Sylvan House

Bankton Park, Kingskettle, Cupar, KY15 7PY

Offers Over £495,000

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  • Exceptional home surrounded by lovely mature gardens in a lovely edge of village situation
  • 3 reception rooms, 4 bedrooms, kitchen/breakfast room, bathroom, shower room, utility room
  • Walled gardens including large orchard
  • Extensive outbuildings with home office
  • Private parking
  • Set in lovely quiet village excellent for commuting

SITUATION Sylvan House is an exceptional period house in the sought after village of Kingskettle which lies in the Howe of Fife, a short distance to the south-east of Cupar. The village and its adjoining village of Kettlebridge provide a small selection of amenities including public house, restaurant, primary school, church and park area with a wider and comprehensive offering in the nearby bustling local county market town of Cupar. Kingskettle’s superb central location offers straight forward access to all parts of Fife and beyond. The ancient and historic university town of St. Andrews, with its famous golfing connections, is no more than twenty five minutes to the east. The cities of Dundee and Perth are about thirty minutes to the north, with Edinburgh about forty five minutes to the south. Home to an array of wildlife, the beautiful and picturesque rolling countryside that surrounds Kingskettle comprises a stunning mix of hill, river, woodland, farmland and coast line making the area ideally suited for the outdoor enthusiast. Cycling, riding, walking and sailing are all available in the surrounding area. Fife is particularly renowned for golf with many prestigious courses nearby including the Old Course at St. Andrews whilst Ladybank golf course is highly rated and regularly hosts final qualifying for the Open Championship. Shooting and fishing may be taken locally and for day trips there are several well known National Trust for Scotland properties in the vicinity including Falkland Palace, Hill of Tarvit and Kellie Castle. There are excellent sandy beaches at Tentsmuir, St. Andrews and Elie. The wide open spaces of the Lomond Hills park are within easy striking distance. Good state schooling is available locally with private schooling being provided at St. Leonards in St. Andrews, the High School of Dundee and several schools in and around the Perth area. Ladybank railway station provides both commuter and mainline services to Edinburgh, Dundee, Aberdeen and Perth/Inverness. Edinburgh airport is about forty five minutes to the south, whilst the busy regional airport of Dundee offers a good range of short haul flights.DESCRIPTION Sylvan House is a beautiful period house largely constructed of sandstone under a pitched slate roof offering outstanding family accommodation of a very high quality. The house has been significantly upgraded by the current owners and offers comfortable and flexible accommodation and excellent storage over two levels. It has a charming and comfortable feel throughout with an excellent standard of presentation and many delightful period details.The property is entered through a hardwood front door into a vestibule which leads into the main hallway giving access to all ground floor accommodation. The drawing room is a lovely bright room with double aspect windows including a lovely bay window to the front of the property. There is a fireplace with log burner and wall press. The sitting room also is a bright room with fireplace and log burner and a further door leading to the hallway to the rear. The dining room has a lovely tiled feature fireplace and an adjoining door which leads into Bedroom 4. Steps lead down from the hallway into the dining kitchen which has handmade kitchen units, gas Aga, a dining area, stable door to side garden and large patio doors leading to the back garden. From the kitchen is a small corridor to the shower room, utility room and a there is a further door to the front to the garden. Stairs from the front hallway lead to the first floor, bedroom 1 is to the front of the property and the two further bedrooms are to the rear. All the bedrooms are good sized double rooms and bring in lots of natural light. The family bathroom has a bath, wc, whb and a separate shower which completes the accommodation on this level. ACCOMMODATION Ground Floor: Drawing room, living room, dining room, bedroom 4, kitchen/breakfast room, shower room, utility roomFirst Floor: 3 bedrooms, family bathroomGARDEN AND GROUNDSSylvan House is surrounded by a stone wall and garden grounds which are laid out beautifully. There is parking to the front of the property and a lovely secluded garden to the side which leads to the outbuildings and round to the rear of the property. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with lovely borders and greenhouse. From here is the large walled orchard which has an abundance of fruit trees including apple, pear, quince, plums, damson and crab apple. The extensive outbuildings include a potting shed, office, store, garage and large workshop/garage. COUNCIL TAXThe property has been assesssed as Band F by Fife Council. DIRECTIONS Sylvan House is approached from Station Road and located at 6 Bankton Park on the west side of Kingskettle.POST CODE KY15 7PY WHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: brush.dreading.pricingFIXTURES AND FITTINGSNo items are included unless specifically mentioned in these particulars.