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Keston, 78 Muirs, Kinross, Perth and Kinross - South, KY13 8AY

4 bedroom detached house for sale

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DESCRIPTION Keston is an outstandingly presented detached Edwardian villa of character located in the Muirs, one of Kinross-shire's most sought-after locations. This exceptional home, which was last sold in 1984, has been well maintained retaining a host of traditional features, such as ornate ceiling cornice, ceiling roses, high skirtings, four-panel pine doors with bun handles and a number of period fireplaces. The mature side and rear gardens are a further feature offering a great deal of privacy.

Entry is gained from the front into a generous hallway with feature staircase leading to the upper level. An original door leads to the impressive formal sitting room with high ceiling and large natural wood bay window formation overlooking the front garden with outlook to Sunny Park.

The ground level has been extended over the years offering a great deal of flexibility with a study/ fourth bedroom (ideal for home working), formal dining room with hardwood flooring, family bathroom and a split-level kitchen/breakfast room. The Murray & Murray farmhouse style kitchen is fitted with ample units at base and wall levels, a Rangemaster Range style dual-fuel cooker, Siemens dishwasher and integrated fridge/freezer. There is a breakfast/dining area with steps leading down to the family room and utility room, and a door giving access to the rear hallway which benefits from a coat cupboard – this forms an alternative family entrance and has direct access into the double garage. The utility room again is a good size with base and wall mounted units, stainless steel sink and drainer and door giving access to the rear garden. The washing machine and tumble dryer are included. To the rear of the property is the family room with hardwood flooring, feature fireplace and large window formation with French doors overlooking and opening on to the mature rear garden.

Upstairs is accessed via a traditional staircase from the main hall with window to the side affording a great deal of natural light. There are three good sized bedrooms on the upper level. The generous master bedroom has a host of period features including an ornate ceiling cornice and rose and has a large bay window formation - with window seats offering views to Sunnypark Woods. The master bedroom benefits from an en-suite bathroom featuring a large Vernon Tutbury bath with shower over and washbasin. There is a separate attractive WC accessed from the upper hallway which gives access to the insulated loft via a Ramsay ladder.

The property benefits from a shared driveway to the side of the house which leads to a turning head at the rear of the property giving access to the attached double garage (with storage, power and an Electric Vehicle charger) and space to park a third car, if required. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with well stocked borders and hedging. A gravel pathway leads through the front garden to the main entrance. The rear garden is mature with an array of flowering trees and shrubs and has a patio seating area which is ideal for outside dining. There is a greenhouse, garden shed and drying area. The rear garden benefits from a high degree of privacy.

LOCATION The town of Kinross enjoys a scenic setting on the shores of Loch Leven. It is to be found amid panoramic open countryside and surrounding hills. The location offers excellent access to many of Scotland's major cities via the M90 motorway. Kinross benefits from Park and Ride facilities giving commuters easy access to cities including Edinburgh, Perth and Dundee while the rail network can be accessed at Cowdenbeath, Dunfermline, Inverkeithing and Perth.

Kinross has a newly built Primary School (nursery included) with Secondary education to be found at Kinross Community Campus. The Community Campus also houses Kinross Library, Kinross Museum and has facilities including a dance studio, indoor climbing wall and gymnasium. Public swimming and squash courts are to be found at Loch Leven Leisure Centre. Private schools including Dollar Academy, Kilgraston, Glenalmond, Craigclowan and Strathallan are all within easy reach.

Kinross-shire is an area of natural beauty and offers a wide range of recreational and leisure pursuits including the Loch Leven Heritage Trail, RSPB Loch Leven and Loch Leven Castle where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned in 1567. The area is famous for its numerous Golf courses while other clubs include Tennis, Bowling, Curling, Cricket, Rugby, Cycling and Swimming to name but a few. Kinross-shire has recreational facilities available for all ages.

EXTRAS INCLUDED WITHIN THE SALE All fitted floor coverings, curtains, blinds and integrated appliances (including the range cooker) will be included in the sale.  

MEASUREMENTS Due to the overall proportions of this property, full measurements can be found on the floorplan. 

VIEWINGS Viewings are strictly by appointment with Morgans on 01577 863424. 

AGENTS NOTE We provide the complete buying and selling package including a comprehensive estate agency service and full legal service. For a FREE PRE-SALE VALUATION, estimate and market appraisal without cost or obligation, contact us on 01577 863424 or our Dunfermline office on 01383 620222. 

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Property History

  • Property added on 22 September 2020
  • Property sold (STCM) on 22 February 2021
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