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Taybank

42 William Street, Tayport, Fife, DD6 9HQ

Offers Over £475,000


  • Outstanding former merchant’s house finished to the highest standard with private walled garden

  • 3 / 4 reception rooms. 4 / 5 bedrooms.

  • Utility room. Loft rooms.

  • Large private rear walled garden with River Tay views.

  • Private driveway with parking for 2 cars.

  • Terrace. Sitooterie. Bike store.

SITUATION
Taybank, at 42 William Street sits in a lovely position in the village of Tayport and enjoys views over neighbouring rooftops to the River Tay to Broughty Ferry and the Angus hills in the distance. Tayport has some good …

SITUATION
Taybank, at 42 William Street sits in a lovely position in the village of Tayport and enjoys views over neighbouring rooftops to the River Tay to Broughty Ferry and the Angus hills in the distance. Tayport has some good local services including a Co-op, Scotmid and an award winning butcher, as well as a restaurant/bar and primary school. Nearby Newport on-Tay has a similar offering of amenities. The resurgent city of Dundee has an excellent range of services.

The property is highly accessible, well positioned for access to Dundee, Cupar and St. Andrews, with
Perth, Aberdeen and Edinburgh also within comfortable driving distance. Cupar, Fife’s bustling market town, lies an 11 mile drive to the south and offers an excellent range of shops and services as well as a thriving monthly farmers’ market whilst the ancient and historic town of St. Andrews, globally acclaimed as the Home of Golf lies about 11 miles to the south-east. Tayport provides direct access to an area of particularly outstanding and varied countryside with hills, wood, river and beach all within walking distance. As a result there are a wide range of outdoor activities on hand with walking, cycling, sailing and riding all readily available. It is perhaps golf for which Fife is most well-known however with numerous top quality courses in a comparatively small area including Scotscraig at Tayport and the world renowned Old Course at St. Andrews which regularly hosts the Open Championship.

There are good state primary and secondary schools in the area with independent schooling on hand at a number of highly rated schools including St. eonards in St. Andrews and the High School of Dundee. There are railway stations in Leuchars, Cupar, Ladybank and Dundee whilst Edinburgh airport lies approximately one hour to the south. The regional airport at Dundee has a growing selection of short haul flights.

DESCRIPTION
Taybank dates from 1836 and was built for a local ship owner/merchant. The house has a handsome façade of cut stone with the windows and main entrance fringed with sandstone. Part of the house was previously used as a dental practice and has since been systemically refurbished and partially remodelled by the current owners to create a comfortable family house finished to the highest standard with much of its original character being retained.

ACCOMMODATION

Ground Floor: Hall, sitting room, dining room, snug, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, 2 bedrooms,
bathroom.

First Floor:3 bedrooms, study, shower room. 2 loft rooms.

GARDEN
Taybank has an area of garden ground at the front of the house with a path leading to the
front door as well as an attached store (useful for bikes) to the side of the house. The house can also
be accessed via two gated entrances off Dougall Street to the rear of the property with a driveway
with enclosed parking for two cars. The rear garden is enclosed by a high stone wall and is largely
laid to lawn with the upper section benefitting of spectacular views out over roof tops over the Tay to
Broughty Ferry, the Angus Hills and past Tentsmuir Point to the North Sea. . Built onto the rear garden
wall is an impressive sitooterie with wooden deck and to the side are a wooden garden store and log
store. Approached from the rear entrance at the lower section of the garden is a lovely south facing
sheltered terrace.