maker, Bosch dishwasher, sink, Stoves seven burner range cooker with double oven and two warming drawers, set in an original fireplace with tiled splashbacks and wooden overmantel. In addition there is a shelved alcove with cupboard and window shutters, together with ample space for informal dining and a door to the garden. From here there is access to the utility room which has fitted wall and floor units with sink, Samsung washing machine, Matsui fridge, Naiko freezer and a Samsung dryer. Next door is a store room.

    A curved wooden staircase with cast iron balustrades and wooden handrail, leads to the first floor. All the bedrooms, other than bedroom one have centre roses and all have window shutters. Bedrooms two and three have bay windows, with bedroom two also having a shelved press and bedroom three having fitted wardrobes and wooden flooring. The partially tiled shower room has a walk in shower cubicle with wet walling, twin washbasins with vanity unit, WC, window shutters and a tiled floor. Beyond bedroom four is bedroom five has an interlinking door to the bathroom which is partially tiled and has a bath with shower, circular washbasin, WC, window shutters and a further door to the landing. Adjacent is a shelved linen cupboard. Stairs lead up to a den / office which has a dormer window, and can be used as an additional bedroom. A floored roof space provides useful storage.

    To the side of the house is an attached garage with an electric up and over door, concrete floor and access through to the garden. The enclosed garden behind the house is mainly down to lawn with trees and shrubs, together with a wooden Wendy house, wooden seated arbour and a kennel. Adjacent to the house is raised decking which provides an ideal seating and entertaining area.

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“Lindsay House is a most appealing property in a charming location and within a friendly community. It is in ‘move in' condition and will appeal to those families wanting more space and a period home, but without the upheaval of renovation.”

Ruaraidh OgilvieProperty agent

Local information

  • The village of Edzell is an attractive and sought after community, situated at the foot of the Angus Glens. Close by are Glen Esk and Glen Lethnot. Edzell offers local shopping including a butcher, post office, chemist and a health centre together with a modern primary school which includes a nursery. There is a Country Club within the Glenesk Hotel and a renowned 18 hole golf course, together with a 9 hole course and a driving range.
  • Edzell is within convenient distance of the A90 which provides easy access to Aberdeen to the north and south to Dundee, Perth and central Scotland. Both Aberdeen and Dundee are within commuting distance and provide all the services expected of major centres including private schooling. Journey times to Aberdeen will be greatly reduced once the Western Peripheral Road opens. The nearby town of Brechin provides additional local shopping together with business services, leisure facilities and secondary schooling. Further shopping is found in Montrose. Lathallan at Johnshaven is a well known local private school.
  • The nearest railway stations are at Laurencekirk and Montrose offering east coast mainline services, the latter including a sleeper. Aberdeen Airport provides a range of domestic and European flights and there are services from Dundee Airport to London Stansted.
  • The area is known for its wide range of outdoor pursuits. There are a number of other well regarded golf courses in the area, including the championship course at Carnoustie. Salmon fishing can be taken on the nearby North and South Esks, while the rivers Dee and Deeside are easily reached over the scenic Cairn o' Mount road (B974). Nearby beaches are found at Lunan Bay and at St Cyrus, which is a Nature Reserve. The Angus Glens offer some of the finest hill walking in eastern Scotland, with skiing at Glenshee. There are good walks within the vicinity of Edzell, including along the River North Esk, and there is a park in the village.

Additional information

  • Directions: From the A90 (Dundee to Aberdeen dual carriageway), just to the north of Brechin, take the B966 signposted to Edzell. In Edzell proceed through the Dalhousie Arch and past the Glenesk Hotel. Continue on the High Street and Lindsay House will be seen on the left, just after Sinclair's Larder and before the turning into Union Street. If coming from the north on the A90, some 4 miles south of Laurencekirk, take the turning at Northwaterbridge (on the county boundary of Angus and Kincardineshire) signposted Edzell Woods and Edzell. Follow the Edzell road for some 4.4 miles and then turn left on to the B966, signposted Edzell. In Edzell proceed straight over the mini roundabout onto the High Street. Lindsay House will be seen on the right, just before Sinclair's Larder.
  • EPC Rating = E