6 bedroom detached house for sale

Prinlaws House, Walkerton Drive, Leslie, Fife, KY6

Under Offer £439,999

Property Description

Key features

  • Magnificent Georgian Villa
  • Set On Elevated Site Enjoying Fife Countryside Views
  • Built Late 1790s & Home of John Fergus of Prinlaws Linen Mills In The 1820s
  • Expansive Versatile Property
  • Sympathetically Restored, Whilst Retaining Many Original Features
  • Large Gated Garden and Driveway
  • Ideally Located for Commuting, Amenities & Schools

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Prinlaws House is a magnificent Georgian villa set on an elevated site enjoying lovely views over the Fife countryside. The property has been sympathetically restored and enhanced throughout, whilst retaining many of the original features. This unique and rarely available property is understood to have been built in the late 1790s and was once owned by John Fergus of Prinlaws Linen Mills in the late 1820s. This outstanding property must be viewed to appreciate the area, location and extent of the accommodation on offer and it will not fail to delight even the most discerning viewer. The property features modern bathrooms and a stunning modern kitchen with a large array of units, a Godin 5 ring gas stove with 2 electric ovens, marble worktops, a built-in dresser and a unique sandstone and brick surround. There are 2 large walk-in pantries and an immense scullery, again with a generous array of modern units, Belfast sink and wooden work tops. This area is further enhanced by a large utility room and wood store. On the lower floor of this charming property you will delight in the 3 unique working fireplaces with their fine surrounds, found in the dining room, study and drawing room.

The accommodation on offer is expansive and versatile. The grand staircase and ceiling to floor stained glass window which floods the area with natural light will impress, along with the unique, inviting ambience afforded throughout by this cherished property.

Leslie is a large village with a range of good local amenities including a Primary School and is just a stone's throw from Glenrothes with its extensive facilities on offer, including the Kingdom Shopping Centre, the Michael Woods Leisure Centre, the Lomond Hills Regional Park with an 18-hole Golf course and a range of educational facilities. The historic village of Falkland, with its own Royal Palace -once home to Mary Queen of Scots- is just a few minutes' drive away and there is an abundance of excellent Golf Courses nearby including Balbirnie, Leven Links and St Andrews, the home of golf. St Andrews enjoys a superb variety of retail outlets, restaurants, cafes and amenities, including the ancient University of St Andrews itself. The surrounding Fife countryside is ideal for outdoor pursuits, including the Cluny Clays Centre, the Lomond Hills Regional Park, Fife Coastal Path, Balbirnie Park in Markinch and a wonderful selection of beaches, including Lundin Links, St Andrews West Sands and Kinghorn. A wide variety of local water sports is available in the numerous nearby East Neuk coastal towns. The property is well placed for transportation routes, with very quick and easy access to the motorway system, allowing the major towns in Fife, as well as Dundee, Edinburgh, Perth and beyond to be reached within a comfortable drive. There is also an extensive bus service. There are Railway Stations nearby in Thornton and Markinch, connecting to Edinburgh, Dundee and Aberdeen. Edinburgh Airport is easily accessible, being an approximate 45 minute drive away.

Accommodation comprises:
Outer Hallway
Cloakroom 1.70m x 1.60m
WC 2m x 1.20m
Grand Inner Reception Hall
Drawing Room 6m x 5m
Dining Room 4.65m x 4.40m
Study 4m x 3m
Second Inner Hallway
Sun Porch 2m x 1.60m
Breakfasting Kitchen 4.8m x 3.60m
Pantry 1 2.20m x 1.80m
Pantry 2 1.60m x 1.20m
Scullery 5m x 3.20m
Utility Room 2.35m x 2m
Wood Store 1.35m x 1.25m
Master Bedroom 5.30m x 4.30m
Dressing Area / Upper Floor Inner Hallway 3.85m x 1.80m
Family Bathroom 3.55m x 2.30m
Bedroom 2 6m x 5m
Bedroom 3 6m x 4.20m
Bedroom 4 4m x 4m
Bedroom 5 3.85m x 2.90m
Upper Floor WC 2m x 1.50m
Attic Bedroom 6 3.90m x 3.65m
Shower Room 2.40m x 1.90m
Cellar 6.50m x 4.20m
Basement Store
Mature Extensive Gardens
Garage

Home Report Value £450,000
Energy Performance Rating E
Council Tax Band G
Approximate Internal Area 316m2


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
01 July 2020

Nearest stations

  • Markinch (3.7 mi)
  • Glenrothes with Thornton (4.1 mi)
  • Cardenden (4.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Fords Daly Legal, Kirkcaldy

Office 1, Evans Business Centre, 1 Begg Road Kirkcaldy KY2 6HD

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Fords Daly Legal, Kirkcaldy

Office 1, Evans Business Centre, 1 Begg Road Kirkcaldy KY2 6HD

01592 307037 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Markinch (3.7 mi)
  • Glenrothes with Thornton (4.1 mi)
  • Cardenden (4.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fords Daly Legal, Kirkcaldy

Office 1, Evans Business Centre, 1 Begg Road Kirkcaldy KY2 6HD

01592 307037 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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