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£229,950 Offers over

Penang House, Balfour Street, Leven, Fife, KY8 4JF

4 bedroom detached house for sale

Property Details

Immaculately presented, this fabulous detached family home boasts one of Leven's most sought after locations. Position on the corner of Balfour Street and Carberry Road and only a short walk to the beach, golf courses and the town centre. The property retains much of its original features and character yet offers ideal modern day living. Accommodation at ground floor level comprises; Entrance Vestibule, Hall, formal lounge with corner bay window, dining room, the most modern of kitchens, fourth bedroom and utility/downstairs WC. An impressive Oregon pine staircase rises to the upper level which accommodates three further double bedrooms and family bathroom. Seldom does the Leven market see properties of this quality. Viewing is essential.

Entrance Vestibule
Principle access to this fabulous family home is through a traditional heavy timber door. The Entrance Vestibule retains its original high ceiling and beautiful mosaic tile flooring. Ample cloaks hanging space. Picture rail decoration. A further opaque glazed and timber door leads to the main hall.

The spacious hall retains much of its old world feel and traditional features with high moulded skirting and door surround and cornicing to the ceiling. A classic heavy timber stair case rises to the upper level. Original panelled doors lead to the formal lounge, the dining room, bedroom four and the downstairs WC/utility room.

Formal Lounge
13' 6" x 12' 4" (4.12m x 3.76m)
A superbly appointed public room located to the front of the property with the most impressive of corner bay windows (Sizes not included) over looking the exclusive Balfour street and Carberry Park. A further window formation looks directly to the front of the property maximising natural light. The room retains its original intricately corniced ceiling. Fresh picture rail decoration. Panelling to the bay window. The focal point for the room is an attractive real flame gas fire set within a solid marble surround and hearth, enclosed in a "Laura Ashley" ash wood mantle. Ash wood skirting and door surrounds. The highest of quality laminate flooring continues through from the hall. Recessed display alcove with individual lighting.

Dining Room
11' 1" x 13' 3" (3.39m x 4.04m)
The second public room is semi open plan to the kitchen, located to the front of the property with double window formation over looking Balfour Street. The room is large enough for a good sized dining room table plus additional free standing furniture. Built in cupboards, (the over head one housing the recently replaced central heating boiler.) Highest of quality American oak laminate flooring. Fresh picture rail decoration.

10' 6" x 8' 7" (3.20m x 2.61m)
The beautifully finished Omega kitchen offers an array of the most modern of beech wood finished floor and wall storage units, drawer units, spice drawers and wine racks, marble effect wipe clean work surfaces with inset circular stainless steel sink, drainer and mixer taps. Attractive tile splash backs, display cabinets. Integrated double oven, four burner gas hob and eye level microwave oven. Contempory pull out extractor. Space for up right fridge freezer, plumbing for dishwasher. Large walk in cupboard. Lowered ceiling with down lighters. Window formation looks to the side of the property and an external door egresses to the courtyard garden. American Oak laminate flooring continues through from the dining room.

Bedroom Four
12' 6" x 10' 9" (3.82m x 3.27m)
This room is presently being utilised as an office/exercise room but could easily form the fourth bedroom or a further public room. Again tastefully appointed, double French doors open into the enclosed and private mono block garden. Laminate flooring. Corniced ceiling. Built in book shelving.

Cloakroom WC/Utility Room
7' 5" x 5' 8" (2.27m x 1.72m)
Located on the ground floor with two piece suite comprising low flush WC and wash hand basin set into a vanity unit. Plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for tumble drier. Cupboards and work surfaces. Eye level opaque glazed window. Laminate flooring continues through from the hall.

First Floor

Stairs and Landing
A fabulous timber staircase rises to the upper level. Oregon Pine stairs and balustrade. A high sky light window formation attracts natural light. The upper hall offers access through original panelled doors to three further bedrooms and family bathroom. Oregon pine dado rail. Cornicing to the ceiling.

Bedroom One
12' 11" x 12' 8" (3.94m x 3.86m)
An outstanding over sized double bedroom, located to the front of the property with double window formation over looking Balfour Street. A range of recessed wardrobes extend along the greater part of one wall. Ceiling hatch accesses the fully insulated and partially floor attic space. Corniced ceiling. Fresh décor.

Bedroom Two
13' 11" x 12' 1" (4.24m x 3.69m) (sizes taken a their largest)
Superbly presented with impressive corner bay window formation over looking the exclusive Carberry Road and Balfour Street. Individual panelling to the window. Corniced ceiling. High quality laminate flooring.

Bedroom Three
10' 8" x 12' 6" (3.26m x 3.81m)
An excellent sized double bedroom with double window formation over looking Carberry Road. Modern fitted wardrobes with drawer units extend along the greater part of one wall. Desk and display shelving.

8' 10" x 9' 8" (2.69m x 2.94m)
Beautifully modernised, this quality bathroom enjoys four piece suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, double ended panel bath and enclosed and wet walled shower curving shower compartment with thermostatically controlled shower. Large built in cupboard. Highest of quality "Click" laminate flooring. High velux window formation attracts light and ventilation. The bathroom under went a full renovation in 2016.

Courtyard Garden
Very private courtyard gardens are located to the rear of the property and include a sheltered sitting area and flag stone patio area. Gates lead to both Balfour Street and Carberry Road.

Front and side gardens
Further garden grounds are located to the front and side of the property, the front gardens are enclosed within stone dyke walls and are mainly laid to lawns, paths and shrubberies. The side garden is enclosed within high fencing, and are mainly laid to mono block for easy maintenance.

The garage is attached to the side of the property, an up and over door allows for vehicle access from the flag stone drive. Light and power.

Heating and Glazing
Double Glazing and gas central heating

Contact Details
Delmor Independent Estate Agents
52 Commercial Road

Tel: 01333 421 816
Fax: 01333 439 466

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Property History

  • Property added on 15 April 2016
  • Property Under Offer on 10 October 2016
  • New price Offers over £229,950 as of 27 May 2016
    Was: Guide Price £229,950
  • New price Guide Price £229,950 as of 26 May 2016
    Was: Offers over £229,950
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