Affordable houses in Donside

First-time buyers and those on council house waiting lists are among those eligible to buy new affordable housing in Monymusk.

Aberdeenshire Council, in partnership with Kirkwood Homes Ltd, are offering 7 three bedroom properties for £120,000 in Craigelachie Gardens, Monymusk.

It is estimated the properties will be complete in December and will be available to those who meet the following criteria:

First time buyers or people with a significant change in their household circumstances who earn less than a specified gross annual household income

Are either tenants of Aberdeenshire Council or a Housing Association, or waiting list applicants

Priority will be given to those applicants who have a local connection to the areas, for example those who live, work or have a family in Monymusk or surrounding area.

Aberdeenshire Council is able to offer these properties to successful applicants as part of the planning process, where developers are required to assist in the provision of affordable housing.

These properties are sold at a fixed discounted price by the developer to successful applicants as nominated by Aberdeenshire Council. Applications should be submitted by Friday, August 31.

For further information, or to request an application pack, please call Audrey Johnson on (01467) 628429, or email: audrey.johnson@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

You can also find more information on the council’s website at: http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/housingoptions/buying/affordable_housing.asp