Former Fife village Post office becomes home
A former village Post Office is to become a new home.
The change of use has been approved by Fife Council.
The Post Office at 9 Westerlea Links Place in Elie closed in 2008.
A downturn in usage and the growing impact of absentee second home owners saw its doors shut permanently over a decade ago.
Its remote location from the High Street - the village’s main commercial centre - was also a barrier to finding a new tenant.
The building has always formed part of the residential development making it impossible to sub let.
A planning application to change its use from business to residential was approved last week,
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