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Property details

Features

  • Freehold
  • Private garden
  • Double garage
  • Rural/secluded

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Description

Situation

The plot is situated approximately 6.5 miles south of the picturesque town of Forres and the A96 trunk road between Inverness (31 miles) and Aberdeen (84 miles). It is also within commuting distance of Elgin which is 20 miles away. The site is well located for service personnel stationed at either RAF Lossiemouth or Kinloss Army barracks.
Directions

The land is located by turning off the A940 Grantown road 3 miles south of Forres (sign posted Half Davoch) and continuing for approximately 2.5 miles along a minor B road. At Craigroy, take a left turn and continue for 1 mile up to Phorp. The site is on the left hand side by Phorp Farmhouse.
Description

The plot sits in a level and well situated position with open views to the south and west at approximately 205 m above sea level. The house has been designed by the award winning Annie Kenyon Architects and offers generous living space over two levels (230 m2) including open plan living/kitchen/dining, separate snug, 4 double bedrooms (1 en-suite) and 2 further bath/shower rooms. In order to maximise the views, the living/kitchen/dining has been located on the 1st floor.
Local area

Situated in Moray, one is within easy reach of the stunning Morayshire coast famed for its beaches and cliff paths. It is a great area for outdoor enthusiasts due to easy access to the mountains and forests for winter sports, walking and mountain biking. The outdoor Capital of Scotland, Aviemore, is only 30 miles away. The area has a rich heritage with lots of castles and other historic buildings to visit and explore. Moray is also home to Speyside Whisky with over 40 distilleries to choose from.
Forres provides a good range of services and amenities, including a health centre, a busy High Street, supermarkets and recreational facilities. Nearby Logie Steading (6 miles) has a farm shop, café and a number of other independent shops. Logie Primary School is 5 miles away with Forres providing further primary school options plus secondary education. Private education can be found at the Drumduan Steiner School in Forres or the renowned Gordonstoun School by Duffus (20 miles).
Transport links

Forres is on the main railway line between Inverness and Aberdeen which has a regular service. Both Inverness and Aberdeen have airports with regular services to UK and international destinations.
Access

The land is accessed directly from the public road access road.
Services

Connection to a treated private water supply will be made available. The site will be serviced with an electricity connection. Drainage is proposed to be via a septic tank sewerage system.
Fencing

The seller will erect boundary stock fencing where required and thereafter maintenance for any fencing will be shared with the neighbouring proprietors.
Demolition

The demolition (cost and undertaking) of the existing stone steading can be agreed between the parties. Salvaged materials (slates and stone) can be utilised in the new build.
Additional land

There is the option of buying some additional land for a paddock adjacent to the property by separate negotiation.
Planning

Planning Permission (18/00936/app) was granted for a house on this site on 14 November 2018 and is valid for 3 years. The visibility and layby conditions set out in the planning approval will be implemented by the seller with any ongoing maintenance taken on by the purchaser.

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Local Amenities

  • Forres 5.6 miles
  • Inverness Airport 16.5 miles
  • Logie Primary School 1.7 miles
  • Forres Academy 5.1 miles

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Map and Street View Map showing location of property

Local Amenities

  • Forres 5.6 miles
  • Inverness Airport 16.5 miles
  • Logie Primary School 1.7 miles
  • Forres Academy 5.1 miles
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28th Jan 2019 £85,000 First listed

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