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Offers Over £190,000
3 Hilton Cottage, by Limekilns, Dunfermline, Fife, KY11 3HA
  • Charming cottage with an abundance of character
  • Move-in order throughout
  • Pretty garden grounds
  • Wonderful views over the surrounding countryside
  • Useful timber outbuildings
A charming C-Listed mid-terraced traditional stone cottage, recently extended with an abundance of character, pretty garden and timber outbuildings.

Hilton Cottages are situated on the rural outskirts of Dunfermline, between Rosyth and Limekilns. Rosyth is an established community offering a number of supermarkets, independent retailers, cafes, take-aways, churches, banks, community market and a number of sporting and interest groups. The pretty coastal village of Limekilns offers lovely coastal walks, restaurants and cafes, village shop, play park and a church.

Primary schooling can be found in Limekilns and Rosyth. Secondary Schooling is in Dunfermline or Inverkeithing.

Hilton Cottage is well connected via easy access to the A985, the M90 and Queensferry Crossing beyond offer direct links to Edinburgh and the central belt. A mainline railway station at Rosyth provides frequent connections to Edinburgh and there is a local bus service to Dunfermline. A park and ride service at Inverkeithing and Halbeath is very popular for Edinburgh and Edinburgh Airport connections.

The Royal Burgh of Dunfermline, three miles north, has considerable historic interest 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.

3 Hilton Cottage is a C-Listed mid-terraced sandstone cottage under a slate roof. The property was built in circa 1825 and forms part of a single storey terrace comprising of 4 symmetrical double-fronted 3-bay cottages. The cottages are assumed to have been built for farm workers at the nearby Hilton Farm. The current owners have overhauled and extended this charming cottage to provide character accommodation over two floors. Of particular note is the oak beam extension to the rear providing a wonderful kitchen/dining/family with French doors leading onto the patio and garden beyond. The reception rooms to the front of the property both have woodburning stoves, exposed brickwork and the continuation of exposed oak beams. One of the reception rooms could be used as a second bedroom. The attic conversion is a triumph providing substantial space at first floor level with fine views across the surrounding countryside. The accommodation comprises:

Entrance hallway. Living room with woodburning stove. Bedroom 1/ Reception room 2. Under stair storage cupboard. Kitchen/ breakfast bar/dining room/family room with French doors leading to a large patio and on to the garden. Bathroom with double showering unit, WHB, WC and space for utilities.

Oak staircase leads to a principle bedroom with coombed ceilings, storage/dressing room area with velux windows.

Timber summerhouse with glazed panels and store. Timber workshop and timber shed. 

The gardens are predominantly to the rear of the property though there are some attractive climbing plants to the front. The enclosed and expansive garden to the rear is predominantly laid to lawn with some perimeter seedling and mature trees. There is an attractive seating area to the rear with flower beds and raised planters. There is parking to the front of the cottage on the private access road. 

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