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Plot 3, West Mains Of Barras Development, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, AB39

Offers Over £100,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Exciting Development Opportunity
  • New build plot
  • Plans for 5 bed detached home
  • Lovely rural location close to Stonehaven
  • Excellent commuting distance to Aberdeen
  • Full Planning Permission granted

Full description

Situated within the heart of Aberdeenshire's stunning rolling countryside, these excellent development sites are not to be missed. A former farm holding with plans in place to create an exciting cluster of homes , West Mains of Barras will provide a lovely country hamlet of executive homes. Located approximately 3 miles from the village of Catterline, which has a Primary School and sought after seafood restaurant, and 6 miles to the south of Stonehaven. Stonehaven is a very popular coastal town enjoying a large tourist trade throughout the year with many taking advantage of the stunning beach, tranquil harbour with bars and restaurants and large open air swimming pool. In addition the town has a real sense of community spirit with many amenities located within including an array of shops, hotels, restaurants, health centre, leisure centre, supermarket and a 18 hole golf course. Stonehaven is also home to the infamous fireballs Hogmanay celebrations, annual folk music and beer festivals, highland games and the famous Dunnottar Castle sitting proudly on the rugged coastline.

Schooling is provided within the town at one of the three Primary Schools whilst secondary education is catered for at Mackie Academy. Private education is catered for both within Aberdeen and also at Lathallan School, Johnshaven.

Aberdeen is some 22 miles away, and provides all the leisure, recreational and entertainment facilities expected from the oil capital of Europe. It also provides good transport links with a mainline railway station and is host to an airport providing both domestic and international flights.

We are delighted to offer for sale this exciting development opportunity commanding lovely views over the surrounding countryside. Formerly consisting of a farm, plans are in place for the erection of 4 new detached houses in replacement of the existing steading range. In addition, there is consent for conversion of the bothy to form a detached dwelling house. The homes have been designed by Cumming & Co architects of Aberdeen who have designed each home to maximise on the views and the country setting whilst creating contemporary family homes. The site is available as a whole or in the following plots;

Plot 3 - Extending to around 0.21 acres with attractive outlook to the side of the development.

Plots 1, 2, 3 & 4 have plans for the erection of a detached dwelling house under planning reference APP/2015/1535. Each house upon completion will include an entrance hallway, double aspect lounge, large dining / family kitchen with utility room and cloakroom off, ground floor bedroom and shower room. Upstairs there are four double bedrooms, two with en-suite facilities and a family bathroom. The accommodation will extend to around 296m2 and the plans also allow for the erection of a double detached garage.

We understand that mains water and electricity are located close by and it is believed connection will be in place to the development. Drainage will be by means of a private septic tank system.

Viewing strictly by appointment with the Selling Agents.

All enquiries or requests for further information should be directed to the Sole Selling Agents, CKD Galbraith, 337 North Deeside Road, Cults, AB15 9SP Telephone enquiries should be made to Tom Stewart on 01224 860 710 or by email to

From Aberdeen, take the A90 south for approximately 17 miles. Turn left off the A90 signposted Barras. Continue for about 2.3 miles and continue over the crossroads then follow the road round to the right and West Mains of Barras is located after a short distance on the right hand side.

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Added on Rightmove:
15 November 2015

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