The Old Coach House is an attractive and most impressive country property, standing in a wonderful secluded position with delightful gardens and grounds and spectacular views over the surrounding hills and countryside, a short distance to the north west …
The Old Coach House is an attractive and most impressive country property, standing in a wonderful secluded position with delightful gardens and grounds and spectacular views over the surrounding hills and countryside, a short distance to the north west 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 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 highly regarded primary school.
The Old Coach House is surrounded by some truly 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 –next scheduled to return in 2021 for the 150th Anniversary of the event. 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 enthusiast. There is racing and polo at Scone, outside Perth, which is also the venue for the 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 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.
The Old Coach House was constructed by the present owners in the late 1980s and comprises the former coach house, stables and coachman’s bothy for the former Dunbog House which historically would have stood to the south of The Old Coach House. With a delightful central courtyard, and of a lovely stone exterior under red pantile roof, The Old Coach House offers wonderfully charming Mediterranean style accommodation of a high quality and with a lovely feel throughout. At the heart of the house is the superb kitchen/breakfast/family roundel with lovely garden room off, with its own extensive deck - ideal for entertaining and taking in the exceptional views. The formal sitting room and dining room are both exceptional, with the lovely private conservatory looking into the well stocked central courtyard. The principle bedroom with en-suite bathroom and sizable dressing room is magnificent, with 3 further well proportioned bedrooms, 2 of which benefit from superb en-suite facilities. The spacious main entrance hall is delightful with glazed doors through to the leafy central courtyard. The utility room, boiler room and hall complete the accommodation.
GARDEN AND GROUNDS
The Old Coach House stands in extensive and delightful well stocked garden grounds with a beautiful mix of plants, trees and shrubs along with a vegetable garden and immaculate lawns. With electric gates, gravel drive which leads round to the front of the house where there is parking for several vehicles.
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The Old Coach House is classified as Band G for Council Tax purposes.
From the main A913 that runs between Newburgh and Cupar follow the road down towards the hamlet of Dunbog. The gates to The Old Coach House is then first on the left.
The EPC rating is E.
Fixtures and fittings: no items are included unless specifically mentioned in these particulars. The bookcase in the study/bedroom 4 is not included in the sale.
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.
3. These particulars shall not be binding on our clients whether acted on or otherwise, unless the same is incorporated within a written document, signed by our clients or on their behalf, satisfying the requirements of Section 3 of The Requirements of Writing (Scotland) Act 1995.
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.
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.