£85,000 Under Offer
Under Offer
  • Type: Cottage
  • Availability: Under Offer
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Parking: Driveway
  • Outside Space: Front Garden, Rear Garden
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Property Features

  • Development Opportunity
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Country Views

Property Summary

We are delighted to offer for sale this development opportunity located on the outskirts of Banff at Alvah. This is a 3 bedroom traditional country dwelling-house with the beginnings of a rear extension. Further works may be subject to planning and building approval by Aberdeenshire Council as the existing building warrant has expired.


There is a garden which is laid to lawn and wraps around the property, a driveway leading up to the property provides off-road parking and outbuildings such as a garage and shed provides ample outdoor work/storage space. The property benefits from panoramic views over the surrounding countryside.


Banff is situated on the Moray Firth coast at the mouth of the River Deveron and is renowned for its historic tourist interest.  Lying approximately 46miles from Aberdeen, Banff has good range of shops, schools and other local services.  Recreational facilities such as golf, fishing, bowling, swimming, sailing and other water sports are all within easy reach.


Moveable items available by separate negotiation.


Viewing is recommended to appreciate the potential in this property.

Full Details

Ground Floor

Entrance Vestibule
Front exterior door leads into entrance vestibule with window to front and ceiling light.

Window to front, staircase leading to first floor, large cupboard under stairs, radiator, ceiling light and power points. Access to Lounge, Kitchen, Bathroom and Bedroom 1.

Lounge (14.66ft (5.94m) x 10.90ft (5.33m))
Dual aspect with windows to front and side, fireplace with tiled surround, alcove with built in cupboard and ceiling light.

Kitchen (8.38ft (3.40m) x 8.05ft (2.57m))
Sink and drainer with mixer tap, 2 shelved pantry cupboards, ceiling light and ample power points.

Bathroom (8.23ft (3.02m) x 5.68ft (3.25m))
3-piece suite comprising of W.C., hand-wash basin and bath with overhead shower. Built in storage cupboard and ceiling light.

Bedroom 1/Dining Room (9.43ft (3.84m) x 14.74ft (6.15m))
Dual aspect with windows to front and side, fireplace with tiled surround, storage cupboard and ceiling light.

First Floor
Staircase leading to First Floor hallway.

2 windows to front, 1 double storage cupboards to the side of the stairs, 2 storage cupboards on the landing, 1 housing the electric fuse box. Ceiling light.

Bedroom 2 (12.51ft (4.95m) (at widest) x 11ft (3.35m))
Window to front, 2 storage cupboards, ceiling light and radiator.

Bedroom 3 (12.60ft (5.18m) (at widest) x 11.92ft (5.69m) (at narrowest))
Window to front, double sliding wardrobe, 2 storage cupboards (1 housing the cold water tank), ceiling light, radiator and phone point.

Driveway leads from road up to the property. Garden laid to lawn which wraps all the way around the property. There are outbuildings such as a garage and shed.

Garage (10.72ft (4.88m) x 16.77ft (6.83m))
There is power and water as well as workbench space.


Lounge/Kitchen (9.84ft (4.88m) (at widest) x 21.06ft (6.55m))
Rear door and 2 windows to rear installed. Space for expanding lounge and kitchen into open plan kitchen/family room.

Bathroom (9.73ft (4.60m) (at widest) x 5.65ft (3.18m))
Space for window at rear but has not been installed. Can be used to expand bathroom.

1st Bedroom (7.92ft (4.47m) (at widest) x 10.12ft (3.35m))
Window to rear. Used as a coal room but can be used to expand downstairs bedroom.

All mains services: Electricity and water. Drainage is to a septic tank.

By arrangement.

Follow the A97 road from Banff towards Aberchirder for approx. 1.8 miles. Turn left and follow this road for approx. 1.7 miles. South Sandlaw Cottage is located on the right.

By appointment only through contacting the selling solicitors -Tel. 01261 815678 or e-mail

These particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. All statements contained herein although believed to be correct are not guaranteed. Intending purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the accuracy of each of the statements contained in these particulars.