6 Abbey Farm Steading

Abbey Farm Steading, Balmerino, Newport-on-Tay, DD6 8BQ

Offers Over £410,000

Bedroom Count icon 4

  • Exceptional former steading expertly converted into a contemporary home
  • Open plan sitting room/dining/kitchen, 4 bedrooms (one en-suite), bathroom, shower room, utility room
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Close to Fife Coastal Path
  • Semi-rural location
  • Historical abbey steading conversion within the small hamlet of Balmerino

SITUATION 6 Abbey Farm Steading sits in a lovely semi-rural position in North East Fife and forms part of the historic Balmerino close to the River Tay. The roots of Balmerino Abbey date back to 1229 when it was established by Cistercian monks from Melrose. Much of the Abbey was destroyed during the reformation with little of it remaining today. 6 Abbey Farm Steading is well positioned with access to Dundee, Cupar and St Andrews, with Perth, Aberdeen and Edinburgh also within comfortable driving distance via the main M90 motorway network. Good local services are available in Gauldry, Wormit and Newport-on-Tay with all of Dundee’s facilities and amenities on hand across the River Tay. Cupar, Fife’s bustling county market town, lies 10 minutes drive to the south and offers an excellent range of shops and services, as well as a thriving monthly farmers market, whilst the ancient and historic town of St Andrews, globally acclaimed as the home of golf, lies about 13 miles to the south east.There are several good state primary and secondary schools in the area, with independent schooling on hand at a number of highly rated schools, including St Leonard’s at St Andrew’s and The High School of Dundee. There are railway stations in Leuchars, Cupar and Dundee, whilst Edinburgh international airport lies approximately one hour to the south by road. The growing regional airport at Dundee offers an ever increasing number of short haul flights.DESCRIPTION 6 Abbey Farm Steading is part of a charming steading development constructed of stone under a series of pitched red pan tiled roofs. The property is ‘B’ Listed and offers comfortable and spacious accommodation over two levels extending to about 146 sqm. The entrance hall gives access to all ground floor accommodation. Bedroom 3 has two large fitted wardrobes and the bathroom is fully tiled. The utility room is plumbed for a washing machine and has floor and wall units. Bedroom 4 completes the accommodation on the ground floor. A staircase leads to a mezzanine level where the bright and spacious open plan sitting room, dining area and kitchen is situated. The kitchen is fully fitted and has an integrated fridge freezer, microwave and dishwasher and a central island. Glazed doors lead from here to the small south facing garden terrace. A further staircase leads to the second floor landing where bedrooms 1 and 2 are situated. Bedroom 1 has an en-suite shower room and there is also a shower room. ACCOMMODATION Ground floor: Entrance Hall, Bedroom, Bedroom/Study, Utility and Bathroom.Mezzanine floor: Open Plan Sitting Room/Dining/Kitchen.First floor: Master Bedroom with En-Suite Shower, Bedroom and Shower Room.GARDEN/OUTSIDEThere is a small garden to the south of the property which is paved and surrounded by shrubbed decorative boxes. Allocated parking for two vehicles is to the north of the property within the chipped courtyard. COUNCIL TAXThe property has been assessed by Fife Council as Band F.DIRECTIONS From Dundee take the A92 over the Tay Bridge and continue on this road passing over the Forgan roundabout to the next roundabout (the Five Roads Roundabout). At this roundabout take the third exit signposted for Wormit and continue on this road for about two miles and then turn right towards Wormit, then (just before entering Wormit) turn left following the signposts for Balmerino and Gauldry. Continue on this road for about 1 mile and then take the right fork in the road signposted for Balmerino. Continue on this minor road for just over one mile passing through Bottom Craig and the turning on the right for Kirkton of Balmerino and then take the next right at the turning for Balmerino and Balmerino Abbey. The entrance to Abbey Steadings is the second on the right (signposted Balmerino Farmhouse) then take the first left into the courtyard.POST CODE DD6 8BQ WHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: ///armrest.knowledge.kicksFIXTURES AND FITTINGSNo items are included unless specifically mentioned in these particulars.