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Lochton Farm Cottage

Crail, Anstruther, Fife, KY10 3XE


  • Attractive country property in a lovely East Neuk setting

  • Sitting Room with multi-fuel stove; Kitchen / Dining Room; 4 Bedrooms; Family Bathroom, Shower Room; Utility Room; Hall; Porch; Store

  • Well presented accommodation with planning permission for an additional shower room

  • Double garage with garage / attic room above

  • Extensive enclosed garden with deck, terrace, greenhouse and timber shed

  • PV solar panelling with feed-in-tariff

  • Beautiful views

  • Home Report value £375,000

  • About 0.56 acres

With a stunning East Neuk setting and views, Lochton Farm Cottage stands in an attractive quiet country setting at Lochton, a short distance to the north-west of the highly sought-after East Neuk conservation village of Crail. Crail provides an …

With a stunning East Neuk setting and views, Lochton Farm Cottage stands in an attractive quiet country setting at Lochton, a short distance to the north-west of the highly sought-after East Neuk conservation village of Crail. Crail provides an excellent range of shops, services and amenities with easy access to the other villages of the East Neuk including Anstruther, Cellardyke and Elie as well as up to St. Andrews which is only about a twenty minute drive to the north. This ancient, historic and cosmopolitan town offers an excellent range of facilities along with the highly regarded university. St. Andrews is also known world-wide as the ‘Home of Golf’. Fifteen miles to the north-west lies Cupar, Fife’s bustling county market town, also providing a good range of services. In terms of city amenities Dundee is within a forty-five minute drive to the north with Edinburgh about an hour and twenty minutes to the south.
Surrounding Lochton is an area of outstanding and beautiful Fife countryside comprising a wonderful 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 access to a wide range of recreational pursuits including riding, cycling, walking, sailing and golf with many highly rated courses within easy reach including the courses at Crail itself, Kingsbarns, St. Andrews Bay, Elie, Leven, Ladybank, Lundin Links and the numerous fine courses in and around St. Andrews where the Old Course regularly hosts the British Open. As well as Crail, Lochton Farm Cottage is well placed for accessing the various other 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. 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 including Kellie Castle, Hill of Tarvit and Falkland Palace. Fife’s beautiful and varied coastline includes several good sandy beaches such as Kingsbarns, Crail, Tentsmuir, Elie and St. Andrews, with the popular Fife Coastal path also running along the coast nearby.
State schooling is available locally with private schooling being provided at St. Leonards in St. Andrews. There are railway stations at Cupar, Ladybank, Leuchars, 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.
Lochton Farm Cottage is a substantial well-presented county property. Of an attractive white painted harled exterior under a slate roof the accommodation is arranged over two floors with excellent sitting room with multi-fuel stove, spacious kitchen / dining room, two double bedrooms, family bathroom, shower room, utility room, hall, rear porch and store at ground floor level. Upstairs there are two further bedrooms. With double glazing throughout there is also good storage and planning in place for the creation of an upstairs shower room.
Double garage with garage / attic room above accessed via timber stair.
Green house
Lochton Farm Cottage stands in an attractive well stocked enclosed garden. With extensive lawned areas and plentiful parking there is a timber deck to the front of the house as well as a sheltered slabbed seating area to the side of the property.
Lochton Farm Cottage is accessed off the private road leading to Lochton Farm, off the B940, about a mile to the north-west of Crail.
KY10 3XE
Mains electricity
Electric heating and hot water (also from multi-fuel stove)
Mains water
Private drainage
The Siemens white goods may be available to purchase by way of separate negotiation. No items are included unless specifically mentioned in these particulars.
Band E
EPC rating D.
By appointment with the Selling Agents.
1 These particulars are intended to give a fair and overall description of the property. If any points are relevant to your interest, please ask for further information, prior to viewing. Prospective purchasers are advised to seek their own professional advice.
2 Areas, measurements and distances are given as a guide. Photographs depict only certain parts of the property. Nothing within the particulars shall be deemed to be a statement as to the structural condition, nor the working order of services and appliances.
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4 Closing Date
A closing date may be fixed. Prospective purchasers who have notified their interest through lawyers to Galbraith, in writing, will be advised of a closing date, unless the property has been sold previously.
The Seller will not be obliged to accept the highest, or indeed any offer and has the right to accept an offer at any time or withdraw the property from the market. The Seller will not be liable for any costs incurred by interested parties.
5 Offers
Formal offers in the acceptable Scottish form should be submitted, through a Scottish Lawyer, to 16 St. Catherine Street, Cupar, Fife, 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.
Galbraith has an alliance with Fox Private Finance, a brokerage with a bespoke approach to funding. Through their relationships with retail, commercial and private banks they can assist with securing a mortgage to suit your circumstances. For further information contact Matthew Griffiths, based in our Edinburgh office, on 0131 240 6990.