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Birchwood House Site, , Faebuie

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UNDER OFFER - Birchwood at Faebuie is an exceptionally attractive rural house site which extends to approximately two acres and includes the benefit of full detailed planning permission for the erection of a high quality 1 & 3/4 storey five bedroom home of character with triple detached garage. Located in a sought after location just outside the picturesque Highland planned town of Grantown On Spey, the site provides exceptional views of the Cromdale hills and will provide a spectacular location for the proposed new house which has been specifically designed to take full advantage of the surroundings. The approved design blends contemporary interior spaces with traditional stone and wood clad exterior finishes to create a highly sustainable, healthy living environment, incorporating formal and open plan living areas with extensive glazing to allow for excellent levels of natural light. With easy access to the Cairngorms National Park and on the doorstep of the Whisky Trail this unique build opportunity offers luxury living in a special environment.

Grantown On Spey

Situated within the Cairngorms National Park Grantown is the Capital of Strathspey and a leading tourist resort. It has a fine shopping centre, first class hotels and guest houses, Primary and Grammar schools offering education to university entrance standard, Cottage Hospital and Health Centre. Sporting facilities include 18 hole golf course, superb leisure centre with 4 court sports hall, climbing wall, fitness suite and 20m pool, excellent Salmon and Trout fishing in the River Spey and other waters, 8 tennis courts, bowling green, children’s recreation park and forest walks through Grant Park.

There are many places of interest to visit in the area with Grantown being the gateway to the Malt Whisky Trail. The Grantown Heritage Centre is open through the summer and Highland Games are held at different venues throughout the Spey Valley. Within easy reach are the Cairngorm Mountains for winter sports facilities and hill walking. The sandy beaches of the Moray Firth are also close by. Other distances from Grantown on Spey – Aviemore 15 miles; Elgin and Inverness 34 miles; Aberdeen 80 miles; Perth 95 miles.


Detailed planning permission was agreed with the local Highland Council Planning Authority for the construction of a bespoke home and separate triple garage set amongst mature birch trees which will result in a home of character set in mature landscaping.

The location looks across the site of The Battle of Cromdale which took place at the Haugh of Cromdale in Speyside on April 30 and May 1, 1690.

The proposed house has planning consent for the following accommodation:
Ground Floor:

Vestibule l Hall l Living Room l Formal Dining Room l Sitting Room l Study l Cloak Room l WC l Utility l Open Plan Kitchen, Breakfast, Family Room

First Floor:
Master Bedroom with Dressing Room and En-suite l Family Bathroom l Four Further Double bedrooms (two en-suite)

The plot extends to approximately 2 acres.


We understand that mains electricity is available adjacent to the site, drainage would be to a septic tank and there is a private water supply on site with the relevant filtration system in place at source.


Full Planning Permission has been obtained from the Highland Council for the erection of a new 1 & ¾ storey 5 bedroom detached property with separate detached triple garage. Reference 15/04012/FUL. If the current design is not suitable it is anticipated that amendments can be made subject to the necessary consents being obtained.
Further details on planning can be obtained by visiting the Highland council E-Planning website and typing in the reference 15/04012/FUL

Home Report

A home report is not required for this purchase.


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Viewing is strictly by arrangement with and all offers to be submitted to:-
Masson Cairns
Strathspey House
Grantown on Spey
PH26 3EQ
Tel: (01479) 874800

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