An exceptional detached house with stunning views over the Firth of Forth
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42a Main Street is an exceptional detached house which occupies an enviable position in the popular village of Limekilns. The views over and across the Firth of Forth are spectacular. The Forth Bridges and Pentland Hills can be seen to the east, to the south there are views across to Blackness Castle and to the west towards Grangemouth.
The house is thought to have been completed in 1984 and has extensive accommodation extending to 2,658 sq ft (including the garage), arranged over ground, first and second floors. Many of the rooms, including the magnificent sitting room and study on the first floor, and master bedroom and guest bedroom on the second floor, benefit from the wonderful outtlook. The kitchen has an excellent range of fitted wall and floor units, a gas hob, integrated appliances and access directly into the garden.
There are a total of 4 bedrooms on the second floor. These include a master bedroom with an en suite shower room and three further double bedrooms, served by a family bathroom.
There is excellent ancillary accommodation on the lower ground floor with an office, utility room, a shower room and a double garage.
The garden is situated at the side and behind the house and has been terraced to make the most of the space. There is a decked area to the side, a barbeque station near the kitchen door, a shrub border on an upper terrace and a lawn sweeping up to the rear boundary, from where the wonderful views can be enjoyed.
42a Main Street is situated on the promenade of the picturesque, harbour village of Limekilns on the north shore of the Firth of Forth. The village has everyday amenities including a gift shop, a mobile post office, church, café, hotel and bistro, and two village pubs.
Charlestown, about 1 mile, has a surgery with pharmacy and a village store. Dunfermline, to the north, provides many leisure facilities and professional services, as well as local attractions such as The Abbey and the lovely Pittencrieff Park. There is a primary school in Limekilns and secondary schools in nearby Dunfermline and Inverkeithing. It is 15 miles to Dollar Academy and has easy links to other independent schools in Edinburgh.
Limekilns is well connected, with the nearby M90 providing fast access to Perth and Edinburgh. Trains run to Edinburgh from Dunfermline and Inverkeithing. There are Park & Rides at Inverkeithing (Ferrytoll) and Dunfermline (Halbeath) with services into Edinburgh or North to Inverness and Aberdeen. Edinburgh Airport (13 miles) has flights to UK, European and international destinations.
The region offers a range of outdoor activities such as sailing and canoeing, the Fife Coastal Path, which runs through the village. Hillwalking and mountain biking in the Ochil and Cleish Hills, while there are riding schools nearby and for golf enthusiasts, several renowned courses in the vicinity.
From the A90 take exit at junction 1 onto the A985. Continue on the A985 for 2.4 miles. Take the left turn, signed to Limekilns.
Follow the road for 0.8 miles onto the Promenade and the property will be seen on the right.Read all
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