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  • TypeHouse
  • Ownership Freehold
  • Occupation Vacant
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Council Tax Search SAA


Full Address:  Mains of Springhill, Boddam, Peterhead, AB42 3BH

Semi Rural Detached TWO Bedroom Farm House residing with associated Boarding Kennels, L Shaped steading and approx. 1 Acre of land with secluded attractive open views to the surrounding countryside.

Traditional Farm House with development potential. HOUSE COMPRISES: Porch, hallway, dining room, dining sized kitchen, lounge, two double bedrooms and bathroom. Double Glazing. Oil Fired Heating.

Former Craigewan Boarding Kennels and Cattery. Offers buyers an opportunity to continue in current business form for immediate income or Change of Use to Stables or Garages.

The associated kennels currently have 26 enclosures and feed room there is also potential for alteration for stables, garages or residential accommodation (subject to relevant consents).

The property resides on approximately 1 Acre of land on a Great spot on the East Coast of Scotland circa 24 miles North of Aberdeen. Daily bus service available between Boddam and Aberdeen.

Rural TWO BEDROOM DETACHED farm house residing with associated Boarding Kennels, L Shaped steading and approx. 1 acre of surrounding land with secluded and attractive open views to the surrounding countryside. The property is at the end of a private track and has no immediate neighbours. The buildings surround an enclosed, secure courtyard laid with chippings. There is a good-sized car park with parking for several vehicles and a customer/staff toilet along with a further well stocked garden on entry to the property. Former Craigewan Boarding Kennels and Cattery. Offers buyers an opportunity to continue in current business form for immediate income or apply for change of use to Stables or Garages. DM Hall RICS valuation £145,000 on detached house only (2019). Since the report was undertaken, the owners have had the required work to the dampness in the house completed (with guarantee) and repairs to the roof and chimneys as needed and along with a new external central heating combi boiler (fitted February 2020 with 10 year warranty). HOUSE COMPRISES: Hallway, dining sized kitchen, dining room, lounge, bathroom and two bedrooms on the upper floor. Approximately 91 square metres internally (excluding the porch) originally built around 1900. OUTBUILDINGS: Traditional stone and slate L shaped steading (former watermill) containing kennels kitchen, utility store, grooming room/laundry, 2 x large workshops/storage and large floored loft. WORKSHOP: Power, light and water connections. This part of the L shaped steading is currently used for storage and as a workshop (man cave). The central heating boiler for the cattery and small dogs kennel block is located here. The property occupies a rural locality and offers the purchaser an opportunity to development the previous business element comprising a cat and dog home. All facilities and amenities are included within the lot.

Excellent Location that would make an ideal Family Home and Equally Great Holiday House. The nearby village of Boddam has a population of circa 1,400 and its facilities include a primary school, doctors surgery, post office, two convenience stores, 3 hotels and a library. Peterhead with a population of circa 18,000 is the shopping, commercial and administrative centre of North Aberdeenshire. Peterhead offers a wider choice of amenities and Aberdeen is only a 30 minute drive away. Peterhead itself has several supermarkets with Asda, Morrison's, Aldi and Lidl all within a short drive of the property and two Tesco's within 16 miles. Aberdeen can be reached within 30 minutes by car and provides all the facilities befitting the acknowledged capital of the European Oil industry with theatres, cinemas, music venues, two universities and excellent shopping facilities. In addition, Aberdeen has a mainline railway station, and an international airport. DIRECTIONS: From Aberdeen take the A90 road North. Continue towards Peterhead. After passing through Stirling Village take the first left onto a single-track road signposted to ‘Newton’. Continue for approx. 0.75 mile. Turn left at the signpost ‘Craigewan Kennels’ and continue to the top of the track and turn left. VIEWINGS AVAILABLE STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

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Date & Time: 23 September 2021, 10am-3pm
Type: Timed Online Auction

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