Clatt, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4PQ

Offers Over £75,000

  • Derelict cottage & steading
  • Charming and special opportunity
  • Around 1 acre in total
  • Off-grid living potential
  • Breath-taking open views
  • Rural & quiet countryside location

Smallburn is a charming stone detached cottage and steading located high on the hills with an idyllic Aberdeenshire rural location. Ideal for those looking to escape the rush of every day life and retreat to a quieter place with breath taking views and incredible scenery. Smallburn extends to around 1 acre in total which includes the traditional stone cottage and the stone steading, with extensive garden grounds surrounding you.The opportunities at Smallburn are endless and may include retaining and improving the original cottage and steading to habitable accommodation, or equally it may be that planning is applied for an alternative property on the site. The property would lend itself well as a main home and also offers a superb opportunity as a second home or even a holiday let opportunity (With the necessary permissions.), given its special idyllic location here in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.The cottage may also have the potential to offer its new owners a unique off-grid living experience in a picturesque location.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Hall, Room 1, Room 2 & Room 3.First Floor: Large loft room.SERVICES AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONSmallburn has a right of access to a private water supply located outwith the feu. It is unknown if this private water source still offers a sufficient water supply, or a supply at all. Potential buyers will need to investigate this themselves or consider a new private water source. We understand electricity and a phone line pass between the cottage and steading. There is no guarantee is this regard and it is the sole responsibility of any potential buyer to investigate the services further and the capacities thereof. The present owners have not applied for any planning during their ownership. Interested parties are encouraged to make their own enquiries in this regard.The property is sold as seen and no warranties will be given regarding any matter relating to the property and that any Offer which is subject to funding, estimates or any permissions being obtained will not be considered.VIEWINGSStrictly by appointment with the Selling Agents. Internally we understand the floors are mostly unsafe and therefore not suitable for internal inspection. We understand some floors are unsafe within the cottage. If you choose to enter the cottage, it is solely at your own risk. You will be travelling on the track road for approximately 1.2 miles. The track is poor in areas and its recommended to take a 4x4 vehicle.SITUATIONSmallburn enjoys a stunning rural environment up on the hill by the village of Clatt which has a lovely church, village hall, small park areal and a primary school. The larger towns of Alford and Huntly provide everyday shops and services including supermarkets, secondary schooling, health centre, cottage hospitals and excellent community centres providing theatre/cinema, full size swimming pool, badminton courts, library and gym.This area is renowned for its wide range of outdoor leisure pursuits including hill walking, fishing, mountain biking and ski-ing, especially being around 40 minute drive from the Cairngorms National Park.