Glashmore Steading and surrounding countryside

Glashmore Steading Development, Banchory

Glashmore Steading, Banchory, AB31 5HL

Banchory 8 miles, Westhill 8 miles, Aberdeen 15 miles.


This development opportunity is located in stunning countryside to the east of Banchory, between the B9125 and the A93 roads, being the main routes to Aberdeen City. The site is serviced by a private driveway to the nearest public road.

The development site has a total area of approximately 3760m². The site is offered as a whole or in 5 separate lots, as shown on the attached plan.

The site is generally flat and level and currently houses a redundant farm steading. The surrounding land is used for the purposes of agriculture.


Glashmore Steading is located 15 miles west of Aberdeen. Banchory is 8 miles to the southwest and Westhill just under 8 miles to the northeast.

The nearest village is Drumoak, served by a primary school, a local football pitch, access to the river Dee and a garden centre a mile to east.

Banchory is a beautiful scenic town on Royal Deeside, served by two primary schools and an Academy.  The locality has a number of woodland areas and walks including the Deeside way running from Aberdeen to Braemar, highly renowned golf courses, as well as many other recreational opportunities.

Westhill is served by three primary schools and an Academy.  The area has a number of outdoor pursuits, castles and plenty of other leisure opportunities


The site benefits from planning permission in principle for formation of 3 dwelling houses (including conversion of existing steading), which was granted on 09 December 2016 under reference APP/2016/1974. Proposed layouts of the development and the Section 75 Legal Agreement are available at request.

Additionally, the plot to the north of the steading also benefits from further planning permission for the erection of two further dwelling houses, which was granted on 20 October 2016, under reference APP/2015/3286. Proposed layouts of the development, as well as the Section 75 Legal Agreement, are also available upon request.

For further information, relating to specific site details and planning history, please contact the selling agents on the details below.


The site is offered for sale as a whole, but offers for individual plots will be considered along with other commercial terms should they be offered.

Health and Safety

Given that the steading is in a state of disrepair, site visits should only be conducted by appointment only.


The site is currently serviced with electricity and mains water. As part of the development, the new houses will each have an exclusive private sewerage system, with the soakaways consented to by the seller, who also owns the adjacent land. Further details are available on request.


Interested parties should make their own enquiries as to the availability, location and capacity of local infrastructure.

The vendor is inviting offers for the whole of the site.

Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs. The Purchaser will be responsible for LBTT, registration dues, and any VAT incurred in connection with the transaction.

The attached plans and descriptions are indicative only, and subject to change.

Any property construction is to be carried out with consideration of the Leys Estate design guide.



For further information please contact 01330 826506 or [email protected]