Hillhead of Fetternear, Fetternear, Kemnay, Inverurie, AB51 5JY
Offers Over: £ 390,000
4
1
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E
31 acres

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Description

A small farm property set in a scenic rural location with spectacular views of the Bennachie range includes dwellinghouse, useful steading outbuildings with stables and land extending to 12.64Ha (31 acres) or thereby. For sale as a whole.


Dwelllinghouse
Hillhead of Fetternear is an attractive, traditional property which has been sympathetically extended to provide spacious three or four bedroom accommodation. The internal layout is shown on the attached floor plan, but in summary the accommodation comprises:
 
Ground Floor
Lobby, Hall, W.C., Utility, Kitchen/Dining Room, Living Room, Bedroom 3, Living Room/Bedroom 4, Bathroom
 
First Floor
Bedroom 1, Bedroom 2
 
The property benefits from double glazing throughout and has wood burning stoves in the dining kitchen and living room. There are 10 roof mounted solar PV panels which supply the dwellinghouse and provides a modest annual Feed-in Tariff income. Hillhead of Fetternear is set within pleasant garden grounds, mainly laid to lawn with mature trees providing shelter and privacy.
 
Services
Mains Electricity, Private Water Supply, Private Drainage, Telephone
 
Council Tax
Band F
 
Energy Performance Certificate
Band E
 
Outbuildings
Included with Hillhead of Fetternear is a well-maintained, traditional L-shaped steading extending to approximately 265m2. This useful building provides facilities to stable horses along with garage, workshop, general storage and a lean-to tack room.
 
In addition, there is a spacious summerhouse in the garden which provides a bright and versatile space with a decking area to the front. There is also a timber garden shed which is included in the sale.
 
Farmland
The IACS registered land at Hillhead of Fetternear extends to 12.64Ha (31.24 acres) or thereby in total and is made up of 10 field parcels, as per the attached plan. The land is all classified as grade 3(2) by the James Hutton Institute and is currently under grassland, with the exception of field 10 and the southwest corner of field 7 which are in woodland.
 
Entry
By agreement
 
Common Agricultural Policy
All land BPS Payment Region 1 except field 10 (Region 2).
BPS Entitlements are not included in the sale.
 
Local Authority
Aberdeenshire Council, Garioch Area Office, Gordon House, Blackhall Road, Inverurie, AB51 3WA
Situation
Hillhead of Fetternear enjoys a peaceful rural setting, commanding stunning, uninterrupted views of Bennachie and the surrounding countryside. Conveniently located 3 miles from the village of Kemnay and 6 miles from Inverurie, Hillhead of Fetternear is also within easy commuting distance of Aberdeen, situated around 19 miles to the southeast. Kemnay provides a good range of local amenities including shops, health centre, library, hotels, village hall, tennis courts, bowling green and golf course as well as primary and secondary education. A wide range of facilities and services can be found in Inverurie including supermarkets, retail park, restaurants, a mainline railway station and the Thainstone Centre, the hub of the northeast agricultural community.
 
The surrounding area has a wealth of attractions and recreational opportunities including the nearby Bennachie Visitor Centre which is the base to explore the Bennachie Range, forest walks and the Gordon Way, an 11 mile hiking trail. Fetternear Estate and Castle Fraser are also popular local destinations for historic interests and walks.
 
The City of Aberdeen can be reached in less than 45 minutes (rush hour excepted) and provides a 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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