5 Skinners Steps is a delightful 2 bedroom cottage which stands in a popular location in central Cupar, just a short walk from the centre of the thriving county market town which offers an excellent comprehensive range of local …
5 Skinners Steps is a delightful 2 bedroom cottage which stands in a popular location in central Cupar, just a short walk from the centre of the thriving county market town which offers an excellent comprehensive range of local facilities and amenities. The property is also very well placed for speedy access to St Andrews (9 miles), the ancient and historic university town renowned worldwide as the “Home of Golf.” The city of Dundee (13 miles), home to Scots RRS Discovery and the acclaimed V & A Museum, provides a comprehensive offering of city shops, services and facilities 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, coastland, 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 Old Course at St Andrews. In terms of days out the wide open spaces of the Lomond Hills and the pretty fishing villages of Fife’s quaint East Neuk are within comfortable driving distance. There are good sandy beaches at Elie, Tentsmuir, Kingsbarns and St Andrews along with a number of popular National Trust for Scotland properties such as Kellie Castle, Hill of Tarvit and Falkland Palace. State schooling is available locally. There are railway stations at Cupar, Leuchars, Ladybank and Markinch with Edinburgh airport about 1 hour to the south.
Thought to date from the early 1800’s, 5 Skinners Steps forms part of a terrace of former tanners’ cottages in central Cupar. The house has a charming stone facade under a tile roof with the central hallway providing access to all rooms. The well-proportioned main sitting room benefits from an attractive fireplace and wood flooring with the adjacent kitchen/breakfast room enjoying views out over the delightful enclosed garden to the rear. Completing the accommodation is the good sized main bedroom together with second bedroom, shower room and rear porch. Very well presented throughout, and with a delightful feel, 5 Skinners Steps is a property which combines excellent comfortable living space with great charm and character.
Hall, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, 2 bedrooms, shower room, rear porch.
There is an attractive enclosed cottage garden to the rear. There is also a timber garden shed.