Plot for salePitlochry, Perthshire
Under Offer 2,604 sq. ft. | £165,000
- 2,604 sq ft (241 sq m)
PLEASE NOTE - The plot now has permission (16/00079/FUL) to allow the regrading of the pond sides to acheive safe gradients and the introduction of water levels controls.
Braemore Estates have undertaken the following works which will substantially lessen the build cost to the house builder, and importantly means that building can start as soon as the plot has been purchased, removing the uncertainty that often comes with buying an unserviced plot:
" Sites have been cleared of all former buildings and associated debris.
" Geotechnical and topographic surveys confirm the land is suitable for development for residential use with gardens.
" Ground profiling within each plot and stockpiling of top soil for use on soft landscaping areas
" Formation of kerbed and macadam surfaced access road to each plot entrance and including bellmouth entrance and school bus alighting point to local authority approved standards.
" Plot services (mains electricity, water and telephone) taken to within each plot and terminations protected and identified using marker posts.
" Porosity tests to confirm that the land is suitable for a private drainage system.
" Surface and groundwater management system agreed with SEPA and common drainage routes installed.
" Plot foul sewers taken to within each plot and terminations protected and identified using marker posts.
" Common foul water collection and treatment system including Klargester bio disc and mound soakaway system designed and installed in accordance with Building Regulations and SEPA discharge consent, backed by a building warrant and completion certificate.
" Stone entrance dykes built by local craftsmen.
" Tree management to preserve and make safe existing mature trees.
" Beech hedging to each plot.
" Detailed planning consent to each plot.
Changes to the approved plans can be made relatively simply and inexpensively.
Permission is currently being sought to partially fill in the pond to create a shallower one if required.
Once built, the houses at Donavourd will create an exclusive rural development of individually designed properties. Established trees and shrubs complement the gardens and provide privacy and a mature setting for each site. The other 4 sites have been sold and are in various stages of being built.
The remaining plot has plans designed by McKenzie Strickland Associates, for an open plan living with 5 bedrooms. The proposed house will be finished with harled and timber elevations beneath slate roofs. Full length windows will capture the views of the surrounding countryside. Large open plan
kitchens incorporating dining and sitting areas provide superb family living space in addition to the more formal reception rooms and useful utility space.
The plot has room for a generous garden, a double garage and ample parking, and the positioning of the houses within their sites will ensure a high degree of privacy.
Planning Permission: Planning consent was granted on 29 May 2007 (Application no. 07/00868/FUL) and on 19 January 2008
(Application no. 07/02495/FUL) by Perth & Kinross Council. A copy of the planning permission can be obtained from Strutt & Parker. Any specific queries in respect to planning should be addressed to Perth & Kinross Council at the above address.
Each plot will be sold with a Deed of Conditions, a copy of which can be obtained from Strutt & Parker.
Services: Mains water, electricity and telecoms, Klargester biodisc sewage treatment plant ready for connection. Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.
Offers: Offers are to be submitted in Scottish legal terms to the selling agents Strutt & Parker LLP, 28 Melville Street, Edinburgh EH3 7HA. A closing date for offers will probably be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the selling agents in order to be kept fully informed of any closing date that may be fixed.
Overseas: Purchasers Any offer by a purchaser(s) who is resident outwith the United Kingdom must be accompanied by a guarantee from a bank that is acceptable to the seller.
The plots at Donavourd are situated on the edge of a quiet hamlet to the south east of Pitlochry, half a mile from Edradour Distillery. They benefit from stunning views north to
Ben-y-Vrackie, Schiehallion and Pitlochry, and south down the Tay Valley towards Dunkeld. The north of the site is surrounded by open farmland, providing a peaceful location
for the proposed houses.
Pitlochry is a popular and attractive Victorian spa town with a superb range of individual shops. There are four banks, a post office, a supermarket, a petrol station, a surgery and
cottage hospital, a dentist, and a well respected High School. For private education, Donavourd is within easy driving distance of Craigclowan, Strathallan, Kilgraston, Glenalmond, Ardvreck and Morrison's Academy.
In terms of attractions, Donavourd is very well catered for. Pitlochry has a Festival Theatre, the dam and salmon fish ladder, two distilleries and several popular hotels and restaurants, including the nearby Moulin Inn, which is a
wonderfully atmospheric 300-year-old pub.
Donavourd could hardly be better placed for those who enjoy the outdoors. Ben-y-Vrackie and Shiehallion to the north of the site, provide adventurous hill walking and mountain biking. There is skiing at Aviemore, Glenshee and Aonach Mor and a variety of water sports on Lochs Tay and Earn.
Salmon fishing is available in the tributaries of the rivers Tummel, Tay and Garry, and brown trout fishing is popular in the many hill lochs in the area. Pheasant and grouse shooting
are widely available to let locally. For golfers, Pitlochry has a beautifully situated 18-hole course with unparalleled views of the surrounding area.
The plots at Donavourd benefit from excellent communication links being situated a few miles from the A9 and having a train station in Pitlochry with regular services to Inverness,
Edinburgh, Glasgow and London.
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