Attractive country cottage in a fantastic setting above the Firth of Forth
Strathairly Cottage is a beautiful south facing Arts and Crafts house with spectacular views across the Firth of Forth towards East Lothian. The house dates back to 1750 and was later extended in 1911 creating a spacious family home. It is situated in a very secluded setting at the end of a private lane. Included in the sale is a separate cottage which the owners currently rent out as a holiday let.
The house has a welcoming entrance opening directly into a reception hall with a boot room and WC off. Leading down a few steps is the drawing room on the left and dining room to the right. Both have fantastic bay windows and views out to the garden and coastline. There are also doors out to the garden. The dining room leads through to a sitting room which can also be accessed from the main corridor in the house. Next to the sitting room is a games room and main kitchen opposite. The kitchen is open plan with a useful pantry and has a large four oven AGA along with a further electric oven. Through the main corridor leads to a study, shower room and double bedroom. There is also a smaller kitchen which is very convenient when entertaining.
There are three sets of stairs leading to the first floor, one from the double bedroom and the other from the main reception hall. From the main reception hall the stairs lead up to a whisky room/library . There are three bedrooms which are complemented by a shower room and bathroom and superb storage throughout the house. At the other end of the corridor is the master bedroom with an en suite bathroom. A further double bedroom can be accessed from here or from the third flight of stairs. All bedrooms are well positioned and face the spectacular views of the Firth of Forth.
The current owners currently out the cottage as a holiday let. It has been recently renovated and would also make an excellent option for multi-generational living. There is an open plan kitchen/breakfast room and utility room along with good storage. There is a sitting room off the kitchen. The master bedroom has an en suite shower room and there is a further bedroom and bathroom. Doors from the sitting room lead out to the annexe's own garden which is fenced off from the main house.
Garden and Grounds
Strathairly Cottage has an idyllic position with a south facing garden which overlooks the Firth of Forth. The Cottage is set in 2.5 acres of grounds which also include a beautiful burn and woodland. There is a double garage along with a single garage which divides the house and annexe. There is also a stable block and stores. From the drive, there is access directly onto Lower Largo beach and the Fife Coastal path.
Strictly by appointment with Savills - 0131 247 3738.
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage to septic tank. Oil fired boiler.
Local Authority & tax band
Fife Council tax band G
The access road is shared according to usage.
Fixtures & Fittings
Standard fixtures and fittings are included in the sale. Two stone troughs and two staddle stones are excluded from the sale.
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