Tar-Cot-Sira stands in an idyllic location in a former walled garden on a quiet road on the edge of the sought after small village of Craigrothie to the south of Cupar in Fife. Craigrothie has a primary school, village …
Tar-Cot-Sira stands in an idyllic location in a former walled garden on a quiet road on the edge of the sought after small village of Craigrothie to the south of Cupar in Fife. Craigrothie has a primary school, village hall and a bus service with regular connections to St Andrews, Cupar and Kirkcaldy. The thriving village of Ceres is a short distance to the east and provides a good range of local shops, services and amenities together with a primary school. A wider offering is on hand just a 5 minute drive to the north in Cupar, Fife’s bustling country market town, whilst a short distance to the east lies the ancient and historic University town of St Andrews known worldwide as the “Home of Golf” with its wonderful mix of shops, restaurants and facilities. To the north are the cities of Dundee and Perth which are both well within comfortable driving distance and provide for all key city amenities. Edinburgh is about a 45 minute drive to the south.
Surrounding Craigrothie is some outstanding Fife countryside which comprises a wonderful mix of fertile farmland, woodland, hill, stunning coastline and river. The area offers home to an array of wildlife and for the outdoor enthusiast provides a wide range of recreational pursuits including riding, cycling, walking and sailing and golf with many highly rated course within easy reach including the courses at Crail, Kingsbarns, St Andrews Bay, Elie, Leven, Lundin Links, Ladybank and the numerous fine course in and around St Andrews with the Old Course regularly hosting the British Open – the next visit to St Andrews is scheduled for 2022 for the event’s 150th Anniversary. Tar-Cot-Sira is well placed for accessing the various pretty fishing villages of Fife’s East Neuk and in terms of days out the wide open spaces of the Lomond Hills are not far away along with a number of popular National Trust for Scotland properties including the nearby Hill of Tarvit, Kellie Castle and Falkland Palace. Fife’s beautiful and varied coastline includes several good sandy beaches such as those at Kingbarns, Tentsmuir, Crail, Elie and St Andrews.
There are railway stations at Cupar, Ladybank, Leuchars, Markinch and Kirkcaldy with Edinburgh airport about 45 minutes to the south. The regional airport at Dundee offers a selection of short haul flights.
Tar-Cot-Sira comprises a substantial detached property offering purchasers a wonderful opportunity to create a superb family home in a lovely village setting. The house is of an attractive harled exterior under a tile roof. Now in need of a degree of modernisation and upgrading the deceptively spacious accommodation comprises sitting room with open fire, with steps leading up to the dining area and kitchen/breakfast room. There are 3 bedrooms, one with en-suite facilities. A further set of stairs leads up to the family room from which there is another staircase leading on to the extensive games room with attic storage off. Completing the accommodation is the family bathroom, utility room, hall and further ancillary accommodation. There is internal access to the garages and workshop. Subject to individual requirements Tar-Cot-Sira presents purchasers with a fantastic opportunity to remodel the house and create a wonderful unique family home in delightful surroundings.
Lower Level: Sitting room.
Main Level: Kitchen/breakfast room, dining area, utility room, 3 bedrooms (1 en-suite), family bathroom, cloakroom, hall.
Upper Level: Family room
Attic Level: Games room.
There are 2 garages, a workshop and a stable/store.
Tar-Cot-Sira stands in a beautiful fully enclosed garden comprising an extensive driveway along with areas of lawn and an attractive mix of plants, trees and shrubs. There is a small turnout enclosure and terrace to the rear of the property.