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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Shoreland, Main Road, North Queensferry, Inverkeithing, KY11

Sold STC £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Unique waterside location
  • Outstanding views
  • South facing
  • Kitchen and dining room
  • Sitting room with panoramic views
  • Master bedroom suite with balcony
  • 2 further bedrooms
  • Self contained annexe
  • Waterside garden
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Contemporary family home with outstanding unrestricted views of the Forth Estuary and its bridges


Shoreland sits in a lovely plot overlooking West Sands Bay on the Firth of Forth estuary. It is very conveniently positioned for commuting to Edinburgh, Dunfermline, Perth and even to Glasgow. The junction to the M90 is about a mile away with the opening of the Queensferry Crossing (the new bridge over the River Forth) scheduled for April 2017.

The village railway station is on the Edinburgh and Fife Circle line, with journey times of about 17 minutes to Edinburgh Haymarket, 25 minutes to Edinburgh Waverley and 10 minutes to South Gyle. Main line connections are available at nearby Inverkeithing, and there are Park and Ride facilities at Inverkeithing and Ferrytoll with excellent bus connections to Edinburgh Airport and throughout Scotland. Edinburgh International Airport is within 11 miles and the central belt motorway network is within easy reach.

North Queensferry is a peaceful village offering a range of amenities which include a primary school, convenience store, several hotels, restaurants including The Wee Restaurant which has a Michelin star, and public houses. Nearby Dunfermline and Inverkeithing provide secondary schooling and a wide range of retail, business and leisure facilities. There is a school bus service from North Queensferry for Mary Erskine and Stewart's Melville schools, which is used by several local residents.

The Fife Coastal Path nearby is ideal for walkers and runners. The North Queensferry Boat Club is a haven for sailing and boating and golfers are also well catered for with a number of golf courses in the surrounding area, the nearest being at Aberdour and Pitreavie with St Andrews only 1 hour by car.


Shoreland is a contemporary family home which was constructed in 1976. The house occupies a fantastic waterside site overlooking West Sands Bay and the Forth Rail and Road Bridges. The scenery is constantly changing with the weather and tides and the bay is a haven for wildlife. For those with an interest in sailing, boats can be moored in the bay.

Shoreland is entered at street level from an external stair leading down to the front door. The entrance hall opens out into the sitting room which has panoramic windows overlooking the bay and bridges. A corridor from the entrance hall leads through to the master bedroom suite. This also has excellent views over the bay and has its own dressing room with fitted wardrobes and an en suite bathroom located off. The master bedroom has its own balcony which is a lovely part of the house to enjoy a morning cup of coffee in the sunshine.

Between the entrance hall and the master bedroom is a kitchenette with a sink and adjacent to this is a separate cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin.

The lower ground floor has an excellent open plan kitchen / dining room which leads out to the garden. The kitchen is fitted with a range of pine base and wall mounted units and has an integrated breakfast bar. There is an integrated ceramic sink with mixer tap and appliances which include a Lamona gas hob with extractor fan over, Neff oven / grill and a Whirlpool fridge. The dining area has full height windows with views over the bay and a Morso wood burning stove. There are two bedrooms on this level and one could potentially be split to provide additional bedroom space. The bedrooms here are serviced by a recently fitted shower room. The utility room has two deep cupboards (one of which houses the Baxi boiler), a range of base units with integrated sink and a door leading out to the side garden.

The annexe was built in 1981 and has recently been used for holiday lettings. It has its own access at garden level from the external staircase. The accommodation is open plan with kitchen, sitting and bedroom areas. It has a range of fitted base and wall mounted units with an integrated sink and appliances which include a Diplomat electric oven, washing machine and fridge. Adjacent to the bedroom area is a shower room.

The outside space at Shoreland flanks the bay and a path runs in front of the house linking the two areas of garden. On the west side is a patio area which is perfect for outdoor dining and barbequing. Parking is on street level by the top of the stairs where there is a carport for two vehicles.


Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage.

Conservation Area
Shoreland is within the North Queensferry Conservation Area.

Williams McRae. Law House, Ferguson Sq, Cupar, Fife, KY15 5JU. Tel: 01334 658 222. Fax: 01334 657 771.

Local Authority
Fife Council Tax Band G.

Fixtures and Fittings
All curtains, carpets, light fittings and integrated white goods are to be included within the sale price. The fitted wardrobe in bedroom two is not included within the sale.

Taken in September 2016.

Servitude rights, burdens and wayleaves

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves, including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cable, drains and water, gas and other pipes, whether contained in the Title Deeds or informally constituted and whether referred to in the General Remarks and Stipulations or not. The Purchaser(s) will be held to have satisfied himself as to the nature of all such servitude rights and others.


Offers, in Scottish legal form, must be submitted by your solicitor to the Selling Agents.

It is intended to set a closing date but the seller reserves the right to negotiate a sale with a single party. All genuinely interested parties are advised to instruct their solicitor to note their interest with the Selling Agents immediately after inspection.


A deposit of 10% of the purchase price may be required. It will be paid within 7 days of the conclusion of Missives. The deposit will be non-returnable in the event of the Purchaser(s) failing to complete the sale for reasons not attributable to the Seller or his agents.


Savills, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:

1.They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise. They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.

2.Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Savills have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

Square Footage: 2,317 sq ft


From Edinburgh and the south travel north on the A90 over the Forth Road Bridge. Take the first exit left, following the signs for North Queensferry, and then at the roundabout take the B981 which leads under the Forth Road Bridge and into North Queensferry. Follow the main road and the entrance to Shoreland can be found by the car port on the right hand side.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
25 September 2016

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