Waterside Cottage is located adjacent to the church at the western end of the popular East Neuk fishing village of St. Monans. In terms of local services and amenities the St. Monans area, along with nearby Anstruther and Pittenweem, …
Waterside Cottage is located adjacent to the church at the western end of the popular 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 twelve 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 seven 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. In terms
of days out there are good sandy beaches at St. Andrews, Tentsmuir and Elie. The Fife coastal path
runs through the village.
There are railway stations in Ladybank, Leuchars, Markinch and Cupar with Edinburgh airport just over
an hour from the property.
Comprehensively refurbished and reconstructed by the current owners, Waterside Cottage is an
exceptional coastal property offering beautiful contemporary accommodation over one level (and no steps needed to access the house) in a truly delightful setting. Of an attractive painted harled exterior under a red pantile roof the accommodation is centred around the wonderful open plan sitting room/ kitchen/breakfast room. The sitting room area benefits from double height ceiling, stove and sea
view, whilst the beautiful kitchen/dining area has a picture window and glass door with views to the
adjacent church. There are three bedrooms and a lovely family bathroom along with hall. Waterside
Cottage was short listed for the Best Rehab/Rejuvenation category in the 2016 Dundee Institute of Architects Design Awards, with the works being architect designed and supervised. The cottage is
category C listed and stands in a Conservation Area. There is attic storage.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
Waterside Cottage stands in a charming enclosed cottage garden with stream and off-road parking.
There is an attractive sheltered seating area to the rear of the house adjacent to the kitchen.