West Cottage

Dumbarnie, Balcarres Mains, Leven, Fife, KY8 6JQ

Offers Over £140,000

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  • Charming semi-detached cottage in lovely setting in the East Neuk of Fife .
  • 1 reception room. 2 bedrooms. Kitchen, Bathroom.
  • Front and rear garden.
  • Car parking.
  • Semi-rural location.
  • Views from the rear over open countryside.

SITUATIONWest Cottage is a traditional semi-detached cottage in a lovely semi-rural location in the East Neuk countryside. Dumbarnie Golf course, Scotland’s newest award winning links course, is close by and offers an 18 hole course, driving range and clubhouse with restaurant and bar. Local services are available in Elie and Lower Largo with a wider offering on hand a short distance to the north in Fife’s bustling market town of Cupar as well as Anstruther on the coast. A short drive to the northeast lies St. Andrews, the ancient and historic university town renowned worldwide as the “Home of Golf” with its excellent cosmopolitan mix of shops, services, facilities and amenities. The thriving city of Dundee is within commuting distance and Edinburgh is also no more than a one hour drive to the south. The surrounding area comprises a lovely majestic mix of farmland, coastline, hill and river, the result being a fine choice for the outdoor enthusiast with walking, riding, cycling, sailing and of course golf readily available. There are numerous highly regarded golf courses in the area including Ladybank, Elie, Leven, Crail, Lundin Links and Kingsbarns along with the many fine courses in and around St. Andrews where The Old Course is regular host to the British Open. The wide open spaces of the Lomond hills offer considerable scope whilst in terms of days out there are lovely sandy beaches at St. Andrews, Elie, Kingsbarns and Tentsmuir. The pretty fishing villages of Fife’s East Neuk are a short drive from the property including Anstruther, Crail and Pittenweem. There are several popular National Trust properties in the area including Kellie Castle, Hill of Tarvit and Falkland Palace. State schooling is available locally with independent schooling being provided at St. Andrews. There are railway stations in Cupar, Markinch and Kirkcaldy with Edinburgh airport about a forty-five minute drive to the south. The regional airport at Dundee offers a selection of short-haul flights.DESCRIPTIONWest Cottage is a charming semi-detached cottage constructed of rendered brick under a pitched red tile roof and offers accommodation on one level extending to about 66 sqm. The accommodation is in need of total renovation and modernisation and could be extended (subject to the necessary planning consents). The property is entered through the vestibule into the front hall giving access to the two bedrooms which both have fitted cupboards, the bathroom is to the rear of the property. The sitting room is also accessed from the hallway which overlooks the front garden and has a fireplace and door leading the kitchen. The kitchen is to the rear of the property where there is access to the back hallway with pantry and store. A door leads from here to the garden to the side of the property.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Sitting room, 2 bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom, vestibule, large pantry/store.GARDENThe property has a gravel driveway leading to the rear of the property where there is a parking area and the rear garden. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn. COUNCIL TAXThe property has been assessed Band C by Fife council DIRECTIONSFrom Upper Largo take the A917 to Elie, passing through Drumeldrie the property is about ½ mile along this road on the left hand side.POST CODEKY8 6JQWHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: ///trumped.cheat.nurtureFIXTURES AND FITTINGSNo items are included unless specifically mentioned in these particulars.VIEWINGSStrictly by appointment with the Selling Agents.