Waterbeck is an attractive and practical family home situated in a lovely position on the edge of Collessie next to Collessie Den burn. The village itself has a lovely quaint feel with many delightful old buildings and lots of …
Waterbeck is an attractive and practical family home situated in a lovely position on the edge of Collessie next to Collessie Den burn. The village itself has a lovely quaint feel with many delightful old buildings and lots of open space. The house looks out across the adjacent burn onto a small park and there is a further larger play park on the west side of the village. Local services and facilities 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 there is an excellent range of shops, supermarkets, restaurants, as well as a monthly farmers’ market. Going further afield, accessibility to the cities from Collessie is excellent with Perth, Dundee and Edinburgh all within comfortable daily driving distance. The main motorway network is easily accessed via the M90 at Milnathort or Bridge of Earn, with the centre of Edinburgh approximately 41 miles away by road, Glasgow about one hour and twenty minutes and both Perth and Dundee only twenty-five minutes to the north. There are railway stations in Ladybank, Cupar, Leuchars and Markinch with Edinburgh’s busy international airport also within easy striking distance. The ancient and historic town of St. Andrews with its famous golf links and renowned University lies about fifteen miles to the east.
As a county Fife offers an abundance of recreational opportunities and access to some very fine countryside and coastline. The lush rolling landscape is a perfect setting for walking, cycling, riding and golf, with many quality courses within a short drive of Collessie including The Old Course at St. Andrews, a regular venue for the Open Championship, and the qualifying course at Ladybank. Challenging fishing and shooting are also on hand. In terms of days out there are many options in the area from historic National Trust for Scotland properties like Falkland Palace and Kellie Castle to the wide-open spaces of the Lomond Hills. There are lovely sandy beaches at St. Andrews, Elie and Tentsmuir with the pretty East Neuk fishing villages also conveniently located for day trips. Nearby Letham is home to the acclaimed Secret Garden outdoor nursery and also the local primary school, with state secondary schooling available at Bell Baxter High School in Cupar. Independent schooling is available nearby with a number of highly rated establishments including the High School of Dundee, St. Leonards, Kilgraston, Strathallan and Craigclowan.
Waterbeck is a lovey bespoke architect designed bungalow constructed of rendered walls under a series of pitched tiled roofs and offers accommodation on one level extending to about 205 sqm (2,212 sqft). The house is ideal for entertaining and modern family living and is approached by a vestibule to the south-west side of the house.
A central hallway leads off to a spacious kitchen/breakfast room as well as a study, WC and dining/family room which has an open fireplace and a door leading out to a garden terrace. Beyond is a generous lounge with an open fireplace and a broad bay window with window seats. Waterbeck offers five bedrooms (master with an en suite bathroom) served by a family bathroom with a separate shower. Situated off the kitchen/breakfast room is a utility room with a door leading out to a side terrace.
Waterbeck is approached from the public road by a private lane, which leads off to a generous gravelled parking area to the south-west side of the house. Situated off the parking area is a double garage (5.8 m x 5.8 m) and a side gate leads through to a lovely area of lawn leading down to a burn to the east side of the property fringed by mature trees and shrubs.
A gate leads through to an enclosed area of ground with a mono-block terrace and a wood store.
The village of Collessie is accessed off the main A91 which runs through the heart of Fife linking Cupar with the M90 motorway. On entering the village from the west, take the left turn where the road forks and continue for about 100 m. The shared lane to Waterbeck is on the left hand side and the house is the second property on the right.
An LPG fired boiler heats the central heating and hot water system.
Waterbeck has a vehicular and pedestrian right of access over the private lane leading to Thirleston House.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
Fitted carpets and curtains are included in the sale. No items are included unless specifically mentioned in these particulars. The stove in dining room/family room is not included and will be removed.
For Council Tax Purposes Waterbeck has been assessed as band G.
The Energy Efficiency Rating is D.