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Highfield House, Baintown,

Leven, KY8 5SJ

Stunning six-bedroom semi-rural property minutes

from Leven


  • Detached six-bedroom property spanning 2,841 sq.ft

  • Four spacious living and reception areas

  • Stylish and bright modern interiors

  • Rare opportunity

  • Desirable semi-rural position with spectacular panoramic views

  • Landscaped rear garden, garage, and driveway

2,841 SQFT
264 SQM
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Property Details & Description




Entrance hallway, sitting room, living room, dining kitchen, three bedrooms (one with en-suite shower room and dressing room), bathroom


Family room, three bedrooms, shower room, eaves storage



Landscaped rear garden with decking and lawn


Garage with storage



Enjoying a picturesque countryside setting in the small Fife hamlet of Baintown, Highfield House is a ten-minute drive from Leven as well as Lower Largo, celebrated for its charming harbour and beach, and home to the renowned Crusoe Hotel. The small seaside town of Leven boasts a delightful beach promenade, part of the famous Fife Coastal Path along with parks at Silverburn and Letham Glen. Shopping needs are well-catered for with larger supermarkets and independent retailers and there is an array of bars and restaurants to enjoy. The famous 18-hole Lundin Links Course used as a qualifying course during the Open Championship at St Andrews and the Ladies 9-hole Course, the oldest in the world present excellent recreational opportunities. Other activities can be found at Lundin Sports Club with its tennis and squash courts and at the sports centre in Levenmouth with its gym, sauna, and swimming pool. 

Baintown is within easy reach of the 47acre Craigtoun Country Park along with the idyllic Fife Coastal Path showcasing picturesque former fishing villages, some of the most beautiful in Scotland along with tranquil beaches, historic harbours, and dramatic ruined castles. Charming villages such as Anstruther, Crail, Elie, and Pittenweem boast an array of restaurants, bars, watersports, and cultural attractions including the renowned Pittenweem Arts Festival. Globally renowned for its golf courses, the region boasts over 44, with championship courses at St Andrews and Kingsbarns. The property is conveniently located near Kennoway Primary School and Levenmouth Academy for secondary schooling. Private options include those at St Leonards in St Andrews and at The High School of Dundee. There are railway stations at Leuchars, Cupar, Ladybank, and Dundee with the new station at Leven set to open in 2024. Edinburgh is approximately 80 minutes’ drive and the larger Fife towns of St Andrews, Glenrothes, Dundee, and Kirkcaldy are all within easy reach. Edinburgh International Airport is just over an hour away by car.

General Description


Occupying a stunning Fife setting, Highfield House is beautifully presented in pristine condition. Boasting spectacular panoramic countryside views, generous proportions, stylish modern interiors, and plentiful natural light it exudes sophistication from the minute you arrive. Welcomed by a gated driveway, the front door opens into an inviting hallway finished in chic grey and white. Moving from here to the east of the property you come to three impressive ground-floor living and reception areas. Light and airy with a delightful aspect over the rear garden through a large picture window, the spacious living room enjoys a stylish interior design showcasing wooden flooring and a statement accent wall. Allowing for a versatile furniture configuration it is perfect for family life or entertaining guests. Adjoining and accessed through elegant French doors is the spectacular dining kitchen. Continuing the wooden flooring of the living room, this space is also tastefully decorated with a soothing grey and white colour scheme. Modern in design, the kitchen combines grey wall and floor units with a white metro-tiled splashback and smooth white worktops to provide functionality and aesthetic appeal. High-spec integrated BOSCH appliances include an oven, extractor hood, induction hob, and fridge/freezer. Crossing the rear hallway which leads to the property’s exterior, you discover a bright and tastefully decorated sitting room overlooking the rear garden and boasting access through French doors.  Towards the opposite end of the residence, are three attractive double bedrooms. The light-filled principal bedroom spanning the length of the property enjoys a peaceful position overlooking the rear garden. A truly luxurious retreat, it features a desirable dressing room and a magazine-worthy en-suite rainfall shower room finished in white and matte black and comprising of a washbasin built into a wall-hung vanity, towel radiator, and WC. The two additional double bedrooms on this floor are also bright and well-presented. They each share access to a stunning design-led bathroom featuring a rainfall shower enclosure, a deep hexagonal bath, a wall-hung hidden cistern WC, a chrome towel radiator, and washbasin. Returning to the hallway and a staircase takes you to the spacious first floor and a magnificent family room with impressive panoramic views. Beautifully finished, it boasts innovative roof-balcony skylights that allow for an abundance of light and air along with stunning countryside views. From here three appealing double bedrooms lead off the carpeted hallway. Providing a restful and peaceful retreat they share access to a stylish contemporary shower room complete with a washbasin built into a curved mosaic-tiled vanity, hidden cistern WC, and ambient lighting.


The thoughtfully designed landscaped rear garden with countryside views harmoniously blends a manicured lawn and hedges with timber decking complete with recessed lights. 
The property’s appeal is further enhanced by a large integral garage with monochrome flooring tiling.  


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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 KY8 5SJ.

Fixtures and Fittings


Only items specifically mentioned in the particulars of sale are included in the sale price.  Additional items of furniture may be available by separate negotiation.

Entry & Possession


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



Mains water, electricity and drainage.

Air source heat pump, PV panels

Local Authority


Fife Council

EPC Rating


Band C

Council Tax


Band F

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.

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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