£395,000 Offers over

Balfour Street, Leven, Fife, KY8 4JF

5 bedroom detached house for sale

Property Details

The property is positioned within a double feu thus boasting very generous landscaped gardens that boast both traditional and oriental planting. Attached garage. Certainly one of Leven;s most outstanding family homes await you. A fabulous period property, boasting stunning views, the best of locations and bordering the sixteenth hole of Leven's championship golf course. An outstanding family home that retains much of its original character and features yet offers ideal modern day living. Accommodation at ground floor level comprises; Entrance Vestibule, hall, fabulously appointed lounge and dining rooms with the most impressive of matching bay windows, sitting room, most modern of breakfasting kitchen with its original butlers pantry, rear hall, utility, boiler room and cloakroom/WC. The original Oregon pine staircase rises to the upper level. The upper floor accommodates, a spacious upper hall, five well presented bedroom, two with access onto the balcony and boasting stunning views over the golf course. largo bay and Largo Law. Linen room and the most luxurious of bathrooms with free standing roll top bath and double shower compartment.

The Anchorage was constructed in 1926 to the individual specifications of the Norwegian Vice Consul , The Envoy was heavily involved in timber industry and had many dealings with Fife and Lothian timber merchants. At this time Oregon Pine was known for its exclusivity and only considered for the most prestigious of properties, you will find it prevalent throughout The Anchorage including the staircase , doors and surrounds. Both Leven Thistle Golf Club House and the historic Leven Golfing Society Club house are both positioned at the southern end of Balfour Street

Entrance Vestibule
Access to this fabulous family home is through a traditional panelled and leaded glass external door. The Vestibule retains the original mosaic tile flooring with cornice ceiling. A further timber and leaded glass door with side panel accesses the hall.

Lower Hall
The lower hall allows access to the formal lounge, the dining room, breakfasting kitchen sitting room and cloakroom/WC. A wide staircase rises to the upper level. Natural light is gained from a fabulous stain glassed window at the turn of the stairs. Original Parquet flooring throughout. Wood finished skirting, door surrounds and original Oregon pine panelled doors, staircase and balustrade. Cornicing to the ceilings. Feature archway.

Formal Lounge
21' x 19' 6" (6.40m x 5.95m)
Aabulously appointed and outstandingly presented public room located to the front of the property with the most impressive of bay window formations offering simply glorious elevated views over the beautiful landscaped gardens and on over Leven's championship golf course, Largo Bay and Largo Law beyond. The room enjoys high cornice ceilings, stripped and polished flooring, moulded skirting. A Contemporary wall mounted gas fire framed by original stain glass windows form the main focal point. Picture rail lighting. Wall and hanging lighting. Double bi folding doors open into the formal dining room. French style door opens onto the split level raised terraced area.

Formal Dining Room
18' x 17' 8" (5.48m x 5.39m)
Similar to the formal lounge the dining room also has the most impressive of bay windows looking to the front of the property and offering glorious views to the south and east. A French style door opens onto the raised terrace. The room enjoys fabulous "Macintosh" modern style décor, coving to the celling and polished timber flooring. Two separate doors open into the hall and the kitchen.

Sitting Room
14' 1" x 12' 6" (4.28m x 3.82m)
The separate sitting room is accessed from the lower hall, a double window formation attracts natural light. The feature of the main wall is of Macintosh style with fire surround cupboards, individual lighting, vanity shelving and mirrors, inset living flame electric fire set within quarry tiled hearth. Stripped and polished timber flooring, picture rail decoration, coving and spot lights to the ceiling.

Breakfasting Kitchen
15' 5" x 14' 7" (4.71m x 4.44m) with additional 3.99 x 1.98 4.695 for the preparation area.
Extremely spacious, the superbly appointed breakfasting kitchen offers a cross from the 1920's splendor to ideal modern day living. Contrasting new with old. Boasting a full range of the most modern of cottage style, high end, floor and wall storage units, drawer units, build in wine racks. Wood trimmed marble effect wipe clean work surfaces, inset two and a half basin sink with mixer taps. Stainless steel splash backs. Fully co-ordinated L-shaped breakfast bar. Separate preparation area, plumbed for dishwasher and offering a further array of cupboards and display cabinets together with additional the wipe clean work surfaces. The eye catcher for the room the fabulous original butlers pantry, (ample cupboards and display cabinets,) Integrated double oven, four burner hob, chrome finished chimney style extractor. Sanded and stained, distressed and motif finished plywood flooring. Down lighters to the celling. Stripped spotlighting. Two separate window formations overlook the rear driveway. The perfect cross from the 1900's to the modern day.

