Executive 5 Bedroom Raith Homes Detached Claremont Villa with integrated garage and finished in a bespoke layout with many additional features. This substantial property is situated in the Lochty Meadows Development at the north end of Thornton, which is a particularly accessible, central location for the commuter. Thornton is set between Glenrothes and Kirkcaldy and the village itself benefits from nursery and primary education facilities, whilst falling in the catchment area for Auchmuty High School in Glenrothes. There are private schools within commuting distance, including Dollar, Edinburgh, Dundee and St Andrews. The village itself boasts very good local amenities including shops, golf course, public park and a hotel. The property is a short drive to Fife Central Retail Park in Kirkcaldy as well as an excellent variety of specialist shopping centres, shops and retail parks in nearby Fife towns and slightly further afield in Perth, Dundee and Edinburgh. There is an extensive recreation facility a five minute drive away at the Glenrothes Michael Woods Sports Centre and another in Kirkcaldy town centre. The surrounding Fife countryside is ideal for outdoor pursuits including Cluny Clays Outdoor Activity Centre, the Lomond Hills Regional Park, Balbirnie Park in Markinch, Riverside Park, Glenrothes and Beveridge and Ravenscraig Parks in Kirkcaldy. For entertainment the Adam Smith Theatre is nearby in Kirkcaldy and The Rothes Centre is in Glenrothes, as well as a Museum in Kirkcaldy. A wide variety of local water sports is available in nearby East Neuk coastal towns and the historic village of Falkland, once home to Mary Queen of Scots, is just a fifteen minute drive away. There is an abundance of Golf Courses nearby including Balbirnie, Kirkcaldy, Leven and further afield towards St Andrews, home of golf. The property is well placed for transportation routes with very quick and easy access to the motorway system allowing major towns in Fife, Dundee, Edinburgh, Perth and beyond to be reached within a comfortable drive. There is a local extensive bus service across Fife and beyond. Thornton benefits from its own Railway Station, connecting it to Edinburgh, Dundee and Aberdeen. Edinburgh Airport is accessible by motorway and a mere thirty five minute drive away.
This very spacious and prestigious family home is in pristine condition throughout and will not fail to delight the discerning viewer. The house is set within generous landscaped gardens and set in a quiet cul-de-sac location. The property has been upgraded to a very high specification, with an additional Sun Lounge to the rear, overlooking the fully enclosed rear garden with wooded aspects. There is Karndean flooring and high quality carpeting throughout, as well as individually thermostatically controlled underfloor heating and a wet and dry automatic central vacuum system. The house also boasts quality oak doors and fittings throughout. The spacious and versatile accommodation is spread over two floors and the double garage is accessed via an internal door from the utility room.
Extensive, Flexible Accommodation comprises: Entrance Vestibule, Reception Hall, Family Room / Dining / Kitchen, Utility, WC, Lounge, Cinema Room, Sun Room, Five Bedrooms (Two En Suite), Dressing Room and Family Bathroom. There are two Attic areas. Externally, there are well kept, mature gardens to the front, side and rear, as well as a Double Integral Garage and a driveway for off street parking. Full GCH & DG. Many quality extras are included in the sale of this highly desirable property and many more may be available by separate, private negotiation.
Entrance Vestibule 5'10 x 4'11
A composite / double glazed door with opaque glazing leads into the entrance vestibule area. There is coving to ceiling, Karndean flooring, roller blind, alarm control panel and power points. An oak and opaque glass door opens onto the reception hallway.
Reception Hallway 17' x 10'
The spacious, welcoming and bright reception hallway leads to the lounge, kitchen / dining / family room, WC and cinema room. The hall itself boasts a generous sized walk in under stair cupboard which has electricity, an array of shelves and plenty of storage space, as well as housing the electricity meter. The hallway itself benefits from Karndean flooring, a thermostatic control panel and under floor heating. A carpeted staircase leads from the hallway to the upper level of the house.
W.C 5'10 x 4'07
This room has a glazed window to the front of the house and the roller blind will remain. Flooring is Karndean wood effect and the room is fitted with quality, contemporary WC and WHB with vanity unit below and splash back tiling above.
