Ardine Strachan, Banchory, AB31 6NL

Aspc ref: 356764

Price over £300,000

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2 Bedrooms 3 PublicRooms 1 Bathrooms 85 m2 EPC F

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2 Bdrm Detached Cottage in app 3. 5 acres with full planning permission for the demolition of the existing property and the erection of a replacement dwellinghouse and detached garage and erection of three further dwellinghouses on the lower paddock and formation of a new access road. Cottage comprising: Ground flr: Conservatory. Sitting rm/Dining rm. Kitch. Hall. Lounge. 1st flr: 2 Bdrms. Bathrm. Garden. Garage. Price over £300,000 Entry by arr. Viewing contact solicitors. (EPC band - F).

Description

Offering a superb development opportunity, we offer for sale this traditional two bedroomed detached cottage situated within 3½ acres of formal gardens with two paddocks and established woodland. The existing cottage is in need of extensive upgrade/modernisation. Full planning permission has been obtained for the demolition of the existing property and the erection of a replacement dwellinghouse and detached garage and erection of three further dwellinghouses on the lower paddock and formation of a new access road. Details of the planning are available from Aberdeenshire Planning website - Ref: APP/2016/0985 and additional paddock and mature woodland are accessed via the lower paddock. Viewing of the site is recommended to fully appreciate the potential on offer.

Situated in scenic Royal Deeside countryside, conveniently located within the village of Strachan is a village hall and primary school. The larger town of Banchory (approx. 3 miles) is a short drive away.

Existing Cottage

Conservatory 9’9” x 7’8” [6.00m x 2.35m] approx. Entered via a glazed patio door, this exceptionally light and airy conservatory is glazed on three sides with polycarbon roof. Views over south facing gardens. Wall lights. Sliding patio doors to sitting/dining room.

Sitting/Dining Room 13’10” x 9’8” [4.20m x 2.95m] approx. A good sized room providing ample space for a range of furnishings. A particular focal point is the tiled fire surround housing an open fire. Recessed alcove with display shelving and storage cupboard below. Door to kitchen. Further door to inner hall.

Kitchen 12’11” x 6’2” [3.95m x 2.00m] approx. Fitted with base units incorporating a stainless steel sink with twin drainer, two deep fitted larder cupboards provide excellent shelved storage facilities. Further deep walk-in storage cupboard and additional understair cupboard. Space for free standing appliances and a breakfast table and chairs. Part glazed door to rear garden. Window to rear.

Inner Hall This area provides access to the stairs to the upper floor and to the lounge. A window into the conservatory allows natural light into the area.

Lounge 18’1” x 9’2” [5.50m x 2.80m] approx. A well proportioned room with windows on two aspects features a tiled fire surround housing an open fire.

Upper Floor A carpeted staircase with wooden balustrade and banister leads to the upper floor and remaining accommodation. Mid stair shelf has a wall mounted electricity meter. Hatch to roof space. Smoke detector.

Bedroom 1 12’1” x 9’2” [3.95m x 2.80m] approx. at widest Spacious double bedroom with south facing dormer window to the front. Extensive fitted wardrobes with sliding mirror doors provides shelf and hanging space.

Bedroom 2 15’7” x 9’9” [4.75m x 3.00m] approx. at widest Further double bedroom with dormer window to the front. Space for free standing furniture.

Bathroom Fitted with a three piece suite comprising a wash hand basin, w.c. and bath. Tiled to dado height throughout. A fitted cupboard houses the hot water tank with shelved storage. Opaque window to the rear.

Land With grounds extending to approx. 3½ acres in total, the property is situated within formal garden grounds with south facing aspect with additional paddocks and woodland located to the rear. The garden grounds are enclosed by a stone wall and mature conifer hedging with established borders stocked with mature shrubs and trees. A paved path leads to the side and the rear of the property where a range of stone and timber outbuildings are located. Access to lower paddock with planning for three detached dwellinghouses, further paddock and established woodland beyond accessed via the lower paddock.

Planning Permission Development opportunity, full planning permission has been obtained for the demolition of the existing property with the erection of a replacement dwellinghouse and detached garage and the erection of three further dwellinghouses on the lower paddock and formation of a new access road. Full details can be found on the Aberdeenshire Planning website REF: APP/2016/0985. Mains water, drainage and electricity supplies are available near the site. Respective purchasers will be responsible for connection to the services and satisfying themselves with all planning conditions.

Directions From Banchory travel towards Strachan. On reaching the 40 mile speed limit at Silver Ladies caravan park, Ardine Cottage is the second property on the right after the post box as indicated by our For Sale board.

Notes The existing cottage benefits from electric heating, mains water and drainage and there is a water supply to the lower paddock. EPC=F.

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Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace

75 High Street Banchory AB31 5TJ

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