A cottage in the countryside
The East Neuk of Fife is one of the most picturesque regions around the Firth of Forth, and this cottage in a hamlet close to Kingsbarns is in a prime position to enjoy the beautiful coastline and countryside.
White Cottage, in the hamlet of Boarhills, is a traditional detached cottage which is has been extended and lovingly restored by the present owners. It is a home that has plenty of character, through its combination of period detail and modern upgrades such as a stylish, contemporary kitchen and bathroom. The home also has a spacious garden which encircles the property, with stone wall border, mature shrubs, trees and plants, and beyond it is open countryside to explore.
You enter the property through a reception hallway which leads to three bedrooms, and one of these bedrooms is currently used as a sitting room. The ground floor also features a modern shower room, which comprises of a low set WC, pedestal wash basin with storage below and a shower cubicle. A unique spiral staircase leads to a large guest bedroom and considerable storage space can be found in the floored space under the eaves.
The dining room and kitchen is an open plan space, with a front-of-house bay window for the dining room, and the kitchen has a window with view over the back garden. The kitchen has modern floor and mounted units, a halogen hob with oven and overhead extractor fan, a built in dishwasher, microwave and space for an American fridge/freezer. There is a breakfast bar separating the kitchen from the dining area. To one side of the kitchen is a walk in laundry with plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier, and this utility space has an access door to the garden, where you could also hang coats and leave muddy boots as it has an access door to the back garden.
From the dining room you can access a further hallway which has a glazed door to the side garden and access to a staircase. This staircase leads up to the master bedroom with built in wardrobes and a luxury bathroom, and another staircase goes down to the lounge area which overlooks the garden. A focal point of this lounge is the attractive stone fireplace with log burning stove in position, oak flooring, remote controlled halogen down lighters and wiring for a full HS cinema. The property is kept cosy with oil central heating and double glazing.
The home also features a single garage, which has an inner door connecting to the lower hallway, and in the garden is a summer house which is connected to power, allowing it to be adapted for a variety of uses.
Boarhills is a hamlet close to Kingsbarns in the East Neuk of Fife and is located off the A917 road, close to both St Andrews and Crail, and to where the wooded valley of the Kenly Water flows into the North Sea. Boarhills Church was built around 1866 and stands apart from the village, with a large bellcote at its western end.
5 bed detached house with 2 public rooms
Offers Over £415,000
EPC rating: E
ESPC reference: 360394
Contact: For more information call 01334 862 898
Selling solicitor: Pagan Osborne