A beautiful Arts-and-Crafts home in a town with a beach, castle and award-winning ice cream

Explained as ‘one of the most wonderful properties in Broughty Ferry’, Melfort delivers primary accommodation in a superb coastal location.

In 1927, Dundee architect and businessman George Morton determined that he was to make himself a dwelling. The spot he chose? Broughty Ferry, four miles east of Dundee itself, and a place which offers a beach front, castle, museum, and 1 of Scotland’s incredibly best ice product sellers: Visocchi’s Cafe, which has been a nearby institution because 1954.

It’s also a spot with a combination of massive Victorian villas and quaint fishermen’s cottages, and so made an excellent spot for Morton’s proposed household, Melfort, which is a considerable family assets developed and created in the Arts-and-Crafts model. This handsome dwelling is currently on the marketplace via Savills for gives in excess of £1 million.

Thoroughly detached, harled and with a slate roof, the property has been ‘thoroughly modernised’ in the latest several years, but retains a prosperity of interval attributes.

As very well as seven bedrooms and 4 reception rooms, the dwelling comes with a range of unique kinds and areas for entertaining.

The entrepreneurs a short while ago put in a online games space and health club, as perfectly as a model new kitchen, although a pitch-pine staircase in the heart of the residence and wooden flooring through maintain the character.

As effectively as becoming a good house for households, it’s also strategy for golf lovers: the house is pretty much beautifully equidistant concerning the Open up Championship venues at Carnoustie, along the coastline to the east, and St Andrews, which is 20 minutes or so absent the moment you’ve crossed the Tay Bridge into Fife.

The city is home to a amount of terrific pubs and eating places, supermarkets, browsing facilities, a library, the Royal Tay Yacht Club, as perfectly as key and secondary schooling (Japanese Key and Grove Academy are within walking distance from the assets).

The transportation one-way links are similarly as exceptional, with practice stations in Broughty Ferry and Dundee, linking to the north and south — together with a sleeper practice to London. Dundee airport also flies to London Metropolis airport, Belfast City and the Shetland Islands.

Melfort is at the moment on the current market by using Savills for offers around £1 million — see more pics or enquire with the agent for further details. 


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