Planners House

East Shore, St. Monans, Anstruther, KY10 2AR

Offers Over £375,000

Bedroom Count icon 4

  • Detached house in a lovely East Neuk harbour setting
  • 1 reception room. Kitchen/dining room. 4 bedrooms (1 en suite). Family Bathroom.
  • Lovely home set back from historic harbour.
  • Ideal second home or main residence.
  • Private parking space to rear and second private parking space in adjacent walled yard.

SITUATION Planners House is situated in a lovely harbour front situation in the East Neuk fishing village of St. Monans. In terms of local services and amenities the St. Monans area, along with nearby Anstruther and Pittenweem, provides for most day-to-day requirements with an excellent range of shops, restaurants and pubs as well as state primary and secondary schooling all nearby. About 12 miles to the north lies St. Andrews, the ancient and historic university town renowned worldwide as the “Home of Golf” and with the wonderful cosmopolitan selection of shops and facilities. Slightly further to the north-west lies the contrasting and bustling county market town of Cupar, with a full range of amenities and services to be found in the thriving city of Dundee to the north. Edinburgh is approximately forty-nine miles to the south.Home to a wonderful array of wildlife, the delightful picture postcard coastline and countryside around St. Monans is perhaps some of the finest that Fife has to offer, making it the ideal setting for the outdoor enthusiast. There is easy access to a wide range of recreational pursuits including walking, cycling, riding, sailing and golf with many highly regarded courses within easy reach including Crail, Kingsbarns, Elie, Leven, Lundin Links and the many fine courses in and around St. Andrews. The East Neuk now benefits from a recently opened railway station at Leven and Edinburgh Airport is just over an hour from the property.St Monans appeared in the Daily Telegraph ‘Britain’s 30 best seaside villages’ list, and boasts 2 award winning seafood restaurants, and is a short walk to the popular gastro shops at Ardross Farm shop and Bowhouse. As a seafood centre there are naturally excellent fish shops whose choice and freshness cannot be beaten. The coastal path through Fife runs through St Monans between Elie and Pittenweem. On the route there are stunning beaches, and two tidal swimming pools.DESCRIPTION Planners House is an outstanding harbour front house constructed of rendered walls under a pitched pantile roof with crow step gables synonymous with East Neuk houses. The house is category B listed, dates from the 18th century and until the 1990s served as planning office for Millers Ship Yard, a legendary local boat constructor. Planners’ House had a top-to-bottom refurbish in 1999 when it was converted into a residence. The architect was careful to retain features such as interior alcoves, which give a special charm to the rooms. Views across the Forth are unrivalled. The house offers flexible accommodation set out over 3 levels extending to circa 110 sqm (1,186 sqft) and it is suitable as a second home or a main residence.ACCOMMODATION Ground floor: Hallway, reception room, kitchen/dining room, WC & large walk-in storage cupboard with connection for washing machine and space for a bike and outdoor gear.First floor: Master bedroom with ensuite shower room and walk-in cupboard, bathroom, bedroom 2.Attic floor: Landing, 2 bedrooms - both with stunning sea-views and sky-lights.OUTSIDEA narrow lane leads from East Shore to the rear of the property where there is a parking and bin storage area plus an additional parking space in the adjacent yard.COUNCIL TAX The property has been assessed by Fife Council as Band E.FLOOD RISKFlood maps of the area can be viewed at Planners House is situated at 1 East Shore on the east side of St Monans Harbour.POST CODE KY10 2AR WHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: ///variously.things.accusingFIXTURES AND FITTINGSNo items are included unless specifically mentioned in these particulars.VIEWINGSStrictly by appointment with the Selling Agents.