38 Marketgate South

Crail, Anstruther, Fife, KY10 3TL
Offers Over
£395,000
Handsome B Listed property with delightful garden in a lovely village setting
3 reception rooms, 3 bedrooms, breakfasting kitchen, bathroom, shower room, pantry, charming well presented accommodation
Distant sea views to rear
Beautiful well-stocked garden with outhouse/store
Attractive central location within Crail
Convenient for St. Andrews and the East Neuk

GENERAL
38/40 Marketgate South is a delightful property in a wonderful central location within the sought-after East Neuk conservation village of Crail. The village
provides a very good range of shops, services and amenities and from Crail there is easy access to the other villages of the East Neuk including Anstruther,
Cellardyke and Elie. The ancient historic and cosmopolitan town of St. Andrews is about a twenty minute drive to the north and offers an excellent range of facilities along with the highly regarded university. St. Andrews is also known world-wide as
"the Home of Golf". About eighteen miles to the north-west is Cupar, Fife's bustling county market town, which also provides a good range of services. Dundee is within a forty five minute drive to the
north, with Edinburgh about an hour and twenty minutes to the south.

Surrounding Crail is an area of outstanding Fife countryside comprising a lovely mix of fertile farmland, woodland, hill, stunning coastline and river. The result is home to an array of wildlife and
for the outdoor enthusiast provides an area offering access to a wide range of recreational pursuits including riding, cycling, walking, sailing and golf. Many highly rated courses lie within easy reach including the courses at Crail, Kingsbarns, St. Andrews Bay, Elie, Leven and the numerous fine courses in and around St. Andrews (including the Old Course which regularly hosts the British
Open). The popular Fife Coastal Path runs through the village itself. Shooting and fishing may be taken locally and there are some fine pheasant shoots
nearby. Crail is well placed for accessing the various pretty fishing villages of Fife's quaint East Neuk including Pittenweem, St. Monans and Anstruther which are just a short drive to the south-west, whilst in terms of days out the wide open spaces of the Lomond Hills are not far away along with a number of popular National Trust for Scotland properties, notably Kellie Castle, Hill of Tarvit and Falkland Palace. Fife's beautiful and varied coastline includes several good sandy beaches such as Tentsmuir, Kingsbarns, Elie and St. Andrews. State schooling is available locally with private schooling being provided at St. Leonards in St. Andrews. There are railway stations at Cupar, Ladybank, Markinch and Kirkcaldy with Edinburgh airport less than an hour and twenty minutes to the south. The regional airport at Dundee offers a selection of short-haul
flights.

DESCRIPTION
Thought to date from around 1759 or earlier, 38/40 Marketgate South is a most attractive 'B' Listed property with a handsome and notable Georgian façade. The flexible ground floor accommodation
comprises good breakfasting kitchen, dining room/sitting room and family room/sun-room with glazed doors leading to a patio area with views over the lovely sheltered garden. There are two bedrooms at first floor level together with shower room whilst on the second floor is a further sitting room/lounge, bedroom and bathroom.

GARDEN
The extensive well-stocked garden to the rear of the house is an absolute delight with a lovely mix of plants, trees and shrubs. There is off-street parking
in Marketgate South to the front of the house.

SERVICES
Water Mains
Electricity Mains
Drainage Mains
Heating Mains Gas

HISTORI CAL LISTING
38/40 Marketgate South is category 'B'
Listed and stands in a Conservation Area.

COUNCIL TAX
Band F

POSTCODE
The postcode is KY10 3TL

DIRECTIONS
38/40 Marketgate South stands in the
centre of Crail and is easily located from the road.

EPC Rating
The EPC rating is D

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George Lorimer

01334 659988
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