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2 bedroom smallholding for sale

Annan, Dumfriesshire, DG12

Under Offer 33.3 ac. | £397,500

Property Description

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  • 33.4 acres (13.5 hectares)

Full description

A useful residential smallholding extending to 33.35 acres (13.50 hectares) in area with a traditional detached two bedroom cottage. Adjacent to the house are a range of traditional byres, hay shed and storage sheds with development potential subject to the necessary consents.

The property is situated approximately 4.5 miles north west of Annan with views to the Solway Firth and Cumbrian hills beyond. The agricultural land is all in permanent grass and is all assessed under Region 1 under the Basic Payment Scheme.

Eastfield is situated about 4.5 miles north east of Annan, 3.5 miles west of the village of Kirkpatrick Fleming and junction 21 of the M74 and 7.4 miles north west of Gretna and junction 22 of the M74. The position of the property is shown arrowed and circled on the attached Location Plan.

From Annan take the B722 north towards the M74, after approximately 3miles turn right towards Creca. After approximately 1.4miles turn left and then Eastfield is located on the right hand side.

A useful residential smallholding or potential equestrian property of 33.35 acres (13.5 hectares) with a detached two bedroom traditional cottage which has been extended to the rear, a fully enclosed timber pole framed hay shed and store, 2 traditional stone built byres and various hen houses, greenhouses and wooden sheds with 32.48 acres (13.15 hectares) of land including a small area of established woodland. The extent of the property is shown coloured in pink on the attached Sale Plans.

There are a number of primary schools in Annan and also a small country school at Kirkpatrick Fleming with secondary education at Annan Academy. The nearby town of Annan has a good variety of services including bakers and butchers and other specialist food shops, supermarkets, pharmacies, GP surgeries, cottage hospital, ironmongers, library and gift shops.

Dumfries is the regional service centre for the area and there are a larger range of shops, leisure facilities and professional services available plus a college of higher education and a general hospital. In addition, Carlisle is situated to the south again with a larger range of shops, leisure facilities and professional services.

There are a good range of outdoor activities in the area including mountain biking, riding and hill walking. The River Annan provides excellent fishing for salmon and sea trout.

Communications to the area from the north and south are good via the M6 and A74(M) motorways. The ferry link to Northern Ireland at Cairnryan is easily accessible via the A75 at Dumfries. There are mainline railway stations at Lockerbie, Dumfries and Carlisle and international airports at Prestwick, Glasgow and Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Particulars of Sale

The CottageThis is built of roughcast finished walls under a slate roof which has been recently re-slated. The original cottage has been extended to the rear under a flat roof. The property benefits from uPVC double glazing throughout and oil central heating. It is surrounded by a pleasant garden laid with lawn and flower beds and benefits from delightful views of the Solway Firth and Cumbrian hills beyond. The accommodation comprises:

Entrance Hall
accessed via a uPVC entrance door from the yard and giving access to:

3'4" x 5' (1.03 x 1.55m) - with WC and wash hand basin

6'5" x 5'5" (2m x 1.68m) - with coloured 3 piece suite comprising panelled bath, wash hand basin and WC and heated towel rail.

Bedroom 1
11'8" x 14'10" (3.62m x 4.57m) max - Large window to front of property, built-in double wardrobe and radiator.

9'6" x 12'4" (2.94m x 3.78m) - with stainless steel sink unit and drainer, range of fitted wall and base units with worktops, electric cooker point, extractor hood, large walk-in pantry and door to inner hall.

Inner hall with access to: bedroom and living room.

Bedroom 2
10'1" x 9'7" (3.08m x 2.96m) - with radiator.

Living Room
14'6" x 16'4" (4.46m x 4.99m) -with two built-in cupboards, one of which incorporates a hatch to a part floored attic; tiled open fireplace and hearth with sandstone feature wall above, two radiators and large window to the front of the property. Door to sunroom/porch.

7' x 10'1" (2.14m x 3.09m) - with uPVC windows and door to garden and radiator.


Car Port
11'2" x 17'7" (3.41m x 5.37m) - located adjacent to the back door and accessed from the yard.

Boiler House
3'11" x 4'4" (1.2m x 1.33m) - accessed from the car port and housing a floor standing Worcester boiler with hot water cylinder above.

The Farm buildings

Former Byre
13'8" x 37'7" (4.17m x 11.47m) with slate roof and stone walls.

Former Byre
18'6" x 25' (5.65m x 7.63m) with sheeted roof and stone walls.

Hay Shed
24'9" x 42'2" (7.56m x 12.87m) - 3 bay hay shed with a single bay lean-to on one end and a full length lean-to along one side of timber framed construction with corrugated sheeting to the roof and walls and a mix of concrete and bricks to the floor.

Former Piggery/
27'3" x 11'9" (8.33m X 3.6m) - brick/blockwork walls with a corrugated calf shed iron roof.

36'11" x 13'1" (11.26m x 4m) - of timber pole construction under a corrugated iron roof.

In addition, there are a number of wooden sheds and greenhouses which are all included in the sale.

The Land
The land at Eastfield extends to 32.48 acres (13.15 hectares) in area and was originally made up of seven enclosures of relatively level grassland albeit that some fences and hedges are no longer stock proof. In addition, there is a small area of woodland and all enclosures have the benefit of a water supply. This land is all classified as Region 1 as assessed under the Basic Payment Scheme.

The woodland extends to 0.74acres (0.3ha) and is a mix of mature hardwoods and conifers.

General Remarks and Information

Mains water to the bungalow and field troughs. Mains electricity to the property with foul drainage from the bungalow to a private sewerage tank. A telephone is fitted in the bungalow.

Sporting and Mineral Rights
Insofar as they are owned by the Vendor they are included in the sale at no additional charge.

Fixtures and Fittings
All fitted carpets and floor coverings in the bungalow are included in the sale at no additional charge but all moveable white goods are excluded from the sale apart from those mentioned in the sale particulars.


Council Tax
The bungalow is assessed under Band C for council tax purposes.

Entry and Vacant Possession
Entry and vacant possession of the property will be given upon completion of the sale at a date to be mutually agreed.

Basic Payment Scheme
The Vendor has claimed on all of the land under the 2016 Basic Payment Scheme although he holds no entitlements at the present time.

Vendor's Solicitors
Harper Robertson & Shannon (Mr A Robertson dealing) 100 High Street, Annan, DG12 6EH
Tel: 01461 203418 E-mail:

Wayleaves, Servitudes and Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all reservations, servitudes, rights of way and other matters whether public or private and whether constituted in the title deeds or not.

Offers for the property should be submitted in Scottish Legal Form to C&D Rural, Lakeside, Townfoot, Longtown, Carlisle, CA6 5LY. Those parties wishing to be informed of a closing date for offers should notify the Selling Agents of their interest as soon as possible to ensure that they are contacted. The Vendor and the Selling Agents do however reserve the right to sell privately without imposing a closing date and do not bind themselves to accept the highest or any offer.

A 10% deposit on the purchase price will be payable to the Vendor's Solicitors on conclusion of Missives. This deposit will be non returnable in the event of the purchaser failing to complete the sale for any reason not attributable to the Vendor or their Agents.

The balance of the purchase price is payable on the date of entry and interest at 4% above the Clydesdale Bank base rate will be charged on the balance of the payment from the date of entry until paid.

Strictly by appointment with the Sole Selling Agents Tel: (01228) 792299 or email:

Floor Plan
The floor plan below is provided for identification purpose only and some measurements and room names may vary from those provided earlier in these particulars.

A summary of the Energy Performance Certificate is set out above and full details are available by email on request or can be downloaded from our websites.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
13 July 2016


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