Main Street, Milton of Balgonie, Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 6PX | Property for sale | Savills
3,435 sq ft(319.12 sq m)
Offers over £395,000

Main StreetMilton of Balgonie, Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 6PX

  • Under offer

Key features

  • B Listed former church
  • Completely refurbished and beautifully presented
  • Impressive double-height living space
  • Beautiful enclosed garden
  • About 2.2 miles from Markinch railway station

A charming, refurbished former church with rural views and excellent commuting links.

About this property

  • 81 Main Street is a beautifully converted former church with open plan spaces and an impressive light and airy feel. This B Listed property was originally converted around 1999 and has been further refurbished by the current owners, retaining its period charm and spectacular stained glass windows. Some of its traditional features include crowstepped gables and a bellcote with an ornate finial. This blend of ecclesiastical character with contemporary living space has created a striking and wonderfully distinctive home.

    The property is accessed through large iron gates and has ample parking to the front of the house. On entering, the hall leads to the heart of the house, a remarkable sitting/dining/family room with double-height vaulted ceilings and a wood burning stove. The central living space has a versatile open plan layout and fixed projector screen which can quickly transform it into a home cinema. The kitchen is fitted with solid wood countertops, large double Belfast sink and Leisure Cookmaster. The ground floor also has a home office, WC and utility room with ample loft storage above.

    A stone staircase from the hall and a spiral staircase from the living room give access to the gallery off which are four bedrooms. The principal bedroom has an en suite bathroom and there is a further family bathroom. Each room has beautiful Gothic-style windows that fill each room with light.

    Outside, there is plenty of parking in front of the house. The property is accessed via a private driveway with wrought iron gates and large fenced private garden. There are also several areas on each side to sit out and enjoy the sun throughout the day. The garden is full of wonderful trees including cordyline, oak, beech, fir, cherry blossom, holly and ewe trees. There is a small graveyard (lapsed) to the north of the church which contains some mid-19th century tombstones and memorials. It is maintained by Fife Council.

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Local information

  • 81 Main Street in Milton of Balgonie is situated on the edge of the rolling countryside of the Lomond Hills in a highly accessible part of Fife. The property is ideally located for fast access both north and south via the A92 dual carriageway which connects onto the national motorway network. There is a train station at Markinch (2.2 miles), offering regular commuter services. Edinburgh Airport (34 miles) has numerous flights to a wide range of UK and international destinations.
  • There are excellent local amenities close by including shops, leisure facilities, award-winning restaurants and tourist attractions. The Michael Woods Sports & Leisure Centre is within 6 miles of 81 Main Street and has a large pool, several gym classes and children's sports sessions (including swimming, racket sports and football). The Fife Institute hosts several sports events and kids clubs. There is an ice rink at Kirkcaldy for skating and ice hockey. The retail park in Kirkcaldy includes branches of Next, B&Q, Marks & Spencer Food, Sainsbury's and Costa Coffee. There are several other supermarkets in the district including Morrisons, ASDA, Aldi and Lidl. The sought after East Neuk coastal villages are close by and include Elie (12 miles), St Monans (15 miles) and Anstruther (17 miles) to name a few. St Andrews is also only 18 miles from the property.
  • Schooling is available locally at Markinch Primary School with secondary schooling at Glenrothes. There are a number of private schools within easy reach including Dollar Academy, St Leonards, Glenalmond, Strathallan and Kilgraston. There is a bus to Dollar which leaves from the bus station in Glenrothes (4 miles from the house). For those who enjoy golf, Fife is renowned for a variety of the best courses Scotland has to offer. In addition to Balbirnie Park, which is near the property, there are world-renowned courses at St Andrews, Kingsbarns and numerous local courses. All distances are approximate.

Additional information

  • Viewings - Strictly by appointment with Savills – 01738 477525.
  • Services - Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage.
  • Local Authority & tax band - Fife Council tax band G
  • Fixtures & Fittings - Standard fixtures and fittings are included in the sale. The home cinema with projector, surround sound system and ceiling-mounted electrical screen, is also to be included.
  • Notes: The graveyard is owned by the local authority who have a right of access down the east side of the house. Planning permission (23/00231/FULL) has been applied for south of Main Street for a residential development. Please speak to the selling agent for more information.
  • Photos taken and brochure produced January 2024
  • EPC Rating: D
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: G