1 The Elms is quietly positioned on Links Road in Leven with views over the memorial gardens on the opposite side of the road to the Firth of Forth and beyond. There are good local services in Leven and …
1 The Elms is quietly positioned on Links Road in Leven with views over the memorial gardens on the opposite side of the road to the Firth of Forth and beyond. There are good local services in Leven and also the bustling county market town of Cupar about a fifteen minute drive to the north. Leven is well placed for accessing
Fife’s quaint East Neuk with its pretty fishing villages such as Pittenweem, Anstruther and Crail as well as the particularly sought-after and exclusive holiday villages of Earlsferry and Elie. The ancient and historic cosmopolitan university town of St. Andrews is about a 15 mile drive to the north-east.
The area around Leven comprises a majestic mix of rolling countryside and interesting coastline. The result is home to an array of wildlife and also provides a fine choice for the outdoor enthusiast. Walking, riding, sailing and cycling are available locally although it is perhaps golf for which Fife is best known with numerous highly rated courses in the county including nearby Leven itself as well as Lundin Links, Elie and Crail as well as the
numerous fine courses in the St. Andrews area including The Old Course which next hosts the Open Championship in 2022. The Fife Hunt is the most northerly pack of foxhounds in the UK and there are many opportunities for riding with pony clubs for the younger enthusiast. There is racing and polo in Scone outside Perth which
is also the venue for the annual Scottish Game Fair. In terms of days out there are many options with several excellent sandy beaches in the area including Leven as well as Elie, Tentsmuir and St. Andrews.
State schooling is available locally and independent schooling is offered at St. Leonards in St. Andrews and also the High School of Dundee. There is an excellent bus service with direct services to both Edinburgh and Glasgow, with railway stations at Cupar, Markinch and Kirkcaldy. Edinburgh airport is about a forty-five
minute drive to the south and the regional airport at Dundee offers a good selection of short-haul flights.
Constructed in 1898 The Elms is a most attractive Victorian home forming the principal part of a subdivided mansion originally built as the residence of a local merchant. The house is largely built of cut stone under a series of pitched slate roofs and has an attractive façade with an impressive porch with astragalled fan windows surmounted by a balustrade and decorative painted date stone. The house has been upgraded by the current owner and is in excellent decorative condition and many of the original features have been retained including the cornicing and wood carved features on the staircase and mantelpieces.
A spacious hallway lies at the heart of the house which has parquet flooring, open fireplace and an impressive wood carved staircase leading to the first floor accommodation. Situated off the hallway are a sitting room and dining room, which both have fireplaces and south facing bay windows. Also situated off the hallway are
bedroom 4, bathroom and a rear hallway leading to the kitchen/breakfast room, which has been upgraded and offers a good range of fitted floor and wall cupboards with granite work surfaces.
On the first floor is a spacious sitting room, which has a bay window with an outstanding view out over the memorial gardens (on the opposite side of Links Road) with the Firth of Forth visible in the distance. Also on the first floor are three further bedrooms and a shower room.
GROUND FLOOR:- Entrance Porch, Entrance Hallway, Drawing room, Dining Room, Bedroom, Kitchen/Dining Area, Bathroom & Rear Vestibule.
FIRST FLOOR:- Sitting Room, Three Bedrooms & Shower Room.
1 The Elms is approached by a gated entrance which leads to a shared driveway with a private parking space. A shared path leads round to a shared bin store area and an area of private garden to north-west.
1 The Elms is situated on Links Road in Leven.
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