Schoolhouse & Old Hall, Tough, Alford, AB33 8ES
Offers Over: £ 410,000

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By appointment with Mr Dunbar – 019755 62664 or the selling agents – Aberdeen & Northern Estates – 01467 623800.  A virtual viewing of the property is also available, click on link below.


From Westhill take the A944 Alford road for approx. 14 miles, passing the Monymusk, Kemnay and Inverurie B993 turn off, before turning left where signed ‘Tough 1/2 ‘ & Muir of Fowlis 5‘. Proceed on this road for 0.5 miles until you reach the Schoolhouse on your right hand side. The exact location is show on the attached OS extract plan.


Schoolhouse & Old Hall Tough, is located next to Tough Primary School and only 4 miles from the village of Alford in a quiet rural setting.  It offers an easy commute to the west of Aberdeen whilst Inverurie is only a 25 minute drive away.

Alford offers secondary education at The Community Campus which has a swimming pool, library, community café and sports facilities.  The village of Alford provides a wide range of shops, takeaways and restaurants.  Haughton Park provides a great area for picnics and walks, other features in Alford include an 18 hole golf course, dry ski slope, bowling green and Alford Transport Museum.  This is a great location for outdoor pursuits and is in close proximity for accessing both Deeside and the Cairngorms. Craigievar Castle  is just over 5 miles in distance.

The City of Aberdeen can be reached in under an hour by car (rush hour excepted) and provides a theatre, two universities and shopping facilities far surpassing most other cities of its size.  In addition, Aberdeen has a mainline railway station providing inter-city and sleeper services to the south and also an airport operating regular flights to London and other UK cities, as well as overseas destinations.



Telephone, Mains Electricity, Mains Water, Private Drainage

Council Tax


Energy Performance Certificate



By agreement



Lot 1 - Schoolhouse (Gross Internal area 165sq m)

The Schoolhouse is a well maintained traditional and extended dwellinghouse which provides excellent family accommodation over 2 floors. It is served by oil fired central heating and is fully double glazed, with an open fire in the lounge.  The internal layout is shown on the attached floor plan, but in summary the accommodation comprises:

Ground Floor (98sq m)

Rear Porch/Utility area, WC, Dining Kitchen, Bedroom 4/Office, Dining Room, Living Room and Sun Room.

First Floor (67sq m)

Bedroom 1, Box Room, Bedroom 2, Bathroom, Bedroom 3

The attached garage with workshop facilities has loft space providing opportunities for further accommodation.  There is a tarred parking area and driveway leading to the garage.  The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with planted beds with a variety of shrubs and a path up the middle.  The rear has two paved patio areas and a mix of lawn and gravel, garden shed and useful stone outbuilding.

Lot 2 – Industrial Unit (Gross Internal area 434sq m)

Lot 2 comprises industrial workshop premises with extensive tarmac yard areas to the front and the rear of the buildings.  The workshop is split in two, 1) being the former village hall with concrete floors and 2) the rear being a modern workshop erected approximately 20 years ago with concrete floors, large shutter and slide doors and benefitting from a 2 ton overhead winch and inspection pit.  A portacabin in the front workshop provides office accommodation and a single WC is located at the rear of the front unit.  A small mezzanine area provides further storage space.

Front Workshop 164.55sq m (1,771sq ft)

Rear Workshop 250.96sq m (2,701sq ft)

Mezzanine    18.72sq m (201sq ft)

Total 434.23sq m (4674sq ft)

Lot 2 Site Area  0.202 ha (0.5 acres)


Rating Assessment

The valuation roll shows a rateable value of £2,450

with effect from 1st April 2017.

Any ingoing occupier may qualify for 100% rates

relief through the Small Business Bonus Scheme


Coronavirus update - 05/01/2021

Whilst increasing lockdown measures pose additional restrictions for most of us, there is some positive news in that the property market in Scotland will not shut down in the way that it did earlier in 2020 and activities in connection with moving home (including viewing a property), or for activities in connection with the maintenance, purchase, sale, letting, or rental of residential property is permitted.

Of course our priority remains, the health and safety of our staff and that of our Clients and Customers, and we continue to ensure our business continues in the safest and most effective way.