For Sale, 215,000 GBP (~ 270,559 USD)
Bank Street, Elie, Leven, Fife, KY9 1BW, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Property Type : Condo
Property Style : Bungalow
Build Size : N/A
Land Size : N/A
Bedroom : 2
Bathroom : 0
Half Bathroom : 0
Set just behind the high street in Elie, Baker's Close offers fantastic ground floor accommodation just a stone's throw away from all of the local services and amenities Elie offers. The beach is a short walk away.
Elie boasts one of the finest sandy beaches in Scotland. Sailing and other water sports are available at Elie Harbour and there are two golf courses, one the acclaimed 18-hole course and a short 9-hole course suitable for beginners. There are also golf practice facilities, several hard tennis courts and a bowling green. Elie Sports Club offers group and individual coaching in golf and tennis during school holidays. Elie is well served with pubs and cafés including the renowned Ship Inn. The nearby Peat Inn is one of Scotland's best restaurants.
Elie is in the East Neuk of Fife famed for its picturesque fishing villages and unspoilt beaches. St Andrews, 'the home of golf' and the setting for one of Britain's oldest universities, is only 14 miles away. There are traditional links golf courses at nearby Crail, Leven and Lundin Links and new courses at Kingsbarns and St Andrews Bay.
Edinburgh is around 45 miles away accessed by road, or from the nearest train station at Leuchars which is 15.8 miles to the north of Elie.
Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Elie's High Street, Baker's Close is an oasis of calm, yet within easy reach of all the attractions offered by this pretty coastal village.
From Bank Street, the entrance to Baker's Close is from a shared passageway which leads to a rear door entrance to the utility room, as well as on to the patio and to the main entrance through the patio doors which open into the bright sitting room. This features fitted bookshelves and a fireplace with gas fire. A dining area is adjacent, and off here is the newly refurbished kitchen, which provides fantastic storage with base and wall units and integrated appliances. From the dining area, a hall accesses the light and spacious master bedroom which is lit by a double height skylight; a shower room with WC and basin; and the second bedroom. The rear utility room is accessed from the second bedroom and provides access to the shared outside passageway.
A paved patio wraps around the front of the property, providing ample space for al fresco dining when the sun shines.
Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas.
Local Authority & tax band
As the property has been used as a holiday let it is subject to a rateable value of £2,200 per year to the Fife Council instead of council tax.
Baker's Close lies within the Elie & Earlsferry conservation area.
Fixtures & Fittings
Standard fixtures and fittings are included in the sale. Furniture may be available by separate negotiation.
Overton, 5 Bank Street
The neighbouring property of 5 Bank Street is also currently on the market and offers for the two properties together will be considered.
Entering Elie from the north on the A917, continue down Park Place until the mini roundabout. Take the third exit (a right hand turn) onto Bank Street. Baker's Close is number 5A Bank Street located on the right hand side of the road. The entrance to the shared passageway is behind the left hand green door.