Westfield Farm Steading

Westfield, Balmullo, St. Andrews, KY16 0BW

Offers Over £650,000

Bedroom Count icon 4

  • Charming home with annexe, paddock and steading in a lovely edge of village situation near St Andrews.
  • 2 reception rooms. 4 bedrooms. 2 bathrooms.
  • Attached 2 bedroom cottage with letting potential.
  • Steading incorporating double garage and store/workshop and potential for other uses.
  • Lovely landscaped gardens with paddock & generous parking area.
  • Adjacent paddock of circa 0.75 acres.
  • Ideally positioned for commuting to St. Andrews and Dundee.

SITUATIONWestfield Farm Steading is a lovely home with useful annex and workshop offering generous living space on the edge of the popular village of Balmullo, close to St. Andrews. The village benefits from a primary school, shop, pub, post office and bowling club. A short distance to the east lies the ancient and historic university town of St. Andrews, renowned worldwide as the “Home of Golf” and with its excellent range of specialist shops and facilities. To the south-west Fife’s main county market town of Cupar has a very good offering of local services and a regular farmers’ market. To the north the thriving city of Dundee is home to the V & A museum and Scott’s ship RRS Discovery. Surrounding Balmullo is some particularly fine Scottish countryside with a lovely mix of farmland, woodland, hill and river. The result is home to an array of wildlife and provides an excellent choice for the outdoor enthusiast with walking, cycling and riding all readily available along with fishing and shooting. There are many highly regarded golf 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. The wide open spaces of the Lomond Hills and the pretty fishing villages of Fife’s quaint East Neuk are within comfortable driving distance. In terms of days out there are good sandy beaches at St. Andrews, Tentsmuir, Kingsbarns and Elie along with a number of popular National Trust for Scotland properties such as Hill of Tarvit, Kellie Castle and Falkland Palace. State schooling is available locally with independent schooling available at Dundee High School and also St. Leonards in St. Andrews. There are railway stations in Leuchars, Cupar and Dundee with Edinburgh airport just over an hour to the south.DESCRIPTIONWestfield Farm Steading is a charming home built on the site of a former steading in the 1980s and is largely built of rendered and stone faced walls under a series of red tiled roofs. The house enjoys lovely views out over open countryside to Lucklaw Hill with St. Andrews and St. Andrews Bay visible in the distance.The house is full of charm and character and offers triple glazed windows. The main part of the house extends to about 178 sqm and offers flexible accommodation over two levels. The house is approached by a generous hallway with a stove with doors leading off the spacious open-plan kitchen/dining room, which opens into a sitting room with large bay window and glazed doors leading out to a terrace. The kitchen offers an excellent range of units with integrated appliances, from here a door leads to the utility room which gives access to the side of the property. Two bedrooms are also situated on the ground floor which lead from the entrance hall, they are both served by a shower room. Two further bedrooms on the first floor and a spacious family bathroom with separate shower complete the accommodation. Approached by a separate entrance to the north is an attached 2 bedroom cottage offering accommodation over two levels extending to about 72 sqm. The cottage is currently let out and provides a potential income stream. Vacant possession will be provided on entry. The main house has successfully been let out through Airbnb for the last six years. ACCOMMODATIONGROUND FLOOR: Entrance Hall, Lounge, Open Plan Kitchen/Dining, Two Bedrooms, Shower Room and Utility Room.FIRST FLOOR: Two Bedrooms and Bathroom.Annexe:GROUND FLOOR: Entrance Hall, Living Room, Bedroom, Shower Room and Kitchen Hall.FIRST FLOOR: Bedroom.OUTBUILDINGSTo the east side of the house is a large steading of stone face under a pitched and tiled roof which has a double garage and adjacent store/workshop. This building could potentially have a number of uses such as conversion to a further flat/house, subject to the necessary planning consents. GARDEN AND GROUNDSThe house is set in lovely landscaped gardens which are largely enclosed by stone walls and laid to lawn with low retaining walls and areas of matures trees and shrubs. There is a lovely south facing terrace, which connects into the sitting room. To the south of the garden is a small paddock contained by stone walls and hedging, which offers potential for additional garden space, grazing or other uses (subject to obtaining the necessary consents). Also within the paddock is a kitchen garden, greenhouse and tin shed. On a separate area of ground, and approached from the public road to the east side of neighbouring Westfield Farmhouse, is another small paddock 0.75 acres (0.12 ha).COUNCIL TAXThe property has been assessed as Band D by Fife Council. DIRECTIONSFrom the centre of Balmullo take the A914 in a northerly direction towards Dundee and the TayRoad Bridge. After leaving the village continue for a quarter on a mile and then turn left and the sharp corner. Continue for a short distance and then turn left at the shared entrance to the rear of Westfield Farmhouse.POST CODEKY16 0BWWHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter thefollowing 3 words: lows.still.extentFIXTURES AND FITTINGSNo items are included unless specifically mentioned in these particulars.VIEWINGSStrictly by appointment with the Selling Agents