Location, Location, Location: Liff

Location, Location, Location: Liff

Situated just six miles from Dundee, the village of Liff is an ideal area for families, couples and young professionals to call home. With the surrounding countryside, scenic walks and excellent amenities nearby, Liff offers a taste of country living while boasting easy access to Dundee city centre. 

There are just a few homes remaining at our Sycamore Dell development in Liff, so buyers looking to settle down here will need to act fast. Find why Sycamore Dell is the perfect place to set up home.

Easy access to Dundee and the surrounding areas

For people who work in Dundee and Perth, Liff is a great place to put down roots, thanks to its position just two miles from the A90, offering excellent connectivity.

A short drive away, Dundee is easily reached and there’s a number of bus routes which connect Liff to Dundee city centre, as well as the neighbouring villages of Fowlis, Piperdam, Birkhill, and Muirhead. Dundee also boasts excellent transport connections, with rail links across Scotland and to the wider UK, as well as Dundee Airport, with its regular flights to London and Belfast.

Perth is also easily accessible by train from Invergowrie, just a seven minute drive away from Sycamore Dell, where you can get to the city in less than twenty minutes.

For keen golfers, the world-renowned town of St Andrews is just a short drive across the Tay Road Bridge and makes for the perfect day out. With award-winning golf courses, stunning beaches and traditional Scottish architecture, as well as a plethora of highly-acclaimed bars and restaurants, it’s a wonderful place to spend the day near Liff.

Main attractions

Situated just a 5-minute drive from Liff is Camperdown Wildlife Centre, an activity-packed day out to be enjoyed by the whole family. Open all year round, the Wildlife Centre is a great place for animal spotting, and has its own shop and cafe which means there’s something for everyone.

There’s also plenty of leisure activities suitable for residents of any age, with an indoor go-karting centre just two miles from Liff, Dundee Ice Arena for skating, curling and ice hockey, and Cineworld just under four miles away.

If you’re interested in design and culture, V&A Dundee is situated on Dundee’s picturesque waterfront, and is home to some world-class exhibitions and events year-round. The RRS Discovery is also on the riverside, where visitors can follow in the footsteps of Captain Scott and his heroic team. The RRS Discovery has its own coffee shop for a refuel break after discovering the stories of the Antarctic explorer.  

Tayside Scenery 

Liff is home to plenty of picturesque walks, among them the delightful Templeton Woods. Visitors might be lucky enough to spot some local wildlife, including red squirrels and deer. The woods provide plenty of picnic and BBQ areas for families to use, making for a great daytrip.  

There’s also plenty of opportunities to enjoy outdoor pursuits close to home, with idyllic places for activities such as golfing and fishing.

Eat Local

With plenty of restaurants in the area, lunch and dinner can be enjoyed without having to go too far from the village of Liff. Favourites include the Birkhill Inn (known fondly as ‘the Birkie’ by locals), The Post House Coffee Co and Camperdown Elm Dundee, all of which offer a variety of choices that cater to everyone, and can be the perfect spot for a quick bite or an evening meal.

Excellent amenities

In addition to the fantastic attractions, scenery and restaurants in the area, Liff also boasts excellent amenities just a stone’s throw away. Kingsway West retail park is just a short drive from Sycamore Dell and is a great place to pick up everyday essentials. Its retail outlets include the likes of Tesco, Boots, Next Home and Dunelm, and it has a Pizza Hut and a Costa, ideal for refuelling mid-shopping trip. Coffee lovers in Liff are spoiled for choice as in addition to Costa, there’s also a Starbucks drive-thru in the area, conveniently located next to the Dundee West Asda superstore.

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