McDougall House
, Beley Bridge, St. Andrews, Fife, KY16 8LX

Beley Bridge, St. Andrews, Fife, KY16 8LX
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Detached House


4 Bedrooms


3 Bathrooms


2 Reception Rooms


Double Garage


Property Description

Outstanding four-bedroom contemporary detached rural residence within easy reach of St Andrews and Kingsbarns

Luxurious detached four-bedroom residence designed by Carriden Homes

Exceptional interior specification throughout

Two beautifully proportioned living and reception areas

Bespoke high-spec kitchen and en-suites

Landscaped enclosed garden with garden apartment, integral double garage and driveway

Surrounded by countryside yet a short drive from St Andrews and Kingsbarns

Council Tax Band G
EPC Band C
Tenure Freehold


Entrance vestibule, hallway, dining-kitchen, dining room-living room, sitting room, WC, utility

Principal bedroom with en-suite shower room, three bedrooms (two with an en-suite shower room)

Neat front lawn. Expansive rear garden complete with self-contained garden apartment.
Integral double garage with up-and-over electric doors. Gravel driveway

Nestled in the serene hamlet of Beley Bridge, five miles south of St Andrews and encircled by picturesque rolling countryside, McDougall House enjoys an idyllic rural location. Home to the Old Course and Scotland’s oldest university St Andrews is a short ten-minute drive. There you will find bustling bars and restaurants, along with artisan retailers and popular high-street stores. The pretty village of Kingsbarns is also within easy reach and is renowned for its golf course and stunning beach. Beley Bridge is a superb base from which to explore the characterful fishing villages that make up this scenic part of Scotland including Anstruther, St Monans, Crail, Elie, and Pittenweem. Dundee to the north is a forty-minute drive and Edinburgh to the south is approx. 80 minutes by car or just over an hour by train from Leuchars.

Beley Bridge offers much for the outdoor enthusiast with pleasant walk and cycle routes to enjoy. World-renowned golf courses nearby include those at Kingsbarns Golf Links and The Old Course at St Andrews. Kingsbarns Beach boasts two miles of golden sands and there are several more to explore nearby such as those at St Andrews, Elie, and Tentsmuir. Kingsbarns Distillery, Visitor Centre, and Café; Crail Harbour; St Andrews Botanic Gardens, and Cathedral are just a few of the nearby tourist and cultural attractions to explore and there are several National Trust properties within reach including Kellie Castle and Hill of Tarvit. Primary schooling is available at Kingsbarns with high school provision at Madras College in St Andrews. Private options include those at St Leonards in St Andrews and The High School of Dundee. There are railway stations at Leuchars, Cupar, and Dundee. Edinburgh International Airport is easily accessible.

General Description
A masterpiece of modern living, this architecturally designed Carriden Homes residence boasts expansive glazing, an abundance of natural light, luxurious finishes, and superior craftsmanship. Beautifully proportioned each room exudes a sense of space, luxury, and openness whilst maintaining an atmosphere of comfort and warmth. As you approach this captivating stonebuilt residence with its sweeping driveway and neat front lawn the quality of the finish is evident. This impression is only cemented by the magnificent entrance vestibule and hallway adorned with handsome heated porcelain Italian marble flooring, ambient lighting, and a fresh neutral colour palette. To your right, elegant glazed French doors open into a breathtaking dual-aspect living room and dining room flooded with light. Its fusion of a double-height ceiling, skylights and sliding doors to the garden evoke a wonderful sense of grandeur, natural illumination, and space, and the exquisite interior design includes soft ambient lighting, hand-sewn curtains, and the awe-inspiring marble flooring of the hallway. Partially open-plan it offers versatile use either as a single expansive living and reception area or two as the current owners have it. Across the hallway, the spectacular west-facing dining kitchen benefits from an extremely spacious layout and direct garden access, ideal for family life and hosting impressive social gatherings. At its heart, lies a bespoke Peden and Pringle kitchen centred around a focal island. Handcrafted walnut and painted shaker-style cabinetry with gold-effect hardware is enhanced by white silestone worktops and a full suite of high-spec integrated SIEMENS appliances including an induction hob, ceiling extractor hood, dishwasher, eye-level oven, grill and American-style fridge/freezer. With a continuation of the chic décor of the hallway, living and dining rooms, the overall effect is one of timeless sophistication. To ensure the kitchen remains streamlined an adjacent and sizeable utility designed by Peden and Pringle mirrors it in style and offers additional storage and entry to the garage. A dual-aspect sitting room completes the magazine-worthy reception areas that this home provides. With sliding doors offering a seamless connection to the garden it is the perfect retreat to relax in with friends and family. Slightly smaller than the previous rooms it would make a comfortable fifth bedroom if desired. A design-led fully-tiled Peden and Pringle guest WC with a TOTO remote-controlled washlet rounds off the immaculate ground floor accommodation. Showcasing refined herringbone carpeting, the staircase takes you to the light and airy first-floor landing and hallway finished in engineered wood oak with a skirted heating system and illuminated by Porta Romana wall lights. From here, four exceptional bedrooms await, each beautifully decorated and continuing the flooring present in the hallway. The stunning principal double bedroom with French doors opening to a Juliet balcony epitomises modern luxury. Enjoying an east and west-facing orientation and built-in wardrobes, it boasts an indulgent underfloor heated en-suite shower room designed by Napier Bathrooms of Edinburgh. Set against a backdrop of opulent Italian porcelain tiles, the thoughtfully designed layout comprises a wall-hung TOTO remote-controlled washlet, a washbasin built into a wall-hung vanity, a ceramic towel rail, and an expansive Keuco ceiling mount rainfall shower to offer a spa-like experience. Two of the additional double bedrooms also feature an impeccably crafted Napier Bathrooms of Edinburgh en-suite shower room. Designed with optimum comfort and efficiency in mind, the property benefits from a high level of conference telecoms with a dedicated internet line.

