£180,000 Offers Over

Balcurvie, Windygates, Leven, Fife, KY8 5DS

4 bedroom bungalow for sale

Property Details

Key features:

  • Detached Bungalow
  • Sought After Village Setting
  • Two Spacious Public Rooms
  • Breakfasting Kitchen
  • Three Double Bedrooms (May Comfortably Be Utilised As Four Bedroom Property)
  • Bathroom With Corner Bath
  • Reception Hallway & Inner Hallway
  • Private Garden Grounds & Garage
  • Gas Central Heating & Multi Fuel Burning Stove
  • Internal Viewing Highly Recommended

Full description: Smith & Grant are delighted to bring to the market this delightful detached cottage in the sought after setting of Balcurvie. Built in the eighteenth century, Gateyard House encompasses traditional features along with modern family living. Additionally, the property offers a suitable purchase for those with family members simply seeking ground floor accommodation only, with the bathroom and bedroom/bedrooms on the ground floor. Presently being used as a three bedroom home, the flexible accommodation could be comfortably utilised as a four bedroom property. The accommodation comprises: Reception & inner hallway, lounge, breakfasting kitchen, lounge/family room, rear porch, family bathroom, downstairs double bedroom, upper landing and two double bedrooms on upper level. Externally there are well-maintained garden grounds with off street parking provided by garage. Fully double glazed & gas central heating. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate both the quality of accommodation and location on offer.


Balcurvie is located on the edge of the small village of Windygates, the village is well positioned to access the nearby commercial towns of Leven, Glenrothes and Kirkcaldy. A wide range of high street shopping, supermarkets and leisure facilities can be found within these towns. Windygates has local shopping, a post office, public houses and a bowling club. Primary schooling is available in the village while Windygates is in the catchment area for several secondary schools. Train links are provided by the main East Coast line with railway stations at Markinch and Kirkcaldy, with Markinch Station a mere 3.4 miles away.



Spacious and welcoming hall gives access to lounge/family room, rear porch and stairway to upper level accommodation. Under stair storage and storage cupboard. Wall mounted alarm system. Radiator. Carpeted.


The inner hallway gives entry to the downstairs bedroom and lounge. Recess window to rear of property. Carpeted.

LOUNGE (5.09m x 4.34m)

Generously proportioned, beautifully presented living room that may also be utilised as a dining room or additional double bedroom. The main feature of the room is the fireplace with built-in gas fire with tiled hearth and timber mantle. Within this attractive room traditional characteristics include; ornate coving; high skirtings and timber panelling. Window formation overlooks the front of property. Radiator. Carpeted.


Provides access to the bathroom. Spacious shelved storage cupboard. A door to the rear has been sealed off to the rear garden.

BATHROOM (3.17m x 1.64m)

Three piece family bathroom comprising: Corner bath with wall mounted shower above, fitted shower screen and curtain, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Fully tiled to bath area and half height tiling to other walls. Opaque window to rear of property. Recessed shelved storage display area. Extractor. Radiator. Ceramic tiled flooring.

DOWNSTAIRS BEDROOM (3.81m x 3.63m)

Spacious double bedroom with space for free standing furniture. Sliding curtain gives access to wardrobe space. Window overlooking front of property. Radiator. Carpeted.

LOUNGE (4.74m x 3.67m)

Secondary spacious family room with potential to purposely serve as the dining room. Window overlooking the front of property, this recess window has window seating with timber storage unit underneath. Giving the room a degree of authenticity and ‘cosiness’ is the ‘Inglenook’ multi-fuel burning stove built into the tiled fireplace and hearth. Radiator. Carpeted. Gives entry to the kitchen.

KITCHEN (3.22m x 5.17m)

Three steps from the adjacent public room lead to the breakfasting kitchen. Benefiting from recent decoration, the kitchen is fitted with an array of wall mounted, floor standing timber storage units, worktop surfaces and breakfast table. Wall mounted gas boiler. Splash back tiling above complimentary worktop surfaces. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Extractor hood. Plumbing for washing machine. Window to front of property and side of property. Storage cupboard. Radiator. Carpeted. Glass panelled UPVC door gives access to the rear garden.


Accessed from carpeted stairway via the reception hall, the landing gives access to two double bedrooms. Window overlooking the rear garden and surrounding countryside.

BEDROOM (3.68m x 3.68m)

Spacious double bedroom with space for free standing furniture. Storage cupboard within eaves. Window overlooking the rear garden and surrounding countryside. Radiator. Carpeted.

BEDROOM (3.88m x 3.66m at widest points)

Additional well-proportioned double bedroom with space for free standing furniture. Window overlooking the rear garden and surrounding countryside. Storage cupboard within eaves. Radiator. Carpeted.


Externally the property benefits from private garden ground to the front, side and rear of property. Front garden is mainly laid to lawn with planted beds at front of property. There are laid to lawn, paved and planted areas with various established plants and shrubs within the grounds. Private garden ground to the side of property with paving and plants and shrubs. Enclosed by timber fencing and hedged surround, the private rear garden is relatively secluded. Paved patio at the rear door leads to steps to an elevated laid to lawn area incorporating the fishpond, while planted beds border the lawn. Timber door next to the rear door gives access to side of property. The lane at the side of property provides vehicle access to the garage located at the back of the rear garden. The brick built garage and timber workshop/shed have both power supply and lighting.


All aforementioned floor coverings, the gas cooker and the downstairs bedroom furniture are included in the final purchase price.


To view by appointment or to request further information telephone the selling agents on 01333 423 441 on normal office hours or 07825 615 169 outwith normal office hours.

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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