Detached house for sale

Lot 1 - Ellon Farms Portfolio, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41

Offers Over £565,000

Property Description

Key features

  • CLOSING DATE : 12 NOON 23rd OCTOBER 2018
  • Farmhouse (three bedrooms)
  • Modern range of farm buildings
  • 101 acres arable
  • 24 acres pasture and grazing
  • 15 acres woodland
  • About 146 acres in total

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Lot 1 - Crawhead Farm

Location

Ellon lies 17 miles north of Aberdeen and three miles inland from Scotland’s north east coast. Historically associated with the infamous breed of Aberdeen Angus cattle, which are favoured throughout the world, this part of Aberdeenshire is ell suited for mixed farming enterprises. Along the coast from Aberdeen (17 miles) to Peterhead (15 miles) and Fraserburgh (24 miles) the traditional fishing industry continues to thrive with much of the produce being transported to southern Europe.

The hinterland around Aberdeen has benefitted much from the oil industry over the last 20 years with a heavy investment in new housing and transport links. As a result, Ellon boasts three primary schools and a new Academy in addition to state of the art recreational facilities on the edge of town. The town itself is bypassed by the A90 which offers convenient access south to Aberdeen and north to Peterhead and Fraserburgh.

Aberdeen Airport at Dyce (19 miles) offers daily domestic services to some of the major cities in the UK and Europe. There are direct train services from Aberdeen to London, including a sleeper service. Aberdeen is a vibrant city with its corporate headquarters, universities and colleges and provides all the services expected of a major city. Private schools include Robert Gordon’s College, the Hamilton School, St Margaret’s and Albyn as well as the newly built International School of Aberdeen. Gordonstoun (private co-educational) is also with easy reach (68 miles).

The county of Aberdeenshire offers extensive opportunities for field sports with driven pheasant and partridges on many of the lowground estates and grouse shooting and stalking on the upland estates to the west of the county. The rivers Dee, Don, Deveron and Ythan offer the opportunity to fish for salmon and sea trout.

There are numerous golf courses including Trump International at Balmedie and the world renowned Royal Aberdeen. More locally, there are challenging 18 hole courses at Newburgh and Cruden Bay, and a six hole course at Ellon.

The area is well served by agricultural suppliers with a weekly livestock market at Thainstone Agricultural Centre near Inverurie (21 miles).

Description

Crawhead is a well equipped compact unit extending to 146.78 acres, situated to the west of the A90. The land is serviced by an attractive farmhouse and range of buildings located centrally within the farm.

Crawhead Farmhouse is a traditional farmhouse situated near to the farm buildings. The accommodation is arranged over two storeys and comprises: kitchen, dining room, sitting room, bedroom and WC on the ground floor and two further bedrooms, box room and bathroom on the first floor.Outside there is a front garden, enclosed by a hedge, and a parking area and farmyard to the rear.

Crawhead is equipped with a good range of modern buildings which benefit from good access directly off the public road. The buildings have concrete aprons and there is an area of hard standing for silage or storing bales. The approximate dimensions are as follows:

Cattle Court (36.6m x 25.3m) – double pitch steel portal frame with harled block walls under a corrugated roof. Two courts with feed passages up either side.

General Purpose Shed (32.8m x 24.7m) – steel portal frame with a rubble floor under a corrugated roof.

Crawhead comprises six principal enclosures which are all suited for arable production, with the exception of a smaller field to the east of the farm buildings which is useful for livestock grazing. The land at Crawhead extends to 146.78 in total of which 101.09 acres is arable, 24.64 acres is pasture and 15.57 acres of woodland.

VAT
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Acreage: 146 Acres


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
22 July 2018

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Nearest station

  • Dyce (13.1 mi)
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