4 Coast Guard Cottages, Crail KY10 3XN

Offers Over £190,000
  • House
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Receptions


One of just a handful of properties adjacent to Crail Golf Course, this three-bedroom semi-detached house represents a rare opportunity to acquire an enchanting coastal home near the harbour town of Crail. Characterised by its breathtaking sea views, the former coastguard’s cottage is presented to an appealing, modern standard throughout and boasts private gardens to the front and rear, plus a substantial garden store, two sheds, a single garage and ample parking.

A mere five minutes’ drive from Crail and approached via the golf course, the semi-detached house makes a striking first impression with its single-pitch roof and large windows. Welcoming you inside is a practical vestibule, followed by a bright and spacious hall with a convenient WC. The attractive oak-effect flooring and neutral d├ęcor continues from here into the living/dining room, which stretches the entire depth of the property. Dual-aspect windows to the front and rear flood the room with natural light, and yield magnificent views of the ever-changing seascape. Perfect for everyday life and entertaining, the room allows flexible scope for comfortable seating and a convivial dining area. The well-appointed kitchen adjacent is lined with traditional white cabinetry and granite-style worktops, plus a selection of freestanding kitchen appliances: an electric cooker with an extractor hood, a dishwasher and a fridge/freezer; there is also space and plumbing for a washing machine. The utility room adjacent accommodates further fitted storage, the boiler and an external door to the front. Upstairs the bright landing boasts two double bedrooms and a generous single bedroom, all of which benefit from built-in wardrobes/storage and elevated sea views. The modern three-piece shower room is immaculately presented in grey and white hues, and features a corner shower compartment with a shower, an inset vanity basin, and a hidden-cistern toilet with fitted storage. Double-glazed windows and an oil-fired central heating system ensure year-round comfort and efficiency. In addition to its gravelled front garden, the property enjoys an enclosed, west-facing rear garden that is paved for minimal maintenance. The suntrap rear garden also features a selection of mature shrubs, a substantial garden store (with power) and two sheds. The house further benefits from a single garage within a shared block, as well as a single parking space in front of the garage and ample parking in the vicinity.

Extras: all fitted floor coverings, window coverings, light fixtures, electric cooker, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, undercounter fridge and garden sheds to be included in the sale; furniture and garden furniture available by negotiation. EPC Rating: D.

Perched on the easternmost edge of Fife with stunning views across the North Sea, the harbour town of Crail offers a desirable coastal lifestyle within easy reach of St Andrews, Dundee and the central belt. The historic fishing village enchants locals and visitors alike with its winding cobbled streets, quaint fishermen’s cottages and idyllic harbour, which is sheltered by rugged cliffs. The town is served by an excellent range of local services and amenities, which include a small supermarket, a bank and a pharmacy, plus a choice of cafes and a traditional hotel with a cosy bar and restaurant. Further retail outlets, including several major supermarkets, are available in nearby St Andrews. Owing to its position on both the Fife Coastal Path and the Fife Coastal Route, Crail is a popular stop-off for visitors arriving by car, bike or on foot, and offers plenty of tourist attractions including a museum and heritage centre. Early years and primary schooling is provided locally at Crail Primary School, followed by secondary education at Waid Academy in neighbouring Anstruther.


Living/Dining Room


Utility Room


Bedroom 1

Bedroom 2

Bedroom 3

Shower Room

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1 St Andrews Road
KY10 3HA

01333 310481

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