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CLOSING DATE - NOON 25th SEPTEMBER 2019, Residential Development Opportunity, Former Waid Academy , St Andrews Road , Anstruther, KY10 3JS

0.9 acres / Other / Residential

For Sale - £200,000.00

Under Offer - Last updated: 17 December 2019

Waid Academy was officially opened in 1886 and is a categorgy C Listed single storey traditional stone and slate constructed educational building which has been extended over the years.
Lot 1 was part of the principle school building. Connected to this is a further two storey traditional stone and slate building which was previously the Head Masters house but latterly used for additional teaching rooms. Most of the various extensions to the rear of the original school building are scheduled for demolition to provide an all weather sports pitch and additional parking for the newly constructed school, and which therefore will be outwith the boundaries of the subjects of sale.


Anstruther is a popular coastal town located adjacent to the north banks of the Firth of Forth approximately 20 miles northeast of Kirkcaldy and 9 miles southwest of the popular tourist town of St Andrews.
The former Waid Academy is split between two sites. Lot 1 is on the site of the new school which is located on the eastern side of St AndrewsRoad bounded by the junctions of Farm Road to the south. Lot 2 (South Waid) is located on the corner of St Andrews Road and Crail Road with access taken directly off Farm Road to the north.


Lot 1 Waid Academy - 0.36ha / 0.9acres or thereby


RATEABLE VALUE - The property is being sold with vacant possession and are listed they will qualify for 100% rates exemption. Reassessment subject to demolition.
PLANNING - The subjects are situated within an area covered by the St Andrews and East Fife Local Plan which was adopted by Fife Council in October 2012.
The building is zoned for educational purposes we are of the opinion that alternative uses such as conversion to residential would be feasible subject to the necessary statutory planning, building and listed building consents being obtained.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATES - The property has an E+ rating.
PRICE -  Lot 1: Offers over £200,000
The above price is for the outright ownership (heritable) interest with the benefit of vacant possession.  
TERMS OF SALE - Offers conditional on planning will be considered. A closing date may be set so we would recommend formally noting your interest via your solicitor.
VAT & COST - The above prices are exclusive of VAT. The purchaser will be responsible for land and building transactional tax, VAT (if applicable) and registration dues.


  • Listed Former School Premises
  • Attractive Village Centre Location in The East Neuk
  • Popular Seaside Tourist Destination
  • Rates Exempt When Vacant
  • Superb Residential Development Opportunities Subject to Planning

Property Quote Price(s)

DescriptionSale typeGuide pricePrice type
Lot 1 - Offers over For Sale Freehold £200,000.00 NA

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