CLOSING DATE SET FOR THURSDAY, 11TH JANUARY 2018 AT NOON
Annfield is situated about 3 miles to the north west of the popular settlement of Lundin Links a little inland looking towards the Firth of Forth to the south. The farm is well located benefitting from easy access from the surrounding settlements and good
access onto main A-class roads providing swift access to the M90.
The nearby towns of Cupar and Kirkcaldy provide excellent communication with mainline railway stations and the area is served by a number of main road networks leading to the major cities of Scotland. Edinburgh is situated about 41 miles to the south and Perth is 30 miles to the north west and the farm is within half an hour of St Andrews to the north east.
From Edinburgh Airport there are regular shuttle flights to London and departures to various European countries. Dundee, is 20 miles to the north and also has its own airport which serves
London, Birmingham and Belfast. The area is home to an array of wildlife and for the outdoor enthusiast offers access to a wide range of recreational pursuits including walking, cycling, riding, golf with many highly regarded golf courses within easy reach including Lundin Links, Elie, Ladybank, and many fines courses in St Andrews where the Old Course plays regular host to the British Open. Challenging shooting and fishing may be taken locally in addition there is The Fife Hunt, the most northerly pack of fox hounds in the UK, with many opportunities for riding with pony clubs for the younger enthusiasts and also Balcormo Races Point to Point is situated within a stone's throw of the Farm.
The attractive villages of Fife's quaint East Neuk such as Anstruther, Pittenweem, Elie and Crail are just a short distance to the south east and Fife's beautiful coastline includes several excellent sandy beaches such as Tentsmuir, St Andrews and Elie,
all within a short drive of the farm.
The nearest primary school is Kirkton of Largo Primary School with secondary schooling at Kirkland High School in Methil, or Bell Baxter High School in Cupar. The area is well catered for in terms of private schooling with St Leonards in St Andrews, the High School of Dundee and Dollar Academy. There is a further range of exceptional private schools close to Perth including Strathallan, Kilgraston and Craigclowan with Glenalmond College
to the west of Perth.
Traditionally this area of Fife is known for its fertile land capable of producing high yields of an extensive range of crops. The surrounding area is well supplied with agricultural merchants and machinery dealers and there is an excellent livestock market at Stirling Agricultural Centre which is just over an hours drive from the holding.
Annfield Farm is an excellent and compact mixed farming unit extending to approximately 74.80 Ha (184.83 Acres) and is situated in one of the fertile heartlands of Fife. The land is in one block divided by a public road and there is good access to the
fields from a network of farm tracks or directly from the public roads.
Annfield Farmhouse is an attractive 1½ storey farmhouse which was built in 1910 and is located to the south of the farm steading with a private garden. The farm is equipped with an excellent
range of modern and traditional farm buildings, which are situated adjacent to the farmhouse and are easily accessed from the farm drive and have been maintained to a very high standard.
The farmland is well suited to growing a wide range of arable crops including barley, wheat, as well as potatoes and other winter harvested vegetables. The remainder of the holding is comprised of productive pasture ground with several small areas
of woodland located throughout, providing shelter and amenity.
The arable land has been classified as Grade 3.1 and Grade 3.2 by the James Hutton Institute and is generally of a southerly aspect rising from approximately 100m above sea level on the southern boundary to 148m above sea level on the northern boundary adjacent to the public road.