Property Details

Bottomcraig Steading, Balmerino, St Andrews, Fife, DD6 8RN
6 bedroom country house for sale
Guide Price £1,750,000


  • 6 bedrooms
  • Gym
  • Swimming Pool
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 6 Reception Rooms
  • Fishing, Loch Lohan
  • 6 Garage Complex
  • 8.9 Acres
Recently Sold
One of the finest and most impressive modern country houses situated near St. Andrews Standing in its own grounds of about 8.90 acres (3.60 hectares) With a swimming and fishing lochan, pony paddocks, putting green and well maintained garden Indoor Swimming Pool with Sauna and Hot Tub.
Bottomcraig Steading is approached by a short gravel driveway that leads from the minor public road that runs between Wormit and Balmerino. Large double oak gates then open into a wide gravelled parking sweep with a central raised garden area including trees and shrubs all set within a circular stone wall. Bottomcraig Steading is an outstanding country house built in 2003/2004 and designed to the highest of contemporary standards. All the main rooms enjoy truly wonderful open and sunny outlooks over the small lochan as well as over the garden to the paddocks and fields beyond.

The house is built around three sides of a wide and sunny patio area. All the principal rooms open out on to the large patio area. There is a fabulous Kitchen/Living Room/Breakfast Area which is fully glazed the complete length of the south wall with sliding glass doors opening on to the patio next to the small lochan. Internally the house is beautifully presented, flawlessly combining many bespoke features and fittings together with traditional materials. There are hardwood floors almost throughout the house with underfloor heating as well. The impressive solid oak front door opens to a broad entrance hall which then opens into the wide spacious reception hall from which all the main reception rooms can be easily accessed. The Drawing Room enjoys sunshine nearly all day with large picture windows on 3 sides.
The Reception Hall opens into the long Dining Hall which is overlooked by the spectacular Gallery. Also from the Reception Hall, a door leads to the feature room of the house, the Kitchen/Living Room/ Breakfast Area with its full ength glass south facing wall. Superbly well equipped with a large island unit as well as extensive fitted wall and base units along the rear wall, along with fitted NEFF oven, grill and microwave oven, fitted fridge/freezer and 2 ceramic sinks. There s masses of living space for sofas and chairs. At the far end of his room a door leads to the Sitting Room/Billiard Room which also enjoys sunshine all day long with large picture windows on sides as well as sliding patio doors on 3 sides giving direct access to the central patio area as well as the garden. Also from the Entrance Hall you can walk through to the Office which has fully fitted desk and fitted cupboards and a door through to the Library with full height glass fronted bookcase along one wall and built-in speakers for the integrated sound system. The octagonal shaped roundel is presently used as a Gymnasium. Double glass panelled doors from the Dining Hall lead to the large Swimming Pool Area which has a superb pine lined ceiling and full height windows on 2 sides.
The Pool itself is about 17m x 6m, is heated and at one end there is a Shower Room with a separate Hot Tub and also a Sauna. The Plant Room includes an Air Source Heat Pump which is supplemented by an oil fired boiler. A Cloakroom is also accessed directly from the Dining Hall.

There is a large Utility Room with fully fitted base and wall units and ample space for washing machines and tumble driers. There is also a Toilet. A door leads out to the side garden and patio area.

The First Floor is reached by a magnificent open staircase with glass treads and a glass panelled balustrade which leads from the Dining Hall up to a spacious Lounge area which has glass fronted bookcases and a fitted desk. This then leads through to the large Master Bedroom Suite which has windows on 3 sides and a south facing balcony. There is a spacious Ensuite Bathroom with black and white tiled floor, Jacuzzi bath and separate power shower. On the opposite side of the Bedroom there is a Dressing Room with fully fitted wardrobes on 2 sides. The Gallery runs almost the full length of the house and enjoys lots of sunlight via the 10 rooflights that are above. Reached from the Gallery there are 4 large Double Bedrooms each with Ensuite facilities as well as a Landing Area. A pine staircase leads down from the Landing Area to the Reception Hall. At half landing level a separate staircase leads up to Bedroom 6 which has a fabulous cupola giving lots of light.
Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of these details, it should be noted that the measurements are approximate only. Floorplans are for representation purposes only and prepared according to the RICS Code of Measuring Practice by our floorplan provider. Therefore, the layout of doors, windows and rooms are approximate and should be regarded as such by any prospective purchaser. Any internal photographs are intended as a guide only and it should not be assumed that any of the furniture/fittings are included in any sale. Where shown, details of lease, ground rent and service charge are provided by the vendor and their accuracy cannot be guaranteed, as the information may not have been verified and further checks should be made either through your solicitor/conveyance. Where appliances, including central heating, are mentioned, it cannot be assumed that they are in working order, as they have not been tested. Please also note that wiring, plumbing and drains have not been checked.