The Carse of Gowrie home of novelist Rosamunde Pilcher has gone up for sale.
Over Pilmore House was built by the writer in Invergowrie, near Dundee, and mirrors properties in her native Cornwall by having a blue painted roof.
The house has a large garage and stables, as well as a heated swimming pool, tennis court with an all-weather surface, large paddock and its own orchard.
Included in the sale is planning permission for another house nearby.
The property is on the market for offers over £895,000.
Selling agents CKD Galbraith describe the six-bedroom home as “full of charm and character”.
Their brochure for the property said: “There are many delightful features including stripped wooden floors and open fireplaces.
“The large kitchen/breakfast room is the heart of the house and an outstanding space for socialising, complete with an Aga, central island and glazed doors leading out to a garden terrace.
George Lorimer, handling the sale for CKD Galbraith, said: “Over Pilmore is an exceptional country house situated in over three acres of ground and yet the bustling city of Dundee is just a short drive to the east.
“The surrounding countryside offers a wonderful mix of farmland, coastline, hill, wood and river the result is to provide a home for an array of wildlife as well as presenting a fine choice of activities for outdoor enthusiasts with walking, cycling, horse riding, sailing and golf all readily available.
“Rosamunde Pilcher’s imagination and creativity is evident throughout this house from the eye-catching blue roof to the flexible and welcoming layout of the rooms. The property offers a family home that will be sure to leave viewers enthralled.”
Pilcher, left, began her literary career writing for Mills and Boon under the pen name Jane Fraser. Her first novel was published in 1949.
Her most famous novel is The Shell Seekers, written in 1987, which follows Penelope Keeling as she examines her life following a heart attack.