The Old Schoolhouse is situated in the beautifully kept village of Brunton in North East Fife, which is surrounded by beautiful countryside with the impressive backdrop of the hills of the Green Craigs and Normans Law just a short distance …
The Old Schoolhouse is situated in the beautifully kept village of Brunton in North East Fife, which is surrounded by beautiful countryside with the impressive backdrop of the hills of the Green Craigs and Normans Law just a short distance away. Despite its rural location Brunton is well placed for access to the county market town of Cupar which is only 7 miles distant and offers an excellent range of local amenities and facilities, as well as a popular monthly farmers' market. In terms of city facilities, there is easy access to the resurgent city of Dundee, already home to Scott's RSS Discovery and shortly to be the location for the iconic new V & A centre. Perth is a short drive to the west whilst about a twenty minute drive to the east lies the ancient and historic university town of St. Andrews with its excellent cosmopolitan selection of shops, restaurants and the like.
The surrounding countryside is home to an array of wildlife and for the outdoor enthusiast offers great scope for walking, cycling, riding, sailing and of course golf with the Old Course at St. Andrews regularly hosting the British Open. Shooting and fishing may be taken locally whilst the pretty fishing villages of Fife's quaint East Neuk such as Anstruther, Pittenweem and Crail are a comfortable drive from the property. In terms of days out the wide open spaces of the Lomond Hills are close at hand along with a number of popular National Trust for Scotland properties including Hill of Tarvit. Kellie Castle and Falkland Palace. Fife's beautiful and varied coastline includes several good sandy beaches such as Tentsmuir, St. Andrews and Elie.
State schooling is available locally with private schooling being provided at St. Leonards in St. Andrews, the High School of Dundee and several highly regarded schools in the Perth area. There are railway stations in Cupar, Leuchars, Markinch and Ladybank, with Edinburgh airport about fifty minutes to the south. The busy regional airport at Dundee offers a good selection of short-haul flights.
The Old Schoolhouse has a lovely south-east facing façade with protruding elevations either side of an off centre conservatory, which openss out onto a lovely terrace. The house is full of charm and character and offers accommodation on one level extending to about xx sqm (xx sqft). The house is approached by the conservatory which opens into a hallway with a door off to a newly installed family bathroom and an archway leading through to a lovely open-plan kitchen/dining room which opens into a spacious living room with windows on three sides as well as a log burning stove.
The master bedroom benefits from a large walk in cupboard as well as a newly installed en suite shower room. The are two further bedrooms, which both benefit from built in storage cupboards.
The Old Schoolhouse is approached from a quiet lane leading through Brunton by a gateway leading through a stone wall to a generous parking area with two wooden sheds and an area of lawn beyond. At the front of the house is a lovely terrace.
Built onto the rear of the house and approached from the public lane is a useful home office and a log store.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
The carpets, curtains and light fixtures are included in the sale.
The village of Brunton is accessed off the main A92 which runs through North-East Fife. Take the turning for Luthrie and continue through the village of Luthrie following the signposts for Brunton. After about one mile take the turning on the right for Brunton and continue down a single lane road into the village, taking the right fork in the road. The Old Schoolhouse is situated on the left handside after the village park.
For satnav purposes the property postcode is KY15 4B
The Old Schoolhouse is classified by Fife Council as Band D for council tax purposes.