Old Fordyce Primary School Fordyce, Banff, AB45 2SJ

Aspc ref: 362751

Price over £80,000



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Detached former Primary School in approx 0.17 Ha (0.43 Ac) large enough to accommodate two dwellings subject to planning permission . Net internal area 357 sq.m. Price over £80,000 Entry by arr. Viewing contact solicitors. (EPC band - G).



Fordyce is a small conservation village located within the county of Aberdeenshire, approx. 3 miles south west of Portsoy, 4 miles south east of Cullen, 11 miles west of Banff and 53 miles north of Aberdeen.

The village occupies a rural location and benefits from a primary school, café and craft shop. Fordyce has a resident population of approx. 100 people (Source: Census Result 2011).

The property is situated on the east side of School Road, on the southern edge of the village. It shares vehicular access off School Road with the existing Primary School. The surrounding area is predominantly residential, with the exception of a B&B located opposite the property and Fordyce Primary School located adjacent to the subjects.
Extract plans are provided below showing the location and the extent of the subjects.


The property is a former primary school built in 1882. It is a detached building of traditional stone construction under a pitched slate roof.

It is large enough to accommodate two dwellings subject to planning.

The Net Internal Area is 357 sq. m.

The site extends to approx. 0.17 Ha (0.43 Ac)

The subjects will be sold as seen and no guarantees or warranties are available.

Services: We understand the site is served with mains electricity, drainage and water connection. Interested parties are advised to satisfy themselves regarding the location and capacity of services.

Energy Performance Certificate (EPC): The EPC rating is Band G. A copy of the EPC can be provided to interested parties.

Rating Information: The property is currently listed on the Assessor’s website with a Rateable Value of £16,000. If converted for residential dwelling, it will require to be reassessed for Council Tax.


All planning enquiries regarding redevelopment and alternative uses should be directed to:

Banff & Buchan and Garioch Area Planning Office

Gordon House

Blackhall Road


AB51 3WA

T: 01467 628469

E: go.planapps@aberdeenshire.gov

VAT: VAT will not be payable on the sale price.

Viewing Arrangement: The site and exterior of the property are available to view without appointment. For viewings of the interior, please contact:

Ayo Lawal

T: 01467 539356

E: ayodeji.lawal@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

Offers: Any persons who wish to submit an offer to purchase the property should note their interest with the Estates Manager, Aberdeenshire Council, Woodhill House, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, AB16 5GB, 01467 537502.

Bidders should note that the Council is not bound to accept the highest or indeed any offer received.

Offers to purchase must state the price and must be valid offers in accordance with Scottish Law and submitted in the official tender envelope. Offers submitted otherwise than in accordance with this requirement may not be considered.

In the event that a closing date is set, all persons who have noted their interest in the property will be sent details of the closing date, together with details of the Council’s tender procedures that must be strictly adhered to.

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