Plot 1, Pitcullen Steading Torphins, Banchory, AB31 4NQ

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Price over £120,000


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Plot in app 0.229 acre with planning permission in principal for the erection of 1.5 storey dwellhouse. Price over £120,000 Entry by arr. Viewing contact solicitors or go along to site.


Situated a short distance from the village of Torphins and within easy commute of Aberdeen city, we offer for sale a building plot on the site of Pitcullen Steading extending to approx. 0.229 acre. The current owners have obtained outline planning permission in principal for the erection of a 1.5 storey dwellinghouse. Planning compliance and connection to the services will be the responsibility of the purchaser. Details of the planning application are on the Aberdeenshire Council website, planning application reference APP/2018/0263. The picturesque village of Torphins is ideally located, offering tranquillity of village life, but with in easy commuting distance of Aberdeen (21 miles). There is a good choice of shops and amenities within Torphins including a chemist and general grocers/post office with a wider range at nearby Banchory (6 miles) or Aboyne (8 miles). There is an excellent primary school in the village with secondary education available at nearby Aboyne Academy which incorporates a community and sports centre with a swimming pool. There is a wide range of outdoor pursuits available in the area including the Torphins 9-hole golf course and tennis courts.

Planning Permission Planning permission in principle has been granted for the erection of a dwellinghouse at the former steading at Pitcullen Farm, Torphins. The development is subject to compliance with several conditions which can be seen in more detail in the planning application on Aberdeenshire Council website.

Planning application APP/2018/0263. The plot extends to approximately 0.229 acre.

Services Connection to services would be the responsibility of the purchaser. It is proposed that the property will be connected to a private water supply with drainage to a treatment system.

Required Reports/Conditions

The following reports and conditions will be required prior to the development commencing.

1. Detailed design of each dwellinghouse including materials and details of bat boxes on buildings/on site.

2. Detailed design for proposed access, parking and hardstanding in line with conditions.

3. Detailed design of the drainage solution for foul and surface water.

4. Details of any planting and hard landscaping including boundary treatments.

5. Conditions: A method of statement for the safe removal, reclamation and appropriate reuse of salvageable stone and slate accruing from the proposed works have been submitted to and approved in writing by the planning authority. Thereafter the work shall be carried out in complete accordance with the approval method statement.

6. No works in connection with the demolition of the steading shall be carried out in the period between 1st March and 31st August in any year or at any time when barn owls are nesting on site.


From Torphins, travel east towards Aberdeen. Turn left at Campfield petrol station, continue along this road for approximately 1.5 miles, then take the 6th opening on the right signposted Thistleycrook/Pitcullen. Pitcullen house is situated straight ahead and the Steading is on the left as indicated by our For Sale board.

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Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace

75 High Street Banchory AB31 5TJ

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