Lindifferon House stands in the small hamlet of Lindifferon in a delightful rural setting a short distance to the west of Fifes popular county market town of Cupar, close to the village of Letham. This striking property enjoys a …
Lindifferon House stands in the small hamlet of Lindifferon in a delightful rural setting a short distance to the west of Fife’s popular county market town of Cupar, close to the village of Letham. This striking property enjoys a lovely southerly aspect with beautiful views over the surrounding fields and countryside. In terms of facilities, Cupar offers an excellent mix of shops, restaurants and general amenities. Alternatively, the ancient and historic university town of St Andrews, renowned world-wide as the home of golf and with a wonderful cosmopolitan mix of facilities, is about 14 miles to the east, with the resurgent city of Dundee, already home to Scott’s RSS Discovery and the new V&A, a similar distance to the north-east, over the Tay Bridge. With its new city status, Perth is no more than a 30 minute drive to the north-west, whilst Edinburgh is also within comfortable driving distance. Lindifferon House is surrounded by an area of spectacular rolling Fife countryside which is home to an array of wildlife and, for the outdoor enthusiast, is 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. Challenging shooting and fishing may be taken locally with some fine pheasant shoots nearby. The Fife Hunt is the most northerly pack of foxhounds 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 Elie, 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, 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 regarded schools in the Perth area. There are railway stations in Cupar, Ladybank, Leuchars and Markinch, with Edinburgh Airport about a 45 minute drive to the south. The busy regional airport at Dundee offers a good selection of short-haul flights.
Lindifferon House is a most substantial and strikingly handsome category B listed house in a lovely rural setting in north east Fife. Dating from the mid 1700’s the original Georgian portion of the house was extended by the Victorians in the mid 1800’s and given a lovely blonde sandstone façade. Centred around the spacious main central hallway the extensive ground floor accommodation comprises the superb drawing room and separate dining room to the front, both with magnificent south facing windows, a sitting room with gas fire, study and cloakroom with adjoining WC and wash basin. There is a large bespoke breakfasting kitchen with oil fired Aga. A sizeable laundry / utility room, walk in larder, boot room and large log room complete the ground floor. Leading to the first floor is a beautiful Georgian stone staircase. The spacious principal bedroom to the front enjoys superb southerly and westerly views. The adjacent main guest bedroom also benefits from the excellent views and a dressing room with potential scope for the creation of en-suite facilities (subject to all relevant permissions and consents being obtained) and which could potentially be shared on a “Jack and Jill” basis with the principal bedroom. There are two further good double bedrooms at first floor level (one with en-suite shower room) as well as the beautiful recently refurbished main bathroom and spacious landing. There is also a shower room with wc at this level. There are two further sizeable bedrooms at attic level.
Lindifferon House stands in an immaculate generous partially walled garden with extensive areas of lawn planted with an attractive mix of plants trees and shrubs as well as a vegetable garden and super sheltered paved seating area adjacent to the kitchen to the rear of the house. There is a neat gravel drive with ample parking to the front of the house.
There is good fenced grazing of approximately 5.3 acres.
To the rear of the kitchen are two excellent outside stores.
Heating & Hot Water Oil
Viewing is by prior appointment only through the Selling Agents – Galbraith.
For satnav purposes the property postcode is KY15 7RX
EPC rating D
Lindifferon House is Category B listed.