Home Report Banchory
Home reports are required by law in Scotland when it comes to selling a residential property. They are there to give buyers a solid reckoning of all the important details offering peace of mind for the buyer and the seller alike. With home reports, a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) regulated surveyor with a deep knowledge of the local area and a nearby office is essential criteria to provide a thorough and rigorous survey. If you’re selling in the Banchory area, then Shepherds Chartered Surveyors satisfies all criteria to deliver a comprehensive and trusted home report.
Shepherd Chartered Surveyors are the largest provider of home reports in Scotland. We are represented on all major lender’s panels and our knowledge of the market in Banchory, and the wider Aberdeenshire council area is second to none. With many years of experience surveying locations across Scotland and a vast network of offices, we can guarantee an exceedingly high quality of service. You can be sure of speaking to an experienced Royal Institution regulated Chartered Surveyor who can provide you with a quote ahead of any commitment.
Buying in Banchory
Banchory is a small, affluent, rural burgh town of roughly 7,500 residents in Aberdeenshire that has seen considerable expansion in recent years. It is surrounded by lovely rural forest and agricultural land, about 18 miles west of Aberdeen, nearby to where the Water of Feugh river meets the River Dee. It is primarily a self-contained dormitory town for Aberdeen, but it is also a thriving tourist spot because of its local attractions not to mention it is a great base to explore the nearby Cairngorms National Park.
Despite being a dormitory town for Aberdeen, transport links currently exist by road only. Due to the recent growth in the town, there is much discussion about expanding the available transport links, most significant is the reinstatement of trains on the Deeside Line to the old Banchory Railway Station.
In terms of attractions and things to do, Banchory is abundantly served to locals and visitors alike. Banchory High Street has several independent businesses you would expect like newsagents, takeaways, restaurants, and pubs, as well as nearby hotels and other businesses to cater for the area’s tourist trade. Banchory Golf Club caters to the local golfers. Tourists typically use Banchory as a fantastic base to explore Royal Deeside – indeed, Banchory is known as the Gateway to Royal Deeside – the area that captivated Queen Victoria with its characteristic Scottish blend of scenic mountains, crags, rivers and moors and forest land. The Royal Deeside area offers excellent opportunities for outdoor activities such as walking, biking and wildlife watching, and many accommodation options. It is also a gateway to the Cairngorms National Park, which has in itself an abundance of things to do and see.
Other attractions include Scolty hill; a hill topped by a tower monument acting as a memorial to General Burnett who fought alongside the Duke of Wellington in the Napoleonic Wars. Also, worth mentioning is the nearby Dark Matter Distillers, Scotland’s only rum distillery. Further still, Banchory holds an annual River Festival every June and features a weekend of varied activities for all ages. Similarly, the popular Banchory show is held annually in July with goings-on such as an agricultural show, a dog show, a craft fair, Highland games and dancing competitions, and more still.
In terms of local schooling, the local primary schools are Banchory Primary and Hill of Banchory Primary. Banchory Academy is the local high school.
The average price for property in Banchory stood at £329,478 in January 2024. Though different property types in Banchory have had different average selling prices over the last 12 months: £399,095 for detached properties, £188,452 for semi-detached, £170,767 for terraced, and £152,100 for flats.
Why Use Shepherd Chartered Surveyors?
Shepherd Chartered Surveyors are the largest provider of home reports in Scotland, with origins dating back to the 18th century. Fully regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, we can offer an in-depth knowledge of the Banchory property market that nobody else can.
If you’re looking for a home report in Banchory or other Aberdeenshire localities, you’ll find the nearby Shepherds branch located in Aberdeen at 35 Queens Road, Aberdeen, AB15 4ZN. We cover all properties across this area equating to postcode areas AB10, AB 11, AB12, AB13, AB14, AB15, AB16, AB21, AB22, AB23, AB24, AB25, AB31, AB32, AB33, AB34, AB35, AB36, AB39, AB51, AB52, and AB54. We are available at our office to give you a quote at any time. Nobody can offer the same level of local market knowledge as Shepherd, our wealth of experience, proven industry expertise and vast network of offices stand testament to that.
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