3 bedroom farm for sale

Cairnhill Farm, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54

Under Offer £1,400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 bedrooms and 1 reception room
  • Productive arable and grazing land in excellent heart
  • Detached traditional farmhouse
  • Extensive range of traditional and modern farm buildings
  • 2 Telecom masts generating useful income
  • Well fenced and in good heart
  • Excellent access

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

CLOSING DATE SET FOR WEDNESDAY, 08 August 2018 AT 12 NOON.

Cairnhil Farm is a highly productive mixed farmlocated in a very accessible position to the east of Huntly. In recent years, the farm has operated predominantly as a livestock unit carrying up to 450 head of cattle however it has the potential to carry more. In recent years, the predominant cropping has been grass for silage, hay and grazing together with oats and spring barley. Potatoes have been grown on rotation. As a well equipped farm, Cairnhill has a charming detached farmhouse, a good range of modern and traditional farm buildings and excellent quality arable land and permanent pasture.

Cairnhill (dwelling)
Sitting at the heart of the farm is Cairnhill,. Likely to have been built as two semi-detached farm workers cottages, the house is constructed of stone under a slate roof and provides comfortable accommodation over a single storey comprising a hall, sitting room with an open fireplace, kitchen, utility room, study, 3 generously sized bedrooms and a shower room. In need of a degree of modernisation, the house benefits from oil central heating and is double glazed. Located to the rear of the house is an attractive stone built garage and store (about 6m x 6m) with a garage / workshop, freezer room and oil store. Surrounding the house is a garden whish is mainly laid to lawn and enclosed by mature trees. A substantial polytunnel is located to the side.

Farm Buildings
There is a good range of modern and traditional farm buildings at Cairnhill, comprising:

Cattle Court 1. About 26m x 5m
Stone under a slate roof, concrete floor, adjoining bull pens (about 3.5m x 9.8m)

Cattle Court 2. About 21m x 9m
Timber frame under a cement fibre roof, part block wall / part corrugated tin cladding.

Draff Shed. About 26.5m x 5.5m
Stone under a slate roof, concrete floor.

Cattle Court 3. About 31.6m x 18m
Stone walls, box profile steel roof, concrete floor, central feed pass.

Bruiser Shed. About 5.4m x 10.3m
Silo, concrete floor, bruiser.

Feed Store. About 10.5m x 5.5m

Byre 1. About 24m x 7m
Stone under a slate roof, concrete floor.

Byre 2. About 26m x 7m
Stone under a slate roof, concrete floor.

Byre 3. About 28m x 7m
Stone under a slate roof, concrete floor.

Cattle Court 4. About 28m x 9m
Former covered silage pit. Timber frame, cement fibre roof, concrete floor, block walling to half height, tin side cladding (open to North and South).

Adjoining lean-to (about 26m x 4m.

Straw Shed. About 21m x 8m
Timber frame, tin roof, part tin side cladding, block waling to 1.8m, earth / hardcore floor.

Cattle Court 5. About 10m x 25m
Steel portal frame, cement fibre roof, concrete floor, peed pass, block walling to 2m, tine side cladding.

General Purpose Shed. About 25m x 18m
Former potato store, steel portal frame, part tin and part ventilated box profile side cladding, tin roof, concrete floor, power, sliding steel door.

Cattle Shed. About 28m x 9m.
Incorporating former stone built outbuilding. Steel portal frame, cement fibre roof, part concrete floor.

Land
Sitting at a height of between 150m and 210m a.s.l, the land at Cairnhill extends to about 172.48 ha (426.20 acres) in total. Divided between 20 principal enclosures together with smaller strips of woodland, ditches and copses, the farm provides good quality arable and permanent pasture, ideal for use as a mixed farm. The farm currently accommodates 450 head of cattle throughout the year. The majority of the ground is ploughable, however for the past few years, about 270 acres has been in grass for silage, haylage or grazing with about 150 acres sown to spring barley or oats for feed. Some land has also previously been let for potatoes on rotation. According to the James Hutton Institute (land capability classification), the majority of the farm has been classified as grade 3(2), with small areas of pockets of grades 4(1) and 4(2).

The farm is not currently entered into any AECS management schemes or such like. We calculate the current land usage as arable land / temporary grass 310.5 acres; permanent pasture 77.5 acres; rough grazing 20.4 acres; trees 7.6 acres and roads, tracks, buildings etc as 8 acres or thereby.

Telecom Masts
There are two telecom masts on the property for which annual rents totalling approximately £8,600 are received.

EPC Rating = E


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  • Huntly (1.0 mi)
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01343 206001 Local call rate

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