Willow Tree Cottage stands in a delightful quiet position in the conservation village of Collessie on the northern edge of Fifes fertile agricultural plain known as the Howe of Fife. The village has a lovely quaint feel with many …
Willow Tree Cottage stands in a delightful quiet position in the conservation village of Collessie on the northern edge of Fife’s fertile agricultural plain known as the Howe of Fife. The village has a lovely quaint feel with many delightful old buildings and lots of open space including two children’s play areas. Local facilities and services are on hand in the villages of Letham, Ladybank and Auchtermuchty with a wider offering available in the bustling local county market town of Cupar where this is an excellent range of shops, supermarkets, restaurants, hotels and the like as well as a thriving monthly farmers’ market. Going further afield accessibility to the cities from Collessie is first class with Dundee, Perth and Edinburgh all within comfortable driving distance. The main motorway network is easily accessed via the M90 at Milnathort or Bridge of Earn with the centre of Edinburgh approximately forty five minutes away by road, Glasgow about one hour and twenty minutes and both Perth and Dundee only twenty five minutes away. There are railway stations in Ladybank, Cupar, Markinch and Leuchars with Edinburgh’s busy international airport also well within striking distance. The wonderful ancient and historic town of St. Andrews with its renowned golf links and famous university is about fifteen miles to the east.
The glorious countryside that surrounds Collessie is home to an array of wildlife and for the outdoor enthusiast offers easy access to a wide range of pursuits including walking, cycling, riding and golf with many highly regarded courses nearby including Ladybank, Scotscraig, Lundin Links, Elie and the many fine courses in and around St. Andrews where the Old Course regularly hosts the British Open. Shooting and fishing may be taken locally and there are some fine pheasant shoots nearby. In terms of days out there are several National Trust for Scotland properties in the area including Falkland Palace, Kellie Castle and Hill of Tarvit at Cupar. There are stunning sandy beaches at St. Andrews, Elie and Tentsmuir with the pretty East Neuk fishing villages such as Anstruther, St. Monans and Pittenweem on hand for day trips. The wide open spaces of the Lomond Hills are also close at hand. Nearby Letham is home to the acclaimed Secret Garden outdoor children’s nursery and also the local primary school, with state secondary schooling available at Bell Baxter in Cupar. Independent schooling is available nearby at a number of highly rated schools including Dundee High, St. Leonards in St. Andrews and several schools in the Perth area.
Constructed approximately four years ago Willow Tree Cottage is a wonderful spacious family home offering excellent high quality accommodation of a very high standard all in a lovely setting. The house itself is of a most attractive painted harled exterior under a red pantile roof with the accommodation over two levels comprising hall, spacious sitting room with marble fireplace and doors to the rear garden, excellent breakfasting kitchen, dining room/bedroom 4, study/bedroom 5, utility room, shower room and hall at ground floor level. Upstairs is a spacious hallway with three good double bedrooms (2 with en-suite facilities) and family bathroom. Beautifully presented and in pristine condition, Willow Tree Cottage also benefits from a lovely landscaped garden with an attractive mix of plants, trees and shrubs as well as lawn and sheltered seating area to the rear.
Willow Tree Cottage is classified as Band G for Council Tax purposes.
Viewing is by prior appointment only through the Selling Agents – CKD Galbraith.
On entering Collessie from the west follow the road in and take the right-hand turning where the road splits at the play area, and then follow this road under the railway bridge. The drive leading to Willow Tree Cottage is then on the left hand side before Burnside Cottage.
For satnav purposes the property postcode is KY15 7RQ
EPC rating for Willow Tree Cottage is C.