CLOSING DATE – 12 Noon 26th August 2021
Unique opportunity to acquire a development opportunity, set in a sought-after and accessible location in Aberdeenshire
There are a number of villages and towns in the vicinity of Balnastraid Steading, with Logie Coldstone less than a mile from the property supporting a rural primary school, whilst Tarland (4 miles) has local shops. On a larger scale, the nearby town of Aboyne (8 miles) offers local services, a primary school, an Academy, community centre, swimming pool and theatre, with a larger offering of shops and services available in the town of Banchory (21 miles).
Aberdeen Airport at Dyce (34 miles) offers daily domestic services to some of the major cities in the UK and Europe. There are direct train services from Aberdeen to London, including a sleeper service. Aberdeen is a vibrant city with its corporate headquarters, universities and colleges, and provides all the services expected of a major city. Private schools include Robert Gordon’s College, the Hamilton School, St Margaret’s and Albyn as well as the International School of Aberdeen.
The county of Aberdeenshire is a popular destination for both the domestic and international tourism market. It is famed for offering extensive opportunities for field sports with driven pheasant and partridges on many of the low ground estates and grouse shooting and stalking on the upland estates to the west of the county. The nearby rivers of Dee and Don, along with the rivers Deveron and Ythan to the north of the county offer renowned opportunity for salmon and sea trout fishing. With Blelack Farm being set in an envious location on Deeside, it presents unrivalled access to the Cairngorms National Park and the walking, hiking and cycling opportunities that attract millions of national and international tourists to the region each year. Away from the hills, there are numerous golf courses in the county, with local golf clubs at Aboyne and Banchory, along with Trump International at Balmedie and Royal Aberdeen.
UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE A DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY, SET IN A SOUGHT-AFTER AND ACCESSIBLE LOCATION IN ABERDEENSHIRE
Lot 5: Balnastraid Steading
Approx. 2.6 acres
A range of general purpose buildings, with planning in principle for residential development
From the A96 (Aberdeen to Ballater road) take the A97 road at Dinnet, posted for Logie Coldstone. Continue along to the A97 for approx. 2.50 miles and Balnastraid Steading will be on the right.