Roadmans Cottage sits in a lovely rural situation between Rumbling Bridge and Saline in west Fife. With beautiful and extensive southwesterly views over the surrounding fields and countryside towards Stirling (with The Wallace Monument visible on a clear day), …
Roadman’s Cottage sits in a lovely rural situation between Rumbling Bridge and Saline in west Fife. With beautiful and extensive southwesterly views over the surrounding fields and countryside towards Stirling (with The Wallace Monument visible on a clear day), the
property benefits from excellent accessibility to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth via the main motorway network, whilst more locally the
villages of Saline, Dollar and Crook of Devon provide a good range of local services and amenities. The former Royal Burgh of Dunfermline was at one time the capital of Scotland and is only 7 miles away and
has an excellent range of shops and services along with a railway station and retail park at Halbeath. Kinross (10 miles) also has a good
range of shops and professional services as well as a Morrisons supermarket. Inverkeithing (12 miles) has a park and ride as well as a
railway station with regular connections .
The lush rolling countryside around Roadman’s Cottage is home to an array of wildlife and also offers great scope for the outdoor enthusiast
with walking, riding and cycling all available nearby. Shooting and fishing may also be taken locally. There are an excellent range of
opportunities for golf in the area including courses at Muckhart, Dollar and Saline. For the outdoor enthusiast that are excellent opportunities for hill walking on the Ochil Hill and fishing on local rivers and reservoirs.
Private schooling is available within comfortable daily driving distance at Dollar as well as a number of highly rated Edinburgh and Perth
Roadman’s Cottage is a charming roadside cottage constructed of stone under a series of pitched pan tile roof, which offers accommodation over two levels extending to about 134 sqm (1,442 sqft). The house has a lovely south-east facing façade and is full of charm and character with many fine original features such as wood panelled walls.
The house is approached by a sunroom to the north, which leads to a well appointed kitchen and onto a dining room with wood panelled
walls and a solid fuel stove. A stairway hall lies at the heart of the house with doors off to a master bedroom, family bathroom and an
entrance porch, which leads out to an area of garden. The living room on the south side of the house was created by the current owner
by converting a former outbuilding and now offers an exceptional reception room with a vaulted ceiling with exposed Oak trusses in
the “king post” design and benefits from a log burning stove and glazed doors which lead out to a garden terrace.
The painted staircase leads up to two bedrooms on the first floor, which have Velux windows and eaves storage.
The house is approached from the A823 by an entrance through a mature beech hedge, which leads to a generous gravel parking area
to the north side of the house. Situated off the parking area is a garage building (6.6m x 3.6m) constructed of rendered block under a pitched slate roof with a concrete floor and electricity power and light. Steps lead up to a beautiful established garden extending to about 0.9 acres with areas of lawn with an octagonal BBQ house constructed of wood under a conical felt roof with a central chimney and surrounded by a large expanse of deck. The garden is beautifully maintained and interspersed by mature and semi mature trees and with an established kitchen garden offfer the purchaser the chance to enjoy and element of the "good life" of self sufficiency.
Drainage Private septic tank
Heating Oil central heating
Roadman’s Cottage is registered by Fife Council tax is Band E.
From Edinburgh exit at Junction 4 of the M90 and continue in a westerly direction on the B914 towards Saline and after about 3 miles turn right onto the A823. Roadman’s Cottage is situated on the right hands-side after about 3 miles on the far side of the small hamlet of Hill End opposite the junction on the left to Saline.
From the West, or the A977, take the turning at Powmill onto the A823 and continue for about 2 miles and Roadman’s Cottage is on
the left hand-side opposite the right for Saline.
The EPC rating of Roadman’s Cottage is E.
Roadman’s Cottage is category C listed by Historic Scotland
Fixtures and Fittings
The fitted carpets, curtains and most light fixtures are included in the sale. The decorative chandelier in the hall is excluded from the sale.