West Newhall is situated next to Newhall Farm and surrounded by beautiful countryside and about 1 mile from the sought after conservation village of Kingsbarn. Crail (2 miles) provides a good range of shops, services and amenities as well …
West Newhall is situated next to Newhall Farm and surrounded by beautiful countryside and about 1 mile from the sought after conservation village of Kingsbarn. Crail (2 miles) provides a good range of shops, services and amenities as well as picturesque harbour. From West Newhall there is easy access to the other East Neuk villages including Anstruther, Cellardyke, St Monans and Elie. The ancient and historic coastal town of St Andrews is only 8 miles to the north and offers an excellent range of facilities along with a highly regarded university and is also known world-wide as the Home of Golf. About seventeen miles to the northwest lies Cupar, Fifes thriving county market town which also provides a good range of services. In terms of city amenities, Dundee is about 23 miles to the north and Edinburgh about 51 miles to the south via the Queensferry Crossing. Surrounding West Newhall is an area of truly glorious Fife countryside comprising a wonderful mix of fertile farmland, woodland, hill, stunning coastline and river. The result is home to an array of wildlife and for the outdoor enthusiast offers access to a wide range of recreational pursuits including riding, cycling, walking, sailing and of course golf, with many highly rated courses within easy reach including the courses at Crail itself (seventh oldest golf club in the world), Kingsbarns, The Fairmont, Elie and also the numerous fine courses in and around St Andrews. State schooling is available locally with private schooling being provided at St Leonards in St Andrews and the High School of Dundee. There are railway stations at Leuchars, Cupar, Ladybank, Markinch and Kirkcaldy with Edinburgh Airport less than an hour and twenty minutes to the south.
West Newhall is a traditional stone built, B listed property which is thought to date back to around 1800. The property has recently under gone a comprehensive renovation and by the current owners to create a comfortable family home, the work includes installing a new heating system, enlarging and upgrading the kitchen /dining room and replacing the shower room on the ground floor and the creation of a new family bathroom to serve the bedrooms on the first floor. Internally the accommodation is laid out over two levels and offers beautifully proportioned accommodation over two levels extends to about 212 sqm and it is ideal for entertaining and modern family living. A special feature of the house is the broad hallway, which lies at the heart of the house with fanlight above the entrance and impressive staircase leading up to the bedroom accommodation of the first floor. The sitting room has windows on three aspects and a beautiful open fireplace with marble surround and timber mantelpiece. The conservatory has an exposed stone wall and faces south and west and has a glazed door out to the rear garden. The kitchen/breakfast room benefits from newly fitted floor and wall cupboards, central island and a spacious dining area with feature pendant lights. There are four spacious bedrooms on the first floor served by the recently installed family bathroom. Situated off the hall on the ground floor is a study, which could also serve as a 5th bedroom.
Ground Floor: Hall, sitting room, study/bedroom 5, family room, conservatory, shower room, kitchen/dining room.
First Floor: 4 bedrooms, family bathroom.
The gardens are partially enclosed by stone walls with an extensive area of lawn surrounded by mature trees. The driveway approaches the front of the house from the south and curves up to a double garage. Stone steps leads up from the gravelled parking area to an elevated terrace, enclosed by at attractive balustrades. A side drive leads through the neighbouring farm steading to an additional entrance, which leads to a drive to the rear of the house. To the rear of the house is a lovely area of garden enclosed by high stone walls as well as the walls of a former steading, which has potential for other uses and has planning permission and listed building consent to form an annexe.
From St Andrews take the A917 south east to Kingsbarns. Once in Kingsbarns continue south on the A917 for about one mile, passing the gates of Cambo Estate of the left and then a lay by on the right. Take the next turning on the right, marked by two stone gate pillars, which have a sign for West Newhall. Follow the track and turn right at the first cottage before the farm and follow the track round to a parking area in front of the house.