Land - Building Plot For Sale

Plot 1, House Site, 57 Main Street, Tomintoul, AB37 9HA

Fixed Asking Price £40,000

We are thrilled to present an exciting development opportunity in a popular Highland Village. This unique plot building prospect offers buyers a chance to delve into the heart of Scotland's scenic beauty, nestled on the route of both the Snow Roads and North East 250 in the stunning Cairngorms National Park. This enviable site is particularly popular for its proximity to nature and the wealth of outdoor activities accessible from its doorstep, perfect for attracting nature-loving residents or vacation homeowners. The site comes with planning permission for a detached three / four -bedroom home, extending to approximately 175sqm. Designed as a one and three-quarter storey house, the home features a rectangular footprint and traditional pitched roof, offering the opportunity to build a well-insulated and thoughtfully proportioned home. Benefitting from a detached double garage and generously sized garden, perfect for those who value outdoor living spaces. The site extends to circa 502sqm or 0.124 acres, providing ample space for both indoor and outdoor living. This new build opportunity promises not just a chance to build an energy efficient home, but a chance to be part of shaping a beloved Highland Village.

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Tomintoul is the Eastern Gateway to the Cairngorms National Park and has the reputation of being the highest village in the Highlands at 1165 ft (350m) centred round a picturesque square and situated near the Lecht Ski Resort Centre on the scenic route between Grantown on Spey and Royal Deeside. It is the largest village in the Glenlivet area supporting B&B's, a post office and general stores, art studios, craft, gift and malt whisky shops.

Tomintoul also has its own distillery, "the Tomintoul", which made the Guinness Book of Records for producing "The Largest Bottle of Scotch Whisky in The World" - at 105.3 litres. There are also three more stills, "The Tamnavulin", "The Braeval" and "The Glenlivet" within a few miles.

The area is surrounded by the mountain ranges of the Cromdales, the Ladder Hills and the Cairngorms, facilitating spectacular views, walks and other outdoor pursuits, including wildlife appreciation, salmon and trout fishing on the nearby River Avon, mountain biking on many trails and nearby bike Glenlivet and hill walking a plenty.

The nearby Lecht Ski Centre 2090 provides winter sports and in the summer has quad biking and go-carts.

Transport Links

Located in the heart of the Highlands, Tomintoul offers a number of convenient travel options for local, regional, and international travel.

Road: Tomintoul is well-connected via road with the A939, a major scenic route running through Speyside, providing easy access to both Aberdeen to the east and Inverness to the north.

Air: The nearest airports are Inverness Airport (approximately 43 miles away) and Aberdeen International Airport (approximately 56 miles away), offering both domestic and international flights.

Rail: The nearest railway station is Aviemore (around 27 miles away), which is on the main line from Inverness to London, providing connections to major cities across the UK.

Public Transport: There are regular bus services that run through Glenlivet connecting it to neighbouring towns and villages.

For schooling, Tomintoul falls within the Moray Council area, which provides a comprehensive education system. Primary education is available at Tomintoul Primary School, a small but well-regarded school located right in Tomintoul. For secondary education, pupils typically attend Speyside High School in Aberlour, which is approximately 21 miles away and offers a broad curriculum.

For further education, the University of the Highlands and Islands offers a range of courses and has several campuses throughout the Highlands, with the nearest being in Elgin and Inverness. Other universities in Aberdeen and Dundee are available.


Planning in principle was agreed with the local Moray Council Authority for the construction of a detached three bedroom property (master en-suite shower) with additional study / bedroom bedroom. There is an open plan lounge with dining area and patio doors, kitchen, wc and bathroom.


The house will be connected to the public foul sewer and water supply and have a separate surface water soakaway within the site. Purchasers should satisfy themselves on service provision and connection cost.


Planning permission has been obtained from the Moray Council to erect two detached dwelling houses at 57 Main Street, Tomintoul, Ballindalloch, Moray. Permission for development was granted on the 26th June 2023 and the development to which this permission relates must be begun not later than the expiration of 3 years beginning with the date on which the permission is granted.
Further details on planning can be obtained by visiting the Moray council E-Planning website or by cutting and pasting the following link into your web browser address bar (not search engine i.e. Google etc.) and typing in the reference 23/00179/APP

Home Report

A Home report is not required for this sale.


By arrangement


Plot 1 - Fixed Price £40,000.00

Detached 3/4 Bedrooms. Site extends to circa 502sqm or 0.124 acres

Viewings and Offers

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
Fax: (01479) 874806

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