1 The Old Orchard is a lovely modern home quietly positioned in the former walled garden of Cairnie House and it has a lovely aspect looking out over East Neuk countryside. Nearby Charleton Golf course offers a testing 18 …
1 The Old Orchard is a lovely modern home quietly positioned in the former walled garden of Cairnie House and it has a lovely aspect looking out over East Neuk countryside. Nearby Charleton Golf course offers a testing 18 hole parkland course, driving range and club house with restaurant and bar.
Local services are available in Elie and Lower Largo with a wider offering on hand a short distance to the north in Fife’s bustling market town of Cupar as well as Anstruther on the coast. A short drive to the northeast lies St. Andrews, the ancient and historic university town renowned world-wide as the “Home of Golf” with its excellent cosmopolitan mix of shops, services, facilities and amenities. The thriving city of Dundee is within commuting distance and Edinburgh is also no more than a one hour drive to the south.
The surrounding area comprises a lovely majestic mix of farmland, coastline, hill and river, the result being a fine choice for the outdoor enthusiast with walking, riding, cycling, sailing and of course golf readily available. There are numerous highly regarded golf courses in the area including Ladybank, Elie, Leven, Crail, Lundin Links and Kingsbarns along with the many fine courses in and around St. Andrews where The Old Course is regular host to the British Open. The wide open spaces of the Lomond hills offer considerable scope whilst in terms of days out there are lovely sandy beaches at St. Andrews, Elie, Kingsbarns and Tentsmuir. The pretty fishing villages of Fife’s East Neuk are a short drive from the property including Anstruther, Crail and Pittenweem. There are several popular National Trust properties in the area including Kellie Castle, Hill of Tarvit and Falkland Palace. State schooling is available locally with independent schooling being provided at St. Andrews. There are railway stations in Cupar, Markinch and Kirkcaldy with Edinburgh airport about a forty-five minute drive to the south. The regional airport at Dundee offers a selection of short-haul flights.
1 The Old Orchard is a lovely modern home built of rendered cream walls under a series of red tiled roofs with a conservatory protruding from the front elevation. The house has a central hallway with WC, which leads off to a sitting room with an open fireplace (with Jet Master fire), From the sitting room glazed double doors opening out to the conservatory which has a lovely outlook over the surrounding countryside and doors opening out to a lovely terrace. The house benefits from a spacious L shaped kitchen/ breakfast room with a dining area, which connects through to the sitting room. Situated off the central hallway is a corridor with doors off to four bedrooms (1 en suite) as well as a bathroom and utility room connecting through to the integral double garage.
Hall, WC, Kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, sitting room, conservatory, 4 bedrooms (1 en suite), bathroom, utility room.
1 The Old Orchard is approached by a gated entrance which leads to a generous parking area and the integral double garage to the rear of the house. The gardens are contained by high stone and brick walls and largely laid to lawn and interspersed by trees and shrubs. To the east side of the house is a brick built garden store (in need of some upgrading) constructed into the garden wall and there is a further wooden garden shed adjacent to the house.
From Colinsburgh continue in an easterly direction on the B942 for about 0.5 miles and then turn right onto the shared entrance to Cairnie, which is set back from the road with stone gate piers and low stone walls either side. Continue on the shared tarmac road and then turn left down the slope with 1 The Old Orchard being the first house on the left.
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