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West Downiemount

44 Albert Street, Tayport, Fife, DD6 9AT

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  • Spacious house with commanding river views

  • 3 reception rooms, conservatory, Kitchen/breakfast room, 5 bedrooms, bathroom, utility room & WC.

  • Cupula room with superb views

  • Gardens, deck, terrace, outbuildings, private parking area.

  • Ideally positioned for commuting to Dundee or St Andrews

SITUATION

West Downiemount sits in a lovely position in the village of Tayport and enjoys views over the River
Tay to Broughty Ferry and the Angus hills in the distance. Tayport has some good local services
including a village shop, …

SITUATION

West Downiemount sits in a lovely position in the village of Tayport and enjoys views over the River
Tay to Broughty Ferry and the Angus hills in the distance. Tayport has some good local services
including a village shop, restaurant/bar and primary school. Nearby Newport-on-Tay has a wider
offering of amenities whilst the resurgent city of Dundee has an excellent range of services and is
also home to the new V&A Museum. The property is highly accessible, well positioned for access
to Dundee, Cupar and St. Andrews, with Perth, Aberdeen and Edinburgh also within comfortable
driving distance. Cupar, Fife’s bustling market town, lies an 11 mile drive to the south and offers
an excellent range of shops and services as well as a thriving monthly farmers’ market whilst the
ancient and historic town of St. Andrews, globally acclaimed as the Home of Golf lies about 11 miles
to the south-east.

There are good state primary and secondary schools in the area with independent schooling on
hand at St. Leonards in St. Andrews and the High School of Dundee. There are railway stations in
Leuchars, Cupar, Ladybank and Dundee whilst Edinburgh airport lies approximately one hour to
the south. The regional airport at Dundee offers selection of short haul flights.

DESCRIPTION

West Downiemount comprises a spacious Victorian family home largely constructed of white
painted rendered stone under a slate roof with ornate cupula and weather vane. The house has
been refurbished by the vendors to a high standard and offers spacious and well-proportioned
accommodation over two levels extending to about 231 sqm (2,510 sqft) and benefits from a cupula
on the attic floor providing a spectacular vantage point looking out over the River Tay and beyond.
The house is full of charm and character and has many fine original features including high ceiling
on the grounds floor with decorative cornicing and ceiling roses in the main reception rooms. The
main reception hall has bamboo flooring and the dining room and sitting room have oak flooring.
The kitchen/breakfast room has Karndean flooring, Rangemaster cooker and large walk in pantry.
The first floor has five bedrooms served by a lovely family bathroom.

ACCOMMODATION
Ground Floor: Entrance Vestibule, Conservatory, Main Hall, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen,
Family Room, Utility Room and Toilet.
First Floor: Five Bedrooms and Bathroom.
Attic floor: Stairs to cupula area. Attic storage.

GARDEN
There is a parking area at the top of the garden, which leads through an area of lawn down steps to
a lovely terrace leading to a courtyard entrance at the south of the house. The house can also be
approached by a path from main road leading into Tayport, which leads up to a side entrance and
to a deck looking out over the River Tay.

Situated off the garden path is a garden store of brick construction under a pitched slated roof and
situated off the terrace is a further store and log store.

DIRECTIONS

From Albert Street (the main road running through Tayport) turn up the hill into Spearhills Road and continue up the hill to where the road becomes a dirt track. Continue along the dirt track and the parking area for West Downiemount is the second last driveway on the right.

POST CODE
DD6 9AT

FIXTURES & FITTINGS
The floor coverings and blinds are included in the sale in addition to the integral appliances and
LG fridge/freezer. Most of the light fittings are included in the sale although the light fittings in
Bedroom 1, Sitting room and dining room will be removed and replaced.