Westside of Forglen, Forglen, Turriff, AB53 4JT
Offers Over: £ 380,000
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45 acres

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Description

An 18.5Ha (45 acre) farm near Turriff with excellent range of general purpose buildings and workshop facilities. Includes newly refurbished 3-bedroom farmhouse. 


Farmhouse
Westside of Forglen has a recently modernised and refurbished 3-bedroom farmhouse. The property benefits from a wood burning stove in the living room, oil fired central heating, double glazing and enjoys a pleasant outlook over its own well-kept garden laid to lawn and beyond. Adjacent to the house, at the rear is a large double garage. The internal layout of the property is shown on the attached floor plan, but in summary the accommodation comprises: 
 
Ground Floor 
Kitchen, Hallway, Bathroom, Living Room, Box Room and Bedroom 3
 
First Floor
Bedroom 1, Bedroom 2 and storage space. 
 
Services
Mains Electricity, Mains Water Supply, Private Drainage, Telephone.
 
Council Tax
Band C
 
Energy Performance Certificate
Band F
 
Buildings & Yard
Westside of Forglen benefits from an excellent range of outbuildings.  The buildings include a range of traditional farm buildings and more modern general purpose steel portal frame sheds providing approximately 1,284 square metres of  floor space.  The buildings with approximate external measurements include: 
 
General Purpose Shed - 30m x 9m
General Purpose Shed - 30m x 8m
General Purpose Shed - 36m x 13.5m
Store - 10m x 4m
Store - 6.5m x 5m
Workshop with inspection pit and store - 13m x 12m
Wash Shed
 
There is a large area of yard space available which provides a good area for general purpose storage.  The area around the sheds provides ample room for multiple vehicles and parking facilities. 
 
Farmland
There are seven field parcels that make up the agricultural land which extends to 17.12 ha (43.09 ac) or thereby. The land is predominantly classified by the James Hutton Institute as grade 3(2). The fields are currently all in grass and are at an altitude of between 105m - 125m above sea level. 
 
Entry
By agreement.
 
BPS Entitlements
No BPS entitlements included in sale price.
 
Situation
Westside of Forglen enjoys a pleasant and peaceful rural setting located just 4 miles north west of Turriff. The 45-acre farm property has been the headquarters for a successful local house building business and benefits from an excellent range of versatile general-purpose buildings, offices, yard area and a 3-bedroom farmhouse together with a productive and compact block of farmland.  
 
The popular nearby town of Turriff provides a good range of shops, supermarket, amenities and services with primary and secondary education available. The town is host to the annual Turriff Show, the biggest two-day agricultural show in Scotland. Turriff also provides leisure facilities including a swimming pool, an 18-hole golf course and ‘The Haughs’, home to Turriff United FC that play in the Highland League.  
 
The Banff & Buchan coastline can be found a short distance north from Westside of Forglen, this stretch of coastline provides fantastic places to visit, recreational opportunities and spectacular coastline walks. Banff is the largest town on this stretch of coastline and the town provides a range of local shops and things to see and do, including the impressive Duff House and walks along the River Deveron. The town is also home to Duff House Royal, an 18-hole parkland course. 
 
The city of Aberdeen is under 40 miles away providing theatres, two universities and excellent shopping facilities. Aberdeen has a mainline railway station and Aberdeen International Airport located just north of the city.  The newly opened Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route has greatly improved ease of travel throughout the area and beyond. 
 
Local Authority
Aberdeenshire Council, Banff & Buchan Area Office, Town House, 34 Low Street, Banff, AB45 1AY. 
 
Full planning permission for change of use of land and buildings from agricultural to builders yard and workshop (BB/APP/2012/2091) was granted in 2012. 
 
Rating Assessment
We understand from the Scottish Assessors that the subjects have a rateable value of £24,000 effective from 1st April 2017.

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