Knockhill of Nydie House forms part of Nydie Mains Farm and is situated in quiet rural location about 4 miles to the West of St Andrews in a sought after area of North East Fife. Strathkinness is just under …
Knockhill of Nydie House forms part of Nydie Mains Farm and is situated in quiet rural location about 4 miles to the West of St Andrews in a sought after area of North East Fife. Strathkinness is just under a mile to the east and is a thriving village, which has a pub, primary school as well a bus service with regular connections to St Andrews and a host of local destinations.
The ancient and historic university town of St Andrews offers a superb mix of amenities and facilities and is renowned world-wide as the home of golf. The resurgent city of Dundee is some 12 miles to the north with Edinburgh just over an hour to the south. Fife’s pretty East Neuk is easily accessible with its quaint picturesque fishing villages such as Anstruther, Pittenweem and Elie, as well as its charming and varied coastline, with Fife’s bustling county market town of Cupar no more than six miles to the west.
The surrounding area has some particularly fine countryside and coastline, with a lovely mix of farmland, woodland and hill ground. The result is home to an array of wildlife and provides an excellent choice for the outdoor enthusiast with walking, cycling, sailing and riding all readily available. There are many highly regarded golf courses in the area including the Old Course at St. Andrews and the championship course at Carnoustie, both of which regularly host the British Open. In terms of days out there are good sandy beaches at St. Andrews, Tentsmuir and Elie, along with a number of popular National Trust for Scotland properties including Kellie Castle, Hill of Tarvit and Falkland Palace. Good state schooling is available locally with independent schooling being provided at St. Leonards in St. Andrews and the High School of Dundee. There are railway stations in Leuchars, Cupar and Dundee with Edinburgh Airport just over one hour from the property. The regional airport at Dundee offers a good range of short haul flights.
Knockhill of Nydie House is a lovely country cottage with a private drive and ample parking. The cottage has an attractive south facing façade with a pitched red pantile roof and offers comfortable accommodation extending to about 166 sqm (1,785 sqft). The house is approached from the parking area to the side of the house, which leads to a vestibule with cloakroom off. A central corridor with roof lights lies at the heart of the house and doors lead off to a bright and spacious sitting room (6.05 m x 5.11m), which has a log burning stove, windows on two sides and a glazed door which leads out to a south facing terrace over looking a stretch of garden. On the opposite side of the corridor is a kitchen/dining room with a generous dining area. The corridor leads off to four bedrooms, which are served by a family bathroom and shower room.
Knockhill of Nydie House is approached from the minor public road, from Strathkinness to Kemback, by a private driveway which leads through a gated entrance to a gravel parking area to the side of the house. A footgate leads through a stone wall to the terrace in front of the house, which leads to a large expanse of garden, enclosed on one side by a sandstone wall as well as fencing with borders of mature shrubs to the west. A path leads round to an area of lawn to the rear of the house.
Water - Mains
Electricity - Mains
Drainage - Septic tank
Hot Water - Electric immersions heater
Heating - Electric heating
The EPC rating is E.
The vendor is related to a member of staff at CKD Galbraith.
Upon entering Strathkinness from St Andrews on the Strathkinness High Road, continue across the crossroad past the Tavern pub and continue for just under one mile. Knockhill of Nydie House is situated on the right hand-side and is set back from the road and approached by a private drive with a white gate.
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The fitted carpets, curtains and light fixtures are included in the sale. If a purchaser requires the log burning stove can be removed.