Westbourne stands in a delightful quiet conservation village setting in Kilrenny, situated between Anstruther and Crail. Anstruther provides an excellent range of shops, services and amenities as well as state of the art primary and secondary schools. From Kilrenny there is easy access to the villages of the East Neuk including Crail, Pittenweem, St. Monans and Elie. St. Andrews - the world Home of Golf - is less than a twenty minute drive to the north with the ancient historic and cosmopolitan town offering an excellent range of facilities along with a highly regarded university. The popular county market town of Cupar is some fourteen miles to the north-west and the resurgent city of Dundee, where the new V&A museum is to open later this year, within a forty-five minute drive to the north. Edinburgh is about an hour and twenty minutes to the south.
Surrounding Kilrenny is an area of outstanding and beautiful Fife countryside comprising a wonderful mix of fertile farmland, woodland, hill, stunning coastline and river. The area offers 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 courses at Anstruther, Crail, 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. Westbourne is well-placed for accessing the various other pretty fishing villages of Fife's quaint East Neuk whilst 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 access to the popular Fife coastal path within easy walking distance of the property.
There are railway stations at Leuchars, Cupar, Ladybank, Markinch and Kirkcaldy with Edinburgh airport less than an an hour and twenty minutes to the south. The regional airport at Dundee also offers selection of short haul flights.
Dating from the mid-19th Century, Westbourne is an exceptional East Neuk property offering charming accommodation of a high quality and with a lovely feel throughout. Essentially of an attractive stone exterior under red pantile roof with more modern kitchen extension under a corrugated roof, the L-shaped accommodation is arranged over two levels with excellent self-contained one bedroom guest accommodation an added feature of the property. The main section of the house is centred around the lovely cosy sitting room with inset multi-fuel stove and timber ceiling. The well-proportioned dining room offers good space for entertaining with a passage leading off to the fantastic contemporary double-height kitchen/breakfast room extension with under floor heating and bi-folding doors to the garden terrace. The main bedroom with exposed rafters benefits from en-suite shower room and walk-in dressing area, with the entrance porch, hallway and family bathroom completing the ground floor. A staircase leads to the first-floor where there are two attic bedrooms with exposed rafters and fitted wardrobes and the landing area offering good storage. At the southern end of the house is the excellent self-contained guest suite, open-plan sitting room/kitchen with wood-burner stove and en-suite double bedroom with dressing room area. The guest suite can be accessed independently from the garden or through the main house from the main hall. Westbourne benefits from mains gas central heating with underfloor heating in the kitchen/breakfast room extension.
Outside, Westbourne benefits from a truly delightful enclosed well-stocked cottage garden with terraced seating area adjacent to the kitchen/breakfast room and small enlosed courtyard to the rear with storage sheds and log store.
Central heating Mains gas
Westbourne is classified as Band D for Council Tax purposes.
Westbourne is at 14 Main Street, Kilrenny,
The EPC rating is 'E'.
The cooker and certain light-fittings area available by separate negotiation.
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.
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