Detached house for sale

Spyhill Steading, Durris, Banchory, Kincardineshire

Under Offer £150,000

Property Description

Key features

  • DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL
  • STUNNING VIEWS
  • COMMUTABLE ABERDEEN
  • 1.17 ACRES

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This property represents a fine development opportunity and would make potentially three stunning family homes, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents. The farm steading is mostly built of stone under a slate roof.

The large steading sits to the south of the house and is built in a U shape of mostly stone under slate with an infill cattle court.

The existing layout comprises:

Cattle Court Steel Frame 15.76m x 14.7m
North Wing (Byre) 6.26m x 4.8m
(Stable) 4.2m x 4.7m
(Workshop) 4.6m x 7.1m
(Bothy) 4.8m x 3.1m
Infill Cattle Court 15.8m x 23.2m
South Wing 4.56m x 23.3m
East Wing (Grainstore) 10.7m x 5m

Planning
With regard to the steading the Aberdeenshire local plan policy for the conversion of existing non - residential vernacular buildings is totally supportive of their change to residential use. The Local Development Plan places no restriction on the size of replacement of existing buildings, or of the footprint of the buildings as long as it is appropriate for the location.

PLEASE NOTE - LOT 1 (THE FARMHOUSE) IS SOLD.

Spyhill Farmhouse and Steading are situated 18 miles west of Aberdeen in the heart of Royal Deeside yet within easy reach of the Granite City. The property is easily accessible to Banchory and lies in the parish of Durris. Aberdeen has an airport with a wide range of domestic and international flights and there is a regular inter-city rail service.
The Deeside area combines an excellent variety of sports with magnificent scenery, cultural attractions, varied leisure pursuits and productive farmland and woodlands.

The amenities in the area are exceptional. For sportsmen the River Dee is one of the most popular salmon rivers in Scotland. The ski resorts of Aviemore, Glenshee and the Lecht are within a short travelling distance. The nearest golf courses are at Banchory, with water sports and gliding at Aboyne.

The Deeside town of Banchory (5 miles) is a popular commuter town and offers a wide range of local amenities including a variety of shops, banks, restaurants, garden centre, hotels, library, health centre, dentists and two primary schools and a renowned secondary school. There is also a driving range and arts centre. Meanwhile the cosmopolitan city of Aberdeen offers all the cultural, shopping, educational and entertainment facilities one would expect of a city.

Private education is available in Aberdeen at either the new International School, Albyn, Robert Gordon's, St Margaret's and also at Lathallan a private prep school near Stonehaven.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 July 2016

Nearest station

  • Stonehaven (7.2 mi)
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Strutt & Parker, Banchory

St Nicholas House, 68 Station Road, Banchory, AB31 5YJ

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Nearest station

  • Stonehaven (7.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Strutt & Parker, Banchory

St Nicholas House, 68 Station Road, Banchory, AB31 5YJ

03339 873607 Local call rate

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