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Craig Wood Sunnybrae, Glenbuchat, Strathdon, Aberdeenshire

Offers Over £140,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Scots pine woodland
  • 89 Acres
  • Lot 4 of Sunnybrae Farm sale

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Closing date set for 12 noon on Friday 3rd February 2017.

Lot 4: Craig Wood
About 89.31 acres
Offers over £140,000

Craig Wood sits on a knoll above Belnacraig; most of the wood was planted in 1932 with Scots pine, which has been thinned. Further plantings took place in 1952 & 1975.

There is an area of open ground between Mill of Glenbuchat and the wood (which could either be planted or used as rough grazing) an area of open ground to the north (which would have to be fenced) and also a small woodland area and paddock beside the water of Buchat.

The Woodlands are not in any Grant Scheme at present. The windblown timber is being cleared by the seller. There is an area of rough grazing beside the burn.

Sunnybrae is situated within the Cairngorms National Park and has an outstanding southerly outlook.

The property is approached from the minor public road through the glen.

Also for sale:

Lot 1: Sunnybrae Farmhouse
About 0.57 acres
Offers over £125,000

The house is built of stone under a slate roof, and requires modernisation. The accommodation is as follows:

Kitchen (S) 4.2m x 3.5m.
Dining area (N) 2.9m x 2.4m
Utility room 3.6m x 1.7m back door
Bedroom 1 (S) 4.2m x 3.5m
Bathroom (N) 2.4m x 2.1m
First Floor:
Bedroom 2 (S) 4.2m x 3.6m
Bedroom 3 (S) 4.2m x 3.6m

EPC Rating G.

Attached to the east of the house and built of stone under a slate roof:

Bothy 3.8m x 4.8m
Pine lined and with fireplace
Room 2 3.8m x 2.8m
Workshop 3.8m x 3.5m

To the front of the house is a garden area which is overgrown but there is potential to develop the south facing location.

Lot 2: Traditional Farm Buildings
About 2.42 acres
Offers over £50,000

The farm buildings are built of granite under a slate roof and are laid out in an L shape. The buildings at Sunnybrae were part of the farm but have not been used in recent years. They have potential for conversion into a substantial house. The current layout consists of:

West wing 24.0m x 5.0m
North wing 18.0m x 6.8m

Planning policy generally favours the conversion of traditional vernacular buildings into residential use.

An area of rough grazing between the buildings and Craig Wood (Lot 4) is included with this Lot.

Lot 3: Belnacraig Field
About 9 acres
Offers over £25,000

A south facing field located between Sunnybrae farm and the hamlet of Belnacraig.

The field is currently in grass and could form a useful addition to Lot 1 or Lot 2 or be of interest alone.

Lot 5: Altnacraig Fields
About 10.96 acres
Offers over £20,000

Two grass fields between 2 minor public roads, which also adjoin Lot 4.

Lot 1: Serviced by the private supply to Belnacraig.
Lot 2: The buildings are currently served by the Belnacraig water supply.
Lot 3: Water is supplied via a water trough situated in south east corner of the field.
Lot 5: Water is supplied via a water trough situated in the south west field.

Lot 1: Mains electricity.
Lot 2: The steading was formerly connected to mains electricity.

Lot 1: The septic tank and soakaway have been registered with SEPA. The system is located in the field to the south of the house and rights will be available for future repairs, renewals etc.
Lot 2: If required for the development of Lot 2 the purchaser will have the benefit of reserved rights permitting the installation and future maintenance of a septic tank and soakaway in the lands to the south of the steading at the other side of the minor public road.

Strathdon 6 miles, Alford 17 miles, Aberdeen 44 miles

Sunnybrae is located in picturesque Glenbuchat in the Strathdon valley. On the edge of the Sunnybrae is located in picturesque Glenbuchat in the Strathdon valley. On the edge of the Grampian Mountains, the relatively unknown glen is remarkably beautiful and unspoilt. The area is famed for the annual Lonach Gathering which takes place on the fourth Saturday in August.

Alford is the nearest principal town and provides a range of amenities including a variety of shopping facilities, primary and secondary schooling, library, health centre, swimming pool, 18-hole golf course, two museums and regular public transport to and from Aberdeen. The nearest primary school is at Towie which is 5 miles distant.

The range of amenities available in the area is considerable, with a number of golf courses, hill walking, climbing and skiing at the Lecht.

More comprehensive facilities are available in Aberdeen which provides all the recreational, entertainment, educational and cultural facilities one would expect of a large city. Aberdeen has an international airport with an ever increasing range of domestic and European flights and regular inter-city services provided from Aberdeen railway station.

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Added on Rightmove:
06 November 2016

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