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Land at Southfield Farm, St Michaels, Balmullo, By St Andrews

Under Offer £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • About 135 acres in total
  • Highly productive arable land, grazing and woodland
  • Mainly grade 3(i) Arable
  • Entitlements included in Sale

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Land at Southfield comprises excellent arable land, an area of grazing and a small woodland. It lies about a mile north east of Balmullo in an area renowned for low rainfall and a mild climate. It is suited to growing a wide range of crops.

Also available separately, Farm Building with permission to convert to residential dwelling.

Access is excellent within North East Fife leading north to Dundee, south west to Cupar or east to St Andrews. The area has a wealth of Agricultural contractors, machinery dealerships and agricultural merchants.

From Cupar follow the A914 towards St Andrews. At the Dairsie roundabout turn left and continue through Balmullo. Southfield Farm is on both sides of the road before St Michaels crossroads.

For route planning the postcode is KY16 0BP.

The lands of Southfield lie between 10 and 50 metres above sea level mostly with a south facing gently sloping aspect.

It is Classified 3 (i) and a small area of 3 (ii) by the James Hutton Institute as suitable for growing a wide range of crops.

Motray Water also flows through the land allowing abstraction of water subject to obtaining a licence.

The Farm Code is 428/0048 and all the land is registered for IACS purposes.

All Basic Payments Scheme Entitlements owned by the seller are included in the sale.

Dependent on entry date, the purchaser would be responsible under the Cross Compliance rules of the Basic Payment Scheme to comply with all Good Agricultural and Environmental conditions for the remainder of the Scheme year.

The land is non - LFASS registered.

The local office is at Strathearn House, Broxden Business Park, Lamberkine Drive, Perth, PH1 1RX.
Telephone: 01738 602000

Fife Council, Fife House, North Street, Glenrothes, KY7 5LT.
Telephone: 0345 155 0000

Southfield Farm is within the Strathmore and Fife NVZ.

There is an active Forestry Scheme in place at Southfield. All standing and fallen timber is included in the sale.

The owners of houses at Southfield Farm have a right of access over the tarmacadam driveway to the former farm steading.

The Lands of Southfield are sold with all existing rights of way, servitudes, wayleaves and any other rights whether contained in the title deeds or otherwise. Purchasers will be deemed to have satisfied themselves with any of the above rights over or under the land. Salmon and mineral rights are excluded from the sale.

The purchasers of Southfield Farm will, in addition to the purchase price, be obliged to take over and pay for any ingoing valuation.

The ingoing valuation will be undertaken by a mutually appointed valuer with respect to the following:-

1) All cultivations and growing crops on the usual basis.

2) All hay, straw and manure at Market Value.

If the entry date is directly after harvest, no ingoing valuation will take place unless the stubble has been cultivated. It is a requirement of the sale that the ingoing valuation (if any) is agreed before the date of entry by the seller.

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