North Queensferry, South Fife, KY11 1HB
Development plot in North Queensferry, South Fife
Set within the historic coastal village of North Queensferry in South Fife this elevated plot offers a rare opportunity to build a traditional family home offering magnificent views of the iconic Forth Rail Bridge, the Forth Road Bridge and the Pentland Hills.
North Queensferry is a small conservation village in South Fife which has a long history as a ferry port and more recently has developed into a thriving community and tourist resort. The village caters for most everyday requirements including a village shop, restaurants, community centre, hotels and a primary school. Leisure facilities include a sailing club in the village with more extensive sailing facilities at Port Edgar. Fife boasts some of the best golf courses in Scotland, with the local courses at Dunfermline and Aberdour being within easy reach.
North Queensferry is an ideal commuter base with easy access onto the M90 motorway (1 ½ miles) and North Queensferry railway station offering regular services into Edinburgh city centre only a short walk (approx 200 metres) away. Edinburgh airport is also within a short drive (11 miles) offering a full range of domestic and international flights.
The Ferry Toll Park & Ride' is located within a few minutes drive and provides regular buses to central Edinburgh and throughout Scotland. Several of Edinburgh's private schools, such as Stewart's Melville College and Cargilfield School, run a dedicated bus service to and from Inverkeithing.
The plot enjoys commanding views from an elevated position looking due south across the Forth of Forth between the Bridges. The triangular site extends to approximately 0.18 acres with the proposed house to the east of the site and an extensive garden with a number of mature trees to the west. Access to the plot is taken from Mt Hooly Crescent which is accessed off Ferryhill Road. The back drive to Northcliff House will be retained by the vendor and will provide a private access road, subject to a shared maintenance provision, serving the Garage plot as well as two further plots.
A garage currently exists on the site which can be removed if required.
The site is located in the North Queensferry Outstanding Conservation Area and was granted consent under a proposal for three separate plots in the grounds of the Category B' listed Northcliff House. Further information can be found on Fife Council's planning portal under ref 10/04445/FUL.
The proposed house extends to approximately 1,964 sq ft over 1.5 storeys. The traditional family home incorporates a slate roof with wet dash render/reconstituted stone fascias and mullions. The ground floor provides an entrance vestibule and hall, open-plan kitchen and split level living area, separate utility, dinning room and generous sitting room with French doors opening onto a south facing deck. The first floor provides master bedroom with en-suite and dressing room, 3 further bedrooms, linen cupboard and a family bathroom.
A detached garage of a similar style is proposed to the north of the house plot incorporating a rear storage shed.
All mains services including gas, power and water are located within close proximity of the plot.
Property Reference Number: GBEDRDEDT130087
- Development plot with full detailed consent
- Approx 0.18 acre
- Southerly aspect with magnificent views
- Within close proximity of North Queensferry Railway Station
- Private access road
- EPC Exempt