Upper Bunzion Farmhouse

Ladybank, Cupar, KY15 7TG

Offers Over £710,000

1.7 acres

Bedroom Count icon 5

  • A superb family house with breath-taking views
  • 2 reception rooms, kitchen/family room, 4 bedrooms, nursery/bedroom 5, study.
  • Exceptional spacious contemporary accommodation
  • Delightful extensive gardens and grounds
  • Lapsed planning permission for erection of 2 holiday cottages
  • Substantial timber store
  • Wonderful quiet setting
  • About 1.7 acres (0.69ha)

SITUATIONUpper Bunzion Farmhouse is a superb rural property standing in a wonderful quiet elevated position with the most breath-taking panoramic views over the Howe of Fife and beyond. Upper Bunzion Farmhouse’s location on Cults Hill is just a short drive to the south-west of the popular and thriving county market town of Cupar which provides for all local services and amenities including a good selection of supermarkets, shops, restaurants and such like. Kirkcaldy, Leven and Glenrothes are readily accessible with St. Andrews, the ancient and historic university town renowned world-wide as the “Home of Golf” about a twenty-minute drive to the east. In terms of city amenities Dundee is within comfortable driving distance over the Tay Bridge to the north. Upper Bunzion Farmhouse provides access to an area of particular outstanding and varied countryside with hill, wood, river, farmland and a lovely coastline all close by. The area is home to an array of wildlife and presents a fine choice for the outdoor enthusiast with walking, cycling, sailing and riding all readily available. It is perhaps golf for which Fife is best known with numerous top courses in a comparatively small area including the world renowned Old Course at St. Andrews.There are several state primary and secondary schools in the area with highly regarded independent schooling on hand at St. Leonards in St. Andrews and the High School of Dundee. There are railway stations in Cupar, Ladybank, Markinch and Leuchars with Edinburgh airport only about forty five minutes away by road. Dundee airport operates a range of short-haul flights.DESCRIPTIONConstructed on the site of a former derelict farmhouse and with the most breathtaking panoramic views, Upper Bunzion Farmhouse is a superb family house offering exceptional contemporary accommodation. Externally the house is of a most attractive stone exterior under a slated roof with the accommodation arranged over two floors and comprising sitting room, dining room, kitchen/family room, bedroom 4/living room, study, shower room and further ancillary accommodation at ground floor level. Upstairs the principal bedroom has a large en-suite with bath and separate shower. Two goodfurther double bedrooms to the front of the house along with nursery/bedroom and a family bathroom complete the accommodation.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Sitting room, dining room, bedroom 4 / living room, study, family room/kitchen, shower room, utility room.First Floor: 3 bedrooms (1 en-suite), nursery/bedroom, family bathroom.GARDEN AND GROUNDSUpper Bunzion Farmhouse stands in generous grounds with lovely garden areas surrounding the house, together with a large gravel driveway with parking for several vehicles. The sheltered landscaped walled garden to the east side of the house is a particular feature and ideal for outdoor entertaining. To the west of the house is an extensive area of amenity ground including timber buildings comprising three storage areas.PLANNINGPursuant to Application No. 13/01199/PPP dated 2nd April 2014 permission was granted for the erection of two holiday cottages and ancillary office/storage accommodation at Upper Bunzion. Full details are available on the Fife Council planning portal. This planning permission has now lapsed and further contact would need to be made with Fife Council if a future owner wants to re-apply for this permission.DIRECTIONSFrom Cupar follow the A914 south-west making for Pitlessie. Pass the Springfield crossroads and continue on taking the next left for Cults Hill. Follow this road up and Upper Bunzion Farmhouse stands on the right hand side after approximately 1 mile.POST CODEKY15 7TGWHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words andenter the following 3 words: breaches.glorious.alleyFIXTURES AND FITTINGSNo items are included unless specifically mentioned in these particulars.