Nether Backieley, Aberchirder, Huntly, AB54 7PS
Offers Over: £ 580,000
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91 acres

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Description

A well maintained farm property near Aberchirder with attractive farmhouse, useful range of farm buildings and land extending to 37Ha (91 acres) or thereby in total. For sale as a whole or in two lots.


Lot 1 – Offers Over £470,000
 
Farmhouse
Nether Backieley farmhouse is a well presented, traditional one-and-a-half storey property which has been tastefully extended and modernised to provide spacious 3-bedroom accommodation. This includes a bright and airy kitchen/diner with modern fitted kitchen and floor to ceiling sliding doors leading out to a paved patio area. This room leads through to the cosy sitting room where there is a wood burning stove. On the ground floor there is also a good sized sunroom which enjoys a pleasant outlook over attractive garden grounds and beyond. The internal layout is shown on the attached floor plan, but in summary the accommodation comprises:
 
Ground Floor
Entrance Hall, Utility Room, Kitchen/diner, Sitting Room,  Sunroom, Master Bedroom, Bathroom
 
First Floor
Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Shower Room
 
The property benefits from oil fired central heating, double glazing and is well insulated. The large garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature hedging, shrubbery, raised vegetable beds and a greenhouse. To the rear of the property is a double garage with adjoining store. A short distance south of the farmhouse is a large summer house with a separate w.c. to the side. This bright and versatile space is equipped with power and light and could suit a variety of uses and business opportunities.
 
Services
Mains Electricity, Mains Water (Farmhouse), Private Water Supply, Private Drainage, Telephone
 
Council Tax
Band C
 
Energy Performance Certificate
Band D
 
Farm Buildings
Nether Backieley comprises a good range of useful and well-maintained farm buildings, suitable for a range of purposes. The buildings, together with approximate external measurements, include:
 
Dutch Barns - 18m x 19m
Cattle Court 1 - 16.5m x 7.5m
Grain Store - 13m x 7m
Cattle Court 2 - 34m x 12m
General Purpose Shed - 33m x 6.5m
 
Farmland
The land included in Lot 1 is made up of 5 fields of IACS registered farmland extending to 20.63Ha (50.98 acres) or thereby, as per the attached plan. This productive block of land is predominantly classified by the James Hutton Institute as grade 3(2) with some areas of grade 4.  All the land in Lot 1 is presently under arable or forage cropping. The land is generally southwest facing in nature, gently rising between 125m - 150m above sea level.
 
Lot 2 – Offers Over £110,000
 
Land at Nether Backieley
Lot 2 comprises IACS registered farmland extending to 15.09Ha (37.28 acres) or thereby as per the attached plan.  The land is predominantly classified by the James Hutton Institute as grade 4. The fields are presently in grass or forage cropping with field parcel 13 containing a pond.  The land is fairly flat, lying at an altitude of 140m - 150m above sea level, and is generally west facing in nature.
 
Entry
By agreement.
 
Common Agricultural Policy
BPS Entitlements are not included in the sale price but can be purchased.  All land BPS Payment Region 1 and LFA (SD).
 
Local Authority
Aberdeenshire Council, Banff and Buchan Area Office, Town House, 34 Low Street, Banff, AB45 1AY.  
 
Situation
Nether Backieley is situated in a peaceful rural setting, less than 2 miles north of the village of Aberchirder, known locally as ‘Foggieloan’, and within a 15 mile radius of the popular towns of Huntly, Turriff and Banff. Aberchirder provides local facilities and services including Post Office, small supermarket, pharmacy, health centre, library,  bowling club and primary education at Aberchirder Primary School.
 
The towns of Huntly, Turriff and Banff provides a wide range of services and amenities including shops, supermarkets, healthcare and sports facilities with secondary education provided at Banff Academy. There are good communication links to both Aberdeen and Inverness via either the A96 or the closest railway station at Huntly. These cities provide theatres, universities and extensive shopping facilities as well as airport links to UK and overseas destinations.
 
There are many recreational and leisure opportunities in the area including walking trails along the stunning Banffshire coastline, fishing on the River Deveron, the Nordic Ski and Outdoor Centre in Huntly, golf courses and the nearby castle and whisky trails.

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