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4 bedroom villa for sale

Balwearie Road, Kirkcaldy, Fife, KY2

Sold STC £239,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Bed Upper Villa with Queen Anne Details
  • Category C Listed Building Designed by Swanston & Syme
  • Modern Luxury Kitchen & Bathroom
  • Modernised Whilst Retaining Contemporary with Vintage
  • Many Original Period Features
  • Atrium & Vaulted Ceilings with Unique Window Formations
  • Sweeping Period American Pine Staircase
  • Immaculately Presented Throughout
  • Private Garden, Decking & Driveway
  • Ideally Located Beside Beveridge Park

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Beautifully presented 4 Bed Upper Villa with Queen Anne details and set in a prime, highly sought after residential location adjacent to and with views over the Beveridge Park. The house is set just a stroll from primary and secondary schools, the train station and town centre with its array of facilities including retail outlets, cafes, restaurants, library, theatre, leisure centre, bus station, esplanade, beach and parks. A short drive off you will find the Fife Central Retail Park and the A92 link road which is ideal for commuting. This charming Category C Listed Building was built in 1905 to a design by Swanston & Syme, the renowned architects of Kirkcaldy's own Kings Theatre who specialised in theatre, cinema and public building work, mostly in neo-baroque or half-timbered neo-Tudor styles.

This magnificent family home has been tastefully modernised throughout, retaining many of the original and listed features and all done in a way that blends contemporary with vintage and results in a home that the most discerning viewer will want to live in. Original and period features include 2 American Pine fireplaces, cast iron radiators, a variety of original cornicing, centre roses and picture rails, as well as the roll top cast iron bath, stunning atrium and vaulted ceilings and an outstanding winding ornate wooden staircase and banister plus various splendid window formations that flood the house with natural light.

The house is entered on the ground level through a vestibule with original ornate tiled floor, leading to the ground floor hall where there is a useful Wc / cloaks. A sweeping antique American pine staircase, with brand new high quality whipped carpet runner, winds its way to the upper level of the house, passing a mezzanine level with original triple sash and case window formation which floods the area with light. There is an antique weighted copper rise and fall light suspended over the staircase that will be remaining with the house when it is sold. The top of the staircase opens onto a welcoming reception area with ornate and completely unique vaulted ceiling with a large radius shaped window................

Along the hallway you reach a large upper reception hall area which is flooded with light from the high-level window in the superb Atrium ceiling formation which also boasts a buzz bar and halogen light feature. There are doors leading to all apartments from this area. Most hardwood doors in the property and most cast-iron radiators are period items.

The large, bright and welcoming lounge features an original 1905 American pine fire surround with beautiful carvings, tiles and hearth and a living flame gas fire. The room has original wooden floors, ornate cornicing, ceiling rose, picture rail and an immensely stunning sash and case triple bay window formation overlooking the Beveridge Park.

There are 4 bright double bedrooms, all spacious, filled with character and with new light fittings that will remain with the house when it is sold. These rooms offer versatile accommodation and could be used as a study or another public room if preferred.

The large bathroom boasts a cast iron roll top bath, high level wc cistern and new Heritage sink. This room benefits from a separate walk-in shower cubicle with electric shower - once again blending old with new............

There is a beautiful dining room with excellent storage and a second original American pine fire surround. The room has lots of space for free standing furniture and could easily be used as a second family room if preferred. An open doorway leads to the kitchen which has two windows flooding it with light and boasting an array of maple hardwood floor and wall units, marble worktops, all complimented by the maple hard wood floor. There is a useful breakfast bar area, integrated appliances and another open doorway leads to the separate utility area...............

Outside, there is a long gated driveway through the enclosed, private and fully mature sunny garden which also features a raised decking area. The garden overlooks the Beveridge Park and benefits from 3 external electric sockets, external water tap and a large shed.

Accommodation Comprises:

Upper Reception Hallway 11'07 x 10'

Lounge 19' x 15'

Dining / Sitting Room 15' x 13'01

Kitchen 13'02 x 13'

Utility 6'07 x 4'07

WC / Cloaks 9' x 4'

Bedroom 1 13'07 x 11'07

Bedroom 2 13'07 x 12'

Bedroom 3 14' x 11'07

Bedroom 4 11'02 x 10'

Family Bathroom 10'07 x 7'01

Driveway and Garden

Home Report Value £240,000

Council Tax Band E

Energy Performance Rating E

* More information on this unique and stunning home can be found on the Historic Scotland website.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
31 May 2018

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