Wester Dunbog is set in its own gardens which are immediately backed by a former farm steading used by Team Oakden who train, coach and run livery for competitive equestrian eventing. There are several other properties close by with fields around. The hills rise to the south with a loop around Cairnie Hill and Dunbog Hill being a designated walk.
The property is situated in northeast Fife, which is renowned for its attractive undulating countryside and for its easy access to Dundee, Perth, Edinburgh and the other major population centres of central Scotland.
Local facilities include a primary school at Dunbog and shops at Newburgh. The market town of Cupar provides a wider range of shops and professional services. There are railway stations at Ladybank and Cupar with regular services to Edinburgh. St Andrews, renowned worldwide as the 'Home of Golf', is 17 miles away and Ladybank has a well-regarded 18-hole heathland course.
Wester Dunbog is a substantial stone farmhouse of character. It has an impressive front fa�ade with a pillared doorway and ornamental dormer above. The house faces west overlooking its garden sheltered by mature trees.
The house was renovated by the present owner in 2006. The impressive hallway, fine reception rooms and the galleried and arched landing on the first floor are all special features. There are bay windows to the drawing room and master bedroom.
Vestibule with tiled floor and half glazed inner door and side panels. Hall with decorative pillars and stairs to first floor. Cloakroom with WC and wash basin.
Drawing room with bay window with window seat, fireplace with Adam style wooden mantel. Dining room with fireplace with wooden mantel and tiled surround. Sitting room with Victorian tiled fireplace with wooden mantel.
Kitchen with wooden fronted floor and wall cupboards, four oven oil fired AGA, island unit with gas hob, integrated dishwasher, Miele wall oven and sink.
Laundry with sink. Plumbed for washing machine. Separate WC. Arch to boot room with coat hooks and boot racks. Boiler room.
From hall, stairway with carved wooden banisters to galleried landing with double archways.
Principal bedroom with bay window. En suite bathroom with bath, two wash basins, shower and heated towel rail. Dressing room with built in wardrobes.
Off the main landing are three further bedrooms and a shower room.
Arch to lower landing with back stairs to kitchen. Shelved linen cupboard. Bathroom and bedroom 5.
To the rear of the house is a courtyard with a range of stone outbuildings which contain stores and a larger room previously used as an office. Adjacent to the outbuildings are three timber stables and a tack room on a concrete base. There is a timber tree house.
Wester Dunbog is set in impressive gardens which were replanted in 2012 in a naturalistic style by a landscape designer. The gravel drive leads to a sweep at the front door to the west of the house. Opposite are lawns backed by a stone wall and hedges with a variety of flower beds, shrubs and trees.
Beyond the hedge to the west of the house is a kitchen garden. In the northwest corner is a pond with a footbridge over. The gardens continue to the east of the house with a drying green and the tree lined drive.
Strictly by appointment with Savills - 0131 247 3738.
Rollos, 6 Bell Street, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9UX
Tel: 01334 477 700
Mains electricity. Mains water via private pipe shared with farm and other properties in Dunbog. Private drainage to septic tank.
Central heating and hot water from oil fired boiler.
The road to Dunbog is Council maintained from the A913 up to the T junction at the cottages. Wester Dunbog has a servitude right of access over the farm road which leads to the front gates.
The stables currently face into the steading. The doors would need to be changed to the other side to use them for horses.
Local Authority and Tax Band
Wester Dunbog is in Fife Council Tax Band G
Fixtures & Fittings
The dresser in the kitchen is specifically excluded.
Wester Dunbog is situated off the A913 between Newburgh and Cupar.
Travelling north from Edinburgh on the M90 exit at Junction 8 and follow the A91 towards St Andrews. At the Melville Lodges roundabout turn left onto the A92 signposted to Tay Bridge and Dundee. After about 3.5 miles turn left onto the A913 towards Newburgh and Perth. Dunbog is on the left after 2.5 miles.
Follow the minor road up to the houses. The gates to Wester Dunbog are on the right, just before the steading.