Capelrig is a most desirable and substantial detached property delightfully positioned on the edge of the popular village of Kingskettle in the Howe of Fife, a short distance to the south-west of Cupar. The village and its adjoining village …
Capelrig is a most desirable and substantial detached property delightfully positioned on the edge of the popular village of Kingskettle in the Howe of Fife, a short distance to the south-west of Cupar. The village and its adjoining village of Kettlebridge provide a good selection of local services and amenities including a post office, shop, primary school, church and play area with a wider and comprehensive offering in the nearby city of Glenrothes and the bustling county market town of Cupar.
Kingskettle’s superb central location offers straight forward access to all parts of Fife and beyond. The ancient and historic university town of St. Andrews, with its famous golfing connections, is no more than twenty five minutes to the east. The cities of Dundee and Perth are about thirty minutes to the north, with Edinburgh about forty five minutes to the south.
Home to an array of wildlife, the outstandingly beautiful and picturesque rolling countryside that surrounds Kingskettle comprises an enchanting mix of hill, river, woodland, farmland and coast line making the area ideally suited for the outdoor enthusiast. Cycling, riding, walking and sailing are all available in the surrounding area. Fife is particularly renowned for golf with many prestigious courses nearby including the Old Course at St. Andrews. Ladybank golf course is highly rated and regularly hosts final qualifying for the Open Championship. Shooting and fishing may be taken locally. For day trips there are several well known National Trust for Scotland properties in the vicinity including Falkland Palace, Hill of Tarvit and Kellie Castle. There are excellent sandy beaches at Tentsmuir, St. Andrews and Elie. The wide open spaces of the Lomond Hills regional park are within easy striking distance. Going slightly further afield, the hills of highland Perthshire and Angus are less than a one hour drive from Capelrig.
Good state schooling is available locally with private schooling being provided at St. Leonards in St. Andrews, the High School of Dundee and several schools in and around the Perth area. Ladybank railway station provides both commuter and mainline services to Edinburgh, Dundee, Aberdeen and Perth/Inverness. Edinburgh airport is about forty five minutes to the south, whilst the busy regional airport of Dundee offers a good range of short haul flights.
Dating from the late 1800’s, Capelrig is an attractive and substantial detached house standing in an extensive mature garden on the western edge of the village. It offers attractive well presented family accommodation over two levels and is of a charming white painted harled exterior under slated roof. The well proportioned accommodation provides for two/three good reception rooms at ground floor level together with kitchen, breakfasting room, hallway, bathroom, utility room and further ancillary accommodation. The first floor provides four well proportioned bedrooms together with family bathroom. There is an open fire in the dining room. A particular feature of the house is the views to the Lomond Hills from the rooms to the west of the house.
Garage: single garage at the foot of the garden
Greenhouse: large brick and timber frame greenhouse adjacent to house
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
Capelrig stands within a generous well proportioned mature garden comprising a lovely mix of plants, trees and shrubs together with extensive areas of lawn. There is gravelled parking for several vehicles.
Central Heating & hot water Mains Gas
Capelrig is classified as Band F for Council Tax purposes.
Capelrig stands at 15 Station Road which is on the western edge of the village past the Station Inn.
The EPC rating for Capelrig is E.
Steel Eldridge Stewart,
Tel: 01334 652285
Fax: 01334 656331
The urns, sundial and garden statuary are not included in the sale.
Planning application no. 13/03645/FULL has now been granted to the vendors of Capelrig for the erection of a dwellinghouse on ground to the east of Capelrig. A boundary fence has been erected providing complete separation of, and privacy between, the two properties. A single title condition will protect the views from the vendors’ new property, to ensure shared outlook to the Lomond Hills.