£79,000 offers over
An opportunity to purchase a stunning south facing 0.07 ha (0.17 acres) house plot which benefits from Planning Permission in Principle (19/01620/PPP) for the erection of a 1 ½ storey dwelling house.
The plot is situated approximately 1.5 miles from the village of Duffus and 4.5 miles north of Elgin. It is within easy commuting distance of Elgin and the A96 trunk road between Inverness and Aberdeen. The site is well located for service personnel stationed at either RAF Lossiemouth (5 miles) or Kinloss Army barracks (8 miles).
The land is located approximately 1/4 mile up a farm road off the B9012 Elgin to Hopeman road.
The plot sits in a level and well situated position at approximately 5 m above sea level. The plot benefits from a stunning open south and west facing outlook.
Situated in the Laich of 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 for winter sports, walking and mountain biking. 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.
Duffus has a shop, post office and family friendly pub whilst nearby sea-side village Hopeman (3 miles) offers local shopping, services and amenities. Elgin provides a more extensive range of
services and amenities, including a hospital, retail outlets and recreational facilities.
Hopeman has a primary school with Lossiemouth and Elgin providing Secondary School options. Private education can be found at the renowned Gordonstoun School just over a mile away.
Elgin 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.
The land is accessed directly from the public road onto a private farm road. The purchaser will have a servitude right of access granted from the public road and have shared maintenance obligations for the farm road.
The site will be serviced with electricity and water. Drainage is proposed to be via a septic tank sewerage system.
The seller will erect boundary stock fencing where required and thereafter maintenance for any stock fencing will be shared with the neighbouring proprietors.
All wayleaves are included in the sale.
Planning Permission in Principle (19/01620/PPP) was granted for a house on this site on 4 March 2020 and is valid for 3 years. The visibility and entrance splay conditions set out in the planning approval will be implemented by the seller with the ongoing maintenance taken on by the purchaser.
Moray Council, High Street, Elgin, IV30 1BX
The property may be viewed at any time in daylight hours; however, viewers must inform the Selling Agents. They should carry a set of particulars and take care not to block accesses or leave gates open. Any queries should first be directed to the Selling Agents; Peter Graham & Associates LLP: CLOSING DATE
A closing date may be fixed and prospective Purchasers are advised to register their interest with the Selling Agents. Prospective Purchasers should note that unless their interest in the property is registered, no guarantee can be given that notice of a closing date will be advised and consequently the property may be sold without notice.
Offers in Scottish Legal Form should be submitted to the Peter Graham & Associates LLP.
A deposit of 10% of the purchase price will become payable to the Seller within 14 days after conclusion of missives. Interest at 5% above the Bank of Scotland base rate shall be payable on the purchase price from the date of entry until paid and that notwithstanding that the purchaser may have taken entry. If the Purchaser fails to make payment within 14 days of the entry date with all accrued interest, the Seller shall be entitled to resile from the missives and to resell the property without prejudice to their rights to recover from the prospective Purchaser any loss incurred.
ENTRY AND POSSESSION