Bogside Farm stands in a wonderfully secluded country setting in some glorious Fife countryside, a short distance to the east of Star. With outstanding views to the Lomond Hills, this property offers high levels of privacy and seclusion being …
Bogside Farm stands in a wonderfully secluded country setting in some glorious Fife countryside, a short distance to the east of Star. With outstanding views to the Lomond Hills, this property offers high levels of privacy and seclusion being accessed via a long private driveway and there are no near neighbours. In terms of facilities the surrounding villages offer a good range of shops and general amenities with a wider offering available in the nearby towns of Glenrothes and Kirkcaldy. The popular county market town of Cupar is a short distance to the north-east with the cities of Edinburgh, Dundee and Perth within comfortable driving distance from Bogside. The ancient and historic university town of St. Andrews, renowned world-wide as the Home of Golf is some seventeen miles to the north-east. Bogside Farm is surrounded by some glorious rolling Fife countryside which is home to an array of wildlife and, for the outdoor enthusiast, the perfect setting for a range of recreational pursuits. There is great scope for walking, cycling, riding and golf with numerous highly-rated courses close by including Ladybank, Elie, Lundin Links, Scotscraig and the many fine courses in and around St. Andrews, where the Old Course is a regular venue for the British Open, which will next visit in 2021 for its 150th anniversary. The championship course at Carnoustie is hosting the British Open in July 2018.
Challenging fishing and shooting 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 the Pony Club for the younger enthusiast and various riding clubs. There is racing and polo at Scone outside Perth which is also the venue for the annual Scottish Game Fair. The pretty fishing villages of Fife’s quaint East Neuk such as Crail, St. Monans, Anstruther and Pittenweem are just a short drive to the south. In terms of days out the wide-open spaces of the Lomond Hills are close at hand along with several popular National Trust for Scotland properties including Hill of Tarvit outside Cupar, Kellie Castle and Falkland Palace. Fife’s beautiful and varied coastline includes several sandy beaches such as St. Andrews, Kingsbarns, Elie and Tentsmuir.
State schooling is available locally with private schooling being provided at St. Leonards in St. Andrews, the High School of Dundee and several highly rated schools in the Perth and Edinburgh areas. There are railway stations at Ladybank, Cupar, Leuchars and Markinch with Edinburgh airport about a thirty-five minute drive to the south. The busy regional airport at Dundee offers a good selection of short-haul flights.
Bogside Farm is a substantial and impressive detached property, significantly extended and improved by the current owners and presented to a very high standard. The house benefits from high levels of privacy and seclusion and is approached via a long private road. The house is of an attractive harled exterior under a red tile roof with the extensive L-shaped accommodation centred around an exceptional kitchen/breakfast room adjacent family room with stove situated at the heart of the house. Also adjacent to the kitchen/breakfast room is a formal dining room with a hallway leading into the recent extension through to the fabulous double-height sitting/sun room with bi-folding doors to the garden and it has underfloor heating. The property benefits from four bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room and two excellent double bedrooms in the extension sharing a superb Jack and Jill bathroom with free-standing bath and separate shower. Completing the accommodation is the family bathroom, utility room and main entrance porch, with two additional attic rooms being accessed from the front hall.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The house is approached by a long private driveway with generous chipped parking area at the house itself. The house stands in an attractive garden with lawn, mix of plants and shrubs and decked seating area.
Bogside Farm benefits from a range of outbuildings and stores which it is thought may have scope for further development (subject to all relevant consents and permissions being obtained). The outbuildings include:
There is grazing to the north and south of the house extending to approximately 6.5 acres in total.
There are two timber stables
Central heating Oil
Photovoltaic Solar System
FIXTURES & FITTINGS
No items are included unless specifically mentioned in these particulars.
Bogside Farm is classified as Band C for Council Tax purposes by Fife Council.
Bogside Farm is accessed off the minor road that runs between Markinch and Kennoway, a short distance to the east of Star.
The EPC rating is E.