Development opportunity
For sale
Durris, Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 6BD

House plot with planning for a replacement dwellinghouse. An attractive location in the heart of Royal Deeside and witiin 12 miles of Aberdeen City Centre

Quarry Bank is in a secluded rural area in the heart of Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire. To the south of the River Dee, the property is located approximately 12 miles south west of Aberdeen City Centre, in the small rural hamlet of Woodland of Durris. Aberdeen provides a full range of cultural, leisure, retail and educational opportunities befitting one of Scotland’s major cities.

Local services are also available in Banchory, with primary schooling at Durris, 1 mile away, and secondary schooling at Banchory Academy or privately in Aberdeen.

From Aberdeen head west on the A93 North Deeside Road to Milltimber. Cross the Milltimber Bridge on the B979 and turn right onto the B9077. Follow the B9077 for approximately 4 miles before turning left onto a side road, signed Woodlands of Durris. Follow this side road for approximately 0.8 miles and you will find the entrance to Quarry Bank on your left.

From the south, from the A90 at Stonehaven, take the B979 for Peterculter. Follow this road for 4.7 miles. Turn left at the signpost for Denside of Durris. Follow this side road for approximately 3.8 miles and turn right onto a further side road. Quarry Bank is the first entrance on your right.

A sweeping gravel laid driveway leads to a single ‘Dorran’ built 3-bedroom bungalow. There is a detached single garage and garden ground to the front and rear of the house. The house and garage is to be demolished for a replacement dwelling house. The house may be unsuitable for mortgage purposes.

The property has pleasant and private setting, surrounded by mixed woodland and providing views to the south west over the Dee valley. The total area of the property extends to approximately 0.36 acres.

Full planning permission has been granted for a replacement dwelling house on the property. The permission is for a 4-bedroom, spacious family home, with double garage, modern features and to be constructed with energy efficient building techniques.

A copy of the planning permission can either be provided on request or found on Aberdeenshire Council’s planning website under planning reference APP/2015/2444.

The property is currently served with a mains water supply and a private septic tank that is situated within the boundary of the property. It is intended that for the new dwelling, the mains supply will be retained and the septic tank replaced with a private foul water treatment unit.

The property is served by mains electricity.
It is intended that the new house will have a modern, efficient heating system and high insulation properties.

Method of sale
By private treaty, as a whole. The Seller reserves the right not to accept the highest or any offer.

Only by appointment with Bidwells, Aberdeen

Closing date
A closing date may be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the selling agents.

At a mutually acceptable date.

Should there be any discrepancy between these particulars, stipulations, special conditions of sale and missives of sale, the last shall prevail.

Offers in Scottish Legal Form should be submitted to the selling agents at their Aberdeen office. Parties are asked to satisfy themselves that they fully understand the implications of offering under Scottish Law.

Further details from the selling agents
Bidwells, 70 Carden Place, Aberdeen AB10 1UL
t: 01224 974130 or
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