Middleton House is set in picturesque countryside and occupies a prime spot in a quiet residential area on the edge of a village and the Blairadam Estate.
Loch Leven, 5 miles away, offers a stunning backdrop to a number of outdoor pursuits including walking, cycling and fishing. The Lomond Hills Regional Park nearby offers an extensive range of enjoyable walks and hikes, with wonderful views captured from the summits of Bishop Hill and Benarty Hill.
Keltybridge is a highly accessible location as the M90 provides quick access to both Perth and Edinburgh, and the nearby train station at Inverkeithing lies on the main East Coast line with services running to Edinburgh Waverley. Edinburgh Airport, 20 miles away, runs regular domestic and international flights. Kinross lies 5 miles north of Middleton House and offers a wide range of local facilities including shops, primary and secondary schools, restaurants and supermarkets. There are a good number of private schools with easy reach including Dollar Academy, Craigclowan, Glenalmond, Strathallan and Kilgraston. The house sits in Perth and Kinross Council despite having a Fife postal address.
Built circa 1875, Middleton House is a superb B Listed stone built property, retaining much of its period charm. The property overlooks a landscaped garden to the front, with paddock and useful outbuildings to the rear.
Entering the property from the main door, a tiled vestibule opens up on to the entrance hall with stairs climbing up to the first floor. To the right is a light and spacious sitting room with dual aspect windows over the garden, and log burner; to the left is a well-proportioned dining room with dual aspect windows and a useful press cupboard. A large cupboard under the stairs is accessed from the dining room, and offers flexible space that could be used as a small office, playroom or cosy reading den. Steps lead up to the kitchen which features base units and a cream AGA with space for a breakfast table. The room is well lit from four windows overlooking both the garden and rear courtyard. To the rear of the kitchen is a passageway, off which is a larder, wet room, rear entrance hall and spacious boot room with utility area.
Off the first floor landing a large bedroom, airing cupboard and family bathroom are located to the rear with two further well-proportioned bedrooms located above the main reception rooms. Both bedrooms enjoy views over the front garden whilst the principal bedroom also features a basin and fitted wardrobes.
A curved staircase leads up to the attic level where two additional bedrooms are located, both with skylights. A useful store room is accessed from one of the bedrooms.
Outside, the property is bordered by a mix of mature hedges and low stone walls. The garden to the front of the property includes a large kitchen garden, lawn, children's play area, landscaped hedges and flowerbeds and patio which wraps around the front of the house. There are also several mature fruit trees in the grounds. A garage with workshop/ storage is located to the west of the property, linking up to the driveway and rear entrance to the property. A cobbled courtyard and original stable block and store room are located to the east of the property, whilst the paddock lies to the north. There is also a large purpose built chicken run.
Strictly by appointment with Savills - 0131 247 3738.
Mains electricity, private spring-fed water supply and private drainage, oil fired heating.
Local Authority & tax band
Perth and Kinross Council tax band G.
Fixtures & Fittings
Standard fixtures and fittings are included in the sale.
From Edinburgh or Perth leave the M90 at Junction 5, turning right from Edinburgh, turning left from Perth. At the T junction turn right onto the B996 signposted Cowdenbeath. After approximately 1.5 miles turn right signposted Maryburgh. Continue on this road for approximately 0.5 miles and Middleton House is located on the right, with the driveway leading to the rear of the property.