Kitchen / Dining / Family Room 34'04 x 15'10
This stunning and expansive open plan family area is the hub of the home and the three areas which make up the room flow together seamlessly and provide a perfect setting for family living and entertaining. The family room area features a bay window to the front of the house which floods the room with natural light. Coving to ceiling. There is an individual thermostatic control panel for under floor heating and an inlet point for the central vacuuming system. There is wood effect Karndean flooring and the roller blinds will remain. This area measures approximately 15' x 14'02.
The family room area flows through to a dining area which then leads onto the spacious and luxurious breakfasting kitchen. The kitchen itself has an array of contemporary style base and wall units with co-ordinating granite worktops and splash back glass tiling, as well as a central island with both a gas and electric supply available. The island houses the hob and overhead extractor hood as well as a generous sized breakfast bar area. The kitchen benefits from a selection of high quality Mile appliances which will remain with the house, namely: steam oven, microwave, convection oven, integrated coffee machine and three warming drawers, a Kupperbusch induction hob, stainless steel extractor hood, Siemens wine cooler, Smeg integrated dishwasher and double integrated fridge freezer. This area also boasts Karndean wood effect flooring with a thermostatically controlled panel for under floor heating. This area measures approximately 19' x 15'10.
To the rear of the kitchen there is a window overlooking the enclosed back garden and double glazed French doors lead onto the garden itself. The area is flooded with natural light as well as enjoying spotlights to ceiling, downlights at the worktop area below the wall units and the lighting is completed with concealed mood lighting. The venetian blinds on the French doors and windows will remain with the property. A door from the kitchen area leads to the utility room.
Utility Room 15'01 x 6'01
This functional room has Karndean wood effect flooring and a selection of wall and floor units with granite worktop surfaces and co-ordinating splashback glass tiling. There is space for a tumble dryer and washing machine and a window and door to the back garden (venetian blind included). The double garage is accessed from a lockable door in this room and there is also a hatch to an attic space over the utility and garage. This room also boasts a good sized storage cupboard.
Lounge 22'07 x 14'10
This spacious further public room is also located off the reception hallway and is flooded with natural light from the bay window overlooking the front of the house (roller blinds remaining). The room also boasts Karndean flooring, a thermostatically controlled panel for underfloor heating and coving to the ceiling. There is plenty space for free standing furniture and double oak and frosted glass doors lead onto the cinema room.
Cinema / Entertainment Room 14'10 x 11'09
This room is accessed from both a door from the reception hallway and the oak and glass doors from the lounge. The room has nine wall and ceiling flush mounted speakers, discreetly fitted for the 9:-1 cinema system. This room is further enhanced with Karndean wood effect flooring, ceiling down lighters, LED mood lighting and a thermostatic control panel for the under floor heating. This is a multipurpose public room which could be changed and used for many purposes (i.e. dining room, gym or play room). Double oak and glazed doors lead onto the sun lounge.
Sun Lounge 19'07 x 14'
The bright and spacious sun lounge provides an additional family living and entertaining area which is flooded with natural light courtesy of the floor to ceiling bi-fold doors which open onto the fully enclosed and landscaped back garden which has wooded aspects beyond. There is plenty of space for free standing furnishings and there is slate tile effect Karndean flooring, venetian blinds, a thermostatic control panel for the under floor heating and coving and downlights to the ceiling.
The warm and welcoming upper hallway is accessed from the carpeted staircase in the lower reception hallway. The staircase has a mezzanine level with a window overlooking the back garden and flooding the stair and upper hall with natural light (venetian blinds remaining). The upper hallway has oak doors leading to all bedrooms, the bathroom and a laundry cupboard. The area boasts Karndean flooring, thermostatic control panel for under floor heating, wall inlet for vacuuming system, hatch to attic space and coving to ceiling.
Master Bedroom 15'08 x 14'09
This generously proportioned master bedroom has a bay window which overlooks the front of the house and floods the room with natural light (roller blinds remaining). There is plenty space for free standing bedroom furniture and the room benefits from Karndean flooring, thermostatic control for under floor heating and coving to ceiling. Mirrored and gun metal effect sliding door glide effortlessly onto a spacious, luxury walk in dressing room which in turn flows through to an en suite bathroom and an adjoining bedroom.
