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Appat Farm, Halkirk

Offers Over £200,000
30 ac.

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 30 acres (12.1 hectares)

Key features

  • Entrance Hall
  • Lounge
  • Kitchen/Dining Area
  • Utility Room
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Shower Room
  • Steading
  • Land
  • Double Glazing
  • Electric Night Storage Heating

Full description

Appat Farm represents an excellent opportunity to purchase a two bedroom bungalow which forms part of a registered small holding with approximately 30 acres of ground and outbuildings.

Description - Appat Farm enjoys a superb position within Scotscalder on the outskirts of Halkirk and within easy reach of nearby Thurso. The cottage dates circa early 1900's and was later extended in approximately 1996 to enhance the existing accommodation and benefits from UPVC double glazed , electric night storage heating and has had external wall insulation fitted in 2017. The cottage provides well laid out accommodation with well proportioned rooms and comprises of the entrance hall which gives access to the principal rooms. The lounge is a double aspect room with windows to front and side and has a feature multi-fuel burning stove providing an attractive focal point to the room and provides a source of heating. The kitchen has been fitted with a good range of wall and base units and provides ample room for dining and there is a utility room off. The front vestibule provides access to the garden area and also the shower room. There are two double bedrooms, both with built-in storage facilities. Appat Farm is a registered small holding, identification number CPH 732870099, with well maintained outbuildings and has approximately30 acres of grounds which are mainly laid to grass with some crops and sheep. The farm is eligible for the Basic Payment Scheme which acts as a safety net for farmers and crofters by supplementing their main business income. Appat Farm would be ideal for those with an equestrian interest also.

Location - Halkirk is a lovely village on the River Thurso in the county of Caithness, 7 miles South of Thurso. It has local shopping facilities, sub-Post Office, hairdressers, garage, hotels and equestrian events which take place in the indoor arena. Within the village are the local doctors surgery and Primary School. Nearby Thurso has shopping, professional, medical and educational facilities. From Thurso there are regular bus and rail services south and from Wick airport, there are regular scheduled air services. Inverness is approximately two hours drive.

Directions - From Inverness travel north on the A9 for Thurso, at Latheron branch left for Thurso and continue until you reach a crossroads, turn left at the crossroads, go straight along road and cross a bridge over the River Thurso, continue along and pass some houses and a church on your left., take the next turn on your right. Go straight along the road, through the farm, go over two cattle grids and take the 2nd turn on the right and you will see a For Sale Board for Appat Farm.

Accommodation -

Entrance Hall - 1.08m x 7.01m approx (3'7" x 23'0" appro x) - Window to front. Wood laminate flooring. Doors to lounge, kitchen/dining and 2 bedrooms.

Lounge - 4.68m x 4.69m approx (15'4" x 15'5" appro x) - Double aspect room with windows to front and side incorporating deep wooden display ledges. Wood laminate flooring. Multi-fuel burning stove set in recess providing a source of heating and also an attractive focal point to the room.

Kitchen/Dining Area - 3.31m x 4.67m approx (10'10" x 15'4" appro x) - Window to front incorporating deep wooden display ledge. Good range of fully fitted wall and base units incorporating 11/2 bowl sink with mixer tap. Ample work surface area with ceramic tiling to splashback. Integrated Hygena electric ceramic hob and built-under Ariston electric oven. Concealed extractor fan incorporating light. Wood effect vinyl flooring. Ample room for dining. Doors to front vestibule and utility room.

Utility Room - 4.08m x 2.55m approx (13'5" x 8'4" appro x) - Double aspect with windows to side and rear. Fitted base unit with single bowl sink. Plumbing for washing machine. External door opening to the garden area.

Front Vestibule - 2.24m x 1.46m approx (7'4" x 4'9" appro x) - Window to front. Door with opaque glazed panel opening to the garden area. Vinyl flooring. Door to shower room.

Shower Room - 1.82m x 2.22m approx (6'0" x 7'3" appro x) - Window to front. White WC, wash hand basin and mains fed shower set in large cubicle with wet wall.

Bedroom 1 - 3.11m x 3.49m approx (10'2" x 11'5" appro x) - Window to rear incorporating deep wooden display ledge. Built-in wardrobe with wooden sliding doors providing ample shelving and hanging space.

Bedroom 2 - 3.11m x 3.50m approx (10'2" x 11'6" appro x) - Built-in wardrobe with wooden sliding doors providing ample shelving and hanging space.

Steading - The steading is split down into several outbuildings and lends itself to a variety of uses dependent on the purchasers requirement. Various items within the steading's will be included in sale, ie sheep gates, troughs etc

Store 1 6.45m x 4.55m approx
Store 2 2.43m x 4.69m approx
Store 3 4.96m x 6.78m approx
Store 4 5.01m x 1.07m approx
Store 5 10.83m x 4.96m approx

Grounds - There is a large gravelled area in front of the property providing excellent off-road parking facilities and a concrete hard standing area to the front of the steading. The garden to the rear of the property is laid with grass and there is a strawberry patch. The additional grounds extend to approximately 30 acres and mainly laid to grass and crops and the current owner keeps sheep and chickens.

Heating - The property has a multi-fuel stove in the lounge which provides the only source of heating.

Glazing - The subjects are double glazed with UPVC replacement units.

Extras - All fitted floor coverings, integrated electric hob, oven, extractor fan will be included in the asking price.

Council Tax - The current Council Tax band on this property is Band B. You should be aware that this may be subject to change upon the sale of the property.

Services - The subjects benefit from mains electricity and water. Drainage is to a septic tank. Tank with red diesel.

Entry - By mutual agreement

Viewing - Contact Anderson Shaw & Gilbert Property Department on 01463 253911 or out with office hours, TEL: 01847 841210 or 07565 564024 to arrange an appointment to view.

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The above particulars, although believed to be correct, are not guaranteed, and any
measurements stated therein are approximate only. Purchasers should note that the Selling Agents have NOT tested any of the electrical items or mechanical equipment (e.g. oven, central heating system, etc.) included in the sale. Any photographs used are purely illustrative and may demonstrate only the surrounds. They are NOT therefore to be taken as indicative of the extent of the property, or that the photographs are taken from within the boundaries of the property, or what it included in the sale.

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Added on Rightmove:
18 August 2016


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