5 Parkhill Steading is a charming house within an exceptional steading development lying a short distance to the east of the town of Newburgh in Fife. Attractively positioned within a delightful quiet courtyard, the house offers beautiful three bedroom …
5 Parkhill Steading is a charming house within an exceptional steading development lying a short distance to the east of the town of Newburgh in Fife. Attractively positioned within a delightful quiet courtyard, the house offers beautiful three bedroom accommodation of a high quality. Within comfortable walking distance of the town, Newburgh is becoming known as a centre for creative arts and offers an excellent range of local facilities and amenities as well as a thriving small close knit “village” community. Standing virtually midway between Perth and Cupar which between them offer a comprehensive range of shops, services and facilities, the ancient and historic university town of St. Andrews also lies no more than a half hour drive to the east. The main M90 motorway network runs close by to the west and offers rapid access to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen whilst the increasingly fashionalble city of Dundee is about a twenty minute drive to the north-east.
The Parkhill development occupies a charming elevated position on the southern banks of the River Tay and is surrounded by some particularly fine countryside. With a lovely mix of farmland, hill and river the result is home to an array of wildlife and also offers an excellent choice for the outdoor enthusiast with walking, cycling, riding, sailing and golf all readily available. Golfers are especially well catered for with Newburgh affording easy access to the likes of St. Andrews and Ladybank in Fife as well as Gleneagles to the west. The Old Course at St. Andrews and the championship course at Carnoustie both regularly host the British Open. In terms of days out the beautiful hills of highland Perthshire and the pretty Angus glens are well within striking distance, and for skiers Glenshee is just over an hour to the north. There are excellent sandy beaches at St. Andrews, Elie and Tentsmuir with the pretty fishing villages of Fife’s quaint East Neuk about a forty minute drive to the south-east.
State primary and secondary schooling is available locally with independent schooling being provided at St. Leonards in St. Andrews, the High School of Dundee and a number of highly rated schools in and around Perth including Glenalmond, Strathallan and Kilgraston. There are railway stations in Perth, Ladybank and Cupar with Edinburgh airport about one hour to the south. The regional airport at Dundee offers a good selection of short haul flights.
5 The Steading forms part of a high quality, environmentally sustainable development of fifteen superb unique rural properties. Of a beautiful stone construction with traditional red pantile roof the accommodation is immaculately presented and deceptively spacious.
The house is approached from the carparking area by a pathway, which leads through a lovely area of lawn to an entrance porch. Internally the accommodation has been finished to a very high standard with marble and oak flooring being found through all of the ground floor. The bright and spacious sitting room has an exceptional outlook over its own private garden and a stylish log burning stove. The kitchen/dining room has a good range of fitted floor and wall cupboards and has a spacious area for day to day dining. The ground floor also benefits from a dining room (which could also be used as a third bedroom), along with cloakroom, hall and porch. The first floor benefits from a broad landing /study area with two bedrooms off. The superb master bedroom benefitting from a dressing area and en-suite facilities. The family bathroom completes the accommodation.
The property benefits from double glazing and heating/hot water provided by ground source heat pump. There is under floor heating to the ground floor. Immaculate and contemporary, 5 The Steading has a lovely feel, offering comfortable living space of real charm. As well as being an excellent permanent residence, the house is also well suited as a second home with considerable potential for holiday lettings.
Fife Council granted planning permission with conditions in 2012 (12/02054/LBC) for Listed building consent for a conservatory extension to rear of dwellinghouse.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The property benefits from a front and rear garden as well as two designated carparking spaces (one covered). The private south-west facing rear garden can be approached by glazed doors from the living room as well as a gateway leading round from the carparking area. The rear garden is also border by a terrace, two garden sheds and a log store and a bank of shrubs leads down to the boundary.
Drainage Mains via private pump
Heating Ground source heat pump
5 The Steading is classified as Band E for Council Tax purposes.
Newburgh stands in north-west Fife on the A913 which runs between Cupar and Abernethy. Parkhill lies on the eastern edge of Newburgh and is accessed via Abbey Road which runs past Lindores Abbey.
The EPC rating is C.
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