Blinkbonny South is an attractive and most impressive country property standing in a wonderful elevated position with land, good outbuildings and spectacular views over the surrounding hills and countryside, a short distance to the northwest of Cupar. Local services …
Blinkbonny South is an attractive and most impressive country property standing in a wonderful elevated position with land, good outbuildings and spectacular views over the surrounding hills and countryside, a short distance to the northwest of Cupar. Local services and amenities are available in both Cupar and Newburgh which between them offer an excellent range of shops, restaurants, supermarkets and the like. In terms of city facilities there is straightforward access to both Perth and Dundee whilst a short drive to the east lies the ancient and historic university town of St Andrews which also offers an excellent selection of services and is also a major tourist destination. The nearby hamlet of Dunbog is a thriving community with a popular church and a highly regarded primary school.
Blinkbonny South is surrounded by some glorious Fife countryside which is home to an array of wildlife and in terms of recreational pursuits offers great scope for walking, cycling, riding and golf with many highly rated courses within easy reach including Ladybank, Leven, Lundin Links, Scotscraig and Kingsbarns as well as the many fine courses in and around St Andrews where the Old Course regularly hosts the British Open. Challenging shooting and fishing may be taken locally with some fine pheasant shoots 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 pretty fishing villages of Fife’s quaint East Neuk, such as Anstruther, Elie, Pittenweem and Crail are just a short drive to the south whilst in terms of days out the wide open spaces of the Lomond Hills are close at hand along with a number of National Trust for Scotland properties including Hill of Tarvit outside Ceres, Kellie Castle and Falkland Palace. Fife’s beautiful and varied coastline includes several good sandy beaches such as Tentsmuir, Kingsbarns, St. Andrews and Elie.
State schooling is available locally with private schooling being provided at St Leonards in St Andrews, the High School of Dundee and several well regarded schools in the Perth area. There are railway stations in Ladybank, Cupar, Leuchars, Markinch and Perth with Edinburgh airport approximately 45 minutes to the south. The busy regional airport at Dundee offers a good selection of short haul flights.
Blinkbonny South is an outstanding contemporary house in a superb elevated rural position, commanding truly spectacular panoramic views over the surrounding countryside. Of an attractive dark stone exterior under a slated roof, the house stands entirely on its own and is accessed via an immaculate private driveway with electric gates.
The generous high quality family accommodation is centred around a fabulous well proportioned dining kitchen with sitting room and sun room off. With exceptional panoramic views the sitting room has a stove set into an impressive fireplace as well as a glazed door leading out to a lovely garden terrace. The sun room also has outstanding views as well as glazed double doors leading out to the garden terrace. There is a good sized double bedroom at ground floor level which benefits from an en-suite shower room and walk in wardrobe, as well as glazed double doors leading out to a garden deck. A luxury family bathroom, impressive entrance hallway, utility room, side hall and games room complete the ground floor accommodation. At first floor level is a spacious open plan living area off which are accessed three excellent double bedrooms all of which benefit from en-suite facilities. There is also internal access to the integral self contained flat which is described below.
The property benefits from an excellent integral self-contained two bedroom flat with open plan kitchen/living area and shower room. The flat has its own separate entrance to the rear of the property with an internal access from the upstairs living area in the main house in addition.
Large double garage with electric power and light, tiled floor and workshop area.
Purpose built timber stable building with tack room and car port, currently used for storage.
An extensive area of ground has also been cleared in readiness for the potential erection a new shed although planning permission has not been applied for by the vendor. Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries with the local planning authority in this regard and as to the likelihood of planning permission being granted.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
Electric gates open to a long private driveway which leads up to a substantial gravel sweep to the east side of the property. The house stands in beautifully maintained landscaped gardens and grounds with terraced areas well placed to make the most of the spectacular views. As referred to above, situated above the stable building is a levelled area of ground which has potential to build a sizeable new shed.
There are two small paddocks at Blinkbonny South situated either side of the driveway beneath the house.
Blinkbonny South is classified as Band G for Council Tax purposes.
The EPC rating is C.
From Cupar take the A913 northwest for Perth. At the crossroads with the A92 go straight across still following the signs for Perth and continue along the A913 for approximately 3 miles before turning right at the signs for Blinkbonny. Follow the minor road up passing Blinkbonny House and the adjacent cottage and the driveway to Blinkbonny South is then on the left hand side marked by an orange Galbraith “For Sale” sign. From the west follow the A913 through Abernethy, Newburgh and Lindores. Approximately 1 mile after leaving Lindores turn left at the signs for Blinkbonny and the directions are as above.
Oil central heating.
Private water supply.
Drainage to septic tank.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
No items are included unless specifically mentioned in these particulars.
By appointment with the Selling Agents.