3 Spruce Gardens is a lovely modern house situated in the hamlet of Cupar Muir, which lies about 1 mile from the western fringe of the nearby county town of Cupar. Spruce Gardens is an exclusive development of modern …
3 Spruce Gardens is a lovely modern house situated in the hamlet of Cupar Muir, which lies about 1 mile from the western fringe of the nearby county town of Cupar. Spruce Gardens is an exclusive development of modern houses completed around 2006/2007 and comprises 10 other houses of a similar design situated in a quiet cul de sac with lovely open areas and spacious private gardens.
Cupar has an excellent range of shops and professional services as well as a railway station on the main East Coast line, making Edinburgh and Dundee easily commutable on a daily basis. The house is also very well placed for speedy access to the golfing Mecca of St. Andrews (11 miles), the ancient and historic university town renowned world wide as the home of golf. The resurgent city of Dundee (15 miles), already home to Scott’s RSS Discovery and shortly to be the location of the new V & A museum, provides a comprehensive offering of city shops, services and amenities with Perth about a half hour drive to the north-west and Edinburgh about an hour’s drive to the south.
Home to an array of wildlife the beautiful rolling countryside around Cupar comprises a lovely mix of farmland, coastline, hill and river the result being a fine choice for the outdoor enthusiast. There is considerable scope for walking, cycling, riding, sailing and of course golf with many highly regarded courses in the area including the championship course at Carnoustie and The Old Course at St. Andrews both of which regularly host the British Open with the next scheduled visit being St Andrews in 2015. In terms of days out the wide open spaces of the Lomond Hills and the pretty fishing villages of Fife’s quaint East Neuk are within comfortable driving distance. There are good sandy beaches at Elie, Tentsmuir and St. Andrews along with a number of popular National Trust for Scotland properties in the area including Kellie Castle, Hill of Tarvit and Falkland Palace.
Well regarded state schooling is available locally with independent schooling being provided at St. Leonards in St. Andrews and the High School of Dundee. There are railway stations in Cupar, Leuchars, Ladybank and Markinch with Edinburgh airport about one hour to the south. The regional airport at Dundee offers a good selection of short haul flights.
3 Spruce Garden is a lovely modern house constructed of rendered walls under a series of pitched tiled roofs and is set back off Spruce Gardens looking over an area of open ground. Internally the house has been finished to an exceptionally high standard and offers spacious and beautifully portioned accommodation over two levels extending to about 281 sqm (3,025 sqft) (including the integral garage), making ideal for entertaining and modern family living. Internally the house benefits from beautiful finishing throughout and includes features such as hard wood doors and “Quick Step Oak” flooring in the reception hall and reception rooms.
The house is approached by a vestibule, which leads to a central reception hall with doors off to a sitting room with a flame effect gas fire and sliding doors, which open into the adjacent dining room. Both reception rooms have full length glazed doors opening onto the gardens on either side, which provide both rooms with a bright and spacious feeling. Also situated off the hall are a cloakroom and a lovely “L” shaped kitchen/family room, which has doors leading out to a garden terrace. The kitchen benefits from an excellent range of fitted floor and wall cupboards with under unit light and granite work surfaces as well as integral appliances. A door opens off the kitchen area to a utility room, which has doors off to a double integral garage and a side entrance.
The bedroom accommodation on the first floor comprises five lovely bedrooms (2 with en suite bathrooms) situated off a central corridor. The master bedroom has a glazed door opening onto a Juliet balcony and benefits from an en suite shower room, walk in dressing room and built in cupboard. The guest bedroom looks out over the rear garden and has a door connecting through to the family bathroom, which also has a separate shower.
The house is approached form Spruce Gardens by a monoblock drive with lawns fringed by borders of shrubs either side. The private rear garden is largely laid to lawn and is enclosed by high wooden fencing and can be approached from various doors from the house or from a gate leading through a lawn from the front of the house. The garden has a lovely stone terrace with recessed lighting, which can be approached by glazed doors opening out from the kitchen and the dining room. Situated off the lawn are a children’s play area with a swing/slide as well as a useful garden shed.
Heating Mains Gas
3 Spruce Gardens is classified as Band G by Fife Council for Council Tax purposes.
From Cupar take the A91 in the direction of Kinross. Just before leaving the town turn left onto Drum Road and continue into Cupar Muir. Turn right at the junction with Cupar road and continue for a short distance before turning right into Spruce Gardens. The house is numbered 3.