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Elmwood Farmhouse, Elmwood College Farm, Cupar, Fife, KY15

Under Offer £190,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Former farmhouse with paddock situated in a semi rural situation close to Cupar
  • 2 bed flat, classrooms and office offering residential potential
  • Useful paddock
  • Semi rural situation with lovely views

Full description


Elmwood Farmhouse is situated in an accessible part of Fife, a short distance to the south-west of the county town of Cupar which provides an excellent range of amenities and facilities including several supermarkets, banks, a post office, health centre, hospital, primary schools and secondary school as well as several restaurants, cafes and public houses. To the east the historic university town of St. Andrews is within comfortable driving distance with a wider offering of facilities including a cinema and theatre. The University of St. Andrews is one of the oldest in Britain, founded in 1410. Famous as the "Home of Golf", St. Andrews links offers seven courses including the Old Course which hosts the Open Championship every five years. In terms of the cities, Dundee is about fifteen miles to the north with Perth about twenty-three miles to the north-west.
The independent school of St. Leonards is located in St. Andrews. Dundee High School is also close by with Strathallan, Kilgraston and Craigclowan further afield but within easy driving distance of Cupar. Elmwood Farmhousse is also well positioned for accessing both St. Andrews and Dundee universities, along with Ninewells Teaching Hospital and the University of Abertay in Dundee.
North-East Fife offers some exceptional countryside and an excellent array of recreational activities. There are superb sandy beaches at St. Andrews, Tentsmuir and Elie with a network of rural footpaths throughout the county. The East Neuk of Fife offers an outstanding coastline with quaint fishing villages and pretty harbours. Shooting and fishing may be taken locally whilst there are nearby riding schools for lessons and hacks.
There are railway stations in Cupar, Ladybank, Leuchars and Markinch with Edinburgh airport about one hour to the south. The regional airport at Dundee offers a good selection of short-haul flights.
From the centre of Cupar follow Brighton Road out to Cupar Muir. Once through Cupar Muir continue on past Spruce Gardens and Elmwood College Farm steading is then on the right hand side. Turn immediately left and then continue along a shared gravel drive and Elmwood Farmhouse is situated at the end of the drive.
A substantial former farmhouse of stone under a slate roof currently comprising two classrooms, an office, a two bed flat and further ancillary accommodation. It is believed that, subject to all relevant consents and permissions being obtained, there may be scope to return this building to full residential use.
To the side of the farmhouse is a useful paddock contained by stone walls and fences.
Elmwood Farmhouse is served by mains electricity, water, gas and drainage. It will be a condition of the sale that where required the Purchaser(s) will install deduction meters in relation to water and electricity at their own cost with 6 weeks of the date of entry, all to the Vendor's reasonable satisfaction.
Morton Fraser, Quartermile Two, 2 Lister Square, Edinburgh EH3 9GL
Fife Council
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The EPC rating is E.

EPC Rating = E

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Added on Rightmove:
26 May 2016

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