£232,000 Offers over
Beautifully presented Period Upper Villa situated in a desirable area of Kirkcaldy. Viewing is essential to fully appreciate the period features and space this property offers. The accommodation comprises entrance hallway with spectacular stained glass antique windows, lounge, kitchen / dining room and study. 5 bedrooms, box room and family bathroom / shower room. Gas central heating to 1st floor. Gardens and garage.
Entrance is gained from Viewforth Street to the rear of the building on the ground floor level. On entering the home, there is an internal stairwell which leads to a mezzanine floor landing. The mezzanine floor landing has a spectacular pair of lead and coloured glass ornate antique windows. There is also a seated recess area adjacent to the stone mullions of the window. A beautiful dogleg shaped original antique staircase leads to the upper landing. Special attention should be paid to the high ceilings and the original antique ornate cornice work.
The upper landing has two Buttress archways leading to other inner hallways.
17' 11" x 15' 11" (5.46m x 4.85m)
This room is a throw back to a bygone era with original high antique ceilings with plain cornice work and matching elipse. It enjoys an elevated corner view across Loughborough Road and extends to the River Forth Estuary, Inchkeith Island and further afield to Edinburgh and the Lothian region. The room still benefits from having the original antique deep moulded facings and skirtings. There are beautiful window shutters on a gable window and a magnificent main bay window with original antique wooden panelling which provides the previously mentioned front views.
Kitchen / Dining Room
11' 8" x 15' 10" (3.56m x 4.82m)
The kitchen has a large array of fitted floor and wall mounted units. Between the units the walls have splash back ceramic tiling. The base units have co-ordinated wipe clean worktop surfacing with integrated sink and drainer. Integrated appliances include an electric oven and electric built-in ceramic hob. Plumbing for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. The gas central heating boiler is located here. Again there are high ceilings with plain cornice and ceiling downlighters. Additional store cupboard. Ample space for a family sized dining table.
6' 7" x 11' 2" (2.00m x 3.40m)
This study is accessible from the upper hallway and also has an annexed entrance from the main lounge. A double glazed window overlooks the gable of the property onto Viewforth Street and again this window has original antique wooden shutters.
15' 10" x 11' 10" (4.82m x 3.60m)
Well proportioned double bedroom with single wall press cupboard. Double glazed window with wooden shutters overlooks the rear gardens.
Bedroom 2 (Master)
16' x 13' 11" (4.88m x 4.25m)
Again this room has magnificent high ceilings and beautiful deep moulded facings and skirtings. There are two windows overlooking the gable, and one to the front providing beautiful panoramic sea views. A spectacular central feature to the room is an antique fireplace with open fire surround. Please note the fire is for ornamental purposes, the chimney has been closed off.
Bathroom / Shower Room / W.C
6' 3" x 11' 6" (1.90m x 3.50m)
The bathroom has a white Victoriana style w.c, with matching pedestal washhand basin, separate twin tub bath with central taps and a separate corner shower cubicle with mixer controlled shower. The floor is ceramic tiled and the wall surfacings are ceramic tiled to three quarter ceiling height. There is a large opaque double glazed window providing natural light and ventilation and a modern contemporary replica Victoriana heated towel rail style radiator.
9' 3" x 7' 9" (2.82m x 2.35m)
Please note the actual floor space of this room is larger than recorded as there is an entrance area and a double wardrobe space which goes underneath the alcove of the attic stairwell. Again the room has a beautiful antique window with wooden shutters and provides sea views to the front.
Attic Floor Landing
An internal stairwell leads to the attic floor.
11' 4" x 23' 11" (3.45m x 7.30m)
This is a wonderful extension to the original home. The room sizes shown are taken from the widest points of an L-shaped room. To the rear elevation, there is a large double Velux window with fitted blind and to the front, there is a dormer window which provides spectacular elevated views of the River Forth Estuary and beyond. Double wardrobe which extends into the eaves space.
7' 9" x 16' 5" (2.36m x 5.00m)
Again an L-shaped room presently utilised as an additional sitting room. Sky television connection. A small porthole window provides natural light and ventilation. The room also has a large storage cupboard which goes into the eaves space.
Box Room / Childrens playroom
12' 5" x 7' (3.78m x 2.13m)
The property has gas central heating on the first floor level only.
To the rear of the property, the gardens are retained within natural stone antique walls. Directly adjacent to the entrance, the property has its own enclosed patio and rockery area with chipped beds. There is a large array of herbaceous plants, conifers and shrubs and a separate lawned garden. A private gate provides access to a second garden area which is shared between 85 &85a. This has its own separate locked gate entrance from Viewforth Street. The driveway providing entry is communal but there is separate ground to the left hand side which is solely for the use of 85a.
The garage is positioned on the left hand side and has an up and over door.
Andrew H Watt
Delmor Independent Estate Agents &Letting Agents
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