Hiltonhill lies in the heart of Fife and enjoys a private, yet accessible location, close to the village of Kettlebridge. Cupar, the county town of Fife, is only 7 miles to the north east and Edinburgh (40 miles) is …
Hiltonhill lies in the heart of Fife and enjoys a private, yet accessible location, close to the village of Kettlebridge. Cupar, the county town of Fife, is only 7 miles to the north east and Edinburgh (40 miles) is easily reached by both road and rail, with a railway station being conveniently located at nearby Ladybank.
Edinburgh provides for all requirements, including an international airport.
Cupar provides for all day to day needs with a wide variety of individual shops, professional and local trades. Perth to the north, and Glenrothes to the south, offer further amenities including national retailers, supermarkets and extensive recreational facilities. Historic St Andrews, with its famous Royal and Ancient Golf Course and University, lies about 17 miles to the east. There are main railways stations at both Markinch (1 mile) and Ladybank.
Good state schooling is available locally and there are a number of private schools within easy reach of Hiltonhill, including the High School of Dundee, St Leonards at St Andrews, Strathallan and Kilgraston at Bridge of Earn, and Craigclowan Preparatory School in Perth. Fife is well known for its fertile farmland and great diversity of recreational pursuits including fishing, shooting, walking and horse riding.
LOT 1 - HILTONHILL FARMHOUSE, OUTBUILDINGS AND ABOUT 29.0 ACRES (11.7 HA)
Hiltonhill Farmhouse offers a rarely available opportunity to acquire a lovely rural property set in lovely Fife countryside. The farmhouse has been significantly upgraded and extended by the current owners to create a comfortable family home offering accommodation over two levels extending to about 171 sqm ( 1,845 sqft). The house is largely constructed of stone under a series of tiled roofs and it has been finished a high standard with all the windows having recently been replaced by PVC double glazed units. The house is approached by a spacious entrance hall with doors leading off to a boot room, lounge (with an open fireplace) and lovely kitchen/dining room. A hallway has doors leading off to a WC, master bedroom with en suite shower room, sun room as well as an office/bedroom 4. A staircase leads up the two en suite bedrooms on the first floor.
The farmhouse is approached from the farmyard by a generous parking area and it is set in a well maintained garden.
The farmhouse and outbuildings lie at the centre of the property, with the outbuildings offering a range of agricultural and equestrian facilities, which in brief comprise:
Barn 1 22.85m x 18.0m (75’0” x 60’0”)
‘Atcost’ concrete portal framed construction with block walls and concrete floor.
Barn 2 22.85m x 18.0m (75’0” x 60’0”)
Of steel construction with block walls, partly open cladding and concrete floor with internal stables.
Of stone construction and with concrete floor.
20 m x 40 m floodlit all weather menage enclosed by post and rail fence.
Extensive wooden stable buildings forming part of current highly successful equestrian enterprise operated from the property.
The farmland offered for sale as part of Lot 1 surrounds Hiltonhill Farmhouse and extends to about 29 acres in all. The fields are all ploughable and have historically been utilised for vegetable and cereal production, but are now divided into several paddocks and laid to pasture to cater to the current livery enterprise operated from the property. The land is grade 3(1) under the James Hutton System.
The land offers tremendous amenity and privacy to the farmhouse and outbuildings.
LOT 2 – THE CARROT FIELD 14.0 acres (11.7 ha)
The farmland offered for sale as part of Lot 2 extends to about 11.7 ha (14.0 acres) and lies to the south of Hiltonhill and is a single enclosure approached from the shared track leading to Hiltonhill Farmhouse. Although currently laid to pasture the land is ploughable and has been utilised for vegetable and cereal production and is categorised as grade 3(1) under the James Hutton System.
Hiltonhill Farmhouse has been registered Category C by Fife Council.
SINGLE FARM PAYMENT ENTITLEMENT
No Single Farm Payment Entitlement is owned and therefore not included in the sale.
To reach Hiltonhill from the A92, take the A914 towards Cupar at the New Inn roundabout. After about 1 mile, turn right, signposted for Star and Kennoway. Continue along this road for 1.2 miles and turn left. Proceed on this small road for a further 0.5 miles and then turn right as the tarmacadamed road bears off to the left. Continue along this track and then bear left after about 500 metres. Hiltonhill can be found on the left, after a further 500 metres.
Electricity - Mains
Water - Mains via private pipe.
Heating - oil
Drainage – Private
Access to the Hiltonhill is via a shared private track.
Williams McCrae, 2-3 Ferguson Square, Cupar KY15 5JU
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
Fitted carpets and blinds are included in the sale. No items are included unless specifically mentioned in these particulars.
The Energy Efficiency Rating is F.
By appointment with the Selling Agents.