Westbourne

Main Street, Kilrenny, Anstruther, KY10 3JL

Offers Over £430,000

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  • Outstanding village house with self-contained annex
  • Sitting room with multi-fuel stove, breakfasting kitchen, dining room, principal bedroom with en-suite facilities, two further bedrooms, hall, family bathroom
  • Self-contained one-bedroom guest accommodation
  • Exquisite unique extended accommodation
  • Well-stocked enclosed garden with terrace and rear courtyard
  • Good storage
  • Idyllic East-Neuk setting

SITUATIONWestbourne stands in a delightful quiet conservation village setting in Kilrenny, situate between Anstruther and Crail. Anstruther provides an excellent range of shops, services and amenities as well as state of the art primary and secondary schools. From Kilrenny there is easy access to the villages of the East Neuk including Crail, Pittenweem, St. Monans and Elie. St. Andrews - the world Home of Golf - is less than a fifteen minute drive to the north with the ancient historic and cosmopolitan town offering an excellent range of facilities along with a highly regarded university. The popular county market town of Cupar is some fourteen miles to the north-west and the resurgent city of Dundee with the new V&A museum, is a fortyfive minute drive to the north. Edinburgh is about an hour and twenty minutes to the south.Surrounding Kilrenny is an area of outstanding and beautiful Fife countryside comprising a wonderful mix of fertile farmland, woodland, hill, stunning coastline and river. The area offers an array of wildlife and for the outdoor enthusiast provides access to a wide range of recreational pursuits including riding, cycling, walking, sailing and golf with many highly rated courses within easy reach including courses at Anstruther, Crail, Kingsbarns, St. Andrews Bay, Elie, Leven, Ladybank, Lundin Links and the numerous fine courses in and around St. Andrews where the Old Course regularly hosts the British Open. Westbourne is well-placed for accessing the various other pretty fishing villages of Fife’s quaint East Neuk whilst in terms of days out the wide open spaces of the Lomond Hills are not far away along with a number of popular National Trust for Scotland properties including Kellie Castle, Hill of Tarvit and Falkland Palace. Fife’s beautiful and varied coastline includes several good sandy beaches such as Kingsbarns, Crail, Tentsmuir, Elie and St. Andrews with access to the popular Fife coastal path within easy walking distance of the property.There are railway stations at Leuchars, Cupar, Ladybank, Markinch and Kirkcaldy with Edinburgh airport less than an an hour and twenty minutes to the south. The regional airport at Dundee also offers selection of short haul flights.DESCRIPTIONDating from the mid-19th Century, Westbourne is an exceptional East Neuk property offering charming accommodation of a high quality and with a lovely feel throughout. Essentially of an attractive stone exterior under red pantile roof with an award winning modern kitchen extension under a corrugated roof, the L-shaped accommodation is arranged over two levels with excellent self contained one bedroom guest accommodation an added feature of the property. The main section of the house is centred around the lovely cosy sitting room with inset multi-fuel stove and timber ceiling. The well-proportioned dining room offers goodspace for entertaining with a passage leading off to the fantastic contemporary doubleheightkitchen/breakfast room extension with under floor heating and bi-folding doors to the garden terrace. The main bedroom with exposed rafters benefits from en-suite shower room and walk-in dressing area. The entrance porch, hallway and family bathroom complete the ground floor. A staircase leads to the first-floor where there are two attic bedrooms with exposed rafters and the landing area offering good storage. At the southern end of thehouse is the excellent self-contained guest suite, open-plan sitting room/kitchen with woodburnerstove and en-suite double bedroom with dressing room area. The guest suite can be accessed independently from the garden or through the main house from the main hall. Westbourne benefits from mains gas central heating with underfloor heating in the kitchen/breakfast room extension.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor:Kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room, dining room, bedroom with en suite shower room.Family bathroom. Self-contained one-bedroom guest accommodationFirst Floor:2 bedroomsGARDENOutside, Westbourne benefits from a truly delightful enclosed well-stocked cottage garden with terraced seating area adjacent to the kitchen/breakfast room and small enclosed courtyard to the rear with storage sheds and log store.