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North Kilduff Farm, Fossoway, Kinross, Perth & Kinross

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North Kilduff Farm presents a superb opportunity to buy a convenient, well designed and versatile equestrian centre with ample horse accommodation and a large comfortable house.

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North Kilduff Farm is located in rural Perth and Kinross approximately 4 miles west of Kinross town centre and 3.2 miles west of Junction 6 of the M90 motorway. North Kilduff Farm's location gives it a rural feel, whilst providing excellent access to the motorway network. Public transport services are also located nearby with the Kinross Park & Ride 3.5 miles away, Cowdenbeath and Gleneagles railway stations both 13 miles away and Edinburgh Airport just 27 miles away.

Local amenities
The surrounding area has many villages and towns which provide access to shops, supermarkets and other amenities including shops, restaurants and cinemas. Kinross is 4 miles away with Perth 20 miles away and Edinburgh 31 miles away. In addition, North Kilduff Farm is superbly located for both equestrian enthusiasts and competitors with the popular venues of Blair Atholl, Hopetoun House, Gleneagles, Forgandenny, Morris Equestrian Centre and Ingliston Equestrian Centre all within one and a half hours' drive by car.

There are a number of primary and secondary schools in the area: Fossoway Primary, St Ninian's Episcopal Primary, Kinross High School and St. John's RC Academy. Several private schools are also within easy reach including Glenalmond, Dollar, Craigclowan, Strathallan and Kilgraston amongst others.

There is a good selection of agricultural suppliers within the area of Kinross, Milnathort and Glenrothes. The nearest livestock market is United Auctions in Stirling, approximately 28 miles away.

North Kilduff Farm occupies a beautiful setting on the southern side of the Ochil Hills and with superb views of the Lomond and Cleish Hills. Set in rolling countryside, North Kilduff Farm lies at a height of approximately 160 metres above sea level and its location means the property benefits from the relatively dry east coast climate, which can allow horses and livestock to be grazed outside throughout the year.

The land at North Kilduff Farm is capable of growing good grass, fodder and arable crops. The farm's well designed and compact layout lends itself to be used as either an equestrian unit or as an agricultural smallholding with ample livestock handling facilities.

North Kilduff Farmhouse is a traditional stone and slate Georgian house with a modern extension at the rear. The farmhouse has a large garden with mature fruit trees and occupies an elevated position with beautiful views to the south. North Kilduff Farmhouse is connected to the mains electricity and water supplies, with drainage to a septic tank and benefits from being double glazed throughout and centrally heated via a combination of an oil-fired combi-boiler and electric storage heaters.

On the ground floor of the farmhouse there are four principal rooms including a large farmhouse kitchen, a utility room/second kitchen, a snug with a multi fuel stove, a sitting room and an office which has the potential to be converted to a fifth bedroom.

On the first floor there are four double bedrooms, a family bathroom and a separate shower room.

Farm buildings
The buildings provide the owners of North Kilduff Farm with both ample horse accommodation and excellent facilities for a wide variety of equestrian activities including jumping, dressage and polo. Buildings I, II, III and IV are connected to mains water and electricity, and all benefit from direct access to the paddocks. The buildings could easily be converted to a variety of uses including livestock housing, storage facilities or for use as an events venue.

Building I - 27.6m x 13.2m - Concrete framed building, with a fibre cement roof, which houses a flood-lit indoor school. The school has an earth floor with a multi-purpose wood chip surface making it suitable for jumping, dressage and schooling. The round pen in the school is available by separate negotiation. Building I includes loose housing, a wooden training horse and a workshop.

Building II - 27.6m x 7.5m - Concrete framed Atcost lean-to with brick walls and a box profile steel sheet roof. Building II includes 11 stables, a tack room and a washroom with WC and shower.

Building III - 27.6m x 19.1m (maximum) - Timber framed loose housing building with brick, concrete and box profile steel sheet walls and a box profile steel sheet roof. Building III includes five loose housing pens, a washing and drying area and a heated water supply

Building IV - 10.0m x 5.0m - Timber framed field shelter with box profile steel sheet walls and roof.

The field shelter is built upon the foundations of a former dwelling. Consequently, the site of the field shelter could be redeveloped into an additional dwelling, subject to the necessary permissions and consents

Building V - 75.5m x 41.2m (maximum) - 0.74 acre (0.30ha) flood-lit outdoor arena with a drained whinstone dust surface. The arena is suitable for jumping, dressage, schooling and is large enough for use as a polo pitch.

Building VI - Concrete based, four-bay, mains electricity operated, hydraulic horse walker.

The grazing land at North Kilduff Farm extends to approximately 6.93 acres (2.80 ha) and provides good grazing potential. The land itself is level and well drained with the water troughs supplied by the mains water supply.

Fencing and boundaries
The internal and external fences are post and wire, with all but the roadside fences also equipped with electric top wires.
The field boundaries other than those bounding the public highways are mutual boundaries.
Additional Grazing Land

The current owner rents approximately 30 acres (12 ha) of grazing land from a neighbouring farmer, which may be available to rent by separate negotiation.

Outdoor Equestrian Arena
North Kilduff Farm benefits from a superb outdoor equestrian arena. Located adjacent to Building I, its drained whinstone dust surface allows it to be used for a variety of purposes including polo, dressage and jumping.

North Kilduff Farm yard
The large yard at North Kilduff Farm provides easy access to the house and buildings as well as providing ample space to turn and park large vehicles, including articulated lorries. The current owner operates a haulage business from the yard at North Kilduff Farm and holds an operator's licence for five vehicles and seven trailers at the property.

North Kilduff Farm yard currently houses two caravans, both of which are connected to the mains water and electricity supplies and North Kilduff Farmhouse's septic tank. The smaller of these two caravans is available by separate negotiation.

Ratings and EPC
Council Tax Band E
Riding Establishment Rateable Value £6,700/annum
EPC: D62
Home Report available on request

General Remarks and Stipulations
There is a metered mains water supply servicing the field water troughs. The same supply serves the farmhouse and buildings. In the event the farm was lotted there will be a requirement to solve separate water metering.

Servitude Rights, Burdens and Wayleaves
The property will be sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves or any other third party rights howsoever constituted.

Mineral Rights
Mineral rights will be included in the sale so far as the sellers have rights thereto.

Sporting Rights
Sporting rights will be included in the sale so far as the sellers have rights thereto.

Movable Items
Moveable items and machinery, including the small caravan, the club house and the tractor, may be available by separate negotiation.

Date of Entry
To be by mutual agreement.

Closing Date
A closing date may be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the Selling Agents. Prospective purchasers should note that unless their interest in the property is registered, no guarantee can be given that notice of a closing date will be advised and consequently the property may be sold without notice.

Formal offers in acceptable Scottish legal form, should be submitted in writing to the Selling Agents at their Perth office. Parties are asked to satisfy themselves that they fully understand the implications of offering under Scottish Law. The Sellers reserve the right not to accept the highest or any offer.

The Title Deeds are available for inspection by a prospective purchaser or his agent at the offices of the Sellers' Solicitors. Should there be any discrepancy between these particulars, stipulations, special conditions of sale and missives of sale the last shall prevail.

Contact Tim Roads on 01738 630666 or

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05 September 2016

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