Offers Over, £295,000

34 James Street, Pittenweem, Fife

5 5 2 Detached

Property Summary

This illustrious period property was built in the early 19th century . Category "B" listed, retaining many of its original features (Panelled doors, intricate cornicing, feature arches etc) and much of its charm and character. Although in need of extensive renovation the property offers fabulous potential as well as the best of locations. Accommodation is set over three levels, ground floor comprises; Entrance Vestibule, main hall, lounge with bay window, formal dining room, kitchen, laundry room, bedroom five and a shower room. The original doctors surgery is located within the west wing, although accessible from the main house, it also enjoys its own impressive entrance, comprises; Vestibule, Hall, Reception/office, large waiting room and doctors treatment room (Could all form an ideal free standing granny flat subject to planning and consents). A superb curving staircase rises to first floor level which accommodates; the upper hall, fabulous drawing room, four double bedrooms and the family bathroom, The attic floor is accessed from a further curving stair case and accommodates a large attic room (with dormer window offering superb views over the forth estuary to include the May Isle, the Bass rock and Lothian hills beyond.) Plus two further attic storage rooms. Expansive gardens with curving drive and large garage. Potential abounds the ideal blank canvass, Viewing strictly by appointment.

Directions

Historically one of Fife's Royal Burgh's, Pittenweem is the only village in the East Neuk (or corner) of Fife to have retained one of its oldest traditions, fishing. The village boasts a lively working harbour where fishermen land their catches in much the same way as they have done for centuries. The village also enjoy an array of quaint shops, art galleries, Parish Church, restaurants and other local amenities. Further amenities are available at nearby Anstruther (1 mile) and St. Andrews (10 miles) Pittenweem also falls within the prestigious Waid Academy catchment area. Taking the main Road (A917) from Anstruther into Pittenweem. Continue into James Street, Murrayfield located on your right as indicated by the Delmor For Sale Board

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Property Description

Vestibule

Principle access to this period property is through a traditional timber external door. The entrance vestibule retains its original tiled flooring and high corniced ceiling. A further panelled and glazed door with side screens leads to the Main Hall.

Main Hall

The main hall retains much of its original character with feature arches, high moulded skirting, corniced ceilig and a wide wrought iron and timber curving staircase rising to the upper levels. Panelled doors lead to the lounge, formal dining room, inner hall and the connecting hall leading to the doctors surgery in the west wing.

Lounge

17' x 13' 3" (5.19m x 4.03m)
A superbly proportioned public room, located to the front of the property with an impressive bay window formation over looking the drive and front gardens. Focal point for the room is an open fireplace with tiled surround and timber mantle. Recessedbook shelving. Dado rail decoration. Fabulously intricate corniced ceiling.

Formal Dining Room

15' 4" x 12' 11" (4.68m x 3.94m)
The formal dining room is located to the front of the property with sash and case window formation over looking the front gardens and drive. Internal panelled doors lead to both the main and inner halls. High corniced ceiling. Two recessed display areas with cupboards.

Inner hall.

The inner hall is accessed from the main hall. Further doors lead to the kitchen, dining room, laundry Room and bedroom five. Corniced ceiling. Low level cupboard offers storage.

Kitchen

11' 5" x 8' 2" (3.47m x 2.50m)
The kitchen has a supply of gloss finished floor and wall storage units, marble effect wipe clean work surfaces with inset stainless steel sink, drainer and mixer taps, space for slot in cooker, A sash and case window formation with secondary glazing over looks the extensive enclosed rear garden.

Laundry/Utility Room

17' 2" x 11' 7" (5.24m x 3.53m)
The laundry room is accessed from the inner hall and has external doors leading to the side and rear of the property. The room retains two deep (Belfast style) enamel sinks with singular taps. Plumbed for automatic washing machine. A large cupboard houses the oil fired central heating boiler. Further cupboard allows for storage.

Bedroom Five

14' 6" x 11' 8" (4.43m x 3.56m)
An excellent sized room, located on the ground floor to the front of the property with window formation over looking the front garden area.

Connecting Hall

The connecting hall is accessed from the Main hall and has doors leading to the shower room and through to the reception/office area for the doctor's surgery. Under stair storage area offers cloaks hanging space.

Shower Room

4' 6" x 11' (1.37m x 3.36m)
The shower room enjoys a modern three piece suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and enclosed and tiled shower compartment with wall mounted "Mira" electric shower. Two small opaque glazed windows attract natural light.

