Wester Kinsleith is a charming stone built rural property situated off a long track in an unspoilt part of North East Fife. The property surrounded by breathtakingly attractive countryside at the foot of Normans Law, and with some fine …
Wester Kinsleith is a charming stone built rural property situated off a long track in an unspoilt part of North East Fife. The property surrounded by breathtakingly attractive countryside at the foot of Norman’s Law, and with some fine views, the house is well positioned for quick access to both Edinburgh and St. Andrews as well as Fife’s famous East Neuk. Good local services and facilities are on hand in Cupar with a wider offering available in the cosmopolitan town of St. Andrews. In terms of cities, Dundee and Perth are within comfortable driving distance, with Edinburgh about an hour by road to the south.
Wester Kinsleith provides easy access to an area of particularly outstanding and varied countryside with hill, wood, river, farmland and lovely coastline all close by. The result is home to an array of wildlife and presents a fine choice for the outdoor enthusiast with walking, cycling, sailing and riding all readily available. It is perhaps golf for which Fife is most famous however with numerous top courses in a comparatively small area including the world renowned Old Course at St. Andrews which plays regular host to the Open championship, with the next scheduled visit being the summer of 2020.
Shooting and fishing may also be taken locally, with the lovely quaint villages of the East Neuk such as Pittenweem, Anstruther, St. Monans and Crail, several good beaches such as Elie, Tentsmuir and St. Andrews and the vast open spaces of the Lomond Hills all within easy reach. In terms of visitor attractions, the area is well served by a number of National Trust for Scotland properties including Kellie Castle, Falkland Palace and Hill of Tarvit. The Fife Hunt is the most northerly pack of fox hounds in the UK and there are many opportunities for riding in the area.
Both state and private schooling are well catered for with state secondary schools at Bell Baxter in Cupar. There are railway stations in Cupar, Ladybank and Leuchars with Edinburgh Airport about a 45 minute drive. The regional airport at Dundee offers an increasing selection of short haul flights.
Wester Kinsleith is a charming rural property largely constructed of stone under a under a series of slate roofs and offers accommodation on one level extending to about 181 sqm (1,948 sqft). In brief the accommodation offers a reception room with a fireplace, kitchen, 3 bedrooms (one with dressing room), bathroom (with shower above) and W.C.
Wester Kinsleith is set in spacious garden and grounds which are largely laid to lawns and sheltered by established trees and shrubs. Built onto the side of the house is a traditional steading, which offers a garage and small barn. Built onto the side of the house are a large lean to implement store as well as a further garage constructed on wood.
From Edinburgh take the A90 over the Forth Road Bridge, join the M90, exiting at Junction 2a and then join the A92 which is signposted to Glenrothes and Kirkcaldy. Continue on the A92 past Freuchie and Ladybank then, cross the Melville Lodge roundabout and continue on for a further 5 miles before taking the turning to Luthrie on the left. In the village of Luthrie bear left, passing Lower Luthrie Farm and continue along this tarmac road for about 300 m. At the entrance gates to Carphin House take the left fork in the road and follow the track up the hill for half a mile. The entrance to Wester Kinsleith is situated on the right handside just after passing a cottage.
For Satnav purposes the postcode KY15 4NX
Wester Kinsleith is accessed from the public road by a shared access track owned by the neighbouring farm which is a public right of way. Maintenance is shared.
Heating – LPG boiler
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
The fitted carpets, light fixtures and curtains are all included in the sale. No items are included unless specifically mentioned in these particulars.
For Council Tax Purposes Wester Kinsleith has been assessed as Band D by Fife Council.
EPC rating F.