Cowfords, New Pitsligo, Fraserburgh, AB43 6PY
Offers Over: £ 680,000
F
164 acres

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Description

AN ATTRACTIVE EQUIPPED ABERDEENSHIRE FARM PROPERTY NEAR NEW ABERDOUR EXTENDING TO 66HA (164 ACRES) OR THEREBY. FOR SALE AS A WHOLE OR IN TWO LOTS:

LOT 1 - COWFORDS FARMHOUSE, FARMBUILDINGS, AGRICULTURAL LAND & WOODLAND EXTENDING TO APPROXIMATELY 38 HA (94 ACRES)

LOT 2 - AGRICULTURAL LAND AND WOODLAND EXTENDING TO 28.3 HA (70 ACRES) OR THEREBY

Situation

The subjects are conveniently situated in a peaceful rural setting, 2 miles from New Aberdour and just 4 miles to the north of New Pitsligo. New Pitsligo provides a good range of local shops and other services including Primary School education. Secondary education along with a wider range of shopping and amenities are located in the popular fishing town of Fraserburgh only 10 miles away.

The Banff & Buchan coastline can be found a short distance to the north. Banff is the largest town on this stretch of impressive coastline and the town provides a range of local shops and things to see and do, including the impressive Duff House and walks along the River Deveron. The town is also home to Duff House Royal, an 18-hole parkland course.

The city of Aberdeen is approximately 40 miles away providing theatres, two universities and excellent shopping facilities. Aberdeen has a mainline railway station and Aberdeen International Airport located just north of the city.  The newly opened Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route has greatly improved ease of travel throughout the area and beyond.

Lot 1 - Offers Over £470,000

Farmhouse

Cowfords Farmhouse is an attractive and extended traditional stone and slate dwelling providing spacious and comfortable family accommodation across 2 floors. The internal layout is shown on the attached floor plan, but in summary the accommodation comprises:

Ground Floor

Lobby, Utility Room, Bathroom, Hallway, Kitchen with Dining Area, Living Room with Dining Area, Bedroom 4 with en-suite shower and W.C.

First Floor

Bedroom 1, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3.

Services

Oil Fired Central Heating, Private Water Supply, Private Drainage, Telephone.

Council Tax                                          

Band D

Energy Performance Certificate                                      

Band F

Cowfords benefits from an extensive and well-kept garden area sheltered by mature trees with attractive summerhouse.

Steading

There is a good range of well-maintained traditional buildings and Dutch Barn providing useful and versatile storage across 1100 square metres. Located centrally within the holding.

Land

Lot 1 land is made up of 8 fields of IACS registered land extending to 30.04Ha (74.22 acres) or thereby together with woodland, and other non IACS areas extending to approximately 8Ha (19.8 acres). The land is gently south facing in nature and lies at an altitude of between 125m-145m above sea level. According to the Macaulay Institute for Soil Research (now the James Hutton Institute), the majority of the land is classified as Grade 3(2). Cowfords benefits from ease of roadside access, a useful on-farm wood fuel source and pond area.

Lot 2 - Offers Over £210,000

Lot 2 is a block of productive IACS registered bare land made up of 4 parcels extending to 28.32Ha (69.98 acres) with a strip of woodland to the north of field 9 extending to approximately 0.5Ha (1.2 ac). The farmland is flat in nature, classified as mainly Grade 3(2) and is presently all in grassland. Lot 2 benefits from good roadside access.

Entry

By agreement.

Local Authority

Aberdeenshire Council, Banff and Buchan Area Office, Town House, 34 Low Street, Banff, AB45 1AY.

Tel: 01467 530700              

Mineral Rights

Included in sale in so far as they are owned.

Sporting Rights

Sporting rights are in-hand and included in the sale.

Timber

All fallen & standing timber included in so far as it is owned.

BPS Entitlements

BPS Entitlements not included in sale price but available by separate negotiation. Fields 1-11 Region 1, Field 12 Region 2 All land LFA(SD).

Agri-Environment Climate Scheme

Cowfords Farm is in year 4 of a 5-year AECS, ending 2021.

Note

Prospective purchasers should note that unless their interest in the property is formally intimated to the selling agents following inspection, the agents cannot guarantee that notice of a closing date for offers will be advised and consequently the property may be sold without notice.

Directions

From the village of New Pitsligo, travel north on the A950 for around a mile and then turn right (signposted ‘Fraserburgh’) onto the A98 travelling east. After a short distance turn left where signposted to ‘New Aberdour 4 Pennan 5’. Continue on this road for approximately 1.5 miles before turning right towards New Aberdour. Proceed on this road for just under a mile before arriving at Cowfords Farm located on the left-hand side. The exact location can be seen on the attached OS extract plan.

 

 

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