Fife is an area in the east of Scotland, with geography ranging from dramatic and rugged countryside, to beautiful sandy beaches and picturesque villages and market towns. A rare county which can offer gorgeous coast and rural living alike, Fife presents a perfect place to live for young families, retirees and young professionals. Fife offers something for everyone, from the dozens of museums, historic houses and galleries scattered throughout the area to the chance to explore some of Scotland's most beautiful countryside. Shopaholics can enjoy areas such as Dunfermline with the fantastic Kingsgate shopping centre, which offers a range of fantastic high-street shops. Those looking for more peace and quiet can choose to live in any one of the beautiful market towns and villages scattered throughout Fife. Young professionals, meanwhile, will be delighted with the county's excellent transport links, with travel to Edinburgh taking a little under an hour, and travel to Perth taking just over half an hour. The area offers a range of fantastic schools perfect for those with families. Because of the varied nature of Fife's geography, Properties for sale in the area range from very affordable and stylish flats, cottages and family homes to elaborate country homes featuring extensive grounds.