It’s many people’s dream to build their own home. But first you’ll need some land to put it on.
Here are five great building plots in Tayside and Fife.
This is an outstanding opportunity to build a house in a wooded gorge a couple of miles from Pitlochry.
Dalcapon Mill is a ruined traditional stone house set in nearly three acres of gently sloping woodland.
Planning consent in principle is in place for the erection of a new house.
An access track runs down the side of the land and the house would be nestled in the middle of the woods.
A burn runs through the plot. There’s even a waterfall and a small pool.
This former croft in Fife has a ruined stone cottage that dates from the 1800s.
Lying in the middle of countryside but within easy reach of Leven and the East Neuk, Balgrie Bank Whyte cottage has a fantastic location.
Accessed up a track, the site stretches to around an acre and has a wooded backdrop that ensures privacy.
There are three gated access points. The site has been cleared and drainage installed. A private water supply comes from a well on site.
On a secluded cul-de-sac on the northern edge of Dundee, this plot has planning permission for a two-bedroom bungalow.
A bonus is that part of the works have already been completed. Services are on site and the foundations are in place.
Aberfeldy is one of the most desirable Highland Perthshire towns. Surrounded by mountains and forest, and with the River Tay flowing by, it is an outdoor lover’s dream.
The Birks Cinema, the Watermill Cafe and numerous other pubs and cafes ensure it has a great community feel to it.
This plot on Dunkeld Road extends to 430sqm and has planning permission for a 1.5 storey detached house.
A stream runs through the grounds and the design calls for a timber footbridge linking the driveway and the house.
Inverkeilor is a pretty little village between Arbroath and Montrose. This building plot sits on a quiet site well back from the main road through the village.
Enjoying beautiful countryside views it’s also just a couple of minutes’ drive to the beach.
Planning permission is in place for a three bedroom detached bungalow that will enjoy a large garden.