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5 bedroom detached house for sale

1 Barnslaw Cottages, Kingsbarns, St. Andrews, KY16

Offers Over £549,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A superb family house with additional one bedroom cottage and separate studio
  • Main House: 2 reception rooms;4 Bedrooms, study/bedroom 5,den
  • Separate 1 bedroom cottage with open-plan sitting room/kitchen
  • Self-contained studio above double garage
  • Lovely contemporary accommodation of a high quality
  • Generous garden, delightful rural setting
  • Convenient for St. Andrews and the East Neuk
  • About 0.36 acres (0.14Ha)

Full description

1 Barnslaw Cottages is an outstanding rural property, quietly positioned in an area of beautiful countryside, a short distance to the south of the popular village of Kingsbarns near the world famous Kingsbarns Links golf course, Cambo Estate and the Kingsbarns Distillery. The village amenities include a primary school, tea shop, pub, church and beautiful sandy beach and it is positioned on the lovely Fife Coastal Path Walk. From Kingsbarns there is easy access to the other villages of the East Neuk including Anstruther, Cellardyke, Crail and Elie as well as St. Andrews which is only about seven miles to the north. Ancient, historic and cosmopolitan, the town offers an excellent range of facilities along with a highly regarded university. St. Andrews is also known world-wide as the Home of Golf. About seventeen miles to the north-west lies Cupar, Fife's bustling county market town, also providing a good range of services. In terms of city amenities Dundee is within a forty minute drive to the north with Edinburgh about one hour and twenty minutes to the south.
Surrounding Kingsbarns is an area of glorious Fife countryside comprising a wonderful mix of fertile farmland, woodland, hill, stunning coastline and rivers. The result is home to an array of wildlife and for the outdoor enthusiast, provides an area offering access to a wide range of recreational pursuits including riding, cycling, walking, sailing and golf with many very highly rated courses within easy reach including the courses at Kingsbarns Golf Links, St. Andrews Bay, Elie, Leven and the numerous fine courses in and around St. Andrews where the Old Course regularly hosts the British Open. Challenging shooting and fishing may be taken locally and there are some pheasant shoots nearby. Kingsbarns is well placed for accessing the various pretty fishing villages of Fife's quaint East Neuk including Pittenweem, St. Monans and Anstruther which is just a short drive to the south-west whilst in terms of days out the wide open spaces of the Lomond Hills are not far away along with a number of popular National Trust for Scotland properties which include Kellie Castle, Hill of Tarvit and Falkland Palace. Fife's beautiful and varied coastline includes several good sandy beaches such as Tentsmuir, Elie and St. Andrews.
State schooling is available locally with private schooling being provided at St. Leonards in St. Andrews. There are railway stations at Leuchars, Cupar, Ladybank and Markinch with Edinburgh airport less than an hour and twenty minutes to the south. The regional airport at Dundee offers a selection of short-haul flights. There is a regular bus service from Kingsbarns to St Andrews, the East Neuk and beyond.
Completed about five years ago, 1 Barnslaw Cottages is an exceptional rural property comprising an excellent and substantial family house with adjoining one bedroom cottage. In addition there is an excellent self-contained studio above the double garage.
The main house is of an attractive painted harled exterior under a slate roof with the spacious architect designed accommodation arranged over two floors and comprising wonderful sitting room with wood-burning stove, kitchen/dining room/family room, bedroom, shower room, utility room, hall and further ancillary accommodation at ground floor level. Upstairs is the generous principal bedroom suite together with two further bedrooms, study/bedroom 5 and hall with excellent den area. Of a high standard the accommodation enjoys lots of delightful features with the main reception rooms enjoying a wonderful bright southerly outlook over the garden with lots of glass and also access to the super covered veranda. The principal bedroom benefits from a balcony which enjoys superb views over the surrounding fields and countryside.
Adjoining the main house is a super one bedroom cottage with open plan kitchen/sitting room and spacious shower room. The cottage offers excellent scope for lettings and / or holiday lets.
A short distance from the house is the garage block with a very good self-contained studio above which again offers good scope for lettings or holiday lets.
The generous garden at 1 Barnslaw Cottages is a delight with extensive areas of lawn and a lovely mix of plants, trees and shrubs. There is plentiful parking.
Double garage
Water Mains
Electricity Mains
Drainage Private
Heating Oil (electric to the studio above the garage)
1 Barnslaw Cottages is classified as Band G for Council Tax purposes.
From St. Andrews follow the main A917 south through Kingsbarns and the track leading to 1 Barnslaw Cottages is on the right-hand side after a short distance.
KY16 8TQ
Kinburn Castle,
St. Andrews,
KY16 9DR
Tel: 01334 477107
The EPC rating is C
The drive leading to 1 Barnslaw Cottages is shared with the neighbouring two properties.

EPC Rating = C

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20 August 2015

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