£90,000 offers over

  • 1.5 ACRES

Whiterow Plot 1

Forres, Moray, IV36 2SG

Description

Substantial site is located at the SW edge of Forres. It extends to approximately 0.5 hectares (1.5acres) and has Planning Permission for a contemporary architect designed home 3 bedroom home 5th October 2018 (18/00664/APP)

SITUATION
The site is set in an attractive position with a backdrop of mature Scots Pine tress with an open outlook to the southwest. A large garden/paddock is included in the sale.

LOCATION
The plot is situated approximately 1 mile southwest from the centre of the picturesque market town of Forres and the A96 trunk road between Inverness (26 miles) and Aberdeen (79 miles). It is also within commuting distance of Elgin which is 14 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 onto Ferry road along a picturesque avenue of trees.

ACCOMMODATION
Approved house designed by Annie Kenyon Architects. The accommodation comprises:

Ground floor:
Open plan kitchen/diner and living area
Snug/Sitting room
Double bedroom
Shower room
Utility room

1st Floor:
Master en suite bedroom
Double Bedroom
Office/Gallery/TV room
Bathroom

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
(5 miles) has a farm shop, café and a number of other independent shops. Logie Primary School is 3 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 via a shared drive (with adjacent plot (SOLD) ) directly from the public road access road (Ferry road)

SERVICES
The site is serviced with mains power and water.
Drainage to a septic tank (Drainage report available on request)

PLANNING
Planning Permission was granted for a house at this site 5th October 2018 (18/00664/APP). Previous planning permissions have existed on the site, most recently 15/00812/AMC. Developer contributions paid.The visibility and layby conditions set out in the planning approval will be implemented by the seller with the ongoing maintenance taken on by the purchaser.

FENCING
Large stock fenced paddock/garden to the SW.[gallery columns="3"]