The Site at Strathearn stands in a wonderful elevated position with spectacular views over the surrounding countryside towards the River Eden. The thriving town of Cupar is 3 miles away. St Andrews 12.5 miles, Glenrothes 11.6 miles, Kirkcaldy 17.5 miles between them offer an excellent range of shops, restaurants, supermarkets and the like. In terms of city facilities there is good road access to Dundee, 19 miles, Edinburgh, 43 miles and Glasgow 62 miles. A short drive to the east
lies the ancient and historic university town of St Andrews which also offers an excellent selection of services and is also a major tourist destination.
The site sits to the north of Stratheden Hospital and comprises an agricultural field. It is amidst glorious countryside which is home to an array of wildlife and in terms of recreational pursuits offers great scope for walking, cycling, riding and golf with many highly-rated courses within easy reach including Ladybank, Leven, Lundin Links, Scotscraig and Kingsbarns as well as the many fine courses in and around St Andrews where the Old Course is once again hosted the Open Championship in 2015.
Schooling is available locally at St Columbus Primary School and Columbus Primary in Cupar, only 3 miles away and at Bell Baxter High School, 4 miles away. Private schooling is provided at St Leonards in St Andrews, the High School of Dundee and several well regarded schools in the Perth area. There are railway stations in Cupar, Leuchars, Markinch and Perth with Edinburgh airport no more than 60 minutes to the south. The busy regional airport at Dundee offers a good selection
of short haul flights.
From Cupar take the A91 west towards Bow of Fife. After about 1 mile turn left onto an unmarked road signposted Stratheden Hospital. Follow the road for approximately half a mile. At the T junction turn left and the site is immediately on the left.
The site is currently used as an agricultural field. The site is being sold as a whole or in two lots. As a whole the site has a total site area of 3.98 hectares (9.83 acres). The site sits out with the settlement boundary in the current St Andrews and East Fife Local Plan.
Lot 1 extends to 0.907 hectares (2.24 acres) and forms the natural extension to the existing village boundary. Under the current and proposed local plan policy Affordable Housing may be acceptable within the countryside and it is expected that this area of ground could achieve a consent for Affordable Housing.
Lot 2 extends to 3.07 hectares (7.59 acres) and also sits out with the existing settlement boundary within the St Andrews and East Fife Local Plan. The lot is being sold on the basis of an agricultural use.
Please note the site will only be sold in lots should satisfactory offers for both Lots be received and accepted by our clients.
A clawback provision will be placed across the land for future
development and all parties are requested to include this provision within an offer.
It is understood that all main services are available on site and
all interested parties should satisfy themselves as to the service
Please note a Mid Pressure Gas Pipeline runs across the site.
Strictly by appointment only by contacting the Selling Agents, Ballantynes.
The property is being sold in its present condition and no warranty will be given to any purchaser with regard to the works already carried out to the property and the existence or condition of the services or any electrical, plumbing, drainage and other systems within, on and under the property. Any intending purchasers will require to accept the position as it exists since no testing of any services or systems can be allowed. No moveable items are included in the sale.
Ballantynes will administer the sale of the site on behalf of NHS Fife and all enquiries should be made to Ballantynes in the first instance. The heritable Interest (freehold) is offered for sale as a whole with vacant possession. Parties should register their interest in order to be kept advised of any Closing date
being set. Please note that agents acting on behalf of potential bidders must advise Ballantynes for whom they are acting.
Bidders should note the following information will be required
* Bidding Parties Name
* Headline price and method of payment
* Development layout - identifying potential numbers, layouts and proposed
* Details of proposed scheme including development coverage
* Clawback and overage provisions
* Conditions of purchase
* Timetable of purchase
* Evidence of Board approval/Funding Position
* Legal representative details.
Please note that NHS Fife seek clean offers and a greater weighting will be given to clean offers.
Offers in Heads of Terms format should be submitted to Facilities &Capital Services, NHS Fife, Estates Dept, Phase 1, Victoria Hospital, Hayfield Road, Kirkcaldy, KY2 5AH in the envelope provided, and sealed. Two copies of the offer and supporting documentation should be provided.
The owner reserves the right to sell the property without any reference to any other party.
Interviews may be held after the closing date. The client shall not be bound to accept the highest or indeed any offer.
Viewing is available by appointment - Please contact the sole agent Ballantynes to arrange a site visit.
Sold house price data is supplied to us by the Registers of Scotland, a government department responsible for compiling and maintaining property registers, every month. There can be a delay of up to 3 months from when a property is sold to being recorded with Registers of Scotland. We provide house price data for your information only, we do not accept any liability for any errors. If you have noticed any incorrect information, please contact Registers of Scotland.