Terraced House for Sale in Elie
1 Bedroom | Offers Over £270,000
10 The Toft, Elie KY9 1DT
10 The Toft is a beachfront, former fisherman's cottage set within a unique and highly sought-after terrace, just a few doors down from the famous Ship Inn, in the heart of the exclusive, picturesque coastal town of Elie. This charming seaside cottage boasts beautiful panoramic views, characterful interiors, extensive and versatile attic space, as well as a private terrace overlooking Elie Bay and Harbour.
It represents an idyllic coastal retreat and a wonderful holiday home in a rarely available, iconic location.
Fronted by a cream stone faade, with sash and case windows and a red pantile roof, the cottage offers an alluring first impression, where the distinctive blue door opens to a snug vestibule. On the left, the living room is tastefully presented in light neutral décor that perfectly suits a seaside cottage. It enhances an airy ambience and enjoys the natural light from a sizeable window, framing stunning views over Elie Bay. An open brick fireplace inset with an electric stove provides a warming focal point, whilst cosy carpeting and comfortable styling create a relaxed atmosphere.
A hallway with built-in storage leads to the remaining ground-floor accommodation. The well-appointed dining kitchen, illuminated by twin skylights and a south-facing window, is fitted with a range of base and wall cabinets, splashback tiling, and a generous expanse of worktop space.
It houses an electric cooker and an undercounter fridge, as well as space for a dining table for sociable meals and entertaining. Timber wall panels compliment the character of the cottage providing a natural tone to the styling. Connected by a store area with a built-in cupboard, the good-size bathroom features a three-piece suite with a shower-over-bath. Completing the ground floor accommodation is the traditional-style double bedroom, which is supplemented by built-in storage and open shelving. It is bathed in warm sunshine and offers a scenic bay outlook for added tranquillity.
Reached by a timber ladder from the hallway, the extensive attic room spans the entire width of the property, providing bespoke fitted storage. This outstanding, versatile space is filled with natural light from large skylights that command breath-taking views of the full sweep of Elie Bay. Although currently arranged as a bedroom, fabulous scope is on offer here for a variety of uses and styling.
Externally, and a notable highlight of this desirable property, is the private enclosed terrace that directly overlooks Elie Bay and Harbour. This wonderful space captures the very essence of seaside living and frames a panoramic view of Elie Bay. This outstanding setting instantly inspires ideal for outdoor relaxation and alfresco dining. It also provides a wonderful private viewing gallery for the array of water sport activities in the bay and the Ship Inn's renowned beach cricket matches. Unrestricted on-street parking is available to the front of the property and in the general vicinity. Extras: Included in the sale are all fitted floor coverings, window coverings, light fittings, a cooker, and a fridge. Furniture and contents are available by separate negotiation. EPC Rating: F.
Picturesque Elie and Earlsferry promise an idyllic lifestyle and arguably the finest beaches in the East Neuk of Fife. The linked villages have long been a popular seaside resort owing to their tranquil setting on the Fife Coastal Path. Elie has retained much of its charm and character, and a rich architectural landscape: from 17th century cottages and townhouses, to imposing Victorian and Edwardian villas. The town boasts excellent local amenities with numerous shops and an array of eateries, including a deli, a bakery, a grocer and no shortage of cafes, restaurants, bars, pubs, and guesthouses. Elie and Earlsferry are renowned for their fantastic sports and outdoor activities, with two superb golf courses and a water sports centre promoting windsurfing, sailing, and various other activities. Nursery and primary schooling is provided locally at Elie Primary School.
Desirable beachfront terrace cottage
Panoramic views of the bay
Living Room, Dining Kitchen
Extensive attic space, EPC F
Private terrace overlooking Ruby Bay
Unrestricted on-street parking
Characterful interiors & cottage charm
In the exclusive coastal town of Elie