The Beehive, 28 High Street South, Crail KY10 3TE

Offers Around £350,000
  • Commercial
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • 2 Receptions



The Beehive is a well established retail business situated in the heart of the picturesque East Neuk village of Crail. Our clients have been running The Beehive for the last 15 years and have a generous variety of stock including, gifts and cards, stationery, hardware, haberdashery and ‘Sirdar’ wools, toys, confectionery and the world famous ‘Jannetta’s’ ice cream.
The shop is in a prominent position on High Street South and comprises 3 large retail areas, stock room, WC and a small kitchen area along with a substantial cellar which is located to the rear and accessed from the exterior. New owners could develop the business further by extending hours, adding additional stock lines, etc. The premises could lend themselves to a completely different business; subject to necessary permissions (part of the shop previously had a 23 cover tea room).
Along with the business, the owners’ accommodation is included. This consists of an upper flat with separate main door access and rear courtyard garden. The accommodation comprises entrance stair, entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, three bedrooms and bathroom. The flat has many fine features including decorative cornice in the sitting room, bright and spacious hall and views down the High Street. The main hall gives access off to all accommodation with the 3 steps up to the sitting room having dual aspect windows and decorative cornice. The dining room has ample space for family dining suite along with an arch into the kitchen. The kitchen is fitted with modern units, substantial Rangemaster 4 gas burner/hot plate/gridlle oven. White goods are available by separate negotiation. The main bedroom has views down High Street and to the front along with fitted wardrobes and ample space for free standing furniture. Bedroom 2 has window to the front and fitted wardrobes with integrated desk/office space and Bedroom 3 is a single bedroom with views to the front. The luxurious bathroom is fully tiled and fitted with large bath, WC, wash hand basin and separate double shower enclosure. The flat has gas central heating and relined sash windows.
Crail is one of the most sought after locations in Fife’s East Neuk and offers excellent local amenities which include a primary school in the village with secondary schooling in nearby Anstruther. The area is renowned for its coastal walks, quiet beaches and numerous golf courses, St Andrews “the home of golf” is a fifteen minute drive away. North East Fife has a wide range of facilities and attractions including award winning restaurants, beaches and historic buildings. Its beautiful coastline provides the ideal setting for a variety of watersports and outdoor activities. Crail is also well placed for access to major towns of East Central Scotland and Edinburgh Airport is approximately one hour’s drive away.
This is an excellent opportunity for those looking for a change of career, new challenge or just a change of pace in this lovely Fife village. Accounts will be made available to interested parties who have viewed the premises. Shop EPC – F Accommodation EPC – E

Main shop

Rear area (old tea room)

Main/rear shop

Upper flat

Sitting Room

Dining Room


Bedroom 1

Bedroom 2

Bedroom 3


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