8 Queens Road, Aberdeen | Property for sale | Savills
0.45 Ac(0.18 Ha)
Offers over £1,500,000

8 Queens RoadAberdeen

  • Freehold

Key features

  • Prime West-End Development Opportunity
  • Former youth hostel, suitable for a variety of uses, subject to planning consent
  • Category C Listed Building
  • Total floor area extending 1,432 sq.m (15,417 sq.ft).
  • Site extends to approx. 0.18 hectares (0.45 acres)

Detached granite townhouse with highly desirable period features in the picturesque West End district of Aberdeen City.

About this property

  • The property comprises a two storey, basement and attic, detached traditional townhouse of granite stone construction with a pitched and slated roof. The building has been extended to the rear. The extension is laid out over three storeys and is of block construction, rendered externally with a pitched and slated over roof. The property is Category C Listed and is situated within the Albyn Place / Rubislaw Conservation area. In its current configuration, the former hostel provides 30 bedrooms accommodating up to 98 guests. A reception area, communal guest break out room and kitchen / dining area is provided at ground floor. The hostel also comprises a large conference area and staff accommodation. Externally, the property benefits from a landscaped courtyard to the front elevation which is currently used as a drop off zone. A car park is situated to the rear suitable for accommodating up to 15 vehicles. A single storey store is also situated in the rear car park which extends to c.1,000 sq.ft.

Local information

  • Located in the North East of Scotland, Aberdeen is Scotland’s third largest city. Boasting a city population of 250,000 people which extends to over 500,000 in Aberdeenshire.
  • Aberdeen has stablished itself as the Energy Capital of Europe as it focuses on Oil & Gas and the transition to clean energy and renewables. The city has strong road and rail connections to all other major cities in Scotland and also boasts an airport which provides access across the rest of the UK and further afield.
  • Positioned on the north side of Queen’s Road and to the immediate West of Queen’s Cross Roundabout the building commands a prominent west end setting.
  • Characterised by traditional granite townhouses the historic residential area has been converted over the years to offer a mix of residential and commercial uses.