Rear Hall
The rear hall allows access to the boiler room and the utility. An external door egresses to the rear gardens. Ample cloaks hanging space.

Boiler Room
The small boiler room houses the hot water tank. There is an opaque glazed window formation looking to the side of the property.

Utility Room
Located off the rear hall. Small window formation looks to the side of the property. Plumbed for automatic washing machine with space for chest style fridge freezer. Storage shelving.

9' 8" x 7' 3" (2.95m x 2.20m)
Sized do not include the full range of cupboard and drawer units dating back to the 1920's, and offering simply fabulous storage. Highest of quality decoration. Opaque glazed window formation looks to the rear. Modern bowl style wash hand basin set within a tasteful vanity unit and low flush WC.

(EPC) EEC next to EIR

Upper Floor

An original fabulous Oregon pine stair case rises to upper level. Polished Oregon pine balustrades. Unique large stain glassed window formation imposes light on both the upper and lower halls.

Upper Hall
Extremely spacious, the upper hall enjoys parquet flooring. Ample space for a range of book shelves, display cabinets or desk. Original panelled doors lead to all five bedrooms, linen room and luxury bathroom. Wall lighting . Coving to ceiling.

Master Bedroom
13' 5" x 13' 3" (4.10m x 4.05m)
Superbly presented, located to the front of the property and boasting stunning uninterrupted views over the fabulous gardens and on over Leven's championship golf course, Leven Bay and Largo Law beyond. French style door opens onto the balcony. Double window maximises natural light. Two separate leaded glass and panelled wardrobes offer additional storage. Stripped and polished timber flooring. Quality fresh décor.

Guest Bedroom (Bedroom Two)
15' 4" x 12' 6" (4.67m x 3.82m)
The Guest bedroom is located to the front of the property, an oversized double bedroom boasting stunning panoramic views over the gardens, the golf course, Largo bay and Largo Law beyond. Double leaded glass and panelled wardrobes. A glazed door leads to the balcony.

The balcony is accessed from the Master bedroom and the Guest Bedroom, boasting uninterrupted views over the gardens, the sixteenth green, on over the golf course, Largo Bay and Largo Law

Bedroom Three
13' 9" x 12' 8" (4.19m x 3.85m)
The third spacious double bedroom. Stripped and polished flooring. Attractive picture rail decoration. Coving to the celling. Double window formation looks to the south of the property with views over the 18th green and Leven Bowling Club.

Bedroom Four
9' 3" x 9' (2.82m x 2.74m)
Presently being utilised as an office but could easily form the fourth bedroom. Located to the front off the property. Window formation offers fabulous elevated views over the beautiful landscaped gardens and over east links, golf courses and onto Largo Law.

Bedroom Five
11' 4" x 6' (3.45m x 1.82m)
An excellent sized single bedroom, built in cupboard, book/display shelving. Window formation looks to the side of the property. Laminate flooring.

Family Bathroom
13' 9" x 9' 3" (4.19m x 2.83m)
The most splendid of luxury family bathrooms. Fabulously finished and extensively. Five piece suite comprises low flush WC, bidet, Belfast style wash hand basin set into a tasteful split level vanity unit with contemporary mixer taps, beautiful double ended freestanding bath with both mixer taps and hand held shower fitments, plus a fully enclosed double shower compartment, fully tiled with wall mounted 'Mira Vigor' electric shower, separate drying area and curving shower screens. Vanity mirror and vanity lighting. Opaque glazed window.

Linen Room
12' 10" x 9' 3" (3.92m x 2.81m)
The linen room retains its old world feel. The sizes included the full range of the original Oregon pine storage units extending along the full length of one wall, dating back to the construction of the property. . A ceiling hatch accesses the fully insulated and partially floored attic space. Window formation looks to the side of the property offering views to the Forth.

Bordering the sixteenth hole of Leven's championship golf course, the superbly planned and beautifully landscaped enjoy manicured lawns, shrubberies and flower beds boasting both oriental and traditional planting. Mature trees and bushes. Substantial, curving split level decking and con

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  • Property added on 10 May 2016
  • New price Offers over £395,000 as of 27 May 2016
    Was: Guide Price £395,000
  • New price Guide Price £395,000 as of 26 May 2016
    Was: Offers over £395,000
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