A "DISUSED care home" in Lochgelly is to be converted into a five-bedroom house.

Fife Council have given the go-ahead for a change of use of the property at 33 Plantation Street.

It was latterly a care facility run by Amisfield Care Ltd and two directors of the firm, Mr and Mrs Stuart Kinnear, now have permission to turn it back into a house.

A council report described it as a "disused care home" and that the proposal would "represent a sustainable reuse of a vacant building, reusing and repurposing existing infrastructure and resources".

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The property has undergone a number of changes over the past decade.

It had been a care home for people with autism until permission was granted in May 2013 to turn it into a four-bedroom house.

It was then used as a care home again from December 2014 with Amisfield Care Ltd gaining retrospective planning permission for the change in December 2017.