Sixteen superior-conclude new houses could be designed on the site of a dilapidated walled garden on the outskirts of Broughty Ferry.

Kirkwood Houses has submitted a setting up application to Dundee Town Council to construct the new 3, 4 and 5 bed room residences at the previous Linlathen House’s walled backyard garden.

The developer is presently building 150 new residences at Linlathen Grove, on the website of the former residence, the place the walled back garden, such as its in depth greenhouses and sheds, has fallen into a point out of disrepair.

In its design assertion, the developer said: “The website was initially made as the walled yard serving Linlathen Residence.

“The residence has prolonged because been demolished and replaced by redevelopment.

“The website has therefore traditionally been bodily characterised by its former use.

“It is nevertheless evidently no more time necessary or realistic for its previous use and is semi-derelict.

“The web site as a result [is] relatively dilapidated and can no more time provide its historic use, a previous use that has not been utilised for many years.

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“It is as a result a brownfield web site that in basic principle is appropriate for redevelopment.”

Ought to the proposals be accredited by organizing bosses, the walled garden would be wholly demolished and the 16 luxury residences, including 9 4-bedroom homes and 5 5-bed room residences, constructed in its spot.

The design and style statement claims the enhancement will be “distinctive, safe and sound and nice, quick to go all around, welcoming, adaptable and source efficient”.

Kirkwood Homes has also explained it will not offer inexpensive households on the web site having said that, mainly because there is at this time an in excess of-source of these in the Dundee spot.

In its assertion it additional: “The area advancement approach has set the supply of the housing supply focus on for Dundee town at a ratio of 25% cost-effective households to 75% marketplace homes.

“The proposal is for 100% private, large-stop market place housing and therefore seeks to redress the existing town-wide imbalance, currently around 50% social and 50% private industry housing, and guide in addressing the undersupply of industry housing in just the town.”

The proposals will now be viewed as by Dundee City Council.