Easter Muirden, Dunlugas, Turriff, AB53 4NS
Offers Over: £ 205,000
3
1
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F
9.37 acres

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Description

A 3-bedroom farmhouse with outbuildings and land extending to 3.79Ha (9.37 acres) or thereby. For sale as a whole.


Dwellinghouse
Easter Muirden is a traditional one and a half storey stone and slate dwelling that benefits from double glazing throughout. Easter Muirden has a flat roof single storey extension on the east elevation and a porch extension on the south elevation providing further living accommodation.
 
The internal layout is shown on the floor plan but in summary, the accommodation comprises:
 
Ground Floor
Kitchen, Living Room, Bedroom/Public Room, Bathroom, Office/Cloakroom, W.C., Porch
 
First Floor
Bedroom 1, Bedroom 2 and storage space
 
Easter Muirden is surrounded by a well-kept garden, mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs. Some areas of the garden have been used to grow fruit and vegetables with a raised bed adjoining the outbuilding opposite the house.  
 
Outbuildings
Easter Muirden benefits from a traditional stone outbuilding  split into sections including a former byre, coal store and garage facilities.  Another outbuilding found just off the drive provides further storage space and a greenhouse. Easter Muirden also has two former railway carriages that are used as a workshop and provide further storage. In total the buildings provide around 113 sq. m of useful space. 
 
Land
The agricultural land lies to the north of the house adjoining the property. The land extends to 3.79Ha (9.37 acres) or thereby as per the attached plan and is currently all in grass. According to the Macaulay Institute for Soil Research (now The James Hutton Institute), the land is classified as grade     3(2) and lies at an altitude of between 75m and 85m above sea level. This would be suitable for a range of purposes including equestrian. 
 
Additional Land
Further  land to the south of the property extending to 5.97Ha (14.75 acres) or thereby and may be available by negotiation. This land is currently under arable cultivation lying at an altitude of  85m– 90m above sea level. 
 
Services
Mains Electricity, Mains Water Supply, Private Drainage, Telephone
 
Council Tax
Band  C
 
Energy Performance Certificate
Band F
 
Entry
By arrangement.
 
Local Authority
Aberdeenshire Council, Banff and Buchan Area Office, Town House, 34 Low Street, Banff, AB45 1AY 
 
Common Agricultural Policy
BPS Entitlements are not included in sale price but available by separate negotiation.

Situation
Easter Muirden enjoys a pleasant rural setting with far reaching views of the surrounding countryside. The property  can be found a short distance (4 miles) from the busy town of Turriff. The town provides a good range of local shops and services as well as a supermarket, secondary education, swimming pool, an 18 hole golf course and is home to Turriff United FC currently playing in the Highland League.  The town is host to the annual Turriff Show, the biggest two-day agricultural show in Scotland. Primary education can be found at King Edward School only 2 miles away. 
 
Banff and Macduff (8 miles) provide a good range of shops, supermarkets, services and other facilities, such as the Deveron Community and Sports Centre. Attractions in the area include Alvah Bridge and Duff House. This Georgian mansion is surrounded by parks, walks and an 18 hole parkland golf course. Macduff is home to a challenging 18 hole links golf course and the Macduff Marine Aquarium. The River Deveron provides good fishing opportunities and is located to the west of Easter Muirden. 
 
The City of Aberdeen (38 miles) provides all the facilities befitting the acknowledged capital of the North Sea Oil Industry with theatre, two universities and shopping facilities far surpassing most other cities of its size.  In addition, Aberdeen has a mainline railway station providing inter-city and sleeper services to the south and also an airport operating regular flights to London and other UK cities, as well as overseas destinations.

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