Bridge Street, Saline, Dunfermline, KY12 9TS

Offers Over £420,000

Bedroom Count icon 4

  • Outstanding home set in a lovely edge of village situation with heated swimming pool
  • Open-plan reception room with kitchen area, 4 bedrooms
  • (1 en suite), bathroom
  • Swimming pool. Sauna
  • Monobloc parking area. Enclosed garden with terrace and decked areas
  • Integral garage and stores
  • Convenient location ideal for commuting

SITUATIONKirkholm is set in a quiet position on the edge of the village of Saline and benefits from excellent accessibility to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling and Perth via the nearby motorway networks. The village of Saline has a good range of local amenities, which include a primary school, church, convenience store and golf course. Dollar Academy is only 6 miles distant, and the school bus stops in Saline to transport children to and from the school daily. The former Royal Burgh of Dunfermline was at one time the capital of Scotland and is only six miles away and has an excellent range of shops and services along with two railway stations, retail park and park and ride at Halbeath. Kinross (14 miles) also has a good range of shops and professional services as well as a Sainsburys supermarket. Inverkeithing (15 miles) has a park and ride as well as a railway station on the main East Coast line with regular connections to Edinburgh and beyond. The lush rolling countryside around Saline is home to an array of wildlife and also offers great scope for the outdoor enthusiast with walking, riding and cycling all available nearby. Shooting and fishing may also be taken locally. There are an excellent range of opportunities for golf in the area including courses at Muckhart, Dollar and Saline. For the outdoor enthusiast there are excellent opportunities for hill walking on the Ochil Hills and fishing on local rivers and reservoirs.DESCRIPTIONKirkholm dates from 1844 when it was built as a Free Church by Lewis Mercer in a cottage/school style. It was converted into a home in the 1990s and now offers a unique property offering accommodation over three levels extending to about 442 sqm (including the swimming pool and stores and integral garage on the basement level). The property is constructed of cut ashlar stone under a pitched tiled roof with elaborately carved decorative barge boarding and with the front apex surmounted by a finely moulded arch bellcote on a moulded base and scrolls. A large circular window looks out from the first floor.Internally the property has many fine features including the exposed stone walls and cathedral ceiling in the reception room as well as the broad central spiral staircase which leads up to the principal bedroom suite on the first floor. The reception room has a sitting area with laminate oak flooring and a bay section with doors leading off to a terrace. An exposed chimney breast houses a dual aspect log burning stove which also faces into the dining area at a slightly lower level. Situated off the dining area is the kitchen area with a central island and a door leading off to a utility room.Also on the ground floor are three bedrooms, served by a family bathroom.On the first floor is the principal bedroom suite with sitting area which has a stove and an aspect looking out over the reception room as well as an en suite bathroom and separate staircase leading down to the entrance hall.At basement level is a 7m by 5m heated swimming pool with exercise area to the side. Doors leads out to a garden terrace as well as a sauna room with shower unit. Also at basement level are a garage workshop, plant room and fuel store.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Hall, open plan-reception room with kitchen, study, dining and sitting areas. 3 bedrooms, bathroom.First Floor: Bedroom 4 with en suite bathroom, sitting area.Basement: Swimming pool. Sauna. Integral garage. Plant room. Store.GARDENKirkholm is approached from Bridge Street by a mono-block parking area with parking for three cars. A shared side drive leads to the west side of the house which leads to doors opening into the integral garage/workshop and a side staircase leading up to a terrace approached from the open plan reception room. Steps lead down from the parking area to an area of enclosed garden to the east side of the house with a terrace and decked areas with established shrubs.COUNCIL TAXThe property has been assessed as Council Tax Band GDIRECTIONSKirkholm is numbered 15 on Bridge Street on the edge of the village of Saline.POST CODEKY12 9TSWHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 meters, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words:///instead.precautions.deedsFIXTURES AND FITTINGSNo items are included unless specifically mentioned in these particulars. The white goods are included in the sale.VIEWINGSStrictly by appointment with the Selling Agents.