12 Ac(4.86 Ha)
Price on application

Land north of Cairneyhill RoadCairneyhill, Cairneyhill, Fife, KY12 8YS

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Greenfield land
  • Development potential for around 100 homes, subject to consents
  • Identified as a preferred housing location in the Proposed FIFEplan
  • Identified as a Attractive edge-of-village setting in rural settlement

Excellent residential development opportunity to the west of Cairneyhill.

About this property

  • The site comprises mainly agricultural land, with a disused road still present to the south, and is irregular in shape and gently undulating. The land has an attractive edge-of village location with residential development an appropriate extension to the existing layout of the settlement. Established detached housing and agricultural land is positioned to the east. To the west is a road then open agricultural fields and woodland. To the north are agricultural buildings while to the south is Cairneyhill Road (A994). A small watercourse forms the eastern boundary which joins the Torry Burn. Cairneyhill Roundabout is located to the south-west.

Local information

  • The site is positioned to the west of Cairneyhill, a historic west Fife village in Scotland’s central belt. The settlement benefits from a scenic rural location with modern transport links providing access to nearby towns and cities. Dunfermline (approx. 5 km / 3 miles), Alloa (approx. 17 km / 11 miles), Edinburgh (approx. 24 km / 15 miles), Stirling (approx. 26 km / 16 miles) and many other central belt settlements are within a commutable distance.
  • The A994 can be joined from Cairneyhill allowing continuous A-road access to Dunfermline. The A985 runs to the west of Cairneyhill, accessed at the Cairneyhill
  • Roundabout, and provides direct access to the central belt motorway network . The village benefits from public transport links to Dunfermline, to the east, with a regular bus service available. The nearest railway station is in Dunfermline from
  • which direct rail services operate to Edinburgh (approx. 40min), while services from Alloa provide direct access to Glasgow (approx. 50 min).
  • Cairneyhill comprises mainly residential uses although there are a range of facilities including a primary school, convenience store, nursery, post office, petrol station and public house within the village. A more comprehensive range of local facilities can be found in Dunfermline which is Fife’s most populated town. Dunfermline offers a varied selection of retail facilities . In addition to a range of cultural, tourist and community facilities (art galleries, theatres), bars and restaurants.