Mitchellhill, Maud, Peterhead, AB42 5SP
Offers Over: £ 475,000
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50 acres

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Description

A 20Ha (50 acre) Aberdeenshire farm property with attractive  4-bedroom farmhouse and good range of farm buildings. For sale as a whole or in two lots with vacant possession.


Lot 1 – Offers over £355,000

Mitchellhill farmhouse, farm buildings and farmland extending to 9.20Ha (22.80 acres) or thereby. 

Mitchellhill Farmhouse
A spacious and bright 4-bedroom family home set in attractive garden grounds. The internal layout is shown on the attached floor plan, but in summary the accommodation comprises: 
 
Ground Floor 
Rear Hall, Kitchen, Utility Room, WC, Bathroom, Sitting Room, Living Room, Bedroom 4, and Sun Lounge.
 
First Floor
Bedroom 1, Bedroom 2 and Bedroom 3
 
This attractive south facing dwelling has oil fired central heating and benefits from large front windows overlooking well maintained garden grounds and Mitchellhill farmland.
 
A double car port is situated immediately to the north west of the property with the adjacent concrete yard area offering additional parking facilities.
 
Farm buildings
An extensive range of versatile farm buildings providing useful storage, livestock accommodation, and workshop facilities. The traditional buildings would lend themselves to a range of purposes including development (subject to planning) as well as equine opportunities. The buildings include:
 
Bothy
Traditional stone bothy building with original corrugated steel roof. Small livestock shelter accommodation on western gable.
 
Traditional U-shaped steading
Substantial stone and slate steading providing workshop facilities, slatted court and general store. Courtyard area with Bothy. The approximate steading dimensions are as follows:
 
East wing - 18.5m x 6.5m 
West wing - 15m x 5.3m (workshop with loft)
North wing - 23m x 9m (slatted Court)
 
General Purpose Building
Large steel portal frame building with fibre cement roof. Includes internal division walls. Northern section comprises cattle court accommodation with general store to south. Good access from eastern, western and southern elevations. Large concrete apron at rear provides additional external court or general storage opportunities.
 
Cattle Court
Steel portal frame building to north of U-shaped steading with part vented timber cladding. Includes side feed-pass.
 
Connected Court/Store
Accessed through cattle court
 
Stables
Mono pitch lean-to building of concrete block and timber construction with fibre cement roof sheeting.

Lot 2 – Offers over £120,000

Farmland and woodland extending to approximately 11.29Ha (27.89 acres) or thereby.  Includes pond area. 

Lot 2 comprises productive farmland with good road side access as per the attached plan.
 
Land
The IACS registered farmland at Mitchellhill forms a compact block as per the attached plan and extends to 19.84Ha (49.02 acres) or thereby in total. According to the Macaulay Institute for Soil Research the land is classified as grade 3(2) and lies at an altitude of between 110-130m above sea level.
Situation
Mitchellhill is situated in an attractive rural setting a short distance from the Aberdeenshire villages of New Deer, Maud and Auchnagatt. The property is set back from the main road in a private situation and benefits from attractive views over the surrounding countryside. 
 
Mitchellhill conveniently lies between the A948 New Deer - Ellon road and the B9170 New Deer - Methlick road offering good access south to Ellon, Inverurie, Aberdeen and beyond. Primary schooling is available in New Deer with secondary education at Mintlaw Academy.
 
The City of Aberdeen (28 miles) can be reached in less than an hour by car (rush hour excepted) and 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.
 
Local Authority
Aberdeenshire Council, Buchan Area Office, Arbuthnot House 62 Broad Street, Peterhead, AB42 1DA.
 
Services
Mains electricity, Mains water, Private drainage.
 
Entry
By agreement.
 
Council Tax
Band D
 
Energy Performance Certificate
Band E 
 
Common Agricultural Policy
BPS Entitlements are not included in the sale price but are available by separate negotiation.

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