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Old Place Farm - Lot 1, Queenzieburn, Kilsyth

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Old Place Farm is a former working farm set in a very attractive rural location between Glasgow and Stirling. The farm has been occupied by the current owners for about 35 years and it is understood that it was previously run as a pig rearing farm and more recently as a livery enterprise.

The farm has a number of assets and comprises a modern farmhouse, a range of agricultural outbuildings and about 6.5 acres of formal garden grounds and farmland.

A key feature of the property is the fantastic view.

Old Place Farmhouse
Occupying an elevated position with attractive views, the farmhouse is situated to the south of the outbuildings. It is of timber frame, block and brick construction with a harled exterior and under a pitched tile roof.

The house was constructed by the seller in 1977 and with a south facing position, it provides well-proportioned, bright and flexible accommodation over one level.   

The house is entered via a vestibule with a cloakroom off, and leads to a reception hall. The sitting room is well placed for the views of the surrounding countryside. There are three bedrooms in total; the master has an en suite shower room and two of the bedrooms have fitted wardrobes. A kitchen, dining room, utility room and family bathroom completes the accommodation. A pantry off the kitchen and a linen cupboard in the hall provide useful storage space.

Old Place Farm has an elevated position with expansive and uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside towards Glasgow city. The property is situated in a very accessible location off a minor public road, which leads to the A803 and connects to the M8 for Glasgow to the south and the M80 for Stirling to the north. Under normal travel conditions, Glasgow city centre and Stirling are about a 30 minutes' drive.

Queenzieburn is 1 mile distant and has a primary school and post office. Kilsyth (2 miles to the east) is the nearest town for everyday amenities, with various general stores, a post office and primary and secondary education. Private education is available in Glasgow.

For outdoor enthusiasts this area provides a wealth of activities. Kilsyth has a local golf course, while pheasant shooting and roe deer stalking can be rented locally. There are a number of leisure facilities in the area including a swimming pool in Kilsyth.

The area is also popular among hillwalkers with Meikle Bin situated north of the property which is the highest peak in the Kilsyth Hills and rewards walkers with lovely views of the Carron Valley including the reservoir.

Glasgow city centre is about 12 miles to the south via the A803 and the M8 and as with most major cities has an extensive range of retail, higher educational, leisure and professional services.

Glasgow Airport is 23 miles distant, with Edinburgh Airport 36 miles distant. Both offer an increasingly wide range of flights to domestic and international destinations.

The house is accessed via a private tarmacadam driveway which terminates to the front of the house where there is a gravel parking area. There are front and rear lawns with beds and borders well stocked with flowering plants and shrubs. To the rear is a drying area, whilst there is a vegetable garden to the side.

A single garage is attached to the house.

Situated to the north of the house is a range of agricultural outbuildings with potential for a variety of uses. They are of brick construction under corrugated roofs and comprise:

Stables with 3 boxes, a store with a further box and a workshop, piggery 1, piggery 2, 2-pen piggery, stables (former piggery) with 6 boxes and a tack area, former uncovered slurry store (now filled in).

To the east of Old Place Farm is a former barn which is no longer in use.

Old Place Farm extends to about 6 acres in total. The house and outbuildings are positioned centrally within the land, which is easily accessed via two private roads and the public highway.

Old Place Farm is registered as an agricultural holding, with a farm code of 811/0049.

Lot 1: (coloured blue on plan)
About 6.5 acres (2.6 ha)

Old Place Farmhouse Farmhouse, outbuildings, formal grounds and a paddock extending to about 6.5 acres.

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28 March 2012

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