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West Kilmundy

Burntisland, Fife, KY3 0AQ


  • Charming rural property with outstanding coastal views of the Firth of Forth

  • Sitting room, sun-room, dining room, family kitchen, utility room , w.c., 4 bedrooms (1 en-suite), family bathroom, double garage.

  • Lovely spacious well presented family accommodation.

  • Impressive elevated setting with panoramic views over Firth of Forth and surrounding countryside.

  • Extensive garden and grounds of around 0.35 acres.

  • Ideally located for commuters.

West Kilmundy is a lovely rural property situated between Aberdour and Burntisland, set in an elevated position with far reaching panoramic views stretching from the Forth Bridge in the west, to Bass Rock in the east, taking in Edinburgh …

West Kilmundy is a lovely rural property situated between Aberdour and Burntisland, set in an elevated position with far reaching panoramic views stretching from the Forth Bridge in the west, to Bass Rock in the east, taking in Edinburgh and surrounds. The nearby town of Burntisland offers a good range of local amenities and facilities with a wider offering on hand a few miles to the east in Kirkcaldy and a few miles to the west in Dunfermline. The nearby quaint village of Aberdour offers a number of individual shops and cafes. Edinburgh is about a 21 miles drive to the south.
Attractively positioned on the northern banks of the Forth the area offers ready access to the beautiful rolling countryside of Fife with a lovely mix of farmland, coastline, hill and river, the result being a fine choice for the outdoor enthusiast with walking, cycling, riding, sailing and of course golf all readily available. The area is also home to an array of wildlife with the wide open spaces of the Lomond Hills offering considerable scope for recreational pursuits; access to the Fife Coastal Path is also close by.
There are many highly regarded golf courses in the county including Ladybank, Lundin Links, Leven and Elie along with the many fine courses in and around St. Andrews with the renowned Old Course regularly hosting the British Open. Locally, good golf courses are available at Burntisland, Aberdour, Kinghorn and Kirkcaldy. In terms of days out there are lovely sandy beaches nearby at Aberdour and Burntisland, with Leven, Elie, St. Andrews and Tentsmuir a little further afield. The pretty fishing villages of Fife’s quaint East Neuk which include Anstruther, Pittenweem and Crail are about forty five minutes drive to the east. There are a number of popular National Trust for Scotland properties in the area including Falkland Palace, Hill of Tarvit and Kellie Castle. Historic Scotland’s Aberdour Castle is also close by.
State schooling is available locally with independent schooling being provided at a number of highly rated Edinburgh schools as well as Dollar, St. Leonards in St. Andrews and several schools in the Perth area. There are local railway stations at Burntisland and Aberdour, with mainline trains available from Inverkeithing and Kirkcaldy. Park and Ride facilities are close by at Halbeath and Ferrytoll, and Edinburgh Airport is easily accessible to the south.
West Kilmundy originally comprised two semi-detached cottages which have been joined together and significantly extended in more recent years to create a lovely rural home enjoying breath-taking views out over the Firth of Forth and surrounding countryside. The accommodation is laid out on one level and in brief comprises an entrance porch, hall, sitting room with open fireplace and door off to a lovely sun room, dining room with deck leading to a family kitchen and a utility room with a WC. A corridor leads to the bedroom accommodation which in brief comprises 4 spacious double bedrooms (1 en suite) and a family bathroom.
Outside the property benefits from a sizeable garden with a driveway leading down to a double garage with electric doors and a patio seating area behind. There is additional useful lockable storage underneath the oil tank which is currently used for garden machinery and tools. A wood store and coal bunker completes the outside facilities.
On leaving Burntisland follow the signs for Cowdenbeath onto the A909 and continue for about 1 mile and then turn left at the wooden sign into the shared private track leading to West Kilmundy. The house is situated on the left hand side after about 200 m. It is not possible to access the house from the A921.Note: if using Sat Nav access to the property is via the A909 only.
Water Mains
Drainage Septic tank
Electricity Mains
Heating and hot water Oil
Pagan Osborne, 12 St Catherine Street Cupar Fife KY15 4HH
No items are included unless specifically mentioned in these particulars.
For Council Tax Purposes West Kilmundy has been assessed by Fife Council as Band G.
EPC rating E.
By appointment with the Selling Agents.
1 These particulars are intended to give a fair and overall description of the property. If any points are relevant to your interest, please ask for further information, prior to viewing. Prospective purchasers are advised to seek their own professional advice.
2 Areas, measurements and distances are given as a guide. Photographs depict only certain parts of the property. Nothing within the particulars shall be deemed to be a statement as to the structural condition, nor the working order of services and appliances.
3 These particulars shall not be binding on our clients whether acted on or otherwise, unless the same is incorporated within a written document, signed by our clients or on their behalf, satisfying the requirements of Section 3 of The Requirements of Writing (Scotland) Act 1995.
4 Closing Date
A closing date may be fixed. Prospective purchasers who have notified their interest through lawyers to CKD Galbraith, in writing, will be advised of a closing date, unless the property has been sold previously.
The Seller will not be obliged to accept the highest, or indeed any offer and has the right to accept an offer at any time or withdraw the property from the market. The Seller will not be liable for any costs incurred by interested parties.
5 Offers
Formal offers in the acceptable Scottish form should be submitted, through a Scottish Lawyer, to 16 St. Catherine Street, Cupar, Fife, KY15 4HH.
6. Third Party Rights and Servitudes
The subjects are sold together with and subject to all existing rights of way, servitudes, wayleaves and others whether contained in the Title Deeds or otherwise, and purchasers will be deemed to have satisfied themselves in all respects thereof.
CKD Galbraith has an alliance with Fox Private Finance, a brokerage with a bespoke approach to funding. Through their relationships with retail, commercial and private banks they can assist with securing a mortgage to suit your circumstances. For further information contact Matthew Griffiths, based in our Edinburgh office, on 0131 240 6990.