Savills | The Vennel, Elie, Leven, Fife, KY9 1DR | Properties for sale
442 sq ft(41.06 sq m)
Offers over £185,000

The VennelElie, Leven, Fife, KY9 1DR


    Key features

    • Ideal Second Home
    • Set in the heart of the village
    • About 450 metres to The Ship Inn and Elie Beach
    • Simple, easily kept accommodation
    • Courtyard / Terrace to the rear

    Ideal bolt hole, just off Elie High Street and a short walk from Elie Beach and The Ship Inn.

    About this property

    • 2 The Vennel is a superb and appealing property situated in the heart of Elie. The house, its accommodation and its close proximity to Elie's main attractions make it an ideal opportunity for a variety of owners.

      The accommodation is simple but well presented. It includes an entrance porch, kitchen / sitting room, double bedroom, shower room and attic room in which the current owners have two beds. The kitchen / sitting room is fitted with a range of units and white goods including an oven with hobs over, fridge and washing machine. There is a skylight with Velux window overhead giving it plenty natural light. The sitting area has an open fireplace, traditional generous press and window seat with storage below, overlooking the front. The double bedroom is at the rear of the house with a window overlooking the patio. It has shelves fitted into an alcove, a window cupboard and room for a wardrobe. The shower room (fitted as a wet room) is down the hall from here. From the hall a ladder provides access to the attic room above. The current owners have used this as further living space with room for two single beds. It also has two Velux windows with open views to the East and West over the rooftops of Elie.

      To the rear of the house is a courtyard / terrace with flagstone paving and stone wall. There is a garden shed and good space for outdoor furniture. In the summer months this area acts as a secluded sun trap from first thing in the morning until late afternoon.

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    This special bolthole is an easy walk of about 450m to The Ship Inn and Elie Beach.

    Harry MaitlandProperty agent

    Local information

    • 2 The Vennel has an excellent central Elie location, close to the shops and only about 450m from the beach and well renowned The Ship Inn; about 750m to both the golf club and sports centre and the same distance to the water sports / sailing club. Elie is on the East Neuk of Fife which boasts fishing villages built around picturesque harbours and sandy unspoilt beaches. Elie beach is recognised as one of the finest in Scotland. It stretches all the way round the bay from Earlsferry to Elie Harbour. The harbour serves as a centre for a sailing club and various water sport activities. Another attraction is Elie Golf Club with its highly acclaimed 18 hole course along with a short course, driving range and tennis courts. Both the Golf Tavern overlooking the golf course and The Ship Inn which has been recently refurbished and looks onto the harbour, are well known pubs/restaurants.
    • The Vennel runs down the side of the church grounds from the High Street. It provides a quite but central outlook from the cottage. At the south end of the Vennel is a car park about 20 metres from the cottage; with the High Street at the north end, about 40 metres from the cottage. The High Street provides a deli, newsagent, bakery, chemist, hardware shop, gift shops and the Station Buffet bar all within a short walk from the property.
    • St Andrews, the home of golf, and the setting for one of Britain's oldest universities, is only 14 miles away. There are numerous other golf courses in the area including new courses at Kingsbarns and St Andrews Bay and traditional links courses at Crail, Leven and Lundin Links. St Andrews also has a good range of independent shops and services to supplement those available in Elie.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From Edinburgh, Glasgow and the west take the A92 dual carriageway towards Kirkcaldy and Glenrothes and the A915 through Leven to Upper Largo. From Upper Largo take the A917 east for 3 miles and follow this road into Elie. At the junction bear left onto High Street. The Vennel is the first pedestrian alley on the left and parking on The High Street is advisable. There is also a car park behind the church.
    • EPC Rating = F