Woodend is an outstanding property quietly positioned overlooking Beveridge Park on the south west side of Kirkcaldy. Known as the Lang Toun the popular Fife town is very well located for the commuter and benefits from a comprehensive offering …
Woodend is an outstanding property quietly positioned overlooking Beveridge Park on the south west side of Kirkcaldy. Known as the “Lang Toun” the popular Fife town is very well located for the commuter and benefits from a comprehensive offering of services and amenities including several large supermarkets, shops, banks, health centres, restaurants, pubs and hospital. Kirkcaldy Farmers Market is a regular event selling high quality Scottish produce. A wider offering of amenities is available in Glenrothes and Dunfermline which are both close by, with St Andrews, Perth, Dundee and Edinburgh all within comfortable driving distance. From Kirkcaldy there is easy access to the lovely quaint villages of Fife’s East Neuk such as Crail, Anstruther, Pittenweem and Elie, whilst the glorious countryside and coastline in the area comprises a lovely mix of rolling hills, woods, farmland, river and beaches offering considerable scope for the outdoor enthusiast with walking, riding, cycling, sailing, shooting and fishing all readily available along with an abundance of wildlife. It is the game of golf for which Fife is best known with many highly rated courses in a comparatively small area including the Old Course at St. Andrews which plays regular host to the Open Championship along with the likes of Ladybank, Lundin Links and Crail. Accessibility is excellent with the centre of Edinburgh is only 27 miles distant by road. There is a main line railway station in Kirkcaldy whilst Edinburgh Airport is about 24 miles from the house. Primary and secondary schooling is available locally with independent schooling available at St. Leonards in St. Andrews and the High School of Dundee, along with several highly rated schools in Perth and Edinburgh.
Woodend is a substantial house which dates from 1910 and it is constructed of rendered walls under a series of pitched slate roofs with high chimney stacks. The house offers spacious and well-proportioned accommodation over two levels extending to about 363 sqm and it is ideal for entertaining. The house is full of charm and character, which includes features such as decorative cornicing, wood panelling, stained glass windows and ceiling friezes.
An impressive reception hall lies at the heart of the house which has an open fireplace, wood panelled walls to dado height, a wood carved staircase and a lovely stained glass window.
Situated off the reception hall is a dining room and a drawing room (with a bay window and electric fire with feature mantelpiece), which opens out to a sun porch and onto a lovely sheltered garden terrace. Also on the ground floor is an entrance vestibule with cloakroom off, a recently refurbished kitchen, sitting room/snug, utility room and pantry/store.
The bedroom accommodation on the first floor comprises a master bedroom with dressing Room and four further bedrooms served by a bathroom and shower Room.
Ground Floor: Entrance vestibule with cloakroom, reception Hall, drawing room with sun porch, dining Room, family room, Kitchen, larder, laundry. First Floor: Split Level Hall/Landing, Bedroom with Dressing Room, Four Further Bedrooms, Bathroom and Shower Room.
To the east side of the house is attached triple garage. To the west side of the house are attached garden stores, an outside WC and boiler room as well as a derelict greenhouse structure.
GARDEN AND GROUNDS
Woodend is approached from Boglily Road by an impressive gated entrance which leads through a high stone wall to a gravel parking driveway in front of the garages. The established gardens are largely laid to lawn and contained by stone walls with areas of mature trees and shrubs. Approached from the sun porch is a terrace surrounded by mature shrubs. Paths lead round to the rear of the house where there is a lawn, which leads through a wall to an area of woodland and meadow.
DIRECTIONS Woodend is numbered 34 on Boglily Road.
POST CODE KY2 5NE
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
No items are included unless specifically mentioned in these particulars. The tapestry in the hall is available for purchase by separate negotiation.