Northton of Falfield
Northton of Falfield is an outstanding rural property situated in a most attractive position close the edge of the sought after village of Peat Inn in Fife, home of the renowned Michelin starred Peat Inn restaurant. A short distance to the north-east is St. Andrews, famed world wide as the "Home of Golf" and with a wonderful cosmopolitan mix of facilities including shops, restaurants, pubs and the like. Alternatively the local county market town of Cupar is a short drive to the north west and offers a good mix of shops and general amenities. 18 miles to the north lies the resurgent city of Dundee, already home to Scott's RSS Discovery and soon to be the location for the new V & A museum. Perth is about a forty five minute drive to the north-west with Edinburgh also within comfortable driving distance.
The village of Peat Inn stands in glorious Fife countryside, home to an array of wildlife and offers great scope for walking, cycling, riding and golf. Many highly rated courses within easy reach include Elie, Crail, Lundin Links, Leven and Ladybank as well as the numerous fine courses in and around St. Andrews where The Old Course regularly hosts the British Open. 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. The wide open spaces of the Lomond Hills are close at hand along with a number of popular National Trust for Scotland properties including Hill of Tarvit, Kellie Castle and Falkland Palace. Fife's beautiful and varied coastline includes several good sandy beaches such as Tentsmuir, St. Andrews and Elie. Northton of Falfield falls into the highly sought after Madras College catchment area and private schooling is provided at St. Leonards in St. Andrews and The High School of Dundee. There are railway stations in Cupar, Leuchars, Markinch and Ladybank with Edinburgh airport no more than forty five minutes to the south. The busy regional airport at Dundee offers a good selection of short haul flights.
Northton of Falfield is a lovely rural property largely constructed of stone under a series of pitched tiled roofs. The property was significantly upgraded to create a substantial and beautifully proportioned family home by developing the stone cottage at the west side of the property.
The east end of the house has a white rendered façade with two dormer windows on the first floor. The front door opens out to a small area of enclosed garden. At the rear of the house glazed double doors open into a kitchen/dining room, which then leads into a family room and a magnificent reception room with a cathedral ceiling, exposed white painted rafters and a large Velux window. The reception room has a log burning stove (with back boiler). Doors lead off to the family room and a side hall with WC. Stairs lead up to a galleried study area and fifth bedroom at first floor level.
The master bedroom is situated off the side hall and has a good range of fitted wardrobes, an en suite shower room and French doors leading out to the garden. The family room has an open fireplace and benefits from a joiner made display cabinet with shelves, drawers and space for a large TV. Situated off the family room is a hallway with front entrance and doors off to a ground floor bedroom and family bathroom. Stairs lead up to two bedrooms with original fireplaces, on the first floor.
Northton of Falfield is set in lovely open grounds, which are largely laid to lawn with generous parking areas. A side driveway leads to stables constructed of wood on a concrete base with 4 loose boxes, tack room and hay store. The stables benefits from a water supply and electric power and light. Gateways lead off to the paddocks, which extend to about 5 acres.
Oil fired central heating and hot water.
Drainage to Septic Tank
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
Fitted carpets, white goods, curtains, light fixtures and TV cabinet in the family room are included in the sale. No items are included unless specifically mentioned in these particulars.
For Council Tax Purposes Northton of Falfield has been assessed as band G by Fife Council.
The Energy Efficiency Rating is F.
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 CKD 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.
CKD 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.