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Redthorpe, 31 Townsend Crescent, Kirkcaldy, KY1 1DN




Impressive family house with lovely garden, attractively positioned in a popular residential area close to the train station.

  • ​​Wonderful spacious period accommodation

  • Charming sought-after established setting, close to the heart of Kirkcaldy

  • Beautiful mature walled garden

  • Garage, driveway parking, summerhouse

  • Convenient location within walking distance of train station and amenities

  • Rare opportunity

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George Lorimer 


Property Details & Description


Ground Floor:

Entrance Vestibule, Reception Hall with Side Hall/Vestibule off, Lounge, Dining Room, Sitting Room, Study (or 5th Bedroom), Snug, Kitchen, Utility Room and Toilet/Cloaks.


First Floor:

Landing, Master Bedroom with En-Suite Shower, three further Bedrooms, Bathroom and two separate Shower Rooms.



Delightful mature garden

Driveway parking

Summer house



31 Townsend Crescent is attractively situated in a popular, established residential location a short distance from the centre of Kirkcaldy and the train station.


Kirkcaldy is a long-established coastal town, which offers a wide range of shopping, commercial and leisure facilities. The town centre has a good range of local shops and supermarkets along with the Adam Smith Theatre, Museum and Art Gallery. Kirkcaldy is a thriving modern community with a history as one of Scotland’s most ancient Burgh’s. For the commuter, excellent communications are provided by road, rail and air. Access to motorway systems is easily gained, as the town lies within a few miles drive of the A92 which leads to the M90

and Central Scotland’s arterial road network. Kirkcaldy railway station provides an excellent commuter services to Edinburgh as well as stops on the Fife circle line to the north and south. Edinburgh Airport is approximately 25 miles drive, offering an extensive range of domestic and international flights.

General Description

​A very comfortable, spacious and much loved 30 year + family home, 31 Townsend Crescent presents a rare opportunity to acquire a wonderful detached 4 / 5 bed period property on a generous corner plot in arguably one of the town’s best streets. Thought to have been constructed circa 1896, this wonderful, impressive house has a lovely, comfortable family feel with an abundance of space and some delightful period detail. The extensive accommodation offers magnificent, flexible living space with the superb formal lounge and separate dining room being complemented by the lovely cosy family sitting looking out over the walled garden to the rear of the house, and separate snug. The well-appointed country kitchen, study / bed 5, impressive main hall, wc and utility room complete the ground floor. Upstairs there are four well-proportioned bedrooms (master with ensuite facilities), family bathroom, 2 shower rooms and an impressive hall / landing.       


The property has mains gas central heating and some delightful period features including extensive ceiling cornicing, ornate plasterwork, and a stained-glass window.


Early viewing is advised.    



The extensive mature leafy garden at 31 Townsend Crescent is an absolute delight, walled to the rear and with a wonderful bright southerly aspect.   


There is a good-sized garage and a summer house. There is private driveway parking to the front and side of the property.

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General Remarks

General Remarks & Information


Viewing is strictly by appointment with the selling agents Rettie & Co, 28 Bell Street, St Andrews KY16 9UX. Tel: 01334 237700.

Satellite Navigation

The property’s postcode is KY1 1DN.

Fixtures and Fittings

Only items specifically mentioned in the particulars of sale are included in the sale price.


Entry & Possession

Entry and vacant possession will be by mutual agreement and arrangement.


Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage.

Local Authority

Fife Council, Fife House, North Street, Glenrothes, Fife KY7 5LT Tel: 0345 155 0000 Website:.


EPC Rating

Band E


Council Tax

Band G

Home Report

A Home Report incorporating a Single Survey, Energy Performance Certificate and Property Questionnaire is available for parties genuinely interested in this property. Please contact us, either by telephone or via the website entry for this property, to request a copy. No charge is made for electronic copies; a paper copy can also be made available from our offices or by post, at a charge of £20 to cover reproduction and administrative costs.


Offers should be submitted in Scottish Legal Form to the selling agents Rettie & Co at 28 Bell Street, St Andrews KY16 9UX.

Servitude Rights, Burdens & Wayleaves

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cable, drains and water, gas and other pipes whether contained in the title deeds or informally constituted and whether or not referred to above.

Particulars and Plans

These particulars and plan are believed to be correct, but they are in no way guaranteed. Any error, omission or misstatement shall not annul the sale or entitle any party to compensation nor in any circumstances give grounds for action at law.


The photographs in this brochure date from March 2022

Websites and Social Media

This property and other properties offered by Rettie & Co can be viewed on our website at as well as our affiliated websites at and  In addition, our social media platforms are, RettieTownandCountry,, RettieandCo, Instagram and LinkedIn.

Proof and Source of Funds/Anti Money Laundering

Under the HMRC Anti Money Laundering legislation all offers to purchase a property on a cash basis or subject to mortgage require evidence of source of funds. This may include evidence of bank statements/funding source, mortgage or confirmation from a solicitor the purchaser has the funds to conclude the transaction. All individuals involved in the transaction are required to produce proof of identity and proof of address. This is acceptable either as original or certified documents.



  1. The property is sold with all faults and defects, whether of condition or otherwise and neither the seller nor Rettie & Co, the selling agent, are responsible for such faults and defects, nor for any statement contained in the particulars of the property prepared by the said agent.​

  2. The Purchaser(s) shall be deemed to acknowledge that he has not entered into contact in reliance on the said statements, that he has satisfied himself as to the content of each of the said statements by inspection or otherwise and that no warranty or representation has been made by the seller or the said agents in relation to or in connection with the property.​

  3. Any error, omission or misstatement in any of the said statements shall not entitle the purchaser(s) to rescind or to be discharged from this contract, nor entitle either party to compensation or damages nor in any circumstances to give either party any cause for action.​

Important Notice

Rettie & Co, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:

  1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either in writing or by word of mouth.  Any information given is entirely without responsibility on the part of the agents or the sellers.  These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.

  2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate.  The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive and it should not be assumed that the property remains as photographed. Any error, omission or misstatement shall not annul the sale, or entitle any party to compensation or recourse to action at law. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents, including for its current use. Rettie & Co. have not tested any services, equipment or facilities.  Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise and ought to seek their own professional advice.

  3. All descriptions or references to condition are given in good faith only. Whilst every endeavour is made to ensure accuracy, please check with us on any points of especial importance to you, especially if intending to travel some distance. No responsibility can be accepted for expenses incurred in inspecting properties  which have been sold or withdrawn.

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