Balado Bridge, By Kinross

Offers Over £950000 GBP

AMAZING RESULTS!™ Commercial are delighted to offer to the market an exceptional and rare development opportunity. ‘The Golf Ball’, an iconic Perth and Kinross-shire landmark is situated on approx. 9 acres of prime development land in a beautiful rural setting with stunning panoramic views close to the villages of Kinross and junction 6 of the M90 Motorway.

The ideal location for commuting throughout central Scotland this is the perfect location for residential, commercial or leisure development. Built on what was RAF Balado Bridge, a World War Two airfield where Polish pilots trained on Hurricanes and Spitfires, the ‘Golf Ball’ dominates the landscape.

  • Excellent access to all major trunk roads
  • Kinross 1.5 miles junction 6 M90
  • Description

    If you’re looking for prime development land or a commercial opportunity with panoramic views on all sides and first-class access to all major motorway networks (Kinross 1.5 miles junction 6 M90. Approx 20 miles north of Edinburgh), then AMAZING RESULTS!™ may just have found the ideal development opportunity for you.

    In the heart of Kinross-shire, total site area: 3.632 hectare (approx 9 acres – 36,320 sq m)

    Prime development land suitable for a variety of uses as a gated complex, retirement village, data centre, secure storage, leisure, high-end residential log cabins etc (subject to planning).

    The former Balado Bridge NATO Communications Facility is surrounded by secure fencing the facility includes the former satcom ground station – The Radome (Golf Ball) is linked by corridor to the equipment building and recreation accommodation and office building. A guardhouse was built at a later date and is situated close to the main gate and contains an office area, small recreation area, toilets and kitchen.

    There are a number of outbuildings including workshop/garage and diesel fuel tanks.

    Guard House – 1,720sq ft
    Office/Admin Building – 2,160sq ft
    Communications Section – 8.050 sq ft

    Total – 12,380sq ft

    Opened by Princess Anne in 1985 the white fibreglass radome houses a large dish antenna which could be rotated and elevated to point in any desired direction.

    Not your average development opportunity. Expect to be impressed!


    Kinross-shire is a beautiful county bordered by Perthshire, Fife and Clackmannanshire. Set amidst gently rolling hills this and known as the gateway to the Highlands this is the perfect location for a residential, commercial or leisure development.

    The popular town of Kinross boasts good local medical and veterinary services, restaurants, several hotels, a supermarket and two golf courses.

    The surrounding countryside provides ample opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast. Loch Leven is famous for its varied birdlife and excellent trout fishing and the beautiful countryside provides excellent walking, cycling and riding opportunities.

    The M90 gives swift access to both Perth, Edinburgh and Glasgow. There is also a Park and Ride service at Kinross with regular express coach services to Edinburgh and Perth. Edinburgh International Airport is only 27 miles away and provides regular flights throughout the UK and to a range of international destinations.


    Interested in viewing? Arrange an appointment through Colin Jenkins at AMAZING RESULTS!™ Commercial. We are open 7 days a week 8am-8pm.

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    (Property Ref: 14872352)



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