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    1 South Drive, Liff, Dundee DD2 5SJ


    Features & Description

    Property Description

    Offering a truly unique, luxurious home in the charming village of Liff, this C-listed, Victorian detached house boasts five bedrooms, a wealth of living space, a dining kitchen, a gym (with a sauna), a wine cellar, and three bathrooms (plus two WCs), as well as extensive garden grounds and outstanding private parking.

    Offering a truly unique and impressive home, this C-listed Victorian detached house boasts almost 6,500sq.ft. (599sq.m.) of beautifully presented accommodation, all filled with lovingly preserved period features. The spectacular five-bedroom, three-bathroom (plus two WCs) home is perfect for everyday family life and entertaining alike, with ample outdoor space for alfresco recreation and summer gatherings.

    Entrance – An impressive first glimpse of Liff House

    Welcoming you into the home and immediately setting the tone for the interiors to follow are an entrance vestibule, with eye-catching floor tiles and a useful WC, and an impressive, wide hallway with handy built-in storage, an additional WC, and a comfortable fitted carpet paired with tasteful wallpaper and exquisite cornicing and plasterwork.

    Reception rooms – Generous spaces to suit modern family life and entertaining

    The house boasts a living room, a family room, and a formal dining room, all occupying generous footprints which allow for endless configurations of furniture. The formal dining room is fronted by a large bay window and currently comfortably accommodates an eight-seater dining table – perfect for sit-down family meals and dinner parties. Across the hall, the living room exudes period charm with exquisite cornicing, a ceiling rose, and plasterwork, and an impressive fireplace, whilst a wealth of glazing, including a southerly facing double bay window, floods the room with sunny natural light throughout the day. The family room echoes the living room in terms of size and period charm, with a similarly proportioned footprint and stunning features including cornicing and a fireplace. All three reception rooms could lend themselves to a variety of uses, giving the new owner endless options. A home office can also be found on this level of accommodation, ideal for those requiring a quiet space to work or study from home, whilst a gym (with a sauna) and a wine cellar can be found at basement level.

    Dining kitchen – A dream for home cooks and budding chefs

    The kitchen is a true showstopper and comes exceptionally well-appointed with bespoke, hand-crafted cabinets, gleaming granite worktops, and splashback tiling, with an impressive Falcon range cooker taking centre stage and integrated appliances comprising an oven, a combination microwave, a coffee maker, a fridge/freezer, a double wine cooler, and a dishwasher. The central island offers space for five bar stools, creating an ideal space for morning coffee, a quick breakfast, casual weeknight dining, or socialising while cooking. French doors open from the kitchen onto a patio outside, perfect for summer barbecues! Back inside, the kitchen is supplemented by a large adjoining utility room with a wealth of additional cabinetry, granite worktops, and space for laundry appliances.

    Bedrooms – Tranquil sleeping areas for a peaceful night’s rest

    The bedrooms are all located on the first floor, approached via a staircase and landing with built-in storage. The principal bedroom exudes luxury, with direct access to the stunning family bathroom, which also leads through to an adjoining bedroom which is accompanied by a wealth of fitted storage, therefore offering potential to be used as a dressing room, creating a wonderful, luxurious suite. The second largest bedroom is supplemented by an en-suite shower room, with the remaining two bedrooms served by a four-piece family bathroom. The bedrooms are all sumptuously presented with elegant accent wallpaper and plush fitted carpets for optimum comfort underfoot. A second staircase from the landing leads to a large attic.

    Bathrooms – Pristine, well-appointed washrooms

    Bedroom two’s en-suite shower room comprises a corner shower enclosure, a basin set into vanity storage, a WC, and a chrome towel radiator, whilst the four-piece family bathroom, which is elegantly tiled in charcoal tiles, comes complete with a freestanding roll-top bathtub, a corner shower enclosure, and a traditionally styled WC-suite. The final bathroom, accessed from both the principal bedroom, the dressing room/bedroom four, and the landing, boasts a freestanding roll-top bath a fabulous walk-in enclosure with two (separately controlled) rainfall showerheads and handsets, a vanity unit with twin sinks inset, and a WC.

    The home is kept warm by a gas central heating system and the windows are all double glazed. It also has an alarm system and CCTV.

    Gardens and parking – Extensive outdoor space and excellent private parking

    Externally, the home is perfectly complemented by extensive, beautifully maintained garden grounds, with expansive, manicure lawns, a wealth of mature shrubbery, and a border of leafy trees offering ultimate privacy and seclusion. Spacious paved areas provide ideal spaces for summer soirees, alongside room to incorporate a hot tub, if desired. Outstanding private parking is provided by a large driveway (accessed via electric gates) and a substantial detached garage for four cars (and including a storage area).

    Extras: All fitted floor coverings, blinds and curtains, chandeliers, TVs, and kitchen white goods will be included in the sale



    Liff House is situated in the charming village of Liff, enjoying a picturesque setting amidst the rolling Angus countryside, just over five miles west of Dundee city centre. The house boasts a prestigious postcode in an exclusive area that promises the best of both worlds, providing an idyllic rural escape for families and an easy commute for city professionals, being within swift reach of Dundee and Perth. Whilst there are shops and amenities found in the nearby villages of Longforgan, Invergowrie and Birkhill, Dundee is also just a short drive away, offering a wealth of shopping and cultural facilities. The city is home to all your daily needs, including independent retailers, large supermarkets, a vibrant culinary scene, and fabulous sports and leisure facilities. Furthermore, the countryside that surrounds Liff stretches as far as the eye can see, brimming with activities for outdoor enthusiasts. There are two excellent golf courses close by as well, with challenging greens and fairways at Piperdam Golf Course (11-minute drive) and Downfield Golf Club (10-min drive). Fishing can be enjoyed on the River Tay, and of course, there are a wealth of scenic walks and biking routes available from one's own front door. Camperdown Wildlife Centre is also under 10 minutes’ drive from the property. An established centre of educational excellence, Dundee has renowned university options and it is home to the highly-regarded independent High School of Dundee (17 minutes from the property by car). Liff village has its own primary school, with secondary schooling in the city. For easy travel, the area is well-connected by railway stations at nearby Invergowrie and Dundee; plus, major road and rail links connect Dundee to the rest of Scotland and further afield, whilst Dundee Airport offers regular flights to London.

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    Key Features

    • Exceptional, C-listed Victorian detached house

    • Entrance vestibule (with WC) and airy hallway with storage and WC

    • Impressive living room filled with period features

    • Dining Room; Family Room

    • Generous, high-quality dining kitchen with adjoining utility room

    • Five Double Bedrooms (one-suite)

    • Two luxurious family bathrooms

    • Gas CH, DG, EPC - D

    • Gym (with sauna), wine cellar, and home office

    • Alarm; CCTV system; Electric Gates; Driveway

    Contact Us

    All viewings are by appointment only. To arrange a viewing click the link below or call 01382 200099.Arrange Viewing