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4 bedroom detached house for sale

East Bay, North Queensferry, KY11

Sold STC £500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stone Built Detached Villa
  • Ideal Family Home / Adaptable And Versatile Accommodation
  • Views Of The River Forth And Rail Bridge
  • Double Glazing / Gas Central Heating
  • Large Gardens / Driveway
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Public Rooms
  • Dining Kitchen
  • Family Bathroom / Seperate Shower Room
  • One Ensuite Shower Room

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
This generously proportioned stone built detached villa dates back to the construction of the Forth Rail Bridge and is located in the desirable Fife coastal village of North Queensferry. There are excellent transport links to Edinburgh via road and rail, with park and ride to Edinburgh airport 5 minutes drive away at Ferrytoll. The excellent village primary school is a short walk away, up the hill.

The property is presented in good order throughout and benefits from many original features that would be expected in a property from this period, including ornate plasterwork, sanded wooden floors and moulded joinery detail. The property offers spacious and versatile family sized accommodation with gas central heating and double glazing.

The property has well kept, mature gardens, large driveway with parking for four or more cars and potential for greater use. Views are south towards the Forth Rail Bridge and the Forth estuary and from the rear of the house, over St James Harbour, towards the Fife coastal footpath.

The accommodation comprises: entrance vestibule, hallway, living room with living flame gas fire and views south and east, dining room with open fireplace, sitting room/family room/ bedroom 5 with open fireplace, fitted dining kitchen, rear utility area, 4 bedrooms one of which is en-suite, family bathroom and additional shower room. There is also extensive floored attic space including built in cupboards and two storage rooms.

Entrance Hall
Entrance to the property is via a timber storm door leading into the entrance vestibule with internal half glazed door leading into the entrance hallway from which access is given to the downstairs accommodation. An imposing curved staircase with original timber balustrade and wrought ironwork leads to the upper level, with a large stained glass window flooding light into the hall, stair and landing. Fitted carpet. The large understairs storage cupboard has natural light and electric power.

Lounge
The spacious south facing living room has windows to the south and east with original wooden mouldings, high ceiling with ornate plaster rose and wooden flooring. The room is bright and airy with a calm sophistication. The living flame gas fire within original fireplace acts as a focal point between the east window and wall press shelving.

Dining Room
The generously proportioned dining room faces south and west with large windows providing ample natural light. The high ceiling, the open fireplace and the sanded original wooden flooring create a gracious welcoming feel. The space is ideal both for everyday dining and for formal entertaining. Wall press cupboard provides useful shelving and a glazed sliding door leads through to the kitchen.

Sitting Room
This further public room is located to the rear of the property with a large double glazed window in original window surround providing ample natural light into the room. The original mantelpiece and open fireplace add character and comfort. Fitted carpet. The room lends itself to versatile use, such as bedroom, study or sitting room.

Kitchen
The kitchen adjoins the dining room with windows facing rear and west. It gives access to the rear porch leading to utility room and separate W.C. The porch leads out into the rear patio and gardens. The kitchen comfortably accommodates a large dining table for family meals. The range style Kenwood gas hob and electric double oven and white goods are available by separate negotiation.

Landing
At the top of the stairwell the landing gives access to all the upstairs bedrooms and bathrooms. A further doorway leads to a staircase which gives access to the floored attic space.

Bedroom One
The large south facing main bedroom has two tall windows overlooking the River Forth, providing ample natural light and stunning views towards the Forth Rail Bridge. The room is decorated in neutral tones with sanded wooden flooring, high ceiling with ornate plaster rose and original moulded window surrounds. Shelved wall press.

Bedroom Two
The second double bedroom is located to the rear with a large double glazed window overlooking the St James Harbour and the start of the Fife Coastal Footpath, which runs to St Andrews. Wall press with shelving and hanging space. Fitted carpet. The en-suite shower room is fitted with a white suite comprising: W.C, wash hand basin and spacious shower enclosure, with sliding door access and electric shower.

Bedroom Three
The third double bedroom is again south facing and generously proportioned with tall double glazed window having original wooden window surround mouldings and affording an excellent view of the River Forth and estuary. The original fire surround is in place but the chimney is closed. Shelved wall press. Fitted carpet.

Bedroom Four
The single bedroom faces south with double glazed window, and original wooden window surrounds. Fitted carpet.

Bathroom
The family bathroom is fitted with white suite comprising W.C, wash hand basin and bath. There is a shower over the bath with shower curtain and splashback tiling. Frosted window to rear and wall mounted radiator.

Shower Room
The additional shower room is located next to the family bathroom and comprises W.C, wash hand basin and large shower enclosure with sliding door access, electric shower and Wetwall panelling. Wall mounted radiator and frosted double glazed window. Fitted carpet.

Attic
This extremely useful carpeted loft area extends the whole length and breadth of the house, is accessed by a carpeted staircase, has light and power, and four built in wardrobes. It could be utilised for fantastic storage or studio space or could be converted to additional living accommodation with the necessary planning consents granted by the local council.

Gardens
The property has well maintained gardens to the south, east and rear. The two front areas are enclosed by established shrubbery to the perimeters, with areas of lawn, paved and gravel pathways and well stocked borders. The side gardens to the east are again well kept with large areas of lawn, flowering shrubs and established trees, including a variety of fruit trees. The rear patio gives access to several small storage sheds and allows space for outside washing lines. The driveway to the far east of the property is laid in coloured gravel chippings and accommodates the greenhouse, compost heap etc. at the rear. It also can accommodate several vehicles. A detached garage or other development could be considered, with appropriate planning consents.

General Information
*** Note to Solicitors ***

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Items to be included in the sale: all fitted floor coverings, light fittings, wall mounted TV in the rear double bedroom (bedroom two) greenhouse and three wooden sheds.

Items available by negotiation: Kenwood gas/electric range cooker, Haier fridge-freezer, separate under the counter Frigidaire freezer and Beko fridge. Siemens dishwasher and Beko washing machine. Curtains.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
23 July 2018

Nearest stations

  • North Queensferry (0.3 mi)
  • Dalmeny (1.6 mi)
  • Inverkeithing (1.8 mi)
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Suite 7, First Floor, Cranmore Drive, Shirley, Solihull, B90 4RZ

0121 396 0877 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • North Queensferry (0.3 mi)
  • Dalmeny (1.6 mi)
  • Inverkeithing (1.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Purplebricks, covering Scotland

Suite 7, First Floor, Cranmore Drive, Shirley, Solihull, B90 4RZ

0121 396 0877 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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