Cottage for Sale in Strathkinness

3 Bedrooms | Offers Over £300,000

19 Main Street, Strathkinness KY16 9RY

This handsome historic home, circa 1830, sits on a corner plot and can be accessed from both Main Street and Sunnyside. The spacious adaptable accommodation has period features including exposed stone walls. The house benefits from a garage and further outbuildings, a drive and gardens.

Steeped in history, this superb property has been a public house, a joiner's house and workshop and a bakery in the past. It was known as the Strathkinness Arms in the early days and Laings Inn from the 1930s. After the 2nd World War the house became a bakery for a short time before being let to the RAF until the current owner bought the property in 1965.

The reception hall leads to a grand dining reception room, where fireplaces at either end of the room add to the grandeur. The room is dual aspect and flooded with natural light making the most of the exposed stone walls. The fourth bedroom or family sitting room features parquet flooring and a door leading out directly to the back garden. The wc cloaks has a deep storage cupboard. The inner hall has acted as a breakfast room and would also make a good home office space. The large dining kitchen features the exposed brickwork of an original old bakery oven and a useful walk in pantry. A spacious utility room leads in turn to the garage.

The first floor has three further double bedrooms, two of which benefit from fitted wardrobes. All bedrooms have exposed beams, the third bedroom enjoys a nice side-view window. The family bathroom has a large cast iron bath, wash hand basin and wc. The upper hall has fitted bookshelves and would make an ideal second study.

The mature garden has an attractive herringbone brick seating area, grass, mature shrubs and a storage shed. The workshop which can be accessed from the house measures a generous 6.4m by 3.3m. The garage and drive, accessed from Sunnyside, complete the property. EPC Rating: E.


Strathkinness is a popular choice for purchasers seeking a home with a country atmosphere whilst being only a couple of miles from the historic town of St Andrews. Locally the village has an excellent primary school, a well used village hall, a popular pub/restaurant and a regular bus service. It is well placed for commuting to the surrounding towns of Dundee, Perth, Kirkcaldy, Glenrothes and Cupar. The railway station at nearby Leuchars is on the main Aberdeen to London line and provides a fast link to both Dundee and Edinburgh. Edinburgh airport with its shuttle service to London is approximately fifty miles away with further airport facilities and London flights also available from Dundee.

  • Historic home circa 1830

  • Living Room

  • Kitchen/Dining Area

  • Utility Room

  • Family Room/Bed 4

  • Three further bedrooms

  • Shower Room; WC

  • EPC - E

  • Garage, Outbuildings

  • Drive and Mature Gardens

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