Burnside of Letham Farmhouse is a charming rural property in an idyllic and very private setting, a short distance to the north of the Fife town of Leven which provides an excellent range of local services and amenities including …
Burnside of Letham Farmhouse is a charming rural property in an idyllic and very private setting, a short distance to the north of the Fife town of Leven which provides an excellent range of local services and amenities including shops, supermarkets and such like. The popular county market town of Cupar is a short drive to the north and also offers a good range of facilities with Glenrothes to the west offering a wide range of national retailers. About a 13 mile drive to the east is St. Andrews, the ancient and historic university town renowned world-wide as the Home of Golf with its excellent courses and quality mix of shops, services and amenities. The resurgent city of Dundee is within comfortable commuting distance and Edinburgh with its international airport is less than a one hour drive to the south. The area around Burnside of Letham comprises a lovely mix of farmland, coast, 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 shooting nearby. The Fife Hunt is the most northerly pack of fox hounds in the UK and there are many opportunities for riding with pony clubs for the younger enthusiasts. 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 family beaches at St. Andrews, Elie, Kingsbarns and Tentsmuir whilst the popular Fife coastal path runs along the coast to the south.
State schooling is available locally with independent schooling being offered at St. Leonards in St. Andrews and the High School of Dundee. There are railway stations in Cupar, Markinch, Kirkcaldy and Ladybank whilst Edinburgh airport is within comfortable driving distance. The regional airport at Dundee offers a good selection of short-haul flights.
Believed to date from the mid 1800s and formerly forming part of the Montrave Estate, Burnside of Letham Farmhouse is a charming B Listed country property, very quietly positioned in a truly idyllic setting. Well located for commuters, the property comprises a most attractive detached three bedroom house, fully refurbished and presented in immaculate order together with stone steading, former water mill and courtyard to the rear. Now in need of repair and modernisation these outbuildings may offer considerable potential and are understood to have had planning permission in the past. The sizeable garden at Burnside of Letham is an absolute delight with extensive lawns and a stream. There is grazing to the east and south with an overall footprint extending to approximately 3 acres. Standing completely on its own, off a shared private track, Burnside of Letham Farmhouse offers a wonderful life-style opportunity rarely available in Fife.
Burnside of Letham is classified as Band D for Council Tax purposes.
Burnside of Letham Farmhouse and Steading are classified as Category B by Historic Scotland.
The track leading to Burnside of Letham Farmhouse is accessed off the A916 which runs between Cupar and Kennoway. The track runs off to the south, a short distance to the west of Letham Feus caravan site.
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Formal offers in the acceptable Scottish form should be submitted, through a Scottish Lawyer, to CKD Galbraith, 16 St. Catherine Street, Cupar, 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.
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