Melgum Road Garage, 22 Melgum Road Tarland, Aboyne, AB34 4ZL

Aspc ref: 307337

Price over £450,000


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Corner site with Garage, Petrol forecourt & Dwellhouse for sale as a going concern. Workshop with 2nd smaller workshop & single garage to rear, vehicular ramps & maintenance pit, MOT testing station, paint shop & store. Office/retail unit. Forecourt with 2 pumps. Semi-detach Dwellhouse. Grnd flr: V/bule. Hall. Dining rm. Fitted kitch. Utility rm. wc & whb. 2 Bdrms. 1st flr: Lounge with patio doors to veranda. Bathrm with sep shower. Bdrm. Store rm /study. 2 Courtyards. Price over £450,000. Entry by arr. Viewing contact Solicitors. (EPC Band - F).



This prominent corner site with large general workshop and ancillary buildings, office unit, petrol forecourt and external parking within a substantial area of ground is for sale as a going concern. The premises are currently used as a busy and profitable motor engineers and fuel sales business.

The 2 pump garage forecourt faces Melgum Road and Mill Road with multiple vehicular access points.

There are 4 petrol/diesel storage tanks ranging from 3,500 to 13,600 litres.

The attached 3 bedroom residential property forms part of the site.


WORKSHOP- large detached property of blockwork construction with a double metal pitched roof of metal roof panels and translucent light panels.

Internally there is one large open plan workshop, a second attached smaller workshop and a single garage to the rear.

The main workshop is accessed via 2 vehicular roller shutter doors and 2 up and over garage doors.

Internally the floor is concrete and the walls are predominantly exposed block work or plaster. The roof is timber framed with a central steel supporting beam and internally lined with a timber finish.

The space is currently fitted with 3 vehicular lifts/ramps, vehicular maintenance pit and MOT testing station/bay.

The smaller attached workshop space is accessed via double sliding vehicular doors. This area has a singular vehicular maintenance lift/ramp. There is a single pedestrian door linking through to the larger workshop area and to the further third single garage/workshop area which has traditional single up and over garage door. This area is currently fitted out as a paint shop with mechanical air extraction and a small store room off. Artificial light is provided throughout the whole property via ceiling mounted translucent strip lighting while natural light is provided by a mixture of single glazed metal or timber framed windows and translucent roof panels.

OFFICE/ RETAIL UNIT:- located to the front of the site. This single story property has a timber framed flat roof with mineral felt covering. Internally the space provides an open plan retail or reception area with a counter, 2 single cellular offices and an attached externally accessed WC. This unit is attached to the proprietors' private residence and in part has a balcony from the house over the single roof section.

FORECOURT: - 2 pump garage forecourt area on this large corner site faces Melgum Road and Mill Road.

AMPLE PARKING:- The remaining land to the rear and side of the property provide ample parking space and a yard with a concrete/tarmac finish, wash bay, small block work constructed shed and space for a storage container.

The site is bounded to the side and rear, in part, by a 2 foot block work and rendered wall.


The business currently operates as motor engineers and for the sales of fuel and basic vehicle parts. This business is established, profitable and enjoys a particularly strong local reputation within the extended rural community. The business is run by 2 family members with one full time employee and one part time.

The business has been in the family for in excess of 50 years and the sale is due to the sellers seeking retirement.


This spacious dwellinghouse was built around 1974 and is in first class order . Situated in the centre of the village and close to all amenities the property has been maintained to a particularly high standard. With 2 double bedrooms on the ground floor and a large lounge and double bedroom on the first floor the property forms an ideal family home.




VESTIBULE Half glazed door to the front hall.

HALL Large central hall with staircase rising to the first floor. Off peak heater. Fitted Carpet.

DINING ROOM (12'6" x 8'6") Window to the front. 2 fitted cupboards. Off peak heater. Fitted carpet.

KITCHEN (11'10" x 10'3")

Fitted with an excellent range of base and wall units. Fitted electric cooker. Cooker hood. Dishwasher. Space for fridge freezer. Window to the back. Vinyl Flooring.

UTILITY ROOM (13'6" x 9')

Door to the back courtyard. Windows on 2 sides. Fitted cupboards with space for washing machine. Tiled flooring.

TOILET Window to the back. WC and wash hand basin. Tiled floor. Glazed door to the kitchen.

DOUBLE BEDROOM 1 (13'6" x 9'5") Window to the front. Panel heater. Fitted carpet.

DOUBLE BEDROOM 2 (15'5" x 9'10") Window to the back. TV and telephone points. Panel heater. Fitted carpet.

FIRST FLOOR Upper hall.

LOUNGE (19'5" x 15'4") Particularly spacious lounge on the first floor with patio doors to the first floor veranda. Windows on 3 sides. Panel heater. TV and telephone points. Fitted carpet.

FAMILY BATHROOM (11'11" x 7'5") Spacious bathroom with window to the back. Separate corner shower. White pedestal bath, wash hand basin and WC. Heated towel rail. Fitted carpet.

DOUBLE BEDROOM 3 (11'6" x 12'6") Range of louvre door fitted units. Large storage cupboard. Fitted carpet. Panel heater. Window to the front.

OUTSIDE 2 Courtyards to the back with drying area.

DIRECTIONS Enter Tarland from the Aberdeen or Aboyne road. Turn into the square, drive across and enter Melgum Road ahead slightly on the right. Follow the road round and the garage is on the left.

LOCATION Tarland is a well known, attractive small village with an active community some 30 miles west of Aberdeen. Surrounded by farmland and small communities, the central position of the garage in Tarland provides many business opportunities. There is an excellent Primary School in the village with a Secondary School at Aboyne Academy. It is an ideal centre for outdoor pursuits and within commuting distance of Aberdeen. There are a number of shops in the village, hotels and a nine-hole golf course.

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Campbell Connon

The Hall Charlestown Road Aboyne AB34 5EJ

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