Old Smiddy, Braehead Road, Glamis DD8 1RN
Thorntons are delighted to offer to the market an extremely rare opportunity to purchase a large southerly-facing plot of land of approx. 0.5 acres. Set within the Angus village of Glamis, there is planning and building warrant approval for the erection of a stunning residential dwelling on the site of The Old Smiddy. The Old Smiddy has been demolished, and the site cleared with some of the existing stone from the Smiddy remaining on site. It is a requirement of the planning permission for this to be used as part of the development.
Located within the conservation village of Glamis, the approved house design is sympathetic in its scale and material finish. The planning includes a detached double garage. The Glamis Burn forms part of the boundary of the land, with ownership to the mid-way point along the section of the burn bordering the plot.
The plans include a ground-floor master suite with en-suite and dressing room. There are 2 further bedrooms and a bathroom on the upper floor. Also included on the ground floor is an additional room that offers itself to a number of different uses and could be utilised as a 4th bedroom or nursery.
Glamis is a well-preserved conservation village. Surrounding Glamis Castle, home of the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne. Much of its historic core was built to house estate workers in the late 18th century. Witness to over 1000 years of history, Glamis is situated in the heart of Angus. It was the inspiration for Shakespeare’s Macbeth and the childhood home of Her late Majesty, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.
Amenities within the village of Glamis include a primary school, church, well well-stocked village shop with a popular tearoom. The central Village Hall offers an excellent venue for local clubs and organizations to meet. Glamis Gallery with its eclectic collection of Scottish and more local Angus art and crafts including cards, textiles, oil paintings, and sculptures. There is the Gin Bothy Experience situated on Kirk Wynd, an award-winning local gin company, which has a mini-museum of bothy life in years gone by showing the traditional methods and plants used to create various gins.
There is straightforward access to the A94 arterial road linking to Forfar (5.4 miles) and the A90 dual carriageway to Aberdeen (61 miles) and central Dundee (12.3 miles).
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