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Rettie Croft, Oyne, Insch, AB52 6QP

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£260.42 per sq ft

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Aberdeen & Northern (Estates) Ltd, Inverurie

1,152 sq ft

107 sq m


3 bedroom smallholding for sale

Key features

  • Charming 3-bed country property located in the quaint rural hamlet of Oyne, Aberdeenshire.
  • Ideal equestrian or smallholding opportunity within easy commuting access to Insch, Huntly, Inverurie and Aberdeen.
  • Stunning countryside views a short distance from Bennachie


By appointment

From Inverurie head north onto the A96 and continue for 5.8 miles taking a slight left (Insch 5) at Oyne Fork. Continue on the B9002 for a further 2.4 miles and Rettie Croft is found on the left. The exact location can be seen on the OS extract plan.

Rettie Croft is situated between the village of Oyne where primary education is provided and the village of Insch which has a good range of local amenities including two grocery stores, independent retailers, restaurants, nursery, leisure centre and a railway station providing transport links on the busy Aberdeen to Inverness line.

Insch has a challenging 18 hole golf course and for keen hill walkers the Bennachie range and Hill of Dunnydeer are found in the immediate vicinity while the Cairngorms National Park is found within easy driving distance. There are many other recreational and leisure opportunities in the area including fishing, historic castles and gardens, horse riding, Nordic Skiing near Huntly and The Lecht Ski Centre in the Cairngorms as well as the Scotland's Castle Trail which includes the nearby Leith Hall Garden & Estate.

Secondary education is provided at The Gordons School, Huntly (16 miles) and Inverurie. Inverurie provides a wide range of shops including supermarkets, other services and leisure pursuits and has a railway station offering regular services north and south. Thainstone Centre, the agri-hub for the NE of Scotland is only 10 miles away.

Huntly has an excellent range of services and facilities including local shops, retail outlets, health centre, several large supermarkets, restaurants, cafes, golf clubs, sports centres and swimming pool.

Aberdeen is some 24 miles in distance and provides retail, leisure and recreational facilities in the acknowledged Oil Capital of Europe. Aberdeen International Airport is located just north of the city and is also the location of P & J Live, the largest event complex in the North of Scotland.

The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) has greatly improved access and travelling time to Aberdeen, Bridge of Don, Dyce, and beyond to major road links north and south.

Local Authority
Aberdeenshire Council, Gordon House, Blackhall Road, Inverurie AB51 3WB

Home Report
Available upon request

By agreement

Prospective purchasers should note that unless their interest in the property is formally intimated to the selling agents following inspection, the agents cannot guarantee that notice of a closing date for offers will be advised and consequently the property may be sold without notice.


Rettie Croft provides comfortable living accommodation on one level and is double glazed throughout. The property may benefit from some modernisation.

The internal layout is shown on the attached floor plan, but in summary the accommodation comprises:

Kitchen with living area, utility room, W.C., living room with lean to glasshouse, entrance vestibule, shower room and 3 bedrooms. An area of extended garden wraps round the house and is mainly laid to lawn and bound by hedging with a further area of fruit trees providing an area for growing fruits and vegetables.

Mains water, Private drainage, Oil fired central heating.
Council Tax
Band E

Energy Performance Certificate
Band D
Rettie Croft benefits from a useful set of buildings currently used to house livestock, as a garage, workshop, store machinery and as general storage. With the appropriate planning consents the buildings may be suitable for alternative use we understand that historic planning was approved for the erection of a dwellinghouse.

The land is currently all in grass and surrounds the dwelling house making it ideal for families or individuals with livestock or equine interests. The IACS registered farmland extends to 2.60Ha (6.43 acres) or thereby . According to the Macaulay Institute for Soil Research the land is grade 3(2) and lies at an altitude of 115-120m above sea level.

Energy Performance Certificates



Rettie Croft, Oyne, Insch, AB52 6QP


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Insch Station2.1 miles

About Aberdeen & Northern (Estates) Ltd, Inverurie

Thainstone Agricultural Centre, Inverurie, AB51 5XZ

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