Westertown, Grange, Keith, AB55 6TB
Offers Over: £ 215,000
3
1
1
F
16 acres

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Description
Situation
Westertown is located 7 miles east of Keith in a peaceful rural setting with fantastic views of Knock Hill. The local area has a number of walking and equestrian routes including Knock Hill and Edingight, Aultmore, Balloch Wood. The nearby Knock Farm runs livery facilities and is home to an annual event run by the Scottish Endurance Riding Club.  The Banffshire coastline is a short distance away providing spectacular scenery and a further range of recreational, walking and sporting opportunities. 
 
The town of Keith offers a good range of local shops, a golf course, services and other facilities including supermarkets that can be reached in 15 minutes by car. Keith is also home to the annual, 2-day Keith Show which is a popular event in the farming diary as well as being the start of the “Malt Whisky Trail” and is home to 3 distilleries. 
 
Keith has a rail station which is approximately halfway between Inverness (60 miles) and Aberdeen (53 miles). Both cities provide a wider range of services and recreational options including theatre, universities and a plethora of shopping facilities. Aberdeen has good transport links further south and also benefits from Aberdeen International Airport. 
 
Primary schooling is available at Crossroads Primary (3.3 miles) whilst secondary education is available at Keith Grammar (7 miles).
 
Services
Mains water. Private drainage. Mains electricity.
 
Council Tax
Band B
 
Energy Performance Certificate
Band F
 
Farmhouse
A traditional stone under slate farmhouse that would benefit from some upgrading throughout. The farmhouse has uPVC double glazing and oil-fired central heating and is accessed from a private driveway where a large area of hard standing provides ample car parking. To the rear of the house is a mature private garden with trees, shrubs and a small burn.
 
In summary the accommodation at Westertown comprises: 
 
Ground Floor
Lounge, Dining Kitchen, Utility Room, Conservatory, Bathroom and Bedroom
 
First Floor
Master Bedroom with en-suite, 2 Bedrooms and Shower Room
 
Farm buildings
The farm buildings are a mixture of traditional and modern buildings including a traditional byre, workshop and dutch barn with lean to. The outbuildings at Westertown could be utilised as livery facilities or as part of a small holding. 
 
There is also the potential for an additional general purpose shed and double garage both of which require re-roofing. 
 
Land
The land at Westertown comprises two fields extending to 5.40Ha (13.3 acres) or thereby. Field 1 extends to 2.02Ha (5.00 acres) or thereby and is classified as 3(2) by the James Hutton Institute as is the surrounding 1Ha (2.95 acres) or thereby of land around the house and buildings. Field 2 is approximately 3.38Ha (8.35 acres) and is classified as a mix of 3(2) and in the north of the 4(2) to the north of the field. All the land at Westertown is presently in grass. The land lies at an altitude of 160m above sea level and is flat in nature.

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