A stylish coastal home set within a historic Category A listed property.
Aberdour House was built in the 17th century in the grounds of Aberdour Castle; formerly the ancestral home of the Earls of Morton, the property was restored in the 1990s and separated into three individual homes whilst retaining many original historic features.
Through the hall into a central inner hall, the ground floor accommodation comprises of a master bedroom suite with private dressing room and ensuite facilities as well as two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. Rising to the first floor, the living accommodation comprises of a grand drawing room with large sash windows looking across the extensive grounds of the former house and the Firth of Forth, a separate dining room which might also be used as a separate reception room or additional bedroom, and an attractive fitted kitchen / breakfast room with contemporary fitted units and hob and oven. A spiral staircase rises to the second floor with its private study, while a second staircase leads to an additional bedroom and a minstrel gallery over the rear part of the drawing room.
The propertys paved driveway leads to a spacious forecourt offering parking and turning for multiple vehicles. There is a small private garden accessed through the second ground floor bedroom. Beyond this is the generous, communal rear garden which is laid mainly to lawn, with mature shrub borders and trees, whilst the elevated aspect offers far-reaching, spectacular views over the Scottish countryside. There are also two single garages with electricity and dedicated space to park two cars in front.
The historic harbour village of Aberdour lies on the north bank of the Firth of Forth at the gateway to the natural beauty of the county of Fife, yet only just over half an hour by train from central Edinburgh. The village is centred around the 13th century Aberdour Castle, with its family links to Robert the Bruce; Aberdour harbour, for both fishing and leisure craft; and two pleasant beaches, with views to the historic priory on Inchcolm Island. With Glenrothes and the Lomond Hills Regional Park less than twenty miles away; the surrounding countryside is ideal for walking, riding and other country pursuits. The village also boasts five golf courses within 10 miles, with the famous course at St Andrews also within easy reach. The village has a selection of small stores, restaurants and bars; with a full selection of larger stores and facilities in the nearby towns of Kirkcaldy and Dalgety Bay. The village also has its own primary school and is in the catchment area for the popular Inverkeithing High School.
From Edinburgh follow the A90 to the Queensferry Crossing; cross the Firth of Forth and continue for a mile. At Junction 1 with the M90, take the A985/A921 exit to Kincardine/Dalgety Bay/Inverkeithing. Continue along the A921 for 4.6 miles into the centre of Aberdour; as the road bears left, turn right into Livingstone Lane then left into Hewitt Place. Aberdour House is ahead of you.Read all
- Drawing room
- Dining room
- Master bedroom with ensuite and dressing room
- 3 further bedrooms
- Family bathroom
- 2 Garages
- Allocated parking
- EPC rating D
- Map & Street View
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