Bowriefaulds
1,166 sq ft(108.32 sq m)
Offers over £375,000

BowriefauldsHigh Street, Falkland, Cupar, KY15 7BL


    Key features

    • Located in peaceful village in the heart of Fife at the foot of East Lomond
    • Good road and rail links (nearest station 6 miles away)
    • Full refurbishment including new pantile roof
    • Accommodation finished to high specification and beautifully presented
    • Superb open plan living space
    • Off street parking
    • Low maintenance garden overlooking village green

    Comprehensively renovated B listed cottage in centre of Falkland close to historic Palace

    About this property

    • Bowriefaulds is a single storey cottage in the heart of the conservation village of Falkland. Built in the late 1960s on the site of a property dating back to the 18th century the property is B Listed. It has recently undergone a complete renovation to create a contemporary home suited to modern living standards, yet in a traditional and comfortable style in keeping with the surrounding environment.

      External works have included:

      • Overhaul of the roof to include new conservation clay pantiles and conservation skylights, as well as new guttering and downpipes;
      • External walls have been reharled and painted;
      • New timber double glazed windows and French doors;
      • New tar and chip parking area;
      • Landscaping to create new garden area including retaining garden boundary wall, fencing, gates and bin store;
      • External lighting, outdoor plug sockets and water tap.

      Internally the works have involved:

      • Full reconfiguration of internal layout and insulating the property to the highest possible standard in the walls and ceilings including cavity walls;
      • Creation of an extensive floored loft with light and electric and media points accessed by a loft ladder;
      • Full upgrade of electrical connection plus complete rewire finished with deco click chrome plug/light sockets, LED down lighters, heat, smoke, carbon monoxide alarms;
      • Replumbing to include a 34cdi Worcester Bosch condensing combi boiler, new radiators, new waste pipe and new gas pipe;
      • Finished in a Farrow and Ball palette with Alternative Flooring luxury carpets in each of the bedrooms as well as the sitting room. The dining kitchen and hall have been floored in Swiss engineered oak laminate;
      • Bathrooms fitted to a high specification including Italian porcelain tiled floors and the shower room has a 3 valve thermostatic shower;
      • Joinery throughout the property is entirely bespoke including the windows and doors, heated sitting room/ kitchen partition; shelving and storage spaces. The kitchen has been fitted with hand painted oak units and an island with a granite worktop.

      GENERAL REMARKS

      Viewings
      Strictly by appointment with Savills - 0131 247 3738.

      Services
      Mains electricity, gas, drainage and water.

      Local Authority & tax band
      Fife Council tax band D

      Miscellaneous
      There is a shared access adjacent to the property where the off-street parking is located.

      Conservation Area and Listing
      Bowriefaulds is within Falkland Conservation Area and is Listed category B.

      Fixtures & Fittings
      Standard fixtures and fittings are included in the sale. Some items of furniture and furnishings may be available by separate negotiation.

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    Local information

    • Situated within the conservation area on the west side of Falkland, within the Lomond Hills Regional Park, Bowriefaulds occupies a desirable central position within the historic village at the foot of East Lomond. To the rear of the house is a small village green which provides an attractive backdrop to the property.
    • The village offers a range of services, including cafés and restaurants, supermarkets, professional services, a busy community hall, and a diverse range of events held at the Centre for Stewardship. Surrounded by open countryside, outdoor pursuits are well catered for with walks in the Lomond Hills National Parks, Falkland Cricket Club, community tennis courts and the Falkland Golf Club. There are further attractions within the village including Falkland Palace and Gardens and the striking Falkland Parish Church.
    • There are excellent road and rail links making the house exceptionally well placed for commuting to Edinburgh, Dundee, Perth and the larger Fife towns. There is a local primary school and nursery in the village, as well as Falkland House School.
    • St Andrews lies 20 miles to the east. It is well known for its university and also world renowned as the home of golf. The city of Dundee is the location for the Scottish base of the V&A Museum which opened in September 2018 to much acclaim.

    Additional information

    • Directions: Ladybank railway station 6 miles, St Andrews 20 miles, Dundee 25 miles, Edinburgh 38 miles From the A92 headed north, at the New Inn roundabout take the first exit onto the A912. Upon entering the village, continue over the first roundabout, turning left onto East Port, passing Falkland Palace. At the main village square continue onto the High Street, where Bowriefields is located on the right hand side.
    • EPC Rating = C