£219,000 Offers over

Balwearie Road, Kirkcaldy, Fife, KY2 5LT

4 bedroom flat for sale

Property Details

This is a B-Listed purpose built upper villa with its own separate entrance. It has been built with original red sandstone. The property enjoys some wonderful original architectural features, superb views across Beveridge Park and is within the catchment area of Balwearie High School and the West Primary School. The accommodation comprises ground floor entrance vestibule, inner hall and w.c. Upper landing, sitting room, dining room, kitchen and utility room. 4 bedrooms and bathroom with shower. Front and side gardens. Gas central heating and original sash and case windows.

Ground Floor

Entrance is gained to the front of the property into a vestibule area.

The vestibule has the original antique floor tiling. There is wooden panelling to the wall surfaces and designer wallpaper above the wood panelling. The ceiling has a downlight spot light. The vestibule leads onto the inner hallway.

The inner hallway also has antique tiling and provides the first view of the stunning original antique staircase. Special attention should be paid to the condition of the staircase. It has been stripped back to its original format. The timber is North American pine (a rare pine which is hard wearing). There is a carpeted treadmill which provides floor covering to the central part of the stairwell and leads to the first floor mezzanine landing. There is an Atrium ceiling.

First Floor

Upper Landing
The upper landing provides a wonderful view of the stairwell and the sash and case feature windows to the front of the property. These original windows, internally, have the antique wooden finish. There is also a large arched window to the gable of the property, which provides natural light onto the mezzanine landing. The mezzanine landing then leads into a large internal hallway, which benefits from a Velux ceiling window providing an abundance of natural light. There is good quality designer wallpaper. This part of the home provides a wonderful example of the natural antique timbers the property enjoys.

Sitting Room
17' 9" x 14' 3" (5.41m x 4.34m)
This is a spectacular main room within the home. The internal decoration is finished to an exceptionally high standard, with some bespoke designer feature wallpaper. The room benefits from the original deep moulded facings and skirtings. The ceiling has some wonderful original authentic cornicing and there is a matching centre ceiling rose. There are several attractive features to the room. The main one being the original antique fireplace with overhead mantle and surround. Please note this is listed with the property and cannot be removed or decorated. The fireplace has a living flame coal effect gas fire with antique tiled surround and hearth. To the side of the main fireplace, there is a wall press alcove cupboard with enclosed door on the bottom half. There is also a wonderful exposed timber floor and a large stripped bay window, which provides a large open view across Beveridge Park and Kirkcaldy.

Dining Room
14' 4" x 11' 11" (4.37m x 3.63m)
As you can see from the dimensions, this is an extremely large well proportioned family sized room. It enjoys views to the rear of the building and again, there is a spectacular listed original fireplace surround. A central feature, underneath the mantle piece, is a cast iron fire with coal effect fitted gas fire and granite hearth. To the side of the fireplace, there is a wall press cupboard. A doorway leads through to the kitchen.

12' 11" x 7' (3.94m x 2.13m)
The kitchen has an attractive two step descent from the dining room. There are solid wooden fitted unit doors, matching granite worktops, recently fitted gas double oven, grill, gas hob and fitted extractor. In addition to the room sized shown, there is also a further portion to the kitchen which measures 4'1" x 6'. This allows space for an upright fridge freezer and further kitchen furniture. The room has a solid wooden floor and two windows providing natural light and ventilation. There is splash back tiling to the wall surfacings between the units.

Utility Room
6' 1" x 3' 11" (1.85m x 1.19m)
Small utility room with plumbing for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. A window provides natural light and ventilation.

3' 2" x 11' 4" (0.97m x 3.45m)
Recently freshly plastered. The room has a white w.c, matching washhand basin and tiled floor. A window provides natural light and ventilation. There are two feature spot light downlighters. Heated towel rail.

Bedroom 1
13' x 11' (3.96m x 3.35m)
A large well proportioned double bedroom with high ceiling and plain coving. Single wall press cupboard. Window overlooking the rear of the building. Freshly decorated and tastefully finished.

Bedroom 2
10' 5" x 10' 11" (3.18m x 3.33m)
This bedroom is freshly decorated. There is a window providing natural light and ventilation.

Bedroom 3
10' 7" x 12' (3.23m x 3.66m)
This is an attractively shaped room, which is a nice feature. Windows provide views to the front and across the garden grounds.

Bedroom 4
12' 10" x 10' 10" (3.91m x 3.30m)
Well proportioned double bedroom with windows overlooking the front. Original wall press cupboard. High ceiling with plain cornicing.

Bathroom / W.C / Shower Room
6' 7" x 9' 5" (2.01m x 2.87m)
This part of the home has recently fitted wooden panelling and good quality tiled flooring. The most attractive features of the room, are without doubt, the original roll top bath with claw and ball original cast iron feet, white w.c with high rise cistern and separate corner shower cubicle with glazed corner screen doors and Mira electric fitted shower. A window provides natural light and ventilation.

The garden grounds with the property are located to the front and side. They are completely enclosed with large hedgerows, wooden fencing and brick walls. There is a feature mono paved driveway, which provides off-street parking for at least three vehicles. There is also an elevated timber deck and patio with balustrade fencing and a grass lawn.

Please note the flat roof above staircase area has been replaced in April 2011 and has a 10 year guarantee.

The broadband, cable t.v and telephone line, are currently provided by Virgin.

Heating &Glazing
The home is heated by a system of gas centrally heated radiators. Please note the original cast iron radiators are still in place. These are a wonderful feature of the home.

The original sash and case windows are still in place and differentiate the property from many period homes.

Contact Details
Andrew H Watt
Delmor Independent Estate Agents &Mortgage Broker
17 Whytescauseway

Tel: 01592 201 500
Fax: 01592 202 520

This house description is based upon information supplied by the owner, or on behalf of the owner. These property particulars are produced in good faith and do not constitute or form part of any contract. s1homes do not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information contained in this document.

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Property History

  • Property added on 30 June 2011
  • Property sold (STCM) on 8 September 2017
  • New price Offers over £219,000 as of 28 July 2017
    Was: Fixed Price £219,000
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