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Equestrian Facility for sale

Land & Barn Upper Kinnadie, Auchnagatt, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41

Offers Over £175,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 20,000 below valuation
  • Land made up of 2 fields and 2 paddocks
  • Detached garage and derelict bothy
  • U Shaped Steading
  • Barn
  • EPC Rating = F

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Large steading with planning permission, barn and land suitable for equestrian purposes.


Auchnagatt (Scottish Gaelic: Achadh nan Cat) is a village and rural area in Buchan, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, situated on the Ebrie Burn and on the A948 road between Ellon and New Deer. Ellon is a picturesque town situated by the River Ythan in the beautiful countryside of Aberdeenshire and ideally placed for further amenities. The areas surrounding Ellon have a rich agricultural heritage that is told in the words of the bothy ballads – traditional songs that were originally sung by farm workers in the north east of Scotland. The shopping facilities available in Ellon cater for everyday needs and amenities include hotels, restaurants and specialist shops. Leisure and sporting facilities are available at the new community swimming pool and sports complex, rugby, football and hockey pitches at The Meadows Sports Complex, and golf at the McDonald Golf Club with Trump International stretching down the coast. Nursery and primary schooling are provided at Auchnagatt Primary with secondary education at Mintlaw Academy.


Lot 2 - Land, Steading & Barn

Since purchasing the property a little over three years ago the current proprietors have put in considerable investment and created an ideal smallholding for equestrian or agricultural use. Along with the extended and refurbished farmhouse is a setting of around 8 acres. The land is separated into an area of two fields and two small paddock areas with the perimeters being enclosed by new stock fencing. A substantial recently completed barn has the configuration to contain further loose boxes or be adapted to a range of uses. Planning permission exists for a derelict bothy to be used as a business unit for those considering working from home. There is a wonderful commercial opportunity when the time suits to progress with the planning permission for a 3 and 4 bedroom residential unit within the U shaped steading which has been maintained in good order.

Timber shed currently used as an art studio.

The policies currently provide an area of two fields and two small paddocks with stock fencing surrounding the perimeters and there is a block built field shelter which could be used as stabling. Running water is available within all fields and paddocks.

Approximately 20.07m x 13.94m x 6m high with a concrete floor and further side entrance this could be adapted to loose boxes, further livestock housing, or a range of alternative uses to suit requirements. There is a second independent driveway area to the side of this. Footbath for sheep.

Currently derelict this has current planning permission for a business centre. This serves as a fantastic opportunity for those working from home.

U Shaped Steading
In well maintained order there is power and light throughout. The stone walls and pitched slate roof currently house a first floor workshop while one wing houses two vehicles as a garage and the remaining floor area offers extensive storage facilities. The development potential offers a future income or offers the rare flexibility to have older family members or young adult children staying close at hand but all with independent living quarters.

Completed improvement works
All drainage/water pipes renewed and upgraded. Extensive works carried out to the water supply and domestic/field drainage.

Square Footage: 6,471 sq ft
Acreage: 7.62 Acres


From Ellon, take the A948 towards New Deer for 5 miles. Take unclassified road signposted to Arnage and Stuartfield. Follow this road for 4.5 miles, and just before sign on right for Ardallie, take the minor road on the left and follow it for approx 600 yards. Upper Kinnadie is on the right. (SATNAV takes you right to the door).

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
01 July 2018

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