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Altyre Estate building development Plots for sale moray


Alytre Estate is set in the heart of the beautiful county of Moray. Owned by the Gordon Cumming family for over 250 years the Estate extends to 13,000 acres of which 7,000 acres is sustainable woodland; there is a grouse moor of 4,000 acres and a substantial area of land is under arable farming and beef production. Altyre also comprises 40 residential properties, an exceptional stable courtyard, an historic timber church and a portfolio of striking architectural assets. Together, they form part of a traditional and classic estate economy encompassing farming, forestry and timber products, sporting, residential lettings, business space and renewable energy production. The Estate supports many local businesses as well as providing employment and housing opportunities to local communities.

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Plot 1

0.134 hectares
(0.33 acres)

Planning permission in principal
for a single dwelling house


Plot 2

0.16 hectares
(0.4 acres)

Planning permission in principal
for a single dwelling house


Plot 3

0.07 hectares
(0.175 acres)
Planning permission in principal
for a single dwelling house


Plot 4

0.08 hectares
(0.2 acres)
Planning permission in principal
for a single dwelling house


Plot 5

3.68 acres Allocated for housing development in the current Moray Local Plan. Planning permission will be required.


Plot 6



Plot 7

3.95 acres Full Planning Permission


Plot 8 0.75 acres Planning permission in principal
for a single storey house


Altyre is situated two miles south of the centre of Forres off the A 940 Grantown Road and three miles from the junction with the A96 the main east - west arterial route connecting the two primary economies of northern Scotland at Inverness and Aberdeen. The Estate is 15 miles from Inverness Airport and 20 miles from the city centre. It is 78 miles from Aberdeen, the most populous and wealthiest centre of settlement in Northern Scotland. However, the ‘Aberdeenshire’ economy is far closer and developing commercial activity in this market, as well as throughout the Highlands and Moray, is a prime objective of the Estate. Moray is situated in the sheltered and stunning Moray Firth area between the mountains of the Highlands to the west, Grampians to the east. Moray is also well located for trips to many iconic areas throughout Scotland, including Royal Deeside and Scotland’s two National Parks, Loch Ness & the Trossachs and the Cairngorms.

There are major airports at Aberdeen and Inverness nearby, connecting you to London’s airports. The main line railway at Forres connects to both Aberdeen and Inverness.

Moray has an abundance of long stretches of unspoiled golden beaches, dotted by picturesque villages. It’s rich environment supports many of Scotland’s iconic wildlife including bottlenose dolphins, red squirrels and golden eagles. Moray also has some of Scotland’s most fertile land, enabling a high quality agriculture sector. The weather in Moray is very good with an exceptionally dry climate. Moray is not only hotter, drier and sunnier than the Scottish average but also has 25 % less rainfall than the English average.

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Within a few miles of Altyre are historical sites and attractions such as Brodie Castle, the Findhorn Community, the Dallas Dhu Distillery, Suenos Stone and Randolphs Leap. Moray is also home to around 40 whisky distilleries producing world renowned Speyside malts and home to the world’s only Malt Whisky Trail.
Moray has a reputation for high quality produce, perhaps most notably, quality foods from Walkers and Baxters and fine cashmere from Johnstons since 1797.
Moray is renowned for its pristine beaches, large swathes of forests and easy access to the mountains - ideal for outdoor enthusiasts.

Forres is a town and former royal burgh with a population of around 9,000. In the heart of the town is a thriving town centre with an abundance of local  and national businesses. The town benefits from primary and secondary schools, community and sports facilities. Forres has been a winner of the Scotland in Bloom award on several occasions.

Moray has a reputation for high quality primary and secondary schools catering for the needs of all children. Private schooling is available nearby at the world renowned school of Gordonstoun

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FISHING –  Salmon and Trout fishing on the world famous River Findhorn and the River Spey.
Enquiries about available fishing to

SPORTING – Altyre has its own inhand pheasant shoot enquiries to

GOLF - A range of courses from Lossiemouth famous championship links course to the more relaxed golf courses at Forres and Kinloss.

EATING OUT  - Nearby are the well respected Knockomie House Hotel, Chapter 1 in Forres and Boath House in Auldearn.

WHISKY – In Forres is Benromach distillery. Other famous producers on Speyside include Glenlivet, Glenfiddich and Macallan.

SHOPPING – In addition to Inverness and Elgin  where you can find many of the main High Street retailers, local businesses of note are Johnstons of Elgin, Gordon & Macphail, Brodie Country Fare and Logie Steading.

WINTERSPORTS - Winter sports are available at the Lecht and Cairngorm resorts.

Walking, climbing, cycling, horse riding, diving, field sports, water sports, camping and caravanning.

All interested parties may view the site by appointment with the selling agents:
Peter Graham and Associates. Tel: 01343 862969, Email:
Closing Date: A closing date may be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest in writing with the Selling Agents. The selling agents will use their best endeavours to inform all parties who have registered their interest in this property.

Title: The Title Deeds are available for inspection by a prospective purchaser or his agent at the offices of the Sellers Solicitors. Should there be any discrepancy between these particulars, stipulations, special conditions of sale and missives of sale the last shall prevail.

Local Authority: Moray Council, Council Offices, High Street, Elgin, Moray, IV30 1BX. Tel: 01343 563000
Seller’s Solicitors: R&R Urquhart ,117/121 High Street, Forres, IV36 1AB

Agent’s Note: For clarification we wish to inform prospective Purchasers that we have prepared these sales particulars as a general guide. If communications, condition of the property, situation or other such factors are of particular importance to you, please discuss these priorities with us before arranging an appointment to view. This should avoid a wasted journey.

These particulars do not constitute an offer or contract or part thereof. Peter Graham & Associates do not make or give either in these particulars or during negotiations or otherwise, any warranty or representation whatsoever in relation to this property. All measurements are given as a guide and no liability can be accepted for any errors arising therefrom. No responsibility is taken for any omission, error or mis-statement in these particulars.

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