Kintore is an exceptional Victorian house situated in arguably the best address in Cupar surrounded by Wetlands Park with outstanding views out over to the Hill of Tarvit to the south. Cupar is a thriving county market town, which …
Kintore is an exceptional Victorian house situated in arguably the best address in Cupar surrounded by Wetlands Park with outstanding views out over to the Hill of Tarvit to the south. Cupar is a thriving county market town, which offers an excellent comprehensive range of local facilities. Kintore is also very well placed for speedy access to the golfing Mecca of St. Andrews (9 miles), the ancient and historic university town renowned world wide as the home of golf. The resurgent city of Dundee (13 miles), home to Scott’s RSS Discovery and the new V & A museum, provides a comprehensive offering of city shops, services and amenities with Perth about a half hour drive to the north-west and Edinburgh about an hour’s drive to the south.
Home to an array of wildlife the beautiful rolling countryside around Cupar comprises a lovely mix of farmland, hill and river the result being a fine choice for the outdoor enthusiast. There is considerable scope for walking, cycling, riding, sailing and of course golf with many highly regarded courses in the area including the championship course at Carnoustie and The Old Course at St. Andrews both of which regularly host the British Open with the next scheduled visit being St Andrews in 2022. There are good sandy beaches at Elie, Tentsmuir and St. Andrews along with a number of popular National Trust for Scotland properties in the area including Kellie Castle, Hill of Tarvit and Falkland Palace.
Well regarded state schooling is available locally with independent schooling being provided at St. Leonards in St. Andrews and the High School of Dundee. There are railway stations in Cupar, Leuchars, Ladybank and Markinch with Edinburgh airport about one hour to the south. The regional airport at Dundee offers a good selection of short haul flights.
Kintore is a beautiful blonde sandstone house, which sits in a lovely position surrounded by its own garden and grounds. The house offers spacious and well-proportioned accommodation over two levels and is ideal for entertaining and modern family living. The house has many fine period features such as decorative cornicing, working window shutters, the wood carved staircase and the mantelpieces in the reception rooms. Also included in the sale are the bespoke light fittings in the reception rooms and principal bedrooms.
A spacious hall lies at the heart of the house, which is overlooked by a galleried landing and has a door off to an impressive drawing room with dual fuel stove and beautiful bay window. Also off the hallway are a family room and dining room.
The kitchen has parquet flooring and has recently been upgraded with handmade bespoke “Olive Tree” fitted units, kitchen range with induction hob as well as a kitchen island and free standing dresser (included in the sale). Situated off the kitchen is a utility room and pantry and a door connects through to a bright and spacious dining room, which has an open fireplace and a lovely window with working window shutters.
From the rear entrance door a vestibule leads through to cloakroom area with WC as well as a hobby room with patio doors to garden as well as a separate door to a boiler room.
The bedroom accommodation on the first floor comprises 4 spacious bedrooms, served by a bathroom and a separate shower room.
From the back hall a separate stairway leads to large bedroom with eaves storage and separate bathroom, ideal for home working studio, teenager/ granny-flat.
Ground Floor: Hall, drawing room, dining room, family room, hobby room, kitchen/breakfast room, WC,utility room, boiler room.
First Floor: 4 bedrooms, bathroom, shower room. Approached by separate staircase to rear - Bedroom
5 with bathroom.
GARDEN AND GROUNDS
Kintore is set in a large garden of around 1 acre, which is contained by stone walls (surmounted by
railings to the south). The house is approached from Westfield Road by wrought iron gates, which leads to a gravel drive surrounding the house and leading to a double garage on the west side of the property.
The gardens are largely laid to lawn and fringed by mature trees and shrubs as well as fruit trees. To the rear of the property is a greenhouse and a former vegetable garden. Built onto the side of the westwall is a former pigsty and a separate wooden gateway providing pedestrian access to Westfield Road.
On entering Cupar from the west via on the A91 turn right into Westfield Avenue opposite the junction with Balgarvie Road (signposted for Newburgh, Perth and the A913). At the end of Westfield Avenue turn right onto Westfield Road and continue for about 300 m and the entrance to Kintore is on the left handside and approached by a gated entrance next to the entrance to Wetlands Park.
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FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
No items are included unless specifically mentioned in these particulars. The carpets, curtains and light fittings are included in the
sale. The piano is included in the sale and will remain in the house.