Millpond Cottage

4 Dewars Mill, St. Andrews, KY16 9TY

Offers Over £715,000

Bedroom Count icon 5

  • Superb secluded country property close to St. Andrews
  • Open plan kitchen/family room/dining room, sitting room, sun room, 5 bedrooms (1 en-suite) family shower room, hall, utility, wc, porch and entrance hall
  • Delightful well presented family accommodation in a lovely setting
  • Beautiful well stocked garden with terrace and hot tub
  • Double garage and driveway parking
  • Lovely views over surrounding fields and countryside

GENERALMillpond Cottage is a most attractive property forming part of Dewars Mill, an exclusive development of lovely homes surrounded by countryside a short distance to the west of St. Andrews in Fife. Enjoying some excellent views over the surrounding fields and countryside, the property is very well placed for accessing St. Andrews, Cupar, Dundee and the East Neuk. In terms of local amenities, St. Andrews is just a five minute drive from the house and is renowned world-wide as the “Home of Golf”, offering a fine cosmopolitan mix of shops, restaurant, pubs and the like. The flourishing city of Dundee is approximately 20 minutes to the north which now benefits from the V & A Museum. Edinburgh is about one hour away by road to the south.The glorious rolling Fife countryside and coastline around Dewars Mill is home to an array of wildlife and, for the outdoor enthusiast, offers ready access to a wide range of recreational activities including walking, riding, cycling and golf. There are many highly rated golf courses with easy reach including the plethora of top courses in and around St. Andrews including the Old Course, which regularly hosts the British Open. Challenging fishing and shooting may be taken locally with the wide open spaces of the Lomond hills and several lovely beaches including St. Andrews, Tentsmuir, Kingsbarns, Crail and Elie all also within reach. In terms of day trips there are a number of National Trust for Scotland properties in the area including Falkland Palace, Hill of Tarvit and Kellie Castle, while the pretty fishing villages of Fife’s East Neuk are only a short drive to the south.Good state schooling is available locally with private schooling being provided at St. Leonards in St. Andrews along with the High School of Dundee. There are railway stations in Leuchars, Cupar, Ladybank and Markinch with Edinburgh Airport about an hour to the south. The busy regional airport at Dundee also offers a good range of short-haul flights.DESCRIPTIONCompleted in 1998/1999 and built on a double plot, Millpond Cottage is a superb country property, very well presented and offering spacious accommodation of a high standard in a lovely setting. Set out over one level the accommodation is centred around the outstanding open plan kitchen/family room/dining room with sun room off. There are sliding doors from the dining room through to the sitting room, which has a lovely bright westerly aspect as well as an open fire. There are five bedrooms, all of which benefit from fitted wardrobes with the well-proportioned principal bedroom also benefiting from a sizeable en-suite bathroom. Completing the accommodation is the family shower room, utility room, porch, wc and entrance hall. Millpond Cottage is fully double glazed and is served by mains gas central heating and mains drainage. Externally the house is of a delightful stone exterior under a red pantile roof.GARDEN AND OUTBUILDINGSMillpond Cottage stands in a delightful extensive well-stocked garden contained by dry stone dykes, fencing and hedging. The garden benefits from terraces to front and rear, neat lawns and an attractive mix of plants, trees and shrubs. There is a hot tub situated on the western terrace.There is a double garage with electric doors. The chipped drive offers space for several vehicles.DIRECTIONSTake the B929 west from St. Andrews and the access to Dewars Mill is on the left shortly after passing Rufflets Hotel. To get to Millpond Cottage follow the track down and round the back of the development, with Millpond Cottage enjoying views out over fields and open countryside.POSTCODEKY16 9TY WHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: ///talking.walls.script