House Site & Land At Backfield Farm

Drumlithie, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, AB39 3YN

Offers Over £360,000

38.39 acres

  • Around 33.85 acres of bare farmland
  • Exciting smallholding opportunity
  • 0.54 acre building plot with adjoining 4 acres of land
  • Planning in principle for detached dwellinghouse

DESCRIPTIONLot 1: Land extending to around 33.85 acresThe land at Backfield comprises a block of productive commercial farmland being situated in an area well known for its productive and fertile farmland. The land comprises 2 enclosures forming one contiguous block extending to 33.85 acres (13.69 hectares). According the James Hutton Institute the land is classed as Grade 3(2). The land currently in grass having historically being in an arable rotation. The land is fenced, watered and in good heart.Lot 2: Development site & land of around 4 acres.This is an excellent opportunity to design and build your own home and create a manageable smallholding for growing crops or grazing animals. The location is very accessible, yet positioned amongst the quiet and beautiful rolling Aberdeenshire countryside. The house site extends to around 0.54 of an acre and planning in principle was granted by Aberdeenshire Council on the 21st December 2022 for the erection of a single dwellinghouse. The planning can be reviewed under application number APP/2022/2277. The 4 acres of land included with lot 2 immediately adjoins the house site to the south. There is flexability across both lots in regards to the amount of land being included, within reason.SITUATIONThe land and development site are situated 2 miles North-West of Drumlithie in the beautiful Aberdeenshire countryside. The local village of Drumlithie has a primary school and a shop. Stonehaven is only 7.5 miles away and provides a wide range of local amenities, together with shops, coffee shops and restaurants together with community centre and swimming pool. Furthermore, there are several first-class golf courses and sporting activities in the area. The area is well resourced in terms of agricultural infrastructure, being well served by a number of grain merchants, agricultural suppliers and machinery dealers, in addition to the Machinery Ring. Auction marts can be found in Inverurie and Forfar with modern abattoirs being situated at Inverurie and Portlethen. Both lots benefit from extensive road frontage.SERVICESWe understand both lots have a connection in place to a shared private water supply. A water meter will be installed for each supply and any future owner should expect to be charged for their water usage and contribute to maintenance.Electricity is close by and it’s the responsibility of interested parties to investigate the availability and cost of utility services to the individual site and capacities thereof.