Midtown Farm, Millbrex, Fyvie, AB53 8NQ
Offers Over: £ 780,000
150 acres

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A 60Ha (150 acre) Aberdeenshire farm property near Fyvie comprising 3-bedroom farmhouse, range of versatile farm buildings presently utilised for dairying and organic farmland. For sale as a whole or in four lots with vacant possession.

Lot 1 -  Offers over £450,000

The dwelling is a traditional Aberdeenshire farmhouse with an extension to the rear providing comfortable 3-bedroom accommodation across two levels. The internal layout is shown on the attached floor plan, but in summary the accommodation comprises:

Ground Floor
Lounge, Dining Room, Kitchen, Master Bedroom with En-suite, Utility Room, Bathroom and Porch

First Floor
Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3 and storage space.

Mains Electricity, Private Water and Private Drainage

Council Tax
Band D                

Energy Performance Certificate
Band F

Farm Buildings
The Farm buildings are located to the north of the farmhouse, and comprise a good range of traditional and more modern structures presently utilised for dairy production and livestock accommodation. The versatile buildings would lend themselves to other uses and can be summarised with approximate measurements as follows:

Dairy Facilities including 12/12 herringbone - 21m x 9m
Cattle Court - 21m x 14m
Silage Barn/ Feeding Area - 21m x 10m
Roadside Court - 21m x 10m
Back Silage Barn - 31m x 9m
Workshop - 15m x 5m
Calf Shed / Store - 18m x 5m
Howard Harvestore Grain Silo

Lot 1 includes 6 fields of IACS registered agricultural land extending to approximately 22.85 hectares (56.46 acres). According to the Macaulay Institute for Soil Research (now the James Hutton Institute) this BPS Region 1 land is predominantly classified as grade 3(2) and forms a compact block, bisected by the minor public road. The land is currently all in grassland production and is gently undulating in nature lying at an altitude of between 135m - 140m above sea level.

Lot 2 - Offers over £140,000
Lot 2 comprises a compact block of 4 fields  at the south west of the holding with separate roadside access. This lot extends to 17.04 hectares (42.11 acres) or thereby in total and is suitably fenced for livestock production. This IACS registered land is currently under organic grassland production. The majority of the land is classified as 3(2) by the Macaulay Institute for Soil Research with an area of grade 5 land in field 4. Lot 2 is also relatively flat in nature and lies at an altitude of 130m - 145m above sea level.  All BPS Region 1 land.

Lot 3 - Offers over £95,000
Lot 3 comprises two adjoining fields extending to 10.35 hectares (25.57 acres) or thereby in total. The land is accessed directly from the minor public road to the north and is bound to the south by a burn. The land is currently all in grassland (organic) and is predominantly classified as grade 3(2) by the Macaulay Institute for Soil Research with a small area of grade 5 in the south and grade 4 land at the northern boundary.  BPS Region 1.

Lot 4 - Offers over £95,000
Lot 4 is found at the eastern end of the holding and to the north of the minor public road. This rectangular block of land also benefits from good roadside access. The fields are currently all in grassland (organically certified) and are classified as grade 3(2) by the Macaulay Institute for Soil Research with an area of Grade 4 land at the western boundary.  Lot 4 comprises 2 fields extending to 10.01 hectares (24.73 acres) or thereby.  BPS Region 1.

By agreement.

BPS Entitlements / LFA
BPS Entitlements are not included in the sale price but can be made available to purchase. All Lots BPS Region 1 land. Midtown Farm is designated LFA(SD).

Mineral Rights & Sporting Rights
Included in sale, insofar as they are owned.

Local Authority
Aberdeenshire Council. 29 Bridge Street, Ellon, AB41 9AA

Midtown Farm is located in a peaceful part of rural Aberdeenshire, 5 miles from the village of Fyvie and only 8 miles from the popular town of Turriff.  Midtown is located in the Fortmartine Area, renowned for its mixed arable and livestock farming practices.

Midtown has been run as a successful 70 cow dairy unit by the present owners producing organic milk and is a certified member of the Scottish Organic Producers Association.

The quaint village of Fyvie is only 5 minutes to the south and provides a good range of everyday services and facilities, including a primary school, a convenience store and hotel. The magnificant Fyvie Castle is a National Trust for Scotland property gem with popular castle tours, tea rooms, and walks around a picturesque loch and beautiful garden grounds.

Turriff is only 9 miles from the farm and provides a wider range of shops, facilities and services including 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 also host to the annual Turriff Show, the largest two-day agricultural show in Scotland.

The surrounding area has an array of recreational opportunities for walking, trekking and sporting opportunities including the Formartine & Buchan way, a  53 mile route along the former railway line to the Banff & Buchan Coastline. Other notable attractions nearby include Haddo House and Pitmedden Gardens whilst the north east is also famed for its Castle and Whisky trails.

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