Fully enclosed the expansive rear garden boasting panoramic countryside views, has been meticulously landscaped and features a large, manicured lawn and two alfresco seating areas finished with high-quality sandstone paving. Private and peaceful, it is both a dream for those who like to entertain as well as for relaxed family days.

A highlight is the bespoke self-contained timber-clad garden retreat nestled behind raised sleeper beds. With a well-appointed open plan dining-living-kitchen, a bedroom and a shower room it offers a variety of uses from hosting visiting friends to a comfortable self-contained apartment for older children.

The integral double garage and gravel driveway bordered by a neat front lawn provide excellent parking.

General Remarks & Information

Viewing is strictly by appointment with the selling agents Rettie & Co, 28 Bell Street, St Andrews KY16 9UX. Tel: 01334 237700.

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The property’s postcode is KY16 8LX

Fixtures and Fittings
Only items specifically mentioned in the particulars of sale are included in the sale price. Additional items of furniture may be available by separate negotiation.

Entry & Possession
Entry and vacant possession will be by mutual agreement and arrangement.

Mains water and electricity, private drainage, and air source heat pump.

Local Authority
Fife Council

EPC Rating Band C

Council Tax Band G

Home Report
A Home Report incorporating a Single Survey, Energy Performance Certificate and Property Questionnaire is available for parties genuinely interested in this property. Please contact us, either by telephone or via the website entry for this property, to request a copy. No charge is made for electronic copies; a paper copy can also be made available from our offices or by post, at a charge of £20 to cover reproduction and administrative costs.

Offers should be submitted in Scottish Legal Form to the selling agents Rettie & Co at 28 Bell Street, St Andrews KY16 9UX.

Servitude Rights, Burdens & Wayleaves
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cable, drains and water, gas and other pipes whether contained in the title deeds or informally constituted and whether or not referred to above.

Particulars and Plans
These particulars and plan are believed to be correct, but they are in no way guaranteed. Any error, omission or misstatement shall not annul the sale or entitle any party to compensation nor in any circumstances give grounds for action at law.

Websites and Social Media
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Proof and Source of Funds/Anti Money Laundering
Under the HMRC Anti Money Laundering legislation all offers to purchase a property on a cash basis or subject to mortgage require evidence of source of funds. This may include evidence of bank statements/funding source, mortgage or confirmation from a solicitor the purchaser has the funds to conclude the transaction. All individuals involved in the transaction are required to produce proof of identity and proof of address. This is acceptable either as original or certified documents.

1. The property is sold with all faults and defects, whether of condition or otherwise and neither the seller nor Rettie & Co, the selling agent, are responsible for such faults and defects, nor for any statement contained in the particulars of the property prepared by the said agent.

2. The Purchaser(s) shall be deemed to acknowledge that he has not entered into contact in reliance on the said statements, that he has satisfied himself as to the content of each of the said statements by inspection or otherwise and that no warranty or representation has been made by the seller or the said agents in relation to or in connection with the property.

3. Any error, omission or misstatement in any of the said statements shall not entitle the purchaser(s) to rescind or to be discharged from this contract, nor entitle either party to compensation or damages nor in any circumstances to give either party any cause for action.

Important Notice
rettie & Co, Their Clients And Any Joint Agents Give Notice That

1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either in writing or by word of mouth. Any information given is entirely without responsibility on the part of the agents or the sellers. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.

2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive and it should not be assumed that the property remains as photographed. Any error, omission or misstatement shall not annul the sale, or entitle any party to compensation or recourse to action at law. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents, including for its current use. Rettie & Co. have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise and ought to seek their own professional advice.

3. All descriptions or references to condition are given in good faith only. Whilst every endeavour is made to ensure accuracy, please check with us on any points of especial importance to you, especially if intending to travel some distance. No responsibility can be accepted for expenses incurred in inspecting properties which have been sold or withdrawn.

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Situation: Private Garden
Council Tax Band: G
Tenure: Freehold

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