Moorland House is situated in a large garden on the edge of the village of Ladybank in the heart of central Fife, an area known locally as the Howe of Fife. Good local services and facilities are available in …
Moorland House is situated in a large garden on the edge of the village of Ladybank in the heart of central Fife, an area known locally as the Howe of Fife. Good local services and facilities are available in the village including a range of shops and a primary school with the nearby city of Glenrothes and the market town of Cupar offering an excellent wider mix of facilities and amenities. Ladybanks central location affords easy access to all parts of Fife and beyond with the ancient and historic university town of St. Andrews with its famous golfing connections no more than a twenty minute drive to the east and the cities of Dundee and Perth no more than thirty minutes to the north. Edinburgh lies approximately forty minutes to the south by road.
From Ladybank there is easy access to Fifes rich and varied countryside and stunning coastline. The mix of rolling hills, woodland and fertile farmland is home to an array of wildlife and, for the outdoor enthusiast, offers ready access to a wide range of recreational pursuits including walking, cycling, fishing, sailing, riding and golf, with numerous highly rated courses close by including Ladybank itself, Elie, Crail and the many superb courses in and around St. Andrews. For days out the quaint fishing villages of Fifes East Neuk which include Elie, Earlsferry and Anstruther are easily accessible along with the wide open spaces of the Lomond hills and the excellent sandy beaches at Elie and St. Andrews. There are a number of National Trust for Scotland properties in the area including Kellie Castle, Hill of Tarvit and Falkland Palace.
Good state schooling is available locally with private schooling being provided at St. Leonards in St. Andrews, the High School of Dundee and several schools in and around Perth. There is a railway station within the village as well as at Cupar, Leuchars, Markinch and Kirkcaldy with Edinburgh Airport less than forty minutes drive to the south. The busy regional airport at Dundee also offers a good range of short haul routes.
Moorland House was built about 30 years ago and is a substantial home constructed of brick under a series of slate roofs offering accommodation on one level extending to about 164 sqm (1,765 sqft. The house is approached by an impressive entrance, which leads into a hall at the heart of the house. The kitchen/dining room has a good range of floor units and an ample dining area with glazed doors leading out to a lovey garden terrace. The spacious sitting room has a stove set into a fireplace and glazed doors lead out to a lovely west facing terrace with views out over to the Lomond Hills. The house has four bedrooms served by a family bathroom with separate shower and built in cupboard. Situated off the hallway are a linen cupboard and cloakroom.
Approached by a hatch from the hall is a substantial floored attic with electric power and light as well as Velux windows and a further full length window. The attic has considerable scope to be converted to provide additional accommodation subject to obtaining all the required consents.
Moorland House is approached from Union Place by a broad entrance, with ample tarmac parking areas leading up to the outbuildings and double garage. The garden is largely laid to lawn and benefits from terraces overlooking the adjacent countryside with lovely views out to the Lomonds Hills in the distance. Situated on the grounds are a lovely summerhouse and a useful store.
From the A92 take the turning into Ladybank onto the B938 which then becomes Commercial Road. Take the first turning on the left into Church Street and continue for about 200 m and then take the second turning on the left into Union Place. Moorland House is situated at the end of the cul de sac on the right handside.
For Satnav purposes the postcode is
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For Council Tax Purposes Moorland has been assessed as Band F.
The EPC rating is D.