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2 bed cottage for sale

£182,000 Offers over

Balbeggie Road, Thornton KY1

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Property features

  • Off street parking
  • Central heating
  • Double glazing
  • Rural/secluded
  • Ideally Located for Commuting
  • Extensive Garden Grounds of Approx 1.2 Acres
  • Former Kennels and Cattery
  • Stone Built Detached Cottage
  • In Need of Comprehensive Upgrade and Repair

Property description

Unique opportunity to purchase a stone-built Detached Cottage with extensive garden grounds of approximately 1.2 acres set in the heart of Fife. The property dates back to the late 1800s and is in need of substantial upgrade throughout. In the garden grounds there is a large number of former kennels (concrete block) and a timber cattery, all in need of upgrade. Accommodation in the Cottage extends to 110sq.M and currently comprises: Entrance Hall, Lounge, Living Room, 2 Bedrooms, Breakfasting Kitchen and Bathroom.

The property is located in at attractive rural location between Kirkcaldy and Thornton and is in an ideal spot for easy access to the A92 and the local train station in Thornton, with Edinburgh Airport being a mere 35 minutes drive away. Thornton village itself boasts very good local amenities including shops, golf course, public park, schools and a hotel. It's only a short drive off 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 5 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 15 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.

Council Tax Band is currently E.

Home Report Value is £185,000 and Home Report is available to see on request.
Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £125,954 Sales 351 Current average value £135,679 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £5,388 ▲ 4.13%

Property value data/graphs for KY1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £242,748 £148 3.6 £240,032
Semi-detached £161,202 £137 3.0 £168,686
Terraced £126,437 £130 2.7 £123,288
Flats £97,111 £113 2.0 £92,142

Current asking prices in KY1

Average: £127,569
Avg. current asking prices in KY1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £175,000
(1)
£118,142
(6)
£159,991
(14)
£178,417
(6)
£415,571
(7)
Flats £58,049
(20)
£99,738
(73)
£85,700
(7)
£243,333
(3)
-
All £63,618
(21)
£101,136
(79)
£135,228
(21)
£200,056
(9)
£415,571
(7)

Current asking rents in KY1

Average: £490 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in KY1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £534 pcm
(3)
£579 pcm
(2)
£594 pcm
(1)
-
Flats £392 pcm
(16)
£483 pcm
(33)
£496 pcm
(2)
£730 pcm
(4)
£901 pcm
(1)
All £392 pcm
(16)
£487 pcm
(36)
£537 pcm
(4)
£703 pcm
(5)
£901 pcm
(1)

Fun facts for KY1

Highest value in KY1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Long Craig Walk £426,718
Craigfoot Walk £365,980
Townsend Crescent £338,474
Inchkeith Crescent £318,022
West Albert Road £309,897
Highest turnover in KY1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Allen Court 107.7%
Donald Crescent 81.6%
Kinellar Place 69.2%
Lomond View 64.3%
Victoria Close 63.6%

What Zoopla users think of Kirkcaldy

Overall rating:

  • currently 3.5 stars
Good - 73% (89 ratings)

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 3.5 stars
Community & safety
  • currently 3 stars
Entertainment & nightlife
  • currently 4 stars
Parks & recreation
  • currently 3.5 stars
Restaurants & shopping
  • currently 4 stars
Schools & public services
  • currently 4 stars
Transport & travel

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Nearby transport

  • Glenrothes with Thornton (0.9 miles)
  • Kirkcaldy (2.8 miles)
  • Markinch (3.6 miles)
  • Edinburgh Airport (16.2 miles)
  • Glasgow Airport (53.0 miles)
  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport (71.1 miles)
  • Lochleven Castle Ferry Landing (9.7 miles)
  • Inchcolm Island Ferry Landing (10.0 miles)
  • Kinross Ferry Landing (10.2 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • St Marie's R C Primary School (1.6 miles)
  • Pathhead Primary School (1.8 miles)
  • Capshard Primary School (1.9 miles)
  • Kirkcaldy High School (1.4 miles)
  • St Andrew's R C High School (1.4 miles)
  • Kirkcaldy Support Centre (1.8 miles)
  • Rosslyn School (1.7 miles)
  • John Fergus School (2.9 miles)
  • Hyndhead School (5.3 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£947 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 18,200
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £655 /mo How Much Could I Borrow In association with RBS

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £113,000 Average insurance cost £9/mo (£111/yr)
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Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy

Gas £33 Electricity £46 Estimated energy cost £79/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this size and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 11600 kWh/year
Electricity: 3800 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Fife

Estimated tax band E Council tax cost £151 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water

Supply £22 Sewerage £31 Estimated water cost £53 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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