Durie Garden Cottage Durie Lane, Durie Estate
Leven KY8 5RF

Offers Over £399,950

Detached House | 4 Bedrooms

The former gardener's cottage on the Durie Estate is a hidden gem tucked away in a quiet private location yet easily accessible to all major commuter routes. St Andrews is around 14 miles away and Elie is 9 miles away. Edinburgh 40 miles.

A leafy lane leads to the house and 'secret garden' of around three acres of mature well stocked and tended garden grounds planted with specimen rhododendrons, shrubs, roses and a magnificent large beech tree. The tennis courts are a further benefit with a timber pavilion along side. The garden has a burn with two foot bridges over it, there are several different areas creating an intimate area to the rear of the house for al fresco dining and relaxing. The main area of garden is set out in an informal naturalistic way and it is fully enclosed in its own micro climate due to the mature planting all around. Once home to renowned chef Nick Nairn, this idyllic location feels like a country retreat yet is close to major commuter routes.

This traditional cottage is full of character and charm renovated around 7 years ago blending modern comfort whilst retaining as many original features as possible. The tastefully presented accommodation comprise on the ground floor; hall leading to the living room, generously proportioned dining kitchen with utility room off and side door to garden. Bedroom four which is currently used as a study and the family bathroom. The garden room leads out to the rear garden and can be used as a summer dining area.

The generously proportioned dining kitchen features attractive oak cabinets, a 'Rangemaster ' Stove with companion AGA for the winter. Granite worktops, integrated dishwasher and fridge freezer. The dining area is slightly recessed and houses a matching dresser to the kitchen cabinets. The living room is dual aspect and benefits from an open fire. The formal dining room is also dual aspect and is adjacent to the kitchen. The study has access to vestibule and door to the front. The bathroom has a cast iron bath and the original towel rails. The utility area has traditional built in painted timber cabinets providing useful storage and there is a WC and side door.

The first floor rooms all enjoy lovely views over the garden. Master bedroom with a built in cupboard and spacious en suite shower room. Bedroom two, and bedroom three benefitting from built in wardrobes. The Shower room and a deep linen cupboard complete the first floor. Both the en suite and shower room were replaced as part of the renovations.

The double garage has a store on the ground floor and a self contained annexe above with an open plan space with a kitchen area ample room for living, sleeping, and a separate shower room.

The property benefits from LPG heating and some secondary glazing.

The garden grounds were laid out in a country house style with sweeping flower beds with a wide variety of plants providing year round interest. The burn runs through the garden with a charming bridge leading to the tennis courts.

Convenient for Lundin Links known for it's two golf courses the main 18 hole course and the 9 hole Ladies course which also has some of the impressive standing stones dating back to the second millennium. The village is well served with excellent local shops, primary school, doctors surgery, popular Old Manor Hotel, the Sports Club. Nearby lower Largo, with Robinson Crusoe statue, The Railway and Crusoe Hotel.

Durie Garden Cottage is an exceptional home viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate all it has to offer.

  • Idyllic Garden Grounds

  • St Andrews 14 Miles

  • Living Room

  • Formal Dining Room

  • Dining Kitchen

  • Three Bedrooms, Study

  • En Suite, Bathroom, Shower Room, EPC G

  • Double Garage

  • Annexe 1 Bed Apartment

  • Tennis Courts

Living Room

15'6 x 12'3 (4.72m x 3.73m)


18'1 x 12'1 (5.51m x 3.68m)

Dining Room

9'8 x 9'0 (2.95m x 2.74m)

Utility Room

8'9 x 5'5 (2.67m x 1.65m)

Formal Dining Room

15'8 x 12'3 (4.78m x 3.73m)


8'7 x 3'6 (2.62m x 1.07m)


7'3 x 6'6 (2.21m x 1.98m)


11'9 x 6'9 (3.58m x 2.06m)

Sun Room

10'7 x 7'3 (3.23m x 2.21m)


16'7 x 12'2 (5.05m x 3.71m)


8'4 x 6'0 (2.54m x 1.83m)


11'9 x 9'8 (3.58m x 2.95m)


11'6 x 9'3 (3.51m x 2.82m)

Shower Room

7'9 x 5'9 (2.36m x 1.75m)

Annexe Living Bedroom

19'6 x 19'6 (5.94m x 5.94m)

Annexe Kitchen

10'3 x 6'2 (3.12m x 1.88m)

Annexe Shower Room

7'1 x 6'5 (2.16m x 1.96m)

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