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Foggieleys

Leven, Fife, KY8 5PA

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  • Sitting room with stove, kitchen/dining room, four bedrooms (1 en-suite), family bathroom.

  • Private situation with outstanding views out towards the Firth of Forth.

  • Extensive garden with summer house, greenhouse, garage with store.

  • 2 sizeable paddocks.

  • Stone stables outbuilding with potential for other uses

GENERAL
Foggieleys is a charming rural property surrounded by lovely countryside with views from the property over the Firth of Forth and Bass Rock in the distance. The picturesque location also enjoys excellent accessibility with a good range of local …

GENERAL
Foggieleys is a charming rural property surrounded by lovely countryside with views from the property over the Firth of Forth and Bass Rock in the distance. The picturesque location also enjoys excellent accessibility with a good range of local services and amenities available in the surrounding villages which include Ceres and Craigrothie. A wider offering is on hand in Leven and also the bustling county market town of Cupar which lies no more than a six mile drive to the north. About a 12 mile drive to the east lies St. Andrews, the ancient and historic university town renowned world wide as the home of golf with its excellent cosmopolitan mix of shops, services, facilities and amenities. The resurgent city of Dundee is also within commuting distance and Edinburgh is less than a one hour drive to the south. The area around Foggieleys comprises a lovely mix of farmland, coastline, hill and river, the result being a fine choice for the outdoor enthusiast with walking, riding, cycling, sailing and of course golf all readily available. Challenging shooting and fishing may be taken locally with some fine pheasant shoots nearby. The Fife Hunt is the most northerly pack of foxhounds in the UK and there are many opportunities for riding with pony clubs for the younger enthusiast. There is racing and polo at Scone outside Perth, which is also the venue for the annual Scottish Game Fair. The wide open spaces of the Lomond Hills offer considerable scope, whilst in terms of days out there are excellent sandy beaches at St. Andrews, Elie and Tentsmuir.

Good state schooling is available locally with independent schooling being offered at St. Leonards in St. Andrews. There are railway stations in Cupar, Markinch and Kirkcaldy with Edinburgh Airport about a forty five minute drive to the south. The regional airport at Dundee offers a good selection of short haul flights.

DESCRIPTION
Foggieleys is a charming stone built house offering comfortable and well-proportioned accommodation on one level extending to about 146 sq. metres (1,460 sq. ft). In brief the accommodation comprises a sitting-room (with a stove and glazed doors leading out to a south facing garden terrace), dining kitchen, four bedrooms (1 en-suite) and a family bathroom.

GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The house is approached by a shared private driveway, which leads to a gateway into the private grounds of Foggieleys. The house is set in spacious grounds with a lovely mature garden, which is largely laid to lawn and surrounds by a range of mature trees, shrubs and hedging. The property benefits from a summer house, greenhouse and garage with useful storage to the side.

A gateway leads through to a substantial paddock where there is also a large stone and brick built stables which may have potential for other uses. Insdie the stables offers 4 loose boxes.

SERVICES
Water Mains
Electricity Mains
Drainage Private septic tank
Heating Oil

COUNCIL TAX
Foggieleys falls under Council Tax Band D for council tax purposes.

DIRECTIONS
From Cupar take the A916 signposted for Leven passing through Craigrothie. The shared entrance to Foggieleys is on the left handside after about 5 miles.