Glentarkie Cottage is situated in a lovely rural location nestled in hills about two miles north of Strathmiglo, which has some local shops and services. A wider offering of facilities is on hand at both Cupar (12 miles) and …
Glentarkie Cottage is situated in a lovely rural location nestled in hills about two miles north of Strathmiglo, which has some local shops and services. A wider offering of facilities is on hand at both Cupar (12 miles) and Kinross (11 miles) and with its new city status Perth is no more than 11 miles from the property. The ancient and historic university town of St. Andrews, renowned world wide as the Home of Golf, and with a wonderful cosmopolitan mix of shops, restaurants and facilities is 22 miles to the east. The resurgent city of Dundee is a comfortable drive from the property with Edinburgh well within daily commuting distance.
The surrounding area enjoys some glorious rolling Fife countryside which comprises a wonderful mix of highly fertile farmland, woodland hill ground and river. The area is home to an array of wildlife and, for the outdoor enthusiast, offers access to a wide range of recreational pursuits including walking, cycling, riding and golf with many highly rated courses within easy reach including Ladybank, Lundin Links, Elie and the many fine courses in and around St. Andrews where the Old Course plays regular host to the British Open. Challenging shooting and fishing may be taken locally and there are some fine pheasant shoots nearby. The Fife Hunt is the most northerly pack of foxhounds in the UK and there are many opportunities for riding with pony clubs for the younger enthusiast. There is racing and polo at Scone, outside Perth, which is also the venue for the annual Scottish Game Fair. The pretty fishing villages of Fifes quaint East Neuk such as Anstruther, Pittenweem, Elie and Crail are just a short drive to the south. In terms of days out the wide open spaces of the Lomond Hills are close at hand along with a number of popular National Trust for Scotland properties including Kellie Castle, Falkland Palace and Hill of Tarvit. Fifes beautiful and varied coastline includes several good sandy beaches such as Tentsmuir, St. Andrews and Elie.
State schooling is available locally with private schooling being provided at St. Leonards in St. Andrews, The High School of Dundee, Dollar Academy and several highly rated schools in the Perth area. There are railway stations in Ladybank, Cupar and Perth, with Edinburgh airport no more than forty five minutes to the south. The busy regional airport at Dundee offers a good selection of short haul flights.
Glentarkie Cottage is a traditional stone built property, which was originally built as three farm cottages, dating back to the early 1870s. The property has undergone an extensive renovation and extension and which has resulted in a home of considerable character and style, with modern living facilities.
The accommodation, which is on one level, extends to approximately 220 sq meters (2,378 sq ft) and comprises: entrance porch, open kitchen/family room (with multi fuel stove and walk in pantry), utility room, wc, living room with LPG flame effect fire and doors to a terrace. The master bedroom suite includes an en suite bathroom, dressing area and separate wet room with under-floor heating. There is a further wing with three bedrooms which are served by a separate bathroom. Off the fourth bedroom there is a garden room with kitchenette area. All bedrooms have built in cupboards.
The cottage is south facing, nestling in an elevated position and offering space and privacy. It is surrounded by mature, landscaped and well stocked gardens which extend to approximately 1.3 acres. There is a separate garage/workshop and a garden store. It is separated from the adjoining paddock by a border of mature trees (many protected) and a free-flowing burn. It enjoys uninterrupted southerly views over farmland, the Eden Valley and the Lomond Hills. The house is approached gated entrance, which leads to a large gravel sweep with parking for several cars.
Heating & hot water Oil central heating and hot water
Viewing is by prior appointment only through the Selling Agents CKD Galbraith. The person who may accompany you however, may not be an employee of CKD Galbraith.
Take the A91 take the turning for Glentarkie and Abernethy and continue up the hill for about 2 miles. The gated entrance to Glentarkie Cottage is on the right hand side before the entrance to the Glentarkie Steading Development.
For satnav purposes the property postcode is KY14 7RU
The property is classified at Band F by Perth & Kinross council tax purposes.
The fitted carpets are included in the sale.