(EPC) EEC next to EIR

Doctor's Surgery

Entrance Vestibule

Although the doctor's surgery has internal access from the connecting hall, there is also an impressive separate external access to the west side of the property. The entrance Vestibule is accessed from a traditional timber external door, a further panelled and opaque glazed door leads to the surgery hall.

Surgery Hall

The surgery hall has doors leading to the waiting room, the treatment room and reception/office. Cornicing to the ceiling. Feature arch. Cupboard allows for shelved storage.

Waiting Room

17' 2" x 14' (5.23m x 4.26m)
Previously the waiting room for the doctor's surgery. Double aspect sash and case windows look to both the front and side of the property. The room retains its original tiled and wrought iron fireplace with heavy timber surround.

Treatment Room

13' 10" x 12' 7" (4.22m x 3.84m)
Previously the treatment room for the doctor's surgery. Double aspect sash and case windows look to both the side and rear of the property.

Doctor's Reception Room/Office

11' 9" x 9' 7" (3.57m x 2.93m) (Sizes taken at their largest)
The reception has a window formation looking to the rear of the property. Doors lead to the Surgery Hall and the connecting hall to the main property.

First Floor

Curving Stair Case

A wide curving stair case rises to first floor level. Wrought iron and timber balustrade, Window formation at the curve of the stairs offers views over the expansive, enclosed rear garden.

First Floor Hall

The first floor hall has panelled doors leading to the fabulous drawing room, four double bedrooms and the family bathroom. A further curving staircase rises to the attic level. Feature arch.

Drawing Room

32' 2" x 15' 8" (9.80m x 4.78m) Sizes taken at their largest.
Stunning, This fabulously appointed public room is located to the front of the property, an impressive bay window plus two further full sized windows look to the front of the property. Previously two rooms and enjoining the most intricate of cornicing in the lounge area. Focal point for the room is a tiled open fireplace with timber mantle. Recessed alcove with bookshelves, dado rail decoration.

Bedroom One

11' 7" x 11' 10" (3.52m x 3.60m)
Located to the rear of the property with large sash and case window formation over looking the expansive rear garden and on over playing fields to open countryside beyond. Built in cupboard and book/display shelves. Panelled shutters.

Bedroom Two

11' 5" x 13' (3.47m x 3.95m)
The second double bedroom is again located to the rear of the property. A sash and case window formation over looks the expansive rear garden and on over parkland to open countryside beyond. Original panelled shutters. Stone fireplace.

Bedroom Three

13' 7" x 12' (4.15m x 3.65m)
A further excellent sized double bedroom, this time located to the front of the property with window formation over looking the front garden and James Street. The room is presently being utilised as a twin bedroom. Wall mounted wash hand basin. Low level cupboard.

Bedroom Four

14' x 11' 2" (4.26m x 3.40m)
The fourth bedroom is again located to the rear of the property with sash and case windows allowing splendid views over the rear garden, parkland and onto open countryside. Recessed alcove

Family Bathroom

9' 10" x 8' 11" (3.00m x 2.72m)
The bathroom enjoys four piece suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, full sized panel bath and enclosed and tiled shower compartment with "Mira" thermostatically controlled shower. Opaque glazed window attracts light and ventilation. Ceiling hatch leads to a small attic space.

Floorplan

Upper (Attic) Floor

Staircase and Attic Landing

A further wide staircase with a wrought iron and wood banister leads to the attic landing. The landing has doors leading to the main attic room and two further attic storage areas.

Main Attic Room

10' 5" x 15' 10" (3.17m x 4.83m) The sizes include the coombe of the ceiling and the dormer window.
The Dormer window formation offers splendid views to the front of the property over the roof tops of Pittenweem and onto the Forth Estuary to include the Bass Rock, the May Isle and the hills of the Lothians in the distance.

Additional Attic Storage Areas

The attic area has two additional storage areas, both with velux windows and both accessed from doors from the attic landing.

Garden

Murrayfield is set within expansive mature gardens. The large gardens to the rear are fully enclosed within High walls which allow a great deal of privacy. Laid mainly to grass, with patios, flower beds, shrubberies and mature trees. The front gardens feature a large curving drive, lawns, flower beds and shrubberies. A spur of the drive leads to the garage.

Garage

A generous sized garage with work storage area is positioned to the side of the property. An up and over door allows for vehicle access. Pedestrian doors lead to both the rear garden and side of the property.

Heating and Glazing

Mainly sash and case windows (Some with secondary glazing). Oil fired central heating.

Contact Details

Delmor Independent Estate Agents
52 Commercial Road
Leven
KY8 4LA

Tel: 01333 421 816
Fax: 01333 439 466

www.delmorestateagents.co.uk

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