Unconverted church for sale in Collessie, Fife, near St Andrews and Cupar
A former Church of Scotland church with potential for conversion to a lovely residential property in the small Howe of Fife village of Collessie
Attractive category B-Listed church of traditional construction and design with charming rural outlooks.
Conveniently placed for the A91, it gives easy access to both St Andrews and Cupar, and has potential to form a lovely residential property.
The internal layout is of traditional design with level floors and fitted pews around a central pulpit. There is restricted access to a small balcony area which contains a store / office space. The gross internal floor area is 1600 sq.ft
The sellers reserve the right to remove ecclesiastical fixtures and fittings.
The church benefits from mains supply electricity. Mains water and drainage are available in the village but not connected to the church and it will be the responsibility of the purchaser to make suitable arrangements. Fife Council have agreed in principle to the laying of services through the churchyard, subject to conditions. Further information from selling agents.
The surrounding churchyard is owned & maintained by the local authority
As a Category B Listed Building the church falls within Class 10 of the Town & Country Planning (Use Classes) (Scotland) Order 1997. In addition to its current use, it could be used as a crèche, day nursery, day centre, educational establishment, museum or public library without the necessity of obtaining planning permission for change of use. The property may be suitable for redevelopment for residential use subject to the necessary consents.
Collessie is a small hamlet in the rich agricultural heartland of the Howe of Fife. Surrounded by scenic countryside, the village lies 6 miles from the town of Cupar and just 30 minutes’ drive from Perth, Dundee and St Andrews.
Collessie enjoys excellent green spaces for outdoor activities and the village hall also hosts a programme of events for the local community. In easy reach of Collessie is a selection of schools at primary and secondary level, while the prestigious University of St Andrews is also close by.
Cupar offers a great selection of amenities including supermarkets, eateries, banks, a post office, a library and medical services, as well as a leisure centre.