Offers Over £155,000
6 Ravenscraig Terrace, Steelend, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 9LU
- Charming cottage with an abundance of character
- Flexible accommodation over two levels
- Move-in order throughout
- Pretty garden grounds
- Wonderful views over woodlands and surrounding countryside
- Excellent buy-to-let investment property
The rural village of Steelend is located approximately 13 miles northwest of Dunfermline, a former mining village with a close-knit community and facilities include an excellent modern playpark, football club and a popular miners' social club. Nearby Saline offers a convenience store, Church, Golf Club and an excellent calendar of events with a busy programme of activities operating from the Community Hall. The Steelend Annual Gala Day is a popular and well attended day full of activities and entertainment. Steelend clearly has a thriving and well established community with some 300 residents.
A larger number of supermarkets, independent retailers and leisure facilities can be found in the historic town of Dunfermline. There are also a number of historic and cultural attractions, including the ancient abbey, the award winning Carnegie Library and Galleries, Alhambra Theatre and Carnegie Hall. Pittencrieff Park provides amazing green space close to the town centre and there are several golf courses nearby, including Pitreavie Golf Club and Dunfermline Golf Club. Restaurant dining can also be found in nearby Carnock and there is a popular milk bar in Powmill to the North.
An excellent Primary School can be found in Saline, walking distance from the property (0.8 miles) and Secondary Schooling can be found in Dunfermline (Queen Anne High School 3.8 miles) or privately in Dollar (Dollar Academy 7.3 miles), Perth or Edinburgh.
There is a local bus service with connections to the North and South. The village is well placed for commuting to both the Queensferry Crossing, Kincardine Bridge and to the central motorway network. There is also access to park and ride facilities and the rail network in Dunfermline. Edinburgh International Airport is some 28 miles distant from the property.
For the outdoor enthusiast, of note are the wonderful walks and cycles to be enjoyed from the doorstep of this property. The countryside surrounding Saline and Steelend is rich with paths and trails to be explored. Saline Glen provides an attractive walk between the villages and the views from Saline Hill, Eater Cairn and Knockhill are fabulous. North West from the property is the ruins of Killrenie Castle a 16th century medieval tower house.
6 Ravenscraig Terrace is a hidden gem of a property, semi-detached with a brick and harled render under a predominantly slate roof. Whilst its history dates back to the coal mining era, its modern day appearance is one of an elegant country cottage of great charm and character in lovely rural surroundings. This four bedroom property has been a much loved by the current owners who previously had a chicken coop in the garden and truly enjoyed semi-rural living with wonderful open outlooks over the surrounding woodlands and countryside beyond. Internally the property has been sympathetically decorated throughout with tasteful décor. The character of the property is enhanced by the hatched windows, cornicing, ceiling roses, original doors and original stripped back wooden floors.
The ground floor is ideal for entertaining with a generous dining kitchen, an elegant living room with fireplace, 5 pendant light fitting and French doors to a patio ideal for alfresco dining. The dining room can also be used as a study or a bedroom. The flexibility of the property offers 1-2 reception rooms and 3-4 bedrooms, ideal for those needing room to work from home.
On the first floor the bedrooms have a very fine outlook over the fields to the rear and Glen to the front. The family bathroom is fabulous with its wood panelling to dado height, roll top bath and elegant features, a sumptuous bathroom indeed.
This is a charming property which will have wide appeal. The accommodation comprises:
Steps to front door. Entrance hallway. Fully fitted dining kitchen (floor and wall units including display cabinets, integrated oven and hob, free standing fridge/freezer, tiled splashback, sink with drainer and space for a dishwasher. Living room with fireplace (electric) and French doors to the garden. Dining room/Bedroom 1 (fuse cupboard within) with feature fireplace. Bedroom 2 with en-suite shower room (showering cubicle, WC and WHB), free standing wardrobes (mirror damaged) and floor hatch for access beneath the property.
Carpeted stairs lead to the first floor. Family bathroom with roll top bath, WC and WHB. Bedroom3 (fitted wardrobes) and Bedroom 4 (storage cupboard within).