Dressing Room 9' x 7'07
This is an excellent dressing and storage space which is fitted with an array of hanging rails, shelves and storage drawers. There is wooden Karndean flooring, a thermostatic control panel for the under floor heating. A frosted glazed door leads to the en suite bathroom and an oak door provides access to an adjoining double bedroom.
En Suite Bathroom 7'01 x 5'06
Located off the dressing room and accessed from both the master bedroom and adjoining bedroom 4, this en suite boasts a contemporary style W.C., and WHB enclosed with fitted vanity units with storage space and a large mirrored bathroom cabinet with lighting, plus a bath with overhead mains electric shower with glass shower screen. The room is fully tiled to floor and walls for aesthetic appeal and ease of maintenance. Venetian blinds will remain.
Guest Bedroom 2 12' x 10'10
Double bedroom with wood effect Karndean flooring and two separate fitted wardrobes with oak doors. This room also has a thermostatic control for the under floor heating and there is a window overlooking the back garden (venetian blinds remaining). Plenty of space for free standing bedroom furniture. A frosted glass door leads onto the en suite.
En Suite 10'03 x 5'06
This room has a contemporary WC and WHB with vanity unit below and mirrored bathroom cabinet with lighting above. There is a double sized shower cubicle with a power shower and glass door. There is Karndean wood effect flooring and the walls have ceramic tiles to half height. This room benefits from a glazed window to the back garden and the venetian blind will remain.
Bedroom 3 15'10 x 13'09
This double bedroom has a bay window overlooking the front of the house and the room is flooded with natural light (roller blinds remaining). The room also has a fitted wardrobe with frosted glass sliding doors. There is wood effect Karndean flooring and a thermostatic control panel for under floor heating. Plenty of space for free standing bedroom furniture.
Bedroom 4 14'08 x 10'10
This is another spacious double overlooking the back garden (venetian blind included). There is plenty space for free standing bedroom furniture and the room boasts an array of fitted open units with hanging rails, shelves and drawer space as well as a double wardrobe with frosted glass sliding doors. The room has Karndean wood effect flooring and a thermostatic control panel for the under floor heating. The room itself is accessed from the upper hallway as well as having an internal door leading to the dressing room and through to the en suite bathroom and master bedroom.
Bedroom 5 11'08 x 9'03
Another bright double bedroom accessed from the upper hallway and with two windows overlooking the front of the house (roller blinds remaining). Plenty of space for free standing furniture and this room benefits from a fitted shelved cupboard. There is Karndean wood effect flooring and a thermostatic control panel for the under floor heating. This room is being used as a Study by the current owners.
Family Bathroom 13'07 x 7'01
This luxury, contemporary family bathroom has a glazed window to the side of the house (venetian blinds remaining) and it boasts full floor and walls ceramic tiling for aesthetic appeal and ease of maintenance. There is a WHB with an array of vanity units below and a large mirrored and illuminated bathroom cabinet above. There is also a Bath, WC and corner Shower Cubicle with glass doors and a power shower.
This property is set within a generous sized plot and benefits from mature and well maintained landscaped gardens to front and rear. The front garden has a monoblocked driveway leading to the double garage and front door, and the front garden is laid to lawn.
The fully enclosed back garden is accessed from the sun lounge, the kitchen and the utility room as well as from the front of the house via the high level wooden gate. The back garden itself is landscaped with an ornamental patio area, a lawn, shrubs, borders and paths and it is well placed for al fresco dining and relaxing in a summer evening. The secluded back garden is fully enclosed by wooden fencing and backs onto woodlands. There are external water taps at the front and rear, three external electrical power points and external lighting.
There is a double integral garage to the front of the house which is accessed from the utility room in the house and from the doors to the front. The garage boasts a concrete floor and has been tiled to provide insulation. The garage benefits from an array of fitted storage units as well as a sink which is plumbed to provide cold water. The garage is also supplied with lighting and power.
HOME REPORT VALUE £430000
COUNCIL TAX BAND G
EPC RATING B