Under Offer

£182,000 Offers Over

Balbeggie Road, Thornton, Glenrothes, KY1 3NS

2 bedroom cottage for sale

Property Details

Unique opportunity to purchase a stone-built Detached Cottage with extensive garden grounds of approximately 1.2 acres set in the heart of Fife. The property dates  back to the late 1800s and is in need of substantial upgrade throughout. In the garden grounds there is a large number of former kennels (concrete block) and a timber cattery, all in need of upgrade. Accommodation in the Cottage extends to 110sq.m and currently comprises: Entrance Hall, Lounge, Living Room, 2 Bedrooms, Breakfasting Kitchen and Bathroom. 

The property is located in at attractive rural location between Kirkcaldy and Thornton and is in an ideal spot for easy access to the A92 and the local train station in Thornton, with Edinburgh Airport being a mere 35 minutes drive away. Thornton village itself boasts very good local amenities including shops, golf course, public park, schools and a hotel. It's only a short drive off to Fife Central Retail Park in Kirkcaldy as well as an excellent variety of specialist shopping centres, shops and retail parks in nearby Fife towns and slightly further afield in Perth, Dundee and Edinburgh. There is an extensive recreation facility a 5 minute drive away at the Glenrothes Michael Woods Sports Centre and another in Kirkcaldy town centre. The surrounding Fife countryside is ideal for outdoor pursuits including Cluny Clays Outdoor Activity Centre, the Lomond Hills Regional Park, Balbirnie Park in Markinch, Riverside Park, Glenrothes and Beveridge and Ravenscraig Parks in Kirkcaldy. For entertainment the Adam Smith Theatre is nearby in Kirkcaldy and The Rothes Centre is in Glenrothes, as well as a Museum in Kirkcaldy. A wide variety of local water sports is available in nearby East Neuk coastal towns and the historic village of Falkland, once home to Mary Queen of Scots, is just a 15 minute drive away. There is an abundance of Golf Courses nearby including Balbirnie, Kirkcaldy, Leven and further afield towards St Andrews, home of golf. The property is well placed for transportation routes with very quick and easy access to the motorway system allowing major towns in Fife, Dundee, Edinburgh, Perth and beyond to be reached within a comfortable drive. 

Council Tax Band is currently E. 

Home Report Value is £185,000 and Home Report is available to see on request.

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 added on 23 November 2017
  • Property Under Offer on 16 January 2018
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