The Old Stables

Back Wynd, Falkland, Fife, KY15 7BX

Offers Over £390,000

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  • Charming home set in the heart of Falkland
  • Sitting room, kitchen/dining room, WC, bed 4/study, 3 bedrooms, family bathroom.
  • Compact garden with landscaped terraced areas.
  • Useful outbuilding with planning permission.
  • Private parking.
  • Lovely setting with views to Falkland Hill.

SITUATIONThe Old Stables is a delightful detached two storey house quietly positioned in a lovely setting in the heart of the conservation village of Falkland within the Howe of Fife. The location of the property offers easy access to the nearby Falkland Estate with its wonderful network of paths and open spaces. The house is also just a short walk from the ancient and historic Falkland Palace, the popular tourist attraction managed by the National Trust for Scotland, and is well served by a number of local shops and services within the village itself. There is a primary school at Falkland as well as a post office and a number of shops, hotels and pubs. Impressively positioned in the lea of the Lomond Hills, the village is very well placed for access to Cupar, Dundee and St. Andrews as well as Fife’s charming East Neuk. There is rapid access to Edinburgh and Perth via the main M90 motorway that runs through west Fife and the city of Perth is only seventeen miles distant and has an excellent range of shops and professional services.Falkland offers ready access to the beautiful rolling countryside of Fife with a lovely mix of farmland, coastline, hill and river. The result provides a fine choice for the outdoor enthusiast with walking, cycling, riding, sailing and of course golf all readily available. The area is home to an array of wildlife with the wide open spaces of the Lomond Hills offering considerable scope. There are many highly regarded golf courses in the area including the renowned golf course at St. Andrews, as well as Lundin Links, Crail, Ladybank, Elie and Leven.There are several popular National Trust for Scotland properties in the area including Kellie Castle, Hill of Tarvit and Falkland Palace itself. State school is available locally with independent schooling being provided at St. Leonards in St. Andrews, Dollar Academy, Strathallan, Kilgraston and the High School of Dundee to name but a few. There are railway stations in Cupar, Ladybank, Markinch and Kirkcaldy with Edinburgh airport about a forty-five minute drive to the south. The regional airport at Dundee offers a good selection of short-haul flights.DESCRIPTIONThe Old Stables is a charming house set back from Back Wynd in Falkland and dates from the 1970s. It was purchased by the current owners around 8 years ago who have since carried out comprehensive renovation and refurbishment of the property and partial remodelling of some internal walls.The house now offers well-proportioned accommodation over 2 levels extending to about 150 sqm.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Porch, utility cupboard, kitchen/dining room, WC, bed 4/study, sitting room.1st Floor: 3 bedrooms, family bathroom.GARDENThe Old Stables is approached from Back Wynd by a parking area. Adjacent to the parking area is a useful outbuilding with planning permission to convert to form a studio office (see Fife Council Planning portal ref 21/00870/FULL).A foot gate leads to a landscaped pathway contained by high wooden fencing and bordered by shrubs, which leads to an entrance porch to the rear of the property. To the south west of the house, and approached by bi-folding doors from the sitting room and dining area, is a lovely sheltered terrace with water feature.DIRECTIONSThe Old Stables is set back from Back Wynd in Falkland with a gravel parking area in front of a foot gate.POST CODEKY15 7BX