The ‘magnificent’ 17-bedroom home on sale close to one in every of Scotland’s most picturesque golf programs

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A powerful 17-bedroom property has gone in the marketplace shut the the house of golf. The B-listed Arts and Crafts home simply 10 miles from St Andrews comes with six luxurious, self-catering properties containing 14 en-suite bedrooms whereas the three-bedroom proprietor’s home has two loos.

Designed again within the early twentieth century it has been absolutely restored in step with the Arts and Crafts type and is surrounded by in depth mature gardens and grounds. There may be garaging, workshop, treehouse and even a BBQ home within the premises.

Sandford Home, within the village of Wormit, on the south shore of the River Tay, in one in every of solely two homes in Scotland designed by the famend architect Mackay Hugh Baillie Scott. Initially referred to as ‘Sandford Cottage’ it was inbuilt 1902 for Dundee writer, Harben J Valentine – the photographers to Queen Victoria and the official ones for the inquest into the Tay rail bridge catastrophe in December 1879.

The home was constructed with crimson brick partitions and thatched utilizing reeds from the River Tay. As Valentine’s enterprise grew he added one other wing constructed in a similar way however a hearth in 1910 left the constructing critically broken.

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Baillie Scott was commissioned to revamp the home and it was constructed once more utilizing harled brick partitions and a tiled roof to scale back the hearth danger. Sandford Home exchanged fingers within the Thirties when it was purchased by Sir William and Woman Walker and through the Second World Battle it supported the conflict effort by utilising their household dwelling as a depart cenre for the Norwegians of the 333 Catalina flying boat squadron, who moored their plane at Wormit pier.

After the Walkers bought the property within the Sixties it was changed into a resort with an additional wing constructed which now homes a lot of the vacation lets. From about 2007 the property was vacant for some three years earlier than the present house owners purchased it with the intention of restoring it right into a household dwelling with extra visitor lodging.

The BBC filmed the modifications over a interval of 18 months for ‘Restoration Residence – Sandford Home’ hosted by actress Caroline Quentin and broadcast worldwide. Every of the vacation lets are named in honour of the property’s previous together with a two bedroomed cottage Baillie Scott, one other one known as Valenines and a brand new, indifferent cottage appropriate for wheelchair customers referred to as The Coach Home.

There may be additionally a three-bedroomed condo known as Woman Bluebell, named after Woman Bluebell Walker and the Giddy Restrict, one other condo containing three bedrooms which overlooks the backyard in the direction of the River Tay. Lastly one bed room condo, Purple Squirrel, might be discovered on the second flooring of the unique home.

Promoting brokers Rettie & Co say within the brochure: “Totally restored in step with the Arts and Crafts type, and stunningly offered all through, Sandford Home presents a novel alternative for purchasers to amass a powerful B listed interval property in essentially the most great of areas.”

The property is in the marketplace for presents over £2.2million. For extra data click on right here.

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