Savills | Land at Kirkcaldy South West, Kirkcaldy, Fife, CLOSING DATE: MIDDAY ON FRIDAY 23 APRIL 2021 | Property for sale
246.20 Ac(99.63 Ha)
Price on application

Land at Kirkcaldy South West, Kirkcaldy, FifeCLOSING DATE: MIDDAY ON FRIDAY 23 APRIL 2021


    Key features

    • PPP approved subject to Conditions and Section 75 Agreement
    • PPP allows for 1,200 homes, including 15% affordable housing
    • Convenient commuter location given nearby road and rail connections
    • Rural setting with coastal views adjacent to established family housing

    The proposed development represents a large scale settlement expansion and is one of two Strategic Land Areas (SLA) within Kirkcaldy.

    About this property

    • The development opportunity has a well-positioned edge of town location benefitting from an attractive rural setting, excellent transport connections and convenient access to local amenities. Kirkcaldy South West incorporates agricultural and other land under the ownership of two working farms - Invertiel and Tyrie. The combined site for sale extends over the area covered by planning application 10/03561/EIA, excluding adopted roads, verges and an electricity sub-station. The landholding comprises three main areas: Area 1: Land to the north of Invertiel Road (Approx. 76.4 acres / 30.9 ha) This northern element of the wider site lies between Kirkcaldy Golf Club to the north and Invertiel Road (B9157) to the south. Invertiel Farm buildings (omitted from the relevant PPP application) are not included within the sale and the exact area to be retained by the current owner is to be agreed – an indicative boundary only is shown. Area 2: Land Between Invertiel Road (North) and Jawbanes Road (South) (Approx. 95.9 acres / 38.8 ha) This central element of the wider site lies between Invertiel Road to the north and Jawbanes Road to the south. The site comprises mainly agricultural land with two small areas of woodland near the northern boundary, including the Hoggie Plantation, which are to be retained. Area 3: Land Between Jawbanes Road (North West) and Railway (East) (Approx. 73.9 acres / 29.9 ha) This southern element of the wider site lies between Jawbanes Road to the north west, the main railway line to the east and Tyrie Farm to the south. Tyrie Farm buildings and cottages (omitted from the relevant PPP application) are not included within the sale and the exact area to be retained by the current owner is to be agreed – an indicative boundary only is shown.

    Local information

    • The site is located to the south west of historic Kirkcaldy, a town in Fife with a population of just over 60,000 residents.
    • The settlement is conveniently located approx. 8.5km south of Glenrothes, 20km north east of Dunfermline and 33km south west of St Andrews.
    • The A92 is accessible to the north of Kirkcaldy and allows direct A-road access to Glenrothes and Dunfermline.
    • Edinburgh can be accessed by car with an approx. 40km drive from the A92 (north Kirkcaldy) or the B9157 (south Kirkcaldy).
    • Kirkcaldy railway station (approx. 2km from the site) is located to the west of the town centre and is served by trains on the Fife Circle and East Coast Main Lines. Kirkcaldy station provides regular direct links to Edinburgh Waverley (approx. 40 min), Perth (approx. 40 min), Dundee (approx. 45 min), and Dunfermline (approx. 35 mins).
    • Within Kirkcaldy centre there is a good range of shops with supermarkets (Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Lidl and Aldi) also available in the town. Further retail facilities are available at Fife Central Retail Park (in north west Kirkcaldy) with shops including Argos, B&Q, PC World and M&S Food.
    • The site is within the catchment areas of Balwearie High School (non-denominational) and St Andrews RC High School (denominational).