West End, situated in the conservation village of Collessie in Fife, is packed with period character

Quaint thatched cottage combines 18th-century charm with modern living

A rare opportunity has come up to live in what must be one of the cutest properties in Scotland.

Monday, 23rd November 2020, 4:45 pm
Updated Monday, 23rd November 2020, 5:09 pm

With it’s thatched roof, novel pink exterior and leafy setting in a Fife conservation, West End cottage has charm by the bucketload.

But despite its chocolate-box appearance, the 18th-century house offers all the conveniences of contemporary living.The B-listed property has been fully restored and sensitively modernised to create a comfortable and stylish home with a wealth of period features – including exposed beams, the reed thatched roof and feature fireplaces.

Situated at the heart of the sought-after conservation village of Collessie, the property is spread over two floors and boasts two bedrooms, a sitting room with wood-burning stove, a spacious kitchen/breakfast room and a bathroom with bath and separate walk-in shower.

Outside there is a walled and paved courtyard garden, ideal for entertaining and al-fresco dining, with a stone-built bothy that could be used for a number of purposes.

The house is approached via a gravelled driveway and has parking for two vehicles.

It is on the market through Strutt and Parker at offers over £225,000.

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