Old Kennels is a detached cottage of traditional construction. The pitched slate roof has been renewed within the last five or six years. The property is double glazed with timber windows.
Old Kennels is located within the grounds of The Panmure Estate. The cottage has been modernised and extended over the years to form a well-proportioned dwelling house situated in a beautiful sheltered position near the Monikie Burn.
Panmure Estate lies approximately 4 miles north of Carnoustie and is one of the most important heritage sites in Scotland dating back to the 12th Century. The Estate is home to an abundance of important wildlife, trees and historic monuments. Panmure Estate is said to be the hidden jewel in the crown of Carnoustie which is twinned with Maule in France in recognition of the towns historical links with the Maules of Panmure.
Carnoustie well known for the Carnoustie Golf Links that often hosts the Open Golf Championship. The town offers a range of amenities including shops, services and recreational facilities. There are excellent transport links via the rail station and nearby A92 dual carriageway both offering excellent commuter links to the cities of Dundee and Aberdeen.
About 11 miles to the south west is the thriving city of Dundee, Scotlands fourth largest. The city is home to the new and already renowned V & A International Centre for Design which opened in September 2018 which, in turn, sits next to Scotts ship Discovery.
There are an excellent range of supermarkets, shops, and amenities. Comics such as the Beano and the Dandy have long been published in Dundee with the city being historically known for its jute, jam and journalism. The University of Dundee is highly regarded as is the NHS teaching hospital at Ninewells. In 2014 Dundee was recognised by the United Nations as the UKs first UNESCO City of Design for its diverse contributions to fields including medical research, comics and video games.
Private schooling is available at the High School of Dundee and St. Leonards in St. Andrews.
Home to an array of wildlife, the area around Dundee provides easy access to some particularly outstanding and varied countryside with hills, woodland, river, farmland and coastline all close by. The result is a fine choice for the outdoor enthusiast with walking, cycling and riding all readily available. Golfers in particular are especially well provided for with an unrivalled selection of highly rated courses within easy striking distance.
Challenging shooting and fishing may be taken locally whilst the Angus glens such as Isla, Prosen, Clova and Lethnot are readily accessible. The stunning sandy beaches at Lunan Bay and St. Cyrus and the red sandstone cliffs at Arbroath are all within reach. There are also a number of interesting National Trust for Scotland properties in the area including the House of Dun at Montrose, Barry Mill near Carnoustie and the JM Barrie house, once home to the creator of Peter Pan, in Kirriemuir. Glamis Castle, ancestral seat of the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne and also childhood home of HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, is nearby.
There are railway stations in Dundee, Carnoustie, Montrose, Arbroath and Leuchars. Aberdeen airport 60 miles to the north and Edinburgh airport is about 70 miles to the south. The local regional airport at Dundee has regular flights to London Stansted.