Building plot on the site of the former Drumtochty Arms Hotel in Auchenblae with planning permission for a replacement hotel and separate restaurant/take away.
Plot The plot which extends to 1072m2 is the site of the former Drumtochty Arms Hotel and includes a listed cottage, listed shop with flat above and additional area of ground at the back of the main plot. Although being sold as one whole plot, offer for the individual sections would be considered with the potential for alternative developments, such a townhouses, being possible (after permission being sought).
Location Auchenblae is a pretty conservation village with a real sense of community. The community park “The Den” is used by locals and visitors alike and is a short stroll from the plot. Nearby towns of Stonehaven and Montrose provide shopping opportunities. Surrounding areas include Drumtochty Forest for walking and cycling and the beautiful beach at St Cyrus is a 25 minute drive away.
From a residential point of view Auchenblae has a doctors surgery, nursery, primary school and secondary schooling at Mearns Academy in nearby Laurencekirk. A short drive takes you onto the A90 with access to Aberdeen and Dundee and Laurencekirk has a train station.
Planning Permission Planning Permission has been granted for the erection of an 8 bedroom hotel with restaurant, public bar, function suite and games room on the site of the former Drumtochty Arms Hotel. Along with permission to modify the current shop/flat to a further restaurant and take away. Details can be viewed on Aberdeenshire Council website reference APP/2015/3013.
Directions Travelling south from Aberdeen on the A90 turn right at the sign for Auchenblae. Follow the road until you come to a crossroads and head straight across. Heading through Auchenblae stay on the road past the Village Hall on your left and then follow the road to your left up the hill of Kintore Street. The plot is on the right hand side and the Premier shop shows the start of it.