Dundee Institute of Architects held their annual awards honouring projects in Dundee, Perthshire, Angus and Fife. Courier property writer and DIA Awards judge Jack McKeown showcases the winning projects.
A country home close to Pittenweem lies at the end of a farm road and borders onto fields. Grange House enjoys tremendous seclusion, far reaching views across the Forth, and an easy stroll to the coast.
A lengthy driveway takes you away from the flow of cars shuttling to and from St Andrews and deposits you at a riverside haven.
One of many remarkable things about Meadowland is how unobtrusive it is from the roadside.
There comes a point in my tour of 1 Melville Gardens when, if my guide was to disappear, I’m not sure I could find my way out.
Kettins is one of those places that, despite being only 15 minutes from my home in Dundee, I’d never been to before.
A private lane cuts off the main road towards Glenshee. It creeps uphill for perhaps quarter of a mile before depositing me on the driveway of Hilltown of Mause.
Country home near St Andrews offers some of the finest views and greatest seclusion of any Fife home
It’s hard to think of any other home in Fife that can match North Cassingray House’s combination of privacy and views.
PICTURES: Stunning Victorian-era Perthshire country house set in 22 acres of garden, woodlands and fields
Less than a mile outside Kinross and similarly close to the M90, Tillywhally House is as close to civilisation as country living gets.
Few homes can have involved as much family input as Balgreen.